Art & Architecture
A Perfect World: Words and Paintings from Over 50 of America's Most Powerful People (Oct., $16.95) by Debra Trione combines interviews from U.S. leaders with paintings they created on the spot to illustrate their words.
Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge (Sept.; $19.95, paper $35) by Cheech Marin showcases the work from the touring exhibition Marin organized and includes essays on Chicano art. Ad/promo. Author tour.
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Total Living: Art, Fashion, Design, Architecture, Communication (Sept., $39.95), edited by Mario Lupano and Stefano Tonchi, offers strategies for living a more sophisticated and targeted life; published in collaboration with Pitti Immagine. Ad/promo.
Great Medieval Churches and Cathedrals (Sept., $16.95) by Jules Gailhabaud presents a selection of plates from the 19th century.
The Vibrant Metropolis: 88 Lithographs (Dec., $10.95) by George W. Bellows features the Ashcan school master's depictions of city life, sports and other subjects.
Reprint: Castles of the Western World (Oct., $14.95) by Armin Tuulse.
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Baroque Architecture (Oct., $29.95) by Christian Norberg-Schulz examines the principal 17th-century architectural themes found in Rome, Paris, Turin and Versailles.
World Rock Art (Nov., $29.95) by Jean Clottes surveys this ancient artistic form.
Punk Is Dead: Punk Is Everything (Nov., $40) by Bryan Ray Turcotte and Doug Woods is the authors' follow-up book focusing on the lasting impact of the punk movement.
Reprint: 100 of the World's Tallest Buildings (Sept., $29.95) by Ivan Zacknick and Mathew Smith.
Reprint: Becoming Mona Lisa: From Fine Art to Universal Icon—The Incredible Story of the World's Most Famous Painting (Jan., $16) by Donald Sassoon. Ad/promo.
Return to Painting (Sept., $29.95) by Gao Xingjian coincides with the traveling exhibition of the paintings by the Nobel Prize-winning author. Advertising.
Eva Hesse (Oct.; $42, cloth $42), edited by Mignon Nixon, is a primer on the German artist's work.
American Signs (Oct., $40) by Lisa Mahar traces the evolution of motel signs along Route 66.
Building Ohio: A Traveler's Guide to Ohio's Rural Architecture (Sept., $22) by Jane Ware covers scenes and stories of designers, architects and builders. Ad/promo. Author appearances.
PENN STATE UNIV. PRESS
Painted Prints: The Revelation of Color in Northern Renaissance and Baroque Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts (Oct., $24.95) by Susan Dackerman. This catalogue contributes to the study of old master prints and their place in the visual culture of early modern Europe; copublished with the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Lorna Simpson (Sept., $39.95) by Kellie Jones and Thelma Golden coincides with two exhibits this fall that celebrate the African-American artist and filmmaker.
Van Gogh (Oct., $19.95) by Judy Sund surveys the artist's work based on his diary-like correspondence.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
The Lower Manhattan Plan: Visions for Downtown New York (Sept., $25), edited by Carol Willis, replicates the original document commissioned by Mayor Robert Wagner in the 1960s and includes a new introduction.
Architecture in Vienna 1850—1930: New Objectivity (Nov., $24.95)
by Luise Lipschitz and Bertha Blaschke covers three generations of architects who created Vienna's most important buildings. A Springer Vienna book.
Beyond Architainment: Emerging Architects, Vol. 3 (Dec., $45), edited by Otto Kapfinger, examines work by the younger generation of architects working between Vienna and Vorarlberg. A Springer Vienna book.
Brochure Design That Works: Secrets for Successful Brochure Design (Nov., $30) by Lisa Cyr outlines a comprehensive and practical approach.
Seeing Double (Oct., $19.95) by J. Richard Block collects 175 images that trick the eye into seeing two different images.
TEN SPEED PRESS
Why Paint Cats: The Ethics of Feline Aesthetics (Sept., $16.95) by Burton Silver and Heather Busch examines the unlikely intersection of cats and art in this follow up to Why Cats Paint.
THAMES & HUDSON
Street Graphics Tokyo (Oct., $19.95) by Barry Dawson marks the third in the author's Street Graphics series of urban street scenes.
The Stones of Venice (Sept., $16.95), edited by John Ruskin, abridged by J.G. Links, celebrates Venetian architecture. A Pallas Athene book.
Verve: The Legendary Jazz Covers (Feb., $29.95) by Spencer Drate et al. reproduces album covers fromthe renowned jazz record label.
UNIV. OF WASHINGTON PRESS
Masterful Illusions: Japanese Prints from the Anne van Biema Collection (Sept., $45) by Ann Yonemura et al. focuses on Japan's Edo period with illustrations and essays.
Greg and Tim Hildebrandt—The Tolkien Years, Expanded Edition (Sept., $24.95) by Gregory Hildebrandt Jr. shows new Tolkien art.
Mad Art: A Visual Celebration of the Art ofMadMagazine and the Idiots Who Create It (Nov., $24.95) by Mark Evanier reviews the magazine's past offerings for its 50th Anniversary.
25 Houses Under 2500 Square Feet (Nov., $40) by James Grayson Trulove explains how to use limited space with style.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
Three Thousand Years of Chinese Painting (Oct., $39.95) by M. Barnhart et al. A team of scholars presents a history of Chinese painting.
Biography & Memoirs
Hero of Flight 93: Mark Bingham (Sept., $13.95) by John Barrett looks at the life of a September 11 hero who happened to be gay and aims to show how heroism isn't based on sexuality. Advertising. Author appearances.
Reprint: Marie Antoinette: The Journey (Nov., $16.95) by Antonia Fraser. 75,000 first printing.
ANTIQUE COLLECTORS' CLUB
A Century of Churchilliana (Sept., $45) by Douglas Hall depicts Churchill memorabilia in more than 1,000 color illustrations. A New Cavendish book.
Reprint: Bin Laden (Sept., $13.95) by Adam Robinson.
Infinite Refuge (Sept., $14.95) by Virgil Suárez. Prose and poetry create a patchwork of the author's recollections about leaving Cuba.
Reprint: The Imaginary Girlfriend (Dec., $13.95) by John Irving. Advertising.
