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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - amerynth - LibraryThing
While I found Janet Malcolm's "The Journalist and the Murderer" interesting, I'm not sure I would have if I hadn't worked as a reporter. The book is the examination of a lawsuit brought by a convicted ... Read full review
THE JOURNALIST AND THE MURDERERUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The journalist is Joe McGinniss. The murderer is Jeffrey MacDonald, subject of McGinniss' best-selling Fatal Vision, The relationship between the two is the paradigm for Malcolm's stinging indictment ... Read full review