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Audio Book Club

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Rank #50 in Literature category

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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. Part of the Panoply Network.

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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. Part of the Panoply Network.

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Good podcast

By Hzou - May 17 2018
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BRING IT BACK. I love all the episodes - they're so fun.

Audio Book Club

By KA00009 - May 01 2018
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Love it! They are all so smart and insightful.

iTunes Ratings

342 Ratings
Average Ratings
143
73
44
35
47

Good podcast

By Hzou - May 17 2018
Read more

BRING IT BACK. I love all the episodes - they're so fun.

Audio Book Club

By KA00009 - May 01 2018
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Love it! They are all so smart and insightful.

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Audio Book Club

Updated 20 days ago

Rank #50 in Literature category

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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. Part of the Panoply Network.

Rank #1: Audio Book Club: J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series

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Slate editors Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin discuss the final book in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. Joining them are two Potter enthusiasts: Emily’s son Simon, 8, and Hanna’s daughter Noa, 10. They discuss death, loyalty and Snape's love for Lily.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jul 16 2011
40 mins
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Rank #2: Slate's Audio Book Club: The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Slate's Audio Book Club. Stephen Metcalf, Troy Patterson, and Katie Roiphe discuss the American classic The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald. We recommend, but don't insist, that you read the book before listening to this audio program.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 25 2008
46 mins
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Rank #3: To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee: Slate's Audio Book Club

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Meghan O’Rourke, Troy Patterson and Emily Bazelon discuss Harper Lee's book, To Kill A Mockingbird. We recommend, but don't insist, that you read the book before listening to this audio program.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 16 2010
55 mins
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Rank #4: Audio Book Club: The Goldfinch

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Slate critics Dan Kois, Hanna Rosin, and Meghan O’Rourke discuss Donna Tartt’s big literary adventure novel.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 05 2013
48 mins
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Rank #5: Slate's Audio Book Club: The Catcher in the Rye

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Slate's Audio Book Club. Stephen Metcalf, Troy Patterson, and James Ryerson discuss J.D. Salinger's classic novel The Catcher in the Rye. We recommend, but don't insist, that you read the book before listening to this audio program.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 17 2009
1 hour 5 mins
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Rank #6: ABC: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

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Katy Waldman, Meghan O'Rourke, and Emily Bazelon discuss Margaret Atwood's dystopic novel The Handmaid's Tale and the Hulu television adaptation.Today’s sponsor is Audible®, with an unmatched selection of audiobooks, original audio shows, news, comedy, and more. Get a free audiobook with a 30 day trial at www.audible.com/AudioBookClubAnd by Blue Apron. Create delicious meals at home with fresh ingredients delivered right to your door. Get your first THREE meals FREE – with FREE shipping – by going to BlueApron.com/AudioClubLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 21 2017
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #7: The Audio Book Club: Pride and Prejudice

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Slate’s David Plotz, Julia Turner, and Seth Stevenson celebrate Jane Austen’s classic novel on its 200th birthday.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 01 2013
47 mins
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Rank #8: The Audio Book Club: Where'd You Go, Bernadette

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Slate critics Dan Kois, Emily Bazelon, and Meghan O'Rourke discuss Maria Semple's bestselling comic novel set in Seattle.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 11 2014
38 mins
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Rank #9: ABC: The Girl on the Train

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Slate critics Dan Kois, Katy Waldman, and Laura Bennett discuss Paula Hawkins' bestselling thriller.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 06 2015
39 mins
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Rank #10: Slate Audio Book Club: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

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Dan Kois, Emily Bazelon, and Meghan O'Rourke discuss David Mitchell's epic novel.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 02 2012
43 mins
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Rank #11: Audio Book Club: White Noise, by Don DeLillo

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Meghan O’Rourke, Stephen Metcalf, and Troy Patterson discuss Don DeLillo's book, White Noise. We recommend, but don't insist, that you read the book before listening to this audio programLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 14 2010
53 mins
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Rank #12: Audio Book Club: Jennifer Egan's A Visit From the Goon Squad

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Michael Agger, Emily Bazelon, and Julia Turner talk about the memorable themes and intricate structure of Jennifer Egan's prize-winning A Visit From the Goon Squad.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Aug 29 2011
41 mins
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Rank #13: ABC: My Brilliant Friend

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Slate critics Katy Waldman, David Haglund, and Parul Sehgal discuss the first in Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan trilogy.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 09 2015
46 mins
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Rank #14: DoubleX Audio Book Club: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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DoubleX editors Hanna Rosin and Emily Bazelon, along with The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot, discuss Rebecca Skloot's new non-fiction book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 17 2010
36 mins
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Rank #15: ABC: Cheryl Strayed's Wild

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Slate critics Dan Kois, Parul Sehgal, and Katy Waldman discuss Cheryl Strayed's memoir.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 10 2014
44 mins
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Rank #16: Audio Book Club: Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

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Emily Bazelon, Dan Kois, and Meghan O'Rourke discuss Alison Bechdel's comic memoir Are You My Mother?: A Comic DramaLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 01 2012
47 mins
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Rank #17: ABC: A Little Life

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Slate critics Laura Bennett, Andrew Kahn, Dan Kois, and Katy Waldman discuss Hanya Yanagihara's misery-soaked epic.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Nov 06 2015
55 mins
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Rank #18: Audio Book Club: The Good Mother by Sue Miller

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Emily Bazelon, Hanna Rosin, and special guest novelist Amy Bloom discuss Sue Miller's The Good Mother on the novel's 25th anniversary.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 08 2011
44 mins
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Rank #19: ABC: All the Light We Cannot See

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Slate critics Emily Bazelon, Hanna Rosin, and Katy Waldman discuss Anthony Doerr's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 05 2015
48 mins
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Rank #20: Audio Book Club: Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel

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Troy Patterson, Jacob Weisberg, and John Swansburg discuss Hilary Mantel's book, Wolf Hall. We recommend, but don't insist, that you read the book before listening to this audio programLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 15 2010
47 mins
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