A Mysterious Something in the Light

Drawing on British and American archives and previously unpublished letters, this definitive biography of Raymond Chandler sheds new light on the hard-boiled writer’s colorful, sometimes troubled existence.

July 25: On this day in 1834 Samuel Taylor Coleridge died of heart disease at the age of sixty-one.

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