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ABC: The Night of the Gun by David Carr02/13/15
David Carr, former New York Times critic and media columnist, died on Thursday. He was 58. In honor of Carr, we are re-posting our Audio Book Club about his 2008 memoir, The Night of the Gun. The story of Carr's descent into alcoholism and drug...
ABC: Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James
With the release of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie in theaters this week, wandering minds are drifting back towards the world of E.L. James’ blockbuster erotic novel. In this episode of the Audio Book Club, previously published around the height of...
Slate critics Dan Kois, Meghan O'Rourke, and Hanna Rosin discuss Phil Klay's National Book Award-winning debut collection of stories about the Iraq war. Complete Slate's podcast listener survey! Tell us about yourself and your favorite podcasts so...
ABC: My Brilliant Friend
Slate critics Katy Waldman, David Haglund, and Parul Sehgal discuss the first in Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan trilogy.
ABC: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Slate critics Dan Kois, Hanna Rosin, and Emily Bazelon discuss Karen Joy Fowler's novel about an all-too-human family.
ABC: The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman
Slate critics Dan Kois, Choire Sicha, and Miriam Krule discuss Lev Grossman's fantasy trilogy.
ABC: Cheryl Strayed's Wild
Slate critics Dan Kois, Parul Sehgal, and Katy Waldman discuss Cheryl Strayed's memoir.
ABC: The Bad Feminist
Slate's Audio Book Club take on Bad Feminist, Roxane Gay's book of essays on gender, race and her messy life.
Audio Book Club: Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
Slate critics Dan Kois, Emily Bazelon, and Hanna Rosin discuss Roz Chast's cartoon memoir about her parents' decline.
The Audio Book Club: My Struggle
Slate's Dan Kois and David Haglund talk with New York Times Book Review editor Parul Sehgal about Book 1 of Karl Ove Knausgaard's 6-volume autobiographical epic.
The Audio Book Club: Americanah
Slate critics Dan Kois, Jamelle Bouie, and Emily Bazelon discuss Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel about Nigerians immigrating abroad and returning home.
The Audio Book Club: Dept. of Speculation
Slate critics Dan Kois, Meghan O'Rourke, and Jessica Winter discuss Jenny Offill's novel about the struggle to make art part of a full life.
The Audio Book Club: Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Slate critics Dan Kois, Emily Bazelon, and Meghan O'Rourke discuss Maria Semple's bestselling comic novel set in Seattle.
The Audio Book Club Live: Slaughterhouse-Five
Recorded live at Town Hall Seattle, Dan Kois, Hanna Rosin, and special guest Hugh Howey discuss Kurt Vonnegut's countercultural classic.
Audio Book Club: The Group
Slate critics David Haglund, Emily Bazelon and Meghan O'Rourke discuss Mary McCarthy's classic 1953 novel.
Audio Book Club: The Good Lord Bird
Slate critics Dan Kois, Emily Bazelon, and David Haglund discuss James McBrides National Book Award winning novel about slavery and John Brown.
Audio Book Club: The Goldfinch
Slate critics Dan Kois, Hanna Rosin, and Meghan ORourke discuss Donna Tartts big literary adventure novel.
The Audio Book Club: Bleeding Edge
Slate critics Dan Kois, Hanna Rosin, and Forrest Wickman discuss Thomas Pynchon's mystery set in the New York tech world around 9/11.
The Audio Book Club: Ender’s Game
Slate critics David Haglund, Emily Bazelon, and Meghan ORourke discuss Orson Scott Cards science fiction classic.
The Audio Book Club: The Flamethrowers
Slate critics Dan Kois, Hanna Rosin, and David Haglund debate Rachel Kushners novel of the New York art scene, Italian revolutionaries, and motorcycle racing.
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