I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are: An uncompromising celebrity memoir that veers towards the chaotic

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Rachel Bloom has written an entertaining and at times vivid memoir, but its scattergun approach means that some important issues are skimmed over

Rachel Bloom, showrunner on Crazy Ex Girlfriend, has yet to properly find her writing voice


I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are

By Rachel Bloom

Coronet, €17.99

When it comes to bang for your buck, the funny celebrity memoir has it in spades. They offer a tantalising look behind the scenes of much-loved shows, albums or movies, as well as an unadorned glimpse of whatever impossibly glamorous industry the author finds themselves in.

The person in question has often climbed to success with grit, wit, guile and ...