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
Biography & Memoirs
A B C | D E F G | H I J K | L M N O
P Q R | S T U V | W X Y Z
Brilliant Beginnings: The Youthful Works of Great Artists, Writers, and Composers (Nov., $55), edited by Roselyne de Ayala and Jean-Pierre Gueno, compiles the work of more than 80 men and women, created when they were children.
Alistair Cooke: The Biography (Nov., $29.95) by Nick Clarke is the first major biography of journalist Cooke, known as the host of Masterpiece Theatre.
A Life in the Balance: The Billy Wayne Sinclair Story (Feb., $25.95) by Billy Wayne Sinclair and Jody Sinclair describes the life of a man who remains imprisoned after 35 years despite working with the FBI to expose prison corruption.
King David: The Real Life of the Man Who Ruled Israel (Oct., $28) by Jonathan Kirsch weaves biblical texts with centuries of interpretation and commentary. Ad/promo. 4-city author tour.
Rudy! An Investigative Biography of Rudolph Guiliani (Sept., $26) by Wayne Barrett assisted by Adam Fifield offers a news-breaking biography of the New York City mayor.
The Life of John Milton (Jan., $39.95) by Barbara Lewalski utilizes the latest scholarship on the p t's life and work.
(dist. by Seven Hills)
William: King for the 21st Century (Sept., $26) by Nicholas Davies, photos by Mark Saunders, reveals the young man who will be king of England.
Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (Sept., $24.95) by Mark Jonathan Harris and Deborah Oppenheimer. Britain opened its doors to rescue 10,000 children at risk from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia before the outbreak of WWII. Official tie-in to the Warner Bros. documentary.
BOOTH CLIBBON EDITIONS
Jerome Robbins: That Broadway Man, That Ballet Man (Oct., $49.95), edited by Christine Conrad, is an illustrated book of the choreographer-director's life and work.
The Forgotten Soldier (Nov., $28.95) by Guy Sajer collects interviews with the leading participants in and the critical observers of the Vietnam War.
BROADMAN & HOLMAN
Rich Mullins: An Arrow Pointing to Heaven (Sept., $24.99) by James Bryan Smith. After finding fame in the Christian music industry, Mullins left to live among Native Americans and teach children the joy of music; includes a companion CD.
The Second Coming of Steve Jobs (Sept., $26) by Alan Deutschman portrays the man whose return to Apple precipitated one of the biggest turnarounds in business history. Ad/promo.
Conversations with Papa Charlie: A Memory (Sept., $22.95) by David Bruce Smith. The wit and wisdom of an American immigrant are passed down to a new generation.
CARROLL & GRAF
Cochrane: The Life and Exploits of a Fighting Captain (Nov., $26) by Robert Harvey follows the adventures of the naval captain who was the model for Patrick O'Brian's Jack Aubrey. 40,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo.
The Beatles Anthology (Oct., $60) by the Beatles is the story of the band in their own words and images. 250,000 first printing. $500,000 ad/promo.
CORNELL UNIV. PRESS
Zemlinsky (Sept., $47.50) by Anthony Beaumont is the story of composer and conductor Alexander Zemlinsky and a critical assessment of his works.
The Knox Brothers (Sept., $26) by Penelope Fitzgerald offers a biography of the author's father and his brothers, four extraordinarily accomplished Englishmen.
The Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett (Nov., $30), edited by Richard Layman and Julie M. Rivett. Private and professional letters illuminate the man who was the father of the hard-boiled crime novel.
I Hope You Have a Good Life (Sept., $22) by Campbell Armstrong. A mother and the daughter she gave up for adoption meet 42 years later when both are suffering from terminal cancer. Advertising.
The Coalwood Way (Nov., $23.95) by Homer Hickam. The author of Rocket Boys continues his memoirs. 125,000 first printing. Ad/promo. BOMC and QPB alternates. Author tour.
Looking for a Fight (Nov., $23.95) by Lynn Snowden Picket. Stepping into the boxing ring to release her aggression, journalist-author Picket finds inner strength and resilience.
The First American: The Life and Times of Ben Franklin (Oct., $35) by H.W. Brands. A historian chronicles Franklin's remarkable life and his contributions to the founding of America. Advertising. Author tour.
