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Contents Outward Bound. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Adventures with the Parkers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Camping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Cycling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Outdoor Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Climbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Hiking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Best Easy Day Hikes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

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Contents GPP Trade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Recent Releases. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Regional Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Fishing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 Equestrian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Travel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 Footprint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129 Alastair Sawday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Appalachian Mountain Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bradt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Day Hike Books. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Globetrotter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jonglez Publishing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Milepost. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . People’s Press. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thomas Cook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trailblazer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Everyman Chess. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 Sales Representatives. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174 Media Request Form. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176

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Finding Happiness in Simplicity

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Everyday Joys for Simple Living Throughout the Year Gail Fraser and Art Poulin


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Gail Fraser and her artist-husband Art Poulin believe that they have found a way to maneuver around the potholes of life by living simply and purposefully. They have been fortunate to enjoy a life of elegant simplicity on their 40-acre gentleman’s farm and artist retreat in upstate New York where they can create their art. This book opens a window into their world of tranquility—a stark contrast to today’s times, a kind of visual chicken soup for the soul. Combining Art’s landscape paintings and Gail’s thoughtful words, Finding Happiness in Simplicity provides a charming but deeply compelling message that there are everyday joys to be realized and that these small things can bring us closer to a more fulfilling life. The recommended joys of simple living are grouped by season and include: Plant Seeds in the Earth, Know Where Your Home Is, Be Joyful with Animals, Honor Friends and Family, Lose Yourself in a Small Town, and more.


A lavishly illustrated, inspirational book that offers ways to experience and deepen one’s happiness through simple living


Gail Fraser worked for Fortune 500 companies before leaving the corporate track for a simpler life. She is the author of five novels in the “Lumby” series (NAL). Art ­Poulin is considered one of America’s foremost folk artists. His landscapes blend America’s simplicity with a deep appreciation of twentieth-century architecture.

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Love, Loss, and Laughter Seeing Alzheimer’s Differently Cathy Greenblat Endorsed by Alzheimer’s Disease International Foreword by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan 978-0-7627-7907-9 ■ March 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 11 x 81/2 176 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ full-color throughout ■ Lyons Press HEALTH & FITNESS

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More than 5.3 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s, and nearly 11 million family members and friends serve as unpaid caregivers. Love, Loss, and Laughter challenges the typical perception of people with Alzheimer’s as “empty shells,” lost to themselves and others. Endorsed by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), this important work melds uplifting photographs with thoughtful text by the author, care partners, researchers, medical practitioners, social care providers, activists, and people living with dementia diagnoses. While research for a cure will one day bring an end to the problem, this inspirational book shows and tells how today we can achieve ADI’s vision of “a better life for people with dementia and their carers.” More than one hundred touching photographs—taken in homes, memory clinics, day programs, and residential centers in the US, France, India, Japan, the Dominican Republic and Canada—are interwoven with insightful commentaries from thirty-five international contributors whose personal experiences and statements about good practices reinforce the author’s message: People with dementia


A book that shifts the focus on Alzheimer’s from despair to hope

retain vital capacities. Their quality of life can be significantly enhanced via person-centered care that increases confidence, nourishes capacities, and opens better communication challenges. While there is great sadness in losing one’s cognitive abilities, family members and caregivers can also share a wealth of love and moments of joy. With the help of this book, our view of Alzheimer’s can shift from “the long goodbye” to “the long hello.”

5 Cathy Greenblat, PhD, is Professor Emerita of Sociology at Rutgers University, where she has served as a member of the Departments of Sociology and Women’s Studies. She has authored more than 100 professional articles and 14 books. Her award-winning photographs of aging, Alzheimer’s, and palliative care have been exhibited worldwide.


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“i hope that the person who comes into my show and the person who comes out are not quite the same.” —Sebastião Salgado, photographer


“An umbrella protects us from the rain. It’s important that we create an invisible / virtual umbrella for those who receive an Alzheimer’s diagnosis—an umbrella made of confirmation, love, care, and true friendship.” —Claudia Bayer-Feldmann, psychologist

’ve changed my mind about Alzheimer’s disease. I hope this book will help change yours. For years I accepted the stereotypical view of people with dementia, one characterized by fear and despair about their changing brains and the consequences of that change. What I saw in homes, day care centers, memory clinics and residential communities in several countries over the past decade challenged that mindset. People living with dementia, along with their family and professional caregivers, offered a much more hopeful vision. They taught me that there are effective strategies for maintaining capacities, independence, and quality of life. It is indeed possible to alter what is referred to as “the long goodbye” into “a long hello.” I subsequently read about the paradigm shift underlying this new approach. Psycho-gerontologist Tom Kitwood pointed the way from a biomedical model to a social model, and others have built upon his writings and work. This groundbreaking approach calls for viewing and treating dementing illnesses primarily as disabilities. A revolutionary conclusion: How the individual is affected by the disability is dramatically shaped by quality of care. Enhancement of personhood and efforts to maintain quality of life should be our highest priorities

I am using “Alzheimer’s disease” loosely as an inclusive term, since it is the way most people refer to the full set of disorders. As Peter Whitehouse and Danny George explain in The Myth of Alzheimer’s, it is imperative to recognize that changes in our brains as we age are brought about by a myriad of environmental, psychological, biological, medical, social and cultural factors. Recognizing that complexity is part of the key to changing your mind It is also crucial to understand that the symptoms observed in people with dementia are not all caused by changes in the brain. Apathy, depression, confrontational behavior and other symptoms are at least in part the results of responses to the disease and to the person suffering from it. Much of the decline in capacity comes from care practices that further diminish the spirit of the ill person. Patients who are pitied become pitiful; those treated as hopeless lose hope; those treated as helpless become more helpless. In this book you will see individuals and families across social and economic classes, from several countries, helped to live with their losses through love and laughter. Person-centered care can diminish depression, apathy, agitation, frustration, anger, and guilt for those who suffer and for their caregivers. Despair and anguish can be significantly reduced by treating people as persons, not patients — establishing

Changing Brains, Changing Minds

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A modern, illustrated take on Culpeper’s Complete Herbal—Descriptions of 250 herbs and spices and their uses in ancient Greece to the present day

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CASTANEA SATIVA Family Fagaceae, Beech

STELLARIA MEDIA Family Carophylaceae, Pink

OTHER NAMES: Culpeper calls is a chesnut tree. Marron, Sardian nut, Jupiter’s nut, husked nut, Spanish chestnut, Portuguese chestnut, European chestnut.

A Book of Remarkable Plants and Their Uses Terry Breverton

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abundantly under the dominion of Jupiter, and therefore the fruit must needs breed good blood, and yield commendable nourishment to the body; yet if eaten overmuch, they make the blood thick, procure head-ach, and bind the body; the inner skin, that covereth the nut, is of so binding a quality, that a scruple of it taken by a man, or ten grains by a child, soon stops any flux whatsoever: The whole nut being dried and beaten into powder, and a dram taken at a time, is a good remedy to stop the terms in women. If you dry chesnuts, (only the kernels I mean) both the barks being taken away, beat them into powder, and make the powder into an electuary with honey, so have you an admirable remedy for the cough and spitting of blood.’ Easy to peel, unlike their spiky ‘conker’ cousins, horse chestnuts, sweet chestnuts can be eaten raw but are usually roasted. They also make an excellent stuffing for turkey and pheasant. Chestnut leaves were chewed

or made into tea as a popular remedy in fever and ague, for their tonic and astringent properties. Chestnut powder was sold for paroxysmal and convulsive coughs. The candied nuts are sold as marron glacés.

HISTORY: It was introduced into Europe from Sardis in Asia Minor, thus the fruit was called the ‘Sardian nut’. Theophrastus called it the ‘Euboean nut’ from the large Greek island in the Adriatic, where it was abundant. Roman soldiers were given chestnut porridge before entering battle. Evelyn spoke of chestnuts as ‘delicacies for princes and a lusty and masculine food for rusticks, and able to make women well-complexioned’, and then complained that in England they were chiefly given to pigs. In many European countries, they are sold, freshly roasted, by street vendors as a snack. Chestnut wood is more durable than oak for woodwork that has to be partially sunk in the ground, such as stakes and fenceposts. Because of this, it was used for making pitprops, wine barrels, house building and household furniture. In hop-growing areas it was in great demand for hop poles.

