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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. Part of the Panoply Network.
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Ratings & Reviews
3.8 stars from 657 ratings
Amazing, please come back!
I haven’t found another bookish podcast with the same depth of analysis. The hosts don’t talk endlessly about their personal lives and there are no gimmicks or shticks. Just extraordinarily thoughtful and interesting discourse. I don’t blame them for disappearing after so many reviews lambasted a...Read full review »
Charkra11 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/05/20
Where are you?
Best book podcast I’ve ever listened to. Please come back!
Leslie632 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/30/20
Come back!
My all time favorite book podcast. Please come back!!
Señor ok 123 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/21/20
Recent Episodes
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Published 05/09/18
Published 05/09/18
Laura Miller, Alex Barasch, and Gabriel Roth discuss the new novel by Alan Hollinghurst, The Sparsholt Affair, a multigenerational saga about gay life. Following this episode, the Audio Book Club will be going on hiatus. From the hosts and producers of the show, thanks for listening. 
Published 03/30/18
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