In Search of TransparencyThe Irish author Eimear McBride’s breathtaking debut novel A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing.
What’s Your Sign?A big, ambitious novel of 19th-century New Zealand with astrology at its heart.
Werner Herzog Takes a WalkIn the dead of winter, 1974, the director hiked from Munich to a friend’s deathbed in Paris.
The Long Journey of Patrick Leigh FermorEighty years after he walked across Europe, the great travel writer’s final volume is published.
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The 11th Worst Super Bowl in History How do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.
Watch Christiane Amanpour Investigate the Late Show With Stephen Colbert in a Charming, Funny Sketch
Why You Hated the Super Bowl It was hard to tell if it was a great defensive contest, or a terrible offensive one.