PROPERTIES AND USES: Culpeper: ‘The tree is


OTHER NAMES: Starweed, star chickweed, common chickweeds, adder’s mouth chickweed, Indian chickweed, satinflower, scarweed, scarwort, starwort, stitchwort, tongue grass, white bird’s-eye, winterweed (as it is found year-round), little star lady, bird herb, chick whittle, chicken’s meat, cluckweed (chickens love it, as do most birds).

old remedy for obesity, which may have been associated with its laxative properties. The juice was once taken to combat scurvy. Fresh chickweed can be eaten in summer salads and can be fed to pets to assist in the expulsion of hair balls, and sooth the digestive tract.

HISTORY: It can be used both internally and externally for healing and has been used throughout history to stop bleeding in the stomach and bowels. Chickweed has been used as a culinary herb in Britain since at least the Middle Ages. Paracelsus in 1530 described it as ‘The Elixir of of the supreme healers’.

DESCRIPTION: This small creeping plant is found everywhere, throughout the year; it has small white starry flowers on weak stems. PROPERTIES AND USES: ‘It is a

fine soft pleasing herb under the dominion of the Moon. The herb bruised or the juice applied with cloths or sponges dipped therein to the region of the liver, and as they dry to have it fresh applied, doth wonderfully temperate the heat of the liver’, Nicholas Culpeper. Chickweed is best known for its ability to cool inflammation and speed healing for internal or external flare-ups. Herbalists often recommend it as a poultice or ointment for minor burns, insect bites, skin irritations, skin abscesses and boils. Chickweed’s use as a wound herb is probably due to its saponin content. It can cool inflammation and speed healing. It is used for rashes, particularly when associated with dryness and itching. Chickweed is an effective and gentle laxative. Chickweed water is an

Chicken Feed Chickweed is a favourite source of food for chickens kept outdoors, hence its name. ‘Scarwort’ alludes to its healing properties for skin abrasions, and ‘stitchwort’ probably applies to chickweed lotion being used when wounds have been stitched. All varieties of chickweed share the interesting practice termed the Sleep of Plants, when every night (and when the weather is cloudy) the leaves fold over the tender buds and the new shoots.


Nicholas Culpeper’s The English Physitian: or an Astrologo-physical Discourse of the Vulgar Herbs of This Nation is more commonly known as “Culpeper’s Complete Herbal.” It was first printed in September 1653 (Culpeper died in January 1654) and immediately became a classic reference that is as fascinating today as it was more than 350 years ago. Breverton’s Complete Herbal is a reworking of that classic text for a modern-day audience. The book identifies each of Culpeper’s herbs and spices, with a description of their appearance and Latin name/family; plus descriptions of the herbs’ uses in medicine, dyeing, and/or cuisine from the Greeks to the present day. Informative and entertaining, it is packed with interesting facts associated with herbs. For example, most herbs have their uses attached to their old names: Lungwort cured lung illnesses, Fleabane was strewn to get rid of fleas, Wolfbane poisoned wolves, and Henbane killed chickens. Dog’s Grass was chewed by dogs when they were sick, EyeBright cured eye illnesses, Ducks-Meat was pond-algae, Gout-Herb cured gout, Mad-Wort cured the bite of a mad dog, Heart’s-Ease was for heart illness, and Rupture-Wort and Spleen-Wort helped ruptures and spleen illnesses. Arranged alphabetically, Breverton’s Complete Herbal describes 250 herbs and spices while containing feature sidebars and spreads on scented herb/medicinal gardens, the great herbalists, as well as New World herbs. Terry Breverton is a former businessman, consultant and academic, and now a full-time writer. Terry has presented documentaries on the Discovery Channel. He lives in the United Kingdom.

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From Theodore Roosevelt on man-eating lions to making a teepee in the wilderness, this collection of Boys’ Life classics presents great advice and fascinating stories. A follow-up to the highly successful The Best of Boys’ Life

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The Boy Scouts of America 978-0-7627-8014-3 ■ March 2012 $21.95 US/$23.95 CAN ■ US and Canada ■ Cloth ■ 81/2 x 11 192 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

Boys’ Life, the magazine for Boy Scouts of America, was launched in 1911 and grew to be one of the most popular youth magazines in America. Every month it features news, stories, jokes, and practical how-to instructions invaluable to all Scouts. Reproduced in facsimile form, The Boys’ Life Book of Outdoor Skills brings together a selection of the very best stories and pieces on living and thriving in the outdoors. Learn how to make smoke signals from 1911, a houseboat from 1919, a boomerang from 1928, a bridge from 1940, and an orange crate canoe from 1951; how to cook a chicken in a backpack from 1978; and many more interesting and enlightening skills from the magazine for Scouts. The Boy Scouts of America is the largest youth organization in the United States. Since its founding in 1910, more than 110 million boys from all parts of America have been members. The circulation of Boys’ Life was 6,000 in 1912, and the magazine now has over 8 million readers every month, including Scouts and non-Scouts.

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The Baseball Hall of Shame The Best of Blooperstown Bruce Nash and Allan Zullo 978-0-7627-7845-4 ■ March 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 ■ 288 pp 24/CTN ■ 50 b&w photos throughout ■ Lyons Press SPORTS & RECREATION

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From 1985 to 1992, The Baseball Hall of Shame series chronicled more than 100 years of baseball goofs and gaffes, selling more than 700,000 copies. Now, the authors of the most offbeat baseball books ever written are back, featuring their looniest lineup of classic stories and inducting their first new class of Hall of Shamers in twenty years. Bruce Nash and Allan Zullo cover everything from the battiest batters and craziest fielding fiascoes to the dumbest ballpark promotions and screwiest fan behavior. Hall of Shamers include outfielder Lou “The Mad Russian” Novikoff, who insisted his wife taunt him from the stands because it made him a better hitter . . . Pitcher Burleigh Grimes, who was so mean that he threw a beanball at the on-deck hitter . . . Outfielder Ping Bodie, who out-ate Percy the ostrich for the spaghetti-eating championship of the world . . . and Babe Ruth, who wore ladies’ silk stockings for good luck. Among the new inductees are Ken Griffey Jr., who put a cow in manager Lou Piniella’s office to pay off a steak dinner bet . . . Manny Ramirez, who abandoned left field to go to the bathroom during a game . . . and David “Big Papi” Ortiz, whose underwear was smeared with peanut butter as payback for the pranks he pulled on teammates. Filled with more than 200 stories and packed with photos, The Baseball Hall of Shame: The Best of Bloopers­ town is the most hilarious homage to the national pastime ever assembled, and a fitting testament to the Hall’s motto: “Fame and shame are part of the game.” Bruce Nash, president of Nash Entertainment, is the creator and producer of more than 80 television series and specials, including “Before They Were Stars,” “Magic’s Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed,” “Meet My Folks,” and “Who Wants To Be A Superhero?” His “Modern Marvels” series is one of cable’s longest running programs, with more than 500 one-hour episodes. On the sports front, Nash created and produced the critically acclaimed series “Amazing

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The greatest sports humor series is back with the most outrageous bloopers, blunders, and ­ bone-headed plays of all time! Plus, a brand new class of Hall of Shamers from the past twenty years!


Sports Stories,” which was nominated for four Sports Emmys. His company is headquartered in Hollywood, California. Allan Zullo has written more than 100 nonfiction books on such subjects as sports, the supernatural, history, animals, war, survival, heroism, and grandparenting. His latest book is Heroes of 9/11. Among his many sports books are When Bad Things Happen to Good Golfers, Golf Is a Funny Game and March to Madness. He writes two best-selling series for Scholastic, Haunted Kids and Ten True Tales. He lives in Fairview, North Carolina.

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An authoritative look back at the decade that brought America’s favorite game into the modern era

“I have read all of George Castle’s books, and I can say without hesitation that he is one of those rare individuals who is extremely gifted both as a reporter and a writer.” —Buzz Bissinger, author of Friday Night Lights and Three Nights in August

“George knows baseball history as well as any journalist or author in today’s game and certainly brings the era to life in this book.” —Ferguson Jenkins, Hall of Famer and 1971 NL Cy Young Award winner


“For those who take the time to read this gem, be prepared to learn more than you ever have about the game.”

