Books: New And Noteworthy

USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes from the novels available every week.

1. The Lyrics, 1961-2012 by Bob Dylan (Simon & Schuster, non-fiction, on sale Nov. 1)

What it’s about: Collected song lyrics from the guy who just won the Nobel Prize.

The buzz: Talk about great timing: until Dylan won the Nobel, Simon & Schuster had planned this tome.

2. The Incorrect Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown, fiction, available Nov. 1)

What it’s about: L.A. private investigator Harry Bosch is working on two cases: searching for the possible heir of a billionaire, and helping the authorities onto a rape investigation.

The buzz: the bestselling books have been made in an Amazon Prime series starring Titus Welliver, and This is the 19th Bosch book.

3. Tippi by Tippi Hedren (William Morrow, non-fiction, available Nov. 1)

What it’s about: The actress and animal rights activist writes a memoir.

The buzz spills on her difficult relationship with Alfred Hitchcock, who directed her.

4. And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and more powerful by Fredrik Backman (Atria, fiction, available Nov. 1)

What it is about: In this novella, an older man struggles to hold on to his memories.

The buzz: Backman is the author of the sleeper hit on A Man Called Ove made into a movie.

5. American Dreamer: My Life in Fashion and Business by Tommy Hilfiger (Ballantine, non-fiction, on sale Nov. 1)

What it’s about: The designer weaves the tale of how he built his preppy American brand.

The buzz:  “An honest, simple…entertaining autobiography,” says Kirkus Reviews.