Sam Tanenhaus

Sam Tanenhaus is the editor of the New York Times Book Review and the author of The Death of Conservatism.

Aug. 11 2011 2:37 PMMe and the S&PThe guy who downgraded America's credit rating is an old friend of mine. Here's what he's like.
The Book Club
Oct. 1 2009 4:25 PMThe Right Has Always Insisted It's Driven by Ideas
July 24 2003 2:13 PMA Vast Right-Wing Cry of TreasonIn her new book, Ann Coulter gets McCarthy right—and makes conservatives mad.
Feb. 4 2003 5:26 PMFear and LoathingHow Leslie Fiedler turned American criticism on its head.
June 20 2002 7:00 PMRight-Wing BlacklistConservatives tell Cornel West to go to the back of the bus.
The Book Club
Oct. 2 2009 1:02 PMWhy Doesn't the Right Examine Its Own Intellectual Tradition?
Dec. 4 2003 2:02 PMRabbit, RaceJohn Updike's colossal ambition.
April 16 2003 6:40 PMHello to All ThatThe irony behind the demise of the Partisan Review.
Oct. 3 2002 5:58 PMPat the BullyBuchanan's new magazine has a funny way of giving peace a chance.
The Breakfast Table
June 23 1999 1:06 AMDissecting the Day's News



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

How Much Should You Loath NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows


The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

My Father Was James Brown. I Watched Him Beat My Mother. Then I Married Someone Like Him.

  News & Politics
The World
Sept. 17 2014 4:08 PM How Teflon Is Vladimir Putin's Popularity?
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Sept. 17 2014 1:59 PM Ask a Homo: Secret Ally Codes 
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 4:36 PM Is Nonfiction the Patriarch of Literary Genres?
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 4:07 PM Kern Your Enthusiasm: The Genius of Jenson’s Roman
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 12:35 PM IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AM A Bridge Across the Sky
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?