Say Nice Things About Detroit

When David moves home to Detroit after more than two decades away, he's fleeing memories of his dead son and ex-wife. What he finds is a murder mystery involving his high school sweetheart. Scott Lasser's novel captures the soul of a city on the ropes and one man's attempt to save himself and his hometown by taking justice into his own hands.

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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…