'There's a lot of fabulous Canadian crime fiction,' says Penny. 'Our mysteries are maybe more of a slow burn than others, but they're really worth discovering.'
Burns and Novick call the Vietnam War 'the most consequential event in American history in the second half of the last century.'
The storm's heroes include a brave train engineer who desperately hustled evacuees out of the hurricane's path, an immigrant from the Bahamas who tried to save his fishing-and-farming clan of more than 60 people, and Ernest Hemingway.
There were surprisingly deep personal ties between the two generals, says Horn, but ultimately the two men cast their lots on opposing sides of history.