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Shutter Island

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Shutter Island by Meredith Day Book Summary:

In 1954, up-and-coming U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels is assigned to investigate the disappearance of a patient from Boston's Shutter Island Ashecliffe Hospital. He's been pushing for an assignment on the island for personal reasons, but before long he thinks he's been brought there as part of a twisted plot by hospital doctors whose radical treatments range from unethical to illegal to downright sinister. Teddy's shrewd investigating skills soon provide a promising lead, but the hospital refuses him access to records he suspects would break the case wide open. As a hurricane cuts off communication with the mainland, more dangerous criminals "escape" in the confusion, and the puzzling, improbable clues multiply, Teddy begins to doubt everything - his memory, his partner, even his own sanity.

L'isola della paura - Shutter Island

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L'isola della paura - Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane Book Summary:

1954. L'agente federale Teddy Daniels viene inviato sull'isola di Shutter per ritrovare Rachel Solando, scomparsa dall'istituto per la detenzione e la cura dei criminali psicopatici. Ma nel corso delle indagini si fa strada il sospetto che su quell'isola si facciano esperimenti sugli esseri umani. La verità si farà attendere fino all'ultima riga.

Shutter Island Graphic Novel

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Shutter Island Graphic Novel by Dennis Lehane Book Summary:

Dennis Lehane's masterpiece of mystery and suspense—brought to life for the first time as a graphic novel In 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels and his partner, Chuck Aule, are sent to Shutter Island to find a mass murderer who has escaped from Ashecliffe Hospital, a fortress-like federal institution for the criminally insane. As an intense hurricane bears relentlessly down on the island, the marshals are forced to piece together clues to a shocking puzzle hidden within Shutter Island, taking them on a dark, twisted journey, where paranoia assumes an air of cool rationality and the line between sanity and madness disappears... Filled with his trademark grit, insight, and pathos, Shutter Island is vintage Dennis Lehane. Now adapted for the first time as a graphic novel by internationally renowned artist Christian De Metter, this riveting story brilliantly captures our capacity for depravity and deliverance.

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Shutter island by Christian de Metter,Dennis Lehane Book Summary:

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Cinema and Its Representations

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Cinema and Its Representations by Hossein Keramatfar,Maryam Beyad Book Summary:

This volume is a timely and necessary intervention as it provides a rich, multifaceted approach to the study of cinema and visual representation. It presents a lucid and intelligent account of twentieth century film criticism essential for students in the fields of media studies and cultural studies. It leads the reader through the major contemporary philosophical and sociocultural theories of appreciating cinematic signs and themes. The book also gathers together informed discussions about the nature and principles of literary adaptation that will greatly benefit anyone interested in this field of study.

The Fantastic in Holocaust Literature and Film

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The Fantastic in Holocaust Literature and Film by Judith B. Kerman,John Edgar Browning Book Summary:

When reality becomes fantastic, what literary effects will render it credible or comprehensible? To respond meaningfully to the surreality of the Holocaust, writers must produce works of moral and emotional complexity. One way they have achieved this is through elements of fantasy. Covering a range of theoretical perspectives, this collection of essays explores the use of fantastic story-telling in Holocaust literature and film. Writers such as Jane Yolen and Art Spiegelman are discussed, as well as the sci-fi television series V (1983), Stephen King's novella Apt Pupil (1982), Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth (2006) and Martin Scorsese's dark thriller Shutter Island (2010).