Reprints: Vernon Can Read: A Memoir (Jan., $16) by Vernon E. Jordan Jr.; Holler if You Hear Me: Searching for Tupac Shakur (Feb., $14) by Michael Eric Dyson. 75,000 first printing each.
Reprint: Selling Ben Cheever: Back to Square One in the Service Economy (Oct., $14.95) by Ben Cheever.
Through Our Enemies' Eyes: Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam and the Future of America (Nov., $19.95) by Anonymous examines how bin Laden came to power and how to stop him.
Reprints: Old Gods Almost Dead: The 40-Year Odyssey of the Rolling Stones (Sept., $15.95) by Stephen Davis; Catch Me if You Can: The Movie Tie-In Edition (Oct., $14.95) by Frank Abagnale Jr.
Mrs. Ike: Portrait of a Marriage (Sept., $16.95) by Susan Eisenhower. The granddaughter of Ike and Mamie Eisenhower delves into the First Lady's life.
CARROLL & GRAF
Reprint: The Beats: A Literary Reference (Jan., $24), edited by Matt Theado.
Reprint: The Beatles Anthology (Oct., $35) by the Beatles. 500,000 first printing. Advertising.
Tristan Taormino's True Lust: Adventures in Sex, Porn and Perversion (Oct., $14.95) by Tristan Taormino features personal vignettes by the Village Voice columnist and porn star.
COOPER SQUARE PRESS
Reprints: Dolly: The Biography (Nov., $16.95) by Alanna Nash; Maria Callas: The Woman Behind the Legend (Dec., $17.95) by Arianna Huffington; My Wicked, Wicked Ways (Jan., $16.95) by Errol Flynn.
Archiving Warhol: An Illustrated History (Sept., $19.95) by Gerard Malanga, Andy Warhol's friend and collaborator, documents the art scene of 1960s New York City.
IVAN R. DEE
Reprint: Aldous Huxley: A Biography (Sept., $24.95) by Sybille Bedford.
Reprint: Chasing the Hawk (Oct., $13.95) by Andrew Sheehan.
WM. B. EERDMANS
The Puritan as Yankee: A Life of Horace Bushnell (Sept., $21) by Robert Mullin takes a new look at the 19th-century theologian.
Means of Escape: A War Correspondent's Memoir of Life and Death in Afghanistan, the Middle East and Vietnam (Sept., $14.95) by Philip Caputo.
One Man's Leg (Oct., $16) by Paul Martin tells how he lost his leg and went on to become a triathlon champion. Ads/promo. Author tour.
Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey (Oct., $16), edited by Karen Wilkin, collects rare interviews with the late artist. Ads/promo.
Reprint: My Stroke of Luck (Jan., $12.95) by Kirk Douglas. 50,000 first printing.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
Reprint: My Journey: From an Iowa Farm to a Cathedral of Dreams (Dec., $17.95) by Robert H. Schuller. 35,000 first printing.
Reprints: Borrowed Finery (Sept., $12) by Paula Fox; What Lips My Lips Have Kissed (Sept., $15) by Daniel Mark Epstein.
Reprint: Hoop Roots (Feb., $13) by John Edgar Wideman. Advertising.
Reprint: My Country Versus Me: The First-Hand Account by the Los Alamos Scientist Who Was Falsely Accused of Being a Spy (Jan., $14.95) by Wen Ho Lee. 40,000 first printing.
The Last Chapter: Gene Amole on Dying: Columns from the Rocky Mountain News (Sept., $TBA) by Gene Amole. The columnist documented his own dying process in a series of columns now gathered in this book.
My Dam Life (Feb., $13.99) by Sean Condon reveals comic everyday details of being unemployed and married in Amsterdam.
Reprint: Theodore Rex (Oct., $16.95) by Edmund Morris.
Flame of Adventure (Oct., $16.95) by Simon Yates reflects on the need for adventure for a well-lived life.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Reprint: The Love You Make: An Insider's Story of the Beatles (Nov., $16) by Peter Brown and Steven Gaines.
Reprint: I Will Be Cleopatra: An Actress's Journey (Nov., $13.95) by Zoe Caldwell. Stage and Screen Book Club main.
OAK TREE PRESS
Red Room Rendezvous (Nov., $12.95) by Paulette Crain captures New Orleans's Garden District residents, past and present.
George Leigh Mallory: A Memoir (Sept., $22.95) by David Pye provides insight into mountaineering from a contemporary of the Everest pioneer.
Reprints: Boswell's Presumptuous Task: The Making of the Life of Dr. Johnson (Oct., $15) by Adam Sisman, 75,000 first printing; When Character Was King (Oct., $15) by Peggy Noonan, 100,000 first printing.
Reprint: Memoirs: A Twentieth-Century Journey in Science and Politics (Nov., $16.50) by Edward Teller with Judith Schoolery.
Reprints: I Thought My Father Was God: And Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project (Sept., $15), edited by Paul Auster; The Copenhagen Papers: An Intrigue (Jan., $TBA) by Michael Frayn.
Reprint: Churchill: A Biography (Nov., $18) by Roy Jenkins.
Reprint: Tell Me a Story: Fifty Years and 60 Minutes in Television (Oct., $15) by Don Hewitt.
Reprint: Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay (Sept., $14.95) by Nancy Milford.
Reprint: Thirteen Senses and Trece Sentidos (Sept., English and Spanish editions, $14.95 each) by Victor Villaseñor.
Reprint: Picasso, My Grandfather (Oct., $14) by Marina Picasso.
Fire of the Five Hearts: A Memoir of Treating Incest (Sept., $17.95) by Holly A. Smith shares 20 years of working with victims.
Bombay—London—New York (Oct., $19.95) by Amitava Kumar spans three cities of the Indian diaspora and captures the expatriate experience that has inspired many famous authors.
J.R.R. Tolkien: The Architect of Middle Earth (Sept., $14.95) by Daniel Grotta explores the events in Tolkien's life that led to his books and characters. 50,000 first printing.
The Chelsea Whistle (Sept., $13) by Michelle Tea tells of the author's coming of age in a lower-class Boston suburb.
Reprints: John Adams (Sept., $18.95) by David McCullough; Mrs. Kennedy: The Missing History of the Kennedy Years (Oct., $14) by Barbara Leaming.
