Carrie Fisher's follow-up to her best-selling Wishful Drinking shuttles us through stories about her roller-coaster relationships with her father, Eddie Fisher, as well as with fame (brought on by her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars films), drugs, and electroshock therapy. Fisher writes with wit, candor, and intimacy, sharing anecdotes that, even after all she has revealed on stage, page, and screen, still have the power to astound.

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.