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Coercing Virtue: The Worldwide Rule of Judges (Sept., $25) by Robert H. Bork charges that courts are eroding our democratic way of life and our ability to choose a moral environment. 100,000 first printing. Author tour.
Cuba the Morning After: Confronting Castro's Legacy (Sept., $25) by Mark Falcoff maintains that, after Castro, Cuba could become a major exporter of drugs, illegal immigrants and terrorism.
ATLANTIC MONTHLY PRESS
Hitting the Jackpot: The Inside Story of the Richest Indian Tribe in History (Sept., $25) by Brett Fromson focuses on the Pequot tribe in Connecticut and its Foxwoods casino.
The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Mothers and Their Families Are Going Broke (Sept., $26) by Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi exposes the precarious position of today's middle class. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour. Radio satellite tour.
Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy (Sept., $24.95) by Ted Nace tells how corporations have surpassed even the state and the church as the core institution of the modern world.
Urban Tribes: A Generation Redefines Friendship, Family and Commitment (Oct., $24.95) by Ethan Waters explains why marriage is being postponed by young singles. 30,000 first printing. 10-city author tour.
Who's Looking Out for You? (Sept., $24.95) by Bill O'Reilly unmasks the people and institutions swindling the average American.
Raid on the Sun: Inside Israel's Secret Campaign that Denied Saddam the Bomb (Feb., $25.95) by Rodger W. Claire is an account of the 1981 surprise strike on Iraq's Osirak nuclear plant.
BROOKINGS INSTITUTION PRESS
America Unbound: The Bush Revolution in Foreign Policy (Nov., $22.95) by Ivo H. Daalder and James M. Lindsay says that President G.W. Bush believed in the unilateral exercise of American power even as a White House insider during his father's term. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Going Critical: The First North Korean Nuclear Crisis (Nov., $29.95) by Joel S. Wit et al., traces the 1994 efforts that led North Korea to freeze its plutonium production program. Advertising.
CARROLL & GRAF
Electric Dreams (Feb., $25) by Caroline Kettlewell. With no resources, know-how or expectations, North Carolina students build an electric car and win big at Richmond International Raceway.
In Defense of Global Capitalism (Sept.; $22.95, paper $12.95) by Johan Norberg heralds the benefits of globalization. Advertising. Author tour.
Seeds of Deception: Exposing Industry and Government Lies About the Safety of the Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating (Sept.; $27.95, paper $17.95) by Jeffrey Smith defines genetic engineering and explains why these foods can result in serious health problems.
On the Line: Inside the U.S. Border Patrol (Feb., $22.95) by Erich Krauss with Alex Pacheco demonstrates the grueling and dangerous life of agents protecting our borders.
COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS
Inventing Iraq: The Failure of Nation-Building and a History Denied (Nov., $29.95) by Toby Dodge revisits the first attempt by a Western power to remake Iraq. 8-city author tour.
Nuclear North Korea: A Debate on Engagement Strategies (Nov., $24.50) by Victor D. Cha and David C. Kang considers the best way to deal with the prospect of nuclear capability. 6-city author tour.
Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly About Security in an Uncertain World (Sept., $25) by Bruce Schneier suggests that increased taxes and diminished freedoms made in the name of security should be part of an ongoing negotiation.
CORNELL UNIV. PRESS
Defending Mohammad—Justice on Trial: A Defense Lawyer's Account of the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing Trial (Sept., $22.95) by Robert E. Precht depicts the American legal system in a "presumed guilty" courtroom case. Advertising.
My Turn at the Bully Pulpit: Straight Talk About the Things that Drive Me Nuts (Sept., $25) by Greta Van Susteren and Elaine Lafferty offers opinions on corporate greed, plastic surgery, gay marriage and the death penalty. Ad/promo. Author tour.
The Muslim War on America: Why the New Anti-Semitism Is an Attack on America (Oct., $25.95) by Kenneth Timmerman examines the roots and dangers of anti-Semitism. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
The Lies of George W. Bush: Mastering the Politics of Deception (Dec., $22) by David Corn indicts the president and his lieutenants for their blatant lies and subtle distortions. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
There Must Be a Pony in Here Somewhere: The AOL Time Warner Debacle and the Quest for the Digital Future (Oct., $24.95) by Kara Swisher with Lisa Dickey underscores the merger's dire aftermath and its implications for the future. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
IVAN R. DEE
Exodus to Berlin: The Return of the Jews to Germany (Sept., $26) by Peter Laufer follows those who went back after the Holocaust.
The Just War: An American Reflection on the Morality of War in Our Time (Oct., $25) by Peter S. Temes is a critical history of those who think that war can be justified.
Right to Exist: A Moral Defense of Israel's Wars (Oct., $26) byYaacov Lozowick separates fact from fiction.
