Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: book club and discussion.

The New Harry Potter Book Is a Fairly Pleasurable Travesty

The New Harry Potter Book Is a Fairly Pleasurable Travesty

Discussing new and classic works.
Aug. 4 2016 11:37 AM

The Audio Book Club Meets the Cursed Child

Slate critics discuss the newest Harry Potter book.

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Slate critics L.V. Anderson, Dan Kois, and Katy Waldman discuss Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the newest addition to J.K. Rowling’s beloved wizarding world.

Next month, the Audio Book Club will dig into The Girls, by Emma Cline. Read the book and stay tuned for our discussion in September!

Visit our Audio Book Club archive page for a complete list of the more than 75 books we’ve discussed over the years. Or you can listen to any of our previous club meetings through our iTunes feed.

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See all the pieces in this month’s Slate Book Review.

Podcast produced by Jayson De Leon and Andy Bowers.

L.V. Anderson is a former Slate associate editor.

Dan Kois edits and writes for Slate’s culture department. He is writing a book called How to Be a Family and co-writing, with Isaac Butler, an oral history of Angels in America.

Katy Waldman is a Slate staff writer.