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Second Suns: Two Doctors and Their Amazing Quest to Restore Sight and Save Lives

David Oliver Relin - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 432 pages
Second Suns is the moving, unforgettable story of how two men with a shared dream are changing the world, one pair of eyes at a time. Praise for Second Suns “As miracles go, it’s hard to beat making the blind see.
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Oliver Sacks - Psychology - 2008 - 425 pages
Illuminating, inspiring, and utterly unforgettable, Musicophilia is Oliver Sacks' latest masterpiece. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales

Oliver Sacks - Medical - 2010 - 256 pages
These tales inspire awe and empathy, allowing the reader to enter the uncanny worlds of those with autism, Alzheimer's, Tourette's syndrome, and other unfathomable neurological conditions. “One of the great clinical writers of the 20th ...
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The Mind's Eye

Oliver Sacks - Psychology - 2010 - 256 pages
In The Mind’s Eye, Oliver Sacks tells the stories of people who are able to navigate the world and communicate with others despite losing what many of us consider indispensable senses and abilities: the power of speech, the capacity to ...
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Oliver Sacks - Science - 2012 - 336 pages
Here, with his usual elegance, curiosity, and compassion, Dr. Sacks weaves together stories of his patients and of his own mind-altering experiences to illuminate what hallucinations tell us about the organization and structure of our ...
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An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

Oliver Sacks - Psychology - 2012 - 336 pages
To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.
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Mom's Marijuana: Life, Love, and Beating the Odds

Dan Shapiro - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 256 pages
He tells his story with wit and grace and indomitable spirit, showing us that only when the rhythm of life is stirred violently are able to discover its full beauty. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance

David Epstein - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 368 pages
In this controversial and engaging exploration of athletic success and the so-called 10,000-hour rule, David Epstein tackles the great nature vs. nurture debate and traces how far science has come in solving it.
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The Postmortal: A Novel

Drew Magary - Fiction - 2011 - 384 pages
Witty, eerie, and full of humanity, The Postmortal is an unforgettable thriller that envisions a pre-apocalyptic world so real that it is completely terrifying.
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League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions, and the Battle for Truth

Mark Fainaru-Wada, Steve Fainaru - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 432 pages
Based on exclusive interviews, previously undisclosed documents and private emails, this is the story of what the NFL knew and when it knew it – questions at the heart of crisis that threatens football, from the highest levels all the way ...
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What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine

Danielle Ofri - Medical - 2013 - 156 pages
For both clinicians and patients, understanding what doctors feel can make all the difference in giving and getting the best medical care. From the Hardcover edition.
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Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All ...

Jack McCallum - Sports & Recreation - 2012 - 384 pages
With a new Afterword by the author. “The absolute definitive work on the subject, a perfectly wonderful once-you-pick-it-up-you-won’t-be-able-to-put-it-down book.”—The Boston Globe “An Olympic hoops dream.”—Newsday “What ...
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