|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $16.00|
| Book Description: |
To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of a visual migraine to powerful visions brought on by fever, injuries, drugs, sensory deprivation, exhaustion, or even grief. Hallucinations doubtless lie behind many mythological traditions, literary inventions, and religious epiphanies. Drawing on his own experiences, a wealth of clinical cases from among his...