Yossarian Slept Here

Joseph Heller's daughter, Erica Heller, offers memories both sweet and tart of her upbringing by her famous father, her parents' tumultuous marriage, and a host of similar domestic vistas. Centering mainly around their tenure at the famed Manhattan residence, the Apthorp, the book invokes a plethora of celebrities with whom Heller amused himself while contriving to amuse his readers with novels like Catch-22 and Something Happened.

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…