Colored by Numbers by Franklin Freeman

Colored by Numbers

Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant
by Daniel Tammet
Free Press, 2007
(256 pages, $14.00, paperback)

reviewed by Franklin Freeman

"I was never purposefully impolite,” writes Daniel Tammet in his memoir of life with Asperger’s Syndrome. A high-functioning form of autism, Asperger’s is characterized by a lack of the “social sense” most of us take for granted.

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Franklin Freeman is a freelance writer living in Saco, Maine, with his wife and four children.

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