The Six-Cornered Snowflake

A delightfully ingenious scientific, literary, and philosophical meditation on the most majestic and ephemeral of natural wonders, by the great 17th-century astronomer Johannes Kepler.

July 25: On this day in 1834 Samuel Taylor Coleridge died of heart disease at the age of sixty-one.

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