The Anti-Romantic Child: A Story of Unexpected Joy

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Priscilla Gilman

Narrated By: Priscilla Gilman

Publisher: HarperAudio

Date: April 2011

Duration: 9 hours 23 minutes


“TheAnti-Romantic Child is remarkable. This haunting and lyrical memoir will bean invaluable and heartening guide to all who find themselves in similarsituations and indeed anyone confronting an unforeseen challenge.” —MarieBrenner, writer for Vanity Fair andauthor of Apples and Oranges
With an emotionally resonant combination of memoirand literature, Wordsworth scholar Priscilla Gilman recounts the challenges ofraising a son with hyperlexia, a developmentaldisorder neurologically counterpoint to dyslexia. Gilman explores thecomplexities of our hopes and expectations for our children and ourselves. Withluminous prose and a searing, personal story evocative of A Year of MagicalThinking and A Year of Reading Proust, Gilman’s The Anti-RomanticChild is an unforgettable exploration of what happens when we lean toembrace the unexpected.  


Anti-Romantic Child: A Story of Unexpected Joy

by Priscilla Gilman

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Anti-Romantic Child: A Story of Unexpected Joy, Priscilla Gilman