Becca Rothfeld

Becca Rothfeld is the nonfiction book critic at The Washington Post, an editor at The Point, and a lapsed academic philosopher.

In the Shallows

Why do public intellectuals condescend to their readers?
Becca Rothfeld
September 18, 2023

For Argument's Sake

In praise of high school debate
Becca Rothfeld
June 1, 2022
An image from Ingmar Bergman's Persona

My Year of Stalking Rachel

The quest to see without being seen
Becca Rothfeld
May 19, 2021