Georgia O'Keeffe (June, $12.95) by Barbara Buher Lynes reproduces work from the museum devoted to her art in Santa Fe, N.Mex.
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JPG: Japan Graphics (Mar., $44.95), edited by Ramon Prat and Tomoko Sakamoto. Young Japanese designers' works reflect Western influences and local culture.
Artburn (July, $24.95) by Robbie Conal draws from the last five years of his satirical monthly column in LA Weekly.Ad/promo. 7-city author tour.
The Harold Letters: The Making of an American Intellectual (Aug., $18) by Clement Greenberg, edited by Janice Van Horne, portrays the art critic as a real-life Saul Bellow hero. Advertising.
The Story of Britain's Best Buildings (Mar., $24.95) by Dan Cruickshank visits such edifices as Windsor Castle and the Tower Bridge.
The Little Book of Leonardo da Vinci (Mar., $12.95) by Renaud Temperini. Concise entries detail paintings, notes and writings.
Saints in Art (Apr., $19.95) by Rosa Giorgi identifies more than 100 saints seen in sacred Western art.
INDIANA UNIV. PRESS
Feminine Persuasion: Art and Essays on Sexuality (Mar., $35), edited by Betsy Stirratt and Catherine Johnson, combines essays by June Reinisch and Jean Robertson with artwork of female sexuality covering five centuries, from the collection of the Kinsey Institute.
THE LITTLE BOOKROOM
Duveen: The Story of the Most Spectacular Art Dealer of All Time (Apr., $12.95) by S.N. Behrman. Joseph Duveen's clients were Frick, Hearst, Mellon and Rockefeller, and his business was based on his belief that Europe had art and America had money.
For the Boys: The Racy Pin-Ups of World War II (Mar., $19.95) by Max Allan Collins celebrates morale-boosting cuties.
Veil: Veiling, Representation and Contemporary Art (May, $25), edited by David A. Bailey and Gilane Tawadros, reveals the meaning of the veil in today's visual culture.
Millennium House (May, $35), edited by Nina Rappaport, studies the theory and design of houses at the turn of the millennium.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
Gerhard Richter: Doubt and Belief in Painting (May, $24.95) by Robert Storr questions assumptions of stylistic consistency and spontaneous creativity.
The Abuse of Beauty: The Paul Carus Lectures (Mar., $19.95) by Arthur C. Danto explains how the pursuit of beauty in art evolved into its avoidance over the past century. Author publicity.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
Time Stands Still: Muybridge and the Instantaneous Photography Movement (Apr., $35), edited by Phillip Prodger, chronicles Eadweard Muybridge's work in a photographic style that paved the way for motion pictures.
Louise Bourgeois (Apr., $39.95) by Paulo Herkenhoff documents her key moments of surrealism, abstract expressionism and feminism.
Bosch (June, $19.95) by Laurinda Dixon scans the vivid hellscapes and menageries of fantastic creatures created by artist Hieronymus Bosch (1460—1516).
The Eclipse of Art: Tackling the Crisis in Art Today (Apr., $19.95) by Julian Spalding reflects on the public's alienation from contemporary art and pleads for greater accessibility.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
Design for Impact: Fifty Years of Airline Safety Cards (Apr., $30) by Eric Ericson and Johan Pihl assembles the most interesting and imaginative booklets and pictograms.
Good Deeds, Good Design: Community Service Through Architecture (May, $30) by Bryan Bell offers plans by architectural firms, community design centers and design building programs for those who can't afford to hire an architect.
Eco: An Essential Sourcebook for Environmentally Friendly Design and Decoration (Apr., $29.95) by Elizabeth Wilhide proves that sustainability in the home is both achievable and beautiful.
Patterns from the Golden Age of Rustic Design: Park and Recreation Structures from the 1930s (Apr., $29.95) by Albert H. Good contains more than 1,200 photographs and line drawings for cabins, lodges, fireplaces, fixtures and more.
Office Design Sourcebook: Solutions for Dynamic Workspaces (Mar., $30) offers inspiring ideas for planning 21st-century offices.
Drawing Closer to Nature: Making Art in Dialogue with the Natural World (Apr., $15.95) by Peter London encourages a closer connection with nature to achieve heightened artistic expression.
The Wheel of Time Sand Mandala: Visual Scripture of Tibetan Buddhism (Mar., $24.95) by Barry Bryant captures each stage of the mandala's creation. Ad/promo.
It's a Fine Line: The Art of Bruce Johnson (July, $29.95) by Bruce Johnson gathers some 90 images for the first time.
STANFORD UNIV. PRESS
Marc Chagall and His Times: A Documentary Narrative (Aug.; $39.95, cloth $75) by Benjamin Harshav is a biography of the artist and includes documents published for the first time.
The Tongan Design Book (June, $6.95) by Fraser and Loisi Williamson illustrates traditional bark cloth, carvings and paintings from the Polynesian islands of Tonga.
The Art of Using Color (Apr., $17.95) teaches the novice and the advanced artist.
TEN SPEED PRESS
Artful Jesters: Innovators of Visual Wit and Humor (May, $24.95) by Nicholas Roukes showcases 50 artists who bring humor to art.
THAMES & HUDSON
American Art Since 1945 (June, $16.95) by David Joselit assesses the conditions that made American artwork predominant throughout the world.
Curve: The Female Nude Now (July, $39.95) by Megan Dailey et al., surveys sculpture, paintings and photographs over the last 10 years.
World House Now: Contemporary Architectural Directions (July, $29.95) by Dung Ngo features more than 20 recently built homes to illuminate current trends.
