Out on 07 November 2024

Selected Letters

Oliver Sacks

07 November 2024
736 pages


Oliver Sacks was a physician, bestselling author and professor of neurology at New York University’s School of Medicine, often referred to as ‘the poet laureate of medicine’. Oliver’s work defies generational, geographical and gender divides to emerge as some of the world’s most seminal examinations of the human brain. A legend in his field, Oliver Sacks was known the world over for his bestselling collections of case studies, as well as his genre-defining memoirs.

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat, Awakenings, Uncle Tungsten and On the Move are just a few of Sacks’s best-known works and have cemented his status as one of the modern world’s foremost thinkers. Now, in a timely, celebratory and blistering collection of letters, we come to know Oliver even more.