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AN ANTHROPOLOGIST ON MARS: Seven Paradoxical Tales

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

In seven case histories, Sacks (The Man Who Mistook His Wife Fora Hat, 1985, etc.) once again presents the bizarre both clinically and lyrically, challenging assumptions about the landscape of human reality. The fascination of Dr. Sacks's approach to neurological disorder is his attempt to empathize with patients whose realities can't be described in normal terms. He dares to wonder how pathology ... Read full review

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User Review  - Clueless - LibraryThing

It was very interesting that the color blind artist adjusted in six weeks to paint in black and white. That he could see things we couldn't was fascinating. I don't understand How Temple Grandin can ... 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  - Samet Gök - Goodreads

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Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - hannah - Goodreads

The two wastes of my life that were called my "freshman English courses" in college were just that, but that's mostly based on the fact that my university is only good at sending rovers to Mars and ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

Loved it! As usualy Oliver Sacks' stories are enthralling Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Alex Manich - Goodreads

Each one of the entries in this book is both touching on a human level, and intensely gratifying intellectually. Sacks handles both the physical aspects of each of the disorders, but extends the ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Francine Peachbubble - Goodreads

compassionate and fascinating. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

I actually liked this book, the only reason it's shelved here is it was lost halfway through reading it! Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Sharon - Goodreads

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