Tuesday, January 25, 2005

The Brain in Nonfiction

From tomorrow's New York Times, a book review of two new nonfiction books about the brain:

The Brain: False Assumptions and Cruel Operations
By WILLIAM GRIMES
The New York Times
Published: January 26, 2005

Reviews of these two books:
POSTCARDS FROM THE BRAIN MUSEUM
The Improbable Search for Meaning in the Matter of Famous Minds

By Brian Burrell
Illustrated. 356 pages. Broadway Books. $24.95.

THE LOBOTOMIST
A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness

By Jack El-Hai
Illustrated. 362 pages. John Wiley & Sons. $27.95
Read the book review (free registration required)

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