The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales

In his most extraordinary book, "one of the great clinical writers of the twentieth century" (The New York Times) recounts the case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. Oliver Sacks's The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat tells the stories of individuals afflicted with fantastic perceptual and intellectual aber In his most extraordinary book, "one of the great clinical writers of the twentieth century" (The New York Times) recount...

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Title:The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
Author:Oliver Sacks
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Number of Pages:243 pages pages

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales Reviews

  • Mona
    Apr 16, 2007

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

  • Sheffy
    Jul 05, 2007

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

  • Tim
    May 06, 2008

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

  • Steve
    Aug 15, 2007

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

    Yine bir Sacks ?aheseri. fizyoloji ve psikoloji aras?ndaki ba?? ortaya koyarken hem bu kader sade hem de bu kadar teknik olmay? nas?l ba?ar?yor hayran?m do?rusu. Bir gerilim filminden bile daha etkileyici hikayeleri s?ralarken güzel de bir çerçeve çiziyor; önce kay?p...

    [English / Arabic review] ??????? ?????? ??? ??????? ????????? " Is there any 'place' in the world for a man who is like an island, who cannot be accultured, made part of the main? Can 'the main' accommodate, make room for, the singular? " That ...

    This book isn't easy to review, because it's not a novel, or short story collection; it's not poetry, or essays. It's straight up non-fiction in the form of case studies and clinical analysis of different bizarre neurological cases that Oliver Sacks came across. There's everything from...

    ??? ?????? ???? ??? ????????? ?? ?????? ??????? ?????? ??????? ????????? ?? ??? ?????? ?? ????? ???????? ???? ??????? ????? ?? ??????? ??? ????? , ?? ?????? ...

    Nörolojik çarp?c? vakalar? anlatan kitap cidden çok etkileyiciydi. Kurgu olmayan roman tarz?nda bir çok önemli bilgi içeren bir kitapt?. ?nsana ya?ad??? her an?n ne kadar de?erli oldu?unu hissettiriyor kitaptaki olaylar? ya?ayan hastalar. Etkileyiciydi. ...

    Over the course of his long career as a neurologist, Sacks has had plenty of interesting cases. It makes you appreciate what a complex organ the brain is when you see all the different ways that impairments can manifest themselves. Sacks is at his best when he's describing the most unu...

  • Dru
    Feb 14, 2008

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

  • Patrick
    Oct 24, 2017

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

  • Bettie☯
    Jan 16, 2009

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

    Yine bir Sacks ?aheseri. fizyoloji ve psikoloji aras?ndaki ba?? ortaya koyarken hem bu kader sade hem de bu kadar teknik olmay? nas?l ba?ar?yor hayran?m do?rusu. Bir gerilim filminden bile daha etkileyici hikayeleri s?ralarken güzel de bir çerçeve çiziyor; önce kay?p...

    [English / Arabic review] ??????? ?????? ??? ??????? ????????? " Is there any 'place' in the world for a man who is like an island, who cannot be accultured, made part of the main? Can 'the main' accommodate, make room for, the singular? " That ...

    This book isn't easy to review, because it's not a novel, or short story collection; it's not poetry, or essays. It's straight up non-fiction in the form of case studies and clinical analysis of different bizarre neurological cases that Oliver Sacks came across. There's everything from...

    ??? ?????? ???? ??? ????????? ?? ?????? ??????? ?????? ??????? ????????? ?? ??? ?????? ?? ????? ???????? ???? ??????? ????? ?? ??????? ??? ????? , ?? ?????? ...

    Nörolojik çarp?c? vakalar? anlatan kitap cidden çok etkileyiciydi. Kurgu olmayan roman tarz?nda bir çok önemli bilgi içeren bir kitapt?. ?nsana ya?ad??? her an?n ne kadar de?erli oldu?unu hissettiriyor kitaptaki olaylar? ya?ayan hastalar. Etkileyiciydi. ...

