The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.

Nathaniel Piven is a bright young man ruling the Brooklyn literary scene, as well as the hearts of its smitten women.  Yet he constantly struggles with romantic indecision in Adelle Waldman's sharp, modernized comedy of manners.

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…