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Perseus International Rights  Foreign Rights Guide Fall 2013  Contents Basic Books .................................................................... 3 BenBella Books ............................................................. 15 Da Capo Press .............................................................. 28 Da Capo Lifelong Books ................................................ 38 Hazelden Publishing ...................................................... 52 Nation Books ................................................................ 58 Oneworld ...................................................................... 59 Pear Press ..................................................................... 69 PublicAffairs ................................................................. 71 Redleaf Press ................................................................ 82 Running Press .............................................................. 86 Seal Press ..................................................................... 95 Weinstein Books ........................................................... 97 Westview Press ............................................................ 100 Wharton Digital Press .................................................. 101 Subject Index ............................................................... 105 International Subagents ............................................... 109 Cover design by Rose Traynor

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Basic Books Edward Frenkel Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality October 2013 • Mathematics/Memoir • 288 pages • World Rights: Basic Books; Japanese: Bungeishunju; Italian: Codice; Turkish: Paloma Yayinevi “A fascinating peek into the author’s life and work.” —Kirkus Reviews “Frenkel reveals the joy of pure intellectual discovery in this autobiographical story of determination, passion, and the Langlands program.... Frenkel’s gusto will draw readers into his own quest, pursuing the deepest realities of mathematics as if it were ‘a giant jigsaw puzzle, in which no one knows what the final image is going to look like.’” —Publisher’s Weekly “Fascinating ... By using analogies, [Frenkel] describes concepts such as symmetries, dimensions, and Riemann surfaces in a way that will enable nonmathematicians to understand them. Whether or not readers develop a love for math, they will get a glimpse of the love that Frenkel has for the subject. Recommended for all readers, math whizzes or not, inclined to be interested in the subject.” —Library Journal “If you’re not a mathematician this book might make you become one. And if you are a mathematician you will feel better about your profession.” —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan and Antifragile Robert Martin How We Do It: The Evolution and Future of Human Reproduction May 2013 • Biology • 400 pages • World Rights: Basic Books “[An] amiable information tour through the evolutionary history of mating, pregnancy, birth, and babies ... an intelligent, open-minded guide to the animal processes that somehow seem to make us most fully human.” —Boston Globe “Mr. Martin’s humble but crucial acknowledgment that biology is unavoidably complicated—that we can’t capture millennia of evolution or decades of research in glib sayings about the sexes’ planetary origins or in single surveys of psychology undergraduates—is what makes How We Do It so compelling.... No Mars and Venus, no extrapolations about why we evolved to love—or hate—strip clubs or whether bottlefeeding dooms a child to a life of puerile amusements and a career at the Kwik-E-Mart. Here instead are the facts of life as you may have never thought about them.” —Wall Street Journal “Biological anthropologist Robert Martin wields decades of research to get at the evolutionary facts and inform people’s reproductive decisions.... Fascinating detours abound—such as the successful, and sensitive, toilet training of six-month-old babies by Kenya’s Digo people.”—Nature “This fascinating, comprehensive look at human evolution raises important questions about what everything from bottle-fed babies to assisted reproduction means for the future of the species.... A must-read for anyone interested in human evolution.” —Booklist


Basic Books Douglas Hofstadter and Emmanuel Sander Surfaces and Essences: Analogy as the Fuel and Fire of Thinking April 2013 • Science • 592 pages • World Rights: Basic Books; French: Odile Jacob; Dutch: Contact; German: Klett-Cotta; Korean: Books 21 Publishing Group; Chinese (Simpl): Cheers Publishing; Hungarian: Typotex “[F]irst rate popular science: difficult but rewarding.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “Knowing what makes a duck a bird and what makes a plane not a bird may not seem like very profound mental feats—but Douglas Hofstadter and Emmanuel Sander see such cognitive connections as part of an extraordinarily profound process.... The book’s most persuasive section involves the physics of the early 20th century, as the authors focus on the thought processes of Albert Einstein, whom they label an ‘analogizer extraordinaire.’ Be prepared to become hyper-conscious of the myriad of analogies one makes every moment of every day.... The end result is a book that is ambitious and provocative.” —Globe and Mail (Canada) “Hofstadter and Sander tear through the misperceptions, demonstrating the astonishing conceptual power of analogies—manifest when mathematicians venture from real to imaginary numbers, when physicists leap from photons to vector bosons.... Surprisingly, only analogies enable us to recognize deep essences behind surface appearances and to weigh competing options in national policy or personal life. Readers do confront the risks of false and stereotypical analogies, but soon realize that analogymaking is the pilot light of creativity—and essential for adapting to a changing world. A revelatory foray into the dynamics of the mind.” —Booklist Online (starred review) “I am one of those cognitive scientists who believe that analogy is a key to explaining human intelligence. This magnum opus by Douglas Hofstadter, who has reflected on the nature of analogy for decades, and Emmanuel Sander, is a milestone in our understanding of human thought, filled with insights and new ideas.” —Steven Pinker, author of How the Mind Works and The Stuff of Thought Shibley Telhami The World Through Arab Eyes: Arab Public Opinion and the Reshaping of the Middle East June 2013 • History • 272 pages • World Rights: Basic Books “America’s leading interpreter of the Arab world, always judicious in his judgments and penetrating in his analysis, has written a book that every American concerned with the challenges that American foreign policy faces in the Middle East should read.” —Zbigniew Brzezinski “Not since Edward Said’s Orientalism has a scholar so effectively distilled the Arab collective self and its complex relations to ‘the others,’ as Shibley Telhami has in The World Through Arab Eyes. Unlike hundreds of speculative books written about Arabs and Muslims since 9/11, Telhami has meticulously managed to get the Arabs to tell their stories in facts and figures—providing crisp analysis along the way. The book is a must read for students, scholars, policy makers, and anyone interested in the Middle East.” —Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Egyptian sociologist and human rights activist “[Telhami’s] closing chapter on how Arab public opinion will influence the reshaping of the Middle East is the best summary of the likely implications of the current awakening and activation of Arab public opinion that I have seen to date, blending the hard facts of public attitudes with the unpredictable nature of political and social change.” —Rami G. Khouri, Daily Star (Lebanon)


Basic Books Sally Satel, MD, and Scott O. Lilienfeld, PhD Brainwashed: How We Are Seduced by Mindless Neuroscience June 2013 • Neuroscience • 320 pages World Rights: Basic Books; Dutch: Scriptim “Dr. Satel and Dr. Lilienfeld offer a methodical critique of this oversimplified neurononsense, convincingly arguing that in many ways the M.R.I.’s of today are simply the phrenology heads of yesteryear, laughably primitive attempts to wrangle human character and behavior into tractable form.” —New York Times “The intrepid outsider needs expert guidance through this rocky terrain—and there’s no better place to start than Brainwashed by Sally Satel and Scott O. Lilienfeld. Satel, a practising psychiatrist, and Lilienfeld, a clinical psychologist, are terrific sherpas. They are clear-sighted, considered and forgiving of the novice’s ignorance.” —New Scientist “In a witty but no-hold-barred book, the authors skewer the ridiculous claims of those who tell us that brain imaging can unlock the secrets of the mind.... Brainwashed explains why we must be skeptical and accept that, if anything, brain research has revealed just how much further we have to go.” —BBC Focus “This thoughtful, provocative book provides a needed counterbalance to the arrogant neuromythology that purports to explain all of human behavior through brain imaging. It makes a strong moral argument that we are, ultimately, creatures of choice who can exercise will; it grapples boldly with a science that has sometimes threatened our understanding of what it is to be human.” —Andrew Solomon “An authoritative, fascinating argument for the centrality of mind in what, doubtless prematurely, has been called the era of the brain.” —Peter D. Kramer Douglas Kenrick and Vladas Griskevicius The Rational Animal: How Evolution Made Us Smarter Than We Think September 2013 • Science/Cognitive Science • 256 pages • World Rights: Basic Books “The Rational Animal is a fun romp through the comedy of human errors. Again and again, the authors find, evolutionary urges and hardwired brains explain behaviors rational economists cannot. Humans just don't make sense, it seems, unless you expect them not to.”—Mother Jones “A persuasive—and entertaining—look at the Darwinian dynamics of decision making.” —Booklist “Why do we overspend, underinvest, and make seemingly poor decisions? The Rational Animal shows that the answer comes from a simple, but often overlooked place: Our animal ancestors. Whether we like it or not, evolution has shaped who we are today. But rather than making us foolishly irrational, looking deeper inside ourselves reveals a surprisingly brilliant beast.”—Jonah Berger, author of Contagious: Why Things Catch on “Vigorously investigated…Sharp, piquant science/behavioral-economics writing.” —Kirkus Reviews “The Rational Animal is so persuasive that it could convince an ardent Wall Street economist to throw away his copy of Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations and replace it with Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species.”—Noah J. Goldstein, UCLA Anderson School of Management, and coauthor of Yes! 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to be Persuasive


Basic Books Raj Raghunathan, PhD If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy? The Surprising Path from Career Success to Life Success Most scientists and thinkers agree that happiness is among the most important goals in a person’s life. So why then aren’t smart, successful people happy? In his book If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy? Raj Raghunathan, PhD, who studies theories from psychology, behavioral sciences, decision theory, and marketing to explain interrelationships between affect and consumption behavior, argues that smarts and success can actually obstruct the path to feeling truly happy. Using his own original research and a series of stories, he explores why intelligent people aren’t as happy as they could be. Raghunathan discusses the three needs that routinely distract people from happiness: the need for importance, the need to be loved, and the need for control. He also explains how beliefs about various issues, such as how to make the best decisions, how much to trust others, and the relationship between goals and emotions, have a negative influence on happiness and what can be done about this. Raghunathan examines the various definitions of happiness and which definition is “best” for maximizing it. Finally, he explores the common misconceptions of individuals that happiness is fleeting and the search for it shallow. • Raj Raghunathan, PhD, is associate professor at the University of Texas McCombs School of Business and one of the most popular bloggers for Psychology Today. He serves on the editorial board of Journal of Marketing and Journal of Consumer Psychology. May 2015 • Business/Psychology • 288 pages World Rights: Basic Books; Dutch: Business Contact; Korean: Gilbut Publications Martin Ford Rise of the Robots: How Technology Will Transform the Future Job Market and Economy Martin Ford has worked in Silicon Valley for over 25 years, gaining firsthand observations of the extraordinary acceleration of technology. Now he’s telling us the risks of allowing technology to transform our economy and culture. In the spirit of Evgeny Morozov’s To Save Everything, Click Here and Sherry Turkle’s Alone Together, Ford argues that all these nifty artificially intelligent devices are not just on the cusp of making “good” jobs obsolete, they are already doing it. A computer wins Jeopardy—big deal, right? Well, no: the same technology is making paralegals obsolete as it undertakes electronic discovery, and it will soon make radiologists obsolete too. And that, no doubt, will only be the beginning. Rise of the Robots focuses on structural unemployment and inequality resulting from accelerating progress in artificial intelligence, robotics, and other forms of job automation. In no way antitechnology or antiprogress, Ford calls on us to consider adapting our economic system to the new realities brought on by advancing technology and proposes pragmatic solutions along those lines. Sure to cause a stir, this is a must-read for the economic, political, and technological circles. • Martin Ford has worked in Silicon Valley in finance at a hightechnology company and founded several successful small software design firms. He is recognized as one of a very small number of experts who has invested significant thought in, and produced a substantial body of writing on, the subject of technological unemployment and its implications and possible solutions. Spring 2015 • Technology/Business • 256 pages World Rights: Basic Books


Basic Books Jacob Soll The Reckoning: Accountability and the Rise and Fall of Nations A crucial tool in the art of statecraft, accounting can be used to create a stable financial system or abused by power-hungry politicians. In this 600-year history of finance and political accountability, author Jacob Soll explores the fundamental role accounting has played in the rise and fall of powerful companies, states, and empires. From the powerful Medici Bank to the Dutch bookkeepers in the 17th century, the birth of public accounting in 19th-century England, and the stock market crash of 1929, Soll traces accounting’s intricate relationship with politics to show both its successes and its failures and the lessons we can learn years later. With rigorous research and contemporary applications, The Reckoning offers an invaluable historical perspective on current economic issues. • Jacob Soll is professor of history at Rutgers University. He earned a DEA (1993) from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and a PhD (1998) from Magdalene College, Cambridge University. He has lectured at Princeton University and held visiting scholarships at the National Library of Portugal, Lisbon, and Trinity College, Cambridge, and the Fernand Braudel Professorship at the European University Institute in Fiesole. Soll is author of The Information Master: JeanBaptiste Colber’s Secret State Intelligence System and Publishing The Prince: History, Reading, and the Birth of Political Criticism, which won the Jacques Barzun Prize from the American Philosophical Society. He was just awarded the 2011 MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant and won a 2009 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Book Forum, American Historical Review, Journal of Modern History, and New Republic. Soll speaks French, Italian, and Portuguese. May 2014 • Economics/History • 352 pages World Rights: Basic Books; United Kingdom: Penguin; Brazilian: Record; Portuguese (Portugal): Lua de Papel/Leya Group; Japanese: Bungei Shunju Simon Head Mindless: Why Smarter Machines Are Making Dumber Humans Computer business systems (CBSs) are the information-technology-intensive systems used by corporations—and increasingly by organizations of all kinds—to mange human resources, workflow, and even develop complex financial instruments. With their phenomenal powers to accumulate and analyze information, then manage the actions and judgments of employees, CBEs are as central to the information economy as Henry Ford’s Detroit plants once were to the economy of mass production, and whether we know it or not, they are a part of our lives in many different ways. But as corporations have yielded more and more decision making to these systems, they have been eroding employee freedoms, autonomies, and skills that have marked off the white-collar, middle-class workplace from its industrial counterparts, bringing down salaries and causing a slide toward poverty. As use of these systems grows, they move further into replacing human decision making—and Head shows how some of these changes have been disastrous in places like Wall Street and Iraq. This is truly the first exploration of CBSs for a trade audience and is as important as it is clear-sighted. • Simon Head is a fellow at the Rothermere American Institute at Oxford and a senior fellow at the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. His first (scholarly) book, The New Ruthless Economy, received rave reviews from a variety of prominent publications, including the New York Review of Books and the Los Angeles Times. Richard Sennett of the London School of Economics wrote, “Simon Head has written a disturbing and brilliant analysis of what ails the modern economy.” He is also a past US correspondent for the New Statesman of London and Indo-China correspondent for the Financial Times. February 2014 • Business/Technology • 256 pages •World Rights: Basic Books


Basic Books Donald A. Norman The Design of Everyday Things, Revised and Expanded “Design may be our top competitive edge. This book is a joy—fun and of the utmost importance.” —Tom Peters, author of In Search of Excellence Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on or whether to push, pull, or slide a door. The fault, argues this ingenious—even liberating—book, lies not in ourselves but in product design that ignores the needs of users and the principles of cognitive psychology. The Design of Everyday Things shows that good, usable design is possible. The rules are simple: make things visible, exploit natural relationships that couple function and control, and make intelligent use of constraints. The goal: guide the user effortlessly to the right action on the right control at the right time. In this entertaining and insightful analysis, cognitive scientist Donald A. Norman hails excellence of design as the most important key to regaining the competitive edge in influencing consumer behavior. Now fully expanded and updated, with a new introduction by the author, The Design of Everyday Things is a powerful primer on how—and why—some products satisfy customers while others only frustrate them. • Donald A. Norman is cofounder of the Nielsen Norman Group, an executive consulting firm that helps companies produce human-centered products and services. He is Breed Professor of Design Emeritus at Northwestern University and professor emeritus at the University of California, San Diego, where he was founding chair of the Department of Cognitive Science and chair of the Department of Psychology. He has served as vice president of Apple Computer’s Advanced Technology Group. His many books include Emotional Design, The Design of Future Things, and, most recently, Living with Complexity. November 2013 • Business/Psychology • 320 pages • World Rights: Basic Books; Japanese: Shinyosha; Italian: Giunti; Simplified Chinese Characters: CITIC; Spanish: Editiorial Nerea; Russian: Mann, Ivanov and Ferber; Greek: Faldamis; Czech: Dokoran Charles Kenny The Upside of Down: Why the Rise of the Rest Is Good for the West Conventional wisdom argues that the West is in decline and the rise of the East suggests a bleak future for the world’s only superpower. But what if the traditional measure of global status—empire, economic muscle, and a powerful military—are no longer as important as they once were? In The Upside of Down, Charles Kenny argues that no longer being number one may actually be in America’s best interest. America’s so-called decline is only in relation to the advancement of other countries. Other nations are getting ahead, and that’s a good thing. A wealthier world will inevitably provide great benefits for the G8 as well as for the citizens of newly prosperous countries. Wealthier countries tend to produce the kinds of big innovations that dramatically improve quality of life for everyone regardless of national boundaries, and global, social, and demographic trends indicate that the G8 countries will be able to import more educated workers, thereby dramatically improving their own productivity. A refreshing rejoinder to the prophets of decline, The Upside of Down offers a solidly grounded and highly optimistic look at the future of a wealthier world. • Charles Kenny is a well-known World Bank economist. His writing has appeared in outlets ranging from Time magazine and Washington Monthly to South China Morning Post and Foreign Policy, where he is a contributing editor. He’s been interviewed on Fox Business News and ABC Radio Network’s John Batchelor Show, among other national outlets. Foreign Affairs hailed his previous book, Getting Better, as a “Best Book of 2011,” and David Leonhardt of the New York Times chose it as one of his top five books of the year. In the Wall Street Journal, Bill Gates (who wrote the introduction to the paperback edition) called the book “elegant and deeply researched.” December 2013 • Business and Economics • 240 pages World Rights: Basic Books


Basic Books Scott Weems Ha! The Science of When We Laugh and Why Slapstick humor, sardonic wit, raunchy wordplay—we all have our favorite jokes, the knee-slappers that make us laugh until we cry. But why is humor so different across individuals, age groups, and even cultures? And what instills punch lines with their particular magic? Recent advances in understanding the brain have generated compelling new theories on the psychological processes that regulate humor—once dismissed as too subjective to be effectively studied. In Ha!, cognitive neuroscientist Scott Weems leads us on a unique exploration of comedy, revealing how the distributed complexity of our brains results in laughter when we try to entertain two conflicting ideas at once. In other words, humans are wired to experience pleasure at the unexpected, and we laugh when we are surprised. What’s more, the anterior cingulate, our brain’s conflict detector and an area enlarged in those with strong secular and liberal beliefs, is activated by humor; computers can be taught to tell jokes; and superiority humor, which mocks stereotypes, can actually bring groups together. This lively, extensively researched work delves into how humor defines our very humanity and sheds light on consciousness, identifying the ways in which laughter can boost health, improve psychological well-being, and even enhance our professional lives. • Scott Weems, a researcher at the University of Maryland, has a PhD in cognitive neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles. He specializes in the neuroscience of behavior and language and has worked on a number of projects examining language storage in the brain as it pertains to laughter. May 2014 • Science/Psychology • 288 pages World Rights: Basic Books Matthew Hertenstein The Tell: The Little Clues That Reveal Big Truths About Who We Are October 2013 • Science/Psychology • 256 pages World Rights: Basic Books; Japanese: Bungeishunju; Korean: Business Books Publishing; Chinese (simp.): Grand China Publishing “The human brain, some have said, is a prediction machine. Sometimes our forecasts go awry, of course. But often our astonishing ability to predict helps us navigate our complex physical, social, and emotional environments. In this fascinating book, Matthew Hertenstein unpacks the secrets of our predictive abilities and shows how we can hone those abilities to become better judges of people and situations. The Tell is one of the year’s essential reads.”—Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell Is Human, Drive, and A Whole New Mind “Some of the most important decisions you make in life could be improved by taking advantage of the information contained in the hidden clues that, unknown to you, surround you every day. In this lively and informative book, Matthew Hertenstein will show you how to find those clues and use them to improve your understanding of the world around you.”—Sam Gosling, author of Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You “Prepare to be amazed. Research psychologist Matthew Hertenstein reveals stunning discoveries of how mere glimpses of behavior—infant reactivity, portrait smiles, physical energy, facial width and symmetry, height, nonverbal microbehaviors, and more—can foretell one’s future personality, risk of divorce, sexual orientation, longevity, income, psychopathology, lies, and success. The grand result: a science of people prediction, or (dare I say) a scientific basis for some authentic fortune telling.”—David G. Myers, Professor of Psychology, Hope College, and author of Intuition: Its Powers and Perils


Basic Books Scott Kaufman Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined: Exploding the Myths Surrounding Talent, Practice, Creativity, and Genius May 2013 • Psychology • 416 pages World Rights: Basic Books; Chinese (simp.): Cheers; Korean: KPI/Business Map “Kaufman presents a convincing ‘theory of personal intelligence.’ But what emerges most clearly is how all children—gifted, disabled or simply humming with untapped abilities—need a fine-tuned, holistic education to shine in their own extraordinary ways.” —Nature “A good read ... [Ungifted] introduces the reader to the world of intelligence testing in a highly literate style and pulls back the curtain on some very bad practices in public schools.... Kaufman makes a strong case that anyone can be great, even the ‘ungifted.’” —Post and Courier “Fascinating ... a smart, lucid, and down-to-earth exposition of the underlying neuroscience and the contentious history of theories of intelligence ... Blending incisive analysis with a warm sympathy for intellectual insecurities—and potential—Kaufman demonstrates that even the most ordinary mind is a strange and wondrous gift.” —Publishers Weekly “A warmly human and coolly scientific survey of both the reductive and the liberating fruits of two centuries of cognitive research.” —Scientist “A convincing—and moving—case for the great potential of even an ‘ordinary’ mind.” —Parade Mark Epstein Thoughts Without a Thinker: Psychotherapy from a Buddhist Perspective, Revised Edition “One of the most sophisticated integrations of the therapeutic and spiritual disciplines.” —Daniel Goleman, New York Times Thoughts Without a Thinker, which brought Buddhist teaching and modern psychotherapy together for the first time and changed thousands of lives in the process, was a pathbreaking work when originally published in 1995. With 150,000 copies sold, the book revolutionized the field, and a number of authors have since followed in Mark Epstein’s footsteps. The line between psychology and spirituality has recently begun to blur, as clinicians, their patients, and religious seekers explore new perspectives on the self. Drawing upon his own experiences as a psychotherapist and meditator, Epstein, a New York–based psychiatrist trained in classical Freudian methods, explains the unique psychological contributions of the teachings of Buddhism, describes the role of meditation in contemporary psychological language, and lays out the path to meditation-inspired healing. Now with a new preface by the author, Thoughts Without a Thinker offers a revolutionary new understanding of what constitutes a healthy emotional life. • Mark Epstein, MD, is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He has authored several books, including Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart, Going on Being, Open to Desire, and the upcoming Trauma of Everyday Life. He practices psychiatry and lives in New York City. July 2013 • Psychology/Body, Mind, Spirit • 272 pages World Rights: Basic Books; Czech: Maitrea; German: Windpferd; Romanian: Herald; Spanish: Alfaomega; United Kingdom: Duckworth


Basic Books Serhii Plokhii The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union On Christmas Day 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as president of the Soviet Union. At the time, US President George H. W. Bush declared it a victory for America, the ultimate triumph of American values over communism. In this book, however, awardwinning Ukrainian historian and writer Serhii Plokhii tells a very different story, drawing on recently declassified documents from the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and primary sources from the Gorbachev Foundation in Moscow and the Ukrainian archives in Kyiv and Lviv to reveal that Bush and his White House advisors were deeply invested in saving the Soviet Union and keeping Gorbachev in power. Bush and Gorbachev were, Plokhii argues, more allies than enemies, and Bush abandoned their alliance only when it became obvious that Gorbachev’s fall from power was imminent. Bold, engaging, and accessible, this book challenges commonly held beliefs about the fall of the Soviet Union and examines the way in which those beliefs have negatively impacted US foreign policy—and through it, the rest of the world—to this day. • Serhii Plokhii, also known as S. M. Plokhy, is the Mykhailo Hrushevsky Professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard University and a leading authority on Soviet and international history. Born in Russia and raised and educated in Ukraine, Plokhii earned a second doctorate in history from Columbia University in 1990. He has won the first prize of the American Association for Ukrainian Studies three times. He has also authored eight books, including the award-winning Yalta: The Price of Peace. May 2014 • History • 496 pages • World Rights: Basic Books Geoffrey Wawro A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire In A Mad Catastrophe prize-winning historian Geoffrey Wawro explores the extraordinary debility and misfortune of the Habsburg monarchy in the years immediately preceding World War I. Many historians have alluded to the frailty and fractiousness of Austria during those years, but until now, no one has probed the extent of the rot, corruption, and hypocrisy that infused the Austrian state; nor has anyone shown how this fragility led inevitably to war. In A Mad Catastrophe, Wawro lays out just how the momentous decline of the Austro-Hungarian Empire was the critical impetus of the war, but not, as one might expect, because the empire’s weakness tempted attack from her enemies in the Triple Entente. Rather, it was the AustroHungarians’ own ally in the Triple Alliance—Germany—that prodded her to enter into an all-out war with their rivals before the once-mighty empire imploded on herself, rendering impossible any such bid for power. • Geoffrey Wawro is a prize-winning expert in modern European history, specializing in the military history of 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century Europe. He is currently professor of military history and director of the Military History Center at the University of North Texas in the Dallas Metroplex. From 2000 to 2005 he was professor of strategic studies at the US Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. Wawro holds a PhD from Yale University, coedits the Cambridge Military Histories, and has authored four highly regarded books. Praise for The Franco-Prussian War “This is an extraordinarily luminous book about not only a war but also a continent and a century. Written with verve and wit, The Franco-Prussian War harnesses scholarship and story-telling to wonderful effect. Geoffrey Wawro has given us a magnificent yarn.” —Rich Atkinson, author of An Army at Dawn and winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for History April 2014 • History • 364 pages • World Rights: Basic Books; Chinese (comp.): Rive Gauche


Basic Books Thomas Maier Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love This is a new tie-in edition of the acclaimed biography of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, to coincide with the forthcoming Showtime series based on the book. For a time in the United States, Masters and Johnson taught us everything we needed to know about what goes on in the bedroom. Convincing hundreds of men and women to shed their clothes and copulate, they were the nation’s top experts on love and intimacy. Highlighting interviews with the notoriously private Masters and the ambitious Johnson, critically acclaimed biographer Thomas Maier shows how this unusual team changed the way we all thought about, talked about, and engaged in sex while they simultaneously tried to make sense of their own relationship. Entertaining, revealing, and beautifully told, Masters of Sex sheds light on the eternal mysteries of desire, intimacy, and the psyche. • Thomas Maier is author of the critically acclaimed Dr. Spock: An American Life, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; The Kennedys: America’s Emerald Kings, which was adapted into a Warner Home Video documentary; and Newhouse, which won the Frank Luther Mott Award for Best Media Book. An award-winning investigative journalist at Newsday, he lives with his wife and three sons in Long Island, New York. June 2013 • Biography/Human Sexuality • 424 pages World Rights: Basic Books Neill Lochery Brazil: The Fortunes of War—World War II and the Making of Modern Brazil Hollywood’s simplistic presentation of Rio de Janeiro during World War II—be it dancers in the streets or Nazis in the bars—has clouded the complex and exciting story of a city that was vital to both sides in the war, when Rio was the scene of almost constant political double-dealing as Brazil’s leaders sought to cash in on the country’s strategic importance to all the belligerents. The huge wealth and new infrastructure that WWII brought transformed the nation and led to the birth of modern industrial Brazil. Brazil is a tale of dramatic high-stakes diplomacy, shifting allegiances, exotic locations, fierce military battles, systematic and brutal persecution of Jewish refugees, and Allied and Nazi espionage, all set to a samba soundtrack and background. • Dr. Neill Lochery is a leading specialist in politics and the modern history of Europe and the Mediterranean Middle East. He has authored several critically acclaimed books on the region, including Loaded Dice and The View from the Fence. His most recent book, Lisbon, was a best seller in Portugal. He has served as an advisor to politicians in the Middle East, on both sides of the political divide, and consults for business leaders. He is a regular commentator in the international press and often appears on television news in the United Kingdom, Europe, and America. Spring 2014 • History • 300 pages World Rights: Basic Books; Portuguese (Brazil): Intrinseca; Portuguese (Portugal): Presenca Also by Neill Lochery Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939–1945 World Rights: PublicAffairs; ANZ: Scribe; Portuguese (Portugal): Presenca; Portuguese (Brazil): Rocco; Spanish: Santillana; Polish: Czytelnik “Lochery tells the gripping story of the city known as Casablanca II.... [E]ngrossing and rewarding.” —Publishers Weekly


Basic Books Ilan Stavans and Lalo Alcaraz A Most Imperfect Union: A Contrarian History of the United States The story of the United States is that of its humblest folk: the workers, immigrants, soldiers, slaves, students, and housewives whose toils have shaped—yet often been excluded from—the country’s official history. America owes its exceptional identity to these men and women, for the country’s diversity and dynamism are its most fundamental strength—as well as, on occasion, its biggest stumbling block to progress and prosperity. In A Most Imperfect Union, award-winning cultural commentator Ilan Stavans and popular syndicated cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz present a colorful, irreverent graphic history of the people, by the people, and for the people. Stavans and Alcaraz’s outlandish comic lens zeroes in on oft-neglected figures: Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, an educated West African man brought to colonial Maryland in chains; Ann Pudeator, one of the many women accused of witchcraft and executed in 17th-century Salem, Massachusetts; E. L. Mencken, the journalist and editor who helped to define American English; Max Blank and Isaac Harris, the company owners whose hunger for profits contributed to the tragedy now known as the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire; and Puerto Rican poet and civil rights activist Julia de Burgos, who fought— unsuccessfully—to free the island from US domination. Sweeping and cinematic, stretching from the nation’s prehistory to the age of terror, A Most Imperfect Union is a joyous, outrageous celebration of the complex, sometimes unruly individuals who have shaped the nation from its prehistory to the present day. • Ilan Stavans is LewisSebring Professor of Latin American and Latino Culture and Five-College Fortieth Anniversary Professor at Amherst College. A Mexican-born essayist and cultural critic and author of over 20 books, he is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and of many international prizes and honors, including the Latino Literature Prize, Chile’s Presidential Medal, and the Rubén Darío Distinction. • Lalo Alcaraz is a faculty member at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles and creator of the first nationally syndicated, political Latino daily comic strip, “La Cucaracha,” which appeared in scores of newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times. Alcaraz’s work has also appeared in the New York Times, LA Times, and many other publications and has received numerous awards and distinctions. July 2014 • History/Cartoon • 198 pages World Rights: Basic Books George Weigel Roman Pilgrimage: The Station Churches of Lent Each year at Lent, many Catholics make a pilgrimage to Rome, visiting a different “station church” each day in a journey whose developed form dates back to Gregory the Great. This book takes readers on the pilgrimage from a distance, going through the 47 days of the Lent and Easter period day by day and providing spiritual commentary on each day’s liturgy, photographs of each church and its surrounding neighborhood, and explanations of the churches’ architectural, artistic, and liturgical significance. Both beautiful and informational, this book offers readers a way to visit Rome without leaving home. • George Weigel is a respected scholar of Catholicism and best-selling author of a number of books on the subject, including The Cube and the Cathedral, Letters to a Young Catholic, The Courage to Be Catholic, and Witness to Hope (a biography of John Paul II, which sold over 60,000 copies in all formats). He currently serves as a distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and was the founding president of the James Madison Foundation. Fall 2013 • Religion • 304 pages World Rights: Basic Books; Polish: Wydawnictwo M


Basic Books Jim Marrs Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy, Revised Edition The most comprehensive analysis of one of America’s most infamous crimes, Jim Marrs’s New York Times best seller and the basis for Oliver Stone’s JFK has been revised for the 50th anniversary of the tragic event. Providing details on every aspect of the shooting and the ensuing investigation, Marrs includes interviews with witnesses never officially questioned by the government in his quest to shed light on the suspicions that fell on the mafia, the FBI, and the CIA—ultimately challenging the Warren Commission’s portrayal of Lee Harvey Oswald as a lone assassin. Crossfire examines the variety of conspiracy theories surrounding the shooting, concluding that Kennedy’s many enemies in the business arena, the military, the right wing, and the mafia rendered his death inevitable by fostering a willingness in the highest echelons of government to relax the levels of presidential protection, thereby passively exposing JFK to fatal danger. Marrs’s tour de force is widely considered JFK gospel, the last word on the assassination until the government’s files on the case are unlocked in 2039. • Jim Marrs is an award-winning journalist and author of the New York Times best sellers Rule by Secrecy and The Rise of the Fourth Reich. October 2013 • History/Politics • 560 pages World Rights: Basic Books Suzanne Mettler Graduating Inequality In the span of a generation, America has transformed from the best-educated society in the world to one in which only those in the top income brackets benefit from rising graduation rates. How can a country experience such a staggeringly fast decline in education? In Graduating Inequality, Suzanne Mettler tackles head-on what has gone so horribly wrong and gives insight into the politics underlying the stagnating graduation rates. In this eye-opening exploration of the educational system, Mettler examines two key problems and identifies why the task of governing gets more challenging as the dense layer of previously enacted policies gets ever wider. The first is tied to the problem of overcoming existing legislation; the second relates to “polarized plutocracy,” wherein the two political parties can’t cooperate on anything except policies that buttress the status of the powerful and privileged. This is the first book to explain the link between our dysfunctional politics, the nation’s stagnating college graduation rates, and rising inequality in America. Combining history and political science into one comprehensive look at where and how America has failed, Graduating Inequality is a clarion call for education reform in America and a warning to other countries. • Suzanne Mettler is the Clinton Rossiter Professor of American Institutions in the government department at Cornell University, specializing in political development, public policy, and political behavior. She is also a fellow at the Century Foundation and previously served as president of the Politics and History Section of American Political Science Association and on its Task Force on Inequality and American Democracy. Spring 2014 • Political Science/Education • 320 pages World Rights: Basic Books


