THE FEAST OF THE GOAT Mario Vargas Llosa (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $25, on sale Nov. 13) The Peruvian author focuses his keen eye on the bloody reign of the Dominican Republic’s ruthless dictator Rafael Trujillo.

HATESHIP, FRIENDSHIP, COURTSHIP, LOVESHIP, MARRIAGE: STORIES Alice Munro (Knopf, $24, on sale Nov. 14) Munro’s 10th collection of short stories explores the many complicated forms of human relationships.

A COOK’S TOUR: IN SEARCH OF THE PERFECT MEAL Anthony Bourdain (Bloomsbury, $25.95, on sale Dec. 10) The best-selling author of Kitchen Confidential returns with the results of his worldwide search for exquisite eats.