Katie Roiphe Katie Roiphe

Katie Roiphe, professor at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, is the author of Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Marriages and In Praise of Messy Lives.

The Audio Book Club
Nov. 16 2009 9:51 AMThe Audio Book Club on Raymond CarverOur critics discuss "A Small Good Thing" and "The Bath."
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July 16 2009 7:58 AMThe Audio Book Club on Gay TaleseOur critics discuss Thy Neighbor's Wife.
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June 18 2009 11:10 AMThe Audio Book Club on John Cheever and Flannery O'ConnorOur critics discuss "The Swimmer" and "A Good Man Is Hard To Find."
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March 20 2009 2:21 PMSlate's Audio Book Club: Infinite JestOur critics dissect David Foster Wallace's epic novel.
Dec. 15 2008 6:36 AMUnder the Sign of SontagThe intellectual's greatest project: herself.
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Oct. 9 2008 3:54 PMThe Audio Book Club on The Night of the GunOur critics discuss David Carr's memoir.
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Aug. 6 2008 10:08 AMThe Audio Book Club on Brideshead RevisitedOur critics discuss Evelyn Waugh's most popular novel.
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June 5 2008 7:05 AMThe Audio Book Club on Anna KareninaOur critics discuss Leo Tolstoy's masterpiece.
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Feb. 7 2008 1:13 PMThe Audio Book Club on Eat, Pray, LoveOur critics discuss Elizabeth Gilbert's blockbuster memoir.
July 31 2007 4:18 PMAttack of the Slummy MummyA new novel praises the barely competent mom.
Aug. 28 2006 3:37 PMThirtysomethingClaire Messud and the robust genre of the very-late-coming-of-age novel.
May 23 2005 4:29 PMLifestyles of the Rich and FamousFrancine du Plessix Gray's glamorous, forgetful parents.
May 17 2004 4:53 PMGirl UninterruptedAlison Rose's memoir of romances at The New Yorker.
Dec. 23 2003 9:03 AMThe Bratty BystanderLucia Joyce was a failed writer, dancer, and artist—so why does a new biography make her out to be a genius?
Sept. 4 2003 4:10 PMJoan DidionThe journalist who invented impersonal personality.
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Aug. 20 2009 7:17 AMThe Audio Book Club on Cristina NehringOur critics discuss A Vindication of Love.
June 29 2009 6:22 PMInfinite SummerThe Audio Book Club on David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest.
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May 21 2009 10:13 AMThe Audio Book Club on Atmospheric DisturbancesOur critics discuss Rivka Galchen's debut novel.
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Feb. 19 2009 7:02 AMThe Audio Book Club on Rabbit, RunOur critics discuss John Updike's first great novel.
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Nov. 25 2008 10:15 AMThe Audio Book Club on The Great GatsbyOur critics discuss F. Scott Fitzgerald's American classic.
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Sept. 12 2008 11:38 AMThe Audio Book Club on American WifeOur critics discuss Curtis Sittenfeld's new novel.
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July 16 2008 10:35 AMThe Audio Book Club on NetherlandOur critics discuss Joseph O'Neill's novel.
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April 17 2008 1:41 PMThe Audio Book Club on Beautiful ChildrenOur critics discuss Charles Bock's first novel.
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Jan. 3 2008 12:19 PMThe Audio Book ClubOur critics discuss Denis Johnson's Tree of Smoke.
July 3 2007 7:28 AMSummer ReadingShould you read the best-selling memoir Eat, Pray, Love?
Nov. 2 2005 1:12 PMIs Maureen Dowd Necessary?The Times op-ed columnist adds nothing to the debate between the sexes.
March 30 2005 7:06 PMWho's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?What critics didn't say about Ian McEwan's Saturday.
March 16 2004 12:32 PMThe Maiden Name DebateWhat's changed since the 1970s?
Oct. 22 2003 4:40 PMSusan EstrichA feminist gropes for consistency.
May 5 2003 5:10 PMYou Look DivineWhat would Hera think of the goddesses at the Costume Institute?




More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

iOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

My Father Was James Brown. I Watched Him Beat My Mother. Then I Married Someone Like Him.

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Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
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The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 1:26 PM Hey CBS, Rihanna Is Exactly Who I Want to See on My TV Before NFL Games
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Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 1:01 PM A Rare, Very Unusual Interview With Michael Jackson, Animated
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 12:35 PM IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AM A Bridge Across the Sky
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.