Temple Grandin, a girl born in 1947, barely uttered a word until she was four. She was born Autistic. She used her autism, the ability to think in pictures, to her advantage and expounded issues that are invisible to a neurotypical person. She is now a world renowned doctor of animal science, an activist for autistic people, and a professor at Colorado State University. She became famous when renowned Neurologist Oliver Sacks mentioned her uniqueness in his essay ‘An Anthropologist from Mars’ published in 1995. Read more
Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? With a hair-raising delivery, Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test, illuminates the gray areas between the two by explaining the story of ‘the man who faked madness’.