Let's think about the fall when, hopefully, the oil leak in the Gulf is capped, the sound of vuvuzelas is a distant memory, and booksellers and –buyers are enthralled by Paul Roberts's book-length profile of Exxon or Jane Leavy's vivid evocation of when Mickey Mantle was an American hero. In fact, come fall, a brilliant season of books arrives—ambitious, unsettling, and historic, from a reappraisal of Yoko Ono's influence on John Lennon to Annie Proulx's autiobiography to Dinesh D'Souza's pursuit of the "Obama Leviathan"; and Robert Reich will look ahead to "the next economy." In fiction, James Howard Kunstler will look even further ahead, to a future without oil, Internet, or government; and there will be plenty of good old storytelling, too, with new books from Grisham, Sparks, Steele, Franzen, Rice, Clancy, King, Evanovich, and Roth. Look ahead and enjoy. (Trade paper listings can be found on our Web site at publishersweekly.com/tradepaper2010.)

Art & Architecture

abbeville press

The Horse: From Cave Painting to Modern Art (Sept., $150) by Jean-Louis Gouraud et al. This slipcased volume celebrates 30,000 years of equine art.

Turkish Art and Architecture: From the Seljuks to the Ottomans (Oct., $95) by Giovanni Curatola chronicles nearly a millennium of Islamic art in Turkey.

Actar d

Cloud 9 (Nov., $59.95) by Enric Ruiz-Geli. The architect displays his designs in the first monograph of his work.

actar d/birkhÄuser

Interior Gardens (Nov., $99) by Haike Falkenberg explains the planning of green interiors.


(dist. by ACC)

Lingam: Fertility Now (Sept., $70), edited by Guus van den Hout and Ruudt Peters, presents the primeval phallus symbol as viewed by 122 contemporary artists.


Emerging Art Markets (Nov., $50) by Iain Robertson examines three types of markets for contemporary art.

Asian Art Museum

(dist. by Tuttle)

Bali: Art, Ritual, Performance (Feb., $45) by Natasha Reichle surveys the arts of the Indonesian island in text and photos.


(dist. by Sterling)

Painting with Impact (Sept., $27.95) by David Curtis and Robin Capon shares techniques for both amateurs and professionals.



(dist. by Abrams)

Ahmed Mater Aseeri (Oct., $40) by Venetia Porter et al. surveys the life and work of one of the Middle East's pioneering contemporary artists.

Carlton books

(dist. by Sterling)

Great Modern Structures: 100 Years of Engineering Genius (Sept., $50) by David Littlefield and Will Jones scrutinizes more than 70 spectacular feats of engineering and architecture.


The Tattoo Chronicles (Oct., $29.99) by Kat Von D. The author's illustrated diary offers an intimate look at a pivotal year in her life.


(dist. by HBG)

How to Design a Chair (Nov., $20) by the Design Museum advises on everything from the object's functional and symbolic properties to mass production techniques.


Antonio López: Drawings and Sketches (Oct., $75) focuses exclusively on works by the contemporary artist.

disney editions

Disney's Winnie the Pooh: Reflections in the Wood (Oct., $40) by Emily K. Hutta and Lisa Marsoli features four tales of the beloved bruin, with color art, poems, and "Pooh-isms."

Fiell publishing

(dist. by D.A.P.)

Tools for Living: A Sourcebook of Iconic Designs for the Home (Sept., $59.95), with text and edited by Charlotte Fiell and Peter Fiell, celebrates domestic design excellence.

5 continents editions

(dist. by Abrams)

Powerful Headdresses (Oct., $85) by Anne van Cutsem-Vanderstraete illustrates and explains the significance of these cultural symbols.

getty publications

The Art of the Kiss (Nov., $18.95) by Marta Alvarez surveys its many forms, as portrayed in more than 200 artworks.

D giles

(dist. by ACC)

American Landscapes: Treasures from the Parrish Art Museum (Sept., $39.95) by Alicia G. Longwell examines the Southampton, N.Y., museum's extensive collection.

Greystone books

(dist. by PGW)

Bateman: New Works (Sept., $45) by Robert Bateman. The wildlife painter and conservationist reflects on the role of art in the preservation of wilderness.

Hatje cantz

(dist. by D.A.P.)

Jean-Michel Basquiat (Oct., $60) by Jean-Michel Basquiat. This assessment of the artist's career includes 160 color reproductions of his work.


(dist. by NBN)

California Cool: Cool Modernism Rediscovered (Nov., $59.95) by Russell Abrahams examines residential design from southern beach towns to San Francisco's hills.

korero books

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Graficos Mexicanos (Oct., $49.95) by Jorge Alderete pays tribute to Chicano art and the Mexican influence on the lowbrow art scene.

langenscheidt/h.f. ullman

1,000 Sacred Places: The World's Most Extraordinary Spiritual Sites (Nov., $34.99) by Christoph Engels takes readers on a spiritual journey across the globe.

Frances lincoln

(dist. by PGW)

Art of British Rock (Sept., $35) by Mike Evans highlights the U.K.'s contribution to rock 'n' roll graphics.

manic d press

(dist. by Consortium)

Rave Art SF: Ecstatic Visions from the Dawn of the Digital Age (Oct., $14.95), curated by Brian Walls. Color images showcase the innovative designs that emerged from Silicon Valley's backyard.

metropolis books

(dist. by D.A.P.)

The Power of Pro Bono: 40 Stories About Design for the Public Good by Architects and Their Clients (Oct., $40), edited by John Cary, highlights pro bono design projects from across the country.

mfa publications

(dist. by D.A.P.)

Jewelry by Artists: In the Studio 1940–2000 (Oct., $55) by Kelly H. L'Ecuyer et al. presents the major events, ideas, and individuals in the field of studio jewelry.

museum of modern art

(dist. by D.A.P.)

On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century (Nov., $50) by Cornelia H. Butler and Catherine de Zegher explores the radical transformation in drawing.

New village press

(dist. by Consortium)

Awakening Creativity: The Dandelion School Transforms (Dec., $39.95) by Lily Yeh recounts her involvement in a school for migrant workers' children, who otherwise receive no education. Author tour.

W.W. Norton

Public Parks: The Key to Livable Communities (Dec., $59.95) by Alexander Garvin examines what makes parks successful and how they can be paid for and governed. A Norton Book on Architecture and Design.

The Vintage House: A Guide to Successful Renovations and Additions (Feb., $55) by Mark Alan Hewitt and Gordon Bock compiles photos, plans, and drawings in a primer for both homeowners and professionals. A Norton Book on Architecture and Design.

Overlook press

A Curator's Quest: Building the Museum of Modern Art's Painting and Sculpture Collection (Oct., $85) by William Rubin. The curator and collector's memoir includes 250 color plates.

Pie books

(dist. by Rizzoli)

Hervé Morvan: The Genius of French Poster Art (Oct., $35) by Véronique Morvan assembles nearly 300 of the artist's advertising posters for fashion, travel, alcohol, and more.

princeton univ. press

The Moment of Caravaggio (Sept., $60) by Michael Fried presents often revisionist analyses of a wide range of the artist's major paintings.

Michelangelo: A Life on Paper (Nov., $49.50) by Leonard Barkan. More than 200 reproductions of his private papers demonstrate the role of the written word in his public output.


Quilts: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum (Oct., $75) by Elizabeth Warren, foreword by Martha Stewart, explains the craftsmanship and cultural significance of 200 quilts.

Tuscany: Art and Interiors (Oct., $125), edited by Massimo Vignelli, photos by Massimo Listri, spotlights 400 of Listri's photos of Florence and surrounding areas.


Lust: A Collaborative Art Journal from the World's Most Creative Graphic Designers (Jan., $29.99) by James Victore studies the inspirations of today's leading design thinkers.

Royal academy


(dist. by Abrams)

Architecture at the Royal Academy (Nov., $70) by Neil Bingham reproduces the projects presented by architects on their election to the Academy since its founding in 1768.

santa monica press

(dist. by IPG)

John Van Hamersveld: Post-Future (Sept., $49.95) by John Van Hamersveld considers the work of the artist instrumental in West Coast pop art and surf culture.


(dist. by Tuttle)

A Dream of Red Mansions: As Portrayed Through the Brush of Sun Wen (Sept., $60) by Sun Wen combines text from the novel with 230 paintings.

Chinese Painting (Sept., $14.95) by Deng Ming provides essential concepts, from vivid figures and landscapes to dainty insects.


(dist. by Rizzoli)

ARC—The Twentieth Century Movements (Oct., $29.95) by Luca Molinari and Elena Manzo highlights the movements, key figures, and time periods that paved the way for modern architectural masterpieces.


Focus: Passages: Your World, Your Images (Oct., $14.95). The second book in the Focus series collects some 250 photos of passageways of all kinds—doors, tunnels, archways, and more.

Tara books

(dist. by Consortium)

Signature: Patterns in Gond Art (Oct., $24.95), edited by Gita Wolf and Bhajju Shyam, assembles and explains the work of the Gond, tribal folk artists from central India.


75 Years of DC Comics (Sept., $200) by Paul Levitz. This retrospective leaps from Batman and Wonder Woman to Mad magazine and The Watchmen.

Trespass: A History of Uncommissioned Urban Art (Oct., $39.99) by Carlo McCormick et al. Some 150 artists and numerous previously unpublished photos spotlight street art and graffiti.

tate publishing

(dist. by Abrams)

Picasso: Peace and Freedom (Sept., $60) by Lynda Morris and Christoph Grunenberg. Graphics, ceramics, and ephemera illustrate this look at Picasso as a politically and socially engaged artist.

Thames & hudson

Man with a Blue Scarf (Oct., $40) by Martin Gayford describes his seven-month process of being painted by Lucian Freud.


Traditional Japanese Architecture: An Exploration of Elements and Forms (Oct., $39.95) by Mira Locher discusses topics from thatched roofs to tatami mats.


Renaissance Art Pop-Up Book (Oct., $40) by Stephen Farthing, paper engineering by David Hawcock. Three-dimensional images showcase the artistic innovations of the era.

Univ. of Chicago PresS

Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age (Oct., $30) by Blair Kamin gathers a decade of his writings for the Chicago Tribune.

univ. of texas press

Avant-Garde Art and Artists in Mexico: Anita Brenner's Journals of the Roaring Twenties (Oct., $125), edited by Susannah Joel Glusker. Brenner's journals, accompanied by 600-plus images, portray the "Mexican Renaissance."

Univ. press of mississippi

Black Velvet Art (Nov., $40) by Eric A. Eliason, photos by Scott Squire, discusses the meaning and beauty in a popular but often undervalued art form.

Vendome press

(dist. by Abrams)

Lost Lives, Lost Art: Jewish Collectors, Nazi Art Theft, and the Quest for Justice (Sept., $40) by Melissa Müller and Monika Tatzkow tells of 15 collectors whose art and lives were stolen by the Nazis. 5-city author tour.


(dist. by ACC)

The Young Vermeer (Sept., $40) by Waanders editors focuses on the Dutch artist's early works.

yale univ. press

Doonesbury and the Art of G.B. Trudeau (Nov., $49.95) by Brian Walker. Rare and previously unpublished works shed light on his creative process.

Biography & Memoir


Michelle Obama (Sept., $35) by Alma Halbert Bond emphasizes the First Lady's personal and professional accomplishments.


The World of Gloria Vanderbilt (Nov., $40) by Wendy Goodman combines never-before-seen images from her personal archives with the work of leading photographers. 75,000 first printing.

Adams Media

My Best Friend Is a Wookiee: One Boy's Journey to Find His Place in the Galaxy (Sept., $19.95) by Tony Pacitti offers a coming-of-age memoir of a Jedi Knight wannabe.


(dist. by W.W. Norton)

Suits: A Woman on Wall Street (Dec., $24) by Nina Godiwalla. A woman from a Persian-Indian immigrant community fights to make her mark on Wall Street.

Atria Books

The Woman I Was Born to Be (Sept., $26) by Susan Boyle describes overcoming adversity. 375,000 first printing. Author tour.

Untitled (Oct., $26) by Apolo Anton Ohno shares the story behind his success as an Olympic speed skater. 350,000 first printing. Author tour.

Untitled (Oct., $25.99) by Portia de Rossi. The actress discusses living with anorexia and bulimia. 350,000 first printing.


(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Steve McQueen: Living on the Edge (Sept., $27.95) by Michael Munn offers an insider's account of the actor's life from childhood to superstardom.

JOHN F. blair

Rising from Katrina: How My Mississippi Hometown Lost It All and Found What Really Mattered (Sept., $22.95) by Kathleen Koch recounts the author's experiences as a CNN correspondent covering the hurricane's aftermath.


(dist. by Book Masters)

Passing It On: An Autobiography with Spirit (Sept., $24.95) by Susan G. Baker follows the journey of the wife of former secretary of state James A. Baker III.


Promise Me: How a Sister's Love Launched the Global Movement to End Breast Cancer (Sept., $25.99) by Nancy G. Brinker charts her change from Susan G. Komen's bereaved sister to leader of this critical movement. 120,000 first printing.

The World Is Bigger Now: An American Journalist's Rescue from Captivity in North Korea—A Remarkable Story of Faith, Family, and Forgiveness (Sept., $25) by Euna Lee and Lisa Dickey. The TV journalist describes what she learned during her five months in captivity. 100,000 first printing.

A Reason to Believe: Lessons from an Improbable Life (Feb., $26) by Gov. Deval Patrick considers building a community of which one can be proud. 100,000 first printing.


Norman Podhoretz (Sept., $35) by Thomas L. Jeffers studies the influential intellectual who moved from left to right.


(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Nelson Mandela: A Force for Freedom (Nov., $29.95) by Christina Scott chronicles his life from guerrilla leader to iconic statesman.


Dilemma (Jan., $24.95) by Fr. Albert Cutie. The former poster child of the Roman Catholic Church tells his side of the story about breaking his vows for love.


(dist. by IPG)

Lick Me: How I Became Cherry Vanilla (Nov., $26.95) by Cherry Vanilla details her journey from Irish Catholic girl from Queens, N.Y., to her battle with sex and drug addictions.


Ronald Reagan (Nov., $29.99) by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. The official Ronald Reagan centennial publication provides an intimate look at the former president.


(dist. by PGW)

Edward Kennedy: An Intimate Biography (Sept., $30) by Burton Hersh. This study of the former senator coincides with the anniversary of his death.


Extraordinary, Ordinary People (Oct., $27) by Condoleezza Rice illuminates her childhood and upbringing in Birmingham, Ala. 80,000 first printing.

The Company We Keep (Feb., $26) by Bob and Dayna Baer tracks the lives of a CIA couple who try to quit the organization. 60,000 first printing.


(dist. by Perseus)

Lion of Liberty: Patrick Henry and the Call to a New Nation (Nov., $26) by Harlow Giles Unger studies the life of the first founding father.


Frank: The Voice (Nov., $35) by James Kaplan celebrates ol' Blue Eyes. 200,000 first printing.


My Life in Books (Sept., $25) by Pat Conroy considers the works that have shaped him and the effect of reading on his life. 300,000 first printing. Author tour.


African Rhythms: The Autobiography of Randy Weston (Oct., $32.95) by Randy Weston and Willard Jenkins focuses on the jazz pianist famous for incorporating African music into the jazz tradition.


(dist. by Bella Distribution)

Wrote the Book, Made the Movie, Raised the Kids, Now the Blog—21st Century Musings from an Exhausted Renaissance Woman (Sept., $24.99) by Shamim Sarif chronicles her efforts as a writer, director, mother, and wife. Author tour.


White House Diary (Sept., $30) by Jimmy Carter delivers the former president's annotated journals. 300,000 first printing. Author tour.

Conversations with Myself (Oct., $28) by Nelson Mandela draws on the statesman's personal archives, from the early 1960s to his presidency.

Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage (Nov., $27) by Hazel Rowley reveals the factors that kept the couple together. 60,000 first printing. Author tour.


Cake Boss: The Stories and Recipes from Mia Famiglia (Nov., $26.99) by Buddy Valastro shares memories from a lifetime of living, loving, and cake making. Author tour.


Gunn's Golden Rules: Life's Little Lessons for Making It Work (Sept., $23.99) by Tim Gunn explains how to activate his catchphrases in all aspects of one's life. 125,000 first printing.

Roseannearchy: Musings of a Domestic Goddess (Jan., $26) by Roseanne Barr serves up a new collection of essays. 125,000 first printing.


Life with Maxie (Sept., $12.99) by Diane Rehm. The NPR host offers glimpses of her life through tales of her Chihuahua.

David r. godine

Godine at Forty: A Retrospective of Four Decades in the Life of an Independent Publisher (Oct., $45) by David R. Godine. The author contemplates his 40-year career.


Life, on the Line: How One Chef Chased Greatness, Faced Death, and Redefined the Way We Eat (Feb., $27.50) by Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas narrates a culinary and personal journey.

I'm Not High, but I've Got a Lot of Crazy Stories About Life as a Goat Boy, a Dad, and a Spiritual Warrior (Sept., $26) by Jim Breuer. Personal and comical reflections from the former SNL cast member.


(dist. by PGW)

Cigar Box Banjo: Notes on Music and Life (Oct., $26.95) by Paul Quarrington looks at life, death, writing, and the power of songs.


(dist. by PGW)

The Last Narco (Sept., $24) by Malcolm Beith details the hunt for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the world's most powerful and feared drug lord.


Patti Lupone (Sept., $25.99) by Patti Lupone. The celebrated performer shares her life story. 150,000 first printing.


Untitled (Feb., $26.99) by Scott Brown. 300,000 first printing.

The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood (Sept., $27.99) by Jane Leavy looks at the beloved and misunderstood Yankee. 200,000 first printing.

Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia (Dec., $34.99) by Michael Korda treats the British soldier, scholar, and adventurer. 150,000 first printing.


Muhammad: A Story of the Last Prophet (Oct., $25.99) by Deepak Chopra reimagines the man. 100,000 first printing.

My Spiritual Journey (Oct., $25.99) by the Dalai Lama describes his spiritual growth from childhood in Tibet through today. 75,000 first printing.


Mourning Diary (Oct., $25) by Roland Barthes, trans. by Richard Howard, reveals his writings on grieving the loss of his mother.


(dist. by S&S)

Getting Back to My Me (Oct., $25) by Norwood Young reveals his start to stardom while admitting his relationships with drugs, women, and a sexually abusive cousin.


Growing Up Laughing, My Story and the Story of Funny (Sept., $25.99) by Marlo Thomas recalls her comedian father, Danny Thomas, and his pals. 200,000 first printing.


The Red Hot Chili Peppers (Oct., $39.99) by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The band's official story is told through oral history and copious photos.

Untitled (Feb., $26.99) by Sammy Hagar describes his life in music, from his raucous solo career to his decade-long stint as Van Halen lead singer.


Still Surprised: A Memoir of Life and Leadership (Sept., $27.95) by Warren Bennis and Patricia Ward Biederman. A giant in the leadership field describes a 50-year career. 80,000 first printing.


(dist. by S&S)

Something to Prove (Dec., $24.99) by Yvonne S. Thornton follows The Ditchdigger's Daughter, beginning with her becoming the first black woman to be board certified in maternal-fetal medicine.


The Journey (Sept., $35) by Tony Blair charts the political and personal journey of the former British prime minister. 150,000 first printing.

The Hard Way Around: The Passages of Joshua Slocum (Oct., $25.95) by Geoffrey Wolff portrays the legendary seaman. 50,000 first printing. 7-city author tour.


(dist. by PGW)

Episodes (Sept., $24.95) by Michael Baxandall covers the early life and intellectual formation of this prominent cultural historians.


Life (Oct., $27.99) by Keith Richards. Confessions of the co-creator of the Rolling Stones. $500,000 ad/promo.

Mandala Publishing

(dist. by PGW)

The Journey Home: Autobiography of an American Swami (Oct., $24.95) by Radhanath Swami describes his transformation from Richard Slavin to a spiritual guide.


(dist. by S&S)

Starting Over: The Making of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's ‘Double Fantasy' (Oct., $26.99) by Ken Sharp examines the creation of his final album. 60,000 first printing.


(dist. by Perseus)

Songs of Blood and Sword: A Daughter's Memoir (Oct., $26.95) by Fatima Bhutto studies the family that shaped Pakistan. Author tour.


In the Gray Area (Sept., $34.95) by Lt. Col. Seth Folsom recalls his experience as a Marine Team adviser with the Iraqi army.


The Mercy of Eternity (Sept., $21.95) by Eric G. Wilson chronicles his battles with depression and offers his reasons for hope.


John Ono Lennon: The Life and the Music (Dec., $35) by Tim Riley. The Beatles scholar taps dozens of new sources and challenges the negative stereotypes that have defined Yoko Ono. Author tour.


Gallatin: America's Swiss Founding Father (Sept., $27.95) by Nicholas Dungan profiles the longest-serving U.S. secretary of the treasury, who cofounded New York University.


(dist. by Random House)

How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer (Oct., $25) by Sarah Bakewell looks at the 16th-century philosopher and essayist.


The Killer Within: In the Company of Monsters (Oct., $26.95) by Philip Carlo documents his writing difficulties while suffering from ALS.


Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter: The Georgia Years, 1924–1974 (Oct., $29.95) by E. Stanly Godbold Jr. portrays the 39th president and his wife.

Osama bin Laden (Feb., $19.95) by Michael Scheuer provides a reasoned portrait of the man.


My Family, A Symphony: A Memoir of International Adoption (Nov., $25) by Aaron Eske. The communications director of Angelina Jolie's orphan advocacy group looks at the world of international adoption.


The Grace of Silence (Sept., $25.95) by Michele Norris. The All Things Considered NPR host unearths family secrets while writing a book on race. 100,000 first printing. 13-city author tour.


(dist. by W.W. Norton)

The Last Jew of Treblinka (Feb., $22) by Chil Rachman, foreword by Elie Wiesel. One of the death camp's few survivors offers a stark memoir. 75,000 first printing.


Even Silence Has an End (Sept., $25.95) by Ingrid Betancourt. The former FARC hostage describes her captivity in the Colombian jungle.

