Prehistoric Art (Apr., $49.50) by Randall White is a survey of prehistoric art and culture throughout the world.
I Bought Andy Warhol (June, $24.95) by Richard Polsky. Art dealer Polsky reveals the art world based on his own 10-year experience trying to buy a Warhol for his private collection. 50,000 first printing.
ANTIQUE COLLECTORS' CLUB
Beach Houses of South America (Mar., $45) showcases architectural achievements on beautiful and remote parts of the South American coastline. An Images book.
New Home (July, $90) by James Soane observes the design of modern homes and includes 16 examples that push the boundaries of domestic habitation. A Conran Octopus book.
Hirschfeld's Harlem (June, $65) by Al Hirschfeld. Manhattan's legendary artist illustrates nearly a century of black American artistry and life.
The Speakeasies of 1932 (June, $26.95) by Al Hirschfeld, text by Gordon Kahn and Al Hirschfeld, takes readers on a pub crawl through New York City's infamous prohibition gin mills via Hirschfeld's art.
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Transparent: Interior Elements from Clear to Semi-Opaque (Mar., $27.95) by Elspeth Pridham explores the use of unusual materials such as glass, plastic, mesh and sheer fabric in home interiors.
Mark English (Mar., $39.95) by Jill Bossert explores the life and work of an innovative artist whose evocative landscapes are simplified geometric shapes and abstract planes.
Essential Art Deco (June, $19.95) by Ghislaine Wood is a comprehensive overview of the geometric style popular in the late 1920s and early '30s.
Magritte (Mar., $45), essays by Jean Roudaut et al., features more than 150 paintings, sculptures, objects and works on paper by the Belgian artist, and considers his influence on modern and contemporary art.
Designers in Handcuffs (Apr., $29.99) by Pat Knapp helps designers enhance their creativity when hampered by tight deadlines and tighter budgets. Advertising.
Watercolor Journeys (May, $28.99) by Richard Schilling features tips, techniques and examples on keeping a watercolor travel sketchbook. Advertising.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Plausible Portraits of James Lord (Apr., $25) by James Lord offers portraits of Lord by noted artists of the last century.
The Old Man in the Polka-Dotted Dress: Looking for Henry Darger (Aug., $24) by C.L. Morrison spotlights the 'outsider artist' who died a pauper but left a legacy of watercolors and a mythology chronicling a war between Vivian Girls and Glandelinean warlords, now all worth a fortune.
5 CONTINENTS EDITIONS
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Domestic Aesthetic: Household Art 1920-1970 (Apr., $65) by Jean Bernard Hebey. Photographs capture the beauty of simple household items.
Figurative Art in Medieval Islam (June, $75) by Michael Barry presents a reinterpretation of Islamic painting.
FORDHAM UNIV. PRESS
Bernini and the Excesses of Art (Mar., $35) by Robert T. Petersson invites an intimate encounter with Bernini's major works.
Bill Viola: The Passions (Mar.; $75, paper $45) by John Walsh explores the genesis and meaning of the suite of video art works by Viola.
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Edvard Munch: Theme and Variations (Mar., $65), edited by Klaus Albrecht Schröeder, essays by Christoph Asendoft et al., examines the angst so predominant in the Norwegian artist's work.
Robert Turner: Shaping Silence-A Life in Clay (Aug., $45) by Marsha Miro and Tony Hepburn is the first monograph of the ceramics artist's work.
Black Mountain College: Experiment in Art (Mar., $75), edited by Vincent Katz, text by Martin Brody, Robert Creeley, Vincent Katz and Kevin Power, presents material on the visual, performing and literary artists who made Black Mountain College a successful experiment in American art education.
New Material as New Media (Mar., $50) by Marion Boulton Stroud, showcases the use of fabrics and other experimental materials in contemporary art.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
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Max Beckman (June, $65), edited by Sean Rainbird, accompanies the artist's work at the MoMA, London's Tate Modern and Paris' Centre Georges Pompidou, the first Beckman retrospectives in those three cities in more than 30 years.
The Architecture of Delano & Aldrich (Mar., $55) by Peter Pennoyer and Anne Walker. Eighteen buildings constructed in the early 20th century exemplify the talent and vision of the architecture firm.
Barns (Mar., $65), edited by John Michael Vlach, takes a visual survey of farm buildings across the U.S.
Egypt: 5000 Years of Art (May, $49.95) by Jaromir Malek reviews 300 images of the art and architecture of ancient Egypt.
cream 5 (July, $59.95) collects the work of 100 artists selected by 10 leading international curators.
Bungalow Basics: Fireplaces and ...Bedrooms (both Mar., $12.95 ea.) by Paul Duchscherer and Douglas Keister are the first volumes in a new series on the design features of bungalows.
The Rookery: A Building Book from the Chicago Architecture Foundation and The Reliance Building: A Building Book from the Chicago Architecture Foundation (both Mar., $12.95 ea.) by Jay Pridmore track the construction and restoration of these landmark buildings.
New York Enclaves (Apr., $17.95) by William H. Hemp highlights some of Manhattan's less celebrated yet still historically significant nooks and crannies.
Foro Italico (May, $50), text by Giorgio Armani and Michelangelo Sabatino, photographs by George Mott, features the 60 Herculean white marble statues commissioned by Mussolini and placed outside the stadium that was meant for the 1944 Olympic Games, postponed by WWII.
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Architecture in Detail: Chicago (Apr., $12.95) by Doreen Ehrlich is a tribute to the architects who played a significant role in Chicago's development.
Flora Symbolica: Flowers in Pre-Raphaelite Art (May, $29.95) by Debra N. Mancoff reflects the Pre-Raphaelite movement and the language of flowers in Victorian life.
Where's My Space Age? The Rise and Fall of Futuristic Design (May, $35) by Sean Topham follows the evolution of space-age design.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
Tilting: House Launching, Slide Hauling, Potato Trenching, and Other Tales from a Newfoundland Fishing Village (Mar., $24.95) by Robert Mellin. Tilting celebrates the lifestyle of a remote community on a small coastal Canadian island.
Beach Houses: Andrew Geller (June, $40) by Alastair Gordon features houses built by Geller in vintage photographs and drawings.
QUILL DRIVER BOOKS/WORD DANCER PRESS
Underground Buildings: North American Architecture Moves to the Next Level (Mar., $25.95) by Loretta Hall surveys public, commercial and private structures where millions of people live, work and play underground.
Thomas Jefferson: Architect and Statesman (May, $40) by Hugh Howard and Roger Straus III is the first volume to combine all the extant work of Jefferson.
