» Lorenz Wagner's book on the remarkable Markrams is, well, remarkable. This is an extraordinary story of noted neuroscientists seeing the world though the eyes of their ASD son and then helping change the way autism is seen and treated far and wide. A tale of love, constancy and groundbreaking research «

— Ron Suskind,
Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism


» A compelling story about one of the world’s most brilliant researchers searching to understand his son’s autism. A gloriously positive book «

— David Sinclair, professor in the Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School


» What is so special about this book? It brings together two worlds. Many parents will find themselves in the wonderfully, movingly told family story. At the same time, the book delves deeply into brain research. It is competently researched, based on studies and clearly and visually told, so that everyone can understand the facts. The book is on everyone's lips among our parents. It should be read by many parents «

— Federal Autism Association of Germany


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The Boy Who Felt Too Much

Of all people, Henry Markram, one of the most renowned neuroscientists of the world, became father of an autistic child. This unbelievable coincidence brings together two perspectives: world class scientific inquiry and the daily confrontation with reality in a family life with an autistic child. Markram’s 15-year research – at universities like Berkeley, Weizman Institute, Max Planck Institute – let us see the condition of autism in a completely new way. A book, written like a novel, based on facts, accessible for everyone. 

» Kai loved people, and it was hard not to love him back. He spoke with his hands and glowed from inside. He warmed the hearts of the elderly people more than the sun possibly could. Soon they were sitting  on the benches because of him, the little boy who had just moved to Rehovot «