A Short History of Myth (Nov., $18) by Karen Armstrong. The author of A History of Godsynthesizes the history and function of myth in the first book of the Myths series. 75,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.

Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles (Nov., $18) by Jeanette Winterson explores the nature of choice as she retells the story of Heracles. The Myths series. 75,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.


Wolf: Legend, Enemy, Icon (Sept., $34.95) by Rebecca L. Grambo, photos by Daniel J. Cox, examines the wolf-human relationship through legends and myths.


Don't Know Much About Mythology: Everything You Need to Know About the Greatest Stories in Human History but Never Learned (Nov., $26.95) by Kenneth C. Davis looks at the origin and development of myths and storytelling. 75,000 first printing. Ad/Promo.


Christmas Past (Sept., $19.95 by Barbara Hallman Kissinger is illustrated with images from the author's collection of vintage Christmas cards and books.


How Mrs. Claus Saved Christmas (Sept., $18.95 by Jeff Guinn. The first lady of Christmas rescues the holiday from the English Parliament's attempted ban..

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