Oliver Sacks
Oliver Sacks

Dr. Oliver Sacks spent more than fifty years working as a neurologist and writing books about the neurological predicaments and conditions of his patients, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Musicophilia, and Hallucinations. 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 & 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
Release Date: April 23, 2019
From the best-selling author of Gratitude and On the Move, a final volume of essays that showcase Sacks's broad range of interests--from his passion for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring schizo...
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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, con...
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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 its...
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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 o...
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Author: Oliver Sacks | Narrator: Oliver Sacks and Dan Woren
Release Date: November 06, 2012
Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. Here Dr. Sacks weaves together stories of his patients and of his own mind-altering experiences to i...
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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 recogniz...
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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 m...
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