For more on synesthesia, follow these links:
The Synesthesia Battery Want to know if you are a synesthete? Take the tests on The Synesthesia Battery to find out.
Synesthesia on NOVA Science now
A profile of the synesthesia research in the Eagleman lab.
Synesthesia on Discovery Channel For a quick overview of synesthesia, see this 6 minute video with Dr. Eagleman on the Discovery Channel.
Synesthesia on Research Channel For a slightly longer overview, see this 8 minute video with Dr. Eagleman on the Research Channel.
Lecture on Synesthesia For a more complete view of the phenomenon, see David Eagleman's 1 hour talk at the University of Sydney.
Hear British rocker Jarvis Cocker read the short story "Descent of Species" from Sum.
I've had the good fortune to collaborate on stage a couple of times with author Philip Pullman.
Brian Eno and I have twice performed a musical version of Sum, once at the Sydney Opera House, and once at the Brighton Dome. Learn more.
The author Will Self and I appeared on stage together to discuss life, death, and what makes good writing.
Hear the actress Emily Blunt (Young Victoria, Devil Wears Prada) read "The Cast" from Sum. She is one of the dozens of terrific actors who read for the audio book.
SUM was chosen as the best book of 2009 by Chicago Tribune's Pulitzer-winning literary critic Julia Keller.
Sum was the only book of fiction in New Scientist magazine's selection of Best Books of 2009.