Reprint: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind: An Unauthorized Autobiography (Nov., $14) by Chuck Barris. 75,000 first printing.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
Reprint: Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood (Oct., $13.95) by Eric Burdon.
TRINITY PRESS INTERNATIONAL
Darwin's Religious Odyssey (Sept., $16) by William E. Phipps investigates Darwin's complex religious views and their effect on his scientific thinking.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
No Place Like Home: A Black Briton's Journey Through the American South (Feb., $18) by Gary Younge provides an outsider's perspective on U.S. race relations and identity.
Reprints: Ava's Man (Sept., $13) by Rick Bragg, 150,000 first printing; Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood (Oct., $14) by Oliver Sacks, 100,000 first printing; Breaking Clean (Jan., $13) by Judy Blunt, 75,000 first printing; Stuffed: Adventures in a Restaurant Family (Nov., $13) by Patricia Volk; Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word (Jan., $12) by Randall Kennedy, 125,000 first printing.
WASHINGTON SQUARE PRESS
Instructions for Visitors: Life and Love in a French Town (Jan., $13) by Helen Stevenson recounts an Englishwoman's journey toward acceptance in a small village of southwestern France.
Love, Santa: A Different Kind of Christmas Story (Oct., $12.95) by Sharon Glassman presents a comic, hip stocking stuffer that restores faith in Christmas and the nature of giving.
WHITE PINE PRESS
Plum Brandy (Nov., $16) by Josip Novakovich recalls the joys and difficulties of immigrants in the U.S. and on visits to their homelands.
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Famous Dubliners (Sept., $16.95) by Michael Stanley explores the life of Yeats, Joyce, Swift, Wilde and Wolfe.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
Bill Evans: How My Heart Sings (Sept., $16.95) by Peter Pettinger. A concert pianist looks at the jazz pianist's life, music and legacy.
John Ruskin (Sept., $22.95) by Tim Hilton provides insight into the 19th-century art and culture critic.
Knock 'Em Dead Business Presentations (Nov., $12.95) by Martin Yate provides a guide for winning over an audience and making an impression. 75,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Reprint: God Is My CEO (Sept., $12.95) by Larry Julian. 50,000 first printing.
Feng Shui and Money: A Nine-Week Program for Creating Wealth Using Ancient Principles and Techniques (Sept., $16.95) by Eric J. Shaffert considers spiritual and psychological dimensions when making a financial plan. Advertising.
Negotiating and Drafting Contract Boilerplate (Feb., $79.95) by Tina Stark educates lawyers and business professionals about the various boilerplate provisions in contracts. $70,000 ad/promo budget.
78 Important Questions Every Leader Should Ask and Answer (Sept., $17.95) by Chris Clarke-Epstein provides the key questions to ask in order to find out what really is going on in a business.
Secret Service: Hidden Systems that Deliver Unforgettable Customer Service (Nov., $17.95) by John R. DiJulius III reveals what exceptional companies do to consistently surpass customer expectations.
E-Business the Smart Way: A Quick and Easy Guide for Taking Your Business Online (Jan., $21.95) by Drew Lehman supplies an all-in-one guide for online expansion.
Reprints: The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else (Sept., $17) by Hernando de Soto; Basic Economics: A Citizen's Guide to the Economy (Dec., $20) by Thomas Sowell. Each, 50,000 first printing.
The Five-Minute Tax Expert (Oct., $16.95) by Frederick W. Daily shows how to stop being intimidated by tax laws and accountants and become your own tax expert. 50,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
The Finish Rich Workbook: Creating a Personalized Plan for a Richer Future (Jan., $14.95) by David Bach is the workbook companion to the author's personal financial guides.
Ultimate Selling Power: How to Create and Enjoy a Multimillion Dollar Sales Career (Oct., $15.99) by Donald Moine and Ken Lloyd presents a step-by-step guide to selling.
Bags to Riches: Success Secrets for Women in Business (Oct., $16.95) by Linda Hollander provides tips for women starting businesses from the founder of Bag Ladies, an L.A.—based packaging business.
Networking for Success (Nov., $13.95) by Nancy Flynn explains how to create a networking survival kit.
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Keys to Winning in Business (Sept., $18.95) by Gregory K. Ericksen explores attributes of winning entrepreneurs. Ad/promo.
Everyone's Money Book on Financial Planning, ...on Retirement Planning, ...on Real Estate, ...on Stocks, Bonds & Mutual Funds, ...on Credit and ...on College (all Sept., $15.95 each) are titles in a new series.
Income Tax Guide for Ministers: 2003 Edition (Jan., $17.95) by B.J. Worth marks the 30th anniversary edition.
Reprint: Jump Start Your Business Brain (Sept., $16.99) by Doug Hall. Advertising.
Think & Grow Rich: 65th Anniversary Edition (Sept., $12.95) by Napoleon Hill.
Fell's Official Know-It-All Guide: Wisdom in the Office (Nov., $16.95) by Ellen Krupack Raineri empowers employees to conquer competitiveness, office politics and misuse of power with spiritual tools.
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL
Harvard Business Essentials: Finance for Managers, ...Hiring and Keeping the Best People and ...Managing Change and Transition (Jan, $19.95) are titles in a new series offering managerial advice. 50,000 first printing.
The New York Times Dictionary of Money and Investing (Sept., $17) by Gretchen Morgenson and Campbell Harvey is geared for today's independent investor.
Change Your Job, Change Your Life (Sept., $17.95) by Ron Krannich, 20th edition, focuses on career needs in a boom/bust economy.
No One Will Hire Me! (Sept., $13.95) by Ron and Caryl Krannich identifies 15 key mistakes job seekers make and how to avoid them.
LITTLE, BROWN/BACK BAY
Reprint: Dot.Bomb: My Days and Nights At an Internet Goliath (Nov., $14.95) by J. David Kuo. Ad/promo.
29 Leadership Secrets from Jack Welch (Oct., $9.95) by Robert Slater collects Welch-isms.
Investing in a Post-Enron World (Dec., $14.95) by Paul Jorian delineates asset-protecting strategies for nervous investors. Ads/promo.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Getting Loaded: Fifty Start Now Strategies for Making a Million... While You're Still Young Enough (Jan., $13) by Pete Bielagus presents a guide to saving and investing for 20-somethings.
