The Last Brother

A compelling, poignant novel set on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius toward the end of World War II, when two boys—a nine-year-old native and a Jewish refugee—discover the powers of both friendship and fate. A Discover Great New Writers selection.

April 18: "[W]ould it be too bold to imagine that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament…?"

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…