Happy Moscow

Exhumed some sixty years after its composition, long after it was judged too transgressive for publication, this satirical novel by Soviet-era author Andrey Platonov stars a heroine named Moscow. Her wild, allegorical odyssey through Stalin's empire brings her from from innocent excitement to hard-won experience.

 

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…

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