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ABRAMS The Art of Books 2019 LONDON/BOLOGNA INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS GUIDE


2019 LONDON/BOLOGNA INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS GUIDE

Table of Contents

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Art, Photography

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Fashion and Style

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Entertainment & Pop Culture

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Food & Drink

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Interior Design

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Gardening

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Craft

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ABRAMS Press

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ABRAMS Noterie

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Contact Information

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Art Photography Tom Waits 

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his visually arresting book is a testament to the unique collaboration, going back three decades,

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between the photographer and illustrator Matt

5,000 words

Mahurin and the musician Tom Waits. Having shot

224 pages

magazine portraits, album covers,and music videos

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of Waits, Mahurin was inspired to resurrect 100 dor-

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mant film negatives as a jumping off point to explore

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his own surreal, poetic, and occasionally dark vision. The images vary from traditional portraits to ones that capture Waits in concert—but the majority are richly

ENTERTAINMENT ISBN 978-1-4197-3909-5 US $50.00

imagined scenes in which Waits is more muse than musician. In addition to the diverse images, the book includes a foreword by Waits, an essay by Mahurin on their longtime collaboration, and 20 original paintings, drawings, photographs, and digital images inspired by Waits’s song titles.

Matt Mahurin’s work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, Mother Jones, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and the New York Times. He has directed music videos for Waits, U2, Metallica, Sting, David Byrne, Lou Reed, and Joni Mitchell. He lives in California. Tom Waits is an American singer-songwriter, musician, composer, and actor. He has won multiple Grammy Awards and was nominated for an Academy Award for the original score for One from the Heart. In 2016, he received the PEN Literary Award for Song Lyrics.

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What is Color 

B Y J OA N N & A R I E L L E E K S T U T

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15,000 words 176 pages 229 × 152mm

oann and Arielle Eckstut, authors of The Secret Language of Color, offer a thorough, readable,

and highly visual exploration of the science of color

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in their new book. Organized around 50 of the most

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common color questions asked online, What Is

SPRING 2020

Color? covers the fundamentals of color theory and

ART  SCIENCE

science as they pertain to a variety of fields—physics,

ISBN 978-1-4197-3451-9 US $24.99

chemistry, biology, technology, art and design, and psychology. For anyone who’s ever wondered about the whys, hows, and whats of color—why the COVER NOT FINAL

same color looks different depending on the light source, how humans and other animals see color, whether color can affect our mood, or the history of the color wheel—look no further. Offering concise and accessible answers and illustrated throughout with clear and elegant infographics, What Is Color? is a must-have for artists and designers, scientists, students, and decorators, and anyone else whose work or play involves color.

Joann Ekstut is an interior designer and color consultant. She sits on the elite Interior Design Committee of the Color Association of the US. Arielle Eckstut has authored nine books and is the cofounder of The Book Doctors and LittleMissMatched.

125 color photographs

Lost Anatomies

15,000 words

T H E E VO LU T I O N O F T H E H U M A N F O R M

208 pages



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BY JOHN GURCHE

278 x 254 mm Hardcover with jacket

O

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ne of the world’s foremost artists of human evolution, paleoartist John Gurche has been working for 25 years

on a collection of images that bring the traditional techniques of

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figure drawing and anatomical art to the portrayal of our hominin

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ancestors. While science provides an underpinning to Gurche’s

ART  SCIENCE

art, its primary purpose is to forge an aesthetic connection to the

ISBN 978-1-4197-3448-9 US $40.00

hominins that preceded us on Earth, capturing their humanity as captured in their posture and motion, hands and feet, faces and emotional expression. Lost Anatomies carries the story of human

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LOST ANATOMIES

T H E E V O LU T I O N O F T H E HUMAN FORM

evolution through four groups, from apes and early hominins; to Australopithecus; to archaic Homo sapiens, including Homo erectus; to derived Homo sapiens including Neanderthals and other species that are our most recent ancestors.

John Gurche

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John Gurche is one of the world’s best-known artist/anatomists reconstructing early hominids. With work appearing in National Geographic and Scientific American, his clients range from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History to Steven Spielberg.

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Waves PRO SURFERS AND THEIR WORLD 

BY THOM GILBERT

FORE WORD BY GARRET T MCNAMAR A

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photographs rofessional photographer Thom Gilbert spent four years among surfer royalty at the top of their game—in Spain,

New York, California, and Hawaii—with his camera trained not

only on tiny figures disappearing in the waves, but also on the surfers’ faces and bodies back on land. He returned from the beaches with intimate portraits of the world’s best—from the newest talent to the oldest and most revered—and also with dramatic action shots and revealing images of the culture around this sport and lifestyle. The book features not only 300 photo-

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graphs, but some Q&As with, and hand-written contributions from, prominent figures in the scene. Ultimately, Waves is an ode to surfing and to the men and women who live it every day.

Thom Gilbert’s portraiture has been featured in New York magazine, Interview, Gotham, and L.A. Confidential. He has been named a Hasselblad Master and received awards from American Photo and from Photo District News. He lives in Long Island, New York. Garrett McNamara is a Guinness World Record holder for the largest wave ever surfed.

Gray Malin: Italy 

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125 color photographs 900 words ollowing the successes of both Beaches and Escape, Gray Malin turns his unique eye to the

coasts, beaches, and landscapes of Italy. From the sparkling blue waters of the Amalfi Coast to the dramatic coastal scenery of Cinque Terre, Gray Malin:

Italy captures and celebrates many of the country’s most famous and beloved destinations. Inspired by Malin’s bestselling photographic series “La Dolce

144 pages 330 × 254mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: MAY 2019 PHOTOGRAPHY  TRAVEL ISBN 978-1-4197-3597-4 US $40.00

Vita,” Gray Malin: Italy highlights timeless details of the Italian Riviera: happy beachgoers, retro beach umbrellas, luxury motorboats, and of course, the sun-soaked water. Featuring never-before-seen, -published, or -privately-sold images, Gray Malin: Italy beautifully depicts the incomparable scenery

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and enviable lifestyle that the Italian coastline has

by Gray Malin Beaches ISBN 978-1-4197-2089-5 US $40.00

to offer.

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Escape ISBN 978-1-4197-2759-7 US $45.00 Gray Malin is a fine-art photographer and the New York Times bestselling author of Beaches and Escape. His work hangs in homes across the world and can be found in both private and public collections. He lives in the West Hollywood area of Los Angeles with his husband and dog.

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Be Our Guest! ISBN 978-1-4197-2930-0 US $17.99

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Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold A P O S TC O LO N I A L PA R A D OX 

P R O D U C E D B Y T H E M U S E U M O F T H E A F R I C A N D I A S P O R A ( M OA D )

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Color photographs throughout 10,000 words 96 pages

he legacy of European colonialism in the Caribbean is explored through the work of 10 contemporary artists:

Angel Otero, Adler Guerrier, Phillip Thomas, Leonardo Benzant,

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Lucia Hierro, Lavar Munroe, Andrea Chung, Ebony Patterson,

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Didier William, and Firelei Báez. Their work is inspired by

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products that have historically been produced in and exported Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold A Postcolonial Paradox

from the Caribbean. The book, published to accompany a traveling exhibition opening at San Francisco’s Museum of

ISBN 978-1-944903-76-3 US $24.95

the African Diaspora, explores the complexity of the “postcolonialism paradox”—in which colonizers often felt superior and productive as they claimed territory for themselves while subjugating indigenous people and exploiting their land. Whether connected to the Caribbean by birth or by choice, the Curated by Dexter Wimberly and Larry Ossei-Mensah With contributions from Dexter Wimberly, Larry Ossei-Mensah, and other scholars

artists use their work as a means of examining the relationships within the power structure.

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Dexter Wimberly organizes exhibitions that explore contemporary culture, American history, economics, and power dynamics. Larry Ossei-Mensah is a Ghanaian-American independent curator and cultural critic who has organized numerous exhibitions. Both live in New York City.

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Supreme Models I C O N I C B L AC K W O M E N W H O R E VO LU T I O N I Z E D FA S H I O N 

BY MARCELL AS RE YNOLDS

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S PECIFICATIONS o date, there has never been a book devoted exclusively

150 color photographs

to black models. Supreme Models fills that void, paying

25,000 words

tribute to black models past and present: from the first to be

240 pages

featured in catalogs and on magazine covers, like Iman, Beverly

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Johnson, and Donyale Luna, to the supermodels who reigned in

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the nineties—Tyra Banks and Naomi Campbell. The book also

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observes the newest generation of models—Adwoa Aboah,

FASHION

Jourdan Dunn, and Joan Smalls—who are shaking up the fashion industry by speaking out about racial prejudice and becoming

ISBN 978-1-4197-3614-8 US $50.00

social media sensations. Written by celebrity stylist and journalist Marcellas Reynolds, Supreme Models features more than 70 women from the last 60 years. The book is filled with gorgeous photographs of the women, and details their most memorable covers, campaigns, runway shows, and editorials. Black models have been influencing fashion and pop culture for decades, reshaping the standards and boundaries of beauty. Supreme Models is a celebration of their monumental impact.

Marchellas Reynolds is a celebrity stylist, former model, and entertainment reporter. He lives in Los Angeles.

The New Parisienne THE WOMEN AND IDEAS TRANSFORMING THE CIT Y OF LIGHT 

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S PECIFICATIONS n Lindsey Tramuta's follow-up to The New Paris, The New

150 color photographs

Parisienne focuses on one of the city's most prominent

50,000 words

features, its women. Lifting the veil on the mythologized

272 pages

Parisian woman—white, lithe, ever-fashionable—Tramuta

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recasts these women as they truly are, in all their complexity.

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Featuring honest portaits of 50 diverse women, the stories

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of these activists, creators, healers, educators, tastemakers, visionaries, and disruptors reveal a new movement, with Paris blossoming into a cultural center of feminine power.

LIFESTYLE ISBN 978-1-4197-4281-1 US $29.99

Beautifully illustrated with striking photographs, Tramuta also offers up her favorite destinations and women-owned businesses throughout the vibrant city. The New Parisienne uncovers the true pillars of "Parisianness" in all its multiplicity, while highlighting some of the best and brightest that are bucking tradition, making names for themselves, and transforming the city.

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Lindsey Tramuta, an American writer who has lived in Paris for a decade, is a contributor to the New York Times, AFAR, and Condé Nast Traveler, and the creator of the blog Lost in Cheeseland, where she writes about Paris and French culture.

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by Lindsay Tramuta The New Paris ISBN 978-1-4197-2403-9 US $29.95

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The Watch T H O R O U G H LY R E V I S E D 

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500 color photographs 10,000 words 272 pages

he Watch is the most popular book on vintage and contemporary mechanical watches, appeal-

ing to both beginners and experts. In the decade

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since it was published, the international audience of

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watch lovers and watch collectors has grown expo-

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nentially. It’s time for The Watch, Thoroughly Revised.

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For this new edition, the original author, Gene Stone,

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is joined by Stephen Pulvirent of Hodinkee.com.

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Together, they have thoroughly revamped the book

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to reflect the current state of the watch world, with

COLLECTIBLES ISBN 978-1-4197-3260-7 US $50.00

the addition of new brands, new models, and more focused and nuanced coverage of the traditional brand leaders, including Rolex, Patek Philippe, Omega,

Entertainment & Pop Culture and TAG Heuer.