BenBella Books T. Colin Campbell, PhD, with Howard Jacobson, PhD Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition May 2013 • Health/Nutrition • 352 pages • World Rights: BenBella Books; Chinese (comp.): Persimmon Cultural Enterprise; French: Les Arenes; German: Verlag Systemimsche Medizin; Italian: Gruppo Macro; Korean: Open Science Publishing: Lithuanian: Luceo; Polish: Galaktyka; Romanian: Adevar Divin; Spanish: Editorial Sirio *New York Times Bestseller “. . .The entirety of the book is a passionate and convincing case for that ideal diet. Campbell has not written a book of diet tips, or even provided recipes. . . . His years of scientific study and calm, measured tone are highly convincing, making a firm case that changing one’s diet is the best way to assure good health. Readers will be inclined to put down their processed food snacks once they read what could be a life-changer of a book.” —Publishers Weekly “After reading The China Study and drastically changing my diet toward the more whole food, plant-based diet recommended by Dr. Campbell, my career numbers shot up when they were supposed to be declining. I thought to myself ‘Why doesn’t everyone eat this way?!’ This new book, Whole, answers that question with great clarity. Never again be confused about diet and nutrition.” —Tony Gonzalez, Atlanta Falcons, 16-year National Football League player, record-setting tight end “T. Colin Campbell, based on his long career in experimental research and health policy-making, uncovers how and why there is so much confusion about food and health and what can be done about it. His explanation is elegant, sincere, provocative, and far-reaching, including how we can solve our health-care crisis. Read and enjoy; there’s something here to inspire and offend just about everyone (sometimes the truth hurts).” —Dean Ornish, MD, Founder and President of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute and author of Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease LeAnne Campbell, PhD The China Study Cookbook: Over 120 Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes May 2013 • Cooking • 208 pages • color photos throughout • World Rights: BenBella Books; Chinese (complex): Domain; Italian: Maccro; Polish: Galaktyka; Romanian: Adevar Divin; Russian: Mann, Ivanov, and Ferber; Slovenian: Sitis; Spanish: Editorial Sirio *Publishers Weekly Bestseller “With clear, precise directions, not-too-complicated recipes, and a photo on almost every page, Campbell’s book demystifies plant-based cooking and makes healthy eating accessible to everyone.” —Herbal Academy of New England blog “This cookbook is representative of how the Campbell family eats at home, and is in line with the type of plant-based eating The China Study encourages . . . If you’re looking for some healthy recipes, you should certainly check this out!” —The Picky Vegan blog “The 120-plus recipes featured in The China Study Cookbook are guided by three principles that make getting a meal on the table—or, let’s face it, on your desk—simple and smart.” —Kelsey Bjelland and Sierra Leone Starks, Jezebel


BenBella Books LeAnne Campbell, PhD, editor, with an introduction by T. Colin Campbell, PhD The China Study All-Star Collection: Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes from Your Favorite Vegan Chefs Following the successful The China Study Cookbook, LeAnne Campbell brings together top chefs in the plant-based community to share their favorite and most delicious recipes. The China Study All-Star Collection features the best recipes from leading chefs, including delectable dishes such as Dreena Burton’s Sneaky Chickpea Burgers, Heather Crosby’s Peppermint Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream, Christy Morgan’s Fiesta Quinoa Salad, and Christina Ross’s Daikon Mushroom Fettuccine, to name a few. These recipes for any occasion all adhere to the nutrition standards set forth in The China Study without sacrificing flavor. With an introduction by Dr. T. Colin Campbell, The China Study All-Star Collection is the ultimate plant-based cookbook for healthful, savory eating. • LeAnne Campbell, PhD is the author of The China Study Cookbook, which has sold over 17,000 copies. She has prepared whole-food, plant-based meals without animal products for the past 20 years. • T. Colin Campbell, PhD is the author of The China Study, the most comprehensive study of health and nutrition ever conducted, and over 300 research papers. May 2014 • Cooking • 304 pages • color photos throughout World Rights: BenBella Books Eric Brent and Glen Merzer The HappyCow Cookbook: Recipes from Top-Rated Vegan Restaurants Around the World The website helps millions of people everywhere find delicious vegan and vegetarian cuisine across the globe through the site’s extensive database of restaurants and reviews. Now, Eric Brent, creator of HappyCow, and Glen Merzer, coauthor of Food Over Medicine, bring the HappyCow concept home with a collection of nutritious and delicious dishes from top-rated vegan restaurants around the world. Featuring recipes from many of the world’s finest and most popular vegan restaurants, Brent and Merzer share the history and evolution of each restaurant, provides Q&As with the owners, and teach readers how to make some of their mouthwatering foods, from Thai Red Curry to Apple Crumble Pie a la Mode. • Eric Brent, founder and director of HappyCow, first had the idea to create an online guide to vegan restaurants in the late 90s. As a 20-plus year vegan who has traveled to more than 50 countries, Brent knows firsthand how difficult it can be to find “safe” food upon arriving in a new city. More than a decade after launch, garners about 850,000 visitors per month and helps vegans and vegetarians all over the world find great food nearby. • Glen Merzer is coauthor with Pamela A. Popper, PhD, ND, of Food Over Medicine, with Howard Lyman of Mad Cowboy, and with Chef AJ of Unprocessed. Merzer is also a playwright and screenwriter. He has been a vegetarian for 40 years and a vegan for the last 20. June 2014 • Cooking • 296 pages • color photos throughout World Rights: BenBella Books


BenBella Books Brad Willis (aka Bhava Ram) Warrior Pose: How Yoga (Literally) Saved My Life May 2013 • Memoir • 384 pages • World Rights: BenBella Books “...[W]ith his future as a father at stake, Willis reclaimed it through Yoga and Ayurvedic medicine, overcoming both injury and illness through those practices. . . . throughout the book, he manages to maintain the factual reliability of a journalist while sharing his personal struggle for self-acceptance and healing. Willis’ memoir may prove an invaluable guide for those hoping to attain similar positive changes for themselves.” — Booklist “Warrior Pose is Indiana Jones merged with Gautama Buddha, a miraculous affirmation of the power of self-healing, a war story, a love story, and a spiritual journey of epic proportion. It is your story, my story, the human story . . . writ large.” —Dr. Emmett Miller, Pioneer of Mind-Body Medicine “This book is a bright beacon of practical wisdom and guidance, inspiring us to reach for greatness and reminding us that we each posses an amazing capacity to achieve a more healthy and joyful life as well as our most heartfelt dreams. Read it and you too will be emboldened to soar.” —Rod Stryker, Para Yoga “Remarkable recoveries and miraculous healings of incurable cancers . . . Brad Willis has written the most exciting, original, and vividly relevant book yet on this topic. Its concise, hard-hitting prose makes a page turner about the shockingly grim world behind the nightly news as revealed to a top television reporter.” —Candace Pert, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, RAPID Laboratories, Inc.; author, Everything You Need to Know to Feel Go(o)d and Molecules of Emotion: The Scientific Basis Behind Mind-Body Medicine Pamela Popper, PhD, ND and Glen Merzer; recipes by Del Sroufe Food Over Medicine: The Conversation That Could Save Your Life June 2013 • Health • 256 pages • World Rights: BenBella Books “Very few people, and even very few doctors, really understand how powerful nutrition can be in preventing and in treating most of the illness that afflicts us today. Food Over Medicine is an outstanding resource for anyone wanting to maximize their health and minimize their dependence on western medicine.” —John Robbins, author of No Happy Cows and Diet for a New America “Food Over Medicine explains nutrition in an original, highly compelling way. A totally digestible, accessible approach to learning how to maintain or regain your health.” — Rory Freedman, author of Skinny Bitch “Reading Food Over Medicine is like having nutrition explained to you in a no-nonsense way by a dear friend. This is not some dry textbook; it’s a jargon-free conversation—one that will change your life!” —Lindsay S. Nixon, author of the bestselling Happy Herbivore cookbook series “Food Over Medicine cuts through every nutrition-related controversy to give you the information you need for a lifetime of health and trim weight.” —Janice Stanger, PhD, author of The Perfect Formula Diet


BenBella Books Debbie Matenopoulos with Peter Capozzi It’s All Greek to Me: Transform Your Health the Mediterranean Way with My Family’s Century-Old Recipes Modern science is catching up to what Greeks have known for millennia: health comes from eating natural, whole-food ingredients that haven’t been processed or pumped full of hormones, antibiotics, or preservatives. Author, Debbie Matenopoulos grew up in a traditional Greek household, eating delicious, authentic Greek cooking that her family had passed down for generations. In It’s All Greek to Me, Matenopoulos shares 120 of her family’s traditional Greek recipes and adds her own touch to make them even healthier and easier to prepare. She includes tips on how to adapt her recipes to meet any dietary needs, so all readers can enjoy her hearty meals. With a foreword by Dr. Michael Ozner, one of the nation’s leading cardiologists, the recipes in It’s All Greek to Me adhere to what many argue is the healthiest dietary regime on the planet: the traditional Mediterranean diet. • Debbie Matenopoulos is a two-time Emmy nominee, a journalist, and talk show host. She has been a host on a variety of television programs including The View, FOX’s Good Day Live, and E!’s The Daily 10. She is now a correspondent for CBS Television’s The Insider. April 2014 • Cooking/Vegetarian • 304 pages • color photos throughout World rights: BenBella Books Lindsay S. Nixon Happy Herbivore Light & Lean: Over 150 Low-Calorie Recipes with Workout Plans for Looking and Feeling Great Happy Herbivore Light and Lean is Chef Lindsay Nixon’s latest addition to her highly acclaimed Happy Herbivore cookbook series. In this installment, she continues to stun herbivore cooks everywhere with insight into how easy, affordable, and delicious eating healthy can be. Holding true to the titles before it, Happy Herbivore Light and Lean boasts plant-based recipes that are free of oils, processed foods, and other diet chemicals and require a mere 30 minutes to make. In this blend of calorie-light recipes and exercise tips for the fitness-minded, Nixon places special emphasis on weight loss and a set of exercises that, like her recipes, are not only quick and easy but produce great results. Taking “healthy” to an all-new level, she has added new meals that are low calorie and satisfying, guaranteeing that eaters will not feel deprived. Healthy cooks everywhere will love these quick and tasty dishes just as much as the weight-loss goals they are sure to achieve. • Lindsay S. Nixon is the bestselling author of the Happy Herbivore cookbook series: The Happy Herbivore Cookbook, Everyday Happy Herbivore, and Happy Herbivore Abroad. Nixon has been featured on the Food Network and Dr. Oz and has spoken at Google. Her recipes have also been featured in the New York Times, Vegetarian Times, Shape, Bust, Women’s Health, WebMD, and many other online publications. December 2013 • Cooking/Fitness/Vegetarian • 336 pages • color photos throughout World Rights: BenBella Books


BenBella Books Laura Theodore Jazzy Vegetarian Classics: Vegan Twists on American Family Favorites In Jazzy Vegetarian Classics, Laura Theodore provides twists on traditional American family meals that make them not only healthier but also more delicious. Offering easy, fun, and quick-to-prepare dishes, Theodore provides instructions on how to use a variety of substitutes to “veganize” timeless entrées, desserts, soups, salads, and more. With over 200 nutritionally dense and plant-based recipes, this cookbook is written for a range of cooks—from seasoned vegans looking for innovative new dishes to casual home cooks interested in adding one or two plant-based meals a week. Jazzy Vegetarian Classics is equipped with guides to the basics of vegan cooking, coupled with a glossary of common ingredients, suggestions on how to present meals in unique and festive ways, and more than 15 full menu plans for everything from weekday meals to special celebrations. It will inspire everyone to put on some good music and embrace a healthy, delicious, and jazzy lifestyle! • Laura Theodore is presently on-camera host, writer, and coproducer of the Jazzy Vegetarian television show on public television. She hosts the weekly podcast Jazzy Vegetarian Radio. She has also made guest appearances on such networks as ABC and USA and been featured in a number of publications, including the New York Times, USA Today, and Time magazine. September 2013 • Cooking/Vegetarian • 312 pages • color photos throughout World Rights: BenBella Books Del Sroufe with Glen Merzer Better Than Vegan: 101 Favorite Low-Fat, Plant-Based Recipes That Helped Me Lose over 200 Pounds The science is very clear. A whole-foods, plant-based diet is the healthiest possible way to eat—but veganism itself doesn’t mean health, as Chef Del Sroufe, author of the New York Times best seller Forks over Knives: The Cookbook, knows better than anyone. Sroufe managed to reach 475 pounds while eating a vegan diet rich in pastries, peanut butter, and potato chips. After converting to a vegan diet with minimal processed foods, sugars, and added oils, he lost more than 240 pounds without giving up great food. In Better Than Vegan, Sroufe provides more than 100 recipes that prove the healthiest diet can also be the most delicious. In addition, Sroufe tells his remarkable personal journey of losing the weight as he shares the meals that restored him to health. • Del Sroufe started work for Columbus, Ohio’s premier vegetarian restaurant, the King Avenue Coffeehouse, in 1989. He then opened Del’s Bread, a vegan bakery, before beginning vegan meal-delivery service in 2001, serving eclectic plant-based cuisine. During this time, he developed a very popular cooking-class series. In 2006, Sroufe joined Wellness Forum Foods as co-owner and chef, expanding his reach throughout the continental United States. He is author of Forks over Knives: The Cookbook, a vegan cookbook companion to the acclaimed documentary Forks Over Knives. • Glen Merzer is coauthor with Pamela A. Popper, PhD, ND, of Food Over Medicine, with Howard Lyman of Mad Cowboy, with Howard Lyman and Joanna Samorow-Merzer of No More Bull!, and with Chef AJ of Unprocessed. Merzer is also a playwright and screenwriter. December 2013 • Cooking/Vegan • 304 pages • color photos throughout World Rights: BenBella Books


BenBella Books Lauren Maillian Bias The Path Redefined: Getting to the Top on Your Own Terms Entrepreneur Lauren Maillian Bias didn’t find success by the usual route—she made her own path at an early age. She is the Founder and CEO of Luxury Market Branding, a strategic marketing company, and is a Founding Partner at Gen Y Capital Partners, an early stage venture firm focused on investments in mobile and consumer facing technology-enabled companies. At 19, she founded a boutique winery that quickly became an internationally recognized award-winning wine brand, making her the youngest self-made winery owner in the country. In the Path Redefine, Bias, an active mentor of young entrepreneurs, offers solid advice to young people starting out today. Society has lots of ways of channeling bright, young people into successful adult roles. But success can take decades. In The Path Redefined, entrepreneur Lauren Maillian Bias encourages readers to take their careers and lives in their own hands, striving for what they want without waiting or fitting into society’s roles. Bias emphasizes the importance of not holding back, exploring life and accomplishments and offers advice on how to be truly successful. Ingrained with the theme of “no waiting,” the author encourages young people to be the best they can be in the career they want, skipping traditional channels to achieve their dreams more quickly and have more fun while doing so. This is an essential guide for young professionals navigating the career world as they embark upon their paths to success. June 2014 • Business • 240 pages World Rights: BenBella Books Michelle Patterson Women Change the World In Michelle Patterson’s Women Change the World, prosperous, world-changing women come together to illuminate female potential in society. This collection features the voices of an array of successful women hailing from all corners of the professional world. From actresses, recording artists, and writers to businesswomen and other highprofile female professionals, these contributors not only show how women can be the heart of success but will also inspire female readers everywhere to go out and change the world themselves. • Michelle Patterson is a recognized visionary and lauded business accelerator. is a written contributor and guest on media outlets including The Huffington Post, CNBC, Fox Business News, and Bloomberg. She received critical acclaim when overseeing the 2012 California Women’s Conference—a historical event that has featured thought leaders and A-list celebrities such as Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, and Jane Fonda. May 2014 • Business • 256 pages World Rights: BenBella Books


BenBella Books Mark Satterfield The One Week Marketing Plan: The Set It & Forget It Approach for Quickly Growing Your Business According to author, Mark Satterfield, 80 percent of businesses fail in their first five years because of their lack of customers due to insufficient marketing. In The One Week Marketing Plan, Mark Satterfield provides a solution: a step-by-step system that entrepreneurs can put in place in just five business days. This “set it and forget it” proven system works all day, every day to bring in new business. Starting with a free report (delivered in whatever format is most comfortable for the business owner to create) and aimed at a particular customer niche, it will generate a consistent stream of customers for an out-of-pocket expense of as little as $300. Because it is easy to understand, and doesn’t take much time or money, it is a system business owners will be willing and able to implement. And if they don’t want to do all of the work themselves, there’s a chapter on the optimal ways to outsource it. What is more, Satterfield proposes ideas for how they can supplement with additional marketing “boosts” that take just one day a month throughout the year, depending on how ambitious they are. This comprehensive title includes more than a dozen screenshots of websites, as well as Scan Tags, (a branded form of QR codes) which link to videos illustrating or expanding on material covered in the book. • Mark Satterfield is the founder and CEO of Gentle Rain Marketing, Inc. Since 1992, he has helped clients in financial services, insurance, health care, consulting, real estate, advertising, training, recruiting, and more than 75 niche industries grow their businesses without cold calling or hard selling. August 2014 • Business • 320 pages World Rights: BenBella Books Chris Ducker Virtual Factor: How to Work with Virtual Staff to Buy More Time, Become More Productive, and Build Your Dream Business Entrepreneurs often suffer from ”superhero syndrome”—the misconception that to be successful, they must do everything themselves. Not only are they the boss, but also the salesperson, HR manager, copywriter, operations manager, online marketing guru, and so much more. It’s no wonder why so many people give up the dream of starting a business—it’s just too much for one person to handle. But outsourcing expert and ”Virtual CEO,” Chris Ducker knows how you can get the help you need with resources you can afford. Small business owners, consultants, and online entrepreneurs don’t have to go it alone when they discover the power of building teams of virtual employees to help run, support, and grow their businesses. Virtual Freedom is the step-by-step guide every entrepreneur needs to build his or her business with the asset of working with virtual employees. Focusing on business growth, Ducker explains every detail you need to grasp, from figuring out which jobs you should outsource to finding, hiring, training, motivating, and managing virtual assistants. With additional tactics and online resources, Virtual Freedom is the ultimate resource of the knowledge and tools necessary for building your dream business with the help of virtual staff.• Chris Ducker has helped entrepreneurs around the world implement successful virtual staffing strategies into their businesses. He lives in the Philippines and has a popular site called, which has more than 4,500 unique page views a month. Ducker commands large fan bases on Twitter and Facebook. He is also a popular speaker, podcaster, and video marketer who has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, and Globalization Today, among others. April 2014 • Business • 224 pages World Rights: BenBella Books


BenBella Books Tim Irwin, PhD Impact: Great Leadership Changes Everything From the bestselling author of Derailed comes advice on how all leaders can achieve their greatest desire—to have a strong impact and create a lasting legacy. For more than 25 years, organizational psychologist and management consultant Dr. Tim Irwin has worked with thousands of leaders in well-known global companies. He knows that most of us want to make a positive difference through our work and to have our lives count for something more than simply making a living. We want to make an impact. In this new book, Irwin identifies the principles and beliefs that lead to great leadership— ways in which leaders at every level can grow and thrive and be trusted by others. Irwin explains how to be the kind of leader who motivates others in meaningful work and great accomplishments, and how to stay on track and avoid the path of personal destruction that so many leaders go down today. In accessible, humorous, and engaging prose, Irwin shows us all how to live the vision of the perfect career and then finish strong, creating a proud legacy for the future. • Dr. Tim Irwin, a psychologist and business consultant for more than 25 years, has worked in numerous diverse industries with a number of America’s most well-known and respected global companies. He is a frequent speaker on leadership development and other topics related to organizational effectiveness. He has authored two critically acclaimed books, Run with the Bulls Without Getting Trampled and Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership. Irwin has been a frequent contributor to numerous national media outlets, including Fox Business News, Fox & Friends, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, and Businessweek. February 2014 • Business • 256 pages World Rights: BenBella Books Carole Jelen and Mike McCallister Creating Your Author Platform: The New Rules: Building Your Audience in 14 Steps With new books ceaselessly flooding the marketplace in this digital age, Creating Your Author Platform guides authors on how to develop a dedicated base of readers. Technology can be both an asset and a hindrance to engaging readership, but when utilized well, it can give any author that competitive edge. This book provides step-bystep instructions on how to build an author platform, a book platform, and how to link together all efforts to create the biggest impact on an audience. Citing specific success stories from authors who used blogs, social media, and other technologies, this book provides insightful tips on which techniques produce results. Jelen and McCallister provide an essential learning tool for authors of all experience levels who want their book to break through the clutter of the information age. • Carole Jelen is vice president and literary agent at Waterside Productions, representing bestselling authors for over 21 years. • Mike McCallister is a programmer, web designer, software tester, and creator of the tech blog, Radio Userland. His involvement in the digital community has allowed him to recognize the importance of the author platform. May 2014 • Reference • 304 pages World Rights: BenBella Books


BenBella Books Joe Satriani and Jake Brown Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir Transcending stylistic boundaries with a sound that raises the bar for the broader genre of instrumental guitar rock, Joe Satriani’s secrets have astounded listeners for nearly 30 years. Universally regarded as one of the perennial guitar rock stars of his time, Satriani has traveled the world, playing to sold-out crowds. Even with 17 Grammy Nominations already under his belt and over 10,000,000 albums sold, Satriani continues to make music to this day; he released studio albums in 2009 and 2011 with supergroup Chickenfoot (featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer, Chad Smith, and ex-Van Halen singer, Sammy Hagar and bassist, Michael Anthony). In Strange Beautiful Music, Joe Satriani and Jake Brown invite fans on a first-ever authorized look behind the scenes at the heart of the writing and recording of Satriani’s greatest hit albums and singles. Satriani will discuss for the first time the inspiration behind such storied instrumental classics as “Surfing with the Alien” and “Summer Song,” and reveal the secrets behind a transcendental playing style that forever reinvented and revitalized the instrumental guitar rock genre. The title also includes never before published photos and interviews with coproducers—including Glyn Johns (The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, etc.) and Mike Fraser (AC/DC, Aerosmith)—band members, prodigal guitar peers—including Steve Vai—and other relevant players in this truly inspired rock ‘n’ roll story. • Joe Satriani, biggest selling rock instrumental guitarist in the Soundscan era, has traveled the world for three decades, playing to sold-out crowds as both a headliner and as founder of the all-star “G3” guitar extravaganza. His studio and live recordings have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide, and of his many solo albums, two have gone platinum and four others went gold, with 15 Grammy nominations between them. His side project, Chickenfoot, featuring former Van Halen front man Sammy Hagar, former bassist Michael Anthony, and Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith saw their debut album certified gold. In 1988, Mick Jagger invited Joe to perform as lead guitarist on his first solo tour, and in 1994 Joe toured with Deep Purple as their lead guitarist. Music sensation Nicki Minaj sampled the classic Satriani song, “Always With Me Always With You” in her song, “Right Through Me” from her 2010 multi-platinum debut album. In 2011, Satriani recreated his National Anthem performance in the film Moneyball. In May of 2013, Satriani celebrated the release of his 14th studio album, Unstoppable Momentum. • Jake Brown is an award-winning music biographer who has written 34 published books, including collaborations with the legendary female rock band Heart, metal pioneers Motorhead, and late hip hop legend Tupac Shakur. Brown was also a coauthor on late funk pioneer Rick James’ authorized memoir. April 2014 • Memoir/Music • 320 pages World Rights: BenBella Books


BenBella Books Gerry House Country Music Broke My Brain: A Behind-the-Microphone Peek at Nashville’s Famous and Fabulous Stars Nashville is filled with stars and lovers and writers and dreamers. Nashville is also teeming with lunatics and grifters and dip wads and moochers. Gerry House fits easily into at least half of those categories. Someone would probably have to be braindamaged or really damn talented to try to entertain professional entertainers over a decades-long radio show in Music City, USA. Fortunately, House is little of both. Host of the nationally syndicated, top-rated morning show, “Gerry House & The Foundation” for more than 25 years, he has won virtually every broadcasting award there is including a place in the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Gerry also spent that time deep inside the songwriting and recording world in Nashville. In Country Music Broke My Brain, Gerry tells his stories from the other side of the microphone. He reveals never-aired, never-before published conversations with country music’s biggest names—Johnny Cash, Brad Paisley, and Reba McEntire to name a few—and leaves you with his own crazy antics that will either have you laughing or shaking your head in disbelief. With exclusive celebrity stories, humorous trivia and anecdotes, and broadcasting wisdom, this book is a treat for country music fans or for anyone who wants a good laugh.• Gerry House worked in the music industry’s famed Music Row district in Nashville for 30 years, the last 22 during which he hosted Gerry House & The House Foundation, the top-rated morning radio show on WSIX-FM, for more than 20 years and broadcast nationally. Gerry is, first and foremost, a writer. He wrote his own daily radio material and also stand-up jokes and TV scripts for other shows for years, including the ACM Awards, the CMA Awards, the CMT Awards, and American Idol. He's also written more than 50 songs recorded by artists including Brad Paisley, LeAnn Rimes, George Strait, Reba McEntire, Randy Travis, Clint Black, Trace Adkins and many others. His hits such as "Little Rock," "On The Side of Angels," "The Big One" and "The River and the Highway" have sold millions of records. March 2014 • Music • 240 pages • World Rights: BenBella Books Mehow How to Talk to Hot Women: The 9 Secrets to Getting and Keeping the Woman (Women) of Your Dreams An average guy can pick up beautiful women—again and again. He just needs to know how. Mehow, legendary pickup artist and creator of Mehow Inc., used to be an insecure schlub at the bar. Rejected time after time, Mehow always settled for the first woman who didn’t turn him down. Then he realized that lessons in seduction can improve any man’s game. Starting with his training in the fundamentals by the infamous pickup artists Mystery and Lovedrop, How to Talk to Hot Women follows Mehow’s wild, provocative, and entertaining transformation into a successful pickup artist himself. As Mehow mastered the pickup game, he discovered the nine essential secrets to building immediate chemistry with attractive women. How to Talk to Hot Women offers practical, field-tested techniques and provides the knowledge to transform dating realities from rejection into extreme success. Learn specifically what to do and what to say to reach a new level of freedom and confidence to date the women who are really interesting. • Mehow was born Michal Pospieszalski in Warsaw, Poland. Prior to his pickup work, Mehow worked in the computer field. Despite a comfortable lifestyle, he became increasingly frustrated with his lack of a social life. In early 2006, he attended a “boot camp” and learned to meet and “close” with beautiful women. He quickly began to coach for Mystery’s company; then, in early 2007 he formed Mehow, Inc. Since, he has become one of the world’s best-known pickup artists and is often sought for interviews. June 2013 • Relationships • 336 pages • World Rights: BenBella Books: German: Borsenmedien


BenBella Books Elizabeth Parker and Mark Ebner Poison Candy: The Murderous Madam: Inside Dalia Dippolito’s Plot to Kill Who could possibly forget the phony emotional display Dalia Dippolito put on for police officers after being informed of her husband’s supposed murder? The sight of a distressed woman collapsing into a policeman’s arms only to discover that the murder plot she masterminded had gone awry is unforgettable. This story of a wannabe spouse killer, outsmarted by a detective posing as a hit man, took the world by storm back in the summer of 2009. Now, in Poison Candy, case prosecutor Elizabeth Parker and bestselling crime writer Mark Ebner provide an up-close and in-depth examination of this stunning case, taking readers behind and beyond the courtroom scenes with astonishing never-before-revealed facts, whipsaw plot twists in the ongoing appellate process, exclusive photos, and details far too lurid for the trial that led to 20 years in state prison for Dalia Dippolito. • Elizabeth Parker was the lead prosecutor in the Dalia Dippolito case and has appeared on Dateline, Snapped, Sins and Secrets, Nothing Personal, and In Session for her role. • Mark Ebner is an award-winning journalist and the New York Times bestselling author of such titles as Hollywood, Interrupted, Six Degrees of Paris, and We Have Your Husband. February 2014 • True Crime • 320 pages • World Rights: BenBella Books


BenBella Books Smart Pop BenBella’s Smart Pop titles explore hot cultural ideas. These narratives and anthologies examine the characters, worlds, impact, and fan passion of today’s most popular television series and books. Orson Scott Card, editor Ender’s World: Fresh Perspectives on the SF Classic Ender’s Game April 2013 • Science Fiction/Pop Culture • 304 pages • World Rights: BenBella Books: Portuguese (Brazil): Intrinseca “Intelligent and perceptive . . . Card’s many fans will find much to enjoy here.” — Publishers Weekly “A chorus of writers and military experts weigh in on why Ender’s Game is a work of genius . . . Strategist John F. Schmitt provides an account of the novel’s significant role as a model for the Marine Corps’ ‘Maneuver Warfare’ battle approach, and there’s a perceptive discussion between writer David Lubar and his daughter, a high school teacher, about how Ender’s situation and responses speak to teens . . . Other contributors recall with awe their first encounters with the story, offer detailed analyses of Ender’s psyche and Card’s writerly technical chops, demonstrate that Ender is a classic mythic hero, or mull over the nature and costs of victory . . . This tribute may have some appeal to readers with an analytical bent.” —Kirkus Reviews “Ender’s World is a fun and thought-provocative read, evaluating not just the novel Ender’s Game, but also its lasting effect on the science fiction genre. It provides a wide range of viewpoints and the contributors were well-selected, providing something, essentially, for everyone. If you’re interested in brushing up on the story again before the movie releases later this fall, check out Ender’s World for some new perspectives on this science fiction classic.” —GeekDad Judy Gelman and Peter Zheutlin Unofficial Girls Guide to New York: Inside the Cafes, Clubs, and Neighborhoods of HBO’s Girls For almost two seasons, HBO’s award-winning series Girls has allowed viewers to experience New York City vicariously through the characters on the screen—and the city has never been so fun, fresh, and trendy! Thanks to Judy Gelman and Peter Zheutlin’s Unofficial Girls Guide to New York, avid Girls fans can now experience the city as their favorite characters, visiting Girls hotspots firsthand as the authors take them inside all the cafes, restaurants, clubs, and neighborhoods featured on the show. This Girls-inspired annotated guide to the show is perfect for fans planning a visit to Hannah, Marnie, Jessa, and Shoshanna’s city—and the best way to visit New York (and beyond) without paying for a plane ticket. • Judy Gelman is coauthor of The Book Club Cookbook: Recipes and Food for Thought from Your Book Club’s Favorite Books and Authors, The Kids’ Book Club Book: Reading Ideas, Activities, and Smart Tips for Organizing Terrific Kids’ Book Clubs, and Table of Contents: From Breakfast with Anita Diamant to Dessert with James Patterson—a Generous Helping of Recipes, Writings and Insights from Today’s Bestselling Authors. She is also cocreator of and • Peter Zheutlin is author of Around the World on Two Wheels: Annie Londonderry’s Extraordinary Ride and the coauthor of both Life in the Balance: A Physician’s Memoir of Life, Love and Loss with Parkinson’s Disease and Dementia and Riches Among the Ruins: Adventures in the Dark Corners of the Global Economy. He has written for the Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, and numerous other publications in the US and abroad. November 2013 • Television/Pop Culture • 288 pages • World Rights: BenBella Books


BenBella Books Anne Jamison Fic: Why Fanfiction Is Taking Over the World Fic is the definitive guide to fanfiction—what it is, who does it, and why it’s the future of reading and writing—from today’s most in-demand “fanfiction academic.” Everyone’s talking about fanfiction these days, thanks to Fifty Shades of Grey. But for a very, very long time, they weren’t. Even people who wrote it didn’t talk about it. Fanfiction may have been an “open secret,” but it was a closed closet. From remixes and crossovers to alternate-point-of-view, alternate-ending retellings, Fic looks at the history and culture of fan writing and presents provocative discussions on fanfiction from both fan and “professional” writers. It looks at the way fanfiction not only redraws the boundaries of stories and characters but also transforms how we think about and experience authorship, reading, writing, and more. Fic features a foreword by Lev Grossman (author of The Magicians) and interviews or essays from Amber Benson, Jane Espenson, Ron Hogan, Jonathan Lethem, Andrew Shaffer, and many others • Anne Jamison, a media go-to person on fanfiction and University of Utah English professor, has been interviewed by or quoted in the New York Review of Books, the Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly’s “PopWatch,” and the Washington Post, among others. She holds a PhD in comparative literature from Princeton and is author of Poetics en passant, the forthcoming Kafka’s Other Prague, and a variety of essays and articles—as well as a blog about teaching fanfiction and a lot of tweets. December 2013 • Media Studies/PopCulture • 304 pages World Rights: BenBella Books James Lowder, editor, with an introduction by Ed Greenwood The Munchkin Book: The Official Companion: Read the Essays *(Ab)use the Rules* Win the Game The official companion to the award-winning, multimillion-selling card game Munchkin®, with bonus book-only gameplay rules. By gently—and sometimes not so gently—mocking the fantasy dungeon crawl and the sacred cows of pop culture, the Munchkin® card game has stabbed and sneaked and snickered its way to the pinnacle of success. Along the way, it has sold millions of copies, been translated around the world, and spawned more than two-dozen sequels and supplements. More fun than a “Chainsaw of Bloody Dismemberment” and more useful than a “Chicken on Your Head,” The Munchkin Book is a collection of lighthearted and suitably snarky essays on all things near and dear to the munchkin heart, featuring contributions from the game’s designer, Steve Jackson, and its signature artist, John Kovalic (creator of Web comic Dork Tower), as well as notable mavens of geek culture, including Joseph Scrimshaw (comedian, Comedy of Doom), John Wick (game designer, Houses of the Blooded), Matt Forbeck (author, Dangerous Games), and Jennifer Steen (Jennisodes), to name only a few. The Munchkin Book also includes exclusive game rules to supplement reader game play and an introduction by New York Times bestselling author and Forgotten Realms creator Ed Greenwood. • James Lowder has worked extensively on both sides of the editorial blotter. His bestselling, widely translated dark fantasy novels include Knight of the Black Rose and Prince of Lies and his short fiction has appeared in such anthologies as Shadows over Baker Street and The Repentant. April 2014 • Games/Pop Culture • 288 pages World Rights: BenBella Books


Da Capo Press Al Jourgensen with Jon Wiederhorn Ministry: The Lost Gospels According to Al Jourgensen July 2013 • Music/Memoir • 272 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press; Finnish: Like Publishing “A tale of outlandish debauchery and mayhem ... Like Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas crossed with The Dirt, it’s both insanely compelling and compellingly insane.” —Revolver “Few musicians have indulged in the sex, drugs and rock & roll lifestyle with such death-defying fervor—and over such a long period of time—as longtime Ministry leader Al Jourgensen. Now, his tale is on display for the whole world to read.... A roller-coaster read. In addition to going behind the scenes for the creation of such industrial-metal classics as The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Taste and Psalm 69, Jourgensen dishes dirt on many renowned names whom he’s crossed paths with throughout his career.” — “Just open the book and throw your finger on any given page, and you’re liable to hit a sentence that makes you thank god you lived long enough on this planet to read something this batshit crazy.... The most entertaining rock memoir I’ve ever read.” — “The most over-the-top, full-on decadent, absolute gonzo rock & roll biography ever.” —The Weeklings Rex Brown with Mark Eglinton Official Truth 101 Proof: The Inside Story of Pantera March 2013 • Music • 300 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press “A warts and all look at Brown’s journey from small town Texas music geek to platinum-selling, arena-filling rock star. Besides the insightful, and always colorful, Pantera stories included throughout Official Truth, Brown also comes clean about his own personal battles with drugs and alcohol.” —AOL Music’s “Rex is completely honest and forthcoming in this book, and it’s a major insight to one of the most influential bands of all time.... A must read!” — “Offers the shocking insight into one of the most influential and extremely popular metal bands to ever reach the annals of heavy metal history! ... Fans of Pantera and Rex Brown will love this book!” —Aquarian “Rex’s story is both honest and brutally real.... Rockstars are often put on a pedestal and made to seem larger than life. Rex Brown gives us the other side of the story. His heartfelt account tells us the good, the bad, and the ugly, making Official Truth, 101 Proof much more than just a book about a rock band. It is a tale of friendships made and friendships lost and the triumphs and tragedies along the way. Dust off your bookshelf and clear some space. You’re going to want to add this one to your collection.” — “Wildly entertaining.” —


Da Capo Press Robert Greenfield Ain’t It Time We Said Goodbye? On the Road with the Rolling Stones Although they didn’t know it then, when the Rolling Stones embarked on their farewell tour to England in March, 1971, after having announced they were going into tax exile in the south of France, it was the end of an era. For the Stones, nothing would ever be the same. Over 10 days, the band traveled by train and bus to play two shows a night, performing new songs like “Brown Sugar” and “Wild Horses” from their as yet unreleased album Sticky Fingers, as well as classics like “Satisfaction” and “Honky Tonk Women.” Only one journalist—Robert Greenfield—was allowed to accompany the Stones, and this is his firsthand account, highlighted by new interviews with many of the key players on this landmark tour. Not only were the Stones saying farewell to England and embarking on new lives in France, but Greenfield covers the moments right before they became the biggest touring band in the world and the events leading up to the schism between Mick Jagger and Keith Richards that would change the band forever. A vibrant and thrilling look at the way it once was and would never be again, Ain’t It Time We Said Goodbye gives readers unprecedented access to the world according to the Rolling Stones. • Robert Greenfield is a former associate editor of the London bureau of Rolling Stone magazine. His short fiction has appeared in Esquire, GQ, and Playboy. Greenfield’s previous books on the Rolling Stones, STP: A Journey Through America with the Rolling Stones and Exile on Main Street: A Season in Hell with the Rolling Stones, have been republished several times in England and the United States. Spring 2014 • Biography/Music/Entertainment • 288 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press Scott Ian with Jon Wiederhorn I’m the Man: The Official Story of Anthrax Scott Ian grew up as a nerdy Jewish boy in Queens, New York, only to become a cofounder of Anthrax—a metal band that proved to the masses that brutality and fun didn’t have to be mutually exclusive and one of “the big four” in speed metal. I’m the Man is Ian’s fast-paced, humorous, and revealing memoir spanning his childhood through the creation of Anthrax and the band’s reinvigoration with its newest lead guitarist, Jonathan Donais. It’s chock-full of glimpses into a metalstar’s life: touring with Pantera and partying with the late Dimebag Darrell, getting wild with Black Label Society front man and longtime Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde, storming through Europe with Metallica, and the time Ian and late Anthrax bassist Cliff Burton were almost arrested in England after bobbies thought they looked suspicious, detained them, and combed their flat for drugs. Readers also discover Ian’s passion for computer poker and how he had a side career as a professional gambler during the lean years of Anthrax. For anyone who has ever been a fan of Anthrax or of Ian’s other bands, Stormtroopers of Death and The Damned Things, or enjoyed watching Ian host VH1’s The Rock Show or star in VH1’s Supergroup, I’m the Man is a must-read. • Scott Ian founded Anthrax in 1981 with fellow guitarist Danny Lilker. Since then, Anthrax has released 10 studio albums, 20 singles, and an EP featuring hip-hop group Public Enemy. • Jon Wiederhorn is a veteran writer and journalists whose other titles include Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal and Ministry: The Last Gospels According to Al Jourgensen. Fall 2014 • Biography/Music • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press


Da Capo Press George Benson with Alan Goldsher Benson: The Autobiography Since his solo debut in 1964, guitarist and vocalist George Benson has sold 50 million records worldwide. He is among the most commercially successful jazz musicians ever and has been at it for 50 years. He’s won 10 Grammy Awards and earned a prestigious National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Masters Award. This autobiography chronicles his remarkable rise from the ghettos of Pittsburgh to the stages of Dubai and everywhere in between. Benson reveals the ups and downs of his life and career with unflinching honesty, from colorful stories of scuffling on the road with jazz legend Brother Jack McDuff and navigating his way through the recording studio with Miles Davis to serious discussions of his near-arrest for domestic abuse and racism’s effect on his life and art. Garnished with anecdotes about the secret lives of other music greats and advice on guitar playing that isn’t taught in any music school, this book will enthrall both casual listeners and hard-core music fans. • George Benson is one of the three best-selling jazz artists of all time. He has recorded over 35 albums—most notably the 1976 tripleplatinum classic Breezin’—that have sold a combined total of 50 million copies. And he is the only artist in jazz history to have four singles hit the Billboard Top 10 (“This Masquerade,” “On Broadway,” “Give Me the Night,” and “Turn Your Love Around.”) • Alan Goldsher is a music and culture writer and author of 11 books. His music biographies include Hard Bop Academy: The Sidemen of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and Miles Davis FAQ (2013). As a writer Goldsher has collaborated with dozens of notable celebrities and public figures. His music journalism has appeared in Bass Player and Guitar Player. Spring 2014 • Music/Memoir • 300 pages World English Rights: Da Capo Press Bill Medley with Mike Marino The Time of My Life: A Righteous Memoir Bill Medley’s breakout hit record with the Righteous Brothers, “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’,” remains the most played song in American radio history, and his duet with Jennifer Warnes, “The Time of My Life,” from the movie Dirty Dancing, earned him such honors as a Grammy, a Golden Globe, an American Music Award, and an Oscar. In his memoir, he takes us beyond the hit records and awards, providing a painfully uncensored look at his personal triumphs and tragedies through his five decades of musical, TV, motion picture, and live-performance success. Medley discusses everything from the murder of his first wife, his struggle to raise their son alone, and his close friendship with Elvis to his deep depression over losing his voice and his romances with some of the world’s most beautiful women. In addition, he explores his personal and working relationships with a number of famous names, including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, and even Whoopi Goldberg. This inspiring musician, who continues to perform over 70 sold-out concerts annually, has touched millions worldwide with his artistry as a singer, songwriter, and record producer. April 2014 • Music/Biography • 288 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press


Da Capo Press Dave Van Ronk with Elijah Wald Mayor of MacDougal Street, Second Edition This is the acclaimed inspiration for the new Coen Brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis, a classic memoir of the 1960s Greenwich Village folk music scene. Dave Van Ronk (1936– 2002) was a founding figure of the 1960s folk revival, but he was far more. A pioneer of modern acoustic blues, a fine songwriter and arranger, a powerful singer, and one of the most influential guitarists of the 1960s, he was also a marvelous storyteller, a peerless musical historian, and one of the most quotable figures of the Village scene. The Mayor of MacDougal Street is a firsthand account by a major player in the social and musical history of the 1950s and 1960s. It features encounters with young starsto-be like Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton, Phil Ochs, and Joni Mitchell, as well as older luminaries like Reverend Gary Davis, Mississippi John Hurt, and Odetta. Colorful, hilarious, and engaging, The Mayor of MacDougal Street is a feast for anyone interested in the music, politics, and spirit of a revolutionary period in American culture. October 2013 • Memoir • 272 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press; Italian: Rizzoli; German: Heyne; French: Robert Laffont; Japanese: Hayakawa Todd Snider I Never Met a Story I Didn’t Like: The Life and Times of a Modern-Day Will Rogers American original Todd Snider is one of the country’s most beloved folk-rock-country singers, known for his brilliant music and hilarious in-concert monologues. With a skill for combining insightful songwriting with satire, Snider has produced multiple top 40 hits and critically acclaimed albums. Though Snider’s music has earned him comparisons to Bob Dylan and Tom Petty, his trademark is his in-concert storytelling. These stories can be personal memoir, shaggy-dog comedy, rueful recollections of substance abuse, or memories of foolish youth; no matter the topic, they display Snider’s boundless charm and authenticity. I Never Met a Story I Didn’t Like collects Snider’s stories in print for the first time, taking readers on a tour through one of the most inventive and idiosyncratic minds today. • Todd Snider is one of the premier folkrock-country artists in the world. He has sold millions of records, including East Nashville Skyline, The Devil You Know, and The Storyteller, and has topped critics’ favorite lists for the past decade. He has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with David Letterman. April 2014 • Music • 320 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press


Da Capo Press Paul Zollo and Randy Newman Conversations with Randy Newman Randy Newman is a classic and beloved American songwriter and composer, revered for creating a whole new kind of song that poignantly and humorously takes on subjects no other songwriters have even touched: slavery, in his classic “Sail Away,” racism in “Rednecks,” and intolerance in “Short People.” His influence can be seen in the music of such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, and Carly Simon. In Conversations with Randy Newman, Paul Zollo provides a compilation of Newman’s memories, ideas, opinions, and thoughts about his own work and the world through a collection of conversations with the music legend. Zollo invites readers to experience the funny, insightful, generous, and even self-critical nature of this celebrated musician. Enlivened with exclusive photos, Conversations reveals who Randy Newman truly is in his own words. • Paul Zollo is a singer-songwriter and the editor of SongTalk. He has written for magazines such as Sing Out!, Acoustic Guitar, Musician, and more. He is also author of Conversations with Tom Petty. Spring 2015 • Biography/Autobiography/Music • 320 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press Ben Fong-Torres Willin: The Story of Little Feat There has never been a biography of Little Feat, the long-running, hard-touring, funky rock band that emerged from the hedonistic world of 1970s Los Angeles. The untimely 1979 death of original front man Lowell George, an amazing slide guitarist, songwriter, and singer, seemed the end of the band, but Little Feat has been playing to a loyal fan base since the group’s late 1980s reunion and is still beloved as a first-rate perennial live act. The albums Sailin’ Shoes, Dixie Chicken, and the live Waiting for Columbus are considered rock classics. Prominent musicians and bands to play and record the music of Little Feat include Phish, The Black Crowes, The Byrds, Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, Keisuke Kuwata, Robert Palmer, Carly Simon, and a slew of others. This will be the first and a definitive account of the band’s rich history. • Ben Fong-Torres is a well-known rock journalist. He began writing for Rolling Stone in 1968 and joined as news editor in 1969. Fong-Torres, who was also a weekend DJ on KSAN radio from 1970 to 1979, has written for dozens of magazines, including Esquire, GQ, Parade, Playboy, Sports Illustrated, Travel & Leisure, Mojo, and Harper’s Bazaar. He is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and hosts a Sunday radio show on KFRC. His previous books include Hickory Wind: The Life and Times of Gram Parsons, The Grateful Dead, The Doors, The Rice Room, Not Fade Away, and The Hits Just Keep Coming. November 2013 • Biography/Music • 300 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press


Da Capo Press Helen Peppe Pigs Can’t Swim: A Memoir With everything happening on Helen Peppe’s backwoods Maine farm—ferocious sibling rivalry, rock-bottom poverty, feral male chauvinism, sex in the hayloft—life was out of control, even for the animals. Despite the chaos, in telling her family’s story, Peppe maintains deadpan humor, an unerring eye for the absurd, and a touching compassion for her utterly overwhelmed parents. While her feisty resilience and candor will inevitably remind readers of Jeanette Walls or Mary Karr, Peppe’s wry insight and moments of tenderness with family and animals are entirely her own. • Helen Peppe, writer and photographer, lives near Portland, Maine, with her two children, four dogs, eight rescued rabbits, four guinea pigs, and two destructive kittens. January 2014 • Memoir • 240 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press T. Berry Brazelton Learning to Listen: A Life Caring for Children April 2013 • Memoir • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press; Portuguese (Brazil): Martins Fontes; Romanian: Generatia “At 95, pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton ranks as the éminence grise of infant and child development ... a celebrity long before Dr. Oz or Dr. Phil.... Many of his ideas about caring for sick children—such as letting parents be at the hospital 24/7—are now standards of care.... The general tone of Learning to Listen is one of gratitude and joy at being able to help facilitate the parent-child relationship.” —Wall Street Journal “[A] sensitive memoir [that] fills a gap as to the theoretical and practical roots of contemporary child raising practice. Learning to Listen is a timely reminder (on Brazelton’s 95th birthday) of his huge contribution to child rearing.... A compassionate glimpse at the young boy and man who became such an internationally trusted pediatrician.... Learning to Listen is a must-read for professionals and lay people alike— anyone interested in babies and in parenting.” —New York Journal of Books “[An] engaging memoir ... Although many may know Brazelton from his books and TV show (What Every Baby Knows), here, he also chronicles his years of researching infants and families in such places as Kenya, Greece, Mexico, Guatemala, and Japan, with characteristic warmth and humor.” —Publishers Weekly “A fascinating account of a long and distinguished career in medicine and an education in child-care techniques.” —Library Journal Gerald Shea Song Without Words: Discovering My Deafness Halfway Through Life “Gerald Shea’s Song Without Words is a brilliant window into the largely unknown world of the partially deaf: riveting to read, and illuminating at every level.” —Antonia Fraser, author of Mary Queen of Scots, Cromwell, and Marie Antoinette “With candor, insight, and considerable charm and wit, Gerald Shea has explored the little-known world of the partially deaf, a world of confused language and identity. A great many people stand to benefit from Song Without Words.” —Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon April 2013 • Memoir/Science • 296 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press; French: DeNoel


Da Capo Press Molly Knight Raskin No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet This is the story of Danny Lewin, an extraordinarily gifted young man who believed anything was possible and let nothing stand in his way; of an all-American kid who was moved to Israel against his will and ended up falling hopelessly in love with the country, serving as a commander in the most elite unit of its army; of a young soldier who was trained to hunt and kill terrorists and later—in a tragic twist of fate—died at their hands on the morning of September 11; of a beautiful friendship between a loud, irreverent young computer science student and a soft-spoken, reserved professor; of a husband and father who spent years struggling to make ends meet only to become a billionaire almost overnight with the success of his Web application company, Akamai; of a theoretical mathematician who wrote an algorithm that would change not only the Internet but the world. • Molly Knight Raskin is an award-winning journalist who began her career at the Baltimore Sun and has worked on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, as well as a number of PBS documentaries. August 2013 • Biography • 288 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press Col. Thomas Manion and Tom Sileo Brothers Forever: A Marine and Navy SEAL’s Sacrifice—the Story of a Young Generation’s Devotion to Family and Country On September 11, 2001, two roommates at the US Naval Academy made a solemn pledge to defend America. Eleven years later, their sacrifice has defined a generation’s devotion to family and country in a time of war. Travis Manion, an officer with the Marine Corps’ elite 1st Reconnaissance Battalion serving in Fallujah, Iraq, saved the lives of many wounded marines before being struck down by an enemy sniper on April 29, 2007. But just before leaving for his final combat deployment, he wrote a note that would endure long after his death: “If not me, then who?” Travis’s profound words inspired Brendan Looney, who graduated at the top of his Navy SEAL class, despite grieving his best friend’s death. Brendan completed more than 50 top-secret SEAL missions in Iraq before deploying to Afghanistan, where he was killed in a tragic helicopter crash on September 21, 2010. From Travis’s incredible heroism on the streets of Fallujah to Brendan’s anguished Navy SEAL training in the wake of his friend’s death, Brothers Forever is a remarkable story of war and friendship. • Tom Sileo is a nationally syndicated columnist and editor of The Unknown Soldiers blog, which named the best military blog run by a US reporter in 2010, 2011, and 2012. His syndicated column, which launched in February 2011, is carried by nearly 20 US newspapers, while his website is one of the world’s most popular military blogs. • Col. Thomas E. Manion (Ret.) is an executive at Johnson & Johnson and member of the board of directors at the Travis Manion Foundation, which was created shortly after the death of his son, Marine 1st Lt. Travis Manion. Manion retired from the US Marine Corps Reserve after 30 years of honorable service, including 11 on active duty. He joined Johnson & Johnson in 1990. May 2014 • Biography • 288 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press


Da Capo Press Stephen Harding The Last Battle: When US and German Soldiers Joined Forces in the Waning Hours of World War II in Europe April 2013 • History/Military History • 300 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press; Zsolnay Verlag; Polish: Wydawnictwo Amber *A New York Times Best Seller “The most extraordinary things about Stephen Harding’s The Last Battle, a truly incredible tale of World War II, are that it hasn’t been told before in English, and that it hasn’t already been made into a blockbuster Hollywood movie.... Steven Spielberg, how did you miss this story? ... Harding is a respected military affairs expert ... and his writing style carries immediacy as well as authority.... Everything that Harding reports in this exciting but also historically accurate narrative is backed up with meticulous scholarship. This book proves that history can be new and nail-bitingly exciting all at once.... While the book concentrates on the fight for Castle Itter, it also sets that battle in the wider strategic contexts.... This book is thus a fascinating microcosm of a nation and society in collapse.... Part Where Eagles Dare, part Guns of Navarone, this story is as exciting as it is far-fetched, but unlike in those iconic war movies, every word of The Last Battle is true.” —Daily Beast “Stephen Harding, a career journalist and military historian, has put together a fine tale of heroism and cowardice, petty bickering and unselfish sacrifice, and if Hollywood does not snap it up for an epic film, that’s its loss.... ‘Damndest thing’ indeed, and a page turner.” ―Roanoke Times “Well done and eminently readable.” ―New York Review of Books Patrick Robinson Honor and Betrayal: The Untold Story of the Navy SEALs Who Captured the “Butcher of Fallujah” —and the Shameful Ordeal They Later Endured On a daring nighttime raid in September 2009, a team of Navy SEALs grabbed the notorious terrorist Ahmed Hashim Abed, the villainous “Butcher of Fallujah,” the mastermind behind the 2004 murder and mutilation of four American contractors. In gripping detail that reads like the film Zero Dark Thirty, Patrick Robinson’s Honor and Betrayal reveals what really happened during the capture of Iraq’s “most-wanted terrorist” and the turmoil that followed. Within days of his capture, the Butcher of Fallujah accused his captors of “prisoner abuse” with a punch that gave him a bloody lip. The drama continues into the courtroom with accounts of behind-the-scenes legal wrangling when the Navy SEALs went on trial, illustrating just how different “justice” is in the military. In this no-holds-barred account, Robinson reveals for the first time the full story of the Butcher of Fallujah’s capture. • Patrick Robinson is a recognized authority on Navy SEALs and Special Forces. He is also author of seven international best-selling suspense thrillers, as well as several nonfiction best sellers, including his New York Times best seller, A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers. November 2013 • Military/History • 320 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press


Da Capo Press Martin Goldsmith Alex’s Wake: The Voyage of the St. Louis and a Grandson’s Journey from Guilt to Redemption In 1939, the SS St. Louis, a luxury liner carrying 900 Jewish refugees fleeing persecution in Nazi Germany, was denied entry into the United States, Canada, and Cuba. On board were Martin Goldsmith’s grandfather and his 17-year-old son, Goldsmith’s uncle. In Alex’s Wake, Goldsmith traces their devastating journey back to France, including their three years being transported from camp to camp before they ultimately died in the gas chambers. Goldsmith offers a compelling history of the voyage of the St. Louis, including testimony from those on board, the story of why the Nazis allowed the refugees to leave Germany on a cruise ship in the first place, a tale of espionage, and the brave resolve of Capt. Gustav Schroeder, whose unyielding support for his passengers resulted in his being honored as Righteous Among the Nations. The book also offers a harrowing chronicle of a subject known to few readers—the network of camps in France, many of them organized by the French themselves with little or no encouragement from the Germans. Alex’s Wake is a heartfelt memoir of a secondgeneration American Jew trying to make sense of his heritage and to escape the burden of guilt and fear he long thought was his primary inheritance. Readers everywhere will be touched by this stark reminder of a suffering people tragically left to fend for themselves. • Martin Goldsmith is also author of The Beatles Come to America and The Inextinguishable Symphony, which has sold nearly 100,000 copies. He is host of Symphony Hall, a classical music program on Sirius XM Satellite Radio with an audience of 2 million. Spring 2014 • History/The Holocaust • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press Harlow Giles Unger Mr. President: George Washington and the Making of the Nation’s Highest Office In this startling, action-filled drama, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals one of the most significant yet least known chapters in American history: how George Washington converted his ceremonial post as president into the most powerful office on earth. Although the framers gave the president little authority, Washington knew that anything he did would set precedents for generations of his successors. To ensure their ability to defend the nation, he simply ignored the Constitution when he thought it necessary and reshaped the office into what James Madison called a monarchical presidency. Modern scholars call it the “imperial presidency.” A revealing new look at the birth of American government, Mr. President describes George Washington’s assumption of office in a time of continual crisis, as riots, rebellion, internecine warfare, and attacks by foreign enemies threatened to destroy the new nation. Drawing on rare documents and letters, Unger shows how Washington combined political cunning, daring, and sheer genius to seize ever-widening powers to solve each crisis. • Harlow Giles Unger, a veteran journalist, broadcaster, educator, and historian, is a former distinguished visiting fellow in American history at Mount Vernon and author of 20 books, including six biographies of America’s Founding Fathers and three other histories of the early republic. October 2013 • History • 288 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press


Da Capo Press James Canton Future Smart: Managing the Fast Trends That Will Shape Your Future If you had a crystal ball and could peer into the future, what could you do? By understanding future trends now, you can position yourself to prosper by being prepared to deal with and succeed in a world in which genetic medicine predicts your children’s future potential, robots fight wars, virtual doctors deliver health care, enhanced humans live forever, or almost, extreme weather reshapes cities, and alternative energy realigns global power, among myriad other possibilities. • James Canton, CEO of the Institute for Global Futures, is a leading global futurist and author. He has made a career of forecasting the future—and helping clients prepare for and invest in its challenges. In this book he delivers his next report on what the future holds so that readers can be ready to respond and prosper. Canton has advised three White Houses and over a dozen business leaders, and his forecasts have been widely reported by the New York Times, Fortune, Wall Street Journal, and CNN. His previous books include The Extreme Future and Technofutures. Fall 2014 • Technology/Current Affairs • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press Gil Capps with a foreword by Johnny Miller The Magnificent Masters: Nicklaus, Miller, Weiskopf, Elder, and the 1975 Tournament That Changed Golf Gill Capps provides a captivating account of one of the greatest, most important Masters in history, featuring several giants of the game dueling it out right down to a classic, nail-biting finish that would change the world of golf. Long before anyone actually hit a golf ball, the Masters Tournament of 1975 was destined to be one for the record books. With journeyman Lee Elder in the field, it was the first year an African American had ever been allowed to compete in the most exclusive tournament at the most exclusive country club in the nation. Elder missed the cut, clearly rattled by the media attention. But by the weekend this was overshadowed by a showdown between the game’s three heavyweights: Jack Nicklaus, Johnny Miller, and Tom Weiskopf. It was a contest that would rivet the golfing world and produce one of the most memorable final days in the history of the game. In the tradition of The Match and The Greatest Game Ever Played, Capps recaptures the thrilling drama, taking readers through the backstories of the players at turning points in their careers and the incredible suspense as the final two days unfolded, hole by hole. • Gil Capps, a 20-year veteran of the golf industry, has incredible access to his source material. Capps was founder and publisher of Metrolina Golf Magazine for many years before becoming a seven-time Emmy Award–winning golf producer for NBC Sports. He has worked at the Masters Tournaments since 2003. Fall 2013 • Sports/Golf • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Press


Da Capo Lifelong Books Alfie Kohn Fear of Spoiling: Coddled Kids, Helicopter Parents, and Other Urban Myths From contrarian Alfie Kohn comes an important dissection of most of the parenting ideas we hold to be true today and a compelling argument for parenting more wisely. Look around you in the media: kids are portrayed as overindulged, overprotected, underchallenged, and underachieving. But are they really? Kohn takes readers through the research and realities to show that kids today are struggling in the same ways they always have, and he offers compassionate and wise tools for understanding what they need to become successful, happy, and well-balanced people. • Alfie Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, and parenting. He has authored many books, including Feel-Bad Education, The Homework Myth, and Unconditional Parenting. Kohn has been described in Time magazine as “perhaps the country’s most outspoken critic of education’s fixation on grades [and] test scores.” He has been featured on hundreds of TV and radio programs, including Today and The Oprah Winfrey Show; he has been profiled in the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times, while his work has been described and debated in many other leading publications. For more information, see Spring 2014 • Parenting • 300 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Johanna Stein Tales from the Crib: Lessons in Parenting from a Highly Questionable Source Tales from the Crib is a hilarious series of short essays about parenthood from film and TV writer/director/producer/actor Johanna Stein. Alannis Morisette calls her “one of the funniest women on the planet”; Lisa Belkin says, “No one is funnier about parenting than Johanna Stein. This is not always a good thing. It is dangerous to read her any place where it is inappropriate to laugh uncontrollably”; and Annie Mumolo, cowriter of Bridesmaids, has dubbed her “the David Sedaris of moms.” • Johanna Stein has an MFA from the American Film Institute. She has worked at DreamWorks Entertainment as a story analyst. She appeared in David Lynch’s Mullholland Drive and Shoot or Be Shot. She’s also appeared on such TV shows as The Late, Late Show and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Her directing credits include the award-winning 2004 Juno Awards Special; We’re with the Band for Comedy Central; and the short film Sorority Sluts 3: Spring Break! (The Outtakes), which has played at film festivals across the country. Her comedic essays on parenthood have been published in such outlets as the New York Times, Huffington Post, Parents Magazine, and the St. Martin’s Press anthology Afterbirth: Stories You Won’t Read in a Parenting Magazine. April 2014 • Parenting/Humor • 288 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books


Da Capo Lifelong Books David Elkind Parenting on the Go: A to Z, Ages Zero to Six From professor emeritus of child development at Tufts University David Elkind comes more of his indispensable parenting advice. In Parenting on the Go, Elkind, recognizing the fast-paced lifestyle of today’s parent, provides brief, to-the-point answers to the multitude of questions that constantly come up for moms and dads. Elkind draws on both his most recent research and his 50 years’ experience working both as a child clinical psychologist and as an academic researcher to address the many day-to-day issues that parents encounter, from allergies, biting, and dyslexia to vaccinations and weaning. Parenting on the Go offers the kind of authoritative, sensible advice that busy parents need most. • David Elkind’s research has been in the areas of perceptual, cognitive, and social development where he has attempted to build upon the research and theory of Jean Piaget. He has published numerous papers and books, including The Hurried Child, All Grown Up and No Place to Go, Miseducation, Ties That Stress, and, most recently, The Power of Play. He lectures extensively worldwide and has appeared on Today, CBS Morning News, 20/20, Nightline, Donahue, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. He has been profiled in People and Boston Magazine. Professor Elkind is currently the chief scientific advisor for JustAskBaby, an Internet service for parents. Spring 2014 • Parenting • 176 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Jean Illsley Clarke, Connie Dawson, and David Bredehoft How Much Is Too Much? Raising Likeable, Responsible, Respectful Children— from Toddlers to Teens—in an Age of Overindulgence, Revised Edition This completely revised and updated second edition of the How Much Is Enough? by family experts Jean Illsley Clarke, Connie Dawson, and David Bredehoft offers an indepth look at how damaging overindulgence is to children, affecting their ability to learn many of the important life skills they need to thrive as adults. In warm, empathetic, and accessible prose, the authors reveal the three different ways children are overindulged (getting too much, overnurturing, and soft structure), guide parents in determining whether they’re overindulging, and show them how to do things differently. The truth is that overindulgence is not the badge of a bad parent; in fact, it comes directly from having a good and generous heart. Based on new research gathered over the past 10 years, How Much Is Too Much? gives parents the insight and advice they need to parent in an effective and loving way and put their children on track for a happy and successful life. • Jean Illsley Clarke, PhD, is an internationally known parent educator whose books include Self-Esteem and Growing Up Again. • Connie Dawson, PhD, is a former counselor educator, a therapist to adoptive families, a workshop presenter, and an author. • David Bredehoft, PhD, is chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota, and has over 27 years’ experience as a researcher, marriage and family therapist, and university professor. December 2013 • Parenting • 352 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books; Greek: Orpheas; Italian: Mondadori


Da Capo Lifelong Books Alan B. Bernstein, MSW, and Peg Streep Mastering the Art of Quitting: Why It Matters in Life, Love, and Work Quitting—whether in work, love, or everyday life—is often seen as a bad thing. Persistence is supposed to be the way to achieve your goals. But is that really true? In Mastering the Art of Quitting, Alan Bernstein, a therapist specializing in advice on careers and transitions, challenges this idea. He proposes that knowing when to persist and when to give up is a vital skill that must be cultivated. Getting past the natural tendency toward preservation of the status quo, Bernstein argues, can make people more emotionally and mentally flexible and better able to deal with life’s unexpected twists and turns. Along with writer Peg Streep, Bernstein explains the basics of how, why, and when to quit, illustrated with inspiring and educational examples and stories. With strategies, questionnaires, and advice, this unique self-help book provides clear and simple lessons on a little-discussed subject. • Alan B. Bernstein, MSW, is a graduate of the Nathan Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy and has been in private practice for over 30 years. In addition to family therapy, his work has focused on life transitions and careers. He is author of the Princeton Review’s Guide to Your Career. • Peg Streep is author or coauthor of 10 books, most recently Mean Mothers: Overcoming the Legacy of Hurt. Among her books are the highly praised Girl in the Mirror: Mothers and Daughters in the Years of Adolescence and the best-selling Necessary Journeys: Letting Ourselves Learn from Life, both with Dr. Nancy Snyderman. January 2014 • Psychology/Self-Help • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books; United Kingdom: Piatkus/Little Brown; Japanese: Hankyu; Korean: Chungrim; Chinese (simp.): CITIC; Dutch: Atlas/Contact Barbara Pachter The Power of Positive Confrontation, Second Edition Somewhere between “bully” and “wimp” lies a range of behavior that is positive, dignified, and effective for dealing with difficult situations. Barbara Pachter’s second edition of The Power of Positive Confrontation is filled with hundreds of real-life examples drawn from her many years of teaching assertiveness and business etiquette. The Power of Positive Confrontation is as lucid about people and their behavior as it is clearheaded about the strategies needed to confidently and effectively handle all confrontational situations. This new edition is filled with powerful techniques not only to improve one’s ability to confront others but also to help one to live a more conflictfree life. New to the edition are strategies for conflict on social media, a self-assessment to help people identify their confrontation style, up-to-date examples of people practicing positive confrontation, and much more. • Barbara Pachter is a business communications consultant as well as a prolific speaker and seminar leader. She has taught everyone from the bookstore stroller to Fortune 500 CEOs how to tackle difficult interpersonal interactions for decades. She has delivered more than 2,100 seminars throughout the world, including the first-ever seminar for businesswomen in Kuwait. Pachter is also adjunct faculty in the School of Business at Rutgers University. Spring 2014 • Self-Help/Personal Growth • 272 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books; Arabic: Jarir Bookstore


Da Capo Lifelong Books Thomas Vangsness, MD, with Greg Ptacek The New Science of Overcoming Arthritis: Prevent or Reverse Your Pain, Discomfort, and Limitations Of people age 55 and older, 75 percent will develop arthritis, and by 79 nearly every person has some arthritis symptoms. With straightforward honesty and based on scientific findings, Dr. Thomas Vangsness debunks myths about so-called diet and exercise prescriptive regimens aimed at “curing” arthritis. Instead he provides practical advice culled from his years working with star collegiate athletes, who are on the front lines in best practice for dealing with injuries and deterioration of the body’s joints. While genetics does play a large role in who suffers and how severely, Dr. Vangsness provides strategies for gaming the system and dramatically improving quality of life. • Thomas Vangsness, MD, is a seasoned orthopedic surgeon and chief of sports medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. October 2013 • Health/Pain Management • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Trista Sutter Happily Ever After: How Gratitude Can Change Your Life The Bachelor franchise’s media darling, the first Bachelorette—whose engagement and marriage continue to fascinate fans (after nine years and counting)—shares her secrets for finding happiness and success in love, family, work, and life. Through personal stories, as well as anecdotes from friends, family, and experts, Trista Sutter shares the simple yet profound keys to finding everyday happiness and success: gratitude and grace. • Trista Sutter was the very first season of The Bachelor’s runner-up and became the first Bachelorette. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including Parade, Good Housekeeping,, and, and on shows such as The Tonight Show and 20/20. She has been a correspondent for Extra and Good Morning America. November 2013 • Memoir • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Dwain Schenck Reset: How to Beat the Job-Loss Blues and Get Ready for Your Next Act How do you hold onto your sanity and identity through unemployment, even in the worst job market in close to 80 years? Reset is a motivational self-help book that tells the gripping story of one man’s journey through the psychological and physical stages of being unemployed, revealing what to expect and what to do to get on with your life. It is about making smart decisions through unemployment and not getting dragged down emotionally, while maintaining a sense of self and a shred of confidence. Dwain Schenck discusses how to limit negativity and self-abuse and, along the way, shares advice, based on personal experience, from some iconic thought leaders and influencers. • Dwain Schenck is a former TV reporter who has also run multiple businesses and worked as a Fortune 500 corporate communications executive. December 2013 • Self-Help • 288 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books


Da Capo Lifelong Books Daniel Potter, MD, and Jennifer Hanin What to Do When You Can’t Get Pregnant: The Complete Guide to All the Options for Couples Facing Fertility Problems, Second Edition Newsweek lauded the first edition of What to Do When You Can’t Get Pregnant for guiding readers through “the medical maze” of infertility treatments. Now, worldrenowned fertility expert Dr. Daniel A. Potter and journalist Jennifer Hanin have revised their step-by-step guide to walk readers through the intricate process of having a baby. Updates include the latest technologies, advances in natural supplements, insider information on procedures, choosing the right doctor, questions to ask, and how to live a healthy, “fertile” lifestyle, complete with advice on handling issues caused by the frustrations of infertility. • Daniel A. Potter, MD, is a fertility specialist and internationally sought-after expert in gender selection, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, and in vitro fertilization. He is the medical director at HRC Fertility. In addition, he is the laboratory director for the genetics company Natera Incorporated. Through Natera, he has personally participated in the development of the latest, stateof-the-art platforms for genetic testing of embryos. He has authored or coauthored more than 40 scientific articles and presented his research throughout the United States and Europe, including at meetings of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology, the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, the American College of Genetics, and the Pacific Coast Reproductive Society. • Jennifer Hanin is an award-winning writer, influential blogger, freelance journalist, and author. November 2013 • Health/Fertility • 288 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Valerie Davis Raskin, MD, and Karen R. Kleiman, MSW, LCSW This Isn’t What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression, Completely Revised and Updated Second Edition One in five women suffer from disorders on the postpartum spectrum; another 20 to 30 percent of new mothers deal with above-average anxiety. First published in 1994, this go-to resource for postpartum depression has been completely revised and updated, helping women and their partners sort through all the noise and myths so they can focus on getting the help they need. • Valerie Davis Raskin, MD, is associate professor of psychiatry at the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine and chief of the Psychiatry Service at the Hines Veterans Administration Hospital, where she works in the Women’s Health Clinic. She has 23 years’ experience in working with mothers, including cofounding the Women’s Psychiatry Service in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. • Karen R. Kleiman, MSW, LCSW, is well known as an international expert on postpartum depression. She founded the Postpartum Stress Center, LLC (New Jersey), a treatment and training facility, where she treats individuals and couples experiencing perinatal mood, depression, and anxiety disorders. In addition to her clinical practice, she instructs a postgraduate training course for clinicians interested in specializing in the treatment of women with postpartum depression. October 2013 • Family/Relationships • 320 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books


