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The Man Who Mistook… A Tribute to Oliver Sacks

It didn’t take me long to find the first reference i made to Oliver Sacks’ work: it’s in the first significant piece of writing it did, for my undergraduate dissertation on the psychology and neurophysiology of interpretation. It’s easy to … Continue reading

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Have you read that book? eBooks, iBooks, favourite books and second hand bookshops.

I am reasonably sure that i’ve only read about half the books on my bookshelf. ‘Awakenings’ by Oliver Sacks is a favourite, i’ve read that three times. ‘The Hobbit’ i won in an art prize at the age of about … Continue reading

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The future of books. Beauty, function and form in the transmission of knowledge.

I’ve got a copy of the Hobbit on my bookshelf, which was the prize in an art competition when i was twelve. It’s a lovely copy, with Tolkien’s original illustrations, one of my prized possessions. Next to it is a … Continue reading

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