We Have Only This Life to Live

This rich collection of Sartre’s essays on such topics as New York, jazz, Faulkner and the Algerian revolution exudes the existential master's singular conviction of the importance of the self.

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…