Madame Bovary

Flaubert's nineteenth-century masterpiece, in a new translation by one of contemporary literature's most original and quietly audacious talents. How can we resist?

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

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