Blake Bailey

Blake Bailey is the author of Cheever: A Life.

Books
Jan. 31 2011 6:47 AMFor Salinger, With LoveKenneth Slawenski's biography offers a bowdlerized life.
Culturebox
April 3 2009 6:57 AMOh, What a Chaos It SeemsCheever bequeathed his biographer a journal as messy as his life.
Summer Movies
June 26 2007 12:35 PMRevolutionary Road—the MovieLeonardo DiCaprio. Kate Winslet. Richard Yates' dark novel is finally being made into a Hollywood movie.
Book Blitz
Oct. 10 2006 6:57 PMThe Impermanent PeriodRichard Ford's modern-day Hamlet.
Books
Feb. 20 2006 10:37 AMThe Trivial LifeWhy Jay McInerney should embrace frivolity.
Dispatches
Nov. 22 2005 1:05 PMMiracle at GainesvilleHow a poet and a resurrected dead man saved a Katrina evacuee.
Dispatches
Oct. 28 2005 3:38 AMMy Year of HurricanesCalculating the good things that came out of Katrina.
Dispatches
Oct. 7 2005 6:11 AMMy Year of HurricanesReturning to New Orleans for the first time.
Dispatches
Aug. 28 2006 7:32 AMMy Year of HurricanesAn ongoing series from a writer who lost everything in Hurricane Katrina.
Dispatches
Sept. 16 2005 12:29 PMMy Year of HurricanesThree weeks after Katrina: missing cats, Wal-Mart, and a search for day care.
Dispatches
Sept. 2 2005 2:19 PMMy Year of HurricanesI lost everything in Katrina.
Katrina
Aug. 18 2010 10:07 AMMy Katrina Nightmare and How It Ended In which I spend four years trying to repair andsell my flooded house in New Orleans.
Books
Jan. 5 2009 7:05 AMRichard Yates' Real MasterpieceWhat Kate Winslet doesn't tell you about Yates and women.
Memoir Week
March 27 2007 4:10 PMRoad to NowhereMy life as a victim of Hurricane Katrina and the ineffectual Road Home program.
Dispatches
Aug. 28 2006 7:29 AMMy Year of HurricanesMemoirs of a Katrina evacuee.
Dispatches
Jan. 16 2006 6:51 AMLife After KatrinaOur first Christmas as displaced persons.
Dispatches
Nov. 4 2005 5:12 AMMy Year of HurricanesA trip to the devastated Lower Ninth Ward.
Dispatches
Oct. 21 2005 6:21 AMMy Year of HurricanesA return to moldy New Orleans, and an unexpected death.
Dispatches
Sept. 30 2005 6:20 AMMy Year of HurricanesStarting over with $2,000 from FEMA.
Dispatches
Sept. 23 2005 6:17 AMMy Year of HurricanesThe dramatic rescue of our lost cat from New Orleans.
Dispatches
Sept. 8 2005 12:34 PMMy Year of HurricanesGoing back to work after losing everything.

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Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 30 2014 5:19 PM Social Outcasts Republican candidates are retreating from debates on abortion, gay marriage, and contraception.
  Business
Building a Better Workplace
Sept. 30 2014 1:16 PM You Deserve a Pre-cation The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
  Life
Education
Sept. 30 2014 1:48 PM Thrashed Florida State’s new president is underqualified and mistrusted. But here’s how he can turn it around.
  Double X
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Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 4:45 PM Steven Soderbergh Is Doing Some Next-Level Work on The Knick
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 6:43 PM Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Is Skipping Windows 9
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2014 7:30 AM What Lurks Beneath the Methane Lakes of Titan?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.