The Facades

A popular opera singer vanishes in a depressed Midwest city, where her timid husband must descend into an underworld of defiant librarians, crazed architects, and apocalypse fanatics to find her.  A Discover Great New Writers selection.

April 21: " 'Pull' includes 'invitations to tea' at which one hears smiling reminders that a better life is available to people who stop talking about massacres..."

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…