This book is an interesting rebuttal of the idea that anorexia was "created" by our beauty-obsessed culture. Not true. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
I am a clinical psychologist who recently finished reading, Fasting Girls, and WOW, what an awesome book! Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jennifer May, Ph.D.
I read this book for research purposes and found much to support and augment my research. Beyond that however, this was such a compelling read! Read morePublished 16 months ago by Susan Bailey
Thanks to the author for such hard work! Anorexia is a disease causing an increased public interest today and, as a result, fouling a variety of rumors. Read morePublished on July 6, 2011 by Julia L
If you know someone suffering from an eating disorder and think this problem has only been around since the late 70's, reading this book will be a great eye opener. Read morePublished on May 23, 2011 by MJK
I never knew the history of anorexia nervosa, but it would make sense. Throughout history if someone behaved differently then mainstream society, that behavior needed to be... Read morePublished on September 10, 2010 by L. J. Smith
This book has a lot of great info in it. I enjoyed reading it and found a lot of it to be new information.Published on July 29, 2008 by Reak Kovacs
This book was very well done.
I had previously read a book like it called "From Fasting Saints to Anorexic Girls" which was written in the manner of a stuffy academic. Read more