The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec

This is the first book in a planned ten-volume series of Jacques Tardi's irresistible graphic novels depicting the adventures of a female Victorian occult detective—think Hellboy meets the Mummy films, with a dash of Gallic insouciance.

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.