Jane Fonda: The Private Life of a Public Woman

She's been a celluloid sex symbol and a serial trophy wife, a protester and a pariah, a feminist and a fitness guru, a daughter and a mother: Jane Fonda has arguably slipped into more roles off-screen than on. Patricia Bosworth examines Fonda's many incarnations in this colorful, clear-eyed biographical page-turner, and brings us closer to the core of this shape-shifting actress than we've ever gotten before.

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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…