• Compelling ... colourful, thoughtful

    Sunday Independent
  • [Tubridy] renders sometimes complex medical concepts understandable for the general reader ... good on the sometimes unbearable pressures on doctors

    Irish Times
  • It's a most readable book. There's no jargon in it

  • [Oliver] Sacks hoped that his neurological tales ... could bring us closer to where the psychic and the physical meet ... Tubridy's concerns are less rarefied. He wants us to understand the human toll that illness takes

    Sunday Times
  • Niall's sense of wonder at the human brain is enormously clear even with almost three decades of work in the field under his belt

    RTÉ Lifestyle
  • Fascinating ... The book teems with interesting characters

    Sunday Business Post
  • Will make you think in a whole new way about the human brain

    Ireland AM
  • A book that will fascinate you with the patients' tales but leave you at the end pondering the notion of what life really is
  • Simple and illuminating

    Irish News
  • Written in a very accessible way for non-medical people, like myself