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Aug. 23 2016 9:30 AMThe Great Rooms of Children’s Literature
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Aug. 18 2016 1:29 PMWe’ve Stopped Translating Children’s Books Into English. Where Will We Get the Next Tintin?
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Aug. 16 2016 9:30 AMWait, in This Children’s Book, the Robbers Steal the Little Kid and What Happens?!
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Aug. 12 2016 11:09 AMHow Did Children’s Literature Evolve From Prim Morality Tales to the Likes of Captain Underpants?
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Aug. 10 2016 12:24 PMWatership Down and the Power of Not-Quite-Appropriate Children’s Books
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Aug. 9 2016 11:11 AMWe’re Giving the Wrong Dr. Seuss Book as a Graduation Gift
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Aug. 8 2016 11:35 AMThe (Not Very Fast) Adventures of Snail and Worm
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Aug. 4 2016 12:08 PMMy Kids Read Only Subliterary Branded Commodities. Yours Probably Do, Too!
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Aug. 3 2016 12:59 PMWhat Was It Like Writing an LGBTQ Picture Book in 1989? What’s It Like Now?
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Aug. 1 2016 9:02 AMIntroducing Slate’s Children’s Book Blog, Nightlight!
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July 28 2016 11:00 AMA Cartoonist Remembers His Hero, Cul de Sac’s Richard Thompson
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July 22 2016 12:26 PMThe Most Dreadful Murder of the CenturyA true-crime book about a 19th-century murder that takes an unexpected turn.
The Audio Book Club
July 18 2016 12:04 PMThe Audio Book Club Hangs With All the Single LadiesSlate critics discuss Rebecca Traister’s magisterial book on how unmarried women are changing America.
Science
July 11 2016 10:10 AMThe New Jonah Lehrer: More Honest, More Boring, Still Spreading BunkA Book About Love proves the best practices of science journalism don’t offer much insurance against distortions and half-truths.
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July 8 2016 11:00 AMBen Lerner Doesn’t Hate PoetryHis new treatise The Hatred of Poetry is actually a very effective defense of the form.
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Aug. 22 2016 5:45 AMHow Hard Is It To Make Your Own Children’s Book? Reader, We Tried.
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Aug. 17 2016 2:59 PMThe Wonderful, Terrible Power of Food in Roald Dahl
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Aug. 15 2016 1:39 PMGertrude Stein Wrote a Children’s Book, and It’s As Weirdly Mesmerizing As You’d Think  
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Aug. 11 2016 6:21 PMA Nancy Drew Ghostwriter on the Art of Being “Carolyn Keene” and the Evolution of Nancy Drew
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Aug. 10 2016 5:30 AMPracticing Art With Liberty and JoyHow does an ironist write about slavery? Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad.
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Aug. 8 2016 2:16 PMHow American Girl’s Puberty Books Shaped a Whole Generation of Tweens
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Aug. 5 2016 11:26 AMAnne Carroll Moore, the Librarian Who Changed Children’s Literature Forever
The Audio Book Club
Aug. 4 2016 11:37 AMThe Audio Book Club Meets the Cursed ChildSlate critics discuss the newest Harry Potter book.
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Aug. 2 2016 5:30 AMWe Don’t Only Need More Diverse Books. We Need More Diverse Books Like The Snowy Day.
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July 31 2016 4:04 PMHarry Potter and the Cursed Child Can’t Deliver the Magic from Stage to Page
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July 28 2016 10:31 AMComradesJeffrey Toobin tells the story of Patty Hearst and the Symbionese Liberation Army.
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July 20 2016 10:29 AM“The Concubine Culture Is Alive and Well”Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan’s new novel exposes the glittering compromises of the “sarong party girl.”
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July 13 2016 12:51 PMBound to LaborA controversial new novel imagines what America would look like if the Civil War had never happened.
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July 8 2016 1:21 PMYou’ve Never Heard of Charlie Chan Hock Chye?Sonny Liew’s book explores the history of Singapore—and of comics—through one fictional cartoonist’s life.
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July 7 2016 11:12 AMThe Screen and the PageFor premium-cable showrunners, novel-writing is the ultimate auteur experience.

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