The Family Mansion

Set against a backdrop of slave revolts and yellow fever, Anthony C. Winkler's historical novel delves into Jamaica's little-mentioned past as a former crown colony.


April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

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…