Attachment parenting, President Obama’s love letters, and child psychopaths on this week’s DoubleX Gabfest.
DoubleX Gabfest: Attachment Parenting, Obama’s College Love Letters and Child Psychopaths
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May 17 2012 10:24 AM

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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins staff writer Noreen Malone and DoubleX blogger Libby Copeland to discuss the infamous Time magazine story on attachment parenting, President Obama’s college love letters, and the question of whether a child can really be a psychopath.

DoubleX endorsements:

Hanna Rosin recommends that you download the learning app called Noodlewords.

Noreen Malone suggests that you read the cooking memoir Blood, Bones & Butter, by Gabrielle Hamilton.

Libby Copeland requests that you explore Rookie magazine’s “Ask a Grown Man” feature, especially the Jon Hamm edition.

Other items discussed in the show:  

Libby Copeland is a writer in New York and a Slate contributor. She was previously a Washington Post reporter and editor for 11 years. She can be reached at

Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

Hanna Rosin is the co-host of NPR’s Invisibilia and a founder of DoubleX . She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.