Camelot's Court

Robert Dallek, one of JFK's most revered biographers, turns his focus to the supporting cast of the Kennedy White House, and the surprising machinations of the president's inner circle.

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…