The Big Skinny

How I Changed My Fattitude

By Carol Lay
(Villard Books, Paperback, 9780345504043, 195pp.)

Publication Date: December 30, 2008

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Here's the skinny: After a lifetime of yo-yo dieting with pills, hypnosis, and ill-informed half-measures, Carol Lay finally shed her excess pounds and kept them off. Now this California cartoonist shares her experiences in a funny, genuine, and eye-popping graphic memoir that tells Carol's story and shows you how you can do it, too.

About the Author
Carol Lay is best known for her weekly comic strip Story Minute (later to evolve into the strip Way Lay) which ran for almost 20 years in such papers as LA Weekly, the NY Press and Salon. Her strips and illustrations have also appeared in Entertainment Weekly, Mad Magazine, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The New Yorker. She is the author of Mythos, a prose novel featuring Wonder Woman, published by DC and Pocket Books, GOODNIGHT, IRENE: THE COLLECTED STORIES OF IRENE VAN DE KAMP published by Last Gasp, and THE BIG SKINNY: HOW I CHANGED MY FATTITUDE, published by Random House.
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