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· Bettina Röhl: „Die RAF hat euch lieb“. Die Bundesrepublik im Rausch von 68 – Eine Familie im Zentrum der Bewegung · The Wife Between Us: A Novel by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen · Everything Has Already Been Written: Moscow Conceptualist Poetry and Performance by Gerald Janecek · The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje wins the Golden Man Booker Prize · Them. A Memoir of Parents by Francine Du Plessix Gray · Mijnheer Cros: Charles Cros · Ernst Haffner: Blutsbrüder. Ein Berliner Cliquenroman · Louis MacNeice: Collected Poems · Jérôme Peignot: Typoèmes. Poésie visuelle · M.C. Escher in Fries Museum · David Lynch & Kristine McKenna: Room to Dream · Tori Telfer: Lady Killers. Deadly Women Throughout History

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Bettina Röhl: „Die RAF hat euch lieb“. Die Bundesrepublik im Rausch von 68 – Eine Familie im Zentrum der Bewegung

Bettina Röhl über ihre letzten gemeinsamen Jahre mit ihrer Mutter Ulrike Meinhof

Brauchte die Bundesrepublik die Revolte von 68? Ist 68 gar das Jahr einer „Neugründung“ der heutigen Bundesrepublik? Die APO-Bewegung – und ihre „Speerspitze“, die RAF – ist das wohl meist beschriebene Thema der neueren politischen Geschichte des Landes. Mit bisher unbekannten Fakten und den Stimmen neuer Zeitzeugen unterlegt, liefert Bettina Röhl, die als Kind die Gründung der RAF hautnah miterlebte, eine spannende Analyse und erzählt die scheinbar bekannte Geschichte neu. Bei ihren Recherchen fand Bettina Röhl zahlreiche bisher unveröffentlichte Briefe, Dokumente und Fotos, die den Leser die damalige Zeit hautnah miterleben und nachvollziehen lassen.

Bettina Röhl wurde 1962 in Hamburg geboren, wo sie 1982 Abitur machte. 1986 begann sie neben ihrem Studium der Geschichte und Germanistik ihr Volontariat bei der Zeitschrift TEMPO. Sie arbeitete für Spiegel TV, Welt online, Cicero, Wirtschaftswoche und viele andere Medien und veröffentlichte zahlreiche Buchbeiträge. 2001 wurde sie mit ihren Veröffentlichungen zu Joschka Fischers Gewaltvergangenheit in stern und BILD bekannt. Nach „So macht Kommunismus Spaß“ ist „Die RAF hat euch lieb“ ihr zweites historisch-biographisches Buch über die linke Geschichte der Bundesrepublik.

Bettina Röhl
„Die RAF hat euch lieb“
Die Bundesrepublik im Rausch von 68
Eine Familie im Zentrum der Bewegung
Gebundenes Buch mit Schutzumschlag,
640 Seiten,
13,5 x 21,5 cm mit 16 S. Bildteil
ISBN: 978-3-453-20150-7
€ 24,00
Verlag: Heyne Verlag
Erschienen: 10.04.2018
Sprache: Deutsch

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The Wife Between Us: A Novel by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen

Thriller with film rights sold to the creators of The Girl On the Train.

This one will keep you guessing.’ – Anita Shreve, author of The Stars are Fire When you read this book, you will make many assumptions. It’s about a jealous wife, obsessed with her replacement. It’s about a younger woman set to marry the man she loves.

The first wife seems like a disaster; her replacement is the perfect woman. You will assume you know the motives, the history, the anatomy of the relationships. You will be wrong. The Wife Between Us is the first collaboration between Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen.

Greer Hendricks spent over two decades as an editor. Prior to her tenure in book publishing, she worked at Allure Magazine and earned her Masters in Journalism from Columbia University. Her writing has been published in the New York Times and Publishers Weekly. Greer lives in Manhattan with her husband, two children, and very needy dog, Rocky. The Wife Between Us is her first novel.

Sarah Pekkanen is the internationally and USA Today bestselling author of several novels including Skipping a Beat. A former investigative journalist and feature writer, her work has been published in The Washington Post, USA Today, and many others. She is the mother of three sons and lives just outside Washington, D.C.

Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen
The Wife Between Us
Trade Paperback
Publ Date: July 26, 2018
Category: Fiction / Thriller
Publisher: Pan Books / Macmillan
Pages: 352
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1509842837
ISBN-13: 978-1509842834

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Everything Has Already Been Written: Moscow Conceptualist Poetry and Performance by Gerald Janecek

In this book, Gerald Janecek provides a comprehensive account of Moscow Conceptualist poetry and performance, arguably the most important development in the arts of the late Soviet period and yet one underappreciated in the West.

Such innovative poets as Vsevolod Nekrasov, Lev Rubinstein, and Dmitry Prigov are among the most prominent literary figures of Russia in the 1980s and 1990s, yet they are virtually unknown outside Russia. The same is true of the numerous active Russian performance art groups, especially the pioneering Collective Actions group, led by the brilliantly inventive Andrey Monastyrsky.

Everything Has Already Been Written strives to make Moscow Conceptualism more accessible, to break the language barrier and to foster understanding among an international readership by thoroughly discussing a broad range of specific works and theories. Janecek’s study is the first comprehensive analysis of Moscow Conceptualist poetry and theory, vital for an understanding of Russian culture in the post-Conceptualist era.

Gerald Janecek is professor emeritus of Russian and Eastern Studies at the University of Kentucky. He is the author of The Look of Russian Literature: Avant-Garde Visual Experiments, 1900-1930; ZAUM: The Transrational Poetry of Russian Futurism; and Sight and Sound Entwined: Studies of the New Russian Poetry.

Gerald Janecek (Author)
Everything Has Already Been Written
Moscow Conceptualist Poetry and Performance
Paper Text – $39.95
ISBN 978-0-8101-3901-5
Cloth Text – $120.00
ISBN 978-0-8101-3902-2
Publication Date: December 2018
Series: Studies in Russian Literature and Theory
Literature & Criticism
Russia Drama & Performance Studies
Page Count 312 pages
Northwestern University Press

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The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje wins the Golden Man Booker Prize

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje (Bloomsbury) has been crowned the best work of fiction from the last five decades of the Man Booker Prize. The Golden Man Booker winner was revealed at the Man Booker 50 Festival in Royal Festival Hall at Southbank Centre.

The winner of this special one-off award for the Man Booker Prize’s 50th anniversary celebrations was chosen by the public.

The Golden Man Booker Prize, a special one-off award to celebrate the 50th anniversary in 2018, crowns the best work of fiction from the last five decades of the prize, as chosen by five judges and then voted for by the public.

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje is set in 1945.

The English Patient explores the lives of four very disparate war torn people, a young woman and three men, who take refuge in a damaged villa north of Florence as the war retreats around them.

In an upstairs room lies the badly burned English patient, alive but unable to move. His extraordinary adventures and turbulent love affair in the North African desert before the war provide the focus around which the vivid tales of his companions revolve.

His very presence will forever change the destiny of those around him.

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Them. A Memoir of Parents by Francine Du Plessix Gray

Tatiana du Plessix, the wife of a French diplomat, was a beautiful, sophisticated “white Russian” who had been the muse of the famous Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovsky.

Alexander Liberman, the ambitious son of a prominent Russian Jew, was a gifted magazine editor and aspiring artist. As part of the progressive artistic Russian émigré community living in Paris in the 1930s, the two were destined to meet. They began a passionate affair, and the year after Paris was occupied in World War II they fled to New York with Tatiana’s young daughter, Francine.

There they determinedly rose to the top of high society, holding court to a Who’s Who list of the midcentury’s intellectuals and entertainers. Flamboyant and outrageous, bold and brilliant, they were irresistible to friends like Marlene Dietrich, Salvador Dalí, and the publishing tycoon Condé Nast. But to those who knew them well they were also highly neurotic, narcissistic, and glacially self-promoting, prone to cut out of their lives, with surgical precision, close friends who were no longer of use to them.

