Foreword by Oliver Sacks Introduction: Beyond the Geek Syndrome 1. The Wizard of Clapham Common 2. The Boy Who Loves Green Straws 3. What Sister Viktorine Knew 4. Fascinating Peculiarities 5. The Invention of Toxic Parenting 6. Princes of the Air 7. Fighting the Monster 8. Nature's Smudged Lines 9. The Rain Man Effect 10. Pandora's Box 11. In Autistic Space 12. Building The Enterprise: Designs for a Neurodiverse World Epilogue: The Mayor of Kensington Acknowledgments Notes Index
Steve Silberman is an award-winning investigative reporter and has covered science and cultural affairs for Wired and other national magazines for more than twenty years. His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, TIME, Nature and Salon.