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  • Born on a Blue Day: A Memoir | Daniel Tammet

    Born on a Blue Day: A Memoir

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Daniel Tammet
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
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    One of the world's 50 living autistic savants is the first and only to tell his compelling and inspiring life story and explain how his incredible mind works. Worldwide, there are fewer than 50 living savants, those autistic individuals who can perform miraculous mental calculations or artistic feats. (Think Dustin Hoffman's character in Rain Man.) None of them has been able to discuss his or her thought processes, much less write a book. Until now.

    J. Cline says: "Ordinary Life Through Unordinary Eyes"
  • Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math | Daniel Tammet

    Thinking in Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Daniel Tammet
    • Narrated By Daniel Tammet
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    Thinking in Numbers is the book that Daniel Tammet, best-selling author and mathematical savant, was born to write. In Tammet's world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds. Using anecdotes, everyday examples, and ruminations on history, literature, and more, Tammet allows us to share his unique insights and delight in the way numbers, fractions, and equations underpin all our lives.

    Gary says: "An Ode to Imagination"
  • Embracing the Wide Sky: A Tour Across the Horizons of the Mind | Daniel Tammet

    Embracing the Wide Sky: A Tour Across the Horizons of the Mind

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Daniel Tammet
    • Narrated By Daniel Gerroll
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    Embracing the Wide Sky is a unique and brilliantly imaginative portrait of how we think, learn, remember and create, brimming with personal insights and anecdotes, and explanations of the most up-to-date, mind-bending discoveries from fields ranging from neuroscience to psychology and linguistics. This is a profound and provocative book that will transform our understanding and respect for every kind of mind.

    Amazon Customer says: "an interesting 'read'"
  • Born on a Blue Day: A Memoir of Asperger's and an Extraordinary Mind | Daniel Tammet

    Born on a Blue Day: A Memoir of Asperger's and an Extraordinary Mind

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Daniel Tammet
    • Narrated By Daniel Tammet
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    Daniel Tammet can perform extraordinary maths in his head, sees numbers as shapes, colours, textures, and motions, and can learn to speak a language fluently from scratch in three days. He also has a compulsive need for order and routine. He eats exactly 45 grams of porridge for breakfast and cannot leave the house without counting the number of items of clothing he's wearing. If he gets stressed or unhappy, he closes his eyes and counts. But in some ways, Daniel is not all like the Rain Man.

    John says: "Very interesting story of someone with Asperger's"
  • Thinking in Numbers | Daniel Tammet

    Thinking in Numbers

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Daniel Tammet
    • Narrated By Daniel Tammet
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    This is the book that Daniel Tammet, best-selling author and mathematical savant, was born to write. In Tammet's world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds. Using anecdotes and everyday examples, Tammet allows us to share his unique insights and delight in the way numbers, fractions and equations underpin all our lives.

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