The Hipster Handbook (Feb., $11) by Robert Lanham sends up hipsters from coast to coast. 50,000 first printing.
The Stupid Crook Book (Sept., $8.95) by Leland H. Gregory III ferrets out incredibly ridiculous blunders.
What Do You Call a Sociopath in a Cubicle? Answer: A Coworker —A Dilbert Treasury (Sept., $14.95) by Scott Adams is the sixth collection featuring office crackpots.
Groovitude: A Get Fuzzy Treasury (Oct., $14.95) by Darby Conley-Rob heats up the warfare between cat and dog.
Reprint: Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway (Nov., $14.95) by Dave Barry.
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Cita's World 2 (Oct., $9.95) by Glenda Howard. The sassy cyber VJ spouts outrageous and hilarious tips and put-downs.
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Holidays (Nov., $14.95) by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht reveals how to handle office parties, obnoxious relatives and runaway parade balloons. 500,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
202 Pets' Peeves: Cats and Dogs Speak Out on Pesky Human Behavior (Feb., $12) by Cal Orey puts the spotlight on petulant puppies and curmudgeonly cats.
Quotable Twain (Sept., $14.95), edited by David W. Barber, draws from fiction, speeches, letters and conversations.
Reprint: The CEO of the Sofa (Sept., $13) by P.J. O'Rourke.
Paris Was My Paramour & Other Lost Diaries (Dec., $9.95) by Lawrence Millman turns satiric with tongue-in-cheek "lost" diaries of famous people.
Humor for a Mom's Heart (Oct., $12.99) collects laughs from bestselling authors.
Reprint: Cosbyology: Essays and Observations from the Doctor of Comedy (Nov., $11.95) by Bill Cosby.
Handbag Book of Girly Emergencies (Sept., $9.95) unpacks solutions to embarrassing situations.
The Guide to Picking Up Girls (Oct., $12) by Gabe Fischbarg teaches men to score with the opposite sex.
Uncle John's Ahh-Inspiring Bathroom Reader (Nov.; $16.95, cloth $24.95) by Bathroom Readers' Institute is the latest in the series' 15-year run.
It's the Little Things... An Appreciation of Life's Simple Pleasures (Sept., $12.95) by Craig Wilson exults over Mom's gravy, aluminum Christmas trees and more. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
RANDOM HOUSE/MODERN LIBRARY
Reprint: Fierce Pajamas: An Anthology of Humor Writing from theNew Yorker (Oct., $14.95), edited by David Remnick and Henry Finder.
FLEMING H. REVELL
I'm Not Suffering from Insanity... I'm Enjoying Every Minute of It! (Sept., $11.95) by Karen Linamen asserts that hope, healing and humor go hand in hand.
The Sterling Huck Letters (Oct., $12.99) by Sterling Huck. A man with too much time on his hands shares his letters to corporations and organizations.
Useless Knowledge: Answers to Questions You'd Never Think to Ask (Sept., $11.95) by Joe Edelman and David Samson has plenty of stuff you don't need to know. 30,000 first printing.
SANTA MONICA PRESS
The Butt Hello: And Other Ways My Cats Drive Me Crazy (Sept., $9.95) by Ted Meyer purrs over furry, bizarre behavior.
Everything Is Bad for You (Oct., $14.95) by David French backs up lists of things utterly forbidden with scientific studies.
TEN SPEED PRESS
Passing Gas: And Other Towns Along the American Highway (Nov., $14.95) by Gary Gladstone extols burgs with unusual names.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Kick Me: Adventures in Adolescence (Sept., $12.95) by Paul Feig recalls ill-fated prom dates, dodgeball and hellish school bus rides. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
The Onion Ad Nauseam: Complete News Archives, Vol. 13 (Sept., $17) by Robert Siegel and the Onion editors includes the classic "God Angrily Clarifies 'Don't Kill' Rule." Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Do You Love Me or Am I Just Paranoid? The Serial Monogamist's Guide to Love (Jan., $9.95) by Carina Chocano parodies dating and relationship guides.Author publicity.
The Best-Case Scenario Handbook: A Parody (Sept., $9.95) by John Tierney discloses how to accept an Oscar, shop for a private plane or take the presidential oath. 50,000 first printing.
AAA Auto Guide: Driving Survival (Feb., $15.95) by Jim MacPherson covers road rage, mechanical emergencies and severe weather.
Wristwatch Annual 2003 (Nov., $29.95), edited by Peter Baum, depicts 1,500 current models from more than 100 manufacturers.
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Denim: From Cowboys to Catwalks: A Visual History of the World's Most Legendary Fabric (Oct., $24.95) by Graham Marsh and Paul Trynka includes archival photos of pioneering brand items, denim-clad icons and rare, collectible garments.
Shall We Play Fischerandom Chess? (Sept., $18.95) by Svetozar Gligoric details the game devised by Bobby Fischer.
Endgame Challenge (Sept., $24.95) by John Nunn challenges the reader to solve 250 endgame positions.
Hal Lifson's 1966! (Oct., $24.95) by Hal Lifson. This illustrated book on the 1960s opens the author's personal treasure chest of collectibles and memorabilia. 30,000 first printing. $115,000 ad/promo.
Cozy Cabin Quilts from Thimbleberries: 20 Projects for Any Home (Oct., $28.95) by Lynette Jensen also includes pillows, tablecloths and more. Crafter's Choice Book Club selection.
The Solar House: Passive Heating and Cooling (Oct., $29.95) by Dan Chiras updates the principles for a new generation of solar enthusiasts.
ElderHouse: Planning Your Best Home Ever (Oct., $22.95) by Adelaide Altman diagrams smaller homes for boomers nearing retirement.
Extreme Simplicity: Homesteading in the City (Oct., $16.95) by Christopher and Dolores Nyerges applies the notion of self-reliance to life in suburban Los Angeles.
CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS
Building Bots: Designing and Building Warrior Robots (Oct., $19.95) by William Gurstelle brings TV's BattleBots to the home arena.
Faux Flowers (Sept., $19.95) by Richard Kollath with Ed McCann suggests more than 100 simple ideas, with tips on designing and displaying.
Bridesmaid Guide (Jan., $14.95) by Kate Chynoweth answers questions about showers, dresses and speeches.
Kitchens: Plan, Remodel, Build (Oct., $19.95) by Creative Homeowner editors advises on improvements or updating. 25,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo.
Trellises & Arbors (Dec., $16.95) by Bill Hylton offers 15 different projects. 25,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo.
Stationery Flight: Awesome Paper Airplanes (Dec., $15.95) by Michael Weinstein. More than 30 new designs defy common conceptions of what aircraft should look like. $25,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
KISS Guide to Home Improvement (Sept., $20) by Martin Preston lets home owners save money by doing it themselves. 50,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Children's Fashions 1900—1950: As Pictured in Sears Catalogs (Jan., $14.95), edited by JoAnne Olian, reproduces rare photos.
