What Are You Looking At?

What Are You Looking At? : An Anthology of Fat Fiction

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This is fiction with that little bit extra. Kick off your shoes, make yourself a steaming hot chocolate (with full-fat milk and extra sugar), and settle in for a night of wicked indulgence. This collection of calorific stories by some of our greatest contemporary writers celebrates the curvaceous, the abundant and the plump. Raymond Carver tells of a waitress delivering food to the fattest man she's ever seen. George Saunders enters the world of the 400-pound CEO. And Peter Carey imagines a surreal fat-man revolution. From sci-fi geeks to business men, from heroes to nerds, these delicious short stories embrace our obsession with fat and thin, ensuring that you will never look at a person, or a cream cake, in quite the same way again.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 18mm | 234g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747573417
  • 9780747573418
  • 1,768,588

About Donna Jarrell

Donna Jarrell is a self-described fat American whose fiction won Case Western Reserve University's prestigious Kennedy Prize for Outstanding Creative Project. She lives with her family in Columbus, Ohio. Ira Sukrungruang is a first generation Thai-American. His stories have appeared in Witness, Indiana Review, Another Chicago Magazine, and numerous other literary journals. He teaches creative non-fiction at State University of New York-Oswego.show more

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