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The Goldfinch

‘The Goldfinch’ Movie Looks Like It’ll Be As Dreamy As The Book Itself

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.21.2016 | Arts

At over 800 pages, Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer-winning, bestselling novel The Goldfinch is too long and wending to be categorized. It’s a story about ...

A Pulsing Story As Layered And Complex As Life Itself

Off The Shelf | Posted 07.13.2016 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Lisa Unger | Off the Shelf All writers begin as readers. This is where we fall in love with story. We are addicted to that feeling. You know the o...

Psychology in Fiction

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.17.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Over the last few years, I've been writing fiction. For decades, I've been a psychiatrist. As a novelist, I now write with a reader's sensibility, and read with a writer's eye. I'm struck by the degree to which fiction and psychology share certain crucial elements.

A Taxonomy of the Goldfinch

Francis Levy | Posted 05.08.2016 | Books
Francis Levy

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch has its admirers and detractors. But what can we say about the sensibility of an author who writes a novel based on a sui generis work by a l7th century painter, Carel Fabritius, at the same time naming its central character after the brother of a famous post-Impressionist painter?

5 Long Books Worth Every Page

Lauren Sarner | Posted 11.04.2014 | Books
Lauren Sarner

Ian McEwan says long books are an irritating trend. Here's why he's wrong.

'The Goldfinch' To Be Made Into A Movie

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 07.29.2014 | Books

Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Goldfinch is set to become a feature film, as Warner Brothers has acquired the movie rights to the bo...

What's New with Novels?

Evan Gottlieb | Posted 08.27.2014 | Books
Evan Gottlieb

From its start in the early 18th century, the novel as a genre has always resisted easy definition. Samuel Johnson, literary critic and author of the first comprehensive English dictionary, defined the novel in 1755 as "a small tale, generally of love."

Maddie Crum

The One Book You Absolutely MUST Read This Year (If You Haven't Already) | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.27.2014 | Books

Vanity Fair recently ran an article titled "It's Tartt -- but Is It Art?", an irritating headline for an only slightly less irritating piece raising a...

5 Summer Must-Reads That Are Actually About Addiction | Posted 08.10.2014 | Books

If summer, for you, means the chance to find a beach and lose yourself, for once, in a piece of writing longer than an email, never fear -- we've done the hard work for you and checked out a whole bunch of this year's hottest reads.

The 'Bada Bing' of a Novel

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.31.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Popular culture references can be a shorthand way of conveying vivid images. In their own unique way, they can enrich the read, if they're not over-used. Incorporating the names of people, products, films and television shows within the story can bring immediacy to the narrative.

Spiritual Themes in The Goldfinch

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.14.2014 | Books
Carol Howard Merritt

The Goldfinch felt like it wasn't quite long enough. Don't get me wrong, the ending was satisfying, I just wanted to linger in the rich work that Donna Tartt created.

The Goldfinch and the Art of Reading

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 03.24.2014 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

Ah! The joys and tribulations of being surrounded by stacks of books at my bedside, my husband's bedside, books tucked into every available nook and cranny, piled high on every tabletop and stacked double on every shelf, making it impossible to navigate around safely.

The Two Goldfinches

Francis Levy | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

The Goldfinch--both the Donna Tartt novel and the 17th century masterpiece by Fabritius--is much in the news lately, the former on the bestseller list...

Calling All Book Nerds: Here's Your Chance To See 'The Goldfinch' Painting In Real Life

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Recognize this dreamy, sullen bird? Come on, book nerd, this 17th century Dutch painting is just calling your name. The answer? Why, it's the g...

The Goldfinch Is a Masterpiece

Paul LaRosa | Posted 01.25.2014 | Books
Paul LaRosa

I just finished reading what I believe is the novel of the year -- The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt.

WATCH: You Don't Want To Miss This Epic, Inspiring Donna Tartt Interview

Posted 11.15.2013 | Books

Yesterday, author Donna Tartt spoke to Charlie Rose on "CBS This Morning" about Tartt's new novel, "The Goldfinch." She notes, "The journey that I...

The Book We're Talking About

Posted 10.21.2013 | Books

"The Goldfinch: A Novel" by Donna Tartt Little, Brown, $30.00 Published October 22, 2013 What is it about? The Metropolitan Museum of Art is ...

New Donna Tartt Book Coming Soon

Posted 02.13.2013 | Books

Great news for Donna Tartt fans: the author just announced that her new book, The Goldfinch, is coming out on October 22. The novel is about a youn...