A Conversation with Peggy Orenstein, author of “The Miseducation of the American Boy”

  
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Hi there, Article Clubbers! This month, we’re reading and discussing “The Miseducation of the American Boy,” by bestselling author Peggy Orenstein.

Last Tuesday, I got the chance to talk with Ms. Orenstein and ask her some of our questions. She was wonderful and thoughtful. Please listen to the conversation by pressing the play button above or by subscribing to The Highlighter Article Club podcast on your phone.

After listening, feel free to share your thoughts in the comments. Did anything that Ms. Orenstein said surprise you or change your ideas about the article?

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First time here, or catching upRead this first, then read and annotate the article!

Coming up at Article Club

  • Sunday 4/26: We’ll discuss the article via Zoom — 2-3 pm or 4-5 pm PT. Update: Both discussions are now full, but sign up here in case someone can’t make it.


Article Club is a new experiment in community reading. We read and discuss one outstanding article or book chapter a month. We invite the author to join our conversation, too. If you’re interested, sign up and check us out! Article Club is part of The Highlighter, a weekly newsletter featuring the best articles on race, education, and culture.