Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu

John Updike's legendary and affectionate farewell to Ted Williams, the greatest of the Boston Red Sox, is here given a luxe and loving reissue by the Library of America.

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.