BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

COM­ING UP IN STYLE

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To­day in Arts & Style | The Mil­lion­aire and the Bard: Henry Fol­ger’s Ob­ses­sive Hunt for Shake­speare’s First Fo­lio, by An­drea Mays. How Sweet It Is!, a comic

novel by Thane Rosenbaum. And Dr. Ruth speaks her mind.

Mon­day | The death of a se­rial rapist is con­sid­ered A

Good Killing in Al­li­son Leotta’s mys­tery of that name, but which vic­tim did it?

Tues­day | In Dolen Perkins-Valdez’s his­tor­i­cal novel Balm, three char­ac­ters in search of a new life meet in post-Civil War Chicago.

Wed­nes­day | The 1970s sex­ual revo­lu­tion is the back­drop for Lisa Glatt’s novel The Nakeds. A ther­a­pist is con­fronted by an ap­par­ently fe­male stu­dent whom he pre­vi­ously knew as a male in Rachel Basch’s novel The

Lis­tener. And our monthly roundup of po­etry.

Thurs­day | The Story of Alice: Lewis Car­roll and the Se­cret His­tory of Won­der­land, by Robert Dou­glas-Fairhurst. Fri­day | The mixed-race hero of Mat John­son’s comic

novel Lov­ing Day sets off to make a new life.

DOLEN PERKINS-VALDEZ; PHOTO BY GIANNI NEIVILLER

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