The New Revelations: A Conversation with God (Oct., $24) by Neale Donald Walsch. The bestselling author of Conversations with God encourages readers to reexamine beliefs and stereotypes to make lasting behavior changes. 300,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity. 12-city author tour.
Jesus According to Scripture: Restoring the Portrait from the Gospels (Nov., $39.99) by Darrell L. Bock presents a portrait of Jesus based on the Gospels as historical documents. Advertising.
Revelation (Nov., $49.99) by Grant R. Osborne offers a scholarly study of this New Testament book. Advertising.
An Illustrated History of Islam (Sept., $29.95) by Michael Jordan. A religious anthropologist introduces the Islamic faith through photos, illustrations and text.
Through the Psalms with Derek Prince (Oct., $14.99) by Derek Prince assembles 101 meditations from the psalms and concludes with brief faith responses.
The New Rabbi: A Congregation Searches for Its Leader (Sept., $25.95) by Stephen Fried explores faith, family and community through a congregation's search to replace a legendary rabbi who retired. 45,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
The Courage to Be Catholic: Crisis, Reform, and the Future of the Church (Sept., $22) by George Weigel challenges Catholics to view the current crisis as an opportunity to return to classic Catholicism. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Breakfast Epiphanies: Finding Wonder in the Everyday (Oct., $20) by David Anderson offers a collection of stories about relationships, family, community and personal spirituality.
Prayers of a God Chaser: Passionate Prayers of Pursuit (Oct., $16.99) by Tommy Tenney studies biblical, historical and contemporary prayers to guide readers into purposeful prayer.
BEYOND WORDS PUBLISHING
Path of the Pearl: Discover Your Treasures Within (Sept., $16.95) by Mary Olsen Kelly uses the pearl as a metaphor for transforming adversity into beauty. $10,000 ad/promo.
The Letter Box: A Story of Enduring Love (Oct., $16.95) by Mark and Diane Button encourages the creation of a legacy of love by savoring time spent with loved ones. $50,000 ad/promo.
BROADMAN & HOLMAN
Hearing God's Voice (Sept., $19.99) by Henry and Richard Blackaby explains how to hear and listen to God's voice.
God at the Ritz: Attraction to Infinity (Sept., $19.95) by Lorenzo Albacete. A priest-physicist discusses science, sex, politics and religion. Advertising. 5-city author tour.
The Heart of Henri Nouwen (Oct., $18.95) by Henri Nouwen draws passages from Nouwen's previous books that focus on finding hope in suffering, building a personal relationship with God and living for others. Advertising.
The Family Book of Thanksgiving Memories (Sept., $19.99) by Barbara Rainey helps families develop significant Thanksgiving traditions.
One-Liners: A Mini-Manuel for Spiritual Life (Sept., $15) by Ram Dass provides more than 200 nuggets of spiritual wisdom. One Spirit Book Club alternate.
Lost Souls: Finding Hope in the Heart of Darkness (Oct., $22) by Niles Elliot Goldstein chronicles the struggle to overcome loss, citing stories of biblical and contemporary survivors.
WM. B. EERDMANS
God's Diary (Oct., $16) by Joaquín Antonia Peñalosa, trans. by Alvarao de Silva, shares God's diary through poetic language.
This Day with the Master (Oct., $14.95) by Dennis F. Kinlaw provides daily readings for developing a personal relationship with Christ.
FOUR WALLS EIGHT WINDOWS
The Struggle with the Angel: Delacroix, Jacob, and the God of Good and Evil (Oct., $24) by Jean-Paul Kauffmann, trans. by Patricia Clancy, explores God, man and morality.
GEORGETOWN UNIV. PRESS
Joseph Fuchs on Natural Law (Nov., $49.95) by Mark Graham critiques the theology of Joseph Fuchs, a philosopher known for his openness to conscience and moral truth.
Do Not Worry (Oct., $4.99) presents a compilation of short verses and paragraphs from classic poetry and Scripture.
You Are with Me (Oct., $4.99) explicates Psalm 23 and the promises of God's presence.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
The Heart of Islam: Enduring Values for Humanity (Sept., $22.95) by Seyyed Hossein Nasr explains the core spiritual and social values of Islam. 30,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
When Religion Becomes Evil (Sept., $21.95) by Charles Kimball looks at the warning signs of corruption in religion. Advertising. Author tour.
Once Upon a Tree (Sept., $18.99) by Calvin Miller examines the crucifixion and its impact on history by dealing with issues such as the meaning of life, grief, salvation and betrayal.
Eight Cries of a Spirited Child (Jan., $19.99) by David and Claudia Arp translates children's cries into their actual needs.
His Mysterious Ways: Miracles of Healing (Sept., $12.95) tells of people who have experienced extraordinary healing.
Shamanism and Tantra in the Himalayas (Sept., $49.95) by Christian Ratsch, Claudia Muller-Ebeling and Surendra Bahadur-Shahi is a guide to the shamans and tantrikas of Nepal.
The Right Questions: Truth, Meaning, & Public Debate (Sept., $16) by Phillip E. Johnson asserts that naturalistic philosophy quenches public debate and constrains discussion.
Ehyeh: A Kabbalah for Tomorrow (Sept., $21.95) by Rabbi Arthur Green introduces and adapts Kabbalah for modern needs. $20,000 ad/promo. 10-city author tour.
JEWISH PUBLICATION SOCIETY
Jerusalem: Portrait of the City in the Second Time Period (538 B.C.E.—70 C.E.) (Oct., $45) by Lee I. Levine traces the development of the city.
JPS Guide to Jewish Women in History (Feb., $25) by Sondra Henry, Emily Taitz and Cheryl Tallen. A new title in the Desk Reference series, this book is a compendium of modern and postbiblical Jewish women.
Contested Holiness: Jewish, Moslem and Christian Perspective on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem (Dec.; $29, paper $19.95) by Rivka Gonen examines the history and current state of affairs of this unique religious site.
Why Didn't the Press Shout: International Journalism During the Holocaust (Oct., $39.50), edited by Robert Shapiro, discusses the indifference of the international press to the magnitude of the European Holocaust.
Talking to God: Personal Prayers for Times of Joy, Sadness, Struggle, and Celebration (Sept., $17.95) by Naomi Levy offers simple prayers for everyday occasions and profound occurrences. 40,000 first printing. Author tour.
Sacred Silence: Denial and the Crisis in the Church (Nov., $19.95) by Donald Cozzens probes the dynamics of the church's culture of silence and encourages candor and honest dialogue.
The New Faithful: Why Young Adults Are Embracing Orthodox Christianity (Sept., $19.95) by Colleen Carroll examines the growing trend of young adults embracing traditional morality and religious devotion. Advertising.
Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths (Sept., $23.95) by Bruce Feiler presents an interfaith portrait of the man at the center of the three major monotheistic religions. Advertising. 20-city author tour.
The Gospel for Real Life (Oct., $19) by Jerry Bridges provides an accessible explanation of the Bible's key doctrines. 30,000 first printing. Advertising.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
An Instinct for Freedom (Sept., $22.95) by Alan Clements addresses the modern spiritual quest. Advertising. 6-city author tour.
