Chaudry's book chronicles her Pakistani immigrant family’s journey to the United States, Chaudry’s relationship with her body image, and how food and culture are strongly intertwined.
NOTE: Author Rabia Chaudry will not be in attendance for the virtual discussion series.
About Rabia Chaudry
Rabia Chaudry is a Bowie, Maryland-based bestselling author, attorney, and podcast producer/host. She is widely known for her first book, “Adnan’s Story,” and work as a co-producer and co-host of several investigative podcasts, including "The 45th," "The Hidden Djinn," "Nighty Night," and "Undisclosed." She is executive producer of HBO’s “The Case Against Adnan Syed” and her podcast “Undisclosed” has over 400 million downloads, leading to the exoneration of many wrongfully incarcerated individuals. Her distinguished career as a scholar and advocate has included roles as an Aspen Institute/Anti-Defamation League Civil Society Fellow, Truman National Security Project Fellow, and U.S. Institute of Peace Fellow. She holds a law degree from George Mason School of Law, which led her to a legal practice in the areas of immigration and civil rights law.
Borrow "Fatty Fatty Boom Boom" from PGCMLS
About Prince George’s County Reads
Each year, Prince Georgians are invited to participate in a countywide read to learn and discuss historical or contemporary topics that are relevant to everyday life in Prince George’s County. By sharing a reading journey, community members can develop new points of connection with each other. Featured books and authors are selected by the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System and Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights.
2022/2023: “Fatty Fatty Boom Boom: A Memoir of Food, Fat, and Family” by Rabia Chaudry
2021/2022: “A Question of Freedom: The Families Who Challenged Slavery from the Nation’s Founding to the Civil War” by William G. Thomas III