As is ADHD. "―NPR.org, "Filled with humor and plenty of heart, The Rosie Project is a delightful reminder that all of us, no matter how we’re wired, just want to fit in. High intelligence seems to be a feature of both conditions (inevitably in the maths/science field) and perhaps more prevalent in boys than girls? --Shelf Awareness No. Funny and so engaging and delivering the difficulties of living with Don's condition with a deftness which made it accessible and enjoyable. Absolutely fabulous- on a par with the Rosie Project, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 21, 2019. "It’s not hard to see why the Rosie novels have been welcomed by the autism community…[Graeme] Simsion’s message of inclusiveness and embracing differences is lovely…In the end, The Rosie Result is about learning to be comfortable with who you are." . Otherwise, Don’s escapades-especially with the animals mating idea-had me laughing such I feared giving myself a hernia! Simsion indexes many of the fads currently piercing the stately fabric woven by … "―Bill Gates, "[Don Tillman] has almost transcended the boundaries of fiction to become a geek icon. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. And I loved how the author took the offerings and advice of a village to resolve it all. --Kirkus, "Simsion's message of inclusiveness and embracing differences is lovely." "―NPR.org, "Filled with humor and plenty of heart, The Rosie Project is a delightful reminder that all of us, no matter how we’re wired, just want to fit in. My only criticism is that there was some confusion as to autism's relationship (if any) to Asperger's syndrome, which displays similar symptoms. There was a problem loading your book clubs. . Setting the record straight unwinds an incredible secret. I laughed until I cried. Sharp dialogue, terrific pacing, physical hijinks, slapstick, a couple to root for, and more twists than a pack of Twizzlers. We caught up with the lives of Don and Rosie, seeing how they've developed and structured their lives together. Is it as good as the Rosie Project (the first book in the trilogy)? This is something that sharply tugs on my heartstrings as I continue to firsthand experience this journey in our family … Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. This charming new chapter in the Tillman chronicles leaves you hoping it won’t be the last. Learn more about the program. Simsion brings back some of the best characters and gags from the first novel while also bringing in enough new elements to keep it fresh. . Graeme Simsion is a Melbourne-based novelist and screenwriter. The Rosie Result is the third and last novel in the Don Tillman series. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The author managed to hit a nice stride with her character and put her where she belongs...as a SUPPORTING supporting character. The Rosie Result is a 2019 novel by Australian novelist Graeme Simsion. A lovely and very funny conclusion to the trilogy, 'The Rosie Result' picks up the story of Don Tillman, Australian genetics professor. . The family has moved back to Australia, but Hudson is struggling to 'fit in' at school, raising all the same questions about autism that the readers have entertained about his father. Hilarity ensues. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. The work was first published on 5 February 2019 by Text Publishing. 1 likes. There were also so many characters and plots that, while tied up in the end, were a bit confusing. . "―Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, "Funny, touching, and hard to put down, The Rosie Project is certain to entertain even as readers delve into deep themes. "―Library Journal (starred review), "A celebration of the best attributes to be found in a friend, a husband, or a father, regardless of the way they are expressed. This charming new chapter in the Tillman chronicles leaves you hoping it won’t be the last. The Rosie Result essentially takes up where the last book left off. We can learn about being different, from both sides. Like “When someone sends you an email conveying information, you should reply, even if no reply seems logically necessary.” ― Graeme Simsion, The Rosie Result. Jennifer Lawrence was all wrong for Rosie. "―Matthew Quick, bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook, "An extraordinarily clever, funny, and moving book about being comfortable with who you are and what you’re good at…This is one of the most profound novels I’ve read in a long time. And opening a cocktail bar. The Hudson Project will require the help of friends old and new, force Don to decide how much to guide Hudson and how much to let him be himself, and raise some significant questions about Don’s own identity. We caught up with the lives of Don and Rosie, seeing how they've developed and structured their lives together. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 4, 2020. "―Good Housekeeping, "Loveable science prof Don Tillman’s perfect (-ly concocted) marriage is about to hit a major bump. Is it as good as the Rosie Project (the first book in the trilogy)? Like “Academics always think they can do any job better, until they try it.” "It’s not hard to see why the Rosie novels have been welcomed by the autism community…[Graeme] Simsion’s message of inclusiveness and embracing differences is lovely…In the end, The Rosie Result is about learning to be comfortable with who you are." He also co-authored Two Steps Forward with Anne Buist. The Best Friends DON'T List: #1 Kiss. . . "―Marian Keyes, bestselling author of This Charming Man, "Don Tillman is my favorite new protagonist in all of contemporary fiction. Seriously. It offers empathy and entertainment. It’s thought provoking discussion of autism was engaging without being heavy or preachy and delivered with care and grace. Reviewed in the United States on March 16, 2019. A widow discovers her daughter was switched at birth with the child of an Idaho billionaire. Bow chicka wow wow. Does this book contain inappropriate content? "―Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of The Shoemaker's Wife, "Don Tillman helps us believe in possibility, makes us proud to be human beings, and the bonus is this: he keeps us laughing like hell. Brief Summary of Book: The Rosie Result (Don Tillman #3) by Graeme Simsion. It’s thought provoking discussion of autism was engaging without being heavy or preachy and delivered with care and grace. A lovely and very funny conclusion to the trilogy, 'The Rosie Result' picks up the story of Don Tillman, Australian genetics professor. --National Public Radio, "A lovely, original, and very funny read.”