Season 3 October 20-30th 2011

Howard Engel

Author  |  Canada
Howard Engel - © TK
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The Canadian writer Howard Engel is the creator of the detective Benny Cooperman who has become an internationally recognized fictional sleuth. He is the winner of numerous awards. After suffering from a rare and devastating affliction that prevented him from reading even his own writing, Engel contacted renowned neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks. He recalls his exerience in The Man Who Forgot How to Read (Harper Collins Publishers, 2007).

Latest book: The Man Who Forgot How to Read (Harper Collins, 2007)

Howard Engel will participate in:
« What Does the Brain Do? Questioning Perception, Consciousness and Free Will », round-table, Tuesday, April 12th, The Institute for Public Knowledge.

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”  Isaac Newton