Spring 2001 Book List
Edited by Laurele Riippa. Compiled by Lynn Andriani, Dena Croog, Robert Dahlin, Charles Hix, Julia Moberg, Karole Riippa and Bella Stander. -- 1/22/01
Business &Personal Finance | Cookbooks, Wine &Entertaining | War &Military
Sports | Childcare &Parenting | Reference | Health, Beauty &Fitness
Humor | Politics
Business &Personal Finance
God Is My CEO (Apr., $19.95) by Larry Julian shows how to follow God's principles in a bottom-line world. 50,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 40-city TV/radio satellite tour.
ALM PUBLISHING (dist. by IPG)
Biz Dev 3.0, Business Development at E-Speed (June, $24.95) by Brad Keywell explains business development concepts and how to use them for company growth. 35,000 first printing. $200,000 ad/promo.
The Nokia Revolution: The Story of an Extraordinary Company That Transformed an Industry (Apr., $27.95) by Dan Steinbock reveals how the Finnish company built its existing capabilities into competitive advantages. Ad/promo.
The Girls' Guide to Power and Success (May, $22.95) by Susan Wilson Solovic presents strategies to help women carve out an equitable share of the business turf.
Pushing the Digital Frontier: Insights into the Changing Landscape of E-Business (June, $27.95), edited by Nirmal Pal and Judith M. Ray, offers the latest research findings on how traditional firms are transforming themselves into successful e-businesses.
Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time (Mar., $19.95) by Brian Tracy. The author of Maximum Achievement and The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success distills the essence of time management.
Get Paid More and Promoted Faster: 21 Great Ways to Get Ahead in Your Career (July, $19.95) by Brian Tracy offers practical and easy-to-implement ideas.
Companion to Economic Forecasting (July, $124.95) by Michael Clements examines modeling nonlinearities and business-cycle features into an economic time series.
Slack: And Other Secrets of the Agile Organization (Apr., $24) by Tom DeMarco advocates employing a little more staff than less for greater flexibility, growth and maneuverability during times of change.
THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION
The Economic Impact of the Internet Revolution (Apr., $17.50) by Robert E. Litan and Alice M. Rivlin. Two noted economists take a macro view of the Internet phenomenon.
50 Companies That Changed the World (Mar., $21.99) by Howard Rothman shows how some of the greatest businesses achieved their success.
The Customer Revolution: Let Your Customers Transform Your Business (Mar., $27.50) by Patricia B. Seybold. The author of Customers.com tells why and how the Internet economy is giving way to the customer "e-conomy." 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Chicks Laying Nest Eggs: How Ten Ordinary Women Started an Online Investment Club and Crushed the Market--and How You Can, Too! (Apr., $24.95) by Karin Housley. Ten computer-connected women around the country make a success of investing. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. 9-city author tour.
Jesus, Inc.: Doing Well by Doing Right (Apr., $21) by Laurie Beth Jones shows how to find soul satisfaction in work. 75,000 first printing. 6-city author tour.
The Other 90%: How to Unlock Your Vast Untapped Potential for Leadership &Life (May, $24) by Robert K. Cooper helps readers get in touch with their reserves of creativity and intelligence. Ad/promo. 18-city author tour. 20-city radio satellite tour.
Breakthrough Creativity: Achieving Top Performance Using the Eight Creative Talents (June, $26.95) by Lynne C. Levesque teaches how to be more creative at work by understanding one's personality patterns.
Speed Is Life: The CEO of Lycos Reveals His Secrets to Surviving and Thriving on Internet Time (Apr., $24.95) by Robert J. Davis advises companies on how to compete in the world of e-commerce and how investors can identify those with the best earnings potential.
Russell Rules: 11 Lessons on Leadership from the 20th Century's Greatest Champion (May, $24.95) by Bill Russell with David Falkner offers insight into how anyone can become a champion in business and life. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Avoiding Business Blunders: The New Etiquette for Climbing the Corporate Ladder (Aug., $21.95) by Mary Mitchell explains the "new manners" of today's business world.
FARRAR, STRAUS &GIROUX
Toward Rational Exuberance: The Evolution of the Modern Stock Market (May, $25) by B. Mark Smith posits that the modern stock market is the product of a dynamic evolutionary process that can no longer be predicted by historical standards.
The Greatest Sales Training in the World (June, $20) by Robert Nelson tells how to increase sales profits and personal income; based on Og Mandino's inspirational bestseller. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
THE FREE PRESS
Dream Big!: A Roadmap for Facing Life's Challenges and Creating the Life You Deserve (Mar., $23) by Deborah Rosado Shaw. The founder and CEO of a multimillion-dollar business helps women turn dreams into reality. Author tour. 20-city radio satellite tour.
The Power of Positive Thinking in Business: The 10 Traits for Maximum Success (May, $24) by Scot W. Ventrella translates Norman Vincent Peale's teachings into a business program. Advertising. 20-city radio satellite tour.
The New Market Leaders: Who's Winning and How in the Battle for Customers (June, $28) by Fred Wiersema. The author of The Discipline of Market Leaders examines the practical strategies that set winning companies apart from the pack. Ad/promo. 20-city radio tour.
Just for Fun: The Story of an Accidental Revolutionary (May, $26) by Linus Torvalds, creator of LINUX, with David Diamond is a self-portrait by the man who has become the key figure in the open-source software movement. 75,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
e-Stocks: Finding the Hidden Blue Chips among the Internet Imposters (June, $30) by Peter S. Cohan offers a guide to valuing and investing in Internet stocks. 50,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Use the News: The Inside Scoop on the Wall Street Information Machine and How to Use It to Make Money (June, $26) by Maria Bartiromo. The star of CNBC's Market Week with Maria Bartiromo presents investment strategies.
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL PRESS
Evolve!: Succeeding in the Digital Culture of Tomorrow (Mar., $27.50) by Rosabeth Moss Kanter probes the changing nature of the workplace and how the Internet has spawned a new e-culture that has penetrated all aspects of our lives. First serial to Inc. magazine.
The Attention Economy: Understanding the New Currency of Business (June, $29.95) by Thomas Davenport and John Beck argues that attention is the scarcest element in today's economy and looks at the implications for businesses, organizations and individuals.
The Soulful Money Manual: 9 Keys to Being Effective, Happy and at Peace with Money (Mar., $14.95) by Richard Mitz outlines a plan for finding financial peace and freedom, told in the spirit of Conversations with God. 25,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 10-city author tour. 20-city radio satellite tour.
Turn Your Passion into Profits (Aug., $25) by Janet Allon and the Victoria editors. In this follow-up to The Business of Bliss, women entrepreneurs share lessons, hints and success stories about small business start-ups.
Leadership Ensemble: Lessons in Collaborative Management from the World's Only Conductorless Orchestra (May, $25) by Harvey Seifter and Peter Economy tells how business leaders can follow the example set by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
Don't Send a Résumé: And Other Contrarian Rules to Help Land a Great Job (May, $16.95) by Jeffery J. Fox. The author of How to Become CEO reveals the path to ultimately landing that position. 75,000 first printing. Author publicity.
The Future of Leadership: Today's Top Leadership Thinkers Speak to Tomorrow's Leaders (June, $26.95), edited by Warren Bennis and Gretchen M. Spreitzer, collects leadership gurus' philosophies.
Business 2010: Positioning Your Company and Yourself in a Rapidly Changing World (Mar., $29.95) by Fred Harmon describes how global and societal trends will affect companies in the years to come.
Brand Slam: Achieving Global Brand Marketing Stardom (May, $TBA) by Frank Delano debunks "overwrought strategic planning." Advertising.
Get Better or Get Beaten: 35 Leadership Secrets from GE's Jack Welch (Apr., $19.95) by Robert Slater is an updated edition of Welch's views on management and leadership. Ad/promo.
Digital Deflation: Solving the Mystery of the New Economy: What's Driving It, Where It's Going and Who Wins (May, $24.95) by Graham Tanaka reveals how advances in new technologies have improved prices, performance and services, and what this means for the economy.
The Seven Steps to Nirvana: Strategic Insights into eBusiness Transformation (May, $24.95) by Mohanbir Sawhney and Jeff Zabin explains how to transform a traditional business into an e-business.
Global E-Commerce Strategies for Small Businesses (June, $24.95) by Eduardo da Costa describes the export opportunities that e-commerce holds for small- to medium-size enterprises.
