The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
Publish date: July 21st 2010
Publisher: Odyssey Editions
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, Popular Science
, Short Stories
Really interesting presentation of different neurological conditions, if quite unstructured at times. Some of the language felt fairly dated, but overall I loved the positivism of the author and would definitely like to read more from him.
This book is truly enthralling. I enjoyed it very much. It tells stories of people who we wouldn't imagine they even exist. But .. I have to admit that at some point I felt really bored!Nevertheless, it is definitely worth reading.
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...
I only took off a star because I'm not a doctor and don't know what all of the medical terms mean, which meant that a lot of the value of the book was gone for me. Nevermind.
And how a man could not tell object from person that inspired the title. Good one. Read it a long long time ago. But still important.
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