Commies: A Journey Through the Old Left, the New Left and the Leftover Left (Nov., $24.95) by Ronald Radosh offers a humorous and tragic look at a half century of radical politics from Pete Seeger to Angela Davis. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Cold River Spirits: The Story of an Athabascan-Irish Family in Twentieth-Century Alaska (Oct., $19.95) by Jan Harper-Haines. With the help of supernatural spirits, a matriarch guides 10 children from the Alaska bush to the modern world. Advertising. Author publicity.
PAUL S. ERICKSSON
Beloved Island: Franklin & Eleanor and the Legacy of Campobello (Oct., $26.95) by Jonas Klein examines the couple's personal history and the role their summer home played in their lives.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Les Murray: A Life in Progress (Oct., $30) by Peter F. Alexander reveals the life of the Australian p t that was filled with both joy and calamity.
More Stories from My Father's Court (Nov., $23) by Isaac Bashevis Singer gathers 28 stories in this sequel to In My Father's Court.
FSG/HILL & WANG
Mother Jones: An American Life (Feb., $27) by Elliott J. Gorn follows the life of the organizer, agitator and soul of the labor movement in the 20th century.
Thirty Years in Deep Freeze--My Life in Communist China (Sept., $27.95) by Ching-chih Yi-ling Wong. An educated intellectual describes trying and failing to adapt to the new society of Mao's China.
THE FREE PRESS
A Personal Odyssey (Sept., $25) by Thomas Sowell tells of the author's journey from Harlem poverty to renown as a controversial writer, teacher and economist. Advertising. Author publicity. Conservative Book Club alternate.
Test of Courage: The Michel Thomas Story (Oct., $27.50) by Christopher Robbins delves into the life of the French resistance fighter, Holocaust survivor, Dachau liberator and Nazi hunter. Advertising. Author publicity.
Jew Boy (Sept., $27) by Alan Kaufman is the story of an American p t who became a homeless alcoholic and his subsequent redemption. 25,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Singing My Him Song (Oct., $25) by Malachy McCourt is the Irish raconteur's sequel to A Monk Swimming. 150,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 11-city author tour.
Model Patient: My Life as an Incurable Wise-Ass (Oct., $24) by Karen Duffy. The spokesmodel recounts her struggle with a chronic, life-threatening disease. 50,000 first printing. 6-city author tour.
Writing at the Kitchen Table: The Authorized Biography of Elizabeth David (Sept., $27.50) by Artemis Cooper. The food writer's experiences as a cook, writer and woman are explored in depth.
Trouble Man: The Life and Death of Marvin Gaye (Oct., $24) by Steve Turner follows the rise and fall of the soul legend and Motown great. 20,000 first printing.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
All Things Possible: My Story of Faith, Football, and the Miracle Season (Sept., $24) by Kurt Warner with Michael Silver. The NFL sensation tells of his journey from obscurity to the pinnacle of success. 200,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Author publicity.
HARVARD UNIV. PRESS
Lenin: A Biography (Oct., $35) by Robert Service discusses the man and his politics within the context of Russian and European history.
The Ice Road (Nov., $18.95) by Stefan Waydenfeld charts the story of his Polish family's deportation to the Stalinist labor camps during World War II.
W.E.B.DuBois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963 (Oct., $35) by David Levering Lewis is the second volume of the Pulitzer Prizewinning biography. A John Macrae Book. Advertising. Author tour.
Below Another Sky: A Tibetan Journey of Remembrance (Jan., $26) by Rick Ridgeway. An adventurer leads a young woman, seeking to connect with her deceased father, to Tibet.
Speak You Also: A Holocaust Memoir (Oct., $21) by Paul Steinberg traces the author's passages from adolescent to ruthless creature that will do anything to survive.
A Past in Hiding: Memory and Survival in Nazi Germany (Feb., $27.50) by Mark Roseman offers insight into daily life in the Third Reich and the powers and pitfalls of memory.
A Life in the Twentieth Century: Innocent Beginnings, 1917-1950 (Nov., $27) by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. is the memoir of America's renowned historian. Advertising. Author publicity.
INDIANA UNIV. PRESS
Only the Strong Survive: Memoirs of a Soul Survivor (Oct., $24.95) by Jerry Butler, with Earl Smith. The rhythm and blues pioneer reminisces about his life, stardom and fellow musicians.
