The Audio Book Club
The Audio Book Club Goes to The Magician’s LandOur critics discuss the final volume of Lev Grossman’s fantasy trilogy.
No Better SpiritThe incredible stories of Ursula Le Guin make arguments about genre seem foolish.
Henry James Predicted TMZHis 1888 novel of newspapermen and socialites at war reads like a prophecy.
What Will BeKim Stanley Robinson’s 2312, a sci-fi novel so brilliant, it reads like an account of the past.
The Walking Dead Podcast Listen to an early release of Slate's recap of Episode 12, "Remember."
This Essay Was Due 25 Years Ago The role of shame in Tess of the D’Urbervilles, and the force of shame in my life.