One Day

A sensation in England, David Nicholls's inventive and romantic novel depicts twenty years in the relationship of Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley one day at a time—and it's always July 15. Charming.

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…