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The Creative Self

From The River of Consciousness · Vintage Short

by Oliver Sacks


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A Vintage Shorts selection.
Susan Sontag read voraciously. Alexander Pope wrote "Imitations of English Poets." Henri Poincaré sought distraction from the mathematical problems that occupied his mind.

In these and other fascinating case studies, bestselling author Oliver Sacks seeks answers to the question of how creativity can be kindled and encouraged in a person's life. Imbued with the passion and keen insight that made Sacks beloved to countless readers, this selection from The River of Consciousness will be of eager interest to all those with zeal for creative pursuit.
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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
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Vintage Short


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Oliver Sacks (Author)

Oliver Sacks was born in London in 1933. He studies medicine at Oxford, followed by a residency at UCLA. For the next fifty years, he worked as a neurologist in New York City at various institutions for the chronically ill, including Beth Abraham ...

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