I Have to Ask

I Have to Ask: The Parul Sehgal Edition

The New York Times book critic on the state of cultural criticism, and reading the novels of bad men.

Parul Sehgal in 2015
Parul Sehgal in 2015.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by PEN American Center.

Parul Sehgal is a book critic at the New York Times. She sits down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss the daily life of a book reviewer, looking hard at the novels of very bad men, and the current state of cultural criticism.

Email: ask@slate.com
Twitter: @IHaveToAskPod

Podcast production by Max Jacobs.