The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey

A 91-year-old is rescued from dementia by an experimental medical program that rejuvenates his mind while limiting his remaining days. Broadening the scope of his crime novels yet retaining their edgy suspense, Walter Mosley here ponders themes of aging, memory, family, and love with powerful effect.

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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