When the Game Changed

—Doug Glanville, former Phillies and Cubs outfielder and now a baseball columnist

An Oral History of Baseball’s True Golden Age: 1969–1979 George Castle 978-0-7627-7243-8 ■ March 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper 51/2 x 8 ■ 336 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Cloth edition: 10/2010; 9781599219332 ■ 16-page photo insert Lyons Press ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

Acclaimed baseball writer and radio host George Castle recreates the sport’s most revolutionary decade via the memories of those who played, managed, and covered baseball from 1969 to 1979. During these ten years, baseball arose from a sport perceived as slow and old-fashioned (playing second-fiddle to the booming NFL) to become faster-paced, more inclusive, and progessive. In addition to a remarkable array of Hall of Famers and budding stars, the era saw numerous major changes. Rules were tweaked to promote offense. Free agency, arbitration, the first players’ strike, the designated hitter, the first African-American manager, the first all-black and Latin starting lineup, baseball’s first $1 million annual salary, the rise of the closer and bullpen specialization, Tommy John surgery—the list of topics discussed in this book by baseball’s participants of the 1970s goes on. Contributors include: A-List players and managers like Fergie Jenkins, Billy Williams, Gaylord Perry, Joe Morgan, Tony Perez, Bruce Sutter, Brooks Robinson, Orlando Cepeda, Tom Seaver, Phil Niekro, Jim Rice, Jim Palmer, Bert Blyleven, Tommy John, Lou Piniella, Fred Lynn, Luis Tiant, Earl Weaver, and Sparky Anderson; as well as “everyday” players; coaches; front-office staff; announcers; and sportswriters. George Castle has covered Major League Baseball, the Chicago Cubs, and the Chicago White Sox for decades for various newspapers and magazines, including the Times of Northwest Indiana. The author of ten books, including Sweet Lou and the Cubs (Lyons Press), he lives near Chicago.

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Revised and completely updated: the most entertaining and comprehensive guide to every baseball fan’s dream road-trip . . . including all eight new ballparks since the 2004 edition!


The Ultimate Baseball Road-Trip, 2nd A Fan’s Guide to Major League Stadiums Josh Pahigian and Kevin O’Connell 978-0-7627-7340-4 ■ March 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 71/2 x 91/4 544 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Previous edition: 03/2004; 9781592281596 ■ 85 b&w photos throughout Lyons Press ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

The Ultimate Baseball Road-Trip is part travel manual, part ballpark atlas, part baseball history book, part restaurant and city guide, and, not least, part epic narrative. Years ago, two baseball fanatics and entertaining writers set out to create a comprehensive guide to all the diverse and fascinating ballparks throughout the country. For the second edition, they’ve done it again, providing updated information on every venue from Boston to L.A., plus brand new chapters for the brand new parks, like the new Yankee Stadium, Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park, the new Busch Stadium in St. Louis, the Mets’ Citi Field, San Diego’s PETCO Park, Nationals Park in Washington, DC, the Twins’ Target Field, and Miami’s Marlins Ballpark. With this book, you can skillfully plan and fully appreciate a road-trip or a visit to any single park. Included are ticket and travel information, a detailed guide to the best and worst seats in each park, folklore and statistics on each park, tips on each park’s trademark foods, and profiles of nearby sports bars and baseball attractions. Funny and irreverent and loaded with information, the book encompasses all the essential elements of a full-blown baseball road-trip. Josh Pahigian is the author of 101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out (2008 Casey Award finalist), and The Ultimate Minor League Baseball Road-Trip (both from Lyons Press), among other books. He has written for the Sports Travel site. He lives in Buxton, Maine. Kevin O’Connell is co-author of Why I Hate the Yankees. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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“I am no cordon bleu chef, nor am I a doctor or nutritionist, but I have picked up some pieces of information over the years about health and nutrition. Without getting too complicated, I wanted to present in this book some of what I do to stay healthy. This is the basic eating regime I follow. It’s not really a secret at all. I call it the common sense diet!” —Olivia Newton-John

Recipes in Livwise have been put together using Newton-John’s own experience in the kitchen and with the help of nutritionists and chefs from Gaia, her Australian health retreat. The resulting meals are imaginative, tasty, and very healthy. For example: poached eggs with cilantro pesto for breakfast, lunch of chickpea patties and a carrot salad with papaya and orange dressing, and dinner of trout with cauliflower puree and lime balsamic dressing. The common thread throughout these recipes is the food philosophy behind them and the importance of eating a healthy, balanced diet along with regular exercise, to help your body find its own natural balance.


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almond pancakes with berries and yoghurt serves 2

125 g (4½ oz) strawberries, hulled and quartered 80 g (2¾ oz/½ cup) blueberries 80 g (2¾ oz/2 ⁄ 3 cup) raspberries 1 tablespoon xylitol (see note page 33) mint leaves, to serve shredded coconut, to serve 90 g (3¼ oz/1⁄3 cup) plain yoghurt, to serve

Combine all of the berries in a bowl. Purée one-quarter of the mixed berries with the xylitol in a food processor or blender until smooth. Set aside. To make the pancakes, put the ground almonds, bicarbonate of soda, yoghurt, xylitol, egg and 1 tablespoon water in a mixing bowl and stir until a smooth batter forms, adding more water if needed. Heat half of the coconut oil in a large frying pan over medium–high heat. Spoon half of the pancake mixture into the pan and cook for 2–3 minutes, or until bubbles appear

almond pancakes

on the surface. Carefully turn the pancake over and cook for

70 g (2½ oz/2 ⁄ 3 cup) ground

a further 1–2 minutes, or until cooked through. Transfer to

almonds 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)

a heatproof serving plate and keep warm in a low oven. Repeat with the remaining oil and pancake batter to make 2 pancakes in total.

2 tablespoons plain yoghurt 2 tablespoons xylitol (see note page 33)

Serve the warm almond pancakes topped with mixed berries, berry purée, mint leaves and shredded coconut. Serve with

Almost forty years ago, singer Olivia Newton-John poured herself into black leather pants and danced around in Grease. Now, age 63, and a breast cancer ‘thriver,’ she is still the picture of health and well-being. If you were wonI love pancakes and when they areso made with ground almonds,all dering how she’s managed to look good through they make a healthy Sunday morning treat — the berries providingno antioxidants these years, wonder more.and fibre with hardly any kilojoules. It doesn’t get much better than that! The secret of Newton-John’s success is no secret at all. She exercises daily and eats a very thought-out diet based mostly on vegetables, fish, and whole grains. Newton-John firmly believes that what we eat is imperative to staying healthy and well-balanced, and she shares this philosophy in this book. 2 free-range eggs, lightly beaten

2 teaspoons coconut oil (see note)

yoghurt on the side.

note: Coconut oil is available from health food stores and some grocery stores.


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Simple, Honest Food The Best of Bill Granger Bill Granger 978-0-7627-7975-8 ■ April 2012 $35.00 US ■ US only ■ POB ■ 83/4 x 10 ■ 320 pp 12/CTN ■ full-color throughout ■ Lyons Press ■ COOKING

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“You won’t find food like this at your Aunt Amelia’s or in a diner, but you don’t have to hire a chef to make it, either.” —R. W. Apple Jr., New York Times

“I learned to cook in a domestic kitchen, which keeps my food simple and instinctual.” —Bill Granger, Food & Wine

“Bill Granger is the god of Australasian cooking and his two restaurants are Sydney institutions.” —Time Out, London

Since the opening of his first restaurant in 1993 at age 22, Chef Bill Granger has changed the face of contemporary Australian dining with his uncomplicated approach to food and laid-back Sydney style. His fame soon spread to America, where his Cooking Channel show continues

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20 raw king shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails left intact 1 cup olive oil

to be enormously popular. Now, with this book, his very best mouthwatering recipes are gathered in one place, illustrated with stunning photography. From healthy family breakfasts to casual lunches, tantalizing treats, and dinners with friends, Bill offers up easy-to-execute recipes guaranteed to help readers re-create his signature carefree, joyful, and no-fuss approach to cooking that has made him a household name. His recipes are always fast, easy, and brimming with flavor, harmonizing with the demands of family and busy lifestyle. Bill Granger is an internationally acclaimed chef known for his easygoing approach to cooking. In addition to his popular restaurants, he has produced a range of bestselling cookbooks (more than 800,000 copies sold worldwide), and several television series that have screened in more than 30 countries. Visit him at www​


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garlic shrimp

Preheat the oven to 500°F. Cut a slit down the back of each shrimp and place the shrimp in an ovenproof dish that will hold them snugly in a single layer.

