In a book that rocked her native Britain, celebrated author Rachel Cusk anatomizes the dissolution of her marriage with unflinching honesty. This is reading sure to prompt deep conversations about love and commitment in the twenty-first century.

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