The Universe in the Rearview Mirror

Making the recondite mysteries of the universe accessible to all, Dave Goldberg explores enduring symmetries that have shaped our most profound discoveries in this engaging pop physics history.

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…