New and upcoming releases in publishing:


"Home," by Marilynne Robinson: The sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Gilead."

"Bacardi and the Long Fight for Cuba," by Tom Gjelten: The NPR host writes a biography of the Bacardi family.

"Hitler's Empire," by Mark Mazower: How the Nazis ruled Europe.


"Nothing With Strings," by Bailey White: The popular NPR essayist collects her holiday stories.

On the shelves (Books being published next week):

"The Book of Lies," by Brad Meltzer: A novel about the murder of Mitchell Siegel, the father of Jerry Siegel, co-creator of Superman.

"They Must Be Stopped," by Brigitte Gabriel: How to defeat radical Islam.

"Sweetheart," by Chelsea Cain: Romance.

"The Truth About You," by Marcus Buckingham: Self-help.

"The Book of Animal Ignorance," by John Mitchinson and John Lloyd: They're not as smart as we think they are.

"Sinner," by Ted Dekker: A religious novel.

"Rough and Tumble," by Mark Bavaro: An athlete's autobiography.

"The Heretic's Daughter," by Kathleen Kent: A novel about the Salem witch trials.

''Supreme Courtship," by Christopher Buckley: Irony in Washington.