Choire Sicha

Choire Sicha is a co-founder of The Awl and the author of Very Recent History.

Aug. 4 2014 7:53 AMYou Have to Believe We Are MagicWhose story is the Magicians trilogy telling?
May 3 2013 11:50 AMHenry James Predicted TMZHis 1888 novel of newspapermen and socialites at war reads like a prophecy.
June 1 2012 11:42 PMWhat Will BeKim Stanley Robinson’s 2312, a sci-fi novel so brilliant, it reads like an account of the past.
Jan. 9 2012 1:19 PMAll the Young DudesA posthumous memoir goes behind the scenes at the celebrated publisher of Burroughs, Lawrence, and Malcolm X.
Aug. 9 2013 7:35 AMChoire Sicha and Barry HarbaughThe Slate Book Review author-editor conversation.
Nov. 2 2012 11:28 PMNo Better SpiritThe incredible stories of Ursula Le Guin make arguments about genre seem foolish.
May 5 2012 12:24 AMWalking and TalkingGideon Lewis-Kraus went on a pilgrimage with Tom Bissell. Only one of them wrote a book about it.


Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

There Are New Abuse Allegations Against Adrian Peterson

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

John Oliver Pleads for Scotland to Stay With the U.K.

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter


Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison

In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 

The Juice

Ford’s Big Gamble

It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.

I Tried to Write an Honest Profile of One of Bollywood’s Biggest Stars. It Didn’t Go Well.

Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police

The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 1:51 PM Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police
  News & Politics
Sept. 15 2014 8:56 PM The Benghazi Whistleblower Who Might Have Revealed a Massive Scandal on his Poetry Blog
Sept. 15 2014 7:27 PM Could IUDs Be the Next Great Weapon in the Battle Against Poverty?
Sept. 15 2014 4:38 PM What Is Straight Ice Cream?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
Brow Beat
Sept. 15 2014 8:58 PM Lorde Does an Excellent Cover of Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights”
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 4:49 PM Cheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AM The Comet and the Cosmic Beehive
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.