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
Cookbooks, Wine & Entertaining
ALLEN & UNWIN
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Happy Birthday (Oct., $19.95) by Anna von Marburg provides ideas and recipes for making one-of-a-kind birthday cakes.
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSN.
The American Diabetes Association Forbidden Foods Cookbook (Dec., $14.95) by Margaret Powers and Joyce Hendley dispels myths by showing how to incorporate many "forbidden foods" into meals; includes more than 150 recipes. 20,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
Artisan Baking Across America: The Breads, the Bakers, the Best Recipes (Oct., $40) by Maggie Glezer. America's best bakers share techniques and recipes.
Eat at J 's: The J 's Stone Crab Restaurant Cookbook (Oct., $19.95) by Jo Ann Bass and Richard Sax captures the essence of the Miami Beach restaurant through anecdotes, photos and 50 recipes.
The Historical Cookbook of the American Negro (Oct., $20) by the National Council of Negro Women. First published in 1958, this cookbook collects recipes, historical facts, photos and personal anecdotes from members living in 36 states.
The Cat Who... Cookbook (Oct., $21.95) by Julie Murphy and Sally Abney Stempinski with a note from Lilian Jackson Braun, features more than 200 recipes for mystery fans with finicky tastes.
Simply Australia: A Culinary Journey (Sept., $36.95) celebrates the food of the land Down Under through 70 recipes.
Alfred Portale's Twelve Seasons Cookbook (Oct., $45) by Alfred Portale with Andrew Friedman celebrates the bounty of the changing seasons. Ad/promo. The Good Cook main. 5-city author tour.
Commander's Kitchen (Oct., $35) by Ti Adelaide Martin with Jamie Shannon. Take home the true taste of New Orleans with 200 recipes from Commander's Palace Restaurant. Ad/promo. Good Cook Book Club main. 5-city author tour. 20-city TV satellite tour.
Simple to Spectacular (Oct., $45) by Jean-Georges Vongerichten with Mark Bittman demonstrates how to take one basic recipe to four levels of sophistication. Ad/promo. Good Cook Book Club main. Author publicity. 20-city TV satellite tour.
Sephardic Flavors: Jewish Cooking of the Mediterranean (Sept., $35) by Joyce Goldstein uncovers the culinary history of the Diaspora through prose and recipes.
COLLINS & BROWN
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Caroline Wrey's Secrets for Successful Entertaining: Creative Ideas, Recipes, and Projects to Make (Oct., $29.95) by Lady Caroline Wrey. Create a mouth-watering picnic, a romantic dinner or a children's party while being the perfect hostess.
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Cooking at Merchant House (Nov., $40) by Shaun Hill, the owner-cook of a gourmet restaurant in his London home.
COUNCIL OAK BOOKS
The Route 66 Cookbook: Comfort Food from the Mother Road, Deluxe 75th Anniversary Edition (Oct., $24.95) by Marian Clark provides a new introduction, additional recipes and a 16-page color insert celebrating the legendary highway.
Preparing Fish & Wild Game (Sept., $29.95) provides dressing, cleaning and cooking techniques for fish and game including game birds, waterfowl and wild turkey.
Between Two Fires: Intimate Writings on Life, Love, Food, and Flavor (Jan., $14.95) by Laura Esquivel collects the author's articles, speeches and book prologues on the food experience.
Atkins' New Diet Cookbook (Sept., $22.95) by Dr. Robert Atkins contains more than 250 of the most-asked-for recipes at the Atkins Center; includes a copy of Dr. Atkins' New Carbohydrate Gram Counter. Tie-in with a PBS-TV series of the same title.
George Hirsch Living It Up! Recipes for a Healthy, Active Life (Sept., $24.95) by George Hirsch presents an eating plan for losing weight while enjoying delicious food; contains 125 recipes.
At Grandmother's Table: Women Write About Food, Life, and the Enduring Bond Between Grandmothers and Granddaughters (Sept., $24.95), edited by Ellen Perry Berkeley. Advertising. First serial rights to United Parenting Publications. Author tour.
Whiskey: The Water of Life--Uisge Beatha (Nov., $39.95) by Helen Arthur explains the world of whiskey. 20,000 first printing. $15,000 ad/promo.
