PREPARING TO LAUNCH!
January 1, 1970Thank you for subscribing to my newsletter!
Over the coming months I'll update you periodically about events,
contacts, and general news that I hope will interest you. As you can tell
from my website, my interests are eclectic and global, ranging from
Asian-American literature and history to women's issues.
As I prepare for the publication next February of my new book, GAINING, my
focus has returned to psychology. What shapes our experience of hunger,
anxiety, love, and loss? Why do people who starve themselves as teenagers
so often become workaholics as adults? Why do people who binge and purge
on food so often also binge and purge in non-food-related ways, such as
shopping, exercise, even relationships? What can a history of eating
disorders teach us about who we are, even years after we've recovered our
These are just some of the questions I explore in my new book and that
I'll be discussing in this newsletter.
I hope you will respond to this column by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org, letting me know YOUR
interests, questions, and thoughts.
I look forward to chatting with you!
Author of GAINING (Feb. 2007)
SOLITAIRE, and the novels
CLOUD MOUNTAIN, FLASH HOUSE,and FACE