In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods

Matt Bell’s fantastical debut profiles hopeful parents-to-be settling into the eponymous dwelling – only to find that the wildlife surrounding them is not what it seems in this bizarre fairy tale for adults.

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…