Art & Architecture
The Art of Peter Max (Oct., $49.95) by Charles A. Riley II is a retrospective of the 1960s artist's work. 6-city author tour.
Stone Houses: Colonial to Contemporary (Nov., $60) by Lee Goff, photos by Paul Rocheleau, pays tribute to the vast repertoire of stone residences from Dutch colonial farm houses to eclectic Victorian mansions.
AMERICAN UNIV. IN CAIRO PRESS
Artists and Explorers in the Valley of the Kings (Sept., $27.50), edited by Marco Livingston, gathers a plethora of paintings, drawing, portraits and etchings by Europeans who rediscovered Ancient Egypt in the 18th and 19th centuries.
The Blessing of Friendship: A Friendship Treasury (Oct., $29.95) by Mary Engelbreit pairs images of friends with text from literature, songs, poems and personal letters.
The Light of Christmas (Nov., $9.95) by Thomas Kinkade celebrates Christmas with the artist's signature paintings and quotations.
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Venetian Villas (Oct., $90) by Francesco Monicelli and Cesare Gerolimetto peeks behind the private walls of Italian estates.
Flying Colors: The Story of a Remarkable Group of Artists and the Transcendent Power of Art (Oct., $24) by Tim Lefens tells the story of an abstract artist who developed a painting program for wheelchair-bound children suffering from cerebral palsy. Advertising.
The Hours of Catherine of Cleves (Sept., $45), intro. and commentary by John Plummer, features 157 illustrations from the original Hours, a 15th-century illuminated manuscript depicting scenes from the Old and New Testaments.
The Tale of Cupid and Psyche (Sept., $75) by Sonia Cavicchioli collects works of art inspired by the myth.
The Architecture of Philip Johnson (Sept., $85) by Stephen Fox, photos by Richard Payne, highlights the designer's work and influence on the architectural world. Advertising.
The Wonder of American Toys: 1920—1950 (Oct., $49.95) by Charles Dee Sharp looks at toys from the Jazz Age to the onset of the Atomic Age and what they meant to the children who played with them.
COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS
Skin: On the Cultural Border Between Self and World (Oct., $29.50) by Claudia Benthien, trans. by Thomas Dunlap, examines the changing significance of skin through analyses of literature, art, philosophy and anatomical drawings and writings.
A Good House Is Never Done (Sept., $25.95) by John Wheatman advances the theory that a home should change as priorities for different activities within the house evolve.
The Art of Maine in the Winter (Oct., $35) by Carl Little and Arnold Skolnick presents more than 80 works by Winslow Homer, Rockwell Kent, Andrew Wyeth and others.
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Brunelleschi (Oct., $95) by Eugenio Battisti introduces the Renaissance Florentine architect and sculptor who initiated an artistic revolution across Europe.
Steven Holl: Projects and Architecture (Nov., $69.95), essay by Kenneth Frampton, honors a contemporary American architect.
5 CONTINENTS EDITIONS
The Art of Southeast Africa (Sept., $55) by Karel Nel and Sandra Klopper gathers more than 150 works of art from the cattle-raising cultures of southeastern Africa.
Bronzino (Oct., $85) by Maurice Brock reassesses the life and work of key figures of the late Renaissance.
A History of Writing (Nov., $75), edited by Anne-Marie Christin, tracks the origins and evolution of writing from ancient Egypt to the present.
Robert Irwin Getty Garden (Sept., $45) by Lawrence Weschler describes the creation of Irwin's masterpiece, a sculpture in the form of a garden. Advertising.
Seeing Venice: Bellotto's Grand Canal (Oct., $14.95) by Mark Doty includes an essay by the American poet who was inspired by the Bellotto painting.
Out of the Ruins: A New York Record—Lower Manhattan, Autumn 2001 (Sept., $19.95) by Jean Holabird. A collection of paintings chronicle the ruins of the World Trade Center and are accompanied by poignant fragments of poetry. Advertising. Author publicity.
HOMA & SEKEY
Ink Paintings by Gao Xingjian, Nobel Prize Winner (Sept., $34.95) by Gao Xingjian features more than 60 ink paintings by the author of Soul Mountain.
Splendor of Tibet: The Potala Palace (Sept., $39.95) by Phumtsok Namgyal. History, religion and culture merge in this photo book on the palace of the dalai lamas.
HUDSON HILLS PRESS
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Jesse Monongya: Opal Bears and Lapis Skies (Sept., $50) by Lois Sherr Dubin, photos by Togashi. Monongya, a Native America jeweler of Hopi and Navajo descent, tells the stories of his people and heritage through his work. Advertising. 5-city author tour.
Robert Motherwell: The Complete Prints 1940—1991, A Catalogue Raisonné (Sept., $95) by Siri Engberg presents the complete graphic work of the artist. Advertising.
Will H. Bradley: American Artist in Print, A Collector's Guide (Nov., $50) by Robert Koch brings together Bradley's printed commercial work. Advertising.
The Car Design Yearbook 1 (Oct., $39.95) by Stephen Newbury looks at the concepts and production of the latest car designs from around the world. Advertising.
Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation—Contemporary Native American Art from the Southwest (Sept., $50) by David McFadden and Ellen N. Taubman explores the diversity of contemporary Native American arts and crafts.
Alexis Rockman (Sept., $75). Essays by Stephen Jay Gould, Jonathan Crary and others accompany the young, influential artist's work.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
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Matisse Picasso (Sept., $65) by Anne Baldassari, Elizabeth Cowling et al. explores the relationship between Matisse and Picasso, two giants of modern art whose respective work represents polar opposites of the style. Advertising.
MUSEUM OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
Navajo Saddle Blankets: Textiles to Ride in the American West (Nov., $50), edited by Lane Coulter, explores the artistry of Navajo weavers and the cowboy culture that spurred this usable and collectable art form.
Barns (Feb., $65), edited by John Michael Vlach, traces history, types and designs of farm buildings across the U.S.
ORANGE FRAZER PRESS
Party Animals: Washington, DC (Sept., $25) by the DC Commission on Arts and Humanities commemorates the city's public art exhibit with more than 200 decorated fiberglass donkeys and elephants. Advertising.
