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An ambitious, multivalent fiction—its prose charts a course which leads the story through graphic art, playwriting, and philosophy—that begins in 1968 and captures a decade of political passions and ideological conflict as reflected in the experiences of an extraordinary cast of characters in San Francisco's Chinatown. If you're wondering at the future the past and present of the novel are pointing toward, look here.

July 28: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin eloped on this day in 1814.

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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