Attainment: New Titles Out Next Week

Selected new titles appearing next Tuesday, October 17:

Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster, $35, 9781501139154) is a biography of the Renaissance's most famous polymath.

Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir by Amy Tan (Ecco, $28.99, 9780062319296) explores the inspirations for the author's novels.

Chasing Light: Michelle Obama Through the Lens of a White House Photographer by Amanda Lucidon (Ten Speed Press, $29.99, 9780399581182) is a photograph collection about the former First Lady.

Harry Potter: A Journey Through A History of Magic by the British Library (Arthur A. Levine, $19.99, 9781338267105) is a companion piece to an exhibition at the British Library in London. (October 20)

Deep Freeze by John Sandford (Putnam, $29, 9780399176067) is the 10th Virgil Flowers mystery.

Malala's Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafai, illustrated by Kerascoët (Little, Brown, $17.99, 9780316319577) is the Nobel Peace Prize winner's first picture book.

My Journey to the Stars by Scott Kelly, illustrated by André Ceolin (Crown, $17.99, 9781524763770) is the astronaut's picture book memoir.

The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong... and You Can Too! by Bryant Johnson (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $14.99, 9781328919120) is a fitness guide by Ruth Bader Ginsburg's personal trainer.

How Not to Get Rich: The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain by Alan Pell Crawford (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $27, 9780544836464) looks at Twain's many financial misfortunes.

A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, and Virginia Woolf by Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $27, 9780544883734) explores famous female literary friendships.

Before You Know It: The Unconscious Reasons We Do What We Do by John Bargh (Touchstone, $26, 9781501101212) looks at the many roles of the unconscious mind.

Wonderstruck, based on the children's book by Brian Selznick, connects the lives of a Midwestern boy and a girl in New York City 50 years ago. It opens October 20.

The Snowman, based on the thriller by Jo Nesbø, opens October 20. Michael Fassbender stars as Detective Harry Hole, who is investigating a woman's disappearance.

Same Kind of Different as Me, based on the book by Ron Hall, Denver Moore and Lynn Vincent, opens October 20. Greg Kinnear stars as an art dealer who befriends a seemingly dangerous homeless man played by Djimon Hounsou.

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