Yesterday, the New York Times published a highly complimentary review of Life, Animated by Judith Warner. The book, she writes: Displays virtuosity in capturing the intimate realities of life in a household dominated by autism… Mr. Suskind’s honesty is striking and deeply admirable. You can read the full review here.
“This is the book that readers who have no one in their lives affected by autism and who would otherwise never it pick up should definitely read. Eyes will tear. Hearts will cheer. In these pages, Owen is every reader’s son.” Read the review .
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch offers up a thoughtful review on the book: This is not a book for the faint-hearted. Painful defeats are coupled with glorious victories. Suskind lays open older son Walt’s pain at having a brother who is always making a scene. And while Owen begins school at the Lab School (a success), […]
The Boston Globe’s James Sullivan reviewed Life, Animated for the paper. He draws a connection between Ron’s first book and this most recent one: Ron Suskind’s first book was “A Hope in the Unseen,” the story of an academically hungry boy from a troubled city high school applying to an Ivy League university. The […]
The book is officially out today! Kirkus Reviews calls it a “deeply felt, movingly written account of raising an autistic son.” Read the entire starred review here.