Judith Shulevitz

Judith Shulevitz is a former culture editor of Slate and the author of The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time.

Sept. 5 2011 10:13 AMThe Perfect GameChad Harbach's baseball novel evokes an American paradise.
The Book Club
Jan. 20 2011 10:56 AMAttending to the Abdominal Core vs. a Political Cause
Nov. 23 2010 11:54 AMSamuel Clemens' SecretWhat Mark Twain's Autobiography doesn't reveal.
June 10 2010 9:57 AMThe Skinless NovelistAre editors polishing away Henry Roth's neurotic genius?
The Book Club
March 23 2010 6:00 PMWhat Can Keep the Sabbath From Being Just Boring and Lonely?
Nov. 16 2009 6:54 AMStage FrightHow to read Philip Roth's quartet on aging.
July 27 2009 6:59 AMA Very American MalignancyMaile Meloy is an expert on having it both ways.
July 22 2008 7:38 AMThe Care and Feeding of FictionJames Wood's critical manifesto is firm, yet flexible.
March 24 2008 7:18 AMThe Liberation of LyingWhat Tobias Wolff gets and the frauds don't.
Oct. 30 2006 6:22 AMThe Anatomy of DestinyAlice Munro, spinner of fates.
July 29 2005 6:39 AMThe View From SaturdaySecular Israelis try to rescue the Sabbath.
Book Blitz
Oct. 14 2004 7:56 AMThe Indigenous American Berserk
Book Blitz
Oct. 11 2004 3:49 PMSo, Is Roth's Novel an Allegory of the Current Situation, or Not?
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Aug. 7 2003 10:10 AMThe Method of Madness
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Aug. 5 2003 12:02 PMThe Best Thing Ever Written About Journalism
April 11 2011 11:41 AMWhy David Foster Wallace Couldn't FinishThe Pale King reveals the secrets of boredom.
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Jan. 11 2011 4:07 PMThe Curse of Perfectionism and the Yoga Cure
Aug. 30 2010 6:45 AMThe Tolstoy of the Internet EraJonathan Franzen's Freedom is an epic map of our imprisonment.
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March 24 2010 3:55 PMEveryone's Least Favorite Subject: Rules and Why We Need Them
Feb. 7 2010 9:04 AMIn Search of the RealWhere is Don DeLillo's quest taking him?
Sept. 21 2009 9:30 AMThe Encumbrance of Things PastThe mystery of William Trevor's nostalgia.
April 6 2009 4:43 PMWhy Write While Israel Burns?Amos Oz's entrancing paranoia.
April 21 2008 7:22 AMMirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who's the Cleverest of Them All?Keith Gessen's great adventure.
Dec. 10 2007 7:31 AMWho Cares?The big question at the heart of J.M. Coetzee's work.
March 8 2006 3:00 PMThe Belief TrapThe evolutionary explanation of religion gets stuck.
May 12 2005 5:47 AMThe Power of the Mustard Seed Why strict churches are strong.
Book Blitz
Oct. 12 2004 12:28 PMIt Has Happened Here
Oct. 30 2003 3:06 PMOld-World StyleShirley Hazzard's long-awaited novel.
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Aug. 6 2003 10:22 AMRacism? Or Just Callousness?
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June 12 2003 3:05 PMActing Like a Man



Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

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

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

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Crowds March in 160 Countries to Demand Action on Climate Change


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM Americans' Inexplicable Aversion to the 1990s
  News & Politics
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Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Brow Beat
Sept. 21 2014 2:00 PM Colin Farrell Will Star in True Detective’s Second Season
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
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.