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Rebecca Stott

Rebecca Stott is a professor of English literature and creative writing at the University of East Anglia in Norwich. She is the author of the novels The Coral Thief and Ghostwalk and a biography, Darwin and the Barnacle, and is a regular contributor to BBC Radio. She lives in Cambridge, England.

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Darwin's Ghosts
Written by Rebecca Stott
Spiegel & Grau | Trade Paperback | March 2013
$17.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8170-4 (0-8129-8170-7)

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

“[An] extraordinarily wide-ranging and engaging book [about] the men who shaped the work of Charles Darwin . . . a book that enriches our understanding of how the struggle to think new thoughts is shared across time and space and people.”—The Sunday Telegraph (London)

 
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The Coral Thief
Written by Rebecca Stott
Spiegel & Grau | Trade Paperback | May 2010
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-53148-1 (0-385-53148-6)

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND BOOKLIST
 
Paris, 1815. Daniel Connor, a young medical student from Edinburgh, has arrived to study anatomy at the Jardin des Plantes—only to realize that his letters of introduction and precious coral specimens, on which his tenure with the... Read more






Ghostwalk
Written by Rebecca Stott
Spiegel & Grau | Trade Paperback | June 2008
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-385-52107-9 (0-385-52107-3)

In 2002, a Cambridge historian is found dead, floating down the river Cam, a glass prism in her hand, after researching a book about a series of suspicious circumstances surrounding Newton's appointment as a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1667. That year, two Fellows died by falling down staircases, apparently... Read more





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