The Last Bohemia

Robert Anasi provides a firsthand account of how drastically Williamsburg, Brooklyn has changed since he first moved there in 1994. From factory backwater to hipster mecca, the neighborhood's transformation mirrors profound shifts in American culture that the author parses with humor, insight, and a poignant nostalgia for simpler -- albeit grimier -- times.

April 17: "In less than three years, both GM and Chrysler would be bankrupt, and a resurgent Ford would wow Wall Street..."

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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