Results 1-7 of 7

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

This book introduced me to Temple Grandin, and for that I am very grateful. Honestly, the writing was a bit dry. Sacks isn't a good writer. However, I value and reccommend it for his insight. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

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

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

I'm reading this book for an Inclusive Edu. class and it has been a great way to get a different view of various disabilities through the challenges and amazing triumphs people have experienced with them. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Jianliang - Goodreads

I am a little bit tired of Oliver Sacks. Finally. This big book contained only 7 case studies. Although some of them are quite interesting, I do believe that the volume could be probably cut into half ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Leslie Erin Quinn - Goodreads

Not one of Oliver Sacks' better books. All of the case studies (with the exception of the last one) are about artists with some sort of neurological issue, but they all manage to keep on creating ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

Interesting concept. Interesting case studies. Interesting science behind the studies. Not, however, an interesting read. Dry and textbook-like. Still fascinating material and gives you plenty to think about. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

This was a fun and informative read. Fun because of my voyeuristic tendencies and informative because I'm curious about autism and it had some theory and data I hadn't read before. The book consists ... Read full review


User ratings

5 stars
10
4 stars
7
3 stars
8
2 stars
0
1 star
0

3 stars - 7
2 stars - 0
1 star - 0


Kirkus - 1