Finding the Still Point: A Spiritual Response to Stress (Sept., $24.95) by Tom Harpur examines this therapy. Advertising.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
In Search of an American Catholicism (Sept., $28) by Jay P. Dolan suggests that old-world Catholicism has been shaped in America by new-world followers. Author tour.
Shanar: Dedication Ritual of a Buryat Shaman (Nov., $39.95) by Virlana Tkacz with Sayan Zhambalov and Wanda Phipps reveals the little-known culture of the Buryats of eastern Siberia and their sacred initiation, the Shanar. $5,000 ad/promo.
My Dear Children (Nov., $12.95), edited by Hiroshi Katayanagi, complements photographs of Mother Teresa with excerpts from her letters, speeches, interviews and diary. Advertising.
The Voice of the Irish (Jan., $22) by Michael Staunton tells the story of Christian Ireland from St. Patrick to the peace process, discussing the evolution from Celtic culture to current Irish life. A Hidden Spring book. Advertising.
Bread and Wine: Readings for Lent and Easter (Feb., $19) collects readings from classic and contemporary Christian thinkers.
Beyond Death (Feb., $18) by Bryan C. Stiller considers life after death in the wake of September 11, 2001.
Blessing Your Children (Nov., $12.99) by Jack Hayford explains God's love for children and the importance of their simple faith.
Grow from the Outside In (Nov., $17.99) by George Barna suggests strategies to relate and reach out to the "unchurched."
Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience (Sept., $22.95) by Sharon Salzberg examines faith as an implement of self-trust and healing. Author tour.
A Book of Hours: Strength from God for Every Day (Nov., $19.95) by Marianne Williamson discusses nurturing one's soul in a harsh world.
Taking Back Islam (Nov., $21.95), edited by Michael Wolfe and the producers of Beliefnet. Leading authorities discuss the past, present and future of Islam. Ad/promo.
ST. ANTHONY MESSENGER
Healing Plants of the Bible: History, Lore, and Meditations (Sept., $29.95) by Vincenzina Krymow, illus. by A. Joseph Barrish, identifies plants mentioned in the Bible and their uses both in biblical times and now.
The Work of His Hands (Sept., $14.99) by Ken Gire uses the metaphor of Michelangelo's repaired statue, the Pieta, to illustrate God's restoration of sinners.
Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings (Sept., $19.95) by Pema Chodron compiles short, inspirational readings for daily contemplation or sustained study. 75,000 first printing.
SHEED & WARD
Jesus and Virtue Ethics: Building Bridges Between New Testament Studies and Moral Theology (Oct., $27.95) by Daniel Harrington and James Keenan relates Bible and moral theology through New Testament studies and the ethics of modern Christians.
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All the Gifts of Life: Collected Meditations, Volume Three (Sept., $15) by Patricia Frevert calls on meditations to calm one's spirit.
White Fire: A Portrait of Women Spiritual Leaders in America (Oct., $25) by Rabbi Malka Drucker gives voice to the often-overlooked narrative of female religious leaders. $20,000 ad/promo. 10-city author tour.
The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment: The Lamrim Chenmo, Volume Three (Nov., $39.95) by Tsong-kha-pa and the Lamrim Translation Company. This classic Tibetan Buddhist text presents two important topics from the Great Treatise, meditative serenity (samatha) and supramundane insight into the nature of reality (vipasyana). Advertising.
Time Management for Catholics (Oct., $19.95) by Dave Durand helps readers budget time for family, career, finances, health, leisure and God.
TEMPLETON FOUNDATION PRESS
Inside the Mind of God: Images and Words of Inner Space (Oct., $24.95), edited by Michael Reagan, features photos of the human body paired with quotations from writers and scientists representing creation, destruction and transcendence.
The Spirit of Peace (Oct., $24.95) by His Holiness the Dalai Lama includes thoughts and photos that create an intimate portrait of the modern Dalai Lama.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
Agony in Paradise (Jan., $22.95) by John Van Der Zee looks at recent scandals within the Catholic Church.
Beyond Belief to Convictions (Sept.; $22.99, paper $14.99) by Josh McDowell with Bob Hostetler insists that truth matters in this treatise on "relational apologetics."
Rabbis: Observations of 100 Leading and Influential Rabbis of the Twenty-first Century (Oct., $39.95), photos by George Kalinsky, edited by Michael Kress, foreword by Kirk Douglas, intro. by Sen. Joseph Lieberman, design by Milton Glaser. Portraits accompany modern Jewish leaders' essays on faith and spirituality.
UNIV. OF SOUTH CAROLINA PRESS
Islamic Ethics of Life: Abortion, War, and Euthanasia (Nov., $24.95), edited by Jonathan E. Brockopp. Various scholars address controversial issues within the Muslim world.
UNIV. PRESS OF NEW ENGLAND
Brave New Judaism: When Science and Scripture Collide (Oct., $26) by Miryam Wahrman looks at responses to biotechnological advances by different denominations of Judaism.
W PUBLISHING GROUP
A Love Worth Giving (Sept., $22.99) by Max Lucado describes God's passionate, powerful, personal love for humanity.
My Heart's Cry (Sept., $21.99) by Anne Graham Lotz interprets human yearning to better understand Jesus through the Gospel of John.
The Merciful God of Prophecy: His Loving Plan for You in the End Times (Oct., $21.95) by Tim LaHaye interprets biblical prophecies that reveal a merciful God and His plan for believers. Advertising. Author publicity. Author tour. TV & radio satellite tour.
Get Over It and On with It! (Sept., $17.99) by Michelle McKinney Hammond urges readers to cooperate with God during hard times.
Sex According to God (Sept., $19.99) by Kay Arthur addresses God's thoughts on human sexuality.
Tibet's Ancient Religion: Bön (Oct., $60) by Christoph Baumer documents the traditions, sacred sites and religious practices of the tiny, ancient Bön religious community in Tibet.
The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism: Its Fundamentals and History (Sept., $90) by Dudjom Rinpoche translates a fundamental text of Tibetan history and teachings into English.
Never Past Prime (Jan., $19.99) by Pamela M. Smith encourages a lifestyle based on good nutrition, exercise and emotional and spiritual care for perimenopausal and menopausal women.
The Purpose-Driven Life (Oct., $19.99) by Rick Warren helps readers discover, develop and fulfill God's purpose for their lives.
Women of the Bible: 52 Stories for Prayer and Reflection (Sept., $12.99) by Ann Spangler studies the lives and legacies of 52 biblical women.
The Millennium Problems: The Seven Greatest Unsolved Mathematical Puzzles of Our Time (Nov., $26) by Keith Devlin. The "math guy" from NPR's Weekend Edition describes seven unsolved mathematical puzzles and what their solution will mean for the future. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour. Radio satellite tour.
Our Final Hour: The Threat to Humanity's Survival (Jan., $26) by Sir Martin Rees. A renowned astrophysicist posits that the odds are no better than 50/50 that the human species will survive to the end of the 21st century. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour. Radio satellite tour.
COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS
Water from Heaven: The Story of Water from the Big Bang to the Rise of Civilization, and Beyond (Jan., $27.95) by Robert Kandel looks at this precious resource from the formation of the solar system to modern issues such as global warming, pollution and hydropolitics.
From Conception to Birth: A Life Unfolds (Oct., $50) by Alexander Tsiaras and Barry Werth details the development of a baby, tracing the growth of individual body parts and systems.
The Backyard Astronomer's Guide: Second Edition (Oct., $49.95) by Terence Dickinson and Alan Dyer is for the amateur astronomer. 50,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo.
FOUR WALLS EIGHT WINDOWS
Entanglement: The Greatest Mystery in Physics (Sept., $25) by Amir Aczel brings together the latest theories of quantum mechanics, investigating the phenomenon known as "entanglement." $30,000 ad/promo.
The Neanderthal's Necklace: In Search of the First Thinkers (Oct., $24.95) by Juan Luis Arsuaga, trans. by Andy Klatt, looks into the lives of Neanderthals and the reasons that they disappeared 50,000 years ago.
Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Human Brain (Jan., $28) by Antonio Damasio explains the processes that maintain and improve human life. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
HARVARD UNIV. PRESS
Right Hand, Left Hand: The Origins of Asymmetry in Brains, Bodies, Atoms, and Cultures (Sept., $27.95) by Chris McManus explores the role of handedness in nature and culture.
The Shark Chronicles: A Scientist Tracks the Consummate Predator (Sept., $26) by John Musick and Beverly McMillan narrates the adventure of chasing sharks.
The Ends of the World: A Narrative History of the Second Half of Our Planet's Life (Oct., $26) by Peter Ward and Donald Brownlee forecasts Earth's evolution over the coming millennia.
Rational Mysticism: Dispatches from the Border Between Science and Spirituality (Jan., $25) by John Horgan examines mystical experiences. 6-city author tour. Advertising.
JOSEPH HENRY PRESS
Strange Matters: Undiscovered Ideas at the Frontiers of Space and Time (Sept., $24.95) by Tom Siegfried tells the story of theoretical physicists perceiving strange features of the universe in advance of the actual discoveries. Advertising. Author tour.
The Common Thread: A Story of Science, Politics, Ethics, and the Human Genome (Oct., $24.95) by John Sulston and Georgina Ferry provides a behind-the-scenes look at the Human Genome Project. Advertising. Author tour.
The Killers Within: The Deadly Rise of Drug-Resistant Bacteria (Sept., $24.95) by Michael Shnayerson and Mark Plotkin documents the disturbing increase of bacteria that do not respond to drug treatment.
NAVAL INSTITUTE PRESS
Latitude: How American Astronomers Solved the Mystery of Variation (Nov., $24.95) by Bill Carter and Merri Sue Carter recounts detection of an elusive variation in latitude by an amateur astronomer.
Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age (Jan., $27.95) by Duncan J. Watts. A principal architect of network theory explains the research that he and other scientists are spearheading to create a blueprint of the connected planet. Author tour.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
Life Evolving (Oct., $30) by Christian De Duve. A Nobel laureate studies the nature of life and our place in the universe.
Faster Than the Speed of Light: The Story of Scientific Speculation (Jan., $26) by João Magueijo. A theoretical physicist presents ideas that challenge Einstein and may change our perception of the universe.
Heaven & Earth: Unseen by the Naked Eye (Oct., $49.95) by David Malin. Artistic photographs reveal the biological world as seen under a microscope or through the shaft of a telescope.
Mapping Mars: Science, Imagination, and the Birth of a World (Sept., $30) by Oliver Morton. The New Yorker contributor conjures up a future world and the people who will guide us there.
Dear Professor Einstein: Albert Einstein's Letters to and from Children (Sept., $24), edited by Alice Calaprice, compiles more than 60 previously unpublished letters.
Perfect Planet, Clever Species: How Unique Are We? (Sept., $29) by William C. Burger theorizes that planet Earth and its inhabitants may be unique in our galaxy.
PRINCETON UNIV. PRESS
The Extravagant Universe: Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Cosmos (Oct., $29.95) by Robert P. Kirshner discusses the theory that the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate.
The Lost Dinosaurs of Egypt (Sept., $29.95) by William Nothdurft with Josh Smith. In 1999, scientists retrace Dr. Ernst Stromer's historic 1911 expedition and unearth a new genus of dinosaur, Paralititan stromeri. Advertising. 5-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
The Demon in the Freezer (Oct., $29.95) by Richard Preston. The author of The Hot Zone recounts three doctors' crusade to find the mastermind behind the October 2001 anthrax attacks. Advertising. Author publicity. 5-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
The Mind and the Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental Force (Oct., $34.95) by Jeffrey Schwartz, M.D., and Sharon Begley proposes that the human mind is an independent entity that can shape and control the physical brain. Advertising. Author publicity. 15-city TV satellite tour.
On the Shoulders of Giants (Oct., $29.95) by Stephen Hawking compiles and analyzes classic works of physics and astronomy by Copernicus, Newton, Einstein, Galileo and others. 100,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
RUTGERS UNIV. PRESS
The Body Electric: An Anatomy of the New Bionic Sciences (Sept., $27) by James Geary looks at the convergence of technology and biology and its impact on what it means to be human.
Sparing Nature: The Conflict Between Human Population Growth and Earth's Biodiversity (Feb., $28) by Jeffrey McKee examines the complex relationship.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION PRESS
We Have Capture: Tom Stafford and the Space Race (Oct., $29.95) by Thomas P. Stafford describes how Apollo commander Stafford defused the Cold War in space with unprecedented Soviet/U.S. cooperation.
The Smithsonian Book of Mars (Nov., $37.95) by Joseph M. Boyce provides a comprehensive reference on what we know about Mars.
E=MC2: The Great Ideas That Shaped Our World (Oct., $19.95) by Pete Moore explains complicated concepts.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
Exploring Consciousness (Sept., $34.95) by Rita Carter ponders the nature, origins and purpose of consciousness.
The Science of Harry Potter (Oct., $23.95) by Roger Highfield looks at the scientific principles, theories and assumptions of the boy wizard's world. 5-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
WALKER & CO
Tycho & Kepler (Nov., $27) by Kitty Ferguson chronicles the fateful 16th-century partnership of astronomer Tycho Brahe and mathematician Johannes Kepler that inspired Kepler's landmark Three Laws of Planetary Motion. Author tour.
Kosher Adultery (Sept., $23.95) by Rabbi Schmuley Boteach explains how to counter familiarity and routine without having an extramarital affair. 200,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo. 10-city author tour. 40-city radio satellite tour.
Sins and Needles: A Story of Spiritual Mending (Sept., $20.95) by Ray and Melanie Materson follows a man's victory over drugs, alcohol and imprisonment to his emergence as a needlework artist. 7-city author tour.
Because You Believed in Me: Mentors and Protégés Who Have Shaped Our World and Our History (Sept., $12.95) by Marcia A. McMullen and Patricia A. Miller captures the qualities and forms of mentoring relationships.