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The Flammarion Guide to World Wines (Oct., $30) by FranÃ§ois Collombet introduces more than 30 wine-producing countries, region by region, wine by wine.
GRAPHIC ARTS/WHITECAP BOOKS
The Essential Christmas Cookbook (Oct.; $29.95, paper $19.95) is the latest title in the Essential series.
Big Bowl Noodles and Rice (Sept., $25) by Bruce Cost with Chef Matt McMillin. Chef-restaurateur presents simple Asian one-bowl meals. 35,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Cookies Unlimited (Oct., $35) by Nick Malgieri. The author of Chocolate and How to Bake shares recipes and techniques for more than 350 cookies. 40,000 first printing. Author publicity.
THE HARVARD COMMON PRESS
The Italian-American Cookbook: A Feast of Food from a Great Cooking Tradition (Nov.; $29.95, paper $16.95) by John Mariani and Galina Mariani takes a fresh look at one of America's best-loved cuisines. 50,000 first printing. Author tour.
More-with-Less Cookbook, 25th Anniversary Edition (Sept., $20.99) by Doris Janzen Longacre calls for every family to help solve the world food crisis.
Imperial Mongolian Cooking: Recipes from the Kingdoms of Genghis Khan (Sept., $24.95) by Marc Cramer provides 120 recipes from the 24 modern countries that encompassed the ancient Mongol Empire.
Cuisines of Portuguese Encounters (Nov., $24.95) by Cherie Hamilton offers culinary history of the Portuguese-speaking world plus 225 recipes.
The Best American Recipes 2000: The Year's Top Picks from Books, Magazines, Newspapers, and the Internet (Oct., $26) by Fran McCullough and Suzanne Hamlin makes saving clippings obsolete. Advertising. 7-city author tour.
The Foods of the Greek Islands: Cooking and Culture at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean (Nov., $35) by Aglaia Kremezi explores Greek cuisine through recipes that translate easily to the American kitchen. 6-city author tour.
Sophisticated Entertaining: Spirited Food for Grown-Up Parties (Oct., $24.95) by Jeanne Benedict features 150 recipes plus menus, from a champagne brunch to a toast-filled Thanksgiving dinner.
Portuguese Homestyle Cooking (Oct., $25) by Ana Patuleia Ortins presents recipes and stories from an immigrant kitchen.
The New Cooks' Catalogue (Oct., $35) by Burt Wolf serves up information about the brands, sizes and uses of more than 1,000 items of kitchen equipment. 150,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 7-city author tour.
Julia's Kitchen Wisdom: Lessons from a Lifetime of Cooking (Nov., $19.95) by Julia Child answers cooks' questions in a single volume, culled from the 10 volumes she has published over the past 40 years. 250,000 first printing.
Creative Pickling (Sept., $24.95) by Barbara Ciletti includes recipes for pickles and sauerkraut plus tomato peach salsa, pickled ginger and other modern pickled products.
American Harvest: Recipes from Fifty of America's Premier Chefs (Sept., $30), edited by Fritz Sonnenschmidt, collects 150 original recipes from the pinnacle of culinary expertise. Ad/promo.
The Dessert Bible (Oct., $34.95) by Christopher Kimball. Cook's Illustrated magazine's founder and editor presents more than 300 dessert recipes plus information on favorite restaurant desserts that can be made at home. Advertising. Author publicity.
Entertaining with Southern Style (Nov., $35) by Karen M. Carroll and the editors of Southern Accents offers ideas for making social occasions lively, lovely and gracious. Advertising.
The Quotable Cook (Oct., $20), edited by Kate Rowinski, gathers wise, insightful and humorous remarks on cooking and eating. 30,000 first printing.
Bacchus & Me (Nov., $24.95) by Jay McInerney. The author of Bright Lights, Big City writes about the world of wine. 75,000 first printing.
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS
Better Homes and Gardens Treasured Recipes (Oct., $29.95) is a collection of more than 200 tried-and-true recipes. 110,000 first printing. Advertising. BOMC selection.
A Passion for Chocolate (Nov., $16.95) selects 53 recipes using chocolate as the main ingredient. 50,000 first printing.
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A Century of Wine: The Biography of Wine by a Selection of the World's Finest Wine Writers (Oct., $40), edited by Stephen Brook, includes contributions by wine connoisseurs who trace the story from the disease-strewn vineyards of 1900 to today's global industry.
