…that deal with eating disorders.
I was asked by a friend to compile a list of books that deal with the subject of eating disorders. This is just a preliminary version:
Bulimia: A Guide to Recovery by Peter J Cooper.
Fed Up and Hungry_ a series of essays on EDs edited by Marilyn Lawrence
The Beauty Myth by Naomi Woolf
Womansize by Kim Chernin and The Hungry Self by the same author which may be out of print.
Fabulous Figures by Rachel Swift – a humorous, critique of society’s obsession with aesthetic perfection.
Getting Better Bit(e) By Bit(e)_ (A Survival Kit for sufferers of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorders by Ulrike Schmidt and Janet Treasure
Some novels that deal with EDs:
Catherine by Maureen Dunbar
Oh, and OT: I now have a copy of Steven Levenkron’s The Luckiest Girl in the World. It is out of print but Amazon found a copy of it for me. it arrived a couple of months ago all the way from some second hand bookshop in the good old US of A! They are now scouring the continent on my behalf for a copy of Kessa so, fingers crossed!
Oh, and a book I have just finished reading called The Mermaids Singing by Lisa Carey (which I mentioned in another post) has an anorexia sub-plot.