Tatiana became an icon of New York fashion, and the hats she designed for Saks Fifth Avenue were de rigueur for stylish women everywhere. Alexander Liberman, who devotedly raised Francine as his own child from the time she was nine, eventually came to preside over the entire Condé Nast empire. The glamorous life they shared was both creative and destructive and was marked by an exceptional bond forged out of their highly charged love and raging self-centeredness. Their obsessive adulation of success and elegance was elevated to a kind of worship, and the high drama that characterized their lives followed them to their deaths. Tatiana, increasingly consumed with nostalgia for a long-lost Russia, spent her last years addicted to painkillers. Shortly after her death, Alexander, then age eighty, shocked all who knew him by marrying her nurse.

Them: A Portrait of Parents is a beautifully written homage to the extraordinary lives of two fascinating, irrepressible people who were larger than life emblems of a bygone age. Written with honesty and grace by the person who knew them best, this generational saga is a survivor’s story. Tatiana and Alexander survived the Russian Revolution, the fall of France, and New York’s factory of fame. Their daughter, Francine, survived them.

Francine du Plessix Gray is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and the author of numerous essays and books, including Simone Weil, At Home with the Marquis de Sade: A Life, Rage and Fire, Lovers and Tyrants, and Soviet Women. She lives with her husband, the painter Cleve Gray.

Francine Du Plessix Gray
A Memoir of Parents
Penguin Books
544 Pages
ISBN 9780143037194

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Mijnheer Cros: Charles Cros

Mijnheer Cros gaat op een bijzondere manier in op het leven van Charles Cros (1842-1888).

Deze literaire ingenieur (Liesbeth van Nes) en boeiende buitenstaander (Bernlef) kan worden genoemd als de literaire voorloper op Dada, het surrealisme en het absurdisme, maar ook als de commercieel weinig gewiekste uitvinder van de fonograaf, de kleurenfotografie en (met een knipoog) de communicatie met andere planeten.

Een bescheiden selectie van zijn poëzie en monologen vormt in samenhang met zijn hinkende privéleven, de springplank voor losjes op zijn leven geïnspireerde schetsen, in proza, poëzie en beeld van Harry van Doveren, Kreek Daey Ouwens, Theo Rikken en Ineke van Doorn.

Charles Cros (1842-1888) was een Frans dichter. Hij mag worden gezien als een van de literaire voorlopers van het dadaïsme, het surrealisme en het absurdisme. Daarnaast was hij uitvinder van de fonograaf en de kleurenfotografie. Het lukte hem echter niet deze uitvindingen te gelde te maken.


Mijnheer Cros
Cros, Charles
Rikken, Theo – Doveren, Harry van – Doorn, Ineke van – Daey Ouwens, Kreek
ISBN 978-90-8684-162-2
Formaat: 12.5 x 20 cm.
Omvang: 128 pag.
Uitgeverij IJzer

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Ernst Haffner: Blutsbrüder. Ein Berliner Cliquenroman

Anfang der 1930er Jahre lebten in Berlin und anderen deutschen Großstädten infolge der prekären wirtschaftlichen Verhältnisse tausende Jugendliche auf der Strasse.

Sie verdingten sich als Tagelöhner und Laufburschen, aber häufig führte ihr Weg sie auch in die Kriminalität oder Prostitution. Zuflucht und ein wenig Sicherheit und soziale Wärme fanden sie in selbstorganisierten Cliquen. Sie boten aber nicht nur Schutz, sondern waren auch Ausdruck einer proletarischen Jugend-Subkultur.

In stillgelegten Fabrikbaracken traf man sich, trank, tanzte und pflegte einen Lebensstil, der durch den Hass auf die bürgerliche Gesellschaft und die Welt der Erwachsenen geprägt war. In diesem heute vergessenen, aber gut dokumentierten Milieu ist dieser von Ernst Haffner geschriebene und unter den Nazis verbotene und bei den Bücherverbrennungen öffentlich zerstörte Roman angesiedelt.

