Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

Roxane Gay

nonfiction feminism memoir emotional inspiring reflective sad medium-paced

320 pages | first published 2017


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, ...
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