Reprint: Success@Life: A Zentrepreneur's Guide—How to Catch and Live Your Dream (Jan., $12.95) by Ron Rubin and Stuart Avery Gold.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
The Achievement Paradox (Sept., $14.95) by Ron Warren ties personality and character traits to job success. Advertising. Radio tour.
Reprints: Shackleton's Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Arctic Explorer (Sept., $15) by Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell. 75,000 first printing; The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life (Oct., $14) by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander. 100,000 first printing.
The Grangaard Strategy: Invest Right During Retirement (Jan., $15.95) by Paul Grangaard applies nine principles for smart retirement asset management.
Nail the Job: Every Tool You'll Need to Land Your Dream Job (Sept., $13.95) from MBA Jungle and JD Jungle editors provides a one-stop resource for first-time job seekers and career changers.
Reprint: Gonzo Marketing: Winning Through Worst Practices (Nov., $15) by Christopher Locke.
The One-Page Proposal: How to Get Your Business Pitch onto One Persuasive Page (Sept., $17.95) by Patrick G. Riley outlines how to get ideas across quickly, simply and effectively.
Plan Ahead: Protect Your Estate and Investments (Nov., $16.95) by Frank Eberhart explains tax and estate law and teaches how to create an estate-management system. Ads/promo.
What to Do with the Rest of Your Life: America's Top Career Coach Shows How to Find or Create the Job You'll Love (Sept., $12) by Robin Ryan instructs how to change or jumpstart a career. Ad/promo.
The Motley Fool: Personal Finance Workbook (Jan., $14) by David and Tom Gardner advises on organizing cash and building wealth with step-by-step exercises and worksheets. Ad/promo.
Work It! How to Save Your Ass, Get Ahead and Land a Job in Any Economy (Feb., $13) by Allison Hemming combines irreverent advice with an accessible approach for young professionals.
The 529 College Savings Plan (Sept., $16.95) by Richard A. Feigenbaum and David J. Morton examines state-backed plans for college savings.
The Book of Balanced Living: Options to Take Control of Your Time, Work and Life (Oct., $16.95) by Lucy McCarraher and Lucy Daniels considers a range of options to simplify life—from taking a break to making one.
How Did They Manage? Leadership Secrets of History (Oct., $17.95) by Daniel Diehl and Mark Donnelly chronicles the wisdom and managerial acumen of famous figures including Confucius, Elizabeth I and Helena Rubinstein.
TEN SPEED PRESS
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2003: A Practical Manual for Job Hunters and Career Changers (Oct., $17.95) by Richard Nelson Bolles is a revised edition. 200,000 first printing.
Win New Business: The Desktop Guide (Nov., $29.95) by Susan Croft looks at organization and using methodology, not personality, to drum up new clients.
The NewMoneyBook of Personal Finance: Saving, Planning, Investing and Borrowing—All the Information You Need in One Easy-to-Follow Guide (Oct., $19.95), from Money magazine editors.Ad/promo.
How to Help Your Husband Make More Money So You Can Be a Stay-at-Home Mom (Dec., $12.95) by Joanne Watson shows how the author helped her husband triple his income so she could stay at home with their children.
Reprint: Jack: Straight from the Gut (Jan., $16.95) by Jack Welch with John A. Byrne.
401(k)s for Dummies (Oct., $16.99) by Ted Benna and Brenda Newman explains the basics of 401(k) investing.
Reprint: A Very Public Offering: A Rebel's Story of Business Excess, Success and Reckoning (Oct., $16.95) by Stephan Paternot.
Childcare & Parenting
Lessons Without Limit: How Free-Choice Learning Is Transforming Education in America (Sept., $16.95) by John Falk and Lynn Dierking assesses schooling in the 21st century and provides an overview of the learning process.
Reprint: The Warrior Method: A Program for Rearing Healthy Black Boys (Oct., $12.95) by Raymond A. Winbush. Ad/promo.
Reprints: Surviving Ophelia: Mothers Share Their Wisdom in Navigating the Tumultuous Teenage Years (Oct., $14.95) by Cheryl Dellasega. Advertising. Author publicity; Secrets of the Baby Whisperer for Toddlers (Feb., $13.95) by Tracy Hogg with Melinda Blau. Author publicity.
Safety Monitor: How to Protect Your Kids Online (Sept., $14.95) by Mike Sullivan. A detective shows parents how to ensure kid's safety online. 50,000 first printing. $140,000 ad/promo.
Baby Proofing Basics: How to Keep Your Child Safe (Oct., $8.95) by Vicki Lansky provides tips for creating a safe environment along with practical information such as poison control phone numbers.
The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them (Oct., $14) by Elaine N. Aron helps caretakers deal with highly sensitive children.
Teaching 4- to 8-Year-Olds: Literacy, Math, Multiculturalism, and Classroom Community (Sept., $21.95) by Carollee Howes suggests developmentally appropriate teaching practices.
CARROLL & GRAF
Yes, You Can Adopt (Jan., $14) by Richard Mintzer. The president of the largest adoption support group in the U.S. offers legal and financial advice.
CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS
Paranoid Parenting: Why Ignoring the Experts May Be Best for Your Child (Oct., $14.95) by Frank Furedi aims to bolster parents' confidence in their own instincts.
The Happy Empty Nest: Rediscovering Love and Success After Your Kids Leave Home (Oct., $14.95) by Linda Burghardt offers strategies for parents who find themselves on their own again.
Fostering Resilience in Our Children (Oct., $14.95) by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein utilizes a q&a format to expand on the resiliency theory first presented in Raising Resilient Children.
CORNELL UNIV. PRESS
My Baby's Father: Unmarried Parents and Paternal Responsibility (Sept., $17.95) by Maureen R. Waller. Unmarried fathers talk about their sense of obligation to their children and their frustration with the child support system.
Columbia University Children's Medical Guide (Oct., $17), edited by Bernard Valman, M.D., features step-by-step symptom charts to determine what's wrong and what to do.
When Parents Disagree and What You Can Do About It (Sept., $16.95) by Ron Taffel, a Parents magazine columnist, explains how parents can become a child-rearing team.
Reprint: Girl in the Mirror: Mothers and Daughters in the Years of Adolescence (Feb., $15.95) by Nancy L. Snyderman, M.D., and Peg Streep. 30,000 first printing.
