How to be 'normal': Notes on the eccentricities of modern life.
Daniel Tammet

How to be 'normal': Notes on the eccentricities of modern life.

In a dozen succinctly poetic sketches, acclaimed author and autistic savant Daniel Tammet casts his wry eye over modern life’s eccentricities. From tattoos to lotteries, selfies to anti-age creams, Tammet’s vivid, keenly observant prose captures the little-noticed strangeness of our common humanity, while subtly questioning what it means to be thought 'normal'. 

Book Details:

  • Author: Daniel Tammet
  • Published Year: 2020
  • Rights Sold
    • UK: Quercus

Daniel Tammet

Daniel Tammet is a writer, linguist and educator. A 2007 poll of 4,000 Britons named him as one of the world's "100 living geniuses". He is the creator of 'Optimnem', a website company that has provided language learning instruction to thousands around the globe. His 2006 memoir 'Born On A Blue Day' describing his life with high-functioning autistic savant syndrome was a Sunday Times (UK) and New York Times bestseller. It has sold over half a million copies worldwide, and been translated into 18 languages.Tammet is the subject of the 2005 award-winning documentary film 'Brainman' which has ...
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