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  • Audiobook

    Everything in Its Place

    First Loves and Last Tales

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Dan Woren ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 28 min

    From the bestselling author of On Gratitude and On the Move.In this spirited volume, Oliver Sacks examines the many passions of his own life – both as a doctor engaged with the central questions of human existence, and as a polymath conversant in all the sciences. Why do humans need gardens? How, and when, does a physician tell his patient she has Alzheimer's? What is social media doing to our ... Read more

    $22.70 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Everything in Its Place

    First Loves and Last Tales

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    From the best-selling author of Gratitude and On the Move, a final volume of essays that showcase Sacks’s broad range of interests–from his passion for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring schizophrenia, dementia, and Alzheimer’s.Oliver Sacks, scientist and storyteller, is beloved by readers for his neurological case histories and his fascination and familiarity ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Migraine

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Davis ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 45 min

    'A mine of treasures, a source of visions, a microcosm of human experience and suffering, the philosopher's stone: Migraine is a remarkable achievement' - Sunday Telegraph.Migraine is an age-old – the first recorded instances date back over two thousand years – and often debilitating condition, affecting a 'substantial minority' of the population across the globe. In Migraine, Oliver Sacks offers ... Read more

    $24.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Oliver Sacks, Jonathan Davis ...
    Audiobook 19 - Picador Classic

    Unabridged

    9 hours 33 min

    A classic work of psychology, this international bestseller provides a groundbreaking insight into the human mind. With an introduction by Will Self.If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self – himself – he cannot know it, because he is no longer there to know it.In this extraordinary book, Dr. Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients ... Read more

    $24.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Musicophilia

    Tales of Music and the Brain

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by John Lee ...
    Audiobook 72 - Picador Classic

    Unabridged

    11 hours 6 min

    With an introduction by neuroscientist Daniel Glaser.With his trademark compassion and erudition, Dr Oliver Sacks examines the power of music through the individual experiences of patients, musicians, and everyday people. Among them: a surgeon who is struck by lightning and suddenly becomes obsessed with Chopin; people with ‘amusia’, to whom a symphony sounds like the clattering of poets and pans; ... Read more

    $23.65 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    An Anthropologist on Mars

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Oliver Sacks, Jonathan Davis ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 42 min

    As with his previous bestseller, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, in An Anthropologist on Mars Oliver Sacks uses case studies to illustrate the myriad ways in which neurological conditions can affect our sense of self, our experience of the world, and how we relate to those around us.Writing with his trademark blend of scientific rigour and human compassion, he describes patients such as ... Read more

    $24.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Seeing Voices

    A Journey into the World of the Deaf

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Oliver Sacks, Jonathan Davis ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 14 min

    'Seeing Voices is both a history of the deaf and an account of the development of an extraordinary and expressive language' – Evening StandardImaginative and insightful, Seeing Voices by Oliver Sacks offers a way into a world that is, for many people, alien and unfamiliar – for to be profoundly deaf is not just to live in a world of silence, but also to live in a world where the visual is ... Read more

    $24.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Oaxaca Journal

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Oliver Sacks, Jonathan Davis ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 10 min

    Oliver Sacks, the bestselling author of Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, is most famous for his studies of the human mind: insightful and beautifully characterized portraits of those experiencing complex neurological conditions. However, he has another scientific passion: the fern . . .Since childhood Oliver has been fascinated by the ability of these primitive plants to ... Read more

    $24.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Awakenings

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Oliver Sacks, Jonathan Davis ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 8 min

    'The story of a disease that plunged its victims into a prison of viscous time, and the drug that catapulted them out of it' – GuardianHailed as a medical classic, and the subject of a major feature film as well as radio and stage plays and various TV documentaries, Awakenings by Oliver Sacks is the extraordinary account of a group of twenty patients.Rendered catatonic by the sleeping-sickness ... Read more

    $24.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Mind's Eye

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Oliver Sacks ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 44 min

    How does the brain perceive and interpret information from the eye? And what happens when the process is disrupted?In The Mind’s Eye, Oliver Sacks tells the stories of people who are able to navigate the world and communicate with others despite losing what many of us consider indispensable senses and abilities: the capacity to recognize faces, the sense of three-dimensional space, the ability to ... Read more

    $24.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Leg to Stand On

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Oliver Sacks, Jonathan Davis ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 6 min

    ‘Oliver Sacks is a perfect antidote to the anaesthetic of familiarity. His writing turns brains and minds transparent’ - ObserverWhen Oliver Sacks, a physician by profession, injured his leg while climbing a mountain, he found himself in an unusual position – that of patient. The injury itself was severe, but straightforward to fix; the psychological effects, however, were far less easy to predict ... Read more

    $24.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Gratitude

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Narrated by Dan Woren ...

    Unabridged

    36 min

    Oliver Sacks died in August 2015 at his home in Greenwich Village, surrounded by his close friends and family. He was 82. He spent his final days doing what he loved: playing the piano, swimming, enjoying smoked salmon – and writing . . .As Dr Sacks looked back over his long, adventurous life his final thoughts were of gratitude. In a series of remarkable, beautifully written and uplifting ... Read more

    $24.59 AUD or free with audiobook trial