Jon Stewart of The Daily Show boosts sales of book on autism

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida jumped to  No. 2 from No. 556 on Amazon, more than a month after its release, the day after a guest appearance by co-translator David Mitchell (Cloud Atlas) on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Stewart says on the show, which aired […]

The Reason I Jump – how adapting an Autism guide allowed a father to understand his son

Naoki Higashida was only 13 when he wrote The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism. It is not a book like The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, but rather a series of questions and answers about being Autistic, written by an Autistic individual. Much like a […]

The Reason I Jump – a wonderful testament

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen – Year- Old Boy with Autism, written by Naoki Higashida, is one of the hottest selling books on autism.  My step-daughter, Sarah, presented this book to me for Christmas and anxious to read it I did so cover to cover in one sitting. I immersed […]