Shutter Island (Patient 67)

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Shutter Island (Patient 67) by Dennis Lehane Book Summary:

Det är sommaren 1954. På Shutter Island ligger Ashcliffe Hospital, ett hårdbevakat sjukhus för mentalsjuka brottslingar. Nu har en av dem lyckats fly därifrån. Kriminalaren Teddy Daniels kallas dit för att tillsammans med sin kollega Chuck Aule ta hand om fallet. Men på Ashcliffe Hospital är ingenting vad det synes vara. Och detsamma gäller Teddy Daniels. Består hans uppdrag verkligen i att ta reda på vad som hänt den saknade Rachel Solando? Eller har han kommit dit för att undersöka ryktena om den radikala psykiatri som lär bedrivas på Ashcliffe Hospital och som sägs innefatta drogexperiment och hjärntvätt och ingå som en del i den kalla krigföringen mot Sovjetunionen? Eller har han helt andra, högst privata skäl att befinna sig på Shutter Island? Ju längre tiden går, desto mer hopar sig frågorna: Vad är det egentligen som pågår bakom sjukhusets murar? Hur kan någon överhuvudtaget avvika från denna strängt isolerade ö? Varför är den tomma fyren omgärdad av elektriskt stängsel och beväpnade vakter? Och vem är den patient 67 som den förrymde fången nämnt i ett kodat, kvarlämnat meddelande? Ju mer Teddy och Chuck försöker kartlägga de mysterier som omger Shutter Island, desto diffusare blir bilden. Ju närmare sanningen de kommer, desto mer undanglidande blir den – och desto mer övertygade blir de om att någon försöker driva dem över vansinnets brant. Översättare: Ulf Gyllenhak

Men's Cinema

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Men's Cinema by Stella Bruzzi Book Summary:

Men's Cinema offers a fresh theorisation of men in Hollywood cinema via a theoretical discussion of definitions of masculinity and the close textual analysis of classic and contemporary films. Through an examination of mise-en-scene, Men's Cinema moves beyond discussions of representation and narrative to an exploration of the physical or instinctive effects of cinema and how we are invited to engage with, desire or identify with Hollywood's vision of men and masculinity. By delineating how Hollywood has built up and refined the language of men's cinema through a series of recurrent, refined tropes, this book critically explores masculinity and the concept of a male aesthetic within film.Films discussed include: The Deer Hunter, Dirty Harry, Goodfellas, Inception, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Once Upon a Time in the West, Point Break, Raging Bull, Rebel Without A Cause, Reservoir Dogs, Sherlock Holmes, There's Always Tomorrow, The Wild Bunch.

Memory and Imagination in Film

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Memory and Imagination in Film by P. Lombardo Book Summary:

Inspired by Baudelaire's art criticism and contemporary theories of emotions, and developing a new aesthetic approach based on the idea that memory and imagination are strongly connected, Lombardo analyzes films by Scorsese, Lynch, Jarmusch and Van Sant as imaginative uses of the history of cinema as well as of other media.

Shutter Island

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Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane Book Summary:

U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels has come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane, to find an escaped murderer named Rachel Solando. As a killer hurricane bears down on the island, the investigation deepens and the questions mount. How has a barefoot woman escaped from a locked room? Who is leaving them clues in the form of cryptic codes? And what really goes on in Ward C? The closer Teddy gets to the truth, the more elusive it becomes. And the more he begins to believe that he may never leave Shutter Island. Because someone is trying to drive him insane...

CinemaÕs Sinister Psychiatrists

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CinemaÕs Sinister Psychiatrists by Sharon Packer, M.D. Book Summary:

"This book discusses films with diabolical drugging, unethical experimentation, involuntary incarceration, sexual exploitation, lobotomies, "shock schlock," conspiracy theories and military medicine, to show how fact informs fantasy, and when fantasy trumps reality. Except for six "golden years" from 1957 to 1963, portrayals of bad psychiatrists far outnumber good ones and this book tells how and why that was"--

Das Spiel mit der Realität in Martin Scorseses "Shutter Island"

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Das Spiel mit der Realität in Martin Scorseses "Shutter Island" by Lisa Demmel Book Summary:

