BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

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Sun­day in Arts & Style | Jerry Dantzic: Bil­lie Hol­i­day at Sugar Hill col­lects Jerry Dantzic’s 1957 pho­tographs of the le­gendary jazz singer. The Novel of the Cen­tury, by David Bel­los, is the his­tory of Vic­tor Hugo’s “Les Misérables.” Mon­day | A for­mer pros­e­cu­tor takes on a case from the Bos­nian War in Tes­ti­mony, by Scott Turow. Tues­day | The Low­ells of Mas­sachusetts, by Nina Sankovitch, chron­i­cles an Amer­i­can fam­ily prom­i­nent in busi­ness, sci­ence and the arts. Wed­nes­day | My Life With Bob: Flawed Hero­ine Keeps Book of Books, Plot En­sues, by Pamela Paul, is a love let­ter to books. And our fa­vorite new ro­mance nov­els. Thurs­day | Goethe is a bi­og­ra­phy of the Ger­man writer, by Rüdi­ger Safran­ski. Fri­day | A woman dis­cov­ers new free­doms when she loses al­most ev­ery­thing she owns in The Stars Are Fire, by Anita Shreve.

SCOTT TUROW; PHOTO BY THOS ROBIN­SON/GETTY IMAGES

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