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Second Slate Academy: A Year of Great Books

Great news! Laura Miller, a book critic I much admire who has written for Slate, Salon, the New York Times Book Review, and for a host of other publications, will be the captain in charge of steering Slate Magazine’s second … Continue reading

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Name That Novel: Slate Quiz of Lame Review Lines

Slate posted a great quiz this morning: you read a line from a contemporary review of a classic novel, and you have to choose which great work of literature was dismissed by it. This is the “dream” of a critic: … Continue reading

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Just Read: Amanda Hess Calls Out Myopic Journalists

I’ve enjoyed reading Slate staff writer Amanda Hess’ articles before (particularly her piece on why many men misinterpret #YesAllWomen, and her piece on Jill Abramson’s impact during her tenure as the executive editor of the New York Times) but I … Continue reading

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