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
Art & Architecture
The White House: Its Historic Furnishings and First Families (Sept., $60) by Betty C. Monkman, photos by Bruce White, examines the presidential residence.
The Houses of Philip Johnson (Jan., $75) by David Mohney and Stover Jenkins, photos by Steven Brooke, celebrates the Glass House and other artistic residential designs.
Art Nouveau 1890-1914 (Oct., $75), edited by Paul Greenhalgh, spans the history of this significant style. Advertising. Antiques Roadshow Book Club main; QPB, Architects and Designers Book Service, and Reader's Subscription selections.
The Magic of M.C. Escher (Oct., $39.95) pairs familiar prints with unpublished drawings to shed light on the artist. Ad/promo.
Y E S Yoko Ono (Oct., $60) by Alexandra Monr with Jon Hendricks coincides with the avant-garde artist's first major museum retrospective. Advertising.
ANTIQUE COLLECTORS' CLUB
Dog Painting: The European Breeds (Oct., $79.50) by William Secord portrays 19th-century art depicting hunting dogs, shepherds' dogs and more.
Fairies in Victorian Painting (Oct., $59.50) by Christopher Wood studies the work of Landseer, Millais and others to reveal Victorian enchantment with these spirits.
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Iconic LA: Stories of LA's Most Memorable Buildings (Sept., $29.95) by Gloria K nig sifts through the dramatic history of the city's structures.
Renaissance Painting (Oct., $15) by Stefano Zuffi outlines Italian, Flemish, German, French and Spanish painting from the 15th and 16th centuries.
Recycled Spaces: Converting Buildings into Homes (Sept., $35) by Vinney Lee, photos by Ray Main, shows the transformation of warehouses, barns, schools and churches.
Hot California Graphics (Sept., $39.95) by Madison Square Press details the West Coast's modern take on graphic design.
(dist. by Princeton Architectural Press)
Herzog & de Meron: 1992-1996, The Complete Works Volume 3 (Dec., $98), edited by Gerhard Mack. The Swiss-based architects' commission for London's Tate Gallery has prompted a survey of their work from 1992-1996.
BOOTH CLIBBORN EDITIONS
Voyage: On the Edge of Art, Architecture and the City (Sept., $49.50) by Nadim Karam and Atelier Hapsitus juxtaposes art, architecture and urbanism.
Ecstacity (Nov., $75) by Nigel Coates delves into the city experience, from actual to the imagined.
Mary: Images of the Holy Mother (Nov., $19.95) by Jacqueline Orsini tracks representations by Paul Gauguin, Fra Filippo Lippi and others.
(dist. by Rizzoli Int'l)
Horror of the 20th Century: An Illustrated History (Oct., $60) by Robert Weinberg reveals ghastly narratives and gruesome images, including print, television and movies.
Coca-Cola Girls: An Advertising Art History (Nov.; $60, limited edition of 950 with foil-wrapped slipcase $125) recalls the classic American icon, coinciding with an exhibit at the American Advertising Museum. Ad/promo.
CORNELL UNIV. PRESS
Global Interests: Renaissance Art Between East and West (Sept., $39.95) by Lisa Jardine and Jerry Brotton studies the period's art by examining the trade of tapestries, medals and other luxury items.
IVAN R. DEE
Exhibitionism: Art in an Era of Intolerance (Oct., $27.50) by Lynne Munson charts the rise of a new dogmatism. Advertising. Author tour.
Jon Van Zyle's Iditarod Memories: 25 Years of Poster Art from the Last Great Race (Oct., $16.95), text and illus. by Jon Van Zyle. The wildlife and landscape artist tells the stories behind his work. Advertising. Author publicity.
F&W PUBLICATIONS/NORTH LIGHT
Chinese Painting Techniques for Exquisite Watercolors (Oct., $28.99) by Lian Zhen demonstrates Western and Eastern methods for brush strokes and composition. Advertising.
