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“A rare and special book that touches our inner selves with extraordinary courage, authenticity, and beauty. I have seen very few books with this kind of clarity and human depth. It will move you to tears and to joy. It will entertain and delight you, and it will make you a deeper and more compassionate human being.”
—John Robbins, author of Diet for a New America
“SPECTACULAR! I laughed and I cried. . . a tender and daring book that you’ll never forget.”
—Laura Davis, co-author of The Courage to Heal
“I SEE MIRACLES IN MY LIFE EVERY DAY, AND ROTH IS ONE OF THE PEOPLE WHO HELPED MAKE THAT HAPPEN.”
—Anne Lamott in Mademoiselle
“When Food is Love is Roth’s seminal work. This is a big, beautiful, and important book. I cannot say enough about it. I hope everyone reads it.”
—Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones
“She tells of her own experiences with a non-blink frankness cushioned by the gracefulness of her prose.”
“This book is A) good enough to eat, B) nourishing to the heart.”
—Jack Kornfield, Buddhist teacher, co-author of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom
I would recommend this book to anyone struggling with eating problems.
Getting-thin is the grand illusion that masks the pain by making us believe that life will turn around, and suffering will stop once we get there.
I have grown so much from reading this book, and I have bought several copies to pass out to my friends.
Geneen is such a calming voice to me. I've read a few of her books and this has got to be my all time favorite. I feel like she's talking to me like a friend. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Laurag
A book that looks at our real issues with food, the reasons we use it as comfort and as a means of control. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Tricia
Geneen Roth's writing style is witty yet I can feel her pain as my own. Very touching. I want to read everything she writes.Published 3 months ago by lori u
This book has been out there for a while and yet the truth within never grows old. Being over weight is not about the food, It is about a whole lot more and there are not quick... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Cmac
This book was recommended to me by my nutritionist. I appreciate the author's willingness to be open and honest about her struggles with food and dieting. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Robyn S.