Let the Dark Flower Blossom

Twins Eloise and Sheldon had a great idea for a story, until it was stolen.  The deadly lengths writers may go to in order to achieve their original vision are creepily detailed in Norah Labiner’s new novel.

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…