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.

Music
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
Culturebox
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 ...
Culturebox
Oct. 31 2001 1:48 PMBilly Joel's Classical CrossoverIs it a bold adventure or a grand delusion?
Culturebox
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
Music
Oct. 7 2002 10:30 AMThere and Bach AgainThe revealing new release that pairs Glenn Gould's Goldberg Variations.
Culturebox
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
Obit
Nov. 30 2001 5:21 PMGeorge HarrisonThey wouldn't have been the Beatles without him.
Culturebox
Oct. 25 2001 1:51 AMMusical NotationA riddle: When can music express non-music? 
Culturebox
Feb. 6 2001 3:00 AMVariations on the Goldberg Variations
Classical Music
Oct. 2 1996 3:30 AMPiano FortePlaying Beethoven on original instruments.

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Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
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Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
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Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
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Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
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Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
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