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A brilliant portrait of the human mind and the extraordinary potential within every one of us, by real-life Rain-Man and bestselling author of Born On A Blue Day.
Daniel Tammet is a writer, linguist and educator. A 2007 poll of 4,000 Britons named him as one of the world's "100 living geniuses". His website company, Optimnem, has provided foreign language instruction to thousands around the globe. His last book, the Sunday Times bestseller BORN ON A BLUE DAY: INSIDE THE EXTRAORDINARY MIND OF AN AUTISTIC SAVANT has been translated into 18 languages. He lives in Avignon, in the south of France.
Displaying that he is not just one-dimensional with his genius, Tammet's book is a fine example of his goal to share his brilliant knowledge with the world to inspire and encourage...a thoughtful and highly informative read. * The China Post * Tammet puts his exceptional abilities to work in his book Embracing the Wide Sky... Tammet's lucid writing makes his book both informative and entertaining. * Courier Mail * Packed with fascinating new brain research . . . an ambitious book, written by a remarkable man * BBC Focus magazine * truly fascinating * Guardian * Far from a one-dimensional prodigy, his is a rich multi-textured intelligence. A beautiful mind. * Scotsman Magazine * Packed with his clear summaries of fascinating experiments . . . Recent debate has bumped up this book from delightful to vital * Daily Telegraph * Entertaining and informative about an impressive range of subjects . . . EMBRACING THE WIDE SKY is fun and inspirational * FT Weekend *