Ezra Jack Keats: A Bibliography and Catalogue (Sept., $39.95), compiled by Brian Alderson, reviews the noted book illustrator's work.
The Pagan Dream of the Renaissance (Nov., $35) by Joscelyn Godwin guides readers through the pagan imagination of the Renaissance.
Spoon (Oct., $75) by Ron Arad et al. presents the work of 100 product designers who have been selected by critics, educators, designers and entrepreneurs.
Vitamin P (Sept., $69.95) features the work of 114 contemporary painters.
Faces: Madonna to the Pope (Sept., $19.95) by Hanock Piven pairs celebrity caricatures with objects for which each subject is noted.
Unframed: Artists Respond to AIDS (Sept., $60) by J.A. Forde, Manuel Gonzalez and the Community Research Initiative on AIDS (CRIA) showcases the work of 100 contemporary artists who have donated to "Unframed," an annual event whose proceeds go to AIDS research.
Clown Paintings (Oct., $29.95) by Diane Keaton teams clown portraits by amateurs and text by noted personalities. $25,000 ad/promo.
Bridges That Changed the World (Oct., $29.95) by Bernhard Graf. The newest addition to the Changed the World series examines the histories and legends behind 50 key bridges.
Xtreme Houses (Nov., $29.95) by Courtenay Smith and Sean Topham features photographs, drawings and plans of the latest in modern residential design.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
The Chrysler Building: Creating a New York Icon Day by Day (Oct., $45) by David Stravitz follows the construction of the Chrysler Building through previously unpublished photographs.
Salvador Dalí's Dream of Venus: The Surrealist Funhouse from the 1939 World's Fair (Nov., $60) by Ingrid Schaffner. Newly discovered photos show the construction and finished version of Dalî's eccentric funhouse.
PRINCETON UNIV. PRESS
Exploring the Invisible: Art, Science and the Spiritual (Nov., $49.95) by Lynn Gamwell traces the evolution of abstract art from romanticism and discusses the impact of science on modern art.
Why a Painting Is Like a Pizza: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying Modern Art (Nov., $29.95; paper $19.95) by Nancy Heller uses the analogy of making a pizza to help amateur viewers approach modern art.
A New World Trade Center (Sept., $29.95) by Max Protech. Sixty leading architects present their vision for rebuilding on the World Trade Center site. Author publicity.
Keith and Farrah: Recasting Pygmalion (Nov., $29.95), essay by Lynn Zelavansky, is a sculptural collaboration between contemporary artist Keith Edmier and actress Farrah Fawcett.
Matisse (Nov., $100) by Pierre Schneider studies 20th-century artist Matisse.
Stars and Stripes: Patriotic Themes in American Folk Art (Nov., $75) by Deborah Harding celebrates American art history through patriotic symbols in folk art.
Embassy Houses in Washington D.C. (Oct., $60) by Jane C. Loeffler et al. tours 50 Washington, D.C., embassy homes, gardens, offices and residences.
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Timeless Beauty: Traditional Japanese Art from the Montgomery Collection (Oct., $75). Color and b&w photos show Jeffrey Montgomery's extensive Japanese art collection; includes essays by Edmund de Waal, Rupert Faulkner and others.
A World of Bracelets: Africa, Asia, America, Oceania (Oct., $65), photos by Mauro Magliani, is the third book in the series devoted to Ghysels's ethnic jewelry collection.
Prefab (Sept., $39.95) by Allison Arieff and Bryan Burkhart looks into the new and improved world of prefabricated housing.
SYRACUSE UNIV. PRESS
Painting the Middle East (Nov., $49.95) by Ann Zwicker Kerr weaves together 89 watercolor paintings with a narrative describing the area's natural beauty and peace.
TEMPLE UNIV. PRESS
Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell (Nov., $29.50) by Jane Golden, Robin Rice and Monica Yant Kinney, photos by David Graham and Jack Ramsdale, chronicles the Murals Arts Program of Philadelphia.
THAMES & HUDSON
Islamic Art & Architecture: From Isfahan to the Taj Mahal (Nov., $50) by Henri Stierlin examines 1,800 years of Islamic artistic tradition.
Winslow Homer: Artist and Angler (Jan., $45) by Patricia Junker and Sarah Burns features color reproductions of the artist's watercolors of fishermen, landscapes and fish, inspired by his passion for fly-fishing.
UNIV. OF MASSACHUSETTS PRESS
Painting in Boston: 1950—2000 (Sept., $44.95), edited by Rachel Rosenfeld Lafo, Nicholas Capasso and Jennifer Uhrhane. This project was organized by the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park.
UNIV. OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
Pennsylvania Impressionism (Sept., $49.95), edited by Brian H. Peterson, is an illustrated account of the major 20th-century American art movement.
UNIV. OF SOUTH CAROLINA PRESS
My Dear Stieglitz: Letters of Marsden Hartley and Alfred Stieglitz, 1912—1915 (Dec., $39.95), edited by James Timothy Voohies. Correspondence between the two prominent artists chronicles the development of modern art in New York, Paris and Berlin during the early 20th century.
UNIV. OF WASHINGTON PRESS
Distant Corner: Seattle Architects and the Legacy of H.H. Richardson (Jan., $60) by Jeffrey Karl Ochsner and Dennis Alan Anderson studies the reconstruction, based on the style of Boston architect H.H. Robinson, of downtown Seattle after its 1889 fire.
UNIV. PRESS OF COLORADO
African Renaissance: Old Forms, New Images in Yoruba (Sept., $49.95) by Moyo Okediji looks at the current African art renaissance based on Yoruba artistic heritage.
UNIV. PRESS OF FLORIDA
The Architecture of Leisure: The Florida Resort Hotels of Henry Flagler and Henry Plant (Nov., $34.95) by Susan R. Braden traces the development of Florida's resorts, created by railroad barons to lure affluent Northerners.
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Great Altarpieces: Gothic and Renaissance (Oct., $150) by Caterina Virdis Limentani reproduces important devotional images of Western art.
John Stefanidis Designs (Oct., $50) by John Stefanidis. An interior designer offers insights into his signature designs.
