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Generally positive

It’s been a remarkable week, with many things to celebrate.  Following Ezra officially hit bookstores, and I’ve been delighted by the response and the many opportunities to discuss the book and it’s larger messages in outlets like The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic’s website, and The New York Times parenting blog. On the home front, [...]

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Kirkus Reviews: ‘Not the Average Medical Memoir’

Thanks to Kirkus Reviews for a wonderful review: A father celebrates his son’s differences and advises others on how to view autism as a parallel journey rather than a restrictive label. Chronicling son Ezra’s toddler years through his bar mitzvah, journalist Fields-Meyer approaches autism from a topical perspective, creating a loving tribute that favors “following” his [...]

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‘Booklist’ Review: ‘Sweet, Funny, Uplifting.’

Thanks to Booklist, the American Library Assocation’s book review journal, for a rave review of Following Ezra in its August issue. Online access requires membership, but here’s the full text: In this sweet‭, ‬funny memoir about his son‭, ‬a former People magazine writer and editor manages to‭ ‬destigmatize autism better than any medical book has [...]

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