The Undoing Project (W.W. Norton & Company) by Michael Lewis
Film adaptations of his books (The Blind Side, Moneyball, The Big Short) have earned 13 Oscar nominations (and two wins), so producers should be keen to land his latest, about the friendship between two psychologists who invented behavioral economics.
The Fall Guy (W.W. Norton & Company) by James Lasdun
The Man Booker-nominated author's critically praised new novel is a Trump Age thriller: A rich banker and his cousin, an unemployed chef, both covet the banker's wife, who is having an affair with a fourth person. Things end badly.
This story first appeared in the Nov. 25 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.
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