1. Congratulations to Donna Tartt for winning the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Goldfinch (our pick for Volume 43 of Indiespensable: http://powells.us/1p4bxxj)! Check out all the 2014 winners: http://powells.us/1qAkdc1


  3. The Morning News Tournament of Books starts today! Round 1, Day 1: Franzen’s Freedom vs. Kapitoil by Teddy Wayne. Place yer bets.