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Below are British neurologist Oliver Sacks’ favorite books.

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The Fractal Geometry of Nature by Benoit Mandelbrot

The Fractal Geometry of Nature by Benoit Mandelbrot. Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, and lightening does not travel in a straight line. The complexity of nature’s shapes differs
$60
The Stars in Their Courses by James Jeans

The Stars in Their Courses by James Jeans Stars in Their Courses is an introduction, originally published in 1934, to astronomy and the wonders of the universe brought to us by the technology of the t
$31.95
The Interpretation of Radium by Frederick Soddy

The Interpretation of Radium  by Frederick Soddy In 1913, Frderick  Soddy also showed that an atom moves lower in atomic number by two places on alpha emission, higher by one place on beta emission.
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The Chemistry of Common Life by J.F.W. Johnston

The Chemistry of Common Life by J.F.W. Johnston This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was re
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Practical Chemistry by William George Valentin

Practical Chemistry by William George Valentin This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, erra
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The Mind of the Mnemonist- A Little Book About a Vast Memory by A.R. Luria

The Mind of the Mnemonist: A Little Book About a Vast Memory by A.R. Luria The Mind of a Mnemonist is a rare phenomenon―a scientific study that transcends its data and, in the manner of the best fic
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The Sense of Movement by Thom Gunn

The Sense of Movement by Thom Gunn “Thom Gunn has written powerfully of the “occasions” of poetry. Science has its occasions no less than art: sometimes a dream-metaphor, like Kekulé’s sn
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Forever Today- A True Story of Lost Memory and Never-Ending Love by Deborah Wearing

Forever Today: A True Story of Lost Memory and Never-Ending Love by Deborah Wearing The man who lost his memory: the story of an English musician crippled by total amnesia, and the wife who tried to f
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The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling The Jungle Book (1894) is a collection of stories by English author Rudyard Kipling. The stories were first published in magazines in 1893–94. The original publica
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Madame Curie- A Biography by Eve Curie

Madame Curie: A Biography by Eve Curie Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867–1934) was the first woman scientist to win worldwide acclaim and was, indeed, one of the great scientists of the twentieth century.
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Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks

Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of
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Musicophilia- Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks

Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain by Oliver Sacks With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music
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