What’s funny about having a hole in your brain the size of a lemon? Not much, one supposes.
Why I love it
What's funny about having a hole in your brain the size of a lemon? Not much, one supposes. That is, not until you read Cole Cohen's brave, brilliant, and bitingly funny memoir Head Case: My Brain and Other Wonders.
At age 26, Cohen cannot judge distance, time or space; is undone by the simplest math equation; and cannot shop in a grocery store without getting lost. Although she has seen dozens of...
"At first a fascinating case of a rare neurological disorder, this memoir offered little closer and became redundant as Cole focused more on her relationship issues than the disorder. "
Pleasant Prairie , WI
"Cohen is a brilliant woman. That said, this book was only OK. It feels like a prequel; hopefully she writes about the next decade or more after it happens."
"I really liked this, read a bit like fiction, author doesn't take herself too seriously. "
"Really interesting and well written "
"I found this story really interesting. "
Homer Glen, IL
"I really felt for the author. It was an interesting and quick read. "
Georgetown , KY
"This book took you on a journey, not only of Cole's life but a spiritual one that dealt with identity!"
"Cole Cohen is a witty writer which aids the subject matter in feeling less uncomfortable for the reader while also forcing the reader into empathy. Laughed a lot. Would recommend."
South Pasadena, CA
"Though the neurology of Cole's case was interesting, I felt her musings dragged and she needed a better editor."