Trick Mirror

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  • Hardcover
  • 303 pages
  • Trick Mirror
  • Jia Tolentino
  • English
  • 03 March 2017
  • 0525510540

About the Author: Jia Tolentino

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Trick Mirror Trick Mirror is an enlightening, unforgettable trip through the river of self delusion that surges just beneath the surface of our lives This is a book about the incentives that shape us, and about how hard it is to see ourselves clearly in a culture that revolves around the self In each essay, Jia writes about the cultural prisms that have shaped her the rise of the nightmare social internet the American scammer as millennial hero the literary heroine s journey from brave to blank to bitter the mandate that everything, including our bodies, should always be gettingefficient and beautiful until we die. Best Read Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino For Kindle ePUB or eBook – johndore.co.uk

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11 thoughts on “Trick Mirror

  1. Melanie says:

    I d read Jia Tolentino s grocery lists if she let me.

  2. Oriana says:

    Recently my rad friend B and I got into it about Roxanne Gay s Bad Feminist, which I loudly do not like B argued that it was wrong of me to judge it so harshly because I was not taking into account the deep biases I bring to my own reading I remain unrepentant because those essays are extremely bad, but I do acknowledge that I am only a combination of my life s influences I grew up solidly middle class, I am a cis het woman and a Jew of European heritage, I went to a good liberal arts college Recently my rad friend B and I got into it about Roxanne Gay s Bad Feminist, which I loudly do not like B argued that it was wrong of me to judge it so harshly because I was not taking into account the deep biases I bring to my own reading I remain unrepentant because those essays are extremely bad, but I do acknowledge that I am only a combination of my life s influences I grew up solidly middle class, I am a cis het woman and a Jew of European heritage, I went to a good liberal arts college, and white American intellectual values are the waters in which I have always steeped So perha...

  3. Sarah says:

    It took me a while to get used to Jia Tolentino s style of writing the essays jump around a bit at times and get a little stream of consciousness y but there are some real gems in this collection For me she s at her best when talking about social media, gender, women and media, but I f...

  4. Blair says:

    I don t know if I m going to have the time to write about this in the depth I would like, so I will just say that I finished Trick Mirror feeling I d probably read any article Jia Tolentino writes about any topic, and I d definitely read her memoirs The personal stories woven through these essays bring the book to vibrant life The autobiographical essays tend to be the strongest, particularly Reality TV Me , in which Tolentino revisits her experience of competing on a TV show at the age of 16 I don t know if I m going to have the time to write about this in the depth I would like, so I will just say that I finished Trick Mirror feeling I d probably read any article Jia Tolentino writes about any topic, and I d definitely read her memoirs The personal stories woven through these essays bring the book to vibrant life The autobiographical essays tend to be the strongest, particularly Reality TV Me , in which Tolentino revisits her experience of competing on a TV show at the age of 16 this ...

  5. Claire Reads Books says:

    Fantastic The nine essays in this razor sharp collection circle around the notions of identity and the self that have become all important and inescapable in the Internet era With remarkable clarity and her formidable intellect, Tolentino highlights the distortions and self delusions that have festered on digital platforms and begun to spread into our analog lives and she considers the intellectual rewiring that might be necessary to free us from our overinflated selves Highly recommended Fantastic The nine essays in this razor sharp collection circle around the notions of identity and the self that have become all important and inescapable in the Internet era With remarkable clarity and her formidable intellect, Tolentino highlights the distortions and self delusions that have festered on digital platforms and begun to spread into our analog lives and she considers the intellectual rewiring that might be necess...

  6. Ash says:

    I ve been waiting for this book She s written so many great, important things, but my favorite is still this review of Rude for The Hairpin.

  7. Lou says:

    Trick Mirror is both a timely and relevant book featuring essays withheart, soul, power and FIRE in their words than any other work of nonfiction I have enjoyed in 2019 Talented New Yorker Tolentino shows promise in terms of following in the incredibly successful footsteps of writers such as Zadie Smith whose own glorious collections of long form pieces stoked my imaginatory fire at the time The pieces are full of breadth and depth that makes them not only a pleasure to read but intensel Trick Mirror is both a timely and relevant book featuring essays withheart, soul, power and FIRE in their words than any other work of nonfiction I have enjoyed in 2019 Talented New Yorker Tolentino shows promise in terms of following in the incredibly successful footsteps of writers such as Zadie Smith whose own glorious collections of long form pieces stoked my imaginatory fire at the time The pieces are full of breadth and depth that makes them not only a pleasure to read but intensely thought provoking and inspiring too In this time of great anxiety and division, many are looking for a guiding light to illuminate their way out of the dark, and it appears Tolentino has taken the helm withthan enough wisdom, wit and scalpel sharp observation to craft powerful individual articles on a broad spectrum of topics relating to contemporary American culture, interwoven with the author s interesting autobiographical information.Within she touches on recurring themes...

  8. Alice says:

    I had to take breaks between these essays They are so sharp and juicy and confronting, and needed time to absorb This is the kind of book that makes you want to avoid reading anything else for a while, so that its ideas can keep ping ponging around your brain undiluted Between the waves of dread and horror at what the world andspecifically, my own generation has become, this book has also given me a thread of hope and clarity as to how I might change my habits, expectations, and value I had to take breaks between these essays They are so sharp and juicy and confronting, and needed time to absorb This is the kind of book that makes you want to avoid reading anything else for a while, so that its ideas can keep ping ponging around your brain undiluted Between the waves of dread and horror at what the world andspecifically, my own generation has become, this book has also given me a thread of hope and c...

  9. Mara says:

    3.5 stars I am bumping this up a half star for the moments of charm and personal stylistic flair that shine through from time to time in this collection In general, this is a perfectly enjoyable essay collection for those interested in topics surrounding pop culture, media, and gender, and I would recommend this to anyone with those interests I m not sure that this totally comes together as a collection, however, which keeps this from feeling like a stand out work That said, if you ve read 3.5 stars I am bumping this up a half star for the moments of charm and personal stylistic flair that shine through from time to time in this collection In general, this is a perfectly enjoyable essay collection for those interested in topics surrounding pop culture, media, and gender, and I would recommend this to anyone with those interests I m not sure that this totally comes together as a collec...

  10. Bailey says:

    Jia Tolentino has been the realest deal for a while and this book cements it She s like Cheryl Strayed s intensely empathetic understanding of humanity meets what it means to be a millennial remember, we are aged 25 38 now , and the connections she makes ar...

  11. Perry says:

    RTC An essay collection that s Fresh, Brilliant, Cerebrally Stimulating and Boundary Expanding for this Gen X male, to be sure The New Yorker has to be proud to have Jia Tolento as its millennial cultural critic For the first time since I do not recall when, I am fired ...