Hunger: a memoir of (my) body

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New York Times bestseller

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

Lambda Literary Award winner

A best book of 2017: Time  NPR  People  Elle  The Washington Post  The Los Angeles Times  The Chicago Tribune  Newsday  St. Louis Post-Dispatch  PopSugar  BookRiot  Library Journal  Booklist  Kirkus Reviews  Shelf Awareness  

New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay has written with intimacy and sensitivity about food and bodies, using her own emotional and psychological struggles as a means of exploring our shared anxieties over pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health. As a woman who describes her own body as &;wildly undisciplined,&; Roxane understands the tension between desire and denial, between self-comfort and self-care. In Hunger, she casts an insightful and critical eye on her childhood, teens, and twenties&;including the devastating act of violence that acted as a turning point in her young life&;and brings readers into the present and the realities, pains, and joys of her daily life.

With the bracing candor, vulnerability, and authority that have made her one of the most admired voices of her generation, Roxane explores what it means to be overweight in a time when the bigger you are, the less you are seen. Hunger is a deeply personal memoir from one of our finest writers, and tells a story that hasn&;t yet been told but needs to be.  

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African American women -- Biography
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Autobiographies
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Biography & Autobiography
Body image
Discrimination against overweight persons -- United States
Downloadable audio books
Downloadable books
Eating disorders
Eating disorders -- Biography
Electronic books
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse
Family & Relationships
Gay, Roxane
Nonfiction
Overweight women -- Biography
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
Personal Memoirs -- BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Sexually abused children -- Mental health
Women -- BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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African American women
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Discrimination against overweight persons
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Electronic books
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Overweight women
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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
Sexually abused children
Women