Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story

When the virtuosic writer David Foster Wallace took his own life in 2008, readers lost a voice that captured their era with an inspiring exuberance and relentless intelligence.  Drawing on a wealth of archival material, D.T. Max gives us a revelatory look at an author whose personal struggles underlay his groundbreaking books.

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.