BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK
Coming up in Style
Sunday in Arts & Style | Sam Shepard is a biography of the great American playwright, by John J. Winters. Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris is Peter Brooks’s study of late-19th-century France and the novel “Sentimental Education.”
Monday | A journalist suffers an on-air breakdown in Since We Fell, by Dennis Lehane.
Tuesday | Mississippi Blood is the final installment of Greg Iles’s Natchez Burning trilogy.
Wednesday | In Saints for All Occasions, by J. Courtney Sullivan, two Irish sisters confront the choices they made decades earlier. A murder in Victorian England could lead an investigator to the highest levels of the aristocracy in Murder on the Serpentine, by Anne Perry. And our favorite new science fiction and fantasy novels.
Thursday | A new translation of Ivan Goncharov’s The Same Old Story, an oft-forgotten Russian classic.
Friday | Mathias Enard’s novel Compass explores tensions between Europe and the Islamic world.