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BOOKS DUE: SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER 2012 • VOLUME 22, NUMBER 3

Ken Follett follows up

his #1 New York Times

bestseller Fall of Giants

with a brilliant, pageturning

epic about the

heroism and honor of

World War II, and the

dawn of the atomic age.

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• The Penguin Press is proud to publish Zadie Smith’s first novel in seven years, NW. In addition, Junot Díaz returns

to his short story roots with This Is How You Lose Her (see Fiction). In addition, make sure to check out our

Mysteries/Thrillers and Science Fiction/Fantasy sections.

• Viking offers The Tale of Heike—a twelfth-century samurai saga of pride, romance, and warfare in medieval Japan—

and Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm—Philip Pullman’s selection of his favorite fairy tales, 200 years after their

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• Celebrated historian David Nasaw brings to life the story of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, in The Patriarch, the first and only

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• Were you fascinated by the Occupy Wall Street protestors last fall? Then Plutocrats by Chrystia Freeland is a must-read:

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• From an author USA Today dubbed “Erma Bombeck with an edge,” comes The Year of Learning Dangerously, a wry

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Fiction

BOOKS DUE: SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER 2012 • VOLUME 22, NUMBER 3

THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE HER

JUNOT DÍAZ

The Pulitzer Prize winner tenders another masterly

collection of stories that capture the heat of new

passion, the recklessness with which we betray what

we most treasure, and the torture we go through to

try to mend what we’ve broken beyond repair.

“Díaz’s third book is as stunning as its predecessors.

These stories are hard and sad, but in Díaz’s hands

they also crackle.”—Library Journal.

A Riverhead hardcover

September • 240 pp. • 978-1-59448-736-1 • $29.95

Also available as a Penguin Audiobook

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NW

ZADIE SMITH

Thirty years after making it out of a London housing

project, Leah, Natalie, Felix, and Nathan find themselves

living mere streets apart but occupying separate

worlds. Depicts the modern urban zone in a

tragicomic novel as mercurial as the city itself.

A Penguin Press hardcover

September • 400 pp. • 978-1-59420-397-8 • $26.95

Also available as a Penguin Audiobook

8 CDs, 9.5 hours • Unabridged • 978-1-61176-115-3 • $39.95

PEACHES FOR FATHER FRANCIS

JOANNE HARRIS

When Vianne Rocher receives a letter from beyond

the grave, she has no choice but to return to Lansquenet,

the beautiful French village where she once

opened a chocolate shop.

A Viking hardcover

October • 352 pp. • 978-0-670-02636-4 • $26.95

Also available as a Penguin Audiobook

11 CDs, 13.5 hours • Unabridged • 978-1-61176-126-9 • $39.95

SAN MIGUEL

T. C. BOYLE

On a tiny, desolate, windswept island off the coast of

Southern California, two families, one in the 1880s

and one in the 1930s, come to start new lives.

A Viking hardcover

September • 384 pp. • 978-0-670-02624-1 • $27.95

MAY WE BE FORGIVEN

A.M. HOMES

Harold Silver has spent a lifetime watching his

younger brother, George, acquire a covetable wife,

two kids, and a beautiful home in the suburbs of

New York City. Then an act of violence hurls both

into entirely new lives. “This novel starts at maximum

force—and then it really gets going. I can’t

remember when I last read a novel of such narrative

intensity; an unflinching account of a catastrophic,

violent, black-comic, transformative year in the history

of one broken American family. Flat-out amazing.”—Salman

Rushdie.

A Viking hardcover

September • 496 pp. • 978-0-670-02548-0 • $26.95

FREUD’S SISTER

GOCE SMILEVSKI

Translated by Christina E. Kramer

The international sensation that poses the question:

Was Sigmund Freud responsible for the death of his

sister in a Nazi concentration camp? Winner of the

European Union Prize for Literature.

A Penguin paperback original

September • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-312145-9 • $16.00

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THE RIME OF THE MODERN MARINER

NICK HAYES

A modern graphic adaptation of the Coleridge poem.

“Shelley said of Coleridge that he was a ‘hooded

eagle among blinking owls.’ Nick Hayes is all unfettered

eagle hiply here to raise us from our ecological

stupor. A righteous resonant work and so sad, it’s

got to make you mad.”—Joy Williams, author of The

Quick and the Dead, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

A Viking hardcover

October • 336 pp. • 978-0-670-02580-0 • $32.00

WINTER OF THE WORLD

Book Two of The Century Trilogy

KEN FOLLETT

Picks up where the bestselling Fall of Giants left off,

as its five interrelated families enter a time of enormous

turmoil, from the rise of the Third Reich to the

explosions of the first atomic bombs.

A Dutton hardcover

September • 1,008 pp. • 978-0-525-95292-3 • $36.00

Also available as Penguin Audiobooks

27 CDs, 34 hours • Unabridged • 978-1-61176-117-7 • $59.95

12 CDs, 13 hours • Abridged • 978-1-61176-118-4 • $29.95

A WORKING THEORY OF LOVE

SCOTT HUTCHINS

“[This] wonderful new novel is right on the border of

what is possible: a computer is programmed to be

the reincarnation of the narrator’s dead father, and

the narrator, a charming thirty-something American,

learns what it is to be human and to love. The

book is brilliantly observant about the way we live

now, and its comic and haunting story will stay

lodged in the reader’s memory.”—Charles Baxter,

author of The Feast of Love.

A Penguin Press hardcover

October • 304 pp. • 978-1-59420-505-7 • $25.95

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ONE LAST THING BEFORE I GO

JONATHAN TROPPER

The author of the bestselling This Is Where I Leave

You depicts Silver, whose ex-wife is about to marry a

terrific guy just as his Princeton-bound teenage

daughter confides in him that she’s pregnant.

A Dutton hardcover

September • 352 pp. • 978-0-525-95236-7 • $26.95

Also available as Penguin Audiobook

8 CDs, 9.5 hours • Unabridged • 978-1-61176-119-1 • $39.95

THE WOMAN WHO DIED A LOT

A Thursday Next Novel

JASPER FFORDE

With Goliath attempting to replace Thursday at

every opportunity with synthetic Thursdays, her

convalescence is going to be anything but restful as

the week ahead promises to be one of the Next family’s

oddest.

A Viking hardcover

October • 384 pp. • 978-0-670-02502-2 • $26.95

THE SHORTEST WAY HOME

JULIETTE FAY

Burned out after two decades working in thirdworld

war zones, Sean Doran returns home to Belham,

Massachusetts, where an old friend— the class

wallflower—has him wondering if his destiny is

about to be rewritten.

A Penguin paperback original

November • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-312191-6 • $15.00

THE MERMAID COLLECTOR

ERIKA MARKS

Left to raise his reckless brother on his own at age

eighteen, Tom Grace moves to Cradle Harbor, Maine,

as the new owner of the prized lightkeeper’s

house—and encounters local artist Tess Patterson.

An NAL Accent paperback original

October • 432 pp. • 978-0-451-23792-7 • $15.00

THE GIVING QUILT

An Elm Creek Quilts Novel

JENNIFER CHIAVERINI

As “Quiltsgiving” week unfolds, love and comfort

are sewn into the beautiful pieces the quilters stitch

at Elm Creek Manor, and their stories collectively

consider the strength of human connection and its

rich rewards.

A Dutton hardcover

November • 336 pp. • 978-0-525-95360-9 • $26.95

WHAT THE HEART REMEMBERS

DEBRA GINSBERG

When Eden Harrison receives a heart transplant

from an unknown donor, she is haunted by dreams

of people and places she doesn’t recognize.

AN NAL paperback original

September • 384 pp. • 978-0-451-23700-2 • $15.00

HEMINGWAY’S GIRL

ERIKA ROBUCK

In Depression-era Key West, Mariella Bennet, the

daughter of an American fisherman and a Cuban

woman, is hired as a maid by Ernest Hemingway’s

second wife.

An NAL paperback original

September • 352 pp. • 978-0-451-23788-0 • $15.00

BECOMING CLEMENTINE

JENNIFER NIVEN

Velva Jean Hart, a beautiful aviatrix from the hills of

Appalachia, becomes Clementine Roux, a daring

woman crossing France during WWII with her team

on a mission to capture “Swan.”

A Plume paperback original

October • 416 pp. • 978-0-452-29810-1 • $15.00

BLACKBERRY WINTER

SARAH JIO

Assigned to cover a late season snow-storm, Seattle

Herald reporter Claire Aldridge learns of a similar

storm in 1933 that was cover for an abduction of a

little boy. Discovering that the crime is still unsolved,

she vows to unearth the truth.

A Plume paperback original

October • 320 pp. • 978-0-452-29838-5 • $15.00

DEAD STARS

BRUCE WAGNER

Telma, the world’s youngest breast cancer survivor,

crosses paths with actor Michael Douglas as he pursues

his greatest cinematic dream, set against the

backdrop of a Hollywood where everyone is a star of

their own making.

A Blue Rider Press hardcover

August • 608 pp. • 978-0-399-15935-0 • $30.00

THE SHAPE OF THE FINAL DOG

and Other Stories

HAMPTON FANCHER

The original screenwriter of Blade Runner makes his

debut with a remarkable collection about people and

places that exist just outside of our perceptions of

space and time.

A Blue Rider Press hardcover

September • 288 pp. • 978-0-399-15823-0 • $25.95

THE HARBORMASTER’S DAUGHTER

HEIDI JON SCHMIDT

On a freezing night in a Cape Cod town, LaRee Farnham

answers a knock at her door to find a policewoman

holding a three-year-old girl, whose mother

has just been murdered a few miles away.

An NAL paperback original

September • 368 pp. • 978-0-451-23787-3 • $15.00

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THE CONFIDANT

HÉLÈNE GRÉMILLON

Translated by Alison Anderson

Paris, 1975: Camille sifts through letters of condolence

after her mother’s death when a strange, handwritten

missive stops her short—and eventually

immerses her in the harrowing events of WWII.

A Penguin paperback original

November • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-312156-5 • $15.00

Europa Editions

70% ACRYLIC 30% WOOL

VIOLA DI GRADO

Translated by Michael Reynolds

After a recent tragedy, Camelia meets Wen, a local

shop owner. To win Camelia’s affections, Wen begins

teaching her Chinese ideograms, through which she

learns to see the world differently and, in it, a chance

for renewal. Winner of the Campiello 1st Novel

Award; finalist for the Strega Prize.

September • 192 pp. • 978-1-60945-077-9 • $16.00

MY BRILLIANT FRIEND

ELENA FERRANTE

Translated by Ann Goldstein

The much anticipated new novel from the author of

The Days of Abandonment—a rich, intense, and generous-hearted

tale of two friends, Elena and Lila,

growing up on the tough streets of 1950’s Naples.

October • 336 pp. • 978-1-60945-078-6 • $17.00

THE ISLAND OF LAST TRUTH

FLAVIA COMPANY

Translated by Laura McGloughlin

Legend has it that Prendel, an expert sailor, had

been shipwrecked years before the story opens in

today’s New York. He has been back in New York

now for a couple of years—that’s what they say at

least.

November • 144 pp. • 978-1-60945-081-6 • $15.00

EARTHLY POWERS

ANTHONY BURGESS

“A considerable achievement, spacious and intricate

in design, wonderfully sustained in its execution,

and full of a weary generosity for the errant world it

re-creates.”—Martin Amis, author of London Fields.

Named one of the five best works of British and

Commonwealth fiction of the last twenty-five years

by The Observer in 2006.

December • 656 pp. • 978-1-60945-084-7 • $19.00

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THE BARTENDER’S TALE

IVAN DOIG

Tom Harry and his son Rusty make an odd kind of

family, with Toms’ bar, The Medicine Lodge in Gros

Ventre, Montana, their true home—until a woman

from Tom’s past arrives in the summer of 1960.

A Riverhead hardcover

August • 336 pp. • 978-1-59448-735-4 • $27.95

LAURA LAMONT’S LIFE IN PICTURES

EMMA STRAUB

“At once iconic and specific, Emma Straub’s beautifully

observed first novel explores the fraught trajectory

of what has become a staple of the American

dream: the hunger for stardom and fame. This book

affords an intimate, epic view of how that dream

ricochets through one American life.”—Jennifer

Egan, author of A Visit from the Goon Squad.

A Riverhead hardcover

September • 320 pp. • 978-1-59448-845-0 • $26.95

WHAT THE NANNY SAW

FIONA NEILL

The author of Slummy Mummy delivers a keenly

observed, comical chronicle of the urban wealthy

elite, of parents who are often too busy to notice

what is going on under their own noses, and of a

young nanny thrown into a role she doesn’t know

how to play. “This biting drama is filled with tension

and remarkably flawed characters. Neill’s engrossing

tale makes for an addictive read.”—Library Journal.

A Riverhead hardcover

August • 464 pp. • 978-1-59448-716-3 • $26.95

A WEDDING IN GREAT NECK

YONA ZELDIS MCDONOUGH

“Spirited, entertaining, and a delight to read…a

penetrating glimpse into the lives of one particular

family.”—Lucy Jackson, author of Posh.

An NAL paperback original

October • 336 pp. • 978-0-451-23794-1 • $15.00

ROSEMARY OPENS HER HEART

Home at Cedar Creek, Book Two

NAOMI KING

Although still mourning her late husband Joe, Rosemary

Yutzy moves to Cedar Creek, Missouri, to take

over care of her in-laws.

An NAL paperback original

October • 304 pp. • 978-0-451-23797-2 • $14.00

HAPPILY EVER MADDER

Misadventures of a Mad Fat Girl

STEPHANIE MCAFEE

No sooner does Graciela “Ace” Jones open her new

art gallery among the palm fronds and mojitos of

Pelican Cove, Florida, than she inadvertently crosses

Mrs. Lenore Kennashaw and her cronies.

An NAL paperback original

November • 368 pp. • 978-0-451-23805-4 • $15.00

CITY OF WOMEN

DAVID R. GILLHAM

“[This] excellent new novel...is built on one of the

most extraordinary and faithful recreations of a time

in history—Berlin in World War II—that I’ve ever

read.”—Alan Furst, author of Spies of the Balkans.

An Amy Einhorn hardcover

August • 400 pp. • 978-0-399-15776-9 • $25.9510

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10 CDs, 12.5 hours • Unabridged • 978-1-61176-127-6 • $39.95

THE TRIAL OF FALLEN ANGELS

JAMES KIMMEL JR.

One day after work, lawyer Brek Cutler and her

daughter stop at a store to buy milk. Suddenly she is

standing alone on a deserted train platform, covered

in blood.

An Amy Einhorn hardcover

November • 384 pp. • 978-0-399-15969-5 • $25.95

THE EDGE OF NOWHERE

ELIZABETH GEORGE

Put at risk by her ability to hear “whispers”—the

thoughts of others—Becca King retreats to Whidbey

Island, a ferry ride from Seattle and her criminal

stepfather.

