The Great Mating Debate

Episode 55 · July 12th, 2023 · 1 hr 18 mins

About this Episode

Phil is joined by Becca Rothfeld, BD McClay, and Jon Baskin to discuss Norman Rush's 1991 novel Mating, and whether it offers a roadmap for love in the 21st century.

Becca Rothfeld is the nonfiction book critic at the Washington Post and an editor at the Point.
BD McClay is an essayist and critic who has written for publications like Lapham's Quarterly, The New Yorker, and New York Times Magazine.
Jon Baskin is Deputy Editor at Harper's and a founding editor of The Point.

The Art:
Norman Rush, Mating

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