Author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity
“A sweeping and penetrating history, presented with a rare sympathy and sensitivity.
It is fascinating reading; it will change how you think of autism.” — From the foreword by Oliver Sacks, author of An Anthropologist On Mars and Awakenings
“Beautifully told, humanizing, important.” — New York Times Book Review
“The definitive book on autism’s past.” — The Economist
“An essential resource. My own copy is already dog-eared.” — Nature
“Explores in fascinating, near-encyclopedic depth how autism has evolved…
A gripping narrative written with journalistic verve.” — The Guardian