Slate's Audio Book Club show

Slate's Audio Book Club

Summary: 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: Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2804

Laura Bennett, Katy Waldman, and Meghan O'Rourke discuss Sally Rooney's debut novel Conversations with Friends, and idea-driven novel about a group of four young people in Dublin struggling with ideology and identity. Next month's book with be What Happened, by Hillary Clinton. It's pledge week on Slate Podcasts! Support the Audio Book Club and get ad-free podcasts and bonus segments by going to slate.com/abcPlus and signing up. Slate's Audio Book Club is brought to you by Audible. Audible has the best audiobook performances, the largest library and the most exclusive content. You’ll feel something when you listen. Learn more at Audible.com/audiobookclubSun Basket sends organic and sustainable ingredients to your door, so you can prepare delicious meals in around 30 minutes! Choose from Paleo, Lean & Clean, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, and Family options. Go to SunBasket.com/ABC to get $35 off your first order.

 ABC: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3184

Katy Waldman, Isaac Chotiner, and Laura Miller discuss The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, the sprawling novel by Arundhati Roy about sectarian violence in India. Next month's book will be Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney.The Audio Book Club is brought to you by Audible. Audible has the best audiobook performances, the largest library and the most exclusive content. You’ll feel something when you listen. Learn more at Audible.com/audiobookclubAnd by Sun Basket, delivering fresh, organic ingredients and quick, healthy recipes to your door. Choose from Paleo, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, and Family options. Find out more at Sunbasket.com/ABC

 ABC: Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2965

Katy Waldman, Jacob Brogan, and Dan Kois discuss Maile Meloy's novel Do Not Become Alarmed. Next month's book will be The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy.The Slate Audio Book Club is brought to you by Audible. Audible has the best audiobook performances, the largest library and the most exclusive content. You’ll feel something when you listen. Learn more at Audible.com/AudioBookClub.And by Sun Basket. Sun Basket sends organic, non-GMO ingredients right to your door. So you can prepare meals in just 30 minutes or less! Choose from Paleo, Gluten-Free, Lean & Clean, and Vegetarian options. Go to ​SUN BASKET dot com slash ABC​ today and get 50% off your first order! ​SUN BASKET dot com slash ABC.

 ABC: Too Much and Not the Mood: Essays by Durga Chew-Bose | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3433

Katy Waldman, Jacob Brogan, and Meghan O'Rourke discuss Durga Chew-Bose's collection of essays Too Much and Not the Mood. Next month's book is Do Not Become Alarmed, by Maile Meloy. The Slate Audio Book Club is brought to you by Audible. Audible has the best audiobook performances, the largest library and the most exclusive content. You’ll feel something when you listen. Learn more at Audible.com/AudioBookClub

 ABC: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3681

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/AudioClub

 ABC: Lincoln In the Bardo by George Saunders | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3077

This month Katy Waldman, Meghan O'Rourke, and Nora Caplan-Bricker discuss George Saunders' Lincoln In the Bardo. Next month is Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.The Slate Audio Book Club is sponsored by 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, home-cooked meals with fresh ingredients delivered right to your door. Get your first THREE meals FREE when you go to BlueApron.com/AUDIOCLUB

 ABC: The Art of War by Sun Tzu | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2660

In this bonus episode, Katy Waldman, Jeremy Stahl, and Ava Lubell discuss The Art of War by Sun Tzu as self-help and potential guide to understanding the world of 2017. April's Audio Book Club will be on Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders.

 ABC: Swing Time by Zadie Smith | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3368

Slate's Katy Waldman and Laura Miller discuss Zadie Smith's new novel, Swing Time with The New York Time's Parul Sehgal.The Slate Audio Book Club is brought to you by ThirdLove, the lingerie brand using real women’s measurements to design better-fitting bras. Try one of their best-selling bras for free for 30 days by visiting thirdlove.com/bookclubAnd by Blue Apron. Create delicious, home-cooked meals with fresh ingredients delivered right to your door. Get your first THREE meals FREE when you go to BlueApron.com/Audioclub.

 ABC: Bob Dylan's The Lyrics: 1961-2012 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2909

Slate's Katy Waldman, John Dickerson of Face the Nation, and writer and poet Meghan O'Rourke discuss Bob Dylan's The Lyrics: 1961-2012. They discuss whether his work should be considered poetry, how his work functions on the page, and what makes a great Dylan song. The Slate Audio Book Club is brought to you ThirdLove, the lingerie brand using real women’smeasurements to design better-fitting bras. Try one of their best-selling bras for free for30 days by visiting thirdlove.com/bookclub.And by Blue Apron. Blue Apron’s meal kits are delivered right to your door, and makecooking at home easy. Get your first THREE meals FREE by going toBlueApron.com/audioclub.

 ABC: Postcards from the Edge by Carrie Fisher | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2267

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. Try one of their best-selling bras for free for 30 days by visiting thirdlove.com/bookclubAnd by Blue Apron. Blue Apron’s meal kits are delivered right to your door, and make cooking at home easy. Get your first THREE meals FREE by going to BlueApron.com/audioclub.

 ABC: Moonglow by Michael Chabon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2892

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 trial by signing up at Audible.com/audiobookclub.

 ABC: The Underground Railroad and Underground Airlines | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3493

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 audiobooks and spoken-word audio products. Get a free 30-day trial and a free audiobook at Audible.com/AudioBookClub.

 ABC: Shrill | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2455

Katy Waldman is joined by Slate's Meg Wiegand and Nora Caplan-Bricker to talk about Lindy West's confident book Shrill.Join us in November for a conversation about two books: Underground Airlines by Ben Winters and The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.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 Audible.com/AudioBookClub.

 ABC: The Girls | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2719

Katy Waldman is joined by NPR's Hanna Rosin and Slate's Laura Bennett to sort through their respective feelings on Emma Cline's novel, The Girls.Join us in October for a conversation about two books: Underground Airlines by Ben Winters and The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.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 Audible.com/AudioBookClub.

 ABC: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2731

Katy Waldman is joined by Slate's Dan Kois and L.V. Anderson to discuss the play by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.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 Audible.com/AudioBookClub.

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