The New Italy (Nov., $40) by Marco Sabellico and Daniele Cernilli helps readers select and taste Italian wine with confidence and knowledge.
Death by Chocolate Cakes: An Astonishing Array of Chocolate Enchantments (Sept., $32.50) by Marcel Desaulniers. The "guru of ganache" offers up temptations for chocolate lovers. Advertising. Author tour.
How to Cook Meat (Oct., $35) by Chris Schlesinger and John Willoughby is a guide to selecting, preparing and cooking beef, veal, pork and lamb. Advertising. Author publicity.
Charlie Palmer's Casual Cooking: A Four-Star Chef Cooks for Family and Friends (Jan., $30) by Charlie Palmer. The chef-owner of Manhattan's Aureole and other restaurants shows how to prepare simple, updated favorites.
Tom Douglas's Seattle Kitchen (Jan., $30) by Tom Douglas. The Seattle chef-restaurateur of Dahlia Lounge, Etta's Seafood and Palace Kitchen combines Northwest foods with Asian ingredients.
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South African Wine: A Celebration (Oct., $29.95) by Wendy T rien examines the wine that owes its flavor to climate, cultivation techniques and the land's special soil.
The Confederate Cookbook: Family Favorites from the Sons of Confederate Veterans (Oct., $25), edited by Lynda Moreau, includes more than 340 recipes. A contributor tour will attempt to set a Guinness World Record for book signing on October 7th.
In the Kitchen with Heloise (Oct., $22.95) features easy ways to equip and organize a kitchen.
The Martha Stewart Living Cookbook (Oct., $35) collects more than 1500 recipes from Martha Stewart Living magazine in celebration of the publication's 10th anniversary. Advertising.
Mario Batali Holiday Food (Oct., $32.50) captures the essence of Italian holiday cooking. Advertising. Tie-ins with a Food Network holiday special and a new Food Network series, Mario Batali in Italy. Author tour.
Think Like a Chef (Nov., $37.50) by Tom Colicchio. The chef and co-owner of New York City's Gramercy Tavern offers recipes and techniques. Advertising. Author publicity.
The Junior League Celebration Cookbook (Nov., $29.95) by The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., collects recipes from cookbooks published by local chapters.
Cooking with Heart and Soul (Nov., $27.95) by Isaac Hayes with Susan di Sesa. Soul food and soul music combine in this collection of recipes and reminiscences from the composer of the Oscar-winning theme from Shaft.Author tour.
Wolfgang Puck's Pizza, Pasta, and More! (Nov., $35) by Wolfgang Puck with Judy Gethers offers favorites plus inventive twists on classics such as Caesar Chicken Pizza. 5-city author tour.
Can You Take the Heat?: The Official Cookbook of the WWF (Nov., $26) by the World Wrestling Federation. The WWF's superstars serve up their favorite dishes; includes never-before-seen photos. 150,000 first printing. Author publicity.
Your Organic Kitchen (Oct., $30) by Jesse Ziff Cool includes 160 recipes, advice on stocking and cooking organic foods, and highlights the country's leading organic food producers. 20,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo.
Win the Fat War Cookbook (Jan., $24.95) by Anne Alexander with Jane Kirby and David Joachim features recipes from weight-loss experts including Dr. Dean Ornish and Richard Simmons. 30,000 first printing.
Beard on Birds (Sept., $18.95) by James Beard shares information on preparing chicken, turkey, goose, duck and wild game.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
George Foreman's Big Book of Grilling, Barbecue, & Rotisserie: More Than 75 Recipes for Family and Friends (Oct., $22) by George Foreman and Barbara Witt is adaptable for indoor and outdoor grills and rotisseries. Ad/promo. 5-city author tour.
Windows on the World Complete Wine Course, 2001 Edition (Sept., $24.95) by Kevin Zraly. This new edition adds frequently asked question and up-to-date recommendations.
STEWART, TABORI & CHANG
Healthy 1-2-3: The Ultimate Three-Ingredient Cookbook (Feb., $35) by Rozanne Gold enables cooks to serve healthy and nutritious meals with simplicity; 200 recipes. BOMC selection. Author tour.
