Reprint: The Queen & Di: The Untold Story (Apr., $13.95) by Ingrid Seward.
Reprint: Severed Trust: Why American Medicine Hasn't Been Fixed--And What We Can Do About It (Apr., $16) by George D. Lundberg, M.D., with James Stacey.
Can Working Families Get a Fair Deal? (May, $12) by Jody Heymann argues that intergenerational poverty is perpetuated by outdated labor policies.
Reprint: The Power of Their Ideas: Lessons for America from a Small School in Harlem (Aug., $14) by Deborah Meier.
Reprint: The O'Reilly Factor: The Good, the Bad, and the Completely Ridiculous in American Life (Mar., $14) by Bill O'Reilly.
CINCO PUNTOS PRESS
Puro Border: Dispatches, Snapshots and Graffiti from the U.S./Mexico Border (May, $18.95), edited by Luis Crosthwaite et al., takes a look at this "human laboratory" of the 21st century.
The Criminality of Nuclear Deterrence (Mar., $14.95) by Francis A. Boyle provides a detailed guide to understanding the nuclear arms race.
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The Subsidy Scandal: How Governments Squander Public Money and Wreck the Environment (May; $TBA, cloth $TBA) by Charlie Pye-Smith attacks corporate welfare and uncovers America's misuse of public funds.
The Precautionary Principle in the 20th Century: Late Lessons from Early Warnings (June; $29.95, cloth $79.95), edited by David Gee et al., explains how to avoid major health and environmental disasters.
Culture of Death: The Assault on Medical Ethics in America (Apr., $16.95) by Wesley J. Smith examines the current crisis in medical ethics.
FSG/HILL & WANG
Reprint: Not in Front of the Children: "Indecency," Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth (May, $15) by Marjorie Heins.
FSG/NORTH POINT PRESS
The Iron Road: A Stand for Truth and Democracy in Burma (Apr., $15) by James Mawdsley offers an account of an evil regime and one young man's efforts to defy it.
Reprint: Armed and Dangerous (Apr., $14.95) by Gina Gallo.
INTERLINK/OLIVE BRANCH PRESS
Overcoming Global Terror: The World After September 11th (Apr., $16.95) by Richard Falk provides a comprehensive new paradigm for understanding and opposing all forms of terrorism and political violence in the post-Cold War world.
U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East (Apr., $17.95) by Phyllis Bennis explains the history and consequences of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
Just and Lasting Change: When Communities Own Their Futures (Mar., $19.95) by Daniel Taylor-Ide and Carl E. Taylor proposes a field-tested approach to helping communities create healthier and cleaner living environments.
The New Nuclear Danger: Why We Can't Afford to Let Weapons Manufacturers Dictate Foreign Policy (Apr., $14.95) by Helen Caldicott argues for the country's best interests rather than those of weapons manufacturers.
The Radical Reader: A Documentary History of the American Radical Tradition (July, $22.95), edited by Timothy McCarthy and John C. McMillan, features documents by radical American writers.
Webs of Power: Notes on the Global Uprising (June, $17.95) by Starhawk chronicles the antiglobalization movement from an insider's perspective. Advertising. Author tour.
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Cracking Crime: Jim Donovan--Forensic Detective (Apr., $9.95) by Niamh O'Connor explores the importance of forensics in crime busting.
Jose Maria Sison: Struggles at Home and Abroad (May, $20) by Jose Sison and Ninotchka Rosca features interviews with the Filipino revolutionary, as well as photographs and his poems and political writings.
I'd Rather Teach Peace: Lessons from the School of Nonviolence (Apr., $20) by Colman McCarthy offers lessons about life and the challenge of peacemaking from the longtime Washington Post writer-turned-teacher.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
Reprint: Vanishing Voices: The Extinction of the World's Languages (May, $15.95) by Daniel Nettle and Suzanne Romaine.
Reprint: Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsessions in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players (July, $14) by Stefan Fatsis.
PENN STATE UNIV. PRESS
The Sentimental Citizen: Emotion in Democratic Politics (Aug.; $19.95, cloth $45) by George E. Marcus analyzes how emotion functions cooperatively with reason and contributes to healthy democratic politics.
Reprint: The American Dream: Stories from the Heart of Our Nation (June, $12.95) by Dan Rather.
Reprints: Balsamic Dreams: A Short but Self-Important History of the Baby Boomer Generation (June, $14) by Joe Queenan; A Cold Case (July, $11) by Philip Gourevitch.
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Change the World Without Taking Power: The Meaning of Revolution Today (Apr.; $24.95, cloth $TBA) by John Hollway explains the motivation of new protest movements.
Genetically Modified Foods: Debating Biotechnology (May, $20), edited by Michael Ruse and David Castle, features a collection of articles debating the social and health implications of scientifically tampered food.
The Science Wars: Debating Scientific Knowledge and Technology (Aug., $21), edited by Keith Parsons et al., presents the latest debates on the role and future of science and technology in our society.
REALLY GREAT BOOKS
Geography of Rage: Remembering the Los Angeles Riot of 1992 (Apr., $14.95), edited by Jervey Tervalon, features personal reflections from writers, academics and L.A. personalities.
Islam, the Middle East, and the New Global Hegemony (June; $19.95, cloth $52) by Simon W. Murden reveals how Muslim societies in the Middle East are adapting to globalized politics and economics.
Understanding Contemporary India (July; $22.50, cloth $55) by Sumit Ganguly and Neil Devotta surveys the complex variety of life in India today.
Driven by Drugs: U.S. Policy Toward Colombia (Aug.; $19.95, cloth $49.95) by Russell Crandall presents a study of U.S. policy making.
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She Moves Through the Boom (Apr., $15.95) by Ann Marie Hourihane offers a view of contemporary Ireland.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Reprint: Justice: Crimes, Trials, and Punishments (May, $14) by Dominick Dunne.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
A Just Response: The Nation on Terrorism and Democracy (Mar., $12.95), edited by Katrina vanden Heuvel, features reflections on the September 11 attacks by writers from the Nation magazine. Advertising.
Building Fear: A History of Terrorism (May, $17.95), edited by Isaac Cronin, explores the motives, causes and explanations of terrorism around the world. Advertising.
You Don't Say: Modern American Inhibitions (Mar., $24.95) by Benjamin DeMott argues that a society should understand its own inhibitions.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
Before Taliban: Genealogies of the Afghan Jihad (Apr.; $17.95, cloth $48) by David B. Edwards examines the lives of three recent Afghan leaders whose dreams for a progressive nation remained unrealized amid the repressive Taliban regime.
UNIV. OF CHICAGO PRESS
The Money Shot: Trash, Class, and the Making of TV Talk Shows (July, $20) by Laura Grindstaff argues that while daytime talk shows give voice to people normally excluded from the media spotlight, they also reinforce negative underclass stereotypes.
UNIV. PRESS OF FLORIDA
Florida's Megatrends: Current Issues That Will Shape Florida's Future (May, $19.95) by David R. Colburn and Lance deHaven-Smith looks at the forces that have fashioned Florida and the trends that will affect its future development.
Animals Like Us (May, $18) by Mark Rowlands evaluates the increasingly industrialized process of turning animals into food products, and argues for its injustice; a Practical Ethics series title.
Total Screen (May, $22) by Jean Baudrillard. A cultural studies guru tackles Holocaust revisionism, mad cow disease, cloning and more.
The Winona LaDuke Reader: A Collection of Essential Writings (Apr., $16.95) by Winona LaDuke features speeches, fiction and political "think-pieces" written for various magazines.