Winner of the 2011 Discover Great New Writers Award for Fiction. David Darby and his son -- known only as The Kid -- struggle to move on after the unexpected death of David's wife. The Kid hasn't spoken since losing his Mom and retreats into a growing collection of notebooks where he records his thoughts and imagines a safer world. Alternating between the bewildered voices of father and son, Scott O'Connor leads readers along a spellbound path to the heart of a mystery.

July 22: On this day in 1941, on his twelfth wedding anniversary, Eugene O'Neill presented the just-finished manuscript of Long Day's Journey into Night to his wife, Carlotta.

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