Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs

Readers of If You Lived Here, I'd Know Your Name (2005), Heather Lende's first chronicle of life in small-town Alaska, will welcome the arrival of her second. She's smart, surprising, and good company.

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.