The Artist in Nature: Thomas Kinkade and the Plein Air Tradition (Oct., $45) by M. Stephen Doherty showcases plein air painting technique.
Scholars' Rocks in Ancient China: The Suyuan Stone Catalogue (Oct., $50) by Kemin Hu focuses on 20 historically important scholars' stones, providing translated text and original illustrations.
The Road to Rome: A Modern Pilgrimage (Oct., $40), paintings by Father Jerome Tupa, text by Father Francisco Shulte, photos by Bart Bartholomew. Father Jerome Tupa celebrates his 1999 Italian pilgrimage with a collection of works in oil, watercolor, pen, ink and pencil.
A is for Adultery, Angst, and Adults Only (Oct., $14.95) by Sara Midda. This alphabetical entertainment for adults dedicates a spread to each letter, adding words, miniature figures and small-scale vignettes to complement. 25,000 first printing.
Biography & Memoirs
The Next Better Place: A Father and Son on the Road (Jan., $23.95) by Michael C. Keith recounts the author's childhood experiences hitchhiking across the country with his deadbeat dad. 10-city author tour.
My Path Leads to Tibet (Jan., $24.95) by Sabriye Tenberken. A blind and beautiful 26-year-old woman sets off alone to help the blind of Tibet.
ATLANTIC MONTHLY PRESS
Off to the Side: A Memoir (Nov., $25) by Jim Harrison gathers recollections, stories and wisdom. 65,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
Geisha, A Life (Oct., $25) by Mineko Iwasaki remembers the author's life in a geisha house, removing the veil that has long concealed the tradition. 125,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 6-city author tour.
Keep It Simple (Oct., $24) by Terry Bradshaw. The Super Bowl champ shares a trove of secrets for a successful life. 100,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.
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Nicole Kidman (Oct., $24.95) by Lucy Ellis and Bryony Sutherland looks at the life and work of this Oscar nominee.
They All Laughed at Christopher Columbus : The Incurable Dreamer Builds the First Civilian Spaceship (Oct., $24.95) by Elizabeth Weil is the story of one man's obsession with opening the space frontier to us all. 30,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
Power Beyond Reason: The Mental Collapse of Lyndon Johnson (Sept., $27.95) by D. Jablow Hershman and Gerald Tolchin examines Johnson, a paranoid manic depressive, and what drove him throughout his life. Author publicity.
Sheryl Crow: No Fool to This Game (Oct., $24.95) by Richard Buskin delivers an unvarnished story of the talented, complex and ambitious singer.
All My Life for Sale (Nov., $19.95) by John Freyer tracks the author, who sold all of his belongings on eBay, then journeyed to visit his former possessions and their new owners. Advertising. Author tour.
Nancy Sinatra: Body of Work (Oct., $34.95) by Hal Lifson is a photo documentary of Nancy's 1960s music career; includes a CD. 30,000 first printing. $85,000 ad/promo.
Acquainted with Grief: Wang Mingdao's Stand for the Persecuted Church in China (Dec., $21.99) by Thomas Harvey shows how Wang's evangelical resistance to communism changed the course of Christianity in China. Advertising. Author publicity.
My Renaissance: A Widow's Healing Pilgrimage to Tuscany (Sept., $18.95) by Rose Marie Curteman. A woman finds healing peace after her husband's death.
CARROLL & GRAF
Robert Maxwell, Israel's Superspy: The Life and Murder of the Media Mogul (Dec., $25) by Gordon Thomas and Martin Dillon probes the truth behind the publishing tycoon's death. 75,000 first printing. $65,000 ad/promo.
Susan MacDougal's Memoirs (Jan., $25) by Susan MacDougal with Pat Harris describes the years when MacDougal was targeted by Ken Starr and the nearly two years she spent in prison.
CHICAGO REVIEW PRESS
Snake Hips: Belly Dancing and How I Found True Love (Oct., $22.95) by Anne Thomas Soffee follows an Arab-American woman through her adventures in love and belly dancing. Advertising. Author tour.
CHRISTIAN LIVING BOOKS
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My Time at Bat: A Story of Perseverance (Sept.; $19.99, paper $12.99) by Chuck Hinton explores the baseball player's 11-year all-star career. 25,000 first printing. Author tour.
I, Me, Mine (Oct., $24.95) by George Harrison features the former Beatle in conversation with Derek Taylor.
Pierce Brosnan (Oct., $22.95) by Peter Carrick looks at the life and career of the current James Bond and People magazine's "sexiest man alive."
CORNELL UNIV. PRESS
Not for Bread Alone: A Memoir (Sept., $25) by Moe Foner with Dan North is the inside story of the late organizer who was a key strategist for service workers and the founder of Bread and Roses, a labor union cultural project.
The Death of Franz Liszt Based on the Unpublished Diary of His Pupil Lina Schmalhausen (Dec., $29.95), annotated and edited by Alan Walker, is a once-suppressed story of neglect, family indifference and medical malpractice.
If I Live to Be 100: Lessons from the Centenarians (Sept., $22.95) by Neenah Ellis shares the author's year of interviewing centenarians for NPR's 100 Years of Stories. Author publicity.
My Losing Season (Oct., $26) by Pat Conroy relates the author's experiences playing basketball at the Citadel in 1967 and how it affected his life. Advertising. Author tour.
Who's Sorry Now (Oct., $23.95) by Joe Pantoliano. The actor who plays Ralph Cifaretto on HBO's The Sopranos describes growing up in a real-life "family." Author tour.
Wild Heart: A Life: Natalie Clifford Barney's Journey from Victorian America to Belle Époque Paris (Oct., $27.95) by Suzanne Rodriguez tells of the American heiress whose literary salon and scandalous sexual escapades rocked high society in France and the U.S. Advertising. Author publicity.
Saddam Hussein: The King of Terror (Jan., $27.95) by Con Coughlin. The London Telegraph's chief foreign correspondent offers a biography that reveals the full extent of Saddam's role in international terrorism.
