Odds Against Tomorrow

In a near future, corporations place bets on natural disasters so as to bypass their own culpability.  Nathaniel Rich's debut novel proves a scathing, hilarious satire of ecological ruin and mass-market greed.

July 28: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin eloped on this day in 1814.

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