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Sunday, December 12 2010

None Are So Blind As Those Who Will Not See: ‘The Mind’s Eye’ by Oliver Sacks

In this telling of his own encounter with blindness, the neurologist and author Oliver Sacks reminds us that there are few human failings worse than taking for granted life and its manifold hidden miracles.


Thursday, April 8 2010

The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves by Siri Hustvedt

Hustvedt's book raises the timeless, ultimately unanswerable question of what it means to be an embodied self in the world.


Sunday, June 8 2008

20 Questions: Thomas Dolby

Thomas Dolby's electronic impulses are fed by neurological brainstorms generated by the likes of Oliver Sacks and the artists and scientists of TED. PopMatters' 20 Questions gets a zap from Dolby's electrifying fingertips.


Monday, November 5 2007

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks

Music is grace and joy and not easily subjected to cold clinical analysis, not even when the writer is someone as gifted as Oliver Sacks.


Friday, October 19 2007

Admiring Oliver Sacks


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