Washington: A Life (Oct., $40) by Ron Chernow looks at our first president.


Faery Tale: One Woman's Search for Enchantments in a Modern World (Nov., $23.95) by Signe Pike. The 20-something author calls on her childhood stories in her quest to find something to believe in.


Judging Edward Teller: A Closer Look at One of the Most Influential Scientists of the Twentieth Century (Oct., $32) by Istvan Hargittai. A scientist and friend of Teller's studies the man known as the "father of the H-bomb."


Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait in Letters (Oct., $35), edited by Steven R. Weisman, portrays the noted political figure.

Random House

Colonel Roosevelt (Nov., $35) by Edmund Morris examines the last 10 years of Roosevelt's life.

American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee (Jan., $26) by Karen Abbott tells of the brainy stripper who embodied the American dream.


(dist. by Rowman & Littlefield)

Killing Me Softly: My Life in Music (Sept., $49.95) by Charles Fox. The composer of several hit songs and TV themes charts his illustrious career.

The Man Who Built the National Football League: Joe F. Carr (Sept., $49.95) by Chris Willis chronicles the achievements of the second NFL president.


The Good Fight: A Life in Liberal Politics (Oct., $27.50) by Walter Mondale traces his rise from Minnesota's attorney general to U.S. senator to vice president.

Bird Cloud (Jan., $26) by Annie Proulx. In part autobiography and part natural history, the author describes her piece of the Wyoming landscape. 100,000 first printing.


(dist. by IPG)

Acid Christ: Ken Kesey, LSD, and the Politics of Ecstasy (Oct., $26.95) by Mark Christensen analyzes Kesey and his works within the framework of his generation.


Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961–1969 (Nov., $28) by David Eisenhower with Julie Nixon Eisenhower portrays the elder statesman's final years. 250,000 first printing.


(dist. by W.W. Norton)

All I Can Handle (Nov., $24.95) by Kim Stagliano. How one woman raises three autistic daughters, loses one at Disney World, stays married, goes broke, and keeps her sense of humor.


A Bum Deal (Sept., $24.99) by Rufus Hannah and Barry M. Soper. The Bumfights video participant celebrates pride, perseverance, and recovery.


Decoded (Nov., $35) by Jay-Z explains his life, influences, and artistic process by decoding his most famous and provocative lyrics.


(dist. by HBG)

Mandela (Sept., $14.99) by Peter Hain. A longtime friend and fellow anti-apartheid activist chronicles the icon's life.


(dist. by Interlink)

The Last Banana: Dancing with the Watu (Nov., $25) by Shelby Tucker records 16 visits over 43 years to the Greek community in Tanzania destroyed by nationalization.


Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran (Nov., $24) by Shahla Talebi studies a critical period of social and political transformation.


Audrey 100 (Nov., $40) by Ellen Fontana compiles 100 photographs of the beloved Ms. Hepburn.

St. Martin's

My Nest Isn't Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space: The Amazing Adventures of an Ordinary Woman (Nov., $22.99) by Lisa Scottoline with Francesca Scottoline Serritella dishes true stories of mother and daughter.


The Blueberry Years (Sept., $25.99) by Jim Minick recounts how the Minicks created, operated, and sold one of the mid-Atlantic's first certified organic, pick-your-own blueberry farms.


Going to Windward (Sept., $30) by Robert A. Mosbacher Sr. and James G. McGrath. Mosbacher reveals insights gained from his participation in politics and the energy industry.

Texas Tech Univ. Press

Cowboy's Lament: A Life on the Open Range (Sept., $29.95) by Frank Maynard tells the story of the cowpuncher who transformed an Irish ballad into "The Streets of Laredo."


Late, Late at Night (Oct., $26) by Rick Springfield traces his rise and fall in the music business as well as his lifelong battle with depression.


A New York Memoir (Sept., $29.95) by Richard Goodman. The PepsiCo CFO ponders Gotham life over 30 years.


Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. I (Nov., $34.95) by Mark Twain, edited by Harriet Elinor Smith, is being published, as he instructed, on the 100th anniversary of his death.

Univ. of Chicago Press

Royko in Love: Mike's Letters to Carol (Sept., $24) by Mike Royko collects his letters to his first wife, who died at 44.


Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast (Sept., $22.95) by Natasha Trethewey. The poet contemplates the area's environmental and economic history and the consequences of natural disasters.

Univ. of Michigan Press

Lost Eagles: One Man's Mission to Find Missing Airmen in Two World Wars (Oct., $32.50) by Blaine Pardoe retells Frederick Zinn's life story.


One of Us: A Family's Life with Autism (Oct., $29.95) by Mark Osteen recounts the struggles he and his wife endured in diagnosing, treating, and understanding their son's autism.


Muscogee Daughter: My Sojourn to the Miss America Pageant (Oct., $24.95) by Susan Supernaw. An American Indian girl overcomes a childhood of poverty, physical disability, and abuse to become Miss Oklahoma.


Through a Narrow Window: Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and Her Terezin Students (Dec., $39.95) by Linney Wix sheds light on the artist, teacher, and heroine behind Nazi lines in WWII.


A Passion for the Past: The Odyssey of a Transatlantic Archaeologist (Sept., $29.95) by Ivor Noël Hume chronicles an extraordinary life steered by a scarcely believable coincidence.


Hedy Lamarr: The Most Beautiful Woman in Film (Sept., $34.95) by Ruth Barton. The life of this glamorous star—born Eva-Marie Kiesler—was characterized by controversy and contradiction.

Beetle: The Life of General Walter Bedell Smith (Nov., $39.95) by D.K.R. Crosswell sketches the general intimately involved in planning and executing numerous WWII operations.


Brother Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation (Nov., $40) by Ann Charters and Samuel Charters portrays the two comrades whose friendship defined what it meant to be one of the beats.


The Three-Legged Woman & Other Excursions in Teaching (Sept., $24.95) by Robert Klose. The author's students at a small Maine college ranged from single parents to ex-cons.


(dist. by Abrams)

Young Michelangelo: The Path to the Sistine (Sept., $27.95) by John T. Spike looks at the artist's early years and the world he lived in.


Fury (Sept., $25.95) by Koren Zailckas. The author of Smashed relates her quest to confront and embrace her anger. 8-city author tour.

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention (Nov., $30) by Manning Marable draws from untapped sources to shine new light on the black activist.

WALKER & COmpany

George Washington's America: A Biography Through His Maps (Nov., $65) by Barnet Schecter features the maps the man used as surveyor, officer, general, president, and in retirement.


The Color of Law: Ernie Goodman, Detroit, and the Struggle for Labor and Civil Rights (Oct., $24.95) by Steve Babson et al. studies the Detroit lawyer and political activist who played a key role in social justice cases.


King of the Road: True Tales from a Legendary Ice Road Trucker (Oct., $25.95) by Alex Debogorski. The adventures of a trucker who risks daily peril delivering goods in Alaska and Canada's frozen North.


Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt (Sept., $25) by Robert Gottlieb considers how the illegitimate daughter of a courtesan became one of the theater's most iconic stars.

Business &

Personal Finance


The Boomer Retirement Time Bomb: How Companies Can Avoid the Fallout from the Coming Skills Shortage (Sept., $34.95) by Donald L. Venneberg and Barbara Weiss Eversole examines the effect of baby boomers' retirement.


Management? It's Not What You Think! (Sept., $22) by Henry Mintzberg et al. questions how management should be practiced.

The Laws of Charisma: How to Captivate, Inspire, and Influence for Maximum Success (Oct., $21.95) by Kurt W. Mortensen explores the traits and skills needed to gain trust.

Make Your Own Rules: A Renegade Guide to Unconventional Success (Jan., $23) by Wayne Rogers with Josh Young provides guidance on climbing the ladder you choose.


Carrots and Sticks: Unlock the Power of Incentives to Get Things Done (Sept., $26) by Ian Ayres shows how commitment contracts can be used by companies and individuals.

BenBella Books

(dist. by Perseus)

The Company That Solved Health Care: How Serigraph Dramatically Reduced Sky-Rocketing Costs While Providing Better Care, and How Every Company Can Do the Same (Oct., $24.95) by Jan Torinus Jr. describes how a midsize company cut costs.

John F. blair

Banktown: The Rise and Struggles of Charlotte's Big Banks (Sept., $26.95) by Rick Rothacker traces the creation of Bank of America and Wachovia.

Nicholas Brealey

(dist. by NBN)

Consumer.ology: The Market Research Myth, the Truth About Consumers and the Psychology of Shopping (Nov., $29.95) by Philip Graves argues that the driver behind consumer behavior is the subconscious mind.

Broadway Books

Getting More: How to Negotiate to Achieve Your Goals in the Real World (Sept., $26) by Stuart Diamond reveals the secrets behind getting more in any negotiation. 100,000 first printing.

Debt Free for Life: The Finish Rich Plan for Financial Independence (Dec., $19.99) by David Bach provides the knowledge, tools, and mindset to get out of debt. 150,000 first printing.

Brookings Institution Press

Leading Change in the Web 2.1 World (Sept., $24.95) by Jackson Nickerson is the first book in a series on Innovations in Leadership.

business plus

Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best and Learn from the Worst (Sept., $23.99) by Robert I. Sutton uses real-life case studies to pinpoint how the best bosses function.

Crown Business

Crash of the Titans (Nov., $27) by Greg Farrell elucidates the Bank of America–Merrill Lynch merger. 100,000 first printing.

FT Press

Psych Yourself Rich: Get the Mindset and Discipline You Need to Build Your Financial Life (Sept., $20.99) by Farnoosh Torabi shows how to develop a healthy attitude toward money and investing.

Paying the Price: The New Economic Mess We Have Created and How to Get Out of It (Oct., $25.99) by Mark Zandi examines the threat posed by government deficits and debt load.

greenleaf books

The New Experts (Sept., $18.95) by Robert Bloom delivers a strategy for recruiting and retaining customers who no longer care where they buy.


Necessary Endings: The Employees, Business, and Relationships That All of Us Have to Give Up in Order to Move Forward (Dec., $25.99) by Henry Cloud offers tools for pruning the broken parts of life. 75,000 first printing.

C-Scape: Navigating the Future of Business (Nov., $27.99) by Larry Kramer shows how businesses can thrive in the digital media revolution.

Flash Foresight: How to See Hidden Opportunities and Solve Your Biggest Problems (Jan., $27.99) by Daniel Burrus and John David presents ways of identifying new business opportunities.

Lost and Found: An Unconventional Story of Success (Jan., $26.99) by Ted Forstmann. The financial titan recounts his experiences.

Harvard Business Review Press

(dist. by Perseus)

Empowered: Unleash Your Employees, Energize Your Customers, and Transform Your Business (Sept., $29.95) by Josh Bernoff and Ted Schadler, targets mobile and social technologies to turn customers into advocates.

Buy-In (Oct., $22) by John P. Kotter and Lorne Whitehead tells how to keep a good idea from getting shot down by naysayers.

Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People (Jan., $26.95) by Ned Hallowell offers a five-step process for peak performance at work.


The Truth About Leadership: The No-Fads, Heart-of-the-Matter Facts You Need to Know (Sept., $24.95) by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner explores how leaders get things done. 80,000 first printing.

The Dragonfly Effect: Quick, Effective, and Powerful Ways to Use Social Media to Drive Social Change (Sept., $25.95) by Jennifer Aaker and Andy Smith discusses how to use social media to make a difference.


Winning in the Zero-Growth Decade Ahead (Jan., $26.95) by Gary Kaminsky provides investors with the keys to making money in any market.

MIT Press

The Innovator's Way: Essential Practices for Successful Innovation (Sept., $29.95) by Peter J. Denning and Robert P. Dunham contends that innovation can be learned.


MacroWikinomics (Sept., $27.95) by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams presents new ideas and applications for mass collaboration.

The Weekend That Changed Wall Street (Sept., $27.95 by Maria Bartiromo. The noted business reporter presents her perspective on those days.

The Price of Everything (Oct., $27.95) by Eduardo Porter studies the ways in which people overlook the role prices play in their lives.

All the Devils Are Here (Nov., $32.95) by Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera presents a definitive narrative of two decades of folly that led to the financial crisis.

Prentice Hall Press

27 Powers of Persuasion: Simple Strategies to Win Allies and Seduce Audiences (Sept., $25) by Chris St. Hilaire with Lynette Padwa provides tips for persuading anyone of anything.

Prometheus Books

The Evolution of Revolutions: How We Create, Shape, and React to Change (Feb., $25) by Patrick J. Howie recommends way to identify and foster innovation.

Sterling/Union Square

It's a Jungle in There: Inspiring Lessons, Hard-Won Insights, and Other Acts of Entrepreneurial Daring (Sept., $19.95) by Steven Schussler distills what he learned founding the Rainforest Cafe.

Univ. of North Carolina Press

Engines of Innovation: The Entrepreneurial University in the Twenty-First Century (Oct., $25) by Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein makes the case for research universities as agents of societal change.

Wharton School Publishing

Creating Mutual Value (Nov., $34.99) by Ted London and Stuart L. Hart. A team of base-of-the-pyramid (BOP) experts examines the latest BOP domain and maps avenues for maximizing impact.


How Did I Get Here? The Ascent of an Unlikely CEO (Oct., $24.95) by Tony Hawk. The skateboarder tells the story behind his brand and image.

Wiley/Bloomberg Press

Reclaim Your Nest Egg: Safeguard Your Financial Future (Oct., $27.95) by Ken Kamen advocates moving away from the micro view and individual stocks.

Wiley/Fisher Investments Press

Debunkery: Learn It, Do It, and Profit from It—Seeing Through Wall Street's Money-Killing Myths (Oct., $27.95) by Ken Fisher outlines the most common mistakes made by individual investors.

Child Care

& Parenting

Adams Media

When You Say "Thank You," Mean It: ...and 11 Other Lessons for Instilling Lifelong Values in Your Children (Oct., $16.95) by Mary O'Donohue and Nancy Lilienthal discusses how to teach children to be responsible.

Andrews McMeel

Prudent Advice: 500 Lessons to Share with My Baby Daughter (Oct., $12.99) by Jaime Morrison Curtis. A modern mother imparts traditional guidance combined with 21st-century nuance.

da capo lifelong books

(dist. by Perseus)

The Learning Tree: Overcoming Learning Disabilities from the Ground Up (Sept., $26) by Stanley I. Greenspan and Nancy Thorndike Greenspan shows parents how to unleash each child's intellectual potential.

free press

YOU: Raising Your Child (Oct., $26.99) by Michael F. Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D., provides a guide to raising children from birth to age five.

nyu press

Is Breast Best?: Taking on the Breast-Feeding Experts and the New High Stakes of Motherhood (Jan., $29.95) by Joan B. Wolf argues that research does not persuasively demonstrate significant medical advantages of breast-feeding.


SuperBaby: 12 Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start in the First 3 Years (Sept., $24.95) by Jenn Berman offers parents information on nurturing a child's full potential.

Contemporary Affairs

atlantic monthly press

(dist. by PGW)

Fresh Medicine (Oct., $23) by Phil Bredesen. The Tennessee governor (and former CEO of a public managed-care company) offers his vision for the implementation of health care reform.


(dist. by IPS)

Rebooting the American Dream (Oct., $24.95) by Thom Hartmann. The nationally syndicated radio host presents 11 solutions to America's most pressing issues.

Bloomsbury press

Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans (Nov., $26) by Wendell Potter.

Bloomsbury usa

American Terroir: Savoring the Flavors of Our Woods, Waters, and Fields (Sept., $25) by Rowan Jacobson discusses the many North American foods dependent on specific locations for their unique flavors.

Brookings Institution Press

Brain Gain: Rethinking U.S. Immigration Policy (Sept., $24.95) by Darrell M. West addresses why immigration policy is politically difficult.

Columbia univ. press

(dist. by Perseus)

Terror, Religion, and Liberal Thought (Sept., $16.95) by Richard B. Miller argues that the basic concepts of human dignity and equal respect lie at the core of debates on moral grievances.


City of Dust: Illness, Ignorance, and Arrogance at Ground Zero (Sept., $25.99) by Anthony DePalma describes the environmental catastrophe caused by the dust from the World Trade Center.

Georgetown univ. press

(dist. by Hopkins Fulfillment Center)

Dangerous Times?: The International Politics of Great Power Peace (Dec., $29.95) by Christopher J. Fettweis examines theories supporting a future where great wars are unlikely and transnational threats will be containable.


Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn't Be Your Alarm Clock and 1,268 Other Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollution (Oct., $25.99) by Ann Louise Gittleman tells how to avoid the potentially harmful effects.

Harvard univ. press

Peculiar Institution: America's Death Penalty in an Age of Abolition (Oct., $35) by David Garland explores the social systems that produced the death penalty and challenges its supporters and opponents alike.

Houghton Mifflin


Overhaul: An Insider's Account of the Obama Administration's Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry (Oct., $27) by Steven Rattner discusses how the president's men transformed the industry. 75,000 first printing. 7-city author tour.

Kaplan publishing

(dist. by S&S)

All the Justice Money Can Buy: How a Modern-Day David Brought a Big Pharma Goliath to Its Knees in the Battle over Vioxx (Dec., $24.95) by Snigdha Prakash dramatizes the high-stakes litigation against Merck and its bestselling painkiller.


Aftershock: The Next Economy and America's Future (Sept., $25) by Robert B. Reich argues that the Great Recession was caused by a concentration of wealth at the top. 75,000 first printing. 7-city author tour.

mit press

Living with Complexity (Oct., $24.95) by Don Norman explains why we don't really want simplicity and offers suggestions for living with complexity.

New press

(dist. by Perseus)

Framing Innocence: A Mother's Photographs, a Prosecutor's Zeal, and a Small Town's Response (Sept., $25.95) by Lynn Powell. Innocent photos taken by a mother of her naked child lead to a wrenching legal battle.

oneworld publications

(dist. by NBN)

The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living (Sept., $22.95) by Mark Boyle. A former businessman explains how he spent a year without using money and the lessons he learned.

Oxford univ. press

The Enigma of Capital: And the Crises of Capitalism (Sept., $24.95) by David Harvey cites the flow of money through society as a cause of financial calamity.

Palgrave macmillan

Jews, Money, and Anti-Semitism: The Story of a Stereotype (Nov., $26) by Abraham H. Foxman. The director of the Anti-Defamation League examines the belief that Jews have a special, unsavory relationship with money.

Lethal Warriors: When the New Band of Brothers Came Home (Nov., $25) by David Phillips discusses the ramifications of the wounds being brought back from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Penguin press

Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Happy and How They Can Change the World (Jan., $25.95) by Jane McGonigal. A game designer reveals how their power can be leveraged to solve real world problems.

potomac books

(dist. by Books Int'l.)

Generation's End: A Personal Memoir of American Power After 9/11 (Sept., $27.50) by Scott L. Malcomson explains how the World Trade Center attacks transformed Americans' collective identity

quartet books

(dist. by Interlink)

Eyes in Gaza (Dec., $25) by Mads Gilbert and Erik Fosse. Two Norwegian doctors offer eyewitness accounts of Israel's 2009 military offensive on the Gaza Strip.


The Obama Leviathan: The Perversion of the American Dream (Oct., $27.95) by Dinesh D'Souza offers advice on how to restore America to its fundamental values.

Rollback: The Battleplan Against Big Government (Jan., $27.95) by Thomas E. Woods Jr. offers a critical analysis of the 2010 elections and outlines a plan to overhaul the government.

Rutgers univ. press

Sex and the University: Celebrity, Controversy, and a Student Journalism Revolution (Sept., $72 cloth; $19.95 paper) by Daniel Reimold explores the controversies provoked by student sex columnists and magazine editors.

simon & schuster

American Grace: How Religion Is Reshaping Our Civic and Political Lives (Oct., $28) by Robert D. Putnam and David E. Campbell studies how religion's impact on American life has changed during the past half-century. 150,000 first printing.

st. martin's/thomas dunne

Walking Israel (Oct., $25.99) by Martin Fletcher combines a travelogue with an examination of current events. 50,000 first printing.

transaction publishers

Islamic Culture in Crisis (Oct., $39.95) by Hichem Djait examines efforts by intellectuals and leaders in the Islamic world to adapt to European modernity.

When Small Countries Crash (Jan., $39.95) by Scott B. MacDonald and Andrew Novo studies financial disasters in countries that have previously been overlooked.


The Future Is Exxon (Jan., $26.95) by Paul Roberts reports on the richest company in history. 50,000 first printing. Author tour.

Cookbooks, Wine, & Entertaining

Absolute press

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

A Slice of Cherry Pie (Dec., $24.95) by Julia Parsons and Cristian Barnett has reworked the food blog into a cookbook.

America's Test Kitchen

The America's Test Kitchen Healthy Family Cookbook (Oct., $34.95) features 800 recipes, plus favorite dish makeovers, equipment ratings, and more.

Andrews McMeel

Blue Chair Jam Cookbook (Sept., $35) by Rachel Saunders dishes up more than 100 jam, jelly, and marmalade recipes. Author tour.

Bon Appétit Desserts: The Cookbook for All Things Sweet and Wonderful (Nov., $40) by Barbara Fairchild provides more than 600 recipes. 150,000 first printing. Author tour.


(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Baking Magic (Oct., $22.95) by Kate Shirazi whips up recipes for novice and expert.


(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Movie Dinners (Jan., $15.95) by Becky Thorn compiles dishes from such movies as Goodfellas (spaghetti sauce) and Fatal Attraction (rabbit stew).


Heart of the Artichoke and Other Kitchen Journeys (Oct., $35) by longtime Chez Panisse chef David Tanis considers farmers' market–based seasonal cuisine.

Duncan Baird

The Big Book of Curries: 365 Mouth-watering Recipes from Around the World (Sept., $14.95) by Sunil Vijayakar presents recipes grouped according to the type of ingredients.


The Golden Book of Desserts (Oct., $29.99) by Carla Bardi and Rachel Lane. Color photos accompany each of these 250 recipes—for trifles, tarts, meringues, mousses, and beyond.

