Sunday, May 22, 2011
Anorexia Starves the Family, Too
Brave Girl Eating: a family's struggle with anorexia by Harriet Brown will be discussed at the next meeting of Memoirs and Coffee, one of Bernardsville Public Library's monthly book groups. The meeting will take place in the Community Room on Tuesday, May 24th, at 10:30 a.m.. This book group is open to the public; please feel free to attend. The discussion will be led by staff member Pat Kennedy-Grant.
Harriet Brown is an assistant professor of magazine journalism at the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and has contributed articles to Health, Redbook, The New York Times Magazine and to the Science section of The New York Times. She is the author of other books as well as a blog entitled "Feed Me!" which discusses eating disorders. Brave Girl Eating chronicles her own family's efforts to help her teenage daughter combat anorexia nervosa.