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But Hunger is a triumph nonetheless Its a story not easily told, but the telling set her free And through Gays experience we learn one of lessons she eventually did, that all of us have to be considerate of the realities of the bodies of others, and accepting of our own Erin Kodicek, The Book ReviewA work of staggering honesty Poignantly told New Republic The books short, sharp chapters come alive in vivid personal anecdotes And on nearly every page, Gays raw, powerful prose plants a flag, facing down decades of shame and self loathing by reclaiming the body she never should have had to lose Entertainment Weekly Bracingly vivid Remarkable Undestroyed, unruly, unfettered, Ms Gay, live your life We are all better for having you do so in the same ferociously honest fashion that you have written this book Los Angeles Times Searing, smart, readable Hunger, like Ta Nehisi Coates Between the World and Me, interrogates the fortunes of black bodies in public spaces Nothing seems gratuitous a lot seems brave There is an incantatory element of repetition to Hunger The very short chapters scallop over the reader like waves Newsday Luminous intellectually rigorous and deeply moving The New York Times Book Review Her spare prose, written with a raw grace, heightens the emotional resonance of her story, making each observation sharper, each revelation riveting It is a thing of raw beauty USA Today Powerful fierce Gay has a vivid, telegraphic writing style, which serves her well Repetitive and recursive, it propels the reader forward with unstoppable force Associated Press This is the book to read this summer shes such a compelling mind Anyone who has a body should read this book Isaac Fitzgerald on the Today show Hunger is Gay at her most lacerating and probing Anyone familiar withGays books or tweets knows she also wields a dagger sharp wit Boston Globe Wrenching, deeply moving a memoir thats so brave, so raw, it feels as if Gay s entrusting you with her soul Seattle Times 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    • Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
    • 2.4
    • 194
    • Hardcover
    • 320 pages
    • B013PKAFOC
    • Roxane Gay
    • English
    • 10 February 2017

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