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NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who…

Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction
Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize
Shortlisted for the MJA Health Book of the Year Award
Shortlisted for the BMA Medical Book Awards

A Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller

Foreword by Oliver Sacks

What is autism: a devastating developmental condition, a lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is all of these things and more – and the future of our society…


Pub Date : 2015-08-25 | Author : Steve Silberman | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101639641
ISBN 13 : 1101639644

A New York Times bestseller Winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader mode..

Beyond Snowden

Pub Date : 2017-08-29 | Author : Timothy H. Edgar | Publisher : Brookings Institution Press

ISBN 10 : 9780815730644
ISBN 13 : 0815730640

Safeguarding Our Privacy and Our Values in an Age of Mass Surveillance America’s mass surveillance programs, once secret, can no longer be ignored. While Edward Snowden began the..

Make It Stick

Pub Date : 2014-04-14 | Author : Peter C. Brown | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674729018
ISBN 13 : 0674729013

Discusses the best methods of learning, describing how rereading and rote repetition are counterproductive and how such techniques as self-testing, spaced retrieval, and finding ad..

Thinking In Pictures Expanded Edition

Pub Date : 2008-12-24 | Author : Temple Grandin | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 0307548031
ISBN 13 : 9780307548030

Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autism—b..

The Autistic Brain

Pub Date : 2013-04-30 | Author : Temple Grandin | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547858180
ISBN 13 : 0547858183

A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate When Temple Grandin was born in 1947, autism had only just been named. Today it is..

The Reason I Jump

Pub Date : 2013-08-27 | Author : Naoki Higashida | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9780812994872
ISBN 13 : 0812994876

“One of the most remarkable books I’ve ever read. It’s truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid.”—Jon Stewart, The Daily Show NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR B..

The Words And Music Of Frank Zappa

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Kelly Fisher Lowe | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 0803260059
ISBN 13 : 9780803260054

A deep look at the work of one of the most insightful and incisive critics of late 20th-century American culture...

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