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Author Rachman, Tom

Title The imperfectionists : a novel / Tom Rachman

Publisher New York : Dial Press, c2010


 Leisure Reading 3rd Floor  PR9199.4.R323 I57 2010    AVAILABLE
Call # PR9199.4.R323 I57 2010
Descript viii, 272 p. ; 25 cm
Note An "imperfect" crew of reporters and editors working for an international English language newspaper stumble toward an uncertain future as the era of print news gives way to the Internet age. The story is set against the gorgeous backdrop of Rome
Contents Bush slumps to new low in Polls / Paris correspondent - Lloyd Burko -- World's oldest liar dies at 126 / Obituary writer - Arthur Gopal -- Europeans are lazy, study says / Business reporter - Hardy Benjamin -- Global warming good for ice creams / Corrections editor - Herman Cohen -- U.S. general optimistic on war / Editor-in-chief - Kathleen Solson -- The sex lives of Islamic extremists / Cairo stringer - Winston Cheung -- Kooks with nukes / Copy editor - Ruby Zaga -- 76 die in Baghdad bombings / News editor - Craig Menzies -- Cold War over, hot war begins / Reader - Ornella de Monterecchi -- Markets crash over fears of China slowdown / Chief financial officer - Abbey Pinnola -- Gunman kills 32 in campus rampage / Publisher - Oliver Ott
Subject Reporters and reporting -- Fiction
Newspaper publishing -- Fiction
Newspaper editors -- Fiction