The Writer Who Could Not Read?

Neuroscientist Oliver Sacks received a letter – the problem was so strange. He decided to create a short video to let you see this story. The narrator and animator is artist Lev Yilmaz. (Click the NPR link to view.) Source: NPR
A man woke up, dressed, made breakfast, and then went to the front door to get his newspaper. He was not aware that it was any different from any other morning.

However – it was. When he looked at the front page — the print on the page was unlike anything he had ever seen.  He went to his bookshelf and pulled out a book he knew was in English –  it too was in gibberish.

What do you think was happening?


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