Myrtle Allen's Cooking at Ballymal House (Nov., $27.50) highlights authentic Irish cuisine from the owner of Ireland's famous guest house; includes 100 recipes. BOMC selection.
Tiki Drinks (Nov., $12.95) by Adam Rocke. Concoct 50 tropical drinks and discover tips on mixers, glasses and serving techniques. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
A Chef for All Seasons (Sept., $35) by Gordan Ramsay. The leader of London's food revolution shares more than 100 recipes featuring quality ingredients in unusual pairings.
Charlie Trotter Cooks at Home (Oct., $32.95) equips home chefs with recipes and know-how to duplicate world-class cuisine.
From the New American Cooking series: New England by Molly Stevens and The Pacific Northwest by Jean Galton (Oct., $22.95 each) celebrate regional food and culinary traditions; each features 60 recipes.
Ocean Pacific: Fresh Modern Flavors from North America's Pacific Coast (Sept., $29.95) by Marjie Lambert. The area's bounty is highlighted in more than 100 recipes. Author tour.
The Food of Texas: Authentic Recipes from the Lone Star State (Sept., $18.95) by Caroline Stuart blends the culinary trends and tastes from the state's popular chefs and restaurateurs. Advertising. Author tour.
Cooking with Tea: Techniques and Recipes for Appetizers, Entrees, Desserts, and More (Oct., $35) by Robert Wemischner and Diana Rosen. Make a variety of dishes from today's hottest new ingredient. Author tour.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA
Not Afraid of Flavor: Recipes from Magnolia Grill (Nov., $29.95) by Ben and Karen Barker features recipes from this popular Durham, N.C., restaurant. Advertising. Good Cook Book Club selection. Author tour.
UNIV. OF NORTH TEXAS PRESS
The Best from Helen Corbitt's Kitchens (Sept., $29.95), edited by Patty Vineyard MacDonald, serves up recipes from Corbitt's cooking schools and her years with Neiman Marcu's Zodiac Room.
Healthy Jewish Cooking (Sept., $29.95) by Steven Raichlen. The maestro of low-fat cooking makes this fare even lighter and healthier. 5-city author tour.
Nancy Silverton's Pastries from the LaBrea Bakery (Sept., $35) offers more than 150 treats from the original pastry chef at Spago. Author tour.
Lifestyle & How-To
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (Sept., $29.95) by Michael Thibodeau and Jana Martin chronicles the changing ways that cigarette brands have been promoted over the years.
Giorgio Armani (Oct., $75) by Germano Celant and Harold Koda. This Guggenheim Museum publication explores the life and work of the fashion designer. Ad/promo.
[un] Fashion (Nov., $29.95) by Tibor and Maria Kalman offers an unconventional view of contemporary fashion from around the world. Ad/promo.
Garden Decorator (Sept., $24.95) by Gilly Love applies interior decorating concepts to outdoor spaces, adding a dash of horticulture.
In Touch: Texture in Design (Sept., $29.95) by Kelly Hoppen draws on both natural and man-made designs to create textured interiors.
ALLEN & UNWIN
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Tassels (Sept., $29.95) by Susan Dickens shows how to make tassels for decoration and display.
Leading the Artful Life: Interior Designs with Artistic Intuition (Nov., $27.95) by Mary Engelbreit offers a multitude of ideas from high-style homes. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Obsessed by Dress (Oct., $20) by Tobi Tobias, illus. by Chesley McLaren, compiles quotes from ancient and modern literature about beauty, vanity and identity that express our obsession with clothes.
BEYOND WORDS PUBLISHING
The Aloha Shirt: Spirit of the Islands (Sept., $45) by Dale Hope and Gregory Tozian tracks the evolution of the Hawaiian shirt. $50,000 ad/promo.
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Vogue Knitting: American Collection (Sept., $29.95), edited by Trisha Malcolm, features more than 50 designs by today's most talented American designers.
Floral Stitches: An Illustrated Guide (Nov., $26.95) by Judith Baker Montano provides design ideas and instructions for enhancing the home, clothing and special gifts.
Weekend Houses (Oct., $40) by Penelope Rowlands, photos by Mark Darley, profiles 27 locales for a weekend escape.
Home Office Planner: Hundreds of Great Ideas for Your New Office (Jan., $24.95) by Barty Phillips offers suggestions for a quick touch-up to a total overhaul.
