The Race Underground

Two engineers - one of Boston, one of New York - develop a fierce rivalry to build the first subway system in Doug Most's whip-smart true story of innovation in the 1880s.

April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

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…

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