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Tales of Terror! The EC Companion (Sept., $30) by Grant Geissman and Fred von Bernewitz details the history of the notorious yet well-regarded comic publisher of MAD and Tales from the Crypt.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Romanticism and Its Discontents (Oct., $25) by Anita Brookner. The Booker Prize winner evaluates French Romantic painting in relation to period p try, literature and criticism.
Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Search for Sacred Art (Nov., $50) by Debora Silverman recalls the two masters who lived and worked together in Arles in 1888.
The 20th Century's Greatest Hits (Oct., $23.95) by Paul Williams positions Henri Matisse's Dance alongside Alan Ginsberg's Howl. Ad/promo.
GETTY TRUST PUBLICATIONS
Painting on Light: Drawings for Stained Glass in the Age of DÃ¼rer and Holbein (Sept., $125) by Barbara Butts and Lee Hendrix presents stained glass in southern Germany and Switzerland from the late 15th and early 16th centuries.
A Degas Sketchbook (Nov., $39.95) by Carol Armstrong reproduces 28 pages and places the artist in historical context.
African Journey (Oct., $70) by Pete Turner. The author has spent 30 years exploring the continent's landscapes, wildlife, traditions and architecture.
Churches (Oct., $35) by Judith Dupre. Houses of worship are featured in photos and stories. 40,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Sister Wendy's American Collection (Nov., $40) by Sister Wendy Beckett. The beloved nun highlights six museums' collections. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity. PBS-TV to air companion program in Spring 2001.
Icons: Windows on Eternity (Dec., $25) by Stefan Brenske and Helmut Brenske presents images of icons, including key Byzantine works.
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Pablo Picasso: The Lithographs (Nov., $85), essays by Henri Deschamps and Erich Franz, organizes more than 850 pieces. Advertising.
Frank Lloyd Wright's House Beautiful (Sept., $40) by Diane Maddex portrays the architect's evolution from the early 1900s through the 1950s. Ad/promo.DBC selection. Author tour.
Building Big (Oct., $30) by David Macaulay deconstructs bridges, tunnels and skyscrapers to understand design basics. Ad/promo.
HUDSON HILLS PRESS
Treasures from the Art Institute of Chicago (Sept., $75) by Debra Mancoff collects more than 400 objects spanning all periods, continents and mediums.
Jimmy Ernst (Nov., $50) by Donald Kuspit, Kurt Vonnegut, et al., tells the story of the abstract painter, son of Surrealist master Max Ernst.
Hard Pressed: 600 Years of Prints and Process (Nov., $45) by David Platzker and Elizabeth Wyckoff uncovers the history and the masters of printmaking.
Transfigurations (Feb., $39.95) by Alex Grey presents the artist's visionary work, which was acclaimed by critics, spiritual leaders and the public.
LARS MÃ LLER PUBLISHERS
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Helvetica: Homage to a Typeface (Dec., $30), edited by Lars MÃ¼ller, surveys the font in its various uses.
HUGH LAUTER LEVIN
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The Louvre (Nov., $75) by Alexandra Bonfante-Warren is a study of not only its masterpieces but also its architectural development.
The Musee D'Orsay (Nov., $75) by Alexandra Bonfante-Warren celebrates 19th- and 20th-century art in the renovated Gare D'Orsay railway station and hotel.
Paul McCartney Paintings (Sept., $50) by Paul McCartney showcases the artist's work on canvas. Ad/promo.
Thomas Kinkade: Masterworks of Light (Nov., $60) by Thomas Kinkade highlights the popular American painter's rural and urban landscapes. DBC and LG alternates. Advertising.
Hans Bellmer: The Anatomy of Anxiety (Nov., $39.95) by Sue Taylor investigates the mental origins of the Surrealist's disquieting work.
Havana: History and Architecture of a Romantic City (Oct., $75) by MarÃa Luisa Lobo Montalvo and Hugh Thomas charts the island's past by studying its significant buildings and forts.
Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects (Oct.; $65, paper $45) by Oscar Riera Ojeda looks at the designs of the Seattle-based firm that specializes in residences for art collectors.
