Big-name authors have sequels and more for fall

A boy who survived a haunted hotel grows up. A Mississippi attorney faces another racially charged court case. And a once lovelorn woman has a new crush.

All of these characters are older, and presumably wiser, as this fall’s books include several major sequels that have been a long time coming: Stephen King offers “Doctor Sleep” 36 years after his famous “The Shining.” John Grisham revisits Clanton, Miss., in “Sycamore Row,” a follow-up to 1989’s “A Time to Kill,” and Helen Fielding finds “Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy” 15 years after her famous diary and more than a decade after she teetered on the “edge of reason.”

In addition, Margaret Atwood fans will grab the third book in her speculative trilogy with “MaddAddam,” Amy Tan returns to fiction and Shanghai in “The Valley of Amazement” and Thomas Pynchon goes back to

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