Greek Fire: The Story of Maria Callas and Aristotle Onassis (Oct., $26) by Nicholas Gage follows the passionate lives of these two legendary figures. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. 9-city author tour.
No One's Perfect (Sept., $19.95) by Hirotada Ototake is the story of a boy who is born with neither arms nor legs.
The Brothers (Sept., $24.95) by Art, Aaron, Charles and Cyril Neville and David Ritz. The "First Family of New Orleans music" recounts their success story. Advertising.
Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams--The Early Years, 1903-1940 (Nov., $27.95) by Gary Giddins is the first volume on the pop culture figure. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS
Life at Southern Living: A Sort of Memoir (Sept., $24.95) by John Logue and Gary McCalla. Two former editors recall running the popular regional magazine. Advertising. Author tour.
An Ocean to Cross: Daring the Atlantic and Claiming a New Life (Oct., $22.95) by Liz Fordred with Susie Blackmun follows a paraplegic couple's triumphant voyage across the Atlantic.
MERCER UNIV. PRESS
And They Call Them Games (Sept., $24.95) by C. Richard Yarbrough provides a no-holds-barred view of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
Blind Obedience: A True Story of Family Loyalty and Murder in South Georgia (Oct., $24.95) by Bill Boyd is the story of a 1904 murder and how the testimony of a black man was critical to sending a white man to the gallows.
Michael Bloomfield: If You Love These Blues (Oct., $24.95) by Jan Mark Wolkin and Bill Keenom, foreword by Carlos Santana, is an oral history of the guitarist's brief life.
Rudy Guiliani: Emperor of the City (Sept., $25) by Andrew Kirtzman. A political journalist looks at the controversial mayor of New York City. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
Photographing Montana 1894-1928: The Life and Work of Evelyn Cameron (Oct., $60) by Donna M. Lucey. Cameron's transformation from upper-class English woman to a resourceful rancher is discovered in excerpts from diaries and letters.
THE MOUNTAINEERS BOOKS
The Wildest Dream: The Biography of George Mallory (Sept., $27.95) by Peter and Leni Gillman draws a portrait of the man behind the myth. Author tour.
John Muir: Nature's Visionary (Nov., $35) by Gretel Ehrlich is a photobiography of the environmental hero and a founder of the Sierra Club.
NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS
History Makers: Interviews (Oct., $27.95), edited by Fred Schultz. This anthology with a naval-maritime theme covers men and women from explorers to military leaders.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
French Impressions: The Adventures of an American Family (Sept., $22.95) by John S. Littell. An American family spends a year in the south of France in 1950.
Drudge Manifesto (Oct., $22.95) by Matt Drudge covers the author's pioneering venture, the enemies he's made and the future he sees for the new journalism.
The Selected Letters, Vol. 1: 1920-1945 (Oct., $37) by Tennessee Williams covers more than 300 letters that the playwright sent to family, friends and theatrical contacts.
NORTHEASTERN UNIV. PRESS
Fifty-five Years in Five Acts: A Memoir (Nov., $30) by Astrid Varnay with Donald Arthur traces the illustrious career of the Wagnerian soprano.
An American Family: The Kennans: The First Three Generations (Oct., $22.95) by George F. Kennan. An American scholar traces the origins of his family, beginning with their decision to flee poverty in Scotland.
Hitler 1937-1945: Nemesis (Oct., $35) by Ian Kershaw is the concluding volume. Advertising. 5-city author tour.
Rimbaud: A Biography (Oct., $35) by Graham Robb. During his lifetime, the p t was also an explorer, mercenary, gunrunner and companion to slave traders. Author tour.
An American Story (Sept., $24) by Debra J. Dickerson. The African-American journalist ruminates on self, family and our society. Advertising. 9-city author tour.
The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee: Observations on Not Fitting In (Oct., $22) by Paisley Rekdal. Half Chinese, half Norwegian, Rekdal writes about her travels around the world and her cross-cultural adventures. Advertising. 5-city author tour.
Greenspan: The Man Behind Money (Nov., $27.50) by Justin Martin presents the life and times of Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. Advertising.
PHILIP WILSON PUBLISHERS
(dist. by Antique Collectors' Club)
The Wilde Years: Oscar Wilde and His Times (Nov., $60) by Tomoko Sato and Lionel Lambourne focuses new light on Wilde's lesser-known work as an art critic, journalist and progressive political thinker.
