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January 20, 2021

A Reading List Part 3: Eating Disorders and Body Liberation

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Lucky you – this is part of a series of reading lists. Each list builds on the last and does not have overlap. Keep on the lookout for more by following or bookmarking my author page. I encourage you all to search these books on The Storygraph, a new book tracking app.

1. More Than a Body: Your Body is an Instrument, Not an Ornament by Lexie Kite and Lindsay Kite

2. Fitness for Every Body: Strong Confident, and Empowered at Any Size by Meg Boggs

3. Crushing It: How I Crushed Diet Culture, Addictions and the Patriarchy by Kortney Olson

4. Appetite: Sex, Touch, and Desire in Women with Anorexia by Melissa Fabello

5. Lifting Heavy Things: Healing Trauma One Rep at a Time by Laura Khoudari

6. What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat by Aubrey Gordon

7. Women, Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything by Geneen Roth

8. The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonya Renee Taylor

9. Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women by Renee Engeln

10. Body of Truth: Change Your Life by Changing the Way You Think about Weight and Health by Harriet Brown

11. Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia by Sabrina Strings

12. What the Body Wants by Cynthia Winton-Henry and Phil Porter

13. Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Lindo Bacon

14. Body Respect: What Conventional Health Boks Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight by Lindo Bacon and Lucy Aphramor

15. Anti-Diet: Reclaim Your Time, Money, Well-Being, and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating by Christy Harrison

16. The F*ck It Diet: Eating Should Be Easy by Caroline Dooner

17. No Period. Now What?: A Guide to Regaining Your Cycles and Improving Your Fertility by Nicola Rinaldi, Stephani Buckler, and Lisa Sanfilippo Wadell

18. Eating in the Light of the Moon: How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Story Telling by Anita Johnston

19. Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too by Jenni Schaefer and Thom Rutledge

20. Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary Program That Works by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch

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