A Certain Hunger by Chelsea G. Summers is a free PDF download that explores the author’s experience with anorexia and her journey to recovery. The book provides insight into the mind of someone with an eating disorder, as well as practical advice for those looking to overcome their own struggles with food and body image. While difficult to read at times, A Certain Hunger is ultimately a powerful and inspiring story of hope and healing.
Summers makes a compelling case that hunger is not simply a problem of insufficient food production, but rather a symptom of our broken food system. She argues that we need to radically rethink the way we grow, distribute, and consume food if we want to end hunger once and for all.
A Certain Hunger is an essential read for anyone interested in learning more about this complex and pressing issue. Summers offers readers a thorough understanding of the origins of hunger and provides concrete solutions for addressing this global problem.
Food critic Dorothy Daniels loves what she does. Discerning, meticulous, and very, very smart, Dorothy’s clear mastery of the culinary arts make it likely that she could, on any given night, whip up a more inspired dish than any one of the chefs she writes about. Dorothy loves sex as much as she loves food, and while she has struggled to find a long-term partner that can keep up with her, she makes the best of her single life, frequently traveling from Manhattan to Italy for a taste of both.
But there is something within Dorothy that’s different from everyone else, and having suppressed it long enough, she starts to embrace what makes Dorothy uniquely, terrifyingly herself. Recounting her life from a seemingly idyllic farm-to-table childhood, the heights of her career, to the moment she plunges an ice pick into a man’s neck on Fire Island, Dorothy Daniels show us what happens when a woman finally embraces her superiority.
A satire of early foodieism, a critique of how gender is defined, and a showcase of virtuoso storytelling, Chelsea G. Summers’ A Certain Hunger introduces us to the food world’s most charming psychopath and an exciting new voice in fiction.
About the Author:-
Chelsea G. Summers is a freelance writer whose work focuses on sex, politics, tech, fashion and culture. She is a former academic and professor with Ph.D. training in eighteenth-century British literature, a discipline that has proven to be shockingly useful when writing about contemporary culture. She was a columnist for the now defunct ADULT magazine, has a piece upcoming in Roxane Gay’s Medium series, and her work has appeared in VICE, Fusion, Hazlitt, The New Republic, Racked, and The Guardian. She splits her time between New York and Stockholm, Sweden, and can be found on twitter @chelseagsummers. This is her first novel.
- Publisher : The Unnamed Press (December 8, 2020)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 240 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1951213149
- ISBN-13 : 978-1951213145
- Item Weight : 14.4 ounces
- Dimensions : 5.75 x 1 x 8.75 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #799,599 in Books