A Viking Young Readers hardcover

September • 400 pp. • 978-0-670-01296-1 • $18.99

FALLING KINGDOMS

MORGAN RHODES

Sixteen-year-old Cleo has grown up in luxury, the

royal heiress to a prosperous kingdom. But whispers

of war are growing ever louder—intensified by a

murderous incident for which Cleo’s betrothed,

Aron, is accused.

A Razorbill hardcover

December • 400 pp. • 978-1-59514-584-0 • $17.99

THE LIAR, THE BITCH,

AND THE WARDROBE

ALLIE KINGSLEY

Photographer Lucy Butler thought interning for her

idol in L.A. would be the opportunity of a lifetime,

but as she slides deeper into the lavish world of endless

parties, she faces a choice between staying in

the picture or holding on to what’s real.

A Berkley paperback original

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25539-1 • $15.00

THE GOOD WOMAN

JANE PORTER

Burned out after years of being “the good woman,”

Meg Roberts attends the London Wine Fair with her

boss, ruggedly handsome vintner, Chad Hallahan.

A Berkley paperback original

September • 336 pp. • 978-0-425-25300-7 • $15.00

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SWEDISH TANGO

ALYSON RICHMAN

As a student in Chile, Octavio Ribeiro courts Salomé,

who falls in love with his uncompromising passion.

But when a sudden coup brings a brutal military

dictatorship into power, Salomé begs Octavio to put

his family’s safety first, rather than speak against

the new regime.

A Berkley paperback original

October • 352 pp. • 978-0-425-25877-4 • $15.00

THE PERFECT HOPE

Book Three of

the Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy

NORA ROBERTS

No woman can resist Ryder Montgomery’s sexy

swagger—except apparently Hope Beaumont, the

innkeeper of his own Inn BoonsBoro.

A Berkley paperback original

November • 368 pp. • 978-0-425-24604-7 • $16.00

SOMETHING NEW

JANIS THOMAS

Ellen Ivers has a husband who loves her no matter

how much she’s let herself go. But when she enters a

blog competition, she attracts the attention of a

handsome detective named Ben Campbell.

A Berkley paperback original

November • 384 pp. • 978-0-425-25769-2 • $15.00

NAOMI’S CHRISTMAS

MARTA PERRY

Since her mother’s death, Naomi Esch has been caring

for her father and siblings. Then, in the weeks

before Christmas, her father announces his plans to

remarry—and he and his new wife will need the

house for themselves.

A Berkley paperback original

November • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25329-8 • $14.00

NAUTI TEMPTRESS

LORA LEIGH

The nightmare of Abigail Foxe’s captivity still fills

her with fear. But now hope begins with the exquisite

touch of Brogan Connors, an ex-Marine haunted

by memories of war.

A Berkley paperback original

November • 384 pp. • 978-0-425-24564-4 • $15.00

A SEASON OF ANGELS

THOMAS KINKADE AND KATHERINE SPENCER

Graduate student Jonathan Butler came to Cape

Light to study a local legend—not fall in love with

Tess, who’s his total opposite.

A Berkley hardcover

November • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-25277-2 • $25.95

THE SPIRIT OF THE PLACE

SAMUEL SHEM

“An incredible and heartfelt story...beautifully conceived

and brilliantly executed.”—Abraham Verghese,

author of Cutting for Stone.

A Berkley paperback

December • 400 pp. • 978-0-425-25878-1 • $16.00

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Mysteries & Thrillers

SYNDROME E

FRANCK THILLIEZ

Translated by Mark Polizzotti

“Blending science and neurology into the intrigue of

his excellent thriller, Thilliez takes us into the maze

of the human brain, with all the evils it can

unleash.”—Elle (France).

September • 384 pp. • 978-0-670-02578-7 • $26.95

THE OTHER WOMAN’S HOUSE

SOPHIE HANNAH

“A gripping mystery full of switchback twists and

turns, this is a dark exploration of the intricacies of

control and desire, and what can happen when they

turn horribly warped. This may be Hannah’s best

book yet.”—Tana French, author of In The Woods.

A Penguin paperback original

Available Now • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-312151-0 • $15.00

THE BOY IN THE SNOW

An Edie Kiglatuk Mystery

M. J. MCGRATH

While helping her ex-husband in his bid to win the

famous Iditarod dog sled race, Edie stumbles upon

the body of a baby left out in the forest.

A Viking hardcover

November • 384 pp. • 978-0-670-02369-1 • $25.95

ISLAND OF BONES

A Westerman/Crowther Mystery

IMOGEN ROBERTSON

When laborers discover an extra body inside an

ancient tomb on his family’s estate, the lure of the

mystery brings reclusive anatomist Crowther home

at last.

A Pamela Dorman hardcover

October • 384 pp. • 978-0-670-02627-2 • $26.95

THE HIDING PLACE

DAVID BELL

The 25th anniversary of her brother’s murder has

Janet Manning on edge—especially when a detective

and a newspaper reporter start asking questions.

An NAL paperback original

October • 400 pp. • 978-0-451-23796-5 • $15.00

THE 9TH GIRL

TAMI HOAG

Two of the author’s most beloved characters—Minneapolis

investigators Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska—

return when a ninth unidentified body turns up in

Minneapolis in 2012, nicknamed Jane Doe 9.

A Dutton hardcover

December • 432 pp. • 978-0-525-95297-8 • $26.95

THE ABSENT ONE

A Department Q Novel

JUSSI ADLER-OLSEN

Newly assigned to run Department Q, the home of

Copenhagen’s coldest cases, Detective Carl Mørck

catches the case of a brother and sister who were

brutally murdered two decades earlier.

A Dutton hardcover

August • 400 pp. • 978-0-525-95289-3 • $26.95

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CARAVAN OF THIEVES

DAVID RICH

“A solid debut from a gifted storyteller....Builds a

labyrinth of deception spanning the deserts of the

American Southwest to the deserts of Afghanistan—one

part noir thriller, one part father-son

tale, and one part adventure saga. Prepare to be

ensnared.”—T. Jefferson Parker, author of The Border

Lords.

A Dutton hardcover

August • 304 pp. • 978-0-525-95288-6 • $25.95

THE FACILITY

SIMON LELIC

When unassuming dentist Arthur Priestley is

snatched and held prisoner at a top-secret detention

facility in a near-future Britain, his estranged wife,

Julia, embarks on a harrowing quest for the truth. A

Penguin paperback original

September • 352 pp. • 978-0-14-312068-1 • $15.00

THE DARK WINTER

DAVID MARK

A debut series featuring Detective Sergeant Aector

McAvoy in the northern England port town of Hull.

“An exceptional debut from an exciting new talent.

David Mark is an original and captivating new

voice.”—Val McDermid, author of The Retribution.

A Blue Rider Press hardcover

October • 320 pp. • 978-0-399-15864-2 • $25.95

BLOWBACK

VALERIE PLAME AND SARAH LOVETT

After dedicating herself to protecting America from

its enemies, the ex-CIA operative turns to fiction,

portraying undercover agent Vanessa Pierson, who

tries to pinpoint just who is selling Iran the tools for

building a nuclear weapon.

A Blue Rider Press hardcover

January • 288 pp. • 978-0-399-15820-9 • $26.95

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MURDER IN THE RUE DUMAS

A Verlaque and Bonnet Mystery

M. L. LONGWORTH

The director of theology at the Université d’Aix in

Provence was just about to name his successor when

his lips were sealed permanently.

A Penguin paperback original

October • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-312154-1 • $14.00

KEPT IN THE DARK

PENNY HANCOCK

When her neighbor’s teenage boy goes missing,

Sonia is the last person that anyone would ever suspect.

“Deliciously dark and richly evocative…A wonderful

debut.”—S. J. Watson, author of Before I Go to

Sleep.

A Plume paperback original

September • 352 pp. • 978-0-452-29833-0 • $15.00

TRUST YOUR EYES

LINWOOD BARCLAY

With a computer program called Whirl360.com,

map-obsessed schizophrenic Thomas Kilbride travels

the world while never stepping out the door—

until he sees an image that looks like a woman being

murdered in New York City.

An NAL hardcover

September • 496 pp. • 978-0-451-23790-3 • $25.95

COLLISION COURSE

DAVID CRAWFORD

The “Smash” has been building for years, but when

order finally breaks down, it happens astonishingly

fast. But security specialist DJ Frost is prepared…

An NAL paperback original

November • 352 pp. • 978-0-451-23807-8 • $16.00

DARK LIE

NANCY SPRINGER

Dorrie and Sam White seem like an ordinary Midwestern

couple—but Dorrie is secretly following the

sixteen-year-old daughter, Juliet, she gave up for

adoption as a baby long ago.

An NAL paperback original

November • 304 pp. • 978-0-451-23806-1 • $14.00

THE CHOCOLATE MOOSE MOTIVE

A Chocoholic Mystery

JOANNA CARL

When her husband is found shot to death, local talk

names Sissy the number one suspect even though

her alibi is airtight. But then the chief gossip is

found dead with Sissy on the scene.

An Obsidian Mysteries hardcover

October • 240 pp. • 978-0-451-23802-3 • $22.95

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DELUSION IN DEATH

J. D. ROBB

Lieutenant Eve Dallas tries to sort out the inexplicable

events after 80 people are killed at an afterwork

happy-hour bar downtown, where surviving

witnesses talked about seeing monsters and swarms

of bees.

A Putnam hardcover

September • 416 pp. • 978-0-399-15881-0 • $27.95

OFF THE GRID

A Monkeewrench Novel

P. J . TRACY

After a series of seemingly unrelated murders in

Minneapolis, evidence accumulates, pointing to a

suspect that puts the entire Midwest on high alert

and Monkeewrench in the direct line of fire.

A Putnam hardcover

August • 320 pp. • 978-0-399-15804-9 • $25.95

AGAINST ALL ENEMIES

TOM CLANCY WITH PETER TELEP

Unable to succeed separately, America’s enemies

have joined forces in a cunning alliance—leading

former Navy SEAL and CIA operations officer Maxwell

Moore down paths he never imagined.

A Putnam hardcover

June • 768 pp. • 978-0-399-16044-8 • $28.95

MURDER, SHE WROTE

Domestic Malice

JESSICA FLETCHER AND DONALD BAIN

While Jessica is at the Cabot Cove Women’s Shelter,

a battered woman walks in, whose husband is

regarded by all as a pillar of the community. Could

he have beaten his wife?

An Obsidian Mysteries hardcover

October • 288 pp. • 978-0-451-23803-0 • $23.95

WEDDING CAKE KILLER

A Fresh-Baked Mystery

LIVIA J. WASHBURN

Phyllis Newsom has opened up her house to host the

wedding of her best friend Eve to Roy Porter. But

then the groom is found dead at a local bed-andbreakfast,

and Eve is the top suspect.

An Obsidian Mysteries paperback original

November • 304 pp. • 978-0-451-23809-2 • $14.00

DICK FRANCIS’S BLOODLINE

FELIX FRANCIS

When race caller Mark Shillingford calls a race in

which his twin sister, Clare, loses, he confronts her

with his suspicions—and hours later she jumps to

her death from the balcony of a London hotel.

A Putnam hardcover

October • 368 pp. • 978-0-399-16080-6 • $26.95

MIRAGE

A Novel of the Oregon Files

CLIVE CUSSLER WITH JACK DU BRUL

In October 1943, a U.S. destroyer sailed out of Philadelphia

and supposedly vanished. The story was

considered a hoax—but now Juan Cabrillo and his

Oregon colleagues aren’t so sure.

A Putnam hardcover

September • 416 pp. • 978-0-399-15808-7 • $27.95

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ROBERT B. PARKER’S FOOL ME TWICE

A Jesse Stone Novel

MICHAEL BRANDMAN

A Hollywood movie company comes to Paradise,

Massachusetts, bringing a troubled star. When she

becomes the subject of a death threat, Jesse and the

rest of the Paradise PD go on high alert.

A Putnam hardcover

September • 304 pp. • 978-0-399-15949-7 • $25.95

POSEIDON’S ARROW

CLIVE CUSSLER AND DIRK CUSSLER

When a key element of an attack submarine capable

of incredible underwater speeds goes missing and its

inventor is found dead, Dirk Pitt embarks on an

international chase to find the culprit.

A Putnam hardcover

November • 560 pp. • 978-0-399-16292-3 • $28.95

GONE: A Hannah Smith Novel

RANDY WAYNE WHITE

The author of the Doc Ford novels introduces a new

series featuring Hannah Smith, a tall, strong, formidable

Florida fishing guide, who’s asked to help find

a missing girl.

A Putnam hardcover

September • 336 pp. • 978-0-399-15849-0 • $25.95

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SEVERE CLEAR

A Stone Barrington Novel

STUART WOODS

Stone is in Bel-Air, overseeing the grand opening of

the ultra-luxe hotel, The Arrington—but according

to phone conversations intercepted by the NSA, it

may also have attracted the attention of international

terrorists.

A Putnam hardcover

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-399-15984-8 • $26.95

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Mysteries & Thrillers

MAD RIVER

A Virgil Flowers Novel

JOHN SANDFORD

As a trio of teenagers perpetuate a crime spree that

cuts a swath through rural Minnesota, Bureau of

Criminal Apprehension investigator Virgil Flowers

joins the growing army of cops trying to run them

down.

A Putnam hardcover

October • 400 pp. • 978-0-399-15770-7 • $27.95

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BLACK FRIDAYS

MICHAEL SEARS

“One of the best books I’ve read this year.”—John

Sandford. “Black Fridays has it all: superb writing, a

riveting plot, and a hero I’m still thinking about. A

must read!”—Tess Gerritsen, author of The Silent

Girl.

A Putnam hardcover

September • 352 pp. • 978-0-399-15866-7 • $25.95

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THE BONE BED

PATRICIA CORNWELL

In Alberta, Canada, an eminent paleontologist disappears

from a dinosaur dig site, and at the Cambridge

Forensic Center, Kay Scarpetta receives a

grisly communication that gives her a dreadful reason

to suspect this may become her next case.

A Putnam hardcover

October • 512 pp. • 978-0-399-15756-1 • $27.95

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NANO

ROBIN COOK

After taking a job at Nanobots, a lavishly funded,

security-conscious nanotechnology institute, Pia

Gradanzi literally stumbles upon one of the company’s

human guinea pigs.

A Putnam hardcover

January • 432 pp. • 978-0-399-16082-0 • $26.95

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EMPIRE AND HONOR

An Honor Bound Novel

W.E.B. GRIFFIN AND

WILLIAM E. BUTTERWORTH IV

At the end of WWII, the United States makes a

secret deal with the head of German intelligence’s

Soviet section: in exchange for a treasure trove of

intelligence, his people will be spirited to safety. It is

up to Cletus Frade and the OSS to keep them all safe.

