All the Time in the World: New and Selected Stories

Ragtime, World's Fair, The Book of Daniel—E. L. Doctorow's novels animate American history with a creative power that places readers in the mysterious currents of character and culture that shape it. His marvelous and unduly neglected shorter fiction exhibits more concentrated journeys into the same imaginative landscape, as this volume of new and collected stories reveals.

 

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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…

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