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The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

The illustrations and binding were inspired by the book 'The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat'. In the book, Neurologist Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients lost in the world of neurological disorders. The book comprises 24 essays split into four sections which each deal with a particular aspect of brain function.