Collectible Pipes (Sept.) by Jean Rebeyrolles and ...Snowdomes(Sept., $14.95 each) by Lelie Carnot are for devoted hobbyists.
Awash with Color: Watercolor Wall Quilts (Nov., $19.95) by Judy Turner presents step-by-step instructions for 12 impressionistic wall-sized quilts.
Feng Shui Dos & Taboos for Love (Sept., $8.95) by Angi Ma Wong soothes the environment for better relationships. 50,000 first printing.
Pro Paint & Body (Sept., $18.95) by Jim Richardson includes the latest information on bodywork tools, materials and techniques.
Crocheter's Companion (Sept., $19.95) by Nancy Brown contains all the information needed for a craftsperson. Crafter's Choice Book Club selection .
Hip to Knit (Oct., $18.95) by Judith L. Swartz. Fun and funky patterns will inspire new knitters.
The Twisted Sisters Sock Workbook: Dyeing, Painting, Spinning, Designing, Knitting (Oct., $18.95) by Lynne Vogel walks through all techniques for making authentic luxuries. Crafter's Choice Book Club selection.
The Beader's Palette: Rings, Necklaces, Bracelets, Ensembles, Earrings and Straps (Oct., $19) by Ondori. Color photos and guides illustrate dozens of accessories.
Quick and Easy: More Origami (Oct., $14.95) by Ichihide Okumura. The companion to Quick and Easy Origami includes 60 sheets of colored paper.
American Dream Cars, 60 Years of the Best Concept Vehicles (Sept., $24.95) by Mitchel J. Frumkin and Phil Hall pictures more than 500 famous and long-forgotten show cars. Advertising.
Motifs for Crazy Quilting (Oct., $21.95) by J. Marsha Michler. Surface embellishments jazz up crazy quilts.
Pet Loss: A Spiritual Guide (Oct., $15) by Julia Harris eases the pain of a companion's death.
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Classic Joints with Power Tools (Sept., $17.95) by Yeung Chan demystifies the mortise and tenon joints.
100 More Things You Don't Need a Man For: Exterior Home & Yard Maintenance (Sept., $21.95) by Alison Jenkins builds confidence from the ground up.
Donna Kooler's Encyclopedia of Crochet (Sept., $21.95) by Kooler Design Studio features historical background for 180 stitch patterns. 15,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
MARTINGALE & CO.
The Blissful Bath (Sept., $21.95), compiled by Dawn Anderson, transforms the bath into a relaxing retreat with 17 indulgent projects. Advertising.
Make Room for Christmas Quilts (Sept., $29.95) by Nancy J. Martin tours holiday homes bedecked with quilts. Advertising.
Painted Whimsies (Dec., $24.95) by Jennifer R. Ferguson and Judith A. Skinner proposes 12 decorative accents for home and garden. Advertising.
MEREDITH/BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS
Better Homes and Gardens Complete Kitchens: Plan & Build Your Dream Kitchen (Sept., $19.95) includes 150 photos and 250 illustrations.
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Collecting Vinyl (Sept., $19.95) by John Stanley is a guide to pre-CD music recordings.
Vestments for All Seasons (Nov., $17.95) by Barbara Dee Baumgarten shows how to make liturgical garments.
NORTH LIGHT BOOKS
Beautiful Bridal Accessories You Can Make (Dec., $19.99) by Jacquelynne Johnson helps dress the bride, wedding party and attending family and friends.
Dare to Repair: A Do-It-Herself Guide to Fixing (Almost) Anything in the Home (Sept., $14.95) by Julie Sussman and Stephanie Glakas-Tenet explains 75 home fix-ups. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Stained Glass: Exploring New Materials and New Techniques (Jan., $25) by Giorgietta McRee and Livia McRee assesses trends in beading, etching and other methods.
Barrel of Monkeys (Oct., $19.95) by Miriam Zellnik includes art, history and the toy itself.
Tinkertoy (Oct., $19.95) by Miriam Zellnik. A book accompanies Tinkertoy pieces.
Joe Kubert's Comic Book Studio (Nov., $15.95) by Joe Kubert contains tracing paper, colored pencils and a lot more. 45,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo. Author publicity.
Handy at Home: Tips on Improving Your Home from America's Favorite Handyman (Oct., $14.95) by Richard Karn and George Mair turns anyone into a handyman. 50,000 first printing. Author tour.
A Passion for Knitting (Nov., $20) by Ilana Rabinowitz and Nancy Thomas is a practical guide with step-by-step, illustrated techniques.
Bungalow Colors (Sept., $24.95) by Robert Schweitzer emphasizes the importance of color in Arts & Crafts—style architecture.
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A—Z of Cat Health and First Aid: A Holistic Veterinary Guide for Owners (Oct., $14.95) by Andrew Gardiner identifies treatments and natural remedies.
Basic Candle Making (Oct., $16.95), edited by Eric Ebeling. Beginners can create beautiful and functional scented tapers.
Whacky Toys, Whirligigs & Whatchamacallits (Sept., $17.95) by Rodney Frost. Schematics, drawings and instructions enable the crafty person to build, carve and assemble delightful gifts.
The Horse Doctor Is In: A Kentucky Veterinarian's Guide to Horse Health (Nov., $19.95) by Brent Kelley. Anecdotes enliven the vet's advice and medical reference.
TEN SPEED PRESS
The Modern Gentleman: A Guide to Essential Manners, Savvy & Vice (Sept., $14.95) by Phineas Mollod and Jason Tesauro is a sourcebook for the 21st-century male.
Hanky Panky: An Intimate History of the Handkerchief (Nov., $24.95) by Helen Gustafson is part memoir and part history illustrated with more than 100 unusual hankies.
Super Suite: The Ultimate Bedroom Makeover Guide for Girls (Oct., $17.95) by Mark Montano shows the results of 15 bedroom makeovers.
UNIV. OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
Porcelain (Oct., $26.50) by Jack Doherty presents the history and techniques of the specialized pottery medium.
Bridal GuideMagazine's How to Plan the Perfect Wedding... Without Going Broke (Jan., $16.95) by Diane Forden with Sheryl Berk offers several blueprints for budget-conscious dream weddings. Ad/promo.
The Art of Beadwork: Historic Inspiration, Contemporary Design (Jan., $24.95) by Valerie Hector takes a global view of traditional methods.
Creative Matting and Framing: For Photos, Artwork and Collections (Jan., $19.95) by Trice Boerens presents more than 30 decorative projects.
Brenda's Wardrobe Companion: A Workbook for Getting the Look You Want, with Clothes You Love (Nov., $18.95) by Brenda Kinsel explains how to achieve unique personal style.
Handbags: The Power of the Purse (Sept., $13.95) by Anna Johnson features more than 900 color photos of bags from private collections, museums and designers. 50,000 first printing.
