Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Brotherly Conversation

This evening, I again joined a standing room-only crowd on the 4th floor of what I guess is now my regular bookstore.

This time the draw was the author Augusten Burroughs who had a "conversation" with his biological brother, John Elder Robison, about Robison's book "Look Me in the Eye."

Yesterday was the release date for "Look Me in the Eye." Perhaps similar in some ways to Burroughs' "Running with Scissors," it details a rather unique childhood and adult years. (Robison once designed guitars for KISS.)

Robison, who was funny and candid, has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome — a high functioning form of autism.


John Elder Robison said...

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you had a good time.

Jennifer B said...

Hey paul funny you mentioned this my son may have this if he gets a diagnosis