What do Oliver Sacks’s books mean to you?

In February this year, the 81 year-old physician, neurologist and author Oliver Sacks announced he has terminal cancer. Over the course of his career he has written several groundbreaking books about his work, often well ahead of their time and which have had huge influences in the medical profession and on individuals.

26/04/2015
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In February this year, the 81 year-old physician, neurologist and author Oliver Sacks announced he has terminal cancer. Over the course of his career he has written several groundbreaking books about his work, often well ahead of their time and which have had huge influences in the medical profession and on individual lives.

Whether you read his first bookMigrainewhen it came out in 1970 or you have only recently discovered classics such asThe Man Who Mistook His Wife For a HatandAwakenings, Dr Sacks would love to hear from you.If you would like to leave a message for him about what his writing and work has meant to you, please visit hisGuestbook on oliversacks.com.

Dr Sacks has also turned his writer's eye on himself in a memoir,On the Move: A Life, published on 1 May 2015.

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On The Move: A Life

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