The Metropolis Case

Four rich story lines involving disparate characters—scattered from 1864 to 2001, yet all enamored of Wagner's transporting opera Tristan und Isolde—converge to deliver a tale of mystery, romance, and redemption through music, craft, and passion. The result is a novel of uncommon narrative richness.

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.