Fall 2000 Hardcover List
Edited by Laurele Riippa
Compiled by Lynn Andriani, Dena Croog, Robert Dahlin, Cindi DiMarzo, Charles Hix, Karole Riippa, and Bella Stander
Performing Arts & Film
A CAPELLA BOOKS
Movie Wars: How Hollywood and the Media Conspire to Limit What Films We Can See (Sept., $24) by Jonathan Rosenbaum examines how movies are packaged, distributed and promoted.
The Magic Flute Book and CD package (Oct., $50), illustrations by Davide Pizzigoni, trans. by J.D. McClatchy, includes an illustrated libretto and a two-CD recording of the historic 1937 performance of Toscanini conducting the Vienna Philharmonic.
Thirty Frames Per Second: The Visionary Art of the Music Video (Oct., $39.95) by Steven Reiss and Neil Feineman showcases the artistic vision of music video directors.
The Moody Blues, Across the Threshold: Thirty Years of Music and Retrospection (Oct., $27.95) by The Moody Blues with Mark Murley features commentary and anecdotes from band members plus previously unpublished photos. 20,000 first printing; including autographed collectors editions.
Just a Mom (Nov., $21.95) by Betty DeGeneres. Ellen's mom offers advice and comfort to gays and lesbians and their parents. Advertising.
Morton Gould: American Salute (Oct., $29.95) by Peter W. Goodman is a detailed biography of this force in American music.
(dist. by Trafalgar Square)
Elizabeth Taylor: The Illustrated Biography (Sept.) by James Christopher and Doris Day: The Illustrated Biography (Oct., $24.95 each) by Michael Freedland celebrates the life of each film star in photos.
Stella Adler: The Art and Technique of Acting (Oct., $25.95), compiled and edited by Howard Kissel, discusses the groundbreaking theories of the acting teacher who influenced Marlon Brando, Robert DeNiro and others. Advertising. Author tour.
The Applause First Folio of Shakespeare (Nov., $75), prepared and annotated by Neil Freeman, marks the first time the folio has been presented in modern fonts rather than the archaic Elizabethan typefaces.
Trigger Happy: Videogames and the Future of Entertainment (Sept., $25.95) by Steven Poole studies the history of video games and explains why they will become the dominant art form of the 21st century.
ATLANTIC MONTHLY PRESS
Women Who Rock (Oct., $25) by Gerri Hirshey. A rock journalist offers up firsthand interviews. 35,000 first printing.
Grand Ole Opry Country Christmas Album: Celebrating America's Favorite Holiday with the Legends of Country Music (Oct., $21.95) by Joseph Layden. Stars including Randy Travis and Loretta Lynn celebrate Christmas country style with photos and personal memories.
(dist. by Seven Hills)
Arise Sir Michael Caine: The Authorized Biography of Michael Caine (Oct., $26) by William Hall tells the story of the actor's rise from poverty to international fame.
Nicolas Cage: The Biography (Nov., $26) by Ian Markham-Smith and Liz Hodgson reveals facts about his curious life and analyses all his films.
The Official Spinal Tap Companion (Sept., $19.95), edited by Karl French, is being published to coincide with the rerelease of the movie and the new DVD.
Make It Memorable: Writing and Packing TV News with Style (Sept., $29.95) by Bob Dotson. An Emmy-winning NBC News correspondent shares tips and lessons.
Quinlan's Film Stars (Oct., $34.95) by David Quinlan contains biographies and complete film and TV credits including voice-overs and guest appearances for more than 2,000 stars.
CARROLL & GRAF
Sal Mineo: His Life, Murder, and Mystery (Nov., $25) by H. Paul Jeffers looks at Mineo's life and true-crime untimely death. 30,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
Rolling Stone: The Illustrated Portraits (Sept., $40), edited by Fred Woodward, features more than 200 color illustrations from the magazine.
