Best-selling author, college professor and writer Roxane Gay's new book Hunger is not one of those happy tales that has a beaming photo of her on the cover, standing in one giant leg of her old pants. As she explains to Mia in this interview, it's also not just a story about obesity. It’s an extraordinary look at the trauma that triggered her to very deliberately gain weight.
‘Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body' by Roxane Gay is published by Hachette Australia on 13 June’ Available via Booktopia
Your host is Mia Freedman.
With thanks to Roxane Gay
Head to apple.co/mamamia to find a copy of Mia's book Work Strife Balance and Roxane's book Hunger
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