Sacks from the Grave
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Published in: March-April 2016 issue.


by Oliver Sacks
Alfred A. Knopf. 64 pages, $17.


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It is bittersweet that this celebrated man who gave voice and humanity to so many of his patients found it so difficult to accept himself. The elegiac meditations in Gratitude function as affirmative psalms, reminding us all to live authentically, and as fully as possible.



John R. Killacky is executive director of the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington, VT.