Gene Stone has written and coauthored more than 45 books on a wide variety of subjects, including the national bestsellers Forks Over Knives and How Not to Die. A former Peace Corps volunteer and book, magazine, and newspaper editor, he lives in New York. Stephen Pulvirent is the managing editor of Hodinkee.com, the leading online watch magazine. Pulvirent was previously executive digital editor of Surface magazine and associate editor at Bloomberg. He lives in New York City.

The Sopranos Sessions 

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n January 10, 1999, a mobster walked into a psychiatrist’s office and changed TV history. By shattering preconceptions about

the kinds of stories the medium should tell, The Sopranos launched

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our current age of prestige television, paving the way for such giants as

Hardcover with jacket

Mad Men, The Wire, Breaking Bad, and Game of Thrones. As TV critics

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for Tony Soprano’s hometown paper, New Jersey’s the Star-Ledger,

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Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz were among the first to write about

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the series before it became a cultural phenomenon.

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the show’s debut, Sepinwall and Seitz have reunited to produce The Sopranos Sessions, a collection of recaps, conversations, and critical essays covering every episode. Featuring a series of new long-form interviews with series creator David Chase, as well as selections from the authors’ archival writing on the series, The Sopranos Sessions explores the show’s artistry, themes, and legacy, examining its portrayal of Italian Americans, its graphic depictions of violence, and its deep connections to other cinematic and television classics.

Matt Zoller Seitz is the television critic for New York magazine and the editor in chief of RogerEbert.com. He is the author of Mad Men Carousel and The Wes Anderson Collection. He lives in Brooklyn. Alan Sepinwall is the chief television critic for Rolling Stone and the author of Breaking Bad 101. His thoughts on television have appeared in the New York Times, Time, and Variety. He lives in New Jersey. Laura Lippman, a New York Times bestselling novelist, has won every major mystery-writing prize in the United States. She lives in Baltimore with her husband, David Simon.

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Scream with Me T H E E N D U R I N G L E G AC Y O F T H E M I S F I T S 

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S PECIFICATIONS ormed in 1977, the Misfi ts deeply influenced the genres of

300 color photographs

punk rock and metal alike by blending musical influences with

15,000 words

horror film themes and imagery. This is their visual story as told

176 pages

through the original records, posters, fl yers, and merchandise that

279 × 216mm

helped define their legacy. Scream With Me spotlights the band’s

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iconic and influential album and single art, fan club merchandise,

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original posters, show fl yers, and one-of-a-kind, never-before-seen rarities, culled primarily from the extensive collection of archivist Umberto D’Urso. Additionally, the book prominently features

ENTERTAINMENT  MUSIC ISBN 978-1-4197-3643-8 US $35.00

insightful contributions on the legacy of the Misfi ts from members of Metallica, Pearl Jam, Avenged Sevenfold, Ryan Adams, Dropkick Murphys, Napalm Death, Converge, Agnostic Front, Quicksand, Refused, Sick Of It All, Killswitch Engage, and more. For more than forty years, the band has had an inescapable influence on popular culture and Scream With Me is the ultimate tribute to the original, beloved Misfi ts era.

Tom Bejgrowicz is an art director, designer, photographer, and music project manager who created the catalog for the Misfi ts while at Caroline Records. He also worked at Century Media where he led North American artists and repertoire and eventually served as their vice president of marketing and artist affairs. Jeremy Dean is a designer, typographer, and creative director who has worked at House Industries, Urban Outfi tters, and elsewhere. He currently manages a roster of clients that includes the Rolling Stones, John Mayer, Dead & Company, and Coachella.

The X-Files

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C RY P T I D S , B I O LO G I C A L A N O M A L I E S , A N D PA R A P S YC H I C P H E N O M E N A 

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100 color photographs 50,000 words 224 pages 279 × 216mm

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Hardcover hen an X-Files fan opens up The X-Files: The Official

Archives, they are gaining access—for the first

time—to Agents Mulder and Scully’s notes, records, and visual

evidence from actual X-File reports. Designed to mimic a col-

PUB MONTH: OCTOBER 2019 ENTERTAINMENT ISBN 978-1-4197-3517-2 US $40.00

lection of FBI case files and packed with such items as autopsy reports, mug shots, lab results, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, pages ripped from antique books on the occult, and security camera printouts, this fully authorized book is the only one of its kind. Detailing the agents’ investigations into 50 cases of cryptids, biological anomalies, and parapsychic phenomena— from the Flukeman to The Great Mutato, to Pusher—The X-Files: The Official Archives showcases some of the show’s greatest

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villains (some dastardly, some just misunderstood), and instructs future agents on how to successfully investigate the paranormal.

Monster of the Week ISBN 978-1-4197-3247-8 US $30.00 Mr. Robot ISBN 978-1-4197-2442-8 US $29.95 Paul Terry is a bestselling author, music artist, and producer. Together with Tara Bennett, he coauthored Fringe: September’s Notebook, Lost Encyclopedia, The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China, and more. He lives in Los Angeles.

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Acid Trip: Travels in the Wold of Vinager W I T H R E C I P E S F R O M L E A D I N G C H E F S , I N S I G H T S F R O M TO P P R O D U C E R S , A N D S T E P - BY- S T E P I N S T R U C T I O N S O N H O W TO M A K E YO U R O W N ■

BY MICHAEL HARL AN TURKELL

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n Acid Trip, Michael Harlan Turkell takes readers on a fascinating journey through the world of vinegar. An avid maker of

vinegars at home, Turkell traveled throughout North America, France, Italy, Austria, and Japan, to learn about vinegar-making practices in places where the art has evolved over centuries.

This richly narrated cookbook details methods for making vinegar with bases as varied as wine, rice, apple cider, and honey. Turkell has also gathered vinegar-inflected insights and recipes from leading chefs, including Daniel Boulud, Barbara Lynch, Michael Anthony, April Bloomfield, Massimo Bottura, and Sean Brock, and provides his own recipes for deliciously

Food and Drink creative dishes. Featuring lush color photographs taken by

Turkell, Acid Trip is a captivating story and an indispensable

reference for any food lover who aspires to make or cook with the best ingredients.

S PECIFICATIONS 100 recipes 200 color photographs

Icing on the Cake B A K I N G A N D D E C O R AT I N G S I M P L E , S T U N N I N G D E S S E R T S AT H O M E 

BY TESSA HUFF

40,000 words 288 pages 254 × 178mm Hardcover with rounded corners, edge stain

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s a follow-up to Layered, Tessa Huff returns with Icing on the Cake to dive deeper into dessert decoration and

the presentation of layer cakes and other showstopping treats.

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Providing the confidence home bakers need to get creative, Icing

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on the Cake guides readers from cake pan to presentation to des-

ENTERTAINING ISBN 978-1-4197-3463-2 US $29.99

sert plate. Organized by style, each dessert showcases a different decorative element, artistic pastry technique, or presentation idea. With hundreds of beautiful photos, including lots of step-by-steps, Icing on the Cake is a richly illustrated guide for creating delicious, beautiful desserts that will be the grand finale of any gathering.

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Tessa Huff is a trained baker, recipe developer, food photographer, and creator of the cake and pastry blog Style Sweet. She is a regular contributor for The Kitchn, Food Network CA, and The Cake Blog. Huff was named one of Better Homes and Gardens’ Best Baking Bloggers, and her work has been featured online and in print for America’s Test Kitchen, Teen Vogue, West Elm, Country Living, Southern Living, BuzzFeed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more.

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The Forest Feast Travels 

BY ERIN G LEESON

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or years, Forest Feast readers have been transported to Erin Gleeson’s picturesque cabin in the woods

through her stunning photography of magical gatherings and

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vibrant vegetarian cooking. Now Gleeson takes inspiration

100 recipes

from an extended family trip around Europe, creating effort-

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less, unforgettable meals immersed in the cultures and cui-

256 pages

sines of France, Portugal, Spain, and Italy. The Forest Feast

200 color photographs and

Travels reimagines the produce, flavors, and signature dishes

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of the Mediterranean coastline, presenting more than 100

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new vegetarian recipes for small plates, drinks, and desserts.

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Richly illustrated with atmospheric images of Mediterranean

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mouthwatering food photography, The Forest Feast Travels

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is an irresistible escape.

GERMAN (KNESEBECK) FOOD & DRINK ISBN 978-1-4197-3812-8 US $35.00

Erin Gleeson is the author of the New York Times bestselling cookbook The Forest Feast, The Forest Feast for Kids, The Forest Feast Gatherings. Erin lives in a cabin in the woods in Nothern California where she creates delicious vegetarian recipes.

The Forest Feast

The Forest Feast for Kids

The Forest Feast Gatherings







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ISBN 978-1-61769-081-5 US $35.00

BY ERIN G LEESON

ISBN 978-1-4197-1886-1 US $19.95

BY ERIN G LEESON

ISBN 978-1-4197-2245-5 US $35.00

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I Can Cook Vegan 

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sa Chandra Moskowitz is the undisputed queen of vegan home cooking. Her readers turn to her for recipes that work,

whether they’re looking for cupcakes that adhere to their diet,

150 color photographs

or comforting Thanksgiving dinners that taste as satisfying as

288 pages

their childhood memories. With I Can Cook Vegan, Moskowitz

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offers doable recipes designed to help inspire people to kick

Hardcover

their meat habits, improve digestion, and become all-around

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better citizens of the world. The book includes shopping lists,

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achievable goals, cheerleading, and extensive FAQs, all written in Moskowitz’s inimitable voice and style. But the book isn’t

ISBN 978-1-4197-3241-6 US $29.99

only for meat eaters looking for a better way to live—Moskowitz wants to get vegans to start cooking more so that they can worry less about what they can and cannot eat. The first step: When someone invites you to dinner, bring something delicious, and share it.

Isa Chandra Moskowitz is the bestselling author of Isa Does It, Veganomicon, Vegan with a Vengeance, and many more. She is the chef and owner of the restaurant Modern Love, which has locations in both Brooklyn and Omaha. Moskowitz resides in Brooklyn, New York.

Pescan A FEEL GOOD COOKBOOK 

B Y A B B I E C O R N I S H A N D J AC Q U E L I N E K I N G S C H I L L E R

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100 recipes 40,000 words 100 color photographs

ctress Abbie Cornish and chef Jacqueline King are best friends who bonded over their love of food and self-

care. A few years ago, Abbie, a novice cook, asked Jacqueline,

224 pages

a graduate of the culinary program at the National Gourmet

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Institute, for cooking lessons. Every Sunday, they would take

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trips to the local farmers’ market, spend all day cooking, and

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then serve these dishes to their family and friends. Pescan is

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an extension of this tradition and all the food they explored together. Their way of eating—which they call pescan—is cen-

ISBN 978-1-4197-3467-0 US $29.99

tered on plant-based, dairy-free dishes, but with high-protein seafood and eggs incorporated. The recipes, like Veggie Tempeh Bolognese, Artichoke Hummus with Za’atar, and MisoGinger Glazed Black Cod, are highly nutrient dense, incredibly energizing, and very accessible. Pescan is a collection of healthy recipes, but it’s also a story of friendship, healing, and developing a more positive relationship with food.

Abbie Cornish is an actress who most recently starred in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Jacqueline King is a chef and graduate of the Natural Gourmet Institute.

