The Last Summer of the Camperdowns

Dripping with Gatsby-esque tragedy, this story of a wealthy family’s annual pilgrimage to Cape Cod mixes malcontents and murder in a raucous cocktail. 

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…