Hanna Rosin

Hanna Rosin, an Atlantic national correspondent, is the author of the book The End of Men based on her story in the July/August 2010 Atlantic.

  • The Case Against Breast-Feeding

    The Case Against Breast-Feeding

    In certain overachieving circles, breast-feeding is no longer a choice—it’s a no-exceptions requirement, the ultimate badge of responsible parenting. Yet the actual health benefits of breast-feeding are surprisingly thin, far thinner than most popular literature indicates. Is breast-feeding right for every family? Or is it this generation’s vacuum cleaner—an instrument of misery that mostly just keeps women down?

  • A Boy's Life

    Since he could speak, Brandon, now 8, has insisted that he was meant to be a girl. This summer, his parents decided to let him grow up as one. His case, and a rising number of others like it, illuminates a heated scientific debate about the nature of gender—and raises troubling questions about whether the limits of child indulgence have stretched too far.

  • It's Lonely at the Top

    Exhibits A–G: Eliot Spitzer, Larry Craig, David Vitter, Kwame Kilpatrick, David Paterson, Antonio Villaraigosa, Vito Fossella … Back to The…

  • American Murder Mystery

    Why is crime rising in so many American cities? The answer implicates one of the most celebrated antipoverty programs of recent decades.

  • Compass Without Direction

    The movie version of Philip Pullman's Golden Compass creates a luminous fantasy world, but loses the book's magnetic force of meaning

  • How Hollywood Saved God

    It took five years, two screenwriters, and $180 million to turn a best-selling antireligious children’s book into a star-studded epic—just in time for Christmas.

  • Closing the God Gap

    How a pair of Democratic strategists are helping candidates talk about their faith

  • Striking a Pose

    Fifty years ago, yoga was the province of California communes and fringy New Agers. Now it’s teetering on the brink of overexposure and commodification. So, is it a spiritual antidote to the upscale Western lifestyle, or just the latest manifestation?

  • The Reverend

    Rudolph Giuliani learns to speak “evangelese”—and tests the waters for a presidential bid

  • Can Jesus Save Hollywood?

    From The Passion of the Christ to The Chronicles of Narnia, the Christian audience is making spirits rise

  • Beyond Belief

    The real religious divide in the United States isn't between the churched and the unchurched. It's between different kinds of believers


The Absurd Psychology of Restaurant Menus

Would people eat healthier if celery was called "cool celery?"


This Japanese Inn Has Been Open For 1,300 Years

It's one of the oldest family businesses in the world.


What Happens Inside a Dying Mind?

Science cannot fully explain near-death experiences.


Is Minneapolis the Best City in America?

No other place mixes affordability, opportunity, and wealth so well.



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