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2014 im Fachbereich Philosophie - Sonstiges, Note: 2,0, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Veranstaltung: Proseminar: Traum und Wirklichkeit in Film und Musik. Philosophische Grundlagen zur Analyse moderner Medien - oder zum Begriff der "Kontingenz", Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Satellite Awards, Teen Choice Awards, San Diego Film Critics Society Award und noch viele weitere Auszeichnungen hat Scorseses Film „Shutter Island“, basierend auf dem gleichnamigen Roman von Dennis Lehane, abgeräumt. Der Streifen polarisiert: Die Filmzeitschrift „Schnitt“ bezeichnet ihn als „das heimliche Meisterwerk unter [seinen] Zwischenwerken“, Carsten Baumgardt von der Filmstarts.de- Redaktion meint im Gegensatz dazu, Shutter Island sei „zwar durchaus ein guter Psycho-Thriller, aber kein Meisterwerk mit Preispotential“. So gehen die Meinungen bei den Kritikern auseinander, doch dass der Film im Gedächtnis bleibt, ist unumstritten. Zu verwirrend, zu komplex, zu überraschend ist das Ende. Nach Vorführungen brechen im Internet Diskussionen aus, ob Leonardo Di Caprio in seiner Rolle als US-Marshal Edward „Teddy“ Daniels nun geisteskrank ist oder ob er schlicht resigniert. Scorsese schafft es, mit der Wahrnehmung zu spielen: Ist Teddy ein Mörder? Ist er schizophren? Alles ein abgekatertes Spiel oder in Wirklichkeit gut gemeinte Hilfe? Der Zuschauer ist fast gezwungen, sich ein zweites Mal hinzusetzen und den Film noch einmal anzuschauen – mit 120 Prozent Aufmerksamkeit.

Wahnsinn oder Phantastik? Analyse von "Shutter Island" unter Berücksichtigung der Merkmale der Phantastik

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Wahnsinn oder Phantastik? Analyse von "Shutter Island" unter Berücksichtigung der Merkmale der Phantastik by Jessica Forberger Book Summary:

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2013 im Fachbereich Germanistik - Neuere Deutsche Literatur, Note: 2,0, Universitat zu Koln (Institut fur deutsche Sprache und Literatur I), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Martin Scorseses Shutter Island" erfullt den Zuschauer nicht nur mit Grauen und Schauder, sondern hinterlasst eine Menge ungeklarter Ratsel. Elemente des Unheimlichen, Ubernaturlichen und Wahnsinnigen fuhren bei dem Rezipienten zu einem Moment der Unsicherheit, der dem der Phantastik sehr ahnelt. Die Grenzen zwischen Realitat und Fiktion, Psychose und Traum, wahr und falsch verschwimmen recht schnell. Eine Ambivalenz zwischen physischem und psychischem Gefangensein entsteht. Der Zuschauer verliert den Uberblick uber die Handlung und wird zum Schluss mit der Auflosung allein gelassen. Nun stellt sich die Frage, in wie weit der Film Shutter Island" in das Genre der Phantastik eingeordnet werden kann und welche Rolle der Wahnsinn als Motiv hierbei spielt.

The Screenwriter’s Roadmap

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The Screenwriter’s Roadmap by Neil Landau Book Summary:

Finally, a GPS system for screenwriters! The potentially long and arduous journey of writing a screenplay was just made easier to navigate with The Screenwriter's Roadmap. Avoid the wrong turns, dead ends, gaping p(l)otholes, and other obstacles that result in frustration , wasted time, and wasted energy. The Screenwriter's Roadmap keeps you on track and helps you reach your destination- a finished, professional quality screenplay. Neil Landau, a successful Hollywood screenwriter and script doctor with over 2 decades of experience, provides you with 21 Guideposts, that if implemented, will help you nail down your screenplay's story structure, deepen its character arcs, bolster stakes, heighten suspense, and diagnose and repair its potential weaknesses. These Guideposts are based on field-tested, in-the-trenches experiences that have been proven to work. The Guideposts are augmented by interactive exercises, end of chapter "homework" assignments, examples from the latest blockbusters, as well as over 20 interviews with some of Hollywood's most successful screenwriters and directors, including David S. Goyer (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Man of Steel), David Koepp (Jurassic Park, Mission: Impossible, Spider-Man, Panic Room, War of the Worlds, Angels & Demons), Melissa Rosenberg (The Twilight Saga: Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Dexter (TV)), and Eric Roth (Forrest Gump, The Insider, Munich, The Good Shepherd, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close). .