Im Mittelpunkt stehen zwei aus Erziehungseinrichtungen geflüchtete Jugendliche und die Clique der Blutsbrüder, der sie sich nach ihrer Ankunft in Berlin anschließen. Erst glücklich, dort aufgenommen worden zu sein, realisieren sie bald, dass sich die “Blutsbrüder” unter der Leitung ihres Anführers immer mehr zu einer professionellen Bande entwickeln, die mit Einbrüchen, Laden- und Trickdiebstählen ihre Existenz sichern.

Beide probieren sich mit aller Kraft gegen ihr Schicksal zu stemmen und sich eine bescheidene, aber unabhängige Existenz aufzubauen.

Ernst Haffner arbeitete zwischen 1925 und 1933 als Journalist und Sozialarbeiter in Berlin. Mit der Machtergreifung der NSDAP verliert sich seine Spur. Sein 1932 unter dem Titel “Jugend auf der Landstraße Berlin” erschienener und einziger Roman wurde von den Nazis verboten und öffentlich verbrannt. In Vergessenheit geraten, erschien das Buch nun 80 Jahre nach seiner Erstveröffentlichung ein zweites Mal: unter dem Titel “Blutsbrüder”.


Ernst Haffner: Blutsbrüder
Ein Berliner Cliquenroman.
Originaltitel: Jugend auf der Landstraße.
Aufbau Taschenbuch Verlag
Deutsche Sprache
260 Seiten
EAN: 9783746630694
ISBN: 374663069X

Ernst Haffner
Blood Brothers
Originaltitel: Blutsbrüder.
‘Vintage Books’.
Michael Hofmann Translator
Random House UK Ltd
2016 – 224 p.
EAN: 9780099597377
ISBN: 0099597373

Ernst Haffner
Vertaald door Anne Folkertsma
Uitgever De Bezige Bij
176 pagina’s
Met illustraties


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Louis MacNeice: Collected Poems

In the decades since his death in 1963, Louis MacNeice’s reputation as a poet (and, indeed, amongst poets) has grown steadily, and there are now several generations of readers in Ireland, Britain, and beyond, for whom he is one of the essential poets of the twentieth century.

His work has also received increasing attention from academic writers and students. For both readers and critics, the nature of MacNeice’s poetic work as a whole is a matter of importance, and the second posthumous Collected Poems, entirely re-edited by Peter McDonald, attempts, for the first time, to print MacNeice’s poetry in groupings corresponding closely to the collections published by Faber between 1935 and 1963. This makes it easier to read the poet in the published forms in which he was read by his contemporaries.

In choosing to re-create the environments of MacNeice’s individual volumes of poetry, moreover, this new Collected reflects the opinion that MacNeice works best in and through those separate volumes, particularly so in the brilliant return to form – and unique kinds of return on lyric form itself – of the last three collections.

The texts of the poems in the new edition are based on a comparison of all printed versions, as revised in the light of the poet’s later thoughts. This has resulted in a large number of changes. It is hoped that the present edition presents MacNeice’s poetry more accurately, as well as more fully, than all previous collections.

The new Collected Poems also includes, as appendices, The Last Ditch – the short book of poems which MacNeice published with the Cuala Press in 1940 – and The Revenant, a cycle of songs written for MacNeice’s wife, the singer Hedli Anderson, a selection of uncollected early poems, and from Blind Fireworks, MacNeice’s first published book of verse.

Louis MacNeice was born in Belfast in 1907, the son of a Church of Ireland rector, later a bishop. He was educated in England at Sherborne, Marlborough and Merton College, Oxford. His first book of poems, Blind Fireworks, appeared in 1929, and he subsequently worked as a translator, literary critic, playwright, autobiographer, BBC producer and feature writer. The Burning Perch, his last volume of poems, appeared shortly before his death in 1963.

Louis MacNeice
Collected Poems
faber publ.
ISBN 9780571331383
880 pages

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Jérôme Peignot: Typoèmes. Poésie visuelle

Jérôme Peignot, romancier, essayiste, est aussi l’auteur d’une œuvre poétique consacrée à interroger l’écriture dans sa matérialité, proposant de celle-ci une lecture typographique ludique.