Advice on Dying (Nov., $20) by the Dalai Lama, trans. by Jeffrey Hopkins, discusses the impermanence of life. 150,000 first printing.
Unbreakable Bonds: Practicing the Art of Loving and Being Loved (Oct., $19.99) by Drs. Cheryl and Paul Meier helps readers achieve emotional wholeness by understanding God's love.
The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace (Sept., $18.95) by Jack Kornfield explores the difficulties of forgiving those who have hurt us and why it is so important to do so. 35,000 first printing. Advertising. One Spirit Book Club alternate.
BET BOOKS/NEW SPIRIT
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Staying Connected for Life Success (Sept., $22) by Yanick Rice Lamb. An award-winning journalist guides readers toward more fulfilling lives.
Ethical Ambition: Living a Life of Meaning and Worth (Oct., $19.95) by Derrick Bell challenges readers to ask difficult questions. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
Slowing Down to the Speed of Love: How to Create a Deeper, More Fulfilling Relationship in a Hurried World (Jan., $19.95) by Joseph Bailey. The author of Slowing Down to the Speed of Life applies problem solving techniques to relationships.
Seven Heavens: Inspirational Stories to Elevate Your Soul (Sept., $24.95) by Rabbi Levi Meier. The author has an exchange with a scientist on his deathbed. $8,000 ad/promo.
Keeping the Faith: Stories of Love, Courage, Healing and Hope for Black America (Oct., $22.95) by Tavis Smiley collects personal narratives about love, loss and faith by African-Americans. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Self Matters Companion: Helping to Create a Life from the Inside Out (Sept., $22) by Phillip C. McGraw supplements the bestselling Self Matters by guiding readers toward discovering their authentic selves. Author publicity.
Hope: A Story of Triumph (Oct., $16.95) by Joel Rothschild. One of the longest-surviving AIDS sufferers recounts his journey beyond fear.
Truly Mars and Venus: The Illustrated Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus (Jan., $21.95) by John Gray celebrates the 10th anniversary with a new visual format with original cartoons by Barbara Slate. 100,000 first printing.
Second Acts: Charting a New Life Course in an Age of Uncertainty (Jan., $23) by Stephen M. Pollan and Mark Levine explains how to live a life without boundaries. 40,000 first printing.
The Angel by My Side: The True Story of a Dog Who Saved a Man... and a Man Who Saved a Dog (Sept., $23.95) by Mike Lingenfelter and David Frei relates the story of a man with a heart condition and his beloved dog. Ad/promo.
It's Not About the Horse—It's About Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt (Sept., $17.95) by Wyatt Webb uses common sense in a revolutionary new form of therapy. Ad/promo.
Getting in the Gap: Making Conscious Contact with God Through Meditation (Dec., $17.95) by Wayne W. Dyer explains a meditation technique for making conscious contact with the creative energy of life; CD included. 50,000 first printing. Advertising.
What About the Big Stuff?: Finding Strength and Moving Forward When the Stakes Are High (Oct., $19.95) by Richard Carlson. The bestselling author of the Don't Sweat series offers advice on life's bigger issues. 350,000 first printing. First serial to Good Housekeeping; second serial to Family Circle.
Toward Commitment: A Dialogue About Marriage (Sept., $24) by Diane and John B. Rehm gives advice on the issues and problems of marriage. 40,000 first printing. Author publicity. 12-city author tour.
Take a Deep Breath: The Haiku Way to Inner Peace (Jan., $16) by Sylvia Forges-Ryan and Edward Ryan offers a collection of meditations, drawn from the appreciation of haiku.
The Missing Piece (Oct., $16.95) by Harold "Bud" Boughton explains what is really important in life. Advertising.
Never Say Never: 10 Lessons to Turn "You Can't" into "Yes I Can" (Oct., $19.95) by Phyllis George shares inspirational stories from the former Miss America as well as those of her celebrity friends. Ad/promo.
Healthy Dependency: Leaning on Others Without Losing Yourself—The Four Keys to Achieving Balance in Love, Family, Friendship, and Work (Jan., $24.95) by Robert F. Bornstein and Mary A. Languirand teaches principles for balancing relationships. 25,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 10-city author tour.
NEW PAGE BOOKS
It Ends with You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction (Feb., $21.99) by Tina B. Tessina tells how to stop the dysfunctional behavior that tends to run through succeeding generations.
The Healing Heart—Families: Storytelling to Encourage Caring and Healthy Families (Feb.; $39.95, paper $19.95), edited by Allison M. Cox and David H. Albert, shares family-related tales of resilience and empathy.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
Jump and the Net Will Appear (Sept., $19.95) by Robin Crowe shares secrets for personal and professional success. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. 8-city author tour.
Refrigerator Rights: Creating Connections and Restoring Relationships (Nov., $19.95) by Will Miller with Glenn Sparks looks at the need for deep personal connections.
The Art of the Moment: Simple Ways to Get the Most from Life (Oct., $17) by Véronique Vienne, photos by Ann Rhoney, shows readers how to enjoy "in the moment" happiness. Advertising. Author publicity .
The Spirit of Retirement (Sept., $22.95) by James A. Autry explores how to use retirement as a time of spiritual growth and meaningful service to others.
Nothing Is Impossible: Reflections on a New Life (Sept., $19.95) by Christopher Reeve challenges readers to harness their untapped inner resources. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
The Seven Latina Beliefs: Empowering Yourself in the Face of Depression (Feb., $24.95) by Jorge Petit and Belissa Lozano-Vranch is a mental health guide for Latinas caught in the depths of depression. 40,000 first printing .
Queen Bee: Discover Your Feminine Power (Sept., $14) by Valerie Khoo puts a positive buzz into the lives of women.
Let It Go: Burn, Bury, Rip, Repeat (Jan., $16) by Joanna Arettam is a method to render negative issues harmless.
FLEMING H. REVELL
Buyers, Renters and Freeholders: Turning Revolving-Door Romance into Lasting Love (Sept., $19.99) by Willard F. Harley Jr. shows singles how to build a satisfying, exclusive and permanent romantic relationship.
The Real You: Become the Person You Were Meant to Be (Sept., $19.99) by Kevin Leman identifies four personality indicators to help readers evaluate and remake themselves.
And Thou Shalt Honor (Sept., $29.95) by Michael Castleman and Bob Condor with Beth Witrogen McLeod provides a resource guide for caregiving.
What Happy People Know (Jan., $22.95) by Dan Baker encourages happiness to overcome genetic predispositions toward negative reactions. Ad/promo.
The 10 Secrets to Great Sex (Oct., $19.95) by Felicia Zopol and the Sinclair Intimacy Institute offers a couples-oriented guide to enhanced sexual pleasure. 60,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.
Romancing the Ordinary (Oct., $23) by Sarah Ban Breathnach takes readers to a new level of personal fulfillment and spiritual awareness. 300,000 first printing.
Healing Through the Dark Emotions: The Wisdom of Grief, Fear, and Despair (Jan., $21.95) by Miriam Greenspan argues that emotional suffering is not the sign of disorder but a valuable gateway to growth, wisdom and happiness.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
The Creative Habit (Oct., $25) by Twyla Tharp offers an inspiring guide to help unlock one's creative potential. 150,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity. 10-city author tour.