Literary Criticism & Essays
Reprint: My Soul Has Grown Deep (Oct., $18.95) by John Edgar Wideman. Advertising.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Quick Studies: The Best of Lingua Franca (Sept., $15), edited by Alexander Star, gathers works from the magazine that covered the intellectual life of the 1990s. 7-city author tour.
FEMINIST PRESS AT CUNY
Women on War: An International Collection of Women's Writings from Antiquity to the Present (Feb., $19.95), edited by Daniella Gioseffia, is a new edition of this landmark anthology that presents women's perspectives on war.
The Next American Essay (Feb., $18), edited by John D'Agata, takes a literary tour of essays written by masters of the craft. Advertising.
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The Saint and the Artist: A Study of the Fiction of Iris Murdoch (Sept., $16.95) by Peter J. Conradi. A literary critic offers an appreciation.
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2002 (Oct.; $13, cloth $27.50), edited by Dave Eggers, series editor Michael Cart, is geared for readers under 25.
Writing Machines (Nov.; $17.95, cloth $45) by N. Katherine Hayles explores how literature has changed in the process of moving from print to electronic media.
The Rush for Second Place: Essays and Occasional Writings (Oct., $14) by William Gaddis, edited by Joseph Tabbi, collects a wide range of Gaddis's critical essays, some published for the first time.
PURDUE UNIV. PRESS
Reflections on Italian American Women Writers (Dec., $24.95) by Mary Ann Vigilante Mannino discusses the ways in which their heritage has impacted their works.
Planet on the Table: Poets on the Reading Life (Feb., $16.95), edited by Sharon Bryan and William Olsen, offers essays on topics ranging from recommended books and authors to the pleasures and dangers of reading poetry.
A Year of Reading (Nov., $12.95) by Elisabeth Ellington and Jane Freimiller. This month-by-month guide presents seasonal reading choices and thoughtful analysis.
UNIV. OF ALABAMA PRESS
Another South: Experimental Writing in the South (Dec., $26.95), edited by Bill Lavender, gathers the best work of often-neglected, avant-garde Southern poets.
UNIV. OF GEORGIA PRESS
Poetry as Survival (Oct.; $19.95, cloth $44.95) by Gregory Orr takes a look at how poetry helps us confront, survive and transcend suffering; a volume in the series The Life of Poetry: Poets on Their Art and Craft.
Reprint: Unacknowledged Legislation (Sept., $14) by Christopher Hitchens.
Nature & Environment
COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS
New York City Trees: A Field Guide for the Metropolitan Area (Sept., $17.95) by Edward Sibley Barnard is a guide to the trees growing in the Big Apple and the surrounding region.
DOWN EAST BOOKS
The Wild Out Your Window: Exploring Nature Near at Hand (Sept., $15.95) by Sy Montgomery offers observations and lore about the wilderness found in our backyards and beyond.
The Weather (Oct.; $24.95, cloth $35) by John Lynch, a companion to the Learning Channel's TV series, explains how weather works. 25,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo.
GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS
Deep Blue Disasters: True Stories of Shipwrecks, Founderings, and Calamities at Sea (Dec., $14.95), edited and compiled by John Long, contains 19 actual happenings.
A Sword for Mother Nature: The Further Adventures of a Fish & Game Warden (Oct., $18) by Terry Gross gathers more true tales by a 32-year veteran of the struggle to protect America's wildlife.
Sibley's Birding Basics: How to Identify Birds, Using the Clues in Feathers, Habitats, Behaviors, and Sounds (Oct., $15.95) by David Allen Sibley. The birding expert details everything a birder needs to know to identify species. 150,000 first printing.Ad/promo. Author tour.
Growing America: The Story of a Grassroots Activist: A Call for Renewed Civic Action (Sept., $15) by David A. Kidd. The activist tells how he led citizen groups in Ohio in planting 12 million trees in response to the issue of global warming.
MCDONALD & WOODWARD PUBLISHING
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Forests in Peril: Tracking Deciduous Trees from Ice-Age Refuges into the Greenhouse World (Sept., $22.95) by Hazel R. Delcourt documents the history of the forest from the last ice age through its development as a natural resource and the threats it faces today.
The Colors of Nature: Culture Identity and the Natural World (Sept., $18.95), edited by Alison H. Deming and Lauret E. Savoy, taps into the prose of writers of color in the largely white world of nature writing.
Life Support: The Environment and Human Health (Oct.; $19.95, $50 cloth), edited by Michael McCally, examines the connections between environmental degradation and human health.
MOUNTAIN PRESS PUBLISHING
Raptors of the Rockies (Sept., $16.95) by Kate Davis is a guide with more than 100 color photographs. Advertising. Author publicity.
W.W. NORTON/OUTSIDE BOOKS
The Polar Bear Waltz and Other Moments of Epic Silliness: Comic Classics forOutside Magazine's "Parting Shots" (Nov., $15.95) by Outside Magazine editors looks at 25 years of amusing and whimsical scenes from the great outdoors.
OutsideMagazine's Urban Adventure Denver/Boulder, ...New York (Sept., $19.95 each ) by Peter Heller are the first where-to guides to outdoor adventure in America's metro areas.
RIO NUEVO PUBLISHERS
The Sonoran Desert (Oct., $12.95) by Bill Broyles leads readers through this desert landscape of mountains, sand dunes, lava flows, cacti and untamed wildlife.
America's National Wildlife Refuges: A Complete Guide (Sept., $29.95) by Russell D. Butcher, photos by Karen and John Hollingsworth, describes more than 530 locations.
Spirit of the American Southwest: Geology, Ancient Eras and Prehistoric People, Hiking Through Time (Sept., $22.95) by Tom Prisciantelli is an exploration of the geologic processes responsible for the beauty of the deserts, plateaus and mountains of this region.
UNIV. OF ARIZONA PRESS
The Black Rock Desert (Sept., $13.95) by Mark Klett, photos by William Fox. A poet and a photographer respond to a 400-square-mile playa devoid of natural life.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
The Beluga Café (Oct.; $16.95, cloth $45) by Jim Nollman. Three artists travel to the Canadian arctic to make music with the Beluga whales only to discover that the whales have disappeared.
UNIV. OF MASSACHUSETTS PRESS
Mortal Stakes: Hunters and Hunting in Contemporary America (Jan., $19.95) by Jan E. Dizard presents a study of who hunts and why.
Coral Reefs: Ecology, Threats, and Conservation (Oct., $16.95) by Charles Sheppard discusses the vulnerability of the world's coral reefs; includes photographs.
Oregon's Wilderness Areas: The Complete Guide (Feb., $24.95) by George Wuerthner surveys 40 separate wilderness areas; includes color-coding by region and topographical maps.
Spiritual Healing: A Practical Guide to Hands-On Healing (Sept., $16.95) by Jack and Jan Angelo presents techniques and exercises intended to alleviate pain, heal ailments and bring comfort to the ill.
In the Light of Death: Spiritual Insight to Help You Live with Death and Bereavement (Oct., $12.95) by Timothy Freke offers inspiration and guidance to the dying and bereaved; includes guided meditations.
