Fall 2000 Trade Paperback List
Edited by Laurele Riippa
Compiled by Lynn Andriani, Dena Croog, Cindi DiMarzo, -- 8/14/00
Dream Decoder: Reveal Your Unconscious Desires (Sept., $19.95) by Fiona Zucker brings together the origins, history and psychological traditions of dream interpretation.
Hawaii's Best Spooky Tales 4 (Sept., $11.95), edited by Rick Carroll, collects first-person accounts of supernatural happenings in Hawaii.
Reprint: Hawaii's Best Spooky Tales--The Original (Sept., $11.95), edited by Rick Carroll.
The Seventh Millennium: The Evidence That We Can Know the Future (Sept., $17.95) by John Ashton. A scientist explores the possibility of foretelling the future.
Exploring Spellcraft (Jan., $12.99) by Gerina Dunwich explains what "magick" is, how it works and how to cast spells.
A Little Book of Altar Magic (Sept., $9.95) by D.J. Conway explains how to use the magic in rocks, photographs and statues to sanctify a home.
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Flower Readings: Discover Your True Self Through the Ancient Art of Flower Psychometry (Sept., $29.95) by Suzy Chiazzari directs readers to find their special flower and explains how it reflects one's hidden qualities and life situations.
Nostradamus and His Prophecies (Sept., $18.95) by Edgar Leoni includes parallel texts of all his prophecies in English and French, plus notes, indexes and a biography.
Earth Mother Magic (Jan., $16.95) by Judika Illes compiles spells, recipes and incantations to invoke good luck.
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Chinese Astrology (Feb., $19.95) by Lori Reid teaches how to use Chinese astrology to improve one's quality of life.
The PK Man: A True Story of Mind-over-Matter (Sept., $14.95) by Jeffrey Mishlove is a biography of Ted Owens, who appeared to have the ability to influence the weather, sporting events and more.
The Vivaxis Connection: Healing Through Earth Energies (Oct., $16.95) by Judy Jacka introduces a healing method based on geographical place of birth.
Love & Sex by the Numbers: A Numerology Guide to Romance (Dec., $13) by Pam Bell shows how numbers can unlock the mysteries of love.
Soul's Perfection (Sept., $13.95) by Sylvia Browne, part of the Journey of the Soul series, helps readers to understand the meaning and purpose of their lives. 60,000 first printing. Advertising. TV appearances.
Astrology Through A Psychic's Eyes (Nov., $TBA) by Sylvia Browne. The psychic discusses astrology. 25,000 first printing. Advertising. TV appearances.
Beauty Feng Shui (Jan., $14.95) by Chao-Hsiu Chen uses the principles of feng shui to promote inner and outer beauty.
Encyclopedia of Wicca and Witchcraft (Sept., $24.95) by Raven Grimassi explains the historical and cultural foundation of the craft. Advertising. Author tour.
SignMates: Understanding the Games People Play (Sept., $19.95) by Bernie Ashman offers strategies for relationship issues based on astrology. Advertising. Author tour.
Comet of Nostradamus: August 2004--Impact! (Dec., $14.95) by R.W. Welch discusses the prediction that a comet will strike the earth in 2004. Advertising. Author tour.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Your Intuitive Moon: Using Lunar Signs and Cycles to Enhance Your Intuition (Dec., $14) by Trish MacGregor.
NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS/FROG LTD.
You Are a Spiritual Being Having a Human Experience (Nov., $15.95) by Bob Frissell offers answers to basic human questions.
PAUL & COMPANY
Sex, Spirit and Community (Sept., $18.95) by Mark Josephs-Serra asserts that sacred sexuality and deep spirituality can become the foundations of community.
The Way of the Labyrinth: A Powerful Meditation for Everyday Life (Oct., $15) by Helen Curry explains labyrinth meditation and its resulting serenity.
What D s My Future Hold?: 65 Ways to Plan Your Future (Jan., $20) by Judi Hall draws on the I Ching, palmistry, numerology and more to answer questions about the future.
Dreaming True: How to Dream the Future and Change It for the Better (Sept., $14.95) by Robert Moss studies how dreams can help people take control of their lives. Author publicity. Radio satellite tour.
Reprint: When Oracles Speak: Understanding the Signs and Symbols All Around Us, Revised Edition (Oct., $16) by Dianne Skafte.
The Faerie's Oracle: Working with the Fairies to Find Wisdom, Insight, and Joy (Nov., $25) by Brian Froud and Jessica Macbeth is a divination kit.
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The Good Angel Guide: For Reluctant Sinners (Nov., $14.95) by Alix de Saint-Andre, trans. by Elfreda Powell, studies the realm of angels.
Remembering Your Dreams (Oct., $14.95) by Craig Hamilton-Parker, illus. by Steinar Lund and Lynne Milton, teaches recall techniques, bedtime positioning and dream diary keeping.
Ritual (Sept., $16) by Emma Restall Orr describes the essence of rituals and how to perform them in everyday life. 20,000 first printing.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight: Waking Up to Personal and Global Transformation (Oct., $14) by Thom Hartmann is a call to enlightened consciousness for the future of our planet.
The Sand Labyrinth: Meditation at Your Fingertips (Sept., $44.95) by Lauren Artress is a meditation method to quiet the mind. Advertising. Author tour.
I Am Here (Sept., $12.95) by Sandy Stevenson tells how people can change their lives and impact the world. $12,000ad/promo. Author tour.
Performing Arts & Film
A CAPPELLA BOOKS
Alfred Brendel on Music (Dec., $19.95) by Alfred Brendel. The celebrated pianist's interpretations of composers' work include Beethoven, Liszt and others. Author publicity.
Copenhagen (Sept., $12) by Michael Frayn is the text for a play that brings together art, science and ethics.
The Essential Harold Clurman: Commentary on Theatre, Acting, Directing, Criticism and Playwriting (Oct., $16.95), edited by Glenn Young and Marjorie Loggia covers all the major landmarks and issues of 20th-century theatre.
Euripides' The Bacchae (Oct., $7.95), trans. by Herbert Golder, introduces the Applause Classic Theatre series.
Reprints: Edward Albee: A Singular Journey (Sept., $18.95) by Mel Gussow; The Official Dick Van Dyke Show Book (Nov., $18.95) by Vince Waldron.
Reel Spirituality: Theology and Film in Dialogue (Nov., $16.99) by Robert K. Johnston guides the Christian movieg r by entering into theological conversation about film.
Arlo, Alice, & Anglicans: The Lives of a New England Church (Nov., $16.95) by Laura Lee reveals the true story behind the film Alice's Restaurant. Author publicity.
So You Wanna Be a Director? (Oct., $29.95) by Ken Annakin is the autobiography of the director of The Longest Day, The Swiss Family Robinson and The Battle of the Bulge.
Brat Pack: Confidential (Sept., $23.95) by Andrew Pulver and Steven Paul Davies examines the young stars of the 1980s.
Blockbusters! (Nov., $22.95) by Robert Tanitch is a review of the highest grossing films made in the West from 1930 to 1999.
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Choose Life: Ewan McGregor and the British Film Revival (Sept., $17.95) by Xan Brooks looks at the actor, his films and the changing face of British pop culture.
