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1 Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
"Two households, both alike in dignity,
In fair Verona, where we lay our scene,
From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,
Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.
From forth the fatal loins of these two foes
A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life;
Whose misadventured piteous overthrows
Do with their death bury their parents' strife..."

The Italian city of Verona is plagued with violence in the streets. The Capulets and the Montagues, two powerful and wealthy houses, have let their rivalry erupt into all-out war. Yet when young Montague heir Romeo sneaks into a Capulet celebration to disrupt it from within, he meets the Capulets' daughter Juliet. The two begin their love affair, doomed from the start, but beautiful enough to transcend fate.

2 Theatre - David Mamet
Auteur : David Mamet
Genre : Theater
If theatre were a religion, explains David Mamet in his opening chapter, "many of the observations and suggestions in this book might be heretical." As always, Mamet delivers on his promise: in Theatre, the acclaimed author of Glengarry Glen Ross and Speed the Plow calls for nothing less than the death of the director and the end of acting theory. For Mamet, either actors are good or they are non-actors, and good actors generally work best without the interference of a director, however well-intentioned. Issue plays, political correctness, method actors, impossible directions, Stanislavksy, and elitists all fall under Mamet's critical gaze. To students, teachers, and directors who crave a blast of fresh air in a world that can be insular and fearful of change, Theatre throws down a gauntlet that challenges everyone to do better, including Mamet himself.

3 Hamlet - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
The ghost of the recently deceased king of Denmark appears on the walls of Elsinore Castle, crying out for vengeance against his brother and murderer, the recently crowned king Claudius. But Prince Hamlet cannot be certain of his own reality. Did he really see a ghost? Is the vengeance his father demands just? Can he murder his own uncle to appease his father? The more Hamlet broods and schemes, a shadow over Elsinore is growing ever darker, until a case of mistaken identity leaves an innocent bystander murdered. Then the entire court descends into a spiral of madness, chaos, bloodshed, and suffering. Shakespeare's most famous tragedy is a bone-chilling examination of justice, revenge, and inaction.

Macbeth
4 Macbeth - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Classics
Returning home from battle, Scottish warrior and nobleman Macbeth encounters three witches, seeking to deliver a prophecy. They tell him that he will ascend in rank, and ultimately become king of Scotland. As the witches' visions begin to become true, Macbeth yearns for the throne. Yet Macbeth's ambition is nothing compared to his wife, who hatches a plan to murder King Duncan and hasten her husband's rise to power. The body count continues to rise as Macbeth destroys everyone and everything around him in an increasingly desperate bid for the glory of the throne.
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Shakespeare
6 Shakespeare in an Hour - Christopher Baker
Auteur : Christopher Baker
Genre : Theater
Playwrights in an Hour
Designed to provide a platform of knowledge and understanding, this innovative series will connect cast, crew, audience members, and students to the playwright on an unprecedented level. With a heightened theater IQ, a more fulfilling theater experience occurs for all involved, cultivating the success of American Theater.

7 Julius Caesar - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
"Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
Of all the wonders that I yet have heard,
It seems to me most strange that men should fear;
Seeing that death, a necessary end,
Will come when it will come."

As Julius Caesar ascends to status of dictator-for-life, Marcus Brutus is deeply disturbed. He loves Rome, wants it to succeed and wants it to thrive, but he fears that Caesar's ascent is threatening the democratic principles of the republic. Meanwhile, Cassius, a fellow senator, is quietly building a conspiracy devoted to removing Caesar once and for all. Torn between patriotism, loyalty to his friend, and his conflicted conscience, Brutus reluctantly agrees to join with the assassins, plotting a strike on the Ides of March...

Othello
8 Othello - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Classics
"Reputation is an idle and most false imposition;
Oft got without merit and lost without deserving."

In the city of Venice, a dark-skinned military commander named Othello secretly marries the young and fair senator's daughter Desdemona. The interracial marriage draws resentments from other Venetians, particularly from the ambitious and envious soldier Iago, who hates Othello for his success, his way with women, and for overlooking him for promotion. Enlisting the help of Roderigo, another soldier lusting after Desdemona, Iago begins to plot to strip Othello of everything he holds dear, concocting a scheme far more sinister and gruesome than murder...

9 Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
An Apple Books Classic edition.

Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy has inspired musicals, ballets, operas, and, of course, countless movies, including Italian director Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 classic and Australian director Baz Luhrmann’s stylish remake starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. The Bard’s play is so fundamental to our culture-and to the popular trope of star-crossed lovers-that we all feel like we know the story of Romeo and Juliet’s doomed love affair.

And yet, have you ever read the original? And if yes, perchance was it a long, long time ago? The beautiful lyricism of Shakespeare’s storytelling makes poring over his words such a complex treat:
What light in yonder window breaks?
Parting is such sweet sorrow.
O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?
These are just a few of the play’s immortal lines.

10 Losing It - Cora Carmack
Auteur : Cora Carmack
Genre : New Adult
The Runaway New York Times and USA Today Bestseller!

Virginity.

Bliss Edwards is about to graduate from college and still has hers. Sick of being the only virgin among her friends, she decides the best way to deal with the problem is to lose it as quickly and simply as possible—a one-night stand. But her plan turns out to be anything but simple when she freaks out and leaves a gorgeous guy alone and naked in her bed with an excuse that no one with half a brain would ever believe.

And as if that weren't embarrassing enough, when she arrives for her first class of her last college semester, she recognizes her new theater professor.

She'd left him naked in her bed about eight hours earlier. . . .

Midsummer
11 A Midsummer Night's Dream - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
"Lovers and madmen have such seething brains,
Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend
More than cool reason ever comprehends.
The lunatic, the lover, and the poet,
Are of imagination all compact..."

Egeus offers his daughter Hermia a choice. She can either marry Demetrius, the man he chose for her, become a nun, or be put to death. Hermia goes with a fourth option: running into the forest to elope with her lover Lysander. Demetrius follows, and Hermia's best friend Helena (herself in love with Demetrius) follows after him.

The love triangle is complicated enough as it is, but when the faerie king Oberon, along with the troublemaker spirit Puck, pulls a prank on his queen involving a love potion, human and faerie alike are tangled up in a hilarious web of confusion and unpredictable romances.

Twelfth
12 Twelfth Night - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
"If music be the food of love, play on;
Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting,
The appetite may sicken and so die.
That strain again! it had a dying fall:
O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound
That breathes upon a bank of violets,
Stealing and giving odour!"

Shipwrecked and alone in a foreign land, Viola makes the best of the situation the only way she can — by disguising herself as a man named Cesario and landing a job as a page for the local Duke. Duke Orsino warms to Viola quickly, and entrusts her with a job, to woo the Countess Olivia, whom he's been pining for. But Viola does too good of a job, and soon Olivia has fallen head-over-heels for "Cesario."

All of that is before the members of Olivia's house convince her snobby right-hand man Malvolio that she secretly in love with him, and before Viola's twin br

Nothing
13 Much Ado About Nothing - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
Spanish prince Don Pedro arrives in Messina following a victory, along with his righthand men, Benedick and Claudio. The local governor welcomes them with open arms, and Claudio falls in love with his daughter, Hero. Benedick, however, is greeted by Beatrice, the governor's niece and a longtime rival. While Beatrice and Benedick trade smart and stinging barbs, Claudio plans to court and marry Hero. But the two couples are oblivious to the scheming of Don John, Don Pedro's bitter and malicious brother, whose lies threaten to sabotage their blossoming relationships.

14 The Taming of the Shrew - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
In Shakespeare's controversial but funny play-within-a-play, the foul-tempered Katherina has managed to keep any suitors away with her aura of nastiness. Her beautiful and demure sister Bianca, on the other hand, has no shortage of interested men, but the girls' father Baptista will not let young Bianca marry until Katherina finds a husband. In order to make Bianca available, her suitors begin searching for a potential match, and find it in the equally strong-willed Petruchio. He goes up against Katherina in a battle of the sexes, which, depending on your critical point-of-view, is either uncomfortably misogynistic or deliberately over-the-top ridiculous.

15 Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Historical
Romeo and Juliet is one of the greatest plays ever written--but let's face it..if you don't understand it, then you are not alone.

With this "TapSpeare" edition, if there's a passage you do not understand, then just tap! A modern version of the passage will pop up. 

