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

The Worlds of Oliver Sacks

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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“Written by one of the great clinical writers of the twentieth century, Migraine should be read as much for its brilliant insights into the nature of our mental functioning as for its discussion of the migraine.”
— The New York Times Book Review


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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