Mark O'Connell Mark O'Connell

Mark O'Connell is Slate's books columnist and a staff writer for the Millions.

May 23 2012 7:11 AMThere You Go AgainIn defense of writers, filmmakers, and composers who return to the same themes, settings, and motifs over and over and over again.
May 5 2012 12:22 AMThe Critic as MemoiristJonathan Lethem’s new book on Talking Heads is the latest entry in an exciting new hybrid form.