Thank You for Your Service

Embedding himself into the lives of demobbed soldiers and their families, David Finkel manages to convey all the excruciating trials and tribulations, glories and gratitudes of the modern military.

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…