Readers' Review: "The Imperfectionists" by Tom Rachman

Readers' Review: "The Imperfectionists" by Tom Rachman

The newspaper business has been romanticized in many books and movies. But not in the novel we've chosen for this month's Readers' Review. “The Imperfectionists” BY Tom Rachman follows the lives of journalists at a struggling international paper as the era of print teeters on the edge.

Struggling newspaper operations, journalists having to reinvent themselves, the story is familiar, but in this case, it really is a story - a best selling one at that. For our January Reader’s Review we discuss a novel by Tom Rachman. It’s called “The Imperfectionists”. The book follows the lives of a group of reporters, editors, and executives who work for a failing English language newspaper in Rome. Join us to discuss the novel, “The Imperfectionists”,


David Ignatius

columnist, The Washington Post; co-moderator of "PostGlobal" on

Deirdre Donahue

book critic for "USA Today"

Lisa Page

president of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation and creative writing teacher at George Washington University.

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