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The Washington Post Sunday - - BOOK WORLD - TOM PERROTTA; PHOTO BY BEN KING/HBO

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.

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