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A Memoir of (My) Body

By Roxane Gay
10-minute read
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Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay

Hunger (2017) is a personal, open-hearted account of what it’s like to live with a body that’s frowned upon by society.

  • Victims of abuse and sexual violence
  • Students of psychology and social work
  • Anyone struggling with eating disorders

Roxane Gay is a writer and associate professor of English at Purdue University. Her writing can often be found in the New York Times, where she’s a regular op-ed contributor. She is also the author of the bestsellers Bad Feminist and Difficult Women.

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