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Tom Rachman

By Jeff Umbro & Kyle Craner / The Podglomerate

Tom Rachman is the author of four books, including The Imperfectionists, The Rise & Fall of Great Powers, Basket of Deplorables, and his most recent work The Italian Teacher. We spend a lot of time discussing Tom's writing and revising process, we get into different aspects of his newest novel, and he tells us the story of the first novel he never published. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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