Dark Money

By Kimberly Reed
Star Rating

Rated by Dylan R
Dec 9, 2019

We've all seen attack ads during campaign season; the efforts to deride one candidate's political record while propping up the opposition. It's likely safe to say we've become so numb to their existence, we don't always stop to consider the source behind these messages, we viewers just assuming Candidate A has paid for & approved their ad against Candidate B.

But what are we to make of disclaimers such as this?

     "Paid for by ________Not authorized by any candidate..."

This is the question at the heart of Dark Money, which seeks to shine a light on recent political intrigue in

The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman

Rated by Library Staff (not verified)
Nov 24, 2010

imperfectionists.jpgThe Imperfectionists is a series of vignettes that tells the story of several "imperfect" people involved with the  publication of an unnamed English language newspaper in Rome.  Why the mysterious businessman, Cyrus Ott, choose Rome as the newspaper's headquarters is a recurring question answered in  the last few pages of the book.   An interest in newspaper publication is not needed to be charmed by this book.  The stories occur over a period of 50 years and each features one of the staffers as a main character. Several of these characters reappear as a minor characters in subsequent