Eric Fischl: 1970-2000 (Nov., $75) by Robert Enright. The figurative painter portrays American middle-class life.
The American Motel (Sept., $29.95) by Michael Karl Witzel is an overview of the development, architecture and decor of the mainstay of American travel.
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
(dist. by Abrams)
Modern Contemporary: Aspects of Art at MoMA Since 1980 (Oct., $65), edited by Kirk Varned , Paola Antonelli and Joshua Siegel, coincides with a fall contemporary art exhibition.
One Hundred Paintings: A Series (Sept., $14.95 each) by Federico Zeri. Each book studies one of art history's most famous paintings alongside a portrait of the artist, from Manet's Le dejeuner sur l'herbe to Raphael's School of Athens. $20,000 ad/promo.
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Irish Stone Walls (Oct., $24.95) by Patrick McAfee serves as a history and how-to, showing illustrated examples of old structures.
Art Is Work: Graphic Design, Interiors, Objects and Illustration (Oct., $75) by Milton Glaser recalls the "I ? NY" image and others. Advertising.
The Erotic Museum of Berlin (Nov., $55) by Patrick Bade looks at ancient and modern erotic art and its historical, cultural, social and religious implications.
NaÃ¯ve Art (Sept., $55) examines the style's roots and traditions, remembering Rousseau, Botero and others.
PAUL & COMPANY
Carfree Cities (Sept., $29.95) by J.H. Crawford offers a plan for carbon monoxide-reduced new cities and advice for adapting existing ones, including New York.
Home as Haven (Nov., $34.95) by PBC International editors examines contemporary home design as a refuge for mind, body and soul.
The Well-Dressed Table (Dec., $34.95) by PBC International editors features international tables and settings.
Mardi Gras Treasures: Invitations of the Golden Age (Oct., $34.95) by Henri Schindler is the first in a series to recall the forgotten art and artists of the New Orleans celebration.
The Annunciations Series: Annunciation, Crucifixion, Descent, and Last Supper (Sept., $19.95 each). This new series presents New Testament events as portrayed in art throughout the ages.
Fresh Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture (Oct., $49.95) culls selections from 10 international curators.
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The Essential Horse (Sept., $60) by Hilary Bracegirdle and Pat Connor examines the horse in British society via private and public collections.
Walls of Heritage, Walls of Pride: African American Murals (Sept., $60) by James Prigoff and Robin J. Dunitz rounds up 30 works from Chicago to Atlanta, providing images and descriptive text.
A Living Architecture: Frank Lloyd Wright and Taliesin Architects (Oct., $70) by John Rattenbury details the fellowship-turned-firm that Wright founded in 1932.
Tropical Houses: Living in Nature in Jamaica, Sri Lanka, Java, Bali, Thailand, and the Coasts of Mexico and Belize (Nov., $60) by Tim Street-Porter looks at homes that bridge the gap between indoor and outdoor. Advertising.
Andy Warhol: The Factory Years, 1964-1967 (Sept., $45) by Nat Finkelstein remembers the artist and other icons such as Bob Dylan and Allen Ginsberg. $5,000 ad/promo.
Through the Labyrinth: Designs and Meanings over 5,000 Years (Sept., $75) by Hermann Kern explores mazes in art and architecture.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
TM: Trademarks Designed by Chermayeff & Geismar (Oct., $40) by Ivan Chermayeff, Tom Geismar and Steff Geissbuhler studies the firm's trademark successes such as the NBC peacock and PBS's "everyman."
SuperDutch: New Architecture in the Netherlands (Nov., $45) by Bart Lootsma highlights the rise of the whimsical genre, focusing on today's key figures.
PRINCETON UNIV. PRESS
Brand.New (Nov., $49.50), edited by Jane Pavitt, looks at the economics and business of branding and design in today's consumer culture.
The Gallery of Fashion (Nov., $60) by Aileen Ribeiro draws on the collection from London's National Portrait Gallery.
