Paris at the End of the World

During World War I, the sounds of artillery could be heard on the Champs-Élysées, but the threat of destruction seemed only to inspire Parisians to embrace life more fully.  John Baxter follows his grandfather's steps into a great city's days of peril and perseverance.

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.