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Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Aldanyh - Goodreads

A very slow read. The author's main downfall is a severe lack of conciseness - the most serious literary folly in my eyes. This book is about as long as Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat, yet has ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Tom Sandefur - Goodreads

Really explored the personalities of people with different functioning brains(1). I would have personally preferred a lot more science and exploration of the experimental techniques and development of ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Jb58 - Goodreads

Does not add much to "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat". Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Kristi - Goodreads

Interesting look through the lens of psychology, neuroscience, and anthropology at seven unique individuals that deal with -- even excel with -- what are perceived as handicaps. Colorblindness ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Sophia Diggs-galligan - Goodreads

This book is much like a lot of Oliver Sacks' work: it tells scintillating story that piques your interest, and has more than enough content. However, while it does reach more personal and ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

Interesting stories. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Carolyn Wong - Goodreads

Very interesting stories about neurology, and I enjoyed reading about how different conditions, such as tumors or autism, can affect the human brain, body, and how the individual interacts with others. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

I think Oliver Sacks books are interesting. I like the case studies but it is easy to get bogged down in some of the theory. I plan on reading another one of his. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

Confession time ! I must admit - friends, judge not lest ye be judged - that I boohooed my way through the last part of Awakenings The Movie, with all those frozen people coming back to life and ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Suzanne - Goodreads

Our book club decided that this was not particularly enjoyable to read, but still incredibly fascinating. I think Sacks' writing was remarkable, particularly considering the subject matter. Some ... Read full review


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