Mitchell Beazley/Octopus

(dist. by HBG)

The World Atlas of Whiskey: The Complete Global Reference (Oct., $34.99) by Dave Broom explains the liquor for neophytes and connoisseurs; includes 150 color labels.

Borealis Books

(dist. by Univ. of Chicago Press)

Shefzilla: Conquering Haute Cuisine at Home (Oct., $27.95) by Stewart Woodman. A Food & Wine magazine Best New Chef brings haute home.

Brandeis Univ. Press

(dist. by UPNE)

The Kosher Baker: 160 Dairy-Free Recipes from Traditional to Trendy (Sept., $35) by Paula Shoyer arranges its offerings by challenges and time required.

Chronicle Books

Bottega (Oct., $40) by Michel Chiarello. These 100 rustic Italian recipes range from antipasti and salads to libations and more.

countryman Press

(dist. by W.W. Norton)

The Simple Art of Eating Well (Dec., $35) by Jessie Price and the editors of Eating Well magazine delivers 300 recipes and tips on nutrition.

DK Publishing

Opus Vino (Nov., $75) by DK Publishing. A new generation of wine critics covers the wine world.


(dist. by Rizzoli)

Essentials of French Cooking: Classic Recipes and Simple Techniques (Oct., $49.95) by Hubert DeLorme and Vincent Boue demystifies the cuisine for Francophiles; includes DVD.

Fulcrum Publishing

(dist. by Consortium)

The Mitsitam Café Cookbook: Recipes from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (Sept., $19.95) by Richard Hetzler explores 90 recipes from indigenous populations.

Gibbs Smith

Entertaining in the French Style (Oct., $19.99) by Eileen Johnson, photos by Brie Williams, describes the recipes and stories of well-laid tables in city and country.

Good Books

Fix-It-and-Forget-It Christmas Cookbook (Oct., $24.95) by Phyllis Pellman Good aims to end holiday stress with slow-cooker recipes. 250,000 first printing.

Grand Central Life & Style

5 Ingredient Fix: Easy, Elegant, and Irresistible Recipes (Oct., $32) by Food Network host Claire Robinson shows how to give good dinner with little fuss and few ingredients.

Hardie Grant Books

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

The Australian Wine Encyclopedia (Oct., $44.95) by James Halliday and Hugh Johnson considers every aspect, from regions and personalities to processes and terms.

Harvard Common Press

(dist. by NBN)

Champagne Cocktails (Oct., $12.95) by A.J. Rathbun adds effervescence to the 50 Recipes series.

Headline/Hachette Books Scotland

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die (Nov., $23.95) by Ian Buxton. A comprehensive guide to sampling around the globe.

Hippocrene Books

La Buena Mesa: The Regional Cooking of Spain (Nov., $32) by Elizabeth Parrish studies culture and history on its journey through Spanish home kitchens.

Houghton Mifflin


Around My French Table: More than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours (Oct., $40) by Dorie Greenspan captures the excitement of French cooking for a new generation. 75,000 first printing. 12-city author tour.

As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto (Dec., $26), edited by Joan Reardon, chronicles the friendship of Child and her unofficial literary agent. 50,000 first printing.


Jamie's America: Easy Twists on Great American Classics and More (Oct., $37.50) by Jamie Oliver explores the best of local cuisine. 175,000 first printing.

Interlink Books

One World Vegetarian Cookbook (Nov., $35) by Troth Wells emphasizes sustainability and environmental impact in more than 250 international recipes.

Kodansha Int'l.

Kitcho: Japan's Ultimate Dining Experience (Nov., $45) by Kunio Tokuoka goes behind the scenes of Tokuoka's Michelin three-star restaurant.

Kyle Books

(dist. by NBN)

Bake! Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking (Sept., $29.95) by Nick Malgieri. Twenty techniques cover some 125 sweet and savory recipes.

Simply One-Pot Asian Meals (Dec., $24.95) by Simply Ming host Ming Tsai cooks up 85 quick and healthy dishes.

Langenscheidt/h.f. ullman

Culinaria China: Cuisine, Country, Culture (Nov., $49.99). Recipes spiced with cultural tidbits illustrate the country's cuisine.

Macmillan Caribbean

(dist. by Interlink)

Curry, Callaloo, and Calypso: The Real Taste of Trinidad and Tobago (Oct., $35) by Wendy Rahamut showcases indigenous foods with influences from Africa, India, China, and Europe.

Morrow Cookbooks

Alice's Tea Cup (Nov., $24) by Haley Fox and Lauren Fox shares 80 recipes from the sisters' Manhattan restaurants.

Double Delicious (Nov., $28.99) by Jessica Seinfeld adds veggies, fruits, and whole grains to everyday meals. 350,000 first printing.

New Holland

(dist. by Sterling)

Gorgeous & Gruesome Cakes for Children: 30 Original and Fun Designs for Every Occasion (Sept., $19.95) by Debbie Brown dispenses ideas for experienced and beginning bakers.

Alan Dunn's Christmas Cakes (Oct., $19.95) by Alan Dunn presents tiered, round, square, and even star-shaped cakes with a range of decorations.

W.W. Norton

The Essential New York Times Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century (Oct., $40), edited by Amanda Hesser. The food columnist revisits a compendium of influential recipes.

Michael O'Mara

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

The Cooks' Book: For the Cook Who's Best at Everything (Sept., $14.95) by Louise Dixon and David Woodroffe informs on food handling, hygiene, preparation, and more.

Oxmoor House

Southern Living 1,001 Ways to Cook Southern: The Ultimate Treasury of Southern Classics (Oct., $34.95) by Southern Living editors discourses on today's trends.

Cooking Light Complete Meals in Minutes: Over 700 Great Recipes in 15, 20, 30 Minutes (Oct., $29.95) by Cooking Light editors helps shave off time from healthful meals.

Parragon Books

America's Family Favorites: The Everyday Cookbook (Sept., $TBA) by Parragon editors spotlights the country's favorite recipes.

Pelican Publishing

Houston Classic Desserts (Sept., $16.95) by Erin Hicks Miller gathers recipes and photos from the city's top chefs and eateries.

Penguin Press

Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best of Foods and Recipes (Oct., $32.95) by Harold McGee answers cooking conundrums.


Punch: The Delights (and Dangers) of the Flowing Bowl (Nov., $23.95) by David Wondrich overflows with historical background and insights.

Phaidon Press

(dist. by HBG)

What to Cook and How to Cook It (Nov., $39.95) by Jane Hornby leads beginners through 100 recipes with step-by-step images.

Clarkson POtter

Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That? (Oct., $35) by Ina Garten returns with her easiest recipes ever. 1 million first printing.

Bobby Flay's Throwdown (Oct., $35) by Bobby Flay et al. culls recipes from his Food Network show. 200,000 first printing.

quirk books

The Geometry of Pasta: The Perfect Shape + the Perfect Sauce (Sept., $24.95) by Caz Hildebrand and Jacob Kenedy explains the pairings and stories of 300 shapes.

Random House UK

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Food Britannia (Dec., $45) by Andrew Webb considers traditional dishes, modern production, and where to find the best of British cuisine.

Reader's Digest

The Taste of Home Cookbook, New Third Edition (Nov., $29.95) by Taste of Home editors contains 1,100 light, quick, and classic recipes. 300,000 first printing.


La Cuisine: Everyday French Cooking at Home (Oct., $45) by Françoise Bernard, trans. by Jane Sigal, simplifies 1,000 recipes.

Sarabeth's Bakery: From My Hands to Yours (Oct., $39.95) by Sarabeth Levine with Rick Rodgers recreates pastry, spreadable fruits, ice cream, and more.


Tyler Florence Family Meals: The Ultimate Feast in Your Own Back Yard (Oct., $35) by the Food Network chef adds photos to its recipes. 8-city author tour.

America the Edible: Why We Eat, What We Eat, Where We Eat (Nov., $25.99) by the Travel Channel's Adam Richman explores iconic foods.

Running Press

(dist. by Perseus)

Skinny Bitch Ultimate Everyday Cookbook (Nov., $29.95) by Kim Barnouin skips the fake meat and exotic ingredients and offers healthful recipes with easy-to-find seasonal ingredients. 150,000 first printing.

Ryland Peters & Small

Wholesome Kitchen (Sept., $24.95) by Ross Dobson uses simple cooking techniques to showcase the best produce.


Kosher Nation (Oct., $27.95) by Sue Fishkoff considers the history and preparation of kosher food in America.

Sellers Publishing

500 Italian Dishes: The Only Compendium of Italian Dishes You'll Ever Need (Sept., $16.95) by Valentina Sforza relies on enthusiasm, imagination, and great ingredients.

Simon & Schuster

The Food Matters Cookbook: Lose Weight and Heal the Planet with More than 500 Recipes (Sept., $35) by Mark Bittman aims to save the cook's health and the world. 250,000 first printing.

One Big Table: A Portrait of American Cooking—800 Recipes from America's Best Home Cooks, Farmers, Pit Masters, and Chefs (Nov., $40) by Molly O'Neill. 350,000 first printing.

Square One

Your Time to Bake: A Novice's Guide to Baking Cakes, Cookies, Pies, and More (Nov., $29.95) by Robert L. Blakeslee combines reference guide and cookbook.

Sterling Epicure

Let Me Tell You About Wine: A Beginner's Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Wine (Oct., $19.95) by Oz Clarke lays out tasting rules, top varietals, and what creates signature flavors.

Stewart, Tabori & Chang

Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented (Oct., $29.95) by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito adds twists to famous desserts. 50,000 first printing. Author tour.

Good Eats 2: The Middle Years (Oct., $37.50) by Alton Brown includes photos, trivia, science, and tips along with its recipes. 250,000 first printing. Author tour.

Taunton Press

Harvest to Heat: Cooking with America's Best Chefs, Farmers, and Artisans (Oct., $40) by Darryl Estrine and Kelly Kochendorfer documents the relationship among the many creators of American food.

ten speed press

Ethan Stowell's New Italian Kitchen (Sept., $35) by Ethan Stowell and Leslie Miller showcases the acclaimed Seattle chef's adventurous recipes. Author tour.

Thai Street Food: Authentic Recipes, Vibrant Traditions (Sept., $60) by David Thompson offers recipes for morning, noon, and night. Author tour.

Meat: A Kitchen Education (Oct., $35) by James Peterson guides cooks through cuts and cooking methods, with 175 recipes and 500 photos.

Univ. of California Press

Reading Between the Wines (Sept., $24.95) by Terry Theise explores how wine can be a portal to aesthetic, emotional, and even mystical experiences.

Culinary Ephemera: An Illustrated History (Oct., $39.95) by William Woys Weaver features an assortment of foodie postcards, match covers, posters, ads, etc.

Univ. of Nebraska Press

Palmento: A Sicilian Wine Odyssey (Sept., $24.95) by Robert V. Camuto chronicles a year in the region's burgeoning wine scene.

Univ. of Texas Press

Oaxaca al Gusto: An Infinite Gastronomy (Sept., $50) by Diana Kennedy records a compendium of regional cuisines from the Julia Child of Mexico.

Viking Studio

The Wild Table: Seasonal Foraged Food and Recipes (Oct., $40) by Connie Green with Sarah Patterson Scott explores local and regional cooking with found ingredients. Author tour.

Waverley Books

(dist. by Interlink)

Maw Broon's Cooking with Bairns: Recipes and Basics to Help Kids Learn to Cook (Sept., $20) by Catherine Brown lets kids master the basics with 46 recipes from the Scottish granny.

Welcome Books

(dist. by Random House)

Cooking with Italian Grandmothers: Recipes and Stories from Tuscany to Sicily (Oct., $40) by Jessica Theroux blends travel diaries, photo essays, and recipes. 6-city author tour.


Sandra Lee's Best of Semi-Homemade (Oct., $29.95) serves up the TV star's favorite recipes.

Wiley/Betty Crocker

Betty Crocker Fix-with-a-Mix Desserts (Sept., $19.95) compiles 100 recipes for mix-based cupcakes, cakes, mini-desserts, cookies, and more.


Pillsbury: Fast & Healthy Meals for Kids (Sept., $19.95) collects recipes for kid-friendly meal ready in 30 minutes or less.

Fiction/First Novels & Collections

aquila polonica

(dist. by NBN)

Maps and Shadows (Nov., $19.95) by Krysia Jopek. Four narrators describe how a family is affected by Soviet deportations of 1.5 million Polish civilians in WWII.


The Christmas Chronicles: The Legend of Santa Claus (Nov., $16) by Tim Slover tells the "real" story behind the bearded guy in the red suit.

Bridge works

(dist. by NBN)

The Severance (Nov., $23.95) by Elliott Sawyer. A rogue platoon in Afghanistan fight the Taliban while being stalked by a deadly foe in their own ranks.

Amy einhorn books

The Weird Sisters (Feb., $25.95) by Eleanor Brown. Three sisters of an eccentric Shakespeare professor must examine their conflicting feelings about each other and what they call home.

graywolf press

The Wilding (Oct., $23) by Benjamin Percy. A grandfather, father, and son go on one last hunting trip in an Oregon canyon slated for development. Author tour.

Halban Publishers

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

The Viper of Kerman (Sept., $19.95) by Christian Oliver. A powerful Iranian cleric plots to strike a deal with the West.

Houghton Mifflin


The Wake of Forgiveness (Oct., $26) by Bruce Machart features high-stakes horse races, moral journeys, and the bonds of family. 50,000 first printing. Author tour.

Permanent press

The Dissemblers (Oct., $28) by Liza Campbell. A painter travels to Santa Fe, N.M., to follow in Georgia O'Keeffe's footsteps, only to be drawn into a forgery ring.

poisoned pen press

Liar, Liar (Sept., $24.95) by K.J. Larsen. PI Cat DeLuca makes her living catching lying husbands, but when one turns deadly she finds herself in the line of fire.

Soho press

(dist. by Consortium)

A Stranger on the Planet (Jan., $24) by Adam Schwartz. A 12-year-old boy, neglected by his remarried father, grows up with his unstable mother and spends the next several decades searching for love.

Unbridled books

Safe from the Sea (Sept., $24.95) by Peter Geye. An estranged father and son reconnect 35 years after the father survived the tragic wreck of a Great Lakes ore boat.

Fiction/General & Short Stories

Algonquin Books

Exley (Oct., $24.95) by Brock Clarke. A boy searches for a person who can save his father, writer Frederick Exley.

West of Here (Feb., $24.95) by Jonathan Evison juxtaposes the stories of the founders of the mythical town of Port Bonita, Wash. (c. 1890), and their descendants today.

American Univ. in Cairo press

(dist. by IPM)

Red Wine (Jan., $22.95) by Amina Zaydan tackles issues of state brutality, religious extremism, and gender.

Atlantic Monthly Press

(dist. by PGW)

The Witch of Hebron (Sept., $28.95) by James Howard Kunstler envisions a post-oil society where the Internet is a memory and the government a mere rumor.

Atria Books

American Assassin: A Mitch Rapp Thriller (Oct., $27.99) by Vince Flynn. A young Rapp takes on his first counterterrorism assignment. 850,000 first printing. Author tour.

Untitled (Nov., $26.99) by Sister Souljah tells an unapologetic love story. 250,000 first printing. Author tour.

The Athena Project (Dec., $26.99) by Brad Thor is the first book in a series featuring a female covert op. 550,000 first printing. Author tour.


An Amish Christmas (Oct., $16) by Cynthia Keller looks at one family's redemption during a holiday season spent with the Amish.

The Emperor's Tomb (Nov., $26) by Steve Berry. Cotton Malone must track down an unnamed "important object" to rescue his friend and paramour Cassiopeia Vitt. 5-city author tour.


What the Night Knows (Dec., $28) by Dean Koontz. A police detective is haunted by a series of murders that ended when he killed the perpetrator.

Bloomsbury USA

Bound (Oct., $25) by Antonya Nelson is set in Wichita, Ks., after the re-emergence of the BTK serial killer.


(dist. by PGW)

The Bishop's Man (Oct., $25) by Linden MacIntyre looks at sexual abuse through the eyes of a priest whose job is to suppress scandal.

Sarah Crichton Books

The Second Son (Feb., $TBA) by Jonathan Rabb. In the final installment of his Berlin-between-the-world-wars trilogy, Nikolai Hoffner vows to find a son gone missing in the outbreak of the Spanish civil war.


The Red Garden (Jan., $25) by Alice Hoffman deals with love, family ties, and generational secrets. 100,000 first printing.

The Bells (Sept., $24) by Richard Harvell centers on the confession of a thief and kidnapper, whose exquisite sense of hearing is both blessing and curse. 60,000 first printing.


Torn Between Two Lovers (Sept., $20) by Carl Weber follows the ladies of the Big Girls Book Club.


Legacy (Sept., $28) by Danielle Steel interweaves the lives of two women: a writer in present-day Boston and an 18th-century Sioux.

Worth Dying For (Oct., $28) by Lee Child. More tales of derring-do starring ex-Army cop and loner par excellence Jack Reacher. Author tour.

44 Charles Street (Feb., $28) by Danielle Steel. A woman's life changes when she takes three lodgers into her New York City home.


Mini-Shopaholic (Sept., $25) by Sophie Kinsella. Motherhood turns out to be trickier than Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) thought.

Pamela Dorman Books

Emily Hudson (Sept., $25.95) by Melissa Jones tells the story, inspired by an episode in Henry James's life, of a young woman's flight from convention.


The Confession (Oct., $28.95) by John Grisham. Plot twists abound in Grisham's latest legal thriller. 2.8 million first printing.

The Lost Symbol: Special Illustrated Edition (Nov., $35) by Dan Brown expands his latest bestseller. 350,000 first printing.


Fall of Giants (Oct., $36) by Ken Follett launches the Century trilogy with the story of families caught in 20th-century upheavals. 1 million first printing.

The Union Quilters (Feb., $25.95) by Jennifer Chiaverini continues the Elm Creek Quilts series on the Union home front.


Man in the Woods (Sept., $24.99) by Scott Spencer. A carpenter commits a crime of passion and keeps the biggest piece of evidence. 50,000 first printing.

Faber and Faber

Skippy Dies (Sept., $28) by Paul Murray asks why a 14-year-old boy ends up dead on the floor of a Dublin doughnut shop. 50,000 first printing.

Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Freedom (Sept., $28) by Jonathan Franzen looks at love and marriage through the prism of a family in St. Paul, Minn. 400,000 first printing. Author tour.

By Nightfall (Oct., $25) by Michael Cunningham. When Rebecca's brother visits, her husband questions the life they've created. 200,000 first printing. Author tour.

Ghost Light (Feb., $TBA) by Joseph O'Connor. This epic romance between a playwright and a budding actress combines real and fictional characters in the theatrical milieu of Edwardian Dublin. Author tour.


An Irish Country Courtship (Oct., $25.99) by Patrick Taylor. Dr. Laverty wonders about a permanent post, while Dr. O'Reilly deepens his relationship with Nurse O'Halloran. 100,000 first printing.

Crazy (Nov., $22.99) by William Peter Blatty. A man's relationship with a mysterious girl offers him redemption.

Gallery Books

Left Neglected (Jan., $25) by Lisa Genova. A car accident leaves a woman with the crippling disorder called left neglect. 350,000 first printing.

Justice (Feb., $25) by Karen Robards. When high-powered lawyer Jessica Ford investigates the death of a colleague, the killer closes in on her. 150,000 first printing.

Grand Central

Safe Haven (Sept., $25.99) by Nicholas Sparks tells of romance lost and rediscovered—and one woman's choice between loyalty and love. 1.5 million first printing.

Hell's Corner (Nov., $27.99) by David Baldacci. The Camel Club investigates an explosion that occurs when the British PM leaves the White House. 1 million first printing.

An Object of Beauty (Nov., $26.99) by Steve Martin examines the glamour and the subterfuge of New York's fine art world.

The Inner Circle (Jan., $26.99) by Brad Meltzer involves government lies and deception dating back to the Founding Fathers. 350,000 first printing.

Grove Press

(dist. by PGW)

Blindness of the Heart (Oct., $24.95) by Julia Franck follows a German family through two world wars and several generations.

Robert Hale

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

The Debonair Duke (Sept., $24.95) by Emily Hendrickson. The gift of a mysterious necklace brings Lady Pamela Taylor together with the Duke of Wexford.


Captivate, Kill, or Destroy: A Novel of the Revolutionary War (Sept., $25.99) by Bernard Cornwell is the author's first hardcover standalone set in America. 200,000 first printing.

Ciao, Valentine (Feb., $25.99) by Adriana Trigiani chronicles the further doings of shoemaker and designer Valentine Roncalli. 150,000 first printing.

Henry Holt

Sunset Park (Nov., $25) by Paul Auster follows a group of people brought together in Brooklyn during the 2008 economic collapse. 100,000 first printing.

Houghton Mifflin


The Elephant's Journey (Sept., $24) by José Saramago, trans. by Margaret Jull Costa. This tale of an elephant, his keeper, and their journey through 16th-century Europe is based on a true story. 50,000 first printing.

Nemesis (Oct., $26) by Philip Roth is set in a Newark, N.J., neighborhood in 1944 during a polio outbreak. 100,000 first printing.

Johns Hopkins Univ. Press

Ocean State (Sept., $25) by Jean McGarry. Thirteen stories weave together family pleasures, marriage, and seemingly ordinary moments that cross into magical territory.


To the End of the Land (Sept., $27.95) by David Grossman, trans. by Jessica Cohen. Just as Ora is about to celebrate her son's release from the Israeli army, he re-ups. 50,000 first printing. 6-city author tour.

Compass Rose (Oct., $27.95) by John Casey follows Rose and the family, friends, and foes who circle her over the years. 50,000 first printing. 7-city author tour.

Of Love and Evil (Nov., $24.95) by Anne Rice. A former government assassin is summoned to 15th-century Rome to uncover the secrets of a dybbuk. 200,000 first printing.

Frances Lincoln

(dist. by PGW)

A Grasp of Kaspar (Sept., $19.95) by Michael Baxandall. The investigation of a South German textile company sparks this post-WWII thriller.