COLLINS AND BROWN
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The Curtain and Fabric Selector: The Easy-to-Use Guide to Selecting Curtains and Fabrics (Oct., $24.95) by Wendy Baker provides a split-page format that allows the reader to match up 420 fabric swatches with more than 140 different window treatments.
Living Legacies: How to Write, Illustrate, and Share Your Life Stories (Jan., $18.95) by Duane Elgin and Coleen Le Drew encourages readers to create life stories and explains how to document family, accomplishments, travels and meaningful experiences.
CREATIVE HOMEOWNER PRESS
Home Book, The Ultimate Guide to Repairs & Improvements (Sept., $40) by Creative Homeowner editors includes photos, drawings, projects and instructions. 300,000 first printing. $600,000 ad/promo.
CREATIVE PUBLISHING INT'L
Coats & Clark Home Decor for Beginners (Sept., $17.95) includes detailed instructions and step-by-step photos for the novice.
DAVID & CHARLES
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The Cross Stitcher's Bible (Oct., $27.95) by Jane Greenoff provides information on techniques. BOMC's Crafters Book Club selection.
Christopher Lowell's Seven Layers of Design: Fearless, Fabulous Decorating (Sept., $29.95) by Christopher Lowell shows homeowners how to quickly and inexpensively transform their living spaces. Ad/promo. 12-city author tour.
Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats (Oct., $27.50) by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry. Essays capture the link between African head ornaments and the hats worn in America's black churches. Ad/promo. National Crowns exhibit and church tour.
F&W/NORTH LIGHT BOOKS
Teapots Transformed (Oct., $45) by Leslie Ferrin showcases more than 140 pieces.
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The Book of Kitchens (Oct., $50) by Anthony Rowley details the evolution of the kitchen with its appliances and utensils.
The Taste of Giverny: At Home with Monet and his American Friends (Oct., $35) by Claire L. Joyes. Photos, paintings and recipes from the late 19th century help recall the everyday life of American artists who befriended Monet in Giverny.
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A Home by the Sea (Oct., $29.95) by Liz Seymur features design ideas to maximize the best views and enhance the interior of a seaside home.
GRAPHIC ARTS/whitecap books
The Essential Guide to Upholstery (Sept.; $29.95, paper $19.95) details basic skills, advice and 25 projects for a range of furniture styles.
The Kama Sutra Box: The Rules of Love and Erotic Practice (Dec., $24.95) by Manuela Dunn Mascetti provides an explanation of erotic principles and techniques for making love; includes a statuette and a feather.
I Am Puppy, Hear Me Yap: The Ages of Dog (Oct., $20) by Roy Blount Jr. with photos by Valerie Shaff. Pictures of puppies and dogs are accompanied by rhyming verse. 75,000 first printing. Author publicity.
Why Bother? Why Not!: A Hollywood Insider Shows You How to Entertain Like a Star, in a Snap! (Dec., $30) by Laurin Sydney. CNN Hollywood correspondent Sydney presents entertaining and lifestyle tips based on a decade of celebrity interviews. 40,000 first printing.
Katie Brown Entertains: 16 Tables, 16 Menus, 16 Occasions (Oct., $35) reveals quick, easy and affordable secrets for casual entertaining. 75,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
The Latchkey Dog: How the Way You Live Shapes the Behavior of the Dog You Love (Dec., $22) by Jodi Anderson suggests behavior modification for dog owners in order to change their dog's behavior.
The Illustrated Cottage: A Decorative Fairy Tale Inspired by Provence (Sept., $30) by Nina Williams and Country Living editors explores the author's realization of her family cottage as a life-size storybook. Ad/promo. Author tour. BOMC selection.
The Metal Craft Book (Sept., $27.95) by Janice Eaton Kilby and Deborah Morgenthal features easy-to-make projects using a variety of materials.
The New Book of Table Settings (Sept., $27.95) by Chris Bryant and Paige Gilchrist is a guide for clever, creative and very doable table-setting ideas.
The Ultimate Clock Book (Sept., $24.95) by Paige Gilchrist offers 40 creative projects for making unique clocks.
For Every Cat an Angel (Jan., $9.95) by Christine Davis celebrates the timeless connection between people and their cats.
