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Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks was born in London in 1933 into a family of physicians and scientists, and studied medicine at Oxford University. He moved to New York in 1965, where he began to work as a consultant for the Beth Abraham Hospital in the Bronx, a chronic care hospital. Later in his career he became as a professor of neurology at Columbia University and at NYU. His first book, Migraine, was published in 1970; his last, Gratitude, in 2015, shortly after his death. Other books include Awakenings (1973...See more