This radical reimagining of one of Shakespeare’s most deeply psychological plays is set in a psychiatric unit in which narrator and acclaimed film, stage and television actor Alan Cumming is the lone patient. Channeling the story of Macbeth, he is inhabited in turn by each of the characters of the drama, including some of Shakespeare’s most complex and troubled creations.
As the crime spree of three teenagers cuts a swath through rural Minnesota, some of it captured on the killers’ cell phones and sent to a local television station, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigator Virgil Flowers joins the growing army of cops trying to run them down. But even he doesn’t realize what’s about to happen next.
The world knows Madame Tussaud as a wax artist extraordinaire...but who was this woman who became one of the most famous sculptresses of all time? In these pages, her tumultuous and amazing story comes to life. The year is 1788, and a revolution is about to begin.
Bringing together ORYX AND CRAKE and THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD, this final book in Margaret Atwood's speculative fiction trilogy points toward the ultimate endurance of community and love. MADDADDAM combines adventure, humor and romance to create a moving and dramatic conclusion to this internationally celebrated dystopian series.
Just because a woman finally fits into her skinny jeans doesn't mean she's won her battle with food. Too often, women overlook the spiritual component to their physical struggle with healthy eating. MADE TO CRAVE taps into the desires God gave you to consume food without letting food consume you!
Miranda Woodruff, star of the homebuilding TV show "From the Ground Up," has built a perfect --- but fake --- life for herself onscreen. When a handsome reporter starts shadowing Miranda's every move, all his digging into her personal life brings him a little too close to the truth --- and to her. Will the life she's built come crashing down when she falls in love for real?
After a rough patch, Madi is determined to get her marriage back on track. She's even taking a romance class at church and getting great suggestions...that fail miserably. The distractions are plenty. When her mother-in-law moves in --- temporarily, of course --- the stress starts to drive Madi a little crazier than normal. What she wants, more than anything, is some peace among the chaos.
Stanford White is one of New York’s most famous architects, having designed many mansions and the first Madison Square Garden. He had a taste for budding young showgirls on Broadway, even setting up a private apartment to entertain them in, including a room with…a red velvet swing. When he meets Evelyn Nesbit, an exquisite young nymph, cover girl, showgirl he knows he’s on to something special. However, Evelyn eventually marries a young Pittsburgh decadent heir with a dark side who develops a deep hatred for White and what he may or may not have done to her, setting up the most scandalous murder of the time.
Marya Hornbacher tells her story through scenes of astonishing visceral and emotional power. She takes us inside her own desperate attempts to counteract violently careening mood swings by self-starvation, substance abuse, numbing sex, and self-mutilation. How Hornbacher fights her way up from a madness that all but destroys her, and what it is like to live in a difficult and sometimes beautiful life and marriage -- where bipolar always beckons -- is at the center of this brave and heart-stopping memoir.
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