Both versions of Hidden Figures have value, but the audience for each is not the same.
“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.”
In an industry that largely shuts everyone who isn’t a straight white male, Faith tries to kick the door open.
Stories are the only way we can make that connection to a spiritual realm…
It’s surprising how many dogs run away or die strangely in this memoir.
Naz over at Read Diverse Books has challenged everyone to read more diversely.
Actually, I take that back….I wanted to be Fonzie, too.
“I even had my blood taken before and after riding a motorcycle to see how my levels of testosterone, cortisol, and oxytocin changed as the result of riding.”
Rarely do fat female role models appear in the United States (um, or elsewhere), so I put a hold on a copy at the library.
As opposed to writing poems and prose since early childhood, I only picked up a musical instrument as an adult, well into my twenties.