Sarah Lyall

Sarah Lyall is a London correspondent for the New York Times. You can follow her on Twitter.

Five-ring Circus
Aug. 8 2012 5:06 PMThe Penises of the Icelandic Handball TeamThe sculpture they inspired and the controversy they touched off.
March 17 2005 12:38 PMCellulite, Implants, and Other Titillating Topics
March 15 2005 4:35 PMTony Blair's Love Affair With the British Tabloids
The Book Club
April 24 2002 11:09 AMRecognizing Your Opponent's Humanity
April 8 2002 5:12 PMEnd of the LineThe royal family loses its last bearable member.
The Book Club
March 11 2002 11:22 AMDidn't I Already Know This?
The Book Club
Dec. 11 2001 10:21 AMAdopting Tolkienian Internal Narration
The Breakfast Table
June 23 1999 1:06 AMDissecting the Day's News
March 18 2005 3:54 PMMany Approaches to the Same Issue
March 16 2005 12:14 PMThose Daft British Press Awards
The Book Club
April 25 2002 8:22 AMA Person Worth Listening To
The Book Club
April 23 2002 11:38 AMRevenge: Like the Best Sort of Intoxicating Suspense Story
The Book Club
March 12 2002 3:28 PMAre You an Ironist? A Jammer?
The Book Club
Dec. 13 2001 6:41 PMAttending Carefully and Lovingly to Dying
The Book Club
Oct. 26 2001 3:56 PMOther Adds to Kid's Lit Wish-List 



The Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Medical Examiner

Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?

Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?


Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The World’s Human Rights Violators Are Signatories on the World’s Human Rights Treaties

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 12:44 AM We Need More Ben Bradlees His relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 9:42 PM The All The President’s Men Scene That Perfectly Captured Ben Bradlee’s Genius
Oct. 21 2014 11:44 PM Driving in Circles The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.