Oliver Sacks
Oliver Sacks
Oliver Sacks was born in 1933 in London and was educated at Queen's College, Oxford. He completed his medical training at San Francisco's Mount Zion Hospital and at UCLA before moving to New York. Familiar to the readers of The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books, Dr. Sacks spent more than fifty years working as a neurologist and wrote many books, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Musicophilia, and Hallucinations, about the strange neurological predicaments and conditions of his patients. The New York Times referred to him as "the poet laureate of medicine," and over the years he received many awards, including honors from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Royal College of Physicians. His memoir On the Move was published shortly before his death in August 2015.
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Author: Oliver Sacks | Narrator: Dan Woren and KATE EDGAR
Release Date: October 24, 2017
From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor. evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience.
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Author: Oliver Sacks | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: November 24, 2015
“My predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved. I have been given much and I have given something in return. Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure.
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Author: Oliver Sacks | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: April 28, 2015

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report. “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move is infused with his restless energy.

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Author: Oliver Sacks | Narrator: Oliver Sacks and Dan Woren
Release Date: November 06, 2012

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

Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury.

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Author: Oliver Sacks | Narrator: Oliver Sacks and Richard Davidson
Release Date: October 26, 2010
In The Mind’s Eye, Oliver Sacks tells the stories of people who are able to navigate the world and communicate with others despite losing what many of us consider indispensable senses and abilities. the power of speech, the capacity to recognize faces, the sense of three-dimensional space, the ability to read, the sense of sight.
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Author: Oliver Sacks | Narrator: Simon Prebble
Release Date: October 16, 2007
Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat.  But the power of music goes much, much further.
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