George Foreman's Guide to Life: When You Get Knocked Down, Get Up Off the Canvas (Jan., $18) by George Foreman offers stories of wisdom and inspiration from the world heavyweight boxing champion. 125,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity. 5-city author tour.
Naomi's Survival Guide: How to Have a Breakthrough Instead of a Breakdown (Jan., $23) by Naomi Judd and Laura Morton shares the psychological, medical and spiritual principles that have transformed the country music legend's life. 200,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity. 11-city author tour.
WRITER'S DIGEST BOOKS
MegaCreativity (Oct., $22.99) by Andrei G. Aleinkov teaches how to become a quick and innovative thinker. Advertising.
BASIC CIVITAS BOOKS
Why I Love Black Women (Feb., $22) by Michael Eric Dyson. A black writer and critic pays tribute to black women. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Why There Are No Good Men Left: The Romantic Plight of the New Single Woman (Dec., $23.95) by Barbara Dafoe Whitehead identifies the new mating conditions that are changing love, commitment and marriage.
The Ways of Black Folks: A Year in the Life of a People (Jan., $24) by Lawrence C. Ross chronicles the lives of a diverse group of African descendants over a single year.
Grown-Up Marriage: What We Know, Wish We'd Known, and Still Need to Know About Being Married (Jan., $24) by Judith Viorst describes the difficulties and possibilities of being well and enduringly wed. Author publicity.
GALLAUDET UNIV. PRESS
Turn-Taking, Fingerspelling, and Contact in Signed Languages (Oct., $55), edited by Ceil Lucas, discusses signed languages used in international deaf communities.
GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER
Cherokee (Sept., $39.95) by Robert J. Conley, photos by David Fitzgerald, is a detailed history portraying the courage and endurance of a people through portraits and text.
Secrets of the Maya (Sept., $25.95). Archaeology magazine editors present new discoveries about the ancient Maya.
Joined at the Heart: The Transformation of the American Family (Nov., $30) by Al and Tipper Gore. Former U.S. v-p Al Gore collaborates with his wife on a book about the changing American family. Author tour.
Nothing Is Sacred: Economic Ideas for the New Millennium (Sept., $24.95) by Robert J. Barro. The Harvard economist discusses controversial issues such as drug legalization and global growth an debt. Author publicity.
The Natural History of the Rich: A Field Guide (Oct., $26.95) by Richard Conniff. A naturalist studies the idiosyncrasies of the very rich. 7-city author tour.
PURDUE UNIV. PRESS
Giving Much/Gaining More: Mentoring for Success (Sept., $24.95) by Emily M. Wadsworth describes a mentoring program's lasting effects on the participants' personal and professional lives.
In Search of Ice Age Americans (Sept., $24.95) by Kenneth Tankersley utilizes the fieldwork of scholars and amateurs to discuss important discoveries of Ice Age Americans.
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Syria: Cradle of Civilizations (Sept., $35) by Alan Chenevière includes photographs of the art, architecture, landscapes and cities plus a brief history.
A Functioning Society: Selections from Sixty-Five Years of Writing on Community, Society, and Polity (Nov., $34.95) by Peter F. Drucker. The noted professor gathers a collection of his essays on social issues from the 1940s to the present.
UNIV. OF NEVADA PRESS
Dummy Up and Deal: Inside the Culture of Casino Dealing (Sept., $22.95) by H. Lee Barnes. Card dealers reveal the dark side of casino life.
Tony Soprano's America (Oct., $25) by David Simon considers the contradictions of the American dream through Tony Soprano's crime-ridden life.
Top Ski Resorts of the World (Sept., $35) by Arnie Wilson is an illustrated guide to 40 of the most diverse skiing destinations in the world.
A Yankee Century: A Celebration of the First Hundred Years of Baseball's Greatest Team (Oct., $26.95) by Harvey Frommer celebrates the history of this legendary team with photos, stats and interviews.
Racing Through the Century: The Story of Thoroughbred Racing in America (Oct., $49.95) by Mary Simon captures all aspects of thoroughbred racing over the past 100 years. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour. Breeder's Cup tie-in.
NASCAR in Photographs (Sept., $27.50) by Jonathan Ingram captures the thrill of the sport with striking photographs and insightful text. Ad/promo. Author publicity.Golf Digest: 50 Classic Courses (Oct., $34.95) by Mike Stachura evaluates 50 of the greatest courses in the U.S. and Canada. Ad/promo.
Being Extreme: Thrills and Dangers in the World of High-Risk Sports (Nov., $24.95) by Bill Gutman with Shawn Frederick looks at the stunts and rugged terrain that have made extreme sports a cultural phenomenon.
Wrigley Field: A Celebration of the Friendly Confines (Oct., $34.95) by Stephen Green and Mark E. Jacob brings to life and pays tribute to one of baseball's greatest ballparks.
The Making of the Super Bowl: The Inside Story of the World's Greatest Sporting Event (Nov., $24.95) by Don Weiss with Chuck Day takes a behind-the-scenes look at the game.
Tying Contemporary Saltwater Flies: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide (Sept., $45) by David Klausmeyer offers full-color photos and line drawings in an easy-to-follow guide.
A Dog for All Seasons (Sept., $22), edited by Joe Arnette, is an anthology of stories about working Labrador retrievers.
Basketball's Best Shots (Oct., $30), in association with the NBA, shows some of the greatest athletes in the world performing the most gravity-defying feats. 30,000 first printing. Advertising. Radio satellite tour.
My Privileged Life: With the Scarteen Black and Tans (Nov., $75) by Thady Ryan introduces the author's Irish ancestors and recounts his own sporting life. Ad/promo.
Mr. Notre Dame: The Life and Legend of Edward "Moose" Krause (Sept., $24.95) by Jason Kelly recounts Krause's 60 years as a student-athlete, coach, athletic director and de facto ambassador to the Notre Dame legions of fans. Advertising.
Is This Heaven?: The Magic of theField of Dreams (Oct., $24.95) by Brett Mandel tells the story of the magical effect of the Kevin Costner film and set. Author tour. Radio satellite tour.
DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Fixin' to Git: One Fan's Love Affair with NASCAR's Winston Cup (Sept., $26.95) by Jim Wright presents a fan's valentine to the spectacle, pageantry and subculture of Winston Cup racing.
Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy (Sept.; $23.95, audio $25.95) by Jane Leavy is a biography of the pitcher who changed baseball forever. Advertising. Author tour. 25-city radio satellite tour.
Everest: Triumph and Tragedy on the World's Highest Peak (Nov., $29.95) by Matt Dickinson captures the majesty of Mount Everest with dramatic photographs; removable historical documents included.
Yankees Century: 100 Years of New York Yankees Baseball (Sept., $35) by Glenn Stout and Richard A. Johnson offers a history of the world's great sports franchise. Ad/promo. Author publicity. Radio satellite tour.
