The Last Bohemia

Robert Anasi provides a firsthand account of how drastically Williamsburg, Brooklyn has changed since he first moved there in 1994. From factory backwater to hipster mecca, the neighborhood's transformation mirrors profound shifts in American culture that the author parses with humor, insight, and a poignant nostalgia for simpler -- albeit grimier -- times.

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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