This is an extremely well-written book. This book provides a great method for learning and preparing for neurosurgery examinations. The cases cover all relevant topics in neurosurgery, and the questions following the cases go to the core of the subject, highlighting the important points for students. The discussion section in particular is very informative, going over the differential diagnosis and citing the scientific basis for the answers. The strengths of the book are the simple and concise explanations and the discussions of related topics. This is useful not only for examinees, but also for practicing neurosurgeons.