The Best of Leifer (Sept., $75), photos by Neil Leifer, collects images from sports to celebrities to politics.
Earth from Above 365 Days (Sept., $29.95) by Yann Arthus-Bertrand assembles 365 aerial photographs. Advertising.
New York Exposed: Photographs from the Daily News (Nov., $39.95), edited by Shawn O'Sullivan, ties in with an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York showing images that graced the newspaper from 1920-1999. Ad/promo.
ANTIQUE COLLECTORS' CLUB
Soweto: A South African Legend (Sept., $60) by Stephen Laufer contains photos of past and present Soweto and includes an interview with Nelson Mandela.
The History of Photography: As Seen Through the Spira Collection (Oct., $75) by S.F. Spira with Eaton S. Lothrop Jr. references more than 450 four-color images spanning the advent of dry plates and roll film through the invention of the motion picture.
Eliot Porter: The Color of Wildness (Oct., $60), photos by Eliot Porter, is a retrospective of his environmentally and politically charged career accompanying a traveling exhibition to open at the Amon Carter Museum, Fort. Worth, Tx., in December 2002.
I Wanna Take Me a Picture (Sept., $24) by Wendy Ewald with Alexandra Lightfoot uses anecdotes to involve children in photography.
Aboriginal Australians: Spirit of Arnhem Land (Sept., $39.95) by Penny Tweedie views the people's lives, art and culture via 200 color photographs.
Seen: Black Style UK (Sept., $39.95), compiled by Ekow Eshun, mixes quotes and observations with 300 images taken by style, music and fashion photographers that laud the energy of black culture in Britain.
BRIGHT SKY PRESS
(dist. by Sterling)
When Did I See You Hungry? (Oct., $29.95) by Gerard Thomas Straub portrays the faces of the gravely poor around the globe to focus on world hunger.
(dist. by IPG)
American Dream Car in Cuba: Vintage Cars on the Road (Sept., $39.95) by Martino Fagiuoli and Alejandro G. Alonso Rodrígues captures the glamour of vehicles from the 1920s to the '50s as seen across the Cuban landscape; available in Spanish.
DILLON BEACH PRESS
(dist. by LPC)
Mother (Sept., $49.95), photos by Jim Erickson, is divided into two sections: Heaven, influenced by the old masters and Earth, documentary in style.
Torero (Oct., $75) by Gloria Pardo Vargas, photos by Ruven Afanador, features 180 b&w portraits of young matadors attired in costumes from museum collections.
West Point (Feb., $75), photos by Marcia Lippman, is a visual celebration of West Point life to coincide with the academy's bicentennial.
FORDHAM UNIV. PRESS
Central Park: A Photographic Excursion (Nov.; $35, paper $20) by James Freund reflects the breadth of endless visual possibilities in this urban haven.
Disciple & Master (Sept., $50), photos and text by Joel-Peter Witkin, unites Witkin's work with images by Charles Negre, Walker Evans, Horst and Cartier-Bresson that inspired them.
Lower East Side/N.Y.C. (Nov., $29.95), photos by Clayton Patterson, is a two-decade-long photo-diary of life on the streets.
GALLAUDET UNIV. PRESS
Deaf Girls Rule: A Photographic Essay of the 1999 Champion Gallaudet University Women's Basketball Team (Sept., $39.95), edited by Wendy Tiefenbacher, follows the team to the "Sweet Sixteen" rung as recorded by the university's photography students.
DIE GESTALTEN VERLAG
Explosions/With-Without My Friends (Oct., $39.99), edited by Robert Klanten, presents the works of the Swiss conceptual artist and designer, Christian Andersen.
Walker Evans: Cuba (Sept., $24.95). An essay by Andrei Codrescu joins this collection of more than 70 photographs taken by Evans in 1933.
GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER
Fall Colors Across North America (Sept., $39.95), photos by Anthony E. Cook, tours autumn's tapestry.
Nevada (Oct., $39.95), photos by Deon Reynolds, contrasts the state's abundant natural beauty found at Black Rock Desert, Wheeler Peak and Lake Tahoe with the copious glitter of Las Vegas and Reno.
(dist. by D.A.P.)
1712 North Crescent Heights: Dennis Hopper Photographs 1962-1968 (Nov., $75), edited by Marin Hopper (his daughter), harvests the actor/artist's early Hollywood images of family and friends including Ike and Tina Turner, Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim. Advertising.
