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Thin Critically acclaimed for Girl Culture and Fast Forward Lauren Greenfield continues her exploration of contemporary female culture with Thin a groundbreaking book about eating disorders Greenfield's photographs are paired with extensive interviews and journal entries from twenty girls and women who are suffering from various afflictions We meet 15 year old Brittany who is convinced that being thin is the only way to gain acceptance among her peers; Alisa a divorced mother of two whose hatred of her body is manifested in her relentless compulsion to purge; Shelly who has been battling anorexia for six years and has had a feeding tube surgically implanted in her stomach; as well as many others Alongside these personal stories are essays on the sociology and science of eating disorders by renowned researchers Joan Jacobs Brumberg Dr David Herzog and Dr Michael Strober These intimate photographs frank voices and thoughtful discussions combine to make Thin not only the first book of its kind but also a portrait of profound understanding


About the Author: Lauren Greenfield

Lauren Greenfield is an American artist documentary photographer and documentary filmmaker She has published three photographic monographs directed four documentary films exhibited in museums and published in magazines and other publications



10 thoughts on “Thin

  1. says:

    This book makes me so madRenfrew is a horrible treatment center I can't even believe the people running that place areprofessionals Those poor girls that go there You can't blame them for g


  2. says:

    Update People who get triggered because of my review let me try and break this down as simply as possible There is healthy food There is unhealthy food That is a fact no matter how you try and dres


  3. says:

    Tidier probably lengthy review to come But it's importantWorth reading but has its issues though they don't come from the book itself so much as its implications In short and this goes for both the documen


  4. says:

    Thin is a conflicting book for me A photographic essay set at the Renfrew Centre and curated by Lauren Greenfield presents a series of trauma narratives intended to highlight how eating disorders do not discrimina


  5. says:

    I think that this book would really appeal to teenage girls seeing as anorexia and body image are such common problems with this age group The pictures are gripping and the way in which the story is told through first per


  6. says:

    Really powerful and devastating book that explores Eating Disorders and the girls suffering from them It follows four main girls but also tells the stories of many many other women being treated at Renfrew an inpatient treatment


  7. says:

    Grade BTHIN is a photo essay coffee table book profiling twenty girls from are free Coral Gables a world renowned eating disorder clinic The teens and women profiled through photographs interviews and journal entries tell their struggles


  8. says:

    The relationship between food emotions and women's bodies my goodness I didn't intend to be in the library for than fifteen minutes but the cover of this book grabbed my attention and soon enough I was planted at a desk completely engrossed in


  9. says:

    this is the companion book to the HBO documentary with the same title having just watched the doc again i have to say i like the book so much while it is a sort of supplement you get to see into the lives of the girls than i felt you did in the film t


  10. says:

    A year ago this book would have been heartbreaking and informative while distant and out of reach Now as I have a friend with an eating disorder that went to renfrew the book offers a deeper look into the struggles that I have experienced second hand What bette


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