The developed world’s obsession with obesity has been ingrained in our culture for centuries. There was never a chance of modern America, or any other modern society, escaping it.
David W. Haslam, M.D. is Clinical Director of the UK’s National Obesity Forum and co-author of Fat, Gluttony and Sloth: Obesity in Art, Literature and Medicine (Liverpool University Press, 2009).
Posts by David Haslam
Eleven original essays exploring Baldwin’s elusive terrain between private and public, self and history