Posted Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Tim Page spent his childhood obsessed with silent films and early opera recordings. He spent most of his teenage years on drugs and on the verge of flunking out of school. All the while, he was unable to fit in and somewhat desperate about it. Nine years ago, at the age of 46, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist discovered the source of his lifelong unease: Asperger's Syndrome. He tells the story in his new memoir Parallel Play: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Asperger's. He comes to town Friday night, and he's our guest Tuesday morning at 9.
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