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From Scratch 1 0 M E A L S , 1 5 0 R E C I P E S , A N D D OZ E N S O F T E C H N I Q U E S YO U ' L L U S E OV E R A N D OV E R 

BY MICHAEL RUH LMAN

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S PECIFICATIONS rom Scratch looks at 10 favorite meals, including roast chicken, the perfect omelet, and paella—and then,

through 150 recipes, explores myriad alternate pathways that the kitchen invites. A delicious lasagna can be ready in

about an hour, or you could turn it into a project: try making and adding some homemade sausage. Explore the limits of from-scratch cooking: make your own pasta, grow your own tomatoes, and make your own homemade mozzarella and ricotta. Ruhlman tells you how. There are easy and more complex versions for most dishes, vegetarian options, side dishes,

150 recipes 80,000 words 75 color photographs 352 pages 254 × 203mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: FALL 2019 FOOD & DRINK ISBN 978-1-4197-3277-5 US $40.00

sub-dishes, and strategies for leftovers. Ruhlman reflects on the ways that cooking from scratch brings people together, how it can calm the nerves and focus the mind, and how it nourishes us, body and soul.

Michael Ruhlman is the author of critically acclaimed books including Grocery, The Soul of a Chef, The Elements of Cooking, Ratio, and Ruhlman’s Twenty. He has collaborated on several bestselling cookbooks, including The French Laundry Cookbook, Bouchon, and Alinea. He divides his time between Providence, Rhode Island, and New York City.

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Live Beautiful 

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S PECIFICATIONS 200 color photographs

n Live Beautiful, the second book from Athena Calderone,

Athena taps into her network of interior decorators, fashion

30,000 words

designers, and tastemakers to reveal how their personal style

256 pages

informs home décor. Deemed “the modern girl’s Martha Stewart”

254 x 203mm

by the New York Times, Athena takes you on intimate tours of the

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homes of people like Nate Berkus, Jenna Lyons, Jane Keltner de

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Valle, and more. She also opens the doors to three of her own

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residences. With each house, Athena breaks down the details of the rooms—like layered textures and patterns, collected objects,

ISBN 978-1-4197-4280-4 US $40.00

and customized vignettes—to reveal the secrets behind these stunning homes. She also offers helpful tips and advice on how to bring these elevated elements into your own space. Live Beautiful is a look inside how tastemakers live and decorate and shows us just how personal design can be.

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by Athena Calderone Cook Beautiful ISBN 978-1-4197-2652-1 US $35.00 RIGHTS SOLD: GERMAN (KNESEBECK)

Athena Calderone is the author of Cook Beautiful and creator of EyeSwoon, a lush online destination for food, decor, and lifestyle.

Down to Earth L A I D - B AC K I N T E R I O R S F O R M O D E R N L I F E 

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S PECIFICATIONS 150 color photographs

own to Earth picks up right where Lauren Liess’s

critically acclaimed Habitat left off. While Habitat

15,000 words

walked readers through the decorating process step-by-step,

256 pages 279 × 216mm

Liess’s latest title takes a step beyond the basics and invites

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readers to incorporate the main components of her familiar

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design aesthetic: nature, easy living, and approachability.

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With evocative photos and substantive design advice, Down to Earth focuses on creating a lifestyle that inspires

ISBN 978-1-4197-3819-7 US $35.00

creativity and functionality. Throughout the book, Liess shows readers how to incorporate six guiding principles in six unique homes: a new farmhouse, a classic American historical home, a lakeside contemporary house, a modern villa, a turn-of- the-century American Foursquare, and a cedar and glass house on a bluff. While each home has a different architectural style, fingerprints of Liess’s down-to-earth style are evident throughout.

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by Lauren Liess Habitat ISBN 978-1-4197-1785-7 US $35.00

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Lauren Liess is a decorator, textile and furniture designer, and founder of the popular design blog Pure Style Home. She and her husband now star in the new HGTV show, Best House on the Block, which features the design, renovation, and decorating of clients’ homes. Liess lives in Virginia.

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Architectural Digest at 100 A C E N T U RY O F S T Y L E  ●

B Y T H E E D I TO R S O F A R C H I T E C T U R A L D I G E S T F O R E WA R D B Y A N N A W I N TO U R ● I N T R O D U C T I O N B Y A M Y A S T L E Y

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300 color photographs rchitectural Digest at 100 celebrates the best from the

20,000 words

pages of the international design authority. The editors

464 pages

have delved into the archives and culled years of rich material

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covering a range of subjects. Ranging freely between present

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and past, the book features the personal spaces of dozens

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of private celebrities like Barack and Michelle Obama, David

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Bowie, Truman Capote, David Hockney, Michael Kors, and Diana Vreeland, and includes the work of top designers and

ISBN 978-1-4197-3333-8 US $100.00

architects like Frank Gehry, David Hicks, India Mahdavi, Peter Marino, John Fowler, Renzo Mongiardino, Oscar Niemeyer, Axel Vervoordt, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Elsie de Wolfe. Also included are stunning images from the magazine’s history by photographers such as Bill Cunningham, Horst P. Horst, Simon Upton, Francois Dischinger, Francois Halard, Julius Shulman, and Oberto Gili.

Amy Astley was named editor-in-chief of Architectural Digest in 2016. She previously worked at House & Garden and Vogue before becoming the founding editor of Teen Vogue, aposition she held for 13 years. She resides in New York City.

Paris By Design A N I N S P I R E D G U I D E TO T H E C I T Y ’ S C R E AT I V E S I D E 

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aris by Design is the definitive Paris book for the designsavvy traveler and creatively curious Francophile. With a

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combination of interviews, profiles, essays, tips, and lists, author

200 color photographs

and designer Eva Jorgensen explores why Paris has such a

30,000 words

magnetic pull for artists and design lovers, by introducing us

288 pages

to some of the city’s most fascinating residents and frequent

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visitors. Jorgensen has wrangled an eclectic and exciting group

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of contributors—creatives based in Paris and abroad—who

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offer travel tips and insight into Paris’s fashion, design, craft,

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and art scenes. Recommending more than 200 places to visit, shop, stay, eat, and drink, this richly illustrated book is both an

ISBN 978-1-4197-3470-0 US $29.99

inspirational source for satiating design-centric wanderlust and a practical guide full of places creatives will want to visit when they take a trip.

Eva Jorgensen is cofounder of Sycamore Co. In its decade creating award-winning stationery, photography, illustration, and other kinds of original content for top-tier clients, media (Vogue, Martha Stewart), and stockists (Anthropologie, Paper Source), Sycamore Co. has organically grown a dedicated social media following, and its products have been carried by more than 350 retailers.

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Abode THOUGHTFUL LIVING WITH LESS 

B Y S E R E N A M I T N I K- M I L L E R A N D M A S O N S T. P E T E R

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200 color photographs 40,000 words 256 pages

he yearning for a life of pared-down purity has built to a roar, and Serena Mitnik-Miller and Mason St. Peter—the

husband-and-wife owners of General Store, one of California’s

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most talked-about shops—are at the forefront. In Abode:

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Thoughtful Living with Less, these tastemakers make a graceful

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case for living better no matter your budget or abilities, guiding

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you to create a space this is simple and true. Their time-tested

ISBN 978-1-4197-3454-0 US $35.00

methods create interiors that maximize openness, strip a building back to its bones, and amplify natural light, evoking unpretentious tranquility. The blueprint for their signature aesthetic is all here: the embrace of elemental materials, curation of handcrafted objects, and collection of furnishings from eras when craftsmanship was king. This edit of Mitnik-Miller and St. Peter’s greatest collaborations will take you through their breathtaking rooms, masterpieces of warm minimalism. Abode is a glimpse into the couple’s process and a guide to manifesting your own beautiful interiors.

Serena Mitnik-Miller and Mason St. Peter founded General Store in 2009, since expanding to three locations in California. Their admirers include Dwell, Vogue, Monocle, Refinery 29, T Magazine, Paper, and Martha Stewart.

Dream. Design. Live. 

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S PECIFICATIONS 150 color photographs

n Dream. Design. Live., decorator Paloma Contreras goes beyond interior design to show readers how to inhabit their

homes in fulfilling and beautiful ways. Divided into three

20,000 words 240 pages

sections, this hardworking book proves that the most appealing

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interiors are also the most personal ones. Contreras takes read-

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ers through the design process and encourages them to seek inspiration from the approach that works best for them. From

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thinking creatively to improve both your home and your life, to

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showing you how to turn your dreams into realities, the author

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reveals how you can take the welcoming space you’ve just

ISBN 978-1-4197-2983-6 US $35.00

created and spend meaningful time there pursuing the activities you love. With stunning photography and accessible-yet-elegant tips, Dream. Design. Live. fuses interior decorating advice with lifestyle recommendations and demonstrates how living a happy and satisfying life starts at home.

Paloma Contreras is the blogger behind the popular interior design site La Dolce Vita. She has been featured in many major publications, including Domino, House Beautiful, the New York Times, AD online, Vogue, Elle Decor, and the Wall Street Journal. She lives in Houston, TX.

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Gardening Scentual Garden E X P LO R I N G T H E W O R K D O F B OTA N I C A L F R AG R A N C E 

BY KEN DRUSE

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S PECIFICATIONS opular garden writer Ken Druse offers a complete survey

200 color photographs

of fragrance in the garden, in a major work filled with

20,000 words

new knowledge. He arranges both familiar and unusual garden

256 pages

plants, shrubs, and trees into 12 categories, giving gardeners

305 x 222 mm

a vastly expanded palate of scents to explore and enjoy,

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and he also provides examples of garden designs that offer

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harmonious scentual delights. Ellen Hoverkamp contributes her artful botanical images of flowers and plants discussed in the text. These are accompanied by Druse’s award-winning garden

GARDENING ISBN 978-1-4197-3816-6 US $50.00

photographs, to create a book that is as beautiful to look at as it is informative and evocative to read.

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Ken Druse is a celebrated lecturer and an awardwinning author and photographer, who has been called “the guru of natural gardening” by the New York Times. He is best known for his 20 garden books published over the past 25 years. He lives in New Jersey. Ellen Hoverkamp won the Garden Writers Association’s top award for photography for Natural Companions and has been using a flatbed scanner as a camera since 1997. She lives in Connecticut.

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A Garden Can Be Anywhere C R E AT I N G B O U N T I F U L & B E AU T I F U L E D I B L E G A R D E N S 

S PECIFICATIONS 200 color photographs 40,000 words 256 pages 276 x 216 mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: FEBRUARY 2019 GARDENING ISBN 978-1-4197-3319-2 US $40.00

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dible Gardens LA founder Lauri Kranz shares her secrets for planning, planting, growing, and maintaining

luscious edible gardens, no matter the setting or size of the

plot. Through gorgeous gardens created for her well-known clientele, including James Beard award–winning chefs, celebrities, rock stars, and more, Lauri shares her essential methods for growing abundant organic food. This practical guide is built around Lauri’s philosophy that nourishment and beauty are not separate goals. It’s also at the forefront of a gardening revolution, where more and more people are craving a patch of land for growing and the trend is toward edible gardens over ornamental gardens. A Garden Can Be Anywhere reveals Lauri’s knack for providing both beauty and bounty in her clients’ outdoor spaces.

Lauri Kranz is a professional garden designer and the founder of Edible Gardens LA (ediblegardensla.com). She has thousands of newsletter subscribers, and her daily posts on Instagram and Tumblr reach 27,000 followers.

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Reclaimed Wood A FIELD GUIDE 

B Y K L A A S A R M S T E R & A L A N S O LO M O N

P H OTO G R A P H S B Y M I C H E L A R N AU D

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S PECIFICATIONS ood reclaimed from old houses, factories, barns, water tanks, and boardwalks has become a valuable

commodity, treasured for the patina that gives witness to its history. Our ancestors built well, using locally sourced lumber that expressed the culture and natural history of their region: oak and pine in the Northeast; hickory and cypress in the South; Douglas

fir and redwood in the West. Reclaimed Wood: A Field Guide is the first complete visual handbook to this popular resource, covering history, culture, salvage, sources, contemporary uses (in buildings and furniture), and practical advice.

