An Impatient Life

Daniel Bensaid, a leader of the modern French left, issues a memoir of growing up Communist in the neighborhood of Toulouse, adventures in Latin America, and his country's youthful revolution of 1968.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysely Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.