The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly

This charming fable by South Korean author Sun-mi Hwang is a bestseller in her native land, and promises to enchant readers in English as well, delivering a touching tale about the modest aspirations of a common hen and her uncommon strength of character.

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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…