Kate Levin

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

Goodbye, Baltimore Goodbye, Baltimore

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

Mar 22, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Kate Levin

The Lives They Led 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.

Sep 14, 2006 / Books & the Arts / Kate Levin

All About My Mother 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.

Nov 17, 2005 / Books & the Arts / Kate Levin

Asbestos Liability Scam 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 ...

Oct 20, 2005 / Editorial / William Johnson and Kate Levin

What Are They Reading? 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.

Jun 2, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Kate Levin

I Confess (Sort of) I Confess (Sort of)

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

Mar 11, 2004 / Books & the Arts / Kate Levin

Vieques Aftermath Vieques Aftermath

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

Dec 22, 2003 / Feature / Kate Levin