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carly's boston book club: born on a blue day

I finished my third book of the quarter on Monday evening at the gym. It was 'Born on a Blue Day' by Daniel Tammet. Tammet is an highly-functioning autistic savant, and the book follows his journey basically from birth to where he is now. The book was good, but not great. It was interesting to read about Daniel's trials and tribulations and his day-to-day experiences. Some parts of the book were very hard to relate to, though, and others were too complex. Savants brains work differently than most, and that comes across in the book.

So, if you are particularly interested in savants, this would be a great book for you. If not, you might be able to find a better book to fill your time. Personally, I have moved on to the next book in the Twilight saga... intellectual, I know...