Car Design Now: Inside the Studios of America's Top 25 Car Designers (Aug.; $55, paper $35) by Edson C. Armi offers an insider's perspective on the creative process behind the making of new American cars.
Goddess at Home: Divine Interiors Inspired by Aphrodite, Artemis, Athena, Demeter, Hera, Hestia, and Persephone (Mar., $30) by A. Bronwyn Llewellyn draws from the stories of seven Greek goddesses to provide decorating ideas and themes.
Soho: The Rise and Fall of an Artist's Colony (June, $24.95) by Richard Kostelanetz documents how this industrial neighborhood in Manhattan became a nexus of creative activity only to be squeezed out by market forces.
RUTGERS UNIV. PRESS
The Persistence of Craft (Mar., $55), edited by Paul Greenhalgh, presents an overview of the studio crafts movement as it developed in the 20th century.
Mind Over Matter-The Images of Pink Floyd (Mar., $39.95) by Storm Thorgerson. The author revisits the art he created for Dark Side of the Moon, Floyd's bestselling album. Advertising.
Built by Hand (June, $39.95), text by Atheena Steen, Bill Steen and Eiko Komatsu, photos by Yoshio Komatsu, documents traditional ('vernacular') buildings throughout the world.
STEWART, TABORI & CHANG
Fine Art of Advertising: The Irreverent, Irrepressible, Irresistibly Ironic (May, $30) by Barry Hoffman examines the 20th century's appropriation of highbrow art to sell products.
SYRACUSE UNIV. PRESS
Winslow Homer and the Pictorial Press (May, $39.95) by David Tatham collects work Homer created for pictorial magazines and examines it against his paintings and other graphic work.
Strapless (June, $24.95) by Deborah Davis is the tale of art and celebrity, obsession and betrayal behind John Singer Sargent's most famous painting, Madame X.
THAMES & HUDSON
Philip Guston (Mar., $50) by Michael Auping surveys the American painter's work from the 1930s to his mature 1960s abstractions.
Egon Schiele: Drawings and Watercolors (Apr., $29.95) by Jane Kallir assembles work from the Austrian expressionist's 12-year career.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
Fantasy Art Techniques: The Painting Techniques of Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell (May, $32.50) by Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell. The premier fantasy art team reveal the secrets behind their success.
Tropical Style (Mar., $45) by Gillian Beal, photos by Jacob Termansen, defines the eclecticism of Tropical Asian architecture and design.
Yin Yu Tang (Apr., $34.95) by Nancy Berliner provides an in-depth look at Chinese domestic culture, architecture and history through a detailed exploration of a single ancient house. 25,000 first printing. Advertising.
On Martha's Vineyard (May, $20) by Robert L. Bowden. Watercolors depict the island's landmarks and pastoral beauty.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
Drawing on America's Past: Folk Art, Modernism, and the Index of American Design (Mar., $45) by Virginia Tuttle Clayton, Elizabeth Stillinger, Erika Doss and Deborah Chotner presents a visual archive of decorative, folk and popular arts made in America from the colonial period to about 1900.
UNIV. OF SOUTH CAROLINA PRESS
Audubon Art Prints: A Collector's Guide to Every Edition (June; $59.95, paper $29.95) by John W. Steiner is a complete reference.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
Passionate Observer: Eudora Welty Among Artists of the Thirties (Mar., $25), edited by René Paul Barilleaux, examines Welty's contributions to the visual arts among contemporaries Walter Anderson, Thomas Hart Benton, Edward Hopper and more.
UNIV. PRESS OF NEW ENGLAND
Resort Hotels of the Adirondacks: The Architecture of a Summer Paradise, 1850-1950 (May, $55) by Bryant F. Tolles Jr. is an illustrated book on hotel architecture of the region with related social, cultural and economic history.
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Embassy Residences in Washington D.C. (May, $65) by Jane C. Leoffler, Walter L. Cutler and Lily de Bianchi displays more than 40 of the capital's most elegant diplomatic reception rooms, offices and gardens.
The Birth of Form: Early Chinese Ceramics at the Museum of Applied Arts, Frankfurt (Mar., $50) by Stephan Graf von der Schulenburg and Rainald Simon. This combination book and CD-ROM showcases 419 pieces of Chinese ceramics, dating from the Neolithic to Qing periods.
In Pursuit of Heavenly Harmony: Paintings and Calligraphy of Bada Shanren (Mar., $60) by Joseph Chang and Qianshen Bai reviews the life and work of the eccentric monk and painter of 17th century China.
WYRICK & COMPANY
Alfreda's World (May, $24.95) by Mary Whyte is a memoir in paintings and narrative of a friendship between a woman of color and her white 'sister.'
Vanished Kingdoms: A Woman Explorer in Tibet, China, and Mongolia 1921-1925 (Apr., $35) by Mabel H. Cabot relates the story of Janet Elliott Wulsin, who roamed the world during the last great age of world explorers.
Zelda Fitzgerald: Her Voice in Paradise (Apr., $27.95) by Sally Cline. The first major biography of Fitzgerald in 30 years depicts the woman and artist behind the legend. 35,000 first printing.
William and Harry: A Portrait of the Two Princes (May, $24.95) by Ingrid Seward draws from the author's personal conversations with Prince Charles, Princess Diana and others who know the family well. 35,000 first printing. Author tour.
ATLANTIC MONTHLY PRESS
Zanzibar Chest (Apr., $25) by Aidan Hartley. A burned-out foreign correspondent travels through southern Arabia for solitude and finds love, loss, consolation, greed, betrayal and death. 25,000 first printing.
The King of the Cowboys (May, $24) by Ty Murray, a member of the Cowboy Hall of Fame, tells the story of his journey to become a rodeo legend. Ad/promo.10-city author tour. 20-city radio satellite tour.
Resurrection (June, $30), edited by Jacob Hoye and Karolyn Ali, is a tie-in to a feature documentary on Tupac Shakur that looks at the complex artist, murdered at the age of 25. 125,000 first printing.
The Wendy Williams Experience (July, $24) by Wendy Williams with Karen Hunter. The 'shock jock diva' of N.Y.C.'s urban radio tells all about the highs and lows of her life and reveals celebrity secrets.
Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill: A Brief Account of a Long Life ( June, $22.95) by Gretchen Rubin examines the great man. Advertising. Author publicity.