UNIV. OF CHICAGO PRESS
Nazi Art Looting and Its Legacy (Apr., $18) by Stephanie D'Alessandro and Maria Makela considers the problems of returning the works to their rightful owners.
UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
Artists at Home: Inspired Ideas from the Homes of New Mexico Artists (Apr., $24.95) by Emily Drabanski opens the homes of 14 artists and sculptors. A New Mexico Magazine book.
UNIV. PRESS OF NEW ENGLAND
The Laces of Ipswich: The Art and Economics of an Early American Industry, 1750—1840 (Mar., $29.95) by Marta M. Cotterell recalls the lifestyle of 18th-century New England.
Americans (Apr., $19.95) by Carolyn Kinder Carr and Charles Saumarez Smith commemorates shapers of American history in art from the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Game Art: The Graphic Art of Computer Games (July, $29.95) by Dave Harris and Leo Hartas reviews the history and looks at more than 500 examples from today's games.
Sacred Angkor: The Carved Reliefs of Angkor Wat (Mar., $24.95) by Vitorio Roveda, photos by Jaroslav Poncar, covers more than 1,000 square meters of bas reliefs, pediments and more.
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Contemporary Botanical Artists (Apr., $29.95) by Shirley Sherwood, edited by Victoria Matthews, features the work of more than 100 artists from around the world.
Biography & Memoir
Memoirs of Vidocq: Master of Crime (May, $20) by François Eugène Vidocq. This master of disguises and reformed thief served as France's first chief of secret police during the 1830s.
Reprint: The End of Innocence: A Memoir (June, $13.95) by Chastity Bono with Michele Kort.
I Saw Ramallah (May, $12) by Mourid Barghouti, trans. by Adhaf Soueif. The Palestinian poet recounts his homecoming after three decades in exile. Advertising.
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Great Britons: The Great Debate (Mar., $30) by John Cooper. A national poll determined the 100 favorite figures portrayed here, with a more extensive analysis of the top 10 nominees. A National Portrait Gallery book.
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Alexander the Great, Who Conquered the World by the Age of 32 (June, $21.95) by Angel Rumano emphasizes Alexander's influences on art and literature.
Exposing Jewel (June, $14) by Jewel collects interviews and photographs of the performer and poet.
Reprint: Diana (Aug., $14) by Tim Clayton and Phil Craig.
BALLANTINE READER'S CIRCLE
Reprint: A Thousand Days in Venice: An Unexpected Romance (June, $12.95) by Marlena de Blasi.
Reprint: A Song Flung Up to Heaven (Apr., $13) by Maya Angelou.
Reprint: Coffee, Tea or Me? (June, $14.95) by Trudy Baker and Rachel Jones with Donald Bain. A Cult Classic title.
A Memoir of No One in Particular: In Which Our Author Indulges in Naïve Indiscretions, a Self-Aggrandizing Solipsism and an Off-Putting Infatuation with His Own Bodily Functions (Sept., $14) by Daniel Harris parodies conventional narrative autobiography.
Reprint: You Cannot Be Serious (June, $14) by John McEnroe with James Kaplan.
Reflections in Prison (Mar., $14), edited by Nelson Mandela et al., gathers essays by anti-apartheid leaders before the 1976 Soweto uprising.
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Antarctic Eyewitness: South with Mawson by Charles F. Laserson and Shackleton's Argonauts (Apr., $15) by Frank Hurley combines two narratives of polar expeditions.
Airplanes, Women and Song: Memoirs of a Fighter Ace, Test Pilot and Adventurer (Apr., $22) by Boris Sergievsky, edited by Allan Forsyth and Adam Hochschild, chronicles an early Russian aviator.
Reprint: A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead (Aug., $18.95) by Dennis McNally.
Liz Hurley Uncovered (May, $16.95) by Alison Bowyer charts her rise to stardom amid controversy.
Reprints: The Duchess of Windsor: The Uncommon Life of Wallis Simpson (Apr., $19.95) by Greg King; Halfway Home: My Life 'Til Now (July, $14.95) by Ronan Tynan.
Indigenous: Growing Up Californian (May, $16.95) by Cris Mazza rebuts cultural stereotypes about being female in Southern California. Advertising. Author tour.
Ghosts of Sodom: The Secret Journals of the Marquis de Sade (Aug., $13.95) by Marquis de Sade is the first English translation of journals kept during his time at the Charenton asylum.
WM. B. EERDMANS
After the Locusts: Letters from a Landscape of Faith (Mar., $21) by Denise M. Ackermann follows a South African woman's religious journey during and after the apartheid years.
Magda's Daughter: A Hidden Child's Journey Home (Aug., $16.95) by Evie Blaikie tells of surviving the Holocaust by assuming multiple false identities.
Reprint: Saddam Hussein (Mar., $14) by Efraim Karsh; The Sexual Life of Catherine M. (May, $12) by Catherine Millet.
The Hunchback of East Hollywood (May, $16.95) by Aubrey Malone chronicles the literary career and life of Charles Bukowski.
Reprints: Lucky Man: A Memoir (Apr., $12.95) by Michael J. Fox; The Lobster Chronicles: Life of a Very Small Island (June, $13.95) by Linda Greenlaw; Red Sky in Mourning: A True Story of Love, Loss and Survival at Sea (July, $14.95) by Tami Oldham Ashcraft with Susea McGearhart.
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On the Run: The Life and Adventures of a Runaway (May, $14.95) by Douglas McHardie. In the late 19th century, the author is on the lam to Canada where he finds gold, moves to San Francisco with his newfound wealth and loses it in the earthquake of '06 before venturing to Australia, Bombay and Afghanistan where he becomes a gun runner.
