BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK
Coming up in Style
Sunday in Arts & Style | Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen explain how they got into Donald Trump’s head to write their presidential “memoir,” You Can’t Spell America Without
Me. In Good Things Happen Slowly, Fred Hersch, the first openly gay, HIV-positive jazz player, describes his struggles and successes.
Monday | In David Ignatius’s thriller The Quantum Spy, a CIA officer must find a Chinese informant who may be stealing powerful computer secrets.
Tuesday | Novelist Nathan Englander reflects on the challenges of writing about Israel.
Wednesday | Louise Erdrich’s Future Home of the Living God imagines a dystopic world in which evolution starts moving backward. Feed the Resistance, by Julia Turshen, provides recipes for political activism. And this month’s best science fiction and fantasy books.
Thursday | In the fantasy novel Ka, John Crowley tells the life story of a 2,000-year-old crow.
Friday | In Joan Silber’s Improvement, a single mother in Harlem is tempted to join a cigarette smuggling scheme.