Books by Amy Wilensky

THE WEIGHT OF IT by Amy Wilensky
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 5, 2004

"Funny and affecting in parts, but on the whole disappointing."
After recounting her experiences with obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette's syndrome in National Book Award nominee Passing for Normal (1999), Wilensky now chronicles her younger sister's struggle with obesity and its impact on their relationship. Read full book review >
PASSING FOR NORMAL by Amy Wilensky
NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 18, 1999

"That it has helped the author in her own journey to self-revelation is abundantly clear."
A compulsive telling of what it is like to have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) combined with the vocal and muscular tics that are characteristic of Tourette's syndrome, a neurological disorder that runs in families. Read full book review >