CLINT Patrick McGilligan (St. Martin’s, $35, on sale August 19) Ever wonder what happened to the orangutan who played Clyde, the mischievous second banana in Any Which Way You Can? Perhaps McGilligan’s hefty Eastwood bio holds the answer.

STANDING IN THE RAINBOW Fannie Flagg (Random House, $25.95, on sale August 13) A small Missouri town receives Flagg’s latest helping of fried green tomatoes.

THE FROG KING Adam Davies (Riverhead, $13, on sale August 6) An NYC editorial assistant tries to get ahead and get the girl in a frisky debut that’s premiering in paperback, making it all the more affordable for lowly assistants everywhere.