Forbidden Films: Censorship Histories of 125 Motion Pictures (Feb., $16.95) by Dawn B. Sova traces the efforts to censor major films from Birth of a Nation to Gone With the Wind.
COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS
Reprint: Dance for a City: Fifty Years of the New York City Ballet (Oct., $24.95), edited by Lynn Garafola with Eric Foner.
Jazz Generation: A Life in American Music and Society (Oct.; $19.95, cloth $49.95) by Buddy Collette and Stephen Isoardi spans seminal moments in the history of jazz, Los Angeles and the black experience in America.
COOPER SQUARE PRESS
Reprints: Backstage Passes: Life on the Wild Side with David Bowie (Sept., $16.95) by Angela Bowie with Patrick Carr; Rebel: The Life of James Dean (Sept., $16.95) by Donald Spoto; The Boys from Syracuse: The Shuberts' Theatrical Empire (Oct., $17.95) by Foster Hirsch; Willie: An Autobiography (Oct., $18.95) by Willie Nelson and Bud Shrake.
DA CAPO PRESS
Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 (Oct., $14) by Peter Guralnick, guest editor, and Douglas Wolk, series editor, launches a new series showcasing writing on rock, pop, jazz, country and more.
Death on the Cheap: The Lost B Movies of Film Noir (Nov., $17.50) by Arthur Lyons looks at the history of the "B"s and how the genre led to film noir.
Reprint: Backbeat: Earl Palmer's Story (Sept., $15) by Tony Scherman.
IVAN R. DEE
Reprint: Matinee Idols: Reflections on the Movies (Sept., $15.95) by Richard Schickel.
Reprints: The Merry Wives of Windsor (Sept., $1.50) by William Shakespeare; Othello: The New Variorum Edition (Oct., $14.95) by William Shakespeare.
Exit Music: The Radiohead Story (Sept., $13.95) by Mac Randall charts the rise of the band Radiohead.
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Strictly the High Points: A Collection of Interviews (Dec., $14.95) by Kristine McKenna collects conversations with James Brown, Bo Diddley, Merle Haggard, Pete Townshend and others.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Reprints: The Oresteia of Aeschylus (Sept., $11), new trans. by Ted Hughes; Euripides' Alcestis (Sept., $12), translated and adapted by Ted Hughes.
FSG/FABER & FABER
Mythic Women/Real Women: Plays and Performance Pieces by Women (Sept., $18), selected by Lizbeth Goodman, is a collection of plays, monologues, p ms and other performance pieces by and about women.
Reprint: Burton on Burton, Revised Edition (Oct., $16), edited by Mark Salisbury.
The Hollywood West: Lives of Film Legends who Shaped It (Sept., $17.95), edited by Richard W. Etulain and Glenda Riley, spotlights the most influential characters and themes of the Hollywood westerns.
Moliere's Don Juan (Jan., $13), trans. by Richard Wilbur, is the tale of the Seducer of Seville.
Seventh Heaven: Four Years with the Camden Family (Oct., $15.99) by Cathy East Dubowski looks at the lives of the family from the WB Network show.
X-Files Episode Guide: Vol. 6 (Jan., $17.50) by Marc Shapiro is the authorized guide to the seventh season. 50,000 first printing.
Writers at the Movies: 26 Contemporary Authors Celebrate 26 Memorable Movies (Nov., $16), edited by Jim Shepherd. Contemporary writers select their favorite movies and tell why. 35,000 first printing.
More Monologues on Black Life (Oct., $14.95) by Gus Edwards is the author's second collection of audition and performance material for actors.
Conversations with Screenwriters (Nov., $18.95) by Susan Bullington Katz gathers interviews with 21 contemporary screenwriters.
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Animal Tracks: The Story of The Animals (Sept., $18.95) by Sean Egan follows the life of this '60s band.
Emerson, Lake & Palmer: The Show That Never Ends (Oct., $18.95) by George Forrester, Martin Hanson and Frank Askew studies the '70s band in terms of sound, artistic vision and concept.
Reprints: Seeing Is Believing: How Hollywood Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love the Fifties (Sept., $16) by Peter Biskind.
INDIANA UNIV. PRESS
Lies, Damn Lies and Documentaries (Oct., $19.95) by Brian Winston looks at the history of documentary ethics.
Beat Takeshi vs Takeshi Kitano (Dec., $22.95) by Casio Abe examines the film director and the TV comic as part of a critique on Japanese consumer culture.
The Films of Barbra Streisand (Oct., $19.95) by Karen Swenson and Christopher Nickens celebrates the artist and her talents.
The 50 Most Influential Black Films: Movies that Change the Way We See America (Nov., $19.95) by S. Torriano Berry with Venise Berry looks at the most significant black films of the 20th century.
Horror Film Reader (Oct., $22.50) by Alain Silver and James Ursini delves into scary movies from the silent screen to Scream 3.
Spaces of the Mind: Isamu Noguchi's Dance Designs (Nov.; $25, cloth $40) by Robert Tracy celebrates Noguchi's contributions to dance.
Reprints: Harold Prince: A Director's Journey (Nov., $25) by Carol Ilson; Von: The Life and Films of Erich von Stroheim (Nov., $23.95) by Richard Koszarski.
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Julia Roberts (Sept., $14.95) by Frank Sanello is a new biography of the top female box-office star.
Urban Spacemen and Wayfaring Strangers (Oct., $22.95) by Richie Unterberger profiles under-appreciated '60s rockers; includes companion CD.
Afro-Cuban Jazz (Nov., $17.95) by Scott Yanow Reviews this blend of bebop and Cuban folk music.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Reprint: The Great American Broadcast (Nov., $17.95) by Leonard Maltin.
Avant Rock: Experimental Music from the Beatles to Bjork (Oct., $19.95) by Bill Martin takes readers from '60s rockers to contemporary artists.
Hitchcock Poster Art (Oct., $25), edited by Mark H. Wolff and Tony Nourmand, collects posters from the director's films.
Popular Songs of the Twentieth Century, Vol. 1--Chart Detail & Encyclopedia, 1900-1949 (Sept., $22.95) by Edward Foote Gardner is presented in graph format to view the rise and fall of each song's popularity.
Movie Awards (Jan., $TBA) by Thomas O'Neil is a complete guide to the Oscars, Golden Globes, New York City and Los Angeles Film Critics Prizes and more.
Blair Witch: Book of Shadows (Oct., $13.95) by D.A. Stern continues the story begun in the Blair Witch Project; a tie-in with movie release of Blair Witch Project 2.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Watcher's Guide, Vol. 2 (Nov., $17.95) by Nancy Holder with Jeff Mariotte and Maryelizabeth Hart is the fully annotated and illustrated guide to all things Buffy.
MTV's The Real World: New Orleans (Oct., $16) by Alison Pollet takes a behind-the-scenes look at the show in New Orleans plus cast members from seasons past. Ad/promo.
TRL: Behind the Scenes at MTV's Total Request Live (Dec., $12.95) includes photos and information on the show's host, Carson Daly.
Star Trek: Aliens & Artifacts (Oct., $15.95) by Alan Sims, Michael Westmore, Brad Look and William J. Birnes explores the shows makeup, design and gadgetry, with do-it-yourself instructions in time for Halloween. Ad/promo.
