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July 29 2010 3:30 PM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Leave Chelsea Alone Edition

Slate's DoubleX Gabfest on 12th & Delaware, Chelsea Clinton's wedding, and only children.

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In this week's Gabfest, DoubleX's Emily Bazelon, Jessica Grose, and Hanna Rosin discuss the new abortion documentary by Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing, 12th & Delaware;Lauren Sandler's Time cover story about only children; and Chelsea Clinton's forthcoming nuptials.

The DoubleX Gabfest weekly "coffee talk" endorsements:

Emily Bazelon's pick: This week Emily is looking for summer reading recommendations, and wants you to leave yours in the comments below. Suggestions do not have to be new books—classics are welcome, Emily says.

Jessica Grose's pick: Jeggings, the pants that are a combination of jeans and leggings. Like Emily's pick, this is not a straightforward endorsement—it's more of an existential question. Why jeggings?


Hanna Rosin's pick: Mona Simpson's new book, My Hollywood, which is about the relationship between a nanny and her employer.

Here is a list of other articles mentioned in the Gabfest:

Lauren Sandler's Time magazine article, "The Only Child: Debunking the Myths"
Emily Bazelon's New York Times Magazine article, "The New Abortion Providers"
Susan Orlean's blog post, "Skintight"

Hanna Rosin is the founder of DoubleX and a writer for the Atlantic. She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.

Emily Bazelon was a Slate senior editor from 2005 to 2014. She is the author of Sticks and Stones.

Jessica Grose is a frequent Slate contributor and the author of the novel Sad Desk Salad. Follow her on Twitter.



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