Eric Klinenberg
Eric Klinenberg

Eric Klinenberg is professor of sociology at New York University and the author of Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone. He tweets at @ericklinenberg and his website is

April 19 2012 11:15 AMFacebook Isn’t Making Us LonelyAnd Americans aren’t all that lonely, either. Refuting the new Atlantic cover story.
Medical Examiner
July 30 2002 11:31 AMDead HeatWhy don't Americans sweat over heat-wave deaths?
History Lesson
Sept. 2 2005 5:34 PMWhen Chicago BakedUnheeded lessons from another great urban catastrophe.
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May 22 2015 11:14 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.