The End of Your Life Book Club

"What are you reading?" takes on added meaning in Will Schwalbe's poignant account of the lifelong conversation about books he shared with his mother, a conversation that evolved into the two-person book club of the title that helped both of them cope while she underwent treatment for cancer.

April 16: ""Blue pottery vases and bowls for flowers are most attractive, and certain blue books...will repeat and emphasize color."

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…