The Island of the Colorblind
|Cover artist||Chip Kidd|
|Preceded by||An Anthropologist on Mars (1995)|
|Followed by||Uncle Tungsten (2001)|
The Island of the Colorblind is a 1997 book by neurologist Oliver Sacks about achromatopsia on the Micronesian atoll of Pingelap. It was published in the UK as The Island of the Colour-blind. The second half of the book is devoted to the mystery of Lytico-Bodig disease in Guam.
- The Island of the Colorblind
- C-SPAN book discussion on The Island of the Colorblind, February 9, 1997
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