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The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales
1.  The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks
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  "strange things that go wrong in the brain - interesting read for layperson"
$10.98   Used & New from: $2.18
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (314 customer reviews)

An Anthropologist On Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales
2.  An Anthropologist On Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales by Oliver Sacks
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  "more interesting neuro case studies"
$13.48   Used & New from: $0.85
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The Island of the Colorblind
3.  The Island of the Colorblind by Oliver Sacks
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  "longer, more detailed strange-brain topics and pacific island info"
$12.46   Used & New from: $2.16
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

The Man Who Tasted Shapes (Bradford Books)
4.  The Man Who Tasted Shapes (Bradford Books) by Richard E. Cytowic
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  "similar to Sack's writings, but examines one case of synesthesia"
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Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind
5.  Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind by V. S. Ramachandran
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  "somewhat similar to Sack's, some in depth discussion of obscure neuro theory"
$11.66   Used & New from: $4.16
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (152 customer reviews)

Kill As Few Patients As Possible: And 56 Other Essays on How to Be the World's Best Doctor
6.  Kill As Few Patients As Possible: And 56 Other Essays on How to Be the World's Best Doctor by Oscar London
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  "entertaining family doctor stories - funny advice"
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When Prophecy Fails: A Social and Psychological Study of A Modern Group that Predicted the Destruction of the World
7.  When Prophecy Fails: A Social and Psychological Study of A Modern Group that Predicted the Destruction of the World by Leon Festinger
The list author says:
  "classic social psych book - psychologists infiltrate cult"
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Is There No Place on Earth for Me?
8.  Is There No Place on Earth for Me? by Susan Sheehan
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  "case-study of schizophrenic woman, good picture of disease and inadequate treatment"
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