The Spirit of Children: The Art and Life of Karen Carrino (Sept., $29), compiled by Deborah Carrino. The artist's sister commemorates 124 works created before Karen's tragic death at age 19.
Nothing Sacred (Sept., $85) by Michael Collbracht dismantles beloved icons like Bette Davis and Tina Turner with sketches and gossip. $25,000 ad/promo. 6-city author tour.
Rizzoli Quadrifolios: Michelangelo, the Sistine Chapel and Van Gogh (Sept., $35 each) launch the series. Each book has pages opening horizontally and vertically to create poster-size reproductions.
Maeda @ Media (Oct., $75) by John Maeda details the graphic artist's computer creation successes. $25,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
Degas to Matisse: Impressionist and Modernist Masterworks (Oct., $35) by Stephen Bennett Phillips, Charles Sawyer and Karen Wilkin looks at two philanthropists' collections that included works by Degas, Cezanne and others.
Pierre et Gilles (Nov., $35) by Dan Cameron presents images of hand-painted photographs.
How to Use Your Eyes (Nov., $28) by James Elkins delves into sight's processes. 10-city author tour.
RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS
The Confederate Spirit (Oct., $34.99) by Mort Kunstler and James I. Robertson depicts the Civil War from an artistic standpoint.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Boundaries (Oct., $40) by Maya Lin explores the creator behind the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Ad/promo. 7-city author tour.
Challenging Art: Artforum 1962-1974 (Sept., $40) by Amy Newman recalls the early years of the art critic's magazine.
STEWART, TABORI & CHANG
Blue Dog Christmas (Nov., $14.95) by George Rodrigue features holiday-themed prints from the Cajun artist.
Creating the Not So Big House: Insights and Ideas for the New American Home (Oct., $34.95) by Sarah Susanka shows how to personalize a house into a home.
TEN SPEED PRESS
African Kings: Portraits of a Disappearing Era (Oct., $40) by Daniel Laine pays tribute to 70 tribal kings, their tribes and rituals.
THAMES & HUDSON
The Golden Age of Dutch Art: Painting, Sculpture, Decorative Art (Sept., $50) by Judikje Kiers and Fieke Tissink reviews the richness and versatility of 17th-century Dutch art; a tie-in with an exhibition at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
Titans (Oct., $34.95) by Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell gathers fantasy artwork created by the husband-and-wife team. 25,000 first printing.
Time-Life Guides: The World's Greatest Buildings: Masterpieces of Architecture and Engineering (Sept., $29.95) showcases marvels and their creators.
Japan Modern: New Ideas for Contemporary Living (Sept., $45) by Michiko Rico Nose, photos by Michael Freeman, surveys Japanese architecture and design.
Fashion--a la Mode: The Pop-Up History of Costumes and Dresses (Nov., $35) spans styles from the Elizabethan period to Chanel. 30,000 first printing.
The California Pop-Up Book (Nov., $45) recalls the state's history with offerings from Frank Gehry, Dennis Hopper and others. 50,000 first printing.
UNIV. OF WASHINGTON PRESS
The Complete Jacob Lawrence (Nov.; $125 until 1/1/01, $150 thereafter) by Peter T. Nesbett and Michelle DuBois. Two volumes depict the African-American's art, including paintings, drawings and murals. Advertising.
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The Finest Houses of Paris (Sept., $50) by Christiane de Nicolai-Mazery, photos by Jean-Bernard Naudin, visits the homes of Baron Rothschild, Givenchy and Paoline Borghese, among others.
Suburban Renewal: Transforming Standard Capes, Ranches, and Builders' Colonials into Classic Homes (Oct., $32.95) by Tom Connor follows the metamorphoses of everyday houses into unique residences.
Brunelleschi's Dome: How Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture (Oct., $24) by Ross King celebrates the architectural marvel that is a part of Florence's Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral. Advertising.
Architecture: The Critics' Choice (Sept., $50), edited by Dan Cruickshank, highlights 150 favorites.