My Heart Will Cross This Ocean: My Story, My Son (May, $24.95) by Kadiatou Diallo offers the inspiring story of Amadou Diallo's mother, who fought for him even after he died in a controversial police shooting.
Einstein in Berlin (Apr., $24.95) by Thomas Levenson covers Einstein's life in Berlin from 1914-1932. 40,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
Conversations with a Pedophile (Apr., $21.95) by Amy Hammel-Zabin. A serial pedophile recounts his crimes to therapist Hammel-Zabin.
Placido Domingo: My Operatic Roles (Mar., $45) by Helena Matheopoulos. This collaboration between biographer and subject instructs while it entertains; includes a complete discography and CD.
Singular Intimacies: Becoming a Doctor at Bellevue (Apr., $24) by Danielle Ofri, M.D., is the story of a calling to become a doctor, set at the oldest public hospital in the country.
JOHN F. BLAIR
Breath: Life in the Rhythm of an Iron Lung: A Memoir (Mar., $24.95) by Martha Mason. In 1948, as a young girl, Mason contracted polio and was told she probably wouldn't live for more than a year.
Great Americans: An Iconography (July, $24.95) by KK Ottesen chronicles the author's odyssey across the U.S. to interview regular people with famous names, including Elvis Presley, a data supervisor in Houston.
BROADMAN & HOLMAN
Charles Colson Biography: A Journey (Mar., $22.99) by John Perry relates the dramatic changes in the life of the disgraced Watergate figure who won the million-dollar Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion-and gave away the money.
Torn Between Two Cultures: An Afghan-American Woman Speaks Out (Apr., $22.95) by Maryam Qudrat. The author explores life in America as a Muslim, her Afghan heritage and her role in the future of Afghan-U.S. relations.
Imperial War Museum: Churchill at War (Apr., $24.95) reveals the many sides of the remarkable and influential statesman.
CARROLL & GRAF
Trial and Error: The Education of a Courtroom Lawyer (Mar., $26) by John C. Tucker. This legal memoir looks at breakthrough civil rights cases, the 'Chicago Eight' trial and Mafia-related criminal trials.
CATHOLIC UNIV. OF AMERICA PRESS
A Family of His Own: A Life of Edwin O'Connor (July, $49.95) by Charles F. Duffy is the first biography of the Pulitzer -prize-winning author of The Last Hurrah.
Nicole Kidman (July, $22.95) by James L. Dickerson sheds light on both the shy private woman and the talented film star.
COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS
Autobiography of a Geisha (May, $22.95) by Sayo Masuda, trans. by Gaye Rowley, reveals a world shrouded in mystery; first published in Japan in 1957.
Seven Years in Tuscany (Apr., $29.95) by Amanda Ferragamo includes the personal accounts on Ferruccio Ferragamo's wife and the story of the Palace at Il Borro-how it was acquired, its restoration and future. Advertising.
CORNELL UNIV. PRESS
Robin Hood: A Mythic Biography (May, $25) by Stephen Knight looks at the manifestations of Robin Hood in a 'quasi-biography' of the good outlaw.
The Girl from the Fiction Department: A Portrait of Sonia Orwell (June, $23) by Hilary Spurling is the story of the woman who inspired the girl in 1984. 35,000 first printing. Advertising.
The Last Good Time: Skinny D'Amato, the Notorious 500 Club & The Rise and Fall of Atlantic City (Apr., $25) by Jonathan Van Meter paints a portrait of club owner D'Amato and the seedy side of Atlantic City. Advertising. Author publicity.
Ghetto Celebrity: Searching for the Delbert in Me (June, $22.95) by Donnell Alexander. Told in rap and comic book graphics , this book explores two generations of black men and their quest for self-discovery and reconciliation.
The Secret Life of a Schoolgirl: A Memoir (July, $24.95) by Rosemary Kingsland. The author tells of her troubled and eccentric family and her teenage affair with actor Richard Burton. Advertising. Author publicity.
I Choose to Stay: A Black Teacher Refuses to Desert the Inner-City (Mar., $23) by Salome Thomas-El with Cecil Murphy. Thomas-El, a teacher and mentor, brings hope to disadvantaged kids in his Philadelphia school through chess.
IVAN R. DEE
Good Morning, Mr. Zip Zip Zip: Movies, Memory, and World War II (Apr., $27.50) by Richard Schickel. The movie critic offers a WWII-era memoir of American life in and out of the movies.
The Only Girl in the Car: A Memoir (Mar., $23.95) by Kathy Dobie. A teen turns wild, goes too far, but finally finds her way back. Advertising. Author publicity.
DOUBLEDAY/NAN A. TALESE
A Million Little Pieces (Apr. $22.95) by James Frey. Drug and alcohol finally take their toll when Frey wakes up on a plane with no idea where he's been or where he is going. Advertising. Film rights to Gus Van Sant.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Digression on Some Poems by Frank O'Hara (Apr., $25) by Joe LeSueur alternates between O'Hara's poems and LeSueur's memory of the circumstances that inspired them.
Lucia Joyce: To Dance in the Wake (June, $30) by Carol Loeb Shloss reveals the poignant complexities of the life of James Joyce's talented but troubled daughter.
FSG/HILL AND WANG
Goldberger's War : The Life and Work of a Public Health Crusader (May, $25) by Alan M. Kraut chronicles the life of one of the U.S. Health Service's most renowned heroes, a man who became an early recruit of the government's health service and ended an American plague. Advertising.
FSG/NORTH POINT PRESS
Metro Stop Dostoevsky: Travels in Russian Time (May, $24) by Ingrid Bengis The daughter of Russian émigrés returns to Russia in 1991 where she becomes immersed in 'catastroika,' a period of turmoil that mirrors her own complex experience.
Stolen Figs: And Other Adventures in Calabria (June, $25) by Mark Rotella blends travel writing, memoir and an affectionate portrait of the Calabrian way of life. 4-city author tour.
It's a Long Way from Penny Apples (Mar., $24.95) by Bill Cullen is an autobiography of adversity and redemption by a well-known, self-made Irishman. Advertising. Author tour. Radio satellite tour.
The Speckled People: A Memoir (May, $24.95) by Hugo Hamilton. In 1950s Dublin, Hamilton and his siblings cope with their gentle German mother and their sometimes brutal Irish nationalist father.
In the Ghost Country: A Lifetime Spent on the Edge (May, $25) by Peter Hillary and John Elder is being published on the 50th anniversary of author Hillary's father's first summit of Mount Everest. Advertising. Author publicity.General Ike: A Personal Reminiscence (June, $26.50) by John S.D. Eisenhower. The military historian remembers his father.