    Over the course of his long career as a neurologist, Sacks has had plenty of interesting cases. It makes you appreciate what a complex organ the brain is when you see all the different ways that impairments can manifest themselves. Sacks is at his best when he's describing the most unu...

    L?uomo che scambiò sua moglie per un cappello è un saggio che racchiude al suo interno alcuni casi di pazienti con problemi neurologici che Oliver Sacks, medico, chimico, scrittore e accademico, ha incontrato nel corso dei suoi anni. Il libro si divide in diverse sezioni: Perdit...

    ??? ?????? ??????? ?????? ???? ?? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ????? - ?????? - ???? ?????? .. ?????? ?? ????? ??? ?? ??? ???? ??????? ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???...

    A few quick notes. I picked this up as an audiobook from Kindle Unlimited and although some of the medical terminology was beyond my normal understanding I found the book fascinating, but probably not in the way it was intended. Our senses take in all of the information we use and it i...

    "the man who mistook his patients for a literary career" Oliver Sacks dies in New York aged 82 ...

  • PattyMacDotComma
    Jul 01, 2016

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

  • Joseph
    Nov 12, 2016

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

    Yine bir Sacks ?aheseri. fizyoloji ve psikoloji aras?ndaki ba?? ortaya koyarken hem bu kader sade hem de bu kadar teknik olmay? nas?l ba?ar?yor hayran?m do?rusu. Bir gerilim filminden bile daha etkileyici hikayeleri s?ralarken güzel de bir çerçeve çiziyor; önce kay?p...

    [English / Arabic review] ??????? ?????? ??? ??????? ????????? " Is there any 'place' in the world for a man who is like an island, who cannot be accultured, made part of the main? Can 'the main' accommodate, make room for, the singular? " That ...

    This book isn't easy to review, because it's not a novel, or short story collection; it's not poetry, or essays. It's straight up non-fiction in the form of case studies and clinical analysis of different bizarre neurological cases that Oliver Sacks came across. There's everything from...

    ??? ?????? ???? ??? ????????? ?? ?????? ??????? ?????? ??????? ????????? ?? ??? ?????? ?? ????? ???????? ???? ??????? ????? ?? ??????? ??? ????? , ?? ?????? ...

    Nörolojik çarp?c? vakalar? anlatan kitap cidden çok etkileyiciydi. Kurgu olmayan roman tarz?nda bir çok önemli bilgi içeren bir kitapt?. ?nsana ya?ad??? her an?n ne kadar de?erli oldu?unu hissettiriyor kitaptaki olaylar? ya?ayan hastalar. Etkileyiciydi. ...

    Over the course of his long career as a neurologist, Sacks has had plenty of interesting cases. It makes you appreciate what a complex organ the brain is when you see all the different ways that impairments can manifest themselves. Sacks is at his best when he's describing the most unu...

    L?uomo che scambiò sua moglie per un cappello è un saggio che racchiude al suo interno alcuni casi di pazienti con problemi neurologici che Oliver Sacks, medico, chimico, scrittore e accademico, ha incontrato nel corso dei suoi anni. Il libro si divide in diverse sezioni: Perdit...

    ??? ?????? ??????? ?????? ???? ?? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ????? - ?????? - ???? ?????? .. ?????? ?? ????? ??? ?? ??? ???? ??????? ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???...

    A few quick notes. I picked this up as an audiobook from Kindle Unlimited and although some of the medical terminology was beyond my normal understanding I found the book fascinating, but probably not in the way it was intended. Our senses take in all of the information we use and it i...

  • Odai Al-Saeed
    Mar 14, 2016

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

    Yine bir Sacks ?aheseri. fizyoloji ve psikoloji aras?ndaki ba?? ortaya koyarken hem bu kader sade hem de bu kadar teknik olmay? nas?l ba?ar?yor hayran?m do?rusu. Bir gerilim filminden bile daha etkileyici hikayeleri s?ralarken güzel de bir çerçeve çiziyor; önce kay?p...

    [English / Arabic review] ??????? ?????? ??? ??????? ????????? " Is there any 'place' in the world for a man who is like an island, who cannot be accultured, made part of the main? Can 'the main' accommodate, make room for, the singular? " That ...

