Everything you need to understand or teach Andrew's Brain by E.L. Doctorow.
Andrew’s Brain is a novel by E.L. Doctorow. The novel follows a cognitive scientist named Andrew as he recounts major events of his life to a psychotherapist. Andrew has suffered many instances of love and traumatic loss, and he has also struggled to find consistent meaning in human consciousness and existence. The novel explores themes of grief, self-hatred, love, family, and kindness.