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Becca Rothfeld

Becca Rothfeld is an essayist and literary critic, a contributing editor at The Point, and a PhD candidate in philosophy at Harvard. Her essay collection, tentatively titled All Things Are Too Small, is forthcoming with Metropolitan Books. Her writing has appeared in the New York Review of Books, TLS, The Nation, The New York Times Book Review, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Bookforum, Art in America, and The Baffler, among other venues. Her essay “Ladies in Waiting” was a finalist for a 2017 National Magazine Award in the essays/criticism category and was collected in the 2017 editing of Best American Magazine Writing.

Three new books explore the gap between sex that is good and sex that is virtuous, making the complexities of desire central to our conversations about sexual ethics.

Becca Rothfeld