Jenny Hendrix

Jenny Hendrix is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn.

Books
Sept. 11 2014 3:40 PMIn Search of TransparencyThe Irish author Eimear McBride’s breathtaking debut novel A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing.
Books
Oct. 11 2013 12:45 PMWhat’s Your Sign?A big, ambitious novel of 19th-century New Zealand with astrology at its heart.
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Nov. 30 2012 11:14 PMThe Lost, Unlovable Evelyn WaughWhy are his later, Catholic novels so dismissed?
Culturebox
April 26 2012 2:14 PMEdgar Allan Poe, Action HeroThe Raven continues a Hollywood tradition of the writer as swashbuckling detective—a caricature Poe himself might have loved.
Books
March 3 2014 12:15 PMThe 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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May 3 2013 11:00 AMA Sjón of Ice and FireAn Icelandic mythmaker gets his American debut.
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Nov. 2 2012 11:16 PMThe Deep, Dark ForestPhilip Pullman retells the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm.

TODAY IN SLATE

War Stories

The Right Target

Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.

Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 11:13 AM Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

Divestment Is Fine but Mostly Symbolic. There’s a Better Way for Universities to Fight Climate Change.

I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.

It Is Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Building a Better Workplace

In Defense of HR

Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.

It’s Legal for Obama to Bomb Syria Because He Says It Is

How Ted Cruz and Scott Brown Misunderstand What It Means to Be an American Citizen

  News & Politics
War Stories
Sept. 23 2014 4:04 PM The Right Target Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
  Life
Outward
Sept. 23 2014 1:57 PM Would a Second Sarkozy Presidency End Marriage Equality in France?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 4:45 PM Why Is Autumn the Only Season With Two Names?
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 1:50 PM Oh, the Futility! Frogs Try to Catch Worms off of an iPhone Video.
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 23 2014 4:33 PM Who Deserves Those 4 Inches of Airplane Seat Space? An investigation into the economics of reclining.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.