Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

Journeying to the "sacrifice zones" of global capitalism, places where the underclass has been foresaken in favor of profit margins, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Chris Hedges and American Book Award-winning cartoonist Joe Sacco capture a country in decline. When their narrative culminates in Zucotti Park, readers will feel just as outraged as the protestors portrayed on the page.

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…