Books by Richard Cytowic


The Man Who Tasted Shapes

Wednesday is Indigo Blue

Most of Richard’s books are published by MIT Press. See his complete works here.

Synesthesia is “an accessible, concise primer by a founder of the field,” the first place to look for information on the neurological trait of vividly felt sensory couplings.

Wednesday is Indigo Blue won The Montaigne Medal. Renowned neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks called it, “A unique and indispensable guide for anyone interested in how we perceive the world.”

New Scientist called The Man Who Tasted Shapes “an important book that everyone should – and can – read.”