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Adam Begley delivers a finely wrought portrait of the literary magician whose novels and short stories spun the raw stuff of suburban "middleness" into a hoard of glittering treasure.

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.

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