A Parent's Guide to Preventing Homosexuality (Nov., $15) by Joseph Nicolosi and Linda Ames Nicolosi purports to help parents raise straight children.
The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two (Feb., $21.95) by William Sears, M.D., and Martha Sears is an updated guide from the husband-and-wife, pediatrician-and-nurse team—themselves parents of eight children.
Sticking Up for What Is Right (Oct., $8) by Gwendolyn Mitchell Diaz addresses moral dilemmas that teenagers face concerning sex, honesty, drugs and drinking. Ad/promo.
Kids & Sports: Everything You and Your Child Need to Know About Sports, Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Good Health—A Doctor's Guide for Parents and Coaches (Sept., $14.95) by Eric Small, M.D. A pediatrician specializing in sports medicine addresses needs from infancy through the teenage years. 8-city author tour.
PEACE HILL PRESS
First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind (Dec., $18.95) by Jessie Wise is a first- and second-grade grammar book containing traditional content and modern illustrations.
The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun (Jan., $TBA) by Carol Stock Kranowitz offers activities that parents can do at home to enhance a child's sensory abilities.
PRENTICE HALL PRESS
How to Say It to Your Child When Bad Things Happen: Good Answers to Tough Questions (Sept., $14) by Paul Coleman provides guidance on how to speak with children in troublesome times.
Weekend Dad (Nov., $12.95) by Bob Hilton suggests more than 100 activities to help fathers and children bond while having fun.
The Wonder Weeks (Jan., $17.95) by Hetty Vanderijt and Frans Plooij explains an infant's brain activity in the first weeks with a week-by-week map of development.
The Mister Rogers' Parenting Book (Oct., $12.95) by Fred Rogers addresses such topics as bedtime struggles and doctor visits, as well as more difficult issues such as divorce and death. 75,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo. 30-city radio satellite tour.
Healthy Teens, Body and Soul: A Parent's Guide to Health-Partnering with Your Adolescent (Feb., $14) by Andrea Marks, M.D., and Betty Rothbart serves as a resource for teens' physical, emotional and social changes.
Reprint: The Wonder of Girls: Understanding the Hidden Nature of Our Daughters (Feb., $14) by Michael Gurian.
Reprint: A Mind at a Time: America's Top Learning Expert Shows How Every Child Can Succeed (Nov., $14) by Mel Levine, M.D.
50 Ways to Stand Up for Your Family: Build a Legacy of Love for Everyday Living (Oct., $11.99) by W.B. Freeman provides advice, history and tips on strengthening nuclear and extended families.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
The Working Mother's Guide to Life: Strategies, Secrets, and Solutions (Nov., $16.95) by Linda Mason. The cofounder of the world's largest provider of workplace child care, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, focuses on strategies that have been effective for the more than 100 working mothers that she interviewed. 6-city author tour.
UNIV. OF IOWA PRESS
Birth: A Literary Companion (Nov., $19.95), edited by Kristin Kovacic and Lynne Barrett. Fifty contributors express the joys and complexities of childbirth.
WALKER & CO.
The Procrastinating Child: A Handbook for Adults to Help Children Stop Putting Things Off (Oct., $10.95) by Rita Emmett is based on the author's procrastination and parenting seminars. Author tour.
Bold Parents, Positive Teens (Sept., $12.99) by Karen Dockrey focuses on 10 pervasive threats to teens and suggests strategies to help parents raise successful, spiritually healthy young adults.
WEST ST. JAMES PRESS
Goo Goo Gaa Gaa: The Babytalk Dictionary and Phrasebook (Oct., $9.95) by Peter Gaido and Marc Jaffe helps parents understand the language of their newborn with tongue-in-cheek translations of baby's noises, words and expressions.
Teenagers Learn What They Live: Parenting to Inspire Integrity and Independence (Oct., $9.95) by Dorothy Law Nolte and Rachel Harris encourages parents to enforce strong values in their teens. 10-city author tour.
An Autumn of War: What America Learned from September 11 and the War on Terrorism (Sept., $12) by Victor David Hanson gathers his essays written after the attacks with an emphasis on historical and cultural context.
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Kicking Away the Ladder? (Sept., $22.50) by Ha-Joon Chang concludes that the economic evolution of developed countries differs greatly from their recommendations to poorer nations.
Free for All: Defending Liberty in America Today (Sept., $15) by Wendy Kaminer warns against unwarranted, unprincipled prosecutions in the wake of September 11.
Reprint: Paradise Screwed (Sept., $14.95) by Carl Hiaasen.
Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Better World Is Possible (Nov., $15.95) is a report of the International Forum on Globalization that proposes different innovative approaches.
BROOKINGS INSTITUTION PRESS
Agenda for the Nation (Dec., $19.95), edited by Henry J. Aaron et al., analyzes the major domestic and foreign policy challenges facing the U.S. Advertising.
Reprint: India: Emerging Power (Sept., $19.95) by Stephen P. Cohen.
Identity Theft: How to Protect Your Most Valuable Asset (Jan., $14.99) by Robert J. Hammond Jr. counsels on ways to prevent identity piracy.
The Plague Makers: The Secret World of Biological Warfare, Third Edition (Sept., $18.95) by Wendy Barnaby. The science journalist sees lethal environmental hazards coming from government misuse as well as terrorist groups. Advertising.
CORNELL UNIV. PRESS
The State of Working America, 2002—2003 (Jan.; $24.95, cloth $59.95) by Lawrence Mishel et al. delves into the effect of the economy on the living standards of Americans. An ILR Press book, Economic Policy Institute book.
It's a Miracle: Real-Life Inspirational Stories Based on the PAX TV SeriesIt's a Miracle (Sept., $10.95), selected by Richard Thomas, offers miraculous stories about ordinary people. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
GEORGETOWN UNIV. PRESS
AIDS and the Policy Struggle in the United States (Sept., $21.95) by Patricia D. Siplon zeroes in on HIV/AIDS policy issues.
Crafting a Cloning Policy: From Dolly to Stem Cells (Sept., $21.95) by Andrea L. Bonnicksen views cloning and stem cell research in terms of the development of public policy.
Understanding Media—Critical Edition (Nov., $19.95) by Marshall McLuhan, edited by Terrence Gordon, explores the impact of electronic communications on life in the 20th century.
