Falling to Earth

Marah, Illinois, 1925: a man, his family, his home and his lumberyard survive the deadliest tornado in U.S. history.  Kate Southwood’s ambitious novel begins in the wreckage.  A Discover Great New Writers selection.

April 17: "In less than three years, both GM and Chrysler would be bankrupt, and a resurgent Ford would wow Wall Street..."

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…