Star Wars Masterpiece Edition: Aurra Sing, Dawn of the Bounty Hunters (Nov., $75) by Ryder Windham and Josh Ling details the exploits and misdeeds of the bounty hunters, Star Wars' notorious antiher s; includes a 12-inch collector figure.
Marshal Royal: Jazz Survivor (Oct., $19.95) by Marshal Royal and Claire P. Gordon paints a portrait of life during the big band era.
Oscar Fever: The History and Politics of the Academy Awards (Jan., $29.95) by Emanuel Levy offers inside stories and little-known facts.
COOPER SQUARE PRESS
The Art Pepper Companion: Writings on a Jazz Original (Nov., $30), edited by Todd Selbert, looks at the life of this legendary jazz musician.
Modulations: A History of Electronic Music: Throbbing Words on Sound (Oct., $29.95), edited by Peter Shapiro, gathers essays by musicians and music journalists.
DA CAPO PRESS
Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece (Sept., $23) by Ashley Kahn tells the story behind the making of the bestselling jazz album.
Ultimate Elvis: The Fifties (Oct., $24.95) by Jim Curtin describes through photos and memorabilia Presley's phenomenal rise in the 1950s.
Ultimate X-Men (Oct., $19.95) by Peter Sanderson provides a guide to famous mutant superher s.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Writing in the Dark, Dancing in The New Yorker (Jan., $30) by Arlene Croce gathers pieces written by Croce, the dance critic for The New Yorker from 1973-1996.
Primetime Blues: African Americans on Network Television (Feb., $27) by Donald Bogle moves from the post-WWII era of Beulah and Amos 'n' Andy to the 1990s I'll Fly Away and The Steve Harvey Show.
DAVID R. GODINE
Easy to Remember: The Great American Songwriters and Their Songs for Broadway Shows and Hollywood Musicals (Oct., $29.95) by William Zinsser offers a historical and critical study.
The Saga of The Empire State Music Festival: A Personal Recollection (Oct., $29.95) by Harold Harris recounts the story of this short-lived festival (1955-1959) in upstate New York that attracted some of the most famous musicians of the day including Leonard Bernstein, Morton Gould and Arthur Fiedler.
Elvis--Word for Word (Nov., $29.95) by Jerry Osborne provides a chronological transcription of every Elvis interview, monologue and recorded telephone conversation known to exist as well as texts of his letters and telegrams. Advertising.
HARVARD UNIV. PRESS
Slaves on Screen: Film and Historical Vision (Sept., $22.95) by Natalie Zemon Davis examines the portrayal of slaves and resistance in five films: Spartacus, Burn, The Last Supper, Amistad and Beloved.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
Oz Before the Rainbow: L. Frank Baum's The Wizard of Oz on Stage and Screen to 1939 (Oct., $34.95) by Mark Evan Swartz looks at the silent movies and vaudeville musicals based on the children's classic that had life before the 1939 MGM version.
Scandals and Follies: The Rise and Fall of the Great Broadway Revue (Sept., $37.50) by Lee Davis explores the Broadway staple, the revue, that introduced such talents as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Al Jolson, Sophie Tucker, Bob Hope and many others.
(dist. by D.A.P.)
Dangerous Curves: The Art of the Guitar (Nov., $45) by Darcey Kuronen and Lenny Kaye, photos by Carl Tremblay, presents 400 years of guitar design and history. 30,000 first printing. A tie-in with an exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Celine Dion: The Wings That Made Me Fly (Jan., $25) by Celine Dion tells of the singer's Canadian upbringing as the youngest of 14 children and her rise to international stardom. 150,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Fifty Years Down a Country Road (Nov., $25) by Ralph Emery with Patsi Bale Cox. The DJ who played their hits gives an anecdote-filled accounting of the top country stars of the past 50 years. 75,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
The Art of the Matrix (Oct.; $60, limited signed edition $250), screenplay by Larry and Andy Wachowski, illus. and commentaries by Steve Skroce, Geof Darrow, Tani Kunitake. This gift book contains the script of the film, more than 1,000 illustrations and commentaries in the artists' own words. 75,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Artists' 5-city publicity tour.
