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Topic - Oliver Sacks
Oliver Sacks may be an atheist, but flashes of heaven and hell illuminate his new book "Hallucinations," which is studded with stories of mystical experiences and ends with a reference to God.
Let's learn about the legendary comedian, soon to celebrate his 60th birthday.
Part family rapprochement tale, part classic rock nostalgia trip, "The Music Never Stopped" tells the story, drawn from the real-life case studies of neurologist-author Oliver Sacks, of an amnesiac man restored to his parents after years of estrangement.
It's war between Random House Inc. and a top literacy agency.
"In a sort of catatonic concentration so intense that in 10 hours I scarcely moved a muscle or wet my lips, I read steadily through the five hundred pages," he writes.