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Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Andre Tan - Goodreads

Truly an outstanding book on the paradox of the human mind. Sacks bring us to his patients through his eyes, describing details with vivid imagery and catchy words. Neither too prosaic nor too banal ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Holla Hexkey - Goodreads

Sacks writes about people a little like they are zoo creatures, but he studies the neurology of some seriously interesting brains. If he expanded each chapter into its own book, I would read them all. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Andy Klein - Goodreads

An interesting and insightful read. Dr. Sacks is a really unique and special doctor. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Meredith Watkins - Goodreads

Oliver Sacks is now one of my favorite authors! His recollections of cases he's worked are some of the most interesting I've read. I'm now reading his book Hallucinations. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Dave Murphy - Goodreads

Fascinating! Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Kris Rowland - Goodreads

Oliver Sacks is the god of case studies in neuroscience. Always fascinating, complex, humane and enthusiastic about his subjects Sacks again is compelling. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Dana Quadri - Goodreads

As usual Oliver Sacks amazes me in this one. How he turns such complex scientific knowledge into beautifully woven short stories, I just don't know. This book is no different. Travel into the world of ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Isaac Quezada - Goodreads

Thought provoking, no wonder why 2 of 7 case studies in this book have made it to film Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Amy K - Goodreads

This book was so interesting!! Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Michelle - Goodreads

As informative as these stories are, Oliver Sacks manages to keep his cases human. I think that is the main reason I love his books. Each of the subjects in this book taught me a lesson of compassion ... Read full review


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