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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Slate writer Seth Stevenson and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss breast cancer awareness; sympathy for the alleged Boston bomber; and Nicholas Day’s new book, Baby Meets World.
Other items discussed in the show:
Hanna Rosin recommends Edna O’Brien’s new memoir, Country Girl.
Seth Stevenson recommends Jane Campion’s new series Top of the Lake, available for streaming on Netflix.
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