Last-Minute Call | Three Big Books This Fall

It’s not just Bernie Sanders dropping into the fall schedule last minute with Our Revolution. In December, best-selling author Michael Lewis returns with The Undoing Project: A Friendship scallyThat Changed Our Minds (Norton. 320p. ISBN 9780393254594. $28.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393254600), an account of the groundbreaking (and ultimately Nobel Prize–winning) studies by Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky showing that humans err in a predictable way when asked to make judgments in uncertain situations. In November, Stephenie Meyer follows up her mega-best-selling, sparkly-vampire Twilight series for YAs with an adult thriller, The Chemist (Little, Brown. 512p. ISBN 9780316387835. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780316387859). In the book, which sees worldwide English-language publication on November 15, a former agent who knows too many deep and dirty secrets is on the run from the U.S. government. And in August, Melville House will publish The Making of Donald Trump (288p. ISBN 9781612196329. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9781612196336) by New York Times best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston.

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Barbara Hoffert (, @BarbaraHoffert on Twitter) is Editor, LJ Prepub Alert; past chair of the Materials Selection Committee of the RUSA (Reference and User Services Assn.) division of the American Library Association; and past president, treasurer, and awards chair of the National Book Critics Circle.