Live DoubleX Gabfest: Feminine Mystique and live Dear Prudence.

Live DoubleX Gabfest: Feminine Mystique and Live Dear Prudence

Live DoubleX Gabfest: Feminine Mystique and Live Dear Prudence

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
Feb. 14 2013 12:17 PM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Love Edition

Listen to Slate’s take on the 50th anniversary of The Feminine Mystique and a gene that predicts which kids will choke on exams, and hear a live Dear Prudence session.

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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone and Slate’s Dear Prudence, Emily Yoffe, to discuss the 50th anniversary of Betty’s Friedan’s feminist classic, The Feminine Mystique, and a new gene that explains why some kids choke on exams. They also hold a live Dear Prudence session on stage.

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DoubleX endorsements:

Noreen Malone recommends Karen Russell’s new book, Vampires in the Lemon Grove.

Hanna Rosin recommends “ASMR” videos, where women whisper softly and make you feel loved, and Simon Rich’s The Last Girlfriend on Earth.

Emily Yoffe recommends her favorite love story, A.S. Byatt’s Possession.

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.

Emily Yoffe is a contributing editor at the Atlantic.