DoubleX Gabfest: Breast Cancer Awareness, Sympathy for the Alleged Boston Bomber, and Nicholas Day’s Baby Meets World

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May 2 2013 11:06 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Give Your Baby a Spear Edition

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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.

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Hanna Rosin recommends Edna O’Brien’s new memoir, Country Girl.

Noreen Malone says you should check out two new Tumblrs, 100PercentMen and Cosmarxpolitan.

Seth Stevenson recommends Jane Campion’s new series Top of the Lake, available for streaming on Netflix.

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Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

Hanna Rosin is the founder of DoubleX and a writer for the Atlantic. She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.

Seth Stevenson is a frequent contributor to Slate. He is the author of Grounded: A Down to Earth Journey Around the World.

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