BLUE MOUNTAIN ARTS
Depression and Back: A Poetic Journey Through Depression and Recovery (Mar., $17.95) by Susan Polis Schutz. The author charts her three-year journey. $100,000 ad/promo.
Disorder and Early Love: The Homoeroticism of Thomas Mann (Apr., $79.95) by Wolfgang Lederer, M.D., explores Mann's ambivalent sexuality as expressed in his writings.
The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You've Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and IQ Is Wrong (Mar., $26.95) by David Shenk takes a new look at the environment and the science of genetics. 75,000 first printing. Author tour.
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error (June, $26.99) by Kathryn Schulz considers what it means to be wrong, why we always must feel right, and why error is a human condition. 75,000 first printing.
ENERGY PSYCHOLOGY PRESS
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Your Happy Genes: Tripping Your Inner Switches for Pleasure, Success, and Relaxation (Apr., $26.95) by Dawson Church outlines current research on the effect of mental states on genes.
HARVARD UNIV. PRESS
The Evolution of Childhood: Relationships, Emotion, Mind (May, $39.95) by Melvin Konner uncovers the intersection of biology and psychology in childhood.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
The Yipping Tiger and Other Tales from a Neuropsychiatric Clinic (Mar., $24.95) by Perminder Sachdev, M.D., presents case studies illustrating the intricate processes of the human brain.
How Risky Is It Really?: Why Our Fears Don't Always Match the Facts (Mar., $24.95) by David Ropeik examines human perceptions of degrees of risk.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Body Image Dissatisfaction: A Practitioner's Guide to Using Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Values-Based Behavior Change Strategies (Apr., $49.95) by Adria N. Pearson et al. instructs on overcoming body image woes.
The Mindful Therapist: A Clinician's Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration (May, $27.95) by Daniel J. Siegel presents the 15 elements fundamental to a therapist's ability to help others. A Norton Professional Book for Psychiatrists.
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Occasions of Sin: Sex and Society in Modern Ireland (July, $49.95) by Diarmaid Ferriter examines the 20th-century Irish sexual experience.
HAPPY: Simple Steps to Get the Most Out of Life (May, $23.99) by Ian K. Smith, M.D., reveals keys to personal contentment.