The Wisdom of the Myths

This genial look at "How Greek Mythology Can Change Your Life" from La Sorbonne philosopher Luc Ferry achieves a Herculean task: articulating what dramas of the Olympian gods teach us about the limits and virtues of mortality. 

July 28: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin eloped on this day in 1814.

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