The Black Spider

This infamously creepy horror tale recounts a remote Swiss village coming into contact with pure evil, and the horrifying consequences of one woman's defiance.

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…