The tragic story of Oliver Sacks's celibacy


On Sunday, the famed neurologist and author Oliver Sacks died of cancer, specifically of a melanoma that had spread to his liver. With his expressive and often lyrical writing, Sacks managed to explain the nuances of neurology in a way that proved 

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks has died at the age of 82. It's hard to fully comprehend the enormous impact of Oliver Sacks on the public's understanding of the brain, its disorders and our diversity as humans. Sacks 

Assistant: 'Awakenings' Author, Neurologist Oliver Sacks Has Died at 82. NEW YORK — Aug 30, 2015, 10:08 AM ET. Share. 0. Associated Press. Assistant: 'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks has died at 82. Share. 0. Join the Discussion 

Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and author whose books and case histories in the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books introduced a lay audience to the furthest corners of human consciousness, died Sunday at his 

Neurologist Oliver Sacks, who died Sunday, once described himself as an "old Jewish atheist," but during the decades he spent studying the human brain, he sometimes found himself recording experiences that he likened to a godly cosmic force. Such was