Adrian Peterson, the New Republic on feminism’s future, and the “real men” meme.

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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Slate writer Amanda Hess and New York editor Noreen Malone to discuss Adrian Peterson, the New Republic’s feminism debate, and the “real men” meme.

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Amanda Hess recommends you check out the feminist site, the Toast.

Hanna recommends Caitlin Moran’s new novel, How to Build a Girl. She will be interviewing Moran in New York on Sept. 25. You can find more information here.

Noreen Malone likes Sheila Heti’s new book, Women in Clothes

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Amanda Hess is a David Carr fellow at the New York Times. Follow her on Twitter.

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.