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'Fat is a Feminist Issue'

Susie Orbach's best-selling book led many in the Women's Liberation Movement of the 1970s to rethink body-image from a feminist perspective.

Susie Orbach's best-selling book Fat is a Feminist Issue led many in the Women's Liberation Movement of the 1970s to rethink body-image from a feminist perspective. Millions of people have read the book, which is still in print four decades later. Susie Orbach explained to Rebecca Kesby how she came up with the idea, and why she is devastated that it is still selling copies.

(Photo: Susie Orbach, author of Fat is a Feminist Issue. Credit: Getty Images)

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