WM. B. EERDMANS
Etty: The Letters and Diaries of Etty Hillesum, 1941—1943 (Sept., $35) by Etty Hillesum, edited by Klaas A.D. Smelik, trans. by Arnold J. Pomerans. In the midst of the horrors of the Holocaust, a young Jewish woman became an example of courage and compassion.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Counting My Chickens... And Other Home Thoughts (Oct., $20) by the Duchess of Devonshire. The youngest of the Mitford siblings reveals a life lived with zest, discrimination and intelligence.
The Lunar Men: Five Friends Whose Curiosity Changed the World (Oct., $30) by Jenny Uglow offers a portrait of the friends, including James Watt and Josiah Wedgwood, who launched the Industrial Revolution.
Byron: Life and Legend (Nov., $26) by Fiona MacCarthy brings a new appreciation of the poet's life and art.
FSG/HILL AND WANG
Pathfinder: John Charles Frémont and the Course of American Empire (Nov., $30) by Tom Chaffin celebrates the life of the explorer who first mapped the West, changing 19th-century America.
FORDHAM UNIV. PRESS
For James and Gillian: Jim Gill's New York (Dec., $25) by James F. Gill is the story of a public servant's accomplishments, idealism and, as the head of the Battery Park City Authority, his determination to rebuild lower Manhattan after September 11.
Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy (Feb., $25) by Carlos Eire. A boy's life is torn apart by the rise to power of Fidel Castro. Advertising. Author tour.
Early Morning: Remembering My Father, William Stafford (Oct., $26) by Kim Stafford covers the life of the poet and pacifist. Advertising. Author tour.
Speer: The Final Verdict (Sept., $30) by Joachim Fest, trans. by Ewald Osers and Alexandra Dring, paints a portrait of Hitler's chief architect. Advertising. History Book Club and Military Book Club selection.
For Spacious Skies: The Uncommon Journey of a Mercenary Astronaut (Nov., $26) by Scott Carpenter and Kristen Stoever. The second American to orbit the earth tells of his life as an astronaut. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Sins of the Seventh Sister: A Memoir of the Gothic South (Feb., $25) by Huston Curtiss tells a disturbing story of a young man, the orphan he befriends who becomes a famous opera singer, a brutal murder and family madness.
The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women & the Artists They Inspired (Sept., $24.95) by Francine Prose examines the complex relationship between the artist and his muse. Advertising. Author publicity.
Bare Blass (Oct., $34.95) by Bill Blass, edited by Cathy Horyn, reveals the late fashion designer of impeccable taste. Advertising.
Roone: A Memoir (Nov., $25.95) by Roone Arledge covers the life of the man who created Wide World of Sports, 20/20, Nightline and Prime Time Live. Advertising. Author publicity.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
A Thousand Pieces of Gold: A Memoir of China's Past Through Its Proverbs (Oct., $24.95) by Adeline Yen Mah provides a window into the history and cultural soul of China. 60,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
HILL STREET PRESS
Sharing the Dream (Nov., $22.95) by Dora E. McDonald. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s personal secretary and friend provides a glimpse into the movement and King's personal life. 30,000 first printing. $60,000 ad/promo. 8-city author tour.
The Child That Books Built: A Life in Reading (Oct., $23) by Francis Spufford is a tribute to childhood reading and the power of fiction.
The Enemy at His Pleasure: A Journey Through the Jewish Pale of Settlement During World War I (Nov., $30) by S. Ansky offers a Yiddish writer's account of a neglected time and place.
Dwight D. Eisenhower: 1953—1961 (Oct., $20) by Tom Wicker. In this addition to the American Presidents series, the American icon and hero faces a nation and a world in transition.
Naked in the Promised Land: A Memoir (Feb., $26) by Lillian Faderman chronicles the author's life from bruised childhood and stripper to symbol as a pioneering gay writer and scholar. Author tour.
CAD: Confessions of a Toxic Bachelor (Feb., $23.95) by Rick Marin. The former editor of the New York Times Sunday Styles section chronicles his journey from devoted husband to serial dater. 75,000 first printing.
IMAGES FROM THE PAST
Ronald Reagan and His Ranch: The Western White House, 1981—1989 (Sept., $24.95) by Peter Hannaford tells the story of the ranch through anecdotes and photographs, and captures Reagan's larger-than-life persona.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
The Einstein Scrapbook (Nov., $22.50) by Ze'ev Rosenkranz reveals the scientist and humanist through never-before-published letters, photographs and personal papers.
Lost in America: A Journey with My Father (Jan., $26.95) by Sherwin B. Nuland. The author of How We Die offers an account of his father's life and the shadow it cast over his own. 40,000 first printing.
The Story of My Father (Feb., $23) by Sue Miller examines father/daughter relationships as Miller cares for her father through a long illness. 75,000 first printing.
Athénaïs: The Life of Louis XIV's Mistress—the Real Queen of France (Dec., $26.95) by Lisa Hilton looks at Athénaïs de Montespan, the glamorous and influential mistress of the Sun King.
Leaving Mother Lake: A Girlhood at the Edge of the World (Feb., $23.95) by Yang Erche Namu and Christine Mathieu evokes girlhood in a remote area of China within a matrilineal society. Author publicity.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS
My Father's People: A Family of Southern Jews (Oct., $22.50) by Louis D. Rubin Jr. A literary scholar, critic and founder of Algonquin Books delves into the culture and psychology of his immigrant relatives. Advertising. Author tour.
A Life Worth Living: The Adventures of a Passionate Sportsman (Oct., $24.95) by Jack Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway's son.
MERCER UNIV. PRESS
Stepdaddy: The Best a Boy Ever Had (Sept., $23.95) by Bill Boyd follows a boy's journey with his stepfather to look for work in post-WWII California.
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Marcel Duchamp: The Bachelor Stripped Bare (Sept., $37.50) by Alice Goldfarb Marquis is a new biography of the man behind Dada, conceptual art and postmodernism.
Hacker Cracker: A Journey from the Mean Streets of Brooklyn to the Frontiers of Cyberspace (Oct., $24.95) by Ejovi Nuwere with David Chanoff takes readers into the life of a ghetto child who became a cyber warrior. 8-city author tour.