5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 small fresh red chilies, split lengthways but intact at stem 1 teaspoon sea salt freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley to serve lemon wedges crusty bread

Heat the oil in a large ovenproof frying pan over a high heat. Add half the garlic and all the chilies and cook for 1 minute or until the garlic starts to change color. Pour over the shrimp, then sprinkle with the remaining garlic. Season with the salt and pepper, cover with foil and bake for 10 minutes, or until the shrimp are pink and cooked through. Don’t overcook — remember that the shrimp will continue cooking after being removed from the oven. Serve in a large bowl or divide among four serving dishes. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lemon wedges, crusty bread and a green salad.

green salad


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Stéphane Reynaud’s Barbecue & Grill Stéphane Reynaud Photography by Marie-Pierre Morel Illustrations by Jose Reis de Matos 978-0-7627-7895-9 ■ April 2012 $27.95 US ■ US only ■ POB ■ 8 x 101/2 ■ 256 pp 12/CTN ■ full-color throughout ■ Lyons Press ■ COOKING

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“The time has come when the sun scorches like embers red with desire, the time has come when the kitchen calls us outside, the time has come to barbecue.” The latest cookbook from French chef Stéphane Reynaud tackles the barbecue and who better to fire up the grill than the man who is an expert on meat and the author of bestsellers Pork & Sons, Ripailles, and Rôtis. Here he presents barbecuing as an art. Beautiful full-color photographs of skewered salmon, glowing tomatoes, and crispy chicken accompany a wide variety of recipes from dinner feasts to breakfasts, and make this gorgeous cookbook all the more essential. It features more than 150 recipes divided into chapters on seafood, meat, side dishes, sauces and marinades, and more, whether on skewers, as yakitori, or fISH SKEwERS straight on the grill. These delicious and original recipes It’s only one step from land to sea. It’s summer, you’re hot, are easy to the make, amusing to read—thanks to Reynaud’s waves play in unison, you’ve just pinched a monkfish from them,highly pickpocketed a salmon… trademark wit—and illustrated with whimsical illusThe skewer is in the drink, fishing for compliments, she trations andgets striking photography. pickled, sings the blues, the iodine gets the upper hand. It’s reely good! Stéphane Reynaud is the chef and owner of the restaurant Villa 9 Trois in Montreuil, a suburb of Paris. His restaurant specializes in pork, and Reynaud comes from a family of pig farmers and butchers. His cookbooks have been translated into several languages and received widespread praise; his 2007 Pork & Sons won the Grand Prix de la Gastronomie Francaise. Originally from the Ardeche plateau in France, he now lives in Paris with his wife and three children. Marie-Pierre Morel is the photographer for a number of French books on cooking and cuisine. Jose Reis de Matos, an old friend of Stéphane Reynaud’s, is the creator of the whimsical hand-drawn illustrations for many of his books. Stéphane Reynaud 64


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new voices in food The New Voices In Food series features rising young stars in the food world, chefs who love to share their culinary talent with friends. With distinctive design and fresh talent, these books showcase simple food and great flavor combinations. Approachable, imaginative recipes and narrative text together encourage each chef’s peers of 20- and 30-somethings to cook the original, modern food they enjoy to fit the lifestyles they lead.

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Comfort & Spice Recipes for Modern Living Niamh Shields 978-0-7627-8021-1 ■ April 2012 $19.95 US ■ US only ■ Paper with flaps ■ 61/2 x 9 ■ 192 pp 24/CTN ■ full-color throughout ■ Lyons Press ■ COOKING

Full-flavored, generous, and easy-to-replicate recipes have won Irish author Niamh Shields critical acclaim and a huge following for her blog Eat Like a Girl. Here gastronomic curiosity has brought together dishes that embrace the passing of the season, the foods of the world, and the special occasions of a modern life . . . as well as what to do with leftovers! Top-blogger Niamh Shields ( brightens up the kitchen with a wide variety of well-spiced recipes suited to new as well as experienced cooks. From a leisurely brunch of lemon and ricotta pancakes, to the perfect roast chicken for a quick supper, this book offers meals and desserts for a modern, flavor-seeking palate.

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Fast feasts, swanky suppers, lazy lunches, and late-night munchies that will make every meal a mini-voyage of discovery


Roast butternut squash with taleggio, There was a time when I couldn’t be bothered with squash. This was largely down to them being a pain walnuts to peel. Unless you have a viciously sharp peeler you need to resort to using a knife, which you are and honey liable to end up sticking in your wrist – a little too perilous for my liking. So imagine my joy when I discovered that there is absolutely no need to peel squash. When roasted, the skin goes pleasingly chewy, rather like garlic skin.

Serves 2

1 small butternut squash, scrubbed a sprig of thyme, leaves picked salt and pepper olive oil 20g flat-leaf parsley, leaves only a handful of shelled walnuts, roughly chopped 100g taleggio cheese 2 tsp runny honey


Preheat the oven to 200°C/Gas 6. Top and tail the squash and cut in half lengthways. Scoop out the seeds and cut into thick wedges. Toss in the thyme leaves, salt, pepper and a drizzle of olive oil and cook in the oven for 45 minutes. Serve with a scattering of parsley leaves and walnuts, slices of taleggio, honey and a drizzle of oil. #roastsquashsalad

Tart – Well, you can tart this quite literally. Roast the squash as above, then place on some ready-rolled puff pastry, top with the taleggio and a drizzle of oil and put in the oven for 20 minutes at 180°C/Gas 4. Finish off with the walnuts, honey and parsley.

Tweak – If you struggle to find taleggio then you could use goats cheese instead, or try a soft French cheese like Munster.

Tomorrow – Roughly chop any leftovers and toss through couscous for a lovely salad.

Va va voyages

Small Adventures in Cooking James Ramsden photography by Steven Joyce 978-0-7627-8020-4 ■ April 2012 $19.95 US ■ US only ■ Paper with flaps ■ 61/2 x 9 ■ 192 pp 24/CTN ■ full-color throughout ■ Lyons Press ■ COOKING

An exciting, irrepressible new voice in food, James Ramsden is also one of a generation of sophisticated 20- and 30-somethings, many of whom, despite being right in step with current trends, are hesitant to cook anything more demanding than pasta. In this, James’s first book, the influential food blogger and pop-up supper club host aims to get his peers out of their culinary rut and experimenting with recipes that are delicious, unexpected, and simple. Speedy after-work suppers such as Lamb Neck Fillets with Harissa and Chickpea Salad, food for friends like Grilled Eggplant with Tahini and Pomegranate, and delicious slow-cooked dishes such as Pork Belly with Cider and Lentils are all fuss-free and achievable for cooks of any ambition. James Ramsden is a 20-something chef hailed by the London Times as one of the “40 bloggers who really count.” He trained at the famous Ballymaloe cooking school in Ireland before launching the Secret Larder Supper Club. He blogs and tweets about his cooking exploits at and @jteramsden.

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Panzanella burrata roughly dice 3 ripe vine tomatoes and mix with 150g sourdough bread, torn into chunks and toasted in the oven. dress with extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt, pepper and fresh basil. rest at room temperature for 1–2 hours. mix in half a small, finely chopped onion and serve spooned over a globe of fresh burrata or buffalo mozzarella.

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Simple salad

Shopska salad

halve or slice a plateful of tomato varieties, depending on their size, and spread out on a serving plate. Whisk 50ml single cream into 50ml olive oil with 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar, a pinch each of caster sugar and salt, and plenty of cracked black pepper. drizzle over the tomatoes and scatter with fresh mint.

Core and dice 4 large tomatoes, chop 2 deseeded red peppers, and cube 15cm of peeled and deseeded cucumber. Slice ½ small red onion very finely, and finely chop 2 tablespoons parsley leaves. Combine the tomatoes, peppers, cucumber, red onion and parsley and dress with red wine vinegar, mild olive oil, salt and pepper. Coarsely grate 100g feta over the top before serving.



Tomato and tarragon tart


Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F/gas 4). line a 12 x 35cm tart tin with shortcrust pastry, line this with paper and baking beans and bake for 15 minutes. remove the beans and paper. Whisk 3 eggs with 190ml single cream and 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon. Season well. Stir in 3 skinned, deseeded and diced tomatoes. Spoon into the pastry case and bake for 25 minutes, or until just set.

bring 250g rinsed red lentils and 900ml water to the boil in a large pan and simmer for 10 minutes. add 1 x 400g tin plum tomatoes, ½ teaspoon ground turmeric, 4cm grated ginger, 2 crushed garlic cloves, 1 teaspoon cumin seeds and 2 chopped green chillies. Stir, then simmer gently for 15–20 minutes, stirring often. Fold in 200g young leaf spinach, a squeeze of lime juice and salt and pepper. eat warm with steamed rice or indian flatbread.

