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.
Other items discussed in the show:
- New York Times Magazine: “Why Can Some Kids Handle Pressure While Others Fall Apart?”
- Noreen Malone’s “Can Women Have it All? Beyonce Says Yes.”
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.