Review: Camouflage: The Hidden lives of Autistic Women by Sarah Bargiela and Sophie Standing

Camouflage

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Released: February 21st 2019
Received: NetGalley
Rating: 4 kitties

I received a copy of Camouflage through NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review.

The full title of this graphic novel should give you a pretty strong idea of what it covers. It’s all about autistic women, their differences from the typical expectations of autism, and how that results in them blending in better (and thus being less likely to be identified and/or diagnosed).

There were a lot of things I didn’t know about autism in women that I learned while reading this. It was incredibly informative, while still being very approachable.

I like that they chose to talk about the subject in a visual way, as it made everything feel more casual and comfortable to talk about. It felt less like I was reading a textbook and more like I was reading about real people (which was actually the case).

I found this to be a very informative, and enlightening graphic novel. It was nice to take a break from reading fiction and instead learn something true and important.

 

About Liz (AKA Cat)

I am an avid animal lover, photographer, reader, and much more. While my photography blog is feeling a bit neglected at the moment, the other sites I'm involved in are going strong. ✧I review books, comics, and basically anything else in the literary world over at Quirky Cat's Fat Stacks (of Books). ✧I review comics and books, as well as write content for Word of the Nerd. ✧I review comics for Monkeys Fighting Robots. ✧I write content for Screen Rant and CBR. ✧I write book reviews for The Review Crew.
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