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Review: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

User Review  - Elyse - Goodreads

I read this book when it was first released ---(its 'very' disturbing). I wouldn't know how many stars to give it actually. I never like to 'rate' memoirs in the first place. I can't give it 5 stars ... Read full review

Review: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

User Review  - Rachel Brown - Goodreads

Beautifully written and extremely intense, and well worth reading even if you have no interest whatsoever in the subject matter. I didn't when I picked it up, but my attention was caught by the ... Read full review

Review: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

User Review  - Lynn - Goodreads

A fascinating, often horrifying, at times repugnant first-hand account of the many self-destructive behaviors the author has practiced: promiscuity, cutting, drug and alcohol abuse, and (especially ... Read full review

Review: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

User Review  - GoodReadsAccount - Goodreads

This is one of the best biographies I've ever read, possibly the best memoir/autobiography. The subject matter makes it that much more interesting, and heartbreaking. Rare is it for me to read a book ... Read full review

Review: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

I have never read another book that has made me cringe as much as this one did. Reading about Marya's lifelong challenges with both bulimia and anorexia made me clutch at my own ribcage from time to ... Read full review

Review: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

User Review  - Leah - Goodreads

Geez, Marya. Don't hold back or anything. (She did not.) What a ballsy, courageous book. And, as she touches on, needed. Eating disorders are so often glamorized: they make you thin! Disciplined and ... Read full review

Review: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

User Review  - Alėna - Goodreads

This is a book I've had for ages and pick up about once every year or two. Marya Hornbacher's writing style is one of the most interesting that I've come across in a memoir. She skips around from ... Read full review

Review: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

User Review  - angie engles - Goodreads

I read this well over ten years ago but I still remember it like yesterday, especially the mixed feelings I had as sympathy battled with revulsion. As with another book I read related to eating ... Read full review

Review: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

User Review  - Anna Packard - Goodreads

This was a well written book that, in my experience with patients with eating disorders, very accurately describes the nature of the illness and its associated complications (social, physical ... Read full review

Review: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

User Review  - Kate Holly - Goodreads

Marya Hornbacher shares her experiences with anorexia and bulimia in one of the most raw, powerful, well-written portrayals of mental illness I've ever read. For those who want to understand the pain ... Read full review


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