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Book Review: 'Once In The West'  |   

Tess Taylor reviews Christian Wiman's new collection of poems, "Once in the West."

'How To Cook Everything Fast'? Bittman Says Skip The Prep  |   

Rachel Martin talks to food writer Mark Bittman about his new cookbook, "How to Cook Everything Fast," which thumbs its nose at the French tradition of having ingredients prepped before you cook.

'All The Truth Is Out' Examines How Political Journalism Went Tabloid   |   

Matt Bai says that while voters have always cared about candidates' characters, some news used to be off limits. His new book looks at Gary Hart's 1987 affair that destroyed his political ambitions.

The Strange, Split 'Selfie' Pilot  |   

ABC's new comedy Selfie doesn't have a good pilot. It has half of a decent pilot, however, and it has intriguing signs that inside of it, trapped under the dumb parts, there might be a good show.

'Gone Girl,' Take Two: The Very, Very Spoiled Edition  |   

If you've already read Gone Girl, or if you don't mind swimming in a sea of spoilers, we've got a few thoughts that require giving up some of the book's bigger secrets.

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