The following are additions and corrections to our January 27 Spring Announcements.
Men Are Pigs, but We Love Bacon, listed in the trade paperback Gay/Lesbian section is from Kensington, not Louisiana State University Press.
Broadway Books' hardcover heath title Life and Breath: Preventing, Treating and Reversing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease by Dr. Neil Schachter will be available in April. A 5-city author tour is planned and the book will be featured in New York City's American Lung Association COPD Awareness Campaign and at its 100th anniversary dinner.
The following titles did not appear in the Spring Announcement listings.
CAMBRIDGE UNIV. PRESS
A World Without Walls (Mar., $28) by Mike Moore, New Zealand's former prime minister, describes how he left school at 15 to work in a slaughterhouse and came to head the World Trade Organization as Director-General. Contemporary Affairs.
Meteorite, Ice & Antarctica (July, $25) by William A. Cassidy is the author's 15-year, personal account of leading meteorite recovery expeditions in the Antarctic. Nature.
Nature's Magic (Apr., $28) by Peter A. Corning studies synergy in the natural world, suggesting that it has played a key role in the evolution of cooperation and complexity, from physics and chemistry to human technologies. Science.
Eyes Off the Prize: African Americans, the United Nations, and the Struggle for Human Rights, 1944—1955 (Apr., $22 paper) by Carol Anderson traces the emergence of the NAACP in post WWII and its original campaign for human rights, not the civil rights for which it eventually had to settle. History.
Alasdair MacIntyre (Aug., $23 paper) by Mark C. Murphy focuses on the philosophy of the social sciences, morality, political theory and tradition in philosophical inquiry. Philosophy.
GROWNUP'S GUIDE PUBLISHING
(dist. by Mint Publishers Group; 914-244-1685, ext.13)
Visiting New York City with Kids (Mar., $18.95 paper) by Diane Chernoff-Rosen with Lisa Levinson is a bible for parents who need ideas and resources for entertaining young guests in the Big Apple. Travel.
Dispatches from the Culture Wars: How the Left Lost Teen Spirit (June, $23) by Danny Goldberg offers up a debunking of post-1960s conventions and politics. 25,000 first printing. Contemporary Affairs.
In the Name of Ishmael (July, $25) by Giuseppe Genna. Politics, terror and literary gamesmanship come together this thriller set in wintry Milan. 50,000 first printing. First Fiction.
Kill Bill (Aug., $23.95) by Quentin Tarantino. The Bride, a world-class assassin who is the target of a hit on her wedding day, wakes from a coma five years later and begins to plan revenge. 150,000 first printing. First Fiction.
The Difference Between You and Me (June, $23) by Kathleen DeMarco. Two women's lives collide with funny but devastating consequences. 40,000 first printing. Fiction.
The Luck Factor (Apr., $23.95) by Richard Wiseman reports a scientific study on the phenomenon of luck. 75,000 first printing. Self Help.
Surrendering to Yourself (Apr., $24.95) by Iris Krasnow focuses on the reader's most precious resource: oneself. 75,000 first printing. Self Help.
Pointing from the Grave: The True Story of Murder and DNA (Apr., $24.95) by Samantha Weinberg. After her murder, the work of the young scientist aids in bringing her killer to justice. 40,000 first printing. True Crime.
PUSHKIN PRESS CONTEMPORARY
(dist. by Consortium)
The Age of Flowers (Apr., $14 paper) by Umberto Pasti, trans. by Alastair McEwen. A young couple living in exotic White City on the African Mediterranean deals with a personal crisis. First Fiction.
Agua (Apr., $14 paper) by Eduardo Berti is set in a 1920s fictional Portuguese village, before and after the great technological developments of the early 20th century. First Fiction.
The Cocktail Jungle: A Girl's Field Guide to Shaking and Stirring (May, $14.95 paper) by Nicole Beland is a primer for setting up a bar and making drinks. Cookbooks.
The Easy-Bake Oven Gourmet (May, $15.95 paper) by David Hoffman celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Easy-Bake Oven, with recipes and memories from chefs including Bobby Flay, Rick Bayless and Caprial Pence. Cookbooks.
The New Book of Family Traditions (May, $12.95 paper) by Meg Cox collects traditions, from milestone markers like a child's first day of school to mainstream holidays, and suggests ways to tailor rituals in one's own family. Childcare & Parenting.