    This book isn't easy to review, because it's not a novel, or short story collection; it's not poetry, or essays. It's straight up non-fiction in the form of case studies and clinical analysis of different bizarre neurological cases that Oliver Sacks came across. There's everything from...

    ??? ?????? ???? ??? ????????? ?? ?????? ??????? ?????? ??????? ????????? ?? ??? ?????? ?? ????? ???????? ???? ??????? ????? ?? ??????? ??? ????? , ?? ?????? ...

  • Barbara
    Dec 23, 2017

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

  • Paquita Maria Sanchez
    Dec 30, 2009

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

  • Laala Alghata
    Feb 23, 2010

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

    Yine bir Sacks ?aheseri. fizyoloji ve psikoloji aras?ndaki ba?? ortaya koyarken hem bu kader sade hem de bu kadar teknik olmay? nas?l ba?ar?yor hayran?m do?rusu. Bir gerilim filminden bile daha etkileyici hikayeleri s?ralarken güzel de bir çerçeve çiziyor; önce kay?p...

    [English / Arabic review] ??????? ?????? ??? ??????? ????????? " Is there any 'place' in the world for a man who is like an island, who cannot be accultured, made part of the main? Can 'the main' accommodate, make room for, the singular? " That ...

    This book isn't easy to review, because it's not a novel, or short story collection; it's not poetry, or essays. It's straight up non-fiction in the form of case studies and clinical analysis of different bizarre neurological cases that Oliver Sacks came across. There's everything from...

  • aljouharah altheeyb
    Apr 15, 2012

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

    Yine bir Sacks ?aheseri. fizyoloji ve psikoloji aras?ndaki ba?? ortaya koyarken hem bu kader sade hem de bu kadar teknik olmay? nas?l ba?ar?yor hayran?m do?rusu. Bir gerilim filminden bile daha etkileyici hikayeleri s?ralarken güzel de bir çerçeve çiziyor; önce kay?p...

    [English / Arabic review] ??????? ?????? ??? ??????? ????????? " Is there any 'place' in the world for a man who is like an island, who cannot be accultured, made part of the main? Can 'the main' accommodate, make room for, the singular? " That ...

    This book isn't easy to review, because it's not a novel, or short story collection; it's not poetry, or essays. It's straight up non-fiction in the form of case studies and clinical analysis of different bizarre neurological cases that Oliver Sacks came across. There's everything from...

    ??? ?????? ???? ??? ????????? ?? ?????? ??????? ?????? ??????? ????????? ?? ??? ?????? ?? ????? ???????? ???? ??????? ????? ?? ??????? ??? ????? , ?? ?????? ...

    Nörolojik çarp?c? vakalar? anlatan kitap cidden çok etkileyiciydi. Kurgu olmayan roman tarz?nda bir çok önemli bilgi içeren bir kitapt?. ?nsana ya?ad??? her an?n ne kadar de?erli oldu?unu hissettiriyor kitaptaki olaylar? ya?ayan hastalar. Etkileyiciydi. ...

    Over the course of his long career as a neurologist, Sacks has had plenty of interesting cases. It makes you appreciate what a complex organ the brain is when you see all the different ways that impairments can manifest themselves. Sacks is at his best when he's describing the most unu...

    L?uomo che scambiò sua moglie per un cappello è un saggio che racchiude al suo interno alcuni casi di pazienti con problemi neurologici che Oliver Sacks, medico, chimico, scrittore e accademico, ha incontrato nel corso dei suoi anni. Il libro si divide in diverse sezioni: Perdit...

    ??? ?????? ??????? ?????? ???? ?? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ????? - ?????? - ???? ?????? .. ?????? ?? ????? ??? ?? ??? ???? ??????? ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???...

