Low Town

Daniel Polansky's debut novel dives into China Mieville-style weird noir. Our anthihero, Warden, is a drug-addicted former intelligence agent turned crimelord out to solve the disappearance of a flock of kids from his hood. Blending elemental magic with futuristic technology, ancient forces with the latest decadence, Low Town conjures up a milieu that should appeal to readers of SF, fantasy, and detective fiction alike.

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.