Indian Country (Oct., $49.95) by Gwendolen Cates features candid portraits of Native American life today.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
Camelot at Dawn: Jacqueline and John Kennedy in Georgetown, May 1954 (Nov., $24.95) by Anne Garside, photos by Orlando Suero, depicts the couple during their first year of marriage in their first house.
INDIANA UNIV. PRESS
Children of the Depression (Sept., $35), edited by Kathleen Thompson and Hilary Mac Austin, collects images by such Depression-era photographers as Dorothea Lang, Walker Evans and Ben Shahn.
Still Life: Irving Penn Photographs 1938-2000 (Sept., $85) is devoted to the master's still-life work.
Life: World War 2 (Oct., $60) by Richard B. Stolley is a comprehensive pictorial history of the war including recently released government photos from Germany and Russia. 150,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Light from Within (Oct., $50) by Linda McCartney documents 30 years of the late photographer's life.
Shots in the Dark (Oct., $24.95) by Gail Buckland assembles crime photos from the dawn of photography to the present and accompanies a Court-TV special. 50,000 first printing.
Route 66: 2297 Miles from Chicago to LA (Sept., $29.95) contains newly commissioned photos alongside historic shots of "America's Main Street." 50,000 first printing.
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Natural Beauty: Farber Nudes (Oct. $49.95) by Robert Farber includes landscapes and still-lifes in addition to nudes. Advertising.
Friendship: A Celebration of Humanity and Love:... (both Sept., $50 each) complete a trio of books begun with Family containing themed images taken by more than 100 professional and amateur photographers. 75,000 first printing each. $250,000 combined ad/promo.
The High Himalaya (Oct., $44.95), photos by Art Wolfe, presents the people, culture, wildlife and mountain vistas of the Himalaya.
(dist. by Princeton Architectural Press)
Snow (Oct., $TBA) by Thomas Flechtner gathers representations of snow as metaphors.
Portraits of America: Photographs and Essays by William Albert Allard (Oct., $50) is a four-decade retrospective with 165 diverse images, from blues singers to the Minnesota lakes.
Fashion (Nov., $50) by Cathy Newman assembles 200 photographs from the National Geographic collection to trace the cultural significance of what we wear.
W.W. NORTON/LYNDHURST BOOKS
Dream Street: W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh Project, 1955-1958 (Oct., $39.95), edited by Sam Stephenson, essay by Alan Trachtenberg, is culled from more than 16,000 photographs that document the city at mid-century. Author publicity.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
Sand County Almanac (Nov., $35) by Aldo Leopold, photos by Michael Sewell, is a gift edition of Leopold's classic work, asking for responsible wildlife and wilderness conservation; Sewell has a long-standing relationship with the Sierra Club.
PAPER MIRROR PRESS
(dist. by Northwestern Univ. Press)
Park Life: The Summer of 1977 at Comiskey Park (Sept., $60) by Peter Elliott is an affectionate glimpse of Chicago White Sox fans.
(dist. by Trafalgar Square)
London in the Sixties, New York..., Paris..., and San Francisco... (all Sept., $24.95 each), edited by George Perry, gather decade-specific images to present cultural perspectives on these cities.
Zen Dog (Sept., $17) by Toni Tucker and Judith Adler recognizes the Buddha nature of our canine companions. Advertising.
Crosstown (Sept., $75), photos by Helen Levitt, collects 167 images of New York City from the 1930s through the 1980s. $15,000 ad/promo.
Men Before 10 A.M. Too (Oct., $45), photos by Véronique Vial, is a redesigned and reformatted reprint that adds new photographs of male celebrities--including Antonio Sabado Jr. and Jackie Chan--to the likes of Robert De Niro, Arthur Miller, Karl Lagerfeld and more. $100,000ad/promo.
Sidewalk Stories (Nov., $50), photos by Salvo Galano, focuses on the homeless who have found assistance at the Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen in New York City. Ad/promo.
American Portraits (Oct., $65) by Reiner Leist pairs childhood photos next to Leist's portrait of the subject who then share their feelings about the meaning of America.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
Cities from the Sky: An Aerial Portrait of America (Oct., $50) by Thomas J. Campanella, collects more than 125 images of historic moments and landmarks that were taken between 1920-1960 by the Fairchild Aerial Survey Co. photographers.
