Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story

When the virtuosic writer David Foster Wallace took his own life in 2008, readers lost a voice that captured their era with an inspiring exuberance and relentless intelligence.  Drawing on a wealth of archival material, D.T. Max gives us a revelatory look at an author whose personal struggles underlay his groundbreaking books.

April 16: ""Blue pottery vases and bowls for flowers are most attractive, and certain blue books...will repeat and emphasize color."

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…