Inside This Place, Not of It

The resilience of the female inmates who tell their stories in this collection will inspire you, even as their accounts of sexual violence, endemic corruption, and forced sterilization make you want to turn away. From Voice of Witness, a non-profit oral history project co-founded by Dave Eggers, this unflinching catalog of human rights abuses in women's prisons, compiled and edited by Robin Levi and Ayelet Waldman, sheds light on a world rarely seen but not soon forgotten.

July 25: On this day in 1834 Samuel Taylor Coleridge died of heart disease at the age of sixty-one.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.