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The Audio Book Club Meets Karl Ove

This month, Dan Kois, David Haglund, and New York Times Book Review editor Parul Sehgal discuss My Struggle: Book One, the Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard’s six-book autobiographical epic. Can the endless accretion of detail a masterpiece make? Would people respond differently to this... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Reads Americanah

This month, Dan Kois, Jamelle Bouie, and Emily Bazelon discuss Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel about two Nigerians who migrate west: Ifemelu to America, and Obinze to London. Is the romance between these two star-crossed lovers convincing? Do the novel’s sharp-edged takes on race in... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Visits the Dept. of Speculation

This month, Dan Kois, Jessica Winter, and Meghan O’Rourke discuss Jenny Offill’s slim but potent novel Dept. of Speculation. Does the novel’s bifurcated structure work? Is its theme of the difficulty of making art when facing the daily struggles of domesticity resonant? What does that title... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Wonders Where’d You Go, Bernadette

This month, Dan Kois, Emily Bazelon, and Meghan O’Rourke discuss Maria Semple’s best-selling comic novel Where’d You Go, Bernadette. Our critics discuss the novel’s unique epistolary/documentary structure; hash out whether its satire of upper-crust parents is biting or toothless; and debate... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Audio Book Club Live in Seattle!

This month Slate’s Audio Book Club hits the road for a live show at Town Hall Seattle. Dan Kois, Hanna Rosin, and special guest star Hugh Howey (Wool) discuss Kurt Vonnegut’s classic novel of war and space aliens, Slaughterhouse-Five. The trio discuss Vonnegut’s deep depression, the way Billy... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Slate Book Review Top 10 of 2013

Monday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2013. Tuesday: The overlooked books of 2013. Wednesday: The best lines of 2013, and the best poetry of 2013. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite books. Friday: The Slate Book Review Top 10. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Kois’ Favorite Books of 2013

Monday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2013. Tuesday: The overlooked books of 2013. Wednesday: The best lines of 2013, and the best poetry of 2013. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite books. Friday: The Slate Book Review Top 10. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 21 Best Lines of 2013

Monday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2013. Tuesday: The overlooked books of 2013. Wednesday: The best lines of 2013, and the best poetry of 2013. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite books. Friday: The Slate Book Review Top 10.   The past, hey no shit, it’s an open invitation to wine... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Overlooked Books of 2013

Monday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2013. Tuesday: The overlooked books of 2013. Wednesday: The best lines of 2013, and the best poetry of 2013. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite books. Friday: The Slate Book Review Top 10. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best Books 2013: Slate Staff Picks

Monday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2013. Tuesday: The overlooked books of 2013. Wednesday: The best lines of 2013, and the best poetry of 2013. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite books. Friday: The Slate Book Review Top 10. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dan Kois’ 15 Favorite Books of 2012

Tuesday: Slate staffers pick their favorite books of 2012. Wednesday: The overlooked books of 2012. Thursday: Dan Kois’ 15 favorite books. Friday: The Slate Book Review Top 10. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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