Guest Host: Susan Page

Neurologist Oliver Sacks is best known for his books describing unusual medical cases he’s observed, but his latest book is devoted to one of his hobbies: the study of ferns. He tells us about a trip he took to Oaxaca, Mexico, in search of rare fern species.

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  • Oliver Sacks a physician and the author of nine previous books, including "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat" and "Awakenings."

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