The Art Forger

Adroit young painter Claire Roth is enlisted by thieves to forge a stolen Degas masterpiece, which may itself be a fake after all, in B.A. Shapiro's intricate art world confidential.    

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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…