Oliver Sacks is a physician, best-selling author, and professor of neurology at the NYU School of Medicine. He is a visiting professor at the University of Warwick.

He is the author of twelve books, including The Mind's Eye, Musicophilia, Awakenings, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat.

His newest book, Hallucinations, was published in November 2012.

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An Anthropologist on Mars

“Sacks is a master at blending science with old-fashioned storytelling. . . he has refined the case history into an art form.”
— Time Magazine


Hallucinations: Available Now!

Have you ever seen something that wasn't really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing?

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