Mark O'Connell
Mark O'Connell Mark O'Connell

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

Books
Nov. 2 2012 11:24 PMThe Different DrummerJames Wood wishes he was Keith Moon, but thank goodness he’s not.
Books
Sept. 7 2012 11:28 PMThe Genius in the RoomD.T. Max’s biography of David Foster Wallace.
Books
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.
Culturebox
Sept. 18 2012 4:04 AMThe Fine Art of the Fart JokeHas there ever been a comedian more obsessed with the human body than Rob Delaney?
Culturebox
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.
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Moneybox
April 23 2015 3:34 PM Tab Roulette! Slate’s business and tech writers share what they’re reading, whether they want to or not.