Extreme Medicine

Dr. Kevin Fong charts the symbiotic relation between curative science and daredevil explorers, as today's doctors invent new techniques to heal the wounds of every ailing Indiana Jones.

April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

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…