  • Mark Lawrence
    Jun 13, 2011

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

  • لونا
    Mar 31, 2012

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

  • Mohammed
    Sep 10, 2017

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

  • سلطان
    Feb 16, 2016

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

  • Huda Yahya
    Feb 26, 2013

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

  • Muhammed Hebala
    Sep 22, 2013

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

    Yine bir Sacks ?aheseri. fizyoloji ve psikoloji aras?ndaki ba?? ortaya koyarken hem bu kader sade hem de bu kadar teknik olmay? nas?l ba?ar?yor hayran?m do?rusu. Bir gerilim filminden bile daha etkileyici hikayeleri s?ralarken güzel de bir çerçeve çiziyor; önce kay?p...

    [English / Arabic review] ??????? ?????? ??? ??????? ????????? " Is there any 'place' in the world for a man who is like an island, who cannot be accultured, made part of the main? Can 'the main' accommodate, make room for, the singular? " That ...

  • ياسمين ثابت
    Sep 11, 2014

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

    Yine bir Sacks ?aheseri. fizyoloji ve psikoloji aras?ndaki ba?? ortaya koyarken hem bu kader sade hem de bu kadar teknik olmay? nas?l ba?ar?yor hayran?m do?rusu. Bir gerilim filminden bile daha etkileyici hikayeleri s?ralarken güzel de bir çerçeve çiziyor; önce kay?p...

    [English / Arabic review] ??????? ?????? ??? ??????? ????????? " Is there any 'place' in the world for a man who is like an island, who cannot be accultured, made part of the main? Can 'the main' accommodate, make room for, the singular? " That ...

    This book isn't easy to review, because it's not a novel, or short story collection; it's not poetry, or essays. It's straight up non-fiction in the form of case studies and clinical analysis of different bizarre neurological cases that Oliver Sacks came across. There's everything from...

    ??? ?????? ???? ??? ????????? ?? ?????? ??????? ?????? ??????? ????????? ?? ??? ?????? ?? ????? ???????? ???? ??????? ????? ?? ??????? ??? ????? , ?? ?????? ...

    Nörolojik çarp?c? vakalar? anlatan kitap cidden çok etkileyiciydi. Kurgu olmayan roman tarz?nda bir çok önemli bilgi içeren bir kitapt?. ?nsana ya?ad??? her an?n ne kadar de?erli oldu?unu hissettiriyor kitaptaki olaylar? ya?ayan hastalar. Etkileyiciydi. ...

    Over the course of his long career as a neurologist, Sacks has had plenty of interesting cases. It makes you appreciate what a complex organ the brain is when you see all the different ways that impairments can manifest themselves. Sacks is at his best when he's describing the most unu...

    L?uomo che scambiò sua moglie per un cappello è un saggio che racchiude al suo interno alcuni casi di pazienti con problemi neurologici che Oliver Sacks, medico, chimico, scrittore e accademico, ha incontrato nel corso dei suoi anni. Il libro si divide in diverse sezioni: Perdit...

    ??? ?????? ??????? ?????? ???? ?? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ????? - ?????? - ???? ?????? .. ?????? ?? ????? ??? ?? ??? ???? ??????? ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???...

    A few quick notes. I picked this up as an audiobook from Kindle Unlimited and although some of the medical terminology was beyond my normal understanding I found the book fascinating, but probably not in the way it was intended. Our senses take in all of the information we use and it i...

    "the man who mistook his patients for a literary career" Oliver Sacks dies in New York aged 82 ...

    ??? ???? ??? ??? ?????? ???? ??? ???? ????? ?? ??????? ??? ?????? ??? ??? ?????? ??? ?? ?? ???? ????? ????? ?? ???? ??? ??? ??? ?? ??? ??? ?????? ??? ???...

  • حماس
    May 05, 2017

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

  • Sinem A.
    Feb 03, 2016

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

    Yine bir Sacks ?aheseri. fizyoloji ve psikoloji aras?ndaki ba?? ortaya koyarken hem bu kader sade hem de bu kadar teknik olmay? nas?l ba?ar?yor hayran?m do?rusu. Bir gerilim filminden bile daha etkileyici hikayeleri s?ralarken güzel de bir çerçeve çiziyor; önce kay?p...

