My Dyslexia

As a boy, Philip Schultz struggled with words. He was 11 before he learned to read — with great effort — and his teachers dismissed him as a poor student, exiling him to “the Dummy Class.” How did this kid go on to become a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet? After his son’s diagnosis finally shed light on his own learning disability, Schultz wrote this graceful memoir, offering a beguiling look inside the dyslexic mind.