Home Boy

A trio of Pakistani youths in and out of Manhattan before and after 9/11. A fast-paced, refreshingly original debut on the pleasures, perils, and shifting boundaries of cosmopolitanism.

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…