Body Liberation Book Club

Body Liberation Book Club is a community book club that is open to the public.

Message from the organizer: There are so many wonderful books that support the Body Liberation Process! Let's read a book each month this summer and get together for a dynamic discussion! Click here to learn more more information & meeting dates.

Upcoming Selections:  

  • November - Fearing the Black Body: Racial Origins of Fat Phobia by Sabrina Strings
  • January - The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West
Fearing the Black Body: The Racial Origins of Fat Phobia Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781479886753
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Published: New York University Press - May 7th, 2019

How the female body has been racialized for over two hundred years

There is an obesity epidemic in this country and poor black women are particularly stigmatized as "diseased" and a burden on the public health care system. This is only the most recent incarnation of the fear of fat black women, which Sabrina Strings shows took root more than two hundred years ago.


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The Witches Are Coming Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316449885
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Published: Hachette Books - November 5th, 2019

In this wickedly funny cultural critique, the author of the critically acclaimed memoir and Hulu series Shrill exposes misogyny in the #MeToo era.

THIS IS A WITCH HUNT.
WE'RE WITCHES,
AND WE'RE HUNTING YOU.