A Wilderness of Error

Celebrated documentary filmmaker and author Errol Morris couldn't stay away from the baffling and contentious case of Jeffrey MacDonald, a military doctor convicted in 1979 of murdering his family.  Two decades of intense research have resulted in his electrifying re-examination of the crime.

April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…