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Review: The Imperfectionists

Editorial Review - - Norah Piehl

Much has been made of late of the socalled death of journalism. College students are actively discouraged from pursuing news writing as a career, layoffs at bigcity papers make daily headlines, and news media report the ascendency of “citizen journalists” who report on (and analyze) the news on countless blogs and websites. But what of the people behind those headlines, even the headlines ... Read full review

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User Review  - mirikayla - LibraryThing

This is a lovely, heartbreaking book about the life of an international newspaper based in Rome. I love the way it’s written: Each chapter is about a different character, someone related to the paper ... Read full review

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User Review  - Esquiress - LibraryThing

I cannot emphasize enough how much I like multiple perspectives, and the technique is used masterfully in The Imperfectionists. I liked this book almost as much as I adored Let The Great World Spin ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carlie - LibraryThing

Set mainly in Rome in the near past of 2007, this novel tells the story of an international English-language newspaper that is failing to thrive in the increasingly technological and instant-news ... Read full review

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User Review  - NarratorLady - LibraryThing

This is the story of the workers at an international English language newspaper based in Rome that is in its death throes, which makes this an extemely timely piece of literature since it looks like ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An English-language newspaper headquartered in Rome brings together a strongly imagined cast of characters in journalist Rachman's first novel. Lloyd Burko used to be a stringer living in Paris. He's ... Read full review

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User Review  - JenneB - LibraryThing

oh god so depressing. Read full review

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