Reading Between the Wines

Imbibers who've learned to look for the name Terry Theise on the back of German bottles as a mark of quality and value will be delighted to find it now on the cover of a memoir of his life in the wine trade.

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…