What There Is to Say We Have Said

Trace a chain of letters between one of the twentieth century's finest writers—Eudora Welty—and one of the period's best editors—William Maxwell of The New Yorker—and you'll reveal in time a structure as graceful and enduring as the Golden Gate Bridge. This collection of hundreds of letters exhanged over fifty years reveals professional acumen and personal intimacy in equal, eloquent measure.

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.

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