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THE IMPERFECTIONISTS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

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 still in Paris, but now he's just an impoverished former journalist who pretends to have a computer and whose latest wife has moved in with the guy across the hall. Arthur Gopal is languishing as an ... Read full review

Review: The Imperfectionists

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - 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  - 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

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User Review  - JenneB - LibraryThing

oh god so depressing. Read full review


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