Texts

(Available in the QC Bookstore; most are also available at a discount on Amazon or in the QC library.)

Required
Sandra Aamodt and Sam Wang, Welcome to Your Brain (Bloombsury USA)
Jean-Dominique Bauby, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Vintage)
David B, Epileptic (Pantheon)
Antonio Damasio, Self Comes to Mind (Pantheon)
Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Vintage)
Siri Hustvedt, The Shaking Woman (Henry Holt)
        Sorrows of an American (Picador)
David Lodge, Thinks . . . (Penguin)
Ian McEwan, Saturday (Anchor)
Alva Noë, Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness (Hill and Wang)
Virginia Woolf, The Mrs. Dalloway Reader (Mariner Books)
John Wray, Lowboy (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux)

Recommended
Susannah Callahan, Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness (Free Press)
Howard Dully (with Richard Fleming), My Lobotomy (Broadway)
Rivka Galchen, Atmospheric Disturbances (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux)
Temple Grandin, Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism (Vintage)
Ian McEwan, Enduring Love (Anchor)
Kay Redfield Jamison, An Unquiet Mind (Vintage)
Jonathan Lethem, Motherless Brooklyn (Vintage)
Richard Powers, The Echo Maker (Picador)
Alix Kates Shulman, To Love What Is (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux)
Lauren Slater, Lying (Random House)
Prozac Diary (Penguin)
Jill Bolte Taylor, My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey (Viking-Penguin)

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