200 color photographs 15,000 words 240 pages 229 × 178mm Hardcover with jacket PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER 2019 CRAFT  NATURE ISBN 978-1-4197-3818-0 US $35.00

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Klaas Armster and Alan Solomon are partners at Sawkill Lumber Company, a leading Brooklyn-based supplier of reclaimed woods. The son of a mill owner/architect, Armster lives in Guilford, Connecticut. Solomon has spent a life in salvage, starting with a family scrapyard in the Boston area. He was profiled in a New Yorker article in 2008. He lives in Brooklyn. Michel Arnaud’s books include Detroit: The Dream Is Now and Design Brooklyn, both from Abrams. He lives in Chatham, New York.

Design Brooklyn ISBN 978-1-61769-052-5 US $40.00

We Are Knitters K N I T S P I R AT I O N F O R K N I T T I N G A N Y W H E R E A N D E V E RY W H E R E 

B Y A L B E R TO B R AVO A N D P E P I TA M A R I N O F W E A R E K N I T T E R S

A

S PECIFICATIONS s the DIY trend and slow fashion movement continue to build steam, more and more audiences are

seeking new crafts and hobbies as a reprieve from the busy,

digitally focused world. Enter We Are Knitters: Knitspiration for Knitting Anywhere and Everywhere. Building on their brand’s aspirational lifestyle and focus, this new book brings a global mindset to knitting with beautiful photography from a variety of locations, including New York, Paris, Marrakech, Cartagena, and beyond. Featuring favorite patterns for hats, sweaters, blankets, tank tops, and more,

120 color photographs 176 pages 25,000 words 241 × 216mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: NOVEMBER 2019 CRAFT ISBN 978-1-4197-3612-4 US $24.99

this book has something for every knitter, everywhere. “All the happiness in a kit” is what We Are Knitters promises, and it’s what you’ll find here in their first book.

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Alberto Bravo is a cofounder and creative director of We Are Knitters. Pepita Marin is a cocreative director. Both live in Madrid, Spain, where We Are Knitters was founded.

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Loopy Mango Knitting 34 FA SHIONAB LE PIECES YOU CAN MAKE IN A DAY 

BY OE JONG KIM

S PECIFICATIONS 150 color photographs 25,000 words

F

208 pages

ashionable knitwear is wildly popular, as the New York

254 × 203mm

Fashion Week runways and pages of Vogue will tell you.

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Loopy Mango Knitting offers one-of-a-kind statement pieces

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that you’ve seen in stores and can now make at home. With

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bold colors and chic styles, Loopy Mango is always ahead of

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the trends, creating lasting designs that complement any ward-

ISBN 978-1-4197-3808-1 US $29.99

robe. And their big yarn makes the pieces easy to complete in a day! With beautiful photography, accessible instructions, and plenty of tips and techniques, new and experienced knitters alike will find a lot to love in Loopy Mango’s first book.

Oejong Kim is a self-taught crocheter and the cofounder and head designer of Loopy Mango. She lives in Beacon, New York, where the Loopy Mango store is based.

The Knit Vibe A K N I T T E R ' S G U I D E TO L I F E , C R E AT I V I T Y, A N D W E L L- B E I N G 

BY VICKI HOWELL

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ickie Howell, the DIY channel’s popular queen of fiber, pens

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a love letter to knitting with The Knit Vibe—a book like no

175 color photographs

other—with interviews, patterns, and an in-depth look at the knitting

30,000 words

community and the creative potential of knitting. Dive into a special

208 pages

section on the health benefits of the craft, catch a glimpse of

267 × 216mm

knitting’s superstars in conversation with Howell, or try your hand

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at loads of how-tos and projects from the likes of Bristol Ivy, Kaffe

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Fassett, Diva Zappa, Amy Small, and many more.

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“Pick up some yarn, start where you are, get creative” is the

ISBN 978-1-4197-3279-9 US $29.99

message Howell weaves through the book and her online series, The Knit Show. Gathering inspiration from all facets of the knitting universe, the book offers chapters on The Makings (go-to knitted gifts), The Surroundings (cool projects for your knitting space), and The Intention (vibe-y rituals, yoga, and self-care all every knitter—and would-be knitter—craves).

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Vickie Howell is a well-known craft expert, author, designer, instructor, founder of the subscription box business Yarn YAY!, and broadcast personality in the DIY world. She lives in Austin, Texas.

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Crochet with London Kaye P R OJ E C T S A N D I D E A S TO YA R N B O M B YO U R L I F E 

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S PECIFICATIONS ull of tips and techniques on crochet, types of yarn bombing, and at-home projects for the beginner

and advanced crocheter, Covered in Crochet promises to engage and inspire crafty readers around the world. With beautiful photos of her most admired street art pieces,

yarn artist London Kaye brings the lesser-known world of yarn bombing into focus, with the added bonus of more than a dozen of her most sought-after patterns: crochet covers for your sneakers, a vibrant floral case for that blue

100 color photographs 20,000 words 160 pages 241 × 216mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: OCTOBER 2019 CRAFT ISBN 9781-4197-3807-4 US $24.99

IKEA bag we all have at home, or her signature eyeball that you can personalize and add to your own bag, jacket, or attire of your choosing. Her projects are unlike anything else you’ll find today, and this book is the only place you can find them. Yarn has always been a popular medium, but in the hands of artists like Kaye, it becomes a vibrant new form for expression and personal creativity.

London Kaye is an acclaimed artist whose unique style has attracted the attention of media outlets and an engaged social media following. Kaye lives in Los Angeles.

Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary 1 2 5 E S S E N T I A L S T I TC H E S TO C R O C H E T I N T H R E E WAYS 

BY DOR A OHRENSTEIN

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n Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary, designer Dora

Ohrenstein does what no crochet author has done before:

She offers detailed instructions for how to create 125 stitch patterns, plus she explains how to increase and decrease each stitch pattern in three different ways—without shaping, with shaping at the edges, and with internal shaping. This hefty collection, ranging from lace and filigree to shells and textured stitches, is loaded with beautifully photographed swatches of each pattern, plus charted and text instructions. A focus on the ins and outs of shaping makes working stitch patterns far more accessible and allows the creative crocheter to make many

S PECIFICATIONS 200 color photographs 30,000 words 288 pages 240 × 187mm Paperback with flaps PUB MONTH: MAY 2019 CRAFT ISBN 978-1-4197-3291-1 US $27.50

items without a pattern. Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary will become an invaluable go-to resource that’s sure to inspire legions of crocheters to use stitch patterns in new and exciting ways.

Dora Ohrenstein is a leading crochet designer, author, and teacher. She is the author of Top-Down Crochet Sweaters and The Crocheter’s Skill-Building Workshop. She lives in New York City.

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Mending Matters S T I TC H , PATC H , A N D R E PA I R YO U R FAVO R I T E D E N I M & M O R E

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P H OTO G R A P H Y B Y K A R E N P E A R S O N

200 color photographs 18,000 words

Hardcover

M

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bold—but draw on traditional stitching. It does all this through just

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four very simple mending techniques: exterior patches, interior

224 pages 229 × 178mm

ending Matters explores sewing on two levels: First, it includes more than 20 hands-on projects that showcase

current trends in visible mending that are edgy, modern, and

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patches, slow stitches, darning, and weaving. In addition, the book

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addresses the way mending leads to a more mindful relationship

ISBN 978-1-4197-2947-8 US $24.95

each how-to chapter, Katrina Rodabaugh explores mending as a

to fashion and to overall well-being. In essays that accompany metaphor for appreciating our own naturally flawed selves, and she examines the ways in which mending teaches us new skills, self-reliance, and confidence, all gained from making things with our own hands.

Katrina Rodabaugh is an award-winning artist and crafter working across disciplines to explore environmental and social issues through traditional craft technique. She lives in Germantown, New York.

Hand Dyed A M O D E R N G U I D E TO DY E I N G I N B R I L L I A N T C O LO R F O R YO U A N D YO U R H O M E S PECIFICATIONS



B Y A N N A J OYC E

160 color photographs 25,000 words

Hardcover

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organic compounds, this comprehensive how-to guide

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offers everything you need know to create stylish, richly

160 pages 241 × 216mm

ISBN 978-1-4197-3428-1 US $29.99

and Dyed is a modern introduction to indigo and fiber-reactive dye that every crafter should have.

Exploring traditional techniques like shibori and using

colored and patterned pieces. Classic techniques and natural materials make these projects beautiful and accessible, even for the beginner. Items such as silk blouses, linen wall hangings, drum lampshades, and even a hammock will invite a new generation of design lovers and style mavens to fall in love with this traditional, magical, and surprisingly straightforward process. Anna Joyce is the perfect instructor to teach the skills needed to create more than 25

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masterpieces for the home and wardrobe that readers will want to wear, live with, and most importantly, make by hand.

by Anna Joyce Stamp Stencil Paint ISBN 978-1-6176-9177-5 US $27.50 RIGHTS SOLD: JAPANESE (X-KNOWLEDGE) KOREAN (EYE OF RA)

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Anna Joyce regularly teaches sold-out dyeing workshops in person and online. She sells her work on Etsy and through upscale online shops and boutiques around the country. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Painting with Wool M O R E T H A N A D OZ E N P R OJ E C T S TO N E E D L E F E LT 

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144 color photographs

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144 pages ainting with Wool is the introductory and must-have text for fiber artists and other crafters looking for a new and

25,000 words 235 × 178mm

exciting art form to explore. Increasingly popular, Dani Ives’s

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style of needle felting uses wool fibers and a felting needle to

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layer and “paint” embellishments for pieces that are bursting

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with texture and depth. Whether you want to decorate a tote

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or garment, or create frameable artwork, Painting with Wool is

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the guide to everything you need to know—including the tools required, the basic techniques, and how to get started. For fiber

ISBN 978-1-4197-3444-1 US $24.99

lovers who want to broaden their skills, needle felting is an easy, therapeutic form of self-expression that offers beautiful, unique results. Ives is a pioneer in this art form and a skilled instructor who makes learning this craft fun and approachable for all.

Dani Ives is a sought-after teacher who hosts workshops and studio courses online and in person. She lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Mini Masterpieces L E A R N H O W TO Q U I LT: A W O R K B O O K O F 1 2 E S S E N T I A L B LO C K S A N D T E C H N I Q U E S 

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Small Quilts, BIG Results

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ini Masterpieces is a quilting master class. Readers

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can follow along, beginning with a fresh new take on

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basic blocks and increase to complex curves and colorwork,

master

235 × 229mm

expanding sewing skills at each step. International quilting teacher Alyce Blyth provides tips and advice throughout,

CRAFT ISBN 978-1-940655-39-0 US $24.95

learned through years of quilting and teaching students from all over the world.

LEARN HOW TO QUILT! A Workbook of 12 Essential Blocks & Techniques

Mini quilts are the perfect solution for sewists who want to do something new but can’t take on a big project: easy to finish, fun to make, perfect for gifting, or hanging on a studio wall. Quilters will have fun knowing they can complete any of the projects included in just one afternoon.

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Alyce Blyth started dabbling in quilting in 2011, but it was her family’s move to Japan in 2012 that really got her going as she realized the community and friendships that came with quilting. She soon discovered that designing and teaching quilting internationally was her passion and Blossom Heart Quilts became the place for doing just that. Blyth’s tutorials, patterns, and projects can be found at blossomheartquilts.com.

