The Dark Road

Ma Jian’s searing work centers around China’s notorious one-child policy, depicting a rural family who becomes pregnant with their second child and must go on the run to retain the most basic of human rights.

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.