Life in the Fat Lane Bennett 1998 Submitter: I never want to see this !@#$ book again – please burn it when you’re done. Things that make this book unbearable: Fat phobia/shaming Comparing getting fat to AIDS Domestic violence Suicide
A Woman Looks at Men’s Bums Jenkins 1983 Submitter: Found this gem in our university library and had to share. It’s a book of photographs of, well, the title is fairly self-explanatory really! It’s from 1983 (which surprised me, from
Maggie Goes on a Diet
Okay, this one is horrible. I only found this title recently and doing a quick search I found that it had gotten some negative publicity. I now see why.
Maggie is sad and depressed because she is fat. She decides to eat healthy and then she becomes a superstar soccer player and attractive to boys. Maggie is now happy. Problem solved! (I guess those super helpful kids teasing and bullying Maggie were doing her a giant favor!)