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
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June 29 2009 7:11 AMFast Forward
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Nov. 2 2007 11:34 AMA Truly Terrifying Haunted Room
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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
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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

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The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

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  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 23 2014 3:55 PM Panda Sluggers Democrats are in trouble. Time to bash China.
  Business
Business Insider
Oct. 23 2014 2:36 PM Take a Rare Peek Inside the Massive Data Centers That Power Google
  Life
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 23 2014 1:34 PM Leave Me Be Beneath a Tree: Trunyan Cemetery in Bali
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Working
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 4:03 PM You’re Doing It Wrong: Puttanesca Sauce
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 23 2014 4:36 PM Vampire Porn Mindgeek is a cautionary tale of consolidating production and distribution in a single, monopolistic owner.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.