BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK
COMING UP IN STYLE
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.