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Catch and Kill

By Ronan Farrow, A recounting of Farrow's spy thriller-esque investigation into Harvey Weinstein's misdeeds

Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow was released this week, and it’s really good. The book spans a period of three years, between 2016 and 2019, covering Farrow’s investigation into, publication of, related research and the aftermath of his exposé on Harvey Weinstein in the New Yorker. …

                    

The Imperfectionists

By Tom Rachman, A Uninspired Glimpse into the Lives of A Group of Newspaper Professionals that is Well-Edited but Not Well-Written, And Also, Go Fuck Yourself, Tom Rachman

If you didn’t already, take a look at the subtitle. I did not like this book and was, in fact, offended by it. Tom Rachman’s The Imperfectionists takes us into the inner workings and private lives of a cadre of professionals at an English-language newspaper based in Rome. The novel is told in a series …