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The Building Blocks of Free-Motion Quilting C O M B I N I N G B A S I C D E S I G N S I N TO FA N C Y C U S TO M Q U I LT I N G 

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B Y K AT H L E E N R I G G I N S

200 illustrations

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30,000 words 128 pages 254 × 203mm Paperback with flaps

n no time at all, Kathleen Riggins takes you from simple quilting designs to stunning custom quilting combinations.

Explore everything from the simple swirl to feathers to

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pebbles, as you learn not just the basics of each design

NOVEMBER 2019

but also how to combine free-motion quilting motifs into

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complex-looking custom quilts. Knowing some basic designs is one thing, but knowing

ISBN 978-1-940655-42-0 US $27.95

how to combine them in interesting ways can open a whole new world—without having to learn new designs! Join Riggins as she walks you through some of her favorite ways to combine designs and helps you create stunning quilts. Whether you are working with large spaces to fill, sampler quilts to separate by block, or sections of quilts that achieve different emphasis, you’ll learn it all!

Kathleen Riggins has been sewing for as long as she can remember and hanging out at her parents’ store, Quilting from the Heart, in Camrose, Alberta, Canada. She has taught longarm quilting and free-motion quilting all over the world. Visit kathleenquilts.com.

The Quilter’s Field Guide to Color A H A N D S - O N W O R K S H O P F O R M A S T E R I N G FA B R I C S E L E C T I O N S PECIFICATIONS



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500 color photographs

crafts/quilting

26,000 words 144 pages, gatefold cutout

LET’S PLAY254 × 203mm WITH COLOR! Join author Rachel Hauser, as she guides you along a creative journey unlike any other. Grab your scissors and cut up the exclusive 150 Swatch color-card provided (don’t worry,

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Swatch Challenge 9

to challenge follow your muse color thoughts. For this swatch Take a moment to process your Notice what colors you’re drawn white, black, gray, and brown. create one palette that includes about what works grouping. What are your presuppositions to when working on each swatch something completely different? right? What happens if you try with each neutral? Were you Take photos of your progress. Brown Gray Black White

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we’ve included a handy envelope in the back to keep them all organized!), before embarking on a series of 14 Exercises that will truly transform how you work with color. Each Exercise in your workbook explores a topic thoroughly using examples of finished quilts to help visualize each discussion. Then, use

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with black and brown? Not today! Do you typically avoid sewing can find a favorite print that With an open mind, see if you with black or brown. What actually looks better when spiced or have? Are they warm, medium, kind of brown fabrics do you Library to confidently diagnose cool? Use your Color Swatch its brown fabrics with the colors your browns. Now pair your if you have a brown-green, undertones suggest. For example, Do your warm browns look does it work with green fabrics? blue browns may be pretty with best with warm colors? Cool hand, if your brown fabrics just or purple fabrics. On the other perhaps you don’t have the won’t please you with anything, tastes. Discovering what doesn’t right kind of brown for your too! Next time you are fabric work well is worth learning swatches to help you source shopping, use your Color Library a more useful version of brown.

your Color Swatches to complete each of the Swatch Challenges based on what you have learned, ranging from using season as inspiration to focusing on neutrals to establishing effective color order. There are no right answers —everyone’s will be different! Each Exercise finishes with a Patchwork Challenge to use what you’ve learned to create a Bear Paw block or mini— transforming color to cloth in no time. Completed all of the Exercises?

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The Quilter’s

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A Hands-On Workbook for Mastering Fabric Selection

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he number one complaint of quilters? Mastering effective color combinations. The Quilter’s Field Guide to Color

is a practical guide demonstrating effective and not-so-ef-

fective color combinations. Each chapter calls on readers to draw on the skills they learn through an optional series of “Patchwork Challenges,” which can be used to create a quilt by the book's completion. Along the way, readers are guided through fabric auditions so that they can ask themselves questions for evaluating their own fabric pulls. Forget the dry color theory! With 14 exciting color exercises, this book is fun, conversational, practical and beautifully inspiring.

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Next, you will join Hauser in an evaluation of your own stash using her series of checklists and tips. You will never shop for fabric in the same way again! Everything you are looking for in a workbook on fabric selection that you will use as a reference again and again: beautiful, practical, personal and fun!

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Rachel Hauser 150 Swatch Color Card Included

Rachel Hauser’s blog, Stitched in Color, has evolved to include quilt-alongs, fabric mosaic contests, and Instagram challenges. Along with her blog, her emphasis has remained on providing a resource and community that hosts many popular online e-courses for sewists.

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Patchwork Essentials: Flying Geese F O O L P R O O F PAT T E R N S A N D S I M P L E T E C H N I Q U E S F R O M B A S I C B LO C K S 

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Flying Geese Foolproof Patterns and Simple Techniques from Basic Blocks

150 color illustrations lying Geese are a quilt-making staple! At once a simple

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block, yet one that yields complex results, this mainstay

128 pages

is the star of the show in Lee Monroe's first book, Patchwork

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Essentials: Flying Geese. The book features a series of nine

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patterns, all based in tradition but with a modern twist.

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main sections: Multiple techniques for making fl ying geese

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blocks, nine quilt patterns progressing from quick and simple

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to challenging and complex, and 40 fl ying geese blocks and a sample quilt in which to feature them. The final chapter features small projects to make from the half-square triangles that remain after trimming the geese for each project—from a pillow to a quilt back. LEE CHAPPELL MONROE

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Patchwork EssEntials: Patchwork EssEntials:

The Half-Square Triangle

The Half-Square Triangle

What makes a block a Patchwork Essential? It’s a go-to block that you can use over and over to create unique high-impact designs, using fast and easy piecing methods. The Half-Square Triangle is the perfect Patchwork Essential. Featuring 12 Half-Square Triangle quilt patterns that play with color, scale and patchwork, plus a gallery of 60 pieced 16-Patch block variations; you’ll find yourself coming back to this book for both inspiration and technique using this beloved block.

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Lee Chappell Monroe, who comes from a long line of quilters, has been creating since she discovered crayons at age two. Trained as a graphic designer, she brings a clean, fresh look to her projects. She teaches a Craftsy course and her work has appeared in Modern Patchwork, Quiltmaker, and other publications. She lives in North Carolina. Follow her blog, maychappell.com.

The half-square triangle—or ‘HST’ for short—is a piecing basic for quilters. It’s such a simple block, but one with more design possibilities than you might realize. Fabric designer and pattern-maker, Jeni Baker, takes the math out of constructing these blocks by providing a helpful cutting menu to create any size HST you may ever need using each of her three piecing methods. She then builds on the design principles of color and scale, progressing you through 12 beautiful step-by-step HST projects and a gallery of 60 versatile patchwork HST blocks. Each chapter features a fun Workshop that walks you through color theory, scrap storage, quilt resizing and more! Ready to get started? Grab your colored pencils and have fun choosing your own colors and fabrics because Jeni gives you a coloring book page for each of the 12 patterns she has designed.

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That Handmade Touch 2 0 S I M P L E S E W I N G P R OJ E C T S F O R YO U A N D YO U R H O M E 

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TOUCH 20 Simple Sewing Projects for You and Your Home

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200 color photographs hat Handmade Touch showcases Svetlana Sotak’s talent

23,000 words

for creating everyday essentials with a signature style,

128 pages

through the use of thoughtful fabrics, clean patchwork, and

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precise construction techniques. Sotak believes in the spirit

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of generous living and sharing her love of sewing through

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her popular online tutorials and Craftsy class. Now, in her first

CRAFT

book, she teaches how to create cohesive, sophisticated projects, ranging from small to large and featuring quilt-as-

ISBN 978-1-940655-38-3 US $27.95

you-go, basic piecing, and expert bag-making instructions to achieve a polished professional finish. Accessories projects include clutches, pouches, and bags; home decor projects include quilts, baskets, and cushions. With Svetlana Sotak’s guidance, sewists can create delightful sewing designs that SVETLANA SOTAK

will rival what can be found at any upscale boutique.

Svetlana Sotak is a self-taught sewist, quilter, pattern designer, and screen printer who has generously shared countless online tutorials and has gathered a large following for her clean piecing and sophisticated fabric choices.

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The History of the World in Fifty Dogs 

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ost dog lovers know Balto and Laika, but how about

Jofi, Sigmund Freud’s Chow Chow? Or Peritas,

40,000 words

Alexander the Great’s trusted canine companion? As long as

176 pages

there have been humans, those humans have had beloved

203 x 152 mm

companions—their dogs. From the ancient Egyptians

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mummifying their pups, to the Indian legend of the king who

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refused to enter the afterlife unless his dog was allowed there

HISTORY  HUMOR

too, to the modern meme and popularity of terms like the corgi

ISBN 978-1-4197-4006-0 US $24.95

sploot, humans are undeniably obsessed with their dogs. Told in short essays that are interspersed with both historical and canine factoids, The History of the World in Fifty Dogs brings to life some of history’s most memorable moments through the stories of the dogs that saw them happen.

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Mackenzi Lee holds a BA in history and an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Simmons College. She is the New York Times bestselling author of The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, which was awarded a 2018 Stonewall Book Award Honor. She is also the author of Bygone Badass Broads: 52 Women Who Changed to World. Lee currently works at an independent bookstore in Salt Lake City.

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Bulletin Broads 

4 color interior 60,000 words

BY ALI KRIEGSMAN

256 pages

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203 × 152mm Hardcover illed with heart and humor, Bulletin Boards will share the real-world, hard-earned business wisdom of one female

entrepreneur who transformed an idea into a massive, category-disrupting national brand with three retail stores in New

York City and an ever-growing media presence. With chapters

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ranging from "The Business You Start Isn't the Business You'll Run" to "Grow Slow, More Dough," Ali will demystify the world of entrepreneurship. By using the questions she's most frequently

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asked as her guideposts, she'll offer insights into the nuts and bolts of running a company—discussing, among other things, pivots, pitching, PR, press, and VC—to give women the tools to take their ideas to the next level.

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Career Code ISBN 978-1-4197-1802-1 US $19.95 Ali Kriegsman is the co-founder of Bulletin, a business that takes vacant, marked-down real estate and offers online retailers a physical space to rent. The company has three bricks-and-mortar stores, with plans to open ten more in 2019.

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Mothers Before 

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ne year ago, bestselling novelist Edan Lepucki (California, Woman No. 17) created the Mothers Before project to correspond with the

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release of her latest book, which explores the themes of art, motherhood and

25,000 words

identity. She started an Instagram called Mothers Before (@mothersbefore)

176 pages

and asked women of all ages to submit a favorite photograph of their mother

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before she became a mother and write a description of what the image

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invokes for her. Within weeks the website caught the attention of the New

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York Times and Edan was asked to write an essay about the project, which

SPRING 2020

led to hundreds more submissions from women all over the world. This book will expand the project to include photographs and short essays by some bold faced names to mix in with original images by some of the website's

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most memorable contributors. COVER NOT FINAL

Edan Lepucki is the author of the novels California and Woman No. 17 as well as the novella If You're Not Yet Like Me. California debuted at #3 on the New York Times Bestseller List and was a #1 bestseller on the Los Angeles Times.

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Tracey Cunningham: True Color 

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150 color photographs 7,500 words 192 pages

racey Cunningham: True Color is the first book by the world’s most celebrated and in-demand hair colorist.

