RonSuskind isthe author of four New York Times bestsellers and the criticallyacclaimed, A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City tothe Ivy League. His other books include, Confidence Men, The Way of theWorld, The One Percent Doctrine and The Price of Loyalty. He was the senior national affairs writer for The Wall Street Journal,where he won the Pulitzer Prize, and is currently the Senior Fellow atHarvard's Center for Ethics. He lives in Cambridge, Mass., with his wife,Cornelia Kennedy.
It was very well written and am very excited that he has written a book.
This book will help so many to better understand the struggles and choices we all face in adversity and to hopefully see the hero that we all carry inside ourselves.
Such a moving story...thank you for opening up and sharing your experience.
With no previous understanding of autism, it was very helpful. It gave an insight of what families with autistic children experience 24/7. Very touching. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Brenda Tong
Not the typical book you'll find about a family and how it came to grips with a child with autism, "Life Animated" is the highly personalized account of the Suskinds' struggle to... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Bob Walch
This book brought to light how 'giving in' to what appears to be 'stimming' behavior can be lead to extremely positive results, when approached properly. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Kelly C.
Enjoyed reading. Too many words. Had to skip over a lot but so many wonderful nuggets that I didn't want to miss.Published 1 month ago by Connie M. Masson
I have three autistic grandsons, and I found this book very insightful. The author and his wife have much greater resources to expend on therapists and schools than an average... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lois M. Knowlton
Very well written. You will start seeing Autistic children with a new understanding. Planning on reading other books written by himPublished 1 month ago by Seetha Natarajan
I loved reading this book. I was able to understand more about individuals with autism and the struggles they and their families live with. Read morePublished 1 month ago by a fan
Wow, being the mother of an autistic young man, this poignant and powerful book hit home in a big way through Owen Suskind's journey from the abyss and silence of the early days of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Quitecontrary