Da Capo Lifelong Books Stanton Peele Recover! 7 Steps to Stop Thinking Like an Addict and Reclaim Your Life World-renowned addiction expert, therapist, and best-selling author of the classic Love and Addiction, among other titles, offers a new program for addicts (and their families), debunking AA/12-step treatment and using evidence-based treatments, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and meditation for lasting recovery and health. Throwing out the “addiction-as-disease” model, Recover! recognizes that the origins of addiction are as complex and unique as the people who find themselves in its grip and offers a holistic treatment plan. His approach addresses key aspects of one’s life: mind, spirit, body, and the ability to genuinely engage with family, friends, and community. The process is broken down into three phases: foundational (deep inner work), structural (creating a framework of life skills and values), and operational (living with balance and intention). • Dr. Stanton Peele is a world-renowned addiction expert, author, and therapist who has remained prominently at the forefront of the addiction field for four decades, challenging and changing the way people understand addiction and recovery. He has pioneered, among other things, the idea that addiction occurs with a range of experiences, recognition of natural recovery from addiction, and the “harm-reduction” approach to addiction. He has authored several books, including The Truth About Addiction and Seven Tools to Fight Addiction. January 2014 • Self-Help/Substance Abuse • 272 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Susan J. Elliott, JD, MEd Getting Back Out There: Secrets to Successful Dating and Finding True Love After the Big Breakup Susan Elliott’s successful first book, Getting Past Your Breakup, helped readers get over their grief and rebuild their self-esteem after a failed relationship. Getting Back Out There takes them further, guiding readers on topics like deciding when to date again, first-date jitters, selection and rejection of potential partners, and making a commitment using tools for building a happy and healthy relationship with the right partner. With content relevant to people of both genders and all ages and sexualities, Getting Back Out There is a definitive guide to happy and healthy dating, mating, and relating. • Susan J. Elliott, JD, MEd, is author of the popular blog Getting Past Your Breakup and the book of the same title, which has sold over 30,000 copies. She has appeared on a variety of radio shows, including some in Canada, Ireland, and Great Britain, and as an expert on television, including several appearances on Fox News and two appearances on WPIX 11 (New York City). She contributes regularly to popular websites such as Psychology Today, Your Tango!, Divorce360, and DateDaily. November 2013 • Self-Help • 224 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books


Da Capo Lifelong Books John M. Kennedy, MD, with a foreword by Deepak Chopra The Heart Health Bible: The 5-Step Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Dr. John Kennedy draws on his two decades of experience as an invasive cardiologist, as well as his own work in the field of integrative medicine, to offer an empowering, outside-the-box approach to total heart health as a foundational set of five steps that can save your life. Dr. Kennedy focuses on diet, exercise, stress relief, reducing blood sugar, and acting against fat and triglycerides in an accessible way with steps we can learn, just as we might learn the skills of cooking up a dish or playing a sport or an instrument. The Heart Health Bible guides readers to a heightened and enlightened awareness of these five steps and provides the skills and tools to make heart disease a thing of the past. • John M. Kennedy, MD, is, in the words of best-selling author and acclaimed cardiologist Dean Ornish, “a cardiologist who speaks from his heart,” combining a physician’s precision with the intuitive insight of a true healer. His impeccable medical credentials include an MD from the Brown-Dartmouth Medical Program and membership in numerous professional associations and societies. He is a board member of the American Heart Association, a clinical associate professor of cardiology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, a recognized expert in the field of invasive cardiology, and a much-sought-after authority on complimentary medical approaches. He has successfully helped thousands of patients with his pioneering approach to preventative cardiology since beginning his practice 20 years ago. For more information, visit January 2014 • Health • 272 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen Discover Your Optimal Health: The Guide to Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Vitality, Your Life June 2013 • Health • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books A A A A A A A

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Da Capo Lifelong Books Jennifer Cohen and Stacey Colino Fitness Shortcuts: Lose Up to Two Dress Sizes and Transform Your Body in Just Six Weeks Some women are willing to do whatever leg, arm, and ab work it takes to get the killer body they want. Others just want to grab the look without doing any heavy lifting. Fitness Shortcuts gives each different body type a fast-pass to slimming down, shaping up, and looking fabulous—quickly! The message of Fitness Shortcuts is simple but powerful—if readers want to be healthy, fit, and slim, it’s best to avoid the one-size-fitsall exercise programs that dominate the market and instead focus on the combination of aerobic, strength training, and flexibility exercises that match their body type. If they stick with the program for just six weeks, readers will not only drop up to two dress sizes but emerge stronger, healthier, and looking and feeling the way they’ve always wanted to. With their lively, engaging style, Jennifer Cohen and Stacey Colino offer a heaping dose of sound advice and inspire women everywhere to change their bodies in a way that makes the most sense for them. • Jennifer Cohen is known for her signature no-nonsense approach to fitness and wellness; she is the fitness spokesperson/expert for Weight Watchers and the star of their PointsPlus Fitness series (five DVDs). She writes a popular blog about ways to boost productivity through health and fitness for Forbes magazine and a column called “The Rack” for Men’s Fitness. • Stacey Colino is an award-winning writer, specializing in fitness, health, and psychological issues, as well as a certified spinning instructor and Aerobics and Fitness Association of America– certified group exercise instructor. Spring 2014 • Fitness/Health • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Michelle Schoffro Cook The Weekend Wonder Detox: Quick Cleanses to Calm Your Mind, Strengthen Your Body and Enhance Your Beauty The cleanse/detox approach to health is still very popular, and Michelle Schoffro Cook brings us simple weekend detox regimens that we can easily fit into our busy lives. Each targets the key organs in the body, for example, “The Health Transformation Weekend,” “The Lymphomania Weekend,” “The Kidney Flush Weekend,” “The Colon Cleanse Weekend,” and “The Love Your Liver Weekend.” Cook’s plans are grounded in a rational approach to food (you can eat solid food) and make use of natural therapies taken from traditional Chinese medicine, meditation, breathing exercises, acupressure, aromatherapy, and yoga for a method that’s easy and gives great results. • Michelle Schoffro Cook has authored several books, including 60 Seconds to Slim, The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan, and The Ultimate pH Solution. She holds a PhD in traditional natural medicine, as well as degrees in acupuncture, nutrition, and natural health. She is publisher of the popular e-magazine World’s Healthiest News, with over 4,200 subscribers, and is one of the most popular natural health bloggers on the Internet with biweekly blogs on (over 20.7 million members). Spring 2014 • Health/Diet • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books


Da Capo Lifelong Books Brandi L. Dion and Steven Dion, EdD, with Joel Heller, MD The Pregnant Athlete: 52 Workouts to Keep You in Your Best Shaper Ever— Before, During, and After Pregnancy From three experts in sports fitness and pregnancy comes the first book to set out a philosophy and exercise plan for highly athletic women who want to stay fit and participate in their sport during pregnancy. A lot of “stay fit during pregnancy” books are available, but next to none target the more serious athlete who wants to sustain her level of fitness (and yes, even compete) as she progresses through her trimesters. The book is not just for runners but for competitors in distance cycling, swimming, crosscountry ski racing, mountaineering, and other sports. The authors review what’s going on in a woman’s body during pregnancy and how to change exercises and intensity as it progresses. They include workout plans for strength, cardiovascular conditioning, agility, and balance modified for a pregnant woman’s special needs, while debunking pregnancy myths and offering facts, tips, and inspiring stories from top female athletes. • Brandi L. Dion is an athlete, certified personal trainer, triathlon coach, businesswoman, and mother of two. She and her husband (and coauthor), Steve, are the owners and directors of B&S Fitness Programs. • Steven Dion, EdD, is professor of health education and department chair of Sport and Movement Science at Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts. • Medical advisor Joel Heller, MD, is an OB/GYN and his patients include marathon runners, triathletes, and fitness and Pilates instructors. Spring 2014 • Health/Fitness/Pregnancy • 288 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Roy M. Wallack and Bill Katovsky Bike for Life: How to Ride to 100, Revised Edition With the number of cyclists dramatically increasing, journalists Roy M. Wallack and Bill Katovsky have updated their essential cyclist’s resource Bike for Life: How to Ride to 100. These experts present groundbreaking information on medical research, training techniques, nutrition, and technology and equipment trends that impact the sport at every level. They assess the risks and provide informative solutions to many bikerelated conditions that have been overlooked, sensationalized, or just begun to emerge, including impotence, osteoporosis, weakened immune systems, sore backs, depression, and even fractured relationships. Also featured are in-depth interviews with cycling legends, such as Gary Fisher, Ned Overend, John Howard, Missy Giove, Eddie B, and Marla Steb. This newly updated, authoritative guide to getting the most out of your bike riding will appeal to cycling enthusiasts of all ages and abilities and is a must-read for everyone who loves to get on a bike to compete, to keep fit and promote longevity, to have fun, or simply to get from point A to point B. • Roy M. Wallack has survived the Eco-Challenge, the Soviet Union by bike, and some of the world’s toughest two-wheel events. Author of The Traveling Cyclist and a former editor at Bicycle Guide, California Bicyclist, and Triathlete magazines, he is a sports-gear columnist for the Los Angeles Times and covers cycling, fitness, longevity, triathlon, and running for Bicycling, Men’s Journal, Playboy, Outside, Competitor, and VeloNews. • Bill Katovsky biked solo across America, finished the Hawaii Ironman twice, and founded Triathlete magazine. In 2003, he coauthored Embedded: The Media at War in Iraq: An Oral History, which won Harvard’s Goldsmith Book Prize. April 2014 • Biking/Fitness • 400 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books; Chinese (complex): Muses


Da Capo Lifelong Books Robert Ferguson, MS, CN The Customized Carb Diet: Customize Carbohydrates to Your Unique Metabolism and Lose Weight Every 7 Days It’s time to say goodbye to conventional diet doctrine where one gimmick or another is constantly being touted in a one-size-fits-all method. Robert Ferguson’s The Customized Carb Diet is the first weight-loss book that gives the power to readers, showing them how to match food to their metabolism. Ferguson identifies your personal Carb IQ (Carb Threshold) so that you know how many carbs you can eat without gaining weight, eliminating full-on dieting forever. In this timely game changer, weight loss becomes simple and much easier as Ferguson shows readers how to lose weight eating everything and anything—including fast food and frozen entrees, organic or not. With The Customized Carb Diet, dieters can shed the pounds and keep them off—no deprivation necessary. • Robert Ferguson, MS, CN, is a nationally recognized voice of wellness and weight loss, the CEO of Diet Free Life, LLC, an entrepreneur, a TV personality, a motivational speaker, an author, a certified nutritionist, and a fitness expert. He currently serves on the Presidential Task Force on Obesity for the National Medical Association. He has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies as a speaker and consultant and collaborated with such celebrities as LaToya Jackson, Ricki Lake, Toni Braxton, and Chaka Chan. Spring 2014 • Health/Nutrition/Diet • 272 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Raphael Kellman, MD The Microbiome Diet: How You Can Achieve Fast, Permanent Weight Loss by Healing Your Inner Ecology Can the world inside your stomach be wreaking havoc on the rest of your body and even your appearance? As a specialist in intestinal health, Dr. Raphael Kellman has long known the benefits of a healthy gut in healing a multitude of illnesses from acne to autoimmune disease and diabetes. But new science, featured recently in the New York Times, New Yorker, Scientific American, Science, Nature, and Mother Jones, now supports what he has seen anecdotally in his medical practice: a balanced microbiome is also the key to long-lasting weight loss. Dr. Kellman’s The Microbiome Diet is the first stand-alone book to demonstrate how to lose weight by cleaning up or balancing the living world inside your body (microbiome) that is making you fat. He describes the scientific findings in a clear and accessible way, while laying out a concrete three-phase diet program, complete with nourishing and satisfying recipes created by a wellness chef. No other diet translates the new science of the microbiome into a popular weightloss regimen. • Raphael Kellman, MD, is a specialist in internal medicine and intestinal health whose background in the philosophy of science and in systems theory has enabled him to help pioneer the practice of holistic and functional medicine. His specialized work in intestinal health has led him to develop what he calls the medicine of renewal, which relies on the latest scientific technology to active the body’s own innate ability to heal. Dr. Kellman is author of two previous books, Gut Reactions and Matrix Healing. Spring 2014 • Health and Wellness/Diet • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books


Da Capo Lifelong Books Danielle Omar Skinny Juices More than just a recipe book, Skinny Juices, by Danielle Omar, is a comprehensive guide for juicing to cleanse and detoxify the body with an added weight-loss bonus. Omar teaches readers the difference between juicing and blending, the philosophy behind juicing and detoxification, and the benefits of clean eating. Thanks to this guide, aspiring juicers will learn how to set up and prep their kitchen to be detox-friendly. Each of the 101 recipes will appeal to both the beginner and the more advanced juicer and comes with preparation directions and information about special detox ingredients. Omar provides definitions of superfoods and other ingredients that support detoxification and a list of foods to juice if targeting specific nutrients. There is an easyto-follow 10-day detox plan that incorporates both juicing and clean eating. • Danielle Omar has a private nutrition practice. She writes about food and plant-based eating on her Food Confidence blog and tweets about nutrition news to over 11,000 followers on Twitter. She has appeared on ABC’s Nightline, Fox News, CBS, and the Food Network and has been quoted in such publications as the New York Times, Washington Post, Women’s Health, Fitness, and Shape and on WebMD. June 2014 • Health and Wellness/Weight Loss • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Gena Hamshaw Choosing Raw Today, more and more people are choosing to make raw foods a greater part of their diet. There are plenty of raw-food cookbooks available, but Choosing Raw goes beyond simply listing recipes to provide a comprehensive guide to the whys and hows of eating raw. A certified clinical nutritionist currently studying medicine, Gena Hamshaw critically examines the health claims surrounding raw foodism, drawing on current scientific research to separate the myths from the many real benefits of the diet. With answers to many common concerns and questions, healthy meal plans, advice on eating raw for busy people on tight budgets, and a starter kit of simple and delicious recipes, Choosing Raw is designed to ease people gently into a more plant-based diet and is a helpful resource for anyone interested in incorporating raw foods into their diet, even if only partially. • Gena Hamshaw is a certified clinical nutritionist (CCN), a former book editor, and a premedical, postbaccalaureate student at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She is author of the popular blog Choosing Raw, and her writing about plant-based diets has appeared in VegNews, O Magazine, Whole Living Daily, and Food52, among other online and print publications. Spring 2014 • Health/Cooking • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books


Da Capo Lifelong Books Beth Hillson The Complete Guide to Living Well Gluten-Free: Everything You Need to Know to Go from Surviving to Thriving A diagnosis of celiac disease can be a lonely and frightening thing, and it’s on the rise worldwide, as is the need for well-grounded resources that give all the facts and debunk the myths. In this book celiac sufferer and president of the American Celiac Disease Alliance Beth Hillson works closely with leading medical experts to offer a comprehensive resource manual. Set up in a question-and-answer format, the book is divided into three sections—diagnosis, diet, and lifestyle—to cover, in a warm, reassuring, and authoritative way, every aspect of coping and living well with the disease. • Beth Hillson is a leading expert on the gluten-free diet and lifestyle. She is the founder of one of the first gluten-free companies, Gluten-Free Pantry. She is author of Gluten-Free Makeovers, food editor for Living Without, the leading magazine for gluten-free and other special diets, and writer and editor for a weekly online newsletter for, where she answers questions about diet, disease, and lifestyle from more than 30,000 readers. Spring 2014 • Health/Diet/Gluten-Free • 56 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Jane Barthelemy Good Morning, Paleo: 150 Easy Favorites to Start Your Day, Glutenand Grain-Free Paleo expert and author of Paleo Desserts Jane Barthelemy now tackles the beginning of your day—the hardest meal for paleo dieters—with delectable breakfast dishes. Every recipe focuses on ease, taste, and nutrition. With egg-free options, a recipe for paleo bread that’s great for toast, and food-combining principles for digestive health, Good Morning, Paleo presents healthy breakfasts that are so full of flavor no one will think they’re “alternative.” Whether you abide by a paleo, gluten-free, egg-free, vegan, tree nut–free diet or need to adhere to the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, are dealing with gut and psychology syndrome, or follow an anti-candida diet, Barthelemy has everything you need to get moving every morning—happy and healthy. • Jane Barthelemy has served as dessert chef, head chef, and CFO of various restaurants and bakeries around the country. She has been writing and teaching seminars on health food since 2009. Visit her blog at Spring 2014 • Cooking/Diet • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Praise for Paleo Desserts: “Appealing ... A fine pick for any cookbook collection.” —Midwest Book Review “Barthelemy has made gluten-free, low-carb, diabetic-friendly recipes that impress.” — “Maybe you’ve stopped sneaking sweets, but Jane Barthelemy’s new book means not giving up dessert entirely.... The high-quality, nutrient-dense ingredients in these dessert recipes will help preserve and boost energy, ensuring a truly sweet ending to every meal.” —Taste for Life


Da Capo Lifelong Books Jennifer Esposito Jennifer’s Way: The Truth About Celiac Disease and How I Learned to Live Again. Actress Jennifer Esposito is best-known for her role in the TV show Blue Bloods and her many film credits, but most of her fans do not know that she suffers from a debilitating disease that went misdiagnosed for almost 20 years. In 2009 a doctor finally diagnosed her with celiac disease, and she began her long road to recovery. Jennifer’s Way is a memoir of her recovery—from darkness and despair to hope and good health. It is a story of hope for anyone suffering from disease—whether celiac or another—about believing in yourself, listening to your body, and not giving up when things get bleak to reclaim your health and your life. • Jennifer Esposito was part of the star-studded ensemble cast in the film Crash, for which she received a best ensemble cast Screen Actors Guild award as well as a Critics Choice Award. She also starred in Spike Lee’s Summer of Sam (1999), Don’t Say a Word (2001) with Michael Douglas, and Welcome to Collinwood (2002) with George Clooney. She has appeared in dozens of television shows, such as Law & Order and Rescue Me, and in a lead role in the hit comedy Samantha Who? (2007–2009), for which the cast won a People’s Choice Award (2007). She recently starred in the primetime show Blue Bloods (2010–2012). Esposito’s life beyond the screen has become dedicated to advocacy and education about celiac disease. As such, she founded the Jennifer’s Way blog ( and Jennifer s Way Foundation for Celiac Education, a nonprofit organization for advocacy and education. Spring 2014 • Health/Gluten-Free • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Brooke McLay Almonds Every Which Way: 151 Healthy and Delicious Almond Milk, Almond Flour, and Almond Butter Recipes Almonds are everywhere! From gourmet nut butters to cartons of almond milk in the dairy aisle at your local grocery, a wide variety of almond-based products are now available, and health-conscious consumers are bringing them home. The most popular healthy diets today all have one thing in common: they recommend eating more almonds and almond products. Whether readers are dairy-free, peanut-free, gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, paleo, or low-carb, they want to know how to incorporate these amazing nuts into their diets. With recipes for everything from homemade “Vanilla Almond Milk” and “Almond Honey Butter” to “Paleo Almond Banana Pancakes” and “Pumpkin-Almond Donut Muffins,” even “Almond Butter Pretzel Bites” and “Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Almond Marinade,” Almonds Every Which Way has every diet, meal, and taste bud covered. • Brooke McLay is a freelance food writer, food photographer, and recipe developer for Betty Crocker, Good Cook, General Mills, and Disney’s Babble. As cohost of the online food and décor video series, she brings her buoyant, feisty passion for food and family to life. She has also hosted cooking shorts with Bisquick, Pillsbury, and Chef Mom. She shares her original healthy recipes and writes about her own attempts to transition her family to plant-based and paleo-friendly goods on her website February 2014 • Cooking/Health and Wellness • 256 pages World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books


Da Capo Lifelong Books Terry Hope Romero Vegan Salad Ninja Since salads are essential to the vegan diet, many people are looking for new ways to reinvent a meal that has been done over and over again. Vegan Salad Ninja features recipes with protein-rich toppers, vibrant veggies, and zesty dressings, all pictured in full-color photographs. And even though these salads are chock-full of whole-food ingredients, the recipes are easy and fuss-free. This book offers a variety of salads that can be brought to the office or packed in a child’s lunch and provide new options for gluten-free readers. These salads are as satisfying as they are healthy. • Terry Hope Romero is author of Vegan Eats World, named one of “23 of the best new and upcoming cookbooks/food books for the holidays” by the Christian Science Monitor and one of the Portland Oregonian’s “Five Favorite Cookbooks from 2012 Worth Putting on Your Christmas List.” Her other book, Viva Vegan, was voted “Book of the Year” by VegNews in 2010. She has been featured in media outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Saveur, New York Magazine, NPR’s Weekend Edition, and many more. May 2014 • Cooking/Vegan • 240 pages • World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books John Schlimm The Cheezy Vegan Cheese is an ingredient of many well-loved comfort foods; many vegans miss it, and many would-be vegans can’t give it up. But eschewing dairy products doesn’t have to mean giving up that delicious cheesy flavor, as John Schlimm shows in his latest vegan cookbook. The Cheezy Vegan is a unique resource for cheese-craving vegans and cheese-loving nonvegans alike, providing instructions on how to go beyond cashew cream to make vegan cheezes at home and containing 100 tasty new recipes involving both homemade cheezes and the ever-growing (and improving) range of vegan cheeze products now available. • John Schlimm is the award-winning author of 12 books, both fiction and nonfiction. His works include two other vegan cookbooks, The Tipsy Vegan and Grilling Vegan Style; he has also written for VegNews, an online and print vegan magazine. He has appeared on such national media outlets as The Ellen DeGeneres Show, NPR, Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food, and The Splendid Table. October 2013 • Cooking • 272 pages • World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books Mark Reinfeld The 30-Minute Vegan: Soup’s On! More Than 100 Quick and Easy Recipes for Every Season From the coauthor of The 30-Minute Vegan series, Soup’s On! builds on that successful brand. Award-winning author and chef Mark Reinfeld takes on formerly meaty beloved comfort foods and gourmet dishes, from one-pot soups to creamy chowders. Reinfeld shows that you don’t need meat or dairy to prepare a hearty, satisfying soup or stew. These inspired animal-free, made-over meals—all doable in fewer than 30 minutes— cover a full range of soups and stews, including “Spicy Thai Coco Bok Choy,” “Japanese Udon with Nori and Toasted Sesame Seeds,” “Grandma’s Chicken Noodle,” “MidEastern Grilled Eggplant Soup,” “New England Potato Chowder,” “Cheesy Mediterranean Cauliflower,” “Asian Cucumber Mint Raw Soup,” and many more. Reinfeld also includes recipes for refreshing and crisp raw and fruit-based dishes. • Mark Reinfeld, founding chef of the celebrated Blossoming Lotus Restaurant, has been preparing inspired vegan and live-food cuisine for more than 15 years. His Vegan Fusion World Cuisine has won nine international awards, including a Gourmand Award for “Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the USA.” He is also author of The 30-Minute Vegan, The 30-Minute Vegan’s Taste of the East, and The 30-Minute Vegan’s Taste of Europe. November 2013 • Vegan Cookery • 224 pages • World Rights: Da Capo Lifelong Books


Hazelden Publishing Michael W. Clune White Out: The Secret Life of Heroin April 2013 • Memoir • 260 pages World Rights: Hazelden “An astonishing new book! White Out is more than a recovery memoir. It is a phenomenology of heroin addiction—the single best thing I have read about the drug— and a deep, often beautiful meditation on the nature of memory, pleasure, and time.” —Lorin Stein, Paris Review Daily “The unusual risk taken by Clune’s unusually good addiction memoir is its enduring lyrical reverence for heroin. The heroin is so close you can see the white. It hasn’t been relegated to the past. It has an honest and dangerous smile. It’s right here, whitely licking its chops.” —Gideon Lewis-Kraus, New Yorker “Clune’s razor-sharp description of the magical first time he got high exemplifies why this stands out among dime-a-dozen addiction memoirs.... At its best, this chronicle keenly touches on the devastations of heroin with disciplined literary flair.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “The book works on many levels. It’s a cautionary tale full of black, self-deprecating humor. The writing is hip, bleak and funny.” —Michael Heaton, Plain Dealer Omar S. Manejwala, MD Craving: The Brain Science of “More” and “Enough” Spring 2013 • Self-Help/Psychology • 256 pages World Rights: Hazelden; German: Hans Huber “The author lucidly explains the neurological changes that occur when cravings give way to addiction, and he offers practical ways to deal with and resist temptation.” —Publishers Weekly “A SOLID book. It’s filled with good science, which I find both illuminating and reassuring. It’s filled with concrete, positive suggestions for addressing the issues of craving. It’s also compassionate at its core. It’s like, Give yourself a break. There are reasons you do this stuff, and it’s not your fault, but it’s not helping you, so here are some good tools that can give you a way out.” — “This book will help addiction professionals be better able to explain cravings and addiction to patients. Anyone who has ever tried to squelch a craving—unsuccessfully— by willpower alone will be interested in this book.” —Jana Burson, MD, board certified in addiction medicine and internal medicine; medical director, Stepping Stone of Boone “This compassionate book is highly recommended for anyone struggling with cravings or addictions of any type, as a first step on the road to recovery.” —San Francisco Book Review “Inspiring, practical, and insightful for individuals considering or participating in a recovery program.” —Library Journal


Hazelden Publishing Louise Hart, PhD, and Kristen Caven The Bullying Antidote: Superpower Your Kids for Life Help your children develop the communication skills, self-respect, and self-esteem needed to be confident and resilient in the face of a bully. As parents, we want our children to succeed. Not just academically but personally. The reality, though, is that bullying has reached epidemic proportions in our schools and communities. When not addressed, it contributes to higher rates of depression, substance abuse, and suicide among youth. Many kids simply do not feel safe—and their teachers and parents have no idea what’s going on. Some parents who know that their children are having difficulty do not know what to do: Are these kids just being kids? Should I tell someone? In this critical, life-saving book, Louise Hart, PhD, a leading educator in self-esteem development, gives parents the skills they need to prevent their children—whether 6 or 16—from being bullied. The antidote, she reveals, is to equip moms and dads with the tools to raise confident and resilient kids through positive parenting, and she includes tips and a course of action for boosting self-respect, teaching kids how to communicate, and creating a family culture where bullying is not accepted. • Louise Hart, PhD, is a community psychologist dedicated to creating family and school environments in which children thrive and learn the skills necessary to become healthy, self-directed, loving adults. She has conducted seminars for thousands of parents and educators across the United States • Kristen Caven, Louise’s daughter, is the mother of a teenager and deeply involved with kids and teachers in public schools. She writes and speaks on many topics in many genres. October 2013 • Family and Child Care • 250 pages World Rights: Hazelden Gayathri Ramprasad Shadows in the Sun, Healing from Depression and Finding the Light: A Memoir of India and America This beautifully written memoir, Shadows in the Sun by Gayathri Ramprasad, traces the author’s courageous 30-year battle with the depression that consumed her from adolescence in India through marriage and a move to the United States. Because traditional Hindu culture has no concept of depression, no doctor could diagnose and no medicine could heal her mysterious illness, leading her parents to insist it was “only in her head.” Only after the birth of her first child, when her husband discovered her in the backyard “clawing the earth furiously with my bare hands, intent on digging a grave so that I could bury myself alive,” did she finally get the help she needed. After a stay in a psych ward, she eventually found “the light within,” an emotional and spiritual awakening from the darkness of her tortured mind. Ramprasad’s inspiring story provides a first-of-its-kind cross-cultural view of mental illness—the very different way it is (or is not) regarded in India and America and how she drew on both her rich Hindu heritage and Western medicine to find healing. • Gayathri Ramprasad is founder and president of ASHA International, a nonprofit organization promoting personal, organizational, and community wellness. A certified peer specialist, she is also a member of the Global Speakers Federation, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Spring 2014 • Personal Growth/Self-Help/Memoir • 240 pages World Rights: Hazelden


Hazelden Publishing Marilyn Mason, PhD Becoming a Genuine Leader: Renew Integrity at Work by Understanding Your Past Most people don’t intend to operate with greed, cynicism, dishonesty, or passive aggression. Often they don’t even realize they are acting out. Other times they feel driven to these things by others’ equally unsavory behaviors. But to become truly impactful, leaders must get in touch with their authenticity and apply their power and privilege to engender positive cultural values. Just as success at work can come from strengths our families have nurtured, all too often these assets can be eclipsed by the dysfunctional behaviors also born from our pasts. In Becoming a Genuine Leader, Marilyn Mason teaches us how to lead from within by understanding our past and changing the behaviors and communication styles that have compromised our integrity. She reveals that when we honestly look into our family culture and understand the impact of denying or hiding emotions, essential changes in how we manage and work with colleagues will take place. As personal insight results in more open interaction and cooperation, both rising and established leaders can see a work environment come alive with greater trust and creativity. • Marilyn Mason, president of Mason & Associates, LLC, and a former University of Minnesota faculty member, is an internationally recognized consultant and speaker on executive leadership development and coaching. Her prior books include Facing Shame, Making Our Lives Our Own, and Seven Mountains: The Inner Climb to Commitment. September 2013 • Business/Self-Help • 260 pages World Rights: Hazelden Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCACII, with Victoria Costello Rein In Your Brain: From Impulsivity to Thoughtful Living in Recovery Addiction—whether to mood-altering substances, gambling, sex, or food—stems in part from an overreliance on the reward system of a primitive part of the brain that can push us to make poor choices based on an expectation of immediate gratification. Those in recovery often struggle with the compulsive thoughts and behaviors still programmed into addictive brains well after the drinking and drugging has stopped. These often play out thoughtlessly in interactions with others, damaging relationships and growth as balanced human beings. Rein In Your Brain, by addiction expert Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, offers 10 tools for breaking the cycle of impulsivity. These time-tested self-interventions include standing still in the moment, giving up control, not assuming the other person’s intent, tolerating differences, accepting emotions without giving them free reign, and differentiating between immediate fear-driven reactions and measured thoughts. • Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, is executive director of the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors and the Association of Addiction Professionals. • Victoria Costello is an Emmy Award–winning science journalist known for publishing and advocacy work in mental health and wellness. November 2013 • Self-Help • 240 pages World Rights: Hazelden


Hazelden Publishing Kristina Morgan Mind Without a Home: A Memoir of Schizophrenia In her brutally honest, highly original memoir, Kristina Morgan takes us inside her head to experience the chaos, fragmented thinking, and startling creativity of the schizophrenic mind. With the intimacy of private journal-like entries and the language of a poet, she carries us from her childhood to her teen years, when hallucinations began to hijack her mind, into adulthood, when she began abusing alcohol to temper the punishing voices that only she could hear. This is no formulaic tale of tragedy and triumph: we feel Kristina’s hope as she pursues an education and career and begins to build strong family connections, friendships, and intimacy—and we feel her devastation as the insistent voices convince her to throw it all away, destroying herself and alienating everyone around her. Woven through the pages of her life are stories of recovery from alcoholism and the search for her sexual identity in relationships with both women and men. Eventually, her journey takes her to a place of relative peace and stability where she finds the inner resources and support system to manage her chronic illnesses and live a fulfilling life. • Kristina Morgan is a first-time author. She is currently married, working, and managing her co-occurring disorders, schizophrenia and alcoholism, with medication and twelve-step recovery. August 2013 • Memoir/Psychology • 260 pages World Rights: Hazelden Barrie Levy, MSW, and Patricia Occhiuzzo Giggans, MA When Dating Becomes Dangerous: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Relationship Abuse As our kids grow older and start asserting their independence, we worry about their safety and well-being. And when it comes to dating and intimacy, it is hard to know how to protect them when a would-be gentle relationship turns violent, be it verbally or physically. The fact is that as many as one in four high school– and college-age youth are affected by an abusive relationship. So how do we, as parents, protect our kids from becoming another statistic? And how do we give them the self-assurance to leave a dangerous situation? In this informative guide for parents, Barry Levy and Patricia Occhiuzzo Giggans, both experts in relationship violence, draw on their professional experience to provide guidance for getting through the relationship challenges kids, both gay and straight, face today. Here you’ll discover how to give your teen the skills to encourage healthy relationships, why many teenagers hide their abusive relationships, and what to do if your child is the abuser. • Patricia Occhiuzzo Giggans, MA, is executive director of the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults on Women. • Barrie Levy, MSW, is author of In Love and in Danger and editor of Dating Violence. July 2013 • Family and Child Care • 200 pages World Rights: Hazelden


Hazelden Publishing Darlene Lancer Conquering Shame and Codependency: 8 Steps to Freeing the True You Shame is the torment one feels when exposed, humiliated, or rejected, as well as the feeling of not being good enough. It leads to a codependence on others and ultimately a tendency to overlook one’s own needs and desires in the drive to please another. In Conquering Shame and Codependency, therapist Darlene Lancer examines the roots of shame and its connection to codependent relationships. Lancer teaches readers how to heal from their destructive hold by implementing eight steps that will empower them, leading to healthier relationships. She sheds a new light on shame: how codependents’ feelings and beliefs about shame affect their identity, symptoms, and behavior and how shame can corrode relationships, destroying trust and love. Providing eight key steps for one to heal from shame, learn to love oneself, and develop healthy relationships, Lancer breaks down shame and its kindling of toxic relationships once and for all! This is a must-have title for anyone struggling with a lack of self-confidence and with codependent relationships. • Darlene Lancer is a licensed family therapist with over 20 years’ experience working with individuals and couples. She regularly lectures on selfesteem, codependency, and addiction. Author of Codependency for Dummies and 10 Steps to Self-Esteem, she has also published numerous articles. Spring 2014 • Psychology/Self-Help • 180 pages World Rights: Hazelden Joani Gammill Painkillers, Heroin, and the Road to Sanity: Real Solutions from Those in LongTerm Recovery Recovery from prescription painkiller or heroin addiction can feel impossible, especially considering that those who have gone through typical 28-day treatment programs often experience relapses and, sometimes, fatal overdoses. But there is hope. In Painkillers, Heroin, and the Road to Sanity, recovering addict and prominent interventionist Joani Gammill offers a radically effective approach for those struggling with opiate addiction, sharing sometimes controversial tips that have worked for others who are in long-term recovery. Gammill examines the scientific explanations for the low numbers of people sustaining recovery from opiate addiction and taps the pioneering work of treatment professionals whose new approaches are changing the way we think about opiate addiction to offer practical steps for creating a realistic and effective recovery plan. Telling the stories of others in long-term recovery, Gammill affirms that recovery from opiate addiction is a process, not an event. This honest and trustworthy guide reveals that, although getting well from this disease may not happen in one detox or treatment experience, a healthy, drug-free life is possible. • Joani Gammill, RN, has appeared regularly on Dr. Phil, where she has led interventions that have inspired millions of viewers. Before her career as an interventionist, she worked as a registered nurse in medical facilities, including a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center. She is also author of The Interventionist. Spring 2014 Self-Help/Addiction and Recovery • 264 pages World Rights: Hazelden


