In a Strange Room

A young man—who happens to share his first name with author Damon Galgut—journeys across three continents in an enigmatic quest for communion with others.  This tense, philosophical page-turner builds in power as seemingly random encounters in Africa, Greece, and India culminate in a tragic climax. A 2010 Man Booker finalist.

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.