We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Call anytime(888) 283-5051
Fresh Air, Oliver Sacks, October 17, 2007 | [Terry Gross]

Fresh Air, Oliver Sacks, October 17, 2007

Hear neurologist Oliver Sacks and rock critic Ken Tucker on this edition of Fresh Air. Oliver Sacks' new book is Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain. It's a series of case histories that examine the relationship of music and the mind. Sacks has written eleven books; the most famous are Awakenings, which was made into a film starring Robert DeNiro and Robin Williams, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.
Regular Price:$0.95
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

Hear neurologist Oliver Sacks and rock critic Ken Tucker on this edition of Fresh Air.

Oliver Sacks' new book is Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain. It's a series of case histories that examine the relationship of music and the mind. Sacks has written 11 books; the most famous are Awakenings, which was made into a film starring Robert DeNiro and Robin Williams, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. Sacks is a clinical professor of neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and adjunct professor of neurology at the NYU School of Medicine. He has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for his work on Tourette's Syndrome and has received many other accolades and honorary degrees. There's more information at oliversacks.com.

Then, Ken Tucker reviews Widow City, the new album by the brother-and-sister team the Fiery Furnaces. [Broadcast Date: October 17, 2007]

Then, pick up Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain.

Want more Fresh Air?

  • Get the latest issue.
  • Check out the complete archive.

    (P) and ©2007 WHYY-FM

  • What Members Say

    Average Customer Rating

    3.0 (1 )
    5 star
     (0)
    4 star
     (0)
    3 star
     (1)
    2 star
     (0)
    1 star
     (0)
    Overall
    4.0 (1 )
    5 star
     (0)
    4 star
     (1)
    3 star
     (0)
    2 star
     (0)
    1 star
     (0)
    Story
    3.0 (1 )
    5 star
     (0)
    4 star
     (0)
    3 star
     (1)
    2 star
     (0)
    1 star
     (0)
    Performance


    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

      There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

    Report Inappropriate Content

    If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

    CANCEL

    Thank You

    Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.