A cult classic of 1960s France returns, newly reissued: a prisoner breaks her ankle escaping her cell, and is nursed back to health by a small time crook in this Godard-style tale of love on the run.

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…