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Eva Nagorski '92, Heaping Helpings of Revenge Served Up in Newsweek

Story posted June 19, 2009

Selling your cheating husband's expensive sports car for $1 on eBay, peeling the labels from all the bottles in his prized wine collection, and posting photos of him around the neighborhood with the caption "Wives Against Married Men Dating" — all samples of revenge exacted by wives hurt and angered by their spouse's philandering ways included in The Down and Dirty Dish on Revenge: Serving It Up Nice and Cold to that Lying, Cheating Bastard (St. Martin's Press) by Eva Nagorski '92.

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Newsweek featured an excerpt of the book in the June 15, 2009, article, "Pages of Wrath: A New Book Looks At Why We Seek Revenge."

Read the article.

In addition to the juicy anecdotes, The Down and Dirty Dish on Revenge examines the psychology of revenge and why it's important to talk about this very human reaction.

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