Dans ce recueil imaginatif et facétieux de typoèmes, chiffres, lettres, palindromes, anagrammes, esperluettes, virgules… sont autant d’images alphabétiques nouvelles pour “retrouver l’étymologie graphique des êtres et des choses”.

Une poésie visuelle concrète qui révèle ainsi, par l’invention, l’humour et l’impromptu, “les mécanismes graphiques jusque dans leurs intimes arcanes, et partant, témoigne qu’ils ne sont pas lettres mortes”.

Jérôme Peignot, poète et écrivain, a publié une trentaine d’ouvrages, régulièrement réédités, dont Typoésie (Éditions de l’imprimerie nationale, 1993 réée. 2005), Typoèmes (Seuil, 2003) et Les Jeux de l’amour et du langage (10/1, 1974 rééd. 2009). Ces dernières années, il creuse le sillon de la poésie et publie des sonnets dans la revue Conférence ou en recueils (Éditions des cendres, Éditions de l’amandier).

Jérôme Peignot
Poésie visuelle
Hors collection
Actes Sud
Novembre, 2017
11,5 x 17,0
156 pages
ISBN 978-2-330-08731-9
prix indicatif: 16,80€

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M.C. Escher in Fries Museum

Het Fries Museum haalt M.C. Escher terug naar zijn geboortestad Leeuwarden. In Escher op reis (28 april t/m 28 oktober 2018) volg je zijn ontwikkeling van grafisch talent tot wereldberoemd kunstenaar.

Met meer dan tachtig originele prenten, circa twintig tekeningen en diverse foto’s en voorwerpen treed je in de voetsporen van de reislustige graficus, die in Italië, Zwitserland en Spanje inspiratie vond voor zijn bekendste werken.

De reis begint in het grauwe platte Nederland en voert je mee naar de zon en de bergen van de Méditerranée. Eschers reislust blijkt bepalend voor zijn artistieke ontwikkeling. De schetsen die hij onderweg maakte, zijn de inspiratie voor de topstukken waarin hij jaren later de werkelijkheid naar zijn hand zette. De tentoonstelling eindigt met deze iconische werken die Escher zo bekend en geliefd maken.

Maurits Cornelis Escher (1898-1972) werd geboren in het stadspaleis van Leeuwarden, waar tegenwoordig Keramiekmuseum Princessehof gevestigd is. Na zijn studie trok Escher de wijde wereld in.

Hij verhuisde naar Italië, waar hij gelukkige en productieve jaren beleefde. Op een ezel trok hij de bergen in om charmante dorpjes en karakteristieke vergezichten vast te leggen. Zodra het donker werd bond hij een zaklampje aan zijn knoopsgat en schetste hij de aanblik van Rome bij nacht.

De prenten uit deze periode verraden Eschers fascinatie voor opvallende perspectieven en beeldcompilaties. Na omzwervingen langs Zwitserland en België belandde hij uiteindelijk in Baarn. Daar verwerkte Escher zijn mediterraanse indrukken tot complexe beelden en onmogelijke werelden. Aan het einde van Eschers reis laat hij met topstukken als Belvédère (1958) en Metamorphose II (1939-1940) niet alleen zijn technische kunnen en wiskundige trucjes zien; wie goed kijkt ontdekt ook zijn voorliefde voor het Italiaanse landschap.

Het jaar dat Leeuwarden Culturele Hoofdstad van Europa is, staat het Fries Museum in het teken van Escher. Naast Escher op reis, presenteert het museum het hele jaar de tentoonstelling Phantom Limb: art beyond Escher. Met indrukwekkende installaties zetten hedendaagse (inter)nationale kunstenaars je op het verkeerde been. Ze scheppen een wereld waarin niets is wat het lijkt, net zoals Escher dat deed. Bovendien daagt het museum mensen uit om zich te laten inspireren door de wereldberoemde graficus. De uiteenlopende projecten worden samengebracht op  # website

m.c. escher
escher op reis
Nog t/m 28 oktober 2018
Fries Museum – leeuwarden

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Bij de grootschalige tentoonstelling Escher op reis verschijnt een tweetalige publicatie in het Nederlands en Engels. Net als in de tentoonstelling volg je in het boek de reizen van de wereldberoemde graficus M.C. Escher, die een bepalende invloed hadden op zijn persoonlijke en artistieke ontwikkeling. De catalogus bevat alle prenten die te zien zijn in Escher op reis en kost 29,95 euro. Het boek wordt uitgegeven door het Fries Museum in samenwerking met de M.C. Escher Stichting, Maurits S.r.l. en WBOOKS.

