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On this week’s Gabfest, Slate’s Hanna Rosin and June Thomas join New York editor Noreen Malone to talk about women covering up in the summertime, mothers in prison—in real life and on Orange Is the New Black—and the popular new podcast Mystery Show, with a special guest, novelist Sheila Heti.
Other items discussed in the show:
- “Women Who Cover Up (Even as the Temperatures Climb)” by Amy Sohn in the New York Times
- Women in Clothes by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton
- “I Cannot Lie: I Love Eileen Fisher” by Molly Fischer in the Cut
- Janet Malcolm’s profile of Eileen Fisher in the New Yorker
- “Proud to Be Dowdy” by Hanna Rosin in Slate
- Orange Is the New Black
- “Can Inmates and Prison Employees Find Love?” by Justin Peters in Slate
- “Prison Born” by Sarah Yager in the Atlantic
- Sheila Heti
- Starlee Kine’s new podcast, Mystery Show
Noreen recommends The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir by Vivian Gornick.
June recommends the Channel 4 show Catastrophe, which is now available on Amazon Prime.
Hanna recommends Women in Clothes by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, and Leanne Shapton, and Sheila Heti’s new podcast.
Outro: “Short Shorts” by the Royal Teens