Hazelden Publishing Karen Nagy Girlfriend of Bill: 12 Things You Need to Know About Dating Someone in Recovery In Girlfriend of Bill, Karen Nagy shares her experience dating a recovering alcoholic, which she describes as seeing someone “from another planet”—with his own language, culture, and social behaviors. She applies her humor, compassion, and great respect for what it takes to recover from an addiction in this first-of-its-kind field guide that offers an “inside scoop” on what people do in all those twelve-step meetings, why they need a sponsor, what a sponsor is, and why phrases like “live and let live” and “easy does it” keep creeping into conversations. Nagy offers 12 key points that everyone needs to know about dating a person in recovery. She also helps readers identify the warning signs of developing their own codependent tendencies by playing into their partners’ addictive thinking and behavior—and what to do about it. By gaining a greater understanding of a companion’s recovery program, Nagy shows how people can help their partners stay sober, learn how to deal with character flaws, and also build their confidence in the potential for healthy, successful relationships. • Karen Nagy is a college professor, actor, and songwriter. She is writing this, her first book, based on her own dating experience and love of the twelve steps. Spring 2014 • Substance Abuse and Addiction/Self-Help • 160 pages World Rights: Hazelden Staff of Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) My Family, My Self: The Latino Guide to Emotional Well-Being (Mi Familia y Yo: La Guia Latino de Bienestar Emocional) Latinos immigrating to the United States bring with them their rich, unique cultural values and practices, with one constant being the celebration of and reliance on family. In My Family, My Self, the Staff of Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio bring their 30-plus years of experience working with Latinos and their families to provide support and guidance in navigating the many psychological, social, and cultural challenges they face in adapting to their new environment. Experts from different disciplines across this nationally recognized organization share their practical wisdom on understanding multiple layers of identity and how these contribute to happiness and well-being, finding strength in cultural and family traditions as roles and expectations change, avoiding substance abuse, the importance of spirituality, and the role of moral values in maintaining a sense of personal and familial well-being. Selected key passages are bilingual, stories and reflection questions help readers apply the information to themselves, and brief sidebars help clinicians explore applications for the book. • Staff of Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) is the leader in bringing behavioral health and human services to the Latino community in Minnesota. Its chemical health, mental health, employment, language, financial, and other human services under its family-coordinated care model have set national standards for working with multicultural populations. Spring 2014 • Self-Help/Latino • 256 pages World Rights: Hazelden


Nation Books Delphine Schrank The Rebel of Rangoon Delphine Schrank was a rookie reporter in 2008 when the Washington Post dropped her into the heart of military-junta-ruled Burma armed with nothing but her wits and a roll of $100 bills stuffed into her socks for bribes. Although the population at first seemed utterly crushed, their rebellious spirit completely worn out after decades of civil war, she soon discovered the quietly subversive underground network of political dissidents still at work beneath the surface. Originally sent to cover the aftermath of destructive tropical storm Nargis and then get out, Schrank instead stayed in Burma to chase this story, following a young activist pseudonymously referred to as Nway in his rise to become a leader of the movement. This book, the result of four years spent as a fly on the wall in a closed society, provides a compelling, exciting, and, above all, human story of the Burmese resistance and the beginnings of change in this long-repressed country. • Delphine Schrank was the Washington Post’s undercover correspondent in Burma from 2008 to 2010 and is now a contributing editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review and the Burma correspondent for the Latitude blog at the International Herald Tribune/New York Times. Recent awards for her reporting in Burma include an adjunct Southeast Asia fellowship in 2010–2011 from the East-West Center in Washington and a 2012 grant from the Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund. Her writing from Africa, Southeast Asia, and Europe has also appeared in The Atlantic, Mother Jones, and Foreign Policy. May 2014 • Current Events/Reportage • 320 pages World Rights: Nation Books Nick Schou Kill the Messenger: How the CIA’s Crack-Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb Kill the Messenger by Nick Schou tells the story of the tragic death of Gary Webb, the controversial newspaper reporter who committed suicide in December 2004. Webb was the former San Jose Mercury News reporter whose 1996 Dark Alliance series on the socalled CIA–crack cocaine connection created a firestorm of controversy and led to his resignation from the paper amid escalating attacks on his work by the mainstream media. Author and investigative journalist Nick Schou published numerous articles on the controversy and was the only reporter to significantly advance Webb’s stories. Drawing on exhaustive research and highly personal interviews with Webb’s family, colleagues, supporters, and critics, Schou argues convincingly that Webb’s editors betrayed him, despite mounting evidence that his stories were correct. Kill the Messenger examines the Dark Alliance controversy, what it says about the current state of journalism in America, and how it led Webb ultimately to take his own life. By combining the story of one of Webb’s most ardent defenders—his widow, Sue Bell Stokes—with a probing examination of one of the most important media scandals in recent memory, this book provides a gripping view of one of the greatest tragedies in the annals of investigative journalism. • Nick Schou is author of The Weed Runners and Orange Sunshine. He is an award-winning investigative journalist with OC Weekly and has written for LA Weekly, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, and the Los Angeles Times. Spring 2014 • Biography • 278 pages World Rights: Nation Books


Oneworld Marc Abrahams This Is Improbable, Too: Synchronized Cows, Speedy Brain Extractors, and More WTF Research Marc Abrahams, author of This Is Improbable, delivers another addictive, wryly funny exposé of odd, imaginative, and amazingly improbable research from around the globe, this time investigating the ins and outs of the very improbable evolutionary innovation that is the human body. His latest tour of unlikely science is guaranteed to make you laugh, then make you think about your body in a whole new way. • Marc Abrahams writes the weekly “Improbable Research” column for the Guardian and is author of This Is Improbable. He is founding editor of the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research and founder of the Ig Nobel Prizes, presented at Harvard University each year. Abrahams and the Ig have been covered by the BBC, New Scientist, Daily Mail, Times, and numerous other outlets internationally. March 2014 • Popular Science/Humor • 288 pages •World Rights: Oneworld Also by Marc Abrahams This Is Improbable Published • Popular Science/Humor • 288 pages World Rights: Oneworld; German: Lubbe; Russian: BKL Publishers “Hilarious.” —Terry Jones, best-selling author “Rationalism taken to intoxicating extremes.” —Guardian, “Best Science Book” “Fabulously left-field ... A great reminder that science knows no boundaries.” —BBC Focus “Science nerds and comedy junkies unite! Your book has arrived.” —Reader’s Digest Anthony Le Donne The Wife of Jesus: Ancient Texts and Modern Scandals Cutting through the conspiracy theories and firebrand rhetoric, Anthony Le Donne brings us a refreshingly open and accessible investigation into one of Christianity’s most controversial debates: Was Jesus married? Whether stirred up by the phenomenal success of Dan Brown’s novels or the “discovery” last year of the so-called Gospel of Jesus’ Wife—an ancient piece of papyrus that some interpret to mean that Jesus and Mary Magdalene were man and wife—the matter refuses to rest. Amid the storm of controversy, Le Donne provides a haven of clarity and sense. Approaching the subject from a firmly historical perspective, he assesses Jesus within his sociocultural context, demonstrating not only that Jesus was likely married before the age of 30—although not to Mary Magdalene—but that his preaching against traditional family bonds indicates that he would have returned to a single state during his ministry. Crucially, Le Donne also confronts our own preoccupation with Jesus’s sexuality, examining how the quest for Jesus’s wife has more to say about the history of the Christianized West and those leading the search than it does about the life of Jesus. • Anthony Le Donne is a visiting lecturer in the Religion Department at the University of the Pacific, California. He is a specialist in New Testament Studies with special interest in historical Jesus research, Jewish-Christian dialogue, and social memory theory His books include The Historiographical Jesus: Memory, Typology, and the Son of David and Historical Jesus: What Can We Know and How Can We Know It?. November 2013 • Religion • 208 pages • World Rights: Oneworld 59

Oneworld Dan Washburn The Forbidden Game: Golf and China’s Hypercapitalist Dream Statistically, 0 percent of the Chinese population plays golf, which was once known as the “rich man’s game” and considered taboo. Yet China is in the midst of a golf boom: hundreds of new courses open every year, despite the fact that it is illegal for anyone to build them. Award-winning journalist Dan Washburn charts China’s economic and political fortunes through the lives of three men intimately involved in the country’s bizarre golf scene. We meet Zhou, a peasant turned golf pro who discovered the game when he won a job as a security guard on one of the massive construction sites and who sees the game as his key into the emerging Chinese middle class; Ma, a litchi farmer whose land was confiscated for an “ecological park” and who has resorted to setting up a food kiosk on a nearby track; and Martin, a Western executive maneuvering through China’s byzantine and corrupt bureaucracy (as well as Thai gangs). The Forbidden Game is a rich and engrossing portrait of the world’s newest superpower and the path to what might now be called the “Chinese dream.” • Dan Washburn is an award-winning sports and business reporter and managing editor of the Asia Society Online. His writing has appeared in a number of publications, including the Economist and Golf World. He is also the founding editor of, one of the most widely read English-language websites about China. May 2014 • Business/Current Affairs • 320 pages • World Rights: Oneworld Marc Bennetts Kicking the Kremlin: Pussy Riot, the Red Dawn, and the Battle to Topple Putin In the freezing winter of 2011, in a watershed moment, 100,000 people took to Moscow’s streets to protest Putin’s party-sweeping elections amid widespread allegations of corruption. A few months later, Pussy Riot hit headlines around the world when they were arrested following their anti-Putin demo in an Orthodox cathedral. In Kicking the Kremlin, Marc Bennetts takes readers straight to the beating heart of the opposition, introducing a brave new generation of Russian dissidents. He provides a bustling cast of urban youth—blogging and tweeting to expose the injustices of the regime—and their unlikely allies, from Bolshoi ballerinas to black-clad Bolsheviks. Including interviews with Pussy Riot activists, as well as top Kremlin loyalists, this enthralling narrative is the definitive must-read guide to the new Russia. • Marc Bennetts is a British journalist based in Moscow who has reported from Russia, Iran, and North Korea for the Times, Guardian, Observer, and New York Times. He is also author of Football Dynamo. February 2013 • Current Affairs • 288 pages • World Rights: Oneworld David Harris-Gershon What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife? In an emotionally stirring, honest memoir, David Harris-Gershon shares the story of his psychologically damaging time in Jerusalem. Amid the tense days following Israel’s refusal of Palestine’s cease-fire negotiations, a bomb exploded through the roof of Hebrew University’s cafeteria, embedding shrapnel in David’s wife, Jamie, and killing their friends. In an act of desperation, David became determined to track down the terrorist responsible. What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife? is a provocative and controversial testimony about the trauma and resilience that a Jewish man endures to make peace with a bomber. • David Harris-Gershon is a columnist for Tikkun magazine online and Daily Kos, a widely read website about global progressive politics. His writing has also appeared in the Jerusalem Review for winning the 2013 Moth Pittsburgh GrandSLAM Storytelling Championship. August 2013 • Memoir/Current Affairs • 288 pages • World Rights: Oneworld


Oneworld Brigid McConville On Becoming a Mother: Welcoming Your New Baby and Your New Life with Wisdom from around the World Having a baby is a private miracle; yet it is also the source of much shared joy. For this reason, women and families in every country and every culture have customs to ensure that the journey into motherhood is marked and remembered. On Becoming a Mother, by Brigid McConville, offers an international celebration of pregnancy, childbirth, and the first months of a new baby’s life. From favorite proverbs printed on the khangas used to carry African newborns and the origins of the baby shower to the Finnish “bounty box” given to expecting mothers and the Japanese ritual where Sumo wrestlers make babies cry, each page is filled with inspiration, humor, and insight into the beginnings of parenthood. This is a beautifully curated collection of traditions, folk songs, stories, crafts, lessons, and advice. • Brigid McConville is global creative director of the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA). She travels the world to promote WRA’s mission to make pregnancy and childbirth safe for all. February 2014 • Parenting • 224 pages • World Rights: Oneworld Beverley Clack Freud on the Couch: A Critical Introduction to the Father of Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud (1856–1939), founder of psychoanalysis, is one of the most famous thinkers of modern times. But despite (and perhaps because of) his notoriety, his work is frequently encumbered by mistranslations, clichés, and misconceptions. In this landmark assessment of the great theorist, Professor Beverley Clack reveals a more complex Freud than the one with whom we are commonly presented. Casting new light on a man often unfairly derided as obsessed with sex and rigid theory, Clack argues that he was as concerned with “the death drive” as the “sex drive” and that his fierce critique of religion masked a fascination with spiritual, existential, and philosophical questions. Revealing how the work of philosophers such as Schopenhauer and Nietzsche influenced Freud far more than he cared to admit, Clack explains his key ideas and case studies in the context of his eventful life. Including a detailed exploration of hysteria and its foundational role in his theories, this myth-busting introduction gives a vital insight into why Freud’s thought is still so relevant today. • Beverley Clack is professor of philosophy and religion at Oxford Brookes University. She is also author of Sex and Death: A Reappraisal of Human Mortality. September 2013 • Psychology • 224 pages • World Rights: Oneworld Timothy Spangler One Step Ahead: Private Equity and Hedge Funds After the Global Financial Crisis Never has there been such an appetite and desire to understand the institutions that govern us. However, despite dominating international headlines, alternative investment vehicles—including private equity and hedge funds—continue to baffle people everywhere, leaving few who are able to explain their success. One Step Ahead, by Timothy Spangler, is a jargon-free guide to how investment funds operate and have broken free of the financial crisis to grow and prosper. Spangler provides an accessible and timely study that explains how funds are structured to function outside the rules that restrict other financial organizations. For, designed to adapt and react to new conditions, they have thrived since the financial downturn, staying one step ahead of the lawmakers. From start-ups to complex venture capital firms, this is an essential nononsense look at how hedge funds drive growth and influence markets in both public and private sectors the world over. • Timothy Spangler writes the award-winning blog Law of the Market for Forbes online. He appears regularly as a financial commentator on CNN, CNBC, BBC, and Sky News. Spangler spent two decades working on Wall Street and in the City of London and is currently an adjunct professor of law at UCLA School of Law and a visiting lecturer at University College London’s Faculty of Law. September 2013 • Economics/Finance • 352 pages • World Rights: Oneworld


Oneworld David Darling The Rocket Man: And Other Extraordinary Characters in the History of Flight For as long as human beings have pursued flight, intriguing men and women have made this fantasy a reality. Exploring the lives, triumphs, and failures of famous aviators and lesser-known innovators, The Rocket Man sheds light on the complex journey of human flight. David Darling nostalgically traverses history, from the first attempts at aviation all the way to space travel and other modern developments. This joyful history brings to life quirky people like Sophie Blanchard, the first female professional balloonist, who planned an aerial raid of England, Lincoln Beachey, famous for his loop-de-loop stunts, and Rocket Man Yves Rossy, who became the first person to travel by jetpack. Eccentric and imaginative, reckless and resourceful, Darling’s daring cast of dreamers is guaranteed to entertain and inspire. • David Darling, science writer and astronomer, is author of the best-selling Equations of Eternity and the vastly popular online resource Internet Encyclopedia of Science. With Dirk Schulze-Makuch, he is author of Megacastrophes! Nine Strange Ways the World Could End. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. October 2013 • History/Biography • 224 pages World Rights: Oneworld Paul F. Knitter Without Buddha, I Could Not Be a Christian, Revised Edition “A compelling example of religious inquiry.” —New York Times “One of the finest contemporary books on the encounter between religions.” —Library Journal Review “Will be a life-saver for some and a scandal for others ... wonderfully candid.” —Christian Century When faced with a spiritual crisis, esteemed theologian Paul F. Knitter studied Buddhism to inspire renewal of his Christian faith. By adopting the idea of focusing on the self to guide religious practice instead of becoming overwhelmed with religious literature, Knitter strengthened his beliefs and began to identify as a “double-belonger” thanks to his dual faith. Many prayers and ideas of life after death overlap in Christianity and Buddhism; belief in one helps support faith in the other. This controversial but approachable book will inspire many to find their faith in ways they never thought possible. • Paul F. Knitter is the leading advocate of religious pluralism. Without Buddha, I Could Not Be a Christian has already sold over 15,000 copies. January 2013 • Religion and Beliefs/Christianity • 272 pages World Rights: Oneworld


Oneworld Fiction Amir Cheheltan Revolution Street A rising star in Iranian literature, Amir Cheheltan has published numerous novels and volumes of short stories in Iran, all of which have undergone a number of revisions and republications due to censorship. This firebrand tale of power, corruption, and love, set against the roiling aftermath of the Islamic Revolution, opens an unforgettable trilogy of novels about everyday lives in contemporary Tehran. Fattah is a backstreet surgeon specializing in hymen repair—although working as an executioner in the notorious Evin prison made him rich. When a beautiful young girl, Shahrzad, lands on his operating table, he becomes dangerously infatuated. Undeterred that her family has already promised her to another man, he sets out to win her by any means. Robbed of his bride, the jilted and fanatical fiancé attempts to use the regime’s apparatus to win her back, a mission that takes him deep into Tehran’s underworld of criminals and provocateurs. But once the powers of the state are unleashed, events gather a fateful momentum until none can escape their explosive collision. Revolution Street exposes the corruption and fanaticism initiated during the Islamic Revolution in Iran that infiltrate every life and layer of society. • Amir Cheheltan’s writings have been translated into and published in 10 languages. This is the first time his work is appearing in English. March 2014 • Fiction • 192 pages World Rights: Oneworld; German: Kirchheim Verlag; Norwegian licensed Sandra Hunter Losing Touch In pitch-perfect prose, prize-winning author Sandra Hunter offers a fresh focus on the immigrant experience of 1970s London and of the differences that exist between first and second generations. Arjun has brought his family to North West London after Indian Independence. But hopes of a better life rapidly dissipate. His wife Sunila spends all day longing for an Aga and a nice tea service, his son suddenly hates anything Indian, and his daughter, well, that’s a whole other problem. As he struggles to enforce the values he grew up with, his family eagerly embrace the new. But when Arjun’s right leg suddenly fails him, his sense of imbalance is more than external. Diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, he is forced to question his youthful impatience and careless cruelty to his family, until he learns, ultimately, to love them despite – or because of – their flaws. In a series of tender and touching glimpses into the shared life of a married couple, Hunter creates strikingly sympathetic characters – ones that remind us of our own shortfalls, successes, hypocrisies, and humanity. • Sandra Hunter is a short story writer and winner of the Arthur Edelstein Prize for short fiction. She teaches at Moorpark College. May 2014 • Fiction • 224 pages World Rights: Oneworld


Oneworld Beginner’s Guides Oneworld Beginner’s Guides combine a truly engaging approach with clear and comprehensive expert analysis of the most challenging issues facing modern society. Innovative and insightful, Beginners Guides are perfect for anyone curious about the way the world works and the big ideas of our time. Elton Barker and Joel Christensen Homer: A Beginner’s Guide From The Illiad to The Odyssey, Homer is widely revered as the father of Western literature. In Homer: A Beginner’s Guide, Elton Barker and Joel Christensen celebrate the complexity, innovation, and sheer excitement surrounding Homer’s two great works. They cover plot and style, as well as why he has been so much more influential than other ancient poets. The authors reveal just how many subsequent works owe a debt to Homer, who has influenced everything from soap operas to authors like Salman Rushdie. What is more, Barker and Christensen examine the controversy surrounding authorship, asking two pressing questions: Who was Homer, and did he even exist? This text is full of insights that will both assist new readers of Homer and delight avid Homer fans. It will inspire both novices and experts to discover—or rediscover—his epic masterpieces firsthand. • Elton Barker is a lecturer in classical studies at the Open University and is cofounder of the blog Classics Confidential. • Joel Christensen is assistant professor of classics at the University of Texas at San Antonio. June 2013 • Literature/Classical History • 250 pages World Rights: Oneworld Philip Matyszak The Roman Empire: A Beginner’s Guide This is a riveting introduction to the rise and fall of the Roman Empire and its enduring legacy as the foundation for the modern world. No political entity has had such a dramatic effect on modern day Europe as the Roman Empire. Encompassing close to 60 million people and over 2.75 million square kilometers of land, it represented an incredibly diverse and dynamic collection of nations, states, and tribes, all bound to Rome and the ideal of the Roman identity. Taking a uniquely long view of events, acclaimed historian Philip Matyszak brings the period to life—from the fall of the Assyrian Empire and the rise of Rome under King Tarquin to the growth of the Byzantine Empire and the capture of Constantinople. This incisive introduction offers new insight into the formation and demise of the Roman Empire and its abiding legacy in the social, political, and economic foundations of the modern world. • Acclaimed historian Philip Matyszak currently teaches at the Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge, and is author of Ancient Rome on Five Denarii a Day; Legionary: The Roman Soldier’s (Unofficial) Manual; and The Greek and Roman Myths. April 2014 • History • 224 pages World Rights: Oneworld


Oneworld Paula Gooder The Bible: A Beginner’s Guide From the language of Shakespeare to political campaigns in the United States, the Bible’s influence is all around us. Yet, on reading it, we meet not one text but many: a complex mix of history, parable, law, teaching, and prophecy. In The Bible: A Beginner’s Guide, Paula Gooder guides the reader in approaching this multifaceted text, exploring its enduring influence on Western culture—from Renaissance art to the controversial film The Last Temptation of Christ. Theologian Gooder brings together the Bible’s origins, history, content, interpretation, and impact, placing all key biblical events in historical context. She examines not only how the Bible is interpreted theologically but also its interpretation in literature, film, art, and music. With her infectious enthusiasm for the topic, Gooder offers the ultimate framework for understanding this seminal work. • Paula Gooder is canon theologian of Birmingham and Guilford Cathedrals, visiting lecturer at King’s College London, and theological adviser to the Bible Society. She is author of five critically acclaimed books on biblical scholarship. June 2013 • Religion • 224 pages • World Rights: Oneworld Homa Katouzian Iran: A Beginner’s Guide From Iran’s support of Syria’s Assad regime to the realization of its nuclear aspirations, the Western-Iranian impasse continues to dominate international affairs. Politicians and the media confidently proclaim Iran the greatest threat to the Western world. But this villainous mask obscures a far more complex identity formed by a vibrant and tumultuous history of the nation. In Iran: A Beginner’s Guide, Homa Katouzian reveals the true face of this troubled country. He delves deep into Iran’s past and explores how an ancient civilization at a crossroads of diverse dynasties and religions grew to become an ethnically, linguistically, and culturally rich nation still bound by Persian tradition. Katouzian brings major political events and key figures to life and unravels and analyzes chaos and revolution, shedding new light on modern Iran. This title is an indispensable resource for understanding the current situation in the Middle East. It is a must-read for students and general readers alike. • Homa Katouzian is research fellow at the Iran Heritage Foundation at St. Antony’s College and the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford. He is author of The Persians: Ancient, Mediaeval and Modern Iran and Iran: Politics, History, and Literature. He is also editor of the journal Iranian Scholastic Studies. June 2013 • History/Politics • 240 pages • World Rights: Oneworld Abraham Ascher The Russian Revolution: A Beginner’s Guide When the Bolsheviks seized power in 1917, the world held its breath. Here suddenly was the first modern socialist state, “a kingdom more bright that any heaven had to offer.” But the dream was short-lived and the following decades of internal struggle, hardship, war, state terror, and eventual collapse would change the shape of world politics in a way that its leaders could never have imagined. How could such a revolution take place, and what caused it to go so very wrong? Taking a uniquely long view of events, right up to the 1990s, acclaimed historian Abraham Ascher brings the period to life—from the utopian ideologies of Lenin and Trotsky to Russia’s heroic fight against Nazi Germany, Stalin’s state terror, the Cold War, and Gorbachev’s abortive attempts to rescue the socialist experiment. This incisive introduction offers new insight into the incredible transformation of politics, economics, and society that turned Russia into the Soviet Union—and back again. • Abraham Ascher is Distinguished Emeritus Professor of History at the Graduate School of the City University of New York. A highly respected scholar, he is the recipient of numerous awards and author of seven books and over 30 articles. January 2014 • History/Russian Revolution • 208 pages • World Rights: Oneworld


Oneworld John A. Byers Animal Behavior: A Beginner’s Guide Animals have long fascinated humans; their movements and mechanisms are both similar to and different from our own. This is the first introductory guide to animal behavior that encompasses evolutionary theory, ecology, population biology, genetics, physiology, and anatomy but uses simple terms for the reader to understand. Also laced with stimulating facts about how birdcalls have accents, horses could potentially learn math, and animals without eyes can “see,” Animal Behavior grabs the attention of both the animal lover and beginner zoology students. • John Byers has written numerous books and articles about animal behavior, including American Pronghorn, named “Book of the Year” by the Wildlife Society” in 1998. He is a fellow of the Animal Behavior Society and professor of zoology at the University of Idaho. August 2013 • Zoology/Animal Behavior • 192 pages • World Rights: Oneworld Alastair I. M. Rae Reductionism: A Beginner’s Guide This is an unparalleled introduction to how the science of the small explains the greatest phenomena in our lives, from the atom to our societies. Ever since the ancient Greeks conceived of the atom, humans have sought the smallest ingredients of our existence. In the past century, the use of reductionism to understand behavior has gained steam as the quantum universe and the workings of the human mind have been uncovered in particle experiments and fMRI scanners. But there are also those who say that reductionists are oversimplifying our world. Now, acclaimed physicist Alastair Rae spells out how the powerful tool of reductionism works, from the level of subatomic particles, up through molecular chemistry, and beyond to our neural networks. How does physics explain consciousness? Can quantum mechanics be applied to the brain or mind? Rae’s exploration is an indispensable guide to one of the most fundamental ideas of science and a consideration of how scientific findings reach into human life. • Alastair I. M. Rae is author of the best-selling Quantum Physics: A Beginner’s Guide and the popular textbook Quantum Mechanics (now in its fourth edition). For many years, he was reader in quantum physics at the University of Birmingham. September 2013 • Science/Physics • 256 pages • World Rights: Oneworld Sarah Brewer, MD Nutrition: A Beginner’s Guide Shocking obesity rates, the rise of eating disorders, killer food allergies, and superfoods that cure cancer! As the headlines shout out a list of health and nutritional concerns every day, it is clear that we have never been more engaged or struggled so hard with what we put in our mouths. In Nutrition: A Beginner’s Guide, Dr. Sarah Brewer separates fact from fiction, combining the latest science with practical advice in this nononsense guide to the science of what we eat and how it affects our health. From the mechanics of digestion and the chemical composition of macro- and micronutrients to methods of healthy weight loss and aiding medical conditions with various foods, she covers all the key issues in today’s eating landscape. This is essential reading not only for professionals but also for people interested in making informed decisions about their diet. • Sarah Brewer, MD, is a licensed medical doctor and registered nutritionist and nutritional therapist. She has authored over 50 popular health books and is a former “Health Journalist of the Year.” Her columns have appeared in a number of UK publications, including the Daily Telegraph and Daily Mirror. July 2013 • Diet and Nutrition • 224 pages • World Rights: Oneworld


Oneworld Charles Jones International Relations: A Beginner’s Guide Today more than ever, we live in a global world, influenced by a complex landscape of international transactions. Whether by war, economics, politics, or law, we are buffeted by forces that originate from beyond our shores. International Relations: A Beginner’s Guide by Charles Jones provides the building blocks to understanding the history of these interactions, guiding the reader through the theory and practice of international relations, with both historical context and up-to-date examples. Jones gives an outline of all the key actors—from China and the EU to the IMF and Google—and the competing theories that attempt to explain them. With an entire chapter on the changing face of war showing how nation-states are becoming less relevant, he places a unique focus on armed conflict and the global economy. Jones argues that the strength of international relations lies in its contradictions—it’s not a single discipline but a fascinating mess of history, politics, economics, sociology, law, anthropology, and cultural studies. Through lively discussion, he draws upon the limitations of the field as well as why it is so essential. Covering globalization, conflict, history, and theory, this is the perfect primer for students of international relations, workers in an international context, and citizens across the globe. • Charles Jones is reader in international relations at the University of Cambridge. He is also author of American Civilization and E. H. Carr and International Relations. March 2013 • International Relations • 204 pages World Rights: Oneworld Robert L. Wicks European Aesthetics: A Critical Introduction from Kant to Derrida “A masterful survey. Succinct, lucid, and replete with illuminating illustrations and comparisons, the book makes complex theories comprehensible for non-experts. Bold and compelling.” —Kathleen Higgins, professor of philosophy, University of Texas, Austin Should art be evaluated objectively in terms of its form and dimensions, or should we value it because of how it makes us feel? European Aesthetics, a seminal study by Robert L. Wicks, provides a sweeping survey of European aesthetics over the last 200 years. Presenting the theories of 16 important Continental thinkers, including Kant, Nietzsche, Freud, and Derrida, Wicks shows how each philosopher deals with the tension between the ideals of scientific rationalism on one side and creativity and human instinct on the other. In this one-of-a-kind comprehensive study, Wicks explores the evolution of Continental thought in this key area of philosophy. Highlighting European ambivalence toward reason in the aftermath of the inhumanity of the French Revolution, European Aesthetics makes complex theories accessible to nonexperts. Enhanced with color photographs, the book has a lively and objective tone. • Robert L. Wicks is associate professor of philosophy at the University of Auckland. He has written books on Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, and Kant and is a regular contributor to the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. March 2013 • Philosophy/Art Theory • 352 pages World Rights: Oneworld


Oneworld Keith Ward Morality, Autonomy, and God From Descartes to Dostoevsky, the debate concerning the relationship between religion and morality has raged on for centuries. Can ethics and morality exist without God? In Morality, Autonomy, and God, philosopher and theologian Keith Ward presents a revolutionary new contribution to this discussion. Reflecting on the work of philosophers old and new—including Hume, Mill, and Murdoch—he argues that our conception of morality intrinsically depends on our model of reality. And if we want meaningful, objective ethics, then only God can provide the solid metaphysical foundations. Carefully structured and written in Ward’s famously clear prose, Morality, Autonomy, and God offers an invaluable primer for students of theology or philosophy of religion. • Keith Ward is a fellow of the British Academy and Professional Research Fellow at Heythrop College, London. He was formerly Regius Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford and is one of Britain’s foremost writers on comparative theology and Christian issues. November 2013 • Philosophy/Religion • 256 pages World Rights: Oneworld Richard Foltz Religions of Iran: From Prehistory to the Present Today Iran’s association with Islam commands discussion and debate. Few fail to grasp, however, that Iran has in fact played an unparalleled role in shaping all the world religions, injecting Iranian ideas into Jewish, Buddhist, Christian, and Muslim traditions. Richard Foltz’s surprising Religions of Iran explores the manner in which Persian culture has interacted with and transformed each world faith—from the migration of the Israelites to Iran thousands of years ago to the influence of Iranian notions on Mahayana Buddhism and Christianity. Travelling through thousands of years of history, Foltz offers a vital and fresh account of our spiritual heritage in this fascinating region. Surprising in its scope, this first-ever comprehensive single volume on the subject offers a wide-ranging and lively narrative of the country in all of its intellectual variety and depth. • Richard Foltz is professor of Iranian studies at Concordia University and founding director of the university’s Centre for Iranian Studies. He is author of Spirituality in the Land of the Noble: How Iran Shaped the World’s Religions and Religions of the Silk Road: Premodern Patterns of Globalization. November 2013 • History/Religion • 368 pages World Rights: Oneworld


Pear Press Tracy Cutchlow with photos by Betty Udesen Zero to Five: 60 Essential Parenting Tips Proven by Science (and Tested by Mom) New parents know that the miracle of life does not always feel so miraculous. Maybe your pregnancy leaves you sick more often than it leaves you glowing. (At least it’s good for baby’s brain.) Maybe the 3 a.m. wakeup has left you wondering how “sleep like a baby” ever became a figure of speech—and also whether letting baby cry it out is okay. A parent herself, Tracy Cutchlow has been there and through that. Zero to Five takes 60 tips from the most well-regarded scientific research and distills them into something readers can easily digest during one of the two-minute-long breaks in the parenting day. Combining the warmth of a best friend with a no-nonsense tone, Cutchlow has the answers to key parenting questions like, Should I talk to my pregnant belly (absolutely), How can I instill a love of learning in my child? (a specific type of praise), and Can I help my child make good friends? (start with music lessons). With beautifully illustrated pages by award-winning photojournalist Betty Udesen, Zero to Five will help parents make the best of overworked days, short nights, and other surprises along the totallyworth-it journey of parenting. • Tracy Cutchlow is managing editor of Modernist Cuisine at Home. Prior to that, she was an award-winning journalist at the Seattle Times and editor of the national best sellers Brain Rules and Brain Rules for Baby. • Betty Udesen is an award-winning photojournalist and pioneer in multimedia reporting. Udesen, working both for the Seattle Times and as an independent producer, has photographed projects in Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Central and South America, and Israel, as well as in her hometown of Seattle. Her work showcases a wide-ranging technique and ability to portray complex situations with sensitivity and depth. Spring 2014 • Parenting • 200 pages World Rights: Pear Press


