Publisher’s Weekly

“Zighelboim opens by depicting the body as the site of a haunting… A body is more than its literal mass, Zighelboim writes, likening it to a vault for psychological material in need of liberation.”

The Adroit Journal 

“The concerns Zighelboim navigates in this collection are essential when we interrogate what it means to inhabit a body, to witness the body’s manifestations of turmoil, and to be helpless in the face of the body’s desires towards excess and self-destruction.”
—Erica Bernheim

Muzzle Magazine 

“Fat people will see their stories and lives reflected in this book in ways that they have never seen themselves reflected in literature before. And when I say fat people, I mean everyone.”
—Claudia Cortese


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