BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK
COMING UP IN STYLE
Today in Arts & Style | Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway’s Greatest Producer, by Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson. The Next Next Level: A Story of Rap, Friendship, and Almost Giving Up, by Leon Neyfakh.
Monday | The scent of lavender swirls through Lori Roy’s neo-Gothic novel Let Me Die in His Footsteps.
Tuesday | Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle That Gave Birth to the Globe, by Chris Laoutaris.
Wednesday | In Austin Grossman’s comic novel Crooked, Richard Nixon reveals the truth behind the Watergate scandal. Girl in Glass: How My “Distressed Baby” Defied the Odds, Shamed a CEO, and Taught Me the Essence of Love, Heartbreak, and Miracles, by Deanna Fei. And our monthly roundup of fantasy & science fiction.
Thursday | Steel: From Mine to Mill, the Metal That Made America, by Brooke C. Stoddard.
Friday | The Tale of Genji, by Murasaki Shikibu, is a new translation by Dennis Washburn of the epic 11th-century Japanese classic.