Tomato and spinach dhal


Cherry tomato tart tatin Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F/gas 5). Place a 15cm ovenproof frying pan over a low heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil, 90g golden caster sugar and 250g whole cherry tomatoes. Fry until the sugar caramelises to a deep golden colour, then add 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar. remove from the heat and season. tuck an 18cm circle of rolled-out puff pastry over and around the tomatoes and bake for about 15 minutes until the pastry is cooked. Carefully turn out onto a plate while still warm and serve with spoonfuls of the walnut tarator on page 241.

Take Six

Vegetarian Healing and Delicious Recipes Celebrating Fresh, Seasonal Ingredients Alice Hart 978-0-7627-7897-3 ■ April 2012 $24.95 US ■ US only ■ Paper with flaps ■ 73/4 x 91/2 ■ 256 pp 24/CTN ■ full-color throughout ■ Lyons Press ■ COOKING

Whether you are strictly vegetarian, trying to consume less meat, or simply searching for enticing vegetable dishes, this book will transform the way you think about meat-free eating. Join Alice Hart, a hot new voice in food writing, as she celebrates fresh and seasonal ingredients in recipes that will inspire you to get adventurous in the kitchen. The vibrant and delicious meat-free recipes in this book are combined with luscious photographs and whimsical illustrations, offering vegetable-based cooking with dishes that are stylish, fresh, and flavorsome. Recipes include Pressed Leek Terrine and Dijon Mayonnaise, Pumpkin and Spinach Rotolo, and Pear and Parmesan Tarte Tatin with Thyme Pastry. This imaginative cookbook also includes quick ideas, menu plans, and step-by-step lessons in making your own ingredients, such as tofu and yogurt. Alice Hart (Alice’s Cookbook) has quickly become one of the hottest young chefs, constantly uncovering inspiration in what the earth has to offer and composing rich, colorful combinations of creativity and cuisine. Follow her on Twitter @alicecooks.

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Around A Greek TAble

Chapter 1 eAsTer dAy: A Time For symbols And FAmily CelebrATion


n theological language, Christians are called easter people. yet, one cannot recognize the joy of easter unless one has gone through the dark of

Good Friday’s sorrow. easter Sun-day would have no meaning without the dark of Passion Week, the Great Week, as the Greek orthodox call it. The saddest day of the week is Friday, the terrible day of death. All over the country, the mournful pealing of church bells prepares the populace for the solemnity of the day. on and on they ring their deep adagio song of death, commemorated that night with the epitáphios, the symbolic bier of the dead Christ being carried from neighborhood to neighborhood, to the main square of the village, and finally back to church. The bier is followed by a pro-

cession of clergy and acolytes with only candles for light. In the cities, people stand on their balconies holding candles and making the sign of the cross while the bier passes below. on Good saturday, the bells continue their mournful dirge. near midnight the churches fill so that the people may receive the new light of resurrection while “Christós


Anésti,” (Christ is risen) is being proclaimed by the priest. The bells ring at midnight in a crescendo and accelerando of joy to lead us to easter sunday, Anástasis.



Around A Greek Table Recipes & Stories Arranged According to the Liturgical Seasons of the Eastern Church Katerina Katsarka Whitley photographs by Jasmin Hejazi 978-0-7627-7836-2 ■ April 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 71/2 x 91/4 224 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ full-color photos ■ Lyons Press COOKING

Kefi, loosely translated, is the Greek sense of joy, and is often found around the dinner table during large and boisterous family meals of Spanakopita, Keftedes (Greek meatballs), and much, much more. Largely considered a bit of a mystery to Americans, Greek cooking is far more expansive than simply prepping up a few gyro sandwiches and Greek salads. There is an earthiness about Greek cooking, an amalgam of many historic influences. Lighter than southern Italian, much less pretentious than French, much more refined than Middle Eastern, Greek cuisine at its best is aromatic, tasty, and satisfying. Around a Greek Table explores the intricacies of Greek cooking and makes these once-mysterious recipes both understandable and possible. The book also delves deep into stories of Greek life and kefi around the dinner table. The 100 recipes are organized around the Eastern Church’s yearly seasons, each explored in one of eight chapters, with historical and personal essays exploring the ancient stories that are told around Greek tables in the honored tradition of combining myths with food. Katerina Katsarka Whitley is a native Greek who never lost her connections to Greece. Her freelance writing on Greek culture, food, and travel has appeared in the News and Observer (Raleigh, NC), The Catholic Middle East, and other religious journals, and in The Christian Science Monitor. Today she travels the country as a regular speaker at various religious organizations.

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Celebrating Chicago’s best restaurants and eateries with recipes and photographs


Chicago Chef’s Table Extraordinary Recipes From the Windy City Amelia Levin photographs by Beth Rooney 978-0-7627-7140-0 ■ April 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 71/2 x 91/4 208 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ full-color photos ■ Lyons Press COOKING

Once considered a city simply of steakhouses and deep-dish pizza joints, Chicago has morphed into a vibrant and rich collection of second-generation, energetic chefs seeking to forge strong relationships with local producers and the diners they look to inspire. Achatz at Alinea, Top Chef Masters Champion Bayless and his street-side tortas, Kahan and his whole hog dinners, and James Beard-award-winner Koren Grieveson of Avec are just a few of the top chefs making headlines not only in Chicago’s food pubs, but nationwide. Chicago Chef’s Table is the first cookbook to gather Chicago’s best chefs and restaurants under one cover. Profiling signature “at home” recipes from over fifty legendary dining establishments, the book is a celebration of the farm-to-table way of life. Full-color photos throughout highlight fabulous dishes, famous chefs, and Chicago landmarks. Born and raised in Chicago, Amelia Levin is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times, Edible Chicago, and other regional publications as well as in various food and restaurant industry trade magazines. A certified professional chef, Amelia also develops and tests recipes for chefs and media outlets, including Oxmoor House’s Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast series. Additionally, she helps out at the Green City Market, Chicago’s largest farmers’ market. Visit her at

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A culinary tour of authentic Italian cuisine from farm to table

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The Southern Italian Farmer’s Table Authentic Recipes and Local Lore from Tuscany to Sicily Matthew Scialabba and Melissa Pellegrino 978-0-7627-7082-3 ■ April 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper with flaps ■ 81/2 x 8 336 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ full-color throughout ■ Lyons Press COOKING

This sumptuously illustrated cookbook features authentic recipes from over thirty agriturismi (working family farms that provide room & board to travelers) in central and southern Italy, where the cuisine served epitomizes the farm-fresh movement underway in the United States and beyond. Visitors to agriturismi, who come from all over Europe and North America, indulge in such delights as vibrant green olive oil fresh from the press, a myriad of hand-shaped pastas cooked to perfection, and wedges of aged pecorino redolent of verdant green pastures. Professional chefs who are fluent in Italian, Matthew and Melissa have transcribed more than 150 authentic Italian recipes from these family farms—few of which are found in cookbooks available outside of Italy. Full-color photographs and anecdotes about the farms and their residents bring Italy’s glorious countryside to life and complement such recipes as fried spaghetti nests, crepe lasagna with pork ragu, spicy Calabrian chicken, and sweet cakes filled with ricotta and chocolate. All recipe ingredients are given in both U.S. and metric measurements. Matthew Scialabba and Melissa Pellegrino, a husband-and-wife cooking and writing team, met while living in Italy. Their shared passion for Italian food and culture led them on many culinary journeys, including apprenticeships at a Roman bakery, studying winemaking at a Ligurian vineyard, graduating from professional culinary schools in Manhattan and Florence, and working and cooking together at several Italian agriturismi. They are authors of The Italian Farmer’s Table, and owners of Bufalina wood fired pizza in Guilford, Connecticut.

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An ode to the world’s most feared predator with page after page of lavish art and iconic history published to coincide with the major museum exhibition Shark


Shark Richard Ellis 978-0-7627-7797-6 ■ April 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ POB ■ 91/4 x 111/2 256 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ full-color throughout Lyons Press ■ NATURE

“Sharks, ancient or modern, real or imaginary, have always been with us, and will probably remain with us forever. They appear not only in movies and literature, but in countless permutations of size, shape, and materials, permeating our daily lives with their silent menace. In a sense, humans live in a world replete with sharks, not ­vice-versa.” Thus Richard Ellis sets about chronicling and debunking the myths of sharks throughout history. From eighteenth-century art to the phenomena of Jaws, “the shark” has remained the indomitable aggressor of the deep, the last demon of humankind. The image of the shark and the fear it inspires infiltrates our daily lives with its mythical power and strength. But it is not man who should fear the shark. Our need to dominate these predators is destroying them and their habitat. Through hundreds of full-color images, Ellis proves the necessity of preserving these majestic creatures. As curator of the Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art’s exhibition entitled “Shark,” debuting May 2012, Ellis adeptly turns these sleek, efficient hunters from monsters of the deep into rare, beautiful forces of nature. Richard Ellis is one of America’s most celebrated marine artists and writers. A research associate at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, he is the author of sixteen books. He lives in New York City.