Little, Brown

Rescue (Nov., $26.99) by Anita Shreve depicts a family torn apart by a mother's return. 6-city author tour.

Little, brown/Reagan Arthur Books

The Wolves of Andover (Nov., $24.99) by Kathleen Kent combines the love story of Thomas and Martha Carrier with the political drama of 17th-century England and America. 4-city author tour.

Little, Brown UK/Sphere

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

The Dancing Years (Jan., $26.95) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles portrays the Morland family in the aftermath of WWI.

McBooks Press

(dist. by IPG)

Victory: A Kydd Sea Adventure (Oct., $24) by Julian Stockwin follows Kydd to the Battle of Trafalgar for his 11th exploit.


Call Me Mrs. Miracle (Oct., $16.95) by Debbie Macomber. Next to bringing children joy, Emily Merkle's favorite activity is giving romance a nudge. 400,000 first printing.

Naval Institute Press

For Love of Country (Oct., $29.95) by William C. Hammond is set in the 1780s when the American Republic struggled with Britain, France, and the Barbary pirates.

New Directions

While the Women Are Sleeping (Nov., $21.95) by Javier Marías collects stories populated by ghosts, spies, bodyguards, and criminals.

New Press

(dist. by Perseus)

Daniel (Nov., $26.95) by Henning Mankell, trans. by Steven T. Murray, tracks a boy's odyssey from Africa to Sweden.

W.W. Norton

Great House (Oct., $24.95) by Nicole Krauss. A stolen desk contains the secrets of the lives it passes through. Author tour.

Overlook Press

A Call from Jersey (Sept., $25.95) by P.F. Kludge follows the life of a German father and son who immigrate to the U.S. in 1928.

The Morning Star (Sept., $23.95) by André Schwartz-Bart, trans. by Julie Rose, traces the story of the Jewish people from Abraham to the aftermath of a nuclear war.


The Widower's Tale (Sept., $26.95) by Julia Glass reveals the loyalties, rivalries, and secrets of a family in which no one is immune to unexpected change. 100,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.

Doctor Zhivago (Oct., $30) by Boris Pasternak, trans. by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. This is the first new translation of the classic novel in 50 years. 50,000 first printing.

Permanent Press

How to Survive a Natural Disaster (Sept., $28) by Margaret Hawkins depicts family rivalry, betrayal, violence, and forgiveness in six voices.


Dead or Alive (Dec., $TBA) by Tom Clancy with Grant Blackwood. Jack Ryan joins the search for a terrorist who is planning a strike in the U.S. 1.75 million first printing.

Port Mortuary (Nov., $27.95) by Patricia Cornwell. Scarpetta is confronted with a case that could ruin her and shut down her new facility.

Indulgence in Death (Nov., $26.95) by J.D. Robb. Random hits, thrill kills, and murderers with specialized tastes are angering NYPSD Lt. Eve Dallas. 600,000 first printing.

Treachery in Death (Feb., $26.95) by J.D. Robb. NYPSD Lt. Eve Dallas, her billionaire husband, and Peabody are trying their best to bring down a pair of dirty cops.

Lost Empire (Sept., $27.95) by Clive Cussler with Grant Blackwood features husband and wife Sam and Remi Fargo. 600,000 first printing.

The Valcourt Heiress (Oct., $25.95) by Catherine Coulter. Garron of Kersey returns to claim his title as Baron Wareham, only to find the castle nearly destroyed. 475,000 first printing.

Random House

Luka and the Fire of Life (Nov., $25) by Salman Rushdie. A boy must battle his way through a magical world to save his father.

I Still Dream About You (Nov., $26) by Fannie Flagg. A former Miss Alabama learns about friendship, second chances, and the dangers of inhibitions.

Clara and Mr. Tiffany (Jan., $26) by Susan Vreeland. A designer for Louis Comfort Tiffany struggles with conflicting desires for artistic recognition and romantic love.


How to Read the Air (Oct., $25.95) by Dinaw Mengestu chronicles a man's search for redemption. 50,000 first printing.

Salvation City (Sept., $25.95) by Sigrid Nunez imagines the aftermath of a flu pandemic through the eyes of a 13-year-old boy.


Full Dark, No Stars (Nov., $27.95) by Stephen King gathers four never-before-published stories. 1.2 million first printing.

Ann Beattie: The New Yorker Stories (Nov., $28) by Ann Beattie.

Seven Stories Press

(dist. by CBSD)

Sad Stories of the Death of Kings (Sept., $21) by Barry Gifford combines memoir and fiction to bring to life a city and a boy's growing consciousness.

Simon & Schuster

Promise Me (Oct., $19.99) by Richard Paul Evans spins a love story about a single mother and her guardian angel. 500,000 first printing.

Spiegel & Grau

Ape House (Sept., $25) by Sara Gruen. When apes participate in a reality TV show, they change the lives of the people around them.

st. martin's

And Thereby Hangs a Tale (Sept., $24.99) by Jeffrey Archer collects 15 new stories with an international flair.

A Secret Kept (Sept., $24.99) by Tatiana de Rosnay plumbs the depths of complex family relationships and the power of a past secret.

Some Sing, Some Cry (Sept., $26.99) by Ntozake Shange and Ifa Bayeza. The author of for colored girls who have considered suicide... and her playwright sister present the story of an African-American family.

Wicked Appetite (Sept., $27.99) by Janet Evanovich. In this new series, a mysterious man meets Lizzie Tucker, whose life will never be the same. 2.5 million first printing.

St. Martin's/Thomas Dunne

Valley Forge (Nov., $27.99) by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen chronicles George Washington's role in the Revolutionary War. 250,000 first printing. Author tour.

Texas Tech Univ. Press

The Fish Child (Oct., $26.95) by Lucía Puenzo, trans. by David William Foster. Lesbian lovers turn to crime when they flee Buenos Aires; ties in with the eponymous film.


Mistress of Nothing (Jan., $24) by Kate Pullinger. A Victorian maid accompanies her ailing mistress to the Nile Valley.

Tyndale House

Her Daughter's Dream (Sept., $24.99) by Francine Rivers. The sequel to Her Mother's Hope spans the years from 1950 to the present. 100,000 first printing.

Unbridled Books

Stranger Here Below (Sept., $24.95) by Joyce Hinnefeld. An African-American woman and her white college roommate navigate the 1960s with the help of an older Quaker.

Univ. of Massachusetts Press

Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry (Nov., $24.95) by Christine Sneed. Stories consider the tragicomic aspects of romantic love.

Univ. of New Mexico Press

The Lost Minyan (Dec., $29.95) by David M. Gitlitz profiles 10 crypto-Jewish families during the Inquisition.

Univ. of Pittsburgh Press

The Physics of Imaginary Objects (Sept., $24.95) by Tina May Hall presents stories that explore how language determines being.

Univ. of Wisconsin/Terrace Books

(dist. by CDC)

Catina's Haircut (Oct., $21.95) by Paola Corso. Linked stories chronicle an Italian family's journey from Calabria to Pittsburgh, Pa.

Vanguard Press

(dist.by Perseus)

The Perfect Love Song (Oct., $15.95) by Patti Callahan Henry tells a Christmas story in which a musician learns that material gains are nothing compared to love. 100,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.


Getting to Happy (Sept., $27.95) by Terry McMillan revisits the characters of Waiting to Exhale 15 years later. 13-city author tour.

In the Company of Others (Oct., $27.95) by Jan Karon. The second Father Tim novel in a new series examines the pain of an estranged Irish family. 6-city author tour.


Rose in a Storm (Oct., $24) by Jon Katz. When a farmer is injured, his sheepdog, Rose, must protect the other animals. 5-city author tour.

Fiction/Mystery &


Akashic Books

The Dead Detective (Oct., $24.95) by William Heffernan trails homicide detective Harry Doyle in the case of a murdered child molester.


A Nose for Justice (Sept., $25) by Rita Mae Brown. Humans and canines attempt to solve a murder on a Nevada ranch. Author tour.


Hiss of Death: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery (Feb., $26) by Rita Mae Brown revisits the feline detective series. 5-city author tour.

Berkley Prime crime

The Spider's Web (Sept., $24.95) by Margaret Coel finds Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley on opposite sides of a complex investigation.

Fiber & Brimstone (Oct., $24.95) by Laura Childs follows Carmela Bertrand's quest to exonerate her friends of a Halloween murder.

You Better Knot Die: A Crochet Mystery (Nov., $24.95) by Betty Hechtman unravels a fifth Molly Pink whodunnit.


Shift (Sept., $26) by Tim Kring and Dale Peck deals with 1960s counterculture and dark government forces in a supernatural what-if. 100,000 first printing.


A Red Herring Without Mustard (Jan., $TBA) by Alan Bradley. In the third installment, Flavia de Luce must clear a woman's name to prevent a grave injustice, while trying to avoid an early (and unjust) grave herself.


Dexter Is Delicious (Sept., $25.95) by Jeff Lindsay finds Dexter confronting cannibals. 150,000 first printing. Author tour.


The Templar Salvation (Oct., $26.95) by Raymond Khoury picks up the story of The Last Templar. 250,000 first printing.

Secrets to the Grave (Jan., $26.95) by Tami Hoag explores early forensic investigation in the second Deeper than the Dead installment. 350,000 first printing.

ECW Press

(dist. by IPG)

In Plain Sight (Oct., $24.95) by Mike Knowles delivers the third installment in the tale of mob enforcer Wilson.


The Officers' Club (Jan., $24.99) by Ralph Peters explores the murder of a female lieutenant in post-Vietnam 1970s.


(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

A Rush of Blood (Oct., $24.95) by Quintin Jardine. The suicide of a Lithuanian entrepreneur rouses chief constable Bob Skinner's suspicion.


Naked Heat (Sept., $22.99) by Richard Castle. The second book tie-in with the ABC show Castle. 200,000 first printing.


Elvis and the Memphis Mambo Murders (Oct., $22) by Peggy Webb recounts the sleuthing Valentines' efforts to thwart a dance-competition killer.

A Catered Thanksgiving (Nov., $22) by Isis Crawford dishes up the seventh mystery involving catering sisters Bernie and Libby Simmons.

A Decadent Way to Die (Feb., $24) by G.A. McKevett asks whether plus-size PI Savannah can prevent the murder of a rich octogenarian.

LIttle, brown

Don't Blink (Sept., $27.99) by James Patterson and Howard Roughan follows a reporter embroiled in a mob lawyer's murder.

The Reversal (Oct., $27.99) by Michael Connelly. Defense lawyer Mickey Haller and Det. Harry Bosch team up to solve a child's murder. 4-city author tour.

Cross Fire (Nov., $27.99) by James Patterson finds Alex Cross investigating the murder of a dirty congressman.

Now You See Her (Jan., $27.99) by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. A secret sends beautiful Jeanine Fournier on the run.

Medallion Press

The Ascent (Sept., $24.95) by Ronald Malfi moves from Tibetan folklore and mysticism to torture, destruction, and death.


Burn (Sept., $24.99) by Nevada Barr trails Anna Pigeon to New Orleans to discover the source of an attempted curse. 150,000 first printing.

The Holy Thief (Sept., $24.99) by William Ryan. A murder investigation in 1930s Moscow leads to a terrifying Soviet organization. 125,000 first printing.

Bury Your Dead (Oct., $24.99) by Louise Penny follows Chief Inspector Armand Gamache's investigation into the murder of a Quebec historian. 100,000 first printing.

Back of Beyond (Jan., $24.99) by C.J. Box narrates a troubled cop's search for his son in Yellowstone, while a killer closes in. 100,000 first printing.

Untitled (Jan., $24.99) by Chelsea Cain focuses on Det. Archie Sheridan's hunt for Gretchen Lowell's serial killer protégé. 150,000 first printing.

Though Not Dead (Feb., $24.95) by Dana Stabenow. The latest Kate Shugak mystery involves a map, a treasure, and murder. 75,000 first printing.


Djibouti (Oct., $26.99) by Elmore Leonard charts a tale of modern piracy. 200,000 first printing.

The Fall (Oct., $26.99) by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan continues the story of a vampire invasion. 250,000 first printing.

Warlord (Nov., $27.99) by Ted Bell pits counterspy Alex Hawke against a would-be murderer of the British royal family. 250,000 first printing.

Moonlight Mile (Dec., $26.99) by Dennis Lehane brings back private investigators Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro. 500,000 first printing.

North Atlantic Books

(dist. by Random House)

First of State (Oct., $24.95) by Robert Greer. This tale of murder and international intrigue is a prequel to the C.J. Floyd series.


Cold as Ice: A Jessie Arnold Mystery (Sept., $23.95) by Sue Henry delivers the latest featuring the Alaskan champion musher.

Murder, She Wrote: The Queen's Jewels (Oct., $22.95) by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain. Jessica takes a long-awaited voyage on the Queen Mary II.



(dist. by Midpoint Trade)

And Then There Was One (Oct., $25.95) by Patricia Gussin recounts a couple's ordeal when two of their triplets are kidnapped.

Someone's Watching (Feb., $25.95) by Sharon Potts delves into a girl's search for her missing teen sister in Miami's South Beach.


The Charming Quirks of Others (Sept., $24.95) by Alexander McCall Smith. In the latest Isabel Dalhousie entry, the heroine uncovers others' flaws—and her own. 75,000 first printing.

Permanent Press

The Reckoning (Dec., $28) by Howard Owen. A teen contends with his mother's death and a strange friend from his father's past.

Poisoned Pen Press

Absolute Risk (Sept., $24.95) by Steven Gore. PI Graham Gage exposes an economic terrorism conspiracy.

South Phoenix Rules (Dec., $24.95) by Jon Talton. In his sixth outing, David Mapstone investigates the murder of his sister's boyfriend, whom the police have connected to a drug cartel.


Bad Blood (Sept., $27.95) by John Sandford. Virgil Flowers arrests a farmer's killer—case closed. Farmer's killer found hanging in cell—case reopened? 500,000 first printing.

The Sentry (Jan., $26.95) by Robert Crais revisits ex-cop and current soldier of fortune Joe Pike.


Unwritten Laws (Jan., $26.99) by Greg Iles. Penn Cage returns in the sequel to The Devil's Punchbowl. 300,000 first printing.

Simon & Schuster

Edge (Nov., $26.99) by Jeffery Deaver pits a federal agent against a master of the underworld. 300,000 first printing.

Simon & Schuster UK

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

The Oath (Oct., $24.95) by Michael Jecks. Simon Puttock investigates a series of killings in 14th-century England.

Soho Constable

(dist. by Consortium)

Kimberly's Song (Oct., $25) by Allison Bruce sifts through the detritus of a couple's former life.

Soho Crime

(dist. by Consortium)

Collusion (Oct., $25) by Stuart Neville links Belfast detective inspector Jack Lennon, his missing daughter, and a vengeful assassin. Author tour.

Red Jade (Nov., $25) by Henry Chang finds Jack Yu facing a Chinatown gangbanger and a Hong Kong femme fatale. Author tour.


The Obelisk (Jan., $26) by Howard Gordon questions peacemaker Gideon Davis's ability to bring in his rogue agent brother.


(dist. by HBG)

The Sherlockian (Dec., $24.99) by Graham Moore moves between present-day and Victorian London seeking Arthur Conan Doyle's missing diary. 75,000 first printing. Author tour.

Univ. of North Texas Press

Out the Summerhill Road (Oct., $24.95) by Jane Roberts Wood follows three friends, each with a secret about another friend who was murdered long ago.


Our Kind of Traitor (Oct., $27.95) by John le Carré. A guileless couple become pawns in the defection of a Russian money launderer.

Fiction/Science Fiction & Fantasy


Dust (Sept., $24.95) by Joan Frances Turner follows a zombie's choice to protect humans or her own kind.

River Marked (Feb., $19.95) by Patricia Briggs offers the sixth installment of shapeshifter Mercy Thompson's adventures.

Sookie Stackhouse Companion (Feb., $25.95) by Charlaine Harris compiles a guide to Sookie's world, family, and lovers.

Baen Books

(dist. by Simon & Schuster)

1635: The Eastern Front (Oct., $25) by Eric Flint recounts the latest tale in the alternate history series. $50,000 ad/promo.

Cryoburn (Nov., $25) by Lois McMaster Bujold brings Miles Vorkosigan back to the award-winning series; includes CD-ROM. $100,000 ad/promo.


Dark Peril (Sept., $25.95) by Christine Feehan. This new Carpathian outing follows two solo warriors who find one another.


The Truth of Valor (Sept., $24.95) by Tanya Huff details former gunnery sergeant Torin Kerr's rescue of her lover from pirates.

Coronets and Steel (Sept. $24.95) by Sherwood Smith. Kim travels to Europe only to be swept into an adventure that reveals a shocking secret about her bloodline.

Delacorte Press

Shadowfever: The Fever Series (Dec., $26) by Karen Marie Moning closes the book on MacKayla Lane's adventures.

Del rey/lucasbooks

Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Vortex (Dec., $27) by Troy Denning follows the Sith and Skywalkers' quest to discover the origins of Abeloth.


The Waters Rising (Sept., $26.99) by Sheri S. Tepper. A new novel from "one of science fiction's most distinctive voices" (Locus).

Kill the Dead (Oct., $22.99) by Richard Kadrey brings back Stark, the bounty hunter of demons. 50,000 first printing.

Golden GryPHon Press

(dist. by IPG)

Blasphemy (Oct., $24.95) by Mike Resnick collects two short novels and five short stories.

Thomas Nelson

The Skin Map (Sept., $24.99) by Stephen Lawhead features a treasure hunt with alternate realities, a mysterious prize, and a map made of skin.


Ghost Town: The Morganville Vampires (Nov., $17.99) by Rachel Caine discovers unintended consequences for Claire Danvers's experiment.

Nonstop Press

(dist. by IPG)

The Collected Stories of Carol Emshwiller (Jan., $34.95) by Carol Emshwiller presents tales that blur the boundaries of fabulist literature, science fiction, and magical realism.


(dist. by HBG)

Hull Zero Three (Nov., $19.99) by Greg Bear. A narrator finds himself in a mysterious existence on a starship.

Surface Detail (Feb., $25.99) by Iain M. Banks. A murdered woman has made a deal that lets her stay alive as she attempts to kill her killer.


The High King of Montival: A Novel of the Change (Sept., $25.95) by S.M. Stirling picks up the series with Rudi assembling an army to rescue his homeland.

Side Jobs: Stories from the Dresden Files (Nov., $25.95) by Jim Butcher includes a new Harry Dresden novella.

Rising Tides (Feb., $24.95) by Taylor Anderson continues the Destroyermen alternate world military series.

Small Beer Press

(dist. by Consortium)

What I Didn't See (Sept., $24) by Karen Joy Fowler collects stories about John Wilkes Booth's younger brother, a one-winged man, and a California cult.


All Clear (Oct., $26) by Connie Willis sets her time-traveling characters in WWII. 3-city author tour.

Top Publications

(dist. by IGC)

Tarizon: Conquest Earth (Sept., $23) by William Manchee concludes the trilogy.

TOR Books

He Is Legend (Sept., $25.99) by Christopher Conlon gathers 15 stories honoring Richard Matheson; authors include Stephen King and F. Paul Wilson. 100,000 first printing.

Passion Play (Sept., $24.99) by Beth Bernobich shares Ilse Zhalina's journey of magic, intrigue, and love.

Out of the Dark (Oct., $25.99) by David Weber kicks off a series pitting militarized aliens against vampires and humans. 125,000 first printing.

Towers of Midnight (Oct., $29.99) by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson recounts the 13th tale in the Wheel of Time series. 1 million first printing.

Lost Road: Mithermages #1 (Jan., $24.99) by Orson Scott Card follows a clan of mages exiled in our world. 200,000 first printing.

wizards of the coast

Gauntlgrym, Neverwinter Nights, Book 1 (Oct., $27.95) by R.A. Salvatore launches a trilogy with everything Drizzt fans expect and everything gamers love about Neverwinter Nights. 110,000 first printing.

Folklore, Myths, & Legends


Encyclopedia of the Vampire: The Living Dead in Myth, Legend, and Popular Culture (Dec., $85), edited by S.T. Joshi, covers a wide range of topics, including literature, film, television, and folklore.



Haunted Scotland (Sept., $16) by Roddy Martine examines the country's folklore, legends, and tales of paranormal activity.

david & Charles

(dist. by F+W Media)

Monsters Caught on Film: Amazing Evidence of Lake Monsters, Bigfoot, and Other Strange Beasts (Sept., $16.99) by Melvyn Willin offers commentary on photos that claim to portray the world's monsters.

univ. press of kansas

The Myth and Mystery of UFOs (Oct., $34.95) by Thomas E. Bullard investigates the phenomenon of UFO accounts and the insights they reveal about human nature.


anova/national trust

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

The Thoughtful Gardener: Gardening in Harmony with Nature (Nov., $22.95) by Ed Ikin offers eco-friendly tips for growing the natural way.

bright sky press

(dist. by Book Masters)

Heirloom Bulbs for Today (Sept., $34.95) by Chris Wiesinger and Cherie Foster Coburn introduces the best bulbs for Southern gardeners and addresses frequently asked questions.

frances lincoln

(dist. by PGW)

Gardens of English Heritage (Sept., $45) by Linden Groves and Gillian Mawrey illuminates 25 historic favorites and little-known treasures throughout Great Britain.

storey publishing

Homegrown Herbs (Feb., $29.95) by Tammi Hartung instructs readers on growing and harvesting herbs for use in cooking, healing, and crafting.

timber press

The Encyclopedia of Container Plants: More than 500 Outstanding Choices for Gardeners (Sept., $34.95) by Ray Rogers and Rob Cardillo profiles plants that thrive in containers.

Univ. of California press

The World of Trees (Oct., $34.95) by Hugh Johnson guides readers through more than 600 of the world's major forest and garden trees, including an A-to-Z listing of the most important and popular species.

univ. of pennsylvania press

Of Gardens: Selected Essays (Oct., $39.95) by Paula Deitz celebrates the beauty of gardens and landscapes encountered on the author's extensive travels.

weidenfeld & NIcolson

(dist. by Sterling)

Extraordinary Gardens of the World (Sept., $39.95) by Monty Don spotlights the sites filmed for the author's TV series, Around the World in 80 Gardens.