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Reprints: The Black Veil (May, $14.95) by Rick Moody; Can't Be Satisfied: The Life and Times of Muddy Waters (June, $15.95) by Robert Gordon.
Reprint: Norman Rockwell: A Life (Mar., $15.95) by Laura Claridge.
20 Hrs., 40 Min.: Our Flight in the Friendship (June, $14) by Amelia Earhart. This memoir commemorates the 75th anniversary of the aviator's first flight across the Atlantic.
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The Risk in Being Alive: One Man's Adventures Across the Planet (Apr., $16.95) by Brian Hancock relates his exploits around the globe.
Reprint: The Sisters: The Saga of the Mitford Family (Mar., $18.95) by Mary S. Lovell.
Flannery O'Connor: Spiritual Writings (Apr., $15), edited by Robert Ellsberg, is an anthology that includes her story, 'Revelation.'
Darwin for Beginners by Jonathan Miller and Borin Van Loon, Einstein... by Joseph Schwartz and Michael McGuinness, Freud... by Richard Appignanesi and Oscar Zarate and Marx... ( all July, $11 ea.) by Rius are titles in the repackaged graphics Beginners series.
Huey Long: His Life in Photos, Drawings and Cartoons (Mar., $15.95) by Garry Boulard is the author's second book on this colorful figure. Advertising. Author publicity.
Reprint: The Last American Man (June, $14) by Elizabeth Gilbert.
Reprints: Dress Codes: Of Three Girls' Childhoods—My Mother's, My Father's and Mine (May, $14) by Noelle Howey; Running with Scissors: A Memoir (June, $14) by Augusten Burroughs; Hand to Mouth: A Chronicle of Early Failure (Aug., $13) by Paul Auster.
Reprint: Henry Ford and the Jews: The Mass Production of Hate (Mar., $15) by Neil Baldwin.
Reprints: The Facts of Life: And Other Dirty Jokes (Apr., $12.95) by Willie Nelson; Lazy B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest (Apr., $13.95) by Sandra Day O'Connor.
Reprint: No Lifeguard on Duty: The Accidental Life of the World's First Supermodel (Aug., $13.95) by Janice Dickinson.
Rough as a Cob (Mar.; $16.95, cloth $24.95) by Ed Williams recalls incidents from his youth in the rural South, including a shotgun attack on a UFO.
RUTGERS UNIV. PRESS
Imagining Robert: My Brother, Madness and Survival—A Memoir (May, $18) by Jay Neugeboren tells an atypical story of fraternal love.
Reprint: Knight: My Story (Mar., $14.95) by Bob Knight with Bob Hammell.
John Lennon (Mar., $13.95) by Alan Clayson. Was this pop icon a madman or genius?
Stark Naked (May, $17.95) by Graham Stark is an illustrated account of life with Peter Sellers in 1960s Hollywood. Advertising.
Atlas of the Human Heart (May, $14.95) by Ariel Gore is a meditative memoir by the Hip Mama creator. Author tour.
SEVEN STORIES PRESS
Zacarias, My Brother (June, $14.95) by Abd Samad Moussaoui with Florence Bouquillat. Told by his brother, Zac's story ranges from his birth to 1996, when he became involved with Muslim fundamentalists in London.
Reprints: Life's Work: Confessions of an Unbalanced Mom (May, $13) by Lisa Belkin; Confessions of a Street Addict (June, $14) by James Cramer; The Heart of a Soldier: Story of Love, Heroism and September 11 (July, $13) by James Stewart.
A Day in the Life of Billy Graham: Living the Message (Mar., $14.95) by Deborah H. Strober and Gerald S. Strober details the evangelist's continuing involvement with his ministry. 15,000 first printing. Ad/promo .
High Latitudes (Mar., $15.95) by Farley Mowat recounts his epic journey across northern Canada in 1966.
McQueen: The Biography (May, $22.95) by Christopher Sandford. Film star Steve McQueen survived an abusive mother and the Marines before making it big.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Stronger than Dirt: How One Urban Couple Grew a Business, a Family and a New Way of Life from the Ground Up (Apr., $14) by Kimberly Schaye and Christopher Losee. When they leave Brooklyn to start a flower farm in upstate New York, success doesn't come overnight. Author tour.Avoiding Prison and Other Noble Vacation Goals: Adventures in Love and Danger (May, $13) by Wendy Dale reminisces about traveling to some of the planet's least hospitable places. Author publicity.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS/NATION BOOKS
Occupied Voices (June, $14.95) by Wendy Pearlman reports on the Harvard grad's experiences with civil and human rights groups in the West Bank and Gaza Strip as the second intifada erupted.
Growing Up Franco (June, $15) by Fran Pelletier concerns a central Maine childhood in the 1930s.
The Life & Times of Wilde, ...Beethoven (both Mar.) and...Orwell (Apr., $14.95 ea.) are among 11 illustrated titles to be published in the series. Haus books.
UNIV. OF ARIZONA PRESS
Dining at the Lineman's Shack (Apr.; $17.95, cloth $36) by John Weston is a culinary memoir about growing up poor in Skull Valley, Ariz., during the Depression.
Autobiography of a Fat Bride: True Tales of Pretend Adulthood (July, $12.95) by Laurie Notaro contemplates the tyrannies of cosmetics saleswomen and other traumas. Ad/promo. 6-city author tour.
