BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK
Coming up in Style
Sunday in Arts & Style | The Art of the Affair, by Catherine Lacey and Forsyth Harmon, is an illustrated history of the sex lives of artists. The History of Rock & Roll, by Ed Ward, chronicles the music genre from 1920 to 1963. Monday | A Tokyo police press officer reopens a botched investigation in Six Four, by Hideo Yokoyama. Tuesday | Dark at the Crossing, by Elliot Ackerman, is a love story set on the Turkish border with Syria. Wednesday | An evangelical assassinates an abortion provider in A Book of American Martyrs, by Joyce Carol Oates. Arthur and Sherlock, by Michael Sims, chronicles Conan Doyle’s creation of Sherlock Holmes. And our favorite kids books. Thursday | Michael Dirda is back with The Age of Caesar, a new translation of Plutarch’s lives of Pompey, Caesar, Cicero, Brutus and Mark Antony. Friday | A young man flees Ireland and joins the Indian Wars in the American West in Days Without End, by Sebastian Barry.