Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood
In an unforgettable portrait of an extraordinary mind, the distinguished neurologist who wrote "Awakenings" offers an account of his youth as fascinating as his celebrated case histories. Overflowing with humor, sadness, sensuous recollection, and the almost physical rapture of discovery, this bestseller re-creates the wonder of science as it is first experienced. 10 halftones. NPR sponsorship.
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Review: Uncle TungstenUser Review - Phoebe - Goodreads
Oliver Sacks (I guess the family were likely Sachs once...) is the only man I know of who I wish had a bigger ego. This book purports to be an autobiography, but there is barely a chapter about Oliver ... Read full review