Falling to Earth

Marah, Illinois, 1925: a man, his family, his home and his lumberyard survive the deadliest tornado in U.S. history.  Kate Southwood’s ambitious novel begins in the wreckage.  A Discover Great New Writers selection.

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.