Geneen Roth’s “When Food is Love,” “Feeding the Hungry Heart,” “Why Weight?” etc.
A often cited guide for those interested in recovering from eating disorders.
Aimee Liu’s “Solitaire” and “Gaining: the Truth About Life After Eating Disorders”
Personal accounts of different people’s experiences with eating disorders, esp anorexia.
Marya Hornbacher’s “Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia”
A best-selling personal account on a woman’s eating disorder struggles in the context of bipolar disorder.
Jenny Schaefer’s “Goodbye Ed, Hello Me” and “Life Without Ed”
Similarly to Roth, Schaefer’s pieces are often recommended to those interested in (or currently pursuing) recovery.
Sheila Reindl’s “Sensing the Self: Women’s Recovery from Bulimia”
A narrative-interview-based, comprehensive and thoughtful book on the experience of bulimia and how one navigates recovery.
Megan Warin’s “Abject Relations: Everyday Worlds of Anorexia”
An ethnographic account on anorexia, esp based on the hospital setting