An exploration, both personal and deeply reported, of how we learn to eat in today’s toxic food culture.
“A deeply moving book about the power of appetite to shape all of our lives. Sole-Smith writes with warmth and insight about the sheer complexity of eating today – and how this most basic and joyful of human activities can be relearned.”
— Bee Wilson, food writer and author of First Bite: How We Learn to Eat
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For years, whenever anyone asked me for advice on starting a freelance writing career, I said “invest every dime you can in childcare so you can protect your work time.” When I wrote the acknowledgements to The Eating Instinct, …
Feminist writer. Author of THE EATING INSTINCT. Frequent contributor to @parents & @nytparenting and co-host of #ComfortFoodPodcast. (She/Her)