5 Must-Reads for Autumn
From a 138-year-old Mark Twain fairytale to an up-close-and-personal look at the life of Bette Davis, these autumn reads have you covered.
Here, check out our 5 must-reads for the season.
While the grandkiddies cosy up with Twain, you can dig into John Le Carré’s latest, A Legacy of Spies, in which the 85-year-old author calls back to classics The Spy Who Came in From the Cold and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by bringing back famed spy George Smiley after a quarter century, along with his pal Peter Guillam, whose retirement is interrupted by Cold War complications.
Salman Rushdie, meanwhile, weaves a tale of sex, money and mystique against the backdrop of Obama-era America in The Golden House.
Both film and feud buffs will love Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis, a first-hand glimpse into the Hollywood legend’s unique life and personality courtesy of Kathryn Sermak, one of her closest confidants.
And from Tinseltown to the art and society scene of 1980s New York, best-selling author and New Yorker scribe Adam Gopnik recounts his move from Montreal to the Big Apple in the memoir At the Strangers’ Gate.