Classic Country: Legends of Country Music (Feb.; $16.95, cloth $75) by Charles K. Wolfe profiles 50 stars.
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No More Mr. Nice Guy: The Inside Story of the Original Alice Cooper Group (Sept., $17.95) by Michael Bruce (with Billy James). An original member of the group tells all.
Christgau's Consumer Guide: Albums of the 90's (Oct., $19.95) by Robert Christgau. The critic's first new guide in 10 years contains nearly 2000 reviews.
Reprint: All We Are Saying--The Last In Depth Interview with John Lennon and Yoko Ono (Dec., $12.95) by David Scheff.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV. PRESS
Psycho Paths: Tracking the Serial Killer Through Contemporary American Film and Fiction (Oct., $18.95) by Philip L. Simpson presents an overview of the serial killer genre.
STONE BRIDGE PRESS
Anime Essentials: Everything a Fan Needs to Know (Oct., $14.95) by Gilles Poitras is a guide to films, artists, clubs and anime oddities for fans.
Madame Butterfly: Japonisme, Puccini, and the Search for the Real Cho-Cho-San (Oct., $24.95) by Jan Van Rij documents how a real-life tragic love story inspired Puccini's opera.
SYRACUSE UNIV. PRESS
TV Creators: Conversations with America's Top Producers of Television Drama (Nov.; $19.95; cloth $45) by James L. Longworth Jr. provides a forum for 12 writers and producers.
Dixie Chicks: Down-Home and Backstage (Sept., $16.95) by James L. Dickerson is a 10-year history of the popular Texas-based recording group.
THEATRE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP
Exposed by the Mask (Sept., $12.95) by Peter Hall discusses the common experiences that make up the theatrical form.
Follies (Dec., $12.95) by Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman is the first publication of the revised text of the musical as authorized by the authors.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
The Book of Shadows: The Unofficial Charmed Companion (Oct., $15) by N.E. Genge. This tie-in to the TV series is designed to look like a witch's book of spells. Advertising.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
A Different Kind of Intimacy: The Collected Writings of Karen Finley (Nov., $17.95) brings together the performance artist's text, performances, essays and more.
Nirvana: A Day-by-Day Eyewitness Chronicle (Nov., $19.95) by Carrie Borzillo explores the band and the short, unhappy life of Kurt Cobain.
Who Wants to Be a Contestant?: The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Getting on America's Hottest Game Show (Sept., $10.95) by Paul Barbour offers advice. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
UNIV. OF MASSACHUSETTS PRESS
American Popular Music: New Approaches to the Twentieth Century (Feb., $17.95), edited by Rachel Rubin and Jeffrey Melnick. Original essays serve as a primer on the major currents of American music.
UNIV. PRESS OF KENTUCKY
Reprint: Jane Austen in Hollywood (Jan., $17), edited by Linda Troost and Sayre Greenfield.
Desire Unlimited: The Cinema of Pedro AlmodÃ³var, New Edition (Sept.; $20, cloth $60) by Paul Julian Smith includes four additional chapters, new illustrations and material on All About My Mother.
Verdi with a Vengeance: An Energetic Guide to the Life and Complete Works of the King of Opera (Oct., $15) by William Berger embraces everything anyone would want to know about the composer. Advertising. Author tour.
Batman Beyond: The Return of the Joker: The Official Screenplay (Sept., $9.95) by Paul Dini contains original art, storyboards and the complete screenplay of the animated movie. 75,000 first printing.
One Thousand Years of Philosophy (Dec.; $24.95, cloth $59.95) by Rom Harre tracks the transformation of philosophy over the last millennium.
IVAN r. DEE
Derrida in 90 Minutes and Leibniz in 90 Minutes (Nov.; $6.95 each, cloth $14.95 each) by Paul Strathern are two new titles in the Philosophers in 90 Minutes series.
The Living Thoughts of Gotama the Buddha (Sept., $8.95) by Ananda Coomaraswamy and I.B. Horner. The Pali texts are thematically organized around Buddhism's prophecies, Buddhist thought and conduct, the transcendent state and the cosmic order.
Reprint: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values (Oct., $13) by Robert M. Pirsig.
Reprint: A History of Western Morals (Jan., $17.95) by Crane Brinton.
Reprint: When Bad Things Happen to Other People (Sept., $17.95) by John Portmann.
ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Reading the New Nietzsche: An Approach to His Principal Works (Nov., $21.95) by David B. Allison provides comprehensive analyses of his work.
To Be Human (Oct., $14.95) by J. Krishnamurti contains previously unpublished writings by the philosopher and spiritual teacher.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
Introduction to Metaphysics (Sept.,$14.95) by Martin Heidegger, trans. by Gregory Fried and Richard Polt.
How to Photograph Children: Secrets for Capturing Childhood's Magic Moments (Jan., $27.50) by Lisa Jane with Rick Staudt offers practical, detailed and accessible advice.
Passages: Photographs in Africa (Sept., $24.95) by Angela Fisher and Carol Beckwith presents photos of authentic African rituals that are on exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Author tour.
Stopping Time: The Photographs of Harold Edgerton (Oct., $22.50), edited by Gus Kayafas, collects photos by the MIT scientist.
The Dog: 100 Years of Classic Photography (Nov., $24.95), edited by Ruth Silverman, compiles photos that show people's intimate relationships with their dogs.
Couples: Speaking from the Heart (Nov.; $24.95, cloth $40) by Mariana Cook. B&w photos offer a glimpse into the lives of 60 couples
Snowflakes in Photographs (Sept., $9.95) by W.A. Bentley gathers 72 plates that display nature's diversity.
The Bridges of New York (Sept., $12.95) by Sharon Reier pays tribute to more than 75 New York City bridges.
J. PAUL GETTY TRUST
In Focus: Eugene Atget: Photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum (Sept., $17.50) More than 50 photos of side streets, cul-de-sacs and public sculptures reveal Atget's view of Paris; exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum, L.A., June 20-Oct. 18, 2000.
DAVID R. GODINE
A Palpable Elysium (Oct., $30) by Jonathan Williams. The founder and publisher of the Jargon Society presents his photos and reminiscences of artists and writers.
GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER
The Bears of Katmai, Alaska's Famous Brown Bears (Nov., $29.95) by Matthias Breiter exhibits underwater photos of bears diving for fish in the largest U.S. sanctuary for brown and grizzly bears.
Tulsa (Nov., $24.95) by Larry Clark. This photographic social history depicts sex, violence and drug abuse in Oklahoma's youth culture.
JEAN MICHEL PLACE
(dist. by D.A.P.)
Reprint: American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion (Oct., $29.95) by Dorothea Lange and Paul Taylor.
The Transformations of Gwen, Vol. 1 (Dec., $16.95) by Eric Kroll. The fetish photographer begins a new series chronicling the naughty adventures of Gwen.
Reprint: Women (Oct., $45) by Annie Leibovitz, essays by Susan Sontag.
Pregnant Pictures (Sept.; $35, cloth $85) by Sandra Matthews and Laura Wexler features expectant moms.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION PRESS
Witness in Our Time: Working Lives of Documentary Photographers (Oct.; $17.95, cloth $45) by Ken Light. More than 20 professionals trace the recent history of social documentary photography.
