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Oliver Sacks, M.D.Oliver Sacks, professor of clinical neurology and clinical psychiatry at Columbia University, is the author of numerous books that take readers into the realm of extreme neurological experience.  In addition, he has explored the world of the deaf and a rare community of colorblind people, and he has written about his own experiences as both a doctor and a patient.  Oliver Sacks's books, listed here, are available at the Duke University Libraries. Information about the books and their availability can also be found at Oliver Sacks's website.

An Anthropologist on Mars (1995)

Awakenings (1973, rev. ed. 1990)

The Island of the Colorblind (1997)

A Leg to Stand On (1984)

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (1985)

Migraine (1970, revised edition 1992)

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain (2007; revised and expanded 2008)

Oaxaca Journal (2002)

Seeing Voices (1989)

Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood (2001)


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