Bleed Through: New and Selected Poems

Academic and prosaic themes; language and unvoiced feelings—all blend inextricably and beautifully in the poems of Michael Davidson, which, by deconstructing themselves, make the practice of poetry fresh again.

April 17: "In less than three years, both GM and Chrysler would be bankrupt, and a resurgent Ford would wow Wall Street..."

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…