“I’m staunchly against dissecting the fat female body like a frog in biology…”
“I couldn’t say the f-word, I couldn’t say fat, I never said it out loud, I hating the way it sounded. I preferred a variety of euphemisms: overweight, curvy, chubby, zaftig, even obese.”
“Anne, are you killed?” shrieked Diana, throwing herself on her knees beside her friend. “Oh, Anne, dear Anne, speak just one word to me and tell me if you’re killed.”
Have I ever told you that my imagination once almost killed me?
Actually, I take that back….I wanted to be Fonzie, too.
The characters in Only Ever Yours are terribly familiar. If you’ve ever been a devoted fan of the Sweet Valley Twins books like I was, you’ll remember the cast…
Not all fat people feel bad inside, I must remember.
But when she’s made aware of the homeless youth population in Austin, she can’t look away ever again.
Liz Prince‘s first book, Will You Still Love Me If I Wet the Bed? (Top Shelf Productions, 2005), has been nominated for several awards, and received the… Read more “Meet the Writer: Liz Prince”
Because Prince wisely makes use of a drawing style and narrative that people will see themselves in, Tomboy is a powerful memoir that will have you turning pages just to see if it gets better–for her, and perhaps even for you.