Reprint: Scourge: The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox (Sept., $14) by Jonathan B. Tucker.
The Arabs in Israel (Sept., $17.95) by Azmi Bishara depicts the Palestinians who remained following the creation of the Israeli state in 1948.
Winning (and Losing) the War Against Global Terror (Sept., $17.95) by Richard Falk distinguishes the September 11 attacks from more traditional forms of terrorism.
Hooked on the Net (Sept., $11.99) by Andrew Careaga examines the benefits and dangers of living a Christian life amid the trends of contemporary America.
No Easy Answers: The Truth Behind Death at Columbine (Oct., $15) by Brooks Brown and Rob Merritt. A classmate and childhood friend of a perpetrator of the tragedy discusses growing up alienated in today's society.
After September 11: Social Science Knowledge and a New Vision of Things to Come (Sept., $19.95) by Paul Price and Ashley Timmer examines the ways in which the world was altered by September 11th.
A Time for Choices: Deep Dialogues for Deep Democracy (Sept., $16.95) by Michael Toms. The New Dimensions Radio host perceives a need to renew traditional American values in times of crisis. Advertising.
American Newspeak: The Mangling of Meaning for Power and Profit (Oct., $16.95) by Wayne Grytting is a satirical update of 1984 that skewers society's power brokers for manipulating language. Advertising.
In the Aftermath: What September 11 Is Teaching Us About Our World, Our Faith and Ourselves (Sept., $18.95), edited by James Taylor, is a collection of essays from writers and religious leaders. Advertising.
Reprint: The Saudis: Inside the Desert Kingdom (Oct., $16.95) by Sandra Mackey.
Reprint: Dependent on D.C.: The Rise of Federal Control Over the Lives of Ordinary Americans (Jan., $TBA) by Charlotte Twight.
On a Wing and a Prayer: Interviews with Airline Crash Survivors (Nov., $14.95), edited by Malcolm MacPherson, submits 14 first-hand accounts of air disasters. Ad/promo.
Reprints: Fire (Oct., $13.95) by Sebastian Junger; Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distorts the News (Feb., $13.95) by Bernard Goldberg.
Fences and Windows: An Activist Journal, from Seattle to September 11th (Oct., $13) by Naomi Klein is a companion to No Logo from an activist within the anti-globalization movement. Advertising.
Reprint: The Reckoning: What Blacks Owe Each Other (Jan., $14) by Randall Robinson.
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Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America and International Terrorism, Third Edition (Sept.; $19.95, cloth $69.95) by John K. Cooley has a new foreword by Edward Said and adds chapters dealing with September 11, Osama bin Laden, Al Qaeda and the war in Afghanistan.
Pirates and Emperors, Old and New: International Terrorism in the Real World (Dec.; $19.95, cloth $65) by Noam Chomsky is a revision of his 1985 work that examines the world post—September 11, the new intifada and international terrorism.
Searching for Peace in Central and South Asia: An Overview of Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Activities (Oct.; $24.95, cloth $65), edited by Monique Mekenkamp et al. Surveys of events accompany a directory of more than 150 organizations in the field.
Journalism After 9/11 (Sept., $21.95), edited by Barbie Zelizer and Stuart Allan. Scholars and commentators analyze how the trauma has transformed the nature of journalism.
Reprints: Crashing the Party: How to Tell the Truth and Still Run for President (Oct., $14.95) by Ralph Nader; and The Death of the West: How Mass Immigration, Depopulation & a Dying Faith Are Killing Our Culture and Country (Oct., $14.95) by Pat Buchanan.
SEVEN STORIES PRESS
Israel/Palestine: How to End the 1948 War (Sept., $9.95) by Tanya Reinhart. An Israeli journalist provides a primer on the conflict.
Censored 2002/2003: The Top 25 Censored Stories (Oct., $16.95) by Peter Phillips and Project Censored, cartoons by Tom Tomorrow, highlights "underreported news stories."
Reprint: Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda, Post-9/11 Edition (Sept., $8.95) by Noam Chomsky.
Public Broadcasting and the Public Interest (Oct.; $24.95, cloth $65.95), edited by Michael P. McCauley et al., puts key issues facing public broadcasting into perspective as federal funding wanes.
Japanese Phoenix: The Long Road to Economic Revival (Nov.; $24.95, cloth $68.95) by Richard Katz ponders why Japan is in so much financial trouble and what can be done about its economic woes.
SOFT SKULL PRESS
Get Your War On (Oct., $9.95) by David Rees satirizes the "War on Terrorism" through cartoons and miscellany that appeared on a Web site. 15,000 first printing. Author tour.
TEMPLE UNIV. PRESS
Detained: Immigration Laws and the Expanding I.N.S. Jail Complex (Nov.; $18.95, cloth $59.50) by Michael Welch contends that "moral panic" led to the passage of the 1996 laws that have produced a burgeoning detainee population and human rights violations.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
At Ground Zero: The Young Reporters Who Were There Tell Their Stories (Sept., $15.95), edited by Chris Bull and Sam Erman, includes accounts by journalists from NPR, CNN and elsewhere.
The Saddam Hussein Reader (Nov., $16.95), edited by Turi Munthe, offers material from the Arab press in English translation.
Reprint: Pity the Nation (Nov., $18.95) by Robert Fisk.
The Spirit of Terrorism andRequiem for the Twin Towers (Sept., $13) by Jean Baudrillard. The author contends that the power of the terrorists lies in the symbolism of sacrificial death.
Welcome to the Desert of the Real (Sept., $13) by Slavoj Zizek proposes that global capitalism is fundamentalist and that America was complicit in the rise of Muslim fundamentalism.
Ground Zero (Sept., $13) by Paul Virilio probes the notion that the events of September 11 reflect the manipulation of a global sub-proletariat.
Reprint: The Assassination of New York (Sept., $20) by Robert Fitch.
WASHINGTON SQUARE PRESS
Afterwords: An Anthology from Post—9/11 America (Sept., $14), compiled by Salon.com editors, is a collection of essays that includes such diverse voices as a female Pakistani-American journalist's interview with a Taliban leader.
Hate Crimes Revisited (Sept., $17.50) by Jack Levin and Jack McDevitt is an assessment of violence based upon difference.
