The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat: Picador Classic
Publish date: 2015-01-01
Pages no: 272
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...
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.
Sacks’ acclaimed book “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat” recounts some of the most fascinating and bizarre clinical neuropsychology tales of our time. From people who have fully lost their memories to those who suffer from uncontrollable tics to those who can no longer identify objects, the re...
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