Great article in the New Yorker summarizing books on obesity


Elizabeth Kolbert reviews the current crop of what she calls obesity books

Though weight-loss books will doubtless always be more popular, what might be called weight-gain books, which attempt to account for our corpulence, are an expanding genre.

It is very good. Nothing on uric acid or fructose or an infectious etiology but a lot of interesting thoughts on our expanding wastlines.