Mumia: His Story (Feb., $TBA) by Terry Bisson is the story of Mumia Abu-Jamal, the controversial death row inmate. $75,000 ad/promo.
Blackbird: A Childhood Lost (Oct., $23.95) by Jennifer Lauck describes growing up at the turn of the 1970s and the tragedy of her mother's death. Author tour.
Dream Catcher (Sept., $27.95) by Margaret A. Salinger. The daughter of reclusive author J.D. Salinger offers a memoir of her family. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Black Sheep One: The Life of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington (Dec., $29.95) by Bruce Gamble is a portrait of the charismatic "skipper" of Marine Fighting Squadron in World WarII. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
The Other Side of Eden: Life with John Steinbeck (Feb., $27) by John Steinbeck IV and Nancy Sommer Steinbeck is a memoir of the literary icon, written by his late son and completed by his daughter-in-law.
Motiba's Tatoos: A Grandaughter's Journey into her Indian Family's Past (Sept., $24) by Mira Kamdar. A woman's memory of her family is also the story of the Indian Diaspora--the great migration of Indians from their homeland to the New World. Advertising. Author tour.
Midnight Diaries (Oct., $26) by Boris Yeltsin. The first democratically elected leader of Russia reviews his tumultuous years in office.
The Other Great Depression: How I'm Overcoming, on a Daily Basis, at Least a Million Addictions and Dysfunctions and Finding a Spiritual (Sometimes) Life (Jan., $23) by Richard Lewis. The famously neurotic comedian tells of his recovery from alcoholism. Author tour.
Ghost (Oct., $24.95) by Frank Rich. The former New York Times drama critic shares memories of a childhood transformed by the magic of Broadway. Ad/promo. 6-city author tour.
My War (Oct., $40) by Tracy Sugarman. A veteran who chronicled WWII with watercolors and numerous letters offers a portrait of the war, his marriage and a young America fighting for freedom. Ad/promo. 7-city author tour.
Five Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History (Feb., $24.95) by Helene Stapinski is the history of a Jersey City family who have been crooks, bookies, embezzlers and small-time mobsters for generations.
Chyna (Nov., $26) by Chyna with Michael Angeli reveals how the top wrestler faced her personal demons and became the first woman to hold the title of World Wrestling Federation Intercontinental Champion. 300,000 first printing. Author publicity.
All That Glitters Is Not Gold (Jan., $24) by Marla Maples. The former wife of Donald Trump tells a cautionary tale of the seductive lure of money, power and fame. 200,000 first printing. Author publicity.
The Candy Barr Story: Glamour, Gangsters, Corrupt Cops, and Political Cover-Ups (Dec., $22.95) by Ted Schwarz tells of the girl who grew up during the Depression, became a Vegas headliner in the 1950s and whose little black book was her undoing. Author tour.
Black, White, and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self (Jan., $23.95) by Rebecca Walker. The daughter of Alice Walker writes of her struggle to find a place between her divorced parents' vastly different worlds. Ad/promo. Author tour. Radio satellite tour.
Raising Fences: A Black Man's Love Story (Feb., $22.95) by Michael Datcher offers a view of young black men seeking loving, stable marriages, fatherhood and homes in safe neighborhoods just like other Americans.
Henry Darger: Art and Selected Writings (Sept., $85) by Michael Bonesteel surveys the Chicago outsider artist who was a janitor by day and created paintings and murals at night. Ad/promo.
ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War (Nov., $35) by Harry V. Jaffa describes Lincoln's intimate thoughts in the face of the approaching war.
Living at the Edge of the World (Sept., $24.95) by Tina S. and Jamie Pastor Bolnick. A young woman struggles to rebuild her life while surviving in the tunnels of New York City's Grand Central Station. Author publicity.
Boogie Man (Oct., $27.95) by Charles Shaar Murray celebrates the life of the last of the Mississippi Delta bluesman, John Lee Hooker. Author publicity.
ST. MARTIN'S/THOMAS DUNNE
Coyote Nowhere (Oct., $23.95) by John Holt explores the true West--the northern high plains.
Dylan the Bard (Nov., $23.95) by Andrew Sinclair looks at the celebrated writer, a man of great gifts and ruinous habits.
