Thinner Than Thou

Thinner Than Thou

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In a world that preaches a religion of youth and thinness, middle-aged Jeremy joins a cult health spa only to discover that it is actually a concentration camp, anorexic Annie and her obese friend strive to escape a health convent, and Annie's twin siblings and her boyfriend search for her throughoushow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 144.78 x 208.28 x 30.48mm | 498.95g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765307626
  • 9780765307620

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A nightmarish, tragicomic near-future where body image is the new religion. Unsettling, sometimes appalling: satire edging remorselessly toward reality.show more

About Kit Reed

Kit Reed has been a Guggenheim fellow and a Rockefeller Fellow at The Aspen Institute Her novel, Little Sisters of the Apocalypse, and a short story collection, Weird Women, Wired Women, were finalists for the James W. Tiptree Award. She has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award for short fiction. A novel, The Ballad of T. Rantula, was named to the American Library Association list of Best Books for Young Adults. Reed's short fiction has "been published in The Yale Review," " The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction," " Omni," " and The Norton Anthology of Contemporary Literature." One of the most critically-acclaimed feminist science fiction writers, Kit Reed has been profiled in" American Women Writers," "The Dictionary of Literary Biography," T"he Encyclopedia of Science Fiction," "Review of Contemporary Fiction," and "Who's Who In America." She works with fiction writers at Wesleyan University and lives in Connecticut.show more

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358 ratings
3.18 out of 5 stars
5 15% (52)
4 27% (96)
3 31% (110)
2 19% (67)
1 9% (33)
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