Book Verdict


by Roxane Gay

First Release:

September 2017

ISBN: 9780062362599

"I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my body would be safe. I buried the girl I was because she ran into all kinds of trouble."

  • ISBN: 9780062362599
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Harper
    Page Count: 320
    Trim Size: 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    Dewey Classification: 155.2 B
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 8.3, Points: 16
    Lexile: Level: 980L
    Awards & Honors: Booklist Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction 2018 ALA 2018 Notable Book Lists, Nonfiction
    2017 National Book Critics Circle Finalist, Autobiography
    Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Books of the Year, Nonfiction
    2017 Indie Next List Preview
    Library Journal Top Ten Books of 2017
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Memoirs
    Booklist 2017 Top of the List, Editor’s Choice, Adult Nonfiction The Washington Post Books We Love So Far in 2017
    Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence, 2018 Longlist, Nonfiction
    Publishers Weekly’s; Best Books of 2017, Nonfiction
    2017 Goodreads Choice Award, Best Memoir & Autobiography
    Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Books of the Year, Nonfiction Best Books of 2017, Biographies & Memoirs
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Adult Top 10
    BuzzFeed 19 Best Nonfiction Books of 2017
    Booklist Top of the List Editor’s Choice, Adult, Arts & Literature
    Los Angeles Public Library Best of 2017: Nonfiction
    NPR’s Book Concierge, 2017 Great Reads
    Genre: Nonfic
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