In My Life (Dec., $24.95) by Debbie Geller. The complicated life and tragic death of the "fifth Beatle" Brian Epstein is revealed through interviews and Epstein's diaries.
Chamique: On Family, Focus, and Basketball (Sept., $18) by Chamique Holdsclaw with Jennifer Frey explores the life of the woman considered to be the best player in women's basketball.
On Writing (Oct., $25) by Stephen King is the bestselling author's master class on his craft.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Married to Laughter: A Love Story Featuring Anne Meara (Sept., $25) by Jerry Stiller. Stiller gets personal about his show business success. Ad/promo. Author publicity. 20-city TV and radio satellite tours.
My Father's Daughter (Oct., $26) by Tina Sinatra with Jeff Coplon is an affectionate portrait of Frank Sinatra. Ad/promo. Author tour. 20-city TV and radio satellite tours.
Today I Am a Boy (Oct., $23) by David Hays follows the journey of the theatrical designer when, at the age of 62, he studied for his bar mitzvah in a class of 12-year-olds. Ad/promo. 9-city author tour.
Who's Afraid of Leonard Woolf?: A Case for the Sanity of Virginia Woolf (Dec., $25) by Irene Coates argues that Woolf's husband was the cause of her undoing and suicide.
STATE UNIV. OF NEW YORK PRESS
Eleven Stories High: Growing Up in Stuyvesant Town, 1948-1968 (Sept., $18.50) by Corinne Demas evokes a girl's coming of age in New York City's planned "utopian" community.
Nero: The Man Behind the Myth (Nov., $27.95) by Richard Holland suggests that the emperor may not have been the monster of ancient Rome as he is portrayed.
SYRACUSE UNIV. PRESS
Gertrude Bell: The Arabian Diaries, 1913-1914 (Nov., $29.95), edited by Rosemary O'Brien, photos by Gertrude Bell, depicts a journey that foreshadows the emergence of Bell as the future imperial servant in Baghdad during the 1920s.
TALK MIRAMAX BOOKS
Dangerous Beauty: Life and Death in the Wild: True Stories from a Safari Guide (Jan., $24.95) by Mark Ross describes the perils and wonder of East Africa.
Ice Bound: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole (Jan., $23.95) by Dr. Jerri Nielsen. After discovering a lump in her breast, the physician treats herself as she awaits rescue from a remote South Pole research station. Ad/promo. 13-city author tour.
A Man Made (Feb., $18.95) by Ken Baker. Baker lived with a brain tumor that spread female hormones through his veins, sending him into a gender netherworld.
In Search of Captain Zero (Feb., $24.95) by Allan Weisbecker follows the author's search for a surfing companion who had disappeared into the wilds of Central America.
TEMPLE UNIV. PRESS
Larry Kane's Philadelphia (Oct., $24.50) by Larry Kane recounts the dean of Philadelphia broadcast journalism's triumphs and tribulations.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
Honky (Oct., $22.50) by Dalton Conley is the story of a white youth growing up in the predominantly African-American and Latino housing projects of New York City's Lower East Side.
UNIV. OF ILLINOIS PRESS
Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage (Oct., $34.95) by Albert Glinsky. Soviet scientist Leon Theremin, inventor of the first electronic musical instrument, was also a spy responsible for bugging the U.S. embassy.
UNIV. OF MICHIGAN PRESS
A Fly in the Soup: Memoirs (Nov., $29.95) by Charles Simic. The p t tells of his childhood in war-torn Yugoslavia and his bohemian years in New York City.
UNIV. OF NEBRASKA PRESS
Blue Jacket: Warrior of the Shawnees (Sept., $29.95) by John Sugden follows the life of the Shawnee war chief, a diplomat who strove for Pan-Indian unity and mentored Tecumseh.
UNIV. OF TEXAS PRESS
Places in the World a Person Could Walk: Family, Stories, Home, and Place in the Texas Hill Country (Nov.; $40, paper $18.95) by David Syring explores the connections between family and identity and the nature of memory.
UNIV. OF WISCONSIN PRESS
Secret Places: My Life in New York and New Guinea (Oct., $24.95) by Tobias Schneebaum. The traveler-writer- painter- explorer ponders his life as a gay Jewish New Yorker and his years among the Asmat tribe of New Guinea.
