BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

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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.

LORI ROY; PHOTO BY KATH­LEEN HALL

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