Emily Gould is the author of And The Heart Says Whatever, to be published by Free Press in May 2010. She writes at www.emilymagazine.com and lives in Brooklyn.

As the author of a new memoir, And the Heart Says Whatever, Emily Gould picks her favorites of the genre, many of which you’ve probably never heard of.

Former Top Chef addict Emily Gould has transferred her affections to the homier, less corporate Chopped—in part because of its withering, yet maternal, judge Alex Guarnaschelli.

Millionaire Matchmaker’s Patti Stanger tells Emily Gould why she shouldn't date a poor guy, why she should get highlights, and why—even for Stanger—divorce is always an option.