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Books that inspire, inform, and insist.

SHAPE® honors and respects the many authors, activists, and social justice badasses that  pave the way to fat acceptance, body liberation, and body affirmation.  You will find books from researchers, advocates, social commentators, doctors and health providers, rebels, scientists, and people just like you.  

Click on any book image to  learn more or link to an external purchasing site. 

*SHAPE Center RI has no financial gain for purchases on these sites. LInks are provided for your convenience.

Belly of the Beast
What we don't talk about when
Fearing the Black Body
Fat Girls in Black Bodies COx
Fattily Ever Afer
Self-Love Revolution, Radical Body Positivity for Girls of Color
Her Body Can
Wellness not Weight
You Have The Right To Remain Fat
Happy Fat, taking up space...
The Body Is Not An Apology
The F*ck It Diet: Eating Should Be Easy
Fat! So?
Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement
Lessons from the Fat-O-Sphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce with Your Body
Sick Enough
The Diet Trap
Landwhale by Baker
Hot and Heavy
Fat Shame
Got a life
Secrets from the Eating Lab
Revolting Bodies?: The Struggle to Redefine Fat Identity
Fat Girl on a Plane
Intuitive eating
Bad Feminist
Diet Land
Body of Truth
This is who I am
Two Whole Cakes
Things no one will Tell Fat Girls
Every Body Yoga
Come As You Are
Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radi
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