Editorial reviews


If and when you experience perceptual disturbances, your own or those of family, friends, or colleagues, this volume should help you meet them with grace and understanding.

The human brain, as Sacks demonstrates, is the freakiest show in town. In the end it's the only show we've got.

I would say that Hallucinations is really the keystone of the amazing edifice that is this remarkable thinker's oeuvre; a body of work that sets out to do nothing more or less than examine the totality of human being from the perspective of neurology.

Sacks’ descriptions of the types of hallucinations people experience is fascinating and often funny.