Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8

A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism Hardcover

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The author of the bestselling phenomenon The Reason I Jump returns with a unique memoir about life as a young adult with severe autism. With an introduction by David Mitchell, who translated this book with his wife, KA Yoshida, this extraordinary new work explores education, identity, family, society, and personal growth, opening a window into the mind of its nonverbal author and providing remarkable insights into autism in general.


Praise for The Reason I Jump
“One of the most remarkable books I’ve ever read.”—Jon Stewart
The Reason I Jump is a Rosetta stone. . . . It will stretch your vision of what it is to be human.”—Andrew Solomon, The Times (UK)
“Amazing times a million.”—Whoopi Goldberg, People
“Extraordinary, moving, and jeweled with epiphanies.”—The Boston Globe