Leave the Bones

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Leave the Bones by J. Michaels Book Summary:

Between the covers of this tome lay truly wondrous things. Composed of colors previously unseen and sounds rarely heard, these buds will blossom in your hand. As they do, they will burst into light that will illuminate the darkness. As that light reflects upon a table, a feast is seen before us. Take up arms, in spoon and ladle, and prepare to experience ephemeral tastes and aromas never known. So whet your appetites my friends, hone them and apply them to the job at hand. Then join me, if you will, as we feast on these delectable delights. Yet, if you don't mind as much, we'll leave the bones behind. Praise for J. Michaels [CENTER] The Poet's Quill is an inspirational uplifting book of poetry that will have readers aspiring to new goals. With over one hundred poems ranging in titles such as 'One Soul To Save,' 'Beauty By The Bay,' 'I Want My Perfection Back,' 'Heaven's Gate,' and many more equally thought provoking, how can one not explore the vast possibilities of this wonderful book of poems. The author, J. Michaels, has reached into the depths of his soul and produced an amazing book that will touch readers' hearts, minds, and souls. -Angela Simmons Member, Reviewthebook.com

The Films of Martin Scorsese, 1978-99

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The Films of Martin Scorsese, 1978-99 by L. Grist Book Summary:

A detailed, theoretically attuned analysis of all of the Scorsese-directed features from The Last Waltz to Bringing Out the Dead . Grist illuminates Scorsese's authorship, but also reflects back upon a range of informing contexts.

The King's English

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The King's English by Betsy Burton Book Summary:

The author provides anecdotes of her life as an independent bookstore owner, from her dinner party with Isabel Allende, to relationships with customers and struggles to stay open in the face of competition from chain bookstores.

Celebrity Biographies - The Amazing Life Of Leonardo DiCaprio - Famous Actors

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Celebrity Biographies - The Amazing Life Of Leonardo DiCaprio - Famous Actors by Matt Green Book Summary:

Ever wondered how Leonardo Dicaprio rose to stardom? Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio was born on November 11 1974 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. When Leonardo was just 1 year old, his parents divorced and he lived with his mother in different parts of the L.A neighborhood while his mom was working hard to support him. The 90s saw the rise of some big, big stars but few reached the enormous levels of fame that Leonardo DiCaprio did. He began the decade as a newcomer to Hollywood and ended it with Titanic. For more interesting facts you must read the biography. Grab your biography book now!

Hollywood Puzzle Films

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Hollywood Puzzle Films by Warren Buckland Book Summary:

From Inception to The Lake House, moviegoers are increasingly flocking to narratologically complex puzzle films. These puzzle movies borrow techniques—like fragmented spatio-temporal reality, time loops, unstable characters with split identities or unreliable narrators—more commonly attributed to art cinema and independent films. The essays in Hollywood Puzzle Films examine the appropriation of puzzle film techniques by contemporary Hollywood dramas and blockbusters through questions of narrative, time, and altered realities. Analyzing movies like Source Code, The Butterfly Effect, Donnie Darko, Déjà Vu, and adaptations of Philip K. Dick, contributors explore the implications of Hollywood's new movie mind games.

1664-1719

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1664-1719 by New York (State) Book Summary:

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The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution

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The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution by New York (State) Book Summary:

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Video Production 101

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Video Production 101 by Antonio Manriquez,Tom McCluskey Book Summary:

The need for students and young professionals to be effective communicators and media creators has never been so essential as it is today. Crafting multimedia messages across a variety of platforms is the key growth skill of the 21st century, and strong visual and verbal communication skills, media literacy, and technical proficiency all play a critical role. Video Production 101: Delivering the Message introduces and explores the roles of story development, producing, directing, camerawork, editing, sound design, and other aspects key to media creation. After each topic is explored students develop their skills with hands-on activities in each chapter, such as making a video self-portrait, visual poem, public service announcement, promotional video, short fiction film, and documentary. The authors include videos so readers can watch and learn some of the more visually-oriented concepts. Video Production 101 teaches the way students want to learn – in a project-based and results oriented structure, covering the process of media creation in all its varieties. Accessible and engaging, this book is the ultimate guide for anyone who wants to take control and clearly, effectively, and powerfully deliver his or her message to the world using video.

