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The Awakening of Oliver Sacks

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The final illness of the physician and author happens 100 years after the greatest outbreak of encephalitis lethargica.

Medical writing owes a debt to Oliver Sacks, whose books bring readers nose to nose with great neurological puzzles. The British physician is best known for capturing detailed, narrative case histories that convey a human experience of disease. And while Sacks has more than 40 years of published work, he may be best remembered for his first successful book, which chroni...

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