Classic Outdoor Color Portraits: A Guide for Photographers (Dec., $22.95) by Nancy Hopkins Reily provides step-by-step instruction. Author workshops.
UNIV. PRESS OF VIRGINIA
The Woman Behind the Lens: The Life and Work of Frances Benjamin Johnson (Sept.; $24.95, cloth $65) by Bettina Berch delves into the life of one of photography's female pioneers.
John Shaw's Nature Photography Field Guide (Oct., $24.95) follows The Nature Photographer's Complete Guide to Professional Field Techniques.
Hollywood Portraits: Classic Shots and How to Take Them (Oct., $24.95) by Roger Hicks and Christopher Nisperos tells how to re-create Hollywood-style glamour photos.
Florida's Unsung Wilderness: The Swamps (Oct., $24.95) by Larry Richardson and Connie Bransilver is a photographic exploration.
How to Undress a Cop: P ms (Sept., $9.95) by Sarah Cortez. Fifty p ms depict the joys and risks of love.
Reprint: Claiming the Spirit Within: A Sourcebook of Women's P try (Jan., $20), edited by Marilyn Sewell.
BLACK SPARROW PRESS
America: A History in Verse: Vol. 2, 1940-1961 (Sept., $17) by Edward Sanders reinvents historical and biographical worlds.
Open All Night: New P ms (Sept., $17) by Charles Bukowski contains 189 p ms dating from the early 1980s until Bukowski's 1994 death.
The Butcher's Apron: New & Selected P ms Including "Greed: Part 14" (Oct., $16) by Diane Wakoski focuses on discovering beauty, particularly in the presence of food and drink.
(dist. by Dufour Editions)
The Triumph of the Water Witch (Sept., $18.95) by Ioana Ieronium, trans. by Adam Sorkin, laments the disintegration of Romania under Ceausescu.
Carnac (Sept., $21) by Guillevic, trans. by John Montague. An Irish p t translates the work of one of France's modernist p ts.
(dist. by Interlink)
The Canongate Burns (Sept., $15), edited by Andrew Noble with Patrick Scott Hogg. This complete edition of Burns's p ms and songs includes an introduction on his life, times and political beliefs.
Stranger in Town: New and Selected P ms (Sept., $10) by Ron McFarland features p ms about people caught up in their own small dramas.
COPPER CANYON PRESS
Spring Essence: The P try of Ho Xuan Huong (Sept., $15), trans. by John Balaban, is by an 18th-century concubine who became Vietnam's most popular p t.
Only Bread, Only Light (Oct., $15) by Stephen Kuusisto. The author of the memoir Planet of the Blind offers his first book of p ms.
Reprint: The Shape of the Journey: New and Collected P ms (Sept., $12) by Jim Harrison.
A Rumi Anthology (Nov., $19.95), edited by Reynold A. Nicholson, reveals the Persian p t's views on love, ethics and more.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Diary of One Who Vanished: A Song Cycle by LeoÅ¡JanÃ¡cek of P ms by Ozef Kalda (Sept., $9), trans. by Seamus Heaney, tells the story of a farmer's son who leaves home for love.
Supernatural Love: P ms 1976-1992 (Oct., $15)) by Gjertrud Schnackenberg combines the p t's work in one volume.
Reprints:Hotel Lautreamont: P ms (Oct., $15) by John Ashbery; Extravagaria: A Bilingual Edition (Jan., $16) by Pablo Neruda, trans. by Alastair Reid.
DAVID R. GODINE
The Abacus of Years (Feb., $15.95) by Emily Grosholz explores relationships between parents and their children.
Domestic Work (Sept., $12.95) by Natasha Trethewey won the Cave Canem P try Prize for emerging African-American p ts.
Full Moon Boat (Oct., $12.95) by Fred Marchant examines the roots and consequences of violence.
Say Uncle (Sept., $13) by Kay Ryan marries wit and wisdom.
The Boys at Twilight: P ms 1990-1995 (Oct., $13) by Glyn Maxwell contains p ms drawn from Maxwell's first three books.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
Jerusalem Delivered (Sept.; $22.50, cloth $65) by Torquato Tasso, trans. by Anthony M. Esolen. This 16th-century epic p m, set during the First Crusade, deals with love, war, glory and tragedy.
Love Songs from the Man'yoshu: Selections from a Japanese Classic (Oct., $25), illus. by Masayuki Miyata, trans. by Ian Hideo Levy, collects ancient Japanese love p ms with kiri-e cut-paper illustrations.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS
Transfigurations: Collected P ms (Oct.; $24.95; cloth $59.95) by Jay Wright compiles seven previously published volumes with new p ms.
Family Gathering: P ms (Nov.; $14.95, cloth $22.50) by Fred Chappell. Members of an extended family offer comments about one another's strengths and shortcomings.
Ancestors (Feb., $35) by Kamau Brathwaite collects the trilogy consisting of Mother P m, Sun P m and X/Self.
Reprint: Life & Death (Sept., $9.95) by Robert Creeley.
NORTHWESTERN UNIV. PRESS
The Ratcatcher: A Lyrical Satire (Sept., $15.95) by Marina Tsvetaeva gives a new twist to the legend of the Pied Piper.
The Patience of Ice (Oct., $14.95) by Renate Wood contains meditations on history, sorrow and love.
Reprint: Beowulf: A New Verse Translation (Feb., $13.95), trans. by Seamus Heaney.
Jane Tyson Clement: Selected P try (Sept., $TBA). This first anthology of p ms deals with love, longing and the struggle for faith.
Reprint: The New African P try: An Anthology (Sept.; $17.95, cloth $49.95), edited by Tanure Ojaide and Tijan M. Sallah.
UNIV. OF ARIZONA PRESS
Rainbows of Stone (Oct., $15.95) by Ralph Salisbury looks at death, family and Native American history.
When Living Was a Labor Camp (Oct., $14.95) by Diana GarcÃa delves into the lives of migrant workers and womenhood.
UNIV. OF ILLINOIS PRESS
Chance Ransom: P ms (Sept.; $14.95, cloth $35) by Kevin Stein reveals everyday life's confusion.
The National P try series includes Renunciation: P ms (Sept.; $14.95, cloth $30) by Corey Marks, selected by Philip Levine, introduces a new p t who speaks of silence, loss and grace.
UNIV. OF IOWA PRESS
Visiting Emily: P ms Inspired by the Life and Work of Emily Dickinson (Jan., $14.95), edited by Sheila Coghill and Thom Tammaro. Contemporary p ts pay tribute to Dickinson.
UNIV. OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
All Occasions (Sept.; $12.95, cloth $24.95) by Walt McDonald explores the p t's struggle to integrate wartime experiences into the rest of his life.
UNIV. OF MICHIGAN PRESS
The P ts on P try series includes The Gazer Within (Dec.; $14.95, cloth $42.50) by Larry Levis is a posthumous collection.
UNIV. OF NEVADA PRESS
Ancient Acid Flashes Back: P ms (Oct., $11) by Adrian C. Louis recalls the p t's youth in San Francisco's drug culture in the late 1960s.
UNIV. OF WISCONSIN PRESS
A Path Between Houses (Nov.; $11.95, cloth $18.95) by Greg Rappleye is about loss and the difficulty of rebuilding a life.
