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On this week’s Gabfest, Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin joins Slate features editor Jessica Winter and Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci to discuss the Stanford rape case. They also talk about Judith Shulevitz’s piece in the New York Times on “caregiverism,” and playing the gender card in the election.

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DoubleX recommendations:

Jessica recommends Little Labors by Rivka Galchen.

Hanna recommends Jessica Winter’s new book, Break in Case of Emergency, and Anne Hull’s piece “The Lonely Road of Staying Clean,” in the Washington Post.

Christina recommends Tegan and Sara’s new album, Love You to Death.

This podcast was produced by Ann Heppermann. Our intern is Daniel Schroeder.

Outro Song: “U-Turn” by Tegan and Sara

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