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Journalist Ron Suskind to Publish Autism Memoir "Life, Animated"

March 07, 2014

(March 7, 2014) - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind will publish a memoir "Life, Animated" on April 1. Suskind's memoir follows his 20-year journey in connecting with his son Owen, who has autism. 

Owen, who lost the ability to communicate at the age of 3, memorized animated Disney movies, and he and his family learned to communicate using dialog and scenarios from the films.

An excerpt from the book appeared in the New York Times Magazine on Sunday, March 10. Read it here.