BEAR & COMPANY
The Triple Goddess Tarot: Using the Power of the Major Arcana, Chakra Healing, and the Divine Feminine (Oct., $35) by Isha Lerner is a new tarot based on the divine feminine.
The Panchang Workbook: Use Hindu Moon Astrology to Change Your Life (Dec., $19.95) by Michael Geary teaches how to work with the movement of the moon to recognize good and bad days for a range of activities.
Reprint:Wicca for Life: The Way of the Craft: From Birth to Summerland (Feb., $18.95) by Raymond Buckland.
Astrological Aromatherapy (Sept., $19.95) by Patricia Davis brings these two ancient arts together.
Aspects in Astrology: A Guide to Understanding Planetary Relationships in the Horoscope (Oct., $16.95) by Sue Tompkins illustrates how aspects can offer a profound depiction of an individual and his or her destiny.
FAIR WINDS PRESS
Karma 101: What Goes Around Comes Around... and What You Can Do About It (Sept., $12.95) by Joshua Mack outlines the basics, debunks the mysteries and offers a practical explanation of karma.
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Dalai Lama Altar Kit (Oct., $24.95) by His Holiness the Dalai Lama contains everything needed to create a space for meditation and peace of mind.
Meditations to Heal Your Life (Sept., $17.95) by Louise L. Hay. Hay shares her philosophy of life on a multitude of subjects. Advertising.
The Path of the Priestess: A Guidebook for Awakening the Divine Feminine (Nov., $19.95) by Sharron Rose reveals the essential role of women in creating and maintaining the psychic-energetic-emotional landscape of society.
The 5-Minute Healer: Self-Healing Techniques for Busy People (Sept., $14) by Mary Capone and Janet Rupp teaches exercises, meditations and visualizations that can be accomplished within minutes.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Reprint:Blessing from the Other Side: Wisdom and Comfort from the Afterlife for This Life (Oct., $12) by Sylvia Browne with Lindsay Harrison.
NEW PAGE BOOKS
Wicca for Couples: Making Magick Together (Sept., $13.99) by A.J. Drew. Discover a more powerful sexual union through Wiccan practice.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
Inner Outings (Sept., $24.95) by Charlene Geiss and Claudia Jessup is a book and card set designed to teach creative journal-keeping.
Reprint: Creative Visualization 25th Anniversary Edition (Sept., $12.95) by Shakti Gawain.
Nostradamus 2003—2025: The History of the Future (Oct., $13) by Peter Lorie interprets Nostradamus's prediction for the next 25 years.
A New Vision of Astrology (Dec., $14) by A.T. Mann considers conception as well as birth date.
PRENTICE HALL PRESS
A Witch's Grimoire of Ancient Omens, Portents, Talismans, Amulets, and Charms (Sept., $14) by Gavin Frost shows how to harness the power of Wicca for self-improvement and personal gain.
Hex and Spellwork: The Magical Practices of the Pennsylvania Dutch (Oct., $16.95) by Karl Herr teaches the practices and history of the traditions of Hex, a magical art used for health, prosperity and joy.
21st Century Mage: Bring the Divine Down to Earth (Oct., $16.95) by Jason Augustus Newcomb reinvents the "Knowledge and Conversation of Your Holy Guardian Angel" ritual, laying out a course of practice and prayer.
Zodiac Spells: Easy Enchantments and Simple Spells for Your Sun Sign (Oct., $15.95) by Lexa Rosean presents a collection of simple spells with a unique astrology tie-in. 35,000 first printing. Author tour.
Born on a Rotten Day: Illuminating the Dark Side of the Zodiac (Feb., $10) by Hazel Dixon-Cooper debunks the myths, reveals the flaws and examines the dubious virtues of each sign.
STONE BRIDGE PRESS
Living the Japanese Arts & Ways: 45 Paths to Meditation and Beauty (Oct., $18.95) by H.E. Davey covers the ABCs of Japanese spirituality and aesthetics. Advertising.
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Feng Shui Flowers: Bringing Health, Wealth and Happiness into Your Home (Oct., $19.95) by Jo Russell. Improve the energy levels in the home or office through a combination of feng shui and horticulture.
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Jimi Hendrix and the Making of Are You Experienced (Sept., $14.95) by Sean Egan recounts the story of the Jimi Hendrix Experience's first album.
Revolution: The Making of the Beatles' White Album (Sept., $14.95) by David Quantick fills in details.
The Directors: Take Three (Jan., $21.95) by Robert J. Emery. Film directors talk about their art in this tie-in to the Starz/Encore TV series.Advertising.
Screening Party (Sept., $16.95) by Dennis Hensley is a collection of group discussions recorded at screening parties of films from Taxi Driver to Glitter. Advertising.
3 Black Chicks Review Flicks: Movie Reviews with Flava! (Nov., $17.95) by The Diva, Bams and Cass is an irreverent guide to movies and videos. Ad/promo.
Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2003 (Nov., $18.95) by Roger Ebert includes nearly 900 pages with 600 movie reviews written between January 2000 and mid-June 2002.
Seats: Seating Plans to New York Metro Area Theatres, Concert Halls and Sports Stadiums (Sept., $10.95) by Jode Susan Millman has been updated and suggests ways to score bargain tickets to top attractions. Advertising.Voices After 9/11 (Sept., $7.95) by Lavonne Mueller is the playwright's collage of monologues about September 11 featuring voices from all around America. Advertising.
An Askew View: The Films of Kevin Smith (Oct., $18.95) by John Kenneth Muir is an examination of the independent filmmaker whose movies include Clerks and Dogma. Author publicity.
Reprint: Somewhere for Me: A Biography of Richard Rodgers (Nov., $18.95) by Meryle Secrest.
The Yardbirds: The Band That Launched Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page (Sept., $22.95) by Adam Clayson is a biography of the 1960s British rock band.
Rock & Roll Doctor: Lowell George: Guitarist, Songwriter and Founder of Little Feat (Nov., $19.95) by Mark Brend assesses the legacy of the late musician/producer.
The A to Z of Hitchcock (Sept., $23.95) by Howard Maxford surveys the director's career.
KISS Alive Forever: The Complete Touring History (Sept.,
$29.95) by Curt Gooch and Jeff Suhs contains archival details of more than 1,900 performances, cross-referenced by tour.
The Billboard Guide to Contemporary Christian Music (Oct., $19.95) by Barry Alfonso chronicles the rise of the genre.
Reprint: The Diaries of Kenneth Tynan (Nov., $16.95), edited by John Lahr.
TV Party: Television's Untold Tales (Sept., $19.95) by Billy Ingram gathers the behind-the-scenes scoop taken from the author's Web site, Tvparty.com; includes CD-ROM containing commercial and video clips featured in the book. 40,000 first printing. $120,000 ad/promo.
TV's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Books of Crazy Casting, Off-Camera Clashes and Other Oddities (Dec., $12.95) by Douglas Tonks offers anecdotes.
