If you're a lady and have ever felt fat, thought you were fat, been or are fat, then you should read 13 Ways of Looking at Fat Girl by Mona Awad. This sadistic comedy written in the voice of Lizzie, portrays her life in adolescence to older adulthood as an overweight person and the misery and unhappiness it can cause. Lizzie, accounts details of her relationship with her dates, boyfriends, husband, father, mother and other friends in sometimes a hilarious attitude and reveals innermost feelings and thoughts of a satrical woman. Mona Awad, a canadian novelist, writes this Amazon.ca First Novel Award and runner up of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, that shows how body obsessed our culture really is.
If you think you're interested, check this novel out at the Somerville Central Library located on Highland Ave!