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Jerry Lee Lewis

Fall books: 30 top titles for your night table

Prepare to be swept away by hours of pleasurable reading. This fall's upcoming books include novels by Jonathan Franzen, Salman Rushdie, Geraldine Brooks and John Irving. It's a strong season for memoirs, too, with new books by Gloria Steinem, Carrie Brownstein, Patti Smith and master swimmer Diana Nyad. Books are listed by month of publication and then alphabetically by author. FICTION SEPTEMBER "Purity" by Jonathan Franzen (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). Franzen's long-awaited new novel tells the story of Purity, a young woman who follows a German peace activist to South America to work for the Sunlight Project, a WikiLeaks type of organization. Unsurprisingly,...

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