―Jojo Moyes, author of Me Before You, "Graeme Simsion has created an unforgettable and charming character unique in fiction. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Graeme is also the author of the international bestsellers The Best of Adam Sharp and – co-written with his wife, Anne Buist – Two Steps Forward. The first novel in the series, “The Rosie Project,” won multiple international awards and was lauded by Bill Gates. As his parents debate whether a diagnosis might help or hinder, Hudson has his own ideas. There’s a new brilliant, socially inept scientist poised to win over a huge audience, and his name is Don Tillman. Our man just learns to live by a more complicated algorithm. Otherwise, Don’s escapades-especially with the animals mating idea-had me laughing such I feared giving myself a hernia! The Rosie Result NPR coverage of The Rosie Result by Graeme Simsion. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Don and Rosie are back with one final project. Until 12 years ago, geneticist Don Tillman had never had a second date. "―Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, "Funny, touching, and hard to put down, The Rosie Project is certain to entertain even as readers delve into deep themes. Please try again. Reviewed in the United States on February 23, 2019. Seeing him now with his child, and still going strong with Rosie after 13 years made me love him even more. It’s hard to be a sequel to such a brilliant book - but this is pretty great, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 3, 2020. "―Foreword Reviews, “[V]ery much a charmer... with everything coming to a proper close. Even better if the kid is like Hudson, a mini Don, with all his complexities. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. There's a problem loading this menu right now. .Simsion’s tale offers a playful look at a how a family of two fare when a third. The Rosie Result. . His relationships with others are unique and excellently written…Although The Rosie Result centers on Hudson and Don, each character in it transforms in their own way… Simsion’s novel depicts autism in such unremarkable ways that its story becomes remarkable in the telling. This book was funny - some times laugh out loud funny, sometimes eye-rolling funny. I was standing on one leg shucking oysters when the problems began… Don Tillman and Rosie Jarman are about to face their most important challenge. . . “A heartwarming story of an extraordinary man learning to live in an ordinary world.’” USA Today, "Sharp dialogue, terrific pacing, physical hijinks, slapstick, a couple to root for, and more twists than a pack of Twizzlers.” NPR.org, "Filled with humor and plenty of heart... a delightful reminder that all of us, no matter how we're wired, just want to fit in." Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Catch feelings. Buy for $24.49 Buy for $24.49 Confirm purchase No default payment method selected. A huge disappointment. Reviewed in the United States on March 5, 2019. "―San Francisco Chronicle, "Move over, Sheldon Cooper. A fitting end to this delightful trilogy that doesn't pull punches.”―Kirkus, “Simsion hits just the right balance between serious literary exploration of social issues and the delightfully humorous (mis)adventures of an unusual but good-intentioned modern family. .There’s a moral to this quirky story: The best things in life can’t be planned on a spreadsheet. Hilarious and thought-provoking, with a brilliant cast of characters, The Rosie Result is the triumphant final instalment of the much-loved and internationally bestselling Don Tillman trilogy. .Simsion’s tale offers a playful look at a how a family of two fare when a third. "―Entertainment Weekly, "Simsion’s attention to detail brings to life Don’s wonderful, weird world. I met the love of my life in the men's bathroom. "―Booklist (starred review), "Read-out-loud laughter begins by page two in Simsion’s debut novel about a thirty-nine-year-old genetics professor with Asperger’s―but utterly unaware of it―looking to solve his Wife Problem. Now I guess we need to wait for the movie. . I struggled on to the end but nothing changed. The Rosie Result. Meanwhile, there are multiple distractions to deal with: the Genetics Lecture Outrage, Rosie’s troubles at work, estrangement from his best friend Gene… And opening the world’s best cocktail bar. "―Publishers Weekly, “It’s not hard to see why the Rosie novels have been welcomed by the autism community…Simsion’s message of inclusiveness and embracing differences is lovely….In the end, The Rosie Result is about learning to be comfortable with who you are.”―NPR.org, “What is normal, and who among us gets to decide what is? A sweet, entertaining, and thought-provoking book. ), The Rosie Effect (The Rosie Project Series). Reviewed in the United States on March 16, 2019. Cancel anytime. Reviewed in the United States on March 5, 2019. "―Booklist (starred review), "Just as smart, funny and heartwarming as the original. 