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PW Picks: Books of the Week, October 23, 2017

This week: Oliver Sacks's new book, plus a look inside the world of an undercover Muslim FBI agent. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In 'The Violet Hour,' Katie Roiphe looks at five great writers shuffling off this mortal coil

Mortality is hot. Although the act of dying has largely been moved from our homes and daily lives into the sequestered, antiseptic realm of hospitals and hospices, memoirs grappling with impending death have proliferated, bringing mortal knowledge home in a new way. Two doctors, Oliver Sacks and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oliver Sacks, neurologist and bestselling author, dies at 82

Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and bestselling author who sought to humanize people with brain disorders by portraying their bizarre lives not as litanies of freakish behaviors but as examples of resiliency, has died. He was 82. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, April 27, 2015

This week: Werner Herzog walks on ice, Oliver Sacks's new memoir, and the golden age of murder. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oliver Sacks Wants To Destigmatize Hallucinations

Oliver Sacks is a practicing neurologist and professor of neurology and psychiatry at Columbia University. He was born in London but has lived in New York since 1965. He is the author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, and his latest book is Hallucinations. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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