The Widower's Tale: A Novel

The new novel from Julia Glass, the acclaimed author of Three Junes, is a family saga set outside Boston, focusing on a seventy-year-old man whose settlement into retirement is disrupted when he lets a preschool take over his barn.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

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