Medical Center Hour – Wednesday, January 24, 2018 – CASE HISTORIES, CURIOSITY, AND CREATIVITY: EXPLORING THE WORLD OF OLIVER SACKS – Bill Hayes

24 January 2018
Claude Moore Medical Education Building
3rd Floor Auditorium

CASE HISTORIES, CURIOSITY, AND CREATIVITY: EXPLORING THE WORLD OF OLIVER SACKS

Bill Hayes
Writer and Photographer, New York NY       

The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in nonfiction, Bill Hayes is a frequent contributor to the New York Times and the author of four books: Sleep Demons; Five Quarts; The Anatomist; and Insomniac City: New York, Oliver Sacks, and Me.  His writing has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Review of Books, BuzzFeed, and The Guardian.

Hayes is an established photographer, with credits including The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and the New York Times.  His portraits of his partner, the late Oliver Sacks, appear in the volume of Dr. Sacks’s suite of final essays Gratitude.  A collection of his street photography, How New York Breaks Your Heart, will be published by Bloomsbury on February 13, 2018.  His photography is represented exclusively by the Steven Kasher Gallery.

Co-presented with the Department of Medicine and the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities