The Dream Maker

Jean-Christophe Rufin's novel brings to vivid life the exemplary career of a little known medieval paragon:  Jacques Coeur, banker, visionary and crafter of the glory that was France.


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…