Book Reviews of The Angry Book

The Angry Book
The Angry Book
Author: Theodore Isaac Rubin
ISBN-13: 9780020778202
ISBN-10: 0020778201
Publication Date: 7/1977
Rating:
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Collier Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Dr. Rubin has created a challenging book that provided me with a great deal of insight into the source of some of my previously inexplicable bursts of anger. Each chapter is brief and easy-to-read, generating a lot of thinking and reflection far in excess of the amount of ink consumed. I've had some challenge reading it straight through - I find my time of reflecting sometimes stretches into several days. I haven't finished it yet. but I expect to set it aside at the end and revisit it later, when I've had time to reflect on its totality. I think some of the chapters, perhaps most, need to be reread. The insights in the book are deep, and the insight generated by its reading is even deeper.
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Written by higly respected psychoanalyst, Dr. Theodore Isaac Rubin, who teaches the uses of anger.
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The Angry Book, December 29, 2001
Reviewer: A reader

When I was dealing with "inappropriate" anger (over-reacting to a situation) I read this book to help me. This author spoke about deep seated anger that was never resolved; in my case from childhood abuse. He said that this unspoken anger can "accumulate" so that when you might get angry for some small thing - all this "old" anger comes out in an over-reaction. Learning about this made me want to finally deal with the old anger in order to live a more normal life. I felt that this book was instrumental in my life by showing me that I had choices about my anger. I have become a much nicer person.
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The book explains why angry is good for all of us.