In this edition of the DoubleX Gabfest, founding editor Hanna Rosin, managing editor Jessica Grose, and The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot discuss South Korean figure skater Kim Yu-Na and her Bond girl routine, Michelle Obama's childhood-obesity campaign, and Judith Warner's new book on children and medication, We've Got Issues.
Click here to read Alison Gopnik's Slate review of the Judith Warner book.
The DoubleX Gabfest weekly "coffee talk" endorsements:
Hanna's pick: Judith Shulevitz's new book The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time.
Margaret's pick: The Confessions of Edward Day by Valerie Martin, about an actor in New York in the '70s.
Jessica's pick: The newly bleak Real Housewives of Orange County and the stealth feminism of housewife Vicki Gunvalson.
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