Ejo (Nov.; $11.95, cloth $18.95) by Derick Burleson. P ms focus on the Rwandan bloodbath of the early 1990s.
WESLEYAN UNIV. PRESS
(dist. by Univ. Press of New England)
Lunch (Sept.; $12.95, cloth $26) by D.A. Powell recounts a young man's life in the time of AIDS.
WHITE PINE PRESS
Isla Negra (Nov., $12) by Pablo Neruda, photos by Milton Rogovin, is a gift book focusing on Neruda's Chilean home.
Reprint: These Are Not Sweet Girls: P try by Latin American Women (Oct., $20), edited by Marjorie Agosin.
When I Find You Again, It Will Be in Mountains: Selected P ms of Chia Tao (Nov., $15.95), trans. by Mike O'Connor, compiles the former Zen monk's work.
Sills: Selected P ms (Sept., $13) by Michael O'Brien assembles p ms from previous books and adds new work.
Reprint: Why Americans Still Don't Vote: And Why Politicians Want It That Way (Sept., $18)by Frances Fox Piven and Richard A. Cloward.
Greek-Turkish Relations (Sept., $24.95), edited by Dimitris Keridis and Dimitris Triantafyllou, discusses the ongoing conflict between Greece and Turkey.
CORNELL UNIV. PRESS
Planning the Unthinkable: How New Powers Will Use Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons (Sept.; $19.95, cloth $45), edited by Peter R. Lavoy, Scott D. Sagan and James J. Wirtz, looks at the proliferation of weapons and evolving military policies of new powers.
IVAN R. DEE
Reprint: Rostenkowski: The Pursuit of Power and the End of the Old Politics (Sept., $15.95) by Richard E. Cohen.
Class War in America--How the Economic and Political Conservatives in Power Are Exploiting Low- and Middle-Income Americans (Sept., $15.95) by Charles M. Kelly. Powerful U.S. conservatives explain their plans.
FORDHAM UNIV. PRESS
Managing Crisis: Presidential Disability and the Twenty-Fifth Amendment (Sept.; $19.95, cloth $34.95), edited by Robert E. Gilbert, explores the history and development of the amendment.
HOLMES & MEIER
Rudy, Rudy, Rudy: The Real and the Rational (Oct., $10.95), compiled by Rudy Rubin, collects quotes from New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani from 1985 to the present.
A Student's Guide to Political Theory (Oct., $5.95) by Harvey C. Mansfield Jr. A political theorist discusses why Americans' search for the good life must include addressing the type of government they seek to uphold.
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Reprint: In Our Own Words: Extraordinary Speeches of the American Century (Oct., $17.95), edited by Sen. Robert Torricelli and Andrew Carroll.
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Political Scandal (Dec.; $22.95, cloth $54.95) by John B. Thompson focuses on the role that scandals have come to play in U.S. politics and public debate.
Europe As I See It (Dec.; $24.95, cloth $59.95) by Romano Prodi. The president of the European Commission ponders what "Europe" means at the beginning of a new century.
Vote.com (Sept., $15.95) by Dick Morris asserts that the Internet will give political power back to citizens and reinvolve them in the political process.
No Place for Amateurs: How Political Consultants Are Reshaping American Democracy (Feb.; $19.95, cloth $75) by Dennis W. Johnson delves into the world of professional political campaigns.
Reprint: Operation Pedro Pan: The Untold Exodus of 14,000 Cuban Children (Oct., $16.95) by Yvonne Conde.
ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Freedom of Expression in the Supreme Court: The Defining Cases (Oct., $22.95), edited by Terry Eastland, documents 60 First Amendment cases.
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The Ralph Nader Reader (Oct.; $19.95, cloth $35.95) by Ralph Nader collects essays on genetically engineered food, women's rights, environmental politics and more; coincides with Nader's campaign as the Green Party's presidential candidate.
UNIV. OF TEXAS PRESS
Cuba and the Politics of Passion (Dec., $16.95) by DamÃan J. FernÃ¡ndez discusses how the politics of passion and affection have interacted to shape Cuban history in the 20th century.
Blair's Babylon (Nov., $20) by Nick Cohen and Kevin Maguire. Two British journalists expose Prime Minister Tony Blair's government.
Five Days That Shook the World: The Battle for Seattle and Beyond (Oct., $22) by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair focuses on the conflict and its implications.
Reprints: Lockdown in America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis (Sept., $15) by Christian Parenti.
COUNCIL OAK BOOKS
The Hoop and the Tree: A Compass for Finding a Deeper Relationship with All Life (Oct., $14.95) by Chris Hoffman applies native teachings and Jungian psychology to examine dimensions of the soul.
Psychology & Christianity: Four Views (Oct., $14.99) by Eric Johnson and Stanton Jones provides alternative perspectives on the relationship between psychology and the Christian faith.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Personality Profiles (Sept., $16.95) by Allen R. Miller and Susan Shelly offers a beginner's guide to personality theory and development.
Jung and the Alchemical Imagination (Nov., $18.95) by Jeffrey Raff discusses symbolism in alchemy and the psychological process of individuation. $12,000 ad/promo.
Cheap Psychological Tricks for Lovers (Oct., $9.95) by Perry Buffington, illus. by Jen Singh, describes 60 ways to enhance the odds of being successful in love and marriage.
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Fire in the Crucible: Understanding the Process of Creative Genius (Nov.; $17.95, limited-edition cloth $35) by John Briggs investigates the roots of creativity and offers examples of lives that exemplify the process. 15-city radio tour.
The Seeking Self: The Quest for Self Improvement and the Creation of Personal Suffering (Nov., $14.95) by Richard Lind asserts that self-transformation occurs when people stop trying to change themselves. 15-city radio tour.
Unconditional Bliss: Finding Happiness in the Face of Hardship (Sept., $15.95) by Howard Raphael Cushnir provides examples of people achieving happiness despite great difficulties. QPB and One Spirit alternates.
Single No More (Sept., $15.95) by Ellen Kreidman offers tips for building personal relationships.
Reprint: Falling in Love: Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose (Nov., $17.95) by Ayala Malach Pines.
Reprint: Dearest Pet: On Bestiality (Dec., $17) by Midas Dekkers.
Reprint: Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide (Oct., $14) by Kay Redfield Jamison.
The Everything Online Genealogy Book (Sept., $12.95) by Pat Richley explains how to research one's family background using the Internet.
Score Reading: A Key to the Music Experience (Nov., $19.95) by Michael Dickreiter teaches how to sight-read sheet music.
The Whole Story Handbook: Using Imagery to Complete the Story Experience (Oct., $12.95) by Carol Birch improves story-telling skills.
Best Newspaper Writing 2000: The Nation's Best Journalism (Sept., $13.95), edited by Christopher Scanlan, celebrates the winners of the ASNE's Distinguished Writing Awards.
A Kid's Guide to Getting Published (Sept., $12.95) by Melanie Barton ZoltÃ¡n takes young writers through the process; includes information on the companion Web site.
10 Legal Mistakes Women Can Avoid: How to Protect Yourself, Your Children, and Your Assets (Sept., $14.95) by Marilyn Barrett covers topics from starting a business to setting up a prenuptial agreement.
