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Rabia Chaudry

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 7:00p.m.
Daniel Boone Branch
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Rabia Chaudry - “Fatty Fatty Boom Boom: A Memoir of Food, Fat and Family” book cover and color author photo

St. Louis County Library Foundation Presents
Author and Podcaster
Rabia Chaudry
Author of “Fatty Fatty Boom Boom: A Memoir of Food, Fat and Family”

(Seating is limited; early arrival is recommended.)

Aisha Sultan smiling and wearing a green blouse against a white backgroundIn Conversation with Aisha Sultan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Columnist

From the bestselling author of “Adnan’s Story” and host of the wildly popular "Undisclosed" podcast, "Fatty Fatty Boom Boom" is a warm, intimate memoir about food and body image. As a large-sized child, Rabia faced merciless teasing by uncles, cousins, and kids at school, but Chaudry always loved food too much to hold a grudge against it. Soon she would leave behind fast food and come to love the Pakistani foods of her heritage. At once a love letter (with recipes) to South Asian food culture and an often hilarious dissection of life in a Muslim immigrant family, "Fatty Fatty Boom Boom" is also a searingly honest portrait of a woman grappling with a body that gets the job done but refuses to meet the expectations of others.

Books available for purchase from Left Bank Books.

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