Insignificant Others

Fashioning high comedy out of the quotidian domestic and vocational incidents filling the life of a gay couple in Boston, Stephen McCauley reaffirms his reputation for a sharp eye for the everyday absurdities of contemporary living.

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.