Attainment: New Titles Out Next Week

Selected new titles appearing next Tuesday, May 9:

House of Names: A Novel by Colm Tóibín (Scribner, $26, 9781501140211) retells the story of Clytemnestra, Agamemnon's wife.

Mother Land by Paul Theroux (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9780618839322) focuses on a family tyrannized by a narcissistic matriarch.

The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness by Paula Poundstone (Algonquin, $25.95, 9781616204167) chronicles a comic's quest to find happiness.

Woman No. 17: A Novel by Edan Lepucki (Hogarth, $26, 9781101904251) is about a Hollywood writer tangled in an odd relationship with her new nanny.

Fake Plastic Love: A Novel by Kimberley Tait (Flatiron, $25.99, 9781250093899) follows a pair of millennial 20-somethings in Manhattan.

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel by Gail Honeyman (Pamela Dorman, $26, 9780735220683) finds an antisocial woman surprised by love.

Praise the Lard: Recipes and Revelations from a Legendary Life in Barbecue by Mike Mills and Amy Mills (Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25, 9780544702493) is a BBQ cookbook from the owners of 17th Street Barbecue in Murphysboro, Ill.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Jerry Pinkney (Little Brown, $17.99, 9780316341578) is a retelling of the classic folk tale with a redemptive twist.

Hamster Princess: Giant Trouble by Ursula Vernon (Dial, $12.99, 9780399186523), the fourth in the popular series, is a comic hybrid retelling of "Jack and the Beanstalk."

Creepshow by Stephen King (Gallery 13, $18, 9781501163227).

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