NATIONAL TEXTBOOK COMPANY
S.U.R.E.-Fire Direct Response Marketing: Managing Business-to-Business Sales Leads for Bottom-Line Success (Apr., $39.95) by Russell Kern delivers a program for boosting direct advertising response rates, converting sales leads into ongoing revenue.
The Laws of Teamwork (July, $19.99) by John C. Maxwell advocates working together, whether in business, church, sports or the family.
Success @ Life: How to Catch and Live Your Dream--A Zentrepreneur's Guide (May, $18.95) by Ron Rubin and Stuart Avery Gold. The "ministers" of the Republic of Tea share their business and life strategies.
Next: The Invisible Revolution (June, $22.95) by Michael Lewis. The author of Liar's Poker and The New New Thing takes a mordant tour of the brave new world spawned by the Internet. Ad/promo. 12-city author tour.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
The Generations of Corning: The Life and Times of a Global Corporation (June, $25) by Davis Dyer and Daniel Gross is a comprehensive history of the company.
The Best Business Stories of the Year: 2001 Edition (Mar.; $26, paper $14), edited by Andrew Leckey and Marshall L b, collects pieces from such publications as the New Yorker, Wired, Forbes and Rolling Stone. Advertising. Author publicity.
Wireless Nation: The Frenzied Launch of the Cellular Revolution in America (July, $27) by James B. Murray Jr. studies the entrepreneurs and corporate raiders who built America's wireless industry.
The Whoosh Factor: Achieving Lasting Success Through Constant Innovation (Aug., $25) by Tom McGehee. Ernst &Young's "oracle of innovation" reveals the keys to thriving in today's business climate.
The Armchair Millionaire: How Ordinary People Can Build Extraordinary Wealth (Mar., $24.95) by Lewis Schiff and Douglas Gerlach outlines a plan that tells readers what, where, when and how much to invest. Ad/promo. 15-city radio satellite tour.
PRENTICE HALL PRESS
Planet AOL: From "Anywhere" to "Everywhere" with Time Warner and Beyond (June, $25) by Terry Wooten examines the company that brought the Internet to millions of American households.
Move to the Front: Leadership Secrets for Women (Mar., $19.95) by Col. Jo B. Rusin (Ret.) distills the author's 30 years of experience in making her way among men. 50,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo. 25-city radio satellite tour.
Successful Biotech Investing (May, $29.95) by J Duarte, M.D., combines medical insight and financial experience to aid investors in this growing market sector.
Free Flight: Inventing the Future of Travel (Apr., $25) by James Fallows analyzes the problems of the airline industry and looks into its future. Ad/promo. Author tour.
The Coming Collapse of China (Aug., $25.95) by Gordon Chang takes an alarming new viewpoint, describing China's impending economic and political crash. Author tour.
Crossing the Unknown Sea (Mar., $24.95) by David Whyte discusses work--the place where the self meets the world.
Suze Orman's Complete Guide to Your Money: Essential Information from America's Most Trusted Expert (July, $35) by Suze Orman is a financial library by the bestselling money expert. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Be Quick but Don't Hurry: Management Secrets from John Wooden's Pyramid of Success (Mar., $23) by Andrew Hill. A basketball player-turned-businessman shares the management secrets of Wooden, his UCLA coach and the most successful college basketball coach in history. 100,000 first printing. Author publicity. 20-city radio satellite tour.
Profit from the Evening News (Apr., $21.95) by Marie Bussing-Burks helps viewers understand and use leading economic indicators for personal financial success.
Working Virtually: Managing the Human Element for Successful Virtual Teams and Organizations (May, $29.95) by Trina H fling outlines the human skills needed for successful virtual workplaces.
Why I Hate Flying: Tales for the Tormented Traveler (Apr., $16.95) by Henry Mintzberg. A leading management guru scrutinizes the management practices of airlines and airports. 50,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.
Japan, the Toothless Tiger (June, $24.95) by Declan Hayes examines the changing face of Asia's political economy.
What Would Buddha Do at Work?: 101 Answers to the Dilemmas of the Workplace (June, $19.95) by Franz Metcalf and BJ Gallagher Hateley offers "enlightened" answers to workplace questions. Author tour.
Women, Myths, and Money: A Roadmap for Financial Well-Being (Apr., $24) by Olivia Mellan and Sherry Christie shows women how to create and maintain financial security. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour.
WALL STREET JOURNAL BOOKS
Networth: Successful Investing in the Companies That Will Dominate the Internet (May, $25) by Steven E. Frank gives Internet investment advice. Ad/promo. Author publicity. 20-city radio satellite tour.
Free Agent Nation: How America's New Independent Workers Are Transforming the Way We Live (Apr., $24.95) by Daniel H. Pink predicts the death of the conventional "job" and the rise of the "self-employed society." Ad/promo. 25-city radio satellite tour.
101 Reasons to Own the World's Greatest Investment--Warren Buffett's Berkshire-Hathaway (Apr., $19.95) by Robert P. Miles tells why this model firm is the perfect investment for virtually anyone. 50,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
Jack Welch: An American Icon (May, $24.95) by Janet Lowe offers a perspective on the personal philosophy, business savvy and future of the GE chairman. 75,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.
The Murdoch Mission: The Digital Transformation of a Media Empire (Aug., $42.95) by Wendy Goldman Rohm follows the makeover of the media conglomerate.
12 Stupid Things People Do with Their Money (Aug., $19.99) by Dan Benson exposes financial mistakes and provides a guide to a secure future.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
The Market System: What It Is, How It Works, and What to Make of It (Apr., $26) by Charles E. Lindblom presents a view of the market system in nontechnical language.
Cookbooks, Wine &Entertaining
AMERICAN EXPRESS (dist. by Sterling)
Food &Wine 2001: An Entire Year of Recipes from America's Best Food Magazine (Mar., $27.95) provides recipes from great chefs and trendy eateries.
Mary Engelbreit's Dining Out Cookbook (May, $24.95), edited by Jean Lowe, illus. by Mary Engelbreit, offers more than 100 recipes plus imaginative ideas for al fresco dining. 100,000 first printing.
Taste of Home (May, $27.50) by David Page and Barbara Shinn. The chefs/proprietors of Home in New York City's Greenwich Village provide an innovative take on classic comfort foods, such as grilled bleu cheese and apple sandwiches.
ATRIUM (dist. by Dufour Editions)
The CafÃ© Paradiso Cookbook (Mar., $29.95) by Denis Cotter presents new recipes from the Cork, Ireland, vegetarian restaurant.
Sally Clarke's Book (Mar., $30) by Sally Clarke features recipes for the dishes served at the author's London restaurant.
Iron Chef: The Official Book (Apr., $21.95) by Iron Chef creators and staff is a photo-filled guide to this cult TV hit.
The Wines and Vineyards of South Africa (Apr., $29.95) by Wendy T rien pays tribute to South African wines.
Family Circle Quick &Easy Recipes (Mar., $24.95) by Family Circle editors offers 300 recipes created for the time-crunched cook. Ad/promo. 5-city author tour.
Sarabeth's Cookbook: More than 150 Recipes for Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dessert from New York's Renowned Restaurant/Bakery (May, $30) by Sarabeth Levine spotlights recipes for the restaurateur/cook's popular dishes.
The Garden Entertaining Cookbook: Recipes and Menus for Casual Dining Outdoors (May, $24.95) by Barbara Scott-Goodman and Mary Goodbody provides recipes and creative menus.
Olives, Anchovies and Capers: The Secret Ingredients of the Mediterranean Table (July, $19.95) by Georgeanne Brennan features recipes plus basic techniques for salting, brining, curing and seasoning these delicacies.
Enoteca: Simple, Delicious Recipes in the Italian Wine Bar Tradition (Aug., $24.95) by Joyce Goldstein.
One Pot Wonders (May, $24.95) by Conrad Gallagher demonstrates how to create a meal using only one pan.
Smoke It! (Apr., $12.98) by Paul Kirk. The man known as the Barbecue Baron presents recipes for a variety of ways to smoke meats, poultry and seafood.
The Cuisines of India: The Art of Regional Indian Cooking (Aug., $27.50) by Smita and Sanjeev Chandra. Indian history and lore accompany recipes arranged by region. Author publicity.
Cooking with Herbs: The Flavor of Provence (Mar., $35) by Michel Biehn explores the characteristics and uses of these regional herbs in a variety of ProvenÃ§al dishes.
