Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
By Oliver Sacks

In Musicophilia, Sacks investigates the medical effects—positive and negative—of listening to music. He does so in a manner somewhere between scholarly and weird, using amazing stories to validate his theories and illustrate how important music appreciation can be. Whether talking about a disabled man who has memorized 2,000 operas or children whose ability to learn Mandarin Chinese has given them perfect pitch, Sacks offers tales that will fascinate any music lover.

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