Phantoms of Breslau

In the latest chapter of Marek Krajewski's arrestingly inventive noir series, the murder of four naked sailors on a secluded island puts Polish detective Eberhard Mock back on the case.  Decadent detection at its finest.

April 21: " 'Pull' includes 'invitations to tea' at which one hears smiling reminders that a better life is available to people who stop talking about massacres..."

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…