Confessions of a Hero Worshipper (Feb., $24.95) by Stephen J. Dubner offers a meditation on one man's hero-worship, its psychological dimensions, roots and reality.
The Hidden Life of Otto Frank (Feb., $26.95) by Carol Ann Lee offers new revelations of blackmail, terror and betrayal from Ann Frank's father's perspective. Author tour.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
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Beatrix Potter to Harry Potter: Portraits of Children's Writers (Sept., $29.95) by Julia Eccleshare illuminates the lives of 50 British authors including Milne, Tolkien and Rowling.
Hero for Humanity (Oct., $24) by Kevin Belmonte recounts the story of William Wilberforce, who salvaged his country from war, bolstered the cause of human dignity and abolished the slave trade and slavery itself in Britain. Advertising.
Condi: The Condoleezza Rice Story (Oct., $19.95) by Antonia Felix is the biography of the national security adviser to President George W. Bush. 50,000 first printing. 4-city author tour.
NEW YORK UNIV. PRESS
The Atheist: Madalyn Murray O'Hair (Jan., $29.95) by Brian F. LeBeau assesses the life of America's most famous atheist.
NORTHEASTERN UNIV. PRESS
Puccini: A Biography (Oct., $30) by Mary Jane Phillips-Matz brings to life the Italian operatic composer and his world.
NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV. PRESS
Crusading Liberal: Paul H. Douglas of Illinois (Oct., $35) by Roger Biles traces the career of the U.S. senator who won recognition for progressive reform and civil rights legislation.
OHIO UNIV. PRESS
View from the Fazenda: A Tale of the Brazilian Heartlands (Jan., $26.95) by Ellen Bromfield Geld. The author shares memories of her 40 years among the people and landscapes of Brazil.
Freedom in the Family: A Mother-Daughter Memoir of the Fight for Civil Rights (Jan., $24.95) by Tananarive Due and Patricia Stephens Due. A student at Florida A&M, Patricia Stephens went to jail for trying to integrate a Woolworth's lunch counter. 8-city author tour.
ONTARIO REVIEW PRESS
My Louise (Oct., $22.95) by David Collins. A devastated husband must provide a home for his young daughter after his wife's death from breast cancer.
The Blindfold's Eyes: My Journey from Torture to Truth (Oct., $25) by Sister Diana Ortiz with Patricia Davis. Tortured in Guatemala, an American nun campaigns to reveal the truth and to heal. $30,000 ad/promo. 6-city author tour.
Billy (Oct., $27.95) by Pamela Stephenson. The life and work of the Scottish comedian Billy Connolly is explored by his wife.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
Lost Crusader (Jan., $35) by John Prados uncovers the story of William E. Colby, master spy and former director of the CIA who died mysteriously in 1996. Author tour.
Emma's War: Love, Betrayal, and Death in the Sudan (Oct., $25) by Deborah Scroggins. A young relief worker's naïve passion for Africa sends her into the hell of the Sudan's long-running war. Advertising. Author tour.
Father Mychal Judge: An Authentic American Hero (Sept., $19.95) by Michael Ford is a spiritual portrait of the New York City fire chaplain who died during the attack on the World Trade Center. Advertising. Radio satellite tour.
Douglas Southall Freeman (Sept., $27.50) by David E. Johnson is the biography of the Pulitzer Prize—winning historian. Advertising.
Nader: Crusader, Spoiler, Icon (Oct., $26) by Justin Martin is an investigative biography of Ralph Nader. A Merloyd Lawrence book.
Black and White and Red All Over: The Story of a Friendship (Nov., $26) by Martha McNeil Hamilton and Warren Brown. Washington Post reporters Hamilton and Brown, a white woman and a black man, recount their friendship and how one donated a kidney to save the other's life.
Sam: The Boy Behind the Mask (Oct., $22.95) by Tom Hallman Jr. Doctors dedicate themselves to healing a courageous boy scarred with a rare disfiguring growth. Advertising. Author publicity.
This Just In: What I Couldn't Tell You on TV (Feb., $25.95) by Bob Schieffer. The CBS newsman recounts four decades of presidents, wars, crooks and congressmen. Advertising. Author publicity.
Worth the Fighting For: A Memoir (Oct., $25.95) by John McCain with Mark Salter continues the story McCain began in Faith of My Fathers. Ad/promo. 10-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
I May Be Wrong, but I Doubt It: Some Things I've Learned So Far (Nov., $22.95) by Charles Barkley, edited by Michael Wilbon. The outspoken NBA star shares his opinions. 8-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
A Long Way from Home: Growing Up in the American Heartland (Nov., $24.95) by Tom Brokaw reflects on America and the American experience. Ad/promo. Author publicity. Radio satellite tour.
No Borders: A Journalist's Search for Home (Oct., $24.95) by Jorge Ramos is a memoir by a Mexican immigrant who has become an influential media celebrity.
Homesick: A Memoir (Sept., $25.95) by Sela Ward. The Emmy-winning star of Once & Again and Sisters looks at family, homecoming and the value of a simpler life. 7-city author tour. 25-city radio satellite tour.
Emmaline Pankhurst: A Biography (Sept., $30) by June Purvis is the first biography in 70 years of the firebrand who won the parliamentary vote for English women.
Brown Eyed Handsome Man: The Life and Hard Times of Chuck Berry (Oct., $29.95) by Bruce Pegg provides an unvarnished portrait of both the man and the artist.
RUTLEDGE HILL PRESS
Duty, Honor, Country—The Life and Legacy of Prescott Bush (Oct., $24.99) by Mickey Herskowitz is the biography of the man who was father and grandfather of two U.S. presidents.
ST. MARTIN'S PRESS
Halfway to Paradise (Oct., $24.95) by Tony Orlando with Patsi Bale Cox. The singer of hits including "Tie a Yellow Ribbon 'Round the Old Oak Tree" tells his story. Author publicity.
Hey, It's Me! (Nov., $24.95) by Tom Arnold is the autobiography of the TV and film celebrity. Author publicity.
The Gift of Jazzy (Feb., $24.95) by Cindy Adams recounts the New York Post columnist's first year with her dog, Jazzy. Author publicity .
