Black Star Nairobi

Kenya’s preeminent detectives Ishmael and Odhiambo investigate Al-Qaeda and CIA connections to a mysterious local bombing, in this heart-pounding sequel to Nairobi Heat.

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…