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Slate Book Review
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July 9 2014 2:39 PMAdult MaterialRainbow Rowell’s new novel for grown-ups, and the power of good books for readers of any age.
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July 9 2014 10:20 AMHow to Get Into the Writers’ RoomInterviews with Adam McKay, Amy Poehler, Mike Schur, and other top comedy writers.
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July 8 2014 8:04 AMBraaaiiinsThe Girl With All the Gifts, a zombie novel of ideas.
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July 6 2014 11:30 PMProspero’s DaughterWomen, writing, and the question of privilege.
The Audio Book Club
June 6 2014 1:07 PMThe Audio Book Club Reads AmericanahOur critics discuss Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel about Nigerians emigrating west.
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June 5 2014 2:49 PMAgainst YARead whatever you want. But you should feel embarrassed when what you’re reading was written for children.
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June 5 2014 8:28 AMA Form of Literary AnarchyIf you want to understand Ulysses, you should read about its obscenity trial.
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June 3 2014 10:09 PMIt Doesn’t SuckAdam Nayman defends Showgirls.
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June 3 2014 2:38 PMLetters From the PastA new comic illustrates the desperate missives sent to an immigrant advice column in old New York.
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June 3 2014 11:58 AM“There Was Something Stupid in This”Karl Ove Knausgaard’s epic autobiography is narcissistic, indiscreet, and a remarkable work of art.
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June 2 2014 10:22 AMThe MacGuffinistNo one is better than Geoff Dyer at not writing about what he’s writing about.
The XX Factor
May 13 2014 10:42 AMFinally, a Bullying Story From the Bully's Point of View
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May 9 2014 4:04 PMDuncan Hines Was a Real GuyAnd the cake-mix magnate was kind of a jerk.
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May 8 2014 6:00 PMTrolls!A history of pranksters, hackers, and mischief-makers.
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May 8 2014 1:52 PMThe Fan in MeThe world of Bob Dylan obsessives.
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July 9 2014 12:50 PM533 IdeasThe conceptual, playful, maddening books of Édouard Levé.
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July 8 2014 12:29 PMKnow NothingThe true history of atheism.
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July 7 2014 8:28 AMI Used to Know HerA sharp novel about the way Hollywood warps its female stars.
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July 6 2014 10:15 PMTen Feet Tall!!!A cartoon biography of the wrestler André the Giant.
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June 6 2014 8:12 AMThe “A&P” ProblemCan Stuart Dybek, an underappreciated master of the American short story, overcome the limitations of the American short story?
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June 5 2014 12:17 PMStrange BeastWhat happens when a 20-year-old constructs his personality completely out of reading Tom Robbins novels?
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June 4 2014 1:41 PMPeter Sís and Margaret FergusonThe Slate Book Review author-editor conversation.
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June 3 2014 3:03 PMThe Ghosts of ’91Tension between the U.S. and Russia is rising. A new history of the end of the Cold War helps to correct the record.
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June 3 2014 12:06 PMThe OneMegan Abbott explodes genre like no other writer.
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June 2 2014 11:34 AMSteak-Umm out of Sacred CowsPatricia Lockwood’s poetry, and the discomfort it’s meant to cause squares like me.
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May 20 2014 1:02 PMThe Don’s DonJ.R.R. Tolkien’s Beowulf translation finally arrives.
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May 13 2014 12:01 AMWhy Are You So Fearful, O Ye of Little Faith?In his new book, Glenn Greenwald takes on the doubters.
The Audio Book Club
May 9 2014 11:48 AMThe Audio Book Club Visits the Dept. of SpeculationSlate’s critics debate Jenny Offill’s novel of art’s struggle with domesticity.
Slate Plus
May 8 2014 2:16 PMHe’s Very Well Read It’s Well KnownEverything John Dickerson thinks you should read if you really want to understand Bob Dylan.
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May 8 2014 7:57 AMJoshua Ferris and His Editor on the 200 Pages They Cut From His New Novel

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