Brent Staples

Brent Staples is on the editorial board of the New York Times and is a member of Slate's book-reviewing team.

Culturebox
Jan. 25 2001 3:00 AMThe Case Against Meier
Hey, Wait A Minute
Oct. 5 1999 3:28 AM The Real American Love StoryWhy America is a lot less white than it looks.
The Book Club
Nov. 1 1998 3:30 AMBorges, Moore, and Munro 
Books
June 4 1998 3:30 AMIn God He ...Rockefeller's trust.
Books
March 4 1998 3:30 AMBeyond the PaleA white man takes on his family's slave-owning past.
Books
Oct. 29 1997 3:30 AMTales of the CityFred Siegel's The Future Once Happened Here.
The Cranky Gardener
June 6 2000 3:00 AMThe War of the RosesHow the Squirrel Lady almost drove me to murder.
Assessment
Oct. 25 1998 3:30 AMBlack Like Whom?The real reasons African-Americans support Clinton.
Books
June 24 1998 3:30 AMLight and DarkWhy the civil rights movement fell apart.
The Breakfast Table
June 23 1999 1:06 AMDissecting the Day's News
Books
Jan. 14 1998 3:30 AMEden, OklahomaTrouble in Toni Morrison's Paradise.

TODAY IN SLATE

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The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

An Iranian Woman Was Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist. Can Activists Save Her?

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.

Politics

Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Music

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

The U.S. Has a New Problem in Syria: The Moderate Rebels Feel Like We’ve Betrayed Them

We Need to Talk: A Terrible Name for a Good Sports Show by and About Women

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Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.