Blood-Dark Track

Now resissued in paperback, this fascinating family history by Joseph O'Neill, the author of the acclaimed novel, Netherworld, details his investigations into the World War II imprisonments of his grandfathers, one an Irishman active in the IRA, the other a Turkish hotelier suspected of being an Axis spy.

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…