Oliver Sacks

Fair Game
The World

Of all the art forms, there is something special and strange about music. No painting, no sculpture, no book has the power to make people jump up and down or croon in the shower the way music does. We feel music in our bones, and in our stomachs. But it all starts in the mind. Neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks has spent his career writing about how the brain makes sense of the world – his books include the bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. His latest book is all about music. It’s called Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain.

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