NEW YORK UNIV. PRESS
Hollywood vs. Hard Core: How the Struggle over Censorship Created the Modern Film Industry (Dec., $26.95) by Jon Lewis explores the history of censorship in Hollywood. Author tour.
Show and Tell: New Yorker Profiles (Sept., $27.95) by John Lahr collects profiles on cultural icons. Advertising. Author publicity.
NaÃ¯ve Art (Sept., $55) explores the roots and traditions of NaÃ¯ve-style art; more than 250 color reproductions.
Dracula (Nov., $55) by Radu Lungu. A cultural historian gives an overview of the myth of Count Dracula.
The Erotic Museum of Berlin (Nov., $55) by Patrick Bade surveys erotic art from Egyptian times to the present.
"O": Cirque du Soleil at the Bellagio (Oct., $45) by Veronique Vial, the official photographer for Cirque du Soleil, captures the mystery of this elaborate production at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. 20,000 first printing.
Icons of Film: The 20th Century (Oct., $29.95), edited by Peter Englemeier, looks at the famous names and movies of the past 100 years.
The First Time I Got Paid for It: And Other Tales from the Hollywood Trenches (Nov., $24), edited by Peter Lefcourt and Laura Shapiro. Screenwriters tell how they broke into the movie business. Advertising.
Spread: A Year in the Life of Dave Navarro (Nov., $29.95) by Dave Navarro with Neil Strauss. The former guitarist for Jane's Addiction and The Red Hot Chili Peppers shares a year of his life in the Hollywood hills. 40,000 first printing. Author publicity.
On Cukor (Sept., $50) examines the life and work of the legendary film director. $35,000 ad/promo. Coincides with a PBS-TV "American Masters" documentary.
Deadhead Forever (Dec., $19.95) by Michael "Haze" Hayes is a scrapbook of memorabilia celebrating the glory days of the Grateful Dead.
RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS
Mayberry Memories (Sept., $34.99) by Ken Beck and Jim Clark commemorates the 40th anniversary of The Andy Griffith Show.
The Girls (Oct., $25.95) by Diana McLellan lifts the veil from the lives of Hollywood's most powerful and uninhibited goddesses. Advertising. Author publicity.
Make a Joyful Noise (Oct., $22.95) by Dr. Bobby Jones with Lesley Sussman. Dr. Jones reveals stories of his friendships with gospel celebrities during his 25 years in gospel music. 25,000 first printing. Advertising.
Steppenwolf at 25 (Sept., $64.95), by Sam Shepard, Kurt Vonnegut, Don DeLillo and others, photos by Victor Skrebneski, celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Chicago acting ensemble whose members include Gary Sinise and John Malkovich.
The Second City (Oct., $45) by Sheldon Patinkin. A book and two CDs collect the underground archives of the legendary improvisational group. 400,000 first printing.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
I'd Hate Myself in the Morning (Nov., $22.95) by Ring Lardner Jr. A contract screenwriter who joined the American Communist Party finds himself in federal prison and blacklisted by Hollywood. 20,000 first printing.
One Foot on the Floor: The Curious Evolution of Sex on Television from "I Love Lucy" to "South Park" (Oct., $25) by Louis Chunovic. A TV critic provides a social history of sex on the tube. Advertising.
The Hollywood Archive: The Hidden History of Hollywood in the Golden Age (Nov., $50) by Paddy Calistro and Fred E. Basten is a compilation of nostalgic essays, rarely seen photos, artwork and collectible postcards of the stars' homes. 20,000 first printing.
UNIV. OF MASSACHUSETTS PRESS
Josh White (Dec., $29.95) by Elijah Wald explores the life of the folk-blues performer.
UNIV. OF MINNESOTA PRESS
Comedy Is a Man in Trouble: Slapstick in American Movies (Oct., $25.95) by Alan Dale looks at American comedies and the physical comedians who made them great.
