Prosperous Friends

Can this marriage be saved?  Ned and Isabel are attractive, talented, and on a quest to understand why their partnership seems headed for failure.  Christine Schutt's slender yet powerful novel examines modern love with a poet's insight.

April 17: "In less than three years, both GM and Chrysler would be bankrupt, and a resurgent Ford would wow Wall Street..."

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…