City of Women

The title of David R. Gillham's historical novel refers to Berlin 1943; with most men serving the Nazi war effort, a world of intrigue -- and surprising heroism -- remains in the German capital. And one soldier's wife is faced with a dramatic choice between familiar duty and the call to confront the evil around her.

July 28: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin eloped on this day in 1814.

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