Dare Me

Megan Abbott's Edgar Award-winning masterpiece, Queenpin, took noir fiction for a wild ride with an unforgettable dame in the lead. Her latest novel, Dare Me, brings a similarly dark sensibility to the world of high school cheerleading. When the captain of the squad clashes with a new coach, the result is seriously cutthroat competition.

July 22: On this day in 1941, on his twelfth wedding anniversary, Eugene O'Neill presented the just-finished manuscript of Long Day's Journey into Night to his wife, Carlotta.

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