Things My Mother Never Told Me (Mar., $24.95) by Blake Morrison. A son reflects on the discovery that his mother had given up her aspirations, her religion and even her real first name to start a new life with his father.
Scout's Honor: A Father's Unlikely Foray into the Woods (May, $24) by Peter Applebome chronicles the misadventures of a 'committed indoorsman' who heads into the forest with his son and a Boy Scout troop. Author tour.
Delivering Doctor Amelia: The Story of a Gifted, Young Obstetrician's Mistake and the Psychologist Who Helped Her (June, $24) by Dan Shapiro. After making a terrible mistake during a patient's labor, an obstetrician begins to question whether she is meant to be a physician.
Marked for Life: A Memoir (June, $22.95) by Joie Davidow. A journalist in the world of fashion and beauty describes her hard-won acceptance of the imperfect image she sees in the mirror. Author publicity.
My Invented Country: A Nostalgic Journey Through Chile (June, $23.95) by Isabel Allende acknowledges the role of Allende's memory and nostalgia in shaping her life, her books and her connection to her home.
Mister S: My Life with Frank Sinatra (June, $24.95) by George Jacobs and William Stadiem. Sinatra's valet from 1953 to 1968 provides a fresh, inside look at the life, scandals and romances of the legendary entertainer.
Traci Lords: Underneath It All (July, $23.95) by Traci Lords is the story of the former porn queen, electronica maven and cult movie and TV star.
I Am Alive and You Are Dead: The Strange Life and Times of Philip K. Dick (July, $26) by Emmanuel Carrère, trans. by Timothy Bent, presents a portrait of the 'Shakespeare of science fiction.'
Tolkien's War (Aug., $25) by John Garth. This authorized biography traces the impact of WWI on Tolkien's mythology. 30,000 first printing.
Fun While It Lasted: My Rise and Fall in the Land of Fame and Fortune (July, $24.95) by Bruce McCall with Mike D'Antonio follows the story of a wealthy sports and entertainment mogul of the 1980s and '90s who lost it all when he was indicted for fraud.
IMAGES FROM THE PAST
The Last Masterpiece: Frederic Church's Olana (May, $26) by Stuart Murray relates the life and struggle of artist Church and his family at their Hudson River Valley 'Persian' villa.
Wayward Sailor: In Search of the Real Tristan Jones (May, $24.95) by Anthony Dalton. This biography of sailing's best-known storyteller exposes a life of invention and lies.
Without a Badge: Undercover in the World's Deadliest Criminal Organization (May, $24) by Jerry Speziale with Mark Seal. Tapped to join a DEA narcotics task force, Speziale went undercover to bring down Colombia's drug cartels.
The Art of Burning Bridges: A Life of John O'Hara (Aug., $30) by Geoffrey Wolff reveals this complicated writer, caught in the shadows of Fitzgerald and Hemingway. Advertising. 6-city author tour.
Ball of Fire: The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball (Aug., $26.95) by Stefan Kanfer provides new revelations about the TV star. Advertising. Author tour.
The Nearly Departed: Or, My Family & Other Foreigners (May, $23.95) by Brenda Cullerton describes the lives of Cullerton's wildly eccentric parents.
Pandora's Keepers: Nine Men and the Atomic Bomb (June, $26.95) by Brian VanDeMark presents a group biography of the men who invented the atomic bomb and its impact on their lives.
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS
Do I Owe You Something?: A Memoir of a Literary Life (Apr., $29.95) by Michael Meshaw describes the author's often amusing encounters with authors James Dickey, William Styron, Robert Penn Warren and others. Advertising. Author tour.
Covered Waters: Tempests of a Nomadic Trader (Apr., $22.95) by Joseph Heywood explains how fishing and life are connected.
Married to a Rock Star (May, $24.95) by Shemane Nugent. Ted Nugent's wife describes what it takes to survive as a celebrity couple.
Anna Wickham: A Poet's Daring Life (Apr., $26.95) by Jennifer Jones discusses the poet whose life of success and sadness was often immersed in scandal.
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The Modern Prince: Charles J. Haughey and the Quest for Power (Apr., $24.95) by Justin O'Brien traces Haughey's rise to power in the Irish government.
The Story of My Life: The Restored Edition (Apr., $19.95) by Helen Keller is the autobiography of the blind and deaf woman who led a celebrated life as an author, lecturer and educator.
NEW HORIZON PRESS
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Grave Undertakings: Playboy Model by Day, Mortician by Night-One Woman's True Life Adventures (Apr., $24.95) by Alexandra K. Mosca. A dedicated funeral director finds a second career in the glamorous world of modeling. Advertising.
Laughing Allegra: Raising a Daughter with Learning Disabilities-A Mother's Candid Story (May, $24.95) by Anne Ford with John-Richard Thompson. The great-granddaughter of Henry Ford shares her story; includes a resource section on specific issues affecting LD children. 25,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 9-city author tour.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
Shakespeare: For All Time (Mar., $40) by Stanley Wells. This illustrated book describes Shakespeare's life, his writing and his afterlife.
Isaac Newton (May, $22) by James Gleick traces Newton's vision of a different universe. Advertising. 6-city author tour.
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (June, $17.95) by Marjane Satrapi relates a funny and tragic memoir of the author's youth in contemporary Iran. Advertising. 7-city author tour.
Sellebrity: My Angling and Tangling with Famous People (Mar., $59.95) by George Lois shows the work of the American adman who led the creative revolution of the 1960s.
Lessons for Dylan: From Father to Son on My Life and Yours (May, $22.95) by Joel Siegel. Good Morning America's film critic shares what he's learned in his 58 years of life. Advertising. 8-city author tour.
True Vine: A Young Black Man's Journey of Faith, Hope, and Clarity (June, $26) by John W. Fountain. A reporter for the New York Times describes how he broke free of the cycle of poverty and despair. Advertising. 6-city author tour.
A Look over My Shoulder: A Life in the Central Intelligence Agency (Apr., $35) by Richard Helms is the autobiography of 'the man who kept the secrets.' Author tour.
But Does It Travel: Feeding a Yen for the Local Specialties, from Kansas City to Cuzco (May, $22.95) by Calvin Trillin. Humorist Trillin, who favors local specialties, describes his eating adventures. Advertising. Author tour.
Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture (May, $24.95) by David Kushner tells the story of John Carmack and John Romero, the Lennon and McCartney of video games. Author tour.
