The Night of the Rambler

The Caribbean British territory of Anguilla’s fight for independence from neighboring isles Saint Kitts and Nevis is starkly detailed in Montague Kobbe’s debut, emerging in a fictionalized narrative of the fateful events of June 9, 1967.

April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

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…