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  • Fat Craftivism…

    …courtesy of Allyson Mitchell. Wow!

  • Charlotte Cooper performs at #BodySpectacular this Friday

    On Friday night Charlotte Cooper, author of the HammerOn smash hit Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement, will dance at the Wellcome Gallery as part of their Friday night #BodySpectacular programme. On her Obesity Timebomb blog Charlotte explains the background to the performance: “My friend E puts on events and curates things, as is the…

  • HammerOn Press Summer Sale!

    It’s summer sale time at HammerOn! You can get 20% off all our titles plus free shipping. All you need to do is input coupon ‘summer2016’ at the checkout. This offer is valid until 31 July 2016. Not familiar with all the books HammerOn have published? Check out the list below. Life is War: Surviving…

  • Reviews of HammerOn titles

    HammerOn titles are getting a fair bit of attention in academic journals and specialist press, and rightly so. In a review of Charlotte Cooper’s Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement, published in medical journal The Lancet, Tania Glyde writes: ‘In this public [obesity] discourse the voices of people who would be identified as obese are…

  • Events and other news

    HammerOn have a number of events lined up in the next few months. All events are free, unless otherwise stated. We are very excited to announce that the book launch for Shannon Woodcock’s Life is War: Surviving Dictatorship in Communist Albania will take place at The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust &…

  • Charlotte on Radio 4’s Loose Ends

    Don’t forget to tune into Charlotte speaking about her new book Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement on BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends Saturday 23 January, 6pm. The programme blurb says ‘Clive Anderson and Scottee are joined by Rafe Spall, Janet McTeer, Tom Allen and Charlotte Cooper for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and…

  • Fat Activism – Media Round Up

    What a week it has been for Fat Activism! The launch event on Friday at Gay’s the Word was simply lovely, and we sold out of all the copies we brought. Woop! People are loving the book, as these reviews make clear. Lynne Murray has the distinction of publishing the first online review of Fat…

  • 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…