Somebody's Heart Is Burning: A Woman Wanderer in Africa (May, $13) by Tanya Shaffer shares encounters while roaming the continent for a year. Advertising. Author tour.Reprint: Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson (May, $19) by Robert A. Caro.
Reprint: Find Me (Apr., $12.95) by Rosie O'Donnell; Cancer Schmancer (May, $14.95) by Fran Drescher.
WASHINGTON SQUARE PRESS
Jersey Girl (July, $13) by Gina Cascone is a memoir about growing up Italian-American in 1970s New Jersey.
Reprints: Call Me Crazy: A Memoir (Mar., $13) by Anne Heche.
ALLEN & UNWIN
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101 Ways to Really Satisfy Your Customers (July, $14.95) by Andrew Griffiths offers tips for providing great customer service.
NetSlaves 2.0: Tales of Surviving the Great Tech Gold Rush (Mar., $19.95) by Bill Lessard and Steve Baldwin is a behind-the-scenes account of American tech industry workers during and after the boom. Advertising .
The Practice of Law School: Getting In and Making the Most of Your Legal Education (Apr., $24.95) by Christen Civiletto Carey and Kristen D.A. Carpenter advises on how to get into law school and how to succeed there. $70,000 ad/promo .
eBay Business the Smart Way: Maximize Your Profits on the Web's #1 Auction Site (June, $24.95) by Joseph T. Sinclair maps out a business strategy for selling merchandise on eBay.
The Manager's Question and Answer Book (July, $17.95) by Florence M. Stone answers 100 management questions on topics from conflict management to performance appraisals.
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ExecRecs: Executive Recommendations for the Best Products, Services & Intelligence Executives Use to Excel (Mar., $14.95) lists recommendations from Fortune 1,000 company experts.
Business Grammar, Style & Usage: The Desk Reference for Articulate & Polished Business Writing, Speaking & Correspondence (Mar., $17.95) by Alicia Abell is based on the writing and speaking styles of leading business executives worldwide.
Thank God It's Monday: Celebrating Your Purpose at Work (July, $12.99) by Kim Rose Hackney advocates that religious working women take their faith to the workplace and discover purpose and joy in their jobs.
Roadtrip Nation: A Guide to Discovering Your Path in Life (May, $13.95) by Nathan Gebhard et al., gathers tips from successful people interviewed by the author while he traveled across the country. Advertising. 8-city author tour.
How To Become Famous in 2 Weeks or Less (Aug., $12.95) by Melissa de la Cruz and Karen Robinovitz explains how to master the fame game. 5-city author tour.
Blind Faith: Our Misplaced Trust in the Stock Market—and Where To Invest Instead (June, $19.95) by Edward Winslow questions the mantra that stocks always rise in the long run and provides alternatives for financial investing.
Global Customer Service: Key Strategies for Expanding Your Business in a Shrinking World (May, $29.95) by Gordon Douglas Lipp addresses customer service, intercultural communications strategies and international business management and leadership. Advertising.
The ROI Fieldbook: Strategies for Implementing ROI in HR and Training (July, $44.95) by Patricia Phillips and Holly Burkett is a new title in the Human Performance series focusing on return-on-investment. Advertising.
Brain Storm: Tap into Your Creativity to Generate Awesome Ideas and Remarkable Results (Apr., $14.99) by Jason R. Rich offers entertaining ways to help boost creativity and actualize ideas.
101 Smart Questions to Ask on Your Interview (May, $12.99) by Ron Fry teaches interviewees how to reveal the depth of research done for the meeting, discuss their credentials as relating to the position and ask for the job.
Negotiate for Success: Effective Strategies for Realizing Your Goals (Apr., $16.95) by Juliet Nierenberg and Irene S. Ross offers an assortment of ways to develop successful negotiating skills.
Minimize Stress, Maximize Success: Effective Strategies for Realizing Your Goals (Apr., $16.95) by Clare Harris applies to people on all levels of the corporate ladder.
Reprint: The Critical 2nd Phase of Your Professional Life: Keys to Success for Ages 35 to 50 (June, $14.95) by Robert L. Dilenschneider.
Lightning: The Nature of Leadership (Apr., $15.95) by Robert Scher, photos by Jane English, combines nature photos with writings to inspire managers in their daily work lives. Author tour.
Staying Power: 30 Secrets Invincible Executives Know for Getting to the Top—And Staying There (Apr., $14.95) by Thomas A. Schweich. Top professionals from William Marriott to Bob Dole reveal the keys to their success.
Connecting Generations: A Sourcebook for Today's Multi-Generational Workplace (May, $16.95) by Claire Raines provides tools for working together and valuing the unique contributions from employees of all ages.
Choice Points: Navigate Your Career Using the Unique PaperRoomProcess (May, $20.95) by Sydney Rice. Worksheets and exercises help implement strategies to success.
Millionaire Real Estate Mentor: The Secrets to Financial Freedom Through Real Estate Investing (Apr., $21.95) by Russ Whitney and his Wealth Team focuses on long-term financial success. 75,000 first printing.Service Magic: The Art of Wowing Your Customers (May, $18.95) by Chip Bell and Ron Zemke uses examples from diverse industries to reveal inventive, fun approaches to customer service. 50,000 first printing.
Personal Finance All-in-One for Dummies (Apr., $29.99) by Eric Tyson et al. combines elements from six best-selling For Dummies finance books to create a primer on successful investing.
The Official eBay Bible: The Most Up-to-Date, Comprehensive How-To Manual for Everyone from First-Time Users to People Who Want to Run Their Own Business (May, $23) by Jim Griffith. Completely authorized by eBay, the site's first customer support rep provides tips on successful online buying and selling. 16-city author tour .
