A lively collection of literature, science and art delving into the mysteries of human consciousness, with a new introduction by Mark Haddon
Wellcome Collection publishes books for the incurably curious, exploring the connections between medicine, life and art. It is part of the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation dedicated to improving human and animal health. Anna Faherty is an award-winning writer, editor, researcher and teacher who has worked in publishing for almost a quarter of a century. Anna collaborates with publishers and museums on a diverse range of print, exhibition and digital projects and is an Associate Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University and Course Leader for the MA Publishing programme at Kingston University. She is the author of the Reading Room Companion, published by Wellcome Collection. Mark Haddon is the author of three novels, including The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and The Red House, and a volume of poetry, The Talking Horseand theSad Girl and the Village Under the Sea. He has written drama for stage, TV and radio. His latest book, a collection of short stories, is The Pier Falls, published by Jonathan Cape.