The Vera Wright Trilogy

Well-regarded Australian author Elizabeth Jolley died in 2007, just missing a planned revival of her fiction. An omnibus of three autobiographical novels, this volume forms the perfect introduction to her unduly neglected work.

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…