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The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626569768
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Published: Berrett-Koehler Publishers - February 13th, 2018

"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 


The Eating Instinct: Food Culture, Body Image, and Guilt in America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250234551
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - January 21st, 2020

An exploration, both personal and deeply reported, of how we learn to eat in today’s toxic food culture.


Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781479886753
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Published: New York University Press - May 7th, 2019

Winner, 2020 Body and Embodiment Best Publication Award, given by the American Sociological Association

Honorable 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


#VERYFAT #VERYBRAVE: The Fat Girl's Guide to Being #Brave and Not a Dejected, Melancholy, Down-in-the-Dumps Weeping Fat Girl in a Bikini Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524850746
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - June 2nd, 2020

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.


You Have the Right to Remain Fat Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781936932313
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Published: Feminist Press - August 14th, 2018

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


The Self-Love Revolution: Radical Body Positivity for Girls of Color (Instant Help Solutions) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781684034116
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Published: Instant Help Publications - May 1st, 2020

"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: Eating Should Be Easy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062883612
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Published: Harper Wave - March 26th, 2019

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

 


You Are Enough: Your Guide to Body Image and Eating Disorder Recovery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250151025
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - February 19th, 2019

A self-help guide that answers your questions about body image and disordered eating


Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807012628
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Published: Beacon Press - October 15th, 2019

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.


Women: Body-Positive Art to Inspire and Empower Cover Image
By Carol Rossetti (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781634502504
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Published: Skyhorse - October 20th, 2015

“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.


Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781580056557
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Published: Seal Press - October 4th, 2016

A radical day-by-day guide to redefining beauty and creating lasting self-esteem


Lighter Than My Shadow Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781941302415
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Published: Oni Press - October 3rd, 2017

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.


Eat Your Feelings: The Food Mood Girl's Guide to Transforming Your Emotional Eating Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250139412
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Published: Wednesday Books - December 26th, 2017

**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."


Bodies out of Bounds: Fatness and Transgression Cover Image
By Jana Evans Braziel (Editor), Kathleen LeBesco (Editor)
$35.15
ISBN: 9780520225855
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Published: University of California Press - September 13th, 2001

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.


Looking Good: Male Body Image in Modern America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780809066384
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Published: Hill and Wang - January 9th, 2002

A valuable examination of the tyranny of body image--this time over men


Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth about Your Weight Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781935618256
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Published: Benbella Books - May 4th, 2010

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.
The solution?

Health at Every Size.


What Are You Hungry For?: Women, Food, and Spirituality Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312310134
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 16th, 2003

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.


F*ck Your Diet: And Other Things My Thighs Tell Me Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982108618
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Published: Gallery Books - January 7th, 2020

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.

By the time Chloé Hilliard was 12, she wore a size 12—both shoe and dress—and stood over six feet tall.


Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781940363196
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Published: Benbella Books - September 2nd, 2014

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.


Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062420718
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 12th, 2018

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.


Heavy: An American Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501125669
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Published: Scribner - March 5th, 2019

*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


Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition: A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250255198
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Published: St. Martin's Essentials - June 23rd, 2020

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.


Anti-Diet: Reclaim Your Time, Money, Well-Being, and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316420358
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - December 24th, 2019

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.


Fat, Pretty, and Soon to Be Old: A Makeover for Self and Society Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781849353670
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Published: AK Press - September 3rd, 2019

"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.


Every Body Yoga: Let Go of Fear, Get On the Mat, Love Your Body. Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780761193111
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 4th, 2017

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


Befriending Your Body: A Self-Compassionate Approach to Freeing Yourself from Disordered Eating Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781611806083
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Published: Shambhala - August 7th, 2018

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.


Body Talk: 37 Voices Explore Our Radical Anatomy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616209674
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 18th, 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 Can Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780578651484
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Published: East 26th Publishing - February 18th, 2020

"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.


Love Your Body: Your body can do amazing things... Cover Image
By Jessica Sanders, Carol Rossetti (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780711252424
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020

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.


Other F Word: A Celebration of the Fat & Fierce Cover Image
By Angie Manfredi (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781419737503
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 24th, 2019

The Body Image Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help Girls Develop a Healthy Body Image in an Image-Obsessed World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781626250185
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Published: Instant Help Publications - December 1st, 2014

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.


Fat Girls in Black Bodies: Creating Communities of Our Own Cover Image
By Joy Arlene Renee Cox, Ta'lor Pinkston (Foreword by), Jill Andrew (Afterword by), Bernadette M. Gailliard (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9781623174996
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Published: North Atlantic Books - September 29th, 2020

Combatting fatphobia and racism to reclaim a space for womxn at the intersection of fat and Black


Radical Belonging: How to Survive and Thrive in an Unjust World (While Transforming It for the Better) Cover Image
By Lindo Bacon, Ijeoma Oluo (Foreword by)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781950665341
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Published: Benbella Books - November 10th, 2020

"Belonging has been a formative struggle for me. Like most people with marginalized identities, my experience as a trans person has taught me that it's hard to be yourself and feel like you belong in a culture that is hostile to your existence.


Fattily Ever After: A Black Fat Girl's Guide to Living Life Unapologetically Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781784883447
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Published: Hardie Grant - September 1st, 2020

"The truth is, body positivity is for white women. White female bodies being safe is paramount to maintaining white supremacy."
– Stephanie Yeboah, 2017