The Quickening Maze

The widely praised young British poet and novelist Adam Foulds's expressive prose gives an urgent and lyrical sense of enchantment to this fiction based on poet John Clare's 1830s incarceration in a mental institution.

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.