Attainment: New Titles Out Next Week

Selected new titles appearing next Tuesday, May 2:

Trajectory: Stories by Richard Russo (Knopf, $25.95, 9781101947722) is a collection of four new short stories.

Into the Water: A Novel by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead, $28, 9780735211209) is a psychological suspense novel about several women who die in a river.

Kirk and Anne: Letters of Love, Laughter, and a Lifetime in Hollywood by Kirk Douglas and Anne Douglas (Running Press, $25, 9780762462179) is a memoir of Kirk Douglas--who recently turned 100--and his wife of 63 years.

This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare by Gabourey Sidibe (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25, 9780544786769) is the actress's memoir. (May 1).

You Don't Look Your Age... and Other Fairy Tales by Sheila Nevins (Flatiron, $24.99, 9781250111302) is the memoir of an HBO documentary producer.

Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State by Ali Soufan (Norton, $27.95, 9780393241174) explores the origins of ISIS.

Novel Destinations: A Travel Guide to Literary Landmarks from Jane Austen's Bath to Ernest Hemingway's Key West, Second Edition by Shannon McKenna Schmidt and Joni Rendon (National Geographic, $26, 9781426217807) is updated and expanded with color photos, a new chapter on Brontë Country, and more.

American Epic: The First Time America Heard Itself by Bernard MacMahon, Allison McGourty and Elijah Wald (Touchstone, $29.99, 9781501135606) is the companion book to a PBS and BBC documentary series about American music.

The Broken Road: A Novel by Richard Paul Evans (Simon & Schuster, $19.99, 9781501111648) is the first entry in a trilogy about a celebrity questioning his life choices.

Proving Ground by Peter Blauner (Minotaur, $25.99, 9781250117441) is a murder mystery about a slain civil rights lawyer, his veteran son, and an NYPD detective.

I'll Eat When I'm Dead by Barbara Bourland (Grand Central, $27, 9781455595211) is a comic mystery about a possible murder at a fashion magazine.

Salt Houses by Hala Alyan (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26, 9780544912588) follows a Palestinian family scattered across the world after the Six Day War of 1967.

Love What Matters: Real People. Real Stories. Real Heart. by LoveWhatMatters (Red Seat Ventures, $24.99, 9781501169137) collects stories from a popular Facebook community.

Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith (Delacorte Press, $18.99, 9780399559372) is a YA novel that explores luck and the power of money when a winning lottery ticket comes between friends.

If You Ever Want to Bring a Circus to the Library, Don't by Elise Parsley (Little Brown, $17.99, 9780316376617) is a picture book that clarifies what is acceptable (reading) and unacceptable (firing human cannonballs) in a library.

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett (Harper Perennial, $16.99, 9780062491831).

Detective Cross by James Patterson (BookShots, $4.99, 9780316469760).

Private: Gold by James Patterson (BookShots, $4.99, 9780316438711).

The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath by Ben S. Bernanke (Norton, $19.95, 9780393353990).

The Dinner, based on the novel by Herman Koch, opens May 5. Richard Gere, Laura Linney and Steve Coogan star in this thriller about two couples fighting to protect their children from the consequences of a violent act.

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