Byzantium

The rise and fall of the ancient Greek metropolis is marvelously reimagined in Ben Stroud’s debut story collection, as it traverses the globe from Berlin to Lake Michigan. 

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…

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