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The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love Cover Image
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 

Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance Cover Image
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

Eat Your Feelings: The Food Mood Girl's Guide to Transforming Your Emotional Eating Cover Image
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."

The Eating Instinct: Food Culture, Body Image, and Guilt in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250120984
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - November 13th, 2018

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
ISBN: 9781479886753
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Published: New York University Press - May 7th, 2019

How the female body has been racialized for over two hundred years

There is an obesity epidemic in this country and poor black women are particularly stigmatized as "diseased" and a burden on the public health care system. This is only the most recent incarnation of the fear of fat black women, which Sabrina Strings shows took root more than two hundred years ago.

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

Growing up as a fat girl, Virgie Tovar believed that her body was something to be fixed. But after two decades of dieting and constant guilt, she was over it--and gave herself the freedom to trust her own body again. Ever since, she's been helping others to do the same.

You Are Enough: Your Guide to Body Image and Eating Disorder Recovery Cover Image
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

What Are You Hungry For?: Women, Food, and Spirituality Cover Image
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.

Looking Good: Male Body Image in Modern America Cover Image
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

Bodies out of Bounds: Fatness and Transgression Cover Image
By Jana Evans Braziel (Editor), Kathleen LeBesco (Editor)
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.

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

"A gripping graphic novel about a woman's battle with eating disorders." — The Guardian

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.

Women: Body-Positive Art to Inspire and Empower Cover Image
By Carol Rossetti (Illustrator)
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.