Last Minute Speeches and Toasts (Dec., $11.99) by Andrew Frothingham assists procrastinating speakers.
The World's Greatest Proposals (Oct., $9.95) by Fred Cuellar features 75 stories.
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Reprint: The Book Group Book (Sept., $14.95) by Ellen Slezak.
CONSUMER REPORTS BOOKS
Consumer Reports Buying Guide 2001 (Nov., $9.99) by Consumer Reports editors is based on up-to-the-minute reporting, research and readers' surveys.
Chicklit (Feb., $TBA) by Nancy Peske and Beverly West is a humorous bibliotherapy guide for every stage of a woman's life.
F&W/WRITER'S DIGEST BOOKS
From Me to You (Oct., $14.99) by JacLynn Morris and Paul L. Fair shows how to express oneself in letters of love, sympathy, apology and comfort.
Reprint: Writing Life Stories (Oct., $14.99) by Bill Roorbach.
Reprint: Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know About Writing (Sept., $12) by Patricia T. O'Conner. 50,000 first printing.
The Roswell Encyclopedia (Sept., $15) by Kevin D. Randle looks at the best-known UFO case in an A-Z format. 25,000 first printing.
The Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps 2001 (Oct., $19.95) by the U.S. Postal Service covers the history of every stamp ever issued.
Reprint: Buy Wholesale by Mail 2001: The Consumer's Bible to Bargain Shopping On-Line, by Mail, and by Phone (Oct., $20) by Print Project.
College Majors Guide: A Guide to Four-Year College Majors and Related Career Opportunities (Dec., $16.95) by Laurence Shatkin matches up 1,000 careers with 135 college majors.
School-to-Work Guide: A Guide for Programs Requiring Less Than Four Years and Related Career Opportunities (Dec., $14.95) by Laurence Shatkin provides information on 400 careers for people without degrees.
The Jewish 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Jews of All Time (Oct., $19.95) by Michael Shapiro.
The Book of Wood Names (Sept., $35) by Hans Meyer contains more than 30,000 wood names with their corresponding commercial, common and vernacular names.
Dr. Ruth's Guide to College Life: The Savvy Student's Handbook (Sept., $17.95) by Dr. Ruth Westheimer and Pierre Lehu offers candid advice.
How to Be a Successful Online Student (Oct., $16.95) by Sara Dulaney Gilbert. Get an education via the Internet.
Sin Boldly!: Dr. Dave's Guide to Acing the College Paper (Sept., $7.95) by David R. Williams is an irreverent guide to clear, concise writing.
Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide 2001 (Oct., $20) by Leonard Maltin is the latest edition of this successful guide.
How to Say It Online (Jan., $16) by Kim Baker and Sunny Baker covers articulate online communication.
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The Science of Science Fiction Writing (Nov., $14.95) by James Gunn. An authority on writing, publishing and teaching science fiction shares his knowledge.
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The Art of the Maze (Sept., $19.95) by Adrian Fisher and Georg Gerster explains the mystery of mazes, from the simplest to the most complex.
Black Roots: A Beginner's Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree (Feb., $12) by Tony Burroughs teaches how to record family histories.
The Perfect Stranger's Guide to Wedding Ceremonies: A Guide to Etiquette in Other People's Religious Ceremonies (Sept., $16.95), edited by Stewart M. Matlins. $10,000 ad/promo.
The Quickie Divorce Book (Oct., $19.95) by Mark Warda and Edward A. Haman covers where and how to get unhitched in 14 days or less.
SQUARE ONE PUBLISHERS
How to Publish Your Nonfiction Book: A Complete Guide to Making the Right Publisher Say Yes (Dec., $14.95) by Rudy Shur explains how to define a book's category, audience and marketplace and how to select a publisher. 30,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo.
The Sherlock Homes Trivography and Quiz Book (Oct., $10.95) by Kathleen Kaska provides hundreds of trivia questions about the detective and other characters created by Conan Doyle.
TEN SPEED PRESS
Cool Colleges: For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different (Sept., $14.95) by Donald Asher profiles 40 innovative and unusual schools in the U.S.
Bears' Guide to the Best MBAs by Distance Learning (Sept., $17.95) by John Bear and Mariah Bear. Get an MBA without leaving home.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
The Yale Dictionary of Art and Artists (Sept., $12.95) by Erika Langmuir and Norbert Lynton deals with all aspects of Western art from 1300 to the present. Readers' Subscription main.
Small Miracles for Women (Sept., $9.95) by Yitta Halberstam and Judith Leventhal compiles stories of coincidence that have changed women's lives. 125,000 first printing.
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Black Theology, Black Power, and Black Love (Sept., $14.95) by Michael James tracks the lives of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X through black theology. Advertising.
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The Joy of Christmas (Oct., $8.95) by Jane Paulson lists things to celebrate during the Christmas season. 20,000 first printing. Advertising.
Rabbi Shlomo Ganzfreid: His Kitzur and His Life (Jan., $30) by Jack E. Friedman is a biography of the author of The Kitzur Shulchan Aruch. Jewish Book Club main.
AVE MARIA PRESS
Moment by Moment: A Retreat in Everyday Life (Sept., $10.95) by Carol Ann Smith and Eugene F. Merz offers a way to integrate God into everyday life.
With You Always: Daily Meditations on the Gospels (Sept., $12.95) by Francis X. Gaeta invites readers to develop a life filled with personal prayer.
Baker's Guide to Christian Distance Education: Online Learning for All Ages (Sept., $13.99) by Jason D. Baker introduces distance learning and provides a directory of accredited programs.
The Spiritual Quest: Pursuing Christian Maturity (Oct., $12.99) by Luder G. Whitlock Jr. argues that there is much to learn from the attributes and character of God.
Border Crossings: Christian Trespasses on Popular Culture and Public Affairs (Sept., $16.99) by Rodney Clapp reflects on Christian involvement with political concerns, cultural issues and popular culture.
Reprint: God's Funeral: A Biography of Faith and Doubt in Western Civilization (Sept., $16) by A.N. Wilson.
The Last Ghost Dance: A Guide for Earth Mages (Nov., $16) by Brooke Medicine Eagle. The author of Buffalo Woman Comes Singing relates her philosophy of spiritual transformation.
Reprint: Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal and Delight in Our Busy Lives (Sept., $14.95) by Wayne Muller.
BROADMAN & HOLMAN
The Way Back to Mayberry: Lessons from a Simpler Time (Jan., $10.99) by J y Fann offers lessons that can be learned from the TV characters on Mayberry RFD.
Lessons Learned Looking Back (Jan., $10.99) by Laura Sowers and Todd Linaman asks men and women what they would do differently about marriage, parenting, finance, friendships, career and spirituality if they had the chance.
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Destined for Liberty: The Human Person in the Philosophy of Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II (Nov., $22.95) by Jaroslaw Kupczak presents the pope's belief.
Shortcuts to God: Finding Peace Quickly Through Practical Spirituality (Sept., $11.95) by Gerald Jampolsky, M.D., is a sequel to Love Is Letting Go of Fear.
The Power of Affirmative Faith (Feb., $18.99) by Bruce G. Epperly shows readers how to develop a more disciplined spiritual life.
