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Jennifer Weiner

The best-selling novelist talks about her family, her difficult childhood and her recent Oprah’s Book Club controversy

Why did you call your memoir Hungry Heart? It was called The F Word for a while, for fat or feminism or f-ck. It was called Never Breast-Feed in a Sweater-dress and Other Lessons I Learned the Hard Way. But Hungry Heart is perfect because these are stories about yearning and appetite and love and family. And because

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