Vicarious Paris: One Woman's Candid Tale of Moving to Paris, With Insights on: Food, Nightlife, Living Like a Local, and More

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Vicarious Paris: One Woman's Candid Tale of Moving to Paris, With Insights on: Food, Nightlife, Living Like a Local, and More by Romi Moondi Book Summary:

What if you could get Paris nostalgia, Paris recommendations, vivid Paris daydreams, and regular doses of humour all from one book? Welcome to "Vicarious Paris," where the author takes you along through every corner of Paris, on a journey to cafés, bakeries, cocktail bars, and the ever-charming side streets of Paris. With candid memories and descriptive scenes, the author will invite you to days and nights with her expat and native French friends, for an inside peek into life and fun in Paris. As a full-length book (80K words) with photos, and over 130 places described in vivid detail, you'll come out of the experience feeling like you just returned from a wonderful vacation in Paris. More specifically, here is a small preview of the things you’ll vicariously do: you’ll mingle with strangers at a wine tasting, you’ll have cocktails at one of the ritziest bars in Paris, you’ll feast on a multi-course French style brunch (in a totally unpretentious environment), and you’ll even have a shot at romance in a charming café in Montmartre. Romi Moondi lived in Paris for six months in 2013, as well as for the summer of 2014. During her stays, she spent a lot of time with locals who shared great insights, navigated the streets with her expat partners in crime, and also had her share of solo expeditions (all three of which are key components to this insider’s view of Paris).

Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory

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Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory by Elsie Walker Book Summary:

Understanding Sound Tracks Through Film Theory analyzes all aural aspects of cinema using several approaches: feminism, genre studies, post-colonialism, psychoanalysis, and queer theory. In her analysis of each sound track, Walker brings together film studies, musicology, history, politics, and culture in an accessible yet rigorous way.

HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF HUDSON

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HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF HUDSON by CHARLES H. WINFIELD Book Summary:

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Light in the Shadows

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Light in the Shadows by A. Meredith Walters Book Summary:

In the bestselling sequel to Find You in the Dark, A. Meredith Walters continues the emotional story of Maggie, Clay, and the power of unconditional love. How do you keep going when you feel like your life is over? Maggie never thought she’d see Clay again. So, she attempts to put her life back together after her heart has been shattered to pieces. Moving on and moving forward, just as Clay wanted her to. Clay never stopped thinking of Maggie. Even after ripping their lives apart and leaving her behind to get the help he so desperately needed. He is healing…slowly. But his heart still belongs to the girl who tried to save him. When a sudden tragedy brings Maggie and Clay face-to-face again, nothing is the same. Yet some things never change. Can the darkness that threatened to consume them be transformed into something else and finally give them what they always wanted? And can two people who fought so hard to be together, finally find their happiness? Or will their demons and fear drive them apart for good? The thing about love is that even when it destroys you, it has a way of mending what is broken. And in the shadows, you can still see the light.

High-Fives, Gunfire, and Humbug

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High-Fives, Gunfire, and Humbug by John E. Seaman Book Summary:

Tattoos of an old murder scene. A high-tech peeping Tom. Narcotics disguised in a childrens book. Eye-for-an-eye in Tehran. Assault with a digital thermometer. Knitting class in a male penitentiary. These topics and others are distilled from recent news and presented here at random without subheadings or commentary. What the items convey is for the reader to judge. Misfortune, triumph, discovery, hocus-pocus together with violence, conspiracy, and fraud. New versions of old mischief, read all about it.

