A Gentleman's Guide to Etiquette (Nov., $12.95) by Clinton T. Greenleaf III offers expert advice in this follow-up to A Gentleman's Guide to Appearance.
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Scottish Quotations (Sept., $30), edited by David Ross, pays tribute to the whiplashing qualities of the sharp Scot's tongue.
The Assassin's Cloak: An Anthology of the World's Greatest Diarists (Oct., $35), edited by Irene and Alan Taylor. Structured as a book of days with multiple entries by more than 170 different diarists, this unique anthology pays tribute to the most intimate of literary forms.
The African-American Bookshelf: 100 Must-Reads from Before the Civil War Through Today (Dec., $22.50) by Clifford Mason covers subjects such as politics, sports, the arts, civil rights, cultural trends and military history.
FACTS ON FILE
Mythologies of the World: The Illustrated Guide to Mythological Beliefs & Customs (Oct., $29.95) by Michael McKenzie, Richard Prime, Lisa George and Ray Dunning offers a reference to world mythology.
Antarctica and the Arctic: The Complete Encyclopedia (Nov., $60), chief consultant David McGonigal, explores everything there is to know about the two poles.
World Atlas of the Oceans: More Than 200 Maps and Charts of the Ocean Floor (Dec., $50), edited by Dave Monahan, features maps of the geographical landmarks on the ocean floor, along with the marine life that, until recently, has been invisible to humans.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS
The Companion to Southern Literature: Themes, Genres, Places, People, Movements, and Motifs (Jan., $59.95), edited by Joseph M. Flora and Lucinda H. MacKethan, includes every conceivable topic found in Southern writing. Advertising.
PETER PAUPER PRESS
The Essential Writer's Notebook (Sept., $14.99) by Natalie Goldberg provides a step-by-step mini-course on how to write clearly and powerfully.
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Pocket Guide to Flags (Oct., $24.95) by Sue Heady. This A-to-Z picture guide features flags of the world with their history and technical terminology.
The Nobel Scientists: A Biographical Encyclopedia--Centenary Edition (Oct., $75) by George Thomas Kurian profiles scientists of note, illustrating the significant growth of science and technology during the last 100 years.
Exploring the Unknown: Stories of the Supernatural Through the Ages (Sept., $29.95) by Reader's Digest editors collects stories of eerie occurrences and enigmas from the Stone Age to the 21st century; accompanied by more than 450 photos and illustrations.
Psychic Detectives: The Mysterious Use of Paranormal Phenomena in Solving True Crimes (Oct., $24.95) by Jenny Randles and Peter Hough documents the discovery of critical evidence by psychics in more than 65 famous cases.
The Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (Oct., $50), edited by James Trefil, offers a full-color, A-to-Z guide. 70,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. BOMC main.
My Soul Has Grown Deep (Sept., $29.95) by John Edgar Wideman is a compilation of African-American literature, featuring works by Frederick O. Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois and others. 100,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo. 5-city author tour.
How to Raise a Gentleman and ...Lady (Oct., $14.99 each) by Kay West guide parents on how to teach courtesy, etiquette and good manners.
Quotable Reagan (Sept.) by Steve Eubanks and Quotable Hogan (Oct., $14.95 each) by Rich Skyzinski offer words of wisdom from the former president and the golfing great, respectively.
UNIV. OF HAWAII PRESS
Hawaiian National Bibliography, 1780-1900, Vol. 3: 1851-1880 (Nov., $120), compiled and annotated by David W. Forbes. Entries record the last years of Kamehameha III's rule and the first seven years of the Kalakaua era.
UNIV. OF ILLINOIS PRESS
Writing Fiction for Children: Stories Only You Can Tell (Oct., $19.95) by Judy K. Morris offers a time- and workshop-tested approach to writing kids' fiction.
Patches of Godlight: Father Tim's Favorite Quotes (Sept., $24.95) by Jan Karon. Mitford's beloved Episcopal priest now has a leather-bound volume of his most cherished quotes by Mark Twain, C.S. Lewis and others.
The Birthday Book of Saints: Your Powerful Personal Patrons for Every Blessed Day of the Year (Nov., $23.95) by Sean Kelly and Rosemary Rogers provides a witty listing of the saints' "heavenly birthdays" that coincide with our earthly ones.
WALL STREET JOURNAL BOOKS
The Wall Street Journal Guide to Business Style and Usage (Jan., $35) by Paul R. Martin. Originally written for the newspaper's staff, this book has been expanded and revised for the business community. Ad/promo.
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Fall 2001 Hardcovers: Reference