Responses to Suffering (Feb., $14.99) by Loren Broadus suggests guidelines for positive suffering.
Atonement, Your Appointment with God (Sept., $11.99) by Derek Prince includes nine blessings in exchange for evils and five aspects of deliverance.
When Spring Comes Late: Finding Your Way Through Depression (Sept., $11.99) by Pam Rosewell Moore draws on the author's personal experience to help Christians understand the condition.
Buddhist Acts of Compassion (Nov., $11.95), edited by Pamela Bloom, collects stories from various cultures and time periods.
Giving Heart: Unlocking the Transformative Power of Generosity in Your Life (Nov., $11.95) by Mary Jane Ryan. Short essays explore how generosity affects lives. Advertising.
The Holocaust and the Christian World: Reflection on the Past, Challenges for the Future (Sept.; $24.95, cloth $49.95), edited by Carol Rittner, Stephen D. Smith and Irena Steinfeldt, investigates what it means to be Christian after Auschwitz.
John XXIII: Pope of the Century (Sept., $19.95) by Petter Hebblethwaite is a new edition of this title published to mark the beatification of Pope John XXIII.
Reprint: The Complete Book of Christian Prayer (Sept., $22.95).
Is the Pope Catholic?: A Woman Confronts Her Church (Sept., $18.95) by Joanna Manning examines Pope John Paul II's views on women.
The Sacred Impulse: A Planetary Spirituality of Heart and Fire (Sept., $14.95) by James A. Conlon discusses life as a three-dimensional journey of personal, communal and cosmic development.
A Place Like Any Other: Sabbath Blessings (Sept., $12.95) by Molly Wolf gathers observations and reflections on God in everyday life; an Image book.
Reprints: Joshua: The Homecoming (Oct., $10.95) by Joseph F. Girzone; Teresa of Avila: The Progress of a Soul (Jan., $12.95) by Cathleen Medwick.
Reprint: Out of My Mind: The Discovery of Saunders-Vixen (Sept., $12.95) by Richard Bach.
WM. B. EERDMANS
The Fingerprints of God: Tracking the Divine Suspect Through a History of Images (Sept., $15) by Robert Farrar Capon looks at history to find clues of God's presence.
Christianity on Trial: An Argument Against Anti-Religious Bigotry (Oct., $14.95) by Vincent Carroll and David Shiflett addresses accusations against Christianity. Advertising. Author tour.
The Christmas Classic (Sept., $24.99), edited by Leonard Flachman and Karen Walhof. This illustrated volume gathers stories that span more than 60 years.
Beyond Nice: Girl's Emerging Spiritual Voices (Dec., $15) by Patricia H. Davis conveys the struggle of adolescent girls to understand conflicting messages about God, spirituality, sexuality and violence.
Reprint: How We Believe: The Search for God in an Age of Science (Sept., $14.95) by Michael Shermer. 20,000 first printing.
Gifts of Love: New Hymns for Today's Worship (Sept., $7.95) by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette gathers 45 of Gillette's hymns about the church, seasons, special occasions and more.
Reprint: The Mighty Acts of God, Revised Edition (Sept., $16.95) by Arnold B. Rhodes and W. Eugene March.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
Meditations for Living in Balance (Oct., $14) by Anne Wilson Schaef is a follow-up to the author's Meditations for Women Who Do Too Much. 75,000 first printing. Advertising.
Reprint: Meditations for Women Who Do Too Much: 10th Anniversary Edition (Sept., $14) by Anne Wilson Schaef.
Blessings (Oct., $8.95) by Brahma Kumaris contains messages about love, success, adversity, friendship and more. 20,000 first printing. Advertising.
thelordismyshepherd.com: Seeking God in Cyberspace (Sept., $10.95) by Joshua Hammerman discusses "virtual pilgrimages." 50,000 first printing. 12-city media tour.
The Gift of the Psalms (Sept., $16.95) by Roland E. Murphy teaches how to read, pray, study and enjoy the psalms.
Getting Home Before Dark: Stories of Wisdom for All Ages (Sept., $14.99) by Peter J. Dyck gathers stories on helping refugees, building peace and promoting intergenerational family life.
Jesus' Resurection: Fact or Figment (Oct., $12.99), edited by Paul Copan and Ronald Tacelli, includes a debate between a Christian philosopher and an atheist.
Faiths in Conflict? (Sept., $19.99) by Vinoth Ramachandra studies the differences among world religions, arguing that Christianity is needed for true pluralism.
The Jewish Lights Spirituality Handbook: A Guide to Understanding, Exploring and Living a Spiritual Life (Nov.; $16.95, cloth $24.95), edited by Stuart M. Matlins. More than 50 religious leaders discuss various aspects of Jewish spirituality. Advertising.
Celebrating Your New Jewish Daughter: Creating Jewish Ways to Welcome Baby Girls into the Covenant--New & Traditional Ceremonies (Nov., $16.95) by Debra Nussbaum Cohen. Advertising.
Reprint: The Business Bible: 10 New Commandments for Bringing Spirituality & Ethical Values into the Workplace (Sept., $14.95) by Rabbi Wayne Dosick.
Christian Faith 101: The Basics and Beyond (Sept., $13) by Steven Tsoukalas explains basic Christian theology and its relevance.
Shattering the Myth of Race: Genetics Realities and Biblical Truths (Dec., $14) by Dave Unander offers theological perspectives on race questions.
Fruits and Gifts of the Spirit (Sept., $13) by Thomas Keating looks at the practical results of a disciplined meditative life.
St. Theresa of Lisieu: A Transformation in Christ (Sept., $10) by Thomas Keating studies the life of the saint and mystic.
The Essential Handbook series includes The Essential Advent and Christmas Handbook: A Daily Companion (Sept., $13.95), which is a basic resource.
Prayer-Centered Healing: Finding the God Who Heals (Sept., $14.95) by Rick Mathis asserts that prayer can heal physical, spiritual and emotional wounds.
God--The Oldest Question (Sept., $12.95) by William O'Malley draws on modern science, classical philosophy and Eastern and Western religious tradition to study belief and disbelief.
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The new Unlocking the Bible series includes five titles that focus on the central themes of books and verse: Old Testament Book One: The Maker's Instructions and New Testament Book Two: The Thirteenth Apostle (all Sept., $13 each) by David Pawson with Andy Peck, are the first two.
Finding True Success (Sept., $12.99) by Phil Downer ponders the meaning of life achievements.
Boy Meets Girl (Oct., $10.99) by Joshua and Shannon Harris suggests that God brings partners together and can instruct on courtship.
When Couples Pray (Feb., $12.99) by Cheri Fuller uses stories and exercises to teach couples how to pray together.
When You Can't Say "I Forgive You" (Sept., $10) by Grace H. Ketterman and David Hazard focuses on finding hope after being deeply wounded. 20,000 first printing. Advertising.
More Than Meets the Eye (Nov., $12) by Richard A. Swenson, M.D., examines the wonder of creation to explain how it reveals God's character and presence. Advertising.
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Secret Affairs of the Soul: Ordinary People's Extraordinary Experience of the Sacred (Nov., $15.95) by Paul Hawker centers on profound instances of love, insight and rapture. Advertising.
