As 2012 draws to a close, CJR writers brainstormed the year’s best reads in their beats.
Why Women Still Can’t Have it All — The Atlantic, July/August 2012
Who Wears the Pants in This Economy? — New York Times Magazine, August 30, adapted from Hanna Rosin’s book The End of Men
Breasts, a nonfiction book by Florence Williams
Anne Helen Petersen’s “Scandals of Classic Hollywood” series about legendary actresses — The Hairpin
A Ring of One’s Own — The New Yorker, May 7, by Ariel Levy, one of my favorite writers ever
Unrelatedly, my favorite story of the year was probably Atonement, by Dexter Filkins — The New Yorker, October 29