Slate's Audio Book Club


Join Slate's critics for monthly discussions of new and important books. Read the book club selections and then listen in as our critics hold lively - and sometimes heated - debates about the works.


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Lend Me Your Ears: Julius Caesar

May 9th, 2018

Lend Me Your Ears is a six-part podcast miniseries exploring how Shakespeare’s works have shaped our modern views on politics. Each month, host Isaac… Go to Episode

ABC: The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollinghurst

March 30th, 2018

Laura Miller, Alex Barasch, and Gabriel Roth discuss the new novel by Alan Hollinghurst, The Sparsholt Affair, a multigenerational saga about gay life.… Go to Episode

ABC: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

February 27th, 2018

Laura Miller, Jacob Brogan, and Charlie Jane Anders discuss Ursula K. Le Guin's classic science fiction novel "The Left Hand of Darkness". Please fill… Go to Episode

ABC: Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

January 29th, 2018

Katy Waldman, Parul Sehgal, and Laura Bennett discuss Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado. This episode is Katy's last episode as host… Go to Episode