UNIV. PRESS OF FLORIDA
Castles in the Sand: The Life and Times of Carl Graham Fisher (Dec., $24.95) by Mark S. Foster is a biography of the corporate builder who turned a swamp into a luxurious urban locale, Miami.
UNIV. PRESS OF KENTUCKY
When Prophecy Still Had a Voice: The Letters of Thomas Merton and Robert Lax (Jan., $39.95), edited by Arthur W. Biddle, gathers their correspondence filled with personal, literary and political observations.
Rare Birds: An American Family (Nov., $25) by Dan Bessie creates an unusual history of the author's family that includes a member of the Hollywood Ten, the founder of Atheneum Press, and puppeteers.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
German Boy: A Refugee's Story (Sept., $30) by Wolfgang W.E. Samuel, foreword by Stephen E. Ambrose, is an innocent's witness to the fall of Nazi Germany, the Russian invasion and the Berlin airlift.
UNIV. PRESS OF VIRGINIA
Willa Cather: The Writer and Her World (Dec., $35.95) by Janis P. Stout presents Cather as an artist whose life and work reflect the artistic and cultural tensions of her day.
Lennon Remembers: The Famous Rolling Stone Interviews (Oct., $19) by Jann Wenner gathers interviews with John Lennon from 1970.
Pinochet and Me: A Chilean Anti-Memoir (Nov., $22) by Marc Cooper. The translator to former President Allende discusses the importance of Pinochet's arrest in lifting the stranglehold that suffocated Chile's moral sensibility for a generation.
The Arrogance of Power: The Secret World of Richard Nixon (Sept., $34.95) by Anthony Summers examines the public life and private affairs of the man whose record and legacy continue to be debated. Advertising. 5-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
Cherry (Oct., $24.95) by Mary Karr. The author of the Liar's Club describes her tumultuous teens and sexual coming of age. Ad/promo. 15-city author tour.
America's Queen: A Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (Nov., $29.95) by Sarah Bradford offers a sympathetic but frank portrait. Ad/promo. 5-city author tour. BOMC, LG and DBC selections.
King: A Photobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Nov., $40) by Charles Johnson and Bob Adelman with Robert Phelan collects photographic images that detail the pivotal events of King's life. Advertising. 5-city author tour.
Never Die Easy: The Autobiography of Walter Payton (Sept., $24.95) by Walter Payton with Don Yaeger recalls the life of the NFL's leading rusher and a hero on the field and off. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Shutterbabe: Adventures in Love and War (Oct., $24.95) by Deborah Copaken Kogan. A young photojournalist fights her way through the world's battlefields including the battle of the sexes. 4-city author tour.
Chester Himes: A Life (Nov., $28) by James Sallis. Himes, the author of memorable crime fiction as well as literary novels, is revealed.
Scenes from My Life (Oct., $24.95) by Andrea Bocelli recounts how he overcame his blindness and became a international singing phenomenon. Ad/promo. 25-city TV satellite tour.
Angel on My Shoulder (Nov., $25.95) by Natalie Cole with Digby Diehl covers the Grammy-winning singer's 25-year career. Ad/promo. Author tour. 25-city TV and radio satellite tour.
Anything G s!: What I've Learned from Pundits, Politicians, and Presidents (Nov., $25.95) by Larry King with Pat Piper. The CNN talk show host shares his opinions and observations. Advertising. Author publicity.
I'd Rather Laugh: How to Be Happy Even When Life Has Other Plans for You (Jan., $23.95) by Linda Richman, foreword by Rosie O'Donnell. The mother-in-law of Saturday Night Live's Mike Myers presents a guidebook for withstanding life's hard knocks. Ad/promo. 3-city author tour. 25-city TV satellite tour.
WAYNE STATE UNIV. PRESS
Fighting for Social Justice: The Life Story of David S. Burgess (Jan., $34.95) by David S. Burgess. As a retired labor activist, former U.N. official, former Foreign Service officer and Christian minister, Burgess dedicated his life to serving the poor.
John Hancock: Merchant King and American Patriot (Oct., $30) by Harlow Giles Unger looks at one of the Revolutionary War's greatest leaders.
Amazing Gracie--A Dog's Tale (Oct., $18.95) by Dan Dye and Mark Beckloff introduces the great Dane who inspired the recipes for the chain of pet food bakeries, Three Dog Bakery. 50,000 first printing. 15-city author tour.