Father Figure: A Boy Goes Searching (May, $21.95) by Kevin J. Sweeney. After losing his father when he was three, seven-year-old Sweeney selected three men from his working-class neighborhood to observe and learn how to be a man.
How Ronald Reagan Changed My Life (May, $24.95) by Peter Robinson. A speechwriter for Reagan collects examples of life lessons he learned while working for the former president.
Making the Case for Love: How a Driven Woman Became a Devoted Wife (May, $25.95) by Rikki Klieman with Peter Knobler. The attorney and Court TV personality describes finding love with William Bratton, now L.A. police commissioner.
Will Work for Food or $: A Memoir from the Roadside (May, $22.95) by Bruce Moody. Moody shares his experiences of life on the side of the road, the surprising generosity he found and his joy at being outdoors.
Almost There: The Onward Journey of a Dublin Woman (Mar., $24.95) by Nuala O'Faolain is a follow-up to Are You Somebody? and a meditation on middle age.
Hemingway in Cuba (May, $34.95) by Hilary Hemingway and Carlene Brennan collects stories about Ernest Hemingway and Cuba narrated by his niece. 40,000 first printing. Tie-in to PBS's Literary Explorer series documentary, Hemingway the Cuban.
RUTGERS UNIV. PRESS
Jane Austen: A Companion (Mar., $25) by Josephine Ross explores the literary landscape during the time when Austen's work first appeared.
Are You Hungry, Dear? Life, Laughs, and Lasagna (May, $24.95) by Doris Roberts with Danelle Morton. The Emmy Award-winning mother-in-law on TV's Everybody Loves Raymond talks about life while sharing recipes.
Dry: A Memoir (June, $24.95) by Augusten Burroughs. The author of Running with Scissors offers a twisted memoir about becoming a man.
The Kennedy Curse (July, $24.95) by Edward Klein. The Kennedy biographer chronicles the famous family's misfortunes.
ST. MARTIN'S/THOMAS DUNNE
Behind Bars: The Straight-Up Tales of a Big City Bartender (Aug., $23.95) by Ty Wenzel. A bartender on New York City's Lower East Side recounts her experiences. 25,000 first printing.
Wrestling with Elephants: The Autobiography of Don Black (May, $22.95) by Don Black and James Inverne. The Academy Award-winning lyricist for Born Free and the Bollywood musical Bombay Dreams reveals the life behind the music.
SEVEN STORIES PRESS
First Love: A Memoir (May, $24.95) by Ted Solotaroff ponders the mystery of perfect love. Author tour .
Already Home: A Topography of Spirit and Place (June, $21.95) by Barbara Gates explores the connections among local history, the environment, family, body and spirit.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Rescuing Patty Hearst: Memories from a Decade Gone Mad (Mar., $23) by Virginia Holman recalls when Holman's family was held hostage by her mother's delusions and the nation was held hostage by Watergate. 40,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 9-city author tour.
The Making of Toro: Bullfighting, Broken Hearts, and One Author's Quest for the Acclaim He So Richly Deserves (May, $23) by Mark Sundeen is a funny and poignant memoir about what happens when an author tries to make real life into high art. 40,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION PRESS
Solo to the Top of the World: Gus McLeod's Daring Record Flight (Apr., $27.95) by Gus McLeod. A modern trailblazer conquers one of the last aviation records.
Knitting Lessons (Apr., $22.95) by Lela Nargi is a memoir about the sense of community created through knitting.
Kerouac: The Definitive Biography (June, $27.95) by Paul Maher looks at the life of the legendary writer and poet.
Dreamer of Dune: The Biography of Frank Herbert (Mar., $27.95) by Brian Herbert chronicles the writer's life. Advertising. Author publicity.
Still Pitching: Musings from the Mound and the Microphone (Mar., $24.95) by Jim Kaat with Phil Pepe looks back on Kaat's years as a major league pitcher and a longtime broadcaster for New York Yankees games.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cooperstown (Apr., $24.95) by Mickey McDermott with Howard Eisenberg tracks McDermott's great start in baseball, the .500 finish to his career, his alcoholism and his $7-million-winning lottery ticket.
In the Presence of My Enemies (June, $TBA) by Gracia Burnham with Dean Merrill. Burnham and her husband, Martin, were held hostage by rebels in the Philippines for more than a year.
UNIV. OF ALABAMA PRESS
Mark Twain and Orion Clemens (June, $29.95) by Philip Ashley Fanning discusses the tumultuous relationship between Samuel Clemens and his older brother.
UNIV. OF IOWA PRESS
The Body of Brooklyn (May, $24.95) by David Lazar is a humorous recollection of growing up Jewish in 1960s and '70s Brooklyn.
UNIV. OF MICHIGAN PRESS
Robert Mugabe: A Life of Power and Violence (Mar., $30) by Stephen Chan is the biography of Zimbabwe's first and only president and his path from revolutionary patriot to ruthless dictator.
UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
An Accidental Soldier: Memoir of a Mestizo in Vietnam (Mar., $24.95) by Manny Garcia. Garcia relates his life as a cocky teenager who joined the Army and fought with the Screaming Eagles in Vietnam.
UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS
Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision (Apr., $34.95) by Barbara Ransby explores the life of the noted African-American activist.
UNIV. OF OKLAHOMA PRESS
Oklahoma Tough: My Father, King of the Tulsa Bootleggers (Apr., $29.95) by Ron Padgett. The poet tells the story of his notorious father, who earned a reputation as a Robin Hood 'king of the bootleggers.'
UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH PRESS
Knowing Stephanie (May, $32) by Charlee Brodsky, Stephanie Byram and Jennifer Matesa. Cancer patient Byram shares her battle with the disease.
UNIV. OF TEXAS PRESS
Dawn at My Back: Memoir of a Black Texas Upbringing (Mar.; $29.95, $60 book with DVD) by Carroll Parrot Blue. The author recalls her relationship with her mother in the segregated South.
UNIV. OF UTAH PRESS
Swamp Songs: The Making of an Unruly Woman (Mar., $21.95) by Sheryl St. Germain describes growing up in the Louisiana swamplands.
UNIV. OF WISCONSIN PRESS
Shackleton: An Irishman in Antarctica (Mar., $29.95) by Jonathan Shackleton and John MacKenna goes beyond Shackleton's legendary expedition to examine the man based on family records, diaries and letters.