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL PRESS
Harvard Business Essentials: Business Communication (July, $19.95) assists managers by improving communication skills. 25,000 first printing.
Saving Money with The Tightwad Twins: Practical Tips for Women on a Budget Making Something Out of Nothing (May, $10.95) by Ann Fox Chodakowski and Susan Fox Wood with Charlotte Fox Messmer offers easy-to-do tips for busy women. 50,000 first printing .
Clark's Big Book of Bargains (Apr., $14.95) by Clark Howard and Mark Meltzer shows how to get the most bang for the buck on groceries, restaurants, clothing, leisure activities and more. 150,000 first printing.
Think Single! (Mar., $15.95) by Janet Bodnar argues why even happily married women should 'think single' about money issues.
Kiplinger's Guide to Investing Success (Apr., $17.95) by Ted Miller explains how to accumulate a six- or seven-figure chunk of money while there's still time to enjoy it.
The Faber Report: CNBC's 'The Brain' Tells You How Wall Street Really Works and How You Can Make It Work for You (May, $14.95) by David Faber with Ken Kurson teaches readers how to become stock detectives to discern stocks' true value.
The Teenage Investor: How to Invest Early, Invest Often and Build Wealth (Aug., $14.95) by Timothy Olsen. A 13-year-old investing prodigy explains how to get teens—or anyone—serious about investing.
Reprint: The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell (Aug., $14.95) by Oren Harari.
Divorce Agreements Simplified with Forms-on-CD-ROM (May, $29.95); Divorce Agreements Simplified (May, $24.95); Basic Wills Simplified with Forms-on-CD-ROM (Aug., $28.95) and Basic Wills Simplified (Aug., $22.95), all by Daniel Sitarz detail how to easily prepare legally valid documents.
The Ultimate Business Dictionary: Defining the World of Work (May, $19.95) provides a definitive guide to world business English with more than 6,000 entries.
How to Get a Job in Europe (Apr., $22.95) by Cheryl Matherly and Robert Sanborn spells out a nine-step plan for getting jobs in 28 European countries, plus a directory of 1,800 employers. Advertising.
Financially Fearless by 40: Real World Advice for the Newly Solvent (July, $14) by Jason Anthony. The author of Debt-Free by 30 helps readers create a comfortable future.
Why Aren't You Your Own Boss? (Mar., $15.95) by Paul Edwards, Sarah Edwards and Peter Economy, Inc., offers solutions, ideas and inspirational stories for those who want their own business.
The Monroe Doctrine: An ABC Guide to Great Leadership (Aug., $13) by Lorraine Monroe teaches how to be a great boss.
PURDUE UNIV. PRESS
Creating Effective & Successful Teams (Mar., $42.95) by Thomas R. Keen instructs on implementing and managing successful teams.
READER'S DIGEST BOOKS
Penny Pinchers Almanac: Hints and Tips on Living Well for Less (Apr., $15.95), from Reader's Digest editors offers hundreds of ways to save on both everyday expenditures and big-ticket items.
Mao in the Boardroom: Marketing Genius from the Mind of the Master Guerrilla (June, $TBA) by Gabriel Stricker collects brief and humorous guerilla marketing case histories for a younger audience.
Secrets of the Young and Successful: How to Get Everything You Want Without Waiting a Lifetime (June, $14) by Jennifer Kushell with Scott M. Kaufman describes a plan for success.
Reprint: A Big Life (in Advertising) (May, $14) by Mary Wells Lawrence.
The Coward's Guide to Conflict (Mar., $16.95) by Timothy E. Ursiny shares secrets of conflict resolution for those who avoid confrontation at all costs. 25,000 first printing.
The Entrepreneur's Legal Guide (Aug., $26.95) by D-M Boulay et al., provides strategies and legal advice for starting, managing and running a successful business.
The Right Thing: Conscience, Profit and Personal Responsibility (Mar., $17.95) by Jeff Seglin. The New York Times columnist and NPR commentator examines how businesses and individuals can combine profits and principles.
Business 2010 (June, $27) by Lyons Pearson explores trends and influences that will make a difference in the early years of the new millennium.
IRA Wealth: Revolutionary IRA Strategies for Real Estate Investment (Mar., $16.95) by Patrick W. Rice with Jennifer Dirks advises on how to successfully buy, sell or accumulate real estate within an IRA account. 25,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo .
Give Yourself Credit: A Basic Plan for Surviving Credit Card Debt (May, $14.95) by Robert Manning outlines a three-step program, with age-specific examples, to gain control over personal finances.
TEMPLETON FOUNDATION PRESS
Spiritual Investing 101: Biblical Ethics and Financial Management (May, $14.95) by Gary Moore teaches how to combine spirituality, Biblical ethics and finances for a fulfilling life. 20,000 first printing .
TEN SPEED PRESS
Shake Hands with the Devil: How to Master Life's Negotiations from Hell (May, $14.95) by Frank L. Acuff takes a personal and professional approach to negotiation skills.
Effective Coaching: Lessons from the Coach's Coach (May, $16.95) by Myles Downey. A foremost business coach shows managers and professionals how to get results.
Kata: The Key to Understanding and Dealing with the Japanese (Mar., $14.95) by Boye Layfayette de Mente explains Japanese behavior and characteristics and how they affect personal, professional and political dealings.
How To Buy & Sell a Business: How You Can Win in the Business Quadrant (Apr., $16.95) by Garrett Sutton gives potential business owners the practical information to fulfill their dream.
Reprint: Martha Inc. (Apr., $14.95) by Christopher Byron. 200,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo.