Reprint: Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones (Oct., $15.95) by Quincy Jones.
Wingspan: Paul McCartney's Band on the Run (Sept., $24.95) by Paul McCartney includes information from the Wingspan TV documentary, unpublished photos and an interview with McCartney and his daughter, Mary. Ads/promo.
CARROLL & GRAF
Moonwatcher's Memoir: A Diary of 2001: A Space Odyssey (Sept., $17.95) by Dan Richter looks at the creation of the legendary film.
The Cher Scrapbook (Sept., $21.95) by Mary Anne Cassata celebrates the superstar.
Oops! They Did It Again!: More Movie Mistakes That Made the Cut (Oct., $14.95) by Matteo Molinari and Jim Kamm is crammed with bloopers and movie trivia.
Reprints: The Complete Films of Alfred Hitchcock, Revised and Updated (Dec., $21.95) by Robert A. Harris and Michael S. Lasky; Fire and Rain: The James Taylor Story (Jan., $15) by Ian Halperin; Bad and Beautiful: Inside the Dazzling and Deadly World of Supermodels (Feb., $15.95) by Ian Halperin.
COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS
This Thing of Ours: Investigating The Sopranos (Oct., $17.95), edited by David Lavery, is a collection of essays about the popular HBO series.
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Earth & Sky: The Laurie Lewis Songbook (Oct.; $20, cloth $50 with CD) combines 44 bluegrass songs with reflections on the genesis of each. Author tour.
Undercurrents: The Hidden Wiring of Modern Music (Feb., $19.95) by the Wire is the magazine's take on the sources of innovation in modern music.
And the Oscar Goes to…: The History and Politics of the Academy Awards at 75 (Feb., $22.95) by Emanuel Levy ranges from silent films to Halle Berry.
Goodnight, John Boy (Oct., $16.95) by Earl Hamner and Ralph E. Griffin is a memory book of The Waltons timed to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the TV series.
Intimate Strangers: Comic Profiles and Indiscretions of the Very Famous (Nov., $13.95) by Bill Zehme dishes the dirt on celebrities including Eddie Murphy and Sharon Stone. 27,500 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
Cinematherapy for Lovers: The Girl's Guide to Finding True Love One Movie at a Time (Dec., $TBA) by Nancy Peske and Beverly West recommends movies to cure blues and blahs. 30,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
Treasure Planet: The Legend, the Lore and the Loot (Oct., $30) by Jeff Kurtti is a gift book inspired by Disney's new animated intergalactic adventure loosely based on Treasure Island .
Reprint: Disney on Broadway: Magic, Mask, Myth (Sept., $25) by Michael Lassell.
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For Your Eyes Only: Behind the Scenes of the Bond Films (Sept., $19) by David Giammarco roams through the film series.
Shaggy: Dogamuffin Style (Sept., $16) by Micah Locilento is a biography of the reggae rapper.
Tarzan, My Father (Sept., $25) by Johnny Weissmuller Jr. is a biography of the film star.
FSG/FABER & FABER
Ethan Coen and Joel Coen: Collected Screenplays 1 (Oct., $16) anthologizes the brothers' screenplays for Raising Arizona, Blood Simple, Miller's Crossing and Barton Fink.
A Pocket Guide to Opera (Nov., $14) by Rupert Christiansen includes synopses of 80 popular operas, plus background information and recommendations for best recordings, video and DVD.
Reprint: The Emperor and the Wolf: The Lives and Films of Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune (Feb., $20) by Stuart Galbraith IV.
Elvis: The King on Film (Sept., $14.95) by Chutley Chops is an illustrated appreciation of Presley's cinematic career.
A Year at the Movies: One Man's Filmgoing Odyssey (Sept., $14.95) by Kevin Murphy. The writer/producer who plays Tom Servo on TV's Mystery Science Theater 3000 pledged to see a movie a day for a year and lived to tell all. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Reprints: The Music of Silence: A Memoir (Oct., $13.95) by Andrea Bocelli; Walk This Way: The Autobiography of Aerosmith (Feb., $14.95) by Aerosmith with Stephen Davis.
The Making of The Lord of the Rings (Nov.; $17.95, cloth $29.95) by Brian Sibley is an illustrated commemorative volume that includes interviews with the principal cast and crew members, plus commentary from the film's director, Peter Jackson. 325,000 first printing.
The Underpants: A Play (Nov., $10.95) by Steve Martin is based upon a 1910 farce about a husband whose wife's drawers have a mind of their own. A Theia book. 50,000 first printing.
Reprint: The Making of Casablanca: Bogart, Bergman and World War II (Oct., $12.95) by Aljean Harmetz.
Reprint: Jazz: A History of America's Music (Nov., $29.95) by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns.
MERCER UNIV. PRESS
Combustible/Burn: A Play (Sept., $15) by Andrew Silver deals with desegregation at a Southern Baptist college.
Acting Narrative Speeches (Sept., $19.95) by Tim McDonough teaches character subtleties.
Adaptation: The Shooting Script (Nov., $18.95), screenplay by Charlie and Donald Kaufman, ties in with the Spike Jonze film starring Nicolas Cage and Meryl Streep that is itself an adaptation of the book The Orchid Thief. Advertising.
Catch Me if You Can:The Film and the Filmmakers (Dec.; $22.95, cloth $32.95) is the screenplay by Jeff Nathanson for the Stephen Spielberg film starring Leonardo Di Caprio and Tom Hanks, about a true-life teenage bank robber. Advertising.
NEW PAGE BOOKS
Hollywood Urban Legends: The Truth Behind All Those Delightfully Persistent Myths of Film, Television and Music (Sept., $13.99) by Richard Roeper sets the record straight about wickedly false stories.
NORTHWESTERN UNIV. PRESS
Metamorphoses: A Play (Sept., $14) by Mary Zimmerman contains the script, plus production history and photographs.
One Love: Life with Bob Marley and the Wailers (Jan.; $25, cloth $40) by Lee Jaffe is a recollection of a close friendship. Author publicity.
A Sitdown withThe Sopranos: Watching Italian-American Culture on T.V.'s Most Talked-About Series (Sept., $12.95), edited by Regina Barreca. Eight Italian-American writers vent, interpret and celebrate the program. 25,000 first printing.
Reprint: Open a New Window: The Broadway Musical in the 1960s (Nov., $16.95) by Ethan Mordden.
MTV's Diary (Nov., $19.95) by MTV scrutinizes the bands and celebrities behind the fame. Ad/promo.
MTV's The Real World: Las Vegas (Nov., $16.95) by K.M. Squires is full of behind-the-scenes, uncensored stories with photographs and interviews. Ad/promo.
Meet the Osbournes (Nov., $18) by the Osbournes with Todd Gold is a tie-in to the cable TV phenomenon. 500,000 first printing.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
45 RPM: A Visual History of the Seven-Inch Record (Oct., $16.95), edited by Spencer Drate, is a collection of seven-inch sleeves, organized chronologically, of more than 200 cuts featuring artists from Paul Anka to the Sex Pistols.