The Arts and Crafts Lifestyle and Design (Sept., $35) by Wendy Hitchmough studies the style's impact on modern interiors.
Buddha and Christ: Images of Wholeness (Sept., $60) by Robert Elinor portrays artistic representations of two world religions.
Abounding Grace: An Anthology of Wisdom (Oct., $24.95) by M. Scott Peck is a collection of the bestselling author's favorite quotations. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
ANDREWS MCMEEL/STARK BOOKS
The Best Advice Ever for Teachers (Nov., $12.95) by Charles McGuire and Diana Abitz counsels beginning teachers. 25,000 first printing. Advertising.
Stories Within Stories: From the Jewish Oral Tradition (Dec., $25) by Peninnah Schram draws from the Talmud and elsewhere. Jewish Book Club selection.
The Seven Lights (Jan., $30) by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz addresses the teachings of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Lyady. Jewish Book Club selection.
The Christmas Bird (Sept., $16.99) by Sallie Ketcham is an illustrated read-together of the Christmas legend about how the robin got its red breast.
Running with Jesus: The Prayers of Malcolm Boyd (Sept., $15.99) offers 135 prayers dealing with contemporary issues.
BAKER BOOK HOUSE
Looking Forward to Christmas: Family Devotions for the Season (Sept., $11.99) by John Farrar encourages families to savor the holiday.
Renewing the Center: Evangelical Theology in a Post-Theological Era (Nov., $23.99) by Stanley J. Grenz makes the case for a generous centrist evangelicalism.
More Prayers on My Pillow: Words of Comfort and Hope for Girls on the Journey to Self (Nov., $18.50) by Celia Straus presents 50 new prayers dealing with issues that are important to girls. 5-city author tour.
Ordinary Graces: Christian Teachings on the Interior Life (Nov., $22), edited by Lorraine Kisly, examines Christ's teachings by such writers as St. Teresa of Avila and Thomas Merton.
BROADMAN & HOLMAN
The Ways of God: Working Through Us to Reveal Himself to a Watching World (Sept., $17.99) by Henry T. Blackaby is an overview of the function, purpose and reality of God's ways.
Final Roar (Sept., $17.99) by Bob Briner probes a variety of topics including Christian public relations problems and the Christian music industry.
Touching Quiet: Reflections in Solitude (Sept., $25) by Mindy Weisel. The artist tells how solitude inspires her work and calms her soul.
Love Pearls: From a Mother to Her Daughter (Oct., $12.95) by Nancy Swan Drew proffers hand-lettered, illustrated guidance.
Memoirs of a Spiritual Outsider (Oct., $23.95) by Suzanne Clores relates how the young writer struggled to bring spirituality into her life. $25,000 ad/promo. 10-city author tour.
African Americans and the Bible: Sacred Texts and Social Textures (Sept., $99.95), edited by Vincent L. Wimbush, delves into the ways the Bible "constructs" African-Americans and vice versa.
Cardinal Ratzinger: The Vatican's Enforcer of the Faith (Nov., $24.95) by John L. Allen Jr. examines controversies involving the Catholic Church during the past two decades.
American Muslims: The New Generation (Nov., $19.95) by Asma Gull Hasan is a sympathetic portrait of the followers of the fastest-growing religion in the U.S.
Pope John XXIII: A Spiritual Biography (Sept., $19.95) by Christian Feldman commemorates the beatification of Giuseppe Roncalli in September 2000; a Lives & Legacies series title.
The Advent Book (Sept., $35) by Jack and Kathy Stockman is an illustrated telling of the Christmas story.
O Come Let Us Adore Him (Sept., $12.99) by Melody Carlson focuses on the prophetic names of Christ.
I Like Being Catholic: Treasured Traditions, Rituals, and Stories (Sept., $19.95), edited by Michael Leach and Therese J. Borchard, collects memories and insights of famous and less-known Catholics including Martin Scorsese and Vince Lombardi. Ad/promo.
