Monica Lewinsky, Nigerian kidnapped girls, and baby names on the DoubleX Gabfest.

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DoubleX Gabfest: The Narcissistic Loony Toon Edition

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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New York editor Noreen Malone to discuss Monica Lewinsky’s tell-all, the kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria, and the unseating of Jacob as the top baby name.

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DoubleX recommendations:

June recommends I Am the Beggar of the World, a collection of poems by Afghan women edited by Eliza Griswold.

Hanna is watching The Americans, a period drama about Russian spies living in the United States.

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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.

June Thomas is a Slate culture critic and editor of Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section.