Click here to read a new serial novel, The Unbinding, by award-winning novelist Walter Kirn, exclusively on Slate. Installments of the novel will appear in Slate roughly twice a week from March through June. Don't worry if you've joined in late; previous installments are available inside, and it's easy to catch up. We hope you enjoy The Unbinding. (Click here to read the original announcement of the project.)
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