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Kate Levin

Kate Levin is a writer in Brooklyn. Her work has also appeared in The Crier.


  • Autobiography and Memoir March 22, 2007

    Goodbye, Baltimore

    In a kinetic and searching memoir, Ace of Spades, David Matthews confronts the identity questions that bedeviled him growing up biracial.

    Kate Levin

  • Fiction September 14, 2006

    The Lives They Led

    Claire Messud's The Emperor's Children is a superb comedy of manners, a richly tragicomic view of three thirtysomething Ivy Leaguers in the days leading up to 9/11.

    Kate Levin

  • Fiction November 17, 2005

    All About My Mother

    The Caribbean island of Vieques is a fitting setting for Captain of the Sleepers, Cuban novelist Mayra Montero's engrossing story premised on violations of the dead.

    Kate Levin

  • Congress October 20, 2005

    Asbestos Liability Scam

    The Senate will soon consider the Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act (FAIR) that is anything but for the workers whose health has been impaired by asbestos. It's a move by major corporations to significantly reduce their liability.

    William Johnson and Kate Levin

  • Fiction June 2, 2004

    What Are They Reading?

    "If Bush gets re-elected, I'm moving to Canada!" Most of us who've vowed this, at one time or another, won't actually make good on our word.

    Kate Levin

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  • Fiction March 11, 2004

    I Confess (Sort of)

    A confession is, by definition, a declaration of guilt.

    Kate Levin

  • Regions and Countries December 22, 2003

    Vieques Aftermath

    Will the US Navy break with its long history of environmental negligence?

    Kate Levin