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Christine Rosen

Christine Rosen

Christine Rosen is a senior editor at the New Atlantis.

In 2006, The Times of London described what it called the first “Web rage” attack: a middle-aged London man tracked down and knifed another man...

In his 1943 paper, “A Theory of Human Motivation,” the psychologist Abraham Maslow outlined what he called our “hierarchy of needs.” Using the image of...

Vagina: A New BiographyBy Naomi WolfEcco, 400 pages For decades, the clichéd image of the Western male’s midlife crisis has been an aging, randy man roaring...

Fifty Shades of Grey By E L James Vintage, 528 pages Fifty Shades Darker By E L James Vintage, 544 pages Fifty Shades Freed By E L...

Revolutionaries are unreliable recorders of their own legacies. Hindsight usually renders them excessively bitter or boastful, or both. The children whom the revolution hasn’t already...

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother By Amy Chua Penguin, 256 pages American parents have an inexhaustible appetite for being bossed around. Every year publishers let loose an...

American women spend 15 minutes more each day on “personal grooming” than American men do. If this fact, gleaned from time-use studies, elicits a shrug...

We have not yet seen what man can make of man. —B.F. Skinner When Barack Obama won the presidential election in November 2008, observers credited...

The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and...

Among the more surprising entries on the New York Times bestseller list in recent years is Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, a novel “co-authored” by...

Every generation of parents develops the anxieties it deserves. In the 1930s, the Maltine beverage company ran an advertisement in Parents magazine that featured four...