BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

COM­ING UP IN STYLE

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD -

To­day in Arts & Style | How Mu­sic Got Free: The End of an In­dus­try, the Turn of the Cen­tury, and the Pa­tient Zero of Piracy, by

Stephen Witt. And Thank You, Good­night, by Andy Abramowitz, a novel about the later life of a one-hit-won­der song­writer.

Mon­day | Last-minute es­capes pile up in Joseph Fin­der’s new thriller, The Fixer.

Tues­day | Death and Mr. Pick­wick, by Stephen Jarvis, is a for­mi­da­bly knowl­edge­able riff on Charles Dick­ens’s first novel.

Wed­nes­day | Elif Shafak evokes the Ot­toman Em­pire at its 16th-cen­tury height in her novel

The Ar­chi­tect’s Ap­pren­tice. And A Field Guide to Awk­ward Si­lences, an es­say col­lec­tion by Washington Post colum­nist Alexan­dra Petri. Thurs­day | An es­say on the late nov­el­ist Kent Haruf. Fri­day | The Theft of Mem­ory: Los­ing My Fa­ther, One Day at a Time by Jonathan Ko­zol.

SA­MUEL PICK­WICK, RIGHT; WOOD­CUT BY ROBERT SEYMOUR

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