See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody

The genre of rock musician biographies receives a winning contribution with this no-holds-barred and revelatory memoir from Bob Mould, the leader of Hüsker Dü.  The punk era has never before seemed both so ancient and so perpetually happening.

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…