Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure

Samara Kawash's food history is more than a sweet indulgence: this deep inquiry into the industry of sugary snacks proves a satisfying delight and sharp-toothed study of confection's history and science.

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…