BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

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To­day in Arts & Style | Dy­lan Goes Elec­tric! New­port, Seeger, Dy­lan, and the Night That Split the Six­ties, by Eli­jah Wald. The hero­ine of Anna North’s novel The Life and Death of

So­phie Stark makes doc­u­men­tary films.

Mon­day | Kathy Re­ichs’s de­tec­tive Tem­per­ance Bren­nan, a foren­sic an­thro­pol­o­gist, re­turns in

Speak­ing in Bones.

Tues­day | Paula McLain’s Cir­cling the Sun is a fic­tion­al­ized treat­ment of the life of avi­a­tor and writer Beryl Markham.

Wed­nes­day | No. 4 Im­pe­rial Lane, by Jonathan Weis­man, is a com­ing-of-age novel about a young man en­tranced by a fam­ily of de­clin­ing aris­to­crats. In Nina Ge­orge’s novel The Lit­tle

Paris Bookshop, a “literary apothe­cary” floats down the Seine. In Jen Lan­caster’s comic novel The Best of

En­e­mies, two ri­vals rush to help an old friend. Thurs­day | Let Me Tell You: New Sto­ries, Es­says, and Other Writ­ings, by Shirley

Jack­son.

Fri­day | The Dy­ing Grass, about the Nez Perce War, is the fifth novel in Wil­liam T. Voll­mann’s Seven Dreams se­ries.

JEN LAN­CASTER; PHOTO BY DEB­O­RAH FEIN­GOLD

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