The Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations (Sept., $19.95) by Tony Reeves tells where movies were filmed, along with information on blockbuster, cult and art house favorites .
The Everything Guitar Book (Oct., $12.95) by Peter Rubie and Jack Wilkins covers step-by-step instructions for playing guitar, buying the right instrument and playing favorite songs.
My Son Divine (Nov., $18.95) by Frances Milstead with Steve Yeager and Kevin Heffernan reveals the life of the cult star of John Waters's early films, including Pink Flamingos and Polyester.
Astor Piazzolla: A Memoir (Sept.; $22.95, cloth $34.95) by Natalio Gorin is a biography of the iconoclastic tango musician and composer.
The Operagoer's Guide: One Hundred Stories and Commentaries (Oct., $12.95) by M. Owen Lee tells the stories of the great musical dramas .
Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2002 (Nov., $16.95) by Roger Ebert presents all of his reviews from January 1999 to mid-June 2001. 35,000 first printing.
Stones in His Pockets (Sept., $8.95) by Marie Jones is the text of the play about an Irish film production company overrunning an Irish village.
Political Stages: An Anthology of Plays (Nov., $19.95), edited by Emily Mann and David Roessel, gathers political plays, including works by Amiri Baraka, Jon Robin Baitz and Clifford Odets.
Video Movie Guide 2002 (Sept., $19.95) by Mick Martin and Marsha Porter offers more than 18,000 reviews. Author publicity.
Celebrities in Hell: A Guide to Hollywood's Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Freethinkers and More (Dec., $14.95) by Warren Allen Smith lists the guilty.
Reprint: Stephen King's Danse Macabre (Sept., $14.95) by Stephen King.
The Forensic Science ofC.S.I.(Sept., $12.95) by Katherine Ramsland presents the facts behind the TV drama C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation.
A Movie a Day (Nov., $12.95) by Steve Uhler is a guide filled with trivia, events and other cinematic ephemera.
Bjork (Sept., $35) takes a look at this creative artist.
The Films of Mel Gibson, Revised and Updated (Sept., $22.50) by John McCarty includes photos, behind-the-scenes information and more.
The Hollywood Book of Death: The Bizarre, Often Sordid, Passings of More Than 125 American Movie and TV Idols (Nov., $16.95) by James Robert Parish offers voyeuristic details.
Bad Blood: An Illustrated Guide to Psycho Cinema (Feb., $19.95) by Christian Fuchs presents case studies of 20th-century serial killers and details the films inspired by their crimes.
DA CAPO PRESS
Da Capo Best Music Writing 2001: The Year's Finest Writing on Rock, Pop, Jazz, Country, and More (Oct., $14), edited by Benjamin Schafer, Nick Hornby guest editor, features writers Nick Tosches, Greil Marcus, William Gay and others.
Going to the Movies: A Personal Journey Through Four Decades of Modern Film (Oct., $14.95) by Syd Field. Renowned screenwriter and teacher Field shares the highlights that shaped his career. 25,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
DUKE UNIV. PRESS
Blue Nippon: Authenticating Jazz in Japan (Sept., $21.95) by E. Taylor Atkins is a history of jazz in Japan from the 1920s to the 1990s.
FACTS ON FILE
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Movies: From 1897 to the Present (Sept., $24.95) by C.J. Henderson contains more than 1,300 entries, photos, etc.
Forbidden Films: Censorship Histories of 125 Motion Pictures (Nov., $16.95) by Dawn B. Sova profiles films from The Birth of a Nation to Schindler's List as it examines the efforts to regulate the film industry.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
The Haitian Trilogy (Nov., $15) by Derek Walcott brings together the plays that comprise The Haitian Trilogy by the Nobel laureate poet.
FSG/FABER AND FABER
Matthew Bourne and His Adventures in Motion Pictures (Sept., $18), edited by Alastair Macaulay, gathers interviews with the British choreographer best known for his Swan Lake with its cast of male swans.
