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What Makes a Monster?: Books

The new exhibition What Makes a Monster? explores how human have long found wonder in the strange and macabre, from mythical creatures to the real world freak show artists, microscopic pathogens, and monstrous criminals.

Beasts of Myth and Legend

Born of the Atom

Carnival of the Damned



Degeneration and Devolution

It Came From Beyond

Monsters in Fantasy

The Deviant and the Deranged

The Devil’s Minions

The Enemy Within

The Face of Evil

The Guardian of Hell

The Misunderstood Monster

They Only Come Out at Night

The Undead

Satan’s Sisterhood


What Lies Beneath