Dan Slater is the author of Love in the Time of Algorithms: What Technology Does to Meeting and Mating. On Jan. 18 he married the yoga instructor.

Cartel Land

In this excerpt from Wolf Boys, about two American teens recruited by a Mexican drug cartel, we meet Robert Garcia, the cop whose job it became to track the boys down.


The author of ‘The Whites’ and ‘Clockers’ talks about genre fiction, about hitting the street for research, and about the details that can bring a story alive.

OK, Cupid

One journalist turned to online dating to find love—and discovered his parents’ own dating history. By Dan Slater.

Researching Life

The famous Grant Study tracked hundreds of Harvard men from youth to death to determine what predicts contentment.