Pear Press John Medina Brain Rules: 12 Rules for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School Updated and Expanded with a New Chapter on Music and the Brain New York Times best seller, more than 400,000 copies sold “Few people are better qualified to help managers sift through all the hype than John Medina.”—Harvard Business Review “Oliver Sacks meets Getting Things Done.”—Cory Doctorow, coeditor of Boing Boing “Dissects the workings of the brain in plain English, explaining its role in the workplace and classroom…a writing style that makes words leap off the page.”—USA Today “Remarkably, this molecular biologist is a gifted communicator who is able to write for both the scientist and the lay person.”—Psychiatric Times “A marvelous job in simplifying the best ways to get the most out of our brains. He is funny, tender, and completely engaging. Everyone should read this book.” —John Ratey, M.D., author of Spark and A User’s Guide to the Brain April 2014 • Neuroscience • 350 pages World Rights: Pear Press; ANZ: Scribe; German: Spektrum; Brazilian: Sextante; French: Leduc; Italian: Bollati Boringhieri; Greek: Psichogios Publications; Romanian: Humanitas; Complex Chinese Characters: Yuan-Liou; Simplified Chinese Characters: Cheersbooks; Dutch: Pearson; Czech: Computer Press; John Medina Brain Rules For Babies: How to Raise a Smart Happy Child From Zero to Five Updated and Expanded with a new chapter on sleep Over 90,000 copies sold “Dr. Medina hits the nail on the head with Brain Rules for Baby. We are always looking for ways to make our kids smarter, better, happier. Medina gives such practical, usable advice and tips.” —Nina L. Shapiro, MD, UCLA School of Medicine “An engaging and fun-to-read translation of the best research on child development and effective parenting. I gave Dr. Medina’s book to my own son.”—Ginger Maloney, Ph.D, The Marsico Institute for Early Learning and Literacy “If you’ve no room for another brain-development title, weed an old one to make room for this. Covering such topics as pregnancy, relationships, and “moral” babies, the book will educate even the most learned parents. Medina's humorous, conversational style make this an absolute please to read.” —Library Journal April 2014 • Neuroscience/Parenting • 350 pages World Rights: Pear Press; Anz: Scribe; Simplified Chinese Characters: Cheersbooks; Czech: Computer Press; Italian: Boringhieri; Greek: Psichogios Publications; Russian: Eksmo; Korean: Korean Economic Daily; Complex Chinese Characters: Yuan-Liou; Icelandic: OB Consultants; Dutch: Pearson; French: Leduc; Spanish: Paidos; German: Hans Huber Verlag; Polish: Literakie: Marathi: Sake Prakashan Pvt. Ltd: Portuguese: Zahar; Spanish: Paidos; Turkish: Arti Dagitim; Vietnamese: Arti Dagitim


PublicAffairs Jack El-Hai The Nazi and the Psychiatrist: Hermann Göring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley, and a Fatal Meeting of Minds at the End of WWII September 2013 • History/Psychology • 300 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs; French: Éditions Les Arenes; Chinese (simp.): Xiyuan; Italian: Rizzoli; Spanish (Lat. Am.): Planeta Mexico; Norwegian: Humanist Forlag “Ace reportage on the unique relationship between a prison physician and one of the Third Reich’s highest ranking officials.... El-Hai’s gripping account turns a chilling page in American history and provides an unsettling meditation on the machinations of evil.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “With full access to Kelley’s notes on Nazi psychology, El-Hai infuses his story with the messy, compelling details of people’s lives. These tug the reader inside Kelley’s head for an engrossing exploration of human nature, sanity and despair.” —Science News “This intimate and insightful portrait of two intersecting, outsized personalities—one an exemplar of public service and the other an avatar of evil—is as suspenseful as a classic Hitchcock film that hinges on an eerie psychological secret. Readers of The Nazi and the Psychiatrist will be riveted by Jack El-Hai's moving study of how good and evil can converge in a heightened instant and across a lifetime.”—Andrew Solomon, National Book Award-winning author of Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity Adam LeBor Tower of Basel: The Shadowy History of the Secret Bank That Runs the World May 2013 • Finance/Current Affairs • 300 pages World Rights excluding the United Kingdom and Commonwealth: PublicAffairs; Japanese: Seiko Shobo; Portuguese (Portugal): Bertrand Portugal; Romanian: Globo; Spanish: Ediciones Urano “Adam LeBor’s Tower of Basel: The Shadowy History of the Secret Bank That Runs the World makes a strident case for challenging these financial shamans [central bankers].... Mr. LeBor’s polemical tone makes his book compelling.... It’s a very ugly picture, and Mr. LeBor has painted it well.” —Wall Street Journal “It’s a story of financial intrigue, secrets and lies, rumor and truth. LeBor, a business journalist (he’s also the author of several thrillers), knows how to make a true story about finance as thrilling as any spy novel. A highly entertaining and informative book about the most powerful bank you’ve probably never heard of.” —Booklist “An absorbing and thorough examination of one of the world’s most important yet opaque institutions.” —Reuters Breaking Views “Adam LeBor has written an absolutely fascinating history of the BIS, perhaps the most enigmatic financial institution in the world. The story he unveils of the many skeletons in its closet and its astounding ability to remake itself periodically only add to its mystique.” —Liaquat Ahamed, author of Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World


PublicAffairs David Alan Stockman The Great Deformation: How Crony Capitalism Corrupted Free Markets and Democracy April 2013 • Politics and Business • 400 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs; Chinese (simp.): CITIC; Polish: Fijorr Publishing “Stockman performs a real service when he debunks the myths that have been associated with Reagan’s conservatism and promotes Eisenhower’s fiscal and military conservatism.... Stockman forcefully conveys enormous amounts of knowledge.” —Kirkus Reviews “Stockman produces a persuasive and deeply relevant indictment of a system dangerously akilter.... What Stockman has written is a book that makes clear we are that future generation of the past, inheritors of all the wishful thinking, simple illogic and flawed compromises that produced the near-term benefits our parents and grandparents worried about but ultimately wanted. And now it’s payback time.” —Washington Post “Stockman devotes some of the book to the past five years, joining multiple previous authors who have presented their nominations for the villains and heroes of the 2008 economic collapse. As a book critic and investigative reporter, I have absorbed a dozen of those previous books. Stockman’s is my favorite because of his original research, the context he presents (starting with the economic depression of the 1930s), his former insider status, and his apparent political non-partisanship during the endeavor.” —USA Today “I’d read this book 10 times before I read another possible presidential candidate’s memoir of how his Real American Story schooled him in the Audacity of Hope.... [A] coherent vision of a World Without the Fed.” —Slate “His rhetoric in a recent New York Times op-ed piece ignites like Seal Team Six coming at you, flash grenades exploding, assault weapons blazing. No wonder he triggers wild angry, hatred and revenge. Yes, he’s a truth-teller. And truth hurts, flushing out his enemies. Why? They’re sucking trillions from Americans. So you hate him. Counterattack. Big mistake. Don’t dismiss David Stockman. He’s no Kim Jong-Un blowhard.” —Marketwatch “‘Required reading’ is an overused term. In fact, proof of reading The Great Deformation should become a requirement for voting. Bring your dog-eared copy to the polls or stay home. The self-confessed smartest guy in the room has written a compelling, intensely readable book that exhumes aspects of economic history that both Democrats and Republicans likely wish would have stayed hidden. The Great Deformation is the book that everyone in Washington, at the White House, on both sides of the aisle in Congress, at the Treasury, and in the lobbyists’ offices on K Street, fervently prays that you never read.” —Huffington Post “One of the most comprehensive narratives of the financial system’s history in years.” —Forbes


PublicAffairs Paul Marks, MD, and James Sterngold On the Cancer Frontier In On the Cancer Frontier, Paul Marks, MD, and James Sterngold provide an intelligent argument that spells hope for the future of cancer research. They attribute the elusive nature of cancer’s cure to its inherently archaic processes. With a history of less-thanoptimistic research, cancer has long been characterized as a losing battle, viewed as guerilla cells rather than a marching army. Suddenly, however, science learned to fight the right war at ever-closer quarters. Author Paul Marks stands at the forefront of the momentous chain of discoveries, chronicling the insights of researchers and doctors around the world and the groundbreaking effects of their painstaking advances. Together with James Sterngold, he weaves a humbling account of how and what we have learned about the mechanisms of malignant and abnormal cells that make up every one of us, offering a much-needed ray of hope for cancer patients everywhere. • Paul Marks, MD, was president and CEO at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for 19 years. Before that he was professor of human genetics and Frode Jensen Professor of Medicine, dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and vice president for health sciences and director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University. He has published more than 350 scientific articles in various scholarly journals. • James Sterngold is the senior special writer for the Wall Street Journal. He previously spent 20 years at the New York Times, where he shared a Pulitzer for his coverage of 9/11. He has worked at Bloomberg Businessweek, served as senior writer for SmartMoney, and contributed to Fortune. Spring 2014 • Health/Medicine/Oncology • 336 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs David Sax The Tastemakers From acclaimed business and food writer David Sax comes The Tastemakers. In this fascinating examination of the food world, Sax explores the business of food trends. In so doing, he tackles such themes as “superfoods,” top chefs, and the new obsession with Greek yogurt. Sax’s insight provides a view of the roots of such fads from the angle of the business behind them. • David Sax is a freelance writer specializing in business and food. His writing appears regularly in the New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Saveur, Grid Toronto, and other publications. His first book, Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen, was a Los Angeles Times best seller. Spring 2014 • Cooking/Food/Social Science • 320 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs


PublicAffairs Erin Meyer Culture Map: How to Navigate the Realities of Multi-Cultural Business In our increasingly globalized world, it’s become more necessary than ever for people from different cultures to work together and communicate in the daily course of business. Yet many people still have difficulty bridging the cultural divide when doing business with people from other countries. This book seeks to help people navigate these intercultural situations by identifying eight critical dimensions of business practice and showing readers how to analyze the positioning of one culture with respect to another on each. Each chapter provides strategies for both managers and employees for decoding and dealing with the complexities of international collaboration. With a broad international scope designed to be useful for people of all cultures, this book is an insightful, straightforward, and informative resource for anyone living in today’s global business world. • Erin Meyer, an American based in France, is a professor in the Organizational Behavior Department at INSEAD, one of the world’s leading international business schools. She is program director for INSEAD’s Managing Global Virtual Teams and Management Skills for International Business executive education programs and has lived and worked extensively in Europe, Africa, and North America. May 2014 • Business • 288 pages • World Rights: PublicAffairs David Folkenflik Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires “Entertaining and informative ... Folkenflik, the media correspondent for NPR ... has developed the contacts and style that make this reportage fascinating and credible.” —Booklist “[Murdoch’s World is] the story of the global Murdoch media empire’s alternately triumphant and tumultuous journey into the 21st century.... Folkenflik lucidly and effectively sorts out the complicated phone-hacking story and its political ramifications.” —Kirkus Reviews In July 2012 Rupert Murdoch experienced what he called “the most humbled day of my life” (he misspoke—he meant “humbling”) when he was testifying in front of a British parliamentary inquiry into the activities of his British newspapers and was assailed by a man carrying a paper plate full of shaving foam. Murdoch looked tired, old, and out of touch with the organization he had created. It seemed that he was within weeks of losing control of the business he had built. Within six months it was as if the scandal had never happened. News International’s share price was robust, Murdoch’s control unquestioned, and he had promoted a bold division of News International into two companies, one focusing on digital and TV, the other on print. Other news barons are more flamboyant, but none is as significant a factor in popular culture across the English-speaking world. Murdoch may not be liked, but he is respected. His competitive instincts are second to none. With all that has happened in the Murdoch story, it’s amazing that almost five years have passed since the last full biographical treatment. Journalist David Folkenflik brings us up to date in the ongoing greatest story of all time: the man who makes the news, literally—Rupert Murdoch. • David Folkenflik is the media correspondent for National Public Radio News. His stories are broadcast on NPR’s newsmagazine shows, including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Talk of the Nation. Folkenflik’s work has received much recognition; he is a four-time winner of the National Press Club’s Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism. He also appears frequently as a media analyst on US and British television news programs. Previously, Folkenflik covered politics and the media for the Baltimore Sun. October 2013 • Biography/Media • 336 pages • World Rights: PublicAffairs


PublicAffairs Haroon Ullah A Bargain at the Bazaar: A Family’s Day of Reckoning in Lahore While based in Lahore with the US Department of State, Haroon Ullah came to know the Reza family (not their real name) in the bustling Anarkali bazaar. The father was a shopkeeper and, with his wife, raised three handsome sons comfortably enough. Ullah tells the remarkable story of the three very separate paths taken by their children, one who was rather aimless, one who became a lawyer, and one who became an Islamic radical. Ullah’s account of the Reza family offers a very real example of the pressures under which average Pakistanis live today, financially, politically, and emotionally, as the country struggles with changes that threaten to tear it apart. • Haroon Ullah, born in the United States to Pakistani parents, worked for the US State Department in Pakistan under Richard Holbrooke and has served as the Pakistan desk officer for the Department of State. He holds an MPA from Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where he was a William J. Fulbright scholar. He has also worked with the World Bank. This is his first book. January 2014 • Current Affairs • 300 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs Charles Lewis 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity 935 Lies is an examination of the consequences of government and corporate deception from a renowned investigative journalist, Washington insider, and founder of the Center for Public Integrity. Facts are, and must be, the coin of the realm in a democracy, for government “of the people, by the people and for the people” requires—and to some extent assumes—an informed citizenry. Unfortunately, distinguishing between fact and fiction has always been a formidable challenge, often with real life-or-death consequences. But now it is more difficult and confusing than ever. The Internet age makes comment indistinguishable from fact and erodes authority. Into the battle for truth steps Charles Lewis, a pioneer of journalistic objectivity. His book looks at the various ways in which truth can be manipulated and distorted by governments, corporations, and even lone individuals. He shows how truth is often distorted or diminished by delay: truth in time can save terrible erroneous choices. In part a history of communication in America, a cri de coeur for the principles and practice of objective reporting, and a journey into several notable labyrinths of deception, 935 Lies is a valorous search for honesty in an age of casual, sometimes malevolent distortion of the facts. • Charles Lewis, a best-selling author and national investigative journalist for the past 30 years, is a tenured professor of journalism and, since 2008, founding executive editor of the Investigative Reporting Workshop at the American University School of Communication in Washington, DC. He is founder of the Center for Public Integrity and several other nonprofit organizations. Spring 2014 • Current Affairs • 384 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs


PublicAffairs Charles R. Morris Comeback: America’s New Economic Boom Fall 2013 • Business/Finance Media • 160 pages • World Rights: PublicAffairs “Mr. Morris adroitly explains the workings of ‘the splendid technology that makes [shale] possible,’ ... [arguing] that this unconventional revolution could support more than four million jobs.... He also makes a compelling case that the U.S. is significantly under-investing in ... infrastructure.... The contribution of ‘Comeback’ is to cogently lay out the bright economic consequences of the unconventional oil and gas revolution and the revival of manufacturing.” —Daniel Yergin, Wall Street Journal “Morris (The Trillion-Dollar Meltdown, 2008, etc.) presents a persuasive, upbeat forecast of economic growth, starting now, for the United States.... [He] has a companionable voice, affable and easy, but with words chosen for maximum clarity. He tackles three elements of the American economy ... hydrocarbons from shale; investment in infrastructure and manufacturing; and health care. Serious bureaucratic, technological and environmental issues, unpacked with facility, provide digestible food for thought.” —Kirkus Reviews “In Comeback: America’s New Economic Boom, author Charles Morris refers to ‘the new X-factor, the American energy advantage.’ The ‘game changer’—shale oil and gas technology and production—has put the United States and Canada in the world’s leading economic saddle.... Yes, technologically unlocked oil and gas has created an energy revolution and industrial bright spot in the ... Obama era.” —Forbes “Charles Morris, the author of the bestselling crisis book The Two Trillion Dollar Meltdown ... [has] released a sequel volume—albeit a slim one—called Comeback: America’s New Economic Boom. His cause for celebration? The fracking revolution. The nation’s supply of natural gas locked in shale ‘is so vast that it has the potential to transform the manufacturing economy, creating jobs across the country and requiring a new infrastructure that will benefit the nation as a whole.’” —Daily Beast/Newsweek Paul Taylor Shift: How the New Generation Gap Will Change Everything In Shift, Paul Taylor convincingly argues that the emerging generation gap between old and young, driven by demographic, attitudinal, and economic factors, will have profound effects on our country and the world and will refashion the social and political contracts that have governed our lives. He does not provide a gloomy view or cataclysmic predictions. Instead, based largely on exclusive polling data from the Pew Research Center, he lays out just how differently Gen Xers and Millennials (anyone born after 1980) think from Baby Boomers and Silents about everything from marriage to family to religion to politics. Those attitudinal differences, along with the demographic tilt to an older and grayer population and more ethnically diverse and economically poorer younger generations, are going to force changes in our politics and how we think about marriage, family, and practically everything else. • Paul Taylor, a longtime journalist and writer, is currently executive vice president of the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan “fact tank” based in Washington, DC, that provides information on the issues, attitudes, and trends shaping America and the world. He is frequently quoted in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal. Before joining the Pew Research Center, he had been a newspaper reporter for 25 years, the last 14 at the Washington Post. He is author of See How They Run. He twice served as the visiting Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University, in 1989 and 1995. Spring 2014 • Sociology/Politics • 320 pages • World Rights: PublicAffairs


PublicAffairs David Rothkopf National Insecurity During the past decade America has crossed the fine line that separates national security from national insecurity. Fear has warped Americans’ perspectives, justified alternatively both overreaction and inaction, and enabled the United States to rationalize bad policies as prudent ones on an ongoing basis for over a decade. In National Insecurity, David Rothkopf explores this topic, drawing on his extraordinary network of high-level contacts and the more than 100 interviews he conducted with the players who have made and influenced the critical international decisions of the Bush and Obama years. From Iraq to Afghanistan, from battling terror to assessing the emerging threat of cyber warfare, and from partisan wrangling to hammering out the international agreements that have shaped our time, Rothkopf asks not only how we ended up where we are but the bigger questions about where we should be and how US leadership can be restored. • David Rothkopf is CEO and editor-at-large of Foreign Policy. He is also author of Power, Inc.; Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making; and Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power. May 2014 • Political Science • 384 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs Husain Haqqani Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and Global Jihad Mexico was famously said to be “too far from God and too near the United States.” For Pakistan, the aphorism is reversed: it is too far from the United States and has grown far too close to God, or at least a radical Islamic interpretation of God. Pakistan is the world’s most dangerous country, and its future is inextricably bound to its relationship and history with the United States, representing the West. Husain Haqqani, a unique observer of this tension, knows the secrets of the Pakistani establishment; yet he has been held under house arrest in Pakistan, and a Facebook page demands that he be tried for treason. Informed by a deep understanding of history and diplomacy, Magnificent Delusions is a clear-eyed and compelling examination of a political relationship that has deep ramifications for global geopolitics. • Husain Haqqani was Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States from 2008 to 2011. A trusted advisor of late Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Ambassador Haqqani is a professor at Boston University and cochair of the Hudson Institute’s Project on the Future of the Muslim World, as well as editor of the journal Current Trends in Islamist Thought. He has been a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC, and an adjunct professor at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. His syndicated column is published in several newspapers in South Asia and the Middle East, including the Oman Tribune, Jang, Indian Express, Gulf News, and the Nation (Pakistan). October 2013 • International Affairs • 300 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs (translation rights handled by the Wiley Agency)


PublicAffairs Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries April 2013 • History/Economics • 304 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs “Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya are two of the great intellectual lights behind one of the greatest miracles of economic history: the economic reform of India, and its subsequent takeoff. It is not just the well-to-do who have benefited, but, especially, the poor. The lessons from the spirit of 1991 are not just relevant for India today; they are also of prime importance for the billions of citizens of low income countries around the globe.” —George A. Akerlof, Nobel laureate in economics, 2001 “Every important developing country should be the subject of a masterful book like this. Bhagwati and Panagariya have paid a great service to India—and actually other emerging countries—by writing it. If it’s a must read for scholars and practitioners of economic development, it should be absolutely mandatory for the Indian political leaders.” —Ernesto Zedillo, director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization and former president of Mexico “All economic correlations are complex, and many factors are at play, but Why Growth Matters shows how the poor benefit from economic development and which regulations still stand in the way. As Pope Francis opens a discussion on reducing poverty, the book could not have come at a better time.” —Washington Examiner “This latest contribution from Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panagariya, two Indianborn economists at Columbia University, is welcome. In Why Growth Matters, the duo provide perhaps the most full-throated defence to date of India’s economic liberalisation, which began in 1991 and is widely understood to have led to a period of fast growth over the past decade.” —James Crabtree, Financial Times Joel Kurtzman Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance Joel Kurtzman’s thesis—that we are heading into the second American century—is based on his years of analyzing and reporting on the economy, the markets, and business and an unbiased understanding of the United States’ strengths and weaknesses. Four forces underlie its coming growth: first, the United States is by far the world’s dominant manufacturing power; second, America’s level of talent and creativity in the world’s fastest-growing economic sectors, such as biotech, pharmaceuticals, computer hardware and software, telecommunications, and advanced manufacturing, is without peer; third, thanks to advances in technology, it now has the world’s largest energy reserves; and last, unprecedented amounts of capital are currently idle. Kurtzman offers an optimistic, fact-based account of America’s strengths that suggests a remedy for the gloom markets and industries have been feeling worldwide. • Joel Kurtzman is a senior fellow at the Milken Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, and executive director of the Milken Institute’s Center for Accelerating Energy Solutions. He is a member of the editorial board of MIT Sloan Management Review and a senior fellow at the Wharton School’s SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management. Kurtzman was the editor in chief of Harvard Business Review, founding editor in chief of Strategy + Business magazine, a business editor and columnist at the New York Times, and global lead partner for thought leadership and innovation at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. January 2014 • Business/Economics • 304 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs


PublicAffairs David Grimm Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs In this perceptive, entertaining book, David Grimm charts a remarkable transformation in our beloved pets—how they’ve changed in our hearts and in our laws—and what all this means for who we are. Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn’t warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any other animal in the country. Some say they’re even on the verge of become legal persons. How did we get here—and what happens next? In this fascinating exploration of the changing status of dogs and cats in society, pet lover and award-winning journalist David Grimm traces the rich and surprising history of our favorite companion animals, from their wild origins to their dark days in the Middle Ages to their current standing as the most valued animals on earth. Grimm explores the changing social attitudes that have transformed pets into family members and the remarkable laws and court cases that have elevated them into quasi citizens. • David Grimm is a deputy news editor at Science, the world’s largest journal of scientific research and science news. He is the recipient of the 2010 Animal Reporting Award from the National Press Club and has received multiple honors for his writing from the Humane Society of the United States. His work has appeared in Science, US News & World Report, and the Financial Times. He teaches journalism at Johns Hopkins University and has a PhD in genetics from Yale. Spring 2014 • Pets/Science • 300 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs Marie C. Wilson Feminism’s Big Problem: How Women Can Beat Backlash, Gain Impact and Fire Up the Fight Against Inequality in the Twenty-First Century After 30 years as a prominent, full-time advocate for women’s issues, Marie C. Wilson stepped aside to clear her head and ask the big questions: Why wasn’t the women’s movement moving forward? How could it accomplish its vital, monumental goals without burning out its leaders and exhausting its donors? What exactly were those goals now, in the world as it was? She also began to pose the same questions to hundreds of other women leaders working on behalf of women’s issues from within established and start-up NGOs or from other perches in politics, business, finance, academia, and media. She talked to “old guard” and young entrepreneurs, to college students, and to feminist-allied men. And out of the many, often passionate conversations that resulted, a clear, exciting, new vision began to form—a vision of a women’s movement redesigned for our times, which became the basis for this book. The essential, primary insight was this: to have impact in today’s world, we have to “get big.” Feminism’s Big Problem is a provocative and inspiring blueprint for a women’s movement overhaul that will provoke, rankle, excite, infuriate, intrigue, and galvanize anyone who cares about feminist issues, social progress, and social justice. • Marie C. Wilson is founder and president emeritus of the White House Project; she cocreated Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day and, for nearly two decades, served as president of the Ms. Foundation for Women. She is author of Closing the Leadership Gap: Why Women Can and Must Help Run the World and coauthor of the critically acclaimed 1993 best seller Mother Daughter Revolution. She has been profiled in the New York Times “Public Lives” column and appears frequently as an expert commentator and guest on programs and networks, including Today, Good Morning America, National Public Radio, CNN, MSNBC, BBC, and Fox. November 2013 • Current Affairs/Politics • 288 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs


PublicAffairs Kenneth P. Vogel Big Money In the wake of the 2010 Supreme Court decision to prevent the government from stopping private corporations from sponsoring political campaigns, POLITICO reporter Kenneth P. Vogel traced how the 2012 presidential election results followed the money trail. In that election and the elections moving forward, campaign decisions once made by party officials are now in the hands of sponsors and their financial consultants. Big Money further illuminates the corruption of American politics through Vogel’s firsthand accounts of donor summits and research into Federal Election Commission and Internal Revenue Service records. Vogel paints vibrant portraits of politicians and their keepers behind the checkbooks to show how modern politics has evolved over the last decade and conjectures what this means for the future of American democracy. • Kenneth P. Vogel joined POLITICO for its 2007 launch and covered the campaign trail for both the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections. He has won awards from the Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors, the Society of Professional Journalists, and Investigative Reporters and Editors. His political analysis has appeared on CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, and radio and television stations around the country. June 2014 • Current Affairs and Politics • 336 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs Bill White The American Fiscal Tradition Through eye-opening analysis of the role of debt in American history, a renowned finance expert and two-term Democratic mayor of Houston illuminates how debt now threatens our future. In The American Fiscal Tradition, Bill White suggests sensible bipartisan approaches to resolving the crisis. For almost two centuries, financial policies developed by 1820 served as a virtual fiscal constitution. Prior to 2001, no American government, except that formed by the Confederate rebels, had ever financed a prolonged war entirely with debt. No prior federal government had ever initiated an expensive and permanent new program without any expected revenues to pay for it. No prior federal government had relied so heavily or casually on foreign creditors. But in 2001 federal leaders used debt to evade the choice between spending and taxes. By focusing on the tough budget choices, Bill White dispels common fiscal myths, highlighting practical lessons gleaned from prior struggles to balance the budget. • Bill White has experience as a business manager, finance professional, elected official, senior federal executive, legislative assistant in Congress, public finance expert, law professor, attorney specializing in fraud and accounting, and economic analyst. He is currently chairman of Houston Banking and senior advisor for Lazard, a firm advising corporate executives and boards, as well as governments, worldwide. He has served as mayor of Houston (2003–2009), deputy secretary of energy of the United States (1993– 1995), CEO of a diversified corporation (1997–2002), and a founder of an international energy firm (1996) and one of the nation’s leading law firms (1979–1993). January 2014 • Business • 384 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs


PublicAffairs Robert Bryce Smaller, Faster, Lighter, Denser, Cheaper: The Catalysts Driving Business Innovation In this provocative, optimistic rebuttal to those who believe solving our environmental and social challenges requires forswearing prosperity and modern energy sources, the author of Power Hungry marshals data and examples to show how continuing innovation and the inexorable human desire to make things smaller, faster, lighter, denser, and cheaper are enabling us both to preserve the environment and to bring millions of people out of darkness and poverty. Robert Bryce shows how things are getting better thanks to technologies that improve the quality of our lives and help preserve the natural world. Technologies like the vacuum tube and mass-produced fertilizer, the printing press and mobile phones, nanotech medicine and advanced drill rigs all provide vivid proof of our desire to find smaller, faster solutions. Bryce profiles well-known companies like Ford and Intel, along with newer ones like Khan Academy and M-PESA, to show how businesses are helping to create a world in which people are living longer, freer, healthier lives than at any time in human history. • Robert Bryce is the acclaimed author of four previous books, including, most recently, Power Hungry: The Myths of “Green” Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future and Gusher of Lies: The Dangerous Delusion of Energy Independence. His articles have appeared in numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Guardian, Slate, and National Review. He is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Spring 2014 • Business/Economics • 352 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs Linda Robinson One Hundred Victories: Special Ops and the Future of American Warfare In her previous books, best-selling author Linda Robinson has combined vibrant onthe-ground reportage of the Special Forces in action at close quarters with a strategic understanding of their larger role in handling conflict and how they were reshaping the US approach to war. Now, incorporating new reporting from the ground in Afghanistan and interviews with key players inside the national defense community, Robinson shows how the Special Forces are on the cusp of taking over the US combat role abroad and the challenges they will face as they become not merely the point of the spear but the whole shaft. • Linda Robinson is an adjunct senior fellow for US national security and foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. She has been author in residence at the Merrill Center for Strategic Studies of the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies. Her book about the US Army Special Forces, Masters of Chaos, was a New York Times best seller; Tell Me How This Ends was a New York Times notable book. She has made extended reporting trips to Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11 and received the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Reporting on National Defense in 2005. She has reported on military, national security, and international issues for US News & World Report and was senior editor at Foreign Affairs magazine. September 2013 • Current Affairs/Politics • 416 pages World Rights: PublicAffairs


Redleaf Press Barbara Oehlberg Making It Better Regrettably, many young children experience traumatic and stressful situations in their lives and often rely on teachers, guidance counselors, and other positive role models to help them cope and heal. This second edition of Making It Better is informed by the latest research in brain development. Included are 85 activities to assist children in processing natural disasters, violence, frequent moves, extensive medical treatments, complicated divorces, military service of family members, or the death of a loved one. • Barbara Oehlberg has been a presenter and keynoter for the Harvard School of Public Health, New York State University, and a long list of organizations throughout the country. She received the 1997 Humanitarian Award from the Center for Prevention of Domestic Violence and 1997 Volunteer Award from the Northwest Ohio Chapter of the National Social Workers Association. The first edition of Making It Better sold over 20,000 copies. Fall 2013 • Education/Family and Child Care • 184 pages World Rights: Redleaf Press Marianne E. Dambra Cooking Is Cool Kids of all ages can learn to cook at school and at home with Cooking Is Cool. These 53 hands-on recipes allow children to participate actively in the kitchen without the need for stoves or ovens, so cooking can be fun and safe. Children will build foundational cooking skills, develop math and literacy skills, and learn about nutrition and kitchen safety. Teachers and parents can teach children how to prepare a variety of meals, such as appetizers and dips, beverages, fruits, granolas and mixes, puddings, sandwiches and salads, cookies and pies, and frozen treats. Four-color photographs of each recipe accompany pictures of children cooking; Cooking is Cool will inspire young cooks to explore the kitchen. • Marianne E. Dambra has over 25 years’ experience in early child care. She has been sharing tips for heat-free cooking with children since 1994. She has presented her findings at eight National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) conferences, 12 New York State Association for the Education of Young Children (NYAEYC) conferences, and numerous regional AEYC conferences. Spring 2013 • Cooking/Juvenile Nonfiction/Education • 144 pages World Rights: Redleaf Press


Redleaf Press Connie Jo Smith, Charlotte M. Hendricks, and Becky S. Bennett Growing, Growing Strong Series Body Care A lifetime of healthy living can be kick-started during childhood. Children become curious about their bodies between ages three and eight, and Body Care gives them the mental tools to feel happy with their bodies and know how to improve their quality of life. Using 36 activities to get children familiar with important health concepts, this book teaches them how to prevent the spread of disease, encourages a sense of independence, and develops their self-help skills. Fitness and Nutrition The rate of childhood obesity has spiked dangerously in recent years. Fitness and Nutrition encourages children to adapt healthy lifestyles at an early age by giving them activities that promote physical activity, rest and relaxation, and healthy food choices and eating habits. Backed by the three authors’ extensive experience with health and safety issues, this curriculum provides effective ways for children to learn how to regulate their health. Safety Introducing the concept of safety to children early on can help them develop safe attitudes that they will carry into their adult lives. Safety informs children in a nonfrightening way about how to build awareness of their surroundings and confidently incorporate safe behavior into their daily lives. Some of the topics covered are pedestrian safety, seat belts, fire prevention, weapons avoidance, poisoning prevention, and tobacco and alcohol awareness, so children will know the appropriate actions to take in each situation. Social and Emotional Well-Being As children become aware of how they experience certain emotions, Social and Emotional Well-Being can guide them in coping with their emotional reactions in positive ways. The activities provide methods of expressing emotions that correlate with a child’s learning and language development at that time. Picking up on social cues can influence how children react when faced with success or hardship for the remainder of their lives. Community and Environment Encouraging children to feel safe in their own homes and communities is vital to their sense security and of self-worth. Community and Environment can show children how to engage with their surroundings in the community and environment. This title also emphasizes the role police officers, paramedics, and other health and safety personnel play in helping children and families in need. • Connie Jo Smith has an education specialist’s degree with a focus on curriculum instruction for young children. • Charlotte M. Hendricks has been promoting health education for young children, parents, and teachers for over 30 years. • Becky S. Bennett often provides workshops in social and emotional development at Western Kentucky University. The previous two editions of Growing, Growing Strong (formerly one book) have sold over 20,000 copies. Fall 2013 • Education/Health • 88 pages World Rights: Redleaf Press


Redleaf Press Brian Puerling Teaching in the Digital Age: Smart Tools for Age 3 to Grade 3 The use of tablets, digital cameras, webcams, and other technologies is the new normal in many classrooms. This book provides teachers and administrators of young children with innovative strategies to embrace and use technology in the classroom, explores the numerous ways the latest technology supports children’s learning, and includes a framework to plan, evaluate, and reflect on learning experiences. With approximately 70 full-color photographs, images, and screenshots, this book provides suggestions on classroom uses for a wide variety of tools, including iPads and tablets, iPods and MP3s, videos, photographs, audio recordings, webcams, projectors, and publication and presentation tools. • Brian Puerling is technology coordinator and curriculum specialist at Catherine Cook School in Chicago. He holds a master’s in early childhood education and is pursuing his master’s of education in curriculum and instruction. He is active in the Chicago Metro Association for the Education of Young Children and is a member of the Technology and Young Children Interest Forum of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. He received the PBS Innovative Educator Award and PBS Teacher’s Choice Award in 2010. He holds workshops and offers technology consulting. Published • Education • 200 pages • 70 color illustrations World Rights: Redleaf Press Suzanne R. Gellens Building Brains: 600 Activity Ideas for Young Children Expand young children’s learning with 600 brain-based, developmentally appropriate activity ideas that enrich any early childhood curriculum. This resource combines the latest information on brain development with activities that support children’s learning. Rather than step-by-step activities, Building Brains is filled with open-ended ideas that can be executed in a variety of ways, depending on children’s needs and interests. Organized by age and domain (development of the senses; emotional development; social, physical, and intellectual development), these activities will be useful for early childhood professionals of all kinds, as well as for parents of young children. • Suzanne Gellens holds a master’s in special education and has taught hearing-impaired and typically developing children for more than 40 years. She facilitates educational workshops and is author of numerous articles for a variety of early childhood journals. Fall 2012 • Education • 200 pages World Rights: Redleaf Press; Chinese (simp.): Publishing House of the Electronics Industry