Blessings from the Other Side: Wisdom and Comfort from the Afterlife for this Life (Nov., $17.95) by Sylvia Browne with Lindsay Harrison helps readers understand the spirit of the holidays by reminding them of the love that surrounds in the afterlife. Advertising.
WM. B. EERDMANS
Celtic Benediction: Morning and Night Prayers (Sept., $16) by J. Philip Newell offers daily prayers infused with the Celtic tradition.
Help My Unbelief (Sept., $22) by Fleming Rutledge presents the preacher's reflections on faith and doubt in the modern world.
True Confessions: Making Peace with the Past, Celebrating the Present, Embracing the Future (Sept., $24.95) by Uri Geller and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. Letters reveal the deep friendship between the paranormalist and the religious figure. 25,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo.
And a Little Child... (Sept., $10.95) by Laurie Wiener is an illustrated fable about racial and religious tolerance.
A Journey into Christian Art (Sept., $35) by Helen de Borchgrave refers to 1,000 great paintings to interpret the religious art and beliefs of more than 50 artists.
Presbyterians: A Spiritual Journey (Sept., $49.95) by Dirk Wierenga gathers the experiences of Presbyterians across the U.S.
J. PAUL GETTY TRUST
Treasury of Psalms (Dec., $19.95) pairs biblical passages with illustrations by artists including Giotto and Michelangelo.
The Women of Troy Hill: The Back-Fence Virtues of Faith and Friendship (Nov., $25) by Clare Ansberry focuses on the contributions of six "ordinary" women to their community. Ad/promo.
Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation (Oct., $20) by Stephen Mitchell is a gift edition of the sixth book of India's national epic, the Mahabharata. Ad/promo. 6-city author tour.
Emotional Alchemy: Transforming Confusion into Clarity (Jan., $24) by Tara Bennett-Goleman promotes mindfulness as the means to overcoming self-defeating habits.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
The Illustrated Rumi: A Treasury of Wisdom from the P t of the Soul (Oct., $29.95), trans. by Philip Dunn et al., is a collection of the Sufi mystic's p ms and stories.
Possibility Living (Oct., $24) by Robert A. Schuller and Douglas Di Siena. The son of Robert H. Schuller, founder of the Crystal Cathedral, expands on his father's principles for an abundant life. 100,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
Ruthless Trust: The Way of the Ragamuffin (Oct., $22) by Brennan Manning is the sequel to The Ragamuffin Gospel. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
An Early Christian Reader (Dec., $34.95) by Steve Mason and Thomas Robinson employs stories from young Christianity to depict the realm of the earliest Christians.
The God Experiment: Can Science Prove the Existence of God? (Nov., $20) by Russell Stannard compares scientific theories and religious thought. Advertising.
INDIANA UNIV. PRESS
Holy Personal: Looking for Small Private Places of Worship (Oct., $29.95) by Laura Chester, photos by Donna DeMari, showcases 28 personal sites of worship, many constructed of unorthodox materials. One Spirit Book Club selection.
D s the Soul Survive?: A Jewish Journey to Belief in Afterlife, Past Lives & Living with Purpose (Sept., $21.95) by Rabbi Elie Kaplan Spitz touches upon such subjects as reincarnation, past life memory and the work of mediums. $15,000 ad/promo.
JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY
Synagogues Without Jews (Sept., $50) by Rivka and Ben-Zion Dorfman documents surviving synagogues in small towns of central and southern Europe; color photographs. Advertising. Author publicity.
Scrolls of Testimony (Feb., $60) by Abba Kovner, illus. by Samuel Bak, reproduces pictorial collages featuring the late author's fictional vignettes of the Holocaust. Advertising.
The Words of Gardner Taylor, Vol. 3: Quintessential Classics, 1980-Present (Sept., $22) by Gardner C. Taylor continues the multivolume set commemorating the author's pastorate at Concord Baptist Church.
Tariki: Tapping into the Ultimate Power (Oct., $17) by Hiroyuki Itsuki shares reflections on preparing the self to accept "other power."