WHITE PINE PRESS
To Mend the World: Women Reflect on 9/11 (Sept., $17.95), edited by Marjorie Agosín and Betty Jean Craige, is an essay collection that deals with the cause and effect of the attack on the U.S.
Take Action! A Guide to Active Citizenship (Sept., $16.95) by Marc Kielburger and Craig Kielburger details how to make a difference on local, national and global levels.
A Cup of Comfort Cookbook (Oct., $12.95) by Jay Weinstein combines 200 recipes with uplifting real-life stories. 100,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo.
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOC. PRESS
Latino Diabetic Cooking (Sept., $19.95) by Olga Fuste. More than 125 recipes are presented in a bilingual format. 30,000 first printing. $32,000 ad/promo.
Mr. Food Every Day's a Holiday Diabetic Cooking (Oct., $16.95) by Mr. Food and Nicole Johnson includes recipes for Super Bowl Sunday, Independence Day and more. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
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Girls' Guide to Wine (Nov., $7.95) by Susy Atkins takes a playful, feminine approach to serving and enjoying vino.
The Barbecue Book: Burgers to Banquets (Sept., $14.95) by Jim Marks is a comprehensive guide for grilling a broad variety of dishes.
Seriously Simple (Oct., $24.95) by Diane Rossen Worthington. More than 90 recipes and tips cut prep time without cutting flavor.
The Christmas Candy Book (Dec., $14.95) by Lou Seibert Pappas gathers new and classic sweets. Good Cook Book Club selection.
From Our House to Yours (Dec., $19.95). Sales of these recipes for portable food benefit Meals on Wheels in San Francisco.
Ruby Ann's Down Home Trailer Park Holiday Cookbook (Oct., $15.95) by Ruby Ann Boxcar serves up good food and juicy gossip.
Reprint: A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines (Nov., $14.95) by Anthony Bourdain.
Amish-Country Cookbook: Vol. 4 (Nov., $16.95), edited by Bob and Sue Miller, contains a generous 500 recipes.
Asian Sauces & Marinades (Sept., $19.95) by Wendy Sweetser unlocks the secrets of pungent and richly spiced tastes.
Fine French Wines (Feb., $29.95) by James Tulmann illustrates and comments on more than 200 of the country's best.
Fix-It and Forget-It Recipes for Entertaining: Slow Cooker Favorites for All the Year Round (Oct.; $13.95, cloth $23.95) by Phyllis Pellman Good and Dawn J. Ranck provides company food that takes little fuss but delivers big flavors. 350,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER
Crab (Oct. $14.95) by Cynthia Nims. The latest in the Homegrown Cookbook series features the bounty of the Pacific Northwest.
Reprint: The Raw and the Cooked: Adventures of a Roving Gourmand (Oct., $13) by Jim Harrison.
HARVARD COMMON PRESS
Apple Pie Perfect: 100 Delicious and Decidedly Different Recipes for America's Favorite Pie (Sept.; $15.95, cloth $29.95) by Ken Haedrich includes the traditional and the definitely exotic. 50,000 first printing. Author tour.
The Ultimate Rotisserie Cookbook: 300 Mouthwatering Recipes for Making the Most of Your Rotisserie Oven (Oct.; $17.95, cloth $29.95) by Diane Phillips covers vegetables, meats and desserts. 50,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.
Reprint: Nick Stellino's Glorious Italian Cooking (Oct., $17.95) by Nick Stellino.
The Can Opener Gourmet: More than 200 Quick and Delicious Recipes Using Ingredients Already in Your Pantry (Sept., $15.95) by Laura Karr turns preservative-free food from cans and jars into easy-to-prepare meals. 75,000 first printing.
Vatch's Thai Street Food (Sept., $19.95) by Vatcharin Bhumichitr has soups, noodles, salads and stir-fries for the armchair traveler.
World Food California (Feb., $14.99) by Richard Sterling. Full-color photos illustrate local recipes and a section on the Napa Valley wine country.
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Sushi Made Easy Book & Kit (Oct., $9.95) maximizes the combination of colors, textures and flavors.
MARLOWE & CO.
Simply Sauté (Nov., $18.95) by Silvia Bianco. Italian meals can be whipped up in a skillet in 40 minutes or less.
Eating for Pregnancy (Jan., $16.95) by Catherine Jones with Rose Ann Hudson. Some 150 nutritionally complete recipes are aimed at time-pressed mothers and mothers-to-be.
MEREDITH/BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS
Better Homes and Gardens Biggest Book of Slow Cooker Recipes (Sept., $19.95) collects hundreds of recipes for the six out of 10 American households with slow cookers. 75,000 first printing.
Better Homes and Gardens 500 Five Ingredient Recipes (Sept., $14.95) simplifies appetizers, beverages, salads and more than 250 main dishes. 60,000 first printing.
The Ultimate Brownie Book: Thousands of Ways to Make America's Favorite Treat, Including Blondies, Frostings and Doctored Brownie Mixes (Sept., $16.95) by Bruce Weinstein offers a lifetime's worth of gooey, fudgy or cakey sweets. Author publicity.
Modern Classics (Nov., $24.95) by Donna Hay specializes in simple recipes, streamlined techniques and lush photos. Ad/promo. Author tour.
The World of Rice: With 150 Recipes for Pilafs, Paellas, Puddings and More (Jan., $19.95) by Marie Simmons. Along with just plain white rice, this also serves up Bhutanese red, Thai jasmine, Indian basmati, Italian arborio and Texas long grain.
Reprint: How to Cook Meat (Oct., $24.95) by Christopher Schlesinger and John Willoughby.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
The Wise Guy Cookbook: My Favorite Recipes from My Life as a Goodfella to Cooking on the Run (Oct., $17) by Henry Hill and Priscilla Davis. You can't refuse the famous wise guy's recipes.
Snack Attack: Quick Recipes to Conquer Your Cravings (Sept., $9.95) by Mad Coyote Joe devises easy fare for today's busy lifestyles.
The Ballymaloe Bread Book (Sept., $18.95) by Tim Allen introduces a complete bread-baking course from Ireland's famous cookery school. Advertising.
Reprint: The Penguin Companion to Food (Nov., $25) by Alan Davidson.
The Secrets of Jesuit Soupmaking: A Year of Our Soups (Nov., $18) by Brother Rick Curry, S.J. Tales of community life accompany 60 recipes. 5-city author tour.
