Sofie Hagen is a comedian, fat activist, writer and podcaster whose work has made a huge impact since she won the Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015. She has written for the Guardian, Huffington Post and Metro, sold out venues across the UK and Europe and appeared in numerous television shows for the BBC, ITV, Comedy Central and Dave among others. Sofie has presented a documentary on fatness for Denmark's channel DR2, her TEDx Talk was shared worldwide and she has spoken to millions on her Made of Human and Secret Dinosaur Cult podcasts.
`This book is for anyone who has ever felt out of place in the world ... Sofie Hagen is who we don't deserve but we all need' Lena Dunham
`This book is the fat best friend you wished you had before endlessly trying to fit in' Scottee
`I loved every single word of this masterpiece! ... I want to hug every page, and shout it from the rooftops. It explains so beautifully what it is to be fat ... the shame you experience and but also the utter joy of learning to love yourself and to see through the lies' Helen Thorn, Scummy Mummies
`As an old-school stand-up of the self-deprecating variety, I found Sofie's book fascinating and it's introduced to me a whole new school of thought' Jo Brand