Naoki Higashida – A Primer

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In case you want to know a little bit about Naoki before you start the book, here’s an article from the Japan Times from March of 2015. It brings together how British author David Mitchell became acquainted with Naoki and briefly covers how Naoki communicates with the world, writes his books (18 published in Japan), and his mother’s view on his condition.

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The Reason I Jump

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For February 2016 we are reading The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida for our February 29th discussion.

As always if you didn’t pick up your copy of this month’s book at the last discussion, you can pick it up at at the Circulation Desk on the 1st floor.

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