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An Anthropologist on Mars - Oliver Sacks
An Anthropologist on Mars
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780330341677 (0330341677)
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Ruined by Reading
Ruined by Reading rated it
4.0 Swan Song
Too bad there's no bittersweet emoji. (And ironic that a website that dedicates itself to the discussion of books would want us to distill our ideas about a thing made of many words to a little yellow circle. Aren't we all here to avoid this?) Anyway. This is Oliver Sacks love letter to the worl...
The Boat Was My Friend
The Boat Was My Friend rated it
3.0 Sense and sensibility
“He feels he has been given “a whole new world”, which the rest of us, distracted by color, are insensitive to. He no longer thinks of color, pines for it, grieves its loss. He has almost come to see his achromatopsia as a strange gift, one that has ushered him into a new state of sensibility and be...
Skinny Dipping Into Books
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5.0 An Anthropologist on Mars (Spanish Edition)
simple while at the same time comprehensive. approachable like Roach, but on a slightly more fluid and cohesive style. However, its approached in a more scientific manner, and thus doesnt make you laugh out loud while riding the T.
Kaethe rated it
0.0 An Anthropologist on Mars (Spanish Edition)
I gave up after two stalled efforts to interest myself. One thing I learned: the description of Tourette's symptoms sounds a lot like some descriptions of autism symptoms. Whether or not that means anything, I don't know.Library copy.
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5.0 An Anthropologist on Mars
Believe it or not but these tales were first written down in a clinical neurologist's notebook, which means they are all real cases of human disorders. Of course there are many neurologists in the world, but there is only one of them who can TELL US there stories in an extraordinary and yet simple m...
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