Through the Glass Wall: Journeys into the Closed-Off Worlds of the Autistic (Feb., $23.95) by Howard Buten. A scientist conveys the experience of autism with a humanist's heart. Advertising. Author publicity.
The Monster in the Cave: How to Face Your Fear and Anxiety and Live Your Life (Sept., $23.95) by David Mellinger and Steven Jay Lynn offers techniques to help confront and calm fears, panic attacks and phobias.
CAMBRIDGE UNIV. PRESS
Faking It (Oct., $30) by William Ian Miller explores with wit and wisdom people's anxiety of being exposed as frauds and hypocrites.
Common Shock: Witnessing Violence Every Day (Sept., $24.95) by Kaethe Weingarten explains how to transform common shock into a prescription for healing ourselves, families, communities and the world. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Follow Your Bliss in Bed: The Complete Guide to Good Relationships and Great Sex for the Nine Sexual Archetypes (Oct., $22.99) by Oona Mourier and Jim Herriot identifies the traits of each archetype and explains how to improve one's sex life based on them.
Shifting (Sept., $25.95) by Charisse Jones and Kumea Shorter-Gooden explains what it is like to be black and female in America. 40,000 first printing.
Why We Love: The Nature and Future of Romantic Love (Feb., $25) by Helen Fisher. A noted anthropologist presents her research on the intricacies of romantic love.
The Science of Good and Evil: Evolution, Empires, and the Roots of Good and Evil (Feb., $25) by Michael Shermer studies the evolution of morality and ethics.
The Viagra Myth: The Surprising Impact on Love and Relationships (Oct., $24.95) by Abraham Morgantaler addresses the social phenomenon of Viagra and its revealing effects on our relationships.
NEW YORK UNIV. PRESS
Girlfighting: Betrayal and Rejection Among Girls (Dec., $27.95) by Lyn Mikel Brown examines the messages sent to girls through media images and cultural norms.
Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century (Jan., $24.95) by Lauren Slater documents the drama of extraordinary inquiries into the human psyche. Author tour.
Can't Get Through: Eight Barriers to Communication (Sept., $16.95) by Kevin Hogan and Ron Stubbs offers helpful hints, quotations and cartoons that pinpoint the most common communication problems. Advertising.
Everyday Mind Reading: Understanding What Other People Think and Feel (Nov., $25) by William Ickes, Ph.D. examines the mind's potential to intuit what other people are thinking and feeling.
What Could He Be Thinking?: A Guide to a Man's Mind (Sept., $24.95) by Michael Gurian features scientific research about men. Author tour. Ad/promo.
Dreamlife: How Dreams Happen (Dec., $20) by Rufus Goodwin studies where dreams originate.
Conquering the Rapids of Life: Making the Most of Midlife Opportunities (Sept., $22.95) by Ruth K. Westheimer and Pierre A. Lehu offers practical advice for those coping with the physical and emotional changes of midlife.