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Rage-In: Trolls and Tribulations of Modern Life

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The world is a mess and bestselling author and comedian Tara Flynn is raging. Well, sometimes. Mostly she's shocked, bemused, irreverent and wondering where the kindness went. Depends on the week, really. 'Rage-In' is a collection of essays providing a personal look at our modern world. Written in Tara's distinctive voice – conversational, witty and easy to read – we are g

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Kindle Edition, 288 pages
Published May 18th 2018 by Mercier Press
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John Green
I'm a little disappointed, because I really wanted to like this book.
And if it were a book, I might be more inclined to like it. But it isn't. It's a collection of short essays which first appeared on a site called HeadStuff, usually well under the 1000-word mark. So everything feels like it belongs in one of those books you keep in the bathroom for idle distraction.
Which is a pity.
I am unlikely to ever agree completely with Tara Flynn (or, for that matter, anyone!) on everything but I do like h
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Aine
Dec 26, 2018 rated it liked it
The main takeaway from Rage-In is that it’s nice to know that there’s someone out there who believes in kindness and decency. But the problem with kindness as a political project is that walls can so easily built up and kindness only shared with people we recognise in ourselves (race, nationality, class, gender) or who we see as “respectable”.

I would be unlikely to recommend this to a friend (but if they were hanging about my house saying I was taking too long to get ready I’d throw the book to
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Angelique
Wish I would have read these earlier. Sometimes amusing sotries about the shitness and life today...whether hating pastels, trolls or being self wrong teous....
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