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

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

Roxane Gay

288 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

nonfiction feminism memoir challenging emotional reflective medium-paced


"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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emotional 83%
reflective 78%
challenging 50%
sad 47%
dark 36%
informative 28%
inspiring 27%
hopeful 18%
tense 11%
funny 4%


medium 59%
fast 26%
slow 13%

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