Sean Wilentz
Sean Wilentz

Sean Wilentz is a professor of history and director of the program in American studies at Princeton University.

Books
Nov. 2 2012 11:02 PMThe Birth of 33⅓How Columbia Records won the battle of the speeds. Plus: Rare photos of Aretha, Streisand, Sinatra, and more.
The Book Club
June 2 2008 2:20 PMHow Reagan's Pragmatism Got Lost
Books
July 16 1997 3:30 AMPharmaceutical RealismGabriel García Márquez's News of a Kidnapping.
The Book Club
June 3 2008 2:47 PMWhat Will Arise From the Wreckage?
Books
Oct. 1 1997 3:30 AMThe Wild WestAnthony Lukas' Big Trouble.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
July 27 2015 3:45 PM The Great Writing Vs. Talking Debate Is it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
  Health & Science
Science
July 27 2015 12:08 PM A Brief History of Everything A supersized MinutePhysics that tackles our evolution, from the Big Bang to present day.