HAMLYN (dist. by Sterling)
SPAM: The Cookbook (June, $9.95) by Marguerite Patten. More than 20 recipes are framed by anecdotes and historical facts.
The Prostate Diet Cookbook: Cancer-Fighting Foods for a Healthy Prostate (Apr., $23.95) by Buffy Sanders offers dietary guidelines plus 188 recipes.
The River Run Cookbook: Southern Comfort from Vermont (Mar., $30) byJimmy and Maya Kennedy and Marialisa Calta collects home-style recipes from this popular Vermont cafÃ©. 25,000 first printing. Author publicity. 25-city radio satellite tour.
Vegetarian Classics: A Comprehensive Collection of Original and Updated Favorites (May, $27.50) by Jeanne Lemlin features more than 350 recipes. 30,000 first printing. Author publicity.
The Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table: Recipes and Reminiscences from Vietnam's Best Market Kitchens, Street Cafes, and Home Cooks (Aug., $25) by Mai Pham. A chef and cooking teacher offers a collection of authentic recipes. 30,000 first printing. Advertising. 5-city author tour.
The Best of Taiwanese Cuisine (Apr., $24.95) by Karen Hulene Bartell assembles more than 100 recipes presented seasonally while recognizing traditional celebrations.
How to Read a French Fry: What Happens When Oil Meets Water and Other Stories of Intriguing Kitchen Science (May, $25) by Russ Parsons looks at the connections between science and cooking; includes more than 100 recipes. 25,000 first printing. Advertising. 7-city author tour.
Portuguese Homestyle Cooking (Mar., $25) by Ana Patuleia Ortins gathers recipes and stories from an immigrant kitchen where culinary traditions were handed down from father to daughter.
The Foods of Israel Today (Mar., $40) by Joan Nathan. More than 300 recipes and memories reflect Israel's past and present through its many cuisines. 50,000 first printing.
Compassionate Cuisine: Gourmet Vegetarian Recipes &the Philosophy and Culture of Caring (Apr., $29.95) by Vrnda Devi spells out scientific and spiritual advantages of vegetarian cooking and provides more than 200 recipes.
Better Homes and Gardens: Simple Secrets to Better Everyday Cooking (Mar., $29.95) offers time-saving tips and flavor-enhancing techniques from the BH&G test kitchen. 50,000 first printing.
Biba's Taste of Italy: Recipes from the Homes, Trattorie and Restaurants of Emilia-Romagna (Mar., $30) by Biba Caggiano brings the authentic flavor of Northern Italy into home kitchens. 75,000 first printing. Author publicity.
The Glorious Foods of Greece: Traditional Recipes from the Islands, Cities, and Villages (Mar., $40) by Diane Kochilas presents 400 classic and contemporary recipes from every region of Greece. 25,000 first printing. Author publicity.
The Stonewall Kitchen Cookbook (Apr., $30) by Jonathan King and Jim Stott. The originators of the Stonewall Kitchen line of jams, chutneys, mustards and other savories show how to use them in a variety of recipes. 40,000 first printing. Author publicity.
Barefoot Contessa Parties!: Ideas and Recipes for Easy Parties that Are Really Fun (Mar., $32.50) by Ina Garten arranges ideas for 16 parties by season. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour.
The Colonial Williamsburg Tavern Cookbook (Mar., $19.95) by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation collects 200 recipes for dishes served in the town's four authentic 18th-century taverns.
Omaha Steaks: Let's Grill (Mar., $13.95) by John Harrisson with Frederick J. Simon. The mail-order food company offers a pocket-sized primer for mastering the art of grilling; includes 60 recipes. Advertising.
Cooking Thin with Chef Kathleen: 200 Easy Recipes for Healthy Weight Loss (June, $26) by Kathleen Daelemans. The chef shares the gourmet diet that helped her lose more than 70 pounds. 40,000 first printing.
Brilliant Food Tips &Cooking Tricks (July, $29.95) by David Joachim. Editor/author Joachim teams up with five cooking gurus to create a one-stop kitchen bible.
RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS
Larissa's Breadbook (Apr., $19.99) by Lorraine Johnson-Coleman combines a fictional story of a girl's discovery of the different cultures in her own backyard with a cookbook of more than 150 bread recipes. 10-cityauthor tour.
RYLAND PETERS &SMALL
Dim Sum (Mar., $12.95) by Fiona Smith contains easy-to-prepare recipes for delicious finger food from Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Japan and China.
Grill Pan Cooking (May, $12.95) by Elsa Petersen Schepelern. Thirty recipes create barbecue flavor in a stove-top grill pan.
ST. MARTIN'S PRESS
Ciao Italia--Bringing Italy Home (May, $29.95) by Mary Ann Esposito. The popular cook takes a culinary tour of Italy and includes 130 new recipes. 50,000 first printing.
Joy of Cooking: All About Breakfasts and Brunches; ...All About Grilling (May, $19.95 each); ...All About Salads &Dressings (June, $19.95) by Erma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker and Ethan Becker are new additions to the Joy of Cookingseries. Author publicity.
Summer in Santa Fe (Apr., $29.95) by Janet Mitchell and Johanna Omelia provides recipes and celebrates the city's history, folklore, traditions and cultural events.
The Spice Routes (May, $32) by Chris and Carolyn Caldicott is a culinary travel guide to exotic corners of the globe from Peru to Kathmandu to Zanzibar.
The Farmer's Market Guide to Vegetables by Bridget Jones and The Farmer's Market Guide to Fruits by Jenni Fleetwood (Mar., $24.95 each) show the ins and outs of storing, selecting, preparing and cooking produce.
Classic Summer Cocktails (Mar., $14.95) by Salvatore Calabrese covers tall, cool refreshments.
STEWART, TABORI &CHANG
Simply Salmon (June, $19.95) by Jim Peterson highlights the fish's versatility in 65 recipes.
TEN SPEED PRESS
Mrs. Wilkes' Cookbook: Recipes and Recollections from Her Savannah Table (Mar., $29.95) by Sema Wilkes with John T. Edge leads a tour of Southern cooking from the winner of the 1999 James Beard America's Regional Classic Award.
Tetsuya: Recipes from Australia's Most Acclaimed Chef (Apr., $35) by Tetsuya Wakuda presents the chef's unique cuisine, a combination of Japanese minimalism and traditional French.
Mustards' Grill Cookbook: Truck Stop Deluxe in Napa Valley (May, $40) by Cindy Pawlcyn features more than 125 of the restaurant's signature dishes.
The Bay Wolf Cookbook (June, $35) by Michael Wild and Larry Goldman. Recipes follow the California Bay Area restaurant through the seasons.
Williams-Sonoma: Complete Grilling Cookbook (Apr., $23.50). More than 200 recipes showcase main courses plus side dishes and desserts.
Williams-Sonoma Savoring Series: Savoring Mexico (May, $39.95) by Marilyn Tausend takes readers on a journey through marketplaces and remote villages, and includes more than 140 authentic recipes.
Garlic: Garlic Recipes from Leading Chefs from Around the World (Mar., $24.95) celebrates this indispensable ingredient.
The Food of Venice: Authentic Recipes from the City of Romance (Mar., $18.95) by Luigi Veronelli presents recipes from the city at the heart of Italian cuisine.
Tapas: The Essential Kitchen (Aug., $18.95) by Richard Tapper offers easy-to-follow recipes for this Spanish favorite.
The Valentino Cookbook (Mar., $34.95) by Piero Selvaggio and Karen Stabiner. The owner of the L.A. restaurant Valentino shares anecdotes and recipes. Author publicity.
The Nantucket Restaurants Cookbook: Menus and Recipes from the Faraway Isle (Apr., $34.95) by Melissa Clark and Samara Farber Mormar gathers more than 100 recipes from 18 Nantucket restaurants.
WEBSTERS INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHERS (dist. by Antique Collectors' Club)
Burton Anderson's Best Wines of Italy (July, $29.95) by Burton Anderson. A leading authority on Italian wines selects more than 200 of his personal favorites.
WHITECAP BOOKS (dist. by Graphic Arts Center)
The Food of Italy (Mar.) and The Food of France (Apr., $35 each), edited by Kay Halsey, present pictorial essays on the gastronomic cultures of these countries.
Chef's Night Out: From Four-Star Restaurants to Neighborhood Favorites: 100 Top Chefs Tell You Where (and How!) to Enjoy the Best (Mar., $29.95) by Andrew Dornenburg and Karen Page. Discover where chefs eat and gain inspiration. Author tour.
