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The Finish

Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, provides a meticulously researched account of the most high-profile Special Forces operation ever. In a novelistic recreation of the events leading up to Osama bin Laden's death, the author follows the Obama administration's careful planning for a swift strike.

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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…

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