  • Supratim
    Jun 30, 2018

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

  • Murat Gonul
    Nov 19, 2017

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

    Yine bir Sacks ?aheseri. fizyoloji ve psikoloji aras?ndaki ba?? ortaya koyarken hem bu kader sade hem de bu kadar teknik olmay? nas?l ba?ar?yor hayran?m do?rusu. Bir gerilim filminden bile daha etkileyici hikayeleri s?ralarken güzel de bir çerçeve çiziyor; önce kay?p...

    [English / Arabic review] ??????? ?????? ??? ??????? ????????? " Is there any 'place' in the world for a man who is like an island, who cannot be accultured, made part of the main? Can 'the main' accommodate, make room for, the singular? " That ...

    This book isn't easy to review, because it's not a novel, or short story collection; it's not poetry, or essays. It's straight up non-fiction in the form of case studies and clinical analysis of different bizarre neurological cases that Oliver Sacks came across. There's everything from...

    ??? ?????? ???? ??? ????????? ?? ?????? ??????? ?????? ??????? ????????? ?? ??? ?????? ?? ????? ???????? ???? ??????? ????? ?? ??????? ??? ????? , ?? ?????? ...

    Nörolojik çarp?c? vakalar? anlatan kitap cidden çok etkileyiciydi. Kurgu olmayan roman tarz?nda bir çok önemli bilgi içeren bir kitapt?. ?nsana ya?ad??? her an?n ne kadar de?erli oldu?unu hissettiriyor kitaptaki olaylar? ya?ayan hastalar. Etkileyiciydi. ...

  • Bookdragon Sean
    Mar 15, 2014

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

  • Glenn Sumi
    Jan 28, 2017

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

  • Greta
    Jul 13, 2016

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

  • Deedee
    Mar 24, 2017

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

  • erigibbi
    Jun 04, 2018

    It's rare that I read non-fiction. It's just not my bag. That said, this is one of the most fascinating books I've ever read. I'm guessing I've brought it up hundreds of times in conversation. It's written by a neurologist who works with people who have stranger-than-usual brain ...

    Dear Dr. Sacks, On page 112 of the paperback edition of your book, the second paragraph begins with the following sentence: "And with this, no feeling that he has lost feeling (for the feeling he has lost), no feeling that he has lost the depth, that unfathomable, mysterious, myriad...

    ??? ???? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ??? ?? ????????? ????? ?? ??? ?????? ????? ?? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ??? ?...

    Despite so many people recommending this book, my high expectations were disappointed. Yes, it's perversely interesting to hear about neurological conundrums that afflict people in peculiar ways, but Sacks isn't a particularly good writer, nor does he have a good grasp on his audience....

    When I had come across the title of the book on Goodreads, I had mistakenly assumed to it to be a humour novel. But, when I finally found the book during one of my book hunts, I learnt that it is a non-fiction book where the author, a neurologist as well as a gifted writer, has present...

    This is not only an informative work on neurological disorders, but a humbling meditation on the beauty of imperfection. Through entering the worlds of a number of "limited" individuals, Sacks reveals the brain's (and therefore the individual's) remarkable ability to overcompensate for...

    10? This is such a classic that I can?t possibly ?review? it, so I?ll just share some stories. Oliver Sacks was the much-loved, highly regarded neurologist who opened up the world of the mind and brain not only to doctors but also to the public. The well-known movie, Awa...

    I first heard about this book when my biology professor mentioned it in class in reference to right-brain and left-brain disorders. Just last year, I had the good fortune to see the author himself - Dr. Sacks - speak at the university in my hometown. He was a dynamic and entertaining s...

    I picked up this book because I am a fan of Oliver Sacks and his various speaking engagements (lectures, public radio interviews, etc)...but I have to say I was fairly nonplussed with it. While the case studies in and of themselves make for interesting reading, the tone of the writi...

    ?? ???? ?? ???? ?? ??? ?????. ??? ???? ??? ?????? ?????? ?? ???????? ?????? ???????? ????. ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ????????? ???????...

