Roxane Gay’s New Memoir About Her Weight May Be Her Most Feminist—and Revealing—Act Yet

Marisa Meltzer profiles Roxane Gay as the prolific author prepares to go on tour to support Hunger, a book she calls “by far the hardest book I’ve ever had to write.” In it, Gay reflects on what it’s like to live in a world that does not accommodate her body and how she “turned to food for numbness and protection” after being gang raped as a child.

Source: Elle
Published: Jun 14, 2017
Length: 15 minutes (3,874 words)
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