HUGH LAUTER LEVIN
Tradition! Celebration and Ritual in Jewish Life (Oct., $40) by Vicki L. Weber is an illustrated reference to Jewish customs.
Padre Pio: In My Own Words (Nov., $13.95) by Anthony Chiffolo is a biographical sketch with memorable sayings from the peasant-stigmatist beatified by Pope John Paul II.
Bamboo Swaying in the Wind: A Survivor's Story of Faith and Imprisonment in Communist China (Sept., $21.95) by Claudia Devaux and George Bernard Wong, a priest who relates his 25-year incarceration.
Visions: The Soul's Path to the Sacred (Oct., $17.95) by Eddie Ensley examines misconceptions and misgivings about visions. 30,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
MERCER UNIV. PRESS
From Season to Season: Sports as American Religion (Nov., $29.95), edited by Joseph L. Price, argues that popular sports function as a form of religion.
Putting God First (Oct., $19.99) by Alistair Begg details 10 laws of spiritual prosperity.
God at 2000 (Dec., $20), edited by Marcus Borg and Ross Mackenzie. Seven authors and lecturers address the question, "How do I see God?"
Stories for a Cheerful Heart (Oct., $12.99) by Alice Gray furnishes uplifting tales.
What God Whispers in the Dark (Oct., $16.99) by Ron Mehl admonishes that God is never more available than during dark times.
The Message Old Testament Prophets (Nov., $21) by Eugene H. Peterson emphasizes the continued relevance of the prophets in contemporary life. 45,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
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Personal Pilgrimage: One Day Soul Journeys for Busy People (Oct., $24.95) by Viki Hurst offers an interactive format so readers can choose destination, time, theme and inspirational guide. Advertising.
Stages of the Soul: The Path of the Soulful Life (Sept., $19.95) by Father Paul Keenan maps the seven stages of the human soul.
At Home in the Cosmos (Feb., $25) by David Toolan synthesizes science and theology to gain new insights.
Elisabeth of Schonau: The Complete Works (Sept.; $34.95, paper $24.95), trans. by Anne L. Clark, assembles the writings of the 12th-century Benedictine nun; a Classics of Western Spirituality series title.
John Cassian: The Institutes (Sept., $34.95), trans. by Boniface Ramsey, reviews Egyptian monasticism; an Ancient Christian Writers series title.
Communion with God (Oct., $22.95) by Neale Donald Walsch. The author of Conversations with God illuminates how the divine can enter daily life. Advertising. Author tour.
The Great Investment: Faith, Family, and Finance (Oct., $21.95) by T.D. Jakes suggests Bible-based principles for attaining one's full potential. Ad/promo. Author tour.
That All Should Hear (Oct., $17.99) by Ed Silvoso advises how to change the spiritual climate in all aspects of life.
Frog in the Kettle 2 (Jan., $17.99) by George Barna and Mark Hatch ponders statistical evidence regarding religious beliefs and attitudes as the new millennium dawns.
FLEMING H. REVELL
I Love You... Still, Book 2 (Jan., $14.99) by Martha Bolton is a sequel to her humorous devotional for couples.
Imagine: What America Could Be in the 21st Century (Nov., $26.50), edited by Marianne Williamson, collects essays from writers including bell hooks and Iyanla Vanzant on what everyone can do to create a better world. 100,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.
Try and Make Me! (Jan., $19.95) by Ray Levy and Bill O'Hanlon with Tyler Norris Goode is a motivational seven-step program for parents of defiant children. 30,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
Stepping Stones: A Garden Path (Jan., $TBA) by Patsy Clairmont is an illustrated tour of her home and garden, plus miniessays and p try.
Quiet Moments with Gordon and Gail MacDonald (Jan., $14.99). The couple shares their stories of personal and faith struggles and victories.
Indestructible Truth: The Living Spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism (Nov., $29.95) by Reginald Ray documents the history, philosophy and meditation practices. Ad/promo.