A Putnam hardcover

January • 352 pp. • 978-0-399-16066-0 • $27.95

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THE DARLING DAHLIAS

AND THE CONFEDERATE ROSE

SUSAN WITTIG ALBERT

In the small town of Darling, Alabama, in the 1930s,

the Darling Dahlias, the ladies of a garden club who

aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty solving mysteries,

now must investigate one of their own, who is

suspected of stealing county funds.

A Prime Crime hardcover

September • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-24776-1 • $24.95

THE NINTH STEP

GRANT JERKINS

Helen is an alcoholic in twelve-step recovery after

causing a hit-and-run accident that killed the wife of

teacher Edgar Woolrich. But when she gathers the

courage to meet Edgar, her ninth step begins with a

lie—the first of many as their relationship grows.

A Prime Crime paperback original

September • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-25598-8 • $15.00

BUFFALO BILL’S DEAD NOW

MARGARET COEL

When cartons containing Arapaho Chief Black

Heart’s relics arrive at the Arapaho museum empty,

Vicki and Father John suspect Indian artifact collector

Trevor Pratt knows more about the theft than

he’s telling.

A Prime Crime hardcover

September • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-25271-0 • $25.95

DEATH WHERE THE BAD ROCKS LIVE

C. M. WENDELBOE

Decades after the Army used the Stronghold for

target practice, a human arm is found near a live

bomb—and FBI Agent Manny Tanno and the Tribal

police are called to investigate.

A Prime Crime paperback original

September • 368 pp. • 978-0-425-25611-4 • $15.00

THE TWELVE CLUES OF CHRISTMAS

RHYS BOWEN

Georgie applies for the position of assistant to the

hostess of a large Christmas house party in the English

village of Tiddleton-under-Lovey—but soon as

she arrives, dead bodies start cropping up with

alarming regularity.

A Prime Crime hardcover

November • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25278-9 • $24.95

IF HOOKS COULD KILL

BETTY HECHTMAN

The Tarzana Hookers’ newest member doesn’t really

have a lot of time for the group, so Molly and the

girls decide to pick up Kelly Donahue’s contribution

to the Jungle Days street fair themselves—shortly

after which Kelly is murdered.

A Prime Crime hardcover

November • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-25279-6 • $24.95

WHAT THE CAT SAW

CAROLYN HART

“Hart’s work is both utterly reliable and utterly

unpredictable. What the Cat Saw will surprise and

engage any mystery reader.”—Charlaine Harris.

A Prime Crime hardcover

October • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-25274-1 • $25.95

POSTCARDS FROM THE DEAD

LAURA CHILDS

In the 10th Scrapbooking Mystery, Kimber Breeze

of KBEZ-TV is scheduled to interview Carmela Bertrand,

owner of Memory Mine Scrapbooking. But

before Carmela’s shop gets its five minutes of fame,

Kimber is murdered.

A Prime Crime hardcover

October • 336 pp. • 978-0-425-25275-8 • $25.95

THE ANATOMIST’S WIFE

ANNA LEE HUBER

Lady Kiera Darby has taken refuge at her sister’s

estate, but when a house guest is murdered, her

brother-in-law asks her to utilize her knowledge of

human anatomy to aid the insufferable Sebastian

Gage—a fellow guest with some experience as an

inquiry agent.

A Prime Crime paperback original

November • 368 pp. • 978-0-425-25328-1 • $15.00

THE CLUE IS IN THE PUDDING

KATE KINGSBURY

When Cecily Sinclair Baxter needs a temporary

replacement for the Pennyfoot Hotel’s housekeeper,

she’s stuck with the surly Beatrice Tucker. Then a

famous actor staying at the hotel drops dead after

Beatrice serves him some plum pudding.

A Prime Crime paperback original

November • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-25327-4 • $15.00

FOUND GUILTY AT FIVE

ANN PURSER

Lois Meade is intent on enjoying her daughter’s

wedding, even though her son turns up with a mysterious

young cellist named Akiko Nakamura—who

soon turns up missing, along with her cello.

A Prime Crime hardcover

November • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25282-6 • $24.95

DYING ON THE VINE

AARON ELKINS

When the remains of a Tuscan vineyard owner and

his wife are discovered, the Italian police believe it’s

a murder-suicide. But celebrated “Skeleton Detective”

Gideon Oliver thinks differently.

A Prime Crime hardcover

December • 288 pp. • 978-0-425-24788-4 • $25.95

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THE CODE

G. B. JOYCE

When the body of hockey coaching legend Red

Hanratty turns up in the parking lot after an charity

game, Brad Shade’s job of scouting a local hockey

phenom starts to overlap with investigating the killing

of the kid’s coach.

A Pintail paperback original

October • 352 pp. • 978-0-670-06690-2 • $16.00

AND THEN YOU DYE

MONICA FERRIS

At Crewel World, the needlework shop in Excelsior,

Minnesota, run by Betsy Devonshire, an array of

beautifully hand-dyed yarns are supplied by Hailey

Brent—until she is found dead in her home, with a

gunshot wound to the head.

A Prime Crime hardcover

December • 272 pp. • 978-0-425-25281-9 • $24.95

THE TWO SINATRAS

DAVID CARNOY

Ex-con Richie Forman makes a living impersonating

Frank Sinatra. But when his ex-best friend is found

hacked to death in his garage, Richie is the prime

suspect.

An Overlook hardcover

November • 320 pp. • 978-1-59020-515-0 • $25.95

FEAR ITSELF

ANDREW ROSENHEIM

In the years before WWII, Jimmy Nessheim, a young

Special Agent in the fledgling FBI, is assigned to

infiltrate a new German–American organization

known as the Bund—and uncovers something that

seems to lead directly to the White House.

An Overlook hardcover

October • 432 pp. • 978-1-4683-0072-7 • $25.95

A QUESTION OF IDENTITY

A Simon Serrailler Mystery

SUSAN HILL

A particularly unpleasant murder, that of a very old

woman in a housing project—with a distinctive

“sign” left on the body—rocks the English cathedral

town of Lafferton.

An Overlook hardcover

November • 336 pp. • 978-1-4683-0050-5 • $25.95

THE VENICE CONSPIRACY

SAM CHRISTER

Jaded from years in the Los Angeles ghetto, expriest

Tom Shaman decides on a last-minute trip to

Venice—and is soon enlisted by the Italian police

investigating a series of ritualistic killings.

An Overlook hardcover

November • 368 pp. • 978-1-4683-0049-9 • $25.95

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YOUR HOUSE IS ON FIRE,

YOUR CHILDREN ALL GONE

STEFAN KIESBYE

The innocent games of four young children soon

bring them face-to-face with the Hammersmoor Village’s

darkest secrets.

A Penguin paperback original

October • 208 pp. • 978-0-14-312146-6 • $15.00

LOVER ETERNAL

A Novel of the

Black Dagger Brotherhood

J. R. WARD

Possessed by a dark side, vampire Rhage is a danger

to everyone within reach—including Mary Luce, a

young beauty unwittingly engulfed by the vampire

world.

An NAL hardcover

November • 512 pp. • 978-0-451-41460-1 • $27.95

RAPTURE

A Novel of the Fallen Angels

J. R. WARD

The hardcover debut of the Fallen Angels series from

the author of the Black Dagger Brotherhood.

An NAL hardcover

October • 512 pp. • 978-0-451-23801-6 • $27.95

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BRONZE SUMMER

The Northland Trilogy

STEPHEN BAXTER

What would have been the bed of the North Sea is

now Northland, which strives to erect the Wall to

keep the growing empires of the Bronze Age at bay.

A ROC hardcover

November • 512 pp. • 978-0-451-46479-8 • $25.95

DARK CURRENTS

Agent of Hel

JACQUELINE CAREY

Fathered by an incubus and raised by a single mother

in the Midwestern resort town of Pemkowet, Daisy

Johanssen investigates the drowning death of a

local college boy.

A ROC hardcover

October • 368 pp. • 978-0-451-46478-1 • $26.95

DAUGHTER OF THE SWORD

A Novel of the Fated Blades

STEVE BEIN

“A strikingly original saga blending contemporary

thriller and historical fantasy.”—Stephen Baxter,

author of Stone Spring.

A ROC paperback original

October • 400 pp. • 978-0-451-46477-4 • $16.00

Science Fiction & Fantasy

BITTER BLOOD

The Morganville Vampires

RACHEL CAINE

When a television show comes to Morganville looking

for ghosts just as vampire and human politics

collide, Claire Danvers has to figure out how to keep

the peace without ending up on the nightly news.

An NAL hardcover

November • 352 pp. • 978-0-451-23811-5 • $17.99

FLAME OF SEVENWATERS

JULIET MARILLIER

Maeve, daughter of Lord Sean of Sevenwaters, was

badly burned as a child and carries the legacy of that

fire in her crippled hands. But her special gift for

taming difficult animals may open a door to a future

she has not dared to believe possible.

A ROC hardcover

November • 432 pp. • 978-0-451-46480-4 • $25.95

SUPERVOLCANO

All Fall Down

HARRY TURTLEDOVE

In the aftermath of the supervolcano’s eruption in

Yellowstone Park, former police officer Colin Ferguson’s

family is spread across the United States,

struggling to survive.

A ROC hardcover

December • 432 pp. • 978-0-451-46481-1 • $25.95

DOCTOR WHO: SHADA

The Lost Adventure by Douglas Adams

DOUGLAS ADAMS & GARETH ROBERTS

Based on the scripts for the original television series

written by the beloved author of The Hitchhiker’s

Guide to the Galaxy, this much-anticipated volume

tells the lost adventure of Doctor Who that never

made it to the screen.

An ACE hardcover

July • 416 pp. • 978-0-425-25998-6 • $25.95

DARK STORM

CHRISTINE FEEHAN

The author delights once again with the passionate

love story of a Carpathian man, whose salvation lies

solely with the one woman destined to be his mate.

A Berkley hardcover

September • 384 pp. • 978-0-425-25580-3 • $26.95

RIVETED

A Novel of the Iron Seas

MELJEAN BROOK

Annika serves on an airship that is boarded by David

Kentewess, who is looking to expose Annika’s secrets.

Then disaster strikes, leaving David and Annika

stranded on a glacier and pursued by a madman.

A Berkley Sensation paperback original

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25604-6 • $15.00

9

ALPHA AND OMEGA: CRY WOLF

Volume One

PATRICIA BRIGGS

The bestselling author’s Alpha and Omega series

comes vividly to life in this graphic collection of four

comic books based on the first book in the series.

An InkLit hardcover

October • 112 pp. • 978-0-441-01848-2 • $24.95

BLOOD FOREVER

MARI MANCUSI

After making a deal with the devil, Rayne and Sunny

get the chance to go back in time—preventing that

fateful night when Sunny was bitten by Magnus

from ever happening.

A Berkley paperback original

September • 256 pp. • 978-0-425-25303-8 • $9.99

WICKED WHISPERS

NINA BANGS

While working in an adult theme park, Ivy meets

Murmur, a powerful demon who uses his gift to

destroy as well as seduce.

A Berkley Sensation paperback original

October • 336 pp. • 978-0-425-25313-7 • $15.00

REAPER’S VOW

SARAH MCCARTY

Cole Cameron has been searching for his cousin

Adelaide ever since she was kidnapped by—if the

stories of drunken saloon goers were to be

believed—men who changed into wolves.

A Berkley Sensation paperback original

October • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-24770-9 • $15.00

THE FANGOVER

ERIN MCCARTHY AND KATHY LOVE

When rock god vampire Johnny Malone commits

suicide, the rest of The Impalers gather for an Irish

wake—and try to figure out what really happened

last night.

A Berkley Sensation paperback original

November • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-25323-6 • $15.00

BEFORE AND EVER SINCE

SHARLA LOVELACE

Everything seems pretty normal for Emily Lockwood—until

she runs into an old friend who really

knows her. Seeing him again triggers more than

memories.

A Berkley paperback original

November • 336 pp. • 978-0-425-25305-2 • $15.00

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Science Fiction & Fantasy

THE FARM

EMILY MCKAY

A powerful, post-apocalyptic novel told from the

alternating viewpoints of two sisters, one of whom

is autistic, as they fight to survive in a world taken

over by monstrous vampires.

A Berkley paperback original

December • 384 pp. • 978-0-425-25780-7 • $9.99

THE ACCIDENTAL GENIE

DAKOTA CASSIDY

Caterer extraordinaire Jeannie Carlyle is asked to

open up a rare bottle of gin for a party, but she’s

shocked when a guy in poofy pants pops out and she

gets sucked inside.

A Berkley paperback original

December • 352 pp. • 978-0-425-25324-3 • $15.00

AN APPLE FOR THE CREATURE

EDITED BY CHARLAINE HARRIS

AND TONI L. P. KELNER

The editors of Home Improvement: Undead Edition

offer a crash course in the paranormal—an all-new

collection, including a never-before-published

Sookie Stackhouse story.

An ACE hardcover

September • 352 pp. • 978-0-425-25680-0 • $26.95

SLOW APOCALYPSE

JOHN VARLEY

A scientist has developed a cure for America’s addiction

to foreign oil—a slow-acting virus that feeds on

petroleum, turning it solid. But he didn’t consider

that his contagion of an Iraqi oil field would spread

to infect the world’s fuel supply.

An ACE hardcover

September • 352 pp. • 978-0-441-01757-7 • $24.95

BETWEEN TWO FIRES

CHRISTOPHER BUEHLMAN

In the year 1348, Thomas, a disgraced knight, comes

upon an orphan of the Black Plague, who tells him

that the disease is only part of a greater cataclysm—

the fallen angels under Lucifer are rising in a second

war on heaven.

An ACE hardcover

October • 368 pp. • 978-1-937007-86-7 • $24.95

THE LOST STARS

Tarnished Knight

JACK CAMPBELL

Betrayed by the Syndicate government, Artur Drakon

and Gwen Iceni launch a battle for control of the

Midway star system.

An ACE hardcover

October • 384 pp. • 978-1-937077-82-2 • $26.95

THE CASSANDRA PROJECT

JACK MCDEVITT AND MIKE RESNICK

Two science fiction masters team up to deliver a classic

thriller, in which one man uncovers the secret

history of the U.S. space program...

An ACE hardcover

November • 400 pp. • 978-1-937008-71-0 • $24.95

STILL LIFE WITH SHAPESHIFTER

SHARON SHINN

For her entire life, Melanie Landon has hidden the

fact that her half-sister Ann is a shapeshifter. But

after months of no contact, Melanie fears the worst

when a man shows up on her doorstep saying he’s

there about her sister.

An ACE hardcover

November • 352 pp. • 978-0-425-25681-7 • $25.95

ANDROMEDA’S FALL

WILLIAM C. DIETZ

The roots of the Legion of the Damned lie deep

within the mythology of the future. But now, the

bestselling author uncovers the Legion’s early days

with the story of one recruit’s rebirth and

redemption.

An ACE hardcover

December • 352 pp. • 978-0-425-25625-1 • $25.95

ROBERT ASPRIN’S MYTH-QUOTED

JODY LYNN NYE

Since it was founded, M.Y.T.H. Inc. has dealt with all

manner of vile creatures. But not even a magician of

Skeeve’s caliber is prepared to face the most duplicitous

monsters of all: politicians.

