“I Want to Read Everything”
The characters in Helen Oyeyemi’s short stories are as infatuated with narrative as we are.
Accountants of S.H.I.E.L.D.A clever new novel imagines the life of the administrative staff that helps a superhero organization run smoothly.
Announcing the Winners of the 2016 Cartoonist Studio PrizeThe best web and print cartoonists of the year win $1,000 each.
The Shadow of WhitenessThe characters in Athena Farrokhzad’s poems emigrate from Iran to Sweden, and find a home nowhere.
Dummies for DummiesHappy 25th birthday to the perfect guides for when all you know is that you know nothing.
Between Upstairs and DownstairsTo understand Jane Eyre, you have to understand the precarious status of the Victorian governess.
Karen Hall’s RewritesA thriller writer gets a second chance to revise her novel 20 years after it first came out. Did she make it better?
Year of Great Books: About Tristram Shandy Read what Will and Laura learned from reading Laurence Sterne’s digressive masterpiece.
About Tristram ShandyEverything we learned about humor, satire, and leading a good life from Laurence Sterne’s digressive masterpiece.
This Land Was Made for You and MeNick Hayes’ cartoon portrait of Woody Guthrie reimagines the familiar image of the Dust Bowl.
The Time Traveler’s WifeDaniel Clowes’ remarkable new comic sends a husband back in time to avert his beloved’s death.
Stories for the Square GirlsBeverly Cleary’s unjustly forgotten teen novels tell simple stories of first love.
Harper Lee, the National AntidoteWhat was she trying to tell us with Go Set a Watchman? A friend plumbs its author’s mysteries after her death.
After the BlastThe Association of Small Bombs is a deeply moving exploration of terrorism that destroys the tropes of the subcontinental novel.
Workers of the Hardwood, Unite!The labor revolution that upended the balance of power in basketball and brought Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, and LeBron James to the NBA.
Win a Copy of Jane EyrePenguin Classics has four editions of the next Year of Great Books selection. Enter to win your favorite.
Introducing Jane EyreOur next selection for A Year of Great Books is a novel of identity in the guise of a love story.
The Cartoonist Studio Prize: The ShortlistsThe best print and Web comics of the year, selected by the Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies.