Donald Triplett, ‘Case 1’ in the Study of Autism, Dies at 89

As he got older, Donald Triplett never stopped having obsessions, speaking mechanically and struggling to hold a conversation. But his life also took a trajectory that would have seemed unimaginable when he was an institutionalized 4-year-old. He graduated not only from high school but also, in 1958, from Millsaps College, where he joined the Lambda


William P. Barr’s Good Donald Trump and Unhealthy Donald Trump

“One Rattling Factor After One other” begins with a fond evocation of Barr’s childhood in a conservative household nestled within the liberal enclave surrounding Columbia College in New York Metropolis. His mom was Catholic, and his father Jewish (although he later transformed to Catholicism), and Barr offers a beautiful description of his elementary college schooling