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Hunger by Roxane Gay: A Memoir Review

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Hunger  by Roxane Gay Overall: 4  TWs: discussion of eating disorders, sexual assault When I was looking through my TBR trying to figure out what to read next, I discovered that Hunger  was available on audiobook from my library and immediately dove in without reading any kind of summary. It was a book I needed to read for a project, and all I really knew was that this book had been a big deal when it had first come out. I was re-reminded of it as Roxane Gay announced she was pulling her podcast from Spotify as not to share airspace with Joe Rogan. Over the years, I've seen Tweets or heard random podcast episodes with Gay, so I was curious to finally read her writing.  This book is quite heavy and does not hold back when it comes to a multitude of potentially harmful or triggering topics, so proceed with caution. Still, that's the only approach that would allow any substance in a book like this. Hunger is comprised of a multitude of short essays that follow a narrative arc gen