We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Tempest
16 The Tempest - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
In exile on a remote island, Prospero has spent the past 12 years studying magic and plotting revenge against his enemies, Alonso, Antonio, and Sebastian. When all his usurpers pass nearby on the same ship, Prospero creates a storm to smash it to pieces and strand them on the island. Through the magic of his personal servant, the spirit Ariel, Prospero manipulates and terrorizes his enemies, building to a confrontation at the heart of the island in Prospero's domain. But in that time, Prospero's daughter Miranda meets and falls for Alonso's son Ferdinand. And Caliban, another of the island's inhabitants resentful of Prospero's rule, hatches a conspiracy with two of the stranded sailors.

Crucible
17 The Crucible - Arthur Miller & Christopher W. E. Bigsby
Auteur : Arthur Miller & Christopher W. E. Bigsby
Genre : Theater
A haunting examination of groupthink and mass hysteria in a rural community
 
The place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of a wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft—and then when those accusations multiply to consume the entire village.

First produced in 1953, at a time when America was convulsed by a new epidemic of witch-hunting, The Crucible brilliantly explores the threshold between individual guilt and mass hysteria, personal spite and collective evil. It is a play that is not only relentlessly suspenseful and vastly moving but that compels readers to fathom their hearts and consciences in ways that only the greatest

18 King Lear - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Literary
"Love's not love when it is mingled with regards that stand aloof from the entire point."

King Lear is old and weary, and has reached the age where it is time to divide his kingdom among his heirs: three daughters named Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia. In a final act of vanity, he tells his daughters that he will determine their inheritance according to how much they profess to love him. Cordelia refuses, and her father disowns her and throws her out of the kingdom. Goneril and Regan inherit the kingdom, but the moment they gain power, they begin to plot against their aging father.

One of the greatest tragedies ever written, King Lear is a powerful, heartbreaking, bleak, and beautiful play.

19 A Raisin in the Sun - Lorraine Hansberry
Auteur : Lorraine Hansberry
Genre : Theater
"Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959.

Indeed Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling, working-class family living on the South Side of Chicago connected profoundly with the psyche of black America--and changed American theater forever.  The play's title comes from a line in Langston Hughes's poem "Harlem," which warns that a dream deferred might "dry up/like a raisin in the sun."

"The events of every passing year add resonance to A Raisin in the Sun," said The New York Times.  "It is as if history is conspiring to make the play a classic."  This Modern Library edition presents the fully res

20 Hamlet - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet is instructed to enact on his uncle Claudius. Claudius had murdered his own brother, Hamlet's father King Hamlet and then taken the throne, marrying his deceased brother's widow, Hamlet's mother Gertrude.

Midsummer
21 A Midsummer Night's Dream - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
Hermia loves Lysander. Lysander loves Hermia, but so does Demetrius. Hermia's friend Helena loves Demetrius. These four find themselves lost deep in the woods and in the middle of a royal fairy row between Titania and Oberon.

22 Hamlet - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
The prince of Denmark tries to summon the will to kill his father's murderer, his uncle and now king.

Richard
23 Richard III - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
When Richard looks at his brother, King Edward IV, he is so blinded by jealousy that he can only see a tyrant. In spite of his brother's peaceful and stabile reign, Richard bemoans it as the "winter of our discontent." Speaking directly to the audience, he informs them of his intentions to tear apart his own family to accelerate his ascent to the throne. As the murders add up, Richard remains cold and unrepentant, proving himself one of the most unforgettably amoral villains in literature. But even as Richard stifles his conscience, he cannot escape being haunted by the ghosts of the many victims of his machinations.

24 Henry V - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
Young King Henry V has been arguing with the French over territory rights. Feeling insulted and wronged by the perceived French inflexibility, the king rallies together his troops to invade. In France, a far larger and more heavily armed cavalry force awaits. Back home, three assassins are plotting to murder the king before his campaign can even begin.

A story that depicts both the glory and the horror of war, Henry V contains inspiring speeches, rousing action, and a charming romance across language barriers.

Nickelodeon
25 Nickelodeon and Disney - Lakhan Sunder
Auteur : Lakhan Sunder
Genre : Theater
A variety of all the favourite shows and characters on Nickelodeon and Disney channel.

