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Hester: a bewitching tale of desire and ambition

Albanese, Laurie Lico
Isobel, a gifted needleworker with strange talents, finds herself penniless and alone in Salem. When she meets Nathaniel Hawthorne, the two are drawn to each other. Together, they are dark storyteller and muse, but where will their affair lead?

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.

Closure Limited : And Other Zombie Tales

Brooks, Max
A collection of short stories from the best-selling author Max Brooks

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.
The definitive book on the influence of LGBT performers on modern music: a Duckworth contemporary classic, beautifully repackaged for our 125th anniversary

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.

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.

The Possibility of Life: Searching for Kinship in the Cosmos

Green, Jaime
For fans of Ed Yong, Brian Cox and Carl Zimmer: a dazzling scientific and cultural adventure through our ideas about extraterrestrial life.