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The true story of the largest homegrown marijuana syndicate in American history, a band of Kentucky farmers descended from Prohibitionera moonshiners versus the “War on Drugs”

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In the summer of 1987, Johnny Boone set out to grow and harvest one of the greatest outdoor marijuana crops in modern times. By doing so, he set into motion a series of events that defined him and his associates as the largest homegrown marijuana syndicate in American history, also known as “The Cornbread Mafia.” Author James Higdon—whose relationship with Johnny Boone, currently a federal fugitive, made him the first journalist subpoenaed under the Obama administration—takes readers back to the 1970s and ’80s and the clash between law enforcement and a band of Kentucky farmers with moonshine and pride in their bloodlines. By 1989, the task force assigned to take down men like Johnny Boone had arrested 69 men and one woman from busts on 29 farms in 10 states, seizing 182 tons of pot. Of the 70 individuals arrested, zero talked. How it all went down is a tale of Mafia-style storylines emanating from the Bluegrass state, populated by Vietnam veteran and weed-loving men caught up in Tarantino-level violence and heart-breaking altruism. Accompanied by a soundtrack of Southern rock-and-roll and rhythm-and-blues James Higdon captures it all in action-packed, colorful, and riveting detail. James Higdon has worked for the Courier-Journal in Louisville and the New York Times; contributed to The Prairie Home Companion; and researched the NYPD counter-terrorism division. He lives in Lebanon, Kentucky, and Brooklyn, New York.

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The authoritative handbook on close-combat self-defense from the most elite battle-hardened forces on earth

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The SAS Guide to Tracking, New and Revised



SAS and Elite Forces Guide Extreme Unarmed Combat Hand-to-Hand Fighting Skills from the World’s Elite Military Units Martin J. Dougherty 978-0-7627-7990-1 ■ April 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ US and Canada ■ Paper 5 x 7 ■ 320 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ REFERENCE

Duck punch, cover block, and knee strike. From boxing, wrestling, and Ju-Jitsu. Gameplan to lines of attack and final disengagement because if taking flight isn’t an option, fighting is a necessity. Extreme Unarmed Combat is the authoritative handbook on an immense array of close-combat defense techniques, from fistfights to headlocks; from tackling single unarmed opponents to armed groups, from stance to maneuvering. Presented in a handy pocketbook format, Extreme Unarmed Combat covers the different fighting and martial arts skills a person can use before simply defending the most vulnerable parts of the body. It teaches how to attack without getting hurt, and how to incapacitate an opponent. With more than 120 black-&-white illustrations of combat scenarios, punches, blocks, and ducks, and with expert easy-to-follow text, Extreme Unarmed Combat guides the reader through everything needed when escaping trouble isn’t an option. This book can save lives. Martin J. Dougherty is a Master Level Assessor with the Self-Defence Federation and holds black belts in two styles of Ju-Jitsu as well as self-defense. He has written books on a variety of subjects including self-defense and warfare in addition to his work in the defense and security industry, where he is an expert on weapon systems and asymmetric conflict. He is author of Small Arms: From the Civil War to the Present Day, Warriors of the World: The Ancient Warrior, Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior, and The Art of Self-Defense.

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Chris McNab is a specialist in wilderness survival techniques. He has published over 20 books including How to Survive Anything, Anywhere; Special Forces Endurance Techniques; First Aid Survival Manual; Military Survival Handbook; and SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Wilderness Survival. McNab has also acted as an editorial consultant on several other survival titles.

A simple rope can be a life saver in a survival situation. Knowing how to use a rope and make effective knots will help in a variety of ways—from constructing shelters and creating weapons to fishing and hunting—and act as lifelines in dangerous environments, such as when crossing a fast-flowing river or scaling a mountainside. Elite Forces Guide Using Ropes and Knots draws on the skills of the world’s best soldiers. Their tried and tested techniques provide expert advice on issues such as: how to take care of ropes, the most useful knots to use in a survival situation, how to make ropes out of animal tendons or plants, how to use rope effectively when climbing, how to lash together a log raft or a shelter. Including more than 300 black-and-white specially-­ commissioned illustrations, Elite Forces Guide Using Ropes and Knots is easy to understand, packed with expert advice, and essential for all who venture outdoors. Alexander Stilwell has written and edited numerous books on sports and outdoor pursuits. He previously spent five years in the English Army where he gained invaluable training in survival skills, first-aid procedures, and escape and evasion techniques.

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The definitive and clear practical guide for escape, evasion and survival in a threatening world


The SAS and Ellite Forces Guide Prisoner of War Escape & Evasion covers everything needed to make a successful return to friendly territory. Beginning from where a combatant finds himself or herself trapped in enemy territory, the book offers useful tips and solid advice on how to evade capture and, if that fails, how to escape. Key topics include the will to survive; handling stress in captivity; escape techniques; survival in a variety of environments, including urban, rural, ­jungle, and desert; how to forage for food; tracking and covering your tracks; navigation, with or without a map; and seeking recovery by friendly forces. The book also includes real life accounts of POW escapes from World War II (including The Great Escape story and Colditz), the Vietnam War (Dieter Dengler, with others, escaping from Laos), the Balkans, Iraq (Thomas Hamill in 2004), and Afghanistan.

SAS and Elite Forces Guide Prisoner of War Escape & Evasion How to Survive Behind Enemy Lines from the World’s Elite Military Units Chris McNab


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For rescue, shelter, and even survival—the ultimate guide to ropes and knots from the world’s elite commandos and tactical squads

SAS and Elite Forces Guide Ropes and Knots Essential Rope Skills from the World’s Elite Units Alexander Stilwell 978-0-7627-7803-4 ■ April 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ US and Canada ■ Paper ■ 5 x 7 320 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

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The essential guide to the tracks, signs, and habits of North America’s wildlife, including fullcolor photos and line drawings showing tracks of various species

“The most up-to-date information in terms of tracks, gait, scat and other critical animal signs.” —Chicago Tribune


The Complete Tracker, 2nd Tracks, Signs, and Habits of North American Wildlife Len McDougall 978-1-59921-858-8 ■ April 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 81/2 384 pp ■ Previous edition: 03/1997; 9781558214583 48/CTN ■ full-color photos throughout ■ Lyons Press NATURE

Few experiences are more thrilling than watching unsuspecting wild animals go about their business in a natural environment. The ultimate triumph comes when you’ve tracked down an animal on its own terms, on its own turf. The Complete Tracker is a concise, thorough guide to the tracks, signs, and habits of North America’s most popular species of wildlife. Readers learn the secrets of a master tracker, assembling a clear picture from tracks, scat, and other signs, that enable them to answer questions such as, Was it a dog or a wolf? Fox or coyote? Did it pass by yesterday or an hour ago? The Complete Tracker also provides information about how to get close to animals—everything from bobcats to beavers, marmots to moose—by knowing the details of their habits and a master tracker’s tips on avoiding detection. More than 150 line drawings show tracks of sixty different species of wildlife under a great variety of terrain conditions. The book also includes maps, charts, and diagrams. This new edition is expanded with new chapters on peccaries, dogs, cats, armadillos, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, and enhanced with full-color photos throughout making it an invaluable resource for hikers, nature lovers, and ­outdoorsmen and women everywhere. Len McDougall is a field guide and wildlife tracker in Michigan’s North Woods, where he teaches survival classes and tests outdoors products. His other books include The Encyclopedia of Tracks and Scats, The Field & Stream Wilderness Survival Handbook, and Practical Outdoor Survival (all Lyons). He lives in Paradise, Michigan.

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Written by an award-winning writer and the leader of the Yellowstone Wolf Project, this definitive book recounts the years since the wolves’ return to Yellowstone.

