Take a tour of the human brain with New York Times
-bestselling science writer Sam Kean
and his latest entertaining, engaging, and elegant work, The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
. Full of his trademark wit and astonishing anecdotes, this offbeat look at medical history explains the brain's secret passageways while recounting forgotten stories of common people whose struggles, resiliency, and deep humanity made modern neuroscience possible.