An ACE paperback original

December • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-25701-2 • $15.00

REVENANT EVE

SHERWOOD SMITH

After leaving the small, magical European country of

Dobrenica to allow the man she loves to marry

another woman, Kim Murray is horrified when her

newfound home country disappears from Earth.

A DAW hardcover

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-7564-0744-5 • $24.95

THE DIRTY STREETS OF HEAVEN

Volume One of Bobby Dollar

TAD WILLIAMS

Bobby Dollar has a secret—his real name’s Doloriel

and he’s an angel…and a truly unpleasant Babylonian

demon is doing its best to track him down and

rip him to pieces.

A DAW hardcover

September • 768 pp. • 978-0-7564-0768-1 • $26.95

10

REDOUBT

Book Four of

The Collegium Chronicles:

A Novel of Valdemar

MERCEDES LACKEY

Young Herald trainee Mags has talents not commonly

found in Herald trainees. Recognizing this,

the King’s Own Herald decides to train Mags as a spy

in order to uncover the secrets of a mysterious new

enemy who has taken an interest in Mags himself.

A DAW hardcover

October • 336 pp. • 978-0-7564-0745-2 • $25.95

LORD OF MOUNTAINS

A Novel of the Change

S. M. STIRLING

To end the war, Artos must journey to the Lake at

the Heart of the Mountains and take part in a

crowning ceremony that will unite the realms into a

single kingdom.

A ROC hardcover

September • 512 pp. • 978-0-451-46476-7 • $27.95

THE SILVERED

TANYA HUFF

The Empire captures five women of the Mage-Pack,

including the wife of the were Pack-leader. With the

Pack off defending the border, it falls to Mirian Maylin

and Tomas Hagen—she a low-level mage, he

younger brother to the Pack-leader—to save them.

A DAW hardcover

November • 304 pp. • 978-0-7564-0743-8 • $24.95

THE FOREVER KNIGHT

A Novel of the Bronze Knight

JOHN MARCO

After betraying his king and losing his true love,

Bronze Knight Lukien is given a chance for redemption:

to be the protector of the Inhumans—those

fragile mortals who live deep in the desert, far from

the prying eyes of their world.

A DAW hardcover

November • 800 pp. • 978-0-7564-0751-3 • $25.95

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Historical Fiction/Romance

THE PURPLE SHROUD

A Novel of Empress Theodora

STELLA DUFFY

The sequel to Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore

chronicles Theodora at the height of her power,

bringing the ancient world alive in another unforgettable,

epic saga.

A Penguin paperback original

October • 384 pp. • 978-0-14-312225-8 • $15.00

RAV HISDA’S DAUGHTER,

BOOK I: APPRENTICE

A Novel of Love, the Talmud, and Sorcery

MAGGIE ANTON

Hisdadukh, the precocious youngest child of a prosperous

Jewish scholar learns the Torah by heart, but

when she is barred from further studies because of

her gender, her sister-in-law introduces her to the

practice of magic.

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From the author of The Queen’s Rival comes the

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BIANCA

The Silk Merchant’s Daughters

BERTRICE SMALL

After being traded as the bride to a debauched brute

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cruel union and seeks shelter in a seaside villa.

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A PLAGUE OF LIES

JUDITH ROCK

When the prestigious Louis le Grand Jesuit school

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CENTURION

A Novel of the Roman Legion

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In the first century AD, when Palmyra’s royal household

threatens revolt, Rome dispatches a task force

under the command of veteran centurions Macro

and Cato to defend its king and guard its borders.

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BEGGAR’S FEAST

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The beguiling story of Sam Kandy, who is born to

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dies a hundred years later as the

wealthy headman of the same village.

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WICKED PLEASURES

PENNY VINCENZI

A brother and two sisters discover that they all have

different fathers—none of whom are Alexander,

Earl of Caterham, who was married to their mother

for almost twenty years.

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MOMENTS CAPTURED

ROBERT J. SEIDMAN

The captivating story of two indelible individuals

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Francisco—roughly based on the life of the great

photographer Edward Muybridge.

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BOOKS DUE: SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER 2012 • VOLUME 22, NUMBER 3

FAIRY TALES FROM

THE BROTHERS GRIMM

A New English Version

PHILIP PULLMAN

The bestselling author of the Dark Materials trilogy

retells his fifty favorites, paying homage to the tales

that inspired his unique creative vision—and that

continue to cast their spell on the Western

imagination.

A Viking hardcover

November • 400 pp. • 978-0-670-02497-1 • $27.95

THE TALE OF THE HEIKE

Translated by Royall Tyler

From 12th-century Japan, this masterpiece of world

literature features the daring commander Yoshitsune,

who defeats the enemy in battle after battle,

only to be condemned by his jealous, powerful

brother.

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October • 816 pp. • 978-0-670-02513-8 • $50.00

SOMETHING TO REMEMBER ME BY

Three Tales

SAUL BELLOW

Introduction by Nicole Krauss

The three short works of fiction collected here—A

Theft, The Bellarosa Connection, and the title story—

showcase Bellow’s extraordinary gift for creating

memorable characters within a smaller canvas.

A Penguin Classics paperback

November • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-242218-2 • $16.00

THE DOUBLE DEATH

OF QUINCAS WATER-BRAY

JORGE AMADO

Translated by Gregory Rabassa

Introduction by Rivka Galchen

In the greatest work by the foremost Brazilian

author of the 20th century, Joaquim Soares da

Cunha abandons his life of upstanding citizenship

to assume the identity of “champion drunk” Quincas

Water-Bray.

A Penguin Classics paperback original

September • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-310636-4 • $14.00

THE DISCOVERY OF

AMERICA BY THE TURKS

JORGE AMADO

Translated by Gregory Rabassa

Foreword by José Saramago

In this whimsical Brazilian take on The Taming of the

Shrew, two Arab immigrants—“Turks,” as Brazilians

call them—arrive in the rough Brazilian frontier in

1903 and become involved in a merchant’s farcical

attempt to marry off his daughter.

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September • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-310698-2 • $14.00

THE PURPLE CLOUD

M. P. SHIEL

Introduction and Notes by John Sutherland

In the first great science fiction novel of the 20th

century, Adam Jeffson is the first man to reach the

North Pole—and the last man left alive on earth.

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December • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-119642-8 • $16.00

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THE PORTABLE STEINBECK

JOHN STEINBECK

Edited by Pascal Covici, Jr.

Introduction by Susan Shillinglaw

A grand sampling of the Nobel laureate’s most

important and popular works, from the complete

novels Of Mice and Men and The Red Pony to his

Nobel Prize acceptance speech.

A Penguin Classics paperback

October • 736 pp. • 978-0-14-310697-5 • $20.00

TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY

IN SEARCH OF AMERICA

JOHN STEINBECK

Introduction by Jay Parini

Still evocative and awe-inspiring after fifty years,

Travels provides an intimate look at one of America’s

most beloved writers in the later years of his life—a

self-portrait of a man who never wrote an explicit

autobiography.

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October • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-310700-2 • $16.00

THE DEATH OF KING ARTHUR

The Immortal Legend

SIR THOMAS MALORY

Retelling by Peter Ackroyd

Cover by Stuart Kolakovic

“Most important, Ackroyd preserves, and even

accelerates, the headlong pace of these tales, where

action is everything.”—The New York Times.

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November • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-310695-1 • $17.00

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Volume One

Little House in the Big Woods

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Little House on the Prairie

On the Banks of Plum Creek

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By the Shores of Silver Lake

The Long Winter

Little Town on the Prairie

These Happy Golden Years

The First Four Years

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American Science

Fiction

Edited by Gary K. Wolfe

Long unnoticed or dismissed by the literary

establishment, these “outsider” novels have

gradually been recognized as American classics,

responding in profound and still-provocative ways

to the largest challenges of our age.

FOUR CLASSIC NOVELS 1953–1956:

THE SPACE MERCHANTS

BY FREDERIK POHL & C. M. KORNBLUTH

MORE THAN HUMAN

BY THEODORE STURGEON

THE LONG TOMORROW

BY LEIGH BRACKETT

THE SHRINKING MAN

BY RICHARD MATHESON

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FIVE CLASSIC NOVELS 1956–1958:

DOUBLE STAR

BY ROBERT HEINLEIN

THE STARS MY DESTINATION

BY ALFRED BESTER

A CASE OF CONSCIENCE

BY JAMES BLISH

WHO?

BY ALGIS BUDRYS

THE BIG TIME

BY FRITZ LEIBER

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FIVE REVENGE TRAGEDIES

The Spanish Tragedy, Hamlet,

Antonio’s Revenge, The Tragedy of

Hoffman, The Revenger’s Tragedy

HENRY CHETTLE, THOMAS KYD,

JOHN MARSTON, THOMAS MIDDLETON,

AND WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Edited with an

Introduction and Notes by Emma Smith

As the Elizabethan era gave way to the reign of

James I, English dramatists responded with morally

complex plays of dark wit and violent spectacle,

exploring the nature of death, the abuse of power,

and vigilante justice.

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December • 464 pp. • 978-0-14-119227-7 • $16.00

THE ISLAND OF SECOND SIGHT

ALBERT VIGOLEIS THELEN

Translated by Donald O. White

First published in Germany in 1953, this Bolañoesque

saga of World War II is “one of the greatest

books of the twentieth century” (Thomas Mann).

An Overlook hardcover

September • 816 pp. • 978-1-4683-0116-8 • $29.95

ON LIVING AND DYING WELL

MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO

Translated with an

Introduction and Notes by Thomas Habinek

This lucid and lively new translation renders the

great Roman’s writings accessible to modern readers

as never before.

A Penguin Classics paperback

December • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-045556-4 • $16.00

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JANE EYRE

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MY ÁNTONIA

WILLA CATHER

November • 978-0-14-312315-6 • $20.00

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

JANE AUSTEN

November • 978-0-14-312316-3 • $20.00

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Poetry

BY HERSELF

DEBORA GREGER

The elegies threaded through this mature, startling

book recognize life moving toward the shadows.

A Penguin Poets paperback original

October • 96 pp. • 978-0-14-312239-5 • $18.00

MADAME X

WILLIAM LOGAN

These densely figured poems, rich in language and

appointment, argue for a knowledge not sustained

by the everyday.

A Penguin Poets paperback original

October • 96 pp. • 978-0-14-312238-8 • $18.00

A THOUSAND MORNINGS

MARY OLIVER

Our most precious chronicler of physical landscape

explores the mysteries of our daily experience.

A Penguin Press hardcover

October • 96 pp. • 978-1-59420-477-7 • $24.95

TOTTEL’S MISCELLANY

Songs and Sonnets of

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey,

Sir Thomas Wyatt, and Others

Edited with an Introduction and

Notes by Amanda Holton and Tom MacFaul

The first printed anthology of English poetry was

immensely influential in Tudor England and

inspired many major Elizabethan writers, including

Shakespeare.

A Penguin Classics paperback

December • 592 pp. • 978-0-14-119204-8 • $20.00

COLLECTED POEMS

JACK KEROUAC

Edited by Marilène Phipps-Kettlewell

All the major poetic works—from Mexico City Blues

to Book of Haikus—along with a rich assortment of

his uncollected poems, from the writer who saw

himself as “a jazz poet blowing a long blues in an

afternoon jam session on Sunday.”

A Library of America hardcover

September • 792 pp. • 978-1-59583-194-7 • $40.00

P. G. WODEHOUSE

Overlook • November

THE HEAD OF KAY’S

176 pp. • 978-1-4683-0052-9 • $19.95

COMPANY FOR HENRY

208 pp. • 978-1-4683-0053-6 • $19.95

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History & Biography

BOOKS DUE: SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER 2012 • VOLUME 22, NUMBER 3

THE PATRIARCH

The Remarkable Life and

Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy

DAVID NASAW

Drawing on never-before-published material, the

acclaimed biographer of Carnegie and Hearst offers

a no-holds-barred portrait of the patriarch of

America’s most famous political family.

A Penguin Press hardcover

November • 832 pp. • 978-1-59420-376-3 • $40.00

ARGO

How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off

the Most Audacious Rescue in History

ANTONIO MENDEZ AND MATT BAGLIO

When the American embassy is taken in 1979, Mendez

and an unlikely team of CIA agents and Hollywood

insiders travel to Tehran—under the guise of

scouting locations for a fake film called Argo—and

smuggle six hostages out of Iran without a single

shot being fired.

A Viking hardcover

September • 352 pp. • 978-0-670-02622-7 • $26.95

GOVERNING THE WORLD

The History of an Idea

MARK MAZOWER

As the sun sets on Anglo-American dominance of

the world’s great international institutions, the

award-winning historian reconnoiters the new age

of global power relations, a shift whose outcome is

still very much in question.

A Penguin Press hardcover

September • 304 pp. • 978-1-59420-349-7 • $29.95

THE GENERALS

American Military Command

from World War II to Today

THOMAS E. RICKS

The author of the Pulitzer Prize–finalist Fiasco

shows that history has been kinder to the generals

of WWII than to those of subsequent wars in no

small part because of a widening gulf between performance

and accountability.

A Penguin Press hardcover

September • 516 pp. • 978-1-59420-404-3 • $36.00

THE VOICE IS ALL

The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac

JOYCE JOHNSON

“This is quite simply the best book about Kerouac

and one of the best accounts of any writer’s apprenticeship

that I have read. And it should generate a

serious reconsideration of Kerouac as a classical,

because hyphenated, American writer, one struggling

to synthesize a doubled language, culture, and

class. It’s also a terrific read, a windstorm of a

story.”—Russell Banks, author of Cloudsplitter.

A Viking hardcover

September • 512 pp. • 978-0-670-02510-7 • $32.95

THIS INDIAN COUNTRY

American Indian Activists

and the Place They Made

Penguin History of American Life

FREDERICK E. HOXIE

In a bold counternarrative to the conventional view,

this volume describes how Native American political

activists have petitioned courts and campaigned for

public opinion.

A Penguin Press hardcover

October • 496 pp. • 978-1-59420-365-7 • $32.95

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EVERY LOVE STORY

IS A GHOST STORY

A Life of David Foster Wallace

D. T. MAX

“Max’s biography is a touchingly sad story, well and

honorably told, and consistently full of the human

warmth that David Foster Wallace longed for, in his

life and his work—a longing he could never quite

satisfy in either.”—Madison Smartt Bell, author of

The Color of Night.

A Viking hardcover

September • 336 pp. • 978-0-670-02592-3 • $27.95

DARWIN

Portrait of a Genius

PAUL JOHNSON

From Darwin’s birth into great fortune to his voyage

aboard the Beagle, to the long-delayed publication of

his masterpiece, Johnson delves into what made

this Victorian gentleman into a visionary scientist.

