Results 11-20 of 89

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Roxanne - Goodreads

Fascinating. Offers insights regarding deaf culture, linguistics, neuroscience, and history. Provides excellent example of how science is confounded by social norms and politics. Broadened my ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

36 9/29/13 Fascinating. Great combination of history, culture, science, and prose. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Rara Rizal - Goodreads

I did not expect Oliver Sacks to write about something that was not his subject of expertise - but he did make that clear early on in the book. This book was in no way the definitive guide about ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Diana Holland - Goodreads

I'm embarrassed to say that I had no idea the spacial and grammatical complexity of ASL (or any other sign language) before reading this book. Seeing Voices makes me want to learn Sign. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

Oliver Sacks is a hearing, non-signing doctor and author who researches, analyzes, and observes the deaf and Deaf world. The portion of the book about how Sign as a primary language affects the mind ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Jo Williams - Goodreads

Fascinating reading. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Cat - Goodreads

This book was really interesting. I'm embarrassingly ignorant about deaf culture. This was very informative about the history of deafness. I also liked that the author was candid about his own ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Samantha Deakin - Goodreads

Great book. Made me want to learn American Sign Language. Yet again, an interesting collection of case studies from Oliver Sacks. Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Arturo - Goodreads

Fascinating. I found this book to be really a matter of discovery. Discovery of a world of the deaf which lays hidden for most people. Sacks does a great job describing their culture, their language ... Read full review

Review: Seeing Voices

User Review  - Charlie - Goodreads

I first read this book in 1992, and have re-read it several times as my prelingually Deaf daughter has grown up. In many ways it is an odd book--A warm, wonderfully personal first section; a cold ... Read full review


User ratings

5 stars
30
4 stars
25
3 stars
25
2 stars
3
1 star
1

5 stars - 30
4 stars - 25
3 stars - 25
1 star - 1

Editorial reviews - 0

Goodreads - 89