The Passion of Martin Scorsese

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The Passion of Martin Scorsese by Annette Wernblad Book Summary:

From his earliest shorts to his recent feature films The Departed and Shutter Island, this book offers an in-depth analysis of the deepest archetypal themes, symbols, and structures in Martin Scorsese’s entire body of work. It examines each of Scorsese’s films as a mythological journey through which the main character is offered an opportunity for psychological and spiritual enlightenment, focusing especially on how each character is led to recognize, accept, and embrace his or her flawed traits. The book also explores the ways in which Scorsese’s films incite extreme reactions and strike deep chords within his viewers, particularly by speaking the language of the unconscious and forcing readers to examine their own hidden flaws.

Books

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Books by Emanuel Prostano Book Summary:

BOOKS: The Quick and Easy Way to Select the Best will guide you to the "Best" books published during the first three years of the 21st century. Titles were drawn from: bestseller lists published by the traditional media, "top sellers" from major online booksellers, award-winning books, books recommended by book clubs and books recommended by national television/radio personalities. Designed for adult readers, many titles would also be suitable reading for high school and middle school students.BOOKS has three sections. Sections I and II include bestsellers cited in print and electronic sources. Section III focuses on other useful sources that will help you find "Best" books: Book and Media Vendors Online, Television/Radio Programs, Book Awards and Book Clubs. Equipped with BOOKS you can go to your local bookstore, library, retail store or online with specific titles in mind. The choices you make will suit your interests and needs; the time you save will be yours. Number of bestsellers cited-635 Number of fiction bestsellers-363 Number of nonfiction bestsellers-272 Mysteries-the most populated fiction category-101 U.S. Government, politics-the most populated nonfiction category-34

The 2000s Movies Quiz Book

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The 2000s Movies Quiz Book by Paul Andrews Book Summary:

How well do you know your 2000s Movies? This Quiz book will test even the most avid fan, with questions that span the 2000s films of all genres! Test yourself and your friends with this 2000s Movies Quiz Book.

Double Six

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Double Six by Debbie McGowan Book Summary:

When Izzy Barlow passes her driving test, her mum buys her a Fiat 126 that's intent on returning to 1990. But it's not the car; it's the rather uncool accessories it came with - a pair of fluffy dice that are a little bit different. "A typical YA sci-fi adventure quickly turns into an intricately woven journey." What they said about NO DICE (the 'accidental' prequel): "A quirky but entertaining tale." "Recommended for anyone looking for something a bit unusual and mysterious with a slight sci-fi touch." "A great story, with a sneaky history lesson thrown in."

Perverse Titillation

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Perverse Titillation by Danny Shipka Book Summary:

The exploitation film industry of Italy, Spain and France during the height of its popularity from 1960 to 1980 is the focus of this entertaining history. With subject matter running the gamut from Italian zombies to Spanish werewolves to French lesbian vampires, the shocking and profoundly entertaining motion pictures of the “Eurocult” genre are discussed from the standpoint of the films and the filmmakers, including such internationally celebrated auteurs as Mario Bava, Jess Franco, Jean Rollin and Paul Naschy. The Eurocult phenomenon is also examined in relation to the influences that European culture and environment have had on the world of exploitation cinema. The author’s insight and expertise contribute to a greater understanding of what made these films special—and why they have remained so popular to later generations.

100 American Crime Writers

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100 American Crime Writers by Steven Powell Book Summary:

From Edgar Allan Poe to James Ellroy, crime writers have provided some of the most popular, controversial, acclaimed and disturbing works in American literature. 100 American Crime Writers provides critical biographies of some of the greatest and most important crime writers in American history. Both an important scholarly work and an enjoyable read accessible to a wider audience, this addition in Palgrave's Crime Files series includes discussion of the lives of key crime writers, as well as analysis of the full breadth and scope of the genre - from John Dickson Carr's Golden Age detective stories to Raymond Chandler's hardboiled Philip Marlowe novels, Ed McBain's 87th Precinct police procedurals to Megan Abbott's modern day reimagining of the femme fatale. Drawing on some of the best and most recent scholarship in the field, all of the key writers and themes of the genre are discussed in this comprehensive study of one of the most fascinating and popular of literary genres.