The Beatles in Rishikesh (Oct., $30) by Paul Saltzman chronicles photographer Saltzman's meeting with the famous band during their stay at the ashram of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
Vanity Fair's Hollywood (Nov., $60), edited by Graydon Carter and David Friend, text by Christopher Hitchens, displays a century of Hollywood's glory, power, glamour and scandal. Advertising.
The Billboard Illustrated Encyclopedia of Classical Music (Sept., $45), edited by Stanley Sadie, is a chronological and thematic history with 900 color illustrations. 25,000 first printing.
Paul McCartney: I Saw Him Standing There (Sept., $35) by Jorie B. Gracen is a portrait of the former Beatle in his own words and those of his fans. 50,000 first printing.
Special Effects: The History and the Technique (Oct., $75) by Richard Rickitt looks at special effects from the days of silent films to the present. 20,000 first printing.
Roadside America: The Automobile and the American Dream (Oct., $49.50) by Cindy Lewis surveys both 20th-century cars and roadside icons. Advertising.BOMC selection.
Photographs by Snowdon: A Retrospective (Nov., $75), contributions by Drusilla Beyfus, Simon Callow, et al., is the first retrospective of Snowdon's career with text written by friends and colleagues. Advertising.
Couples: A Celebration of Commitment (Nov., $27.95) by M.I. Hamburg and Catherine Whitney collects intimate portraits of 35 couples who share enduring love and loyalty. 40,000 first printing. Advertising.
Sante D'Orazio: Photographs (Sept., $65), essay by John Yau, delves into the life and art of this celebrity photographer, video producer and filmmaker.
Steve McQueen (Sept., $60) by William Claxton is a photographic close-up of McQueen from the beginning of his career in the 1960s.
Peek: Photographs from the Kinsey Institute (Oct., $60) by Carol Squiers, Jennifer Yamashiro, et al., gathers erotic images used by pioneering sex researcher Alfred C. Kinsey.
Prince and Other Dogs (Oct., $12.95) by Libby Hall brings together Victorian-era photos of dogs and their owners. 50,000 first printing.
BOOTH CLIBBORN EDITIONS
RankinWorks (Oct., $49.50) by Rankin offers more than 200 photos by the British photographer of Madonna, David Bowie, Kate Moss and others.
(dist. by Interlink)
Journey Through Jordan (Sept., $50) by Mohamed Amin, Duncan Willets and Sam Kiley reveals the beauty and history of the country.
CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS
Windy City Wild: Chicago's Natural Wonders (Oct., $39.95) by Robert Shaw and Jason Lindsey spotlights the five distinctive ecosystems within a 55-mile radius of the city.
The Complete Cats in the Sun (Oct., $29.95) by Hans Silvester combines Cats in the Sun, Asleep in the Sun and The Mediterranean Cat in one volume.
(dist. by Dufour Editions)
Ireland--The Inner Island (Sept., $39.95) by Kevin Dwyer offers aerial views of Ireland's lakes, rivers and canals.
How You Look at It: Photographs of the 20th Century (Sept., $55), edited by Thomas Weski and Heinz Liesbrock, suggests photography is the 20th century's definitive art form.
IVAN R. DEE
Album for an Age: Unconventional Words and Pictures from the Twentieth Century (Oct., $29.95) by Art Shay features b&w photos from the last 50 years including personalities such as Harry Truman, Liberace and Judy Garland.
In the Flesh: The Body Cult of Brazil (Sept., $75), photos by Christopher Pillitz, explores Brazil's fascination with the body.
Jay Maisel's New York (Nov., $40) is an homage to Maisel's hometown, New York City.
FOUR WALLS EIGHT WINDOWS
Rough Stock: The Toughest Events in Rodeo (Oct., $45) by John Annerino offers 130 color photos of rodeo culture.
(dist. by Sterling)
Orchids (Sept., $40), photos by Scott D. Appell, pairs photos with quotations to celebrate the exotic flower.
Amish Children (Oct., $35) by Phyllis Pellman Good, photos by Jerry Irwin. More than 150 color photos reveal activities and a sense of belonging.
GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER
The David Muench Signature series includes Primal Forces (Sept., $50) by David Muench and Marc Muench, text by Michelle Gilders, which examines the forces that shape our planet. Photographer tour.
GRAPHIC ARTS/WHITECAP BOOKS
Two new titles in The America series include Washington, D.C. and Michigan (Sept., $14.95 each).
(dist. by D.A.P.)
Kustom (Oct., $65) by Dewey Nicks explores the art and p try of obsession, from customized hot rods to extreme plastic surgery. Advertising. Author tour.
Charlottesville Portrait (Oct., $29.95) by Mary Motley Kalergis. B&w photos celebrate this city's denizens.
IPSO FACTO PUBLISHERS
(dist. by Rizzoli Int'l)
Flesh & Stone (Sept., $44.95) by Edward Lucie-Smith examines the male nude in classical and contemporary photography.
Stella (Oct., $44.95), edited by Marc Parent, showcases one of the top haute couture models of the 1950s.
Life: Our Century of Change: America in Pictures 1900-2000 (Oct., $60), edited by Richard B. Stolley and Tony Chiu. The creators of Life: Our Century in Pictures offer a look at the evolution of daily life over the past century. Advertising.
A Star for Noon: An Homage to Women in Images, P try, and Music (Oct., $50, CD included) by Gordon Parks combines photos of female nudes, p try and original music. Advertising.
Elder Grace: The Nobility of Aging (Oct., $40) by Chester Higgins Jr. Life and aging are explored through the photos of 80 African-Americans.
Farm Tractor Milestones (Sept., $29.95) by Randy Leffingwell collects vintage photos of 35 beloved farm tractors.
More Classic American Railroads (Sept., $29.95) by Mike Schafer is a follow-up to Classic American Railroads, focusing on the golden age of railroading between WWII and the early 1970s.
Harlem: Lost and Found (Dec., $65) by Michael Henry Adams, photos by Paul Rocheleau, explores Harlem's architectural and social history from the mid-1660s.
MUSEUM OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
New Mexico Profundo: Rituals of an Indo-Hispano Homeland (Oct.; $50, paper $29.95), photos by Miguel Gandert, essays by various authors. B & w contemporary photos capture the sacred and secular rituals of the mestizo peoples of the Rio Grande corridor.
Women Photographers at National Geographic (Sept., $40) by Cathy Newman honors females behind the lens.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
Architects of Peace: Visions of Hope in Words and Images (Oct., $40) by Michael Collopy, foreword by Walter Cronkite. Portraits of 75 world peacemakers accompany their philosophical words. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. 25-city author tour.
Penguin Planet (Sept., $24.95) by Kevin Schafer combines research and photos of 17 penguin species in their natural habitat.
Sportscape (Oct., $45.95) analyzes how photographers have captured sports during the past century.
As I See It (Oct., $60) by Greg Gorman, foreword by Elton John, collects portraits of male nudes who exemplify Gorman's ideal of beauty. Advertising.
Photographic Memory (Nov., $65) by William Claxton gathers photos and anecdotes of 20th-century celebrities that include Lauren Bacall, Salvador DalÃ, Frank Sinatra and Natalie Wood. Advertising.
Photos That Changed the World (Oct., $29.95), edited by Peter Stepan, compiles photos of important events from the past century.
Abe Frajndlich: Portraits (Oct., $39.95) contains photos of movie stars, film directors, music legends and artists.
On Being 100 (Sept., $29.95) by Liane Enkelis shares stories and photos of people from varied backgrounds who reveal the secrets of their longevity. Advertising.
PRINCETON UNIV. PRESS
The Photographic Art of William Henry Fox Talbot (Oct., $75) by Larry J. Schaaf compiles reproductions of photographic work by Talbot, the "father of modern photography."
Hothouse (Nov., $30) by Rolling Stone editors presents top teen idols from past legends to contemporary stars. 50,000first printing.
