The Imperfectionists


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The newspaper was founded in Rome in the 1950s, a product of passion and a multi-millionaire's fancy. Over fifty years, its eccentricities earned a place in readers' hearts around the globe. But now, circulation is down, the paper lacks a website, and the future looks bleak. Still, those involved in the publication seem to barely notice. The obituary writer is too busy avoiding work. The editor-in-chief is pondering sleeping with an old flame. The obsessive reader is intent on finishing every old edition, leaving her ...

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Sep 2, 2011

More than a newspaper story

This is a great book on many levels. The framework story of an international newspaper and the people who are a part of it is really well done. The characters are incredibly well developed, and the intersection of many lives makes for a great story.

I read the book because of my background as a career newspaper person, and could really relate to those parts of the book, but the depth of character development added much more. This is a great read, and one which I have recommended to my friends.

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