The Guys (Sept., $12.95) by Anne Nelson is a play based on the author's experience of helping a fire captain write tributes for eight men that he lost in the World Trade Center disaster.
REYNOLDS & HEARN
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The Complete Inspector Morse (Sept., $24.95) by David Bishop is an illustrated guide that compares the exploits of the detective on page and screen.
Jack the Ripper: The Murders and the Movies (Sept., $24.95) by Dennis Meikle pictures the murderer as depicted in film and on TV.
RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS
If You've Got a Dream, I've Got a Plan (Sept., $14.99) by Kelley Lovelace shares the country music songwriter's advice to hopeful tunesmiths.
Rock 'n' Roll London (Nov., $14.95) by Max Woolridge revels in London's rock history.
Make Your Own Damn Movie: Secrets of a Renegade Director (Dec., $14.95) by Lloyd Kaufman. This manual for beginners hails from the independent film company Troma Studios. Author tour.
SANTA MONICA PRESS
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Footsteps in the Fog: Alfred Hitchcock's San Francisco (Oct., $24.95) by Jeff Kraft and Aaron Leventhal contains more than 400 photos in a tribute to the director's films with Bay area locations.
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Reprint: Stanley Kubrick'sA Clockwork Orange (Sept., $22.95) by Stanley Kubrick.
Heartbreak and Vine: The Fate of Hardboiled Writers in Hollywood (Sept., $15) by Woody Haut explores the strained relationships between the Hollywood machine and crime novelists from Dashiell Hammett to Elmore Leonard.
Sleazoid Express: A Mind-Twisting Tour Through the Grindhouse Cinema of Times Square (Dec., $16) by Bill Landis and Michelle Clifford is the underground magazine's guide to sensationalistic films and exploitation video companies.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV. PRESS
The Biology of Horror: Gothic Literature and Film (Oct., $25) by Jack Morgan views popular and classic gothic works emphasizing the biological aspect of horror, from the Middle Ages to Misery .
Joe Franklin's Great Entertainment Trivia Game (Sept., $7.95) by Joe Franklin. The veteran TV talk-show host poses more than 1,000 entertainment-oriented questions. 25,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.
STONE BRIDGE PRESS
Anime Explosion! The What? Why? and Wow! of Japanese Animation (Oct, $18.95) by Patrick Drazen is an illustrated evaluation of the phenomenon.Advertising.
TAYLOR TRADE PUBLISHING
Reprint: Spielberg: The Man, the Movies, the Mythology, Updated Edition (Sept., $17.95) by Frank Sanello.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Kiss: The Early Years (Nov., $24.95) by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley is an inside commentary, onstage and off, by the group's cofounders. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Reprint: Kiss and Make-Up (Oct., $14) by Gene Simmons.
THEATRE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP
Culture Clash in America (Jan., $13.95) by Culture Clash. Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza are the comic trio, and this is their take on four cities: San Diego, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Advertising.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
Björk: There's More to Life Than This (Oct., $23.95) by Ian Gittins traces the Icelandic pop singer's career, with more than 70 color photos.
The Book of Metal (Oct., $29.95) by Chris Ingham includes more than 200 color photos of heavy metal acts including Limp Bizkit and Korn.
Reprint: The Book of Rock (Oct., $29.95) by Philip Dodd.
MTV Photobooth: An MTV Overground Book (Nov., $17.95) by MTV gathers impromptu snapshots of celebrities taken in the MTV photo booth.
UNIV. OF ILLINOIS PRESS
Reprints: Louis Prima (Sept., $18.95) by Garry Boulard; Julliard: A History (Sept., $19.95) by Andrea Olmstead.
UNIV. PRESS OF KANSAS
Reel History: In Defense of Hollywood (Oct., $17.95) by Robert Brent Toplin is a critical analysis of the treatment of history in American film.
VANDERBILT UNIV. PRESS
Heartaches by the Number: Country Music's 500 Greatest Singles (Feb.; $27.95, cloth $59.95) by David Cantwell and Bill Friskics-Warren. Their number one choice is "Help Me Make It Through the Night," Sammi Smith's 1970 hit.
Screening the City (Feb.; $20, cloth $60), edited by Tony Fitzmaurice and Mark Shiel. Essays examine the relationship between cinema and the changing urban experience in Europe and the U.S. since the early 20th century.
Boston Marriage (Jan., $12) by David Mamet is a play about two women in 19th-century Boston.
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Cinema's Missing Children (Jan., $21) by Emma Wilson discusses depictions of missing and endangered children in key films from the past decade.
The Sopranos : Selected Scripts from Three Seasons (Sept., $16.95) contains complete scripts from five episodes, including scenes and dialogue that never made it to the screen. Ad/promo.
WESLEYAN UNIV. PRESS
Bright Balkan Morning: Romani Lives and the Power of Music in Greek Macedonia (Oct., $34.95) by Charles and Angeliki Vellou Keil. First-person narratives, photos, audio CD and cultural commentary portray settled "Gypsies" and music of the region.
Cuban Music: From Son and Rumba to the Buena Vista Social Club and Timba Cubana (Sept., $22.95) by Maya Roy moves to a very rhythmic beat.
CATHOLIC UNIV. OF AMERICA PRESS
The Two Wings of Catholic Thought: Essays onFides et ratio (Jan., $19.95), edited by David Ruel Foster and Joseph W. Koterski, analyzes the themes and implications of John Paul II's encyclical.
IVAN R. DEE
Dewey in 90 Minutes and J.S. Mill in 90 Minutes (Nov., $6.95 each) by Paul Strathern are additions to the Philosophers in 90 Minutes series.
Reprint: Wittgenstein's Poker: The Story of a Ten-Minute Argument Between Two Great Philosophers (Sept., $13.95) by David Edmonds and John Eidinow.
Reprint: The Liar's Tale: A History of Falsehood (Nov., $15.95) by Jeremy Campbell.
Conversations with Elie Wiesel (Feb., $11) by Elie Wiesel and Richard D. Heffner features transcripts of the author's discussions on nationalism, the anatomy of hate, memory, capital punishment, the role of the state and tolerance.
PhotoPainting: The Art of Painting on Photographs (Oct., $24.95) by James A. McKinnis demonstrates the technique of hand-painting on photographs.
Successful Underwater Photography (Nov., $24.95) by Brian Skerry and Howard Hall. Two photographers who specialize in marine photography offer an illustrated field guide.
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A Beginner's Guide to Digital Photography (Sept., $24.95) by Adrian Davies uses examples from experienced digital photographers.
Creative Black & White Photography (Oct., $24.99) Les McLean takes readers through the processes of producing high-quality b&w photographs.
Tokyo X (Sept., $29.95) by Shunji Oshkura. B&w photos envision Tokyo as a mecca of alienation.