A Viking hardcover

October • 176 pp. • 978-0-670-02571-8 • $25.95

VENICE

A New History

THOMAS F. MADDEN

A spellbinding story of a place and its people, tracing

an arc from the city’s humble origins as a lagoon

refuge to its apex as a vast maritime empire and

Renaissance epicenter to its rebirth as a modern

tourist hub. 8-page color insert, 2 maps.

A Viking hardcover

October • 480 pp. • 978-0-670-02542-8 • $35.00

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THERE WAS A COUNTRY

A Personal History of Biafra

CHINUA ACHEBE

At long last, a bold reckoning with one of modern

Africa’s most fateful events—the Nigerian civil war

of 1969–70—from a writer whose words have left

an enduring stamp on world literature.

A Penguin Press hardcover

October • 352 pp. • 978-1-59420-482-1 • $27.95

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MY SHARE OF THE TASK

GENERAL STANLEY MACCHRYSTAL

The former commander of coalition forces in

Afghanistan sheds light on the major episodes and

controversies of his career, arguing that that weapons,

money, and strategy are all ultimately less

important than leadership in determining success.

A Portfolio hardcover

November • 400 pp. • 978-1-59184-475-4 • $29.95

IN THE PLEASURE GROOVE

JOHN TAYLOR

The cofounder of the quintessential 80s band offers

a candid account of his life on stage and off—and

the journey back from the brink that brought him to

the place of peace he inhabits today.

A Dutton hardcover

October • 304 pp. • 978-0-525-95800-0 • $27.95

BLUE WATER, GREEN SKIPPER

A Memoir of Sailing Alone

Across the Atlantic

STUART WOODS

The bestselling author takes readers on a spectacular

journey not just of traveling across the world, but of

being tried in fire, appreciating the beauty of the

open water, and living to tell about it.

A Putnam hardcover

August • 224 pp. • 978-0-399-16111-7 • $26.95

CIRCLES AROUND THE SUN

In Search of a Lost Brother

MOLLY MCCLOSKEY

As a child, the author’s older brother Mike started

showing signs of paranoid schizophrenia. When, as

a young adult, Molly finds herself panicky and

drinking heavily, she begins to wonder about her

own sanity.

An Overlook hardcover

October • 272 pp. • 978-1-4683-0025-3 • $24.95

UNSTOPPABLE

From Underdog to Undefeated:

How I Became a Champion

ANTHONY ROBLES WITH AUSTIN ROBLES

Foreword by Jay Leno

The 2011 NCAA Wrestling Champion—who was

born without a right leg—tells his story: of one man

whose spirit and unyielding resolve remind us all

that we have the power to conquer adversity—in

whatever form. 8-page b/w photo insert.

A Gotham hardcover

October • 272 pp. • 978-1-592-40777-4 • $25.00

MAN UP

Cracking the Code of Modern Manhood

CARLOS ANDRES GOMEZ

Inspired by the award-winning poet and actor’s

acclaimed one-man play, a powerful coming-of-age

memoir that redefines masculinity for the 21st-century

male.

A Gotham hardcover

October • 272 pp. • 978-1-592-40778-1 • $26.00

AN AMERICAN CADDIE

IN ST. ANDREWS

Growing Up, Girls,

and Looping on the Old Course

OLIVER HOROVITZ

While waiting to matriculate at Harvard, the author

decides to spend his gap year in St. Andrews, Scotland—home

to the Old Course, golf ’s most famous

eighteen holes—where he enrolls in the St. Andrews

Links Trust caddie trainee program.

A Gotham hardcover

Available Now • 320 pp. • 978-1-592-40729-3 • $26.00

FALLING IN LOVE

WITH JOSEPH SMITH

Finding God in the Unlikeliest of Places

JANE BARNES

While working on the PBS Frontline/American Experience

special series “The Mormons,” the award-winning

documentary film writer is surprised to find

herself inexplicably drawn to Joseph Smith and the

Mormon religion.

A Tarcher hardcover

August • 288 pp. • 978-1-58542-925-7 • $25.95

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LIFE AFTER DEATH

DAMIEN ECHOLS

The putative “ringleader” of the West Memphis Three

shares his story in full: from abuses by prison guards,

to descriptions of inmates and deplorable living conditions,

to the incredible reserves of patience that

kept him alive and sane for nearly two decades.

A Blue Rider Press hardcover

September • 384 pp. • 978-0-399-16020-2 • $26.95

BURY ME AT THE FINISH LINE

One Plodder’s Quest to

Understand Where We’re Running To

TOM COYNE

Bribing a group of fellow fitness misfits to train with

him for a marathon, the author of Paper Tiger examines

how high-tech energy supplements, running

shoes, and GPS devices have turned the sport into a

complex and profitable industry. B/w photos.

A Gotham hardcover

November • 304 pp. • 978-1-592-40654-8 • $26.00

THE GUY UNDER THE SHEETS

The Unauthorized Autobiography

CHRIS ELLIOTT

Because no one will write an unauthorized biography

about comedian Chris Elliott, he has had to do it

himself—recounting countless episodes from the

life of a mediocre artist who somehow faked his way

to the top...of semi-moderate fame and fortune.

A Blue Rider Press hardcover

October • 256 pp. • 978-0-399-15840-7 • $26.95

THE ENTERTAINER

Movies, Magic, and

My Father’s Twentieth Century

MARGARET TALBOT

“The real life of consummate entertainer Lyle Talbot

turns out to be his most unforgettable role. He

seems to have been part of every stage of the rise of

the modern entertainment industry, yet perhaps his

greatest fortune was to have his story so beautifully

rendered by his daughter.”—David Grann, author of

The Lost City of Z. 40 b/w photos.

A Riverhead hardcover

November • 416 pp. • 978-1-59448-706-4 • $28.95

BEING SANTA CLAUS

What I Learned about the

True Meaning of Christmas

SAL LIZARD WITH JONATHAN LANE

A veteran Santa reveals heartwarming true stories

and lessons from his twenty-year career spreading

Christmas magic.

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TIFFANIE DIDONATO WITH RENNIE DYBALL

“Yes, technically, I am a dwarf. But while it might be

the title of my book, it does not define me. My name

is Tiffanie. And this is my story.”

A Plume paperback original

December • 256 pp. • 978-0-452-29811-8 • $15.00

MARBLES

Mania, Depression,

Michelangelo, and Me: A Graphic Memoir

ELLEN FORNEY

The acclaimed cartoonist explores the relationship

between “crazy” and “creative” in this graphic memoir

of her bipolar disorder, woven with stories of

famous bipolar artists and writers.

A Gotham paperback original

November • 256 pp. • 978-1-592-40732-3 • $20.00

ALL GONE

A Memoir of My Mother’s Dementia.

With Refreshments

ALEX WITCHEL

“This is a story of love and loss told as only Alex

Witchel can tell it—with the extraordinary warmth

and humor she brings to all of her work. I loved reading

it!”—Ina Garten, author of the Barefoot Contessa

cookbooks.

A Riverhead hardcover

October • 224 pp. • 978-1-59448-791-0 • $26.95

SECRET SEX LIVES

A Year on the

Fringes of American Sexuality

SUZY SPENCER

A true crime author sets out to look behind closed

doors but ends up on a personal, revealing journey

to find herself.

A Berkley paperback original

October • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-21936-2 • $15.00

CLEARLY, I DIDN’T

THINK THIS THROUGH

ANNA GOLDFARB

Philadelphia’s most popular dating blogger chronicles

her hilarious attempts to get her love life, career,

and living situation under control.

A Berkley paperback original

November • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-24532-3 • $15.00

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MY BERLIN KITCHEN

A Love Story (with Recipes)

LUISA WEISS

The story of how one thoroughly confused, kitchenmad

perfectionist broke off her engagement to a

handsome New Yorker, quit her dream job, and

found her way to a new life, a new man, and a new

home in Berlin—one recipe at a time.

A Viking hardcover

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-670-02538-1 • $26.95

WALKING THE AMAZON

860 Days. One Step at a Time

ED STAFFORD

The gripping true story from the first man to walk

the entire length of the Amazon River, while outwitting

animals and even machete-wielding tribesmen.

“Stands elbow-to-elbow with adventure classics

from Thesiger to Krakauer.”—Mark Adams, author

of Turn Right at Machu Picchu.

A Plume paperback original

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-452-29826-2 • $16.00

BLOODY ROADS TO GERMANY

At Huertgen Forest and the Bulge

—an American Soldier’s Courageous

Story of World War II

WILLIAM F. MELLER

“Meller shares the emotion and trauma of a small

unit leader’s experiences as few ever have. This is

one of the finest combat memoirs I have ever read

and I highly recommend it.”—John C. McManus,

author of Grunts.

A Berkley Caliber hardcover

December • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25961-0 • $25.95

RANDY BACHMAN’S

VINYL TAP STORIES

RANDY BACHMAN

The legendary member of the Guess Who reflects on

a 50-year music career, from touring the world with

Ringo Starr to recording with Neil Young.

A Pintail paperback original

Fall • 288 pp. • 978-0-670-06659-9 • $16.00

THE CAT WHO

CAME BACK FOR CHRISTMAS

How a Cat Brought

a Family the Gift of Love

JULIA ROMP

When a small black-and-white stray cat appeared, the

author’s autistic son lit up. But then, a few days before

Christmas, disaster struck—Ben went missing.

A Plume paperback original

October • 256 pp. • 978-0-452-29878-1 • $15.00

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THE AMISTAD REBELLION

An Atlantic Odyssey

of Slavery and Freedom

MARCUS REDIKER

Focusing on the Africans themselves, the author

reframes the Amistad story—until now, generally

told through the eyes of white abolitionists—as a

crucial moment in the great chain of resistance.

A Viking hardcover

November • 384 pp. • 978-0-670-02504-6 • $27.95

AMERICAN LADY

The Life of Susan Mary Alsop

CAROLINE DE MARGERIE

Translated by Christopher Murray

Introduction by Frances Fitzgerald

Dubbed “the second lady of Camelot,” Susan Mary

hosted dinner parties in her Georgetown home that

were the epitome of political power and social arrival

for four decades. 8-page b/w photo insert.

A Viking hardcover

November • 256 pp. • 978-0-670-02574-9 • $26.95

1775: A Good Year for Revolution

KEVIN PHILLIPS

The great events of 1775—not 1776—achieved a

sweeping Patriot control of territory and local government

that Britain was never able to overcome.

16-page b/w photo insert, 14 maps.

A Viking hardcover

November • 640 pp. • 978-0-670-02512-1 • $36.00

A PATRIOT’S HISTORY

OF THE MODERN WORLD, VOLUME I

From America’s Ascent

to the Atomic Bomb, 1898–1945

LARRY SCHWEIKART AND DAVE DOUGHERTY

The first of two volumes about America’s unique role

in the modern world, as a relatively minor country

became the dominant global superpower in less

than half a century.

A Sentinel hardcover

October • 400 pp. • 978-1-59523-089-8 • $29.95

THE STORY OF ENGLAND

MICHAEL WOOD

The companion to the six-part PBS series to air in

July 2012. “An extraordinary accomplishment. It

gives us a new perspective on the history of our

nation.”—The Times (UK).

A Penguin paperback original

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A MAN OF MISCONCEPTIONS

The Life of an Eccentric

in an Age of Change

JOHN GLASSIE

The story of Athanasius Kircher, a 17th-century scientist

who tried to learn everything—but was frequently

wrong. “Leaves you contemplating the big

questions, delightedly scratching your head, and

laughing—all at the same time.”—Mark Kurlansky,

author of Cod.

A Riverhead hardcover

November • 240 pp. • 978-1-59448-871-9 • $26.95

ON BEING DIFFERENT

What It Means To Be a Homosexual

MERLE MILLER

Foreword by Dan Savage

Afterword by Charles Kaiser

Forty years later, the story Miller tells remains

important and necessary to read, not only for both

gay and straight readers to understand ‘the way it

used to be,’ but because the issues Miller raised are

still being discussed and argued about.”—Nancy

Pearl on NPR’s Morning Edition.

A Penguin Classics paperback original

October • 112 pp. • 978-0-14-310696-8 • $13.00

TOMORROW IS NOW

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

Introduction by Allida Black

Foreword by Bill Clinton

The most influential First Lady in American history

traces the country’s struggle to embrace democracy

and presents her declaration against fear, timidity,

complacency, and national arrogance.

A Penguin Classics paperback

November • 192 pp. • 978-0-14-310699-9 • $15.00

THE SECRET LIVES

OF CODEBREAKERS

The Men and Women Who Cracked

the Enigma Code at Bletchley Park

SINCLAIR MCKAY

Riveting firsthand interviews reveal the entertainments,

pastimes, and furtive romances that helped

ease the incredible pressures faced by these heroic

covert operatives. 8-page b/w insert.

A Plume paperback original

October • 352 pp. • 978-0-452-29871-2 • $16.00

100 DIAGRAMS THAT

CHANGED THE WORLD

SCOTT CHRISTIANSON

From primitive cave paintings to the complicated

DNA helix drawn by Crick and Watson, the power of

a single drawing can enhance, change, or even revolutionize

our understanding of the world.

A Plume paperback original

November • 224 pp. • 978-0-452-29877-4 • $25.00

ARMY OF EVIL

A History of the SS

ADRIAN WEALE

“This is an extremely important book which I recommend

most highly.”—Michael Burleigh, author of

Moral Combat. Photos.

An NAL Caliber hardcover

September • 496 pp. • 978-0-451-23791-0 • $28.95

ISLANDS OF DESTINY

The Solomons Campaign

and the Eclipse of the Rising Sun

JOHN PRADOS

Though historians typically consider the Battle of

Midway to be the point when Allied forces gained

advantage over the Japanese, Prados offers a compelling

reassessment of how, and where, that turning

point happened. 16 pp. photos, 6 maps.

An NAL Caliber hardcover

October • 336 pp. • 978-0-451-23804-7 • $26.95

NO SILENT NIGHT

The Christmas Battle for Bastogne

LEO BARRON AND DON CYGAN

Taking the small Belgian town of Bastogne was

imperative to Hitler’s desperate plan to turn the tide

of the war in 1944. The attack would come just

before dawn, on Christmas Day. Maps, photos.

An NAL Caliber hardcover

November • 336 pp. • 978-0-451-23813-9 • $26.95

ROYAL ROMANCES

Titillating Tales of Passion

and Power in the Palaces of Europe

LESLIE CARROLL

From Louis XIV’s defiance of Church law to acknowledge

his mistress to Prince William and Kate Middleton’s

newly wedded bliss, this book covers five

scandalous centuries of royal desire.

An NAL paperback original

November • 416 pp. • 978-0-451-23808-5 • $16.00

MADAME BLAVATSKY

The Mother of Modern Spirituality

GARY LACHMAN

The first biography of the cofounder of the Theosophical

Society, exploring her singular contributions

toward introducing Eastern spiritual ideas to

the West during the 19th century.

