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The Reason I Jump

The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

Naoki Higashida

One of the most remarkable books Ive ever read. Its truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid.Jon Stewart, The Daily ShowNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYNPR The Wall Street Journal  Bloomberg Business  BookishFINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE FIRST BOOK AWARD NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERYouve never read a book like The Reason I Ju...
Publish Date
March 22
First Published in 2005
Goodreads rating
Feb 26, 2015
It is the most illuminating book I have ever read on the syndrome [of autism] and on the individual...I don’t normally urge you—The Reason I Jump is on the bookshelves now. Please, if you get a chance, please pick it up. It is remarkable.      source