The Book of Rudy (Sept., $5.95) by Rudy Boesch presents the wit and wisdom of TV’s Survivor star. 150,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
ALLISON & BUSBY
The True History of the Elephant Man (Sept., $11.95) by Peter Ford and Michael Howells is a revised biography of Joseph Casey Merrick.
Stardust Girl: A Memoir (Nov., $13.95) by Jan Welles. The 1940s singer includes saucy reminiscences about personalities of the day.
BALLANTINE READER’S CIRCLE
Reprint: Slaves in the Family (Jan., $16.95) by Edward Ball.
Except for One Little Problem: Accepting My Life As a Lesbian (Nov., $14.95) by Joan Denson sheds light on the author’s struggle with her sexuality growing up in the 1950s and ’60s.
Reprint: It’s Not About the Bike (Sept., $13) by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins.
Villa Fortuna: An Italian Interlude (Sept., $15.95) by Geoffrey Luck. Two Australians move to rural Italy.
Scenting Evil: From the Case Files of the Mind Tracker (Oct., $14.95) by D.J. Adams is by a sanctioned crime-solving clairvoyant.
Reprint: The Knox Brothers (Sept., $16) by Penelope Fitzgerald.
IVAN R. DEE
The Road to Nab’s End: A Lancashire Childhood (Sept., $18.95) by William Woodruff tells a story of abject poverty in England.
Reprint: The Peddler’s Grandson: Growing Up Jewish in Mississippi (Jan., $TBA) by Edward Cohen; 25,000 first printing.
PAUL DRY BOOKS
(dist. by IPG)
For Solo Violin (Feb., $15.95) by Aldo Zargani portrays the painful events of the author’s childhood during the persecution of the Jews in Italy during World War II.
GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER
Alone Across the Arctic: One Woman’s Epic Journey by Dog Team (Oct.; $15.95, cloth $22.95) by Pam Flowers with Ann Dixon chronicles the perils and joys of the expedition.
George Carmack: The Man of Mystery Who Set Off the Klondike Gold Rush (Oct., $14.95) by James Albert Johnson introduces the man who lit the Alaska Gold Rush fuse in 1896.
Crying at the Movies: A Film Memoir (Jan., $15) by Madelon Sprengnether. The author tells of her recovery from a childhood tragedy through seeing films including Blue, House of Cards and The Piano. Advertising.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
Reprint: All Things Possible: My Story of Faith, Football and the Miracle Season (Sept., $15) by Kurt Warner with Michael Silver.
The Survivor: 21 Spine-Chilling Adventures on the Edge of Death (Oct., $10.95) by John Goddard captures the author’s adventurous and often reckless life. 100,000 first printing. TV satellite tour.
Reprint: The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst (Sept., $16) by David Nasaw. 50,000 first printing.
KEY PORTER BOOKS
(dist. by Firefly)
The Last Grand Duchess: Her Imperial Highness Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna (Dec., $21.95) by Ian Vorres observes the final decades of the house of Romanov.
Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony (Feb., $19.95) by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns looks at the lives of these women who led the battle to secure basic civil rights for women.
HELEN MARX BOOKS
(dist. by D.A.P.)
Eleanor Perenyi: More Was Lost (Sept., $16.95) by Eleanor Perenyi is the rediscovered memoir of the author’s marriage in 1937 to a young and liberal Hungarian baron.
Tenzing Norgay and the Sherpas of Everest (Sept., $26) by Tashi Tenzing is an intimate look at Norgay by his grandson.
Reprint: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Sept., $17.95) by Edmund Morris.
OAK TREE PRESS
Red Room Rendezvous (Dec., $10.95) by Paulette Crain observes the life, times and social distortion among New Orleans’s Garden District residents, past and present.
Yours Faithfully, Bertrand Russell: Letters to the Editor 1904—1969 (Sept.; $26.95, cloth $52.95) by Ray Perkins Jr. contains more than 400 of Russell’s letters.
Reprints: Cherry (Sept., $14) by Mary Karr; 200,000 first printing;America’s Queen: The Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (Oct., $16) by Sarah Bradford; 200,000 first printing.
Reprint: Greenspan: The Man Behind the Money (Sept., $18) by Justin Martin.
Reprint: Speak You Also: A Survivor’s Memoir (Dec., $12) by Paul Steinberg.
Reprints: Long Distance (Nov., $14) by Bill McKibben.
Reprints: Paris to the Moon (Sept., $14.95) by Adam Gopnik; Never Die Easy: The Autobiography of Walter Payton (Sept., $9.95) by Walter Payton with Don Yaeger; Ghost Light: A Memoir (Oct., $13.95) by Frank Rich.
RED DEER PRESS
Alias Bob Dylan Revisited (Oct., $15.95) by Stephen Scobie covers all the stages of the rocker’s career.
Reprint: Black White & Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self (Jan., $TBA) by Rebecca Walker.
SANTA MONICA PRESS
Blues for Bird (Oct., $16.95) by Martin Gray is a biography of Charlie Parker.
Reprints: Married to Laughter: A Love Story Featuring Anne Meara (Sept., $14) by Jerry Stiller; Eyewitness to Power: The Essence of Leadership, Nixon to Clinton (Oct., $15) by David Gergen; Joe Dimaggio: The Hero’s Life (Oct., $15) by Richard Ben Cramer; An Hour Before Daylight: Memoirs of a Rural Boyhood (Nov., $15) by Jimmy Carter.
TALK MIRAMAX BOOKS
Reprint: Ice Bound: A Doctor’s Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole (Jan., $14.95) by Jerri Nielsen with Maryanne Vollers.
THUNDER’S MOUTH PRESS
Reprint: I’d Hate Myself in the Morning (Oct., $13.95) by Ring Lardner Jr.
The Fire Never Dies: One Man’s Raucous Romp Down the Road of Food, Passion, and Adventure (Sept., $14.95) by Richard Sterling gathers an adventurous eater’s testosterone-edged tales about life on the road.
UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
Crossing Guadalupe Street: Growing Up Hispanic and Protestant (Sept., $16.95) by David Maldonado Jr. A man grows up bilingual, bicultural and successful—a tribute to his family traditions.
UNIV. OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
The Outer Edge of Ulster: A Memoir of Social Life in Nineteenth-Century Donegal (Sept.; $24.95, cloth $49.95) by Hugh Dorian, edited by Breandán Mac Suibhe and David Dickson, documents Ireland’s Great Famine by the lower classes.
Reprint: Off Camera (Oct., $14) by Ted Koppel.
WASHINGTON SQUARE PRESS
Reprints: Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found (Sept., $14) by Jennifer Lauck; Dream Catcher: A Memoir (Oct., $16) by Margaret A. Salinger.
Reprint: The Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany (Sept., $15.95) by Martin Goldsmith. 50,000 first printing.
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Trade Paperbacks: Biography & Memoirs