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Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

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The "Columbia Journalism Review"'s Second Read series features distinguished journalists revisiting key works of reportage. Launched in 2004 by John Palattella, who was then editor of the magazine's book section, the series also allows authors address such ongoing concerns as the conflict between narrative flair and accurate reporting, the legacy of New Journalism, the nee

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Paperback, 184 pages
Published November 2011 by Columbia University Press (first published January 1st 2011)
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Amari
Jan 19, 2015 Amari rated it it was amazing
Extremely worthwhile if a bit uneven. However, because the short essays are unrelated, one can skip and jump around at will.

A wonderful introduction to reportage and the common ground shared by literature and journalism, delivered in (sometimes) elegant and satisfying prose.
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#curriculum This was quite enjoyable and six months later I can't remember a thing about it and will have to read it again. All the works discussed that I hadn't read needed to go on the to-read list.
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