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There is certainly no disputing that a major media icon like Ron Burgundy deserves to have his stellar life enshrined in prose, and no one other than comedian Will Ferrell could convey the magnificence associated with this titan of journalism.

April 17: "In less than three years, both GM and Chrysler would be bankrupt, and a resurgent Ford would wow Wall Street..."

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…