How to Photograph Cars (Jan., $19.95) by James Mann teaches readers how to capture the contours and angles of their cars.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
Reprint: Architects of Peace (Sept., $24.95) by Michael Collopy.
Reprint: Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers
1840 to the Present (Sept., $39.95) by Deborah Willis.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
Photobooth (Oct., $19.95) by Babbette Hines collects 75 years of photos, showing everyday people in front of the anonymous camera in photo booths.
Reprint: Kitty Hawk and Beyond: The Wright Brothers and the Early Years of Aviation, a Photographic Journey (Jan., $19.95) by Ronald R. Geibert and Patrick B. Nolan.
Wedding and Portrait Photography: Going Digital (Jan., $35) by John Henshall explores the benefits.
Reprint: The National Enquirer: Thirty Years of Unforgettable Images (Nov., $21.95).
The Digital Photography Workbook (Sept., $24.95) by Simon Joinson offers creative and practical applications of the filmless camera and the computer darkroom.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIV. PRESS
Palouse Country (Sept., $32.95) by George Bedirian captures the natural and cultural landscapes of the Palouse hills of southeast Washington State and neighboring Idaho.
BLUE MOUNTAIN ARTS
To the Love of My Life: A Collection of Love Poems (Nov., $8.95) by Donna Fargo. The Grammy Award—winning singer/songwriter shares thoughts on love, relationships and the special person in her life. 25,000 first printing.
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A Fierce Brightness: Twenty-Five Years of Women's Poetry (Oct.; $14.95, cloth $29.95), edited by Margarita Donnelly, Beverly McFarland and Micki Reaman, illuminates women's poetic tradition. Advertising. Author tours.
Transcircularities: New and Selected Poems (Sept.; $17, cloth $30) by Quincy Troupe. New and classic work celebrates jazz, sports, love, art, literature and American life. Advertising.
Waiting for Sweet Betty (Oct., $14) by Clarence Major uses puns, inverted clichés and sweet bop sounds to create poems that can be seen and heard.
World Hotel (Oct., $14) by Reetika Vazirani explores women's East-West cross-cultural conflicts.
CYPRESS HOUSE/LOST COAST PRESS
Sheaves of Silence (Sept., $14.95) by ADAMS delves into the dualities inherent in existence. $15,000 ad/promo. Advertising.
DUKE UNIV. PRESS
In Case of Fire in a Foreign Land: New and Collected Poems from Two Languages (March., $15.95) by Ariel Dorfman, trans. by Edith Grossman and Ariel Dorfman. The human rights activist, novelist and playwright offers his first bilingual collection.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Reprints: Conscious and Verbal (Oct., $12) by Les Murray; Selected Poems 1957—1994 (Oct., $14; cloth $30) by Ted Hughes.
Medicine Stone (Oct., $12) by Jack Coulehan. The physician/poet observes the beauty and frailty of the human body.
FORDHAM UNIV. PRESS
Door to Door (Nov., $15; cloth $22) by Robert Thomas strives to unveil mystery.
Blind Huber (Oct., $14) by Nick Flynn. Loosely based on Francois Huber, the 18th-century beekeeper and savant, this collection obsesses on the body, love, devotion, nature and the limits of knowledge. Advertising.
All Told (Jan.; $14, cloth $23) by Hettie Jones is the second collection by the children's author.
Sea Gate (Sept., $12.95) by Jocelyn Emerson draws on geology, cosmology, theology and physics to question various definitions of permanence.
Sails the Wind Left Behind (Nov., $12.95) by Alessandra Lynch combines the surreal and the lyrical.
The Unswept Room (Sept.; $15, cloth $25) by Sharon Olds recalls physical and emotional sensations of childhood, motherhood and marital love. Advertising.
Collected Poems (Nov., $27.50) by James Merrill brings together existing and new work by the award-winning poet.
The How-to Book of Haiku: Writing and Enjoying Poetry (Feb., $15) by Jane Reichhold explains how to write and appreciate the spiritual essence of the haiku in English.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS
The Powers of Heaven and Earth: New and Selected Poems (Oct.; $19.95, cloth $36.95) by John Frederick Nims includes poems selected by the late award-winning poet and editor of Poetry magazine from his 60-year career. Advertising.
MANIC D PRESS
The Splinter Factory (Sept., $13.95) by Jeffrey McDaniel offers the poet's third collection of metaphorical poems. Advertising. Author tour.
Walking Barefoot in the Glassblowers Museum (Sept., $13.95) by Ellyn Maybe reveals beliefs in family, love and anti-establishment idealism. Advertising. Author tour.
The Porcelain Apes of Moses Mendelssohn (Nov., $14.95) by Jean Nordhaus poetically narrates the 18th-century philosopher's biography including his royally mandated purchase of 20 life-sized porcelain apes before his marriage.
Sweet Youth: Poems by a Young Man and an Old Man, Old and New 1953—2001 (Sept., $18.95) by Allen Grossman gathers work by the respected American poet.
NORTHEASTERN UNIV. PRESS
All the Blood Tethers (Nov., $14.95) by Catherine Sasanov centers on the imagery and blood metaphor of Catholicism.
NORTHWESTERN UNIV. PRESS
The Promised Folly (Nov., $14.95) by Judith Hall poetically searches for the means to happiness.
Reprint: Blackbird Singing: Poems and Lyrics, 1965—2001 (Oct., $13.95) by Paul McCartney.
Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West (Oct., $15), edited by Daniel Ladinksy, brings together the works of 12 spiritual writers, including St. Francis of Assisi, Rumi and St. Thomas Aquinas. Author tour.
The Porcupine's Kisses (Oct., $18) by Stephen Dobyns, illustrated by Howie Michels, features an acclaimed poet's reflections alongside 130 illustrations and woodcuts. Author tour.
Reprint: Sailing Alone Around the Room (Oct., $13.95) by Billy Collins.
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I Live by the Invisible ( Sept., $14.95) by Ray Bradbury includes previously published and new poems by the sci-fi master.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
Unfortunately, It Was Paradise: Selected Poems (Jan.; $16.95, cloth $39.95) by Mahmoud Darwish, trans. and edited by Munir Akash and Carolyn Forché with Sinan Antoon and Almira El-Zein, spans the four decades of Darwish's career, revealing a range of expression and form.
UNIV. OF IOWA PRESS
Worth (Sept., $16) by Robyn Schiff uses haute couture as a metaphor for the creation and re-creation of self.
UNIV.OF PITTSBURGH PRESS
Rouge Pulp (Oct., $12.95) by Dorothy Barresi collects verse that recognizes the brutal vitality of the world while rejecting despair.
UNIV. OF WASHINGTON PRESS
The Lives of the Saints (Nov.; $13.95, cloth $25) by Suzanne Paola traces the spiritual quests of people in a world made toxic by scientific experimentation.
Kiss Off: Poems to Set You Free (Jan., $14.95), edited by Mary D. Esselman and Elizabeth Ash Vélez, travels through stages of self-discovery and self-doubt to celebrate self-acceptance. Advertising.
