BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK
Coming up in Style
Sunday in Arts & Style | Sarah Vaughan is the subject of Elaine M. Hayes’s biography Queen of Bebop. Joe Berkowitz delves into the world of pun competitions in Away With Words.
Monday | An act of violence draws a woman back to the horror that once shattered her family in Karin Slaughter’s The Good Daughter.
Tuesday | Recently longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire is a contemporary retelling of Antigone.
Wednesday | Paul Lynch’s novel Grace explores the devastation of the Irish potato famine. Romance novelist Sarah MacLean discusses male heroes in the age of Trump. And the month’s best science fiction and fantasy.
Thursday | Michael Dirda explores the history of crime fiction.
Friday | In Ashley Shelby’s novel South Pole Station, an artist travels to Antarctica and encounters a ragtag group of people, including a climate-change-denying scientist.