BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

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Sun­day in Arts & Style | James Al­dred, a pro­fes­sional tree climber, re­counts his in­ter­ac­tions with wildlife in The Man

Who Climbs Trees. On the 200th an­niver­sary of “Franken­stein,” Fiona Samp­son re­con­sid­ers the au­thor in a new bi­og­ra­phy, In Search of Mary Shel­ley.

Mon­day | Nir Hezroni’s Last In­struc­tions fol­lows a for­mer Is­raeli agent who at­tempts to shut down the spy or­ga­ni­za­tion he once worked for.

Tues­day | Young-adult nov­el­ist Lau­rie Halse An­der­son talks about her life and work.

Wed­nes­day | An In­dian Amer­i­can fam­ily must come to terms with their es­tranged son in A Place For Us, by Fa­tima Farheen Mirza. A teenage boy copes with life in 1970s Detroit in Beau­ti­ful Mu­sic, by Michael Zadoo­rian. And this month’s best science fic­tion and fan­tasy books.

Thurs­day | Halo for Hire is a com­pi­la­tion of clas­sic Paul Pine mys­ter­ies, by Howard Browne.

Fri­day | It’s the sea­son for books about fa­thers, in­clud­ing Pops, by Michael Chabon.

FA­TIMA FARHEEN MIRZA; PHOTO BY GREGG RICHARDS

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