Pain, Parties, Work

Sylvia Plath interns at Mademoiselle for a month, undergoing the woes and adventures which inspired The Bell Jar, in Elizabeth Winder's stirring biography of the singular writer at age 20. 

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.