The Last Letter from Your Lover

What's astonishing about this ingeniously crafted dual love story -- in which a mysterious letter prompts a young journalist to investigate the fate of an affair forty years in the past, changing her own life in the process -- is how swiftly and effortlessly Jojo Moyes pulls you in to this novel of lost memory and second chances. Like an afternoon spent watching a beloved old movie, made wonderfully new. 

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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…