BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

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Sun­day in Arts & Style | In Bal­le­rina Body, Misty Copeland de­tails the diet and work­outs to get a dancer’s body. And our fa­vorite new au­dio­books. Mon­day | East Ger­man se­cret po­lice are plot­ting to kill Bernie Gun­ther in Prus­sian Blue, by Philip Kerr. Tues­day | Mered­ith Maran chron­i­cles her late-life rein­ven­tion in The New Old Me. Wed­nes­day | A black North Carolina fam­ily fights for the Amer­i­can Dream in No One Is Com­ing to Save Us, by Stephanie Pow­ell Watts. Be­fore the War, by Fay Wel­don, is a love story about two mis­fits in Lon­don. And our fa­vorite new po­etry col­lec­tions. Thurs­day | Michael Dirda re­views sev­eral books about books. Fri­day | An in­no­cent boy grows into an in­fa­mous ruler in The Con­fes­sions of Young Nero, by Mar­garet Ge­orge.

MAR­GARET GE­ORGE; PHOTO BY ALISON KAUFMAN

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