The Art of Bond: From the Storyboard to Screen—The Creative Process Behind the James Bond Phenomenon (Oct., $40) by Laurent Bouzereau gives an insider’s look at the Bond evolution, drawing on all-new interviews and previously unseen art.
The Rolling Stones: 365 Days (Oct., $29.95) by Simon Wells and Getty Images follows the legendary band from their explosion on the English scene in 1963 to today.
Rolling Stone: 1,000 Covers—A History of the Most Influential Magazine in Pop Culture (Oct., $35), intro. by Jann S. Wenner, includes the magazine’s covers from 1967 to the 1,000th cover of May 2006.
Start-up at the New Met: The Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts, 1966—1976 (Nov., $49.95) by Paul Jackson surveys the broadcasts from the Met’s former location and its current Lincoln Center home.
Shirley Temple: A Pictorial History of the World’s Greatest Child Star (Oct., $29.95) by Rita Dubas amasses memorabilia of the child star and celebrates the Shirley Temple phenomenon.
Black Comedians on Black Comedy: How African-Americans Taught Us to Laugh (Nov., $27.95) by Darryl J. Littleton delves into 400 years of black American entertainment; includes interviews with Eddie Murphy, Sinbad, Arsenio Hall et al. Ad/promo.
CAMERAPIX (dist. by Interlink)
In the Minds of the Maestros (Sept., $45) by Surendra Kumar interviews maestros of Indian music and dance.
CARROLL & GRAF
The Color Purple: A Memory Book (Oct., $40) by Lise Funderberg, foreword by Oprah Winfrey. This companion volume to the Broadway musical features cast info and behind-the-scenes photos.
Greetings from E Street: The Story of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band (Oct., $35) by Robert Santelli. The illustrated biography includes removable facsimiles of E Street memorabilia and two posters.
Money for Nothing: A History of the Music Video from the Beatles to the White Stripes (Dec., $24.95) by Saul Austerliz.
Monsters: A Celebration of the Classics from Universal Studios (Oct., $29.95) showcases legendary silver screen fiends, from Dracula and Frankenstein to the phantom of the opera. Ad/promo.
Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Country Music in America (Sept., $40), edited by Paul Kingsbury and Alanna Nash, traces the rapidly rising popularity of today’s billion-dollar industry.
U2: An Irish Phenomenon (Sept., $34.95) by Visnja Cogan explores the band’s history from its Dublin origins to its current worldwide popularity.
Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Book (Oct., $30) by Deirdre Dolan fleshes out the popular HBO series with cast interviews, story synopses and bon mots from show star and creator Larry David.
Conversations with God: The Making of the Movie (Sept., $26.95) by Monty Joynes with Neale Donald Walsch shows how Walsch’s transformation—from homeless man to spiritual guru—was adapted for the big screen.
A Star Is Found: Our Adventures Casting Some of Hollywood’s Biggest Movies (Nov., $25) by Janet Hirshenson and Jane Jenkins. Two leading casting directors reveal how actors are selected and careers can skyrocket. Author publicity. 50,000 first printing.
Sculpting a Galaxy: Inside the Star Wars Model Shop (Nov., $50) by Lorne Peterson spotlights the Star Wars movies’ models and sculptures from sketch to screen.
Alive at the Village Vanguard: My Life In and Out of Jazz Time (Nov., $27.95) by Lorraine Gordon, as told to Barry Singer, captures Gordon’s journey from hippie to business pioneer and owner of a New York jazz club.
The Soul of Tone: Celebrating 60 Years of Fender Amps (Nov., $50) by Tom Wheeler, foreword by Keith Richards, pays homage to the 60th anniversary of this noted amplifier.
Outsider: John Rockwell on the Arts, 1967—2006 (Oct., $35.95) by John Rockwell gathers essays from the New York Times’s performing arts critic.
PAVILION (dist. by Trafalgar Square)
The Sound of Music Companion: From Stage to Screen and Back Again (Oct., $35) by the Really Useful Group. Andrew Lloyd Weber’s forthcoming London production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical inspired this guide.
Spectacle (Nov., $49.95) by David Rockwell and Bruce Mau explores the art, evolution and impact of public performance from the theater to the streets.
Now in Theaters Everywhere: A Celebration of a Certain Kind of Blockbuster (Oct., $26) by Kenneth Turan. The film critic champions big-budget Hollywood films to which sophisticated audiences have given short shrift.
Roadshow: Landscape with Drums—A Concert Tour by Motorcycle (Sept., $29.95) by Neil Peart portrays Rush band member Peart’s motorcycle trips during the band’s nine-country, 30th-anniversary junket. 20,000 first printing.
The Devil’s Guide to Hollywood: The Screenwriter as God (Sept., $24.95) by Joe Eszterhas compiles the screenwriter’s take on the film industry and his experiences with Hollywood’s major players.
STONE BRIDGE PRESS
Asia Shock: Horror and Dark Cinema from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong & Thailand (Nov., $19.95) by Patrick Galloway surveys the Asian market’s assortment of horror, exploitation, art-house, supernatural, film noir and more.
UNIV. OF CHICAGO PRESS
Awake in the Dark: The Best of Roger Ebert (Sept., $29) by Roger Ebert collects four decades of the film critic’s reviews, essays and interviews.
UNIV. OF TEXAS PRESS
The Adventures of a Cello (Sept., $24.95) by Carlos Prieto. Concert cellist Prieto details the biography of a famed Stradivarius cello in this look at cello music and musicians.
UNIV. PRESS OF FLORIDA
Acts of Light: Martha Graham in the Twenty-first Century (Nov., $39.95) by Nan Deane Cano, photos by John Deane, captures the next generation of Graham dancers in a tribute to the celebrated choreographer.
UNIV. PRESS OF KENTUCKY
Whatever Happened to Orson Welles? A Portrait of an Independent Career (Oct., $29.95) by Joseph McBride examines Welles’s little-known artistic achievements in his later life.
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY PRESS
A Shot in the Dark: Making Records in Nashville, 1945—1955 (Nov., $65) by Martin Hawkins tracks the records, artists and entrepreneurs behind Nashville’s early music success; includes CD.
Edie: Factory Girl (Nov., $29.95) by David Dalton, photos by Nat Finkelstein. Warhol Factory insiders pay tribute to Edie Sedgwick, the short-lived Factory “superstar.” $50,000 ad/promo.
WEIDENFELD & NICHOLSON (dist. by Sterling)
Mamma Mia! How Can I Resist You? The Inside Story of Mamma Mia! and the Songs of ABBA (Oct., $29.95) by Benny Andersson et al. chronicles the story of the singing group and the Broadway smash musical.
WESLEYAN UNIV. PRESS
Glamour Addiction: Inside the American Ballroom Dance Industry (Nov., $26.95) by Juliet McMains offers a participant’s perspective on this cultural phenomenon.