BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK
COMING UP IN STYLE
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
Friday | The Dying Grass, about the Nez Perce War, is the fifth novel in William T. Vollmann’s Seven Dreams series.