Deep Creek

A historical thriller set in the Idaho Territory in 1887, this riveting tale was inspired by a massacre of Chinese gold miners and the pursuit of their killers by a small-town judge.

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…