The Hare

Among the Mapuche tribe in the pampas of 19th-century Argentina, a British naturalist searches for the elusive Legibrerian hare - a species that the local Indians say has the ability to fly -  in Cesar Aira’s surreal adventure tale.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.