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Celebrating Oliver Sacks’ romantic science and a life now ending

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posted on 14.10.2021, 23:17 authored by Matthew WadeMatthew Wade

Oliver Sacks revealed in February, in a frank but poignant op-ed, that he had only a short time to live. As such it’s hard not to get caught by an undercurrent of sadness when reading his recently-released memoir, On the Move: A Life (2015).

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02/06/2015

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The Conversation

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The Conversation Media Group Ltd

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Melbourne, Australia

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Online research-based news and analysis publication

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950 words

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