Not a CarrieKate Bolick on being single in the Sex and the City age and the “spinster state of mind.”
Look at Me, I’m Peggy LeeA new biography makes the “Fever” singer seem glamorous and pathetic all at once.
Boy’s Own AdventureCheryl Strayed, Christopher McCandless, and the American literary tradition of lighting out for the territory.
The Professor-Student Love Affair, RevisitedTwo new novels suggest we’re still uncomfortable with the subject.
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehood about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
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.
“Dressing a Refined Story With a Touch of Vulgarity”: An Interview With Elena Ferrante’s Art Director