Dog Songs

With elegant brevity, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Mary Oliver celebrates the loyalty and joy of canines, namely her own dog Percy ("not/ thinking, not weighing anything, just running forward").

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…