Slate's DoubleX Gabfest on Buzz Bissinger, Cooking Memoirs, and Pinterest for Dudes

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April 4 2013 11:22 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Manteresting Edition

Slate's DoubleX Gabfest on Buzz Bissinger, cooking memoirs, and Pinterest for dudes.

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In this edition of the Gabfest, Seth Stevenson and Jessica Grose of Slate join New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss addiction writing from Buzz Bissinger and Cat Marnell; whether cooking memoirs have become anti-feminist; and what, exactly, is the point of Pinterest-like sites for men.

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Seth says you should check out Sheila Ferguson’s Soul Food: Classic Cuisine from the Deep South.  

Jess recommends Susanna Sonnenberg’s She Matters: A Life in Friendships and Emma Forrest’s Your Voice in My Head.

Noreen loved Annia Ciezadlo’s Day of Honey.

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Jessica Grose is a frequent Slate contributor and the author of the novel Sad Desk Salad. Follow her on Twitter.

Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

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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