UNIV. PRESS OF KENTUCKY
Healing Richard Nixon: A Doctor's Memoir (July, $27.50) by John C. Lungren, M.D., and John C. Lungren Jr. Nixon's physician and friend of more than 40 years recalls the former president as a gifted but ultimately tragic man.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
Shelby Foote: A Writer's Life (Mar., $30) by C. Stuart Chapman plumbs the ambiguous life of the novelist and historian.
George Orwell and the Betrayal of Dissent (June, $22) by Scott Lucas. This biography suggests that Orwell, known as England's foremost political writer, offers a threat to free discussion.
A.L.T.: A Memoir (Apr., $24.95) by Andre Leon Talley. The noted fashion arbiter offers a memoir of the two women who shaped his dreams, tastes and character. Author tour.
The Wisdom of Big Bird (and the Dark Genius of Oscar the Grouch): Lessons from a Life in Feathers (Apr., $16.95) by Caroll Spinney with J. Milligan. The man beneath the feathers describes how being a bird can make you a better person. Author tour.
A Round-Heeled Woman: My Late-Life Adventures in Sex and Romance (May, $23.95) by Jane Juska. A 67-year-old retired schoolteacher goes in search of a sexual relationship. Advertising. Author publicity.
Once Upon a Time: Behind the Fairy Tale of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier (Apr., $25.95) by J. Randy Taraborrelli tells the story of the movie star who became a princess and found herself trapped in a tale of her own making. Ad/promo. Author tour. TV/radio satellite tours.
Born to Steal: When the Mafia Hit Wall Street (May, $24.95) by Gary Weiss. Staten Island bad boy Louis Pasciuto moved stocks for 'chop houses'-mob-run brokerages that stole millions from gullible investors. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
Jonathan Edwards: A Life (Apr., $35) by George M. Marsden demonstrates how cultural and religious battles shaped Edwards's life and thought.
Business & Personal Finance
When Goliaths Clash: Managing Executive Conflict to Build a More Dynamic Organization (Apr., $27.95) by Howard M. Guttmann explains how to transform business conflict into a positive outcome.
Cracking the Corporate Code: The Revealing Success Stories of 32 African-American Executives (May, $24.95) by Price M. Cobbs and Judith L. Turnock interviews black executives from Pepsi, Kraft, GE and American Express. Advertising.
Turbostrategy: 21 Powerful Ways to Transform Your Business and Boost Your Profits Quickly (June, $19.95) by Brian Tracy offers game plans for surviving and thriving in tough times. Advertising.
Team Secrets of the Navy SEALS (June, $16.95) by Anonymous applies methods of the elite fighting force to the business world.
The Essence of Provence: The Story of l'Occitane (Aug., $23.95) by Pierre Magnan relates the rags-to-riches tale of Olivier Baussan and his roadside soap stand that became l'Occitane.
Executive Values: A Christian Approach to Organizational Leadership (Apr., $16.99) by Kurt Senske encourages readers to apply Christian values to one's professional life.
Profit at Any Cost?: Why Business Ethics Makes Sense (May, $17.99) by Jerry Fleming challenges professionals to rethink how ethics are lived out in the marketplace.
A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market (June, $25) by John Allen Paulos takes a look at Wall Street and the irrational behavior that results from dreams of wealth. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour. Radio satellite tour.
Full Steam Ahead! Unleash the Power of Vision in Your Company and Your Life (May, $19.95) by Ken Blanchard and Jesse Stoner explains how to create a clear plan for the future. 100,000 first printing.
The Referral of a Lifetime: The Networking System That Produces Bottom-Line Results... Every Day! (July, $19.95) by Tim Templeton is a business fable that teaches readers how to build their businesses, eliminating all cold calling. 50,000 first printing.
Why CRM Doesn't Work: How to Win by Letting Customers Manage the Relationship (Apr., $29.95) by Frederick Newell explains the shift from the outdated customer relationship management (CRM) model to customer management of relationships (CMR). Advertising.
Investing Under Fire: Winning Strategies from the Masters for Bulls, Bears, and the Bewildered (June, $27.95), edited by Alan R. Ackerman. Experts give advice on maximizing gain by understanding business, legal and geopolitical issues that influence today's markets.
Final Accounting: Ambition, Greed and the Fall of Arthur Andersen (Apr., $24.95) by Barbara Ley Toffler and Jennifer Reingold. An Arthur Andersen insider explains what led to the accounting firm's indictment and collapse.
The Productive Narcissist: The Promise and Peril of Visionary Leaders (Apr., $26.95) by Michael Maccoby examines innovative leaders' personality types.
Return on Investment in Training and Performance Improvement Programs (Apr., $44.95) by Jack J. Phillips provides a method to calculate this return on investment.
Dirty Rotten CEOs: How Business Leaders Are Fleecing America (May, $26.95) by William G. Flanagan plumbs corporate greed and offers a prescription for eliminating boardroom corruption.
The Next Big Thing Is Really Small: How Nanotechnology Will Change the Future of Your Business (Mar., $18.95) by Jack Uldrich with Deb Newberry addresses the opportunities in the emerging field of nanotechnology. Advertising.
When You Say Yes but Mean No: Harnessing the Power of Positive Conflict (May, $25) by Leslie Perlow. A Harvard Business School professor reveals the positive side of company conflict. Advertising.
Your Marketing Sucks (July, $24) by Mark Stevens is a guide to creating innovative, effective marketing strategies. Advertising. Author tour.
The Five Patterns of Extraordinary Careers: The Guide for Achieving Success and Satisfaction (Aug., $22.95) by James M. Citrin and Richard A. Smith. Two recruiting firm executives advise the upwardly mobile on how to maximize their career market value. Advertising. Author publicity.
Big Change at Best Buy: Working Through Hypergrowth to Sustained Excellence (Apr., $26.95) by Elizabeth Gibson and Andy Billings maps the corporate transformation at the huge electronic retailer.
The Courage to Act: 5 Factors of Courage to Transform Business (June, $26.95) by Merom Klein and Rod Napier identifies key factors necessary to achieve results.
Selling with Emotional Intelligence: 5 Skills for Building Stronger Client Relationships (June, $22) by Mitch Anthony is a five-step program for sales professionals to enhance their performance. Advertising.
Reading Between the Lies: How to Detect Fraud and Avoid Becoming a Victim of Wall Street's Next Scandal (Aug., $25) by Jordan E. Goodman teaches how to recognize the warning signs. Advertising.
The Present: Enjoying Your Work and Life in Changing Times (Mar., $19.95) by Spencer Johnson. The author of Who Moved My Cheese? weighs in with a parable about the quest for meaning at work and in life. Advertising.
