Human Chain

The final poetry collection from Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney (1939-2013) is a triumphant swan song, making its way from the dark underworld of Virgil's Aeneid to the kitchen of Heaney's rural Irish childhood.

July 23: Jessica Mitford died on this day in 1996.

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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