This funny and moving story by Nick Hornby focuses on a boy with autistic traits. Add to that a slightly hysterical, depressed, single mom and an eternal bachelor, and you have About a boy. The book has also been made into a film, with Hugh Grant in one of the lead roles.
Marcus, 12 years old. Will, eternal bachelor looking for casual sex. Fiona, Marcus's mother and hopelessly unhappy. In this setting Marcus tries to make the most of it. For example, he forces a dinner with Will, his mother Fiona and himself. He desperately searches for something that can give this meeting coherence