Flower (Sept., $60) by Lynn Goldsmith explores the colors and textures of flowers.
Bad Behavior (Oct., $75) by Bill Hayward. Such celebrities as Calvin Trillin and Willem Daf create their own portraiture backdrops for Hayward's photos by cutting, painting, drawing and writing.
Salt Lake 2002: An Official Book of the Olympic Winter Games (Nov., $39.95) by Lee Benson and Susan Easton Black, photos by John Telford, outlines preparations for the 2002 Winter Games.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION PRESS
Witness in Our Time: Working Lives of Documentary Photographers (Oct.; $45, paper $17) by Ken Light traces the recent history of social documentary photography.
American Retro: Cars and ...Diners (Oct., $12.95 each). Each volume features nostalgic photos of their respective subjects.
STEWART, TABORI & CHANG
The Deserts of Africa (Sept., $50) by Michael Martin explores the landscape and people of the Sahara, Kalahari, Namib and Rift Valley deserts in Africa.
TASCHEN AMERICA LLC
Eugene Atget (Oct., $39.99) by Andreas Krase, edited by Hans Christian Adam, offers 200 photos that capture the spirit of Paris.
1000 Families (Oct., $39.99) by Uwe Ommer assembles a "Family Album of Planet Earth," a four-year project that will now travel to more than 150 countries.
THAMES & HUDSON
Century of the Body: 100 Photoworks 1900-2000 (Oct., $50), edited by William A. Ewing, represents genres of body-centered photography with work by Alfred Stieglitz, Robert Mapplethorpe and Lee Friedlander. BOMC and QPB selections.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
Vogue Women (Oct., $49.95) by Georgina Howell charts Vogue magazine's history of fashion and beauty culture.
TONY SHAFRAZI GALLERY
Dennis Hopper: An American Legend, Photographs from the 1960s (Nov., $75) by Tony Shafrazi, photos by Dennis Hopper, assembles photos taken from 1961-1967.
UNIV. OF ALABAMA PRESS
Faces of Freedom Summer: The Photographs of Herbert Randall (Jan., $39.95) by Bob M. Tusa and Herbert Randall. B & w photos recall Mississippi's Freedom Summer in 1964. Advertising. Author tour.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
Chicago's South Side, 1946-1948 (Sept., $25) by Wayne F. Miller. Photos of Chicago's post-WWII South Side offer a look at the lives of newly urbanized African-American migrants.
UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
The Photography of Alfred Stieglitz: Georgia O'Keeffe's Enduring Legacy (Sept., $29.95) by Therese Mulligan documents the collaboration between the George Eastman House and O'Keeffe on the preservation of photography.
UNIV. OF TEXAS PRESS
Ezekial's Horse (Nov., $50) by Keith Carter brings together 75 images of horses and riders.
Mexican Suite: A History of Photography in Mexico (Mar., $60) by Olivier Debroise, trans. and revised by Stella de SÃ¡ Rego, traces the history and development of Mexican photography and the influence of foreign photographers.
UNIV. PRESS OF NEW ENGLAND
Robert Frost's New England (Nov., $27) by Betsy and Tom Melvin contains photos inspired by Frost's writings.
Places of Power: The Aesthetics of Technology (Oct., $60) by John Sexton includes 80 duotone photos of Anasazi cliff dwellings, steam turbine power plants, the Hoover Dam and more. Advertising. Author tour.
Photomosaic Portraits (Oct., $26.95) by Robert Silvers. The creator of the digital art form presents photos of such personalities as Michael Jordan and Richard Nixon.
Spirit of Asia: Twenty Years of Photography (Sept., $28) by R. Ian Lloyd assembles 110 images taken during the photographer's years in Asia.
Utah: Then and Now (Sept., $50) by Tom Till and Oregon: ... (Sept., $60) by Steve Terrill. Historical photos are juxtaposed with contemporary images.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
Hutterites of Montana (Nov., $39.95) by Laura Wilson. Tritone photos delve into the lives of the reclusive Montana colony. 6-city author tour.