A Tarcher paperback original

October • 272 pp. • 978-1-58542-863-2 • $16.95

THE AXMANN CONSPIRACY

The Nazi Plan for a Fourth Reich

and How the U.S. Army Defeated It

SCOTT ANDREW SELBY

The head of the Hitler Youth had enough followers

to reestablish the Nazi party in the very heart of

Allied-occupied Germany—until U.S. Army Counter

Intelligence Corps Officer Jack Hunter uncovered

the plot.

A Berkley Caliber hardcover

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25270-3 • $25.95

HUMAN GAME

The True Story of the

“Great Escape” Murders

and the Hunt for the Gestapo Gunmen

SIMON READ

When the nature of the “Great Escape” killings

finally came to light, Squadron Leader Francis P.

McKenna was dispatched to pick up a trail long gone

cold—to bring 21 Gestapo killers to justice more

than two decades later.

A Berkley Caliber hardcover

October • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25273-4 • $26.95

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RESOLVE

From the Jungles of

WW II Bataan, A Story of a

Soldier, a Flag, and a Promise Kept

BOB WELCH

As thousands of U.S. soldiers surrendered to the

Japanese in a prelude to the Bataan Death March,

Clay Conner Jr. set out for the jungles alone, inspired

by an unlikely alliance with a tribe of pygmy Negritos,

the words in a dog-eared Bible, and a tattered

American flag.

A Berkley Caliber hardcover

November • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25773-9 • $26.95

THE GREAT PEARL HEIST

London’s Greatest Thief and

Scotland Yard’s Hunt for the

World’s Most Valuable Necklace

MOLLY CALDWELL CROSBY

In the London summer of 1913, two brilliant minds

from opposite sides of the law are pitted against

each other in the hunt for the most precious necklace

in the world—celebrated jewel thief Joseph

Grizard and Scotland Yard’s Chief Inspector Alfred

Ward.

A Berkley hardcover

December • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-25280-2 • $25.95

TRUST ME, I KNOW WHAT I’M DOING

100 More Mistakes that

Lost Elections, Ended Empires,

and Made the World What It Is Today

BILL FAWCETT

Hoover decides to let the economy fix itself, Nixon

arranges to tape everything he says in the Oval

Office, and more dumb things presidents have done.

A Berkley paperback original

December • 400 pp. • 978-0-425-25736-4 • $15.00

ASHOKA

The Search for India’s Lost Emperor

CHARLES ALLEN

“A fitting testament to a forgotten epic of discovery….All

who relish India’s antiquity should read

this book.”—John Keay, author of India: A History.

An Overlook hardcover

November • 480 pp. • 978-1-4683-0071-0 • $29.95

DRINKING WATER

A History

JAMES SALZMAN

A Duke professor shows how drinking water highlights

the most pressing issues of our time—from

globalization and social justice to terrorism and climate

change—and how humans have been wrestling

with these problems for centuries. 30 b/w photos.

An Overlook hardcover

November • 320 pp. • 978-1-59020-720-8 • $27.95

AMERICAN ANTISLAVERY WRITINGS

Colonial Beginnings to Emancipation

Edited by James G. Basker

The first anthology to take the full measure of a body

of writing that spans nearly two centuries and,

exceptionally for its time, embraced writers black

and white, male and female, from Phillis Wheatley

to William Wells Brown.

A Library of America hardcover

November • 848 pp. • 978-1-59853-196-1 • $40.00

THE WAR OF 1812

Writings from America’s

Second War of Independence

DONALD R. HICKEY

On the bicentennial of a conflict that shaped the

future of a continent, here is the first comprehensive

collection of eyewitness accounts in over a century.

A Library of America hardcover

November • 848 pp. • 978-1-59853-195-4 • $40.00

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FUTURE PERFECT

The Case for Progress

in a Networked Age

STEVEN JOHNSON

“The Darwin of technology” (Walter Isaacson) argues

that a new model of political change is on the rise,

transforming everything from local governments to

drug research to arts funding and education.

A Riverhead hardcover

October • 208 pp. • 978-1-59448-820-7 • $26.95

ODDLY NORMAL

One Family’s Struggle to

Help Their Teenage Son

Come to Terms with His Sexuality

JOHN SCHWARTZ

In the wake of his son’s failed suicide attempt, a

national correspondent at The New York Times offers

a very personal attempt to address his family’s own

struggles within a culture that is changing fast, but

not fast enough to help gay kids like Joe.

A Gotham hardcover

November • 288 pp. • 978-1-592-40728-6 • $26.00

THE SIGNAL AND THE NOISE

Why So Many Predictions

Fail—But Some Don’t

NATE SILVER

Drawing on his own groundbreaking work, one of

the nation’s foremost political forecasters unwraps

the “prediction paradox”: the more humility we have

about our ability to make predictions, the more successful

we can be in planning for the future.

A Penguin Press hardcover

September • 352 pp. • 978-1-59420-411-1 • $27.95

PLUTOCRATS

The Rise of the New Global

Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else

CHRYSTIA FREELAND

Grounding her interviews in the economics and history

of modern capitalism, the acclaimed journalist

shows how today’s colossal fortunes are amassed by

the diligent toiling of smart, perceptive businesspeople

who see themselves as deserving victors in a

cut-throat international competition.

A Penguin Press hardcover

October • 304 pp. • 978-1-59420-409-8 • $27.95

THE INJUSTICE SYSTEM

Murder, Corruption,

and a Trial Gone Wrong

CLIVE STAFFORD SMITH

Step by step, the maverick defense attorney dismantles

the Kris Maharaj murder case, revealing a

fundamentally broken system whose goal is not so

much to find the right man as to convict.

A Viking hardcover

November • 352 pp. • 978-0-670-02370-7 • $27.95

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES

Why Everything You’ve Been

Told About the Economy Is Wrong

ED CONARD

This contrarian book sets the record straight about

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decade, and how we can finally start growing again.

A Portfolio hardcover

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INTERVENTIONS

A Life in War and Peace

KOFI ANNAN WITH NADER MOUSAVIZADEH

The first sub-Saharan African national to hold the

position of UN secretary-general finally reveals his

unique role and unparalleled perspective on decades

of global politics.

A Penguin Press hardcover

September • 512 pp. • 978-1-59420-420-3 • $36.00

THIS MACHINE KILLS SECRETS

How WikiLeakers,

Cypherpunks, and Hacktivists

Aim to Free the World’s Information

ANDY GREENBERG

The first full account of the cypherpunks who are

building machines—writing cryptographic software

codes—designed to protect the individual in a cloak

of anonymity, while uploading institutional secrets

for public consumption. “A vivid story that weaves

together compelling characters and powerful technology

that could change politics more profoundly

than any technology since the printing press.”—

David Bacon, IBM, Watson Research Center.

A Dutton hardcover

September • 384 pp. • 978-0-525-95320-3 • $26.95

NOT WORKING

People Talk About

Losing a Job and Finding

Their Way in Today’s Changing Economy

DW GIBSON

Inspired by Studs Terkel’s Working, Gibson sets off

on a journey across the United States to interview

Americans who have lost their jobs.

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IT’S THE MIDDLE CLASS, STUPID!

JAMES CARVILLE AND STAN GREENBERG

Two of the nation’s top political strategists explain

how the Democrats can capture the 2012 election

(and recapture their base) by recommitting the

party to saving America’s working people.

A Blue Rider Press hardcover

July • 256 pp. • 978-0-399-16039-4 • $26.95

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THE END OF MEN

And the Rise of Women

HANNA ROSIN

With wide-ranging curiosity and insight unhampered

by ideology, the author of God’s Harvard shows

how the radically different ways men and women

today earn, learn, spend, couple up—even kill—has

turned the big picture upside down.

A Riverhead hardcover

September • 320 pp. • 978-1-59448-804-7 • $27.95

MISTRIAL

An Inside Look at How the

Criminal Justice System Works

...and Sometimes Doesn’t

MARK GERAGOS, J.D., AND PAT HARRIS, J.D.

Two top defense attorneys debunk the myth of

impartial American justice, drawing the curtain on

its ugly realities—from stealth jurors who secretly

swing for a conviction to cops who regularly lie on

the witness stand.

A Gotham hardcover

September • 304 pp. • 978-1-592-40772-9 • $27.00

NO LOST CAUSES

ALVARO URIBE VELEZ

Refusing to accept Colombia’s perilous status quo,

the former Colombian president recounts how he

led its dramatic transformation into a far more

peaceful, stable, modern democracy.

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HIDDEN AMERICA

From Coal Miners to Cowboys,

an Extraordinary Exploration

of the Unseen People Who

Make This Country Work

JEANNE MARIE LASKAS

The acclaimed journalist spends weeks in an Ohio

coal mine, on an Alaskan oil rig, and at the stadium

of the Cincinnati Ben-Gals cheerleaders, emerging

with character-driven narratives that are gripping,

funny, and revelatory.

A Putnam hardcover

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-399-15900-8 • $25.95

AN AMERICAN SON

SENATOR MARCO RUBIO

The son of Cuban immigrants recounts his inspiring

rise through the Florida legislature to the U.S. Senate,

advocating for free enterprise, better schools,

and limited government. 8-page b/w insert.

A Sentinel hardcover

October • 288 pp. • 978-1-59523-094-2 • $26.95

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DOWNGRADED

The Economic Time Bomb

Nobody’s Talking About

MEREDITH WHITNEY

As corporations and individuals flock to safer, more

financially sound states, struggling states with

weakened tax bases and decaying social infrastructures

are left in the wake.

A Portfolio hardcover

November • 288 pp. • 978-1-59184-570-6 • $27.95

GENTLEMEN BASTARDS

On the Ground in Afghanistan

with America’s Elite Special Forces

KEVIN MAURER

With time running short, the Green Berets are going

back to their roots, training Afghan security forces

and building an Afghan government—one village at

a time.

A Berkley Caliber hardcover

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25269-7 • $26.95

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DIAL M FOR MURDOCH

News Corporation

and the Corruption of Britain

TOM WATSON AND MARTIN HICKMAN

Uncovers the inner workings of News Corp.—one of

the most powerful companies in the world—how it

came to exert influence on public life in Britain, how

it used its power to bully, intimidate and cover up,

and how its exposure has changed the way we look at

our politicians, our police service, and our press. “[A]

gripping and indispensible first account of the

phone-hacking scandal that shut down the world’s

biggest selling tabloid.”—The Daily Best.

A Blue Rider Press hardcover

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THE DIM HYPOTHESIS

Why the Lights of

the West Are Going Out

LEONARD PEIKOFF

In this far-reaching study, the literary heir of Ayn

Rand identifies the three methods people use to

integrate concrete data into a unified system, reaching

a shocking conclusion about the future of the

United States.

An NAL hardcover

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-451-23481-0 • $27.95

THE PARTY IS OVER

How Republicans Went Crazy,

Democrats Became Useless,

and the Middle Class Got Shafted

MIKE LOFGREN

After 28 years on Capitol Hill, the ultimate Republican

insider examines how the party of Lincoln

became the party of lunatics.

A Viking hardcover

September • 208 pp. • 978-0-670-02626-5 • $25.95

MUGGED

Racial Demagoguery

From the Seventies to Obama

ANN COULTER

One of America’s most prominent conservative

writers—author of eight New York Times bestsellers—offers

a contrarian history of one of our country’s

most controversial subjects.

A Sentinel hardcover

October • 208 pp. • 978-1-59523-099-7 • $26.95

ONLINE ANONYMITY,

PRIVACY, AND CONTROL

COLE STRYKER

Presents a strong defense of anonymity and explores

some of the tools and organizations relating to this

issue, especially as it has evolved with the ubiquity

of the Internet.

An Overlook hardcover

September • 304 pp. • 978-1-59020-974-5 • $25.95

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THE YEAR OF

LEARNING DANGEROUSLY

Adventures in Homeschooling

QUINN CUMMINGS

The former child actor takes readers inside one of

our most controversial issues—one that is re-shaping

American society, one kitchen-table algebra lesson

at a time.

A Perigee hardcover

August • 256 pp. • 978-0-399-53760-8 • $23.95

THE ETYMOLOGICON

A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden

Connections of the English Language

MARK FORSYTH

Springing from his popular Inky Fool blog, Forsyth

takes readers on a gleeful guided tour through the

secret labyrinth that lurks beneath the English

language.

A Berkley paperback original

October • 272 pp. • 978-0-425-26079-1 • $15.00

FOUND IN TRANSLATION

How Language Shapes

Our Lives and Transforms the World

NATALY KELLY AND JOST ZETZSCHE

Foreword by David Crystal

From the holy books to hurricane warnings, from

poetry to peace treaties, this book illustrates how

translation spreads culture and fuels the global

economy.

A Perigee paperback original

October • 272 pp. • 978-0-399-53797-4 • $16.00

HOW TO CREATE A MIND

The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

RAY KURZWEIL

Today’s most influential futurist presents a provocative

exploration of the most important project in

human-machine civilization—reverse engineering

the brain to understand precisely how it works.

A Viking hardcover

October • 384 pp. • 978-0-670-02529-9 • $27.95

IN PURSUIT OF GIANTS

One Man’s Global Search

for the Last of the Great Fish

MATT RIGNEY

On a global pilgrimage to encounter surviving populations

of giant marlin, swordfish, and bluefin tuna,

a veteran fisherman examines what the loss of

healthy, vibrant oceans means to us—to our health,

our children’s future, and our ability to experience

the divine in nature.

A Viking hardcover

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THE OLD WAYS

A Journey on Foot

ROBERT MACFARLANE

The author sets off from his Cambridge, England,

home to follow ancient tracks, holloways, and drove

roads, resulting in an enthralling exploration of the

ghosts and voices that haunt old paths.

A Viking hardcover

October • 320 pp. • 978-0-670-02511-4 • $26.95

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GIRLS GET CURVES

Geometry Takes Shape

DANICA MCKELLAR

Combining reader favorites like personality quizzes,

fun doodles, and stories about her own experiences

with illuminating step-by-step math lessons, this

book will make girls feel like Danica is their personal

tutor.

A Hudson Street Press hardcover

August • 400 pp. • 978-1-59463-094-1 • $28.95

THE PARTICLE AT THE

END OF THE UNIVERSE

How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson

Leads Us to the Edge of a New World

SEAN CARROLL

Deep beneath the ground along the Franco-Swiss

border, 6,000 scientists are on the brink of discovering

the greatest breakthrough in physics since the

splitting of the atom: the key to why mass exists.

A Dutton hardcover

November • 304 pp. • 978-0-525-95359-3 • $26.95

THE CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER BOOK

OF UNFORGETTABLE JOURNEYS

Great Writers on Great Places

Volume II

Edited with an Introduction by Klara Glowczweska

Another spellbinding trip around the globe with the

likes of Robert Hughes, Russell Banks, E. L. Doctorow,

André Aciman, Pico Iyer, and Edna O’Brien.

