Books by Publisher: REAKTION BOOKS

    Death

    By Richard Brilliant

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Death: From Dust to Destiny features a rich collection of texts and images together with the authors' guiding commentary. The book offers a reflective meditation on the methods that artists, architects, and writers have developed to activate memory, and animate their subjects into a possibly-unending afterlife.

    Planet Hunters

    By Lucas Ellerbroek

    Hardback Save £4.32 = £12.63

    This is the story of our search for life on other planets, from 16th-century heretic Giordano Bruno to the Kepler Space Telescope today. Astronomer Lucas Ellerbroek interviews the leading figures in the field, to give first-hand accounts of the modern history of exo-planet hunting.

    Crow

    By Boria Sax

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A classic account of the crow, now available in B-format paperback. Boria Sax looks at the crow in myth, literature and life, from Noah's raven to films such as The Crow.

    Ghosts

    By Lisa Morton

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Ghosts: A Haunted History is a broad-ranging, clear-eyed survey of the ghost. Lisa Morton covers the early history of ghosts in folklore, literature and history as well as modern examples such as Ghost Hunters and The Conjuring.

    Korean Art from the 19th Century to the Present

    By Charlotte Horlyck

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £36.46

    Charlotte Horlyck explores oil and ink paintings to video art, multi-media installations, ready-mades and performance, and the questions that arise about the role of art and the artist's position within society.

    Paris

    By Adam Roberts

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    In this book, Paris-based writer and Invisible Paris blogger Adam Roberts provides a concise and informative portrait of the iconic metropolis.

    Living by Numbers

    By Steven Connor

    Paperback £8.45

    Living by Numbers: In Defence of Quantity explores the many ways in which we live in, and by, a world of numbers. Steven Connor discusses how numbers play a part in all aspects of life, from dealing with crowds to jokes, music, and painting.

    Aurelia: Art and Literature Through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale

    By Carol Mavor

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    In Aurelia, Carol Mavor reads the world of literature and art through the lens of the fairy tale.

    Levitation: The Science, Myth and Magic of Suspension

    By Peter Adey

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Levitation tells the peculiar story of those who have dreamed, believed or practiced levitation through history, whether they were successful or not.

    Strokes of Genius

    By Eric Chaline

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.46

    In this first comprehensive history of human swimming, Eric Chaline surveys swimming in all its variety and richness, from prehistory to the present day.

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