The Finish

Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, provides a meticulously researched account of the most high-profile Special Forces operation ever. In a novelistic recreation of the events leading up to Osama bin Laden's death, the author follows the Obama administration's careful planning for a swift strike.

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.

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