"I Want My Kid to Love Their Body. I Also Don't Want Them to Be Fat."
FAT TALK is now out in the world! To celebrate, Corinne is here to chat with Virginia about the writing and reporting process. If you love what you hear, you can order the hardcover, ebook, or audiobook (or if you’re in the UK and the Commonwealth, the paperback) anywhere you buy books. Split Rock has signed copies (feel free to request a personal inscription!).
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The Eating Instinct
a great review in the Washington Post
Girls and Sex and Boys and Sex by Peggy Orenstein
Virginia's sensitivity reader Dom
an excerpt of the dads chapter in The Atlantic
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