Larissa MacFarquhar

Larissa MacFarquhar is a contributing editor at New York magazine and Lingua Franca and an advisory editor at the Paris Review.

High Concept
June 17 1998 3:30 AMSuffer the ChildrenWhy can't we shut up about child abuse?
High Concept
April 17 1997 3:30 AMWho Cares If Johnny Can't Read?The value of books is overstated.
Books
Oct. 29 1996 3:30 AMThe Fat Man SingsRichard Klein extols the pleasures of the flesh.
High Concept
June 25 1996 3:30 AMQuick FixThe shrinks who are shrinking psychotherapy.
High Concept
Nov. 13 1997 3:30 AMDiagnosis: Totally SaneThe DSM isn't crazy in the slightest.
Art
Feb. 13 1997 3:30 AMThank Heaven for Little GirlsThe lubricious fantasies of Henry Darger.
Theater
July 31 1996 3:30 AMQuel Drag!New York's Ridiculous Theatrical Company strikes out in a strangely serious direction.

TODAY IN SLATE

Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

Here’s Just How Far a Southern Woman May Have to Drive to Get an Abortion

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy

It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?

Behold

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Watching Netflix in Bed. Hanging Bananas. Is There Anything These Hooks Can’t Solve?

The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 20 2014 1:50 PM Why We Shouldn’t be Too Sure About the Supposed Deal to Return the Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 20 2014 2:16 PM Even When They Go to College, The Poor Sometimes Stay Poor
  Life
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 20 2014 1:43 PM Chouara: A Striking 11th-Century Tannery in Morocco
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 1:10 PM Women Are Still Losing Jobs for Getting Pregnant
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 1:26 PM This $248 Denim Jumpsuit Is the Latest Example of a Horrible Fashion Tradition
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 20 2014 1:51 PM Will Amazon Lead Us to the Golden Age of Books? A Future Tense Event.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AM Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 10:23 AM Where I Was Wrong About the Royals I underestimated the value of building a team that’s just barely better than mediocre.