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In this week’s Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New York editor Noreen Malone to discuss affairs in happy marriages, Gwyneth Paltrow’s “conscious uncoupling” from Chris Martin, and the rise of the female chef.

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Noreen endorses Adrian Nicole LeBlanc’s masterpiece of nonfiction, Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx.

Hanna recommends “Taken,” Sarah Stillman’s 2013 New Yorker piece about the growth of civil forfeiture.

June says you should check out the YA novel Changers Book One: Drew, by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper.

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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.

June Thomas is a Slate culture critic and editor of Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section. 

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