The Book of Mr. Natural

R. Crumb's Mr. Natural is precisely forty-three years old this year?!? Never! The saucy sage is simultaneously forever young and forever ancient. For all those who found Crumb's Genesis a tad too tame, these outlandish American Zen tall tales will enlighteningly knock their socks off.

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.