BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

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Sun­day in Arts & Style | A de­voted Bea­tles fan con­sid­ers how men have dom­i­nated the writ­ing on the Fab Four. And writ­ers re­flect on the Bea­tles’ great­est songs in a col­lec­tion ti­tled In Their Lives, edited by An­drew Blauner.

Mon­day | A man tries to clear his name when he is ac­cused of mur­der­ing his fam­ily in The Long Drop, by Denise Mina.

Tues­day | An ag­ing woman re­flects on her ex­pe­ri­ence as a vol­un­teer dur­ing the Span­ish Civil War in Mary Gor­don’s There Your Heart Lies.

Wed­nes­day | The Min­istry of Ut­most Hap­pi­ness is Arund­hati Roy’s first novel since The God of Small Things. The peo­ple of a dystopian fu­ture are ter­ror­ized by a gi­ant fly­ing bear in Borne, by Jeff Van­derMeer. And new mem­oirs we love.

Thurs­day | In The War of the Wheels, Jeremy Withers looks at the re­cur­ring pres­ence of bi­cy­cles in the works of H.G. Wells.

Fri­day | The Bright Hour, by Nina Riggs, is a posthu­mously pub­lished mem­oir by a young mother with can­cer.

ARUND­HATI ROY; PHOTO BY MAYANK AUSTEN SOOFI

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