The Wisdom of the Myths

This genial look at "How Greek Mythology Can Change Your Life" from La Sorbonne philosopher Luc Ferry achieves a Herculean task: articulating what dramas of the Olympian gods teach us about the limits and virtues of mortality. 

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…