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User Review  - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing

This is an odd book for me - each chapter is a short story on one of the employees (and one reader) of a semi-major international newspaper published in Rome. Each chapter was well written, the ... Read full review

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User Review  - jack2410 - LibraryThing

Like it enough to finish it. I remember vaguely a scene at the end involving a flight back to the US. "Set against the gorgeous backdrop of Rome, Tom Rachman’s wry, vibrant debut follows the topsy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alliebadger - LibraryThing

This was an interesting balance of a book. On the positive side, the characters had interesting similarities to analyze. Everyone worked together but barely knew each other, and the ways they viewed ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nirmala.Chandrasiri - LibraryThing

The Imperfectionists was an intriguing read to me, mostly because of the way it is presented. In each chapter of Tom Rachman’s novel, we get introduced to eleven characters; all connected to an ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mrs_McGreevy - LibraryThing

Years ago, a very rich American decided, for reasons of his own, to start an English-language newspaper in Rome. Rachman's novel is a series of inter-connected vignettes about some of the individuals ... Read full review

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User Review  - EvelynBernard - LibraryThing

This excellent book covers the life of an English language newspaper based in Italy from its inception in the 1950's to the present. Between chapters, there are several pages about the paper itself ... 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  - MaureenCean - LibraryThing

I saw this here somewhere and there was a link to the NYT book review. It was so glowing, I purchsed it right away on eBay. It was a decent book. It wasn't all that. But I suppose that the NYT is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - AliceaP - LibraryThing

Have you ever been enjoying a book so much that you feel like racing through it just so you can find out what happened to the characters at the end? Conversely, have you ever wanted to linger for an ... Read full review

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User Review  - sraelling - LibraryThing

not spectacular or fabulous. Unhappy people becoming more unhappy because of their job, mostly. Read full review


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