The Gospel According to ESPN: Saints, Saviors, & Sinners (Nov., $40), edited by Jay Lovinger. With essays, illustrations and photos, ESPN examines America's top sports figures and their positions in our society. 150,000 first printing .
The Greatest Game Ever Played: Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the Birth of Modern Golf (Nov., $30) by Mark Frost chronicles the early days.
INDIANA UNIV. PRESS
Stealing Lives: The Globalization of Baseball and the Tragic Story of Alexis Quiroz (Jan., $27.95) by Arturo J. Marcano Guevara and David P. Fidler exposes the dark side of major league baseball's recruitment practices in Latin America.
For Gold and Glory: Charlie Wiggins and the African-American Racing Car Circuit (Feb., $27.50) by Todd Gould looks at the greatest African-American race-car driver of the 1920s and '30s.
Deer & Deer Hunting: 25 Years of the Original Stump Sitters Magazine (Sept., $29.95), edited by Daniel E. Schmidt. Deer & Deer Hunting magazine presents articles, photographs and personalities that built North America's first white-tailed deer-hunting magazine. Advertising.
The Punch: One Night, Two Lives, and the Fight That Changed Basketball Forever (Nov., $25.95) by John Feinstein tells the riveting story of how one moment of aggression changed two lives, the NBA and all of professional sports. Ad/promo. 7-city author tour.
Fatal Depth: Deep Sea Diving, China Fever, and the Wreck of the Andrea Doria (Feb., $23.95) by Joe Haberstroh offers a story of treasure hunting and tragedy on the world's most dangerous wreck.
MCCLELLAND & STEWART
Champions on Ice: Twenty-Five Years of the World's Finest Figure Skaters (Oct., $29.95) by Christine Brennan celebrates 25 years of skating's glamorous tour. Advertising.
Ice Cream: Thirty of the Most Interesting Skaters in History (Oct., $24.95) by Toller Cranston offers up gossip and insider information.
Cannonball: America's Greatest Outlaw Road Race (Oct., $29.95) by Brock Yates tells the story of this illegal, all-out mad dash from New York to L.A. in the 1970s. 25,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity. Author tour.
Corvette: Fifty Years (Oct., $50) by Randy Leffingwell offers a colorful history of America's coveted sports car. 25,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Harley-Davidson Century (Oct., $50) by David Dewhurst and Jeff Hackett presents a history of Harley culture. 50,000 first printing. Advertising.
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Fighting Finish: The Volvo Ocean Race (Oct., $44.95) by Gary Jobson depicts the world's premier open-ocean yacht race with color photos. Advertising.
ORANGE FRAZER PRESS
Cardinals Collection: 100 Years of St. Louis Cardinals Photos (Sept., $29.95) by Mark Stang illustrates Cardinals' players, broadcasters, managers and owners. Advertising. Author publicity.
It's Not Over 'Til It's Over: The Stories Behind the Most Magnificent, Heart-Stopping Sports Miracles of Our Time (Oct., $27.95) by Al Silverman identifies the most memorable events in 20th-century sports. Advertising. Author publicity.
Zipping My Fly: Moments in the Life of an American Sportsman (Nov., $19.95) by Rich Tosches celebrates and skewers the sport of fly fishing.
POCKET/WORLD WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT BOOKS
Hollywood Hulk Hogan (Oct.; $26, CD or cassette $18) by Hulk Hogan details the superstar wrestler's early days and his triumphant return to the WWF in 2002. 500,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Jerry "The King" Lawler: It's Good to Be King (Sometimes) (Dec.; $26, CD or cassette $18) by Jerry Lawler tells the story of one man's reign over the wrestling world. 250,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity
PRENTICE HALL PRESS
Fair Play: Pro Football's Radical Program That Is Successfully Changing the Future of Youth Sports (Sept., $24) by Scott B. Lancaster explores an innovative and proven program to return youth football to a positive experience.
Testimony: My Life on the Edge (Sept., $23.95) by Mat Hoffman shares the BMX biking legend's no-holds-barred account of the events and people who have influenced his life and his riding. 50,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Crossover: The Allen Iverson Story (Nov., $25.95) by Larry Platt features the basketball superstar and 2001 NBA MVP. 60,000 first printing.
Indian Summer (Feb., $21.95) by Brian MacDonald tells an against-the-odds success story about baseball star Louis Francis Sockalexis. Ad/promo.
ST. MARTIN'S/THOMAS DUNNE
One Last Shot (Oct., $24.95) by Mitch Krugel looks at the legend of superstar Michael Jordan. 30,000 first printing.
Sailing Around the World: A Family Retraces Joshua Slocum's Voyage (Oct., $24.95) by Guy Bernardin. A French racing sailor and his three-year-old son retrace Slocum's famous voyage.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
What Time Is It? You Mean Now?: Advice for Life from the Zennest Master of Them All (Oct., $19.95) by Yogi Berra with Dave Kaplan offers a hilarious collection of wit and wisdom. 150,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity. 20-city radio satellite tour.
My Golden Lessons: 130 Time-Tested Tips to Help You Play Better, Score Lower, and Enjoy Golf More (Nov., $25) by Jack Nicklaus with Ken Bowden shares tips and techniques for the game from tee to green. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV. PRESS
Baseball's Natural: The Story of Eddie Waitkus (Sept., $25) by John Theodore remembers the 1940s first baseman, the inspiration for Roy Hobbs in Bernard Malamud's The Natural.
SPORTS PUBLISHING L.L.C.
As They Head for the Checkers: Fantastic Finishes, Memorable Milestones and Heroes Remembered from the World of Racing (Oct., $29.95) by the Charlotte Observer and Mark Garrow details stock-car racing's greatest moments; includes audio CD. 30,000 first printing.
THE SPORTING NEWS
50 Greatest Golfers: A Celebration of the Sport's Best (Oct., $29.95) by Reid Spencer is a new title in the Sporting News Selects series.
Legends of College Basketball: The 100 Greatest Players of All Time (Oct., $29.95) by Mike Decourcy ranks college basketball players.
The Yankees: A Century of Greatness (Nov., $29.95) by Ron Smith commemorates the greatest moments, memories, players and performances in Yankee history as they mark their 100th season in New York.
Quotable Spurrier by Gene Frenette features quotes by and about Steve Spurrier, former University of Florida football coach and current coach of the Washington Redskins, while Quotable Lou (both Sept., $14.95 each) by Monte Carpenter examines the inspiration of University of South Carolina's Lou Holtz.
Centered Riding 2: Further Exploration (Sept., $24.95) by Sally Swift shows riders how to better communicate with their horses. Equestrian Edge Book Club main.
The NFL Super Bowl Companion: Personal Memories of America's Biggest Game (Sept., $19.95) by John Wiebusch praises the Super Bowl with essays, features and first-person reflections.
Sports Immortals: Stories of Inspiration and Achievement (Oct., $29.95) by Jim Platt and James Buckley Jr. showcases inspirational stories of sports legends and their accompanying memorabilia. 200,000 first printing.
UNIV. OF ILLINOIS PRESS
The End of Baseball as We Knew It: The Players Union, 1960—81 (Sept., $34.95) by Charles P. Korr looks at the transfer of power from management to players that has set the standard for labor relations in all professional sports.
