The Virgins

In a fresh take on the boarding school novel, Pamela Erens paints a complicated, tender portrait of a pleasure-seeking, drug-taking adolescent couple, rebellious in every way but one.

April 16: ""Blue pottery vases and bowls for flowers are most attractive, and certain blue books...will repeat and emphasize color."

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…