Macbeth
26 Macbeth - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
After receiving a prophecy of his future kingship from three witches, Macbeth, encouraged by his wife, murders King Duncan. His reign continues bloodily and his conscience increasingly disturbs him. Finally, Macduff and the other forces of revenge surround Macbeth to kill him.

Macbeth
Edition
27 Macbeth (German Edition) - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
Das Drama beginnt mit dem gespenstischen Auftritt von drei Hexen, die inmitten eines Gewitters darüber beraten, wann und wo sie mit Macbeth zusammentreffen wollen. Gleichzeitig findet bei Forres die letzte Schlacht der königlichen Truppen Duncans gegen den norwegischen König Sweno statt, der vom Rebellen Macdonwald unterstützt wird. Im Feldlager nahe dem Schlachtfeld wird König Duncan darüber unterrichtet, dass Macdonwald von Macbeth besiegt worden sei und der Thane ofCawdor die Rebellion unterstützt habe. Nach dem Sieg der Schotten ordnet Duncan an, Amt und Würden des Verräters auf Macbeth zu übertragen.

Othello
28 Othello - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
Othello, a successful Moorish general in the service of Venice, elopes with Desdemona, the daughter of a Venetian noble. His evil lieutenant Iago works on his jealousy and persuades him that his wife is unfaithful. Overwrought, Othello strangles her then kills himself in grief after the truth is revealed.

29 Faust - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Auteur : Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Genre : Theater
Goethe's FAUST is a classic tragic play, telling the story of a wager between God and Mephistopholes (Satan), who wishes to tempt the central character, Faust, away from righteousness.

Complete
Shakespeare
30 The Complete Works of Shakespeare - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
The most complete collection of Shakespeare's works available in a single book, containing 41 plays, 7 poems and 154 sonnets. This edition includes co-authored and rare apocrypha works, such as Sir Thomas More and Double Falsehood.

Merchant
31 The Merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
The merchant Antonio promises Shylock that if he defaults on his borrowing, he will pay the Jewish money-lender a pound of his flesh. When he can't pay, Shylock insists on his bond. The case goes to court and Bassanio and his new bride Portia finesse some legal loopholes to save their friend.

32 If We Dare to Dream - Collette Scott
Auteur : Collette Scott
Genre : Suspense
Meet the Evans family:

A family torn apart by war and misfortune meets a family held together by the bonds of love.

Two families entwine after one fateful night changes their lives forever. Andrew Sheehan, former elite soldier, returns home from war and is suddenly accused of murder. Only Jamie Evans can prove his innocence.

What would you do?

A single meeting, the memory of one night, holds the key to a murder. If Jamie is correct, she gives a hero back his life. If she is wrong, she risks freeing a murderer from prison. Trusting her instincts, Jamie puts her life on hold and strives to free Andrew despite her family’s misgivings. Determined to do what is right, she vows to help him get his life back on track.

Andrew, feeling betrayed by the country he nearly died protecting, fights the demons he carries in an effort to make thing

33 With the Old Breed - E.B. Sledge
Auteur : E.B. Sledge
Genre : Military
“Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed. He became a chronicler, a historian, a storyteller who turns the extremes of the war in the Pacific—the terror, the camaraderie, the banal and the extraordinary—into terms we mortals can grasp.”—Tom Hanks

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In The Wall Street Journal, Victor Davis Hanson named With the Old Breed one of the top five books on epic twentieth-century battles. Studs Terkel interviewed the author for his definitive oral history, The Good War. Now E. B. Sledge’s acclaimed first-person account of fighting at Peleliu and Okinawa returns to thrill, edify, and inspire a new generation.

An Alabama boy steeped in American history and enamored of such heroes as George Washington and Daniel Boone, Eugene B. Sledge b

Official
Playscript
Original
Production
34 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two: The Official Playscript of the Original West End Production - J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne
Auteur : J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne
Genre : Theater
The official playscript of the original West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

The playscript for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was originally released as a 'special rehearsal edition' alongside the opening of Jack Thorne's play in London's West End in summer 2016. Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, the play opened

Salesman
35 Death of a Salesman - Arthur Miller & Christopher W. E. Bigsby
Auteur : Arthur Miller & Christopher W. E. Bigsby
Genre : Theater
The Pulitzer Prize-winning tragedy of a salesman’s deferred American dream
 
Ever since it was first performed in 1949, Death of a Salesman has been recognized as a milestone of the American theater. In the person of Willy Loman, the aging, failing salesman who makes his living riding on a smile and a shoeshine, Arthur Miller redefined the tragic hero as a man whose dreams are at once insupportably vast and dangerously insubstantial. He has given us a figure whose name has become a symbol for a kind of majestic grandiosity—and a play that compresses epic extremes of humor and anguish, promise and loss, between the four walls of an American living room.

