The Green Child

The welcome return of this singular 1935 fantastical masterpiece should acquaint a new generation with his eccentric visions of loss and redemption that prefigure Latin American magical realism.

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…