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Review: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

Gawd, I love Jeanette Winterson. I always feel her writing right in my stomach. I savor each word, each description for the incredible tapestry she weaves of story and emotion. One doesn't have to be ... Read full review

Review: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

User Review  - Frank O'connor - Goodreads

This is a book about the damage that parents (both real and adoptive) can inflict on children, and how that damage is carried through in adult life. It is full of insight, sadness, wit and surprises ... Read full review

Review: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

I love that I picked up this book at this time in my life. I couldn't put it down. The way Jeanette describes her inner struggles hit a nerve in me several times especially when it came to ... Read full review

Review: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

User Review  - Goodreads

I could quote half the book as an example of how amazing and thoughtful and brilliant she is. Sometimes I would just read a paragraph or a page and have to step back for a minute to absorb it. She's so good at capturing the duality of her life, her mother, everything. Read full review

Review: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

User Review  - Sandy - Goodreads

As full disclosure, I won this free copy in a GR Giveaway and I'm glad I did. I might not have gotten around to reading it for a long time if I hadn't. The book is her memoir and covers growing up and ... Read full review

Review: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

The first two-thirds of this book calmed me--the writer told of her horrific childhood with such matter-of-fact detachment and strength that the reader can't help but celebrate the writer's strength ... Read full review

Review: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

User Review  - Goodreads

I loved this book. Such an honest exploration of her past and present, and written in an engaging style, often able to see the funny side of some otherwise bleak situations. A brave and therapeutic book. Read full review


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