Lookaway, Lookaway

This uproarious example of Southern Gothic at its finest examines the exploits of the dying Old South and its steamy secrets from the vantage point of the dysfunctional Johnson family.

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…