[BOOKS] ✸ The Reading Cure ⚦ Laura Freeman – Moi-sosedi.info

The Reading Cure At The Age Of Fourteen, Laura Freeman Was Diagnosed With Anorexia She Had Seized The One Aspect Of Her Life That She Seemed Able To Control, And Struck Different Foods From Her Diet One By One Until She Was Starving But Even At Her Lowest Point, The One Appetite She Never Lost Was Her Love Of Reading.As Laura Battled Her Anorexia, She Gradually Re Discovered How To Enjoy Food And Life Broadly Through Literature Plum Puddings And Pottles Of Fruit In Dickens Gave Her Courage To Try New Dishes The Wounded Robert Graves Appreciation Of A Pair Of Greengages Changed The Way She Thought About Plenty And Choice Virginia Woolf S Painterly Descriptions Of Bread, Blackberries And Biscuits Were Infinitely Tempting Book By Book, Meal By Meal, Laura Developed An Appetite And Discovered An Entire Library Of Reasons To Live.The Reading Cure Is A Beautiful, Inspiring Account Of Hunger And Happiness, About Addiction, Obsession And Recovery, And About The Way Literature And Food Can Restore Appetite And Renew Hope.


About the Author: Laura Freeman

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10 thoughts on “The Reading Cure

  1. says:

    A debut memoir with food, medical and literary themes and a bibliotherapy affirming title this book ticks a whole lot of boxes for me The very day I saw it mentioned on Twitter I requested a copy, and it was a warming, cozy read for the dark days of late December As a teenager, freelance journalist Laura Freeman suffered from anorexia, and


  2. says:

    For fifteen years before taking Bevis off the shelf, I had been hungry Sometimes acutely so, sometimes less, but always going to bed each night empty and cold For two of those fifteen years, I had been starving This was a delicious read Laura Freeman takes us into her confidence, and shows how crippling anorexia was for her, and the years the


  3. says:

    At the young age of fourteen, Laura Freeman was diagnosed with anorexia Where everyone saw a really thin girl with almost transparent skin, she saw something utterly different in the reflection in the mirror It was the culmination of months of avoiding certain foods, before almost stopping eating completely until she reached the point where she was starving


  4. says:

    This memoir is at once lovely and disturbing Freeman writes with unwavering honesty about her illness, and in doing so, gives a real insight into what it is like when your mind is not your own Such a narrative has the potential to be immensely bleak overwhelming This instead, is balanced It is as much a story of a lengthy battle agains...


  5. says:

    I picked this up on a whim in Waterstones Piccadilly and am so glad I did.I love books about books if they are well written and this book made me aware of the numerous feasts in literature Laura Freeman started to suffer from anorexia at the age of 13 and at the age of 30 she can t quite manage to try chocolate as she is worried she will lose all control and not stop eating.I


  6. says:

    What I have found in reading isn t a dictionary of foodstuffs A is for apple amber, B is for beautiful soup, C is for cheese on toast but a whole library of reasons to eat, share, live, to want to be well Laura Freeman is a self confessed glutton for books, and she makes an eloquent case for the ways in which reading and specific writers have taught her to eat enough to not j


  7. says:

    I cried so much reading this book I have never had anorexia, but I have lived with this blistering loneliness, the isolation that comes with knowing your problems are eating you alive and yet don t seem worth treating or even talking about I ve known the feeling of not having earned my existence, of denying myself sleep or the next meal unless I met whatever task I d set for myself Laura is so


  8. says:

    An excellent memoir on illness, reading and food I was expecting to like this book as it is about food and books big fans of those, I am what I didn t expect was to love this book What a thoughtful, honest and talented writer Laura Freeman is.


  9. says:

    Laura Freeman is a freelance writer and has written for magazines and newspapers such as The Spectator, Standpoint, The Times, TLS, and Slightly Foxed to name but a few Laura has recently released her first book and what a read this really turned out to be Not hard to see why I have always enjoyed reading Laura s writing The Reading Cure How Books Restored my Appetite is a memoir Laura at the age of fourteen wa


  10. says:

    This book was shortlisted for the Young Writer of the Year Award 2018, for which I am on the shadow panel, so I read it in that capacity My review is here


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