Rocky Marciano: The Rock of His Times (Sept., $34.95) by Russell Sullivan confirms this American sports legend's cultural icon status.
UNIV. OF MINNESOTA PRESS
Not the Triumph but the Struggle: The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete (Oct., $27.95) by Amy Bass remembers the Black Power protests at the Mexico City Olympics.
Catch Them Being Good: Everything You Need to Know to Successfully Coach Girls (Sept., $24.95) by Tony DiCicco and Colleen Hacker shares lessons on how to coach female athletes to play to win.
Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball (Sept., $19.95) by Scott Simon examines the significance of this event to the civil rights movement and American history. 50,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Radio satellite tour.
Babes on Blades: Drop Physical, Mental and Spiritual Flab Through Inline Skating (Sept., $16.95) by Suzan Davis offers an inline skating how-to guide for baby-boomer women.
Net Prospect: The Courting Process of Women's College Basketball (Sept., $16.95) by Lisa Liberty Becker analyzes women's basketball recruiting practices.
New York (Sept., $14.95) by Gerald and Marc Hoberman captures images of New York City's monuments, buildings and people.
BRIGHT SKY PRESS
An Island Sheltered: Shelter Island Celebrates 350 Years (Oct., $27.95) by Patricia Dunhill includes history, photos and stories.
INDIANA UNIV. PRESS
Travel by Train: The American Railroad Poster, 1870—1950 (Oct., $49.95) by Michael E. Zega and John E. Gruber. Color posters recall romantic train travel.
OAK TREE PRESS
Hotels to Remember (Sept., $75) by Mary Montague Sikes identifies 20 classic hotels and nearby destinations of interest.
Stranger on a Train (Oct., $24) by Jenny Diski is a travel essay and personal memoir, remembering two cross-country Amtrak trips.
California Wine Country: The Most Beautiful Wineries, Vineyards, and Destinations (Sept., $29.95) by Randy Leffingwell takes readers on a tour of the state's beautiful and popular winemaking regions.
WHITE CAP BOOKS
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Atlanta, Hawaii, Indiana, and San Francisco (all Sept., each $16.95) each feature highlights specific to their locale.
The Great National Parks of the World (Oct., $49.95) by Angela S. Ildos and Giorgio O. Bardelli visits more than 50 wilderness locations.
Angkor: Celestial Temples of the Khmer Empire (Sept., $95) by Ian Mabbett, Eleanor Mannikka, Jon Ortner, James Goodman and John Sanday, photos by Jon Ortner, describes a 120-square-mile architectural treasure buried in the Cambodian jungle.
Best Designed Wellness Hotels—West: Fascinating Top Houses for Aesthetes (Jan., $34.90) by Martin Nicholas Kunz. Special hotels offer both "wellness activities" and architectural design to soothe and calm.
Land's End: A Walk in Provincetown (Sept., $16) by Michael Cunningham explores this old Cape Cod town, an eccentric's paradise, which has attracted a wide array of artists and writers.
Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before (Oct., $26) by Tony Horwitz retraces the three voyages of Captain James Cook, the explorer whose adventures helped to substantially complete the map of the modern world. Advertising. Author publicity. Author tour.
The Singular Pilgrim: Travels on Sacred Ground (Feb., $25) by Rosemary Mahoney. The author visits holy sites around the world and participates in a multitude of religious pilgrimages. Advertising. Author tour.
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Caribbean: The Islands (Sept., $40) by Donald Nausbaum offers a photographic tour of the Caribbean islands.
Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It (Jan., $22) by Geoff Dyer describes the search for meaning while drifting through life.
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Tokyo: City on the Edge (Nov., $20) by Todd Crowell and Stephanie Forman Morimura details Tokyo's urban life.
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Tunisia: The Story of a Country That Works (Sept., $27.95) by Georgie Anne Geyer. A foreign correspondent documents her traveling experience in this "oasis of calm" between Libya and Algeria.
THAMES & HUDSON
The Most Beautiful Country Towns of Provence (Sept., $40) by Helena Attlee, photos by Alex Ramsay, takes readers on a photographic tour of the maritime Alps, vine-growing valleys and chic coastal resorts. BOMC selection.
UNIV. OF UTAH PRESS
Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles Through Baja California, the Other Mexico (Sept., $24.95) by C.M. Mayo studies the peninsula's history, economics, literature and politics.
UNIV. OF WISCONSIN PRESS
Botticelli Blue Skies: An American in Florence (Dec., $26.95) by Merrill Joan Gerber describes a fearful traveler's adventures.
A Castle in the Backyard: The Dream of a House in France (Sept., $24.95) by Betsy Draine and Michael Hinden highlights village life in the Dordogne valley.
Hold the Enlightenment: More Travel, Less Bliss (Sept., $24.95) by Tim Cahill is a collection of essays by the adventure writer based on his journeys around the globe. Author publicity.
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Dublin Burial Grounds & Graveyards (Sept., $30) by Vivien Igoe provides a guide to Ireland's history and archeology via Dublin's burial grounds.
ATLANTIC MONTHLY PRESS
Finders Keepers: The Story of a Man Who Found $1 Million (Oct., $24) by Mark Bowden. The author of Black Hawk Down presents the story of a dockworker whose life was changed forever when he found $1 million. 75,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo.
Murder of a Mafia Daughter: The Life and Tragic Death of Susan Berman (Sept., $23.95) by Cathy Scott investigates the circumstances of Berman's mysterious mob-style shooting death in 2000.
JOHN F. BLAIR
Heist! The $17 Million Loomis Fargo Theft (Sept., $24.95) by Jeff Diamant discusses the fate of David Ghantt, the Loomis Fargo truck driver who perpetrated the second-largest American bank heist, his escape to Mexico, his cohorts' wild spending spree and their plot to murder him. Author tour.
Cape May Court House: A Death in the Night (Sept., $24.95) by Lawrence Schiller. The Ford Company defends a wrongful death suit with a counter charge of murder, asserting that a small town dentist strangled his pregnant wife. Advertising. Author publicity.
INVISIBLE CITIES PRESS
The Spy Who Seduced America: Lies and Betrayal in the Heat of the Cold War, the Judith Coplon Story (Sept., $24.95) by Marcia and Thomas Mitchell. A former "G-man" and his wife reveal details about this controversial criminal case. $50,000 ad/promo. 10-city author tour.
Shattered Bonds: A True Story of Suspicious Death, Family Betrayal and a Daughter's Courage (Sept., $25.95) by Cindy Band and Julie Malear. A woman risks her life to prove that her father murdered her mother. Advertising. 20-city radio satellite tour.
Jack the Ripper: Case Closed (Nov., $27.95) by Patricia Cornwell draws on research and scientific expertise to solve England's infamous serial murder case. Advertising. Author publicity.
War & Military
Pacific Legacy: Image and Memory from World War II in the Pacific (Sept., $65) by Rex Alan Smith and Gerald A. Meehl includes color photography of major battle sites.
