CARRIE MAE WEEMS: A Great Turn in the Possible, by Carrie Mae Weems. (D.A.P./Fundación Mapfre, $75.) This comprehensive volume spans four decades of Weems’s work, from early photographs to acclaimed series like “Slow Fade to Black,” exploring themes of power, race, class and gender.
LAURIE LIPTON DRAWING, by Laurie Lipton. (Last Gasp, $49.99.) A collection of surreal pencil and charcoal drawings that question the forces of consumerism, anti-intellectualism and isolation as they structure the modern world, by the subject of the 2016 documentary “Love Bite.”
TOVE JANSSON: The Illustrators, by Paul Gravett. (Thames & Hudson, $29.95.) This retrospective of the Scandinavian illustrator renowned for her “Moomin” books includes details about her illustration of classics like “The Hobbit” as well as her hidden sexuality.
PLANT MAGICK: The Library of Esoterica, by Jessica Hundley. (Taschen, $40.) Plants in magical practices and myth are surveyed through 400 images, ranging from Greek sculptures to psychoactive plant-inspired paintings, in this “Library of Esoterica” volume.
CODE NAME BLUE WREN: The True Story of America’s Most Dangerous Female Spy — and the Sister She Betrayed, by Jim Popkin. (Hanover Square Press, $27.99.) The story of Ana Montes, a Defense Intelligence Agency official convicted of spying for Cuba soon after 9/11, published as Montes is scheduled to be released from prison.
EVERYTHING CALLS FOR SALVATION, by Daniele Mencarelli. Translated by Wendy Wheatley. (Europa, $22.) A 20-year-old man wakes up in a psychiatric ward after attacking his father. This novel follows his seven days of “involuntary commitment,” filled with tumult, brutality and unexpected camaraderie.
THE SIEGE OF LOYALTY HOUSE: A Story of the English Civil War, by Jessie Childs. (Pegasus, $28.95.) A thrilling account of Basing House, a royalist stronghold during the English Civil War nicknamed “Loyalty,” and the sieges it withstood until its fall to Oliver Cromwell in 1645.
THE STEPPENWOLF, by Hermann Hesse. Translated by Kurt Beals. (Norton, $28.) This new translation of Hesse’s 1927 classic follows Harry Haller, intoxicated by the captivating Hermine, as he leaves his self-imposed isolation and contends with his desires amid the decadence of bourgeois society.