ST. MARTIN'S/THOMAS DUNNE BOOKS
Father Mike (Sept., $19.95) by Michael Daly describes the inspirational life of Father Mychal Judge, the FDNY chaplain who was among the first to be pulled from the rubble of the World Trade Center. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
A Lawyer's Life (Oct., $25.95) by Johnnie Cochran with David Fisher. The celebrated lawyer talks about the law, his life and how he has won. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
SEVEN STORIES PRESS
I Refuse to Die (Oct., $24.95) by Koigi Wa Wamwere is an autobiography of the Kenyan human rights activist who was imprisoned five times between 1975 and 1996.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Blind Faith: The Miracle of Little Stevie Wonder (Sept., $24) by Dennis Love and Stacy Brown. Lula Hardaway and her son Stevie Wonder tell their story. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Bob Dylan: Chronicles: Volume 1 (Oct., $24) by Bob Dylan. The singer/songwriter begins his story. Ad/promo.
Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair with Jewelry (Oct., $65) by Elizabeth Taylor displays the star's private jewelry collection. 250,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Dream (Dec., $25) by Hunter S. Thompson. The father of gonzo journalism takes a look back at his life. 100,000 first printing. Advertising.
The Trials of Lenny Bruce (Sept., $29.95) by Ronald K.L. Collins and David M. Skover explores the life of the comic who fought the law in the name of free speech; includes an audio CD of Bruce's performances. 75,000 first printing.
Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood (Sept., $26) by Taslima Nasrin is a memoir of growing up female in a Muslim world.
Farley: The Life of Farley Mowat (Jan., $29.95) by James King looks at the Canadian author whose personal life has been as colorful and unconventional as his books.
Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life (Nov., $25.95) by Queen Noor of Jordan is the personal history of one of the world's most influential women. 200,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.
When I Was White: The True Story of a Family Divided by Race (Jan., $23.95) by Sandra Laing with Judith Stone. Through a genetic throwback, a black child is born to white parents during the most unforgiving years of racism in South Africa.
TEXAS A&M UNIV. PRESS
Casualty of War: A Childhood Remembered (Jan., $34.95) by Luisa Lang Owen. This memoir provides a window into the "ethnic cleansing" that preceded the recent exterminations in Bosnia and Kosovo by 50 years.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
The Red and the Blacklist (Jan., $24.95) by Norma Barzman is a memoir of the struggle against McCarthyism in 1940s Hollywood and in Paris in the '50s and '60s.
UNIV. OF IOWA PRESS
Currency of the Heart: A Year of Investing, Death, Work, and Coins (Oct., $24.95) by Donald R. Nichols relays the story of a veteran financial adviser's experiences managing, emotionally and financially, a parent's death.
UNIV. OF MISSOURI PRESS
Guillaume: A Life (Oct., $24.95) by Robert Guillaume with David Ritz reveals the life of the star of Broadway, Hollywood and television.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
American Heretic: Theodore Parker and Transcendentalism (Oct., $45) by Dean Grodzins follows the life of the Unitarian minister, social reformer and American transcendentalist.
UNIV. OF SOUTH CAROLINA PRESS
Against the Stream: Growing Up Where Hitler Used to Live (Oct., $18.95) by Anna Elisabeth Rosmus highlights one woman's quest to uncover her hometown's involvement in the Nazi regime.
UNIV. OF VIRGINIA PRESS
Living on Wilderness Time (Sept., $24.95) by Melissa Walker is for those who have visited wild places and wish to return.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
Bashert: A Granddaughter's Holocaust Quest (Sept., $28) by Andrea Simon. Simon searches for her ancestral village of Volchin in present-day Belarus and visits the Brona Gora forest, where 50,000 Jews were shot.
Edward Said: An Intellectual Biography (Oct., $25) by Abdirahman A. Hussein reveals startling observations as it spotlights the writings of this cultural theorist.
The Man Who Changed How Boys and Toys Were Made (Oct., $24.95) by Bruce Watson features A.C. Gilbert, inventor of the Erector set that inspired boys to go beyond play into the realm of grown-up possibility.
Joseph Smith by Robert Remini and Winston Churchill by John Keegan (Oct., $19.95 each) are new titles in the Penguin Lives series.
Motherhood & Hollywood: How to Get a Job Like Mine (Sept., $22.95) by Patricia Heaton. The Emmy-winning star of Everybody Loves Raymond offers essays on life, love, parenthood and show business. 6-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.Mysterious Stranger (Nov., $24.95) by David Blaine. The man called "a latter-day Houdini" discusses his art. Ad/promo. Author tour. TV and radio satellite tours.
25 to Life: The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth (Sept., $26.95) by Leslie Crocker Snyder with Tom Shachtman. A Manhattan Supreme Court judge recounts stories from her controversial career. Advertising.
Grandmère: A Personal History of Eleanor Roosevelt (Oct., $27.95) by David B. Roosevelt with Manuela Dunn-Mascetti is the first biography of Eleanor written by a family member, her grandson. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Accidental Playboy: Caught in the Ultimate Male Fantasy (Nov., $24.95) by Leif Ueland chronicles six months spent on the Playboy bus in search of the Playmate of the Millennium. Advertising.
Following the Dream: An Intimate Memoir of Growing Up King (Jan., $24.95) by Dexter Scott King with Ralph Wiley is a candid memoir from the youngest son of Martin Luther King Jr. Ad/promo. Author tour.
I Say a Prayer for Me: One Woman's Life of Faith and Triumph (Nov., $21.95) by Stanice Anderson. A former reporter for USAToday.com recounts her journey through addiction, tragedy and pain to emerge whole.
WASHINGTON SQUARE PRESS
The Ride Together: A Brother and Sister's Memoir of Autism in the Family (Jan., $23) by Paul Karasik and Judy Karasik is one family's story. Author tour.
Man of the People: The Life of John McCain (Oct., $27.95) by Paul Alexander looks at one of the nation's most prominent public figures. 150,000 first printing. $200,000 ad/promo. TV and radio satellite tours.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
Benjamin Franklin (Sept., $24.95) by Edmund S. Morgan. A historian offers a provocative new portrait of America's extraordinary patriot.
