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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 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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ABC: Postcards from the Edge

January 19th, 2017

Slate's Katy Waldman, Aisha Harris, and Laura Bennett discuss Carrie Fisher's Postcards from the Edge, a novel inspired in part by the author's own struggles with drug abuse and experiences as an actor in Hollywood. The Audio Book Club is brought to you ThirdLove, the lingerie brand using real women’s measurements to design better-fitting bras....

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ABC: Moonglow

December 10th, 2016

Katy Waldman is joined by Slate's Gabriel Roth and Jacob Brogan to Michael Chabon's new novel Moonglow. Join us in January for a conversation about Bob Dylan's The Lyrics 1961-2012.The Slate Audio Book Club is brought to you by Audible, with an unmatched selection of audiobooks, original audio shows, and more. Get a free audiobook with a 30 day...

Katy Waldman is joined by Slate's Laura Miller and Jamelle Bouie to compare and contrast Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad and the new book by Ben Winters Underground Airlines.Join us in December for a conversation about Bob Dylan's The Lyrics 1961-2012.Slate's Audio Book Club is brought to you by Audible.com, with more than 180,000...

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ABC: Shrill

October 8th, 2016

Katy Waldman is joined by Slate's Meg Wiegand and Nora Caplan-Bricker to talk about Lindy West's confident bookShrill.Join us in November for a conversation about two books:Underground Airlinesby Ben Winters andThe Underground Railroadby Colson Whitehead.Slate's Audio Book Club is brought to you by Audible.com, with more than 180,000 audiobooks...