Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu

John Updike's legendary and affectionate farewell to Ted Williams, the greatest of the Boston Red Sox, is here given a luxe and loving reissue by the Library of America.

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…