Dirty Love

The author of House of Sand and Fog elegantly chronicles the tragedies and epiphanies of average Joes and Janes, in four bittersweet novellas of grace, ingenuity and intimacy.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

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