The United States of Paranoia

An engaging and bizarre history of America’s most notorious conspiracy theories, from the suspicious assassination attempt of President Andrew Jackson to the panicked Red Scare of the mid-20th century.

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…