Hate: A Romance

Arriving on English-language shores after taking the French literary world by storm, this debut novel by a French writer born in 1981 sympathetically examines the  decade of his birth through the lens of interlocking love affairs among three men and one woman in the era when AIDS first made itself known.

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.

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