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The Audio Book Club
A Visit From the Goon Squad:The Slate Audio Book Club Our critics on Jennifer Egan's Pulitzer Prize winner.
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The Audio Book Club on Lord of MisruleOur critics discuss Jaimy Gordon's National Book Award-winning novel.
The Myth of the Hero Cop Police officers earn more than you think for a job that’s less dangerous than you imagine.
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What Was It Like to Argue the Most Anticipated Case of the Supreme Court Term? A Podcast Transcript.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.