A+ Teachers: How to Empower Your Child's Teacher—and Your Child—to Excellence (July, $9.95) by Erika V. Shearin Karres looks at what should go on inside the classroom to maximize educational performance.
Mothering Magazine's Having A Baby, Naturally (Aug., $17.95) by Peggy O'Mara with Wendy Ponte discusses pregnancy and birth, both conventional and natural.
Relationship—Empowerment Parenting: Building Family Connections That Last (Apr., $12.99) by Judy and Jack Balswick and Boni and Don Piper follows a proactive plan for raising children to be confident, kind and responsible.
Great Books for Babies and Toddlers: More Than 500 Recommended Books for Your Child's First Three Years (Apr., $14.95) by Kathleen Odean is by an expert librarian and former chair of the Newbery Award. Author publicity.
The Fussy Baby: How to Soothe Your Newborn (Aug., $13.95) by Marc Weissbluth, M.D., is a pediatrician's guide for new parents. 6-city author tour.
Waiting For Bebé: A Pregnancy Guide for Latinas (June, $13.95) by Lourdes Alcaniz tackles unique concerns that Hispanic women face during pregnancy. Author publicity .
Caring for Your Teenager (May, $18.95 ) by Donald E. Greydanus, M.D., and Philip Bashe counsels parents on the physical and psychological growth of teenagers in this American Academy of Pediatrics book. 60,000 first printing.
Reprint: The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer (June, $13.95) by Harvey Karp, M.D. 50,000 first printing.
Crying; Eating; Sleeping; and Tantrums (all May, $8.95 ea.) by Michelle Kennedy are titles in the Last Straw Strategies: 99 Tips to Bring You Back from the End of Your Rope series.
I'm Bored: Inspiring and Imaginative Ideas for Hours of Fun (Mar., $12.95) by Polly Beard and Suzy Barrat provides low-cost, imaginative ideas to amuse children of all ages at home or while traveling.
BROADMAN & HOLMAN
Worldwide Guide to Homeschooling: Facts & Stats on the Benefits of Home School, 2003—2004 (Apr., $9.99) by Brian D. Ray analyzes the statutes of homeschooling worldwide with a focus on the U.S.
Baby: An Owner's Manual (Apr., $10.95) by Steve Tague and Julie Long offers aid to clueless new parents with troubleshooting charts and maintenance schedules.
Successful Kindergarten Transition: Your Guide to Connecting Children, Families and Schools (Mar., $24.95) by Robert C. Pianta and Marcia Kraft-Sayre addresses teachers, administrators and parents on how to support a child's adjustment into kindergarten.
The Harmonious Child: A Parents' Guide to Musical Instruments, Teachers and Lessons (May, $12.95) by Beth Luey and Stella Saperstein provides a comprehensive look at music lessons and how to encourage musical growth.
Nightlights: Stories and Advice to Help Your Child Discover Peace, Confidence, and Creativity (May, $16.95) by David Fontana and Anne Civardi helps children overcome fears and build confidence through practical advice, illustrations and stories.
Child's Play: Enriching Your Child's Interests, from Rocket Science to Rock Climbing, Stamp Collecting to Sculpture (May, $14.95) by Monica Cardoza fosters children's curiosity and creativity.
The Naptime Book (Aug., $12.95) by Cynthia MacGregor suggests playful, creative ways to help children doze off.
FAITHfully Parenting Preschoolers: A Proactive Approach (Apr., $9.99) by John R. Bucka uses the Bible, prayer and other parents' experiences to help parents evaluate priorities, values and expectations.
Child's Play: Striking a Balance Between SuperKid and Couch Potato (June, $16.95) by Rae Pica illustrates how the right kinds of activities will increase a child's enjoyment of physical activity for a lifetime.
Sign Me Up: The Complete Parent's Guide to Sports, Activities, Music Lessons, Dance Classes, and Other Extracurriculars—from Preschool to High School (July, $19.95) by Stacy M. DeBroff provides a guide to organized activities. Author publicity .
Straight Talk About Your Child's' Mental Health: What to Do When Something Seems Wrong (Aug., $16.95) by Stephen V. Faraone guides parents through the emotional upheaval when they have concerns about their child's psychological health.
Reprint: Girls Will Be Girls: Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters (Aug., $14.95) by JoAnn Deak with Teresa Barker. 60,000 first printing.
No More Misbehavin': 38 Bad Behaviors and How to Stop Them (Apr., $14.95) by Michele Borba promises a better behaved child in 21 days.
Raising Kids Who Care: About Themselves, About Their World, About Each Other (Mar., $10.95) by Kathleen O'Connell Chesto helps to instill the beginnings of a moral compass in children at an early age.
MARLOWE & COMPANY
The Truth About Stepfamilies (June, $15.95) by Anne O'Connor shares personal stories from stepfamilies who worked through tough situations and learned to live together more harmoniously.
'Because I Said So!' Family Squabbles and How to Handle Them (July, $14.95) by Lauri Berkenkamp and Steven C. Atkins. This fourth book in the Go Parents! Guide series gives suggestions on avoiding common points of family friction.
Dealing with Disappointment: Helping Kids Cope When Things Don't Go Their Way (Mar., $11.95) by Elizabeth Crary teaches parents how to help their children identify and cope with their emotions.
Understanding the Angry Child: Coping Strategies for You and Your Child (Mar., $14.95) by Martha Hansen McManus and Shari Steelsmith discusses how to help children develop anger management skills.
PARENT'S GUIDE PRESS
Doing Their Best: Encouraging Children to Earn Good Grades (July, $16.95) by Jodie Lynn helps kids succeed in school.