Redleaf Press Select Backlist Carol Garhart Mooney Theories of Childhood: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget, and Vygotsky Carol Garhart Mooney distills the work of five groundbreaking educational theorists. Psychology • 104 pages World Rights: Redleaf Press; Chinese (simp.): Capital Normal University Press; Indonesian: PT Indeks; Korean: Hakjisa Publications Liz Plaster and Rick Krustchinsky Incredible Edible Science: Recipes for Developing Science and Literacy Skills This volume provides everything parents and teachers need to teach important science and literary skills to children in exciting ways. Parenting • 244 pages World Rights: Redleaf Press; Arabic: Egyptian National Center for Translation; Chinese (simp.): Digital Times Sara Wilford Nurturing Young Children’s Disposition to Learn Sara Wilford presents a wonderful collection of Reggio-inspired ideas and common classroom practices. Education/Pedagogy • 176 pages World Rights: Redleaf Press; Chinese (simp.): Tsinghua University Press Nikki Darling-Kuria Brain-Based Early Learning Activities: Connecting Theory and Practice Nikki Darling-Kuria shares great activities for children that engage both hemispheres of the brain. Early Childhood Education • 208 pages World Rights: Redleaf Press; Chinese (comp.): Culturati Greg Nelson, PhD Math at Their Own Pace: Child-Directed Activities for Developing Early Number Sense Professor Greg Nelson uses the latest research on math learning to offer guidance on tailoring activities to children’s specific interests and abilities. Education/Parenting • 217 pages World Rights: Redleaf Press; Chinese (simp.): Cheers Publishing Co. Jenna Bilmes and Tara Welker, PhD Common Psychological Disorders in Young Children This volume brings together in one handy reference the most common psychological disorders—such as ADHD, autism, and anxiety—that child-care providers encounter. Psychology/Education • 183 pages World Rights: Redleaf Press; Korean: Chang-Ji Publishing


Running Press Larry Kane When They Were Boys: The True Story of the Beatles’ Rise to the Top Fall 2013 • Biography/Music • 272 pages World Rights: Running Press “A spirited jump down the rabbit hole to the early years of what would become the Beatles ... A shimmering ... report that should fill in many of the cracks in readers’ knowledge of pop-music history.” —Kirkus Reviews “Larry Kane’s Ticket to Ride is one of the best looks at the Beatles and Beatlemania because, as a journalist, he told it like it was. When They Were Boys continues that tradition, except it’s about the Beatles’ beginnings in Liverpool. If anyone has the true story, it’s Larry.” —Steve Marinucci, Beatles Examiner “…a breath-taking, roller-coaster ride through the early days of The Beatles, given new perspective by the passage of time, by a celebrated reporter who was able to observe them at both ends of the spectrum. A serious and invaluable work for students of popular music history and, with more 'secrets' emerging over the years, a must-buy for Beatles fans all over the world.” —Ron Ellis, award winning Beatles researcher who knew all of the Beatles Mark A. Vieira George Hurrell’s Hollywood George Hurrell’s Hollywood follows the career of this world-famous photographer, credited as the master of the Hollywood glamour portrait. His photos of icons across six decades—of everyone from Greta Garbo, Humphrey Bogart, and Henry Miller to Sharon Stone—were passports to immortality. As a former apprentice to the photographer, Mark A. Vieira shares his exclusive insight into Hurrell’s career through a montage of untold, behind-the-scenes stories and previously unseen photos from his spectacular celebrity portfolio. Vieira’s definitive retrospective is a first-time look at Hurrell’s whole story, outlining his incredible rise to fame as well as his nasty fall from grace and, of course, his miraculous comeback. Hurrell fans and photography and movie buffs alike will treasure this indispensable showcase of Hollywood lore. • Mark A. Vieira is an accomplished writer, historian, and photographer with over 40 years’ experience working in Hollywood. He has appeared in a number of documentaries—including TCM’s Moguls and Movie Stars, Playboy’s Sex at 24 Frames per Second, and the BBC’s Shooting the Stars—and has been a guest curator of exhibitions on Irving Thalberg and Jean Harlow at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He has authored several books, including The Making of Some Like It Hot; Greta Garbo: A Legacy; and Sin in Soft Focus: Pre-Code Hollywood. Fall 2013 • Film and Television/Photography • 352 pages • color and B&W photos throughout • World Rights: Running Press


Running Press Tracey Davis with Nina Bunche Pierce Sammy Davis Jr.: A Personal Journey with My Father In this comprehensive recollection of music legend and pop culture icon, Sammy Davis Jr., his daughter, Tracey Davis, tells Sammy’s story through a compelling personal narrative, based on conversations between the father and daughter as he neared the end of his life, and rare family photos. The book recounts Davis’s adventures through the Rat Pack era and the extraordinary obstacles he overcame to become a 5′6″, 120pound entertainment legend. Across six decades, Davis packed in more than 40 albums, seven Broadway shows, 23 films, and countless nightclub and concert performances—Sammy Davis Jr. chronicles them all. What emerges from the pages of this loving but utterly frank book is a unique, personal perspective on one the greatest pop culture icons of the 20th century. • Tracey Davis is the only daughter of Sammy Davis Jr. and Swedish actress May Britt. A television and commercial producer, she is the mother of four children. Spring 2014 • Biography/Memoir/Entertainment • 264 pages • color and B&W photos throughout • World Rights: Running Press Kendra Bean Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait Vivien Leigh’s mystique combined staggering beauty, glamour, romance, and genuine talent displayed in her Oscar-winning performances in Gone with the Wind and A Streetcar Named Desire. For more than 30 years, her name alone sold out theaters and cinemas the world over, and she inspired many of the greatest visionaries of her time: Laurence Olivier loved her; Winston Churchill praised her; Christian Dior dressed her. Through an in-depth narrative and a stunning array of rare and never-before-published images, including those by Leigh’s official photographer, Angus McBean, this gorgeous collection presents the personal story of one of the most celebrated women of the 20th century, an engrossing tale of success, struggle, and triumph. It chronicles Leigh’s journey from her birth in India, to her prominence in British film, winning of the mostcoveted role in Hollywood history, and celebrated love affair with Laurence Olivier, through her untimely death at age 53 in 1967. • Kendra Bean is the first Vivien Leigh biographer to delve into the Laurence Olivier Archives, where an invaluable collection of personal letters and documents, ranging from interview transcripts to film contracts to medical records, shed new light on Leigh’s story. Fall 2013 • Biography • 304 pages • color and B&W photos throughout World Rights: Running Press


Running Press Mark A. Vieira Majestic Hollywood: The Greatest Films of 1939 A time of simultaneous turmoil and ominous calm, 1939 was a watershed year. As Hitler invaded Poland, American culture found an explosion of offerings from Hollywood. In Majestic Hollywood, Mark Vieira deftly showcases 50 films from this landmark year, complete with colorful plot descriptions and insightful text on the cultural significance of each movie. No year before or since has yielded so many beloved works of cinematic art, films that have become classics not only in American culture but the world over. From Gone with the Wind to The Wizard of Oz, Vieira’s work covers Hollywood’s height—peppered with stories from the legendary artists who made the films: directors William Wellman and John Ford, actors Judy Garland and Sir Laurence Olivier, and many more. Majestic Hollywood is filled with rare images from these productions, including behind-the-scenes candids, poster art, and scene stills. A remarkable look at one of film’s landmark years, Majestic Hollywood is sure to delight film buffs, historians, and culture enthusiasts alike. • Mark A. Vieira is an accomplished writer, historian, and photographer with over 40 years’ experience working in Hollywood. He is also author of several books, including The Making of Some Like It Hot (with Tony Curtis), Greta Garbo, and Sin in Soft Focus: Pre-Code Hollywood. Fall 2013 • Film History • 208 pages • B&W and full-color photos throughout World Rights: Running Press David Willis, editor, with an introduction by Roman Polanski Sharon Tate: Recollection This beautifully designed celebration of actress Sharon Tate’s life and career explores her current influence as a cult and fashion icon throughout the world; it is also a sociological portrait of 1960s Hollywood produced by an all-star team. Readers will be wowed by previously unrevealed information from Sharon Tate’s sister, Debra, and acclaimed archivist Manoah Bowman. With an introduction by Tate’s husband, worldrenowned filmmaker Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate: Recollection also includes quotes from Tate’s friends and contemporaries—from Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, and Hugh Hefner to Mia Farrow, Raquel Welch, and Patty Duke—as well as current celebrities like designer Marc Jacobs, stylist Rachel Zoe, actresses Drew Barrymore and Blake Lively, and more, who discuss her immense influence on contemporary fashion. In addition, readers will be awed by the 175 never-before-seen photographs of the late actress taken by a range of esteemed photographers. This book provides fresh and indispensable insight into the life of a celebrated actress and style icon and is bound to interest a range of readers worldwide—from Sharon Tate fans and admirers to gurus of both fashion and photography. • David Willis is author of the worldwide best sellers Marilyn Monroe Metamorphosis and Audrey: The 60s. Spring 2014 • Biography • 304 pages • color and B&W photos throughout World Rights: Running Press


Running Press Chip Hiden and Alexis Irvin Build Your Dreams: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love Fall 2013 • Self-Help/Business and Economics • 208 pages World Rights: Running Press; Russian: Alpina “The book’s unflinching practicality is a rarity in the genre: the duo readily and duly acknowledges the necessity of powering through the less-exciting, early stages of achieving one’s goals, and they provide quite a bit of advice on how to deal with poor employment prospects, seemingly endless internships, and repeat rejection. The book is decidedly millennial in its outlook on the working world—every moment of giddy optimism is matched by a reminder of the inevitability of stumbling blocks and failure. But for dreamers hoping to keep their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground, this is a great starting point.” —Publishers Weekly Chelsea Fagan I’m Only Here for the WiFi: A Complete Guide to Reluctant Adulthood In a difficult economy and uncertain job market, many 20-somethings are looking for answers anywhere they can find them. I’m Only Here for the WiFi is a modern-day guide for today’s “coffee shop youth.” The title targets young, rudderless readers who are desperate for advice about how to succeed in the “real world,” all while maintaining an active social life and regularly updating their Facebook statuses. Because Chelsea Fagan is a Millennial herself who has felt the pressures and expectations of postcollege life firsthand, her depictions of their struggles are spot on, providing a unique solidarity with readers. Written in a style that offers a universal, relatable, and familiar perspective and is every bit as fresh as it is funny, the laugh-out-loud material incorporates practical advice with honest insights and commentary on a range of Millennial-related issues—from finding and keeping a job, budgeting, and being broke, to eating, drinking, and partying, to dealing with friends, love, and sex. Fagan’s book is a healthy mix of commentary, humor, and real advice that 20-somethings everywhere can embrace. • Chelsea Fagan is a writer and editor for Thought Catalog, where her articles have generated millions of page views. Her work has also appeared in dozens of French and American publications, such as Grantland, The Atlantic, W Magazine, Slate France, and Le Monde. She currently resides in Paris, France. Fall 2013 • Humor/Social Science/Pop Culture • 240 pages World Rights: Running Press Susan Anderson Hands On From the author of Porn for Women, which has sold over 100,000 copies, this hilarious mock reference book is perfectly suited for the lonely gal who needs a hand with simple, everyday fixes and home-improvement jobs. With 10 easy-to-follow projects, 80 fullcolor photos of hunky men getting the job done, and plenty of fun features like pop quizzes, trade secrets, and more, the projects are organized by room of the house and are full of funny innuendos and lots of naughtiness. Women everywhere will enjoy this how-to home-improvement manual—and especially the steamy men in the photos who show them how to get the job done. It’s the perfect portable “package” for around-thehouse maintenance! • Susan Anderson is a professional photographer and author of the best-selling Porn for Women series. Her work has been published in numerous magazines, including Playboy, Glamour, and Time, and her photography has been featured in galleries around the world. Spring 2014 • Humor/Adult • 128 pages World Rights: Running Press


Running Press Morgann Hill Rustic Chic Wedding Wedding expert and business owner Morgann Hill is a pro at providing that perfect special touch to make a wedding unique. Rustic Chic Wedding is a bride and groom’s guide to the world of vintage-inspired, timeless wedding projects. Hill’s book teaches couples how to create 55 authentic wedding-related items for their special day, using easily sourced supplies. The easy-to-follow instructions are accompanied by step-bystep photographs. With six style categories ranging from “Shabby Vintage Couture Wedding,” to “Rustic, Recycled & Re-purposed Wedding,” to “Urban Farmhouse Wedding,” everyone will find something to love here! • Morgann Hill’s designs have been featured in print in Brides, Brides UK, Cleo, B Wedding, Cosmopolitan, VegNews (front cover), Wedding Style, Southern Child, Southern Bride, and many other magazines worldwide. Morgann Hill Designs is consistently the number one Etsy seller in the wedding category. Spring 2014 • Crafts and Hobbies/Decorating • 176 pages World Rights: Running Press Blair Stocker Wise Craft: 60 Projects to Enhance Your Home This unique craft book encourages readers to rediscover and reinvent their belongings. Focusing on recycling and transforming, readers learn how to hand-make unique and beautiful products without emptying their pockets, all with the family home in mind. Divided into seasonal chapters to evoke change and renewal, Wise Craft celebrates making the home a more comfortable, homemade place. Projects include “May Day Cones” and “Recycled Floral Frames,” “Summer Pillow Jackets” and “Sherbet Picnic Blankets,” “Sweater Lamps” and “Halloween Dishes,” and “Advent Calendars” and “Recycled Gift Jars.” Readers will find pleasure in creating their own DIY masterpieces all year round. • Blair Stocker began Wise Craft in 2005, after a career in apparel and textile design, as a way to stay connected to her own creative passion while raising two small children. Her original work and her home have been featured on Apartment Therapy, Design Mom, and Design Sponge. Her work has also been featured in print in Parents Magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Ladies Home Journal, and many more publications. Spring 2014 • Crafts and Hobbies • 256 pages World Rights: Running Press Greta Eagan Wear No Evil: How to Change the World with Your Wardrobe This fun and practical guide will educate readers on how to be both socially aware and fashion forward. Many consumers unknowingly contribute to the mistreatment of clothing factory workers, factory accidents, and pollution by making uninformed clothing purchases. This fashion-conscious guide offers practical solutions. Describing 15 signs of manufacturing and design integrity alongside two-color illustrations of ecofriendly fashion suggestions throughout, Wear No Evil equips readers to create sustainable living practices and reduce waste—and still look great. • Greta Eagan is founder of the sustainable fashion awareness project As a leading eco-preneur and stylist, she has contributed to Glamour, Lucky, and the Huffington Post. She is a consultant for brands such as Kate Spade, Aspen Fashion Week, and more. February 2014 • Self-Help/Design • 256 pages World Rights: Running Press


Running Press Marlene Koch Eat What You Love—Everyday: 200 All-New, Great-Tasting Recipes Low in Sugar, Fat, and Calories Marlene Koch is back with the third book in the best-selling Eat What You Love series, this time with 200 new recipes for every day, every occasion, and everybody. Whether cooking for a holiday or a weeknight dinner, readers will learn how to do it with fewer calories and a lot less sugar and fat. Her fans have lost weight and improved their overall health with her last two cookbooks, and Eat What You Love—Everyday has even more recipes: better-for-you versions of everyday classics and family favorites, healthy restaurant makeovers, and “any day” dishes, including green bean skillet “casserole,” filet mignon with creamy crab topping, red velvet cheesecake cupcakes, and chocolate lava cake. • Marlene Koch is a New York Times best-selling author with more than 1 million books sold. She is a registered dietitian and culinary expert known for her ability to deliver good health with great taste. Spring 2014 • Cooking/Health and Healing • 304 pages • World Rights: Running Press Fran Costigan Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts Vegans can maintain their diet and be decadent as well, thanks to Vegan Chocolate, which features 120 fair-trade and chocoholic-friendly desserts, from truffles to ice cream, puddings to tarts. Author, baking instructor, and vegan powerhouse Fran Costigan dispels the notion that healthy desserts are less delicious. Through experimentation and long hours in the kitchen, she’s recreated some of her favorite chocolate desserts as better-for-you interpretations that pass the taste test. Following the wild success of Kim Barnouin and Rory Freedman’s Skinny Bitch in the Kitch and Isa Moskowitz’s Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, Vegan Chocolate is sure to become an instant classic. Carpe dessert and seize this book! • Fran Costigan is an internationally recognized culinary instructor, recipe developer, and innovative vegan pastry chef. She is author of Great Good Desserts Naturally and More Great Good DairyFree Desserts Naturally. Fall 2013 • Cooking/Vegetarian and Vegan/Chocolate • 240 pages • World Rights: Running Press Robin Asbell Gluten-Free Pasta: More than 100 Fast and Flavorful Recipes with Low- and NoCarb Options Pasta is one of the most longed-for foods for those on a gluten-free diet, but despair no more: personal chef and culinary teacher Robin Asbell, author of four popular vegan and vegetarian cookbooks, brings us a go-to guide to the best gluten-free pastas on the market. This book allows readers to indulge in pasta in three ways: fresh, homemade pasta; store-bought pasta; and “pasta-like” dishes with veggie noodles. And the flavors are not just Italian: Asian noodle soups, hand-help pasta appetizers, pasta wraps, and pan-fried cakes offer versatility and variety. This is a must-have for every gluten-free eater and anyone looking for an alternative to traditional pastas. • Robin Asbell began as a private chef, specializing in cooking for specific diets, devoting many hours to designing dishes for clients who avoid gluten and carbs but still want delicious food. Her writing has appeared in Better Homes & Gardens, Taunton’s Fine Cooking, Real Food, VegNews, Cleaning Eating, and Vegetarian Times. She has written four previous cookbooks: The New Whole Grain Cookbook, New Vegetarian, Big Vegan, and Sweet and Easy Vegan. Spring 2014 • Cooking/Health and Healing/Gluten-Free • 224 pages • World Rights: Running Press


Running Press Ellen Brown Gluten-Free Bread: 60 Artisan Loaves for a Healthier Life Gluten-free living is on the rise all around the globe, but bread is no longer off limits! With Gluten-Free Bread, Ellen Brown heralds the return of that beloved warmth and unmistakable smell—fresh loaves of bread are again in the hands of gluten-free eaters! This book is stuffed with baking techniques, plus 50 easy-to-make recipes for brioche, sandwich bread, multigrain varieties, quick breads, and more. Brown combats the difficulty of gluten-free baking with reliable combinations of protein-packed soy and bean flours with yeasts and all-natural baking aids to recreate the familiar flavors of conventional bread. Artisan bread books are surprise cult favorites—Gluten-Free Bread is a wonderful, gluten-free companion to such successful titles as My Bread by Jim Lahey and Tartine Bread by Chad Robertson. • Ellen Brown is a 30-year veteran foodie. She has authored more than 30 cookbooks, including several Complete Idiot’s guides and Mac and Cheese. She is the founding food editor for USA Today. Her writing has been featured in major publications including Bon Appétit and Art Culinaire. Fall 2013 • Cooking/Bread/Gluten-Free • 304 pages • World Rights: Running Press Krisztina Maksai European Cookies for Every Occasion Krisztina Maksai offers 42 traditional and contemporary recipes, including those she grew up with in central Europe, complete with easy-to-follow, step-by-step, illustrated instructions that make baking fun and ensure a marvelous product. You’ll find no hidden tricks, overly complicated descriptions, or baking jargon here—Maksai’s sweet personality, background, and budding online presence are the perfect ingredients for a simple yet effective guide to cookies from around the world. Designed for sweet tooths of all backgrounds and experience levels, this sumptuous cookbook, discussing a wide range of cookies—from traditional “Linzer Cookies” and “Jam Blossoms” to the more contemporary “Chocolate Nougat Surprise” and “Pistachio Love”—will appeal to everyone. • Krisztina Maksai learned the craft of baking from her grandmother and hasn’t stopped kneading and mixing since she made her first cake at the age of 11. She continues to top her own cookie-making records every holiday season. She divides her time between Hungary, Vienna, and Los Angeles. This is her first book. Fall 2013 • Cooking/Cookies • 208 pages • World Rights: Running Press John Ash Culinary Birds: The Ultimate Poultry Cookbook The definitive cookbook on poultry from award-winning chef John Ash, Culinary Birds includes more than 170 recipes for all kinds of poultry, from staples like chicken and turkey to more exotic offerings such as quail and squab. This title is sure to be a hit with the home chef and an invaluable resource for professionals interested in broadening their repertoire. The extensive introduction by Mike Leventini, a pioneering leader in the organic foods industry, helps readers understand the sustainable movement and select quality organic birds. Feathered with more than 100 color photographs and helpful sidebars, Culinary Birds also provides important, yet often neglected, information about storage, handling, dressing, and brining, as well as basic preparation techniques for the novice chef. Culinary Birds is a perfect gift for the holidays and the ultimate resource for all of your bird-roasting needs. • Chef John Ash is a James Beard Award–winning author, teacher, and restaurateur. He has authored several successful cookbooks, including From the Earth to the Table and Cooking One on One. He is a frequent contributor to other cooking titles. Fall 2013 • Cooking/Poultry • 304 pages • World Rights: Running Press


Running Press Marisa McClellan Urban Preserving: Real-Life Canning for Small Servings Few canning books have the city shopper and cook in mind: the cook who wants to work with a quart of strawberries, not a bushel. In today’s world, the average household doesn’t need a dozen pints of each preserve. Marisa McClellan’s Urban Preserving designs recipes for smaller-scale experimentation. Organized seasonally, the recipes include “Rosemary Rhubarb Jelly,” “Sorrel and Mint Pesto,” “Sweet Cherry Compote,” “Pico de Gallo,” “Caramelized Shallot Pickle,” and “Maple-Sweetened Apple Butter.” This is a perfect companion for farmers’ market shoppers who want to cook and eat seasonally—and then extend the season with jams, preserves, pickles, and more. • Marisa McClellan is a full-time writer, teacher, and blogger at Food in Jars. Her blog has been nominated three times for “Best Food Blog” at Saveur magazine and is winner of the “Best of Philly” from Philadelphia Magazine. Her writing appears on the Food Network Blog,, and Spring 2014 • Cooking/Canning and Preserving • 224 pages World Rights: Running Press Karen Adler and Judith Fertig Patio Pizzeria: Artisan Pizza and Flatbreads on the Grill Grilling queens Karen Adler and Judith Fertig are here with 100 simple and fun recipes for pizzas on the grill that make use of fresh summer produce. Small pies can go straight on the grates, cook quickly, and come to the table with just a kiss of smoke. Larger pizzas can be cooked on a pizza pan over the grill. Either way, readers have a delicious new way to use their grills and please their taste buds. Patio Pizzeria includes flatbreads, bruschettas, paninis, and much more for a great patio gathering. Grillers and pizza fans are sure to love this twist on two classics. • Karen Adler and Judith Fertig are experts on grilling and barbecuing—they have written reams on their favorite recipes and best grilling methods. The pair has appeared on the Food Network and Better Homes & Gardens TV, and both share their skills in grilling classes that have reached over 75,000 students. Their previous book, The Gardener and the Grill, appears in Williams-Sonoma, Costco, and Anthropologie. Spring 2014 • Cooking and Grilling • 224 pages World Rights: Running Press Jesse Valencia and John Carruthers ManBQue: Meat. Beer. Rock and Roll. Dedicated to meat, beer, and rock ‘n’ roll, the authors show readers how to grill, drink, and party ManBQue style, with recipes for everything from burgers to grilled salad. Readers will learn a variety of invaluable grilling lessons—from how to grind, assemble, and grill a perfect burger to how to season, sear, and rest a perfect strip steak. The authors even address some quirky dishes like fish heads, snails, and meat shot glasses. They also provide tips on which beer to pair with whatever comes off the grill! The authors take readers on a BBQ voyage, chapter by chapter—from Chicago, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota to Costa Rica, Los Angeles, and South Florida. ManBQue is the essential grilling guidebook for kings of the grill everywhere! • Jesse Valencia is the founder and public face of ManBQue, instructing people everywhere on how to grill and host BBQs. • John Carruthers is the managing editor of and a medical writer for a Chicago-based physicians’ organization. He has also written for the print edition of COED magazine and the Molokai Island Times. Spring 2014 • Grilling/Cooking • 256 pages World Rights: Running Press


Running Press Matthew Latkieiwicz Drinking, a Manual Whether socializing, celebrating, or drowning sorrows, we drink in a range of settings for a variety of reasons. This wry reference guide helps readers navigate their drinking lives. With a humorous, tongue-in-cheek tone, Matthew Latkieiwicz prepares drinkers to drink in any situation—everywhere from weddings, to casinos, to children’s birthday parties. Readers will learn which reunions are flask friendly and which are not, how to drink effectively during a breakup, and how, what, and when to drink in movie theaters. Latkieiwicz leaves no stone unturned in his examination of the world of drinking. Drinkers everywhere will leave this book with a thorough knowledge of how and when to empty their glass and what to put in it! • Matthew Latkieiwicz writes a monthly column about drinking for New York Magazine’s Grub Street. He has also written a wine column for McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and currently hosts the podcast Not About Wine. Spring 2014 • Beverages/Bartending/Cooking • 192 pages World Rights: Running Press HogWild The Sh*tfaced Games: A Shot at Glory and Gold for the Wasted Warrior Inspired by real-life games from around the world, with an eye toward the Olympics, The Sh*tfaced Games is sure to be the ultimate guide for partygoers everywhere. The book’s 50 drinking games are organized into three categories: bronze (games to get you tipsy), silver (games to get you drunk), and gold (games to get you sh*tfaced). Between rounds, peruse the fun trivia and facts on drinking and the Olympics, cocktail recipes, and extensive illustrations. The title’s release coincides with the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, making it the perfect companion for the boozy sports fan. • HogWild is a successful stand-up comedian. His dating-advice-based comedy website,, gets 140,000 unique monthly visitors. His YouTube videos are approaching 3 million views, and his comedy has been featured in numerous places, including MAD magazine. Fall 2013 • Humor/Beverages/Popular Culture • 160 pages World Rights: Running Press Zach Golden What the F*@# Should I Drink? The Answers to Life’s Most Important Question of Your Day (in 75 F*@#ing Recipes) This follow-up to the wildly popular What the F*@# Should I Make for Dinner? provides drinkers with 75 recipes for concocting classic (and not so classic) mixed drinks— everything from a “Sidecar” to a “Moscow Mule” to a caipirinha. In addition to teaching readers how to make the drinks, Zach Golden invites drinkers to choose their own “drinking adventure.” This cutting-edge cookbook is the perfect resource for anyone who just wants to have a f*@#ing good time! • Zach Golden, author of What the F*@# Should I Make for Dinner? and creator of, started in 2012 to address his own mealtime indecisions. Fall 2013 • Cooking/Beverages/Wine and Spirits • 152 pages World Rights: Running Press


Seal Press Shawna Kenney, editor Book Lovers Forget poorly written prose and clichéd love scenes: Book Lovers answers the call for erotic literature with substance. This collection of toe-curling tales is written by and for word worshippers, and the well-crafted fiction and creative nonfiction all connect literature to libido. From Hemingwayesque descriptions of a lover’s body to an imaginary ménage à trois with Henry Miller and Anaïs Nin, the book spans all literary fantasies. Whether they’re conjuring Junot Díaz between the sheets or dreaming of a modern-day enactment of Wuthering Heights—this time refusing Edgar in favor of lusty, bodice-ripping Heathcliff—the contributors to Book Lovers share satisfying erotica (finally!) for readers who like to engage both brain and body. • Shawna Kenney is author of the Firecracker Alternative Book Award–winning memoir I Was a Teenage Dominatrix, which has enjoyed international translation and a television development deal. She also coauthored Imposters, a book about celebrity impersonators. Kenney’s work has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, Rumpus, Bust, Juxtapoz, Alternative Press, Baltimore Sun, and Florida Review and on the Ms. blog, among other outlets; her essays appear in numerous anthologies. Visit her website at Spring 2014 • Erotica • 256 pages World Rights: Seal Press Sari Botton, editor Goodbye to All That September 2013 • Travel • 224 pages World Rights: Seal Press “The hip, witty, and sometimes heartbreaking essays in Goodbye to All That get to the bottom of most Big Apple miseries: big dreams cost big bucks to maintain. As many of these writers figured out, sometimes losing New York City is the only way to regain your credit rating, rent-stabilized living spaces, and sanity. From candid to kooky to classic, this collection sheds the love, light, and lyricism the gritty city deserves.” —Susan Shapiro, author of Speed Shrinking and Five Men Who Broke My Heart “New York City is like a lover who left you for the slightly younger, prettier girl: you can smell him, taste him, yearn to have him back in your life. All the stories in this collection recall that lover and his many faults, and then make you forget them, all over again.” —Martha Frankel, author of Hats and Eyeglasses and executive director of the Woodstock Writers Festival “Of course it would take more than one woman to capture the mythic, ever-shifting, exhilarating, and disappointing beast that is New York. The chorus of voices that is Goodbye to All That sings the city—both of the pavement and of the mind—to life, over and over.” —Nick Flynn, author of Another Bullshit Night in Suck City “Essential reading for anyone with a creative soul, an adventurous spirit, and a hint of masochism—aka a New Yorker.” —Jami Attenberg, author of The Middlesteins


Seal Press Nancy K. Miller Breathless: An American Girl in Paris October 2013 • Travel Literature • 224 pages World Rights: Seal Press “Witty, wise, poignant, and funny, Breathless is an extraordinary memoir about a young woman’s adventures and misadventures in Paris, a city that was for her as much an idea as a place. Miller’s vividly told memories, keen intelligence, gentle irony, and striking gift for narrative pacing held me captive from beginning to end.” —Siri Hustvedt, author of What I Loved and The Summer Without Men “This cautionary memoir of a girl’s fantasy adventure in Paris gone awry reads like a witty novel. Its vivid scenes are frequently hilarious, sometimes sad, and always engrossing. That it really happened only makes it better.” —Alix Kates Shulman, author of To Love What Is “A steamy portrait of the jeune fille before she became a feminist. A wonderful reminder of what it meant to be a good daughter determined to become a bad girl in the roiling sixties. I loved every chapter of this American’s sex-obsessed quest for identity in Paris.” —Susan Gubar, author of Memoir of a Debulked Woman “Breathless, a deliriously satisfying account of erotic awakening and disillusionment, unfolds as a chain of tightly crafted, riveting vignettes, each episode as mesmerizing as the city enshrined at the book’s center. Simone de Beauvoir would have loved this story. Jean-Paul Sartre, too. But Nancy K. Miller is more entertaining than both of them put together. Her book offers a beautifully distilled parable about the difficulties of finding a direct path to happiness.” —Wayne Koestenbaum, author of Andy Warhol “Surprising, daring, funny, wise, and profound.” —Elaine Showalter, author of A Jury of Her Peers Pooja Mottl 3-Day Resets: Teaching Your Taste Buds to Love Healthy Foods In 3-Day Resets Pooja Mottl explains how whole foods differ from the extremely processed food that surrounds us on a daily basis and why we easily fall prey to nutrient-deplete food. She shows, primarily through taste, touch, and smell, how one can permanently overcome the overwhelming desire for unhealthy food and come to find pleasure and satisfaction in healthy food. She teaches a set of lifelong skills that will enable readers to eat on their own terms with minimal sacrifice. This is not a diet book, and there are no dictates. Mottl teaches one how to think differently for oneself, planting the seeds of motivation for healthier eating as a permanent part of life. The three resets are awareness, discovery, and change. • Pooja Mottl is a sustainable chef and culinary instructor, health and wellness speaker, healthy lifestyle coach, and CEO of She is a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts, a leading institution for pairing culinary training with health-promoting food. Mottl also holds a certificate in plant-based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Foundation. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in economics and holds a master’s degree in international relations from the London School of Economics. Prior to her career in healthy living, she worked as an investment banker in both New York City and London. February 2014 • Health and Diet • 256 pages World Rights: Seal Press


Weinstein Books Paul Potts One Chance One Chance is Paul Potts’s remarkable and inspirational true story. When Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night, stepped onto the stage in the premier season of Britain’s Got Talent, no one expected the phenomenal voice that would emerge. Judge Simon Cowell and millions of stunned viewers were instantly taken with Potts, who became a YouTube sensation and multiplatinum artist virtually overnight. Wowing audiences worldwide with his phenomenal voice, Potts went on to win Britain’s Got Talent and the hearts of millions. This memoir will tell his remarkable underdog story, revealing his experiences as he seized his biggest dreams and wowed audiences around the world. The Weinstein Company has begun shooting a film by the same name, directed by David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada, Marley and Me, Hope Springs) and written by Justin Zackham (The Bucket List). James Corden will play Potts. • Paul Potts was born and raised in the United Kingdom and, until his appearance on Britain’s Got Talent, was a manager at the cell phone store Carphone Warehouse. Following the show, his debut album, One Chance, went double platinum in the United Kingdom and sold 3.5 million copies around the world. In addition to a heavy touring schedule in recent years, he has also released two albums, Passione in 2009 and Cinema Paradiso in 2010. September 2013 • Memoir • 224 pages World Rights: Weinstein Books; Korean: Munhak Segye-Sa; Chinese (comp.): TTV Cultural; Japanese: Achievement Shuppan Katie Nicholl Kate: Our Future Queen Katie Nicholl, best-selling author and royal correspondent for the Mail on Sunday, gives us the first in-depth biography and inside look into the life of Kate Middleton, the future Queen of England. Since becoming Duchess Catherine of Cambridge in 2011, Middleton has captivated royals fans around the world. In Kate, Nicholl delivers the story of her early life, first romances, and love of Prince William and reveals new details about Middleton’s initiation into royal life and, of course, her first pregnancy. • Katie Nicholl is royal editor and diary editor for the Mail on Sunday and a contributing editor to Vanity Fair. In addition to her work in print, she has developed a successful broadcasting career as a contributor to Sky News and the BBC. Author of the royal biographies William and Harry and The Making of a Royal Romance, she is a widely recognized authority on royal affairs. November 2013 • Biography/Royalty • 320 pages World Rights: Weinstein Books


Weinstein Books Sandra Lansky and William Stadiem Daughter of the King: Growing Up in Gangland Meyer Lansky, one of the biggest names in American organized crime, was instrumental, along with his associate Charles “Lucky” Luciano, in the development of the National Crime Syndicate in the United States. An extremely powerful figure for decades, he developed a gambling empire that stretched across the country and to Cuba. Sandy Lansky was the crown princess of this empire. Now 72, she was there during the heyday of the Mafia, the age of Mad Men, wild pre-Castro Cuba, Rat Pack Las Vegas, and Fontainebleau Miami Beach. She grew up living in splendor on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, educated at finishing schools, riding horses in Central Park, dressed by Bonwit’s and Bergdorf’s, and dating movie stars, music idols, and tycoons—all while still in her teens. She was one of the richest and most eligible girls in the world, and she grew up way too fast, marrying before the age of 20 and burning the candle at both ends. But for all her high living, she knew better than to keep a high profile. This beautiful, superspoiled dream girl knew how to keep the family secrets, and for all her excesses, she was a loyal family member. That silence ends with this book. In this tell-all, Lansky reveals what growing up as a Mafia princess was like. Chock-full of key figures of the 1950s and 1960s, her story takes us vividly back to the glory days of the American Mafia and her own glittering life. • William Stadiem was a Harvard JDMBA and Wall Street lawyer before leaving for Hollywood, where he has written the screenplays for such films as Franco Zeffirelli’s Young Toscanini, starring Elizabeth Taylor. His books include the best-selling Marilyn Monroe Confidential and Lullaby and Good Night with Vincent Bugliosi. He was formerly the Hollywood columnist for Andy Warhol’s Interview as well as food critic for Los Angeles magazine. Spring 2014 • Biography/True-Crime • 300 pages World Rights: Weinstein Books Jen Granger Feminine Lost: Why Most Women Are Male Feminine Lost explores the premise that all human beings are constructed of two energies, one masculine and one feminine. With the rise of the feminist movement, many women have migrated to their masculine side, some to the extent of losing access to their feminine side altogether. As a consequence, men have found their way to their feminine side. This process has had huge consequences for relationships between men and women, often leaving them feeling unsatisfied in their relationships or lonely without one. Feminine Lost examines female archetypes—the “Andro Woman,” the “Cougar,” the “Good Doer,” and more—that have come to the fore since the feminist movement, pairing them with their masculine opposites and looking at how the process of attraction functions under these circumstances. When the feminine principle breaks down, the ramifications are many. Feminine Lost breaks through the misunderstanding of what it means to be feminine; it is not an outward appearance but something far more significant. • Jen Granger was born in Cape Town, South Africa. She has been a natural intuitive since she was very young. She studied for 10 years under a spiritual teacher who practiced the theosophical traditions, as well as a shaman in the United States who followed the Peruvian traditions. For the last 12 years, she has practiced transformational coaching, helping women find balance in their personal and business lives. January 2014 • Self-Help • 256 pages World Rights: Weinstein Books


Weinstein Books Eric Kuskey with Bettina Gilois Billion Dollar Painter: The Rise and Fall of the Thomas Kinkade Empire He was just one man, but Thomas Kinkade ultimately made more money from his art than every other artist in the history of the world combined. His sentimental paintings of babbling brooks, rural churches surrounded by brilliant fall foliage, and idyllic countryside cottages were so popular in the 1990s that 1 in every 20 homes in America owned one of his prints. With the help of two partners, a former vacuum salesman and an ambitious junior accountant who fancied himself a businessman, Kinkade turned his art into a billion-dollar gallery and licensing business that traded on the NYSE before it collapsed in 2006 amid fraud accusations. One part fascinating business story about the rise, and demise, of a financial empire born out of divine inspiration, one part dramatic biography, Billion Dollar Painter is the account of three nobodies who made it big. One of them was a man who—despite being a devout Christian who believed his artwork was a spiritual force that could cure the sick and comfort the poor in spirit— could not save his art empire or himself. Eric Kuskey, former colleague of Thomas Kinkade and close friend until the artist’s death in 2012, tells Kinkade’s story for the first time—from his art’s humble beginnings on a sidewalk in Carmel, California, to his five-house compound in Monte Sereno. It’s a tale of addiction and grief, of losing control, and, ultimately, of the price of our dreams. • Eric Kuskey worked intimately with Thomas Kinkade and his company for over 14 years and remained friends with him until his death. He is currently cofounder and owner of a Los Angeles–based talent agency. • Bettina Gilois has won the Humanitas Prize and Black Reels Best Screenplay for Glory Road. She has written for Jerry Bruckheimer, and in addition to writing books and screenplays, she blogs about art and life for the Huffington Post. Spring 2014 • Biography/Art • 300 pages World Rights: Weinstein Books


Westview Press Westview Press was founded in 1975 in Boulder, Colorado, by notable publisher and intellectual Fred Praeger. Now more than 35 years later, Westview Press continues to publish scholarly titles and high-quality undergraduate- and graduate-level textbooks in core social science disciplines. With books developed, written, and edited with the needs of serious nonfiction readers, professors, and students in mind, Westview Press honors its long history of publishing “books that matter.� Ask us for their electronic catalog or visit them at A few highlights from Fall 2013: The Nature and Value of Happiness, by Christine Vitriano Religion and Politics in the Middle East: Identity, Ideology, Institutions, and Attitudes, by Robert D. Lee Voices of Early Modern Japan: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life During the Time of the Shoguns, by Constantine N. Vaporis Feminist Thought: A More Comprehensive Introduction, Fourth Edition, by Rosemary Tong Computer: A History of the Information Machine, by Martin Campbell-Kelly, William Aspray, Nathan Ensmenger, and Jeffrey Yost Social Theory: The Multicultural, Global, and Classic Readings, Fifth Edition, edited by Charles Lemert And upcoming Spring 2014 titles: Global Cold War: An International History, by Carole K. Fink Middle East Patterns, Sixth Edition, by Colbert C. Held and John Thomas Cummings Pop Culture Freaks: Identity, Mass Media, and Society, by Dustin Kidd An Introduction to the Modern Middle East, Second Edition, by David S. Sorenson Human Nature and the Evolution of Society, by Stephen K. Sanderson


Wharton Digital Press Stewart D. Friedman Baby Bust: New Choices for Men and Women in Work and Family In the last 20 years, the concept of the family has been drastically redefined. Nowadays, men and women are more aligned in their attitudes about dual-career relationships, and they are opting out of parenthood in equal proportions. But their reasons for doing so are quite different. In Baby Bust: New Choices for Men and Women in Work and Family, Stewart D. Friedman draws on his unique research to explain why so many young people are not planning to become parents. He reveals good news and bad—there is a greater freedom of choice now, and yet new constraints are limiting people’s options. From why men and women have different reasons for opting out of parenthood and what choices we face in our social and educational policy to how organizations and individuals—especially men—can spur cultural change, Friedman addresses a variety of issues. In the debates on work and family, people of all generations are calling for a reasoned, thoughtful, research-driven contribution to the discussion. In Baby Bust, Friedman offers just that: an astute assessment of how far we have come and where we need to go from here. • Stewart D. Friedman is the Practice Professor of Management at the Wharton School. He founded both the Wharton Leadership Program and the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project and served as the senior executive responsible for leadership development at Ford Motor Company. Working Mother named Friedman one of America’s 25 most influential men to have made things better for working parents, and his publications have been widely cited and internationally recognized. September 2013 • Careers/Business • 120 pages World Rights: Wharton Digital Press George S. Day Innovation Prowess: Leadership Strategies for Accelerating Growth A Wharton Executive Essential April 2013 • Business • 128 pages World Rights: Wharton Digital Press “Profitable growth is a priority and challenge for top management. Innovation is critical to sustainable organic growth in organizations. Marketing leaders should and can play a key role in helping drive innovation and growth, and George Day’s book is a little gem of insight and action for deploying successful growth strategies.” —Dennis Dunlap, CEO, American Marketing Association “A very timely and practical book on accelerating growth through innovative thinking, and not just through innovation! As usual, George Day is masterful in articulating 14 different paths for organic growth through value creation and value capturing capabilities. They range from overcoming barriers to consumption [and] satisfying unmet needs to changing the business model of how you make money.” —Dr. Jagdish N. Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing, Emory University “Read this book! I found ideas on every page on how to pursue growth and use innovative thinking to spot opportunities (through 14 pathways) and realize them through improving the company’s culture, capabilities, and configuration.” —Philip Kotler, Kellogg School of Management and author of Winning at Innovation and Market Your Way to Growth


Wharton Digital Press Barbara E. Kahn Global Brand Power: Leveraging Branding for Long-Term Growth A Wharton Executive Essential March 2013 • Business/Branding • 124 pages World Rights: Wharton Digital Press “Great global brands have to be built and don’t happen by chance. Barbara Kahn explores and develops the relationship between customer and brands and how to achieve international loyalty. I learned new information from reading this book.” —Roger Farah, president and COO, Ralph Lauren Corporation “In our fast-changing world, visionary business leaders must build a brand flexible enough to grab key opportunities and strong enough to weather any storm. Barbara Kahn’s Global Brand Power is a superb must-read for those who want to do just that and position their brands for long-term, global growth.” —George Feldenkreis, chairman and CEO, Perry Ellis International “Kahn has captured the true essence of brand stewardship. That is, while strong brands are managed by marketers, they are owned by consumers. Global Brand Power is a concise yet comprehensive tutorial for how to purposefully build, measure and manage brands for sustained relevancy. A great resource for brand marketers, consumer researchers and marketing services providers.” —Philip McGee, director of shopper insights, Campbell Soup Company Ian C. MacMillan and James D. Thompson, PhD The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Pressure Test, Plan, Launch, and Scale Your Social Enterprise, Expanded Edition The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook by authors Ian C. MacMillan and James D. Thompson provides a frank and unvarnished approach to significantly increasing the likelihood of launching a successful social enterprise despite the conditions of high uncertainty typically encountered by social entrepreneurs. Drawing upon feedback from over 300 aspiring and current social entrepreneurs, as well as their own combined experience of more than 26 years developing and studying social enterprises across Africa and the United States, MacMillan and Thompson outline three steps in the start-up to scale-up process. Equipped with access to downloadable planning documents, including user-friendly spreadsheets, The Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook offers strategies for minimum risk and high impact. From pressure testing a start-up idea to planning, launching, and scaling a social enterprise, the authors offer a comprehensive guide essential for the success of any new or already active venture. • Ian C. MacMillan is the Dhirubhai Ambani Professor of Entrepreneurial Management at the Wharton School. He has also been a director of a variety of businesses around the globe and has consulted for such companies as Microsoft, General Electric, and IBM. He is coauthor of the best-selling books Corporate Venturing, The Entrepreneurial Mindset, Market Busters, Unlocking Opportunities for Growth, and Discovery-Driven Growth. • James D. Thompson, PhD, is cofounder and director of the Wharton Social Entrepreneurship Program. He has extensive experience in Africa and works around the world with organizations intent on growth in value. Thompson has been published in the Harvard Business Review, Journal of Management, Long Range Planning, Management Science, Organization Science, and the Research-Technology Management Journal. Fall 2013 • Business and Economics/Entrepreneurship • 160 pages World Rights: Wharton Digital Press


Wharton Digital Press Michael Useem The Leader’s Checklist: 15 Mission-Critical Principles Published • Business • 136 pages World Rights: Wharton Digital Press; Portuguese (Brazil): Elsevier; Chinese (simp.): CITIC; Korean: Maekyung Group Named a Washington Post 2011 “Best Leadership Book” “One of the most brilliant, original, and exciting leadership books I’ve read in a long time. On top of all that, it will be the most useful and concise book on leadership you’ll ever read!” —Warren Bennis “Leading an enterprise comes down to a set of enduring principles, and The Leader’s Checklist compellingly captures the most vital. Michael Useem has written the essential companion for anybody whose leadership is on the line, a concise primer for corporate liftoffs and controlled landings.” —Ram Charan Gregory P. Shea and Cassie A. Solomon Leading Successful Change: 8 Keys to Making Change Work February 2013 • Business and Economics • 106 pages World Rights: Wharton Digital Press; Chinese (simp.): CITIC “More than a must-read for leaders today—it is a must-use guide for anyone who is faced with leading others to a future that is better than today.” —Annie McKee, PhD, coauthor of Primal Leadership and Resonant Leadership Paul Schoemaker, PhD Brilliant Mistakes: Finding Success on the Far Side of Failure Published • Business • 144 pages World Rights: Wharton Digital Press; Portuguese (Brazil): Elsevier; Taiwanese: Heliopolis Culture Group–Saga Culture Co.; Chinese (simp.): CITIC; Czech: Anag; Korean: Maekyung Group “A roadmap for using business failures to generate path-breaking innovations. A mustread.” —Clay Christensen, author of The Innovator’s Dilemma Kevin Werbach and Dan Hunter For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business Published • Business • 148 pages World Rights: Wharton Digital Press; Japanese: Hankyu; Chinese (simp.): Cheers; Russian: Ideabook; Korean: Maekyung Group “A quick but thoughtful look into the pros and cons of gamification.” —Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell Is Human and Drive


Wharton Digital Press Peter Fader Customer Centricity: Focus on the Right Customers for Strategic Advantage, Second Edition A Wharton Executive Essential Published • Business • 128 pages World Rights: Wharton Digital Press; Portuguese (Brazil): Elsevier; Chinese (simp.): CITIC; Korean: Maekyung Group “Knowing what your customers are worth is the secret to focusing your time and money where it makes the most difference. You can’t be all things to all people, so you need to learn to find out who really matters to your success. Fader makes it clear with great ideas and a readable style.” —Andy Sernovitz, author of Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking Richard Lambert Financial Literacy for Managers: Finance and Accounting for Better DecisionMaking, Second Edition A Wharton Executive Essential May 2012 • Business • 176 pages World Rights: Wharton Digital Press; Chinese (comp.): EcoTrend Publications; Chinese (simp.): CITIC; Korean: Maekyung Group Peter Cappelli Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do Published • Business • 128 pages World Rights: Wharton Digital Press; Chinese (comp.): Heliopolis Culture Group–Saga Culture Co.; Portuguese (Brazil): Elsevier; Chinese (simp.): CITIC; Korean: Dong-A Ilbo “Explodes the ‘skills gap’ explanation favored by many corporate leaders and human resources consultants.” —Jena McGregor, Washington Post


 Subject Index  Animals & Pets Animal Behavior: A Beginner’s Guide John A. Byers………………………….66 Citizen Canine David Grimm………………………….79 Autobiography and Biography Ain’t It Time We Said Goodbye? Robert Greenfield…………………….29 Billion Dollar Painter Eric Kuskey……………………………99 Brothers Forever Thomas Manion & Tom Sileo……….34 Conversations with Randy Newman Paul Zollo & Randy Newman………32 Daughter of the King Sandra Lansky & William Stadiem…98 I’m the Man Scott Ian & Jon Wiederhorn………29 Kate: Our Future Queen Katie Nicholl………….......................97 Kill the Messenger Nick Schou……………………………..58 Masters of Sex Thomas Maier…………………………12 Murdoch’s World David Folkenflik………………………74 No Better Time Molly Knight Raskin………………….34 Rocket Man, The David Darling…………………………62 Sammy Davis Jr. Tracey Davis & Nina Bunche Pierce…………………………………..87 Sharon Tate David Willis, ed.………………………88 Strange Beautiful Music Joe Satriani & Jake Brown………….23 When They Were Boys Larry Kane…………………………….86 Willin: The Story of Little Feat Ben Fong-Torres……………….……..32 Body, Mind, Spirit Thoughts Without a Thinker Mark Epstein…………………………10 Warrior Pose Brad Willis…………………………….17 Business American Fiscal Tradition, The Bill White……………………………....80 Baby Bust Stewart Friedman………………….101 Becoming a Genuine Leader Marilyn Mason………………………..54 Build Your Dreams Chip Hiden & Alexis Irvin…………89 Brilliant Mistakes Paul Schoemaker……………………103 Comeback Charles Morris………………….........75 Culture Map Erin Meyer…………………………….74 Customer Centricity, 2E Peter Fader…………………………..104 Decision Maker, The Dennis Bakke………………….………70 Design of Everyday Things, 2E Donald A. Norman……………………8

Financial Literacy for Managers, 2E Richard Lambert…………………….104 For the Win Kevin Werbach & Dan Hunter…….103 Forbidden Game, The Dan Washburn………………..………60 Virtual Factor Chris C. Ducker………………………21 Global Brand Power Barbara Kahn……………………...102 Great Deformation, The David Alan Stockman…………..........72 If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy? Raj Raghunathan……………………….6 Impact Tim Irwin……………………………....22 Innovation Prowess George Day………….......................101 Leading Successful Change Gregory Shea & Cassie Solomon…103 Leader's Checklist, The Michael Useem………………………103 Mindless Simon Head………………………....….7 One-Week Marketing Plan, The Mark Satterfield………………………21 Path Redefined, The Lauren Maillian Bias………………20 Rise of the Robots Martin Ford……………………………..6 Smaller, Faster, Lighter, Denser, Cheaper Robert Bryce…………………………81 Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook, The Ian MacMillan & James Thompson…………………………….102 Upside of Down, The Charles Kenny………………………….8 Unleashing the Second American Century Joel Kurtzman………………………...78 Why Good People Can't Get Jobs Peter Cappelli……………………….104 Women Change the World Michelle Patterson……………………20 Cooking Almonds Every Which Way Brooke McLay…………………………50 Better Than Vegan Del Sroufe & Glen Merzer…………..19 Cheezy Vegan, The John Schlimm………………………….51 China Study Cookbook, The LeAnne Campbell……………………..15 Choosing Raw Gena Hamshaw……………………….48 Cooking Is Cool Marianne Dambra……….…………...82 Culinary Birds John Ash……………………….………92 Drinking, A Manual Matthew Latkieiwicz………………….94 Eat What You Love—Everyday Marlene Koch…………………………91 European Cookies for Every Occasion Krisztina Maksai……………………...92


Gluten-Free Bread Ellen Brown…………….....................92 Gluten-Free Pasta Robin Asbell…………………………91 Good Morning Paleo Jane Berthelemy………………………49 Happy Cow Cookbook, The Eric Brent & Glen Merzer…………..16 Happy Herbivore Light and Lean Lindsay S. Nixon………………………18 It’s All Greek to Me Debbie Mantenopolous………………18 Jazzy Vegetarian Classics Laura Theodore……………………….19 ManBQue Jesse Valencia & John Carruthers…93 Patio Pizzeria Karen Adler & Judith Fertig……….93 Sh*tfaced Games, The HogWild………………………………..94 Tastemakers, The David Sax………………………………73 Urban Preserving Marisa McClellan…………………….93 Vegan Chocolate Fran Costigan……………..................91 Vegan Salad Ninja Terry Hope Romero…………………51 What the F*@# Should I Drink? Zach Golden…………………………..94 Crafts & Hobbies Rustic Chic Wedding Morgann Hill…………………………90 Wise Craft Blair Stocker…………………………90 Current Affairs & Events 935 Lies Charles Lewis…………………………76 Bargain at the Bazaar, A Haroon Ullah…………….…………...76 Big Money Kenneth Vogel…………………………80 Feminism’s Big Problem Marie Wilson………….......................79 Forbidden Game, The Dan Washburn………………..………60 Future Smart James Canton………………....……....37 Kicking the Kremlin Marc Bennetts…………………………60 One Hundred Victories Linda Robinson…………...................81 Rebel of Rangoon, The Delphine Schrank………………..……58 Tower of Basel Adam LeBor…………………………...71 What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife? David Harris-Gershon……………….60 Decorating & Design Rustic Chic Wedding Morgann Hill…………………………90 Wear No Evil Greta Eagan…………………………..90

 Subject Index  Diet & Nutrition 3-Day Resets Pooja Mottl………….........................96 China Study All-Star Collection, The LeAnne Campbell & T. Colin Campbell……………………………….16 China Study Cookbook, The LeAnne Campbell……………………..15 Complete Guide to Living Well Gluten-Free, The Beth Hillson……………………………49 Customized Carb Diet, The Robert Ferguson………………………47 Food Over Medicine Pamela Popper & Glen Merzer…….17 Good Morning Paleo Jane Berthelemy………………………49 Microbiome Diet, The Raphael Kellman……………………47 Nutrition: A Beginner’s Guide Sarah Brewer………………………….66 Skinny Juices Danielle Omar………………………48 Time of My Life, The Bill Medley & Mike Marino…………30 Weekend Wonder Detox, The Michelle Schoffro Cook……….....…..45 Whole T. Colin Campbell…………………….15 Economics & Finance Build Your Dreams Chip Hiden & Alexis Irvin…………89 Comeback Charles Morris………………….........75 Impact Tim Irwin……………………………....22 Leading Successful Change Gregory Shea & Cassie Solomon…103 One Step Ahead Timothy Spangler……………………..61 Tower of Basel Adam LeBor…………………………...71 Reckoning, The Jacob Soll……………………………….7 Smaller, Faster, Lighter, Denser, Cheaper Robert Bryce…………………………81 Social Entrepreneur’s Playbook, The Ian MacMillan & James Thompson…………………………….102 Unleashing the Second American Century Joel Kurtzman………………………...78 Upside of Down, The Charles Kenny………………………….8 Why Growth Matters Jagdish Bhagwati & Arvind Panagariya…………………………….77 Women Change the World Michelle Patterson……………………20 Education Body Care Smith, Hendricks, Bennett…………...83 Brain-Based Early Learning Activities Nikki Darling-Kuria………………….85 Building Brains Suzanne Gellens………………………84

Common Psychological Disorders in Young Children Jenna Bilmes & Tara Welker……….85 Community and Environment Smith, Hendricks, Bennett…………...83 Cooking Is Cool Marianne Dambra……….…………...82 Fitness and Nutrition Smith, Hendricks, Bennett…………...83 Graduating Inequality Suzanne Mettler……………………….14 Making It Better Barbara Oehlberg…………………….82 Math at Their Own Pace Greg Nelson…………………………85 Nurturing Young Children’s Disposition to Learn Sara Wilford…………………………85 Safety Smith, Hendricks, Bennett…………...83 Social and Emotional Well-Being Smith, Hendricks, Bennett…………...83 Teaching in the Digital Age Brian Puerling…………………..…….84 Entertainment Ain’t It Time We Said Goodbye? Robert Greenfield…………………….29 Sammy Davis Jr. Tracey Davis & Nina Bunche Pierce…………………………………..87 Erotica Book Lovers Shawna Kenney, ed…………………95 Family & Relationships Bullying Antidote, The Louise Hart & Kristen Caven……….53 How to Talk to Hot Women Mehow………………………………….24 Making It Better Barbara Oehlberg…………………….82 This Isn’t What I Expected, 2E Valerie Davis Raskin & Karen R. Kleiman………………………………...42 When Dating Becomes Dangerous Barry Levy & Patricia Occhiuzzo Giggans………………………………55 Fiction Revolution Street Amir Cheheltan……………………….63 Losing Touch Sandra Hunter...………………………63 Film & Television George Hurrell’s Hollywood Mark Vieira……………………………86 Masters of Sex Thomas Maier…………………………12 Majestic Hollywood Mark Vieira……………………………88 Gluten-Free Complete Guide to Living Well Gluten-Free, The Beth Hillson……………………………49 Gluten-Free Bread Ellen Brown…………….....................92 Gluten-Free Pasta Robin Asbell…………………………...91 Jennifer’s Way Jennifer Esposito……………………50


Health & Fitness 3-Day Resets Pooja Mottl………….........................96 Almonds Every Which Way Brooke McLay…………………………50 Big Fat Crisis, A Deborah Cohen……………………….59 Bike for Life, Revised Edition Roy Wallack & Bill Katovsky……….46 Body Care Smith, Hendricks, Bennett…………...83 Choosing Raw Gena Hamshaw……………………….48 Complete Guide to Living Well Gluten-Free, The Beth Hillson……………………………49 Community and Environment Smith, Hendricks, Bennett…………...83 Customized Carb Diet, The Robert Ferguson………………………47 Discover Your Optimal Health Wayne Scott Andersen………….........44 Eat What You Love—Everyday Marlene Koch…………………………91 Fitness and Nutrition Smith, Hendricks, Bennett…………...83 Fitness Shortcuts Jennifer Cohen & Stacey Colino……45 Food Over Medicine Pamela Popper & Glen Merzer…….17 Happy Herbivore Light and Lean Lindsay S. Nixon………………………18 Heart Health Bible, The John Kennedy…………………………44 Jennifer’s Way Jennifer Esposito……………………50 Microbiome Diet, The Raphael Kellman……………………47 New Science of Overcoming Arthritis Thomas Vangsness & Gregg Ptacek…………………………………..41 On the Cancer Frontier Paul Marks & James Sterngold…….73 Pregnant Athlete, The Brandi Dion & Steven Dion & Joel Heller ……………………….…………46 Safety Smith, Hendricks, Bennett…………...83 Social and Emotional Well-Being Smith, Hendricks, Bennett…………...83 Weekend Wonder Detox, The Michelle Schoffro Cook……….....…..45 What to Do When You Can’t Get Pregnant, 2E Daniel Potter & Jennifer Hanin…....42 Whole T. Colin Campbell………………….15 History Alex’s Wake Martin Goldsmith……………………..36 Crossfire: The Plot that Killed Kennedy, Revised Edition Jim Marrs……………………………...14 Global Cold War Carole Fink…………………………100 Good Neighbor, The Neill Lochery………………………….12

 Subject Index  Homer: A Beginner’s Guide Elton Barker & Joel Christensen…...64 Honor and Betrayal Patrick Robinson…………………..…35 Introduction to the Modern Middle East, 2E David Sorenson….…………………..100 Iran: A Beginner’s Guide Homa Katouzian………………………66 Last Battle, The Stephen Harding………………..........35 Last Empire, The Serhii Plokhii………………………….11 Mad Catastrophe, A Geoffrey Wawro………………………11 Most Imperfect Union, A Illan Stavans & Lalo Alcaraz………13 Mr. President Harlow Giles Unger……………….…36 Nazi and the Psychiatrist, The Jack El-Hai……………………...........71 Reckoning, The Jacob Soll……………………………….7 Religions of Iran Richard Foltz………………………….69 Rocket Man, The David Darling…………………………62 Roman Empire: A Beginner’s Guide Philip Matyszak……………………….64 Russian Revolution: A Beginner’s Guide Abraham Ascher………………………65 Voices of Early Modern Japan Constantine Vaporis………….…….100 What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife? David Harris-Gershon……………….60 Why Growth Matters Jagdish Bhagwati & Arvind Panagariya…………………………….77 World Through Arab Eyes, The Shibley Telhami………………………...4 Human Sexuality Masters of Sex Thomas Maier…………………………12 Humor Hands On Susan Anderson………………………89 I'm Only Here for the WiFi Chelsea Fagan………………………..89 Sh*tfaced Games, The HogWild………………………………..94 Stuff You Should Know About Stuff Tripp Crosby & Tyler Stanton………24 Tales from the Crib Johanna Stein…………………………38 This Is Improbable, Too Marc Abrahams……………………….59 International Affairs & Relations International Relations: A Beginner’s Guide Charles Jones…………………………67 Introduction to the Modern Middle East, 2E David Sorenson….…………………..100

Magnificent Delusions Husain Haqqani………………………77 Middle East Patterns, 6E Colbert Held & John Cummings….100 Religion and Politics in the Middle East, 2E Robert Lee………………………...….100 Literature Homer: A Beginner’s Guide Elton Barker & Joel Christensen…...64 Mathematics Computer, 3E Campbell-Kelly, Aspray, Ensmenger, & Yost……………………………....….98 Love and Math Edward Frenkel…………………..........3 Media Murdoch’s World David Folkenflik………………………74 Memoir Benson: The Autobiography George Benson & Alan Goldsher…30 Country Music Causes Brain Damage Gerry House…………………………..23 Happily Ever After Trista Sutter……………….. Learning to Listen T. Berry Brazelton…………………..33 Love and Math Edward Frenkel…………………..........3 Mayor of MacDougal Street, 2E Dave Van Ronk & Elijah Wald……..31 Mind Without a Home Kristina Morgan………….....………..55 Ministry Al Jourgenson & Jon Wiederhorn….28 One Chance Paul Potts……………………………97 Pigs Can’t Swim: A Memoir Helen Peppe…………………………...33 Sammy Davis Jr. Tracey Davis & Nina Bunche Pierce…………………………………..87 Shadows in the Sun Gayathri Ramprasad…………………53 Song Without Words Gerald Shea……………………………33 Warrior Pose Brad Willis…………………………….17 Whiteout: The Secret Life of Heroin Michael Clune…………………………52 Music Ain’t It Time We Said Goodbye? Robert Greenfield…………………….29 Benson: The Autobiography George Benson & Alan Goldsher…30 Conversations with Randy Newman Paul Zollo & Randy Newman………32 Country Music Causes Brain Damage Gerry House…………………………..23 I Never Met a Story I Didn’t Like Todd Snider……………………………31 I’m the Man Scott Ian & Jon Wiederhorn………...29 Ministry Al Jourgenson & Jon Wiederhorn….28


Official Truth 101 Proof Rex Brown & Mark Eglinton…..……28 Strange Beautiful Music Joe Satriani & Jake Brown………….23 Time of My Life, The Bill Medley & Mike Marino…………30 When They Were Boys Larry Kane…………………………….86 Willin: The Story of Little Feat Ben Fong-Torres……………….……..32 Parenting & Childcare Bullying Antidote, The Louise Hart & Kristen Caven……….53 Cooking Is Cool Dambra……….…………...82 Fear of Spoiling Alfie Kohn …………………………….38 How Much Is Too Much? Clarke, Dawson, Bredehoft………..39 Incredible Edible Science Liz Plaster & Rick Krustchinsky……85 Math at Their Own Pace Greg Nelson…………………………85 On Becoming a Mother Brigid McConville……………………61 Parenting on the Go: A to Z, Ages 0-6 David Elkind…………………………39 Tales from the Crib Johanna Stein…………………………38 When Dating Becomes Dangerous Barry Levy & Patricia Occhiuzzo Giggans………………………………55 Zero to Five Tracy Cutchlow……………………….70 Personal Growth Power of Positive Confrontation, 2E Barbara Pachter………………………40 Shadows in the Sun Gayathri Ramprasad…………………53 Philosophy European Aesthetics Robert L. Wicks………………………67 Feminist Thought, 4E Rosemarie Tong…...........................100 Morality, Autonomy, and God Keith Ward…………………………….68 Nature and Value of Happiness, The Christine Vitrano……………………100 Photography George Hurrell’s Hollywood Mark Vieira……………………………86 Politics & Political Science Big Money Kenneth Vogel…………………………80 Crossfire: The Plot that Killed Kennedy, Revised Edition Jim Marrs……………………………...14 Feminism’s Big Problem Marie Wilson………….......................79 Graduating Inequality Suzanne Mettler……………………….14 Great Deformation, The David Alan Stockman…………..........72 Introduction to the Modern Middle East, 2E David Sorenson….…………………..100

 Subject Index  Iran: A Beginner’s Guide Homa Katouzian………………………66 Middle East Patterns, 6E Colbert Held & John Cummings….100 National Insecurity David Rothkopf…………………….....77 One Hundred Victories Linda Robinson…………...................81 Religion and Politics in the Middle East, 2E Robert Lee………………………...….100 Shift Paul Taylor……………………………75 Pop Culture I'm Only Here for the WiFi Chelsea Fagan………………………..89 Pop Culture Freaks Dustin Kidd………………………….100 Sh*tfaced Games, The HogWild………………………………..94 Pregnancy & Childbirth Pregnant Athlete, The Brandi Dion & Steven Dion & Joel Heller ……………………….…………46 What to Do When You Can’t Get Pregnant, 2E Daniel Potter & Jennifer Hanin…....42 Psychology Common Psychological Disorders in Young Children Jenna Bilmes & Tara Welker……….85 Conquering Shame and Codependency Darlene Lancer……………………….56 Craving Omar S. Manejwala…………………..52 Design of Everyday Things, 2E Donald A. Norman……………………8 Freud on the Couch Beverly Clack………………………….61 Ha! The Science of When We Laugh and Why Scott Weems…………………………….9 Human Spark, The Jerome Kagan…..................................5 If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy? Raj Raghunathan……………………….6 Mastering the Art of Quitting Alan Bernstein & Peg Streep.......…..40 Mind Without a Home Kristina Morgan………….....………..55 Nazi and the Psychiatrist, The Jack El-Hai……………………...........71 Tell, The Matthew Hertenstein…………………..9 Theories of Childhood Carol Garhart Mooney………….......85 Thoughts Without a Thinker Mark Epstein…………………………10 Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined Scott Kaufman…………………………10 Religion Bible: A Beginner’s Guide Paula Gooder…………………………65 Morality, Autonomy, and God Keith Ward…………………………….69

Religions of Iran Richard Foltz………………………….68 Religion and Politics in the Middle East, 2E Robert Lee………………………...….100 Roman Pilgrimage George Weigel………………….…..…13 Wife of Jesus, The Anthony Le Donne……………………59 Without Buddha, I Could Not Be a Christian Paul Knitter…………………………. 62 Science Brainwashed Sally Satel & Scott Lilienfeld…………5 Citizen Canine David Grimm………………………….79 Computer, 3E Campbell-Kelly, Aspray, Ensmenger, & Yost……………………………....….98 Ha! The Science of When We Laugh and Why Scott Weems…………………………….9 Human Nature and the Evolution of Society Stephen Sanderson…………………100 Reductionism: A Beginner’s Guide Alastair I.M. Rae……………………...66 Sex and the Modern Primate Robert Martin…………………………3 Song Without Words Gerald Shea……………………………33 Surfaces and Essences Hofstadter, Sander……………………..4 Tell, The Matthew Hertenstein…………………..9 This Is Improbable, Too Marc Abrahams……………………….59 Self-Help & Addiction Recovery Becoming a Genuine Leader Marilyn Mason………………………..54 Build Your Dreams Chip Hiden & Alexis Irvin…………89 Conquering Shame and Codependency Darlene Lancer……………………….56 Craving Omar S. Manejwala…………………..52 Feminine Lost Jen Granger…………........................98 Getting Back Out There Susan Elliott…………………………...43 Girlfriend of Bill Karen Nagy……………………………57 Mastering the Art of Quitting Alan Bernstein & Peg Streep.......…..40 My Family, My Self Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicico Staff…………………………57 Painkillers, Heroin, and the Road to Sanity Joani Gammill………………………...56 Power of Positive Confrontation, 2E Barbara Pachter………………………40 Recover! Stanton Peele………………………….43


Rein In Your Brain Cynthia Moreno Tucoy & Victoria Costello………………………………...54 Reset Dwain Schenck………………………..41 Path Redefined, The Lauren Maillian Bias………………...20 Shadows in the Sun Gayathri Ramprasad…………………53 Warrior Pose Brad Willis…………………………….17 Wear No Evil Greta Eagan…………………………..90 Social Science & Sociology Feminist Thought, 4E Rosemarie Tong…...........................100 Human Nature and the Evolution of Society Stephen Sanderson…………………100 I'm Only Here for the WiFi Chelsea Fagan………………………..89 Introduction to the Modern Middle East, 2E David Sorenson……………………...100 Pop Culture Freaks Dustin Kidd………………………….100 Shift Paul Taylor……………………………75 Social Theory, 5E Charles Lemert, ed…………………100 Tastemakers, The David Sax………………………………73 Women Change the World Michelle Patterson……………………20 Sports Magnificent Masters, The Gil Capps & Johnny Miller…………37 Technology Future Smart James Canton………………....……....37 Mindless Simon Head………………………....….7 Rise of the Robots Martin Ford……………………………6 Travel Breathless: American Girl in Paris Nancy Miller…………………………..96 Goodbye to All That Sari Botton, ed…………....................95 True Crime Daughter of the King Sandra Lansky & William Stadiem…98 Poison Candy: The Murderous Madam Elizabeth Parker & Mark Ebner.…..25 Vegetarian & Vegan 30-Minute Vegan, The Mark Reinfeld…………………………51 Better Than Vegan Del Sroufe & Glen Merzer…………..19 Happy Cow Cookbook, The Eric Brent & Glen Merzer…………..16 Jazzy Vegetarian Classics Laura Theodore……………………….19 Vegan Chocolate Fran Costigan……………..................91 Vegan Salad Ninja Terry Hope Romero…………………51

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