Blue Serge (Oct., $13) by Rebecca Gilman. A policeman and a prostitute are the protagonists in this new play.
What! And Give Up Show Business?--A View from the Hollywood Trenches (Sept., $12.95) by Peter Wooley. Production designer Wooley recounts his experiences with Katharine Hepburn, Mel Brooks, Robert Redford and the movies.
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The "I Love Lucy" Book of Trivia: Official Authorized Edition (Oct., $14.95) by Ric B. Wyman includes a listing of every episode and its original broadcast date.
This Is Reggae Music: The Story of Jamaica's Music (Oct., $18) by Lloyd Bradley is a history of reggae.
Reprints: Chasing Down the Dawn (Nov., $14) by Jewel. 75,000 first printing; 50 Years Down a Country Road (Dec., $15) by Ralph Emery and Patsi Bale Cox. 25,000 first printing.
The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide (Nov.; $14.95, cloth $24.95) by Brian Sibley features photos, biographies of the stars and behind-the-scenes material. 400,000 first printing.
The Fender Base: An Illustrated History (Sept., $24.95) by J.W. Black and Albert Molinaro chronicles the evolution of the instrument from 1951 to 2001.
Joel and Ethan Coen (Oct., $23.95) by Peter Körte and Georg Seesslen delves into the brothers' work and explores various aspects of their craft.
The Film Comedy Reader (Dec., $25.95) by Gregg Rickman. This illustrated volume recalls the movies that have made us laugh.
MCCLELLAND & STEWART
Brave Films, Wild Nights: 25 Years of Festival Fever (Sept., $24.95) by Brian D. Johnson is a retrospective of the Toronto Film Festival. Advertising.
The Ultimate Improv Book: A Complete Guide to Comedy Improvisation (Sept., $16.95) by Edward J. Nevraumont and Nicholas P. Hanson, with additional material from Kurt Smeaton, shows the who, what, where, when and why of comedy improv.
Hollywood Migraine: The Inside Story of a Decade in Film (Oct., $15.95) by Ray Green recalls the 1990s film industry.
Bringing It All Back Home: The Influence of Irish Music (Nov., $24.95) by Nuala O'Connor follows the history of how Irish music emigrated to America then returned to Ireland reinvigorated.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Reprint: The Sopranos: A Family History (Sept., $20) by Allen Rucker.
Planet of the Apes--Re-Imagined by Tim Burton (Sept.; $22.95, cloth $34.95) by Mark Salisbury, includes photos, drawings, storyboards and the complete screenplay. Official tie-in to the 20th Century Fox film.
The West Wing Script Book (Sept., $19.95) contains eight full scripts. Advertising. Official tie-in to the NBC-TV show.
Are You Ready for the Country: Elvis, Dylan, Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock (Sept., $16) by Peter Doggett traces the history.
The West Wing (Nov.; $19.95, cloth $29.95) by Ian Jackman and Paul Ruditis goes behind the scenes to meet the stars and makers of this award-winning TV drama.
MTV's The Real World: New York (Nov., $16.95) by Alison Pollet is an insider's view of this show's 10th-anniversary season. Ad/promo.
Before They Were Rock Stars (Oct., $12.95) offers a photo-filled companion volume to the VH-I series.
Behind the Music: Casualties of Rock (Sept., $14) by Quinton Skinner is an encyclopedic collection that delivers the story behind the calamitous events that beset rock's royalty .
Reprint: Dizzy & Jimmy: My Life with James Dean: A Love Story (Sept., $12) by Liz Sheridan. 15,000 first printing.
REYNOLDS & HEARN
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The Hannibal Files: The Unauthorized Guide to the Hannibal Lecter Movie Trilogy (Sept., $24.95) by Adrian Rigelsford presents a guide to the Thomas Harris novels featuring Lecter and the films made from them.
The Voice of the Blues (Feb.; $24.95, cloth $95) by Jim O'Neal and Amy Van Singel brings together interviews with such pioneering blues performers as Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Little Walter and many others.
