The labours of Dukesang Wong

The first known account of a Chinese railroad labourer from the 1880s tells of appalling work conditions, racism, exploitation, camaraderie with other Chinese migrants and finally, a happy family life. FULL STORY

Big bodies

May 13th, 2020

Christina Myers edited Big: Stories about Life in Plus-Sized Bodies (Caitlin $24.95), a collection of non-fiction stories from 26 plus-sized, non-binary and trans people about how they navigate a society obsessed with thinness. Themes explored include: body image, fashion, fat activism, sexuality, diet culture and the collective obsession with women’s bodies. Myers holds degrees in journalism and psychology, and is an alumnus of SFU’s Writer’s Studio.
978-1-7738-6021-3

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