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John Elder Robison
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JOHN ELDER ROBISON lives with his wife and son in Amherst, Massachusetts. His company, J E Robison Service, repairs and restores fine European automobiles.

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Be Different
My Adventures with Asperger's and My Advice for Fellow Aspergians, Misfits, Families, and Teachers
Written by John Elder Robison


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.00

“I believe those of us with Asperger’s are here for a reason, and we have much to offer. This book will help you bring out those gifts.”

In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, John Elder Robison described growing up with Asperger’s syndrome at a time when the diagnosis didn’t... Read more >

Be Different
Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers
Written by John Elder Robison


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Look Me in the Eye
My Life with Asperger's
Written by John Elder Robison


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $14.95

Selected for Common Reading at Defiance College, Moncalm Community College, and SUNY Potsdam, and used in high schools and college courses throughout the country

Ever since he was small, John Robison had longed to connect with other people, but by the time he was a teenager, his odd habits—an inclination to blurt... Read more >

Look Me in the Eye
My Life with Asperger's
Written by John Elder Robison


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Raising Cubby
A Father and Son's Adventures with Asperger's, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives
Written by John Elder Robison


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $14.95

John Elder Robison has openly and humorously engaged readers about his Asperger’s syndrome in his previous books (Look Me in the Eye, Be Different). In this memoir, he writes about parenting as an adult with Asperger’s–and coming to the realization that his son, Cubby, also has Asperger’s, as Robinson’s past experiences... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Raising Cubby
A Father and Son's Adventures with Asperger's, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives
Written by John Elder Robison


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.


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August 4, 2015
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Switched On

Written by John Elder Robison
Foreword by Marcel Just
Introduction by Alvaro Pascual-Leon


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: August 4, 2015
Price: $27.00

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Switched On

Written by John Elder Robison
Foreword by Marcel Just
Introduction by Alvaro Pascual-Leon


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: August 4, 2015
Price: $13.99

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