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The US edition, published in 2007, spent 8 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
In 2008, the American Library Association named it a 'Best Book for Young Adults'. It has sold over 500,000 copies worldwide, and been translated into more than 20 languages.
The same year, on March 14, Tammet came to public attention when he recited the mathematical constant Pi (3.141...) from memory to 22,514 decimal places in 5 hours, 9 minutes, without error.
In 2004, Tammet was finally able to put a name to his difference when he was diagnosed with high-functioning autistic savant syndrome by Professor Simon Baron-Cohen at Cambridge University's Autism Research Centre.
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