Kate Bolick

Kate Bolick is a writer in New York. Her first book, a personal exploration of single women in America, will be published next year.

Better Summer
July 31 2014 8:07 AMGuesthouse of MirthSummer entertaining tips from Edith Wharton.
Well-traveled
July 3 2009 7:12 AMOptimism at the Table
Well-traveled
July 1 2009 9:29 AMDown With History
Well-traveled
June 29 2009 7:11 AMFast Forward
Well-traveled
Nov. 2 2007 11:34 AMA Truly Terrifying Haunted Room
Well-traveled
Oct. 31 2007 7:21 AMWhy Ghouls and Ghosties Love Scottish Castles
Well-traveled
Oct. 26 2007 4:27 PMMy "Scooby Doo Vacation"
Brow Beat
Sept. 19 2012 8:30 AMWhy Are There No Women Writers in Vogue’s Edith Wharton Spread?
Well-traveled
July 2 2009 6:59 AMAgainst Pasta
Well-traveled
June 30 2009 6:56 AMNew Kids on the Block
Culturebox
April 21 2008 7:22 AMSave the Mount!Why Edith Wharton's house is an architectural treasure.
Well-traveled
Nov. 1 2007 10:08 AMThe Ghost Who Walks
Well-traveled
Oct. 30 2007 7:42 AMChasing an Imaginary Scotland

TODAY IN SLATE

Foreigners

The World’s Politest Protesters

The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.

The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:58 PM The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans  

The Feds Have Declared War on Encryption—and the New Privacy Measures From Apple and Google

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You

It spreads slowly.

These “Dark” Lego Masterpieces Are Delightful and Evocative

Crime

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

Politics

Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Activists Are Trying to Save an Iranian Woman Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PM Wall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues 
  Life
Outward
Oct. 1 2014 6:02 PM Facebook Relaxes Its “Real Name” Policy; Drag Queens Celebrate
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 9:39 PM Tom Cruise Dies Over and Over Again in This Edge of Tomorrow Supercut
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Science
Oct. 1 2014 4:03 PM Does the Earth Really Have a “Hum”? Yes, but probably not the one you’re thinking.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?