Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

A stirring account of the life and legacy of China's renowned reform leader - dubbed a "needle in a ball of cotton" by Mao - illustrating his storied political alliances and ambitions.

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…