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Multcolib My Librarian Karen E: Thanks for the memories

The Answer to the Riddle Is Me
The Answer to the Riddle Is Me A Memoir of Amnesia By MacLean, David (Book - 2014 ) 616.85232 M1632a 2014 Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 10 copies

Annotation:This is an amazing book! It's the story of the author's psychotic breakdown and amnesia due to the malarial drug, Lariam, which he took while in India on a writing fellowship. This extremely well-written book is also a fascinating exploration of malaria, Lariam, and the relationship between one's memories and one's identity.

Moonwalking With Einstein
Moonwalking With Einstein The Art and Science of Remembering Everything By Foer, Joshua (Book - 2011 ) 153.14 F654m 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Foer introduces us to the quirky and delightful world of amateur memorizers. You might also pick up a few tips and tricks on how to become a great memorizer yourself!

Pieces of Light
Pieces of Light How the New Science of Memory Illuminates the Stories We Tell About Our Pasts By Fernyhough, Charles (Book - 2013 ) 153.13 F366p 2013 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 3 on 4 copies

Annotation:A very accessible exploration of the science of memory. It's fascinating how slippery our memories really are.

The Invisible Gorilla
The Invisible Gorilla And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us By Chabris, Christopher F. (Book - 2010 ) 153.74 C429i 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:A completely engrossing book about perception, attention, reasoning, and memory. After reading this book, I have never completely trusted anyone's stories about their past!

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for A Hat and Other Clinical Tales
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for A Hat and Other Clinical Tales By Sacks, Oliver W. (Book - 1998 ) 616.8 S121m 1998 Available in some locations

Annotation:Oliver Sacks' books are always a treat; amongst all of the neurological cases that Sacks' documents here are ones involving profound memory loss. A fascinating and sympathetic rendering of human frailties.

I Forgot to Remember
I Forgot to Remember A Memoir of Amnesia By Meck, Su (Book - 2014 ) 616.85232 M487i 2014 Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 5 copies

Annotation:At the age of 22, Su Meck had a devastating accident - a ceiling fan fell on her head resulting in a traumatic brain injury and a complete loss of memory. She had to relearn everything! Her story is completely engrossing; it's amazing that she could write a book since she awoke from her injury knowing only about 100 words!

The Memory Palace
The Memory Palace By Bartók, Mira (Book - 2011 ) B-H564m 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:A beautiful, wrenching story about the author's relationship and estrangement from her schizophrenic mother. When Bartok suffered a brain injury and memory loss, she reconnects with her mother as she reconstructs her memory.

The Woman Who Can't Forget
The Woman Who Can't Forget The Extraordinary Story of Living With the Most Remarkable Memory Known to Science : A Memoir By Price, Jill (Book - 2008 ) 153.12 P945w 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:And what if you remembered every single thing?

Super Charge your Memory!
Super Charge your Memory! More Than 100 Exercises to Energize your Mind By Gediman, Corinne (Book - 2008 ) 153.14 G296s 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:A nice, easy-to-follow guide on memory and exercises to improve your memory. For some of the exercises, it helps if you're from the generation that knows that Burger King used to "do it your way."

Memento
Memento (DVD - 2011 ) DVD Drama MEMENTO All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 12 copies

Annotation:And if you need a break from reading about memory, here's a mind-bending movie that explores amnesia.

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Our memories are completely intertwined with our identities. Simply put, we are made up of our memories. There are lots of books out there that explore this subject. I've made a list of some of them so that you won't have to try to remember them on your own.


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