Sheed & Ward
Journey of the Soul (Sept., $24.95) by Doris Klein offers 25 images and reflections for spiritual growth.
A Child in Winter: Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany with Caryll Houselander (Oct., $14.95), edited by Thomas Hoffman, gathers scripture and commentary on winter, expressed in the Christian tradition.
Making a Heart for God: A Week Inside a Catholic Monastery (Nov., $21.95) by Dianne Aprile is a guide to experiencing monastic spirituality. Ad/promo.
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Lambeth Palace: A History of the Archbishops of Canterbury and Their Houses (Sept., $35) by Timothy Tatton Brown celebrates the architecture and history of Lambeth Palace, now open to the public for the first time in its 1,000 years.
God Things Come in Small Packages for Friends and ...for Women (Oct., $12.95 each) by Susan Duke, Judy Carden and LeAnn Weiss combine true stories, paraphrased scripture and reflections.
SYRACUSE UNIV. PRESS
Life in the Family: An Oral History of the Children of God (Sept., $29.95) by James D. Chancellor is an exploration into the religious movement known as The Family that emerged during the 1960s.
One River, Many Wells (Sept., $24.95) by Matthew Fox is the theologian's portrayal of the ecumenism common to the world's religions.
THAMES & HUDSON
The Dalai Lama's Secret Temple: Tantric Wall Paintings from Tibet (Oct., $65) by Ian Baker, photos by Thomas Laird, reproduces art from the walls of the private chapel in Potala Palace for the first time. Advertising. Author publicity.
A Simple Path (Sept., $19.95) by the Dalai Lama intermixes basic Buddhist teachings with color photographs of the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan people and landscapes of Nepal and Tibet. 75,000 first printing. Advertising.
Bhagavad-Gita, The Song Divine: A New, Easy-to-Read Edition of India's Timeless Masterpiece of Spiritual Wisdom (Sept., $15) by Carl E. Woodham is presented in contemporary rhyming English verse.
Mahabharata: The Condensed Version of the World's Greatest Epic (Sept., $19.95) by Krishna Dharma compresses the saga.
God and Globalization, Vol. 2: The Spirit and the Modern Authorities (Jan., $35), edited by Max L. Stackhouse with Don S. Browning, contemplates how theology and ethics can impact upon education, law, medicine and technology.
Archaeology and the Galilean Jesus: A Re-examination of the Evidence (Oct., $30) by Jonathan L. Reed reconstructs first-century Galilee from excavations and other sources.
The One Year Book of Bible Prayers (Sept.) and ...Bible Promises (Oct., $14.99 each), compiled by The Livingston Corp. Both contain 12 months of daily devotionals.
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Beyond Patriarchy: Jewish Fathers and Families (Sept., $24.95) by Lawrence H. Fuchs contends that patriarchy is no longer essential for responsible fathering.
Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace (Sept., $23.95) by Angel Kyodo Williams asserts that black Americans can find self-acceptance and happiness through a fusion of Buddhism and community empowerment. 8-city author tour.
The Half-Jewish Book: A Celebration (Sept., $21.95) by Daniel Klein and Freke Vuijst argues that half-Jews form a unique subculture of multifaceted individuals.
The Westminster Collection of Christian Meditations (Sept., $29.95), compiled by Hannah Ward and Jennifer Wild, is an indexed anthology of more than 500 meditations.
Teachings of the Master: The Collected Sayings of Jesus Christ (Nov., $15.95), compiled by Philip Law, places Christ's sayings among reproductions of religious art from around the world.
Education, Religion and the Common Good: Advancing a Distinctly American Conversation About Religion's Role in Our Shared Life (Sept., $23) by Martin E. Marty discusses the proper role of religion in forming the next generation within a pluralist society.
The Connected Discourses of the Buddha: A New Translation of the Samyutta Nikaya (Oct., $120), trans. by Bhikkhu Bodhi, provides a fresh vantage point on the Buddha's teachings.