DoubleX Gabfest: The Love Edition
Listen to Slate’s take on the 50th anniversary of The Feminine Mystique and a gene that predicts which kids will choke on exams, and hear a live Dear Prudence session.
Posted Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at 12:17 PM
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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone and Slate’s Dear Prudence, Emily Yoffe, to discuss the 50th anniversary of Betty’s Friedan’s feminist classic, The Feminine Mystique, and a new gene that explains why some kids choke on exams. They also hold a live Dear Prudence session on stage.
Other items discussed in the show:
- New York Times Magazine: “Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?”
- Noreen Malone’s “Can Women Have it All? Beyonce Says Yes.”
Noreen Malone recommends Karen Russell’s new book, Vampires in the Lemon Grove.
Emily Yoffe recommends her favorite love story, A.S. Byatt’s Possession.
Noreen Malone is a staff writer for the New Republic.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter or Facebook or visit her website.
Emily Yoffe is a regular Slate contributor. She writes the Dear Prudence and Human Guinea Pig columns. You can send Dear Prudence questions for publication to email@example.com. (Questions may be edited.) Subscribe to Emily Yoffe's Facebook page.