The Oasis

Back in print after more than a decade, Mary McCarthy's biting and controversial roman à clef profiles a group of Cold War critics who flee to the New England countryside to form a utopian commune.

July 23: Jessica Mitford died on this day in 1996.

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