The Medic: A True Story of WWII (May, $22.95) by Leo Litwak tells the story of a Jewish combat medic in Germany during the last days of WWII. Advertising. Author tour.
Navy SEALs: A History of the Early Years (June, $21.95) by Kevin Dockery offers an illustrated history of the Navy SEALs' origins.
Glory Enough for All: Sheridan's Second Raid and the Battle of Trevilian Station (Apr., $27.50) by Eric J. Wittenberg provides a strategic analysis of the pivotal Civil War battle.
The U.S. Navy in the Vietnam War: An Illustrated History (Apr., $42.95) by Edward J. Maroida presents an account of the policies, campaigns, programs and operations involving naval personnel in Vietnam.
The Whites of Their Eyes: Experiences of Close Combat (May, $TBA) by Roger Ford compiles a multinational history of close-quarter combat, including trench warfare, urban and night fighting, ambushes and hostage rescue.
THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION
Defending America: The Case for Limited National Missile Defense (Apr., $24.95) by James M. Lindsay and Michael O'Hanlon explores arguments on national missile defense.
The Eastern Front in Photographs: From Operation Barbarossa to Stalingrad and Berlin (June, $40) by John and Ljubica Erickson captures the brutality, horror and heroism of war in more than 300 photos. Ad/promo.
CASSELL (dist. by Sterling)
Bomber Missions: Aviation of World War II (Apr., $29.95) by G.E. Patrick Murray features 75 paintings that showcase the drama and action of combat in World WarII.
U.S. Army and Marine Infantry Organization: Structure and Evolution, 1898-1998 (Apr., $45) by John Sayen contains details of the long process, often based on trial and error under combat conditions, that led to today's American military organization.
The Normandy Campaign: 6 June 1944-25 August 1944 (June, $29.95) by Victor Brooks analyzes the Allied invasion of France, with a hard look at the major military and civilian leaders' performances.
Fleets of World War II (Apr., $39.95) by Richard Worth identifies all navies that existed worldwide during WWII.
Last Chance for Victory: Robert E. Lee and the Gettysburg Campaign (Apr., $37.95) by Scott Bowden and Bill Ward interprets the actions of Lee and his generals based on European tactics of the time.
GRUB STREET (dist. by Seven Hills)
Fire by Night: The Dramatic Story of One Pathfinder Crew and Black Thursday, 16/17 December 1943 (Mar., $31.95) by Jennie Gray. The author's father was one of only a few airmen who survived a foggy night run after a Berlin raid.
HARPERCOLLINS UK (dist. by Trafalgar Square)
The Great World War 1914-45: Volume One--Lightning Strikes Twice (Apr., $45) by Peter Liddle, John Bourne and Ian Whitehead. Historians from more than 20 countries collaborate on a major study.
HISTOIRE &COLLECTIONS (dist. by Combined)
Americans in Brittany 1944: The Battle for Brest (Apr., $37.95) by Jonathan Gawne draws on eyewitness accounts for the story of a hard-fought battle on the flank of the Normandy landings.
Pearl Harbor: The Movie and the Moment (May, $35), edited by Linda Sunshine, tells of the infamous day in history, including color photos of Jerry Bruckheimer's upcoming film. 75,000 first printing.
Lockheed Stealth: The Evolution of an American Arsenal (Apr., $29.95) by Bill Sweetman documents how Skunkworks designers and engineers minimized and even eliminated radar, thermal and acoustic signatures from current sophisticated spy planes.
NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS
Green Berets in the Vanguard: Inside Special Forces, 1953-1965 (Mar., $28.95) by Chalmers Archer Jr. is a firsthand account of an African-American's experiences in the U.S. Army's elite Special Forces Unit during the early days of military integration.
The Eagle Mutiny (June, $32.95) by Richard Linnett and Roberto Loiederman uncovers a 1970 mutiny aboard an American ship carrying napalm to Vietnam.
OHIO UNIV. PRESS
Headquarters in the Brush: Blazer's Independent Union Scouts (June, $29.95) by Darl L. Stephenson re-creates the story of a special band of Union soldiers who faced John Mosby's Confederate rangers in the mountains of West Virginia.
PEN &SWORD (dist. by Combined)
No Mercy, No Leniency: Communist Mistreatment of British Prisoners of War in Korea (Mar., $36.95) by Cyril Cunningham features a firsthand account by a British scientist who interviewed POWs immediately after their release.
Rommel and Caporetto (Apr., $36.95) by John and Eileen Wilks describes Rommel's mountain warfare experience during World War I in the Italian Alps.
PRAEGER PUBLISHERS (dist. by NBN)
Hitler's Secret Pirate Fleet: The Deadliest Ships of World War II (June, $25) by James P. Duffy recounts the story of nine German warships that were disguised as innocent merchant vessels as they roamed the seas.
Spirit, Blood and Treasure: The American Cost of Battle in the 21st Century (June, $34.95), edited by Donald Vandergriff, argues for a revolution in American defense policy. Ad/promo.
A Few Good Men: The Fighting Fifth Marines: A History of the USMC's Most Decorated Regiment (Aug., $29.95) by Ronald J. Brown shows how the corps earned its reputation as the first to fight. Advertising. Radio satellite tour.
Tank Tactics: From Normandy to Lorraine (Mar., $59.95) by Roman Johann Jarymowycz analyzes tank battles in France during World War II.
The Silent War: The Cold War Battle Beneath the Sea (Apr., $26) by John PiÃ±a Craven reveals how the submarine service kept the peace during the Cold War through intelligence operations, technological innovation and heroic seafaring. 100,000 first printing.Ad/promo. Author publicity. 7-city author tour.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION PRESS
The Technological Arsenal: Emerging Defense Capabilities (May, $29.95) by William Martel discusses how the rapid pace of technological innovation is creating revolutionary change in defense strategy.
Rising Sun Victorious: The Alternate History of How the Japanese Won the Pacific War (Apr., $34.95), edited by Peter G. Tsouras, projects realistic possibilities based on true circumstances. A Greenhill Book.
The 1865 Customs of Service for Non-Commissioned Officers and Soldiers: A Handbook for the Rank and File of the Army (Apr., $14.95) by August V. Kautz features the Civil War soldier's and NCO's guide for all aspects of conduct and procedure in the field.
The War of Independence: The British Army in North America, 1775-1783 (Apr., $34.95) by Sir John Fortescue provides a detailed history of military operations during the American Revolution, told from the British perspective.
With Our Backs to Berlin: The German Army in Retreat 1945 (May, $27.95) by Tony Le Tissier. Based on interviews with former German soldiers, these episodes depict the circumstances of the Third Reich's final days.
THUNDER BAY PRESS
Historical Maps of Civil War Battlefields (Mar., $17.99) by Michael Sharpe provides a unique view of the war in maps and illustrations.
UNIV. OF NEBRASKA PRESS
MacArthur and the American Century: A Reader (Mar., $40), edited by William M. Leary. Essays scrutinize Gen. Douglas MacArthur's entire career and impact on history.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
Omaha Beach: A Flawed Victory (Apr., $34.95) by Adrian R. Lewis explains how the plan for swift victory at Omaha Beach went terribly wrong and turned into the bloodiest of the Allied invasions.
Gettysburg--The First Day (July, $34.95) by Harry W. Pfanz presents a carefully researched account of the events of July 1, 1863.
UNIV. OF NORTH TEXAS PRESS
Combat Chaplain: A Thirty-Year Vietnam Battle (Mar., $39.95) by James D. Johnson. The Vietnam War is described by a chaplain who chose to accompany his men, unarmed, into combat.
UNIV. OF OKLAHOMA PRESS
Native American Weapons (Apr., $29.95) by Colin F. Taylor surveys weapons made and used by American Indians north of present-day Mexico, from prehistoric times to the late 19th century.
UNIV. PRESS OF KENTUCKY
Silent Her s: Downed Airmen and the French Underground (Apr., $24) by Sherri Ottis recounts the stories of ordinary French citizens who lived through this real-life spy thriller during WWII.
UNIV. OF SOUTH CAROLINA PRESS
Stateside Soldier: Life in the Women's Army Corps, 1944-1945 (Mar., $24.95) by Aileen Kilgore Henderson. The WWII home front comes alive through the letters and diaries of an enlisted female soldier.