“Decade of the Wolf does a wonderful job of synthesizing both the mysteries and the facts of past and ongoing world recovery in and around the Yellowstone ecosystem. Respectful and intriguing, this in an indispensable historical document on the West, all the more so for the elegance of the story and the clarity of writing.” —Rick Bass, author of The New Wolves and Ninemile Wolves

“Decade of the Wolf is an ardent and enthusiastic, highly-informed personal history of the very successful ­ re-introduction of wolves into Yellowstone. This should be your book if you care at all about preserving wildness in the world.” —William Kittredge, author of The Nature of Generosity and The Best Short Stories of William Kittredge


Decade of the Wolf, updated edition Returning the Wild to Yellowstone Douglas W. Smith and Gary Ferguson 978-0-7627-7905-5 ■ April 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ US and Canada ■ Paper 51/2 x 8 ■ 256 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Previous editions: Cloth 04/2005; 9781592287000; Paper 11/2006; 9781592288861 Lyons Press ■ NATURE

In Decade of the Wolf, project leader Douglas W. Smith and acclaimed nature writer Gary Ferguson describe the journey of thirty-one Canadian gray wolves that were released in 1995 and 1996 into Yellowstone National Park and the people who faithfully followed them. The wolves have not only survived but completely changed the ecosystem, spilling a fresh measure of wildness across the world’s first national park. This updated edition will include a new foreword, additional wolf profiles, new information on the effects of climate change and disease on the wolves, and a retrospective on what the scientists have learned during this extended study of the Yellowstone wolves. Douglas Smith, PhD, project leader, has studied wolves for decades and has worked on the reintroduction since its inception. He lives in Gardiner, Montana. Gary Ferguson, an award-winning nature writer, has written several books and for publications including Vanity Fair, Outside, and Men’s Journal. He lives in Red Lodge, Montana.

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Marriage & Love

My (not so) Storybook Life

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Bag of Bones The Sensational Grave Robbery of the Merchant Prince of Manhattan J. North Conway 978-0-7627-7812-6 ■ May 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 6 x 9 ■ 320 pp 12/CTN ■ 8-page photo insert ■ Lyons Press ■ HISTORY

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In 1878, two years after his death, the body of A. T. Stewart—one of the wealthiest men in America—was stolen from St. Mark’s Churchyard. The ghoulish crime, the bumbling chase for the culprits, the years-long ransom negotiations, and the demise of the Stewart retail empire fed a media frenzy. When his widow eventually exchanged $20,000 for a burlap bag of bones on a country road in Westchester County, not everyone was convinced that “The Merchant Prince of Manhattan” was really home. But Bag of Bones is more than a grave robbery story. A. T. Stewart, a pioneer of the department store business, rose from the flood of Irish immigration to being mentioned alongside the names of the Astors, Vanderbilts, and Rockefellers. Treated as the black sheep of Gilded Age New York’s affluent society, the Stewarts relied heavily on their friend and confidante, the handsome and conniving Judge Henry Hilton, for entrée into elite social circles. In the end, perhaps they gave Hilton—executer of the Stewart estate, and then manager of all Stewart businesses—too much control. As author J. North Conway leads readers through all the futile tactics used by police to identify the grave robbers, he also unveils the villainy of Judge Henry Hilton, who not only interfered in the case repeatedly, but also dismantled a once-great business empire piece by piece . . . all the while profiting quite nicely. By the end of this fascinating slice of history, one is left to wonder who displayed the greater evil: the grave robbers, or Judge Henry Hilton. J. North Conway is the author of seven non-fiction books, including The Big Policeman and King of Heists (both from Lyons Press); The Cape Cod Canal: Breaking Through The Bared and Bended Arm; and American Literacy: Fifty Books That Define Our Culture and Ourselves. He teaches at the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth and lives in Assonet, Massachusetts.

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From the renowned chronicler of law-and-order in Gilded Age New York City, the sensational grave robbery of A. T. Stewart, “The Merchant Prince of Manhattan,” one of the wealthiest men in American history An excerpt As news of the A.T. Stewart grave robbery spread, letters from parties claiming responsibility started to pour in: An anonymous message from Rutland, Vermont, sent to police headquarters and composed from letters and words cut from newspapers: “In one hour I will be in Canada with A.T. Stewart’s body. A woman has his remains.”


Another letter, unsigned, written decidedly in a woman’s handwriting, and sent directly to Mrs. Stewart: “Dear Madam: Your terms are unsatisfactory. Whenever you wish to make the sum $100,000, you will place a personal in the Herald as follows: Agreed to—S.H.H.C. Until then you will not hear again from us.” Another letter complete with a hand-drawn skull and cross bones and the words DEATH written in huge letters was addressed to Mrs. A.T. Stewart, Judge Hamilton and Mr. Libbey: “If this reward is not given in 5 days it shall be lost . . . [Signed] Sam, Pres., WILL, Vice-Pres., MICH, Tres. And ­CONNERS, Sec.” A brief, enigmatic ad appearing in the Herald: “­NICHOLS & HILTON.—CALL OFF BLOODHOUNDS and discipline the Police. P. X. Y-8—$100,000.00” Another unsigned letter sent to Judge Hilton: “Privately offer the Roman Catholic Bishop from $1,000 to $5,000 for the return of A.T. Stewart’s body and I think it will be returned without the thieves being rewarded for their labors.”

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The remarkable story of the rebirth of the Hudson River, one of America’s most beloved natural resources

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The Mightier Hudson The Spirited Revival of a Treasured Landscape Roger D. Stone 978-0-7627-6395-5 ■ May 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 6 x 9 ■ 288 pp 12/CTN ■ b&w illustrations ■ Lyons Press ■ HISTORY

Against the odds, the Hudson Valley has cleaned up its act and rediscovered its soul. In this well researched and passionate treatise on the much celebrated but long abused Hudson, Roger Stone describes how protecting New York City’s drinking water supply, making innovative efforts to safeguard views and open space, and reconnecting communities with long abandoned stretches of priceless shoreline, have combined to bring about a new age of spirited restoration in a region that long seemed condemned to cultural and environmental mediocrity. In The Mightier Hudson, disparate historical, cultural, political, and environmental threads are linked to show clearly the multiple forces that have made this turnaround happen. Fascinating in itself, this success story stands as a vivid example of new ideas and values for a nation struggling to counter the devastating economic and environmental effects of misusing the landscape. Many linked stories of the extraordinary revival of the majestic Hudson River estuary and its surrounding areas show remarkable results, even in communities where hope was long in short supply, when it’s done right. Roger D. Stone, environmentalist, journalist, author, and nonprofit executive, is the author of Dreams of Amazonia, The Voyage of the Sanderling, The Nature of Development, and Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit. A resident of Washington, D.C., Stone also publishes the nonprofit newsletter Atlantic CoastWatch.

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A remarkable true story of war, peace, and catand-mouse in wartime Rome between a Nazi colonel and an Irish priest

“Remarkably affecting. The old stories are, it seems, still the best ones.” —The Sunday Telegraph


Hide & Seek The Irish Priest in the Vatican Who Defied the Nazi Command Stephen Walker 978-0-7627-8039-6 ■ May 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Cloth ■ 6 x 9 352 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ HISTORY

Hide & Seek chronicles the intensely personal war between wartime Rome’s Nazi SS Chief Herbert Kappler and Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty of the Vatican, a fiercely fought rivalry that culminated in attempts by Kappler to kidnap and murder his Irish opponent, who was determined to fight the new rulers. Dubbed “Ireland’s Oscar Schindler,” O’Flaherty masterminded a large-scale operation from within the Vatican, to hide and help Jews and escaped Allied prisoners. Using safe houses and church buildings, he sheltered around 500 Jews in the Holy See, and as many as 4,000 Jews and 4,000 Allied escapees across Rome. After the Resistance killed 32 German soldiers in a bombing, an enraged Hitler instructed Kappler to exact revenge. Soon, 335 would be executed in the Ardeatine Caves outside the city. The massacre became the worst atrocity committed on Italian soil during WWII. After the liberation, the Nazi Colonel was found guilty on all charges relating to the massacre and sentenced to life. Amazingly, O’Flaherty began visiting his former rival in prison, engagng in a long-running conversation that led to Kappler’s conversion—and baptism by the Irish Monsignor. Stephen Walker has worked for BBC Northern Ireland for 20 years as a television and radio reporter, a documentary maker, and a correspondent. In 2005 he was named Northern Ireland Journalist of the Year. His first book, Forgotten Soldiers: The Irishmen Shot at Dawn was shortlisted for the 2007 Irish Non Fiction Book of the Year.

