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Slate's Audio Book Club

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Arts, Literature

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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: Purity

January 14th, 2016

Episode 109 of 119 episodes

Slate critic, Katy Waldman, is joined by Parul Sehgal of the New York Times Book Review and culture critic, Meghan O'Rourke, to discuss Jonathan Franzen's Dickensian novel – Purity. Next month, Slate's Audio Book Club will discuss A Manual for Cleaning Womenby Lucia Berlin. Read the book and join usfor a conversation in February! Slate's Audio Book Club is brought to you by Audible.com, with more than 180,000 audiobooks and spoken-word audio products. Get a free 30-day trial and a free audiobook at AudiblePodcast.com/ABC.

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