What to Book: This week’s stock market suckage makes this as good a time as any to read Gary Shteyngart’s latest novel about a down-on-his-luck hedge fund star who sets out on a cross country Greyhound trip. Author Elizabeth Gilbert sums it up: “This is a novel that seems to have been created in real time, reflecting with perfect comedy and horrible tragedy exactly what America feels like right this minute.” Check out Lake Success.

+ What to Read: “Through documents and audio recordings, some never before made public, and interviews with key people who have never before spoken, the Globe’s Spotlight Team has compiled the story of a profoundly troubled young man and the ugly underside of America’s most popular sport.” From Boston Globe’s Spotlight: Gladiator Aaron Hernandez And Football Inc.

+ What to Review: If you missed it yesterday, be sure to read this fast-paced and excellent reflection on dunking and depression. What the Hell Happened to Darius Miles?