After Homeschool: 15 Homeschoolers Out in the Real World (July, $14.95) by Tamra B. Orr tracks 15 home-schooled kids as they re-enter the mainstream. $20,000 ad/promo.
Reprint: How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too! (Aug., $14) by Sal Severe. 200,000 first printing.
Whose Kids Are These Anyway? True Confessions of a Family Man (May, $TBA) by Ken Swarner takes a humorous look into the daily life of a parent.
Your Pregnancy for the Father-To-Be: Everything You Need to Know About Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Getting Ready for Your New Baby (Mar., $13.95) by Glade B. Curtis, M.D., and Judith Schuler provides a resource for the often-neglected father-to-be.
Staying Connected to Your Teenager: How to Keep Them Talking to You and How to Hear What They're Really Saying (May, $16) by Mike Riera. The CBS Early Show parenting expert shares advice with parents who are looking to make meaningful connections with their teens.
PRENTICE HALL PRESS
How To Say It to Boys (May, $15.95) by Richard Heyman helps parents communicate with their boys to guide them to be the best men they can be.
Positive Discipline for Working Parents (Apr., $16.95) by Jane Nelsen, Deborah Cashen and Lisa Larson is the latest addition to the Positive Discipline series.
The Baby Owner's Manual: Operating Instructions, Trouble-Shooting Tips, and Advice on First-Year Maintenance (June, $16.95) by Louis Borgenicht, M.D., and Joe Borgenicht answers questions asked by new parents. 30,000 first printing. Advertising. Satellite tour.
Housebroken: Confessions of a Stay-at-Home Dad (Mar., $TBA) by David Eddie is the humorous story of his evolution from single cad to stay-at-home dad.
Cool Names (Aug., $9.95) by Linda Rosenkrantz and Pamela R. Satran lists baby-naming ideas.
Your Child in Film & TV (Mar., $12.95) by Allison Cohee guides parents on getting a child started in the film and television business.
You're on Your Own (But I'm Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years (June, $13) by Marjorie Savage provides strategies based on trust and respect.
Coaching Character at Home: Strategies for Raising Responsible Teens (Mar., $14.95) by Michael Koehler calls on successful coaching strategies to instill character in children.
365 Games Babies Play (Apr., $12.95) by Sheila Ellison and Susan Ferdinandi offers activities to stimulate baby's growth and development. 30,000 first printing.
THOMAS MORE/SUN CREEK BOOKS
From the Heart of a Father (Mar., $9) by Bill Johnson. Letters, stories and inspirational words reflect on how a father wishes to be remembered by his children.
When We're in Public, Pretend You Don't Know Me: Surviving Your Daughter's Adolescence So You Don't Look Like an Idiot and She Still Talks to You (Apr., $12.95) by Susan Borowitz offers an amusing guide to help mothers survive these trying years. Author publicity.
Heartfelt Discipline (Apr., $13.99) by Clay Clarkson advocates a Biblical definition of discipline that falls between the extremes of hands-off permissiveness and authoritarianism.
Father to Daughter: Life Lessons on Raising a Girl (Mar., $7.95) by Harry Harrison offers dads advice on raising a daughter.
ALLEN & UNWIN
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Manhattan to Baghdad: Dispatches from the Frontline of the War on Terrorism (Apr., $17.95) by Paul McGeough examines the aftermath of the September 11 attacks in the Islamic world and the current state of affairs with Iraq.
Reprint: Longitudes and Attitudes: The World in the Age of Terrorism (Aug., $14) by Thomas L. Friedman. 200,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
The Best of Emerge Magazine (Aug., $19.95), edited by George Curry, illus. by William E. Sandifer, collects memorable columns. Advertising.
High Noon: 20 Global Problems, 20 Years to Solve Them (June, $16) by Jean-Francois Rischard identifies the most pressing global problems as determined by the World Economic Summit in Davos, Switzerland. Advertising.
Married: A Fine Predicament (May, $14) by Anne Roiphe. The novelist and observer of modern women's lives offers a defense for the joys of married life. Advertising.
High Schools on a Human Scale: How Small Schools Can Transform American Education (Apr., $15) by Thomas Toch shows the proven virtue of small schools: safety, community and high achievement.
Reprint: Inside Al Qaeda (June, $14) by Rohan Gunaratna.
Reprint: The No Spin Zone: Confrontations with the Powerful and Famous in America (Mar., $14) by Bill O'Reilly.
BROOKINGS INSTITUTION PRESS
The Media and the War on Terrorism (Mar., $22.95), edited by Stephen Hess and Marvin Kalb, collects conversations among journalists and government officials about the challenges of covering the anti-terrorism campaign.
CARROLL & GRAF
Memoirs of an Italian Terrorist (Mar., $13) by Giorgio, trans. by Antony Shugaar, is the first U.S. publication of this uncensored memoir by an unrepentant terrorist.
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The George W. Bush Presidency: First Appraisals (Apr., $9.95), edited by Colin Campbell and Bert A. Rockman. Experts evaluate Bush's presidency.
Reprint: Unfinished Business: Afghanistan, the Middle East, and Beyond—Defusing the Dangers That Threaten America's Security (June, $15.95) by Harlan Ullman.
CITY LIGHTS BOOKS
Globalize Liberation: How to Uproot the System and Build a Better World (June, $16.95), edited by David Solnit, takes a post—September 11 look at the new radicalism of activists worldwide. Advertising. Author tour.
