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Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Rae - Goodreads

I've been slowly chipping away at this book over several months. The case studies here are fascinating. Therein lies my only teensy issue with the book - people are reduced to case studies. While ... Read full review

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  - Eric Steinberger - Goodreads

Excellent! Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Jo - Goodreads

One of the two books I took with me to Japan? (that wasn't a guidebook) The other one was about Ebola, so I think I read this twice before I could borrow another book to read. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Kathryn French - Goodreads

Sacks is always interesting. In this older book the last chapter is devoted to Temple Grandin who I consider the voice of autism. Well worth reading. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Liz - Goodreads

8/14/14 3.5 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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