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New Books - Super Mario Bros, Berlin Nights, Comic Books and Ghosts

Christine Cuddihy

Another day, another bunch of cool stuff. Today we’ve got in a whole load of new books and there’s something for everybody…

Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia - The only encyclopedia you’ll ever need (if you have the internet, anyway) the Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia is jam-packed with content from all 17 Super Mario games and spans more than 30 years of the franchise history. Track the evolution of the Goomba, witness the introduction of Yoshi, and relive your favorite levels. This tome also contains an interview with producer Takashi Tezuka, tips to help you find every coin, star, sun, and mushroom - even explanations of glitches!

Berlin Nights - Christian Reister's black-and-white photographs capture the surreal, threatening and ethereal character of Berlin at night. As an insider the German photographer scans the city for unexpected moments and seeks out the strange night-time energy of a place and its people. See Berlin as it comes alive after dark and get lost in the underground scene of a city known for its alternative nightlife.

Escape from Bitch Mountain - Comic Book Slumber Party is an international gang of comic creators who burst on to the scene in 2015. Formed to promote the work of female identifying, non-binary and trans comic makers and to showcase the work of newer voices, the collective has garnered wide acclaim for their unashamedly rebellious lead character – a bad canine named Greasy – dark humour and vibrant tones. Far famed for its cruel Warlock overlord, Bitch Mountain is the deadliest destination on any adventurer's map. But with its rumoured riches and guaranteed bragging rights, it's a quest that Greasy can't refuse... even if it forces her to face the hangover from hell and, her most dire peril yet, the Friend Zone…

Frightfest Guide - Ghost Movies - Award-winning filmmaker Axelle Carolyn has been obsessed with haunted houses and revenants for as long as she can remember. In this book, she surveys the last 120 years of the genre and reviews the 200 most memorable titles from across the globe. From timeless classics to recent blockbusters, quirky indies to international sensations, hidden gems to oddities, each of these movies has in some way contributed to the development of the ghost movie as we know it, in all its incarnations and cultural variants.