Becoming Americans

This profoundly moving collection of immigrants' stories spans the centuries from the first colonists in Virginia to present-day, with a foreward by Pete Hamill.

April 18: "[W]ould it be too bold to imagine that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament…?"

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…