Shooting Bears: The Adventures of a Wildlife Photographer (Sept., $50) by John Pezzenti Jr. covers more than 28 years of intimacy with bears in the wilderness.
Timothy White: Portraits (Sept., $75) by Timothy White is a collection of celebrity portraits.
(dist. by D.A.P.)
The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century (Nov., $85), edited by Andrew Roth, is a reference work of essays that serves as a history of the photography book. Advertising.
ST. MARTIN'S PRESS
Sepia Dreams: A Celebration of Black Achievement Through Words and Images: Photographs and Interviews by Matthew Jordan Smith (Nov., $29.95) by Dionne Bennett gathers 50 black celebrities.
SIERRA CLUB BOOKS
Wild L.A.: A Celebration of the Natural Areas in and Around the City (Nov., $40) by James Lawrence highlights the wild landscapes, flora and fauna found in and around Los Angeles.
(dist. by Rizzoli USA)
Zagorski: Lost Africa (Oct., $45) by Pierre Loos shares previously unpublished photographs taken in Africa during the 1920s and '30s.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION PRESS
Looking at Life Magazine (Oct., $29.95) by Erika Doss reflects upon the impact of the iconic magazine.
STEWART, TABORI & CHANG
Aquatics (Nov., $35) by Henry Horenstein shoots various angles of deep sea creatures to create 57 eerie and spooky photos.
The National Enquirer: Thirty Years of Unforgettable Images (Nov., $45) showcases more than three decades of photographic scoops. 50,000 first printing.
TEMPLE UNIV. PRESS
The Black Female Body: A Photographic History (Feb., $50) by Deborah Willis and Carla Williams is a panorama of black women, including glamour shots of celebrities from Josephine Baker to Grace Jones.
THAMES & HUDSON
The Mindful Moment (Oct., $50) by Tim Page. The photographer selects images taken while living and traveling in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia from the war years to the present. BOMC selection.
TOTAL SPORTS PUBLISHING
Knockouts: Five Decades of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Photography (Oct., $50), edited by Steve Hoffman, follows the evolution of the swimsuit issue from its 1964 debut.
Starlet: Photographs from the Hollywood Front Lines (Nov., $35) by Nancy Ellison is a collection of photos taken from 1970-1995.
Suave: The Latin Male Book (Nov.; $40, paper $29.95) by Carmen Armillas et al. is a new look at American male beauty.
UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
American Byzantium: Photographs of Las Vegas (Sept., $35) by Virgil Hancock III and Gregory McNamee exposes the city's multiple faces, from glamorous to despairing.
UNIV. OF TEXAS PRESS
Small Deaths (Nov., $65), photos by Kate Breakey, gathers 81 hand-colored images of found dead animal remains that can appear very much alive.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
African American Writers: Portraits and Visions (Nov., $40) by Lynda Koolish brings together portraits of more than 50 writers, including Maya Angelou and Derek Walcott.
Dogtionary: Meaningful Portraits of Dogs (Sept., $19.95), photos by Sharon Montrose, is an affectionate tribute in 90 images to man's best friends, idiosyncrasies and all.
Femme Fatale: Famous Beauties Then and Now (Nov., $35) by Bridget Foley, photos by Michael Thompson. Celebrity stylist Serge Normant, transforms today's beauties into likenesses from the past: Elizabeth Hurely vamps as Mata Hari and Britney Spears evokes Grace Kelly.
The Jazz Image: Masters of Jazz Photography (Sept., $35) by Lee Tanner chooses images from 24 photographers who include Gjon Mili and Bill Claxton.
Along the Appalachian Trail (Sept., $39.95) by Earl Shaffer. He first hiked the trail at age 29, repeated the trip in 1998 at 79, and now integrates words and 100 color photographs.
(dist. by Trafalgar Square)
Handbook with Footnotes (Oct., $35) by Eve Arnold is united thematically by the photographer's passion for capturing hands.
Please Do Not Feed (Oct., $24.95) by Andy Morely-Hall watches people watching animals in zoos and wildlife sanctuaries to spot interrelations between humans and beasts.
(dist. by PGW)
Africa: Photographs by Art Wolfe (Sept., $75) by Michelle Gilders addresses the challenge of conserving the continent's rich ecological diversity
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Hardcovers: Photography