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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
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Since the 1970 publication of Migraine, neurologist Oliver Sacks's unusual and fascinating case histories of "differently brained" people and phenomena--a surgeon with Tourette's syndrome, a community of people born totally colorblind, musical hallucinations, to name a few--have been marked by extraordinary compassion and humanity, focusing on the patient as much as the condition. Browse more books by Oliver Sacks: An Anthropologist On Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales Awakenings The Island of the Colorblind Migraine Seeing Voices Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood Vintage Sacks