Custer and the Little Bighorn: The Man, the Myth, the Mystery (May, $35) by Jim Donovan features a photographic history of Custer's Civil War exploits and the Last Stand.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
The Invention of Peace: Reflections on War and International Order (Mar., $15) by Michael Howard considers why war, in one form or another, continues unabated.
Personal Foul: Coach J Moore vs. the University of Notre Dame (Aug., $25) by Richard Lieberman documents the popular offensive-line coach J Moore's age discrimination lawsuit against Notre Dame University.
ALLEN &UNWIN (dist. by IPG)
Phar Lap (Apr., $35) by Geoff Armstrong and Peter Thompson details the mysterious and tragic story of a much loved and lauded horse-racing icon, and his previously unexplained death.
ANDREWS MCMEEL/STARK BOOKS
The Best Advice for Golfers (Apr., $12.95) by Robert McCord offers the ultimate guide to golf, including the author's conversations with golf pros.
The Race for the Triple Crown (Apr., $25) by J Drape follows the road to the famous race from the owners and trainers to the jockeys and thoroughbreds. 30,000 first printing.
BARRON'S EDUCATIONAL SERIES
The Perfect Life of Fishermen (May, $24.95) by Pierre Affre looks back at the history of fishing and recalls exploits of some of the great fishermen.
The Extreme Game (July, $22.95), edited by Dick Wimmer, features an anthology of extreme sports.
The Complete Encyclopedia of Basketball (Apr., $45) by Ron Smith, Ira Winderman and Mary Schmitt Boyer includes a look at the NBA, Olympic games, college basketball and professional women's leagues.
The Golf 100: Ranking the Greatest Golfers of All Time (Mar., $27.50) by Robert McCord profiles golf's best, including appendixes with records and notable achievements of each player, and a list of the top 50 woman golfers plus their biographies.
Bob Feller's Little Black Book of Baseball Wisdom (Mar., $16.95) by Bob Feller with Burton Rocks. The sharp-tongued Hall of Famer offers philosophical, anecdotal and candid reflections on baseball. Advertising. Author tour. 20-city radio satellite tour.
How to Break 90: An Easy, Step-by-Step Approach for Breaking Golf's Toughest Scoring Barrier (Mar., $22.95) by Dr. T.J. Tomasi and Mike Adams with Mike Corcoran offers a sensible approach to shooting sub-90 scores by eliminating the most dreaded numbers on a scorecard--double, triple and quadruple bogeys. 20-city radio satellite tour.
Playing It Like a Girl: Transforming Our Lives Through Team Sports (June, $22.95) by Marian Betancourt conveys the joy, competition and inspiration experienced when playing on a women's team.
The Can : An Illustrated History (May, $24.95) by Jim Poling Sr. features a history of one of North America's most enduring cultural symbols and recreational pastimes.
IVAN R. DEE
Heartbreakers: Baseball's Most Agonizing Defeats (Apr., $24.95) by John Kuenster spotlights baseball losses that made grown men cry.
Great Donald Ross Golf Courses You Can Play (Apr., $50) by Paul and B.J. Dunn identifies golf courses designed by the prolific and successful golf course designer.
DIAMOND COMMUNICATIONS INC.
Leave It on the Floor: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Rebirth of North Carolina Basketball (Aug., $26.95) by David Dewitt offers an intimate look at Tarheel hoops in its first year under the leadership of coach Matt Doherty.
MLB Baseball Timeline: Greatest Days in the History of the Sport (Mar., $50) by Burt Solomon chronicles all aspects of baseball from pre- to postseason.
A Feel for the Game (Apr., $24.95) by Ben Crenshaw with Thomas Bonk pays tribute to golf and its traditions. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Dave Pelz on Damage Control (June, $32.50) by Dave Pelz explains how to master the most difficult trouble shots.
The Helldiver's Rodeo: A Deadly, X-Treme, Scuba-Diving, Spearfishing Adventure amid the Offshore Oil Platforms in the Murky Waters of the Gulf of Mexico (Apr., $19.95) by Humberto Fontova provides an account of some of the wildest, most extreme sportsmen in recent memory.
Ghosts of Manila: The Fateful Blood Feud Between Muhammad Ali and J Frazier (May, $25) by Mark Kram recalls the epic boxing match. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. 2-city author tour. 50-city radio campaign.
Women Who Risk: Profiles of Women in Extreme Sports (July, $22.95) by Marilyn Olsen looks at women on the cutting edge of sports and life. Ad/promo. Author tour.
When You Get to a Fork in the Road, Take It!: Inspiration and Wisdom from One of Baseball's Greatest Her s (Apr., $16.95) by Yogi Berra shares the baseball legend's views on life, baseball and why those "forks" are important. 150,000 first printing.
The Proving Ground: The Inside Story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Race (June, $24.95) by G. Bruce Knecht follows the fates of three yachts, one owned by Larry Ellison, the world's second richest man and the founder of Oracle. Advertising. 6-city author tour.
Let Them Play (Mar., $12.95) by Dr. Jack H. Llewellyn addresses the problems and possibilities of youth baseball. 100,000 first printing. Advertising.
THE LYONS PRESS
Gary Player's Top Golf Courses of the World (Apr., $40) by Gary Player surveys the world's most challenging and unique courses as experienced by one of the legends of the game.
The Kid Who Climbed Everest (May, $24.95) by Bear Grylls tells the story of a man who overcame a crippling injury to become the youngest Englishman to climb Mount Everest.
American Drag Racing (June, $29.95) by Robert Genat looks back at the evolution of drag racing from 1955 to the present.
Alberto Salazar's Guide to Running (Apr., $19.95) by Alberto Salazar with Richard A. Lovett. New York City's marathon winner shares lessons about running and fitness and introduces a sensible, balanced and low-stress approach to running.
Extreme Rock &Ice: 25 of the World's Greatest Climbs (June, $39.95) by Garth Hattingh reviews the most daring climbs of the past quarter century, from Patagonia to the Himalayas.
Bare Fists: A History of Bare-Knuckle Prize-Fighting (June, $27.95) by Bob Mee blends historical anecdotes, biographical details and social analysis of the little-known sport.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
The Diamond in the Bronx: Yankee Stadium and the Fortunes of New York (Apr., $30) by Neil Sullivan tells the story of the stadium, the ball club that built it and the city that shaped it from its opening in 1923.
PENN STATE UNIV. PRESS
Play Ball: The Story of Little League Baseball (Apr., $35) by Lance and Robin Van Auken charts the remarkable story of Little League baseball, from the first diamond in Williamsport, Pa., to the playing fields of Venezuela, Japan and Poland.
Game Face: What D s a Female Athlete Look Like? (June, $35) by Jane Gottesman documents the impact and growth of female sports.
WrestleMania: The Official Insider's History (Mar., $49.95) by Basil V. DeVito Jr. with J Layden offers an official history of WrestleMania. 150,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Includes DVD with highlights of all 15 events.
ST. MARTIN'S PRESS
Shaq Talks Back (Apr., $23.95) by Shaquille O'Neal and Mike Wise. The basketball superstar discusses life both in and out of the NBA. 250,000 first printing.
St. Martin's/thomas dunne books
The Final Season (June, $23.95) by Tom Stanton remembers the fathers, sons, families who cheered and the end of an era as a classic American ballpark--Detroit's Tiger Stadium--closes. 50,000 first printing.
SEVEN STORIES PRESS
More Than a Game (Apr., $24.95) by Phil Jackson and Charley Rosen follows the authors' common pursuit of the purity at the heart of basketball. 150,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
If the Sh Fits: The Adventure of a Reluctant Boatfrau (May, $23.95) by Rae Ellen Lee discusses the ups and downs of life aboard a houseboat.
SIMON &SCHUSTER SOURCE
Putting Out of Your Mind (June, $23) by Dr. Bob Rotella reveals the mental approach that great putting requires and helps golfers to master this essential skill. Advertising. Author publicity. Radio satellite tour.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITution press
Inside Pitch: Life in Professional Baseball (Mar., $21.95) by George Gmelch explores baseball careers. Ad/promo. Author tour.
THE SPORTING NEWS
Baseball: 100 Years of the Modern Era (Mar., $29.95) by J Hoppel and Ron Smith. Baseball's history is told from the archives of The Sporting News. Advertising.
STEWART, TABORI &CHANG
Golf: The Woman's Game (May, $35) by Roger Vaughn documents 100 years of American women's golf.
Cowboy Girls: Grit and Glory at Riata Ranch (May, $35) by Tom Maier with Rebekah Ferran Witter features the story of the performing Cowboy Girls from Riata Ranch in Exeter, Calif.
