Happy Fat

Taking Up Space in a World That Wants to Shrink You
Product Number: EB00759535
Released: May 28, 2019
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780008365059
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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Description

'Perfect, kind, hilarious and persuasive' Lena Dunham 'I am a fat person and I love my body. I feel lucky to be able to say that - it has taken a lot of work and a lot of time. I want to tell you what I have learned and how I got here.' In Happy Fat, comedian Sofie Hagen shares how she removed fatphobic influences from her daily life and found self-acceptance in a world where judgement and discrimination are rife. From shame and sex to airplane seats, love and getting stuck in public toilets, Sofie provides practical tips for readers - drawing wisdom from other Fat Liberation champions along the way. Part memoir, part social commentary, Happy Fat is a funny, angry and impassioned look at how taking up space in a culture that is desperate to reduce you can be radical, emboldening and life-changing.

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Author(s): Sofie Hagen
Original Publish Date: May 28, 2019

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