Prosperous Friends

Can this marriage be saved?  Ned and Isabel are attractive, talented, and on a quest to understand why their partnership seems headed for failure.  Christine Schutt's slender yet powerful novel examines modern love with a poet's insight.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.