Book reviews & news

Review: Wordgathering, September

Review in Wordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry and Literature volume 13, issue 3, September 2019, by Ann Kaier, CLICK HERE

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Review: The Lancet, September

Review in The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, vol.3 (September, 2019), by Robert Stirrups

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Interview: Completely Booked, August 27

Gabrielle and Amanda of the Jacksonville Library’s podcast Completely Booked interview Chris Gabbard. CLICK HERE

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Interview: Who Lives Like This?! August 6

Interview with Clio Chazan-Gabbard (the author’s daughter) conducted by Jason Lehmbeck and Elizabeth Aquino of Who Lives Like This?! a podcast for parent caregivers and siblings. CLICK HERE

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TV interview: First Coast Living (ABC 12), July 10

Interview with Curtis Dvorak of First Coast Living, an 11 a.m. program weekdays on First Coast News 12 (ABC). CLICK HERE

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Interview: Who Lives Like This?! July 7

Interview with Jason Lehmbeck and Elizabeth Aquino of Who Lives Like This?! a podcast for parent caregivers and siblings. CLICK HERE

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Interview: The Resident, July 5

Interview with Marcia Hodgson of The Resident (neighborhood newspaper in Jacksonville FL) CLICK HERE

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Review: Frau Doktor Doctor, July 6, 2019

Review by Kristen Ann Ehrenberger, MD/PhD. CLICK HERE

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Guest op-ed, Orlando Sentinel, July 2

“Families with special-needs children left to fend for themselves | Commentary.” CLICK HERE

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Interview: On The Blink, June 30

“Chris Gabbard discusses his new memoir, A Life Beyond Reason, with Emily Michael. CLICK HERE

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Review: Midwest Book Review, June 19

“A candidly written, thoughtful and thought-provoking memoir….” CLICK HERE

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Music list: Largehearted Boy, June 17

Largehearted Boy published a playlist of songs associated with A Life Beyond Reason along with commentary. CLICK HERE

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Excerpt: Salon, June 17

Salon.com reprinted a section from chapter four of A Life Beyond Reason for Father’s Day. CLICK HERE

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Interview: “First Coast Connect,” June 12

Melissa Ross of WJCT-FM’s “First Coast Connect” interviewed Chris Gabbard. Start listening at minute 32:28. CLICK HERE

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Review: Kirkus Reviews, March 13

Kirkus Reviews reviewed A Life Beyond Reason in its online edition March 13, 2019. CLICK HERE

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News report: Florida Times Union, March 13

Read Matt Soergel’s story “UNF prof tells story of son’s short life” (photo: Will Dickey). CLICK HERE

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Reprint in the Chronicle of Higher Education, November 7, 2010

“Odd Quirks” (below) reprinted as “A Life Beyond Reason.” CLICK HERE

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Origin: Papa, PhD: Essays on Fatherhood by Men in the Academy, Rutgers Univ. Press, November 3, 2010

The original article “Odds Quirks.” CLICK HERE

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