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by Sarah Waters. Riverhead Books. A rich, engrossing, and thrillingly erotic novel about a landlady finding and losing herself in 1920s England.
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Dan Kois is the culture editor of Slate and the editor of the Slate Book Review.

Over the past few years, newspapers, magazines, and media organizations have shrunk book coverage substantially, shuttering standalone book review sections and lowering the budget and editorial energy devoted to books. Well, here at Slate, we pride ourselves on going against the conventional wisdom. That’s why we’re proud to announce a grand expansion of our books coverage with the launch of a new monthly Slate special section: the Slate Book Review.


You’ll notice as well that this month’s Slate Book Review is illustrated by cartoonist Derf Backderf, whose excellent graphic novel comes out this month. Each issue of the Review will feature the work of a different cartoonist, who will also customize the Slate Book Review logo to suit his or her fancy. by Marilynne Robinson. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Robinson’s third novel set in the hamlet of Gilead, telling the quiet, moving story of a preacher’s wife and the verses from Ezekiel she copies.
Read in the Slate Book Review.This year, Slate reviewed, excerpted, wrote about, and podcasted about hundreds of books. These are our 10 favorites, as chosen by the editors of the Slate Book Review. Nonfiction spanning the breadth of family life, from childhood to the hard choices at the end. Short stories and novels about friendship, love, sex, murder, and God. And essays and poems that explore with grace and good humor the difficulty of living in, and talking about, our world.In June, that it would be launching a new laptop in August, and that this particular laptop would run rather than Windows or Chrome OS. We managed to get some hands-on time with the new HP SlateBook during the company's HP Connected Music event on 23 July, so here's our HP SlateBook review based on our experience with the laptop so far.