271 books — 354 voters
114 books — 12 voters
Best Books with Plus Sized Characters or Themes
169 books — 108 voters
Most Excellent Memoirs Relating To Bodies, etc
52 books — 82 voters
“ Body acceptance means, as much as possible, approving of and loving your body, despite its “imperfections”, real or perceived. That means accepting that your body is fatter than some others, or thinner than some others, that your eyes are a little crooked, that you have a disability that makes walking difficult, that you have health concerns that you have to deal with — but that all of that doesn’t mean that you need to be ashamed of your body or try to change it. Body acceptance allows for the ...more ”
“ The next day he woke up feeling like he'd been unshackled from his fat, like he'd been washed clean from his misery, and for a long time he couldn't remember why he felt this way, and then he said her name. ...more ”
The Windsor-Essex Fat babe Squad is a community group in Windsor, Ontario that focuses on provid…more
[close] The Windsor-Essex Fat babe Squad is a community group in Windsor, Ontario that focuses on providing a supportive and inclusive environment for it's fat citizens, as well as increasing fat visibility and giving back to the community. This group will feature body and fat positive non-fiction and novels as well as discussions about the content of the books and it's impact on the Fat Acceptance movement. Though this group s very female-focused, we welcome fat men as well! If you are a fat man and want to become involved with the book club, please let me know!
4 members, last active 5 years ago
...September 15, 2013 to October 16, 2013...
[close] ...September 15, 2013 to October 16, 2013...
8 members, last active 7 years ago
A group dedicated to fat studies. Sociology, psychology, queer studies, gender studies, body stu…more
[close] A group dedicated to fat studies. Sociology, psychology, queer studies, gender studies, body studies and other disciplines are welcome here.
3 members, last active 4 years ago
My annual Reading Challenge to tackle those Big Books (400 pages or more) during the lazy days o…more
[close] My annual Reading Challenge to tackle those Big Books (400 pages or more) during the lazy days of summer! Join the fun and sign up here (in the Sign-Up Discussion) or at my blog (if you have a blog, use the sign-up page on my blog so you can leave your link): http://bookbybook.blogspot.com/p/2018-big-book-summer-reading-challenge.html
24 members, last active 2 years ago