Scenes from an Impending Marriage

A wedding favor that turned into a comic book on what, after all, is the perfect subject for the form: the intricate, intimate, and often absurd process of getting married. 

April 16: ""Blue pottery vases and bowls for flowers are most attractive, and certain blue books...will repeat and emphasize color."

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…