Eric R. Kandel is Kavli Professor and University Professor at Columbia University and senior investigator at the Howard Hughes Medial Institute. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2000. He lives in New York City.
"The weaving of science and memoir, in a clear and unadorned style, is especially effective..." The Economist "[A] scrupulously detailed yet magnificently panoramic autobiography." The New York Times"