Reviews

  • "Powerfully life-affirming... <i>Brainstorm </i>is testament to O'Sullivan's unshowy clarity of thought and her continued marvelling at the mysteries of the brain"

    Guardian
  • "A fascinating attempt to draw the lay reader into understanding more about the function and malfunction of the brain by using real-life stories... O'Sullivan is a good, clear writer, lacks pomposity and avoids cliché -- her first book, <i>It's All in Your Head</i>, won the Wellcome Prize"

    The Times
  • "O'Sullivan writes beautifully and is full of wonder... a pleasure"

    Mail on Sunday
  • "A tremendously interesting work of medical humanity... The main effect of this fascinating collection of clinical stories, by the end, is to make any reader without brain dysfunction exceedingly grateful for the fragile miracle going in inside their own skull every second"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "Eye-opening...her case histories alert us to the endless variety of human experience"

    Sunday Times