Musicophilia : tales of music and the brain / Oliver Sacks.
Publication year: 2011
Edition: Rev. and expanded ed.
Publisher: London : Picador,
ISBN: 9780330523592 (pbk.) : 0330523597 (pbk.) :
Previous ed.: New York: Vintage; London: Picador, 2008.
From the best-selling author of 'The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat', this book explores the ability of music to arouse, inspire and comfort us. Sacks explores this phenomenon through various unusual case studies, including that of a man struck by lightning who subsequently became obsessed with Chopin.
xv, 425 p. ; 20 cm.
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