More Than Conquerers

Megan Hustad's childhood as a missionary in the Caribbean and Amsterdam emerges as a staggering vision of televangelists, the allure of New York City, and one woman's wrestling with religion and her sense of purpose.

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…