Lauren Groff renders a kaleidoscopic view of a hippie commune’s arduous slog to utopia, as seen through the knowing eyes of lifetime resident Ridley “Little Bit” Stone.  A 2013 Tournament of Books Finalist.

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.