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If you go down to the woods … dark discoveries in Nothing Can Hurt You. Photograph: Dominic Burke/Alamy

Headless bodies, faceless corpses

By Marilyn Stasio Guido Brunetti, the compassionate police commissario in Donna Leon’s new Venetian mystery, TRACE ELEMENTS (Atlantic Monthly Press, 278 pp., $27), always turns to the classics to help him with his tangled thoughts […]

12 new books we recommend this week

Brilliant, iconoclastic women are all over this week’s list. There’s Janis Joplin, the subject of Holly George-Warren’s new biography; Carmen Maria Machado, whose memoir traces the path of an abusive relationship;