BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

COM­ING UP IN STYLE

The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD - Car­loa Lozada He is away. His col­umn will re­sume when he re­turns.

To­day in Arts & Style | Our spe­cial sum­mer read­ing sec­tion.

Mon­day | Af­ter an iden­ti­cal twin dies in S.K. Tre­mayne’s psy­cho­log­i­cal thriller The Ice Twins, the sur­viv­ing twin mixes up their iden­ti­ties.

Tues­day | In Steve Stern’s novel The Pinch, the last res­i­dent of a Jewish neigh­bor­hood in Mem­phis dis­cov­ers that he is a char­ac­ter in a work of history that in­cludes the fu­ture as well as the past.

Wed­nes­day | The trou­bled fam­ily life of a test pi­lot in the 1950s and ’60s is the sub­ject of Ben­jamin John­cock’s novel The Last Pi­lot. Mal­colm Mackay’s Glas­gow Tril­ogy chron­i­cles the life and times of a fic­tional hit man.

Thurs­day | Touché: The Duel in Literature, by John Leigh.

Fri­day | Short-story col­lec­tions by Thomas McGuane, Graham Swift and Luis Al­berto Ur­rea.

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