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EDWARD NORMAN Souls in Torment: Victorian Faith in Crisis Giles St Aubyn The Age of Doubt: Tracing the Roots of Our Religious Uncertainty Christopher Lane ANDREW LYCETT Mr Briggs’ Hat: A Sensational Account of Britain’s First Railway Murder Kate Colquhoun The Unreliable Life of Harry the Valet: The Great Victorian Jewel Thief Duncan Hamilton FRANCES WILSON Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism Deborah Lutz WILL ROBINSON The Intemperate Engineer: Isambard Kingdom Brunel in His Own Words Adrian Vaughan

ROGER CROWLEY The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean David Abulafia PAUL JOHNSON William Bouguereau Damien Bartoli with Frederick C Ross Johan Zoffany: 1733–1810 Mary Webster DIANA ATHILL Nocturne: A Journey in Search of Moonlight James Attlee MARK BOSTRIDGE The Anatomist: A True Story of Gray’s Anatomy Bill Hayes ANDREW GREIG Outside Chris McCully Selected Poems Chris McCully ROBERT CHESSHYRE Jack Hobbs Leo McKinstry Twirlymen: The Unlikely History of Cricket’s Greatest Spin Bowlers Amol Rajan JOHN MARTIN ROBINSON The English Castle 1066–1650 John Goodall JONATHAN MIRSKY Nagaland: A Journey to India’s Forgotten Frontier Jonathan Glancey NED BEAUMAN Decoded Jay-Z CHRISTOPHER BRAY ON BOB DYLAN AT SEVENTY JOHN MCEWEN Painting Tess Jaray Almanac Jeffery Camp JONATHAN DERBYSHIRE The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations that Transform the World David Deutsch

SIMON BAKER At Last Edward St Aubyn ELSPETH BARKER The Forgotten Waltz Anne Enright DAVID ANNAND The Illumination Kevin Brockmeier JAKE KERRIDGE The Final Testament of the Holy Bible James Frey DAVID JAYS The Absolutist John Boyne AMANDA CRAIG Gillespie and I Jane Harris EDWARD BEHRENS The Hunger Trace Edward Hogan



FRANK DIKÖTTER’s most recent book, Mao’s Great Famine: The History of China’s Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958–62, is published by Bloomsbury.

FREDERIC RAPHAEL’s Ifs and Buts, his fifth volume of notebooks, was published in March by Carcanet.

JOHN GRAY’s most recent book, The Immortalization Commission: Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death, is published by Allen Lane.

DAISY HAY is the author of Young Romantics: The Shelleys, Byron and Other Tangled Lives (Bloomsbury).

FRANCES WILSON’s books include Literary Seductions and The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth (Faber & Faber).

JOHN MONTAGUE’s latest volume of poetry, Speech Lessons, will appear in June from the Gallery Press.

ALEXANDER WAUGH’s books i nc l ude F a t h e r s & S o n s : The Autobiography of a Family.

NED BEAUMAN i s t he author o f Boxer, Beetle, which was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award.

DONALD RAYFIELD i s Emeritus Professor of Russian and Georgian at Queen Mary University of London. The third, expanded edition of The Literature of Georgia: A History was published by the Garnett Press in 2010.

GUY WALTERS i s t he au t hor o f Hunting Evil. He is working on a history of the Gestapo.

ANDREW LYCETT is the biographer of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, among others.

JOHN MARTIN ROBINSON’s book about Arundel Castle is published this month by Phillimore.

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