What the Dog Saw

A surprising cast of characters --the inventor of the birth control pill; the king of kitchen gadgets, Ron Popeil; soft-spoken canine wizard Cesar Millan -- animates this collection of journalistic adventures from the author of The Tipping Point and Blink.


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…