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Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Erica - Goodreads

Beautiful. Written with insight and compassion by a man of remarkable humanity and curiosity without a shred of hubris. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Oksana Sum - Goodreads

Fascinating! Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - David Hammond - Goodreads

The brain is like quantum mechanics: it's bizarre and nobody really understands why it works the way it does. The best we can do is describe it, and that's something that Oliver Sacks does better than ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Mahyar Mozaffari - Goodreads

Classic Oliver Sacks, similar to his other book "the man who mistook his wife for a hat", fascinating cases that shatter your preconceptions of various "diseases", looking beyond the pathology into ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Emily Brooks - Goodreads

An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks tells the stories of seven people with anomalies of the mind and body. This book separates the stories into the seven different tales and it goes through each ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Carolina Poli - Goodreads

So interesting! The mind is a curious thing. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Mindi Yost - Goodreads

The author addresses patient's experiences from a self congratulatory stance. Our book club had fun deconstructing his narrative style. Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Isaac Dontje Lindell - Goodreads

Brains are so cool. I think the story about Virgil, the man who regained his sight after 50 years of blindness was the most interesting. We understand so very little about how we process and integrate information it's a wonder we can do it at all! Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

A great collection of unique cases of the blind, color blind, autistic, and Tourette-sufferers that gives great insight into both the psychology and physical neurology. Easy read, with layman's terms ... Read full review

Review: An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

User Review  - Joy Verboncouer - Goodreads

Amazing stories of real people and the lives they lived due to various brain issues. Read full review


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