The Journalist And The Murderer
Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible' In equal measure famous and infamous, Janet Malcolm's book charts the true story of a lawsuit between Jeffrey MacDonald, a convicted murderer, and Joe McGinniss, the author of a book about the crime. Lauded as one of the Modern Libraries "100 Best Works of Nonfiction", The Journalist and the Murderer is in equal measure fascinating and controversial, a contemporary classic of reportage.
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Review: The Journalist and the MurdererUser Review - Sunil Chopade - Goodreads
Let's play the aesthete: moral quandary aside, Malcolm's prose is a flat-line in terms of style. That there are numerous people involved in a trial is a fact you'd have to extrapolate from outside ... Read full review
Review: The Journalist and the MurdererUser Review - Steve - Goodreads
A fascinating essay on journalistic ethics, made all the more interesting by the author's suspect motives in publishing the book. Janet Malcolm so willingly and so completely throws her subject under ... Read full review