Matthew Pearl
Matthew Pearl

Matthew Pearl is the author of the novel The Last Bookaneer.

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April 29 2015 10:14 AMWhere Did Kurtz Come From?A new theory on the origins of the legendary character from Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.
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March 17 2009 9:55 AMBleak House: The 3-D Concert ExperienceDid Charles Dickens' 1867 trip to America inspire the first stirrings of modern celebrity culture?
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Feb. 27 2012 6:50 AMA History of MIT PranksFrom homemade torpedoes to purloined police cars.
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Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.