New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo is back after her stunning adult debut NINTH HOUSE with HELL BENT, another dazzling story of dark magic and murder set among the Ivy League elite. Galaxy “Alex” Stern is determined to break Darlington out of hell—even if it costs her a future at Lethe and at Yale. […]
For all the Yogis out there looking for their next yoga memoir fix, look no further than HELL-BENT: Obsession, Pain, and the Search for Something Like Transcendence in Competitive Yoga by Benjamin Lorr.
Benjamin Lorr walked into his first yoga studio on a whim, overweight and curious, and quickly found the yoga reinventing his life. He was studying Bikram Yoga (or “hot yoga”) when a run-in with a master and competitive yoga champion led him into an obsessive subculture—a group of yogis for whom eight hours of practice a day in 110- degree heat was just the beginning.
"Meticulously researched, suspenseful and engrossing." -Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Backbending and bliss, stretching and sweating, bonding and betrayal have rarely seemed so complementary. Hell-Bent is sure to turn readers' impressions of yoga upside down." -Booklist (starred review)
POSER: My Life in Twenty-three Yoga Poses by Claire Dederer.