BOOK WORLD THIS WEEK

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Com­ing up in Style Sun­day in Arts & Style | Wall Street Jour­nal art critic Lance Es­plund ex­plains how to ap­proach mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary art­work in The Art of Look­ing. Charles Dar­went’s Josef Al­bers: Life and Work charts the artis­tic evo­lu­tion of the “Homage to the Square” painter. Mon­day | In Louise Penny’s King­dom of the Blind, Chief In­spec­tor Ga­mache’s lat­est ad­ven­ture in­cludes a mys­te­ri­ous will, a dead body and a cache of mis­placed nar­cotics. Tues­day | Bring it on Home, by Mark Blake, looks at leg­endary mu­sic man­ager Peter Grant’s in­flu­ence on Led Zep­pelin and the mu­sic in­dus­try as a whole. Wed­nes­day | Ir­ish au­thor Anna Burns won the Man Booker Prize for Milk­man, a novel about a young woman who is pur­sued by a sin­is­ter older man. A nurse finds her­self at a cross­roads when the man she’s in­ter­ested in be­comes in­fat­u­ated with her homi­ci­dal sib­ling in My Sis­ter, the Se­rial Killer, by Oyinkan Braith­waite. And the best books about foot­ball. Thurs­day | Of Kings and Things re­vis­its the macabre po­ems and short sto­ries of Count Eric Stanis­laus Sten­bock. Fri­day | Told from a cat’s per­spec­tive, Hiro Arikawa’s The Trav­el­ling Cat Chron­i­cles high­lights the bond be­tween a man and the stray he res­cued.

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