Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks was educated in London, Oxford, California and New York. He is a professor of clinical neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is the author of many books, including the bestselling The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Awakenings.

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The River of Consciousness

The River of Consciousness

by Oliver Sacks

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In his previous books, Oliver Sacks had addressed questions of the brain and mind through the lens of case histories of individuals with neurological disorders. Recently, however, he had been... (more)

An Anthropologist on Mars

An Anthropologist on Mars

by Oliver Sacks

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Oliver Sacks uses case studies to illustrate the myriad ways in which neurological conditions can affect our sense of self, our experience of the world, and how we relate to those around us. Writing... (more)

Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf

by Oliver Sacks

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Written by the author of The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat, this book begins with the history of deaf people in the 18th century, the often outrageous ways in which they have been treated in the... (more)

Awakenings

Awakenings

by Oliver Sacks

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Awakenings is the extraordinary account of a group of twenty patients. Rendered catatonic by the sleeping-sickness epidemic that swept the world just after the First World War, all twenty had spent... (more)

Migraine

Migraine

by Oliver Sacks

  • Paperback £10.99

Migraine is an age-old and often debilitating condition - the first recorded instances date back over two thousand years - affecting a 'substantial minority' of the population across the globe. In... (more)

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

by Oliver Sacks

  • Paperback £10.99

Oliver Sacks' compassionate tales of people struggling to adapt to different neurological conditions have fundamentally changed the way we understand our own minds. In Musicophilia, he examines the... (more)

Hallucinations

Hallucinations

by Oliver Sacks

  • Paperback £9.99

Have you ever seen something that wasn't really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing? Hallucinations don't belong... (more)

The Mind's Eye

The Mind's Eye

by Oliver Sacks

  • Paperback £8.49 (RRP : £9.99 save £1.50)

In The Mind's Eye, Oliver Sacks tells the stories of people who are able to navigate the world and communicate with others despite losing what many of us consider indispensable senses and abilities:... (more)

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

by Oliver Sacks

  • Paperback £9.99

'Oliver Sacks has become the world's best-known neurologist. His case studies of broken minds offer brilliant insight into the mysteries of consciousness' Guardian In his most extraordinary book,... (more)

A Leg to Stand On

A Leg to Stand On

by Oliver Sacks

  • Paperback £9.99

When Oliver Sacks, a physician by profession, injured his leg while climbing a mountain, he found himself in an unusual position - that of patient. The injury itself was severe, but straightforward... (more)

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

by Oliver Sacks

  • Paperback £9.99

With an introduction by Will Self. A classic work of psychology, this international bestseller provides a groundbreaking insight into the human mind. If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he... (more)

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