My Brother Tiger (Mar., $26.95) by Kevin Woods with Tim Hays provides a detailed portrait of Tiger Woods's complex upbringing.
TEMPLE UNIV. PRESS
Sexsport (June, $29.50) by Toby Miller examines how professional sports allow men and women to flaunt their sexuality.
Baseball: The National Pastime in Art and Literature (May, $39.95), edited by David Colbert, brings together the most eloquent and artistic expressions of the game's hold on America.
TOTAL SPORTS PUBLISHING
Zim: A Baseball Life (Apr., $25) by Don Zimmer with Bill Madden chronicles six decades of baseball history through the eyes of the sport's beloved and eccentric characters and storytellers.
Ted Williams: My Life in Pictures (May, $45) by Ted Williams with David Pietrusza features a pictorial biography of the noted baseball player. Radio satellite tour.
Dressage in Lightness: Speaking the Horse's Language (May, $35) by Sylvia Loch explores the sport from both the rider's and the horse's point of view with 200 color photos and illustrations.
Hank Greenberg: The Story of My Life (Mar., $19.95) by Hank Greenberg with Ira Berkow tells the story of the first Jewish player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
A Golf Story (Apr., $19.95) by Charles Price intertwines the stories of three immortal subjects--Bobby Jones, Augusta National and the Masters Tournament--into a classic golf tale.
UNIV. OF MISSOURI PRESS
Musial: From Stash to Stan the Man (May, $29.95) by James N. Giglio assesses baseball legend Stan Musial's life and career.
Wooden Boat (May, $24.95) by Michael Ruhlman. In the age of plastic and fiberglass, an award-winning journalist discovers the magical blend of art and science in the wooden boat. 6-city author tour.
Greetings from Fenway: A Season in Red Sox Nation (May, $22.95) by Rob Neyer follows the columnist's season spent at Fenway Park, searching for the heart of baseball and the mysteries of fandom.
A Pitcher's Story: Innings with David Cone (May, $24.95) by Roger Angell explores the craft of pitching from one of baseball's best. Ad/promo. Author tour. TV/radio satellite tour.
ANDREWS MCMEEL/STARK BOOKS
Waiting for My Baby: A Celebration of Pregnancy (May, $14.95) by Smallwood and Stewart, edited by Linda Sunshine, uses quotes and b&w photographs to inspire mothers-to-be. Ad/promo.
Playful Parenting: A Bold New Way to Use Play in Raising Your Children (June, $23.95) by Lawrence J. Cohen explains how to enter a child's world in order to foster closeness, confidence and connection.
COMPENDIUM (dist. by APG)
Little Bits of Wisdom (Apr., $14.95) by Josie Bissett. The Melrose Place star compiles child-rearing tips and advice from experienced parents.
Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child (Apr., $22.95) by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein. Two renowned child psychologists explain why some kids are able to overcome negative early experiences and environments while others become victim to them. Author appearances. 20-city radio tour.
Love, Laughter and Parenting (Mar., $24.95) by Steve Biddulph. A co-author of The Secret of Happy Children assists parents through the formative stages in a child's development.
FARRAR, STRAUS &GIROUX/NORTH POINT PRESS
Noah's Children: Restoring the Ecology of Childhood (June, $25) by Sara Stein sounds a passionate call to reclaim the physical and intellectual environment that children need.
Strong, Smart, and Bold: Empowering Girls for Life (Mar., $23) by Carla Fine, foreword by Jane Fonda. Using the successful approach of the advocacy group, Girls Inc., this book helps parents empower their teenage daughters. 40,000 first printing. Author publicity.
Healthy Child, Whole Child: The Essential Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the 21st Century (Aug., $25) by Stuart Ditchek, M.D., and Russell H. Greenfield, M.D., is a child-care guide for a new generation of parents. 75,000 first printing. Author publicity. 25-city radio satellite tour.
Helping Your Kids Achieve Moral Intelligence: The Seven Essential Virtues and How to Teach Them (July, $24.95) by Michele Borba defines the qualities of virtue, character and values, and tells how to transmit them to children.
Saying Goodbye: Living, Dying, and the Things That Matter Most (Aug., $17.99) by Jim Huber. The host of CNN's The Sporting Life focuses on important priorities in life, Christian faith, courage and the bond between fathers and sons.
Beyond the Big Talk-Every Parent's Guide to Raising Sexually Healthy Teens, From Middle School to College (May, $23.95) by Debra Haffner addresses the teenage years. Author publicity. 10-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
Touchpoints 3-6: Understanding Your Child's Emotional and Behavioral Development (Aug., $27) by T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., and Joshua A. Sparrow, M.D., brings the insight of pediatrician Brazelton's bestselling Touchpoints to parents of children ages three to six.
Two at a Time: Having Twins: The Journey Through Pregnancy and Birth (Apr., $24.95) by Jane Seymour and Pamela Patrick Novotny provides advice and information for parents of twins. Author publicity. 15-city radio satellite tour.
ST. MARTIN'S PRESS
Life After Birth: What Your Friends Won't Tell You About Motherhood (May, $24.95) by Kate Figes describes the journey from pregnancy to child-rearing.
The Eros of Parenthood: Explorations in Light and Dark (Mar., $24.95) by N lle Oxenhandler explores the nature of parental love in both of its healthy and dangerous aspects.
SHELDRAKE PRESS (dist. by Interlink)
The Kate Greenaway Baby Book: A Record of the First Five Years (Mar., $15) is an illustrated keepsake for recording milestones in a child's early years.
The Kidspace Idea Book (May, $29.95) by Wendy A. Jordan offers design ideas for comfortable and safe places for kids.
WELCOME BOOKS (dist. by Andrews McMeel)
The Little Big Book for Dads (May, $24.95), edited by Lena Tabori and Clark Wakabayashi, follows The Little Big Book for Moms with stories, jokes, activities, games and songs. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
WILDCAT CANYON PRESS
A Mother's Companion: A Comforting Guide to the Early Years of Motherhood (Apr., $20) by Tracy Marsh and Sharon Hauptberger includes quotes and advice on such topics as exercise, recipes and asking for help.
Team-Spirited Parenting: 8 Essential Principles for Parenting Success (Apr., $22.95) by Darlene Powell Hopson and Derek S. Hopson provides straight talk on solving and preventing family problems. Author tour.
Eight Simple Rules for Dating My Daughter: A Reasonable Father's Guide to Surviving the Teenage Years (May, $18.95) by W. Bruce Cameron is a dating guide for fathers of preteen and teenage girls. 25,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
Sleeping Like a Baby: A Peek into Baby's Night Life (Apr., $19.95) by Avi Sadeh. A researcher and expert suggests practical solutions for babies' and young children's sleep problems.
Evangelical Dictionary of Christian Education (Apr., $49.99), edited by Michael J. Anthony, compiles 850 articles covering the key issues facing Christian educators today. Advertising.
World Factbook: 2001 (Apr., $39.95) by the Central Intelligence Agency is the annual world guide produced by the CIA and made available to the public.
Aviation Year by Year (July, $50)describes aircraft and pilots, technological advances, memorable events and warfare.
How to Read Maya Hieroglyphs (Apr., $23) by John Montgomery is the first comprehensive guide to deciphering the hieroglyphic script of the ancient Maya.
INDIANA UNIV. PRESS
Women Building Chicago 1790-1990: A Biographical Dictionary (May, $75), edited by Rima Lunin Schultz and Adele Hast, lists the women of Chicago who have been in the forefront of social reform, education, the arts and the sciences for more than 200 years.
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (Apr., $24.95) includes authors from the early 1600s to the present; companion book to C-SPAN's series American Writers: A Journey Through History.
Angela Thirkell's World: A Complete Guide to the People and Places of Barsetshire (Mar., $24.95) by Barbara Burrell is a companion volume to Thirkell's 32 Barsetshire novels.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
The Oxford Companion to United States History (Mar., $60), edited by Paul S. Boyer, contains more than 1,400 entries from 900 contributors.
RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS
As a Gentleman Would Say (Apr., $12.99) by John Bridges and Bryan Curtis tells what to say--and what not to say--in more than 100 important and sometimes awkward situations.
Microsoft Encarta Dictionary (July, $24.95), edited by Anne Soukhanov, includes coverage of computer, high technology, scientific and business terms. 300,000 first printing. $600,000 ad/promo.
