Bending Adversity

The curious case of contemporary Japan—a country beset by disaster and economic challenge, while remaining cohesive and proud—is finely explicated by David Pilling, the Asia editor of the Financial Times.

July 23: Jessica Mitford died on this day in 1996.

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