A Penguin paperback original

September • 240 pp. • 978-0-14-312147-3 • $16.00

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THE CHEMISTRY BETWEEN US

Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction

LARRY YOUNG AND BRIAN ALEXANDER

The authors limn what goes on inside living brains,

providing nothing less than a grand unified theory

of love, sex, gender, sexual orientation, and family

life.

A Current hardcover

September • 320 pp. • 978-1-59184-513-3 • $26.95

THE HALF-LIFE OF FACTS

Why Everything We Know

Has an Expiration Date

SAMUEL ARBESMAN

An expert in scientometrics—the study of how we

know what we know—offers a new approach to

understanding the ever-changing information that

bombards us.

A Current hardcover

September • 256 pp. • 978-1-59184-472-3 • $25.95

ONE FOR THE BOOKS

JOE QUEENAN

The prolific humorist tries to come to terms with his

own eccentric reading style—and provides a reading

experience that book lovers will find unforgettable.

A Viking hardcover

October • 256 pp. • 978-0-670-02582-4 • $24.95

MIND OVER MIND

The Surprising Power of

Placebos, Expectations, and Assumptions

CHRIS BERDIK

Exploring the frontiers of expectations research,

Berdik reveals how our brains work in the future

tense and how our assumptions—about the next few

milliseconds or the next few years—bend reality.

A Current hardcover

November • 288 pp. • 978-1-59184-509-6 • $26.95

THE COFFEE TABLE BOOK OF DOOM

STEVE APPLEBY AND ART LESTER

Brilliantly illustrated in two colors, this mordant

tome is sure to find an eager audience among the

many dark souls who enjoy a good laugh in the face

of imminent destruction.

A Plume paperback original

October • 288 pp. • 978-0-452-29866-8 • $20.00

HOW NOT TO READ

Harnessing the Power

of a Literature-Free Life

DAN WILBUR

Life’s too short and books are too long! The visionary

genius behind BetterBookTitles.com shows how

to master literature without ever slogging through

another tome again.

A Perigee paperback original

September • 176 pp. • 978-0-399-53761-5 • $15.95

THE INDIE CRED TEST

Everything You Need to Know About

Knowing Everything You Need to Know

HENRY H. OWINGS

The ultimate test of hipness: Explain McSweeney’s. Is

a bike your primary mode of transportation? Is

there any T-shirt that can’t be worn ironically?

A Perigee paperback original

September • 192 pp. • 978-0-399-15980-0 • $19.00

COLORING FOR GROWN-UPS

RYAN HUNTER AND TAIGE JENSEN

The capacious minds behind the “Hipster Olympics”

video combine the mindless fun of children’s coloring

books and the hilariously soul-crushing realities

of modern adult life. B/w illustrations.

A Plume paperback original

November • 64 pp. • 978-0-452-29825-5 • $10.00

THE LOST ARTS OF

HEARTH AND HOME

The Happy Luddite’s Guide

to Domestic Self-Sufficiency

KEN ALBALA AND

ROSANNA NAFZIGER HENDERSON

Illustrations by Marjorie Nafziger

Learn the history and how-to of everything from

quilting and soap making to bread baking, all without

the electric toys that take away from the experience

of making things by hand. Line drawings.

A Perigee paper-over-board original

October • 336 pp. • 978-0-399-53777-6 • $22.00

MY BAD PARENT

Do As I Say, Not as I Did

TROY OSINOFF

This collection of photos and commentary offers

surprising “guidance for parenting” as it exposes the

least effective techniques for raising healthy, balanced

children.

A Perigee paperback original

November • 176 pp. • 978-0-399-16160-5 • $14.00

THE ART OF SILLINESS

Draw, Doodle, and Play

for 10 Minutes a Day

CARLA SONHEIM

The teacher and illustrator shares quirky, lively,

interactive exercises to awaken the creative spirit in

anyone.

A Perigee paperback original

November • 256 pp. • 978-0-399-53758-5 • $16.00

GROSS AMERICA

Your Coast-to-Coast

Guide to All Things Gross

RICHARD FAULK

A coast-to-coast catalog of the most grandly gross

science experiments, beautifully bizarre art, and

delightfully disgusting historical sites that America

has to offer.

A Tarcher paperback original

October • 208 pp. • 978-1-58542-941-7 • $14.95

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MISS AUSTEN’S GUIDE TO

MODERN LIFE’S DILEMMAS

Answers to Your Most Burning

Questions About Life, Love,

Happiness (& What to Wear)

from the Great Jane Austen Herself

REBECCA SMITH

The novelist—who also happens to be Jane Austen’s

great-great-great-great-great-niece—channels her aunt

to provide answers to some of modern life’s most tricky

questions.

A Tarcher paperback original

November • 224 pp. • 978-0-399-16061-5 • $16.95

BEFORE GALILEO

The Advancement of

Science in the Middle Ages

JOHN FREELY

Examines the pioneering research of the first European

scientists, many of them monks whose influence

ranged far beyond the walls of the monasteries

where they studied and wrote.

An Overlook hardcover

September • 352 pp. • 978-1-59020-607-2 • $28.95

SUPERREADING FOR SUCCESS

The Groundbreaking, Brain-Based

Program to Improve Your Speed, Enhance

Your Memory, and Increase Your Success

RON COLE

Includes memory training; information on learning,

attitude, and achievement; and unique exercises that

teach readers to mentally process multiple words at a

glance.

A Tarcher paperback original

October • 368 pp. • 978-0-399-16043-1 • $16.99

WEIRD THINGS

CUSTOMERS SAY IN BOOKSTORES

JEN CAMPBELL

From the author’s popular blog collecting all the

ridiculous conversations overheard in her bookstore,

from “Did Beatrix Potter ever write a book

about dinosaurs?” to the hunt for a paperback which

could forecast the next year’s weather.

An Overlook hardcover

September • 144 pp. • 978-1-4683-0128-1 • $17.95

GREAT SAYINGS

Classic Words for Modern Times

“A beautifully bound selection of the greatest sayings

from some of the most fascinating personalities

of modern times.”—The Guardian.

An Overlook hardcover

October • 320 pp. • 978-1-4683-0047-5 • $20.00

DEADLINE ARTISTS

Scandals, Tragedies, and Triumphs

Edited by John Avlon, Jesse Angelo, and Errol Louis

Walk with Jack London in the aftermath of the San

Francisco earthquake or grieve over the assassination

of Abraham Lincoln with Walt Whitman while

the blood still dries at Ford’s Theater.

An Overlook hardcover

November • 400 pp. • 978-1-4683-0120-5 • $29.95

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BOOKS DUE: SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, DECEMBER 2012 • VOLUME 22, NUMBER 3

TWENTYSOMETHING

Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck?

ROBIN MARANTZ HENIG

AND SAMANTHA HENIG

Examining the latest neuroscience and psychological

research, the financial pressures young people

face now, and changing cultural expectations, the

Henigs ask whether emerging adulthood has truly

become a new rite of passage.

A Hudson Street Press hardcover

November • 384 pp. • 978-1-59463-096-5 • $25.95

MASTERY

ROBERT GREENE

Picking up where The 48 Laws of Power left off, the

author mines the biographies of great historical figures

for clues about gaining control over our own

lives and destinies.

A Viking hardcover

November • 320 pp. • 978-0-670-02496-4 • $28.95

AM I A JEW?

Lost Tribes, Lapsed Jews,

and One Man’s Search for Himself

THEODORE ROSS

From “Crypto-Jews” in New Mexico to a rare Classical

Reform congregation in Kansas City, the author

tries to understand himself by experiencing the

diversity of Judaism.

A Hudson Street Press hardcover

September • 288 pp. • 978-1-59463-095-8 • $25.95

THE BEST SPIRITUAL WRITING 2013

Edited by Philip Zaleski

Introduction by Stephen Prothero

Explore the most nourishing writings on spirituality

published in the past year by some of the nation’s

most esteemed writers such as Adam Gopnik, Marilynne

Robinson, and George Weigel.

A Penguin paperback original

October • 272 pp. • 978-0-14-312153-4 • $17.00

IF THE BUDDHA HAD KIDS

Raising Children

to Create a More Peaceful World

CHARLOTTE KASL, PH.D.

Using spiritual guidelines as well as practical advice,

Kasl encourages parents to raise their children to be

peacemakers in a turbulent world.

A Penguin paperback original

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-311631-8 • $14.00

THE SYNCHRONICITY KEY

The Hidden Intelligence

Guiding the Universe and You

DAVID WILCOCK

The revered author reveals the hidden laws governing

the fates of individuals and nations through

seemingly random “synchronicity,” leaving us with a

remarkable blueprint of how best to lead our lives

spiritually in the post-2012 world.

A Dutton hardcover

August • 464 pp. • 978-0-525-95367-8 • $29.95

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DARING GREATLY

How the Courage to Be

Vulnerable Transforms

the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

BRENÉ BROWN, PH.D., L.M.S.W.

After twelve years of research, the highly regarded

thought leader argues that vulnerability is not weakness,

but rather our clearest path to courage,

engagement, and meaningful connection.

A Gotham hardcover

September • 256 pp. • 978-1-592-40733-0 • $26.00

EVERY GOOD ENDEAVOR

Connecting Your Work

to God’s Plan for the World

TIMOTHY KELLER

The bestselling author shows how the Christian view

of work—that we work to serve others, not ourselves—can

provide the foundation of a thriving

professional and balanced personal life.

A Dutton hardcover

November • 272 pp. • 978-0-525-95270-1 • $26.95

IT’S COMPLICATED

(BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE)

A Modern Guide to

Finding and Keeping Love

PAUL CARRICK BRUNSON

The “Modern Day Matchmaker” presents a refreshingly

optimistic and plainspoken guide to finding

romance—both on- and off-line.

A Gotham hardcover

September • 304 pp. • 978-1-592-40769-9 • $22.50

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DEAR CHANDLER, DEAR SCARLETT

A Grandfather’s Thoughts on Faith,

family, and the Things That Matter Most

MIKE HUCKABEE

The former presidential candidate offers a series of

letters to his infant grandson about the things that

matter most: faith, love, family, overcoming adversity,

and staying true to your values in the face of

failure and temptation.

A Sentinel hardcover

November • 240 pp. • 978-1-59523-093-5 • $24.95

Also available as a Penguin Audiobook

5 CDs, 6.5 hours • Unabridged • 978-1-61176-112-2 • $29.95

CHRONOTHERAPY

Resetting Your Inner Clock to Boost

Mood, Alertness, and Quality Sleep

MICHAEL TERMAN, PHD,

AND IAN MCMAHAN, PHD

An enlightened approach to insomnia, depressed

mood, fatigue, and other sleep-related problems of

everyday life, harnessing the power of light therapy

to reset the natural clock.

An Avery hardcover

November • 304 pp. • 978-1-58333-472-0 • $26.00

HELP, THANKS, WOW

The Three Essential Prayers

ANNE LAMOTT

Lamott writes about the three fundamental prayers

to rely upon during trying times.

A Riverhead hardcover

November • 112 pp. • 978-1-59463-129-0 • $17.95

LOSE IT FAST, LOSE IT FOREVER

A 4-Step Permanent

Weight Loss Plan from the Most

Successful “Biggest Loser” of All Time

PETE THOMAS

Foreword by Jillian Michaels

After shedding 185 pounds on the popular reality

show, the author now teaches a weight-loss program

that has led to lasting results in hundreds of students

from all walks of life.

An Avery hardcover

September • 272 pp. • 978-1-58333-499-7 • $26.00

FORMULA 50

A 6-Week Workout and Nutrition

Plan That Will Transform Your Life

50 CENT WITH JEFF O’CONNELL

The megasuccessful entertainer unleashes the power

of metabolic resistance training (MRT), the key

ingredient that has helped him achieve the famously

buff physique that makes his music videos sizzle.

An Avery hardcover

January • 224 pp. • 978-1-58333-502-4 • $30.00

THE BUSY MOM’S COOKBOOK

100 Recipes for Quick,

Delicious, Home-Cooked Meals

ANTONIA LOFASO

The beloved Top Chef All-Star serves up more than

100 ready-in-a-flash recipes that she developed as a

hardworking single mom. .

An Avery hardcover

August • 224 pp. • 978-1-58333-470-6 • $28.00

THE NAKED BREWER

Fearless Homebrewing,

Tips, Tricks & Rule-breaking Recipes

CHRISTINA PEROZZI AND HALLIE BEAUNE

The Beer Chicks take DIY homebrewing to a new

level, with tips on growing your own ingredients,

recipes for tinctures, syrups, and preserves, and

seasonal recipes that pair perfectly with each beer.

A Perigee paperback original

October • 336 pp. • 978-0-399-53768-4 • $16.95

WHAT KATIE ATE

Recipes and Stories

KATIE QUINN DAVIES

“The foodie/photographer pairing in the blog world

is a common one, but no one does it better than

Katie Quinn Davies.”—Gwyneth Paltrow, GOOP.

A Viking Studio hardcover

October • 256 pp. • 978-0-670-026180-0 • $45.00

THE KITCHEN DIARIES

A Year in the Kitchen with Nigel Slater

NIGEL SLATER

“A true kitchen companion, filled to the brim with

relatable narratives and approachable recipes.”—The

Wall Street Journal. Color photos.

A Viking Studio hardcover

November • 416 pp. • 978-0-670-02641-8 • $40.00

IN SEASON

More Than 140 Fresh and Simple Recipes

Inspired by Farmer’s Market Ingredients

ROB PATRONITE AND ROBIN RAISFELD

The New York Magazine food editors offer fresh and

simple recipes for a vast array of ingredients, contributed

by celebrated chefs, easily adapted to casual

at-home cooking. Color illustrations.

A Blue Rider Press hardcover

November • 240 pp. • 978-0-399-16110-0 • $35.00

HELEN NASH’S NEW KOSHER CUISINE

Healthy, Simple & Stylish

HELEN NASH

Using ingredients that have only recently become

available, Nash’s latest work contains many new and

imaginative fusion recipes that are as modern as

they are delicious. 63 color photos.

An Overlook hardcover

September • 368 pp. • 978-1-59020-863-2 • $35.00

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Food

IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S BRIE

Unwrapping America’s

Unique Culture of Cheese

KIRSTIN JACKSON

Illustrations by Summer Pierre

A behind-the-scenes look at American cheese—

including who makes it, where it’s made, and how—

with profiles of more than 50 distinctive cheeses.

A Perigee paperback original

November • 272 pp. • 978-0-399-53766-0 • $19.00

HANDWRITTEN RECIPES

A Bookseller’s Collection of

Curious and Wonderful Recipes

Forgotten Between the Pages

MICHAEL POPEK

Collected by the used-bookshop owner behind Forgotten

Bookmarks, these recipes offer a glimpse into

other people’s kitchens and traditions that would

have been all but lost.

A Perigee paper-over-board original

November • 192 pp. • 978-0-399-16014-1 • $20.00

THE CHINESE VEGAN KITCHEN

225 Meat-Free, Egg-Free,

Dairy-Free Dishes from

the Culinary Regions of China

DONNA KLEIN

A renowned vegan chef delivers a whole new world

of delicious, simple-to-make, and satisfying dishes.

