Why Are You So Fearful, O Ye of Little Faith?In his new book, Glenn Greenwald takes on the doubters.
Inside Asa AkiraIs a porn star’s memoir revelatory truth-telling, or a shield deflecting complicated revelations?
Alone, Alone, All, All Alone, Alone on a Wild Wild SeaBarbara Ehrenreich searches for transcendence.
Two Editors, One NovelistThe Slate Book Review author-editor-editor conversation with Emma Donoghue.
When Smartphones AttackA new sci-fi novel explores the ramifications of outsourcing our language to our devices.
The FlinchLeslie Jamison’s discomfiting essays explore the pain of others and how it affects the self.
The Lewis EffectMichael Lewis’ new best-seller focuses the public’s attention on high-frequency trading. What will change as a result?
The Point of UnpleasantnessLorrie Moore’s stories are a lot darker than they used to be. But they’re still great.
The Winners of the Cartoonist Studio PrizeA manga about wayward teens and a horror story about bodies in the woods win our annual comics award.
Was It Good for You?A smart, funny, sex-positive comic book for readers of all genders and predilections.
Lose Weight Fast With … Susan Orlean?The skinny on The Skinny, the 1999 oddity on The New Yorker writer’s bibliography
MarvelousMs. Marvel and Captain Marvel are changing the way readers (and publishers) think about who can be a superhero.