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  • Oliver Sacks on emVintage Sacksem
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    Vintage Sacks

    Dr. Sacks talked about his book, Vintage Sacks, published by Vintage. The book consists of selections from six of the author’s previous books. Dr. Sacks read from Vintage Sacks, as well as…

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  • emUncle Tungstenem
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    Uncle Tungsten

    Professor Sacks talked about and read from his book, Uncle Tungsten, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book is a memoir about his youth in London during World War II. Uncle Tungsten refers…

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  • emThe Best American Science Writing 2000em
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    The Best American Science Writing 2000

    James Gleik, the co-editor, and three other contributors talked about the book The Best American Science Writing 2000, published by Ecco Press. The book is a new collection of 19 magazine essays on a wide array of…

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  • emThe Island of the Colorblindem
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    The Island of the Colorblind

    Mr. Krulwich interviewed Dr. Sacks, first about his love of plants, and then about his new book, The Island of the Colorblind published by Alfred A. Knopf. It is about his visit to…

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