On Wheels

It was love at first sight between Michael Holroyd and his family’s eight-horsepower Ford.  This essay collection details a lifelong seesaw romance with the ubiquitous automobile. 

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…