Cunningham’s work on Hollywood’s biggest celebrities and her

254 x 190mm

influence on the beauty industry are unparalleled. True Color

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will trace the history of hair color and offer a glimpse behind

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Hollywood’s global cultural influence and the biggest entertain-

POP CULTURE  STYLE 

ment icons that have inspired Cunningham’s work. The book will

BEAUTY

also serve as a practical manual and detail the nutrition habits that promote healthy, flowing follicles (the canvas of any good

ISBN 978-1-4197-3811-1 US $29.99

dye job) and your pre-salon visit checklist. To help unearth your dream inspiration, whether you’re a brunette, blonde, redhead, or even transitioning to natural silver, True Color will also feature exclusive interviews and personal, never-before-seen photos from some of Cunningham’s biggest clients.

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Tracey Cunningham is the leading Hollywood celebrity hair colorist and the co-owner of MÈCHE, her Los Angeles salon. Tracey lives in Los Angeles with her family and her beloved cats.

Mixtape Potluck Cookbook A F O O D A N D M U S I C E X T R AVAG A N Z A 

B Y Q U E S T LOV E W I T H B E N G R E E N M A N A N D L AU R E N S C H A E F E R

P H OTO G R A P H Y B Y M A R C U S M A D D OX

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55 recipes 100 color photographs 50,000 words

uestlove is best-known for his achievements in the music world, but his interest in food runs a close second. He

has hosted a series of renowned Food Salons and conversations

224 pages 260 × 203mm

with some of America’s most prominent chefs. Now he is turning

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his hand to creating a cookbook. In Mixtape Potluck Cookbook,

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Questlove imagines the ultimate potluck dinner party, inviting more than fifty chefs, entertainers, and musicians—such as Eric

COOKING  MUSIC

Ripert, Natalie Portman, and Q-Tip—and asking them to bring

ISBN 978-1-4197-3248-5 US $29.99

along their favorite recipes. He also pairs each cook with a song that he feels best captures their unique creative energy. The result is not only an accessible, entertaining cookbook, but also a collection of Questlove’s diverting musical commentaries as well as an illustration of the fascinating creative relationship between music and food. With Questlove’s unique style of hosting dinner parties and his love of music, food, and entertaining, this book will give readers unexpected insights into the relationship between COVER NOT FINAL

culture and food.

Questlove is an American drummer, DJ, producer, designer, culinary entrepreneur, music educator, and bestselling author. He is also the cofounder of the Roots and the bandleader for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He lives in New York.

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Green Day 

BY BOB GRUEN

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220 color photographs

Dookie put punk rock pioneers Green Day on the

15,000 words

musical map, and renowned photographer Bob

176 pages

Gruen has been taking photos of the band ever

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since. Green Day includes behind-the-scenes

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photos as well as concert images from their

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international tours, many of which are previously

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unpublished—along with photos from their Rock

MUSIC  PHOTOGRAPHY

and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in 2015 and the band’s 2009 hit Broadway play American

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Idiot (the soundtrack of which won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album). The book has the full support of the band, with quotes and commentary from Billie Joe Armstrong, Tré Cool, and Mike Dirnt throughout.

Bob Gruen is one of the most famous rock-and-roll photographers of all time. For almost 50 years his images have appeared worldwide in every form—from T-shirts to postage stamps. He is the author of John Lennon: The New York Years, Rock Seen, and New York Dolls. He lives in New York City.

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by Bob Gruen Rock Seen ISBN 978-0-8109-9772-1 US $50.00 RIGHTS SOLD: JAPANESE (SMASH CORPORATION)

99 Bottles T H E W I N E S T H AT C H A N G E M Y L I F E ( A N D C A N C H A N G E YO U R S TO O ) 

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S PECIFICATIONS n this entertaining, informative, and thoroughly unconventional wine guide, award-winning sommelier, winemaker, and wine edu-

cator André Mack presents readers with the 99 Bottles that have most impacted his life. Instead of just pairing wines with foods, Mack pairs practical information with personal stories, offering up recommendations alongside reflections on being one of the only

African-Americans to ever work at the top level of the American wine industry. The 99 Bottles range from highly accessible commercial wines to the most rarefied Bordeaux on the wine list at The French Laundry, and each bottle offers readers something to learn

100 two-color illustrations 40,000 words 240 pages 229 x 165 mm Hardcover PUB MONTH: SEPTEMBER 2019 FOOD & WINE ISBN 978-1-4197-3259-1 US $24.99

about wine. This window into Mack’s life combines a maverick’s perspective on the wine industry with an insider’s advice on navigating wine lists, purchasing wine, and drinking more diverse and interesting selections at home. 99 Bottles is a one-of-kind exploration of wine culture today from a true trailblazer.

André Mack, one of the US’s top sommeliers, worked at both the French Laundry and Per Se. He is the founder of the Mouton Noir wine, annually producing 13 varietals in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, and he is also a graphic designer and visual artist. His first wine bar is slated to open in 2018. Mack lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Two Trains Leave Paris S PECIFICATIONS

NUMBER PROBLEMS FOR WORD PEOPLE

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30,000 words 176 pages 203 × 152mm PUB MONTH: MAY 2019 X + 0 - X2 = 0

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Train A (60 k)

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Paris

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undervalued subject taught in school. Two Trains Leave

Paris: Number Problems for Word People seeks to offer readers an

Math is universal, but it’s also the least understood subject taught in school. Two Trains Leave Paris: Number Problems for Word People seeks to offer readers an opportunity to experience Math like never before. You must use the Pythagorean theorem to figure out how far apart two ex-lovers are when they simultaneously realize that they cannot live without each other. You must use addition (and logic) to explore the ridiculous (and patriarchal!) wage gap. Throughout seven chapters, each covering a different type of Math, readers will follow a series of characters as they apply for jobs, fall in love, get abducted by aliens, and experience many of life’s other momentous (and small) occasions, all of which are dictated by—you guessed it—Math! Through humor, Mathematical history, and how-to-solve sections, Two Trains Leave Paris asks readers to help its characters find growth in the most unexpected of places: word problems. And the answers are, of course, in the back.

opportunity to experience math like never before. You must use the

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Pythagorean Theorem to figure out how far apart two ex-lovers are

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when they simultaneously realize that they cannot live without each

other. You must use addition (and logic) to explore the ridiculous

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Two trains leave Paris, heading in different directions, a man on one and a woman on the other. The ex-lovers look back toward the city of love, thinking, Every end is a new beginning, and breaking up was for the best. No turning back now, this train only goes one way. Train A makes its first stop 60 kilometers due west. Train B makes its first stop 80 kilometers due north. How much distance is between them when they simultaneously have this same, heartbreaking thought?

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ALL THE MATH YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED! (OR ASKED FOR!)

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(and patriarchal!) wage gap. Throughout six math-themed chapters,

Train B (80 k)

Paris

readers will follow a series of characters as they apply for jobs, fall in love, get abducted by aliens, and experience many of life’s other

big and small moments, all of which are dictated by—you guessed it—math! With the help of humor, mathematical history, how-to-solve TAYLOR MARIE FREY + MIKE WESOLOWSKI

U.S. $15.99 Can. $19.99 U.K. £10.99 ISBN: ISBN978-1-4197-3274-4 978-1-4197-3274-4

FOREWORD BY DR. SAMUEL EVENS

PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

ILLUSTRATIONS BY PATRICK TORRES

sections, and an itroduction by University of Notre Dame math professor, Dr. Samuel Evens, Two Trains Leave Paris asks readers to help its characters find growth in the most unexpected of places: word problems. And the answers are, of course, in the back. 12/7/18 3:52 PM

Tae Marie Frey is a writer, comedian, and actress, who has appeared in the TV series Roadies and the Oscarnominated film Carol. Mike Wesolowski is a comedian who writes for Runt of the Web. They both live in Los Angeles.

The New Plant Parent D E V E LO P YO U R G R E E N T H U M B A N D C A R E F O R YO U R H O U S E - P L A N T FA M I LY 

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220 color photographs 20,000 words 208 pages

or indoor gardeners everywhere, Darryl Cheng offers a new way to grow healthy house plants. The New Plant

Parent covers all of the basics of growing house plants, from

178 x 229 mm

everyday care like watering and fertilizing, to containers,

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to recommended species, to display and arrangements.

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Among his many useful ideas, Cheng describes an easy way

INTERIOR DESIGN 

for anyone with a smartphone to measure the quantity of

GARDENING

light, which, more than anything else, determines a plant’s quality of life and tells plant parents how they should adjust

ISBN 978-1-4197-3239-3 US $24.99

their care and expectations. Cheng’s friendly tone, personal stories, and accessible photographs fill his book with the same generous spirit that has made @houseplantjournal, his Instagram account, a popular source of advice and inspiration for thousands of indoor gardeners.

Darryl Cheng’s Instagram account, @houseplantjournal, has 170,000 followers. A business analyst, engineer, photographer, and home gardener, Cheng brings all of these skills to his innovative approach to understanding and caring for house plants.

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Aimee Song: World of Style 

500 color photographs 7,500 words

BY AIMEE SONG

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352 pages 191 × 140mm f Capture Your Style was Aimee Song’s guide to building your social media brand, then Aimee Song: World of Style is

a celebration of what makes the Instagram icon’s own brand so fabulous. In this brand-new tome, Song collects 500 of her all-time favorite looks. From the streets of New York to the cafés of Paris to the beaches of Indonesia, Song shows off her incredible street style fashion and shares memories from her travels around the globe. Annotated images and personal

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notes throughout will offer Song’s 4.5 million followers what they love most about following Aimee—the inspiring fashion, beautiful food, travel tips, and a peek at the jet-setting life

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that has made her such a popular tastemaker. At a chunky 352 pages, Aimee Song: World of Style is a must-have gift for Aimee’s many fans, and an inspirational look at one of the internet’s biggest fashion sensations.

by Aimee Song Capture Your Style ISBN 978-1-4197-2215-8 US $19.95

Aimee Song is the blogger behind Song of Style and the author of the New York Times bestselling Capture Your Style (Abrams Image, 2016). She is a sought-after consultant and has collaborated with such luxury brands as Michael Kors, Diane von Furstenberg, Tiffany & Co., and many others. She frequently appears on national television spots for Cover Girl, E!, MTV, and more.

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50 Places to Surf Before You Die S U R F I N G E X P E R T S S H A R E T H E W O R L D ’ S G R E AT E S T D E S T I N AT I O N S 

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Next in series 50 Places to Climb Before You Die

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ifty Places to Surf Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated guide to the most thrilling surfing des-

tinations in the world. Covering quintessential beaches,

including: Oahu’s North Shore; Australia’s Gold Coast; and of course, Malibu, California, the book also invites you to discover such unexpected gems as the Amazon and the Gulf of Alaska. From the frigid waters off Iceland’s

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Reykjanes Peninsula to Nazaré, Portugal, where in 2013 Garrett McNamara broke a world record for surfing the tallest wave (78 feet!), Fifty Places to Surf takes readers on a wide-roving adventure, divulging the details that make each venue unique—and plenty of tips for those

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who aspire to surf there. Featuring interviews with sea-

by Chris Santella Fifty Places to Camp Fifty Places to Drink Beer Fifty Places to Fly Fish Fifty Places to Go Birding Fifty Places to Play Golf Fifty Places to Dive Fifty Places to Sail Fifty Places to Hike Fifty Places to Bike Fifty Places to Paddle Fifty Places to Ski & Snowboard

soned surfing experts such as pro surfer Joel Parkinson and Billabong executive Shannan North, Fifty Places to Surf Before You Die is an essential travel companion for surfers of all levels who are looking to catch that perfect wave.

