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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks. Neurologist Oliver Sacks shares interesting stories from his own patient case studies. Adult Non-Fiction 3/23/16

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales: Oliver Sacks - random read

“My predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved. I have been given much and I have given something in return. Above all, I have be

“My predominant feeling is one of gratitude." A deeply touching (and brief) book written by Oliver Sachs just before he died.

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Flavorwire's "Essential Books for Book Nerds" Number 5: If On A Winter's Night a Traveller

10 Essential Books for Book Nerds

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller by Vintage Calvino, on Harvard's list of 100 Best Novels

The Brain's Way of Healing by Norman Doidge

THE BRAIN'S WAY OF HEALING: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity by Norman Doidge // The bestselling author of The Brain That Changes Itself presents astounding advances in the treatment of brain injury and illness

As a physician, Jerome Groopman became curious about what goes on in the minds of doctors when they’re working with their patients, especially in those cases where there’s no obvious diagnosis.  What’s behind the cognitive process that leads a doctor to a diagnosis and treatment plan?  Through fascinating case studies, Groopman brings the reader along the decision-making process to explain how doctors reach their conclusions...

How Doctors Think: Jerome Groopman: This book does a great job in identifying how doctors make errors. It’s interesting to read as a patient as well as a future physician.

Kevin Hazzard discovers the depths of humanity in the tragedies he rolls up on as a paramedic.

Highlighting the humor in the paramedic’s world of blood and gore

Fashion girls need to read this ASAP

Tales from the Back Row: An Outsider's View from Inside the Fashion Industry: Amy Odell

“Brilliant . . . It is impossible to exaggerate the importance of Daniel Kahneman’s contribution to the understanding of the way we think and choose."

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. Knowing how people make decisions is a key skill set for the designer in practice.

To understand how your mind works and how you can improve your decision-making, explore these six psychology and behavioral economics books, each one recommended by a TED Talks speaker.

From TED: Books to help you answer big questions about yourself. Definitely going on the reading list.

The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams  This is an amazing book. It's really hilarious and intelligent and full of unique surprises on every page. One of those books that I can re-read constantly.

The Ultimate Hitchhiker& s Guide to the Galaxy (Ballantine Books) By (author) Douglas Adams

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande. Cannot recommend this highly enough. Incredibly important read for anyone with aging parents. Groundbreaking.

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End Hardcover – Deckle Edge, October 2014 by Atul Gawande (Author) A prominent surgeon argues against modern

Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel

Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (Project Gutenberg E-Book)

Great Expectations: Charles Dickens - 4 out of 4 stars. Read in March of Dickens is a genius, and this is the best Dickens book that I have ever read.