Dirty Love

The author of House of Sand and Fog elegantly chronicles the tragedies and epiphanies of average Joes and Janes, in four bittersweet novellas of grace, ingenuity and intimacy.

April 21: " 'Pull' includes 'invitations to tea' at which one hears smiling reminders that a better life is available to people who stop talking about massacres..."

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…