Escher op reis – Escher’s Journey
Federico Giudiceandrea
In samenwerking met het Fries Museum
Tentoonstelling t/m 28 oktober 2018
ISBN 978 94 625 8275 0
Aantal pagina’s 186
Formaat 20 x 25 cm
Illustraties ca. 100 afbeeldingen kleur
Uitvoering Hardback
WBooks –  2018
Taal Engels, Nederlands
Wbooks – € 29,95

Exhibition M.C. Escher in Fries Museum
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David Lynch & Kristine McKenna: Room to Dream

David Lynch – co-creator of Twin Peaks and writer and director of groundbreaking films such as Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive – opens up about a lifetime of extraordinary creativity, the friendships he has made along the way and the struggles he has faced – sometimes successful, sometimes not – to bring his projects to fruition.

Part-memoir, part-biography, Room to Dream interweaves Lynch’s own reflections on his life with the story of those times, as told by Kristine McKenna, drawing from extensive and explosive interviews with ninety of Lynch’s friends, family members, actors, agents, musicians and collaborators. Lynch responds to each recollection and reveals the inner story of the life behind the art.

David Lynch advanced to the front ranks of international cinema in 1977 with the release of his first film, the startlingly original Eraserhead. Since then, Lynch has been nominated for three Best Director Academy Awards for The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive, was awarded the Palme d’Or for Wild at Heart and has established himself as an artist of tremendous range and wit. In 1990, Twin Peaks mania swept the world when his groundbreaking television series premiered on ABC. A new season of Twin Peaks aired in May 2017 to widespread acclaim.

Kristine McKenna is a widely published critic and journalist who wrote for the Los Angeles Times from 1977 to 1998. Her profiles and criticism have appeared in Artforum, The New York Times, Artnews, Vanity Fair, The Washington Post and Rolling Stone Magazine.

“Everybody has theories about what the show is about, which is great, and it wouldn’t matter if I explained my theory. Things have harmonics, and if you’re true to an idea as much as you can be, then the harmonics will be there and they’ll be truthful even though they may be abstract” David Lynch in the New York Times on his new book, Room to Dream.

Room to Dream
David Lynch & Kristine McKenna
592 pages
Publisher: Canongate Books;
Main edition (19 Jun. 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1782118381
ISBN-13: 978-1782118381
Product Dimensions: 16.2 x 4.8 x 24 cm

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Tori Telfer: Lady Killers. Deadly Women Throughout History

Author Tori Telfer’s “Lady Killers,” a thrilling and entertaining compendium, investigates female serial killers and their crimes through the ages.

When you think of serial killers throughout history, the names that come to mind are ones like Jack the Ripper, John Wayne Gacy, and Ted Bundy. But what about Tillie Klimek, Moulay Hassan, Kate Bender?

The narrative we’re comfortable with is the one where women are the victims of violent crime, not the perpetrators. In fact, serial killers are thought to be so universally, overwhelmingly male that in 1998, FBI profiler Roy Hazelwood infamously declared in a homicide conference, “There are no female serial killers.”

Lady Killers, based on the popular online series that appeared on Jezebel and The Hairpin, disputes that claim and offers fourteen gruesome examples as evidence.

Though largely forgotten by history, female serial killers such as Erzsébet Báthory, Nannie Doss, Mary Ann Cotton, and Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova rival their male counterparts in cunning, cruelty, and appetite for destruction.

Lady Killers
Deadly Women Throughout History
by Tori Telfer
ISBN: 9780062433732
ISBN 10: 0062433733
Imprint: Harper Perennial
Pages: 352
List Price: 15.99 USD
TRUE CRIME – Murder- Serial Killers -History – Women
Illustrations by Dame Darcy

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