Chris Santella is the author of 20 books, including 14 titles in the Fifty Places series. A freelance writer and marketing consultant based in Portland, Oregon, he contributes regularly to the Washington Post, the New York Times, and Forbes.com.

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All the Restaurants in New York Next in series Paris and London



BY JOHN DONOHUE

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rom romantic places like Le Bernardin to beloved hole-in-the-walls like Corner Bistro,

John Donahue's renderings of people's favorite restaurants capture the emotional pull a certain place can have on the hearts of New Yorkers. The drawings

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of All the Restaurants in New York are characterized

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by their appealingly loose and gently distorted lines.

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These transportive images are intentionally spare,

240 pages

leaving the viewer room to layer on their own mean-

203 × 203 mm

ing and draw connections to their own memories of

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a place, of a time, of an atmosphere. Featuring an

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eclectic mix of 100 restaurants—from Minetta Tavern

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to Frankies 457 and River Café —this charming collection of drawings is accompanied by interviews

ISBN 978-1-4197-3445-8 US $27.50

with the owners, chefs, and loyal patrons of these restaurants.

John Donohue is a former editor at the New Yorker and launched the website All the Restaurants in New York in January 2017.

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The Great Great Wall A LO N G T H E B O R D E R S O F H I S TO RY F R O M C H I N A TO M E X I C O 

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Trump’s signature promises was that he would build a “great

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great wall” on the border between the US and Mexico, and Mexico was going to pay for it. A year and a half into his term, with only a few prototype segments erected, the wall is the 2,000-mile, multibillion-dollar elephant in the room of contemporary American life. In The Great Great Wall, architectural historian and critic Ian

Volner takes a deep dive into the story of Trump’s wall. Volner follows the conception, selling, design, and construction (or lack thereof) of this expensive and consequential barrier, giving readers a detailed look at what’s happening in Washington, DC, and along

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the border. He also travels far afield, to China, the Middle East, Northern England, and back to our border to examine the barriers we’ve been building for centuries. Why do we build walls? What do they reveal about human history? The Great Great Wall is an absorbing, smart, and timely book on an incredibly contentious and newsworthy topic.

Ian David Volner is an architectural historian and design critic. His previous books include Michael Graves: Design for Life and This Is Frank Lloyd Wright. He has traveled to far-flung places like the Caucasus Mountains, the townships of South Africa, and the slums of Panama City to write for the Wall Street Journal, the New Republic, Artforum, and more.

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First: First Woman is an intimate first-person account of the public

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and private lives of Selina Meyer, America’s first woman president.

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Known and beloved throughout the world as a vocal and fearless

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advocate for adult literacy, fighting AIDS, our military families, and as

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a stalwart champion of the oppressed, especially the long-suffering

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people of Tibet, President Meyer is considered one of the world’s most

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notable people. In her own words, she reveals the innermost workings of the world’s most powerful office, sharing previous secret details along with her own personal feelings about the historic events of her time.

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In A Woman First: First Woman, President Selina Meyer tells the story of her times the way that only she could. Readers will gain new insights not only into Meyer herself but also the mechanics of governing and the many colorful personalities in Meyer’s orbit, including world leaders and her devoted cadre of allies and aides, many of them already familiar to the American people. The perfect gift for dad or grad, there has never been another book to compare with it in terms of both capturing the true essence of not only being president but also the very state of our union. In 2012, Selina Meyer made history when she was elected the first female Vice President of the US as the running mate of President Stuart Hughes. When Hughes resigned in 2016, Meyer again electrified the world when she took charge in the Oval Office. Working round-the-clock with her signature drive and intelligence, Meyer managed to overcome decades of government indifference and inertia to create signature initiatives on a broad variety of fronts.

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In Search of the Color Purple T H E S TO RY O F WA L K E R ' S M A S T E R P I E C E 

BY SAL AMISHAH TILLET

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lice Walker made history in 1982 when she became the first black

woman to win the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, both

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for The Color Purple. Published in the Reagan Era amid a severe backlash to

civil rights, the jazz age novel tells the story of an African-American woman haunted by domestic and sexual violence. Prominent academic and activist Salamishah Tillet combines cultural criticism, history, and memoir to explore Walker’s epistolary novel, and shows how it has influenced and been informed by the zeitgeist of the time. Through interviews with Walker, Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, and others, as well as archival research, Tillet studies Walker’s life and the origins of her subjects, including violence, sexuality, gender, and politics. The Color Purple continues to resonate with Tillet—as a sexual violence survivor, as a teacher of the novel, and as an accomplished academic. Provocative and personal, In Search of the Color Purple is a bold work from an important public intellectual.

Salamishah Tillet is a scholar, cultural critic, and activist. A professor at Rutgers University-Newark, she is a regular contributor to the New York Times. She lives in New Jersey.

On 1984 T H E S TO RY O F O R W E L L' S M A S T E R P I E C E 

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ince its publication nearly 70 years ago, George Orwell’s 1984 has been regarded as one of the most influential novels of the modern

age. Politicians have testified to its influence on their intellectual identities, rock musicians have made records about it, TV viewers watch a reality

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facts.” The world we live in is often described as an Orwellian one, awash

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in inescapable surveillance and invasions of privacy.

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On 1984 dives deep into Orwell’s life to chart his earlier writings and key moments in his youth, such as his years at a boarding school, whose strict and charismatic headmaster shaped the idea of Big Brother. Taylor tells the story of the writing of the book, taking readers to the Scottish island of Jura, where Orwell, newly famous thanks to Animal Farm but coping with personal tragedy and rapidly declining health, struggled to finish 1984. Published during the cold war—a term Orwell coined—Taylor elucidates the environmental influences on the book. Then he examines 1984’s post-publication life, including its role as a tool to understand our language, politics, and government. In a current climate where truth, surveillance, censorship, and critical thinking are contentious, Orwell’s work is necessary. Written with resonant and reflective analysis, On 1984 is both brilliant and remarkably timely.

D. J. Taylor is a British critic, novelist, and biographer. Taylor contributes to many newspapers including the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph. Taylor resides in Norwich, England.

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Au Revoir Tristesse 

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"Witty, likeable, and lighthearted." — Lionel Shriver “This wonderfully entertaining book is a passionate, hilarious, joyful love letter to Russian literature.” — Allison Pearson, The Telegraph

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ike many people the world over, Viv Groskop, a writer, comedian, and journalist living in London, wishes she was

a little more French. Groskop studied the language obsessively starting at age 11, and spent every holiday there, desperate to escape her Englishness and to have some French chic rub off on

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her. In Au Revoir, Tristesse, Groskop mixes literary history and memoir to explore how the classics of French literature show how to infuse your life with joie de vivre, and say goodbye to sadness. With chapters on Proust, Victor Hugo, Flaubert, Stendahl, Balzac, COVER NOT FINAL

Camus, and of course Francoise Sagan, this is a delectable read for book lovers everywhere.

Viv Groskop is an award-winning comedian, writer, and broadcaster based in London. She is the author of The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons From Russian Literature (Fig Tree in the UK and Abrams Press in the US).

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Women on Food 

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omen on Food unites the radical, diverging female voices of the food industry in this urgent collection

of essays, interviews, questionnaires, illustrations, quotes,

and ephemera. Edited by Charlotte Druckman and written by esteemed food journalists and thinkers, including Soleil Ho, Nigella Lawson, Diana Henry, Carla Hall, Helen Rosner, Rachael Ray, and many others, this compilation illuminates the notable and varied women who make up the food world. Exploring everyday issues from the #MeToo movement, the gender pay gap, and the underrepresentation of women of color in leadership, to cultural trends including reality shows, the intersection of fashion and food, and the evolution of food writing in the last few decades, Women on Food brings together food’s most vital female voices.

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Charlotte Druckman is a journalist, food writer, and creator of Food52’s Tournament of Cookbooks (a.k.a. The Piglet). She is the author of Stir, Sizzle, Bake and Skirt Steak: Women Chefs on Standing the Heat & Staying in the Kitchen, and coauthor of Anita Lo’s Cooking Without Borders. Druckman resides in New York.

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The Fixed Stars 

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hree years ago, bestselling author Molly Wizenberg experienced something that she didn’t know could happen: She discovered that

her sexual orientation had changed. Having written two memoirs about

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her courtship with and marriage to a man, this was, at best, inconvenient.

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For the better part of a year, she tried to return her life to the way

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she’d known it—and ended up with hives and a full-blown panic attack,

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coming out to her mother in an emergency room at two o’clock in the

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morning. She wound up with the realization that the narrative of our lives is not linear.

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Wizenberg’s new memoir, The Fixed Stars, is a book about living in-between, about letting go of norms that no longer fi t. It’s about sex and gender, parenthood and identity, and the myriad ways we make loving, healthy families. It’s a story about rewriting who we are. Wizenberg writes about how she and her husband have worked to COVER NOT FINAL

invent a divorce that fi ts them and their four-year-old daughter. Through the mess of it all—dividing furniture and finances, coming out to friends and colleagues, learning to co-parent a kid who has a lot of tough questions—she begins to redefine on her own terms some of life’s trickiest concepts: success, failure, commitment, love.

Molly Wizenberg is the author of the James Beard Award–winning blog Orangette and two bestselling books, A Homemade Life and Delancy. She has written for Bon Appétit, The Washington Post, Saveur, The Guardian, and more. She lives in Seattle.

The Most Spectacular Resaurant in the World T H E T W I N TO W E R S , W I N D O W S O N T H E W O R L D, A N D T H E R E B I R T H O F N E W YO R K S PECIFICATIONS 100,000 words 320 pages, plus 16 page insert 229 x 152 mm Hardcover PUB MONTH:



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n the 1970s, New York City was plagued by crime, filth, and an ineffective government. The city was falling apart, and even the newly

constructed World Trade Center threatened to be a fiasco. But in April

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1976, a quarter-mile up on the 107th floor of the North Tower, a new

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restaurant called Windows on the World opened its doors—a glittering

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sign that New York wasn’t done just yet. In The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World, journalist Tom Roston tells the complete history of this incredible restaurant, from its stunning $14-million opening to 9/11 and its tragic end. There are stories of the people behind it, such as Joe Baum, the celebrated restaurateur, who was said to be the only man who could outspend an unlimited budget; the well-tipped waiters; and the cavalcade of famous guests, as well as everyday people celebrating the key moments in their lives. Roston also charts the changes in American food, from baroque and theatrical to locally sourced and organic. Built on more than 200 original interviews, The Most Spectacular Restaurant in the World is the story of New York City’s restaurant culture and the quintessential American drive to succeed. A journalist for over 20 years, Tom Roston worked at The Nation and Vanity Fair, and was a senior editor at Premiere for a decade. His work has appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine, and more. Roston writes about documentary films for PBS.org. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Ten Drugs H O W P L A N T S , P O W D E R S , A N D P I L L S H AV E S H A P E D T H E H I S TO RY O F M E D I C I N E 

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100,000 words ehind every landmark drug is a story. It could be an oddball

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researcher’s genius insight, a catalyzing moment in geopolitical

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history, a new breakthrough technology, or an unexpected but welcome

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side effect discovered during clinical trials. Piece together these stories,

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as Thomas Hager does in this remarkable, century-spanning history,

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Beginning with opium, the “joy plant,” which has been used for 10,000 years, Hager tells a captivating story of medicine. His subjects include the largely forgotten female pioneer who introduced smallpox inoculation to Britain, the infamous knockout drops, the first antibiotic, which saved countless lives, the first antipsychotic, which helped empty public mental hospitals, Viagra, statins, and the new frontier of monoclonal antibodies. This is a deep, wide-ranging, and wildly entertaining

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Thomas Hager is an award-winning author of books on the history of science and medicine, including The Demon Under the Microscope. He is a courtesy associate professor of journalism and communication at the University of Oregon.

