Attainment: New Titles Out Next Week

Selected new titles appearing next Tuesday, November 8:

The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown, $28, 9780316387835) centers on a former government agent on the run from her old employers.

Judas by Amos Oz, translated by Nicholas de Lange (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25, 9780544464049) follows a young Jewish scholar in 1959 Jerusalem.

Night School by Lee Child (Delacorte, $28.99, 9780804178808) is the 21st thriller with Jack Reacher. (November 7.)

The Lost Property Office (Section 13) by James R. Hannibal (Simon & Schuster, $16.99, 9781481467094) is a middle-grade fantasy series debut about two siblings who head to London in search of their father.

Dungeonology by Matt Forbeck (Candlewick, $24.99, 9780763693534) explores one of the world's most popular roleplaying games, Dungeons & Dragons.

The Elephants in My Backyard: A Memoir by Rajiv Surendra (Regan Arts, $26.95, 9781682450505) is the story of an actor and artist who felt deeply connected with Yann Martel's Life of Pi.

Two Can Play: An Audrey Harte Novel by Kate Kessler (Redhook, $15.99, 9780316302531).

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, based on the novel by Ben Fountain, opens November 11. Ang Lee directs this story of Iraq War soldiers paraded on a "Victory Tour" at a Texas football stadium. A movie tie-in edition (Ecco, $9.99, 9780062656568) is available.

Arrival, based on the short story "The Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang, opens November 11. Amy Adams stars with Jeremy Renner as a linguist trying to communicate with aliens. A movie tie-in short story collection by Ted Chiang, titled Arrival, is available now (Vintage, $16, 9780525433675).

Elle, based on the French novel Oh... by Philippe Djian, opens November 11. Isabelle Huppert stars as a businesswoman hunting the man who raped her.

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