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The Man Who Wasn't There: Tales from the Edge of the Self

Ananthaswamy, Anil
Reveals the mind boggling neuroscience connecting brain, body, mind, and society, by examining a range of brain disorders, in the tradition of Oliver Sacks.

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

Brooks, Max
Based on extensive interviews with survivors and key players in the ten-year fight against the horde, World War Z brings the finest traditions of journalism to bear on what is surely the most incredible story in the history of human civilisation.

David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years Of Lgbt Music

Bullock, Darryl W.
A treasure-trove of untold histories, David Bowie Made Me Gay is a moving and provocative story of the right to be heard and the need to keep the fight for equality in the spotlight.

Wilde's Women: How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women he Knew

Fitzsimons, Eleanor
A fresh, revealing and entertaining account of Oscar Wilde, the most influential writer of his age, and the women who inspired him.

The Life and Loves of E. Nesbit: Author of The Railway Children

Fitzsimons, Eleanor
Fitzsimons's eye-opening biography brings new light to the life and works of famed literary icon E. Nesbit, in whom pragmatism and idealism, tradition and modernity worked side-by-side to create a remarkable writer and woman.

How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

Kurzweil, Ray
In this fascinating look into the human mind, Ray Kurzweil relates the advanced brain processes we take for granted in our everyday lives, our sense of self and intellect and explains how artificial intelligence, once only the province of science fiction, is rapidly catching up.

The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology

Kurzweil, Ray
Examines the next step in the evolutionary process of the union of human and machine. This title offers a view of the coming age that is both a dramatic culmination of centuries of technological ingenuity and a genuinely inspiring vision of our ultimate destiny.

The Memory Book: The classic guide to improving your memory at work, at school and at play

Lorayne, Harry
Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at school, in sports and play.