Mar 11, 2014 — Writer Andrew Solomon on depression, identity, and listening in tough situations.
Mar 11, 2014 — Monday night's Bachelor finale was a con, a standoff, an awkward date, a meltdown, and a reminder that behind every fake televised story is a real tale of show business.
Mar 11, 2014 — Also: George Saunders' story collection Tenth of December has won yet another major literary award; a poem from Kevin Prufer; audiobook narrator Simon Vance speaks to Slate.
Mar 11, 2014 — Albert has been to dozens of cities across Europe. Trouble is, he can't remember how he got to any of them. Maud Casey's novel, The Man Who Walked Away, infuses his spotty story with charm and music.
Mar 11, 2014 — Brigid Schulte and her husband planned to have an equal partnership. But years down the road, "I realized that we had both fallen into very traditional roles without even realizing it," she says.
Mar 10, 2014 — Alan Cheuse reviews E.E. Cummings: A Life, a new biography by Susan Cheever, and discusses the origins of his own fascination with the American poet.
Mar 10, 2014 — On display at South by Southwest is an attempt to create the future of storytelling. HBO is working with Oculus — maker of virtual reality goggles — to put the audience right into Game of Thrones.
Mar 10, 2014 — For an online community of crafty bakers, a cookie is more than just a crumbly delight. They're taking cookie decorating to new heights of intricacy, from carnival carousels to beach-themed treats.
Mar 10, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a bold new idea from Dunkin' Donuts: an Eggs Benedict sandwich. Finally, a gourmet brunch the same diameter as your cup holder.
Mar 10, 2014 — Canada invented ice cider in the '90s. Now it's becoming trendy and Vermont wants to cash in, too. The frigid winter has been just the stuff to turn the state's frozen apples into tasty dessert wine.