Jess Row

Jess Row is the author of The Train to Lo Wu, a collection of short stories. He teaches in the English department at the College of New Jersey.

March 17 2008 12:11 PMWhat Slate's Reading This MonthBook reviews in 300 words or less.
Book Blitz
Oct. 31 2007 11:00 AMParadise LostCees Nooteboom takes on our jet-fueled millennium.
Memoir Week
March 27 2007 10:35 AMThe Woman Warrior at 30Maxine Hong Kingston's secrets and lies.
Aug. 8 2006 4:58 PMRemembering Iron JohnWhen men were men—without irony and Banana Republic.
Dec. 22 2005 1:08 PMEluding HappinessA Buddhist problem with Christmas.
Jan. 31 2005 12:31 PMThe Other SontagWhy isn't the critic remembered for her short stories?
Feb. 1 2008 7:29 AMWinter BooksWhat Slate is reading this winter.
Sept. 7 2007 7:30 AMEnormous Changes in Very Small SpacesGrace Paley's greatness.
Jan. 8 2007 4:19 PMHer Silence Spoke VolumesThe importance of Tillie Olsen.
July 6 2006 12:35 PMMany Happy Returns, Your HolinessThe Dalai Lama is turning 71. Where will Buddhism be without him?
Oct. 20 2005 11:38 AMMarcus vs. FranzenThe latest literary wrangling in Harper's leaves everyone confused.



Crying Rape

False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Lifetime Didn’t Find the Steubenville Rape Case Dramatic Enough. So They Added a Little Self-Immolation.

No, New York Times, Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman” 

Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 1:39 PM Shonda Rhimes Is Not an “Angry Black Woman,” New York Times. Neither Are Her Characters.
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Sept. 19 2014 9:15 PM Chris Christie, Better Than Ever
Sept. 19 2014 6:35 PM Pabst Blue Ribbon is Being Sold to the Russians, Was So Over Anyway
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 19 2014 1:34 PM Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PM Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?   A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
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.