2 likes. The way he goes about is heart warming and so “Don”. THE ROSIE RESULT In The Rosie Project, the first book in the trilogy that The Rosie Result concludes, Don Tillman gives a lecture on Asperger’s Syndrome. 4.1K likes. --Booklist [starred]. The Rosie Result is all about Don trying to make Hudson’s life at school easier. Personally, I love it when kids are part of a story. . I would’ve given this five stars but the first third of the book was so slow! We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. (Prices may vary for AK and HI.). The books are very funny, with the humor often subtly coming from Don’s misunderstanding, or failure to understand, his interactions with “normal” people. Seriously. No. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Their son, Hudson, is having trouble at school: his teachers say he isn''t fitting in with the other kids, and they''d like Don and Rosie to think about getting an autism assessment. Graeme Simsion is a Melbourne-based novelist and screenwriter. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Please try again. Graeme Simsion is the internationally bestselling author of The Rosie Project, The Rosie Effect and The Best of Adam Sharp. has been added to your Cart. . It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. immensely enjoyable. #2. Happily, Simsion doesn’t give Don an unbelievable emotional makeover. . ‘The Rosie trilogy is deserving of the accolades it has garnered and The Rosie Result is the best possible goodbye to the world of Don Tillman.’ Mary Dalmau ‘The comedy is still there but there’s a philosophical seriousness to this one, which brings the whole issue much closer to home. How about Alia Shawkat? Reviewed in the United States on February 24, 2019. "―Bill Gates, "[Don Tillman] has almost transcended the boundaries of fiction to become a geek icon. The Rosie Result is the triumphant final instalment of the internationally best-selling series that began with The Rosie Project. . The family has moved back to Australia, but Hudson is struggling to 'fit in' at school, raising all the same questions about autism that the readers have entertained about his father. Only vegans and anti-vaxxers need be worried - on many fronts. Well done. As Don would say, this book is ‘great fun.’’―USA Today, "An utterly winning screwball comedy. The Rosie Result pits these as well as psychological otherness against today’s “political correctness,” “identity politics,” “the outrage industry,” and “professional offense-takers,” all of which make a big noise about diversity and equality without universally walking the talk. Instead of using Don’s Asperger’s syndrome as a fault, or a lead-in to a tragic turn of events, Simsion creates a heartwarming story of an extraordinary man learning to live in an ordinary world, and to love. "―The Guardian, "One of the most endearing, charming and fascinating literary characters I have met in a long time. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Don, is a scientist with Aspergers and his relationship with Rosie is just wonderful. There were also so many characters and plots that, while tied up in the end, were a bit confusing. An absolutely fascinating and insightful trilogy into the much disputed field of the autism spectrum. "―Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice, "Adorable and really funny and heart-warming, a gem. . Unable to add item to List. Well done. . To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. . My favorite of the Rosie books, and I loved The Rosie Project. Unable to add item to List. I would’ve given this five stars but the first third of the book was so slow! "―Washington Post, "Fiction as good as it gets, truly taking you into another world -- and laugh-out-loud funny as well." Listen online or offline with Android, iOS, web, Chromecast, and Google Assistant. #3. The Rosie Project: A Novel (Don Tillman Book 1), The Rosie Effect: A Novel (Don Tillman Book 2). There’s a new brilliant, socially inept scientist poised to win over a huge audience, and his name is Don Tillman. MADDADDAM TRILOGY BOX: Oryx & Crake; The Year of the Flood; Maddaddam, The Beach House (South Carolina Sunsets Book 1), Sunsets & Second Chances (South Carolina Sunsets Book 2), A Nantucket Affair (Nantucket Beach Plum Cove Book 4). "―New York Journal of Books, "‘A whimsical tale of devoted, if rather unorthodox, parenting… Fans will find this sensitive and sometimes humorous look at Don’s relationship with his son to be the ideal ending to the trilogy. It was also imbued with taut writing and warmth, charm, and love. The life-contentment graph, recently at its highest point, is curving downwards. It’s a funny novel that also made me think about relationships: what makes them work and how we have to keep investing time and energy to make them better. These are the heavy questions at the crux of this lighthearted book about identity….a fitting conclusion to a trilogy that explores the human condition in a uniquely nuanced way.”―San Francisco Chronicle, "A lovely, original, and very funny read.”―Jojo Moyes, author of Me Before You, "Graeme Simsion has created an unforgettable and charming character unique in fiction. . In the sequel, set in New York, Don takes on impending fatherhood in the same clumsy yet endearing way, with results both funny and moving. I found her insufferable in the first two books. Hilarious and thought-provoking, with a brilliant cast of characters, The Rosie Result is the triumphant final instalment of the much-loved and internationally bestselling Don Tillman trilogy. For Don Tillman, geneticist and World's Best Problem-Solver, learning to be a good parent as well as a good partner will require the help of friends old and new. 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