In this vivid work of creative nonfiction, Daniel Tammet continues his celebrated exploration of the mind, drawing on self-knowledge and immersion research to narrate the stories and inner lives of nine men and women on the neuro-diverse spectrum.
A Japanese researcher in psychology sets out to measure solitude after discovering her own autism. A quirky boy growing up in 1950s Ottawa sows the seeds of his future Hollywood stardom. A non-verbal son acquires body language, gesture by gesture, in his mother’s yoga classes.
Nine Minds is a testament to the beauty and infinite variety of autistic imagination, in life as in literature.
Daniel Tammet is a writer, linguist and educator. A 2007 poll of 4,000 Britons named him as one of the world's "100 living geniuses". He is the creator of 'Optimnem', a website company that has provided language learning instruction to thousands around the globe. His 2006 memoir 'Born On A Blue Day' describing his life with high-functioning autistic savant syndrome was a Sunday Times (UK) and New York Times bestseller. It has sold over half a million copies worldwide, and been translated into 18 languages.Tammet is the subject of the 2005 award-winning documentary film 'Brainman' which has ...
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