Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most Out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder (Jan., $25.95) by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., and John J. Ratey, M.D., explains how to take advantage of an ADD condition while avoiding the problems it creates. Advertising. 8-city author tour.
Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal (Sept., $25) by Belleruth Naparstek offers a clinically proven program for recovery from post-traumatic stress. Advertising. Author publicity.
COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS
Leaving Home: The Art of Separating from Your Difficult Family (Feb., $24.95) by David P. Celani examines how destructive family relationships affect our adult lives and what we can do to move on.
Same Soul, Many Bodies: Discover the
Healing Power of Future Lives Through Progression Therapy (Nov., $25) by Brian L. Weiss, M.D., explains "future life" and how it can transform us in the present. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Glimpses of the Devil: A True Story of Evil, Possession, Exorcism, and Redemption (Jan., $26) by M. Scott Peck, M.D. The bestselling author reveals his work as a psychiatrist and exorcist, kept secret for more than 25 years. Ad/promo. Author publicity.
The Yoga of Desire: A New Approach to Deepening Intimacy Using Insights from Buddhism, Tantra, and Psychotherapy (Jan., $25) by Mark Epstein addresses the paradox of desire.
I Need Your Love—Is It True?: The Search for Love, Approval, and Happiness (Feb., $25) by Byron Katie helps those who are seeking peace and self-acceptance in their lives.
What It Takes to Pull Me Through: Four Troubled Teenagers and Fourteen Months That Transformed Them (Jan., $25) by David Marcus reports on troubled kids transformed by a therapeutic program of intensive academics, wilderness survival and group therapy. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Exuberance: The Passion for Life (Sept., $24) by Kay Redfield Jamison explores exuberance and how it fuels our creative and scientific achievements. 100,000 first printing. Advertising. 13-city author tour.
The Measure of Happiness (Jan., $25.95) by Richard Layard examines all the aspects of the state of happiness, including why we are wealthier but not happier.
Kindness in a Cruel World: The Evolution of Altruism (Oct., $28) by Nigel Barber argues that the desire to help others is natural to our human evolutionary inheritance.
SMITH AND KRAUS
The Oslo Syndrome: Jews and Delusion of the Besieged (Feb., $27.95) by Kenneth Lauer, M.D., defines a psychological condition, in existence since the Jewish Diaspora and a continued threat.
In the Shadow of Fame (Feb., $TBA) by Sue Erickson Bloland shares the author's struggle with the fame of her father, psychoanalyst/theorist Erik Erikson and explores the larger issue of celebrity.