Too Much and Not the Mood
Durga Chew-Bose’s debut collection drifts toward meaning without ever really finding it.
The Handmaid’s TaleSlate critics debate Margaret Atwood’s harrowing novel and the television series it inspired.
The Audio Book Club Basks in MoonglowSlate critics discuss the dazzling new novel from Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Chabon.
The Audio Book Is EligibleSlate critics discuss Curtis Sittenfeld’s contemporary update of Pride and Prejudice.
The Audio Book Club Reads When Breath Becomes AirSlate critics debate neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi’s cancer memoir.
The Audio Book Club Travels to (Lucia) BerlinSlate critics debate the underrated author’s collected stories.
The Audio Book Club Weeps Over A Little LifeSlate critics debate Hanya Yanagihara’s misery-soaked epic.
The Audio Book Club Ventures Between the World and TNCSlate critics debate Ta-Nehisi Coates’ lyrical polemic.
The Audio Book Club Visits Station ElevenSlate critics debate Emily St. John Mandel’s post-apocalyptic best-seller.
The Audio Book Club Flies With H Is for HawkSlate critics debate Helen MacDonald’s shape-shifting grief memoir.
The Audio Book Club Meets the Girl on the TrainSlate critics debate Paula Hawkins’ best-selling thriller.
The Audio Book Club Joins Lincoln in the BardoSlate critics debate George Saunders’ curious novelistic debut.
The Audio Book Club Receives Some Postcards From the EdgeSlate critics discuss Carrie Fisher’s spirited novel about Hollywood.
The Audio Book Club Travels the Underground RailroadSlate critics discuss two novels that reimagine our racist past and present.
The Audio Book Club Hangs Out With the GirlsSlate critics discuss Emma Cline’s feverish reimagining of the Manson murders.
The Audio Book Club Hangs With All the Single LadiesSlate critics discuss Rebecca Traister’s magisterial book on how unmarried women are changing America.
The Audio Book Club Meets Lab GirlSlate critics discuss Hope Jahren’s memoir of plants and friendship.
The Audio Book Club Practices Better Living Through CriticismSlate writers and editors debate A.O. Scott’s defense of the critical dark arts.
The Audio Book Club Returns to Maycomb With Go Set a WatchmanSlate critics debate Harper Lee’s newly published novel.
The Audio Book Club Squints at All the Light We Cannot SeeSlate critics debate Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning World War II novel.
The Audio Book Club Does Battle Over RedeploymentListen to Slate’s critics discuss Phil Klay’s award-winning stories about the Iraq War.