Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino

This book is a collection of essays that delve into the complexities of self-delusion in the context of contemporary culture. It offers a sharp and incisive examination of the forces shaping the sense of identity in the internet era, from the rise of social media to the pressures of the modern beauty industry. The author weaves personal anecdotes with cultural criticism to explore how the systems of the internet, politics, and pop culture can trap individuals in reflective loops of performance and validation. Through its pages, the book challenges readers to consider how they can navigate a world where the line between perception and reality is increasingly blurred.

The 10575th greatest book of all time


Published
2019
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
300-320
Words
95,000
Original Language
English

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