by Tolentino, Jia | Language
Published 09/07/2020 by HarperCollins Publishers (Fourth Estate Ltd)
Paperback | 320 pages
A Times book of the year
A Guardian book of the year
‘Dazzling’ New Statesman
‘It filled me with hope’ Zadie Smith
What happens to our behaviour when we live most of our lives online? What does it mean to ‘always be optimising’? And what is it about scams and the millennial generation?
Offering nuanced and witty reflections on feminism, reality TV, the internet, drugs, identity and more, Trick Mirror is a multifaceted, thought-provoking and entertaining response to our zeitgeist – a must-read for anyone interested in the way we live and think today.
About the Author
Jia Tolentino is a staff writer at The New Yorker. She grew up in Texas, attended the University of Virginia, and served in Kyrgyzstan in the Peace Corps. She received her MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan. She was a contributing editor at The Hairpin and the deputy editor at Jezebel. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Time, Grantland, Slate, Pitchfork, Bon Appétit, Spin, and Fader. She lives in Brooklyn.