Gay & Lesbian Studies


Her Sweet Spot: 101 Sexy Ways to Find and Please It (Dec., $22) by Jude Schell delivers equal parts erotica, bedroom how-to, and sex and relationship miscellany.


Disorder and Early Love: The Homoeroticism of Thomas Mann (Nov., $89.95) by Wolfgang Lederer, M.D., studies Mann's repressed homosexuality as expressed through his writings.


The Un-Natural State: Arkansas and the Queer South (Nov., $34.95) by Brock Thompson explores gay and lesbian life in Arkansas in the 20th century.


(dist. by CDC)

Gay Bar: The Fabulous, True Story of a Daring Woman and Her Boys in the 1950s (Oct., $26.95) by Will Fellows and Helen P. Branson profiles Helen's, a pioneering Hollywood hangout that helped pave the way for gay lib.

Graphic Novels

Abrams ComicArts

Archie Marries... (Oct., $24.95) by Michael Uslan, illus. by Stan Goldberg and Bob Smith, imagines Archie's life first with Betty, then Veronica. 100,000 first printing.

Shazam! The Golden Age of the World's Mightiest Mortal (Oct., $35) by Chip Kidd, photos by Geoff Spear, gathers comics decoder rings, badges, and other ephemera.

DC COmics/Universe

Superman: Earth One (Nov., $19.99) by J. Michael Straczynski, illus. by Shane Davis, offers a new vision of Clark Kent's transformation.

Absolute All Star Superman (Oct., $99.99) by Grant Morrison, illus. by Frank Quitely, presents a new take on the superhero in an oversized, slip-cased edition.

Batman and Robin Volume 2: Batman vs. Robin Deluxe Edition (Nov., $24.99) by Grant Morrison et al. shows the Dynamic Duo solving mysteries and facing off against each other.

DC COmics/Vertigo

Cuba: My Revolution (Sept., $24.99) by Inverna Lockpez, illus. by Dean Haspiel, tells of one girl's experience, inspired by the author's life.

American Vampire (Oct., $24.99) spins one vampire tale by Stephen King and one by Scott Snyder, with art by Rafael Albuquerque.

DC Comics/WildStorm

Absolute Promethea Book Two (Oct., $99.99) by Alan Moore, illus. by J.H. Williams III, uses a modern-day fantasy to examine the origins of the imagination.

Del rey

The Exile: An Outlander Graphic Novel (Sept., $25) by Diana Gabaldon, illus. by Hoang Nguyen, retells the original novel from Jamie Fraser's perspective. 3-city-author tour.

Library of America

(dist. by Penguin)

Lynd Ward: Six Novels in Woodcuts (Oct., $70), edited by Art Spiegelman, collects Ward's works in a two-volume set, with an introduction by Spiegelman.


(dist. by Sterling)

Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future: A Biography (Jan., $19.95) by Daniel Tatarsky recounts the hero's battles to save Earth and Eagle magazine from aliens.

Health, Fitness, & Beauty


Protecting Your Health Privacy: A Citizen's Guide to Safeguarding the Security of Your Medical Information (Nov., $44.95) by Jacqueline Klosek warns of new risks to private medical information, and presents tips on protecting secure details.

Atria Books

Forever Young: Dr. Perricone's Secret to Glowing, Wrinkle-Free Skin and Radiant Health at Every Age (Sept., $26) by Nicholas Perricone, M.D., explains his new program, Nutrigenomics.

Every Mother's Heart (Dec., $25.99) by Sarah Ferguson provides a weight-loss program to turn moms into role models for their kids.

avery books

The New Rules of Lifting for Abs: A Myth-Busting Fitness Plan for Men and Women Who Want a Strong Core and Pain-Free Back (Jan., $28) by Lou Schuler and Alwyn Cosgrove is the latest entry in the authors' New Rules series.

beacon press

White Coat, Black Hat: Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine (Sept., $24.95) by Carl Elliot contributes a darkly humorous take on the medical industry.

chronicle books

Beauty Rules (Nov., $24.95) by Bobbi Brown. The makeup mogul inspires teens and young women with new looks, step-by-step application instructions, and more.


The 4-Hour Body (Sept., $24) by Timothy Ferriss claims that one can create the perfect body regardless of genetic disposition. 200,000 first printing.

Turn On (Dec., $25.99) by Suzanne Somers reveals the latest strides in alternative medicine. 600,000 first printing.

firefly books

Ultimate Medical Encyclopedia: Understanding, Preventing, and Treating Medical Conditions (Sept., $49.95), edited by Martine Podesto, describes more than 400 medical conditions and illnesses; includes informative illustrations.


The Best Shape of Your Life: A 12-Week Plan to Create Your Dream Body (Jan., $26) by Kris Gethin promotes a new fitness movement based on motivation, with information gleaned from the bodybuilding.com community.

gallery books

The Mommy Diet (Jan., $24) by Alison Sweeney. The host of The Biggest Loser unveils a regimen of nutrition, fitness, and self-care designed for new moms before and after delivery. 100,000 first printing.


Change Your Brain, Change Your Weight (Feb., $25.99) by Daniel G. Amen, M.D., shares ways people can overcome the barriers keeping them overweight. 150,000 first printing.


Cinch!: Conquer Cravings, Drop Pounds, and Lose Inches (Jan., $25.99) by Cynthia Sass. The co-author of The Flat Belly Diet introduces a 25-day weight loss program. 150,000 first printing. Author tour.

hay house

The Belly Fat Cure Turbo Track (Nov., $24.95) by Jorge Cruise posits that insulin control is the key to weight loss and vitality. 150,000 first printing.

other press

(dist. by random house)

Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers: No More Unnecessary Biopsies, Radical Treatment, or Loss of Sexual Potency (Sept., $24.95) by Ralph H. Blum and Mark Scholz, M.D., highlights a new, noninvasive approach.

rodale books

The Doctors' 5-Minute Health Fixes: The Prescription for a Lifetime of Great Health (Oct., $26.99) by The Doctors with Mariska Van Aalst suggests easy, life-altering fixes culled from the hit TV show.

400 Calorie Fix: Slim Is Simple—400 Ways to Eat 400-Calorie Meals (Dec., $25.99) by Liz Vaccariello with Mindy Hermann includes 700 photos and illustrations.

st. martin's/thomas dunne

Dr. Chopra Says (Jan., $25.99) by Sanjiv Chopra, M.D., and Alan Lotvin, M.D., provides the current facts on alternative and conventional medicines that directly affect health and well-being. 125,000 first printing.


The Mirror of Yoga (Sept., $24.95) by Richard Freeman examines the philosophy, practice, and history.

simon & schuster

The Best Life Motivation Book (Jan., $26) by Bob Greene advises on staying motivated and meeting health and fitness goals. 350,000 first printing.


Crazy Sexy Diet: A Gutsy Game Plan for Health, Happiness, and a Great Ass! (Dec., $19.95) by Kris Carr. The title says it all.

vanguard press

(dist. by Perseus)

Naked Fitness (Jan., $25.95) by Andrea Metcalf explains how to lose 28 pounds in less than 30 days. 75,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo.

Victory Belt

(dist. by Tuttle)

The Paleolithic Solution (Sept., $24.95) by Robb Wolf shows how food choices can improve appearance and health.


(dist. by Sterling)

Total Massage: A Complete Introduction to the Healing Power of Touch (Jan., $14.95) by Karen Smith provides step-by-step instruction and photos of the entire range of massage strokes and techniques.



Portrait of Camelot/A Thousand Days in the Kennedy White House (Nov., $35) by Richard Reeves and Harvey Sawler. Many never-before-seen photos by Cecil Stoughton (first official White House photographer) accompany a remembrance of the young president. 50,000 first printing.

Allen & Unwin

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Australians: Origins to Eureka (Sept., $39.95) by Thomas Keneally traces the history of Australia's people and its unique national character.


(dist. by Rowman & Littlefield)

Airlines of the Jet Age: A History (Oct., $99.95) by R.E.G. Davies explores the history of the world airline industry from the early 1960s to the present day.

Children and the Holocaust (Feb., $39.95) by Patricia Heberer depicts the Holocaust as seen through the eyes and fates of its youngest victims.


(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Victorian Pharmacy Remedies and Recipes: Rediscovering Home Remedies and Recipes (Nov., $22.95) by Jane Eastoe and Ruth Goodman traces the history of consumer medicine and drugstores from the 19th century to the present.

Basic Books

(dist. by Perseus)

Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin (Nov., $29.95) by Timothy Snyder argues that the central catastrophe of modern European history was the death of millions in the lands between the two dictators' regimes.

Black Dog & Leventhal

(dist. by Workman)

The New York Times Complete Civil War 1861–1865 (Oct., $40) includes more than 600 articles that originally appeared in the newspaper. 60,000 first printing.

Carlton Books

(dist. by Sterling))

London: The Story of a Great City (Sept., $50) by Jerry White encapsulates the city's history in maps, documents, paintings, and photographs.

Casemate Publishing

The Day the World Was Shocked: The Lusitania Disaster and Its Impact on the Course of the Great War (Oct., $29.95) by John Protasio describes how an ocean liner full of neutral American citizens was mistakenly blown apart by a German U-boat.

Chicago Review Press

(dist. by IPG)

Chrysler's Turbine Car: The Rise and Fall of Detroit's Coolest Creation (Oct., $24.95) by Steve Lehto, foreword by Jay Leno, investigates why the company's turbine car program was hidden by Chrysler only two years after its introduction to the public.

CoLumbia univ. press

(dist. by Perseus)

Cheese, Pears, and History in a Proverb (Sept., $26.50) by Massino Montanari traces the use of one proverb to explore the relationship between food, language, and social history.


(dist. by Sterling)

The History of Seafaring: Navigating the World's Oceans (Sept., $60) by Donald S. Johnson and Juha Nurminen illustrates the story of international navigation and exploration through the ages.


Here Is Where (Oct., $25.99) by Andrew Carroll takes readers on a 50-state tour of little-known spots where the momentous or incredible occurred. 75,000 first printing.

Da Capo Press

(dist. by Perseus)

The Envoy's Briefcase: Raoul Wallenberg and the Epic Rescue of the Jews of Budapest (Nov., $26) by Alex Kershaw explains how one man saved more than 100,000 Hungarian Jews from the Nazis. 100,000 first printing.

Ivan R. Dee

(dist. by NBN)

Prelude to Catastrophe: FDR's Jews and the Menace of Nazism (Sept., $27.95) by Robert Shogan argues that it was the president's Jewish advisers who failed to persuade him to act against the Nazi threats.

Down East Books

(dist. by NBN)

Turn & Jump: How Time & Place Fell Apart (Sept., $14.95) by Howard Mansfield offers evidence in smalltown, everyday occurrences that shows how time has become divorced from space.

Earth Aware Editions

(dist. by PGW)

Arabia: In Search of the Golden Ages (Sept., $39.95) by Michael Hamilton Morgan serves as a companion to MacGillivray's IMAX film Arabia 3D.

Firefly Books

Great American Cities Before and After (Sept., $40) by Rick Sapp and Brian Soloman. Photographs and commentary illustrate dramatic positive changes in America's landscape over the past century.


(dist. by Rizzoli)

The Jewish Odyssey (Sept., $45) by Marek Halter charts the course of Judaism from its origins in Mesopotamia to its place in the world today.

Fordham Univ. press

Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J. (Nov., $29.95) by Thomas A. McCabe. The inner-city school's remarkable revival shows that American education can bridge achievement gaps between white and black as well as rich and poor.

Free press

My Thoughts Be Bloody: The Bitter Rivalry Between Edwin and John Wilkes Booth That Led to an American Tragedy (Oct., $30) by Nora Titone takes a new look at the competitive Booth brothers, one of whom became a beloved actor, the other a notorious assassin.


Atlantic: The Biography of an Ocean (Nov., $27.99) by Simon Winchester surveys the ocean's history, geography, and wealth of stories. 150,000 first printing.

hill & wANG

Children of Fire: A History of African Americans (Oct., $27) by Thomas C. Holt captures the entire African-American experience from the moment the first 20 "Negars" were sold at Jamestown in 1619.

History press

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

The Other Schindlers: What Made People Save Jews from the Holocaust (Nov., $26.95) by Agnes Grunwald-Spier. The author, herself rescued, provides insight into those willing to risk so much for others.

Houghton Mifflin


When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry (Sept., $30) by Gal Beckerman tells the story of the rescue of unwanted Jews, who were forbidden to leave. Author tour.

Indiana univ. press

The Railroad That Never Was: Vanderbilt, Morgan, and the South Pennsylvania Railroad (Oct., $29.95) by Herbert H. Harwood Jr. examines the mystery of one of the most infamous railroad construction projects of the late 19th century.


First Family: Abigail and John Adams (Oct., $27.95) by Joseph J. Ellis illuminates the first couple, from the American Revolution through the Republic's early years. 500,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.

Library of america

(dist. by Penguin)

The Civil War: The First Year of the Conflict Told by Those Who Lived It (Jan., $35), edited by Brooks Simpson et al. The first part of a four-volume series.

Lyons press

The Big Policeman: The Rise and Fall of America's First, Most Ruthless, and Greatest Detective (Nov., $24.95) by J. North Conway recounts the career of Thomas Byrnes, the 19th-century New York City detective who solved the city's most notorious crimes.

Melville house

(dist. by Random House)

Final Verdict: What Really Happened in the Rosenberg Case (Sept., $23.95) by Walter Schneir. Leaked KGB documents and meetings with former spies lead the author, prior to his death in 2009, to reverse his previous conclusions about the couple.


Bloody Crimes (Oct., $26.99) by James Swanson narrates the story of the manhunt for Jefferson Davis and the eventful funeral procession for the assassinated President Lincoln. 250,000 first printing.

Naval institute press

Project Azorian (Oct., $29.95) by Norman Polmar and Michael White tells the unknown story of the raising of the Soviet submarine K-129 from the depths of the Pacific.

newmarket press

The Words of African-American Heroes (Feb., $18.95), selected by Clara Villarosa, assembles the speeches and writings of Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Jackie Robinson, Barack Obama, and others.

W.W. Norton

Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/9-11/Iraq (Sept., $29.95) by John Dower studies the dynamics and pathologies of war in modern times.

Pegasus books

(dist. by W.W. Norton)

The Heavens Are Empty: Discovering the Lost Town of Trochenbrod (Oct., $25.95) by Avrom Bendavid-Val, preface by Jonathan Safran Foer, recounts the history of the only freestanding Jewish city in history and the setting for Everything Is Illuminated. 50,000 first printing.

Penguin press

Untitled on China (Nov., $32.95) by Henry Kissinger reflects on the way China's past illuminates its 21st-century trajectory.

plexus publishing

The Northside: African Americans and the Creation of Atlantic City (Oct., $24.95) by Nelson Johnson details the role of African-American labor in the creation of the resort town.

Potomac books

(dist. by Books Int'l.)

Pirate Hunting: The Fight Against Pirates, Privateers, and Sea Raiders from Antiquity to the Present (Sept., $29.95) by Benerson Little describes how merchant vessels, international organizations, and governments have retaliated against attacks.

Prometheus books

Head Shot: The Science Behind the JFK Assassination (Sept., $25) by G. Paul Chambers. A ballistics expert argues that the "lone gunman" theory is scientifically impossible.


Stealing the Mystic Lamb (Oct., $27.95) by Noah Charney uses the story of the world's most frequently stolen art treasure to examine the history of art theft and the politics of art in war.

Publishing works

(dist. by PGW)

The Victims Return: Survivors of the Gulag After Stalin (Sept., $19.95) by Stephen F. Cohen chronicles the return to society of those few who survived Stalin's purges.


(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Gateway of the Gods: The Rise and Fall of Babylon (Sept., $27.95) by Anton Gill provides an in-depth look at the military, political, and cultural achievements of the ancient city.

Random house

The Warmth of Other Suns: A Story of Americans and the Great Migration (Sept., $30) by Isabel Wilkerson describes the decades-long (from WWI through the 1970s) migration of African-Americans out of the South to points North and West.

random house uk/bbc books

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

The Celebrated Pedestrian and Other Historical Curiosities: A Miscellany (Oct., $15.95) by BBC History Magazine uncovers little-known truths and debunks myths from ancient times to the present.

Rowman & littlefield

(dist. by NBN)

Lincoln's Way: How Six Great Presidents Created American Power (Sept., $24.95) by Richard Striner describes the way presidents, beginning with Lincoln, positioned a young nation for global power.

America's Beginnings: The Dramatic Events That Shaped a Nation's Character (Nov., $17.95) by Tony Williams details 50 key events that shaped colonial and revolutionary America.


(dist. by A.C.C.)

Nueva York (Sept., $65), edited by Edward J. Sullivan, examines the ties between New York City and the Spanish-speaking world; accompanies a major exhibition at New York's El Museo del Barrio.

Shadow Mountain


In the Dark Streets Shineth: A 1941 Christmas Eve Story (Oct., $19) by David McCullough offers a holiday tale from WWII. 75,000 first printing.

Shanghai Press

(dist. by Tuttle)

Tales from 5,000 Years of Chinese History, Volumes 1 and 2 (Oct., $23.95 each) by Lin Handa and Cao Yuzhang covers the history of China in an anecdotal fashion.

Simon & schuster

The Gun: The AK-47 and the Evolution of War (Oct., $28) by C.J. Chivers traces the invention of the semiautomatic weapon from the American Civil War to the present. 125,000 first printing.

Skira rizzoli

Harlem: A Century in Images (Oct., $55), introduction by Thelma Golden. Nearly 200 photographs—by Cornell Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Gordon Parks, and others—illustrate the artistic and political history of the New York neighborhood.

Stackpole books

The Men Who Killed the Luftwaffe (Nov., $28.95) by Jay Stout describes U.S. aerial combat strategies against the German flyers in WWII.

temple univ. press

Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America (Sept., $35) by Daniel R. Biddle and Murray Dubin presents the little-known story of a charismatic black leader, murdered a century before the modern civil rights movement.

Texas Tech Univ. Press

As a Farm Woman Thinks: Life and Land on the Llano Estacado, 1890–1960 (Oct., $34.95) by Nellie Spikes, edited by Geoff Cunfer, culls weekly columns from Texas newspapers between 1930 and 1960.


The Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices (Nov., $30) by Noah Feldman profiles Felix Frankfurter, Hugo Black, Robert Jackson, and William O. Douglas. 75,000 first printing.

Univ. of Chicago Press

Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can't Explain the Modern World (Nov., $35) by Deirdre N. McCloskey argues that the big economic story of our times concerns China's and India's adoption of neoliberal ideas.

Univ. of illinois press

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC (Oct., $34.95), edited by Faith S. Holsaert et al. Fifty-two women, of diverse ages and races, and from different parts of the country, tell what it was like to work for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s.

Univ. of missouri press

Damn Near White: An African American Family's Rise from Slavery to Bittersweet Success (Sept., $24.95) by Carolyn Marie Wilkins details the author's journey to redefine herself following the discovery of long-buried family secrets.

univ. of oklahoma press

Beyond the Pale: The Irish in the West, 1845–1910 (Sept., $34.95) by David M. Emmons provides a history of Irish immigration to America, and especially the settlement of the American West.

Univ. of virginia press

Unfinished Revolution: The Early American Republic in a British World (Nov., $29.95) by Sam W. Haynes argues that the young republic exhibited anxieties common among nation-states emerging from colonial rule.

Univ. of Washington Press

The People Are Dancing Again: The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon (Nov., $35) by Charles Wilkinson tells a story of perseverance, survival, and revival.

Walker & company

Mao's Great Famine: The Untold Story of China's Greatest Catastrophe (Oct., $30) by Frank Dikötter sheds new light on the era of Mao Zedong and the history of the People's Republic of China.

welcome books

(dist. by Random House)

The Last Good War: The Faces and Voices of World War II (Oct., $45), photos by Thomas Sanders, text by Veronica Kavass, combines photos of 200 veterans with 50 interviews.

yale univ. press

Anthony and Cleopatra (Sept., $35) by Adrian Goldsworthy analyzes ancient sources and archeological evidence to create a historically accurate portrayal of the two famed lovers.



Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead (Sept., $50) by Rick Meyerowitz collects the greatest hits from National Lampoon's first two decades. 75,000 first printing.


40: A Doonesbury Retrospective (Oct., $100) by G.B. Trudeau celebrates Doonesbury's 40th anniversary by scrutinizing the characters in depth. 100,000 first printing.


(dist. by Interlink)

Foster's Scottish Oddities (Oct., $16) by Allen Foster collects bizarre and barely believable true stories.


The Sexy Book of Sexy (Sept., $24.95) by Kristen Schaal and Rich Blomquist delivers an illustrated mock guide to sex and relationships.


In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks—and Other Complaints from an Angry, Middle-Aged White Guy (Nov., $25) by Adam Carolla offers outrageous philosophies, rants, and anecdotes.


All by My Selves: Walter, Peanut, Achmed, and Me (Nov., $25.95) by Jeff Dunham shares the author's story, vetted by his beloved characters.


Assholes Finish First (Sept., $25) by Tucker Max delivers 100% true, 100% exclusive stories of comically perverse excess. 150,000 first printing.


The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (the Book) (Sept., $27.99) by Jon Stewart. A visitor's guide to the human race and its planet. 1.2 million first printing.

Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People (Nov., $27) by Amy Sedaris promises to change the way we think about crafting. 350,000 first printing.


Love, Lust, and Faking It (Sept., $24.99) by Jenny McCarthy offers a candid look at women and sex—with the lights on. 350,000 first printing.


Is It Just Me? A Practical Guide to Saying What You Are Really Thinking (Sept., $22.99) by Whoopi Goldberg considers her experiences with awkward situations and how she faced them with healthy honesty. 200,000 first printing.