Bark: Selected P ms About Dogs (Sept., $18.95), illust. by Ferris Cook, shares the joys of canines, accompanied by charcoal illustrations.
The Love Spell Box: 30 Potent Spells to Enhance Your Love Life (Oct., $16.95) by Gillian Kemp includes a book and playing cards with spells.
Pearls of Country Wisdom: Hints from a Small Town on Keeping Garden and Home (Sept., $19.95) by Deborah S. Tukua features more than 700 time- and money-saving tips and recipes for house, garden and farm. 50,000 first printing.
Quotable Cat Lover, edited by Charles Elliot, and Quotable Dog Lover (Oct., $20 each), edited by Patricia M. Sherwood, celebrate "fur children" with funny and heartwarming comments.
MARLOWE & COMPANY
Gay Star Signs: How to Meet and Keep the Man of Your Dreams (Nov., $24.95) by Max Bowman supplies an astrology guide for gay men.
Lionel: America's Favorite Toy Trains (Sept., $29.95) by Gerry and Janet Souter chronicles the evolution of the toy train, discussing business and marketing, electrical innovations and period advertising.
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS
Better Homes & Gardens Second Home (Oct., $34.95) advises readers on how to select the best site for a second home. 80,000 first printing. BOMC selection. National media tour.
The Home Depot Decorating 1-2-3 (Oct., $34.95) explains more than 100 new decorating projects. 225,000 first printing.
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Miller's Collecting Glass: The Facts at Your Fingertips (Oct., $19.95) by Sarah Yates provides information on recognizing marks and makes, techniques to date pieces, collecting trends and up-to-date price ranges.
Southwest Style (Sept., $40) by Linda Mason Hunter suggests interior designs based on Southwest chic.
OHIO UNIV. PRESS
West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers: Ech s from the Hills (Nov.; $60, paper $29.95) by Fawn Valentine. Published in association with the West Virginia Heritage Quilt Search Inc., this work documents the history behind 4,000 quilts stitched since 1940 with each quilt telling its own story about domestic, state and regional issues.
African Style: Down to the Details (Oct., $32.50) by Sharne Algotsson, photos by George Ross. Step-by-step projects are accompanied with before-and-after photographs of African-inspired interiors. Advertising. 3-city author tour.
Debbie Travis' Weekend Projects: More than 55 One-of-a-Kind Designs You Can Make in Under Two Days (Oct., $29.95) by Debbie Travis and Barbara Dingle includes instructions for projects and explanations of the tools and materials needed. Advertising
Emergency Animal Rescue Stories (Sept., $24.95) by Terri Crisp features stories of the volunteers who locate animals after floods, fires, hurricanes, earthquakes and other disasters. Author media tour.
Decorating for the Holidays (Sept., $27.50) by Valerie Parr Hill offers inspiration on how to create festive homes with an emphasis on family traditions. Author tour.
It's a Fit!: Dressing with Style, Confidence and Comfort (Nov., $24) by Susan Graver gives wardrobing advice. Author tour.
China Chic: A Personal Journey Through Chinese Style (Sept., $60) by Vivienne Tam. Fashion designer Tam presents an illustrated book on Chinese style, from fashion to food, art to Zen gardens. 40,000 first printing. Author publicity.
Room Recipes: Ingredients for Great-Looking Rooms (Nov., $35) by Cheryl and Jeffrey Katz advises on paint, fabrics, hardware and flooring choices. Advertising. Author tour.
Timberframe Interiors (Sept., $39.95) by Dick Pirozzolo and Linda Corzine is a decorating guide specifically for timberframe houses.
Inside Log Homes (Oct., $39.95) by Cindy Thiede offers suggestions for log cabin living.
Colorful Illusions: Tricks to Fool Your Eyes (Sept., $19.95) by Aki Nurosi and Mark Shulman teaches slight of hand.
Hand Decorating Paper (Sept., $21.95) by Marie Browning explains how to make paper for stationary and gift wrap.
Creative Greeting Cards (Sept., $24.95) by Sandi Genovese suggests material and techniques for making unique cards at minimum expense.
Family Crafting: Fun Projects to Do Together (Sept., $27.95) by Carol Scheffler, NBC's Today program contributor. BOMC main.
