Burning For Love: Arson In Rural America

Earlier this decade, a string of dozens of arsons left a rural Virginia county on edge wondering when the next house would burn. Washington Post reporter Monica Hesse visited Accomack County to cover the case, and the more she learned about the culprit, the weirder the story got. She tells it in her new book, “American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land” (Liveright).