Even More Top Secret Recipes (Jan., $TBA) by Todd Wilbur clones KFC Extra Crispy Chicken, Burger King's BK Broiler and more.
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Delicious & Dependable Slow Cooker Recipes (Sept.; $22.95, cloth $29.95) by Judith Finlayson is for family and for entertaining.
Better Food for Kids: Your Essential Guide to Nutrition for All Children from Age 2 to 6 (Sept.; $17.95, cloth $27.95) by Joanne Saab and Daina Kalnins deals with specific diet and nutrition problems.
101 Things to Do with a Cake Mix (Sept., $9.95) by Stephanie Dircks Ashcraft puts an innovative spin on boxed ingredients.
Kitchen Quickies (Sept., $14.95) by Marie Caratozzolo and Joanne Abrams. More than 170 recipes call for only five main ingredients and require at most 45 minutes. 15,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Cooking (Oct., $19.95) by Sandra Lee. The recipes call for 70% store-bought items and 30% fresh ingredients. 100,000 first printing. $200,000 ad/promo. 10-city author tour.
TEN SPEED PRESS
Reprint: Coyote Café (Sept., $19.95) by Mark Miller.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
The Sweet Potato Queens' Bad Ass Cookbook (and Financial Planner) (Jan., $13.95) by Jill Conner Browne is plump with fattening stories and recipes.
Reprint: A Passion for Fruit (Oct., $24.95) by Lorenza de'Medici. A Pavilion book.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
Cornbread Nation 1: The Best of Southern Food Writing (Oct., $16.95), edited by John Egerton, is published in collaboration with the Southern Foodways Alliance.
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New Wave Asian (Sept., $24.95) by Sri Owen blends ingredients and techniques from across Asia with Western tastes.
Crescent Dragonwagon's Passionate Vegetarian (Oct.; $19.95, cloth $34.95) by Crescent Dragonwagon. A thousand recipes refute the notion that healthy equals bland. 50,000 first printing. 20-city author tour.
Fiction/First & Collections
Cut to the Bone (Nov., $13.95) by Robert P. Conner. A gunrunner pursues his lover's killer while being chased across Texas by the Mexican mob. Advertising.
Water Music (Sept., $12.95) by Melanie Kershaw. A mother returns to Hong Kong when the daughter she abandoned there years earlier reappears.
Blame It on Eve (Oct., $13.95) by Philana Marie Boles. An ex-model acknowledges she is addicted to men. Advertising. Author publicity.
Dancing on the Edge of the Roof (Nov., $12.95) by Sheila Williams. At 41, a woman flees the Columbus projects for Montana. Advertising. Author publicity.
BALLANTINE READERS CIRCLE
Beginner's Luck (Jan., $13.95) by Laura Pedersen. While doing yard work for an eccentric family, 16-year-old Hallie expands her emotional vocabulary.
A Singular Hostage (Dec., $13.95) by Thalassa Ali. In 1838, a well-brought-up Englishwoman is sent by her family to India to attract a suitable husband. 20,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
CARROLL & GRAF
Have You Seen Me? (Sept., $12) by Laura Denham follows a young woman through the sex industry to ecoterrorism and, ultimately, to self-discovery.
Instant Karma (Oct., $11.95) by Mark Swartz. A brilliant denizen of the Chicago Public Library decides to blow it up. 15,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Blue Poppies (Feb., $TBA) by Jonathan Falla tells of the love between a former WWII radio operator and an outcast widow during the 1950s Chinese invasion of Tibet. 22,500 first printing. Ad/promo.
The Last Bounty Hunter (Oct., $14.95) by Eugene Nordern is a picaresque science-fiction novel.
Narcissa (Sept.) by Lance Tooks and In the Drink (Oct., $15.95 each) by Kate Christensen are among the first titles in a new series of graphic novels. Ad/promo.
Behold Faith and Other Stories (Oct., $14.95) by Tom Noyes is a collection featuring people struggling with faith.
Who's Who in Hell (Sept., $13) by Robert Chalmers offers a comedic take on falling in love. 25,000 first printing.
Innocents (Sept., $13) by Cathy Coote. A sexually aggressive young girl pursues her hapless high school English teacher.
As Meat Loves Salt (Jan., $15) by Maria McCann combines religion, politics and eroticism in a tale set during the English Revolution. Advertising. Author tour.
This Thing Called Courage: South Boston Stories (Sept.; $17.95, cloth $27.95) by J.G. Hayes is a collection dealing with gay identity in the heavily Irish-Catholic working-class community of South Boston.
Keeper of Hearts (Oct., $14.99) by Dianne L. Christner combines Anabaptist history with a romantic tale in the year 1545 when a dark and handsome Wittenberg printer named Martinus Luther is part of a love triangle.
Grass Roof, Tin Roof (Jan., $12) by Dao Strom. With her two children, a Vietnamese writer flees her homeland in 1975 for California, where she marries a Danish-American man. Advertising. Author publicity.
The Torn Skirt (Oct., $11.95) by Rebecca Godfrey. A fleeting encounter with a mysterious girl in a torn skirt leads Sara, a troubled 15-year-old, into an underworld of violence, drugs, prostitution and murder. Advertising. Author publicity.
FLEMING H. REVELL
Julia's Hope (Sept., $12.99) by Leisha Kelly. Faith helps a struggling family and an 84-year-old woman through the Great Depression.
The Ice Beneath You (Oct., $13) by Christian Bauman, a soldier in the U.S. Army Waterborne who toured Somalia and Haiti; his novel portrays the aftermath of a soldier's tragic mistake in Somalia.
SOFT SKULL PRESS
a disjointed search for the will to live (Jan., $14) by Shaka N'Zinga is surrealistic fiction from an autodidact serving a life-term in a Baltimore jail.
Night Diving (Nov., $14) by Michelene Esposito unites a coming-out story with a coming-of-age journey.
Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued About (Jan., $13.95) by Mil Millington is a humorous novel with multiple narrative threads, including fatherhood and the Chinese mafia, that evolved from a Web site of the same name.
Bliss (Sept., $12.95) by Gabrielle Pina. What is the connection between talented violinist Francesca, obese Claudine and the exotic beauty Hattie Mae? Author publicity.