U is for Undertow

Ace private investigator Kinsey Millhone looks into a decades-old kidnapping and uncovers family secrets, false memory syndrome, and unexpected ties with her own complicated past.

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…