"By common consent, this is one of the finest dramas in the whole range of the American theater." —Brooks Atkinson, The New York Times

"So simple, central, and terrible that t

36 Johnny Carson - Henry Bushkin
Auteur : Henry Bushkin
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs
“A close look at how show business power corrupts . . . The dishiest read of the year.” – Janet Maslin, “Ten Favorite Books of the Year,” New York Times
“Here’s Johnny!” Probably everyone in America knows the phrase, whether they watched every episode of The Tonight Show or none because they had to go to bed early on school nights. From 1962 to 1992, Johnny Carson and his Tonight Show dominated the American consciousness.

Henry Bushkin was Carson’s best friend and lawyer during that period, and his book is a tautly rendered and remarkably nuanced portrait of Carson, revealing not only how he truly was, but why. Bushkin explains why Carson, a voracious (and very talented) womanizer, felt he always had to be married; why he couldn’t visit his son in the hospital and wouldn’t attend his mother’s funeral;

37 Henry IV, Part 1 - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
The crown weighs heavily on King Henry IV. Relations are poor with the Welsh and the Scottish. His former allies from Northumberland, who helped him seize the throne, are revolting over an argument of succession. And his good-for-nothing son Prince Hal would rather spend his time drinking with lowlifes, like the fat, pompous, and charismatic Falstaff, than learning the ways of the court. As the revolution reaches a boiling point, the Prince must step up to his long-neglected responsibilities, make peace with his father, rally together an army of his drunken friends, and finally prove himself fit for the throne.

Tempest
38 The Tempest - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
Prospero, a mage and former Duke of Milan, and his daughter Miranda have been stranded for 12 years on an island. Prospero's brother Antonio, who deposed him, is shipwrecked with his son Ferdinand. By the end Ferdinand and Miranda are married and Prospero, after abjuring magic, regains his title and forgives his betrayers.

39 Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell
Auteur : Margaret Mitchell
Genre : Historical
Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.

Widely considered The Great American Novel, and often remembered for its epic film version, Gone With the Wind explores the depth of human passions with an intensity as bold as its setting in the red hills of Georgia. A superb piece of storytelling, it vividly depicts the drama of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

This is the tale of Scarlett O’Hara, the spoiled, manipulative daughter of a wealthy plantation owner, who arrives at young womanhood just in time to see the Civil War forever change her way of life. A sweeping story of tangled passion and courage, in the pages of Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell brings to life the unforgetta

Salesman
40 Death of a Salesman Willy Lines - Arthur Miller
Auteur : Arthur Miller
Genre : Theater
Death of a Salesman, Dramatists Play Service, without stage directions, Willy's lines highlighted.

41 Julius Caesar - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
Conspirators, some high-minded like Brutus, others not, plot the assassination of the dictator Julius Caesar to save the Roman republic from tyranny. But after Caesar's death, they find themselves reviled by the Roman people and at war with Mark Antony and Octavian.

42 Henry IV, Part 2 - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Classics
With Hotspur dead, the King's army had effectively crushed the rebellion. As the kingdom moves back toward stability, Prince Hal drifts back into hanging out with low company, embarassing his father and again making the court wonder if he is worthy of the throne. Another rebellion is brewing, more insidious and conspiratorial than the last. As the king's health worsens, Prince Hal must prove his worth to the court and reject his former friends for the benefit of the kingdom.

Richard
43 Richard II - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
An argument between the Duke of Norfolk and the king's cousin, Henry, has grown from a dispute over money to an accusation of murder. The two men turn to King Richard II to solve the dilemma, but the king can do little, and the men look to settle with a duel. Moments before the fight begins, Richard stops the duel and banishes the two men. It's an unpopular decision, as is his decision to seize the land and money of his close advisor, and as is his decision to continue to dump money into a needless war. His poor decisions are truly put to the test when Henry returns early from his exile, bringing an army with him.