Managing Up: How to Forge an Effective Relationship with Those Above You (Mar., $24.95) by Rosanne Badowski with Roger Gittines. Jack Welch's executive assistant explains how. Advertising.
Homemade Money: Book 1 and ...Book 2 (both June, $24.95 ea.) by Barbara Brabec are guides for home-based businesses; the first focuses on ideas and brainstorming, the second covers management and marketing.
FARRAR, STRAUS, & GIROUX
The New Economy: What It Is, How It Happened, and Why It Is Likely to Last (May, $25) by Roger Alcaly analyzes the economy's major transformation in response to new pressures and opportunities. Advertising.
FOUR WALLS EIGHT WINDOWS
The Blood Bankers: Tales from the Global Underground Economy (Mar., $26.95) by James S. Henry looks at worldwide financial scandals and globalization's dark side. Advertising. Author tour.
The Laws of Money, the Lessons of Life: Keep What You Have and Create What You Deserve (Mar., $24.95) by Suze Orman introduces money laws that transcend time, gender and culture; a PBS-TV special series based on the book will air March 1-16. Ad/promo.
Inevitable Surprises: Thinking Ahead in a Time of Turbulence (May, $27) by Peter Schwartz evaluates world changes in the coming decades and their impact on business. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Ahead of the Market: The Zacks Method for Spotting Stocks Early-in Any Economy (Mar., $26.95) by Mitch Zacks reveals the investment methods of Zacks Investment Research.
What Really Works: The 4 + 2 Formula for Sustained Business Success (May, $27.95) by Nitin Nohria and William Joyce shares the results of a five-year management practices study.
Autumn of the Moguls: How 20 Years of Inflated Egos, Deflated Stock Prices and All-Around Bad Behavior Brought the Media Business to Its Knees (July, $25.95) by Michael Wolff. The New York magazine columnist pokes fun at media movers and shakers.
HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL PRESS
Code Name Ginger: The Story Behind Dean Kamen's Quest to Invent a New World (May, $26.95) by Steve Kemper is a first-hand chronicle of inventor Dean Kamen's revolutionary machine created in his secret compound. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 4-city author tour. 20-city TV/radio satellite tour.
What's the Big Idea?: Creating and Capitalizing on the Best Management Thinking (May, $27.50) by Thomas H. Davenport and Laurence Prusak explores the source of new business ideas and how to apply them.
Infectious Greed: How Deceit and Risk Corrupted the Financial Markets (Apr., $26) by Frank Partnoy. A securities attorney, financial analyst and law professor chronicles the rise of dangerous trading instruments and the growing crisis in corporate America.
How to Become a Marketing Superstar: Unexpected Rules that Ring the Cash Register (May, $16.95) by Jeffrey J. Fox looks to enhance innovation, grow sales, and build brands. 75,000 first printing.
Hug Your Customers: The Proven Way to Personalize Sales and Achieve Astounding Results (June, $19.95) by Jack Mitchell advocates personalizing sales. 50,000 first printing.
INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS
Put the Moose on the Table: Lessons in Leadership from a CEO's Journey Through Business and Life (Apr., $24.95) by Randall Tobias with Todd Tobias. The former CEO of Eli Lilly and vice-chairman of AT&T serves up lessons in leadership. 25,000 first printing. $50,000 promotion budget.
INSTITUTE FOR EXCELLENCE
The Challenge: What Can We Rely On?: 45 Principles Shared in Letters to Friends ($22.95) by Wm. James Long.
Saving the Corporate Soul-and (Who Knows?) Maybe Your Own: Eight Principles for Creating and Preserving Wealth and Well-Being for You and Your Company (Mar., $26.95) by David Batstone provides a method for determining whether a business is credible, trustworthy and soluble.
Beans: How to Run an Honest Business in Tough Times (July, $19.95) is the story of Monorail Espresso, the Seattle coffee company that has prospered by intentionally staying small.
What the Best CEOs Know: 7 Exceptional Leaders and Their Lessons for Transforming Any Business (Apr., $19.95) by Jeffrey A. Krames examines the careers of history's most accomplished executives. Ad/promo.
Team Bush: Leadership Lessons from the Bush White House (June, $19.95) by Donald F. Kettl looks at the leadership style and management strategies of the nation's first MBA president. Ad/promo.
From Airline Reservations to Sonic the Hedgehog: A History of the Software Industry (Mar., $29.95) by Martin Campbell-Kelly begins with the days of custom programming to today's mass market software.
The Eight Habits of Highly Ineffective Communicators (May, $14.95) by Kevin Hogan identifies common communication problems and offers help for improvement. Advertising.
When the Game Is on the Line: Inside the High-Stakes World of Sports Deal-Making (May, $26) by Rick Horrow with Larry Bloom is an insider's take on the people, politics and the power plays behind big-money sports deals. 75,000 first printing.
The Old Girls' Network: Insider Advice from Women Building Businesses in a Man's World (Aug., $26) by Paula Chauncey, Connie Duckworth, Kathy Elliott and Sharon Whiteley is a 'for women, by women' guide.
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Street of Dreams-Boulevard of Broken Hearts: Wall Street's First Century (May, $25) by Howard M. Wachtel looks at Wall Street's key characters, social history, architecture and politics.
Double-Digit Growth: How Great Companies Achieve It-No Matter What (May, $27.95) by Michael Treacy guarantees a 10% growth rate in good times and bad.
The Wal-Mart Decade: How a New Generation of Leaders Turned Sam Walton's Legacy into the World's #1 Company (June, $25.95) by Robert Slater studies the triumphant success of Wal-Mart 10 years after Sam Walton's death.
The Giuliani Way (Apr., $23) by Owen Brennan Rounds. Rudy Giuliani's former speechwriter offers an inside look at the principles, vision and courage that shaped New York City's ex-mayor.
Sports, Inc.: The Megabusiness of Modern Athletics (July, $25) by Phil Schaaf. A sports marketing insider examines the big business of sports entertainment.
The Number: How the Drive for Quarterly Earnings Corrupted Wall Street and Corporate America (Mar., $24.95) by Alex Berenson. A financial investigative reporter for the New York Times analyzes America's current corporate scandals. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate Investor's Road Trip (May, $27.50) by Jim Rogers. Based on a three-year drive around the world, Rogers makes observations and predictions about the world and the global economy.
FLEMING H. REVELL
Top Performance: How to Develop Excellence in Yourself and Others (Mar., $22.99) by Zig Ziglar with Bryan Flannigan, Krish Dhanam and Jim Savage explains how to manage people.
