Kim Chernin

Kim Chernin, PhD, has won acclaim for her numerous works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, including A Different Kind of Listening, My Life as a Boy, The Obsession, In My Mother’s House (nominated for Chronicle Critics Award and chosen as Alice Walker’s Favorite Book of the Year in the New York Times, 1983), The Flame Bearers (New York Times Notable Book, 1986), and the national best seller The Hungry Self. She lives in Point Reyes, California, with her life-companion, Renate Stendhal, and their two dogs, Buckle and Teddy. She is a nationally recognized expert in eating disorders and also is in private practice.

Bibliography from Purdue University Press