A compelling anthology of short fiction, including eleven never-before-published pieces, explores the lives of women breaking free of the convention that controls their lives, in a collection that includes "Returns and Exchanges," "Over the Hill and Into the Woods," and the title story, about a woman who goes on a happiness binge after ditching Weight Watchers.
Table of Contents:
The day I ate whatever I wanted -- Returns and exchanges -- The party -- Over the hill and into the woods -- Full count -- Rain -- The day I ate nothing I even remotely wanted -- Mrs. Ethel Menafee and Mrs. Birdie Stoltz -- Double diet -- The only one of millions just like him -- Truth or dare -- How to make an apple pie -- Sin City.
Elizabeth Berg's charming collection of stories, The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted: And Other Small Acts of Liberation, is all about real-life experiences, focusing on those anecdotal moments that women can relate to. In the title story, we can identify completely with the woman who is totally frustrated by following her Weight Watchers diet and takes a day off to eat just everything imaginable—all of the donuts she … more