HEAD CASE: MY BRAIN AND OTHER WON­DERS

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Cole Co­hen, Pan Macmil­lan, $29.99 For Cole Co­hen, get­ting lost try­ing to find the peanut but­ter in the su­per­mar­ket, be­ing “the em­press of cler­i­cal er­ror” and not be­ing able to judge time are daily events. At 26, Co­hen’s learn­ing dis­abil­i­ties were fi­nally an­swered with a MRI show­ing a le­mon-sized hole in her brain. Though it sounds like some­thing grim from Med­i­cal Mys­ter­ies, this well-hu­moured per­sonal memoir nav­i­gates Co­hen’s truly unique life ex­pe­ri­ences.

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