Happy Moscow

Exhumed some sixty years after its composition, long after it was judged too transgressive for publication, this satirical novel by Soviet-era author Andrey Platonov stars a heroine named Moscow. Her wild, allegorical odyssey through Stalin's empire brings her from from innocent excitement to hard-won experience.


July 25: On this day in 1834 Samuel Taylor Coleridge died of heart disease at the age of sixty-one.

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