Attainment: New Titles Out Next Week

Selected new titles appearing next Tuesday, June 15:

Last Comes the Raven: And Other Stories by Italo Calvino, trans. by Ann Goldstein (Mariner, $15.99, 9780544146709) is a short story collection available in English for the first time.

The Sweetness of Water: A Novel by Nathan Harris (Little, Brown, $28, 9780316461276) follows two freedmen brothers in Georgia during the end of the Civil War.

How to Survive America by D.L. Hughley and Doug Moe (Custom House, $27.99, 9780063072756) is a survival guide for minorities living in the United States.

A Quantum Life: My Unlikely Journey from the Streets to the Stars by Hakeem Oluseyi with Joshua Horwitz (Ballantine, $28, 9781984819093) is a memoir by the astrophysicist who had an impoverished childhood and crime-filled adolescence.

The Maidens by Alex Michaelides (Celadon Books, $27.99, 9781250304452) is psychological suspense about a Cambridge professor suspected of murder.

She Memes Well: Essays by Quinta Brunson (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25, 9781328638984) collects humorous essays by a comedian.

Brainscapes: The Warped, Wondrous Maps Written in Your Brain--And How They Guide You by Rebecca Schwarzlose (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328949967) charts new understandings of how our brains map the world.

Glory Days: The Summer of 1984 and the 90 Days That Changed Sports and Culture Forever by L. Jon Wertheim (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $27, 9781328637246) explores an especially eventful season across multiple sports.

CenterStage: My Most Fascinating Interviews--from A-Rod to Jay-Z by Michael Kay (Scribner, $28, 9781982152031) collects interviews from a sports and entertainment broadcaster.

Steve Kerr: A Life by Scott Howard-Cooper (Morrow, $28.99, 9780063001275) is the biography of a basketball player and coach.

Becoming Vanessa by Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Knopf, $17.99, 9780525582120) is a first-day-of-school picture book about a girl who simply wants to fit in.

The Box in the Woods by Maureen Johnson (HarperCollins/Tegen, $18.99, 9780063032606) is a stand-alone follow-up to Truly Devious that features a teen sleuth.

Shutter by Melissa Larsen (Berkley, $17, 9780593101391).

Plot Twist by Bethany Turner (Thomas Nelson, $16.99, 9780785244486).

The Brittanys: A Novel by Brittany Ackerman (Vintage, $16, 9780593311738).

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