God's Secretaries

Easter week seems a good time to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible by recommending a favorite book that chronicles its making. The author, Adam Nicolson, as Katherine A. Powers once wrote, "is a partisan of this great work as a vessel containing the inherited glory and grace of the English language," and we share her admiration for his 2003 volume.

July 29: On this day in 1878 Don Marquis was born.

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