The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat (Paperback)
by Oliver Sacks
|Format:||Paperback 256 pages|
Usually despatched within 24 hours
"The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" is populated by a cast as strange as that of the most fantastic fiction. The subject of this strange and wonderful book is what happens when things go wrong with parts of the brain most of us don't know exist ...Dr Sacks shows the awesome powers of our mind and just how delicately balanced they have to be' - "Sunday Times". 'Who is this book for? Who is it not for? It is for everybody who has felt from time to time that certain twinge of self-identity and sensed how easily, at any moment, one might lose it' - "The Times". 'This is, in the best sense, a serious book. It is, indeed, a wonderful book, by which I mean not only that it is excellent (which it is) but also that it is full of wonder, wonders and wondering. He brings to these often unhappy people understanding, sympathy and respect. Sacks is always learning from his patients, marvelling at them, widening his own understanding and ours' - "Punch".
Other books by this author See all titles
You save: £1.80
You save: £2.50
You save: £2.50
You save: £2.75
Customers who bought this title, also bought...
You save: £2.20
You save: £0.10
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science (Paperback)
You save: £3.30
This book can be found in...
The prices displayed are for website purchases only, and may differ to the prices in Waterstones shops.