I am running out of reading material. Please comment if you have any more suggestions for ED books! xxx

Categorised book list

Anorexia (N):
Anorexia: a stranger in the Family by Katie Metcalfe **
Dying to be thin by Nikki Grahame
thin by Grace Bowman ***
The Invisible Girl by Peter Barham and Alan Hurndall ***
Perfect by Emiky Halban **
Slim to None by Jennifer Hendricks ****
The Golden Cage: The Enigma of Anorexia Nervosa by Hilde Bruch ***
Conversations with Anorexics by Hild Bruch
Anorexics on Anorexia Edited by Rosemary Shelley ****
Hungry By Crystal Renn ***
The secret language of eating disorders by Peggy Claude-Pierre ***
Eating with your Anorexic by Laura Collins
The Anorexia Diaries by Linda M. Rio and Tara M. Rio *
Biting Anorexia By Lucy Howard-Taylor *
This Mean Disease by Danile Becker ****
The Art of Starvation by Shiela MacLeod
Fasting Girls: The history of Anorexia Nervosa by Joan Jacobs Brumberg ****
Unbearable Lightness by Portia de Rossi ****
Brave girl eating by Harriet Brown *****
Alice through the looking glass by Jo and Alice Kingsley **
Demystifying Anorexia Nervosa by Alexander R. Lucas, M.D.

Learning to be me by Jocelyn Golden ***
Diary of an Exercise addict by Peach Friedman ****
Bulimics on Bulimia edited by Maria Stavrou ***
The Monster Within by Cynthia Rowland McCure ***
Sensing the self by Sheila M. Reindl **
Andrea's Voice, silenced by Bulimia by Doris Smeltzer with Andrea Lynn Smeltzer ****

Wasted by Marya Hornbacher ****
To Die for by Carol Lee *****
Anorexia and Bulimia: A parents guide to recognising Eating Disorders and taking control by Dr. Dee Dawson **
gaining, the truth about life after eating disorders by Aimie Liu ***
Anorexia and Bulimia, how to help by Marilyn Duker and Roger Slade *****
The Owl was a Baker's daughter by Marion Woodman ***
THIN by Lauren Greenfield ****
Eating Disorders: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children and Young People by Simon G. Gowers & Lynne Green
Eating Disorders: The path to recovery by Dr Kate Middleton
Eating disorders - Anatomy of a social epidermic by R.A. Gorden
Working with Eating disorders A psychoanalytical approach By Geraldine Shipton
Life Without Ed by Jenni Schaffer with Thom Rutledge ***
Running on Empty: A Diary of Anorexia and Recovery by Carrie Arnold
Eating disorders By Hilde Bruch

Life Inside the "Thin" cage by Constance Rhodes **
Getting a grip by Monica Seles ***
The Good Eater by Ron Saxen
Good girls do swallow by Rachael Oakes-Ash
Overcoming Binge Eating by Dr. Christopher G. Fairburn *

Winter Girls by Laurie Halse Anderson *
The Passion of Alice by Stephanie Grant ***
Zero by Diane Tullson **
Monkey Taming by Judith Fathallah

Other relevant Literature:
The Great Starvation Experiment by Todd Tucker ***

Books tried but given up on:
How to recover from Anorexia and other eating disorders by Melinda Hutchings
Getting better bit(e) by bit(e) by Ulrike Schmidt & Janet Treasure
Conquering Anorexia by Clare lindsay

I buy most of the books on Amazon, often second-hand. The literature books in particular can be very expensive, so I search libraries for them when I can.

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(November 2010) > I am taking a year (or two) out of university to recover from an eating disorder; originally diagnosed as restricting anorexia 7 years ago, but has more recently morphed into BN non-purgeing type/ BED/ COE/ EDNOS / whatever you want to call it. I thought I would write a blog to give me a kind of project to work on, mainly giving an insight into the Eating Disorders books that I have read and any interesting articles/videos I find. However, there may be some updates on my life and thoughts once in a while. My quest is to understand these disorders, although I know the best I can do is to keep on researching xxx Update (2012): I have now returned to uni.


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