BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

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MON­DAY | In John Le­scroat’s thriller Dam­age, a San Fran­cisco fam­ily ex­acts re­venge on any­one who helped send one of its mem­bers to jail. TUES­DAY | The Lake of Dreams, by Kim Ed­wards, is a novel about a woman who dis­cov­ers her fam­ily’s longhid­den rad­i­cal past. WED­NES­DAY | The Mistress of Noth­ing, by Kate Pullinger, is a novel based on the true story of Vic­to­rian trav­eler Lady Duff Gor­don. In Dou­glas Kennedy’s novel A

Spe­cial Re­la­tion­ship, a mar­riage is threat­ened by post­par­tum de­pres­sion. For Young Read­ers. THURS­DAY | And the ShowWent On: Cul­tural Life in Nazi-Oc­cu­pied Paris, by Alan Rid­ing. FRI­DAY | StolenWorld: A Tale of Rep­tiles, Smug­glers, and Skull­dug­gery, by Jen­nie Erin Smith. SATUR­DAY | In his ex­hil­a­rat­ing novel Pur­ple Je­sus, Ron Cooper writes about red­neck Amer­ica.

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