"A POWERFUL PORTRAIT . . . AN ENGAGING JOURNEY INTO THE DARK EDGES THAT DEFINE THE SELF.""
——The Seattle Times
"A REMARKABLE JOURNEY . . . [that] takes us into the mind of an autistic with a terrible choice: become normal or remain an alien on his own planet."
——Mary Doria Russell, author of The Sparrow
"Splendid and graceful . . . A lot of novels promise to change the way a reader sees the world; The Speed of Dark actually does."
——The Washington Post Book World
"[A] BEAUTIFUL AND MOVING STORY . . . Moon is the mother of an autistic teenager and her love is apparent in the story of Lou. He makes a deep and lasting impact on the reader while showing a different way of looking at the world.""
——The Denver Post