How a Book Is Made (May, $39.95) by Dominique Raccah and Brian Holmsten takes the reader inside the process; includes CD-ROM featuring behind-the-scenes video and photos.
Encyclopedia of British Myths and Legends (June, $39.95) by Marc Alexander is a complete guide to the superstitions of Great Britain; includes a folk-custom calendar and a list of places to visit.
WRITER'S DIGEST BOOKS
Too Lazy to Work, Too Nervous to Steal (Mar., $19.99) by John Clausen explains the process of becoming a freelance writer. Advertising.
Writing Creative Nonfiction (Apr., $19.99), edited by Carolyn ForchÃ©e and Philip Gerard. Thirty essays from teachers of the Associated Writing Programs cover key elements of the craft.
Health, Beauty &Fitness
Lighten Up: HealthQuest's Complete 30-Day African-American Weight Loss Program (Aug., $25), edited by Sara L. Reese with Dr. Thomas Evans, offers a holistic diet plan. 35,000 first printing. Author publicity. 25-city radio satellite tour.
Sugars That Heal: The New Healing Science of Glyconutrients (July., $22) by Emil I. Mondoa, M.D., and Mindy Kitei explains essential saccharides and ways to use them to maintain and improve health. Ad/promo. 5-city author tour
Prime Time: The Complete Guide to Health and Wellness for the Midlife African-American Woman (May, $25.95) by Marilyn H. Gaston, M.D., and Gayle Porter, offers support, encouragement and hard facts. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour.
The Wisdom of Menopause: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing During the Change (Mar., $27.95) by Christiane Northrup, M.D., is by the gynecologist author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom. 125,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity. Author tour.
Aging with Grace: What the Nun Study Teaches Us About Leading Longer, Healthier and More Meaningful Lives (Apr., $24.95) by David Snowdon. A leading Alzheimer's researcher shares what he's learned during a 14-year study of aging nuns. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
Fit and Fabulous After 40: A 5-Part Program for Turning Back the Clock (Apr., $24.95) by Denise Austin presents the fitness show host's plan for exercise, diet, health, beauty and attitude. 3-city author tour. 20-city TV satellite tour.
Beauty from the Garden (Apr., $19.95) by Catherine Kanner shows how to create beauty products and gifts using natural ingredients.
COMPENDIUM (dist. by APG)
There's No Place Like Hope (Apr., $14.95) by Vickie Girard offers advice on coping with stress. 30,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo.
Suzanne Somers' Eat, Cheat, and Melt the Fat Away (Apr., $25) by Suzanne Somers includes recipes and weight-loss tips plus up-to-date research findings about hormones and weight loss. 250,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity. 50-city TV satellite tour.
EBURY PRESS (dist. by Trafalgar Square)
Healing Herbs: Energy, Health and Great Looks--Right Here Right Now (Mar., $29.95) by Leslie Kenton offers a guide to using herbs to transform every aspect of one's life.
Women, Weight and Hormones: A Weight-Loss Plan for Women Over 40 (Aug., $21.95) by Elizabeth Le Vliet, M.D., shows how to address midlife weight gain through hormonal balance.
The Food Allergy Cure: A New Solution to Food Cravings, Obesity, Depression, Headaches, Arthritis, and Fatigue (Mar., $24) by Dr. Ellen Cutler advocates a holistic system of allergy desensitization. Advertising. Author publicity.
Turn Off the Fat Genes! The Revolutionary Guide to Taking Charge of the Genes That Control Your Weight(Mar.,$23.95) by Neal Barnard, M.D., tells how to use food to activate "thin genes." 75,000 first printing. Advertising. 12-city author tour. 50-city TV satellite tour. 40-city radio satellite tour.
Stroke-Free for Life: A Breakthrough Medical Plan for Risk Assessment and Prevention (Apr., $25) by David Wiebers. A Mayo Clinic neurologist provides a guide to preventing and surviving strokes. 50,000 first printing. 4-city author tour. 25-city radio satellite tour.
The RealAge Diet: Make Yourself Younger with What You Eat (May, $25.95) by Michael F. Roizen, M.D. The follow-up to RealAge includes recipes and a nutritional plan to help readers look and feel younger. 250,000 first printing. 4-city author tour. 15-city TV and 50-city radio satellite tours.
Thyroid Power: Ten Steps to Total Health (June, $36.50) by Richard L. Shames, M.D., and Karilee H. Shames explains the risks of low thyroid and how to adopt a lifestyle that promotes thyroid health. 40,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author appearances.
HARVARD UNIV. PRESS
The 30-Minute Fitness Solution: A Four-Step Plan for Women of All Ages (Apr., $19.95) by JoAnn Manson, M.D., and Patricia Amend tells how a half hour of daily moderate exercise can prolong and improve life.
Combat Fat! The Revolutionary 60-Day Fat-Loss Diet and Exercise Program (Apr., $23.95) by RoseMarie Alfieri, Andrew Flach et al., provides a method of diet and exercise that uses one's percentage of body fat as an indicator of health and wellness. $75,000 ad/promo. Author appearances.
Painbuster: A Breakthrough 4-Step Program for Ending Pain (Apr., $24) by John Stamatos, M.D., with Jane O'Boyle offers a plan for managing acute and chronic pain. Author publicity.
Sober for Good: New Solutions for Drinking Problems--Advice from Those Who Have Succeeded (Apr., $25) by Anne M. Fletcher weaves together stories of people who have mastered their drinking and the latest scientific research on alcoholism. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. 12-city author tour. TV/radio satellite tours.
MOUNTAIN MOVERS PRESS
Bodychange: Beyond Maintenance (Apr., $TBA) by Montel Williams shows how to work out effectively. 50,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
When Someone You Love Needs Nursing Home Care--The Complete Guide (June., $24.95) by Robert Bornstein and Mary Laguirand. Two psychologists detail all aspects of nursing home care in plain language. Author appearances. Radio satellite tour.
NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS/FROG LTD.
Life on Land: The Story of Continuum (July, $25) by Emilie Conrad tells how the author developed the Continuum approach to physical therapy for trauma and paralysis victims.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
The Breast Cancer Wars: Fear, Hope and the Pursuit of a Cure in Twentieth-Century America (May, $27.50) by Barron Lerner, M.D., recounts the medical war against the disease and the patients' war against the medical profession.
Calm Energy: Managing Your Mood Through Food and Exercise (May, $25) by Robert E. hayer. A neuroscientist examines how mood ties in with obesity.
Jonny Bowden's Shape Up!: The Eight-Week Program to Transform Your Body, Your Health, and Your Life (Apr., $24) by Jonny Bowden. The weight-loss coach presents a low-sugar, low-carbohydrate eating plan.
The Okinawa Way: How the World's Longest-Lived People Achieve Everlasting Health--And How You Can Too (May, $24.95) by Bradley J. Willcox, M.D., D. Craig Willcox and Makoto Suzuki, M.D., presents a lifestyle program based on findings from the Okinawa Centenarian study. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. 8-city author tour.
PRENTICE HALL PRESS
The Natural Physician's Healing Therapies: From Powerful Supplements to Potent Natural Cures, Proven Remedies That Medical Doctors Don't Know (July, $30) by Mark Stengler. A naturopathic physician explains the health benefits of various dietary supplements and natural substances.
Tired of Being Tired (May, $23.95) by Jesse Lynn Hanley, M.D., and Nancy Deville presents a program for combating fatigue and maximizing vitality. Ad/promo. 30-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
Preventing Arthritis (June, $22.95) by Ronald M. Lawrence, M.D., and Martin Zucker proposes a host of natural options, which includes diet, exercise, yoga and self-massage. Ad/promo.
Strong Women Eat Well: Nutritional Strategies for a Healthy Body and Mind (July, $23.95) by Miriam E. Nelson with Judy Knipe recommends food choices for women. Ad/promo. Author tour.
The Johns Hopkins Handbook of Medical Tests (June, $39.95) by Simeon Margolis, M.D., provides detailed information on modern diagnostic and screening tests. 25,000 first printing.
What Color Is Your Diet: The 7 Best Food Choices for Health, Weight-Loss, and Vitality (June, $25) by David Heber, M.D., with Susan Bowerman shows how DNA-based food plans can improve health. 40,000 first printing. Author publicity. 25-city radio satellite tour.
Different Bodies, Different Diets: The Revolutionary 25 Body Type System (Apr., $25) by Carolyn Mein isolates body types and the foods that are best for them. 50,000 first printing. Author publicity. 50-city radio satellite tour.