The Survivor Manual (Sept., $14.95) offers an official tie-in book to the third season of the CBS-TV hit. 100,000 first printing.
The Blind Date Guide to Dating (Nov., $12.95) by Frank Thompson is drawn from the experiences of the craziest, sexiest couples on the syndicated TV show .
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George Harrison (Sept.) and Ringo Starr (Oct., $16.95 each), both by Alan Clayson follow the two Beatles' lives.
SANTA MONICA PRESS
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The Keystone Kid: Tales of Early Hollywood (Nov., $24.95) by Coy Watson Jr. shares the author's memories of his days in the Keystone Cops comedies.
The Comedy Bible: From Standup to Sitcom--the Comedy Writer's Ultimate "How to" Guide (Sept., $15) by Judy Carter offers aspiring comedic writers and stand-up comics the scoop on being--and writing--funny. 20-city comedy club tour.
SMITH AND KRAUS
The Cats Diary: How a Broadway Show Was Born (Sept., $19.95) by Steven Mo Hanan. The actor who created the role of Gus the Theatre Cat kept a diary from the first rehearsal through the opening of the longest-running show in Broadway history.
TALK MIRAMAX BOOKS
Project Greenlight or, How to Win a Million Dollars and Make Your First Movie (Dec., $14.95), edited by Alex Keledjian, is the companion volume to the screenplay contest created by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.
THEATRE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP
The Fire This Time: African-American Plays for the 21st Century (Feb., $18.95), edited by Harry Elam Jr. and Robert Alexander, includes plays by Suzan-Lori Parks, Brian Freeman, Oni Faidi Lampley and others. Advertising.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Hip-Hop Divas (Oct., $17) by Vibe magazine looks at the women who have become the biggest stars on the hip-hop scene. Ad/promo. Author publicity. 20-city hip-hop radio satellite tour .
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
The Best in American Movie Writing 2001 (Nov., $15.95), edited by John Landis, contains criticism from John Irving, Jack Kerouac, Lawrence Kasdan, Stanley Kubrick and others.
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The Blues Highway (Oct., $19.95) by Richard Knight looks at the music history of this famous stretch of Highway 61.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
Imagining Medea: Rhodessa Jones and Theater for Incarcerated Women (Nov., $18.95) by Rena Fraden explores Jones's theater work with female inmates, known as the Medea Project.
UNIV. OF TEXAS PRESS
Popular Cinema of the Third Reich (Jan.; $24.95, cloth $55) by Sabine Hake evaluates the film work by analyzing the stars, directors, studios and movie audiences.
UNIV. PRESS OF KANSAS
Projecting Paranoia: Conspiratorial Visions in American Film (Nov.; $19.95, cloth $50) by Ray Pratt looks at how American movies have interpreted anxiety and paranoid perceptions embedded in our society since the start of the Cold War.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
Hi There, Boys and Girls! America's Local Children's TV Programs (Nov.; $25, cloth $50) by Tim Hollis tracks down stories of kids' TV shows from markets across the U.S.
Hank Williams, So Lonesome (Jan., $18) by Bill Koon recounts the legend's rise and whittles away at the myths and hearsay with new research and evaluations.
Reprint: Lennon Remembers (Oct., $12) by Jann S. Wenner is the complete and uncensored 1970 Rolling Stone interview.
The Laramie Project (Oct., $10) by Moises Kaufman and Tectonic Theater Project members is a theater piece that brings to life voices of the real people of Laramie, Wyo., after the murder of Matthew Shepard.
Popular Song: Soundtrack of the Century (Sept., $24.95) by Alan Lewens. From George M. Cohan to the Beatles, this is a guide to 100 of the most influential popular songs of the 20th century.
Cuban Music (May, $22.95) by Maya Roy provides a survey of Cuban music from the Son and Rumba to the Buena Vista Social Club.
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Trade Paperbacks: Performing Arts & Film