BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK
Coming up in Style
Sunday in Arts & Style | In Identity Unknown, Donna Seaman rediscovers the work of seven important but largely forgotten female artists. The twin towers suddenly reappear in the Badlands of South Dakota in Steve Erickson’s novel Shadowbahn.
Monday | A Long Island cop tries to protect a friend from an executioner in What You Break, by Reed Farrel Coleman.
Tuesday | Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast is Megan Marshall’s biography of the landmark American poet.
Wednesday | An aging woman tours England in The Dark Flood Rises, by Margaret Drabble. The Bertie Project is the latest installment of Alexander McCall Smith’s 44 Scotland Street series. And our favorite science fiction and fantasy novels.
Thursday | Michael Dirda explores Norse mythology through the works of Neil Gaiman and Carolyne Larrington.
Friday | In Dear Friend, From My Life I Write to You in Your Life, the novelist Yiyun Li recounts a life lived in books.