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nor-mal: according with, constituting,or not deviating from a norm, ruleor principle / conforming to a type,standard, or regular pattern / of,relating to, or characterized byaverage intelligence or development
Who wants to be that?
When Kelly Cutrone’s first book, If You Haveto Cry, Go Outside, was first published, youngpeople flocked to this new voice—finally,someone was telling it like it is, in languagethey spoke. It quickly became a New YorkTimes bestseller, and fashion publicist KellyCutrone became more than a personality,she became a beloved guru, mentor, andfairy godmother.
Now she’s back with another no-holds-barredbook to awaken our souls and kick our assesinto gear. With Normal Gets You Nowhere,she invites us to get our freak on. History isfull of successful, world-changing people whodid not fit in. Think Nelson Mandela, Joanof Arc, Eleanor Roosevelt, Amelia Earhart,John Lennon, and Rosa Parks. Instead ofchanging themselves to accommodate thestatus quo or what others thought they shouldbe, these people hung a light on their differences—and changed humanity in the process.
“I know you don’t feel normal, so why areyou trying to act it and prove to everyone youare?” Cutrone says. So much of what we sayor don’t say, and what we do or don’t do, isdictated by what others have told us, or whatpeople may think of us. This is not how weshould be living, by measuring ourselvesagainst the mundane.
An invitation to rethink who you are, what youvalue, and what you want from life, NormalGets You Nowhere goes beyond how to reinventyourself and create your own brand, andinvestigates what it means to live in this worldas a tuned-in, caring individual with a passionfor making a difference. There’s already anarmy of super talented uberfreaks changingthe world–isn’t it time you joined them?
Read the book while on a flight. Was laughing out loud. Love how real Kelly Cutrone is, she just says it, like it is.Published 22 days ago by M. Madison
I picked this book expecting to get a story about a woman’s rise in the fashion industry and her back story along the way. Read morePublished 1 month ago by SK Thomas
unbelievable story of a self made business woman.Don't believe she wrote the whole book on her own though.Published 2 months ago by sally
I couldn't stay focused on this book. I was cleaning the other day and found the book and figured I could donate the book because I know I won't read anymore of it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Qutie442001
I'm a fan of Kelly and I LOVED her first book but this one was very disappointing. It's as if, following the success of her first book she said "I am going to write whatever I... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Christine
love love love kelly cutrone! you can hear her voice come through the pages of her books, she is a very strong and unforgiving person. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Lisa Michelson