With My Dog Eyes

Hilda Hilst may be the Donna Tartt of Brazil, and this may be her answer to The Secret History. Published in America for the first time, this 1986 novel centers on a professor whose unorthodox teaching methods get him in hot water, and off on an odyssey of sex, drugs, and existentialism.

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.