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A yo-yo dieter tires of being the skinny bitch as much as she did the fat chick and goes in search of balance -- both physically and emotionally. Although the novel deals with weight issues, it taps weightier issues such as acceptance and forgiveness.
In our appearance-obsessed society, eating is about much more than hunger and sustenance. Food inspires pleasure and anxiety, shame and obsession. We are constantly judged on how we look, so we’ve come to judge ourselves (and others) on what and how we eat. These evocative essays, from some of the...
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