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Jami Attenberg’s 6 Favorite Books With Overweight Protagonists

In Attenberg's third novel, The Middlesteins, a Jewish family in Chicago is torn apart by the overeating of their 350-pound matriarch. Here she gives her favorite books featuring overweight protagonists. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (Random House, $15). To me, this collection of linked stories about a difficult but loving woman and her neighbors in small-town coastal Maine i…

By: The Week / October 27, 2012