The 90/10 Weight Loss Plan: A Revolutionary Healthy Food/Fun Food Strategy for Losing Weight (May, $22.95) by Joy Bauer tells how to diet while eating 90% healthy foods and 10% "fun" foods. 40,000 first printing. 8-city author tour.
The Green Pharmacy Anti-Aging Prescriptions (May, $29.95) by James A. Duke extols herbs and foods that can increase energy as well as reduce the risk of disease.
The Joint Pain Prescription (May, $22.95) by James M. Rippe, M.D., presents an eight-week program to get rid of joint pain and arthritis. 100,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo.
Win the Fat War for Moms (May, $15.95), edited by Catherine Cassidy,features stories and strategies from mothers who lost their "baby fat." 30,000 first printing.
The Immunity Pleasure Connection (Apr., $21.95) by Carl Charnetski and Francis Brennan unveils scientific evidence that proves the connection between pleasure and an enhanced immune system. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
ST. MARTIN'S PRESS
Dispensing with the Truth: The Battle over Fen-Phen (May, $24.95) by Alicia Mundy tells the true story of the diet drug debacle. 75,000 first printing.
Ask Your Pharmacist: A Leading Pharmacist Answers Your Most Common Health Questions (July, $29.95) by Lisa M. Chavis answers 250 frequently posed questions.
ST. MARTIN'S/THOMAS DUNNE
The No Salt, Lowest Sodium Cookbook (Mar., $24.95) by Donald A. Gazzaniga. A former heart transplant prospect shares his salt-free recipes. Author publicity.
Your Life in Your Hands (Mar., $23.95) by Jane Plant tells of one woman's determination to overcome breast cancer. 100,000 first printing. Advertising.
SIMON &SCHUSTER SOURCE
Healthy Women, Healthy Lives: Using the Lessons of the Landmark 25-Year Nurses' Health Study (May, $26), edited by Susan Hankinson et al., is a general consumer's bible of preventive health-care for women. Author publicity.
The Harvard Guide to Healthy Eating: A Groundbreaking Plan That Can Lengthen and Enhance Your Life (June, $25) by Walter C. Willett, M.D., replaces the USDA's food pyramid with a regimen from the Harvard Medical School and School of Public Health. 3-city author tour.
Banishing the Blues: Inspirational Ways to Improve Your Mood (June, $19.95) by Hilary Boyd offers advice on alleviating all but the most severe cases of depression.
Mary Lee's Natural Health and Beauty: Healthy Living for Everyone, Everyday (May, $21.95) by Mary Lee Patton with Bob Condor outlines a plan to incorporate essential oils into daily life.
The Healing Path (May, $22.95) by Jacqueline Young is an illustrated guide to Eastern holistic traditions including yoga, Qi Gong and shiatsu. Advertising. Author publicity.
Qi Gong (May, $24.95) by Barbara Brown and Gunter Knoferl shows how to practice this form of ancient movement.
UNIV. PRESS OF FLORIDA
Healing Plants: Medicine of the Florida Seminole Indians (June, $24.95) by Alice Micco Sno and Susan Enns Stans is the first published record of Florida Seminole herbal medicine and ancient healing practices.
Dr. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer (Aug., $25.95) by Patrick C. Walsh, M.D., and Janet Farrar Worthington covers every aspect of prostate cancer. Advertising. 3-city author tour. 25-city TV and 25-city radio satellite tours.
WASHINGTON SQUARE PRESS
Sleep Demons: An Insomniac's Memoir (Mar., $24.95) by Bill Hayes weaves the history, biology and mythology of sleep. Advertising. Author appearances.
Talking About Death Won't Kill You (May, $22.95) by Virginia Morris advocates facing death. 50,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.
"The Greatest Invention in the History of Mankind Is Beer" and Other Manly Insights from Dave Barry and "My Teenage Son's Goal in Life Is to Make Me Feel 3,500 Years Old" and Other Thoughts on Parenting from Dave Barry (Apr., $9.95 each) by Dave Barry. The humorist shares his take on manhood and parenting. 35,000 first printing each. Advertising.
I'm the One That I Want (May, $22.95) by Margaret Cho. The Asian-American comedian relates the struggle with her career, drugs and alcohol and carving out a successful life. 5-city author tour.
CASSELL (dist. by Sterling)
E-Tales: The Best &Worst of Internet Humor (Mar., $9.95) recounts bizarre and alarming jokes, facts, games and stories.
Today I Am a Ma'am: And Other Musings on Life, Beauty, and Growing Older (Apr., $22) by Valerie Harper with Catherine Whitney. The former Rhoda Morgenstern shares her thoughts on being a "woman of a certain age." 75,000 first printing. 7-city author tour. 50-city radio satellite tour.
Balsamic Dreams: A Short But Self-Important History of the Baby Boomer Generation (June, $23) by J Queenan pokes fun at 50-somethings.
Napalm &Silly Putty (Apr., $22.95) by George Carlin collects new observational humor from the comedian. 500,000 first printing. 10-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
FLEMING H. REVELL
Welcome to the Funny Farm: The All-True Misadventures of a Woman on the Edge (June, $13.99) by Karen Scalf Linamen offers a zany tour of the common woman's real life.
UNIV. OF CHICAGO PRESS
Two Jews on a Train: Stories My Father Told Me (May, $17) by Adam Biro touches on love, friendship and the dangers of narrow-mindedness.
Fore! Play: The Last American Male to Take Up Golf (Apr., $24.95) by Bill Geist investigates the sport's allure, from languid pace to stylish outfits. Advertising. 25-city TV/radio satellite tours.
I Don't Need to Have Children, I Date Them: 21 Child Psychology Techniques to Use on Boys of All Ages (Apr., $8.95) by Karen Salmansohn is for every woman who has ever felt that the man in her life is really a child.
BROOKINGS INSTITUTION PRESS
Brazil's Second Chance: En Route Toward the First World (Apr., $28.95) by Lincoln Gordon examines the country's social, political and economic history.
IVAN R. DEE
Bad News: Where the Press G s Wrong in the Making of the President (Apr., $26) by Robert Shogan reveals the excesses and distortions of presidential politics in the media. Author tour.
DUCKWORTH PUBLISHING (dist. by IPM)
An Intelligent Person's Guide to Fascism (June, $21.95) by Richard Griffiths studies its complex and controversial history.
Three Strikes: Labor's Heartland Losses and What They Mean for Working Americans (May, $24.95) by Stephen Franklin recounts the people and events of three pivotal strikes during the 1990s. Advertising. Author publicity.
Hugh Sidey's Profiles of the Presidents: From FDR to Clinton with Time Magazine's Veteran White House Correspondent (Apr., $35) by Hugh Sidey collects memoirs, anecdotes and reflections on the past 11 U.S. presidents. Advertising.
My Affair with Clinton: An Intellectual Memoir (Aug., $24.95) by Benjamin R. Barber draws on the author's six-year experience as an informal adviser to President Clinton and reflects on the relationship between power and ideals, visionary leaders and pragmatic politics. Author tour.
The Government vs. Erotica: The Siege of Adam &Eve (Apr., $24) by Philip D. Harvey raises questions regarding the government's attempts to limit the availability of erotic materials despite the First Amendment's freedom of speech.
Washington: A Memoir (Mar., $27.50) by Meg Greenfield is the posthumous memoir of the Pulitzer Prize-winner and former editorial page editor of the Washington Post.
The Conscience of a Liberal (May, $23.95) by Sen. Paul David Wellstone is a meditation on the value of doing what you believe in by the outspoken Minnesota politician. Advertising. 5-city author tour.
UNIV. PRESS OF KANSAS
Democracy Heading South: National Politics in the Shadow of Dixie (Apr., $29.95) by Augustus B. Cochran III explores how contemporary national political institutions have come to mirror the politics of the old "Solid South."
The Trial of Henry Kissinger (May, $23) by Christopher Hitchens mounts a devastating indictment of the ex-secretary of state and national security adviser. 40,000 first printing.
The World Is Not for Sale: Farmers Against Junkfood (June, $25) by JosÃ© BovÃ© and FranÃ§ois Dufour argues the issue of rising import duties on exported food produced in France while McDonald's is allowed to expand its franchises around the world at will. 20,000 first printing.
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Launch the Spring 2001 Book List Index
Volume 247 Issue 4 01/22/2001