Medal of Valor for Firefighters: Gripping Tales of Bravery from America's Decorated Heroes (Apr., $14.95) by Michael Middleton offers stories of men and women honored for risking their lives in the line of duty.
It's a Miracle2: More Inspiring True Stories Based on the PAX TV SeriesIt's a Miracle (Apr., $10.95), selected by Richard Thomas, relates uplifting stories of ordinary lives touched and changed by divine intervention and answered prayers. Advertising.
DESTINY IMAGE/TREASURE HOUSE
American Scandal: The Decline of Integrity in American Culture (July, $12.99) by Pat Williams suggests solutions to character failure in American culture.
Redefining the American Dream (July, $12.99) by Reggie White addresses education, politics, leadership, business and economics from a black perspective.
Why Do People Hate America? (Mar., $12.95) by Ziauddin Sardar and Merryl Wyn Davies explores the global impact of America's foreign policy and its corporate and cultural power. 30,000 first printing .
Abuse Your Illusions: The Disinformation Guide to Media Mirages and Establishment Lies (June, $24.95), edited by Russ Kick, follows up on bestsellers You Are Being Lied To and Everything You Know Is Wrong.35,000 first printing.
WM. B. EERDMANS
Life's Worth: The Case Against Assisted Suicide (Mar., $20) by Arthur J. Dyck argues against assisted suicide based on the value and purpose of human life.
Beyond the Weapons of Our Fathers (Mar., $24.95) by Edward W. Wood Jr. asks what can be learned from our history in order to break the American cycle of violence.
HARVARD UNIV. PRESS
The Palestinian People: A History (Mar., $17.95) by Baruch Kimmerling and Joel S. Migdal offers an account from their modern origins to the Oslo peace process and beyond.
Reprint: Jihad: The Trail of Political Islam (Mar., $15.95) by Gilles Kepel.
Reprints: Portraits 9/11/01 (rev. ed.) (Aug., $18) by the New York Times staff; Out of the Blue (Aug., $16) by Richard Bernstein and the New York Times staff.
Reprint: Snobbery: The American Version (July, $14) by Joseph Epstein. 40,000 first printing.
Reprints: Firehouse (May, $14) by David Halberstam. 75,000 first printing;The Cell: Inside the 9/11 Plot, and Why the FBI and CIA Failed to Stop It (May, $13.95) by John Miller et al. 75,000 first printing.
LITTLE, BROWN/BACK BAY
Reprint: Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church (Apr., $14.95) by the Boston Globe investigative staff.
Firing Back: Against the Tyranny of the Market (Apr., $14.95) by Pierre Bourdieu, trans. by Loïc Wacquant, looks at globalization's threat to artists and intellectuals.
NORTHEASTERN UNIV. PRESS
Kiss of Death: Americans' Love Affair with the Death Penalty (June, $18.95) by John D. Bessler argues that government-sponsored killing is just another form of violence in an already too-violent society.
Boob Jubilee: The Cultural Politics of the New Economy (Aug., $15.95), edited by Tom Frank and Dave Mulcahey, selects writings from the Baffler magazine. 6-city author tour.
Reprints: The Reckoning: Iraq and the Legacy of Saddam Hussein (Apr., $16.95) by Sandra Mackey; Globalization and Its Discontents (May, $15.95) by Joseph E. Stiglitz.
Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2003 (Mar., $14.95), edited by Charles Brooks, presents the 31st annual edition of work by 160 cartoonists from the U.S. and Canada. Advertising.
Reprints: Report from Ground Zero (Mar., $14) by Dennis Smith; Breakdown (Aug., $15) by Bill Gertz.
Aviation Insecurity: The New Challenges of Air Travel (May, $21) by Andrew R. Thomas critiques aviation security since September 11, examining the recent overhaul of the national aviation security system.
The Big Fix: How the Pharmaceutical Industry Rips Off American Consumers (Apr., $14) by Katharine Greider uncovers wildly inflated prices and unnecessary medications and the industry's need for 'blockbuster' drugs. Advertising.
The ABC Survival Guide: What to Do in an Atomic, Biological or Chemical Emergency (Mar., $12.95) by Angelo Acquista, M.D., addresses the threats facing America and explains what to do to stay alive if disaster strikes.
Reprints: The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland (Aug., $12.95) by Jim DeFede; Never Forget: An Oral History of September 11 (Aug., $13.95) by Mitchell Fink.
The Palestinians: In Search of a Just Peace (Aug., $22.50) by Cheryl A. Rubenberg offers a critique of the Oslo accords and their devastating aftermath.
SANTA MONICA PRESS
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A Prayer for Burma (Apr., $14.95) by Kenneth Wong presents a portrait of the country as seen and remembered by a returning native battling his cultural conflicts.
SEVEN STORIES PRESS
India on Fire: The Lethal Mix of Free Trade, Famine and Fundamentalism in India (June, $9.95) by Vandana Shiva examines historical, philosophical and scientific issues regarding the current crisis between India and Pakistan.
STANFORD UNIV. PRESS
Islam in a Globalizing World (June, $14.95) by Thomas W. Simons Jr. argues for affirmative action policies that should test fairness, merit and the benefits of diversity.
STATE UNIV. OF NEW YORK PRESS
Refinancing America: The Republican Antitax Agenda (Mar., $22.95) by Sheldon D. Pollack looks at the history of Republican tax policy.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Terrorism (Apr., $10) by Jonathan Barker provides a historical sketch of terrorism with examples from the Middle East, the terrorist fringe and political movements.
Human Traffic: Sex, Slaves and Immigration (July, $16.95) by Craig McGill investigates international people-smuggling and those behind the trade.