Maura Johnston

Maura Johnston is the editor of Maura Magazine and an instructor at New York University’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music.

Books
Jan. 4 2013 11:50 PMChung-Chung!The first novel by the creator of Law & Order feels just like a Law & Order episode. Thank goodness.
Music
Nov. 15 2012 11:22 AMHer Banner Yet WavesA lean, mean new album from a battle-tested Christina Aguilera.
Books
May 5 2012 12:12 AMOrganized NoiseA debut novel attempts to visually represent the music inside its hero’s head.
Brow Beat
Dec. 6 2012 12:22 PMThe 2012 Grammy Nominees: Young, but Still Old-Fashioned
Music
Oct. 19 2012 5:07 PMCall Me MelancholyWhat new albums from Carly Rae Jepsen and Pink tell us about the sad state of love.
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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.