Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc.

Delia Ephron, younger sibling of the late Nora, brings us her signature wit and wry prose in a collection of personal essays on love, writing, and her rivalrous and affectionate relationship with her older sister.

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…