Spirit of Harlem: A Portrait of America's Most Exciting Neighborhood (Nov., $27.50) by Craig Marberry and Michael Cunningham pairs interviews with 50 b&w photographs.
Three Weeks in October: The Manhunt for the Serial Sniper (Oct., $23.95) by Charles Moose and Charles Fleming is former police chief Moose's inside story of the murder spree that terrified the Washington, D.C., area. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Quitting America: The Departure of a Black Man from His Native Land (Jan., $23.95) by Randall Robinson. The author of The Debt flees U.S. racism for life on the small Caribbean island of his wife's birth. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Terror in the Name of God (Sept., $27.95) by Jessica Stern studies violent extremists and the factors that sustain them. 75,000 first printing.
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Manhattan Medics: The Gripping Story of the Men and Women of Emergency Medical Services Who Make the Streets of the City Their Career (Sept.; $22.95, paper $14.95) by Francis J. Rella includes an account of Septembe 11. $20,000 ad/promo.
FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX
Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War as Seen by NPR's Correspondent (Sept., $22) by Anne Garrels is by one of only 16 non-embedded journalists who stayed in the Palestine Hotel throughout the American invasion.
Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty (Oct., $17) by Scott Turow considers the principles and politics of this divisive dilemma.
Operation Iraqi Freedom (Nov., $25.95) by Walter J. Boyne. An American colonel goes behind the scenes of the invasion. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Seeds of Terror: An Eyewitness Account of Al Qaeda's Newest Center of Operations in Southeast Asia (Nov., $26) by Maria Ressa asserts that the terrorist organization has a new stronghold from which to operate. Author publicity. HARCOURT
The Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Do Well (Jan., $26) by David Callahan blames the dog-eat-dog economic climate of the past two decades. 50,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
The Substance of Style (Sept., $24.95) by Virginia Postrel shows how our obsession with the way things look changes our lives in unexpected ways. 50,000 first printing.
Give Me a Break (Feb., $24.95) by John Stossel. Fraud and government corruption have changed him from a liberal consumer reporter to a fan of laissez faire. 150,000 first printing.
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Dirty: A Search for Answers Inside America's Teenage Drug Epidemic (Oct., $26.95) by Meredith Maran takes a revelatory look at the suffering, ecstasy and terrors. 35,000 first printing.
Never Again?: The Threat of the New Anti-Semitism (Nov., $24.95) by Abe Foxman. The national director of the ADL surveys the U.S. and the world. 40,000 first printing.
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance (Oct., $22) by Noam Chomsky predicts catastrophic consequences as the U.S. battles for imperial control of the world. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy and the End of the Republic (Jan., $25) by Chalmers Johnson concludes that unchecked U.S. militarism will end the age of globalization while bankrupting the country.
A Time of Our Choosing: The Story of the War in Iraq (Nov., $26) by Todd S. Purdum and the New York Times staff chronicles America's most controversial war since Vietnam.
Where They Lay: Searching for America's Lost Soldiers (Nov., $25) by Earl Swift. Forensics and adventure highlight an elite military team's hunt for the remains of a Vietnam war pilot lost in the jungles of Laos. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour.
Japan Unbound: A Volatile Nation's Quest for Pride and Purpose (Feb., $25) by John Nathan witnesses the vast changes in contemporary Japanese culture and their impact on the country's role in the world. Advertising. 6-city author tour.
Walking Forward, Looking Back: Lessons from the World Trade Center: A Survivor's Story (Sept., $24.95) by John Labriola is a photo-journalist's account with pictures taken inside the WTC during and after the terrorist attacks. 40,000 first printing. Advertising.
Dead Men Tapping: The End of the Heather Lynn II (Oct., $24.95) by Kate Yeomans is the story of a failed rescue and tragedy at sea in 1996.
Into the Bermuda Triangle: Pursuing the Truth Behind the World's Greatest Mystery (Nov., $24.95) by Gian J. Quasar ventures into the area that has claimed 1,075 ships and planes over the last 25 years.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
Peacemonger (Nov., $29.95) by Marrack Goulding looks at the UN's peace-keeping efforts in Angola, Somalia and Yugoslavia.
The New Anti-Semitism: The Current Crisis and What We Must Do About It (Sept., $24.95) by Phyllis Chesler issues an action plan to overcome prejudice.
The Crisis on the Korean Peninsula: Dealing with the Nuclear North Korea (Sept., $19.95) by Michael O'Hanlon and Mike Mochizuki suggests policy to diffuse the international dilemma; co-published with the Brookings Institution.
Food Fight: The Inside Story of the Food Industry, America's Obesity Crisis and What We Can Do About It (Sept., $24.95) by Kelly D. Brownell and Katherine Battle Horgen promotes policy initiatives to reduce obesity in America's children.
