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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.
Items discussed on the show:
- Buzz Bissinger’s GQ piece, “My Gucci Addiction”
- News of Cat Marnell’s book deal
- Amanda Erickson’s New Republic piece on whether cookbook memoirs have become husband-hunting guides
- Daniel D’Addario’s Salon piece on celebrities building lifestyle brands.
- Julie and Julia, by Julie Powell
- Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, With Recipes, by Elizabeth Bard
- Seth Stevenson’s Slate piece on Pinterest-like sites for men.
Seth says you should check out Sheila Ferguson’s Soul Food: Classic Cuisine from the Deep South.
Noreen loved Annia Ciezadlo’s Day of Honey.
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