John Elder Robison “Look Me In the Eye”
October 8th, 2007
As early as nursery school, it was apparent that John Elder Robison was not like the other kids. But it wasn’t until he was 40 that a therapist finally diagnosed what it was about him that was different: he has a high-functioning form of autism called Asperger Syndrome.
Now, in a new memoir, Robison describes his painful childhood — and life with his brother. You may have heard of him, too — he changed his name to Augusten Burroughs, and wrote “Running With Scissors.” John Elder Robison’s book is called “Look Me in the Eye.”
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