BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

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MON­DAY | The Poi­son Tree, by Erin Kelly, is a sus­pense novel that de­serves to be men­tioned in the same breath as Daphne du Mau­rier’s “Re­becca.” THURS­DAY | Too Much to Know: Man­ag­ing Schol­arly In­for­ma­tion Be­fore the Mod­ern Age, by Ann M. Blair.

FRI­DAY | Co­caine’s Son: A Mem­oir, by Dave Itzkoff. TUES­DAY | In For­eign Bod­ies, Cyn­thia Oz­ick works a vari­a­tion on Henry James’s “The Am­bas­sadors.” WED­NES­DAY | A trou­bled hus­band and wife move to a re­mote Alaskan set­ting in David Vann’s bril­liant first novel, Cari­bou Is­land. Clara and Mr. Tif­fany, by Su­san Vree­land, is a novel about who re­ally de­signed those ex­tra­or­di­nary lamp­shades. And three­mys­ter­ies that take off from the Sherlock Holmes sto­ries. Read our blog, Po­lit­i­cal Book­worm, which fo­cuses on books that stir the na­tional con­ver­sa­tion. Join us as we de­bate the is­sues and au­thors mak­ing news to­day. SATUR­DAY| Keith Hollihan’s first novel, The Four Stages of Cru­elty, cen­ters on a con­spir­acy in­side a max­i­mum­se­cu­rity prison.

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MID­DLE­TON MANN

Mon­day IN STYLE: Erin Kelly

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