    The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat is a book about people with neurological disorders centred on issues with perception and understanding the world. The brain receives so much information each second, information we will never be consciously aware of. But what happens when the ...

    Dr. Oliver Sacks was a physician, author, and professor of neurology who published several books about individuals with neurological problems. In this book Dr. Sacks discusses patients whose brain malfunctions cause a variety of 'maladies' including: a musician who lost the ability t...

    I guess I'm just not smart enough to fully appreciate this book. But I do realize that an awful lot can go wrong with our brains, and when that should happen to me, I would be very lucky with such an empathetic and humane doctor. Yet, his writing is dry and clinical, which is a sha...

    ?????? ???? ????? "??" ????????? ? ????? ?????? ? ???? ??? ??????? ????? ????? ????? ???? ???? ????? ........ ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? (????? ???? ??? ????? ????)...

    ?????? ?????? ??? ??? ??? ???? ???: ???? ???? ???? ??? ??????? ??????? ????? ???????? ??? ??? ?????? ????. ?????? ?????? ??? ???? ?????? ?? ?????:?????? ??...

    ??? ????? ???? ??200 ???? ?? ?????? ?? ?? ???? ?? ????? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ?????????? ??????? ?? ??? ???? *?? ?? ??? ?????? ???? ?????? ???? ????? ??? c...

    This is an utterly fascinating book, a collection of case studies by psychologist Oliver Sacks, presented in an eminently readable style. These studies deal with the most extraordinary mental conditions, often arising from damage to the brain, from the title case where a man in ful...

    Review to come. This was a hard one to rate. Lots of 5 star sections but some needless academic jargon, particularly in the introductions to sections. I can see why this is considered a classic. Such fascinating case histories. The brain is truly a mysterious thing. ...

    I read this book years ago and maybe Sacks was a more skilled doctor than writer but a lot will depend on why you're reading this book to begin with. I felt, still do, that Dr. Sacks humanised his patients and that's not necessarily easy given the subject. The brain has such layers of ...

    Yine bir Sacks ?aheseri. fizyoloji ve psikoloji aras?ndaki ba?? ortaya koyarken hem bu kader sade hem de bu kadar teknik olmay? nas?l ba?ar?yor hayran?m do?rusu. Bir gerilim filminden bile daha etkileyici hikayeleri s?ralarken güzel de bir çerçeve çiziyor; önce kay?p...

    [English / Arabic review] ??????? ?????? ??? ??????? ????????? " Is there any 'place' in the world for a man who is like an island, who cannot be accultured, made part of the main? Can 'the main' accommodate, make room for, the singular? " That ...

    This book isn't easy to review, because it's not a novel, or short story collection; it's not poetry, or essays. It's straight up non-fiction in the form of case studies and clinical analysis of different bizarre neurological cases that Oliver Sacks came across. There's everything from...

    ??? ?????? ???? ??? ????????? ?? ?????? ??????? ?????? ??????? ????????? ?? ??? ?????? ?? ????? ???????? ???? ??????? ????? ?? ??????? ??? ????? , ?? ?????? ...

    Nörolojik çarp?c? vakalar? anlatan kitap cidden çok etkileyiciydi. Kurgu olmayan roman tarz?nda bir çok önemli bilgi içeren bir kitapt?. ?nsana ya?ad??? her an?n ne kadar de?erli oldu?unu hissettiriyor kitaptaki olaylar? ya?ayan hastalar. Etkileyiciydi. ...

    Over the course of his long career as a neurologist, Sacks has had plenty of interesting cases. It makes you appreciate what a complex organ the brain is when you see all the different ways that impairments can manifest themselves. Sacks is at his best when he's describing the most unu...

    L?uomo che scambiò sua moglie per un cappello è un saggio che racchiude al suo interno alcuni casi di pazienti con problemi neurologici che Oliver Sacks, medico, chimico, scrittore e accademico, ha incontrato nel corso dei suoi anni. Il libro si divide in diverse sezioni: Perdit...