52 Loaves

The author of The $64 Tomato humorously and thoughtfully kneads his obsessive quest for the perfect crust, a mission that leads him, and the reader, to a baking school in Paris, a monastery in Normandy, and the New York State Fair.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.