Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant

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Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Free Press
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.72 X 0.65 X 8.44 inches | 0.52 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781416549017

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About the Author

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. His last book, the New York Times bestseller Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant, has been translated into 18 languages. He lives in Avignon, France.

Reviews

Artists and poets would give their best simile to perceive things with the same kind of vividness...For anyone interested in the workings of a truly 'beautiful mind, ' Born on a Blue Day is a banquet.

-- Minneapolis Star Tribune
Tammet, now 28, manages the feat of introspection -- and self-insight. His book brims with humanity. His approach is honest, eloquent, at times funny, and completely free of pity.

-- The Cleveland Plain Dealer
With all due respect to Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates, and any living Nobel laureates, the most remarkable mind on the planet just might belong to Daniel Tammet...Tammet displays a surprising level of sensitivity -- and a refreshing lack of sentimentality -- in an account that inspires even as it astonishes.

-- Entertainment Weekly
Remarkable, revealing, and nearly flawless.

-- The Raleigh News & Observer