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  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hatby Oliver Sacks

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 8.54

    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 has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self - himself - he cannot know it, because he is no longer there to know it. In this extraordinary... more...

  • An Anthropologist on Marsby Oliver Sacks

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.95

    To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat . These men, women, and one extraordinary child emerge as brilliantly adaptive personalities, whose conditions have not... more...

  • Hallucinationsby Oliver Sacks

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 8.54

    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 wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. In some conditions, hallucinations can... more...

  • Musicophiliaby Oliver Sacks

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

    Revised and Expanded With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat , Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia , he shows us a variety of what he calls ?musical misalignments.? Among them: a man struck by lightning... more...

  • Vintage Sacksby Oliver Sacks

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 10.95

    Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions. ?It is Dr. Sacks?s gift that he has found a way to enlarge our experience and understanding of what the human is.? ? The Wall Street Journal Dubbed ?the poet laureate of medicine? by The New York Times, Oliver... more...

  • The Mind's Eyeby Oliver Sacks

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00

    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: the power of speech, the capacity to recognize faces, the sense of three-dimensional space, the ability to read, the sense of sight. For all of these... more...

  • Oaxaca Journalby Oliver Sacks

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.95

    Since childhood, Oliver Sacks has been fascinated by ferns: an ancient class of plants able to survive and adapt in many climates. Along with a delightful group of fellow fern aficionados?mathematicians, poets, artists, and assorted botanists and birders?he embarks on an exploration of Southern Mexico, a region that is also rich in human history and... more...

  • The Island of the Colour-blindby Oliver Sacks

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 8.54

    'Sacks is rightly renowned for his empathy . . . anyone with a taste for the exotic will find this beautifully written book highly engaging' Sunday Times Always fascinated by islands, Oliver Sacks is drawn to the Pacific by reports of the tiny atoll of Pingelap, with its isolated community of islanders born totally colour-blind; and to Guam, where... more...

  • An Anthropologist on Marsby Oliver Sacks

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 8.54

    'An inexhaustible tourist at the farther reaches of the mind, Sacks presents, in sparse, unsentimental prose, the stories of seven of his patients. The result is as rich, vivid and compelling as any collection of short fictional stories' Independent on Sunday As with his previous bestseller, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat , in An Anthropologist... more...

  • Musicophiliaby Oliver Sacks

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 8.54

    ?A humane discourse on the fragility of our minds, of the bodies that give rise to them, and of the world they create for us. This book is filled with wonders? Daily Telegraph Oliver Sacks? compassionate tales of people struggling to adapt to different neurological conditions have fundamentally changed the way we think of our own minds. In Musicophilia... more...