"The Plot Against America: The indigenous American berserk," by Nicholas Lemann and Judith Shulevitz, posted Oct. 14, 2004.
" The Plot Against America: America is exceptional," by Nicholas Lemann and Judith Shulevitz, posted Oct. 15, 2004.
"What's With All the 'National Best Sellers'?: How so many books get to the top of the charts," by Sean Rocha, posted Oct. 15, 2004.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
Everything You Should Know About Today’s Eclipse
An Unscientific Ranking of Really, Really Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.