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Oliver Sacks - Books by Oliver Wolf Sacks, CBE - British neurologist, writer, and amateur chemist - who was Professor of Neurology at New York University School of Medicine.

Related category: Health & Wellbeing
Related booklists: Science, Psychology, Mental Health,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks
    The River of Consciousness - by Oliver Sacks

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781447263654 | ISBN 10: 1447263650

    Two weeks before his death, Oliver Sacks outlined the contents of The River of Consciousness, the last book he would oversee. The best-selling author of On the Move, Musicophilia, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Sacks is known for his ill ... more

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  • Cover image of book On the Move: A Life by Oliver Sacks
    On the Move: A Life - by Oliver Sacks

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447264064 | ISBN 10: 1447264061

    An impassioned, tender and joyous memoir by the author of Musicophilia and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.  When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: 'Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far' ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gratitude by Oliver Sacks
    Gratitude - by Oliver Sacks

    £9.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781509822805 | ISBN 10: 1509822801

    Oliver Sacks died in August 2015 at his home in Greenwich Village, surrounded by his close friends and family. He was 82. He spent his final days doing what he loved: playing the piano, swimming, enjoying smoked salmon - and writing.  As Dr S ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks, with an introduction by Will Self
    The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat - by Oliver Sacks, with an introduction by Will Self

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447275404 | ISBN 10: 1447275403

    A classic work of psychology, this international bestseller provides a groundbreaking insight into the human mind.  If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self - himself - he cannot know ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks
    Hallucinations - by Oliver Sacks

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781447208266 | ISBN 10: 1447208269

    Have you ever seen something that wasn’t really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing?  Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they a ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Leg to Stand On by Oliver Sacks
    A Leg to Stand On - by Oliver Sacks

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780330507622 | ISBN 10: 0330507621

    When Oliver Sacks, a physician by profession, injured his leg while climbing a mountain, he found himself in an unusual position – that of patient. The injury itself was severe, but straightforward to fix; the psychological effects, however, were far ... more

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  • Cover image of book Oaxaca Journal by Oliver Sacks
    Oaxaca Journal - by Oliver Sacks

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781447208341 | ISBN 10: 144720834x

    Since childhood Oliver has been fascinated by the ability of these primitive plants to survive and adapt in many climates. Oaxaca Journal is the enthralling account of his trip, alongside a group of fellow fern enthusiasts, to the beautiful province ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales by Oliver Sacks
    An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales - by Oliver Sacks

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780330523608 | ISBN 10: 0330523600

    As with his previous bestseller, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks uses case studies to illustrate the myriad ways in which neurological conditions can affect our sense of self, our experience of the world, and how we relate to tho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Migraine by Oliver Sacks
    Migraine - by Oliver Sacks

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780330526142 | ISBN 10: 0330526146

    Migraine is an age-old – the first recorded instances date back over two thousand years – and often debilitating condition, affecting a ‘substantial minority’ of the population across the globe. In this book, Oliver Sacks offers at once a medical acc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf by Oliver Sacks
    Seeing Voices: A Journey into the World of the Deaf - by Oliver Sacks

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780330523646 | ISBN 10: 0330523643

    Imaginative and insightful, Seeing Voices offers a way into a world that is, for many people, alien and unfamiliar – for to be profoundly deaf is not just to live in a world of silence, but also to live in a world where the visual is paramount.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mind
    The Mind's Eye - by Oliver Sacks

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780330508902 | ISBN 10: 0330508903

    How does the brain perceive and interpret information from the eye? And what happens when the process is disrupted?   In The Mind’s Eye, Oliver Sacks tells the stories of people who are able to navigate the world and communicate with others d ... more

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  • Cover image of book Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks
    Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain - by Oliver Sacks

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780330523592 | ISBN 10: 0330523597

    Oliver Sacks' compassionate tales of people struggling to adapt to different neurological conditions have fundamentally changed the way we understand our own minds.   In Musicophilia, he examines the powers of music through the individual experien ... more

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