The Audio Book Club Travels the Underground Railroad
Slate critics discuss two novels that reimagine our racist past and present.
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 Makes a Brilliant FriendSlate critics debate the first of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels.
The Audio Book Club Goes to The Magician’s LandOur critics discuss the final volume of Lev Grossman’s fantasy trilogy.
The Audio Book Club Is a Bad FeministSlate’s critics discuss Roxane Gay’s collection of personal and political essays.
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.
The Audio Book Club Realizes We Are All Completely Beside OurselvesDan Kois, Hanna Rosin, and Emily Bazelon discuss Karen Joy Fowler’s novel about an all-too-human family.
The Audio Book Club Goes WildSlate’s critics discuss Cheryl Strayed’s memoir of a summer on the Pacific Crest Trail.
The Audio Book Club Asks, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?Slate critics take on Roz Chast’s cartoon memoir about her parents’ decline.
The Audio Book Club Reads AmericanahOur critics discuss Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel about Nigerians emigrating west.