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 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.