Life after Life

Containing what our own James Parker called "the thin-air atmosphere of an artistic high", Kate Atkinson's emotionally taut  thriller of Ursula Todd - a woman whose birth and rebirth change history - has been named one of Barnes and Noble's Best New Fiction Books of 2013.

July 22: On this day in 1941, on his twelfth wedding anniversary, Eugene O'Neill presented the just-finished manuscript of Long Day's Journey into Night to his wife, Carlotta.

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