Sweet Judy Blue Eyes

Grammy-winning folk singer Judy Collins gives readers the chance to look at her life from both sides now, providing a candid account of the ups and downs she navigated on the road to musical success. She chronicles vital friendships and longstanding relationships (Stephen Stills, Leonard Cohen, Joan Baez), as well as the personal struggles (alcoholism among them) she has faced with amazing grace.

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…