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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The Worlds of Oliver Sacks

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Film, theatre, dance, and musical performances as well as lively discussions on various Sacksian themes. April 17-21, 2013. Read more...

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About the book:
Awakenings


“One of the most beautifully composed and moving works of our time. . . . Not only a collection of astonishing case histories, Awakenings is also a memoir, a moral essay and a romance. . . . A work of genius.”
— The Washington Post

Hallucinations

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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