The DoubleX Gabfest: Momentary Lapse of Judgment Edition
Listen to Slate's show about Dominique Strauss-Kahn's exoneration, a new report about cohabitation, and the rise of the IUD.
Posted Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at 10:38 AM
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In this week's gabfest, DoubleX founding editor Hanna Rosin along with Slate senior editor Jessica Grose and editor Kate Julian discuss Dominique Strauss-Kahn's exoneration, a new report from the Institute for American Values about the rise of cohabitation, and why American women have been so resistant to the IUD, even though it's an incredibly effective birth control method.
The DoubleX weekly "coffee talk" endorsements:
Hanna Rosin is intrigued by Catherine Hakim's Honey Money: The Power of Erotic Capital, which argues that women should use their natural assets to get ahead.
Jessica Grose recommends Mark of the Grizzly by Scott McMillion, which is like a true crime book about bear attacks. She also recommends The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman even though she is extremely late to the party on it.
Here are some links to other things we discussed this week:
Hanna Rosin is the author of The End of Men, a co-founder of Slate's DoubleX and a senior editor at the Atlantic. She can be reached at email@example.com. Follow her on Twitter or Facebook or visit her website.
Kate Julian is an editor of DoubleX.