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Coming up in Style
Sunday in Arts & Style | Adam Begley examines the life and work of a 19th-century photographer in The Great Nadar: The Man Behind the Camera. Julie Klam explains why we care so much about celebrities in Stars in Our Eyes. Monday | A deadly game concocted by four boarding-school friends has repercussions that follow them into adult life in Ruth Ware’s The Lying Game. Tuesday | In Jem Lester’s novel two parents fake their separation to qualify for a better education for their autistic son. Wednesday | In Mrs. Fletcher, by Tom Perrotta, a single mother delves into online porn while her son adapts to college life. In The Diplomat’s Daughter, by Karin Tanabe, three young people struggle to survive during World War II. And this month’s best new romance novels. Thursday | Michael Dirda rounds up the best short-story collections. Friday | In her new story collection, The Accomplished Guest, Ann Beattie explores the joy and stress of traveling.