Dusk and Other Stories

A new edition of James Salter's deservedly revered story collection affords readers a fresh opportunity to admire the poised and quietly virtuosic prose of a modern master.

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…