The Cider Revival D I S PATC H E S F R O M T H E O R C H A R D 

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settlers and founding fathers, it was ubiquitous and pervasive,

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but following Prohibition when orchards were destroyed and neglected,

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cider all but disappeared. In The Cider Revival, Jason Wilson chronicles

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what is happening now, an extraordinary rebirth that is less than a

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Following the seasons through the autumn harvest, winter fermentation, spring bottling, and summer festival and orchard work, Wilson travels around New York and New England, with forays to the Midwest, the

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West Coast, and Europe. He meets the new heroes of cider: orchardists who are rediscovering long lost apple varieties, cider makers who have the attention to craftsmanship of natural wine makers, and beverage professionals who see cider as poised to explode in popularity. What emerges is a deeply rewarding story, an exploration of cider’s identity and future, and its cultural and environmental significance. A blend of history and travelogue, The Cider Revival is a toast to a complex drink.

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Jason Wilson is an award-winning journalist and the author of Boozehound and Godforsaken Grapes. The series editor for Best American Travel Writing since its inception in 2000, Wilson has also written for the Washington Post, the New York Times, The New Yorker, and many others. He lives in the Philadelphia suburbs.

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99 Things I Want to Do (Guided Journal)

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follow-up to the best-selling 99 Things That Bring Me Joy, this guided journal encourages you to find joy in the

future and in all the possibilities it holds. More than a bucket list,

99 Things I Want to Do prompts you to think about the mix of ongoing goals and one-time accomplishments that fi t your definition of a fulfilling life. Jot down a habit you’d like break, a mentor you need to thank, books you plan to read, trips you hope to take, and home projects you want to tackle. With full-color illustrations throughout and entries designed for checking-off

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as you complete them, this journal a wonderful gift for birthdays, graduations, and other milestone events.

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Studio MUTI, founded in 2011, is a creative team of illustrators and designers who are passionate about producing original and inspiring artwork, from lettering to icons, and digital painting to animation.


Being in Your Body A J O U R N A L F O R S E L F - LOV E A N D B O DY P O S I T I V I T Y 

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Color illustrations throughout early every woman—of any age, size, shape, and

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color—deals with her own inner dialogue of self-criticism.

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Body shame, reinforced by socially entrenched beauty norms and

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intensified by social media, is incredibly difficult to shake. In The

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Body Positive, author Fariha Róisín prompts women to explore a

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concepts like compare-and-despair and the false connection

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between thinness and happiness, the journal walks women through the process of cultivating confidence in themselves, while advocat-

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ing for a broader definition of beauty for all. It features sumptuous illustrations throughout and quotes contributed by a diverse array of body positive advocates, writers, and influencers, including: Amanda de Cadnet, Alok Vaid Menon, Safia Elhillo, Vivek Shraya, and Jenna Wortham.

Fariha Róisín is an Australian-Canadian writer based in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Vice, Fusion, the Village Voice, Vogue, BuzzFeed, Medium, and others. In 2012, she began cohosting the podcast Two Brown Girls, which highlighted black and brown voices in film and TV, emphasizing the importance of representation. She resides in Brooklyn, New York.

Stories for My Grandchild A G R A N D M OT H E R ’ S J O U R N A L 

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2,000 words tories for My Grandchild is a keepsake journal for the

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21st-century grandmother. It contains writing prompts

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that are tailored to capture a contemporary woman’s life:

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her family history, memories, values, and personality. Her

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grandchildren will love knowing how she amused herself

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as a child, what dating was like when she was a teenager,

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and how she navigated challenges and opportunities

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throughout adulthood. The journaling prompts are by Honey Good, a grandmother of 25 grandchildren, who is actively

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redefining this stage of life on her award-winning website HoneyGood.com. Stories for My Grandchild is a hardcover with a cloth spine, foil-stamped case, and stylish design like no other grandparent journal on the market. It is the perfect Mother’s Day gift, baby shower gift, or birthday present for the discerning grandmother.

Honey Good is the founder of HoneyGood.com, an award-winning online destination for women over 50. She also contributes to Medium, Sixty and Me, thirdAGE, and Grand magazine. She has 25 grandchildren and resides in Chicago and Rancho Mirage, California.

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Our Family A F I L L- I N B O O K O F T R A D I T I O N A L M E M O R I E S , A N D S TO R I E S S PECIFICATIONS



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ecord cherished traditions, happy memories, and fun facts about each family member in this exquisitely designed

keepsake journal. You can use the book to commemorate a

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specific celebration, like a family reunion, or keep it just for your

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immediate family, perhaps returning to the book regularly at

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holidays or birthdays as a way to see how everyone grows and changes as time goes by. It begins with a chapter devoted to your immediate family, where you write down details about the people

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you share your day-to-day life with. The second chapter contains a repeating questionnaire meant to capture fun facts, stories, and memories from individual family members. The last section encourages the whole family to engage in activities like family superlatives and reimagining your family as fairy-tale characters or animals in a zoo. It also includes a family tree! No matter how you choose to use this book, you’ll have a cherished family keepsake you can treasure for years to come.

Noterie is a gift and stationery imprint within ABRAMS. In addition to creating products with authors, artists, and brands, we originate some of our own titles in-house.

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BY SASHA PROOD

Next in series Pencil Workshop!

144 color and 50 black-and-white illustrations 10,000 words 248 pages 203 × 203 mm Paperback PUB MONTH: FEBRUARY 2019 GIFT & STATIONERY  ART  CRAFT ISBN 978-1-4197-3352-9 US $24.99

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ake your drawing, doodling, or lettering to the next level and explore the easy-to-use yet incredibly diverse medium of fine-tip markers and colored pens. Follow along as artist Sasha Prood teaches you all the skills you’ll

need to create your own beautifully inked artwork. She starts with basic marks like hatching, contouring, and stippling

and then progresses to more complicated marks like looping and ragging. She’ll also show you how to experiment with density, create smooth gradients, and play with contrast to add depth and detail to your designs. The unique two-book format gives you everything you need to get started! The full-color instruction book is filled with step-by-step instructions, helpful tips, and stunning example artwork, and the corresponding workbook is printed on heavyweight paper so

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there’s no danger of bleed-through as you work your way through the experiments.

Sasha Prood, author of Watercolor Workshop, is an illustrator and graphic designer whose work has been featured in ELLE Interiors, Apartment Therapy, and Oh Joy! She lives in Brooklyn, New York.


Writing Action / Writing Character / Writing Dialogue / Writing Humor A P O R TA B L E W O R K S H O P A N D P R O M P T S  ●

Next Up: Writing Memoir, Writing SciFi, and Fantasy

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it Bit is a new series of portable writing-prompt books, each one devoted to a single aspect of the craft of writing (characters, dialogue, action, and humor). Each book begins with an informative and example-rich essay by a

published writer, followed by roughly 40 prompts and space to write. Sharpen your observation of people and capture them with well-chosen details in Writing Character. Practice mimicking speech patterns and creating believable

conversations in Writing Dialogue. Propel your stories forward with action-packed prose in Writing Action and find your comedic voice in Writing Humor. For seasoned and novice writers alike, these books are manageable in size, apply to all genres and styles of writing, and offer both inspiration and structure for a creative practice.

The San Francisco Writers’ Grotto is a community of writers that was founded in 1993. It now has more than 100 members who share workspace and teach classes in downtown San Francisco.

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Christmas in a Book 

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novel way to usher in the holidays, Christmas in a Book transforms into a cheerfully decorated tree that you can display on a desk,

table, or mantle. The pages feature familiar lyrics from “The Twelve Days

of Christmas” along with pop-up branches decorated with ornaments representing each of the twelve days. The pop-ups ultimately form a full Christmas tree, complete with ladies dancing, drummers drumming, and a partridge in a pear tree. Allie Runnion is a designer and illustrator living in Maine.

Hanukkah in a Book 

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elebrate the eight days of the Festival of Lights with a unique book that transforms into a menorah to display on a desk, table, or mantle.

The pages feature traditional prayers in Hebrew and a retelling of the history

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of Hanukkah recited during the holiday, along with pop-up candles that you

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Carolyn Gavin is a designer and illustrator living in Toronto.

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his book transforms into an everlasting garden for your table, desk,

or shelf. The pages feature eight pop-up succulents and cacti, along

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with text describing their unique characteristics, resilience, and healing

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properties. Perfect for the stylish young mom or the “adulting” grad, this

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book offers the gift of no-maintenance greenery.

Rachel Grant is a designer and illustrator living in North Staffordshire, England.

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pop-up celebration for a kid, teenager, or kid-at-heart! This book turns into a cake topped with whimsical decorations: a shooting

star, a unicorn, a rainbow, and more. It begins with a fill-in-the-blank birthday

message and contains Hello!Lucky’s adorable art and puns throughout.

ISBN 978-1-4197-3734-3 US $16.99 Hello!Lucky is a design studio founded by sisters Eunice Moyle and Sabrina Moyle. Hello!Lucky is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Die-cut Pop-ups to Tranform the Book into a Decorative Object

Succulents in a Book JAC K E T C O M E S O F F. P L A N T S P O P U P. D I S P L AY O N YO U R D E S K ! 

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his book transforms into an everlasting garden for your table,

desk, or shelf. The pages feature eight pop-up succulents and

cacti, along with text describing their unique characteristics, resilience, and healing properties. Perfect for the stylish young mom or the

GIFT & STATIONERY  NATURE  GARDENING ISBN 978-1-4197-3751-0 US $16.99

“adulting” grad, this book offers the gift of no-maintenance greenery.

Happy Day

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout

A BOUQUET IN A BOOK

1,500 words



24 pages

B Y M O L LY H ATC H

T

133 × 152mm his book offers a fresh take on the Victorian notion of

expressing oneself with the symbolic language of flowers.

Happy Day features bright, cheery flowers with uplifting sentiments. Each spread features a flower that “flips up” from the page, a brief description of the flower’s meaning, and its special message for the recipient. When all of the blossoms are popped up, the book can be

PUB MONTH: FEBRUARY 2018 RIGHTS SOLD: JAPANESE (GRAPHIC-SHA) GIFT & STATIONERY  NATURE  GARDENING

displayed on a desk just like a vase of flowers.

ISBN 978-1-4197-2954-6 US $16.99

Thinking of You

S PECIFICATIONS Color illustrations throughout

T U R N T H I S B O O K I N TO A B O U Q U E T

1,500 words



24 pages

B Y M O L LY H ATC H

T

133 × 152mm his book offers a fresh take on the Victorian notion of expressing oneself with the symbolic language of flowers. Thinking

of You offers a soothing array of blooms with empathetic meanings. Each spread features a flower that “flips up” from the page, a brief description of the flower’s symbolism, and its special message for

PUB MONTH: FEBRUARY 2018 RIGHTS SOLD: SIMPLIED CHINESE (JIANGSU KUWEI)

the recipient. When all of the blossoms are popped up, the book

GIFT & STATIONERY 

can be displayed on a desk just like a vase of flowers.

NATURE  GARDENING ISBN 978-1-4197-2955-3 US $16.99

Molly Hatch’s art studio produces one-of-a-kind installations for museums, tableware and home accessory lines, textiles, and greeting cards. She lives in Florence, Massachusetts.

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