Meghan O'Rourke

Meghan O'Rourke is Slate's culture critic and an advisory editor. She was previously an editor at The New Yorker. The Long Goodbye, a memoir about her mother's death, is now out in paperback.

The Audio Book Club
Jan. 18 2010 6:49 AMThe Audio Book Club onMary KarrOur critics discuss Lit.
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Dec. 21 2009 9:35 AMThe Audio Book Club on Vladimir NabokovOur critics discuss The Original of Laura.
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Oct. 19 2009 9:25 AMThe Audio Book Club on Nicholson BakerOur critics discuss The Anthologist.
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Aug. 20 2009 7:17 AMThe Audio Book Club on Cristina NehringOur critics discuss A Vindication of Love.
The XX Factor
June 23 2009 9:50 AMOn Watching Neda's Death
The Highbrow
June 19 2009 11:44 AMCrazy in LoveA new book makes the case for passionate obsession.
The XX Factor
June 18 2009 9:24 AMThe Problem with "Failed" Relationships
The XX Factor
June 16 2009 4:58 PMHas Marriage Become the Sacred Cow of Feminism?
The XX Factor
June 15 2009 3:28 PMDo Women Novelists Really Work in "Miniature"?
The XX Factor
June 9 2009 10:49 AMThe Pornographic Liberation of Sasha Grey
The XX Factor
June 4 2009 9:43 AMObama's Historic Speech in Cairo
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May 29 2009 1:40 PMThe First Medieval Women's Magazine?
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May 26 2009 5:15 PMSonia Sotomayor's Intuitive Mysticism
The Audio Book Club
May 21 2009 10:13 AMThe Audio Book Club on Atmospheric DisturbancesOur critics discuss Rivka Galchen's debut novel.
The XX Factor
May 18 2009 4:06 PMThe Fabulousness of Rachel Alexandra
Recycled
Dec. 31 2009 2:33 PMRuth Lilly, RIPWilly Lilly Nilly—venture capital for poets.
The Audio Book Club
Nov. 16 2009 9:51 AMThe Audio Book Club on Raymond CarverOur critics discuss "A Small Good Thing" and "The Bath."
The Highbrow
Sept. 21 2009 7:21 AMThe Man Who Made OzL. Frank Baum and the first American fairy tale.
The Audio Book Club
July 16 2009 7:58 AMThe Audio Book Club on Gay TaleseOur critics discuss Thy Neighbor's Wife.
The XX Factor
June 22 2009 2:57 PMBoring Marriages vs. Failed Relationships
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June 18 2009 11:10 AMThe Audio Book Club on John Cheever and Flannery O'ConnorOur critics discuss "The Swimmer" and "A Good Man Is Hard To Find."
The XX Factor
June 17 2009 4:54 PMDouble X and Guernica Meet-Up In New York
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June 16 2009 9:37 AMIran, Recounting
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June 11 2009 10:57 PMWhy You Should See Pixar's Up
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June 5 2009 12:24 PMHow to Make Girls Succeed in Math and Science
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June 4 2009 8:58 AMWomen Not So Picky About Men After All?
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May 27 2009 4:41 PMSotomayor, Reverse Racist
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May 22 2009 3:52 PMTerminator, Terminated
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May 20 2009 10:47 AMWomen Are More Unhappy Than Ever
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May 15 2009 1:33 PMFeminism Is Not a Monolith and Neither is Double X

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