The Apartment

Greg Baxter's single-day tale of an American ex-pat on an apartment search with a mysterious woman cleverly weaves a simple love story with meditations on current tensions between the US and a new Europe.

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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…