Books
June 10 2014 11:27 AMMichael Hastings Wrote a Novel About the Last Days of Newsweek—and Based the Main Character on Me
June 5 2014 2:49 PMAgainst YARead whatever you want. But you should feel embarrassed when what you’re reading was written for children.
June 5 2014 8:28 AMA Form of Literary AnarchyIf you want to understand Ulysses, you should read about its obscenity trial.
June 3 2014 10:09 PMIt Doesn’t SuckAdam Nayman defends Showgirls.
June 3 2014 2:38 PMLetters From the PastA new comic illustrates the desperate missives sent to an immigrant advice column in old New York.
June 3 2014 11:58 AM“There Was Something Stupid in This”Karl Ove Knausgaard’s epic autobiography is narcissistic, indiscreet, and a remarkable work of art.
June 2 2014 10:22 AMThe MacGuffinistNo one is better than Geoff Dyer at not writing about what he’s writing about.
May 13 2014 12:01 AMWhy Are You So Fearful, O Ye of Little Faith?In his new book, Glenn Greenwald takes on the doubters.
May 8 2014 6:00 PMTrolls!A history of pranksters, hackers, and mischief-makers.
May 8 2014 7:57 AMJoshua Ferris and His Editor on the 200 Pages They Cut From His New Novel
May 7 2014 8:46 AMInside Asa AkiraIs a porn star’s memoir revelatory truth-telling, or a shield deflecting complicated revelations?
May 6 2014 7:11 AMOut of the CaveThe extraordinary image of girlhood at the center of Clan of the Cave Bear.
April 11 2014 9:28 AMAlone, Alone, All, All Alone, Alone on a Wild Wild SeaBarbara Ehrenreich searches for transcendence.
April 10 2014 12:33 PMLittle Workers in Pretty BoxesA history of the workplace.
April 10 2014 7:50 AMTwo Editors, One NovelistThe Slate Book Review author-editor-editor conversation with Emma Donoghue.
June 6 2014 8:12 AMThe “A&P” ProblemCan Stuart Dybek, an underappreciated master of the American short story, overcome the limitations of the American short story?
June 5 2014 12:17 PMStrange BeastWhat happens when a 20-year-old constructs his personality completely out of reading Tom Robbins novels?
June 4 2014 1:41 PMPeter Sís and Margaret FergusonThe Slate Book Review author-editor conversation.
June 3 2014 3:03 PMThe Ghosts of ’91Tension between the U.S. and Russia is rising. A new history of the end of the Cold War helps to correct the record.
June 3 2014 12:06 PMThe OneMegan Abbott explodes genre like no other writer.
June 2 2014 11:34 AMSteak-Umm out of Sacred CowsPatricia Lockwood’s poetry, and the discomfort it’s meant to cause squares like me.
May 20 2014 1:02 PMThe Don’s DonJ.R.R. Tolkien’s Beowulf translation finally arrives.
May 9 2014 4:04 PMDuncan Hines Was a Real GuyAnd the cake-mix magnate was kind of a jerk.
May 8 2014 1:52 PMThe Fan in MeThe world of Bob Dylan obsessives.
May 7 2014 4:02 PMWas It Good for You?A smart, funny, sex-positive comic book for readers of all genders and predilections.
May 6 2014 7:48 AMLose Weight Fast With … Susan Orlean?The skinny on The Skinny, the 1999 oddity on The New Yorker writer’s bibliography
May 4 2014 11:45 PM“Have I Ever Left It?”100 years after Dubliners, James Joyce’s Dublin—and mine.
April 11 2014 9:18 AMAll Deserts Look AlikeA new war spawns new war poetry.
April 10 2014 12:30 PMApocalypse Wow!A funny and blasphemous comic book about two bros at the rapture.
April 9 2014 11:32 AMWas Michael Rockefeller Eaten by Cannibals?

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