No Room for Error: The Covert Operations of America's Special Tactics Units from Iran to Afghanistan (Nov., $25.95) by Col. John T. Carney Jr. and Benjamin F. Schemmer lifts the veil of secrecy on this special forces unit. Advertising. Author publicity.
BOYDELL & BREWER
War at Sea in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (Nov., $75), edited by John B. Hattendorf and Richard W. Unger, explores the role and characteristics of armed forces at sea in western Europe and the Mediterranean before 1650.
Success Was All That Was Expected: The South Atlantic Blockading Squadron During the Civil War (Dec., $34.95) by Robert M. Browning Jr. chronicles the Union's blockade history of the Confederate ports.
Gettysburg: The Mead-Sickles Controversy (Jan., $24.95) by Richard A. Sauers details the feud between the two Civil War generals.
The First Reich: Inside the German Army During the War, France 1870—1871 (Sept., $35.95) by David Stone offers an in-depth look at the Franco-Prussian War.
The Voyage of the Hunley (Nov., $20) by Edwin P. Hoyt reviews the career of the Confederate submarine Hunley, its discovery, salvage and archeological study.
CARROLL & GRAF
The Hellfighters of Harlem: African-American Soldiers Who Fought for the Right to Fight for Their Country (Nov., $TBA) by Bill Harris tells the story of the U.S. Army's most celebrated all-black regiment in World War I.
GREENWICH WORKSHOP PRESS
Gods and Generals: The Paintings of Mort Künstler (Oct., $27.50) by James Robinson Jr. is an illustrated companion book to the November 2002 movie release based on Jeff Shaara's Civil War bestseller.
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The Daily Telegraph Book of Airmen's Obituaries (Oct., $29.95) by Edward Bishop collects 100 obituaries of men and women who contributed to civil and military aviation history.
Under the Guns of the Kaiser's Aces: Böhme, Müller, von Tutschek and Wolff: The Complete Record of Their Victories and Victims (Jan., $35) by Norman Franks and Hal Giblin remembers four German aces of World War I.
HUGH LAUTER LEVIN
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The Air Force (Oct., $75), edited by Gen. James P. McCarthy, celebrates the United States Air Force through essays and photos of contemporary and legendary aviators.
USMC: A Complete History (Oct., $75), edited by Lt. Col. Jon T. Hoffman, chronicles the history of the Marine Corps from 1775 to the present.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS
Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee, May 26—June 3, 1864 (Sept., $34.95) by Gordon C. Rhea. This fourth volume on the 1864 Overland campaign re-creates the battles and maneuvers from the stalemate at the North Anna River through the Cold Harbor offensive. Advertising. HistoryBook Club and Military Book Club selection.
Shadow Enemies: Hitler's Secret Terrorist Plot Against the United States (Jan., $24.95) by Alex Abella and Scott Gordon reveals Nazi plans to paralyze the war effort through terrorist attacks on U.S. soil.
Airborne: A Combat History of American Airborne Forces (Jan., $27.95) by E.M. Flanagan Jr. is by a military historian.
West Dickens Avenue: A Memoir of Khe Sanh (Feb., $24.95) by John Corbett, a former Marine, recalls one of the most ferocious battles of the Vietnam War.
Pioneer Aircraft: Putnam's History of Aircraft (Sept., $49.95), edited by Philip Jarrett, is an illustrated history of powered flight.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION PRESS
Above and Beyond: The Aviation Medals of Honor (Sept., $29.95) by Barrett Tillman tells the story behind each aviation Medal of Honor.
Don Troiani's Regiments and Uniforms of the Civil War (Sept., $49.95), art by Don Troiani, text by Earl J. Coates, Michael J. McAfee and Don Troiani. A painter captures individual units and their uniforms while military experts give details.
Blood Red Snow: The Memoirs of a German Soldier on the Eastern Front (Oct., $34.95) by Günther K. Koschorrek, trans. by Olav R. Crone-Aamot, is based on an illicit diary kept by a German machine gunner while serving on the Russian front during World War I.
TEXAS A&M UNIV. PRESS
American Military Aviation in the 20th Century: The Indispensable Arm (Oct., $35) by Charles J. Gross examines the role of politics, economics and technology in shaping air power in the U.S. armed forces.
TEXAS TECH UNIV. PRESS
Vietnam and Beyond (Oct., $36.50) by Robert Hopkins Miller chronicles the author's foreign service career, from 1962 Vietnam to Malaysia in the late 1970s.
UNIV. OF NEBRASKA PRESS
Arabs at War: Military Effectiveness, 1948—1991 (Oct., $49.95) by Kenneth M. Pollack. The former Persian Gulf military analyst at the CIA and director for Persian Gulf Affairs at the National Security Council reviews the military history of key Arab states during the post—World War II era.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
The Enemy's House Divided (Nov., $32.50) by Charles de Gaulle, trans. and annotated by Robert Eden. Former French President de Gaulle examines the errors that led the Germans to disaster in World War I.
UNIV. PRESS OF KANSAS
The Battle for Leningrad, 1941—1945 (Nov., $39.95) by David M. Glantz. A Soviet military historian offers an account of the complex strategies and operations that surrounded the German quest for this city.
Diem's Final Failure: Prelude to America's War in Vietnam (Jan., $34.95) by Philip E. Catton is a revisionist view of South Vietnam's president Ngo Dinh Diem as a failed visionary derailed by unrealistic expectations.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
The War of Our Childhood: Memories of World War II (Oct., $30) by Wolfgang W.E. Samuel recounts the horrors that many German children survived through chance, courage and resilience.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIV. PRESS
Through These Portals: A Pacific War Saga (Oct., $35; paper $21.95) by Wayne C. MacGregor Jr. remembers the author's childhood in Spokane during the Great Depression and as an infantryman in the Mariana Islands, the Philippines and Okinawa during WWII.
WHITE MANE BOOKS
Distinction in Every Service: Brigadier General Marcellus A. Stovall, C.S.A. (Sept., $29.95) by C.L. Braff chronicles Stovall's life and military service.
Gender Talk: Sexism, Power, and Politics in the African American Community (Feb., $24.95) by Johnnetta B. Cole and Beverly Guy-Sheftall analyzes contemporary gender politics within the African-American community. 8-city author tour.
Lights on Main Street (Nov., $TBA) by Beneth Jones. Women's meditations teach truths by religiously interpreting ordinary events.
CARROLL & GRAF
Hell Hath No Fury: And Other Women's Letters from the End of the Affair (Oct., $24), edited by Anna Holmes, is a collection of "Dear John" letters from across the centuries.
Having It All? Black Women and the Question of Success (Jan., $25) by Veronica Chambers examines success for middle-and upper-class black women.
Global Women: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy (Jan., $25) by Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild explores the consequences of globalization on the lives of women.
The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices (Oct., $24) by Xinran explores the lives of modern Chinese women and their endurance of political and personal upheavals. Author publicity. Author tour.
The Boundaries of Her Body (Feb., $27.95) by Debran Rowland offers a history of women's rights.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
Enterprising Women: 250 Years of American Business (Oct., $39.95) by Virginia G. Drachman features American female entrepreneurs from the colonial era to the present.