‘Bunny’ by Mona Awad and ‘Days by Moonlight’ by André Alexis

Bunny by Mona Awad (Author of the Giller shortlisted 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl.) Samantha attends an MFA program at a university in New England. But she feels like an outsider. The other women in her group (there are four of them) are so cliquish. They're always together, always touching and laughing … Continue reading ‘Bunny’ by Mona Awad and ‘Days by Moonlight’ by André Alexis

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Shadow Giller: 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl by Mona Awad

There was always that shadowy twin, thin when I was fat, fat when I was thin, myself in silvery negative, with dark teeth and shining white pupils glowing in that black sunlight of another world.  --Margaret Atwood What Mona Awad does so well in this book is to put us inside the head of a woman with … Continue reading Shadow Giller: 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl by Mona Awad