Jacques Offenbach and the Paris of His Time (Nov., $35) by Siegfried Kracauers is both biography of Offenbach and a social and cultural history of Second Empire Paris.
Business & Personal Finance
Citizen Brand: 10 Commandments for Transforming Brands in a Consumer Democracy (Sept., $24.95) by Marc Gobé explains how companies can bond their products with consumers. Advertising.
Trial Advocacy & Courtroom Psychology (Dec., $84.95) by Richard C. Waites trains lawyers to reach the next level of trial practice and corporate counsel. $70,000 ad/promo.
DoCoMo: Japan's Wireless Tsunami: How One Mobile Telecom Created a New Market and Became a Global Force (Sept., $25) by John C. Beck and Mitchell Wade examines the first company to produce Internet-ready mobile phones.
Victory! Applying the Proven Principles of Military Strategy to Achieve Greater Success in Your Business and Personal Life (Oct., $24.95) by Brian Tracy follows field-tested maneuvers for financial gain.
The Naked Employee: How Technology Is Compromising Workplace Privacy (Feb., $24.95) by Frederick S. Lane III considers social, legal and moral implications of employee monitoring.
The Responsibility Virus: Stop Taking Charge or Taking Orders (Oct., $27.50) by Roger Martin diagnoses the fear of failure that seizes many who work in corporate organizations. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Why Economies Grow: The Forces That Shape Prosperity and How to Get Them Working Again (Oct., $26) by Jeffrey Madrick is a contrarian analysis of economic growth. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Driving Growth Through Innovation: How Leading Firms Are Transforming Their Futures (Nov., $27.95) by Robert B. Tucker encourages creative thinking in the workplace.
The Restoration Economy: The Greatest New Growth Frontier (Nov., $29.95) by Storm Cunningham finds vast potential in restoring wetlands, brownfields, inner cities and war-ravaged lands.
Walking the Talk: The Business Case for Sustainable Development (Nov., $29.95) by Chad Holliday et al. argues for better environmental and social performance.
Tales from the Boom-Boom Room: Women vs. Wall Street (Nov., $26.95) by Susan Antilla delves into women's sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits and the ways in which companies attempt to evade such accusations.
Cracking Your Retirement Nest Egg (Without Scrambling Your Finances): 25 Things You Must Know Before You Tap Your 401(k), IRA or Other Retirement Savings Plan (Jan., $24.95) by Margaret A. Malaspina enables baby boomers to take charge of their retirement investments.
BROOKINGS INSTITUTION PRESS
Following the Money: Corporate Disclosure in an Age of Globalization (Jan., $39.95) by George Benston et al. recommends reforms to improve disclosure of financial information. Advertising.
Nonstop Networking: Creating Connections to Last a Lifetime (Oct., $19.95) by Andrea Nierenberg. An expert reveals her secrets for long-lasting professional and personal contacts.
29 Secrets of a Self-Made Millionaire (Jan., $30) by Marc Stephen Garrison and Paula Tripp-Garrison looks to real estate to build wealth.
Secrets of Power Persuasion for Salespeople (Nov., $24.99) by Roger Dawson teaches how to close the deal.
The Deviant's Advantage: How Fringe Ideas Create Mass Markets (Sept., $25.95) by Ryan Mathews and Watts Wacker. Two futurists push ahead of the innovation curve. Author tour.
It Pays to Talk (Jan., $24.95) by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz and Charles R. Schwab offers investing advice for the entire family. 100,000 first printing.
Double Lives: Crafting Your Life of Work and Passion for Untold Success—Stories of Extraordinary Achievement (Sept., $24.95) by David Heenan profiles 10 individuals who have achieved financial and personal triumphs. Advertising. 7-city author tour.
The Leadership Spectrum: Six Business Priorities That Get Results (Oct., $27.95) by Mary Burner Lippitt teaches leaders how to shift gears and avoid being blindsided when one priority must give way to another.
The Power of Design for Six Sigma (Nov., $17.95) by Subir Chowdhury establishes compatibility between quality products and increased profits. $100,000 ad/promo. Author publicity.
Marketing to Women: How to Understand, Reach and Increase Your Share of the Largest Market Segment (Jan., $23) by Martha Barletta analyzes women's buying decisions and provides a guide for a marketing plan that targets them. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Leaving Reality Behind (Feb., $25.95) by Adam Wishart details the Internet's development in the 1990s as seen through the billion-dollar battle between etoy and eToys.com. 50,000 first printing.
Changing the Rules: Adventures of a Wall Street Maverick (Nov., $25) by Muriel Siebert is by the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. Author tour.
The Greatest Bull Market in History 2003—2008: Investment, Business and Life Strategies—for the Great Boom Ahead and the Great Bust to Follow (Jan., $26) by Harry S. Dent Jr. predicts glad times ahead. Author tour.
The One Minute Millionaire: The Enlightened Way to Wealth (Oct., $19.95) by Mark Victor Hansen and Robert G. Allen summarizes attitudes, strategies and techniques for getting rich. 75,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 25-city author tour.
The Cycle of Leadership: How Great Leaders Teach Their Companies to Win (Sept., $26.95) by Noel M. Tichy demonstrates how effective leaders interact across company boundaries to turn their businesses into teaching organizations. 75,000 first printing.
Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel (Nov., $24.95) by Scott Adams ventures into the gray area between moral behavior and felonious activities. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Teaching the Elephant to Dance (Nov., $27.95) by Louis V. Gerstner. IBM's CEO discloses how he turned the company around. 600,000 first printing.
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL PRESS
The Heart of Change: Real-Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations (Sept., $20) by John P. Kotter and Dan S. Cohen reveals the new model of "see-feel-change." 150,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Geeks and Geezers: How Era, Values and Defining Moments Shape Leaders (Sept., $26.95) by Warren G. Bennis and Robert J. Thomas. Interviews with luminaries in two distinct age brackets indicate who is likely to become a leader and remain one. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
A Shop of One's Own: Women Who Turned the Dream into Reality (Sept., $24.95) by Victoria magazine editors cites examples.
