You Lost Me There

An Alzheimer’s researcher, mourning the death of his beloved wife, finds a set of index cards that challenge his memory of their marriage—and the nature of memory itself. Science and modern love are enfolded in a wonderfully assured first novel.

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…