Simpsons World: The Ultimate Episode Guide (Oct., $150) by Matt Groening. The characters' creator presents an encyclopedia of the long-running animated show.


True Prep (Sept., $19.95) by Lisa Birnbach with Chip Kidd examines how the preppy old guard adapts to the new order. 150,000 first printing. 9-city author tour.


Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary (Oct., $19.99) by David Sedaris. As only he can: funny illustrated fables featuring animals with unmistakably human failings. 10-city author tour.


The Utter Zoo: An Alphabet (Sept., $14.95) by Edward Gorey presents 26 creatures created from Gorey's untamed imagination, accompanied by droll rhyming couplets.


I'm Dreaming of a Black Christmas (Nov., $19.95) by Lewis Black. The author ponders his least favorite holiday. 150,000 first printing.


(dist. by Perseus)

MAD's Greatest Artists: Sergio Aragonés (Sept., $29.95) by Sergio Aragonés. The artist hand-picks the best of his MAD work from 1963 to the present.


(dist. by Trafalgar/IPG)

I Love Kissing You (Jan., $16.95) by Davide Cali and Serge Bloch gathers one man's recollections of his many memorable kisses.


acc editions

The Naked Shoe: The Artistry of Mabel Julianelli (Nov., $50) by Jane Julianelli highlights the life and career of the designer who pioneered footwear's naked look.


(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Simplicity Home Decorating (Nov., $34.95) by Simplicity compiles creative ideas, design tips, and projects for freshening up the homestead.

antique collectors' club

Sometimes Wicked: The Life & Jewelry of Paul E. Flato (Sept., $95) by Elizabeth Irvine Bray recalls one of Hollywood's first jewelers to the stars.


The World's Most Influential Fashion Designers: Hidden Connections and Lasting Legacies of Fashion's Iconic Creators (Oct., $29.99) by Noël Palomo-Lovinski celebrates 50 winners of the past century.

mitchell beazley/octopus

Miller's Costume Jewelry (Oct., $34.99) by Judith Miller provides vintage collectors with a guide to costume jewelry.


(dist. by F+W Media)

Organized Simplicity: A Clutter Free Approach to Intentional Living (Nov., $16.95) by Tsh Oxenreider offers a patented 10-day plan to completely clean and organize one's home.

cico books

(dist. by Ryland Peters & Small)

William Yeoward at Home: Elegant Living and Entertaining in Town and Country (Sept., $35) by William Yeoward inspires readers to establish a welcoming atmosphere.

Carolyn Westbrook: The French Inspired Home (Oct., $29.95) by Carolyn Westbrook advises on all things à la mode française.

collins & brown

(dist. by Sterling)

Ultimate Crochet Bible: A Complete Reference with Step-by-Step Techniques (Sept., $29.95) by Jane Crowfoot offers advice for the novice and experienced caster.

collins design

More Show Me How (Oct., $24.99) by Lauren Smith offers 500 new instructions for life, from the practical to the outrageous.


(dist. by HBG)

Pattern (Oct., $34.99) by Orla Kiely addresses the visible appeal of repetition.


(dist. by Sterling)

James May's LEGO House (Sept., $14.95) by James May examines the author's full-size house made entirely of LEGO pieces.

crowood press

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Bookbinding: A Step-by-Step Guide (Sept., $29.95) by Kathy Abbott gives new life to a historic craft.


At Home: A Short History of Private Life (Oct., $29.95) by Bill Bryson. The author of A Short History of Nearly Everything recalls the origins of homes and how they really function. 600,000 first printing. Author tour.


Interior Splendor by Rochon (Oct., $75) by Dane McDowell, photos by Christian Sarramon, charts celebrated hotel and restaurant designer Pierre Yves Rochon's quest for "absolute comfort."

gibbs smith

French Impressions (Oct., $50) by Betty Lou Phillips combines texture and color with Italian flair and French panache.

Welcoming Home (Oct., $40) by Michaela Mahady explores why and how humans build domiciles.

grand central life & style

The Fashion File: Advice, Tips, and Inspiration from the Costume Designer of Mad Men (Nov., $26.99) by Janie Bryant with Monica Corcoran Harel gives hints for sprucing up the wardrobe with mid–20th century glamour.


How I Planned Your Wedding (Jan. $21.95) by Susan Wiggs and Elizabeth Wiggs finds humor in the tribulations of wedding planning from the perspectives of mother and daughter. 100,000 first printing.

harpercollins UK

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Work Your Wardrobe: Gok's Gorgeous Guide to Style That Lasts (Nov., $14.95) by Gok Wan reinvents wardrobes by starting with classics already hanging in the closet.

images publishing

(dist. by NBN)

21st Century Kitchens: Details for Great Kitchen Design (Sept., $50), edited by Beth Browne, presents choice examples of indoor and outdoor spaces.

Vintage Fabrics (Nov., $29.95) by Kaoru Ishikawa. Turning recycled and vintage fabrics into home and fashion accessories.


(dist. by Perseus)

Botanical Sketchbook (Sept., $24.95) by Mary Ann Scott with Margaret Stevens chronicles one woman's journey from amateur painter to renowned botanical artist.

kodansha america

Shadowfolds: Surprisingly Easy-to-Make Geometric Designs in Fabric (Feb., $27.95) by Jeffrey Rutzky and Chris K. Palmer demonstrates origami-based techniques to create 3-D fabric designs.

krause publications

(dist. by F+W Media)

Barbie: A Rare Beauty (Sept., $30) by Sandi Holder uncovers the rarest Barbie dolls from the past 50 years.


(dist. by ACC)

Elegance & Decadence: The Luxurious, Baroque Interiors of Pieter Porters (Sept., $90) by Pieter Porters showcases the oeuvre of the decorator whose mantra is "More is More."


(dist. by Rizzoli)

Walter Albini and His Time: All Power to the Imagination (Sept., $50), edited by Maria Luisa Frisa and Stephano Tonchi recounts the birth of prêt-a-porter in fashion's history.

martingale & company

Marie Osmond's Heartfelt Giving: Sew and Quilt for Family and Friends (Nov., $26.99) by Marie Osmond shares the author's love of quilting with step-by-step instructions for creative projects.

sally milner

(dist. by Sterling)

Stumpwork & Goldwork Embroidery Inspired by Turkish, Syrian, & Persian Tiles (Sept., $32.95) by Jane Nicolas offers 16 projects that vary in size and complexity.

monacelli press

A Life of Style (Sept., $40) by Rebecca Moses outlines strategies for developing personal style.

Lifting the Curtain on Design (Oct., $50) by Vincente Wolf invites readers to partake of the designer's creative process.


Legendary Corvettes: The 'Vettes Made Famous on Track and Screen (Sept., $35) by Randy Leffingwell singles out 18 of the most celebrated models.

My First Car: Recollections of First Cars from Peter Fonda, Lee Iacocca, Reggie Jackson, Sir Stirling Moss, and Many More! (Dec., $25) by Matt Stone.


(dist. by Rizzoli)

A New Kilo of KesselsKramer (Oct., $34.50) by KesselsKramer collects five years of oddities and creations—including advertisements and Web sites—from the Dutch communications agency.

clarkson potter

Details (Dec., $48) by Lili Diallo provides a home accessory resource from the stylist who was the behind-the-scenes darling of Domino.

potter craft

Knitting Block by Block (Nov., $29.99) by Nicky Epstein is a comprehensive resource replete with block patterns, designs, and technique instruction.

profile books

(dist. by Consortium)

Einstein's Watch: Being an Unofficial Record of a Year's Most Ownable Things (Oct., $14.95) by Jolyon Fenwick and Marcus Husselby gathers disparate collectible items.

quirk books

Witch Craft: Wicked Accessories, Creepy-Cute Toys, Magical Treats, and More! (Oct., $14.95), compiled by Margaret McGuire and Alicia Kachmar, includes recipes, jewelry, clothing, and toy-making projects.


Mary McDonald: Interiors (Oct., $55) by Mary McDonald captures the rise of the "couture-chic" designer.

Victoria Hagan: Interior Portraits (Oct., $50) by Victoria Hagan surveys the "new American classic" designer.

ryland peters & small

Farrow & Ball Living with Colour (Sept., $40) by Ros Byam Shaw showcases the designers' paints and wallpapers.

Romantic Style (Sept., $29.95) by Selina Lake. Warm whites and creams share center stage with vintage furniture, embroidery, and lace.

Sixth & Spring

(dist. by Sterling)

Entrelac: The Essential Guide to Interlace Knitting (Nov., $24.95) by Rosemary Drysdale includes 20 patterns for garments and decor.


(dist. by Rizzoli)

Ermenegildo Zegna 1910–2010: An Enduring Passion for Fabric and Innovation (Sept., $100) traces the career of a men's luxury clothing designer.

Greta Garbo: Beauty, Myth, Elegance (Sept., $50), edited by Stefania Ricci, examines the oft-emulated fashion sense of the enigmatic actress.

skyhorse publishing

(dist. by W.W. Norton)

Self-Sufficiency (Nov., $24.95), edited by Abigail R. Ghering, suggests multiple activities for families including baking, carpentry, organic gardening, and more.

stackpole books

Charlie Craven's Signature Flies (Jan., $39.95) by Charlie Craven emphasizes new tying techniques and material applications.


The Farm Chicks Christmas: Merry Ideas for the Holidays (Sept., $27.95) by Serena Thompson extends the season's magic with ideas for entertaining, decorating, and tree trimming.

Harper's Bazaar Fashion: Your Guide to Personal Style (Nov., $24.95) by Lisa Armstrong encourages readers to express their personality through four key fashion themes.


Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic Accessorizing (Nov., $17.95) by Jonathan Adler reveals the tricks needed to arrange a stylish home.


Candlemaking the Natural Way: 31 Projects Made with Soy, Palm & Beeswax (Sept., $19.95) by Rebecca Ittner demonstrates how to make eco-friendly candles.

Soapmaking the Natural Way: 45 Melt-and-Pour Recipes Using Herbs, Flowers & Essential Oils (Sept., $19.95) by Rebecca Ittner.

stewart, tabori & Chang

More Last-Minute Knitted Gifts (Sept., $27.50) by Joelle Hoverson includes 30 new projects.

Bunny Williams' Scrapbook for Living (Nov., $60) by Bunny Williams presents room-by-room suggestions for creative ways of organizing and decorating.

TF Editores

(dist. by ACC )

Geography of Spanish Fashion (Sept., $120) by Modesto Lomba et al. celebrates the 25th anniversary of Madrid's fashion week with a guide to 30 of Spain's top designers.

Thames & Hudson

Jewels of the Romanovs (Sept., $75) by Stefano Papi unravels the mysteries of Russian imperial jewelry.

time inc. home


Real Simple: 823 New Uses for Old Things (Oct., $27.95) by Real Simple editors advises saving time and money by repurposing everyday items.

trafalgar square books

(dist. by IPG)

The Knitter's Year: 52 Make-in-a-Week Projects—Quick Seasonal Knits (Oct., $24.95) by Debbie Bliss.

Quick Nordic Knits: 50 Socks, Hats, and Mittens (Oct., $17.95) by Ann-Mari Nilsson.


Trash Origami: 25 Paper Folding Projects Reusing Everyday Materials (Oct., $19.95) by Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander. This book-and-DVD set creates projects from objects like candy wrappers and grocery bags. Author tour.


1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die (Oct., $36.95) by Tony Mott.

The Natural Wedding: Ideas and Inspirations for a Stylish and Green Celebration (Dec., $35) by Louise Moon helps eco-minded couples plan a sustainable wedding with extensive green options.

v&a publishing

(dist. by Abrams)

Underwear: Fashion in Detail (Oct., $49.95) by Eleri Lynn exposes underwear from its 16th–century beginnings to contemporary Agent Provocateur.


My Passion for Design (Nov., $60) by Barbra Streisand reveals the star's love for the architecture, construction, and interior design of her homes.


Criticism & Essays

George Braziller

(dist. by W.W. Norton)

Charles Dickens: His Journal (Sept., $24.95) by Vincent Torre uses Dickens's works to imagine the writer as a youth.

Dufour Editions

Yeats and Sligo (Nov., $39.95) by Kevin Connolly explores the poet's preoccupation with the Irish county where he spent much of his youth.

Mercer Univ. Press

William Bartram's Travels: A Critical Edition with Essays on the Travels (Sept., $55), edited by Dorinda G. Dallmeyer, considers "the South's Thoreau."

Princeton Univ. Press

Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work (Oct., $19.95) by Edwidge Danticat relates stories of exiled artists in a mix of memoir and essay.

Pushcart Press

(dist. by W.W. Norton)

The Pushcart Prize XXXV: Best of the Small Presses (Nov., $35), edited by Bill Henderson, collects more than 60 essays, stories, and poems.

Sasquatch Books

(dist. by PGW)

The Lost Art of Reading: Why Books Are So Important in a Distracted Time (Nov., $12.95) by David L. Ulin considers how we interact with books in the digital age, and why we must. 3-city author tour.

Univ. of Chicago Press

Shakespeare's Freedom (Nov., $24) by Stephen Greenblatt shows how Shakespeare explored the possibility of freedom from absolute authority.

Nature &



(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Shark: In Peril in the Sea (Sept., $27.95) by David Owen offers information about sharks and explores how they have become increasingly threatened.


(dist. by Perseus)

Climatopolis: The Future of Our Cities in a Hotter World (Sept., $26.95) by Matthew Kahn describes what our lives will be like as climate change advances. Author tour.


The Nature of New York: An Environmental History of the Empire State (Sept., $29.95) by David Stradling links environmental change in the state to larger economic and cultural trends.


(dist. by PGW)

The Etiquette of Freedom: Gary Snyder, Jim Harrison, and The Practice of the Wild (Oct., $28) by Gary Snyder and Jim Harrison offers rare glimpses into the duo's lives and times; ties in to the film The Practice of the Wild.


Natural History (Oct., $50) by DK Publishing surveys the animals, vegetables, and minerals, that make Earth unique among the planets.


The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean (Sept., $27.95) by Susan Casey celebrates colossal waves and the surfers who seek them out. 250,000 first printing. Author tour.


Planet Arctic: Life at the Top of the World (Sept., $40) by Wayne Lynch describes the life forms that inhabit the frigid far north.

Super Species: The Creatures That Will Dominate the Planet (Sept., $35) by Garry Hamilton profiles the 20 species that are having the greatest effect on the world today.


And Hell Followed with It (Oct., $25.95) by Bonar Menninger tracks a 1966 tornado that struck Topeka, Kans., and the subsequent innovations in severe-weather readiness.


State of Change: Forgotten Landscapes of California (Oct., $35) by Laura Cunningham uses historical ecology to paint the state's landscapes before European contact.


Survival: Saving Endangered Migratory Species (Dec., $50) by Stanley Johnson and Robert Vagg pays tribute to creatures on the brink of extinction.


Game Warden: On Patrol in Louisiana (Sept., $34.95) by Gerald Horst captures the daily life of wildlife agents in the Sportsman's Paradise.


Aaaaw to Zzzzzd: The Words of Birds, North America, Britain, and Northern Europe (Sept., $12.95) by John Bevis listens to the distinctive and amazing songs and calls.


Great Migrations: Epic Animal Journeys (Oct., $35) by Karen Kostyal provides an illustrated companion to the seven-hour National Geographic Channel miniseries.


Birdwatcher's Daily Companion: 365 Days of Advice, Insight, and Information for Enthusiastic Birders (Nov., $19.99) by Tom Warhol and Marcus Schneck is geared for birders of all experience levels.


(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Bugs Britannica (Nov., $49.95) by Peter Marren and Richard Mabey looks at bugs through the eyes of noted writers, musicians, artists, and naturalists.


(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Red Sky at Night: The Book of Lost Countryside Wisdom (Nov., $17.95) by Jane Struthers recalls what people knew and loved before the days of TV and the Internet.


(dist. by Chicago Dist. Center)

Where Do Birds Live? (Nov., $17.95) by Claudia McGehee introduces 14 representative habitats.


Ghost Birds: Jim Tanner and the Cornell Audubon Six-Year Search for the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, 1935–1941 (Nov., $TBA) by Stephen Lyn Bales with Nancy Tanner charts the biologist's life, focusing on his work on the nearly-extinct bird.

New Age


Biblio Vampiro: An Essential Guide to Vampires and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them (Sept., $14.99) by Robert Curran provides tips on seeing, and fleeing.


(dist. by HBG)

Crystal Healing (Sept., $12.99) by Judy Hall offers a fresh way of looking at 12 master healing crystals.

Grand central

The Twelfth Insight (Feb., $TBA) by James Redfield. The fourth in the Celestine series builds on the insights introduced in the previous books.

Inner traditions/destiny books

Decoding the Enochian Secrets (Feb., $19.95) by John DeSalvo presents the ultimate source text of Enochian magic.


Infinite Quest: Develop Your Psychic Intuition to Take Charge of Your Life (Oct., $22.95) by John Edward. The acclaimed psychic explains how to identify and make use of the psychic energy around you.

Miracle Chase: Three Women, Three Miracles, and a Ten-Year Journey of Discovery and Friendship (Nov., $17.95) by Joan Luise Hill et al. Three women seek to define a miracle and in the process transform a friendship.


Notes from the Edge Times (Oct., $23.95) by Daniel Pinchbeck addresses the perils and promises of the current era and the looming question of 2012.


(dist. by Sterling)

The Maya 2012: The End of the World or the Dawn of Enlightenment? (Sept., $21.95) by Gerald Benedict explains a number of the major themes of the Mayan Prophecies.

Nostradamus: The Top 100 Prophecies: The Illustrated Edition (Oct., $24.95) by Mario Reading details many of the oracle's past prophecies and lists some intended for the future.

Weiser books

The Secret Science of Masonic Initiation (Sept., $18.95) by Robert Lomas outlines the steps a Mason must take to find self-knowledge.

Witches' almanac

(dist. by Red Wheel/Weiser)

The Witchcraft of Dame Darrell of York (Jan., $65) by Charles Godfrey Leland. The facsimile of an illustrated manuscript provides the basis for a modern witchcraft practice.

Performing Arts & Film


The Making of Avatar (Oct., $40) by Jody Duncan and Lisa Fitzpatrick details the journey from conception to screen.

Abrams Image

Max's Kansas City: Art, Glamour, Rock and Roll (Sept., $24.95) by Steven Kasher collects essays and photos of the New York City landmark.

Carlton Books

(dist. by Sterling)

Michael Jackson: The King of Pop, 1958–2009 (Sept., $29.95) by Chris Roberts retells the superstar's life in words and pictures.

Collins Design

Harry Potter Film Wizardry (Oct., $39.99) by Brian Sibley looks at the magic that brought Rowling's novels to life.

Da Capo Press

(dist. by Perseus)

Fab: The Life of Paul McCartney (Nov., $27.50) by Howard Sounes offers a biographical portrait of the former Beatle. 100,000 first printing.

DK Publishing

Lost Encyclopedia (Sept., $45) by Brady Games reveals the minutiae of the celebrated series' recently concluded six seasons.

Faber and Faber

Soul Mining: A Musical Life (Nov., $26) by Daniel Lanois traces the author's career as a producer for Bob Dylan, U2, and others. Author tour.

Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Listen to This (Oct., $27) by Alex Ross showcases his writings on musicians from Brahms to Led Zeppelin for the New Yorker. 50,000 first printing. Author tour.


(dist. by HBG)

Michael Jackson: The Making of Thriller (Oct., $29.95) by Douglas Kirkland describes the 1983 music video in words and photos.

Gotham Books

LZ–'75: The Lost Chronicles of Led Zeppelin's 1975 American Tour (Nov., $22.50) by Stephen Davis includes new interviews and insider information.

Insight Editions

(dist. by PGW)

The Experience: Jimi Hendrix at Masons Yard (Sept., $39.95) by Ritchie Unterberger, photos by Gered Mankowitz, covers Mankowitz's two Masons Yard sessions.


Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954–1981) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines, and Anecdotes (Oct., $39.95) by Stephen Sondheim recalls his celebrated works. 75,000 first printing.

Hal Leonard Books

The Quincy Jones Legacy Series: Q on Producing (Oct., $34.99) by Quincy Jones as told to Bill Gibson. This book-and-DVD package launches a music series.

Hal Leonard/Amadeus Press

Porgy and Bess: The 75th Anniversary Book (Oct., $27.99) by Robin Thompson includes photos and memorabilia from the Gershwin estate.

Hal Leonard/Back Beat Books

December 8, 1980: The Day John Lennon Died (Oct., $24.99) by Keith Elliot Greenberg chronicles the infamous day.

Running Press

Brady, Brady, Brady (Sept., $24.95) by Sherwood and Lloyd J. Schwartz looks at the making of The Brady Bunch. 50,000 first printing.

Rutgers Univ. Press

Lady Chatterley's Legacy in the Movies: Sex, Brains, and Body Guys (Oct., $24.95) by Peter Lehman and Susan Hunt eyes the "body-guy" film genre over the last 20 years.


(dist. by Rowman & Littlefield)

The Francis Ford Coppola Encyclopedia (Sept., $70) by Rodney Hill et al. contains material on all the films Coppola has worked on as screenwriter, producer, or director.


Days of Our Lives 45th Anniversary Treasury (Nov., $29.99) by the staff of Days of Our Lives takes a photographic look at NBC's longest-running scripted program.


1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die (and 10,001 to Download) (Oct., $36.95), edited by Robert Dimery and Bruno MacDonald, presents one humongous playlist.

Univ. of Michigan Press

I Don't Sound Like Nobody: Remaking Music in 1950s America (Sept., $29.95) by Albin J. Zak III considers the changes in popular music after WWII.

Univ. Press of Florida

Ballroom! Obsession and Passion Inside the World of Competitive Dance (Oct., $24.95) by Sharon Savoy covers the entrance exam, costuming, performance, and judging.

V&A Publishing

(dist. by Abrams)

Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929 (Sept., $55), edited by Jane Pritchard and Geoffrey Marsh, studies Serge Diaghilev's life, work, and the creative process; accompanies an exhibit at London's Victoria & Albert Museum.

