Pictures of You

You'd think you'd know where a novel that begins with a fatal highway collision is headed, but, in the case of Caroline Leavitt's hypnotic novel about how the inscrutibilty of fate is humanized by love and forgiveness, you'd be wrong—and glad to be proven so.

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.