"To build a world that works for everyone, we must first make the radical decision to love every facet of ourselves...'The body is not an apology' is the mantra we should all embrace."
--Kimberlé Crenshaw, legal scholar and founder and Executive Director, African American Policy Forum
An exploration, both personal and deeply reported, of how we learn to eat in today’s toxic food culture.
Winner, 2020 Body and Embodiment Best Publication Award, given by the American Sociological AssociationHonorable Mention, 2020 Sociology of Sex and Gender Distinguished Book Award, given by the American Sociological Association How the female body has been racialized for over two hundred years
The actress, comedian, and podcaster extraordinaire's guide to being a #brave, bikini-wearing badass.
If you’ve ever seen a fat person post a bikini shot on social media, you already know that they are #verybrave, because apparently existing in a fat body in public is #brave. I, Nicole Byer, wrote this book to 1.
This revolutionary and viscerally accessible manifesto isn't about body positivity--it's about a fat revolution (Joy Nash).
"In this bold new book, Tovar eviscerates diet culture, proclaims the joyous possibilities of fatness, and shows us that liberation is possible."--Sarai Walker, author of Dietland
"A terrific resource that shows readers how to start feeling good about their body and rewire their sense of self-worth."
--School Library Journal starred review
It's time to ditch harmful, outdated beauty standards and build real, lasting body positivity. It's time for a self-love revolution
“The F*ck It Diet is not only hilarious, it is scientifically and medically sound. A must read for any chronic dieter.” –Christiane Northrup, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
A self-help guide that answers your questions about body image and disordered eating
A searingly honest memoir of one young woman’s journey toward self-acceptance as she comes to see her body as a symbol of rebellion and hope and chooses to live her life unapologetically.
“Rosetti’s illustrations are personalized affirmations of the rights of women. They congratulate the empowered, comfort the survivors, and present rebuttals to the oppressive comments that rain down upon women from the heights of the patriarchy.” —Bust
The message we receive from the world is clear: we’re not good enough.
A radical day-by-day guide to redefining beauty and creating lasting self-esteem
A graphic memoir of eating disorders, abuse and recovery.
Like most kids, Katie was a picky eater. She'd sit at the table in silent protest, hide uneaten toast in her bedroom, listen to parental threats that she'd have to eat it for breakfast.
**WINNER: Silver Award in the Cookbooks: Natural, Nutrition, Organic, Vegetarian category of the 2018 Living Now Book Award**
**One of the Atlanta Journal-Consitution's self-help books to help you live your best life in 2018**
Cosmopolitan: "Take a bite of [Smith's] tasty advice."
Since World War II, when the diet and fitness industries promoted mass obsession with weight and body shape, fat has been a dirty word. In the United States, fat is seen as repulsive, funny, ugly, unclean, obscene, and above all as something to lose. Bodies Out of Bounds challenges these dominant perceptions by examining social representations of the fat body.
A valuable examination of the tyranny of body image--this time over men
Fat isn't the problem. Dieting is the problem. A society that rejects anyone whose body shape or size doesn't match an impossible ideal is the problem. A medical establishment that equates "thin" with "healthy" is the problem.Health at Every Size.
Women have many secrets. But a woman's secret relationship with food and her body can overshadow other aspects of her life, filling her with obsession, shame and fear. Many women waste countless years focusing on food and appearance, rather than spending energy on what holds deepest meaning for them in life.
*A Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist
*Named Best Comedy Book by the African American Literary Awards Show
Fans of Issa Rae and Phoebe Robinson will love this collection of laugh-out-loud funny and insightful essays that explore race, feminism, pop culture, and how society reinforces the message that we are nothing without the perfect body.
Mainstream health science has let you down.Weight loss is not the key to health, diet and exercise are not effective weight-loss strategies and fatness is not a death sentence.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.
*Named a Best Book of 2018 by the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, NPR, Broadly, Buzzfeed (Nonfiction), The Undefeated, Library Journal (Biography/Memoirs), The Washington Post (Nonfiction), Southern Living (Southern), Entertainment Weekly, and The New York Times Critics*
In this powerful, provocative, and universally lau
Make peace with food.
Free yourself from chronic dieting forever.
Rediscover the pleasures of eating.
The go-to resource––now fully revised and updated––for building a healthy body image and making peace with food, once and for all.
Reclaim your time, money, health, and happiness from our toxic diet culture with groundbreaking strategies from a registered dietitian, journalist, and host of the "Food Psych" podcast.
"Nothing is more brilliant and juicy to me than a woman stepping fully into her self--mind, body, and spirit, full throttle, without apology. Kimberly Dark has been illuminating the path for a long time. This book is a triumph.
From the unforgettable teacher Jessamyn Stanley comes Every Body Yoga, a book that breaks all the stereotypes.
It’s a book of inspiration for beginners of all shapes and sizes: If Jessamyn could transcend these emotional and physical barriers, so can we.
It’s a book for readers already doing yoga, looking to refresh their practice or find new ways to stay
A step-by-step holistic approach to eating disorder recovery, using self-compassion and embodiment practices to reduce symptoms, increase body awareness and acceptance, reconnect to others, and step back into an integrated life.
A School Library Journal Best Book of 2020
It’s time to bare it all about bodies!
We all experience the world in a body, but we don’t usually take the time to explore what it really means to have and live within one.
"Her body is beautiful-strong, kind and wise. All bodies are lovely no matter their size." Her Body Can is a book of poetic self-love and body positivity declarations for all young girls.
* 2021 Notable Social Studies Trade Books *
What if every young girl loved her body? Love Your Body encourages you to admire and celebrate your body for all the amazing things it can do (like laugh, cry, hug, and feel) and to help you see that you are so much more than your body.
Bodies come in all different forms and abilities.
The definitive collection of art, poetry, and prose, celebrating fat acceptance
Chubby. Curvy. Fluffy. Plus-size. Thick. Fat. The time has come for fat people to tell their own stories.
Like most teens, you want to feel good about the way you look. But what happens when the way you look just doesn't feel good enough? Whether it's online, on TV, or in magazines, images of impossibly perfect--and mostly Photoshopped--young women are everywhere. As a result, you may feel an intense pressure to look a certain way.
Combatting fatphobia and racism to reclaim a space for womxn at the intersection of fat and Black
2020 Foreword Indie Award Winner (Gold) in the LGBTQ+ Category
2020 Foreword Indie Award Winner (Silver) in the Self-Help Category
Bacon has found their voice in this book, and it's a voice we all need to hear right now
"The truth is, body positivity is for white women. White female bodies being safe is paramount to maintaining white supremacy."
– Stephanie Yeboah, 2017