Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock 'n' Roll Group

Punk rock crooner Ian Svenonius (Nation of Ulysses, The Make-Up) pens a wry “how-to” guide to stardom, via tongue-in-cheek séances with deceased musicians and sincere lessons in swagger.

April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

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…