Katie Roiphe Katie Roiphe

Katie Roiphe, professor at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, is the author of Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Marriages and In Praise of Messy Lives.

March 14 2012 10:49 AMIt’s Not Just RushLiberals slut-shame just as much.
Feb. 20 2012 2:15 PMMore Single Moms. So What. The New York Times condescends to single moms.
Jan. 27 2012 7:00 AMRabbit at RestThe bizarre and misguided critical assault on John Updike’s reputation.
Jan. 11 2012 1:14 PMGirl TroubleWhat Caitlin Flanagan’s new book Girl Land gets wrong about girls.
Dec. 22 2011 7:05 AMWe Are All Lisbeth SalanderThe Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’s blend of victim and killer speaks to us.
Dec. 6 2011 7:34 PMShould Pedophiles Get Air Time?Was the New York Times wrong to run an interview with Jerry Sandusky?
Nov. 23 2011 11:13 AMThe Extraordinary Syllabus of David Foster WallaceWhat his lesson plans teach us about how to live.
Nov. 3 2011 7:35 AMDutch Bike LiberalsThe 99 percent takes over Brooklyn.
Oct. 5 2011 6:39 AMSingle Moms Are Crazy!Does everyone secretly think this?
Aug. 8 2011 6:45 AMThe Strangest Sexual SpaNicholson Baker's House of Holes takes on a culture entranced by pornography.
May 24 2011 6:37 PM"Love Child"How a bastard phrase went mainstream.
March 30 2011 3:42 PMTina Fey's Tough Girl FeminismThe rough humor in Fey's new book Bossypants is exactly what the movement needs.
Nov. 21 2010 7:32 AMModern ParentingIf we try to engineer perfect children, will they grow up to be unbearable?
April 22 2010 10:02 AMThe Best Feminist Book You've Never ReadThe new edition of Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex.
The Audio Book Club
Jan. 18 2010 6:49 AMThe Audio Book Club onMary KarrOur critics discuss Lit.
Feb. 28 2012 1:42 PMThe New O-Bitch-uariesCan we wait a few hours before attacking the dead?
Feb. 14 2012 2:04 PMSingled OutWhy are Americans still so obsessed with single people—and so scared by them?
Jan. 19 2012 12:07 PMOf Noblemen and Investment BankersWhy we can’t take our eyes off Downton Abbey.
Jan. 3 2012 11:35 AMCan We Really Unplug?The illusion of Internet freedom.
Fighting Words
Dec. 16 2011 5:11 PMThe Joyful Life of the Provocateur Hitchens taught me that provocation isn’t exhausting. It’s fun.
Dec. 1 2011 7:07 AMBack Off, Angry CommentersHas the Internet unleashed new levels of bile?
Nov. 8 2011 7:29 PMThe Lies We Tell Ourselves About ScandalsDo we really care if Herman Cain is lying?
Oct. 27 2011 7:26 AMGawker Is Big Immature BabyWhy can’t Gawker do nastiness the right way?
Aug. 28 2011 1:07 AMI'll Have What He's HavingBreaking bread with Nicholson Baker, America's foremost writer of literary sex novels.
June 22 2011 5:11 PMWhy So Angry, Dad?Go the F**k to Sleep exposes yuppie parents' sexlessness, self-pity, and repressed rage.
April 9 2011 12:55 AMBattle WearyEveryone seems to think I'm at war with the wife of a famous novelist on Twitter. I don't even use Twitter!
March 20 2011 6:49 AMIt's School Admissions Season in New York CityDoes your 18-month-old have what it takes?
Aug. 12 2010 12:55 PMThe Audio Book Club on Eat, Pray, LoveOur critics discuss Elizabeth Gilbert's blockbuster memoir.
The XX Factor
March 16 2010 11:57 AMStop Picking Apart Rielle
The Audio Book Club
Dec. 21 2009 9:35 AMThe Audio Book Club on Vladimir NabokovOur critics discuss The Original of Laura.



Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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