Slate's Audio Book Club

Slate's Audio Book Club

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  • Join Slate's critics for monthly discussions of new and important books. Read the book club selectio...


ABC: The Night of the Gun by David Carr

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 abo... Read more

February 13, 2015 | 46 min

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’ blo... Read more

February 13, 2015 | 41 min

ABC: Redeployment

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 wa... Read more

February 6, 2015 | 34 min

ABC: My Brilliant Friend

Slate critics Katy Waldman, David Haglund, and Parul Sehgal discuss the first in Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan trilogy.

January 9, 2015 | 43 min

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