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

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The Absurd Psychology of Restaurant Menus

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

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This Japanese Inn Has Been Open For 1,300 Years

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

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What Happens Inside a Dying Mind?

Science cannot fully explain near-death experiences.

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Is Minneapolis the Best City in America?

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

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