Sarah Kerr

Sarah Kerr writes for the New York Review of Books and Condé Nast Traveler, among other publications.

March 4 2008 4:15 PMHollywood ArchaeologyWhat five Academy Award contenders can tell us about the '60s.
The Movie Club
Jan. 9 2004 7:50 AMRequiem for Capt. Hook
The Movie Club
Jan. 7 2004 8:19 AMIs Mystic River Overrated?
The Movie Club
Jan. 5 2004 9:26 AMMy Top 10 List*
The Movie Club
Jan. 6 2003 7:13 PMWorking Against Narcissism
The Movie Club
Jan. 2 2003 12:47 PMPayne's "Where's Kilroy?" Relationship to Films
The Movie Club
Jan. 24 2002 8:53 PM
The Movie Club
Jan. 3 2002 2:35 PMThe Cycle of Sin and Redemption
The Movie Club
Jan. 2 2002 11:29 AMBrazen, Rule-Breaking Oddities
The Movie Club
Dec. 21 1999 8:01 PM
Nov. 22 1998 3:30 AMPerfection in JeopardyA remake and a biopic fall short of their originals.
Oct. 18 1998 3:30 AMThe Leonard Cohen of World LitJosé Saramago, novelist.
Aug. 19 1998 3:30 AMApocalypse ImminentlyMike Davis' cycle of despair.
The Book Club
Nov. 1 1998 3:30 AMBorges, Moore, and Munro 
May 7 1998 3:30 AMThe ConformistNick Hornby discovers the pleasures of fitting in.
The Movie Club
Jan. 9 2004 8:53 AMThe Last Word on Quentin Tarantino
The Movie Club
Jan. 8 2004 8:57 AMQuentin Tarantino's Celluloid Masturbation
The Movie Club
Jan. 6 2004 10:11 AMSituation Tragedies
The Movie Club
Jan. 7 2003 4:56 PMEnding the Year on a High Note
The Movie Club
Jan. 3 2003 2:36 PMDogs of War
The Movie Club
Dec. 31 2002 3:21 PM"It Was a Very Good Year"
The Movie Club
Jan. 4 2002 1:49 PMRecommended (Foreign) Comedies
The Movie Club
Jan. 3 2002 11:24 AM"Me! Me! Hey—over here—me!"
Nov. 8 2001 3:08 PMRio on the HudsonThe Guggenheim's "Brazil": Fabulous trinkets in search of a map.
June 5 1999 3:30 AMJanet MaslinWhy can't the New York Times movie critic tell us what she really thinks?
The Book Club
June 30 1999 12:18 AM
Sept. 2 1998 3:30 AMA Something BurgerFelicity is what Ally McBeal wants to be.
July 22 1998 3:30 AMAutopsy GothicTragic realism, Cornwell style.
June 10 1998 3:30 AMLike Water From a StoneThe secret of this fervently worshiped nonfiction stylist: neurotically withhold.
April 26 1998 3:30 AMRest in PazThe death of a Mexican hero.



Medical Examiner

Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola

Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.

It’s Legal for Obama to Bomb Syria Because He Says It Is

Divestment Is Fine but Mostly Symbolic. There’s a Better Way for Universities to Fight Climate Change.

I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.

It Is Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Building a Better Workplace

In Defense of HR

Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.

Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

How Ted Cruz and Scott Brown Misunderstand What It Means to Be an American Citizen

  News & Politics
Sept. 23 2014 12:43 PM Occupy Wall Street How can Hillary Clinton be both a limousine liberal and a Saul Alinsky radical?
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Head of Security Had a Legacy of Sabotage
Sept. 23 2014 1:57 PM Would A Second Sarkozy Presidency End Marriage Equality in France?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Sept. 22 2014 1:52 PM Tell Us What You Think About Slate Plus Help us improve our new membership program.
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 2:31 PM 3 Simpsons Showrunners Reflect on New Fans and the “Classic Era” Myth
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 1:50 PM Oh, the Futility! Frogs Try to Catch Worms Off of an iPhone Video.
  Health & Science
Sept. 23 2014 1:38 PM Why Is Fall Red in America but Yellow in Europe? A possible explanation, 35 million years in the making.
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.