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  • Fat Activism Published Today!

    YES! The day has finally come, Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement by Charlotte Cooper is officially released! You can buy it from this website in paperback, EPUB and hardback. You can also order Fat Activism at your local book store or buy it from all the usual online places. Please feel free to tweet…

  • Make #fatactivism your new year resolution

    Happy 2016 from HammerOn! We are excited for the official launch of Charlotte Cooper’s Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement on Monday. If you want to tweet about the book please use the #fatactivism hashtag. You can still pre-order the book here and we will promptly pop a copy in the post for you. Books…

  • Fat Activism will be with us soon

    In case you haven’t read them yet, Charlotte has published two posts to get you excited for the publication of Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement on 4 January 2016. Five things I learnt from writing this book explains that writing and researching the book represents ‘a period of great intensity for me, about seven…

  • Life is War – new HammerOn title

    We are super excited to announce news of the next HammerOn title: Life is War: Surviving Dictatorship in Communist Albania by Shannon Woodcock.  It will be published 25 April 2016 in Paperback, Hardback and EPUB. Life is War is a collection of oral histories that guides readers through the decades (1944-1992) in which everything was controlled…

  • Fat Activism Launch 8 January Gay’s the Word

    Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement by Charlotte Cooper Official Book Launch. Friday 8 January 2016 at Gay’s the Word, 66 Marchmont St, London WC1N 1AB, 6.30-9pm.

  • Help Promote Fat Activism

    As well as sharing our fabulous pre-order publicity video, Charlotte has compiled a list of ways you can promote Fat Activism. Contact us about review copies or to invite Charlotte to speak at an event. Here it goes… No money, no time Tweet about the book, Instagram the cover, take and post a selfie. Add…

  • Fat Activism Pre-Orders Available Now

    Pre-order your copy of Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement by Charlotte Cooper from today, 23 November. Books will ship on 4 January 2016 to help you get through the post-holiday weight loss season. All UK pre-orders will get a free badge and a special voucher you can print off to give to people as…

  • Recommendations for Charlotte Cooper’s Fat Activism…

    …are coming in. Here is a couple of them: Charlotte Cooper’s fierce new book Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement should be required reading for scholars and activists. Cooper draws on extensive interviews with fat activists to render a trenchant analysis of our field of motion. She takes a penetrating look at activist efforts and…

  • HammerOn Book Production

    Book production is a complex and collaborative task. It involves working with authors, of course, but also proof readers, copy editors and graphic designers. We are lucky enough to know and work with a range of talented people who help get our books out into the world. This post is a celebration of designers and…

  • Fat Activism Pre-Order Badges

    You will be available to pre-order Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement on this site from late November. As part of the package you will receive this rather fabulous badge. More news on how to pre-order will be posted soon! Charlotte continues to blog about the book in the run up to publication in January.…