Michael Wood

Michael Wood, who teaches at Princeton, is the author, most recently, of Literature and the Taste of Knowledge.

Books
May 18 2009 6:35 AMThe Myth of Gabriel García MárquezHow the Colombian writer really changed literature.
Books
Aug. 3 2007 7:19 AMThe Secret Lives of AustraliansThe chronicler of the outback is master of the interior.
Books
April 10 2006 6:24 AMThe Election With No ResultsJosé Saramago's timely political parable.
Movies
July 23 1996 3:30 AMLive and Let DieNo, Trainspotting doesn't glamorize the junkie life. It just makes it sound reasonable.
Book Blitz
Oct. 30 2007 11:38 AMWhat's Love Got To Do With It?Mario Vargas Llosa dissects an obsession.
Books
July 31 2006 6:55 AMMusketeers Without a CauseRediscovering the secret core of Dumas' classic.
The Book Club
Nov. 1 1998 3:30 AMBorges, Moore, and Munro 

TODAY IN SLATE

Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

Chief Justice John Roberts Says $1,000 Can’t Buy Influence in Congress. Looks Like He’s Wrong.

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

Hidden Messages in Corporate Logos

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.

How Can We Investigate Potential Dangers of Fracking Without Being Alarmist?

My Year as an Abortion Doula       

  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 16 2014 11:25 AM The GOP’s Phantom Menace The Republican Party’s new agenda is trying to solve problems that don’t exist.
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 16 2014 10:17 AM How Jack Ma Founded Alibaba
  Life
Atlas Obscura
Sept. 16 2014 8:00 AM The Wall Street Bombing: Low-Tech Terrorism in Prohibition-era New York
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 10:52 AM Bill Hader Explains Why Playing Stefon Made Him Laugh and Why LeBron James Is Funny
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 7:36 AM The Inspiration Drought Why our science fiction needs new dreams.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 16 2014 7:30 AM A Galaxy of Tatooines
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.