Thomas Merton: Writings Selected with an Introduction by Christine M. Bochen (Sept., $14) is a compendium of the 20th-century spiritual writer's work.
Mary, Mother of All Nations (Sept., $20) by Megan McKenna, illus. by William Hart McNichols. Icons decorate prayerful reflections on the Virgin Mary.
The Prymer (Oct. $14.95) by Robert Webber is a contemporary adaptation of the medieval prayer book.
A Season in the Desert: Making Time Holy (Nov., $13.95) by W. Paul Jones looks at the concepts of space and time as they relate to spirituality.
Reprint: Wings of Healing: On Faith for Daily Life (Sept., $10.95) by J. Wilmer Gresham.
The Biblical Ciphers Unsealed: A Revival of the Hebrew Goddess (Feb., $24.95) by Dale N. Robertson translates the name-lists in the Bible to reveal the existence of deliberately encoded ciphers.
Catholics and Evangelicals: Do They Share a Common Future? (Nov., $12.95), edited by Thomas P. Rausch, reports on the new dialogue between Catholics and Protestant evangelicals.
Letters from a Wounded Heart: Reflections to Strengthen and Comfort Your Soul (Nov., $8.95) by Gerard F. Baumbach collects 40 letters to God by the p t and writer.
Seize the Day with Dietrich Bonh ffer (Sept., $10) by Charles R. Ringma challenges readers to take a fresh look at life and faith. 20,000 first printing. Advertising.
Dare to Journey with Henry Nouwen (Sept., $10) by Charles R. Ringma leads readers on a spiritual journey. Advertising.
Hot Chocolate for the Mystical Lover: 101 True Stories of Soulmates Brought Together by Divine Intervention (Jan., $TBA) by Arielle Ford. Author tour.
Why Atheism (Nov., $19) by George H. Smith. The author of Atheism: The Case Against God continues his argument against belief in a supreme being.
Servanthood (Oct., $11.99) by Tommy Tenney and David Cape asserts that assuming the heart of a servant is the key to experiencing joy.
Praying Prodigals Home (Oct., $11.99) by Quin Sherrer and Ruthanne Garlock. Firsthand accounts of healed relationships reveal how prayer can help bring children back to God.
Revolution! (Sept., $12.99) by Michael Brown makes a call to American's youth to take a stand for Christ.
The Power of Covenant (Nov., $10.99) by Kingsley Fletcher urges a stronger commitment to the power of covenant in daily life and the life of the Church.
FLEMING H. REVELL
100 Christian Books that Changed the Century (Sept., $12.99) by William J. Petersen and Randy Petersen lists titles that shaped evangelical culture in America during the 20th century.
Reprint: Going Home: Jesus and Buddha as Brothers (Oct., $12) by Thich Nhat Hahn.
Reprint: Journey to Self-Realization: Collected Talks and Essays on Realizing God in Daily Life, Vol. III (Oct., $14) by Paramahansa Yogananda.
Ten Greatest Revivals Ever (Sept., $12.99) by Elmer Towns and Douglas Porter canvasses prominent evangelicals.
Rest (Sept., $10.99) by Siang-Yang Tan. A psychologist and pastor shows how Christians can transform stress.
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Be Strong and Courageous: Letters to My Children About Being Christian (Sept., $16.95) by David Yount. The syndicated columnist discusses faith and family.
Believing Women: The Witness of Women in the Church (Oct., $12.95) by Jane Redmont focuses on women who teach, heal, challenge and celebrate in the Catholic Christian tradition.
Three Gates to Meditation Practice: A Personal Journey into Sufism, Buddhism, and Judaism (Sept., $16.95) by David A Cooper explores a variety of meditation practices. Advertising.
This Blessed Mess: Finding Hope Amidst Life's Chaos (Sept., $11.95) by Patricia H. Livingston assures readers of hope even when life gets out of control. 20,000 first printing. Spiritual Book Association Book Club selection.
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Twelve Months of Sundays (Oct., $9.95) by Tom Wright. The canon of Westminster Abbey offers inspiration for each Sunday of the year.
Reprint: Original Blessing, Revised Edition (Sept., $15.95) by Matthew Fox.
A Woman's Kabbalah (Sept., $17.95) by Vivanne Crowley explains how the Kabbalah can influence women's everyday lives. 20,000 first printing.
Dalai Lama's Book of Transformation (Jan., $8.95) by His Holiness the Dalai Lama brings wisdom, understanding and compassion into one's life. 30,000 first printing. Advertising.
The Intertextual Jesus: Scripture in Q (Oct., $28) by Dale Allison offers new insights into the historical Jesus.
The Historical Jesus Through Catholic and Jewish Eyes (Dec., $18), edited by Bryan F. Le Beau, Leonard Greenspoon and Dennis Hamm, gathers essays about Jesus from Catholic and Jewish scholars.
Reprint: Images of the Feminine in Gnosticism (Sept., $30), edited by Karen L. King.
Peaceful Dwelling: Meditations for Healing and Living (Jan., $14.95) by Madeline Ko-I Bastis. A Buddhist priest explains Buddhist meditative healing techniques. Author tour.
The Iron Flute: 100 Zen Koans (Sept., $14.95) by Nyogen Senzaki and Ruth Stout McCandless. Interpretations by three Zen masters--Genro, Fugai and Nyogen--accompany Zen Buddhist koans.
Simple Buddhism: A Guide to Living (Sept., $12.95) by Annellen and C. Alexander Simpkins outlines Buddhism from its origins to contemporary practice.
J.I. Packer Answers Questions for Today (Sept., $8.99) addresses questions facing contemporary Christians. Advertising.
101 Upward Glances (Nov., $10.99) by Sandra P. Aldrich is a collection of stories and reflections.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
Evangelizing the Chosen People: Missions to the Jews in America, 1880-2000 (Oct., $19.95) by Yaakov Ariel is a history of Jewish conversion to Protestantism.
Reprints: Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey (Oct., $14.95) by Jane Goodall with Phillip Berman; Lightposts for Living: The Art of Choosing a Joyful Life (Nov., $12.95) by Thomas Kinkade.
Nothing Is Hidden: Essays on Zen Master Dogen's Instructions for the Cook (Oct., $14.95), edited by Shohaku Okumura and Jisho Warner, translates the classic text The Instructions for the Cook by Tenzo Kyokun, founder of Soto Zen, Dogen.
The Bodhisattva Ideal: Wisdom and Compassion in Buddhism (Oct., $19.95) by Sangharakshita places the ideal of the Bodhisattva within the context of Buddhist tradition.
Barefoot Zen: The Shaolin Roots of Kung Fu and Karate (Nov., $24.95) by Nathan J. Johnson surveys the spiritual tradition of the martial arts. Advertising.
Jesus: Everything You Need to Know to Figure Him Out (Nov., $16.95) by Mark Littleton reveals Jesus and his legacy.
Calvin's Institutes, Abridged Edition (Dec., $16.95), edited by Donald K. McKim, is a condensed version of Ford Lewis Battles's Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion.
Reprint: Virtual Faith: The Irreverent Spiritual Quest for Generation X (Sept., $16) by Tom Beaudoin.
Reprint: Wisdom Energy: Basic Buddhist Teachings--25th Anniversary Edition (Sept., $14.95) by Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche.