The Double Life of Paul de Man

One of the renowned literary theorists of his time, Paul de Man's legacy was destroyed by revelations of his alligence to the Nazi Party.  Evelyn Barish deconstructs the deconstructionist, in this riveting story of a major philosopher's dark duplicity.

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…