Remembering Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks speaking at TED2009. Photo Asa Mathat

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks died on Sunday, August 30, at age 82. He’d announced in February that he was in the final stages of terminal cancer, and wrote a beautiful essay in the New York Times about what that meant to him:

Over the last few days, I have been able to see my life as from a great altitude, as a sort of landscape, and with a deepening sense of the connection of all its parts.

[Text and photo:  http://blog.ted.com/remembering-oliver-sacks/]

Stop by the main desk in Miller Information Commons to check out a selection of his books

 

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