Erik Tarloff

Erik Tarloff is the author of Face-Time and The Man Who Wrote the Book and is a member of Slate's book-reviewing team.

Oct. 23 2007 1:51 PMHaydn vs. MozartA guide for listeners who can't tell the composers apart.
The Book Club
April 15 2002 1:06 PMAm I Missing Something?
The Book Club
March 19 2002 3:32 PMMore Matter, Less Art
Feb. 11 2002 6:16 PMTone DepthThe composer who should be loved instead of feared.
The Book Club
Feb. 4 2002 4:36 PMYes, But ...
Oct. 31 2001 1:48 PMBilly Joel's Classical CrossoverIs it a bold adventure or a grand delusion?
April 10 2001 11:30 PMStalking the Elusive RondoHelp solve a musical mystery. 
The Breakfast Table
June 23 1999 1:06 AMDissecting the Day's News
Oct. 7 2002 10:30 AMThere and Bach AgainThe revealing new release that pairs Glenn Gould's Goldberg Variations.
March 21 2002 4:49 PMBest InsultOscar's annual "screw you" to screenwriters.
The Book Club
March 18 2002 4:08 PMArt and Craft
The Book Club
Feb. 5 2002 5:09 PMFrom A to B
Nov. 30 2001 5:21 PMGeorge HarrisonThey wouldn't have been the Beatles without him.
Oct. 25 2001 1:51 AMMusical NotationA riddle: When can music express non-music? 
Feb. 6 2001 3:00 AMVariations on the Goldberg Variations
Classical Music
Oct. 2 1996 3:30 AMPiano FortePlaying Beethoven on original instruments.


Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PM Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 8:32 AM Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy—and a Mess. Can the Movies Fix It?
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 20 2014 7:00 AM Gallery: The Red Planet and the Comet
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.