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Mad as Hell

A new book on female rage is a call to arms for women who aren’t going to take it anymore.

I am an Angry Woman and proud of it. By outing myself, I’m jeopardizing my career—when women express anger at work, they lose status and wages and are viewed as less competent, research has found. I also risk coming off as unlikable, a scold, and unhinged. And I can expect even more men to tell me to smile.

But after reading Rebecca Traister’s Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger (Simon & Schuster,

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