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"Each week the editors of Slate, one of the first and best on-line literary magazines, ask a different person to keep a diary. The Slate Diaries is a selection of some of the best of those diaries."
Paperback, 376 pages
Published November 2nd 2000 by PublicAffairs (first published October 1st 2000)
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Cheryl
It was so interesting to catch little glimpses into other people's lives: writers, journalists, famous people, not famous people, a judge, a social worker, Bill Gates, Beck, a cop, a UPS driver, etc. These were diary email entries published as they were sent in, so they are supposed to feel real and unedited. Interesting...
L.
Lots of people, keeping short-time diaries for publications. From Bill Gates to editors to lawyers. I skipped a few, some were good, some were pretty dull.
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Michael Kinsley is a columnist for Time and a past editor of The New Republic, Harper's, and Slate. His writing has also appeared in The Economist, The New Yorker, and many other publications.
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