Mental Disorders in the Classical World

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Mental Disorders in the Classical World by William Harris Book Summary:

Mental Disorders in the Classical World seeks to show through interdisciplinary work how the first medical scientists and their lay contemporaries conceptualized mental disorders and attempted to diagnose, understand and treat them.

2000s Movie Quotes - The Quick Quiz

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2000s Movie Quotes - The Quick Quiz by Jack Goldstein Book Summary:

Are you a fan of movies from the decade they call the noughties? Do you think you could recognise a film just from a single quote? If so, you'll love this fantastic quiz featuring 90 of the greatest movies from the decade that gave us masterpieces such as Gladiator, Cast Away and Slumdog Millionaire. With classic lines from all of these and many more, the questions - sorted into easy, medium and hard categories - are sure to keep the whole family entertained.

The Ultimate Movies Quiz Book

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The Ultimate Movies Quiz Book by Paul Andrews Book Summary:

Are you an expert on movies from the 1960s through to the present day, whilst taking a scary detour around the horror genre and knowing all about festive films? Then this excellent quiz book is perfect for you! It will test you, your friends and families with your total knowledge of the movie world. Split into sections covering the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, Horror and Christmas, the book has 700 questions covering all movie genres. The answers are also split into the same sections at the rear of the book.

FaceOff

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FaceOff by Lee Child,Michael Connelly,John Sandford,Lisa Gardner,Dennis Lehane,Steve Berry,Jeffery Deaver,Douglas Preston,Lincoln Child,James Rollins,Joseph Finder,Steve Martini,Heather Graham,Ian Rankin,Linda Fairstein,M. J. Rose,R.L. Stine,Raymond Khoury,Linwood Barclay,John Lescroart,T. Jefferson Parker,F. Paul Wilson,Peter James Book Summary:

A New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller! Edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci and including stories by Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, and more, this one-of-a-kind anthology pulls together the most beloved characters from the best and most popular thriller series today. Worlds collide! In an unprecedented collaboration, twenty-three of the world’s bestselling and critically acclaimed thriller writers have paired their series characters—such as Harry Bosch, Jack Reacher, and Lincoln Rhyme—in an eleven-story anthology curated by the International Thriller Writers (ITW). All of the contributors to FaceOff are ITW members and the stories feature these dynamic duos: · Patrick Kenzie vs. Harry Bosch in “Red Eye,” by Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly · John Rebus vs. Roy Grace in “In the Nick of Time,” by Ian Rankin and Peter James · Slappy the Ventriloquist Dummy vs. Aloysius Pendergast in “Gaslighted,” by R.L. Stine, Douglas Preston, and Lincoln Child · Malachai Samuels vs. D.D. Warren in “The Laughing Buddha,” by M.J. Rose and Lisa Gardner · Paul Madriani vs. Alexandra Cooper in “Surfing the Panther,” by Steve Martini and Linda Fairstein · Lincoln Rhyme vs. Lucas Davenport in “Rhymes With Prey,” by Jeffery Deaver and John Sandford · Michael Quinn vs. Repairman Jack in “Infernal Night,” by Heather Graham and F. Paul Wilson · Sean Reilly vs. Glen Garber in “Pit Stop,” by Raymond Khoury and Linwood Barclay · Wyatt Hunt vs. Joe Trona in “Silent Hunt,” by John Lescroart and T. Jefferson Parker · Cotton Malone vs. Gray Pierce in “The Devil’s Bones,” by Steve Berry and James Rollins · Jack Reacher vs. Nick Heller in “Good and Valuable Consideration,” by Lee Child and Joseph Finder So sit back and prepare for a rollicking ride as your favorite characters go head-to-head with some worthy opponents in FaceOff—it’s a thrill-a-minute read.