Amy Wilensky has written a candid, funny and touching memoir.
Reading the two books, it almost seems like the Amy in the book about Alison's weight is an entirely different person than the Amy in the book about Amy.
I do not have Tourette's or OCD nor am I related to anyone who does, but I was so deeply moved by Amy Wilensky's book that I read it in one sitting.
an interesting look into the life experience of an individual living with obsessive compulsive disorder and tourette's syndrome. good for those studying mental health, or notPublished 7 months ago by Julia Solis
This is a great book that really portrays realistically what it's like to have Tourette Syndrome and OCD. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Claire
Amy did an excellent job of describing the symptoms and difficulties of Tourette's and OCD from an insider's perspective. Read morePublished on March 8, 2011 by E. S. Charpentier
About: A biography of a woman with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Tourette's Syndrome
Pros: Interesting, quick read
Cons: Wilensky tries for the typical... Read more
Passing for normal gives the reader great insight on life with OCD and Tourette's. It talks about her very first tic to her treatment that she has today. Read morePublished on June 12, 2006 by Cindys
Passing for Normal (by Amy S. Wilesky) Reader Review
Reviewer: Kristina M. Emard from Lebanon, ME USA
Amy is an awesome writer, she tends to skip around a little but her... Read more
I thought it was a really good book.
I think that overall my experience with Asperger's syndrome (AS)has been more traumatic than hers has been with Tourette's, still, I think... Read more
This memoir read like an article that was stretched out into an entire book. It was not a particularly interesting memoir or a good book on the topic of OCD or Tourette's. Read morePublished on January 6, 2003