Stronger in the Broken Places: Ten Lessons for Turning Crisis into Triumph (Sept., $25) by James Lee Witt and James Morgan. Former FEMA director Witt discusses what can be learned from real-life heroes. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Fish! Sticks: A Remarkable Way to Adapt to Changing Times and Keep Your Work Fresh (Jan., $19.95) by Stephen C. Lundin et al. A fictional sushi bar exemplifies how to adapt with the times and maintain a vital vision of the future. 250,000 first printing.
Super Searchers Make It on Their Own: Top Independent Information Professionals Share Their Secrets for Starting and Running a Research Business (Sept., $24.95) by Suzanne Sabroski is filled with tips and techniques.
LEADING AUTHORITIES PRESS
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The Eight Competencies of Relationship Selling: How to Reach the Top 1% in Just 15 Extra Minutes a Day (Sept., $24.95) by Jim Cathcart teaches the skills needed to become an industry leader.
Value Shift: Merging Social and Financial Imperatives to Achieve Superior Performance (Sept., $27.95) by Lynn Sharp Paine encourages companies to balance social responsibility with financial goals. Advertising .
The One Minute $ales Person (Oct., $19.95) by Spencer Johnson, M.D., with Larry Wilson provides the know-how to make anyone a success in life and work.
The One Minute Apology (Jan., $19.95) by Kenneth Blanchard stresses that managers must accept responsibility for their mistakes. 75,000 first printing.
NEW SOCIETY PUBLISHERS
The SRI Advantage: Why Socially Responsible Investing Has Outperformed Financially (Sept., $32.95) by Peter Camejo proves that this investment strategy works. Advertising.
Streamlining: Using New Technologies and the Internet to Transform Performance (Sept., $29.95) by Michael de Kare-Silver illustrates the best course for e-business development.
Take on the Street: What Wall Street and Corporate America Don't What You to Know, and What You Can Do to Fight Back (Oct., $24.95) by Arthur Levitt Jr. asserts that the culture of collusion threatens investors. 150,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 7-city author tour.
Business: The Ultimate Resource (Sept., $59.95), intro. by Daniel Goleman, is a reference mapping every aspect of the business world.
The System: A Story of Intrigue and Market Domination (Oct., $19.95) by Terry Waghorn reveals tales of corporate espionage and ruthless takeovers.
PRENTICE HALL PRESS
Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way (Sept., $24) by Robin Gerber advises how to emulate the late first lady.
Pipe Dreams: Greed, Ego, Jealousy and the Death of Enron (Nov., $26) by Robert Bryce is by a Texas reporter who covered the company from the start. Advertising. Author publicity.
The Latino Journey to Financial Greatness (Jan., $23.95) by Louis Barajas discusses the obstacles that keep Latinos from achieving success. 35,000 first printing.
Everything I Know About Business I Learned from Monopoly (Nov., $24.95) by Alan Axelrod. America's top executives and entrepreneurs reflect on the lessons they learned from the game. 75,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo. Author tour.
No Scruples? Managing to Be Responsible in a Turbulent World (Oct., $24.95) by Roger Cowe examines how global companies react to pressures to be more socially responsive.
STANFORD UNIV. PRESS
Predicting Presidential Elections and Other Things (Sept., $29.95) by Ray C. Fair uses the tools of social sciences and statistics to foretell an array of diverse events.
Leadership (Oct., $25.95) by Rudolph W. Giuliani. New York City's former mayor divulges his principles of leadership and management. 500,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo.
The Detective and the Investor: Uncovering Investment Techniques from the Legendary Sleuths (Oct., $24.95) by Robert Hagstrom picks up clues from Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown and others. 50,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.
Sex, Drugs & Economics (Oct., $24.95) by Diane Coyle applies economic principles to headline issues. 40,000 first printing. $125,000 ad/promo.
Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work & in Life, One Conversation at a Time (Sept., $25.95) by Susan Scott promises results through successful communication. Advertising. 12-city author tour.
If You Want to Win the Game, Write Your Own Rules: And Other Lessons I Learned from My Mother (Jan., $27.50) by Barbara Corcoran with Bruce Littlefield is by the chair of New York City's largest real-estate brokerage.
The Art of Profitability (Sept., $20) by Adrian Slywotzky. An ongoing tutorial between a business master and his pupil analyzes how companies make money. Ad/promo.Follow This Path: How the World's Greatest Organizations Drive Growth by Unleashing Human Potential (Oct., $26.95) by Curt Coffman and Gabriel Gonzalez-Molina challenges business leaders to maximize the human capital of their employees. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Rich Dad's Prophecy: Why the Biggest Stock Market Crash in History Is Still Coming... and How You Can Prepare Yourself and Profit from It! (Oct., $21.95) by Robert T. Kiyosaki with Sharon L. Lechter. What if everyone's 401(k) funds don't perform as promised? Ad/promo.
Running with the Giants: What Old Testament Heroes Want You to Know About Life and Leadership (Sept., $14) by John C. Maxwell conveys advice from figures such as David, Noah and Rebekah. Ad/promo.The Paradox of Power: A Transforming View of Leadership (Nov., $18.95) by Pat Williams turns to scripture for successful leadership principles. Ad/promo.
Kitchen Table Entrepreneurs (Sept., $26) by Martha Shirk and Anna S. Wadia follows 11 low-income women who overcame poverty by starting their own businesses.
Triumph over Tragedy: September 11 and the Rebirth of a Business (Sept., $24.95) by John Duffy and Mary Schaeffer is an inspirational true story.
Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money (Oct., $24.95) by Rabbi Daniel Lapin. Established principles of the Jewish tradition chart a path to wealth. 75,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
Enron: The Rise and Fall (Oct., $24.95) by Loren Fox opens an in-depth investigation. 100,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.
They Don't Really Hate You: Understanding Your Teenager's Turbulent Passage to Adulthood and What You Can Do to Help (Feb., $24.95) by Barbara Strauch explains teenagers' difficult behavior and suggests coping skills for parents.
The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander (Feb., $23.95) by Barbara Coloroso examines bullying behavior and explains what parents and caregivers can do to prevent it. 35,000 first printing.