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Today, I'll be discussing Rebecca Traister's 2018 novel, Good and Mad.
A BIG thank you to Simon & Schuster for sending me a free review copy in exchange for my honest review.
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Good and Mad by Rebecca Traister
In the year 2018, it seems as if women’s anger has suddenly erupted into the public conversation. But long before Pantsuit Nation, the Women’s March, and the #MeToo movement, women’s anger was not only politically catalytic but politically problematic. The story of female fury and its cultural significance demonstrates the long history of bitter resentment that has enveloped women’s slow rise to political power, as well as the ways that anger is received when it comes from women as opposed to when it comes from men. In her latest novel, Traister evaluates the history of female anger and introduces readers to this compelling force, which, when harnessed, can change history.
Traister's latest novel is a powerful and captivating read that discusses women's changing role in America, injustices that have been committed against women, and how anger from these injustices have played a role in history. Through eloquent word choice and comprehensive research, Traister takes readers on a history-filled journey.
Despite Good and Mad not being a favorite for all readers because of the featured writing style and the substantial detail, there's no doubt that this is a brilliant and outstanding book. Traister's ability to tell a narrative as she presents readers with paramount information is exemplary and praiseworthy.
Her latest is a perfect pick for readers who enjoy nonfiction, history, and topics related to feminism and the women's movement. However, if you're a reader who prefers concise diction and are not looking for extensive, detailed content, consider picking up a different piece.
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