BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

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The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD -

Sun­day in Arts & Style | In High Noon, Glenn Frankel chron­i­cles the mak­ing of an Amer­i­can movie clas­sic. And our fa­vorite new au­dio­books.

Mon­day | An un­sus­pect­ing London woman is tar­geted by a mad­man in I See You, by Clare Mack­in­tosh.

Tues­day | In A Horse Walks Into a Bar, by David Gross­man, the life of a stand-up comic is re­vealed in the course of one evening’s per­for­mance.

Wed­nes­day | Af­ter an armed rob­bery, a wid­ower who only wants truth and clar­ity gets his own re­al­ity TV show in The One-Eyed Man, by Ron Cur­rie. In her mem­oir Aban­don Me, Melissa Fe­bos grap­ples with tragic events in her life. And new mys­ter­ies by Ausma Ze­hanat Khan, Mark Gre­aney and Chris Ewan.

Thurs­day | Michael Dirda looks at the legacy of fe­male sci­ence fic­tion writ­ers.

Fri­day | In All Our Wrong To­days, Elan Mas­tai recre­ates a futuristic 2016 as imag­ined by peo­ple in the 1950s.

DAVID GROSS­MAN; PHOTO BY MICHAEL LIONSTAR

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