44 The Dirt - Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx & Mick Mars
Auteur : Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx & Mick Mars
Genre : Biographies & Memoirs
NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL MOVIE STARRING MACHINE GUN KELLY, DANIEL WEBBER, DOUGLAS BOOTH, AND IWAN RHEON, DIRECTED BY JEFF TREMAINE.

Celebrate thirty years of the world's most notorious rock band with the deluxe collectors' edition of The Dirt—the outrageous, legendary, no-holds-barred autobiography of Mötley Crüe. Fans have gotten glimpses into the band's crazy world of backstage scandals, celebrity love affairs, rollercoaster drug addictions, and immortal music in Mötley Crüe books like Tommyland and The Heroin Diaries, but now the full spectrum of sin and success by Tommy Lee, Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil, and Mick Mars is an open book in The Dirt. Even fans already familiar with earlier editions of the bestselling exposé will treasure this gorgeous deluxe edition. Joe Levy at Rolling Stone calls The Dirt "without a doubt . . . the

Coriolanus
45 Coriolanus - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
It is the early days of the Roman Republic. The new government is plagued by riots, food shortages, and resentment between classes. Additionally, the Romans continue to clash with their neighbors and rivals to the south: the Volsci. During an especially vicious battle in the city of Corioles, Roman general Caius Martius finds himself alone and hopelessly outnumbered. After a valiant stand, he emerges blood-soaked but alive, and his heroic exploits quickly make him a legend back home. Taking the name Coriolanus in honor of his victory, the general leverages his new-found fame to enter politics. But the game of politics proves to be far more dangerous than war...

Macbeth
46 Macbeth - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
In 1603, James VI of Scotland ascended the English throne, becoming James I of England. London was alive with an interest in all things Scottish, and Shakespeare turned to Scottish history for material. He found a spectacle of violence and stories of traitors advised by witches and wizards, echoing James’s belief in a connection between treason and witchcraft.

In depicting a man who murders to become king, Macbeth teases us with huge questions. Is Macbeth tempted by fate, or by his or his wife’s ambition? Why does their success turn to ashes?

Like other plays, Macbeth speaks to each generation. Its story was once seen as that of a hero who commits an evil act and pays an enormous price. Recently, it has been applied to nations that overreach themselves and to modern alienation. The line is blurred between Macbeth’s evil and his opponents’ good,

47 Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates a violent world, in which two young people fall in love. It is not simply that their families disapprove; the Montagues and the Capulets are engaged in a blood feud.

In this death-filled setting, the movement from love at first sight to the lovers’ final union in death seems almost inevitable. And yet, this play set in an extraordinary world has become the quintessential story of young love. In part because of its exquisite language, it is easy to respond as if it were about all young lovers.

The authoritative edition of Romeo and Juliet from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes:

-The exact text of the printed book for easy cross-reference
-Hundreds of hypertext links for instant navigation
-Freshly edit

48 As You Like It - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
The elaborate gender reversals in this pastoral comedy set in the Forest of Arden are of considerable interest to modern critics. At one point in the play, the heroine Rosalind becomes a boy pretending to be a girl pretending to be a boy.

49 King Lear - William Shakespeare
Auteur : William Shakespeare
Genre : Theater
Lear decides to abdicate and split his kingdom between his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Cordelia refuses to flatter her father like her sisters and is banished. Goneril and Regan betray Lear who goes mad.

Streetcar
50 A Streetcar Named Desire - Tennessee Williams
Auteur : Tennessee Williams
Genre : Theater
The Pulitzer Prize and Drama Critics Circle Award winning play—reissued with an introduction by Arthur Miller (Death of a Salesman and The Crucible), and Williams' essay "The World I Live In."
It is a very short list of 20th-century American plays that continue to have the same power and impact as when they first appeared—57 years after its Broadway premiere, Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire is one of those plays. The story famously recounts how the faded and promiscuous Blanche DuBois is pushed over the edge by her sexy and brutal brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski. Streetcar launched the careers of Marlon Brando, Jessica Tandy, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden, and solidified the position of Tennessee Williams as one of the most important young playwrights of his generation, as well as that of Elia Kazan as the greatest American stage director of the '40s and '50s.
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