A Weight Loss Bookshelf

Allawatt, Toni Lynn. Write Yourself Thin! Writercises to Release the Thin Person Within. Minneapolis, Minnesota: CompCare Publishers. 1991.

Bachelard, Gaston. The Poetics of Space. Tr. John G. Stilgoe. Boston: Beacon Press. 1969.

Bachman, Richard (Stephen King). Thinner. New York: New American Library. 1984.

Beckmann, David and Arthur Simon. Grace at the Table: Ending Hunger in God’s World. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press. 1999.

Brandeis, Gayle. Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write. San Francisco: Harper. 2002.

Brumberg, Joan Jacobs. The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls. New York: Vintage Books. 1997.

Chernin, Kim. The Hungry Self: Women, Eating, and Identity. New York: Harper Collins. 1994.

David, Marc. Nourishing Wisdom. New York: Crown Publishers. 1991.

Freeman, Eileen Elias. The Angels’ Little Diet Book. New York: Warner Books. 1996.

Freedman, Rita. Bodylove: Learning to Like Our Looks and Ourselves. New York: Harper & Row. 1988.

Foster, Patricia, ed. Minding the Body. New York: Doubleday. 1994.

Goodman, W. Charisse. The Invisible Woman: Confronting Weight Prejudice in America. Carlsbad, California: Gurze Books. 1995.

Harper, Linda R. The Tao of Eating. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Innisfree Press. 1998.

Hirschmann, Jane R. and Carol Munter. When Women Stop Hating Their Bodies. New York: Fawcett Columbine. 1995.

Hutchinson, Marcia Germaine. Transforming Body Image: Learning to Love the Body You Have. Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press. 1985.

Juengst, Sara Covin. Breaking Bread: The Spiritual Significance of Food. Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster/John Knox Press. 1992.

Johnston, Anita. Eating in the Light of the Moon: Weight Loss Through Metaphor and Storytelling. Seacaucus, New Jersey: Birch Lane Press. 1996.

Kano, Susan. Making Peace With Food. New York: Harper & Row. 1989.

Lee, John. Writing from the Body. New York: St. Martin’s Press. 1994.

Lerner, Betsy. Food and Loathing: A Lament. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2003.

Manheim, Camryn. Wake Up, I’m Fat! New York: Broadway Books. 1999.

Mairs, Nancy. Carnal Acts.
New York: Harper Perennial. 1990.

________. Remembering the Bone House. Boston: Beacon Press. 1989.

Maitland, Jeffrey. Spacious Body: Explorations in Somatic Ontology. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books. 1995.

McClure, Wendy. I’m Not the New Me. New York: Riverhead Books. 2005.

McGraw, Phil. The Ultimate Weight Solution. New York: Free Press. 2003.

Meadow, Rosalyn M and Lillie Weiss. Good Girls Don’t Eat Dessert: Changing Your Relationship to Food and Sex. New York: Harmony Books. 1992.

Moltmann-Wendel, Elisabeth. I Am My Body. Tr. John Bowden. New York: The Continuum Publishing Company. 1994.

Newman, Lesléa, ed. Eating Our Hearts Out: Personal Accounts of Women’s Relationship to Food. Freedom, California: The Crossing Press. 1993.

______________. SomeBody to Love: A Guide to Loving the Body You Have. Chicago: Third Side Press. 1991.

Normandi, Carol Emery and Laurelee Roark. It’s Not About Food: Change Your Mind, Change Your Life, End Your Obsession with Food and Weight. New York: Perigee Books. 1999.

Norris, Gunilla. Becoming Bread: Meditations on Loving and Transformation. New York: Bell Tower. 1993.

Olsen, Andrea. BodyStories: A Guide to Experiential Anatomy. Barrytown, NY: Station Hill Press. 1991.

Roth, Geneen. Appetites. New York: Dutton. 1996.

__________ Why Weight? A Guide to Ending Compulsive Eating. New York: Penguin Books. 1989.

Shapiro, Laura. Perfection Salad: Women and Cooking at the Turn of the Century. New York: North Point Press. 1986.

Shea, Erin J., ed. Tales from the Scale. Avon, MA: Polka Dot Press. 2005.

Schiff, Francine. Food for Solitude: Menus and Meditations to Heal Body, Mind, & Soul. Rockport, Massachusetts: Element. 1992.

Vennard, Jane E. Praying with Body and Soul. Minneapolis; Augsburg Fortress. 1998

Volk, Patricia. Stuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family. New York: Vintage Books. 2001.

Scott, Anne. Serving Fire: Rhythms and Rituals of the Hearth. Berkeley, California: Celestial Arts. 1994.

Slater, Nigel. Toast: The Story of a Boy’s Hunger. New York: Gotham Books. 2004.

Tribole, Evelyn and Elyse Resch. Intuitive Eating: A Recovery Book for the Chronic Dieter. New York: St. Martin’s Press. 1995.

Waterhouse, Debra. Like Mother, Like Daughter. New York: Hyperion. 1997.

Winegardner, Mark, ed. We Are What We Ate. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company. 1998.

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