Clue Mysteries (Apr., $9.95 paper) by Vicki Cameron features 15 tales to solve in 10 minutes or less, inspired by the board game. Mystery.
46 Pages: Tom Paine, Common Sense, and the Turning Point to Independence (May, $18.95) by Scott Liell looks at a pivotal moment in our country's formation. History.
No More Mister Nice Guy! (Mar., $16.95) by Robert A. Glover helps men who try too hard to please others. Self Help.
The Game of Life (May, $14.95) by Lou Harry is geared toward those about to embark on life's adventures by provoking thoughts and questions about one's future and goals; inspired by the board game. Self Help.
The Relationship Tool Kit (May, $24.95 paper) by Ellen Sue Stern provides couples with tools and strategies for keeping their relationship on track. Self Help.
Producer: A Memoir (Mar., $27.50) by David L. Wolper with David Fisher tells the story of the successful Hollywood producer whose list of credits includes Roots, The Thornbirds and L.A. Confidentia. Memoirs.
Rosemary and Bitter Oranges: Growing Up in a Tuscan Kitchen (Mar., $24) by Patrizia Chen is part cookbook, part memoir of the author's childhood in post-WWII Tuscany. Memoirs.
Among Stone Giants: The Life of Katherine Routledge and Her Remarkable Expedition to Easter Island (Apr., $26) by Jo Anne Van Tilburg uncovers the work of archeologist Routledge in the South Pacific and the Easter Islands. Memoirs.
Everyday Greens: How to Cook 200 of the Most Popular Dishes from Greens, America's Celebrated Vegetarian Restaurant (May, $35) by Annie Somerville returns with more delicious fare from the San Francisco eatery. Cookbooks.
I Am Madame X: A Novel (Mar., $24) by Gioia Diliberto. Virginie Gautreau, the subject of John Singer Sargent's famous portrait of Madame X, provides the inspiration for this novel. First Fiction.
Solomon Time: An Unlikely Quest in the South Pacific (Mar., $23) by Will Randall follows the adventures of a young English schoolmaster who is searching for meaning—and eggs on a far-flung island in paradise. First Fiction.
The Laws of Evening: Stories (May, $23) by Mary Yukari Waters. A Japanese-American writer opens a window on foreign culture. First Fiction.
The Ferret Chronicles/Rancher Ferrets on the Range (Mar., $15) by Richard Bach offers another tale from the author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull. Fiction.
Cosmopolis: A Novel (Apr., $25) by Don DeLillo examines the influence that money has over every aspect of our culture. Fiction.
The Wife: A Novel (Apr., $23) by Meg Wolitzer introduces a world-famous novelist and his wife and the secret that they've kept for decades. Fiction.
The Lamplighter: A Novel (Mar., $25) by Anthony O'Neill. A philosophy professor and his assistant unravel a series of gruesome murders in 19th-century Edinburgh. Mystery.
Haunted Ground: A Novel (May, $24) by Erin Hart mixes archeology, history and forensic detail in this crime novel. Mystery.
Trade Reprints: Stand Facing the Stove: The Story of the Women Who Gave AmericaThe Joy of Cooking (May, $15) by Anne Mendelson, Memoir; Ptown: Art, Sex, and Money on the Outer Cape (May, $14) by Peter Manso, History; Thanks for the Memories, Mr. President: Wit and Wisdom from the Front Row at the White House (May, $14) by Helen Thomas, Politics.
When Philosophers Were Kings (Apr., $28.95) by Steven M. Best. A Wisconsin family struggles during the hate and cruelty of the American Civil War. First Fiction.
Dead Whales Tell No Tales: A Thomas Martindale Mystery (Mar., $18.95 paper) by Ron Lovell. When a marine biologist dies under strange circumstances, amateur sleuth Martindale traces motives to the international whaling industry. Mystery.
Ageless Obsession: A Melody Fox Mystery (July, $14.95 paper) by Beverly Ungar. A psychologist pursues the truth about her husband's sudden death after his involvement with an anti-aging clinic. Mystery.
Immoral Balance: The Quandam Dream (May, $18.95 paper) by Joseph F. Voldeck II. Among heroes, warriors, social engineers and guardians of the past, two young lovers face morality, reason, fear and death. Science Fiction.