The Limbic Brain is clearly written, the style is narrative, and the text is enriched by many illustrations, tables, and historical quotations. Thus, although dealing with a highly complex matter, it makes highly stimulating reading. In particular, I liked the historical approach that enables the reader to recapitulate the scientific process of exploration, discovery, and understanding as it relates to one of the principal hemispheric domains. Inevitably this leaves the reader with a much deeper understanding of the topic than could be provided by any plain presentation of the scientific "state of the art." In conclusion, this is an excellent and convincing introduction into the field of limbic brain anatomy, covering structural as well as functional aspects of the topic. Accordingly, the book should be of interest not only for students of neuroanatomy but equally for advanced researchers in the field of cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychiatry.