Best book to gift this holiday!
Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity
Neurotribes is New York Times–bestselling book that upends conventional thinking about autism — and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently.
This book is #actuallyautistic approved.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
- Feature film rights acquired by Paramount Studios and Lorne Michaels
- Winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction
- Book of the Year/Temple Grandin Award – Autism Society of America
- Book of the Year – Medical Journalists’ Association
- Winner of a 2016 California Book Award
- Winner of an Erikson Institute Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media
- Author of the Year – The ARC
- Winner of a 2016 Books for a Better Life Award
One of the Best Books of 2015
– The New York Times, Financial Times,
The Guardian, The Economist, Forbes,
National Public Radio, The Independent, Tech Insider, The Globe and Mail, Boston Globe, Gizmodo, International Business Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Times Higher Education, The Big Issue, Evening Standard
“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
“The definitive book on autism’s past.”
— The Economist
“Beautifully told, humanizing, important.”
— New York Times Book Review
“An essential resource. My own copy is already dog-eared.”
“Explores in fascinating, near-encyclopedic depth how autism has evolved…
A gripping narrative written with journalistic verve.”
— The Guardian
“Part history, part investigative reporting, part biography, and all poetry.”
“Breathtaking… as emotionally resonant as any book this year.”
— The Boston Globe
“Everyone needs to read this book. Everyone.”