Lena Dunham’s Not That Kind of Girl, yes means yes, are parents responsible for child killers.

Can Lena Dunham Tell Us Anything We Don’t Already Know?

Can Lena Dunham Tell Us Anything We Don’t Already Know?

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
Oct. 2 2014 9:37 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Lena Dunham’s Food Diary 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 Lena Dunham’s new book, Not That Kind of Girl; California’s new “yes means yes” law; and whether parents are responsible for their children who murder.

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June loved the new movie Pride.

Hanna recommends Poisoned Apples, by Christine Heppermann.

Noreen is reading Meghan Daum’s new book of essays, The Unspeakable.

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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 managing producer of Slate podcasts.