Marvelous Mosaics with Unusual Materials (Sept., $27.95) by George W. Shannon and Pat Torlen offers techniques and materials for making 20 decorative items.
Gilbert & Sullivan Christmas (Oct., $17.95) by John Van der Kiste is an anthology of Christmas season material from the life and times of Gilbert and Sullivan.
Ferrari: The Racing Cars (Jan., $27.95) by Keith Bluemer supplies a pictorial history of the famous racing cars.
TASCHEN AMERICA LLC
London Interiors (Sept., $39.99) by Jane Edwards, edited by Angelika Taschen, focuses on more than 40 homes in the London area, highlighting unique rooms and spaces.
Power Sewing Step-By-Step (Sept., $34.95) by Sandra Betzina provides instructions and photos for both basic and new sewing techniques.
Understanding Wood: A Craftsman's Guide to Wood Technology (Oct., $39.95) by Bruce Hoadley covers the nature of wood and its properties, the basics of wood technology and the woodworker's raw materials.
TEN SPEED PRESS
To Honolulu in Five Days: Cruising Aboard Matson's S.S. Lurline 1933-1963 (Jan., $17.95) by Lynn and Nick Krantz and Mary Thiele Fobian recalls the bygone days of glamorous cruise ship passage.
THAMES & HUDSON
Practically Minimal (Oct., $40) by Maggie Toy embraces the theory that less is more.
Feng Shui for Modern Living: Bring Harmony, Health, Wealth and Happiness into Your Life (Sept., $29.95) by Stephen Skinner with Mary Lambert features ideas for creating peace and harmony in the modern home. BOMC One Spirit and Country Homes & Gardens selections.
Japan: Global Designs for New Look Interiors and Tibet:... (Oct., $24.95 each) both by Marion Elliot are new titles in the Global Crafts series.
Grand Illusions New Country (Oct., $29.95) by Nick Ronald and David Roberts emphasizes the comfort, color and elegance of country style. BOMC Crafter's Choice and Country Homes & Gardens selections.
Living with Zen (Sept., $40) by Ou Baholyodhin teaches how to bring the harmony of Zen-inspired thought into all aspects of life.
Barbie Live: The World's Most Famous Doll Having the Time of Her Life (Nov., $29.95) by Lisa Birnbach, photos by Nancy Ellison, presents Barbie in real-life settings. Ad/promo.
Women to Women: A New Plan for Success and Well-Being from Today's Most Celebrated Women (Nov., $29.95) by Christina Lessa offers strategies for maintaining a sound mind and fit body.
Maharajas' Jewels (Oct., $67.50) by Katherine Prior and John Adamson traces the rise and fall of India's royal houses through the fortunes of their crown jewels.
The Fireplace Book (Nov., $27.95) by Miranda Innes surveys a variety of modern and historical hearths.
The Old Harley: The Ultimate Tribute to the World's Greatest Motorcycle (Sept., $29.95), edited by Michael Dregni, compiles stories, art and photography that pay tribute to the popular bike.
Labs Afield: The Ultimate Tribute to the World's Greatest Retriever (Oct., $29.95), edited by Todd R. Berger, photos by Alan and Sandy Carey, is a pictorial anthology devoted to hunting Labs.
Hidden Treasures: Searching for Masterpieces of American Furniture (Nov., $29.95) by Leigh and Leslie Keno with Joan Barzilay Freund collects stories about discovering rare American antiques in unlikely places. Ad/promo. 13-city author tour.
Fusion Interiors: The International Design of Andrew Martin (Oct., $35) by Martin Waller and Dominic Bradbury teaches how to create unique interiors by using ideas from around the world. 25,000 first printing.
Fancy Goldfish: A Complete Guide to Care and Collecting (Oct., $24.95) by Erik L. Johnson and Richard E. Hess provides thorough instructions and includes color illustrations.
WILLOW CREEK PRESS
Decking the Halls: The Folklore and Traditions of Christmas Plants (Sept., $12.95) by Linda Allen traces the history and folklore behind the use of traditional Christmas plants.
The Golden Retriever: A Comprehensive Guide to Buying, Owning & Training by Jason Smith and The Labrador Retriever:... by Steve Smith (Sept., $14.95 each) cover breed characteristics, history, puppy selection, training and care.