A Perigee paperback original

December • 192 pp. • 978-0-399-53770-7 • $18.95

CHEF MICHAEL SMITH’S KITCHEN

100 of My Favorite Easy Recipes

MICHAEL SMITH

Features more than 100 easy-to-make recipes, each

with a mouth-watering photo, celebrating easy and

delectable meals, and embracing a relaxed approach

in the kitchen.

A Pintail paperback original

Fall • 288 pp. • 978-0-670-06691-9 • $25.00

THE CURIOUS WORLD OF WINE

Facts, Legends, and

Lore About the Drink We Love So Much

RICHARD VINE

“Fact, lore and fantasy, Richard has seen, heard or

drunk them all...and we get to tag along with glass

in hand.”—Joe Borello, President, Tasters Guild

International.

A Perigee paperback original

November • 272 pp. • 978-0-399-53763-9 • $17.95

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THE DUDE AND THE ZEN MASTER

Two Friends Discuss Life,

Art, and the Occasional Bowling Ball

JEFF BRIDGES AND BERNIE GLASSMAN

An inspiring—and often hilarious—dialogue

between the Oscar-winning actor and his longtime

spiritual guru—a conversation about life, the movies,

laughter, and trying to do good in a difficult

world.

A Blue Rider Press hardcover

November • 256 pp. • 978-0-399-16164-3 • $25.95

THE BAREFOOT RUNNING BOOK

The Art and Science of

Barefoot and Minimalist Shoe Running

JASON ROBILLARD

The founder of the Barefoot Running University

delivers the go-to guide on the fastest-growing trend

in running.

A Plume paperback original

September • 208 pp. • 978-0-452-29845-3 • $15.00

MY LIFE MAP

A Journal to Help You Shape Your Future

KATE AND DAVID MARSHALL

“An intriguing look at the age-old question of the

pursuit of the good life. A must-read for anyone facing

the ‘what’s next?’ moment in life.”—Richard

Leider, author of Repacking Your Bags.

A Gotham paperback original

November • 96 pp. • 978-1-592-40784-2 • $16.00

CALM THE CRYING

The Secret Baby Language

That Reveals the Hidden

Meaning Behind an Infant’s Cry

PRISCILLA DUNSTAN

Helping readers learn to recognize and respond to

exactly what their baby needs, the Dunstan Baby

Language covers ten sounds in total that can be

identified and used to calm a baby.

An Avery paperback original

September • 256 pp. • 978-1-58333-469-0 • $18.00

THE BABY SIGNING BIBLE

Baby Sign Language Made Easy

LAURA BERG

Featuring 400 signs, this is the most comprehensive,

user-friendly handbook for parents who want

to enhance communication with any child.

An Avery paperback original

September • 256 pp. • 978-1-58333-471-3 • $16.00

AN UNKNOWN WORLD

Notes on the Meaning of the Earth

JACOB NEEDLEMAN

The revered philosopher frames humankind’s role

on the planet in a completely fresh way, revealing

how the care and maintenance of a world is something

vital and basic to our existence as authentic

human beings.

A Tarcher hardcover

October • 208 pp. • 978-1-58542-901-1 • $24.95

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO

SYMPTOMS, ILLNESS AND SURGERY

6th Edition

H. WINTER GRIFFITH, M.D.

Updated by Stephen W. Moore, M.D.,

and Kenneth Yoder, M.D.

Surgical illustrations by Mark Pederson

The revised edition includes new entries on illness

and disorders, as well as new surgical topics, plus an

updated appendix featuring prevention and other

self-care issues.

A Perigee paperback original

December • 1,184 pp. • 978-0-399-16151-3 • $30.00

THE INTROVERT’S WAY

Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World

SOPHIA DEMBLING

With short, easy-to-understand, and personable

takes on the quiet life, this heartfelt guide will help

readers learn to better articulate and celebrate what

works for them.

A Perigee paperback original

December • 176 pp. • 978-0-399-53769-1 • $14.00

PEACEFUL PARENT, HAPPY KIDS

How to Stop Yelling

and Start Connecting

DR. LAURA MARKHAM

Foreword by Jack Canfield

“Shows us how to replenish our spirits so we can

give our kids the best of ourselves, not what’s left of

ourselves.”—Jack Canfield, co-creator of the Chicken

Soup for the Soul series.

A Perigee paperback original

December • 288 pp. • 978-0-399-16028-8 • $15.00

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TEBOW TIME

Insights on Winning

from Football’s Rising Star

JESSE HINES

Presents over two hundred quotations from the

football phenom topics such as: his career, his faith,

his approach to winning, his upbringing, and how he

deals with both adoration and criticism. Also

includes an in-depth introductory essay and an

abbreviated milestones section highlighting key

events in his life, his favorite Scriptures, and quotes

by others concerning their perceptions of Tebow.

A Tarcher hardcover

September • 240 pp. • 978-0-399-16232-9 • $11.95

FRIENDKEEPING

A Field Guide to the People

You Love, Hate, and Can’t Live Without

JULIE KLAM

After her bestselling You Had Me at Woof, about relationships

with dogs, Klam now turns her attention

to human relationships, from the curious world of

online friendship to the intersection of friendship

and motherhood.

A Riverhead hardcover

October • 224 pp. • 978-1-59448-806-1 • $25.95

EVERYDAY KINDNESS

Shortcuts to a Happier

and More Confident Life

STEPHANIE DOWRICK, PH.D.

Whether it is a hard time to be endured or a wonderful

time to be shared and celebrated, it’s our willingness

to think well of ourselves and act kindly toward

others that makes all the difference.

A Tarcher paperback original

September • 384 pp. • 978-0-399-16089-9 • $15.95

THE BOOK OF LOVE AND CREATION

A Channeled Text

PAUL SELIG

In this latest revelation, the invisible teachers who

speak through Selig actually instruct readers in how

they can develop their own powers of clairvoyance,

intuition, and aura-reading.

A Tarcher paperback original

September • 416 pp. • 978-0-399-16090-5 • $17.95

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THE LAST BOYS PICKED

Helping Boys Who Don’t

Play Sports Survive Bullies and Boyhood

JANET SASSON EDGETTE

AND BETH MARGOLIS RUPP

Learn to identify the social and emotional hurdles

that boys face, along with specific action steps to

help any child build resilience and a healthy selfesteem—with

lifelong benefits.

A Berkley paperback original

September • 304 pp. • 978-0-425-24543-9 • $15.00

THE ART OF SELLING YOURSELF

The Simple Step-by-Step Process

for Success in Business and Life

ADAM RICCOBONI AND DANIEL CALLAGHAN

The know-how you need to navigate today’s tough

business terrain and achieve success in your career

and life.

A Tarcher paperback original

October • 192 pp. • 978-0-399-16033-2 • $15.99

THE SCIENCE OF MIND

ERNEST HOLMES

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the

1938 edition of this sacred work, a deluxe volume

featuring black bonded-leather binding, a 4-color

designed box, and gilded edges.

A Tarcher slipcased leather-bound hardcover

October • 960 pp. • 978-0-399-16088-2 • $80.00

Also in standard hardcover: 978-0-87477-865-6 • $29.95

Paperback: 978-0-87477-921-9 • $19.95

THE SUCCESSFUL BRAIN

Increase Your Mental Powers Using

NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming)

WENDY JAGO

Introduces the reader to therapeutic technique used

to recognize and reprogram unconscious patterns of

thought and behavior in order to modify psychological

responses.

A Tarcher paperback original

October • 304 pp. • 978-0-399-16042-4 • $15.95

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DREAM MORE

DOLLY PARTON

The legendary musician and songwriter shares for

the first time her poignant and deeply held philosophy

on life, based on her University of Tennessee

commencement speech.

A Putnam hardcover

November • 128 pp. • 978-0-399-16248-0 • $19.95

THE ONE COMMAND

Six Steps to Attract

Wealth with the Power of Your Mind

ASARA LOVEJOY

The popular speaker introduces a six-step process

for achieving the Theta step, tapping into your powerful

mind in order to attract financial good.

A Berkley paperback original

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25795-1 • $15.00

ASK GEORGE ANDERSON

What Souls in the

Hereafter Can Teach Us About Life

GEORGE ANDERSON AND ANDREW BARONE

The world’s greatest medium offers invaluable lessons

that will enrich our lives because they are

imparted from a profound and rare perspective: that

of the souls who have already lived it and learned

from it.

A Berkley paperback original

September • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-24728-0 • $15.00

COMPLETE GUIDE TO PRESCRIPTION

AND NONPRESCRIPTION DRUGS 2013

H. WINTER GRIFFITH, M.D.

Updated by Stephen W. Moore, M.D.

Features revised, up-to-date FDA information and

an A-Z list of illnesses for easy reference.

A Perigee paperback original

November • 1,120 pp. • 978-0-399-53767-7 • $30.00

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LOST AT SEA

The Jon Ronson Mysteries

JON RONSON

The author of The Psychopath Test investigates the

very strange things that we are willing to believe in,

such as lifelike robots that are shaped after loved

ones who have passed on, spiritual leaders, and

other bizarre and unusual stories.

A Riverhead hardcover

December • 400 pp. • 978-1-59463-137-5 • $26.95

WANTING SEX AGAIN

How to Rediscover Your

Desire and Heal a Sexless Marriage

LAURIE WATSON

“Watson has helped many women recover lost

libido, and her book will help many more.”—Michael

Castleman, author of Great Sex.

A Berkley paperback original

December • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-25714-2 • $16.00

JACOB THE BAKER

Gentle Wisdom for a Complicated World

NOAH BENSHEA

A small-town baker named Jacob scribbles his

thoughts on bits of paper as he waits for the bread to

rise—and soon his simple sayings become known

and spread among the town.

An Overlook hardcover

November • 128 pp. • 978-1-4683-0122-9 • $19.95

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TO SELL IS HUMAN

The Surprising Truth

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DANIEL H. PINK

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CHRISTOPHER STEINER

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KEVIN PRITCHARD AND JOHN ELIOT

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JUDGMENT ON THE FRONT LINE

How Smart Companies

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CHRIS DEROSE AND NOEL M. TICHY

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THE LAUNCH PAD

Inside Y Combinator, Silicon Valley’s

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RANDALL STROSS

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THE COMMITMENT ENGINE

Teaching Your Business to Manage Itself

JOHN JANTSCH

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THE IMPACT EQUATION

Are You Making Things

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CHRIS BROGAN AND JULIEN SMITH

The authors of Trust Agents provide an authentic and

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RICHARD BRANSON

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DANIEL R. SOLIN

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How to Build a Big Little Business

NICK SARILLO

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Seizing Opportunity

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FRANS JOHANSSEN

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WAGING HEAVY PEACE

NEIL YOUNG

From his early days with Buffalo Springfield to his

groundbreaking solo career to his reemergence as

the patron saint of grunge, the musical legend presents

a kaleidoscopic view of personal life and musical

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A WOMAN LIKE ME

BETTYE LAVETTE WITH DAVID RITZ

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THE SARTORIALIST II

SCOTT SCHUMAN

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THE TRUTH ABOUT STYLE

STACY LONDON

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TO HAVE AND HAVE ANOTHER

A Hemingway Cocktail Companion

PHILIP GREENE

The co-founder of the Museum of the American

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cocktails he imbibed and the drinks he placed so

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November • 272 pp. • 978-0-399-53764-6 • $24.00

WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT?

The Surprising, Shocking,

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WILL GOMPERTZ

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November • 384 pp. • 978-0-525-95267-1 • $28.95

GLOBAL MODEL VILLAGE

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SLINKACHU

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SIRI & ME

A Love Story

DAVID MILGRIM

The author of Goodnight iPad presents an illustrated

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October • 112 pp. • 978-0-399-16159-9 • $15.95

LEONARD MALTIN’S

2013 MOVIE GUIDE

The Modern Era

LEONARD MALTIN

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September • 1,664 pp. • 978-0-452-29854-5 • $22.00

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THE FILMMAKER’S HANDBOOK

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STEVEN ASCHER AND EDWARD PINCUS

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THE WAR BY THE SHORE

The Incomparable Drama

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CURT SAMPSON

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August • 288 pp. • 978-1-592-40796-5 • $28.00

UNCONSCIOUS SCORING

Dave Stockton’s Guide

to Saving Shots Around the Green

DAVE STOCKTON AND MATTHEW RUDY

Foreword by Rory McIlroy

The teacher of Mickelson and McIlroy shows how to

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place to achieve lower scores.

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DAVE PELZ’S PUTTING GAMES

The More You Play, the Better You Putt

DAVE PELZ WITH EDDIE PELZ

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EVERY DAY IS AN ATHEIST HOLIDAY!

More Magical Tales

from the Author of God, No!

PENN JILLETTE

A spectacularly witty and sharply observant collection

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Fourth of July, Halloween, and beyond.

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CHASING SPIRITS

The Building of the

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NICK GROFF WITH JEFF BELANGER

The paranormal investigator of the Travel Channel’s

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LYRICS AND PROSE

RIC OCASEK

A personal narrative and collection of original song

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November • 320 pp. • 978-0-399-16370-8 • $25.95

THE DEAD ROAM THE EARTH

True Stories of the

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ALASDAIR WICKHAM

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IN SEARCH OF CLEO

How I Found My Pussy and Lost My Mind

GINA GERSHON

When she loses her beloved cat, the film icon spends

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characters who help or hinder her in different ways.

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October • 176 pp. • 978-1-592-40766-8 • $22.50

TOP SHOT

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Foreword by Colby Donaldson

Learn what makes History Channel’s Top Shot one of

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November • 256 pp. • 978-0-451-41345-1 • $16.00

THE VAMPIRE COMBAT MANUAL

A Guide to Fighting

the Bloodthirsty Undead

ROGER MA

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October • 320 pp. • 978-0-425-24765-5 • $15.00

THE LAW OF SUPERHEROES

JAMES DAILY, J.D., AND RYAN DAVIDSON, J.D.

The duo behind LawAndTheMultiverse.com explore

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October • 320 pp. • 978-1-592-40726-2 • $26.00

CHUCK NORRIS:

LONGER AND HARDER

The Complete Chronicle of the World’s

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IAN SPECTOR

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November • 352 pp. • 978-1-592-40793-4 • $18.00

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WHAT’S A DOG FOR?

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JOHN HOMANS

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YOU TELL YOUR DOG FIRST

ALISON PACE

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WALLACE

The Underdog Who Conquered a Sport,

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JIM GORANT

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I’M A GOOD DOG

Pit Bulls, America’s Most

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KEN FOSTER

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A Viking Studio hardcover

November • 224 pp. • 978-0-670-02620-3 • $25.00

TRAINING FOR BOTH

ENDS OF THE LEASH

A Guide to Cooperation

Training for You and Your Dog

KATE PERRY AND YVONNE CONZA

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