Terrorism, Freedom and Security: Common Sense for a Democratic Society (Sept., $24.95) by Philip B. Heymann declares that civil liberties and democratic values must be upheld while fighting terrorism.
NEW HORIZON PRESS
Down and Dirty Justice: An Idealistic Professor Turned Prosecutor's Chilling Initiation into Legal and Criminal Treachery (Nov., $25.95) by Gary T. Lowenthal blows the whistle on deception, ineptitude and corruption in our criminal court system. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism (Sept., $24.95) by David Cole reviews the civil rights of immigrants and Americans after September 11.
Save Your Democratic Citizen Soul! Rants, Screeds and Other Public Utterances for Midnight in the Republic (Nov., $18.95) by Tony Kushner calls for the young and vibrant to join the struggle for a more just world.
What Should I Do if Reverend Billy Is in My Store? (Nov., $23.95) by Bill Talen. The spiritual leader of the Church of Stop Shopping amplifies his anti-consumerist sermon.
The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way in the New Century (Sept., $25.95) by Paul Krugman. The New York Times columnist specifies how things have gone awry in the George W. years. Ad/promo. 11-city author tour.
The Roaring Nineties: A New History of the World's Most Prosperous Decade (Oct., $24.95) by Joseph E. Stiglitz. The Nobel Prize—winner charges that corporate greed is just one of the components that led to recent financial declines. Ad/promo. 7-city author tour.
OXFORD UNIV. PRESS
How to Change the World (Jan., $28) by David Bornstein highlights social entrepreneurs working in the nonprofit sector who seek to solve problems left unanswered by government.
The Hidden Cost of Being African American (Feb., $30) by Thomas M. Shapiro suggests that assets reveal how racial inequality is passed from generation to generation.
Terrorism and Tyranny: Trampling Freedom, Justice and Peace to Rid the World of Evil (Sept., $26.95) by James Bovard takes on Bush, the war with Iraq and the end of liberty.
Al-Qaeda: Casting a Shadow of Terror (Sept., $24.95) by Jason Burke exposes the myths and mysteries surrounding the organization. An I.B. Tauris Book. 25,000 first printing.
Chasing the Sea: Dispatches from Tashkent and Samarkand En Route to the Aral Sea (Sept., $24.95) by Tom Bissell shares his passion for the Uzbeks, their culture and the disappearing Aral Sea. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour.
The End of Blackness: Returning the Souls of Black Folk to Their Rightful Owners (Jan., $TBA) by Debra J. Dickerson critiques race as a bankrupt scientific and social concept.
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Modern Jihad: The New Economy of Terror (Sept., $24.95) by Loretta Napoleoni probes money networks linking governments and companies to terrorist groups.
The Real America (Oct., $24) by Glen Beck. The conservative talk-radio host delivers his views on personal responsibility, political correctness, abortion and alcohol.
Witness Iraq: A War Journal, February—April 2003 (Sept., $35), edited by Marcel Saba, reproduces images taken by renowned photojournalists. 50,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo.
Aging in America: The Years Ahead (Sept., $45) documents the growing elderly population with photos by Ed Kashi and text by Julie Winokur, Doris Roberts and Robert Butler. $15,000 ad/promo.
PRINCETON UNIV. PRESS
The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror (Dec., $21.95) by Michael Ignatieff. Can terror be fought without sacrificing ethics?
Casualty of War: The Bush Administration's Assault on a Free Press (Feb., $26) by David Dadge decries government censorship and criticism of journalists who don't agree with President Bush's actions.
Allies: The U.S., Britain and Europe in the Aftermath of the Iraq War (Sept., $18) by William Shawcross examines international relationships today.
Winning Modern Wars: Iraq, Terrorism and the American Empire (Sept., $20) by Wesley K. Clark. The general and former Supreme Allied Commander spells out political implications for America's role in the world.
Middletown America: One Town's Passage from Grief to Recovery (Sept., $24.95) by Gail Sheehy. Middletown, N.J., suffered the highest death toll in the World Trade Center tragedy. Ad/promo. 9-city author tour.
The Progress Paradox: How Life Gets Better While People Feel Worse (Dec., $24.95) by Gregg Easterbrook examines society's progress alongside people's sense of well-being. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Pill Politics: Drugs and the FDA (Jan., $49.95) by Stephen J. Ceccoli asserts that the FDA may be inadvertently promoting new drugs at the expense of public health.
Pain Killer (Oct., $24.95) by Barry Meier bares the health disaster brought on by OxyContin. 60,000 first printing.
Lessons to Learn: Voices from the Front Lines of Teach for America (Jan., $24) by Molly Ness showcases the recent college grads who commit to two years of service teaching in troubled public schools. Ad/promo. Author tour.
ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Science in the Private Interest: Has the Lure of Profits Corrupted the Virtue of Biomedical Research? (Sept., $27.95) by Sheldon Krimsky investigates commercialized academic science.
Anglosphere: The Future of the English-Speaking Nations in the Internet Era (Oct., $29.95) by James C. Bennett believes that the traits of these countries—independent civil society, openness to ideas, a dynamic economy—bode well for future prosperity.
Breaking the Real Axis of Evil: How to Oust the World's Last Dictators by 2025 (Oct., $27.95) by Mark Palmer demonstrates the need to empower the people of every nation to control their own destinies through democracy.
RUTGERS UNIV. PRESS
Suburban Sahibs: Three Immigrant Families and Their Passage from India to America (Nov., $23.95) by S. Mitra Kalita follows the lives of three South Asian families in the U.S.
The CIA at War: Inside the Secret Campaign Against Terror (Nov., $27.95) by Ronald Kessler scrutinizes how the CIA might lose its shadow war on terrorism.
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Big Lies: The Right-Wing Propaganda Machine and How It Distorts the Truth (Sept., $24.95) by Joe Conason mounts an attack on the flood of political falsehoods. 150,000 first printing. Ad/promo. BOMC, QPB selections. Author tour.
SEVEN STORIES PRESS
The War on the Bill of Rights—And the Gathering Resistance (Oct., $18) by Nat Hentoff refocuses attention on the current assault by government and courts on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Ad/promo. Author tour.
The Fluoride Deception (Feb., $24.95) by Christopher Bryson concludes that fluoride is a poison and a damaging environmental pollutant. Ad/promo. 6-city author tour.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
How Israel Lost (Jan., $24) by Richard Ben Cramer measures the waning support for Israel among Western nations. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 8-city author tour.Who Are We? The Challenges to American National Identity (Jan., $26) by Samuel P. Huntington cites a loss of identity through immigration and bilingualism and a revival of identity in post-9/11 patriotism. 75,000 first printing. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
Beyond Baghdad: Postmodern War and Peace (Oct., $22.95) by Ralph Peters assesses the future of U.S. military strategy and foreign policy following the liberation of Iraq.
SYRACUSE UNIV. PRESS
Islam Without Illusions: Its Past, Its Present and Its Challenges for the Future (Oct., $24.95) by Ed Hotaling proposes alternatives to an impending cataclysmic clash of civilizations.
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
These United States: Portraits of America (Nov., $25), edited by John Leonard. Acclaimed writers meditate upon the state of their state in the union. A Nation Book.
The Last Paradise (Sept., $35) by Nicolas Righetti reprints the photographer's depictions of life inside the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Ad/promo.
UNIV. OF CHICAGO PRESS
A Small Corner of Hell: Dispatches from Chechnya (Oct., $25) by Anna Politkovskaya. The journalist presents an insider's view of the conflict.
UNIV. OF NOTRE DAME PRESS
Human Nature and the Freedom of Public Religious Expression (Sept.; $36, paper $18) by Stephen G. Post advances the idea that humans are naturally inclined toward the divine, therefore should be allowed to speak of their beliefs.
UNIV. OF WISCONSIN PRESS
Business Confronts Terrorism: Risks and Responses (Dec., $29.95) by Dean C. Alexander surveys terrorism's effects on conducting business after 9/11.
Bush in Babylon: Recolonizing Iraq (Nov., $19) by Tariq Ali. A leader of the global anti-war movement criticizes America's military occupation of Iraq.
Bushwomen: Tales of a Cynical Species (Feb., $22) by Laura Flanders takes a hard look at highly placed, undercover females of the Right.
Thieves in High Places (Oct., $24.95) by Jim Hightower lays siege to the Bush administration, inept politicians and corporate malfeasance. Author publicity.
The Book on Bush: Truth and Consequences for Our Forty-Third President (Feb., $25.95) by Eric Alterman and Mark Green points out what is truthful and what is not.
The Oath: The Remarkable Story of a Surgeon's Life Under Fire in Chechnya (Oct., $26) by Khassan Baiev with Ruth and Nicholas Daniloff is an eyewitness account of the Chechen-Russian conflict. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
The Case for Israel (Sept., $19.95) by Alan Dershowitz defends Israel against recent attacks.
Triangle of Death (Nov., $24.99) by Bradley S. O'Leary and Edward Lee implicates the French heroin syndicate, the U.S. mob and the South Vietnamese government in the assassinations of JFK and Ngo Dinh Diem, president of South Vietnam.
Uncle Sam's Plantation (Nov., $22.99) by Star Parker. A former welfare mother escapes the slavery of entitlements.