On Sal Mal Lane

The Sri Lankan Civil war is creeping up on the residents of quiet and ordinary Sal Mal Lane, who must cope with the rising conflict while trying to preserve their children’s innocence.

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.