Harriet Brown
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Harriet Brown

I write about the things that interest me, from the neurobiology of forgiveness to early childhood education. You can find my work in the New York Times Magazine, O, Prevention, and many other publications. My latest book is BODY OF TRUTH: HOW SCIENCE, HISTORY, AND CULTURE DRIVE OUR OBSESSION WITH WEIGHT--AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT. It's the result of five years of research into the complex relationships between weight and health, and some of the surprising and life-changing things I learned in the process. Earlier books include BRAVE GIRL EATING: A FAMILY'S STRUGGLE WITH ANOREXIA, two anthologies (FEED ME! and MR. WRONG), and THE GOOD-BYE WINDOW: A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF A DAY-CARE CENTER. I teach magazine journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in Syracuse, New York. Find me on Twitter (@HarrietBrown), Facebook, and at www.harrietbrown.com.

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    • Shadow Daughter

    • A Memoir of Estrangement
    • By: Harriet Brown
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    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
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    Shadow Daughter tackles a subject we rarely discuss as a culture: family estrangements. Ultimately, Shadow Daughter is a thoughtful, deeply researched, and provocative exploration of the ties that bind and break, forgiveness, reconciliation, and what family really means....

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    • Body of Truth

    • How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight - and What We Can Do About It
    • By: Harriet Brown
    • Narrated by: Karen Saltus
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
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    Through interviews, research, and her own experience, Brown not only gives us the real story on weight, health, and beauty....

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    • By student of medicine on 06-26-15
    • How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight - and What We Can Do About It
    • By: Harriet Brown
    • Narrated by: Karen Saltus
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 05-11-15
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    • Brave Girl Eating

    • A Family's Struggle with Anorexia
    • By: Harriet Brown
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    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
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    Millions of families are affected by eating disorders, which usually strike young women between the ages of fourteen and twenty....

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    • Feed Me!: Writers Dish About Food, Eating, Weight, and Body Image

    • By: Harriet Brown (editor)
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    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
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    In our appearance-obsessed society, eating is about much more than hunger and sustenance. Food inspires pleasure and anxiety, shame and obsession....

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    • By K.S. Brown on 10-09-15

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