Lakshmi Gopalkrishnan

Lakshmi Gopalkrishnan is the copy editor of Slate.

July 15 1998 3:30 AMBroken MainspringLike a stopped timepiece, Haruki Murakami's clockwork fiction tells the right time twice a day.
The Slate Gist
Nov. 28 1997 3:30 AMIndian Gambling
Oct. 15 1997 3:30 AMMemories of UnderdevelopmentJ.M. Coetzee's account of his South African boyhood.
Feb. 11 1998 3:30 AMHail, AustraliaPeter Carey turns Dickens and the 19th-century British novel upside down.
Oct. 26 1997 3:30 AMBooker SnookerHow Arundhati Roy exploited India chic and colonial guilt to win literature's big prize.
Tangled Web
April 11 1997 3:30 AMDirty LinenWhy are they saying all those mean things about Tommy Hilfiger?


Medical Examiner

Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola

Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria

The U.S. Is So, So Far Behind Europe on Clean Energy

It Is Very, Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059


Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

A Woman Who Escaped the Extreme Babymaking Christian Fundamentalism of Quiverfull

How in the World Did Turkey Just Get 46 Hostages Back From ISIS?

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Medical Examiner
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