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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I've known for many years I wanted to read something by Sacks - now I know I want to read everything by him. His focus is on the case histories, well, actually, on the people. Only by getting to know ... Read full review

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User Review  - jculkin - LibraryThing

Borderline 3/4 I did enjoy the book and learned a fair deal from it, about the topics at hand (autism), and things at random... However it could have been half as long! The seven separate pieces didn ... Read full review

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User Review  - gregorybrown - LibraryThing

This was my first experience of Oliver Sacks, and he's a fascinating writer. You can smell the imprint of The New Yorker on him, dipping in and out of direct reportage and contextual situation. But at ... Read full review

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User Review  - les121 - LibraryThing

Absolutely fascinating! Oliver Sacks powerfully demonstrates humanity's ability to adapt, and even thrive, in face of neurological disorder by presenting thoughtful and remarkably sensitive portraits ... Read full review

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User Review  - SweetbriarPoet - LibraryThing

I loved this book. Mostly because I think interdisciplinary studies/perspectives lead to breakthroughs in research. An amazing neurobiologist and an amazing writer, Sacks takes us into his work life ... Read full review

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User Review  - michellebarton - LibraryThing

Oliver Sacks provides a fascinating look at several cases of neurological damage or disorder in extremely interesting people. I found the discussion of how difficult a transition it is for a person ... Read full review

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Like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, this book explores more cases of neurological disorders that Sacks has encountered during his career.

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User Review  - Pippa222 - Goodreads

I LOVE Oliver Sacks. He is not just an intelligent writer, but a wise one. These case studies are really inspiring and show what people can do even if they have disabilities which would seem overwhelming to us. Read full review

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User Review  - georgeslacombe - LibraryThing

I've read the portuguese translation of this book Read full review

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User Review  - Dee - Goodreads

I just saw the movie "the music never stopped". which adaptation (by Gwyn Lurie and Gary Marks) of "The Last Hippie", a short story/essay in this book. I enjoyed the movie, so decided to read the ... Read full review

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