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- Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain 3,186 copies, 81 reviews
- An Anthropologist on Mars 2,680 copies, 33 reviews
- Awakenings 1,455 copies, 12 reviews
- Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood 1,373 copies, 34 reviews
- The Island of the Colorblind and Cycad Island 1,166 copies, 14 reviews
- Seeing Voices 946 copies, 13 reviews
- The Mind's Eye 767 copies, 35 reviews
- Hallucinations 639 copies, 36 reviews
- A Leg to Stand On 629 copies, 9 reviews
- Migraine 553 copies, 4 reviews
- Oaxaca Journal 358 copies, 13 reviews
- The Best American Science Writing 2003 (Editor) 134 copies, 1 review
- Awakenings, A Leg to Stand On, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,… 96 copies
- Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind (Foreword, some editions) 1,244 copies, 10 reviews
- Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism (Foreword, some editions) 742 copies, 13 reviews
- The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing (Contributor) 513 copies, 5 reviews
- The Best American Essays 2005 (Contributor) 272 copies, 1 review
- The Best American Essays 2006 (Contributor) 235 copies, 1 review
- The Best American Essays 2004 (Contributor) 225 copies, 1 review
- A Journey Round My Skull (Introduction) 210 copies, 10 reviews
- A Glorious Accident: Understanding Our Place in the Cosmic Puzzle (Contributor) 165 copies, 6 reviews
- The Vintage Book of Amnesia: An Anthology of Writing on the Subject of… (Contributor) 160 copies, 1 review
- Hidden Histories of Science (Contributor) 159 copies, 2 reviews
- The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2011 (Contributor) 159 copies, 2 reviews
- The Best American Essays 1998 (Contributor) 147 copies, 1 review
- Granta 21: The Story-Teller (Contributor, some editions) 104 copies, 1 review
- The Norton Book of Personal Essays (Contributor) 103 copies, 1 review
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Monday, July 6, 7pmMusicophilia
: Tales of Music and the Brain By Oliver Sacks
, Oliver Sacks
explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. He shows us a variety of what he calls "musical misalignments." Among them? A man struck by lightning who suddenly desires to become a pianist at the age of forty-two. People with "amusia," to whom a symphony sounds like the clattering of pots and pans, and a man whose memory spans only seven seconds-for everything but music. Illuminating, inspiring, and utterly unforgettable, Musicophilia is Oliver Sacks' latest masterpiece.
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