WHITE PINE PRESS
Among the Flowering Reeds: An Anthology of Classic Korean Poetry Written in Chinese (Dec., $16), edited and trans. by Kim Jong-gil, gathers 100 poems spanning more than 1,000 years of Korean history.
It's a Free Country: Personal Freedom in America After September 11 (Sept., $15.95), edited by Danny Goldberg, Robert Greenwald and Victor Goldberg, examines the effects of George W. Bush's legislative assault on civil liberties following the September 11 terrorist bombings.
Implicating Empire: Globalization and Resistance in the 21st Century (Jan., $16), edited by Stanley Aronowitz and Heather Gautnew, discusses the state and the future of globalization's role in world affairs.
Perversions of Justice: Indigenous Peoples and Angloamerican Law (Jan.; $18.95,cloth $40) by Ward Churchill analyzes the faulty reasoning employed to legislate control over North America's indigenous peoples and their land. Advertising. Author tour.
HARVARD UNIV. PRESS
Where Have All the Voters Gone? (Nov.; $18.95, cloth $39.95) by Martin P. Wattenberg confronts the issue of low voter turnout and ponders why so few Americans exercise their democratic rights.
Another Century of War (Sept., $15.95) by Gabriel Kolko analyzes America's "new wars" by studying its old ones.
Global Inc.: An Atlas of Global Corporations (Oct., $19.95) by Medard Gabel and Henry Bruner is a visual tally of global corporations.
Reprint: Spin This! (Nov., $13) by Bill Press.
Reprint: Too Close to Call: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election (Oct., $14.95) by Jeffrey Toobin.
The President's Cabinet: Gender, Power and Representation (Oct.; $26.50, cloth $59.95), edited by MaryAnne Borrelli, explores women's selection for and exclusion from U.S. Cabinet positions.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Reprints: Does America Need a Foreign Policy? (Sept., $15) by Henry Kissinger; Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War (Oct., $14) by Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg and William Broad; Now, Let Me Tell You What I Really Think (Sept., $13) by Chris Matthews.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Reprint: Blinded by the Right (Feb., $14) by David Brock.
Forbidden Truth (Sept., $12.95) by Jean-Charles Brisard and Guillaume Dasquie, trans. by Wayne Madsen. The French bestseller reveals how secret oil diplomacy between the U.S. government and the Taliban precipitated the September 11 tragedy. Author tour.
Left Hooks, Right Crosses: Highlights from a Decade of Political Brawling (Nov., $16.95), edited by Christopher Hitchens and Christopher Caldwell, collects each of the TV talking heads' favorite political commentary by other writers. Author tour.
Fundamental Liberties of a Free People: Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly (Nov., $29.95) by Milton R. Konvitz explains the liberties promised in the Bill of Rights, tracing the history of and the debates about key democratic freedoms.
UNIV. PRESS OF KANSAS
The President and the Law: The Clinton Legacy (Sept., $17.95), edited by David Gray Adler and Michael A. Genovese, assesses the changes wrought in the constitutional and legal understanding of the American presidency during Clinton's administration.
Religious Liberty in America: Political Safeguards (Sept., $16.95) by Louis Fisher argues that Congress, not the court, is the best guarantor of constitutionally protected religious rights.
The Insider's Guide to Political Internships (Sept., $17), edited by Grant Reeher and Mack Mariani, paves the way for a successful internship with a government official.
BALLANTINE READERS CIRCLE
Reprint: Will the Circle Be Unbroken? Reflections on Death, Rebirth, and Hunger for a Faith (Dec., $15.95) by Studs Terkel.
The CIA's Control of Candy Jones (Oct., $14.95) by Donald Bain revisits the story of the CIA's use of an American model as a guinea pig for mind control during the Cold War. Author publicity.
COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS
Diagnosis: Schizophrenia: A Comprehensive Resource for Patients, Families, and Helping Professionals (Sept., $17.95), edited by Rachel Miller and Susan Mason, discusses common emotional responses to schizophrenia and makes suggestions on what to do following a diagnosis. 40,000 first printing.
Was That Really Me? How Everyday Stress Brings Out Our Hidden Personality (Oct., $18.95) by Naomi L. Quenk. This update of the classic Beside Ourselves explores hidden aspects of behavior that are revealed under stress.
Straight Talk About Your Mental Health (Oct., $18.95) by James Morrison describes symptoms and warning signs of mental health problems and suggests how to find the right doctor or therapist. Advertising.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
Adolescent Depression: A Guide for Parents (Nov., $17.95) by Francis Mark Mondimore encourages parents to recognize teenage depression as a serious illness and explains available treatment options.
Living Longer Depression Free: A Family Guide to Recognizing, Treating, and Preventing Depression in Later Life (Nov., $17.95) by Mark D. Miller and F. Reynolds discusses recognizing, treating and living with geriatric depression.
MARLOWE & CO.
The Four Temperaments: A Rediscovery of the Ancient Way of Understanding Health and Character (Sept., $14.95) by Randy Rolfe looks at melancholic, choleric, sanguine and phlegmatic personalities and how to find balance among them.
Reprint: For Better or For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered (Feb., $15.95) by E. Mavis Hetherington and John Kelly.
OHIO UNIV. PRESS
Aquamarine Blue 5: Personal Stories of College Students with Autism (Nov.; $14.95, cloth $32.95), edited by Dawn Prince-Hughes. Essays written by students with Asperger's syndrome, a form of high-functioning autism, reveal their ways of interacting with the world and suggest better ways to incorporate them into schools and society.
Winnicott on the Child (Sept., $20) by D.W. Winnicott offers insights on children from the man who inspired the field of child development.
Power Freaks: Dealing with Them in the Workplace or Anyplace (Sept., $19) by David L. Weiner teaches people how to recognize and deal with people who must rule.
Depression Fallout: The Impact of Depression on Couples and What You Can Do to Preserve the Bond (Feb., $13.95) by Anne Sheffield records what happens to a relationship impacted by depression and advises on what to do.
The Quiet Center (Nov., $12.95) by John C. Lilly and Phillip Bailey Lilly addresses higher consciousness, isolation experiences and serene self-awareness.
The Love of Your Life (Nov., $14.95) by Susan Baur is a serious study of the process of falling deeply in love.
Love and Lust: On the Psychoanalysis of Romantic and Sexual Emotions (Sept., $29.95) by Theodor Reik concerns the love lives and sexual activity of men and women.
UNIV. OF WISCONSIN PRESS
Ultimate Creativity: Partners in Love and Art (Dec.; $19.95, cloth $39.95) by Irving and Suzanne Sarnoff investigates how a couple's involvement as lovers influences their creative collaborations and how working together affects their relationship.
WESLEYAN UNIV. PRESS
Rage (Oct.; $17.95, cloth $45) by Michael Eigen provides a complex account of this human emotion.