Hallelujah Junction

Now in paperback, this autobiography by the composer of Nixon in China, Doctor Atomic, and many other notable contemporary scores offers an intimate portrait of his creative growth.

The Barnes & Noble Interview with John Adams

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…