This surreal novel from Kathryn Davis profiles two suburban children attempting to escape the black hole of a regimented and sheltered existence – and finding the way out as circuitous and strange as their own impending maturity.

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.