What Queen Esther Knew (May, $19.95) by Connie Glaser and Barbara Smalley finds a business role model for women in the biblical heroine. 50,000 first printing.
The Integrity Advantage (Apr., $18.95) by Adrian Gostick and Dana Telford looks to prove that integrity is a competitive advantage in business.
Player Manager: The Rise of Professionals Who Manage While They Work (Apr., $27.95) by Philip Augar and Joy Palmer provides a blueprint for combining the roles of producer and manager. 25,000 first printing. $60,000 ad/promo.
The Art of the Advantage: 36 Strategies to Seize the Competitive Edge (May, $29.95) by Kaihan Krippendorff finds new inspiration for business in an ancient Chinese warfare philosophy. 40,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
Good Business: Leadership, Flow, and the Making of Meaning (Apr., $25.95) by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes in 'good business' for the future, identifying it as a company that generates trust, commits to fostering employees' personal growth and is dedicated to creating a product that helps mankind.
WALL STREET JOURNAL BOOKS
Tearing Down the Walls: How Sandy Weill Fought His Way to the Top of the Financial World... and Then Nearly Lost It All (Mar., $26) by Monica Langley traces Weill's journey from rough-edged Brooklyn kid to troubled billionaire. Ad/promo.
How to Grow When Markets Don't (Apr., $22) by Adrian Slywotzky and Richard Wise with Karl Weber addresses unsustainable growth and suggests ways for stimulating consistent profits. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Thinking for a Change: 11 Ways Highly Successful People Approach Life and Work (Apr., $22.95) by John C. Maxwell teaches effective thinking. Ad/promo.
The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson, Sr., and the Making of IBM (May, $29.95) by Kevin Maney is a business biography of IBM's Watson. 75,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo budget.
Horse $ense: The Business Behind the Sport of Kings (May, $24.95) by Bert Randolph Sugar follows the money behind the business of horse racing.
Childcare & Parenting
How to Get Your Child to Love Reading (June, $25.95) by Esmé Raji Codell inspires parents with ideas and a recommended list of more than 3,000 titles. 30,000 first printing.
Teachers with Class: True Stories of Great Teachers (Apr., $12.95) by Marsha Serling Goldberg and Sonia Feldman features quotes on education along with essays about inspirational teachers by Cindy Crawford, James Earl Jones, Walter Cronkite and others.
How Would Jesus Raise a Child? (Mar., $19.99) by Teresa Whitehurst encourages readers to follow Jesus's example in parenting and caring for others.
Johnson's Mother & Baby (Apr., $30) by Carol Cooper combines up-to-date information with advice covering preconception through the first three years.
The Primal Teen: The New Discoveries About the Teenage Brain and How They Help Explain Teenage Behavior (Mar., $24.95) by Barbara Strauch. The health and medical science editor of the New York Times provides a scientific explanation of why teens act the way they do. Advertising.
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Bullies, Targets and Witnesses: Helping Children Break the Pain Chain (Apr., $21.95) by SuEllen Fried and Paula Fried explores the causes of bullying along with strategies for its prevention.
When Our Grown Kids Disappoint Us: Letting Go of Their Problems, Loving Them Anyway, and Getting on with Our Own Lives (June, $24) by psychologist Jane Adams shows parents how to wean adult children off 'parental life support.' Author publicity.
Guarding the Moon: A Mother's First Year (Apr., $16.95) by Francesca Lia Block chronicles the joys and terrors of motherhood, from pregnancy through her daughter's first birthday.
HARVARD UNIV. PRESS
The Early Admissions Game: Joining the Elite (Mar., $29.95) by Christopher Avery, Andrew Fairbanks and Richard Zeckhauser evaluates early applications to colleges.
What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During, and After Divorce (Mar., $23.95) by Judith S. Wallerstein with Sandra Blakeslee tells what children need and expect from each parent after the separation through young adulthood. 150,000 first printing.
Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level (Apr., $25.95) by Sally Shaywitz. A Yale professor of pediatrics offers a guide to understanding, identifying and overcoming reading difficulties. 75,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
Saving Beauty from the Beast: How to Protect Your Daughter from an Unhealthy Relationship (Mar., $22.95) by Vicki Crompton and Ellen Zelda Kessner explains how parents can help when good girls fall for bad boys. Advertising.
The Book of Nurturing: Nine Natural Laws for Enriching Your Family Life (Apr., $19.95) by Linda and Richard Eyre shows parents how to develop a safe and loving environment for their children. Ad/promo.
The Anglican Family Prayer Book (Aug., $21.95) by Anne E. Kitch is a family devotional.
So You're Thinking About Homeschooling (Apr., $12.99) by Lisa Whelchel. The Facts of Life star and homeschooling mother looks at a wide variety of successful homeschooling programs.
NEW YORK UNIV. PRESS
Anxious Parents: A History of Childrearing in America (May, $29.95) by Peter N. Stearns examines contemporary parenting and how children's position and power has shifted in the last century.
The Anorexia Diaries (July, $21.95) by Linda Rio and Tara Rio with Craig Johnson tells about one family's struggle to save their daughter from starvation. 25,000 first printing.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
You Have to Say I'm Pretty, You're My Mother: How to Help Your Daughter Learn to Love Her Body and Herself (May, $23) by Stephanie Pierson and Phyllis Cohen provides guidance for mothers to help their daughters face teenage body image issues. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. Author publicity.
The Secret Language of Children (May, $21.95) by Lawrence E. Shapiro translates children's needs and thoughts, from infants to teens. 40,000 first printing.
Adopting Internationally: A Guide to Promoting Healthy Attachment (Aug., $22.95) by Lark Eshelman recommends ways to help adopted children adjust to life in a new country.
Kill the Messenger: The War on Standardized Testing (May, $34.95) by Richard P. Phelps defends the federally legislated educational testing currently under debate.
How to Negotiate with Kids... Even When You Think You Shouldn't: 7 Essential Skills to End Conflict and Bring More Joy into Your Family (Mar., $24.95) by Scott Brown. A founder of the Harvard Negotiation Project addresses parent/child solution techniques. Author tour.
When Your Kids Push Your Buttons: And What You Can Do About It (Apr., $22.95) by Bonnie Harris aims to help parents understand and handle their own emotions when children manipulate them into reacting with anger or violence. Advertising.
The Little Big Book of Life (Apr., $24.95) brims with poetry, wisdom, advice, humorous quotes, essays, graduation speeches, letters and tips on how to value the things that matter most.