Vanderbilt Univ. Press

They Came to Nashville (Oct., $25) by Marshall Chapman records the stories of musicians shaping Nashville music today; co-published with the Country Music Foundation Press.

Voyageur Press

The Beatles vs. the Rolling Stones: The Great Rock 'n' Roll Rivalry (Oct., $35) by Gret Kot and Jim DeRogatis tackles the lively debate.

AC/DC: The Ultimate Illustrated History (Oct., $35) by Phil Sutcliffe pays tribute in photos.

Yale Univ. PRess

The Anthology of Rap (Nov., $35), edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois, showcases rap's poetic roots.

Pets & Animals


The Cat Whisperer (Jan., $24) by Mieshelle Nagelschneider tells how to solve feline behavior problems ranging from litter box issues to scratching, spraying, yowling, and biting.

Bloomsbury usa

A Small Furry Prayer: Dog Rescue and the Meaning of Life (Oct., $24) by Steven Kotler explains what rescuing dogs can teach us about life and love.

Bowtie press

(dist. by Perseus)

Smart Owner's Guide Series (Sept., $17.95 each) by Dog Fancy editors. New titles in the interactive dog breed series—now including Beagle, Golden Retriever, Miniature Schnauzer, Poodle, and Siberian Husky—provides care and training tips, plus two DVDs.

broadway books

Huck: The Remarkable True Story of How One Lost Puppy Taught a Family—and a Whole Town—About Hope and Happy Endings (Sept., $23.99) by Janet Elder recalls how the disappearance of the author's nine-month-old poodle united her New Jersey hometown.

Center street

(dist. by HBG)

Katie Up and Down the Hall: The True Story of How One Dog Turned Five Neighbors into a Family (Sept., $19.99) by Glenn Plaskin.

chronicle books

Bird Songs Bible (Oct., $125) by Les Beletsky. A digital audio player, maps, illustrations, and text combine in a reference to all 747 kinds of breeding birds in North America.


Dewey's Nine Lives: The Legacy of the Small-Town Library Cat Who Inspired Millions (Oct., $19.95) by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter considers how animals touch individual lives. 500,000 first printing.


Cesar's Rules (Oct., $25.99) by Cesar Millan and Melissa Jo Peltier details Millan's techniques for letting dogs know the rules of the house. 300,000 first printing.

Houghton Mifflin


Pukka: The Pup After Merle (Oct., $18.95) by Ted Kerasote is told in Pukka's voice, with 200 photos. 50,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.

Lyons press

Dog Walks Man: A Six-Legged Odyssey (Oct., $22.95) by John Zeaman recounts the author's journey from "dog-walking dupe" (a suburban dad who indulged his child's wish for a dog) to something unexpectedly wondrous.

pineapple press

Dogs of Proud Spirit (Sept., $18.95) by Melanie S. Bowles. The owner of the Proud Spirit animal sanctuary describes its inhabtants.

Spiegel & grau

Through a Dog's Eyes (Sept., $25) by Jennifer Arnold. An expert in training service dogs explains why knowing how dogs see the world can change the way we communicate with them.

TFH Communications

DogLife: Lifelong Care for Your Dog (Sept., $19.95 each). The Lifelong series addresses feeding, health, and other topics related to a specific breed as it ages. New titles include Golden Retriever by Susan McCullough and Boxer by Cynthia P. Gallagher, each with a DVD.

The 50+ Dog Owner: Complete Dog Parenting for Baby Boomers and Beyond (Sept., $24.95) by Mary Jane Checchi helps in the selection of a dog best suited to their lifestyles.

Univ.of virginia press

Noble Cows and Hybrid Zebras: Essays on Animals and History (Dec., $39.50) by Harriet Ritvo explores our attitudes towards animals, including cruelty, sentimentality, and indifference.


Love That Dog! Train the Perfect Family Dog with Love, Not Fear (Oct., $19.95) by Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz and Larry Kay. The trainer of "First Dog" Bo shares her five-week positive reinforcement program.


B&H Publishing

Saving Leonardo (Sept., $26.99) by Nancy Pearcey suggests cultural secularism has fragmented society and undermined liberty and dignity.

Columbia Univ. Press

(dist. by Perseus)

Hatred and Forgiveness (Jan., $29.50) by Julia Kristeva analyzes worlds , women, writing, psychoanalysis, religion, and portraits.

Wm. B. Eerdmans

Evolution: Darwin's Pious Idea (Nov., $38) by Conor Cunningham argues that it is possible to both accept evolution and believe in God.

Harvard Univ. Press

Justice for Hedgehogs (Jan., $35) by Ronald Dworkin asserts that truth, life, morality, and justice are all part of one big thing.

Human Dignity (Jan., $22.95) by George Kateb proposes a new view of dignity and its role in human rights.



Music (Oct., $50) by Andrew Zuckerman focuses on 60 musical artists, from Ozzy Osbourne to Philip Glass, who have submitted to his democratic interview technique and hyper-real photographic style. 75,000 first printing.

Abrams Image

Carl Warner's Food Landscapes (Oct., $22.50) by Carl Warner constructs landscapes from around the world using food.

ACC Editions

Horse Whisperings: Portraits by Bob Tabor (Sept., $65) by Bob Tabor offers a photographic homage to equine beauty.


(dist. by W.W. Norton)

A New England Autumn: A Sentimental Journey (Sept., $25) by Ferenc Mate highlights the area's seasonal charms.


(dist. by ACC)

Luna & Lola (Sept., $39.95) by Priscilla Rattazzi. The black-and-white photos in this slip-cased edition portray the everyday lives of two very different dogs.

Evil Twin Publications

(dist. by D.A.P.)

Show Dogs: A Photographic Breed Guide (Sept., $16.95), edited by Stacy Wakefield, photos by Kate Lacey, illustrates every American Kennel Club breed.

5 Continents Editions

(dist. by Abrams)

Charlotte Perriand: Photography/A Wide Angle Eye (Sept., $70) by Jacques Barsac charts the life and career of the 20th-century designer.

Walter Foster Publishing

(dist. by Quayside)

The Daily Book of Photography: 365 Readings That Teach, Inspire, and Entertain (Oct., $22.95) by Simon Alexander covers topics ranging from equipment and techniques to biographies of photographers.

Anne Geddes Publishing

(dist. by Perseus)

Beginnings (Oct., $50) by Anne Geddes juxtaposes the natural world and new life. Author tour.

Getty Publications

Photography as Fiction (Jan., $24.95) by Erin C. Garcia reproduces 80 examples of staged photographs.

HarperCollins UK/Harper Press

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Wilfred Thesiger in Africa: A Unique Collection of Essays and Personal Photographs (Nov., $34.95) by Alexander Maitland et al. contains some 200 photos from the explorer's collection.

History Press

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Queen Victoria: A Photographic Journey (Dec., $39.95) by Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross provides a visual record of the notable ocean liner.

Little, Brown UK

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Vogue Model (Nov., $65) by Robin Derrick and Robin Muir features Vogue cover girls from past to present.

Lonely Planet

The Travel Book 2 (Oct. $50) by Lonely Planet. This updated edition contains 850 new images.

Minnesota Historical

Society Press

(dist. by Univ. of Chicago Press)

Paddle North: Canoeing the Boundary Waters–Quetico Wilderness (Nov., $27.95), photos by Layne Kennedy, essays by Greg Breining, depicts the area's untamed beauty.

Monacelli Press

Haunted Houses (Sept., $40) by Corrine May Botz pairs photos and ghost stories set in houses, apartments, army barracks, and asylums.

National Geographic Books

National Geographic Simply Beautiful Photographs (Oct., $35) by Annie Griffiths Belt highlights images from the National Geographic archive.

Parragon Books

Photographic History of Marilyn Monroe (Sept.) by Parragon editors includes famous shots and never-before-seen images.

Phaidon Press

(dist. by HBG)

Decade (Oct., $39.95), edited by Eamonn McCabe, text by Terence McNamee, charts the first 10 years of the 21st century.

Random House UK/

Jonathan Cape

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Southern Frontiers: A Journey Across the Roman Empire (Sept., $69.95) by Don McCullin explores Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and the North African coastal countries.

Random House UK/

Guardian Books

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Exposures (Nov., $50) by Jane Bown and David Bailey collects Bown's unpublished images and well-known shots that have made her one of the U.K.'s preeminent portrait photographers.

River Books

(dist. by ACC)

China: Through the Lens of John Thomson (1868–1872) (Oct., $65) by Beijing World Art Museum captures the street scenes, landscapes, and architecture of 19th-century China.

Schilt Publishing

(dist. by IPS)

Latitude Zero (Sept., $70) by Monique Stauder documents life along a 25,000-mile stretch of latitude zero, beginning at the mouth of the Amazon and moving westward.

Sellers Publishing

Sweet Dreams: Expressions of Hope for Our Children (Oct., $18.95) by Tracy Raver and Kelley Ryden combines text and photos of newborns. 50,000 first printing.

Sierra Club Books

(dist. by PGW)

Galen Rowell's Sierra Nevada (Oct., $39.95), compiled by Sierra Club Books editors, gathers iconic images for the first time.

SKira Rizzoli

Alfred Stieglitz New York (Sept., $25) by Bonnie Yochelson offers an homage to Gotham; produced in association with the South Street Seaport Museum.


Linda McCartney (Sept., $TBA), edited by Sir Paul McCartney. Photos selected by her family from her huge archive attest to her versatility as a photographer. Collectors' edition of 750 copies, signed and numbered by Sir Paul.

Paris, Portrait of a City (Sept., $59.99) by Jean Claude Gautrand collects his photos of everyday life and unexpected moments.

Ten Speed Press/

Material World

What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets (Sept., $40) by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio examines the food that 80 people from 30 countries consume in one day.

Texas A&M Univ. Press

Whooping Crane: Images from the Wild (Sept., $45) by Klaus Nigge depicts the last self-sustaining wild population.

TF Editores

(dist. by ACC)

The Alhambra: From Darkness to Light (Sept., $60) by Lee Fontanela, photos by Adrian Tyler, captures Spain's most visited monument.

Time Inc.

Sports Illustrated: The Covers (Oct., $29.95) by the editors of Sports Illustrated includes every cover beginning with the first in 1954.

Life: The Wonders of Life: A Fantastic Voyage Through Nature (Oct., $29.95) by the editors of Life gathers photos from around the world.

Univ. of Georgia press

Jack London, Photographer (Sept., $49.95) by Jeanne Campbell Reesman et al. contains previously unpublished images of California, Mexico, England, and elsewhere.

Univ. Of Texas Press

The Gernsheim Collection (Sept., $75) by Roy Flukinger provides a visual history of photography to the mid-20th century.

Walker Art Center

(dist. by D.A.P.)

From Here to There: Alec Soth's America (Oct., $60), photos by Alec Soth, essays by Siri Engberg et al., accompanies a retrospective at the Walker Art Center.


beacon press

(dist. by Random House)

The Swan (Sept., $23) by Mary Oliver gathers the poet's new works.

harvard univ. press

Dickinson: Selected Poems and Commentaries (Sept., $35) by Helen Vendler examines 150 lyric poems.

Mercer univ. press

The Flower Seeker: An Epic Poem of William Bartram (Sept., $55) by Philip Lee Williams references Bartram's Travels.

new world library

Hard Times Require Furious Dancing (Oct., $18) by Alice Walker contains new work from the Pulitzer-winning author.

silvergirl publications

(dist. by Red Wheel/Weiser)

Silent, Sacred, Holy, Deepening Heart (Sept., $19.95) by Em Claire encourages readers to search their soul and embrace life and all its challenges.


100 Best African-American Poems (Nov., $22.99) selected by Nikki Giovanni. The selections range from classic to contemporary; includes CD with many works being spoken by their authors.

wave books

(dist. by Consortium)

Selected Poems (Sept., $24) by Mary Ruefle.

wesleyan univ. press

(dist. by UPNE)

A Spicing of Birds: Poems by Emily Dickinson (Oct., $22.95), edited by Jo Miles Schuman and Joanna Bailey Hodgman, pairs 37 works with reproductions of ornithological art.


Atlantic Monthly Press

(dist. by PGW)

Don't Vote: It Just Encourages the Bastards (Oct., $26.50) by P.J. O'Rourke reflects on his 40 years of political commentary.

Beacon Press

(dist. by Random House)

Power in Words: Barack Obama's Speeches from the State House to the White House (Oct., $24.95) by Mary Frances Berry and Josh Gottheimer uncovers the behind-the-scenes stories of 18 speeches that made a president.

Cato Institute

(dist. by NBN)

The Right to Earn a Living: Economic Freedom and the Law (Sept., $25.95) by Timothy Sandefur explores this concept's history and the threats it faces today.

Da Capo Press

How Bill O'Reilly Saved Christmas: And Other Right-Wing Persecution Fantasies (Nov., $25) by Michael Wolraich analyzes Republican "persecution politics."


The Next Decade (Jan., $27.50) by George Friedman forecasts major events and challenges and analyzes how leaders will handle them. 200,000 first printing.

Metropolitan Books

Dismantling the Empire: America's Last Best Hope (Sept., $25) by Chalmers Johnson considers the U.S.A.'s waning power. 75,000 first printing.

Moody Publishers

City of Man: Religion and Politics in a New Era (Oct., $19.99) by Michael Gerson and Peter Wehner calls evangelicals to a new engagement.


Pinheads and Patriots (Sept., $27.99) by Bill O'Reilly discusses the transformations sweeping America. 1.5 million first printing.

Trickle Up Poverty (Oct., $26.99) by Michael Savage wants to save America from economic Armageddon. 400,000 first printing.

Nation Books

(dist. by Perseus)

Death of the Liberal Class (Nov., $23) by Chris Hedges argues that the liberal class has sold us out and bankrupted the country, and now faces its own crisis. Author tour.

Pelican Publishing

GreenScam: Erin Brockovich and the Beverly Hills Oil Well (Oct., $21) by Norma Zager claims that Brockovich's work has created a dangerous public situation.


The Undecided Brain: Eight Ways to Persuade the Doubting, Ambivalent, and Confused (Jan., $26.95) by Drew Westen offers principles for influencing voters based on brain research.

Random House

Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power (Oct., $28) by Robert D. Kaplan articulates the significance of the region in the 21st century.

How to Run the World: The New Diplomacy for an Unstable Age (Feb., $25) by Parag Khanna suggests a new way to deal with a world in perpetual crisis.

Rowman & Littlefield

(dist. by NBN)

Stay of Execution: Why the Death Penalty Has Declined and Why We May Still Need It (Sept., $19.95) by Charles Lane encourages the preservation of capital punishment.


Bought and Paid For (Oct., $26.95) by Charles Gasparino. A reporter exposes ties between the Obama administration and the banks that are bankrupting the country.

Simon & Schuster

Untitled (Sept., $30) by Bob Woodward researches how Obama debates, balances, and decides among the national security pressures facing the modern president. 850,000 first printing.

Spiegel & Grau

The Griftocracy (Sept., $25) by Matt Taibbi investigates our country's shift from wealth and confidence to shrieking basket case in less than a decade.

SUNY Press

Tales from the Sausage Factory: Making Laws in New York State (Sept., $24.95) by Daniel L. Feldman and Gerald Benjamin examines the once-model legislature and how it might recover.

Threshold Editions

The Obama Diaries: Defeating Obama, Saving America (Sept., $25) by Laura Ingraham satirizes Obama's first year and analyzes his failings. 500,000 first printing.

Untitled (Oct., $28) by Glenn Beck offers illustrations and humor on midterm elections. 1.5 million first printing.

Univ. of Minnesota Press

This Is Not Florida: How Al Franken Won the Minnesota Senate Recount (Oct., $24.95) by Jay Weiner takes readers behind the scenes in the historic recount.


Hall of Shame: The Worst of the Worst, from Beck, Bill, and Bush to Palin and Other Posturing Republicans (Nov., $24.95) by Keith Olbermann compiles the MSNBC host's commentary since the 2008 election.

Zenith Press

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Senate: Franken vs. Coleman and the Decline of Civilized Politics (Sept., $27) by Wyman Spano with Nona Yates investigates the 2008 Senate fight.

ZonE Books

(dist. by MIT Press)

Walled States, Waning Sovereignty (Sept., $25.95) by Wendy Brown theorizes that nation-state walls abound amid eroding nation-state sovereignty.



Saying Goodbye: The Five Stages of Family Grief (Jan., $24.95) by Barbara Okun and Joseph Nowinski posits a new paradigm for bereavement.


How We Got Barb Back: The Story of My Sister's Reawakening After 30 Years of Schizophrenia (Sept., $22.95) by Margaret Hawkins tells of untreated mental illness.


The Creative Brain (Oct., $24.95) by S.H. Carson presents a training course for the brain from Harvard Medical School.


The Mind's Eye (Oct., $25.95) by Oliver Sacks explores how we see through six case histories. 150,000 first printing.

W.W. Norton

The Adult Attachment Interview: Assessing Psychological and Interpersonal Strategies (Nov., $37.50) by Patricia McKinsey Crittenden and Andrea Landini expands on and evaluates tools for eliciting childhood info. A Norton Book for Psychotherapists.

Pear Press

(dist. by Perseus)

Brain Rules for Baby (Sept., $27.99) by John Medina delivers up-to-date scientific opinions on raising smart and happy children.

Rowman & Littlefield

(dist. by NBN)

Humanity on a Tightrope: Thoughts on Empathy, Family, and Big Changes for a Viable Future (Nov., $22.95) by Paul Ehrlich and Robert Ornstein considers empathy as a way to fight common ills.



The Shakespeare Encyclopedia: Life, Works, World, and Legacy (Dec., $495), edited by Patricia Parker, examines all aspects of the Bard's world.

Encyclopedia of African American Music (Dec., $280) by Emmett G. Price III, et al. A two-volume set showcases all facets of African-American music including folk, religious, concert, and popular styles.


Hot X: Algebra Exposed! (Sept., $26.95) by Danica McKellar tackles the next stop on the math curriculum.


How to Disappear: Erasing Your Digital Footprint (Sept., $16.95) by Frank M. Ahearn and Eileen C. Horan offers a guide for those who seek to protect their privacy or who entertain the fantasy of disappearing.


Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pajamas (Sept., $14.95) by Judy Parkinson explains the origins and meanings of popular expressions. 100,000 first printing.


(dist. by Perseus)

The Hello Kitty Sweet, Happy, Fun Book! (Sept., $29.95) by Marie Moss looks behind the scenes of Hello Kitty, from the character's early development to her status as worldwide phenomenon. 75,000 first printing.


Top 10 of Everything 2011: More than Just the No. 1 (Sept., $24.95) by Russell Ash. Over 7,000 facts on what or who was the best, worst, richest, fiercest, deadliest, or simply biggest of practically anything.

Univ. of Michigan Press

American Newspaper Comics: An Encyclopedic Reference Guide (Nov., $150) by Allan Holtz offers a book-and-CD catalog of historical strips.


(dist. by F+W Media)

The Nighttime Novelist: Finish Your Novel in Your Spare Time (Sept., $22.99) by Joseph Bates helps writers overcome roadblocks, anticipate hurdles, and obtain technical support.

Relationships &



I Do, Now What? Stories and Advice from America's Favorite Couple (Sept., $25) by Giuliana and Bill Rancic mixes memoir and advice for those about to get married, recently married, or together a lifetime.


A Girlfriend Is a Sister You Choose (Sept., $13.95), edited by Angela Joshi, gathers quotes and poems about women's friendships.


The Break-Up 2.0: Disconnecting over New Media (Sept., $22.95) by Ilana Gershon discusses the role of new media in romantic relationships and how people use the Internet to connect and disconnect.


(dist. by HBG)

Kama Sutra Erotica (Nov., $24.99) by Anne Hooper gives the ancient handbook a modern, erotic update.


Spousonomics: Or, How to Maximize Returns on the Biggest Investment of Your Life Jan., $25) by Jenny Anderson and Paula Szuchman synthesizes economic theory and relationship advice.


Black Women in Interracial Relationships (Sept., $34.95) by Kellina M. Craig-Henderson includes in-depth, unstructured interviews.


Living in Love (Sept., $19.99) by James and Betty Robison. The co-hosts of the LIFE Today TV show reveal the secrets of their lifelong marriage.



Dog, Inc.: The Uncanny Inside Story of Commercial Dog Cloning (Jan., $26) by John Woestendiek exposes the truth behind the practice.

An Optimist's Tour of the Future: One Science Buff Sets Out to Answer "What's Next?" (Feb., $26) by Mark Stevenson takes a gander at what the future may look like.


The Shape of Inner Space: String Theory and the Geometry of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions (Sept., $30) by Shing-Tung Yau and Steve Nadis discusses how geometry explains the universe we see.


The Man Who Lied to His Laptop (Sept., $25.95) by Clifford Nass studies counterintuitive insights about building successful relationships, derived from research into human–computer interaction.


The Complete Human Body (Sept., $50) by DK Publishing uses computer-generated artwork plus microscopic imaging to explain the body's development, form, function, and disorders; includes DVD.


The Physics of the Future: How Science Will Change Civilization and Daily Life by the Year 2100 (Feb., $27.95) by Michio Kaku forecasts where science could take us over the next century. 150,000 first printing. Author tour.


The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values (Oct., $26) by Sam Harris calls for an end to religion's monopoly on morality.


Beer Is Proof God Loves Us: The Craft, Culture, and Ethos of Brewing (Oct., $25.99) by Charles W. Bamforth offers a social study of the world's brewing industry.


Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals About Our Everyday Deceptions (Nov., $27.50) by Stephen L. Macknick and Susana Martinez-Conde undertakes a global exploration of magic and how its principles apply to our behavior. 75,000 first printing.


Am I a Monkey? Six Big Questions About Evolution (Oct., $TBA) by Francisco J. Ayala. An evolutionary biologist provides direct, nontechnical answers.


(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

The Edge of Science: Mysteries of Mind, Space, and Time (Sept., $17.95) by Alan Baker. Combining orthodox mysteries with those of the paranormal, this history explores enigmas from the origin of the universe to its ultimate fate.


