A Little Less Broken: How an Autism Diagnosis Finally Made Me Whole

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Flatiron Books
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5.38 X 8.25 X 1.0 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author
Marian Schembari is a writer whose essays about travel, friendship, money, and love have appeared in The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, and Good Housekeeping. At thirty-four years old, Marian was diagnosed with autism, which she chronicled on the lifestyle site, Cup of Jo. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and daughter.

"I feel weepy with gratitude for this book. Marian writes with such humor, insight, and immediacy that it's an absolute page turner. This book is a gift to humanity -- no exaggeration -- and should be required reading for all. A Little Less Broken will make the world a better, more compassionate place."
- Joanna Goddard, Cup of Jo

"Marian Schembari writes with such extraordinary warmth and vulnerability it's as if she's in the room with you. Her sometimes heartbreaking, often hilarious story reveals important lessons about difference, compassion and survival. A magnificent read."
- Sarah Hendrickx, author of Women and Girls on the Autism Spectrum

"A sharp, unputdownable story that speaks to the extraordinary healing power that happens when you finally understand who you are."
- Marie Forleo, New York Times bestselling author of Everything is Figureoutable

"Written with candor and no small amount of wit, A Little Less Broken is a captivating story of self-discovery. Marian writes about autism with remarkable insight, giving readers a jolt of the sparkling diversity all around us."
- Meredith May, author of The Honey Bus