The Executor

 When a washed-out philosophy doctorate answers a peculiar ad for daily conversation, it kickstarts a strange journey of intellectualism, inheritance battles, and eventually, murder.

 

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…

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