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“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

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“Beautifully told, humanizing, important.”
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“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

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