BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK
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.