What I Hate

An alphabetical list of the things we love about Roz Chast's wonderfully wry cartoons would stretch from the absolutely amazing way she captures everyday anxiety to the zig-zaggy line she employs to evoke a parade of zany characters. Here, the New Yorker staff cartoonist offers a hilarious compendium of the horrible and the merely irritating that makes us love her all the more.

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…

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