Oliver Sacks' The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat was a surprisingly easy read, considering it dealt with neurology. The clinical tales are clearly detailed and explained in laymen's terms, while reading like fantastic short stories of the organic mind.
Next on the nightstand is Pattern Recognition by William Gibson. Many people have recommended Gibson, and somehow he's passed me by. One of this project's aims is introducing myself to new authors, and this is a fine example.Posted by david on February 13, 2004