Hallucinations (book)

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Hallucinations Oliver Sacks Cover.jpg
Author Oliver Sacks
Country United States
Language English
Subject Neurology, psychology
Publisher Knopf/Picador, a division of Random House
Publication date
6 November 2012
Pages 352 (First edition)
ISBN 978-0307957245
Preceded by The Mind's Eye (2010)

Hallucinations is a 2012 book written by the neurologist Oliver Sacks. In Hallucinations, Sacks recounts stories of hallucinations and other mind-altering episodes of both his patients and himself and uses them in an attempt to elucidate certain features and structures of the brain[1] including his own migraine headaches.[2]

Awards and honors[edit]


  1. ^ The Week - Review of reviews: Books, pp. 19
  2. ^ "More about Hallucinations", oliversacks.com. Retrieved 2016-11-23.
  3. ^ "Andrew Motion announces shortlist for the Wellcome Book Prize 2014". Wellcome Trust. 25 February 2014. Retrieved February 26, 2014. 
  4. ^ GrrlScientist (26 February 2014). "Wellcome Trust's Book Prize 2014 shortlist announced". The Guardian. Retrieved February 26, 2014.