Shadows Bright as Glass

What a mystery is the human mind!  Nudge a few neurons, and one person can transform radically. Such is the case with Jon Sarkin, mundane chiropractor turned obsessive artist by stroke and surgery.  Pulitzer nominee Amy Ellis Nutt tells his tragic but miraculous story with insight and grace.

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…