The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
In his most extraordinary book, Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. These are case studies of people who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of their pasts; who are no longer able to recognise people or common objects. In Dr Sacks's splendid and sympathetic telling, each tale is a unique and deeply human study of life struggling against incredible adversity.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nosborm - LibraryThing
Wow, what a great book! Though I'm not very knowledgeable about neurology, this book was extremely compelling and a fairly quick read too. Sacks is an excellent and vivid writer and observer. My only ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Islandmum84 - LibraryThing
It’s a non-fiction, this says much for the 4 stars as I don’t love non-fiction. I love the nice writing style of Dr Sacks, he takes the complicated neurological disorders and turns them in palatable information Read full review