Men in Miami Hotels

This Floridian thriller's lush, poetic prose beautifully clashes with its steamy plot:  a Key West gangster goes on the run with the woman he loves after stealing his boss's emeralds.

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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…