Born on a Blue Day (Paperback)
Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant
Free Press, 9781416549017, 256pp.
Publication Date: October 16, 2007
Praise For Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant…
"Artists and poets would give their best simile to perceive things with the same kind of vividness...For anyone interested in the workings of a truly 'beautiful mind,' Born on a Blue Day is a banquet."
-- Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Tammet, now 28, manages the feat of introspection -- and self-insight. His book brims with humanity. His approach is honest, eloquent, at times funny, and completely free of pity."
-- The Cleveland Plain Dealer
"With all due respect to Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates, and any living Nobel laureates, the most remarkable mind on the planet just might belong to Daniel
Tammet...Tammet displays a surprising level of sensitivity -- and a refreshing lack of sentimentality -- in an account that inspires even as it astonishes."
-- Entertainment Weekly
"Remarkable, revealing, and nearly flawless."
-- The Raleigh News & Observer