The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human (Jan., $26.95) by V.S. Ramachandran tackles today's most controversial topics in neurology.


Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation (Oct., $27.95) by Simon LeVay summarizes a wealth of evidence that concludes sexual orientation results from interactions among genes, sex hormones, and the cells of the developing body and brain.


Self Comes to Mind (Nov., $28.95) by Antonio Damasio ponders how consciousness is created. 50,000 first printing. 5-city author tour.


Honeybee Democracy (Oct., $29.95) by Thomas D. Seeley considers what these insects have to teach us about collective wisdom and effective decision-making.


Life of Earth: Portrait of a Beautiful, Middle-Aged, Stressed-Out World (Nov., $28) by Stanley A. Rice. A biologist discusses the evolution of life on Earth and the role played by humans in determining its future.


The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer (Nov., $30) by Siddhartha Mukherjee studies the disease from its origins to the epic battle to control and cure it.


The Vertical Farm (Oct., $25.99) by Dickson Despommier explains a revolutionary idea that addresses global concerns about water scarcity, pollution, crop failure, and the lack of arable land. 75,000 first printing.


Untitled on Neuroscience, Brains, and Machines (Jan., $26) by Miguel Nicolelis, M.D., seeks to make the merger of brains with machines into a paradigm-shifting reality. 60,000 first printing.

Self-Help & Recovery


Untitled (Jan., $24.99) by Steve Harvey is the follow-up to the author's Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. 500,000 first printing.

ballantine/One world

Stay in Your Lane: Judge Karen's Guide to Living Your Best Life (Aug., $23) by Karen Mills-Francis. The judge dictates 80 lessons for successfully navigating life.

berkley praise

The 3 Essentials: All You Need for Success in Life (Sept., $19.95) by Casey Treat reveals how faith, vision, and renewal can transform lives.

blue mountain arts

Everything's Going to Be Okay (Sept., $13.95), edited by Douglas Pagels, uses inspiring quotes and writings to encourage readers through times of crisis.

Bright sky press

(dist. by Book Masters)

The Beauty of Different: Observations of a Confident Misfit (Oct., $23.95) by Karen Walrond shows readers how to reposition their differences as traits of distinction.

center street

Dare to Take Charge (Sept., $23.99) by Judge Glenda Hatchet illustrates her strategies of success, learned both in and out of the courtroom.

gotham books

Rich Inside and Out: A Handbook for Life (Jan., $22.50) by Russell Simmons with Chris Morrow recasts wealth by guiding readers to discover their life's purpose. Author tour.

guidepost books

Glimpses of Eternity: An Investigation into Shared Death Experiences (Oct., $19.99) by Raymond Moody, M.D., with Paul Perry shares new results of an investigation exploring what happens at the moment of death.


Surviving a Shark Attack (On Land) (Jan., $25.99) by Laura Schlessinger advises readers on how to handle traitors and backstabbers at home and in the workplace. 150,000 first printing.

hay house

A Course in Weightless: 21 Spiritual Lessons for Surrendering Your Weight Forever (Nov., $24.95) by Marianne Williamson delineates 30 lessons to retrain one's weight consciousness and break the cycle of overeating, dieting, and shame. 150,000 first printing.

Be YOU Now: Stepping into the Life You Were Meant to Live (Nov., $24.95) by Mariel Hemingway et al. empowers readers to start living by their own truths and partake in daily rituals that keep them healthy and vibrant. 50,000 first printing.

hazelden publishing

(dist. by HCI Books)

The Book That Started It All: The Original Working Manuscript of Alcoholics Anonymous (Oct., 65) by Anonymous includes notes by a panel of AA historians.

hci books

Ugly as Sin: The Truth About How We Look and Finding Freedom from Self-Hatred (Sept., $21.95) by Toni Raiten-D'Antonio unveils how ugliness profoundly affects each of us.

multnomah books

SoulPrint (Jan., $17.99) by Mark Batterson charts an eye-opening journey of self-discovery, drawing on psychology, neurology, and theology.

national geographic


Thrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way (Nov., $26) by Dan Buettner singles out the world's demographically proven "happiness hotspots" and how we can create our own.

new harbinger

Little Ways to Keep Calm and Carry On: Twenty Lessons for Managing Worry, Anxiety, and Fear (Sept., $14.95) by Mark A. Reinecke.

The Lotus Effect: Shedding, Suffering, and Rediscovering Your Essential Self (Oct., $17.95) by Pavel G. Somov identifies Buddhist meditative techniques for shedding negative thinking patterns.

Urban Mindfulness: Cultivating Peace, Presence, and Purpose in the Middle of It All (Oct., $15.85) by Jonathan S. Kaplan delivers tips on finding calm amid the chaos of city living.

clarkson potter

Badass (Nov., $25.99) by Shannen Doherty invites women who want more out of life to take charge of their destiny. 125,000 first printing.

reader's digest

How To Be Safe: Protect Yourself, Your Home, Your Family, and Your Business from Crime (Oct., $24.95) by Ira Lipman. A comprehensive security manual from a security company CEO. 75,000 first printing.


Daring to Trust (Dec., $21.95) by David Richo describes how to build trust in relationships despite the past's hurts.


I Can Make You Confident: The Power to Go for Anything You Want (Sept., $22.95) by Paul McKenna focuses on retraining the mind to acquire greater confidence.

Quit Smoking Today Without Gaining Weight (Jan., $22.95) by Paul

McKenna reprograms the mind to stop craving cigarettes.

sterling ethos

Tapping the Source: A New Approach to Fulfilling Your Purpose Using the Master Key System (Nov., $17.95) by John Selby offers "Law of Attraction" techniques that can help manifest one's dreams.


The Creative Life: True Tales of Inspiration (Sept., $25.95) by Julia Cameron. The creativity expert shares inspirational stories that demonstrate how to build one's life around one's art.


Rock What You've Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty (Sept., $22.99) by Katherine Schwarzenegger. This empowering guide for young women aims to inspire them to love their bodies and themselves. 60,000 first printing.

Social Sciences

basic books

Alone Together: Sociable Robots, Digitized Friends, and the Reinvention of Intimacy and Solitude (Jan., $26.95) by Sherry Turkle argues that today's use of technology eventually renders one incapable of appreciating human connection.

benbella books

(dist. by Perseus)

Underdogma: How America's Enemies Use Our Love for the Underdog to Trash American Power (Jan., $24.95) by Michael Prell points out how this love/hate relationship with power makes the country vulnerable.

bloomsbury press

Reasons to Kill: Why Americans Choose War (Oct., $25) by Richard E. Rubenstein discusses what propels Americans to embrace armed conflict.

chicago review/lawrence hill books

(dist. by IPG)

The Almighty Black P. Stone Nation: The Rise, Fall, and Resurgence of an American Gang (Feb., $26.95) by Natalie Y. Moore and Natalie Hopkinson describes how the union of 21 separate gangs into one organization impacted Chicago's culture.

Pirate State: Inside Somalia's Terrorism at Sea (Oct., $24.95) by Peter Eichstaedt warns that ignoring Somalia's pirates sets a dangerous precedent for the rest of the world.

columbia business school publishing

(dist. by perseus)

Truth, Errors, and Lies in Politics and Economics (Feb., $34.95) by Grzegorz W. Kolodko presents an interdisciplinary overview of the world economy's past and future.


Keep the Change: A Clueless Tipper's Quest to Become the Guru of the Gratuity (Nov., $24.99) by Steve Dublanica. The follow-up to Waiter Rant looks at this oft-neglected aspect of the economy. 50,000 first printing.

gallaudet univ. press

Ethical Considerations in Educating Children Who Are Deaf (Dec., $75), edited by Kathee Mangan Christenson, outlines education options for families of students with hearing loss.

metropolitan books

How to Become a Scandal: Adventures in Bad Behavior (Sept., $24) by Laura Kipnis lays bare the American psyche: what we condone, what we punish, where we draw the line, and why. 75,000 first printing.


Never Say Die (Feb., $26.95) by Susan Jacoby illuminates society's determination to increase longevity by finding medical solutions to old age.

pegasus books

(dist. by W.W. Norton)

Fun Inc.: Why Gaming Will Dominate the Twenty-First Century (Nov., $27.95) by Tom Chatfield shows the profound impact of the burgeoning gaming industry on the way we live.

Penguin press

Language of Cities (Feb., $29.95) by Edward Glaeser. An urban economist claims that the city is our greatest invention and best hope for the future.


A Sense of Possibility: What a New Generation of Leaders Is Teaching Us About Realizing Educational Opportunity for All (Jan., $25.95) by Wendy Kopp with Steven Farr. As Teach for America celebrates its 20th year, its founder asserts that the achievement gap is solvable.

lynne rienner

Wrongful Death Sentences: Rethinking Justice in Capital Cases (Sept., $49.95) by Cathleen Burnett reveals how those accused of capital crimes often fail to receive just hearings.


Where Good Ideas Come From (Oct., $26.95) by Steven Johnson. An innovative thinker with exhilarating style takes on a key question. 60,000 first printing.

Vanguard Press

(dist. by Perseus)

The Watchman's Rattle (Oct., $25.95) by Rebecca Costa reveals four patterns that emerge when complexity paralyzes a civilization. 60,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo.

walker & Company

Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language (Sept., $22) by Deborah Fallows suggests that the way to understand China is to first understand its language.



Praeger Handbook of Sports Medicine and Athlete Health (Nov., $184.95), edited by Claude T. Moorman III et al., covers all aspects in a three-volume set.


The Grumpy Golfer's Handbook (Nov., $14.95) by Ivor Grump. A mock guide brings humor to the links.


Links (Oct., $40) by George Peper and Malcolm Campbell spotlights the world's 246 true links courses. 40,000 first printing.

ascend books

(dist. by Partners Publishers Group)

Trust Your Next Shot: A Guide to a Life of Joy (Sept., $24.95) by Meadowlark Lemon with John McCollister. The Globetrotters star reminisces. Author tour.

aurum press

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG.)

Another Journey Through the Links (Dec., $65) by David Worley and Peter Thomson includes photos and drawings of each of the U.K.'s courses.

ballantine books

Play Their Hearts Out: A Coach, His Star Recruit, and the Youth Basketball Machine (Oct., $26) by George Dohrmann reveals what happens to many talented youth on the path to pro basketball riches.

bloomsbury usa

FreeDarko Presents the Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History (Nov., $25) by Bethlehem Shoals et al. unravels the history of NBA basketball from the perspective of FreeDarko.

cadmos books

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

The Art of Riding: Classical Dressage to High School: Odin at Saumur (Nov., $44.95) by Philippe Karl instructs riders on equine training.

carlton books

(dist. by Sterling)

The Official Treasures of Muhammad Ali (Oct., $34.95) by Gavin Newsham collects photos and personal memorabilia from the boxing icon.

down east books

(dist. by NBN)

Gun Craft (Oct., $30) by Vic Venters. The Shooting Sportsman columnist explains the complicated process of making a gun by hand.


The Games That Changed the Game: The Evolution of the NFL in Seven Sundays (Oct., $26) by Ron Jaworski et al. analyzes the seven games that defined pro football.

gotham books

His Father's Son: Tiger and Earl Woods (Nov., $27.50) by Tom Callahan reveals the intimate story of the golf legend's most influential role model.

Jimmy V: The Life and Death of Jim Valvano (Jan., $27.50) by Adrian Wojnarowski investigates the life of the revolutionary college basketball coach.

Insight Editions

(dist. by PGW)

America's Team: The Authorized History of the Dallas Cowboys (Oct., $50) by Jeff Sullivan commemorates the franchise's 50th anniversary.


The Wisdom of Wooden: A Century of Family, Faith, and Friends (Sept., $24.95) by John Wooden and Steve Jamison traces the coach's life in photos from childhood to his centennial birthday.

mvp books

Dallas Cowboys: The Complete Illustrated History (Sept., $30) by Jaime Aron details the memorable games, players, and teams of the legendary franchise.

The Skateboard: Art, Style, Stoke (Nov., $35) by Ben Marcus celebrates the skateboard through memorabilia and commentary from the sport's stars.

northeastern univ. press

(dist. by UPNE)

Sports Justice: The Law and the Business of Sports (Oct., $35) by Roger Abrams examines 12 sports law cases that have transformed the business of sports.

rodale books

The Long Run: One Man's Attempt to Regain His Athletic Career—and His Life—Running the New York City Marathon (Oct., $25.99) by Matt Long with Charles Butler chronicles a firefighter's comeback from a debilitating accident.

sellers publishing

Golf's Ultimate Eighteen: Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Amy Alcott, and Other Golf Greats Reveal Favorite Holes to Create the Ultimate Fantasy Course (Oct., $34.95) by Steve Eubanks.

skyhorse publishing

(dist. by W.W. Norton)

The Gipper (Sept., $24.95) by Jack Cavanaugh asks how a small Indiana Catholic school evolved into a college powerhouse.

Miracle at Merion (Oct., $24.95) by David Barrett recounts Ben Hogan's 1950 U.S. Open victory 16 months after sustaining injuries from a car crash.

southern methodist

univ. press

Lucky Me: My Sixty-Five Years in Baseball (Sept., $24.95) by Eddie Robinson with C. Paul Rogers III illuminates the four-time American League All-Star's career.

stackpole books

The Best of British (Oct., $69.95) by Vic Venters, photos by David Grant, illustrates examples of British gun-making, focusing on the craftsmen who built them.

stewart, tabori & chang

Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die: Outdoor Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations (Oct., $24.95) by Chris Santella. The latest entry in this series showcases top walking adventures.

St.martin's/Thomas dunne

America's Quarterback (Sept., $25.99) by Keith Dunnavant charts the life of Bart Starr and his legendary career with the Green Bay Packers. 50,000 first printing.

taylor trade publishing

The Little League That Could: A History of the American Football League (Sept., $22.95) by Ken Rappoport surveys the upstart league that prevailed despite little hope.

trafalgar square books

(dist. by IPG)

The Rider's Guide to Real Collection: How to Achieve Self-Carriage with Any Horse—English or Western (Sept., $29.95) by Lynn Palm includes training methods and exercises.

triumph books

All Rise: The Remarkable Journey of Alan Page (Sept., $24.95) by Bill McGrane charts the career of the Minnesota Vikings star, the first defensive player to be named NFL MVP.

When the Cheering Stops: Bill Parcells, the 1990 New York Giants, and the Price of Greatness (Sept., $24.95) by William Bendetson and Leonarad Marshall relives Super Bowl XXV and includes post-career snapshots of NFL heroes.

Staubach: Portrait of the Brightest Star (Sept., $24.95) by Carton Stowers introduces the 1970s Dallas Cowboy player.

The Golden Jet (Oct., $29.95) by Bobby Hull with Bob Verdi illustrates his life with previously unpublished photos from his Hall of Fame years.

Univ. of Alabama Press

The Crimson Tide: National Championship Edition, The Official Illustrated History of Alabama Football (Sept., $49.95) by Winston Groom. This revised edition contains two new chapters and updated stats.

univ. of north carolina press

Carolina Basketball: A Century of Excellence (Oct., $30) by Adam Lucas looks at the Tar Heels' evolution and explains their continued dominance.

univ. press of florida

Randy Wayne White's Ultimate Tarpon Book (Nov., $34.95) by Randy Wayne White and Carlene Fredericka. Over 50 stories centering on tarpon fishing.

univ. press of kentucky

Golf and Philosophy: Lessons from the Links (Sept., $30), edited by Andy Wible, examines golf through the lens of ethical, social, and philosophical issues.


(dist. by IPS)

The Spring Classics: Cycling's Greatest One-Day Races (Sept., $39.95) by Philippe Bouvet et al. probes their history and untold stories.


Giants: What I Learned About Life from Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry (Dec., $25.95) by Pat Summerall recalls how being coached by Lombardi and Landry shaped the author's life.


(dist. by Simon & Schuster)

WWE Champions (Nov., $28) by Kevin Sullivan celebrates the 50-year history of World Wrestling title matches—no holds barred. 50,000 first printing.


DK Eyewitness Travel

Where to Go When: Italy (Oct., $40) by DK Publishing, foreword by Frances Mayes. This vacation planner scouts the best of every region and suggests the ideal time to visit each one.

Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Travels in Siberia (Oct., $28) by Ian Frazier describes geography, history, and 40-below afternoons. 100,000 first printing. Author tour.


A Connecticut Christmas (Oct., $16.95) by Diane Smith takes a holiday tour of the New England state.

Hodder & Stoughton/

John Murray

(dist. by Trafalgar Square/IPG)

Landfalls: On the Edge of Islam with Ibn Battutah (Nov., $29.95) by Tim Mackintosh-Smith follows the 14th-century traveler from tropical islands to Indian Ocean ports.

Red Rock Press

(dist. by NBN)

Around the World in Eighty Meals (Nov., $31.95) by Nan Lyons traces the route of Phileas Fogg as the author dines around the globe.

Thames & Hudson

The Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of the Pacific Northwest (Sept., $40) by Joan Tapper and Nik Wheeler contains photo essays on lighthouses, gardens, and wine country. Author tour.

Univ. of

Pennsylvania Press

A Skeptic's Guide to Writers' Houses (Nov., $24.95) by Anne Trubek takes book lovers into the homes of Whitman, Twain, Alcott, Hemingway, and more.

Voyageur Press

Greetings from Route 66: The Ultimate Road Trip Back Through Time Along America's Main Street (Sept., $30) by Michael Karl Witzel maps the history of the famous roadway.

True Crime


Hitman (Jan., $27.99) by Howie Carr describes John Vincent Martorano's years as a contract killer for Boston's Winter Hill Gang.

Lyons Press

A Peculiar Tribe of People: Murder and Madness in the Heart of Georgia (Nov., $24.95) by Richard Jay Hutto describes the trial that led to the first testimony in Georgia of an interracial homosexual affair.

New Horizon Press

(dist. by PGW)

Murder, Mayhem, and Redemption in L.A.: The Jerry Scheiderman Story (Nov., $24.95) by Jerry Scheiderman and Chip Jacobs tells how his life changed as a result of a brush with a killer.

Random House

Stalling for Time: My Life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator (Sept., $26) by Gary Noesner discusses his role in resolving hostage crises.

Rowman & Littlefield

(dist. by NBN)

Serial Killers Around the World (Jan., $34.95) by Dirk Gibson investigates the crime from ancient times to the present.

Univ. of Arizona Press

Innocent Until Interrogated: The Story of the Buddhist Temple Massacre and the Tucson Four (Sept., $29.95) by Gary L. Stuart details the crime and takes a disturbing look at our justice system at its worst.

War & Military


(dist. by Sterling)

Ship: A History in Art & Photography (Nov., $39.95), edited by Andrew Lambert, tells the dramatic stories of 360 of the most celebrated ships in history and fiction.


Soldier and Saint (Feb., $25.95) by James Sheeran considers the soldier who parachuted into Normandy and was captured on D-Day, only to escape and rejoin U.S. forces in time for the Battle of the Bulge.


Axis Sally: The American Voice of Nazi Germany (Oct., $29.95) by Richard Lucas introduces Mildred Gillars, a New Jersey girl who became the public mouthpiece of the Third Reich.

Finland's War of Choice, 1941–1945: The Untidy Coalition of a Democracy and a Dictatorship in World War II (Jan., $32.95) by Henrik O. Lunde describes how the Finns fought bravely, only to lose again to the Soviets.


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Giao Lien: Voices of the Female Vietcong Spies 1920–1975 (Nov., $29.95) by Virginia Morris and Clive Hills studies an underground network of Vietcong women during the Vietnam War.


Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership That Drove the Allied Conquest in Europe (Jan., $26.95) by Jonathan W. Jordan looks at the unique friendship and intense rivalry among three of America's greatest generals of WWII.

Osprey Publishing

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The Man Who Shot the Man Who Shot Lincoln: And 46 Other Stories of the Unknown Players of Military History (Oct., $16.95) by Graeme Donald tells the stories of historical game changers.

Mercenary: Soldier of Fortune Through History, from Xenophon and the Ten Thousand to the Blackwater Operatives (Nov., $24.95) by Mir Bahmanyar traces the evolution of the mercenary from ancient times.


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America's Covert Warriors: Inside the World of Private Military Contractors (Sept., $29.95) by Shawn Engbrecht analyzes military contractors.

Father of Money: Dealing Under the Table in Baghdad (Feb., $27.50) by Jason Whiteley explains how bribery was often the only method that created opportunities for cooperation between Iraqis and Americans.


Every Day a Nightmare (Sept., $40) by William H. Bartsch culls the diaries and memoirs of American pursuit pilots in the Pacific during the disastrous early days of WWII.


War Since 1900 (Sept., $45), edited by Jeremy Black. Distinguished military historians look at the cataclysmic events that have shaped the modern world.


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The World in a Briefcase: The Top-Secret Scientific Mission That Changed the Course of World War II (Oct., $29.95) by Stephen Phelps reveals the valuable military and scientific secrets that Britain shared with the U.S.


Heart for the Fight: A Marine Captain's Journey from Assault Platoon Leader to Mixed Martial Arts Cagefighting Champion (Sept., $28) by Brian Stann and John Bruning follows a kid from the wrong side of Scranton, Pa., who became a decorated officer and a mixed martial arts professional.

Patton's Third Army in World War II: An Illustrated History (Sept., $50) by Michael Green and James D. Brown tracks Patton's famous Third Army throughout its service in WWII.

Women's Studies


American Women of Science Since 1900 (Dec., $195) by Tiffany K. Wayne identifies the achievements of women in the sciences throughout the 20th century.

Seal Press

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No Excuses (Oct., $24.95) by Gloria Feldt examines why barriers to equality exist in American culture.

Univ. Press of Kansas

Wanted Women: An American Obsession in the Reign of J. Edgar Hoover (Sept., $29.95) by Mary Elizabeth Strunk explores what our obsession with female outlaws says about shifting gender roles.

Waterbrook Press

Lioness Arising: Awaken Your Prowess and Change Your World (Sept., $19.99) by Lisa Bevere calls for women to be challenged by the model of the female lion.