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What's Eating You?

Samira Ahmed presents a discussion asking what is the place of food and body image in contemporary culture. With a panel including author Lionel Shriver and Dr Val Curtis.

What is the place of food and body image in contemporary culture? Lionel Shriver is the author of novels including We Need To Talk About Kevin and Big Brother, which depicts the impact of food obsession on family relationships. Dr Val Curtis from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is the author of Don't Look, Don't Touch: The Science Behind Revulsion. Radio 3's Free Thinking Festival brought them together for a discussion chaired by Samira Ahmed.

Producer: Jacqueline Smith

First broadcast in November 2013.

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45 minutes

Dr Val Curtis

Dr Val Curtis from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is the author of 'Don't Look, Don't Touch: The Science Behind Revulsion', which is out now published by OUP Oxford.

Lionel Shriver

Lionel Shriver is the author of novels including 'We Need To Talk About Kevin' out now published by Serpent's Tail, and 'Big Brother' out now published by Harper Collins.

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