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The hilarious, heartwarming tale of a young woman’s ups and downs when saying “I do” in New York City


Running of the Bride My Frenzied Quest to Tie the Knot, Tear Up the Dance Floor, and Figure Out Why My 15 Minutes of Fame Included Commercial Breaks Rachel Eddey 978-0-7627-8006-8 ■ May 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 ■ 256 pp 24/CTN ■ skirt! ��� BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

When Rachel’s studio exec boyfriend proposes to her on the Sex and the City movie set, she can’t fathom the dizzying adventure about to begin. Accepting a once-in-a-lifetime venue deal helps their budget, but it puts them on a crash course to get married in just four months—and time isn’t their only challenge. They battle a wacky assortment of vendors, including a hair stylist who fakes a car accident, and a makeup artist channeling Marilyn Manson. Determined to use her nervous energy productively, Rachel enters every contest she can find, winning diamond earrings, a photographer, two wedding gowns, and a honeymoon. Her pop culture obsession lands the entire wedding party on not one but two hit reality television shows. Fearlessly sharing the hard-earned lessons learned, she reveals her secrets to winning contests and attracting television producers. As the clock ticks down, though, there’s just one problem: Her perfectionism and fear of dancing threaten to derail everything. She has to learn to redefine perfection and embrace the mistakes—or risk losing it all. But for now, please take your seats. The wedding is about to begin. Rachel Eddey’s essays have appeared in numerous publications, including the Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Newsday, Philadelphia Inquirer, Tango, Wine Enthusiast, and Whole Life Times, and she is a featured blogger for the Jerusalem Post. A senior writer/ researcher at Columbia University, she lives with her husband in New York City.

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Timeless advice from Austen’s life and novels

Praise for Lori Smith’s A Walk with Jane Austen “A lovely, intimate read.” —Karen Joy Fowler, best-selling author of The Jane Austen Book Club

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The Jane Austen Guide to Life Thoughful Lessons for the Modern Woman Lori Smith 978-0-7627-7381-7 ■ May 2012 $21.95 US/$23.95 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 51/2 x 71/2 ■ 240 pp 12/CTN ■ 12 b&w illustrations ■ skirt! ■ SELF-HELP

To the modern woman, Jane Austen has become synonymous with happily-ever-after. From her books we can glean relationship advice that still works today, but Austen’s life offers us so much more wisdom than just that pertaining to love. She actually never married, and seems to have had a full, happy life. She endured many painful circumstances with grace and humor, the worst being the mysterious illness that took her life at 41. Austen’s heroines are always women of substance—or character. They’re far from perfect, but they’re guided by an inner strength that allows them to recognize their faults and correct their mistakes. And we may be surprised to find that Austen’s novels are not so much about hopeless romanticism as they are about sensible romanticism—a timely corrective in a culture where we’re all obsessed with finding The One. (What would Jane think about The One? She would probably disagree.) This book will cover topics ranging from how to be brave and follow your dreams (persist); love, sex, and finding a good man (build love on the foundation of esteem); recovering from a broken heart (don’t feed the pain); money and fame; friends and family; and much more. Lori Smith is the author of A Walk with Jane Austen. Her writing has appeared in Washington Post Book World, Washingtonian, and Skirt! She is the creator of the Jane Austen Quote blog

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A smorgasbord of vignettes and tidbits about the quirky— and sometimes downright odd—origins of various kitchen inventions, products, and foodstuff

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Accidental Discoveries and Unexpected Inspirations that Shape What We Eat & Drink Josh Chetwynd illustrations by David Cole Wheeler 978-0-7627-7750-1 ■ May 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ World ■ POB ■ 51/4 x 71⁄8 ■ 160 pp 24/CTN ■ two-color interior with b&w illustrations throughout Lyons Press ■ REFERENCE

A deeply moving and stunningly illustrated tribute to a beloved poem and the StarSpangled Banner, celebrating the bicentennial of the American flag

My Name Is Old Glory A Celebration of the Star-Spangled Banner Martha LaGuardia-Kotite and Trish Marx 978-0-7627-7906-2 ■ May 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 7 x 7 ■ 112 pp 36/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ HISTORY

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Sometimes it’s neither art nor science that serves as the origins of the everyday kitchen and food items that we take for granted today. Sometimes, as Josh Chetwynd shows us in How the Hot Dog Found Its Bun, some of our greatest culinary achievements were simply by-products of “damned good luck.” In How the Hot Dog Found Its Bun, Josh explores the origins of kitchen inventions, products, and foodstuff in seventy-five short essays that dispel popular myths and draw lines between food facts and food fiction. Josh’s charming text combined with simple line illustrations makes this an excellent gift and go-to source book for all food and trivia buffs. Josh Chetwynd is an award-winning journalist who has worked as a staff reporter for such publications as USA Today and U.S. News & World Report, and whose writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Times (of London), Entertainment Weekly, and BBC Radio on topics as varied as sports, film, politics, legal issues, and travel. He has written three books, including The Secret History of Balls: The Stories Behind The Things We Love To Catch, Whack, Throw, Kick, Bounce and Bat.

For decades now, the poem “My Name Is Old Glory” has been read at military retirements and patriotic ceremonies. Composed by an unsung Marine who served during WW II named Howard Schnauber, it expresses his feelings about the Star-Spangled Banner. In this book, Schnauber’s simple but powerful lines blend with timeless images—from a civil rights march to the Moon landing, from Iwo Jima to September 11, 2001—that capture the courage, strength, and glory embodied in our national treasure. With sidebars about significant flag-raising events, the flag acts of 1777, 1794, 1812, and 1912, flag etiquette, personal reflections about what the flag means to Americans of all ages, and much more, this is sure to be the flag book of the year. Martha LaGuardia-Kotite, a graduate of the Coast Guard Academy, is author of the four-time award-winning book, So Others May Live: Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers (Lyons Press). Trish Marx writes award-winning nonfiction books for young readers. Her books take her to places such as China, Peru, and all across the United States.

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Rick Browne is creator, host, and producer of Grillin’ Wild on the Sportsmen Channel. He is the author of 1001 Best Grilling Recipes and The Ultimate Guide to Grilling. His Barbecue America TV series has been on PBS for seven years. He has appeared on The Today Show and Live with Regis & Kelly.

Hot chefs are setting the Seattle restaurant scene ablaze. With innovative ideas and culinary surprises, the city’s most heralded restaurants and eateries continue adding spark to an already sizzling food scene. From James Beard winners Holly Smith and Maria Hines to Chris Mills, who competed on the original Japanese Iron Chef in Tokyo, and restaurants like Volterra, which Rachael Ray named one of her “favorite restaurants in the world,” the Emerald City is filled with celebrity chefs, heralded restaurants, and Food Network star eateries that serve up delicious cuisine to locals and tourists. Seattle Chef’s Table is the first cookbook to gather Seattle’s best chefs and restaurants under one cover. Profiling signature “at home” recipes from almost fifty legendary dining establishments, the book is also a celebration of the growing sustainable food movement in the Pacific Northwest. With full-color photos throughout highlighting fabulous dishes, famous chefs, and Seattle landmarks, it is the ideal ode to the city’s coveted food culture and atmosphere. James O. Fraioli is a Seattle native and the award-winning author of fifteen cookbooks, including Wild Alaskan Seafood (Lyons Press) and Trattoria Grappolo and Ocean Friendly Cuisine. Visit him at

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The companion book to Browne’s new show Grillin’ Wild on the Sportsmen Channel, about cooking what you catch, shoot, and fish out of waters


Grillin’ Wild, a cooking show for hunters and fishermen that many consider the best outdoor cooking show on TV, finds creator and host Rick Browne as the Wild Game Chef, sharing recipes from hunting lodges, resorts, preserves, lakes, rivers, oceans, and campgrounds across North America. The Grillin’ Wild Cookbook shares the wonderful recipes, cooking tips, and menu suggestions that have made the TV series popular with Browne’s audience. Recipes have been gathered from gulf fishing and wild boar hunting in the steamy swamplands of Florida, a trip to Alaska’s Chigicoff Island for grilled fresh local shrimp, and many other exotic locations. Rick’s new, creative, and easy-to-fix recipes broadly cover the entire range of wild game, game birds, waterfowl, and ocean, lake, and river fish, from Grilled Buffalo Ribeye Steaks with Roquefort Butter, Curried Bear Meatballs, and Grilled Gator Kabobs to Snow Goose with Brandy Sauce, and Basil-Ginger Swordfish Steaks.

The Grillin’ Wild Cookbook Innovative Recipes for Hunters, Fishermen, and Outdoor Enthusiasts Rick Browne


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Celebrating Seattle’s best restaurants and eateries with recipes and photographs

Seattle Chef’s Table Extraordinary Recipes from the Emerald City James O. Fraioli 978-0-7627-7359-6 ■ May 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 71/2 x 91/4 ■ 208 pp 12/CTN ■ full-color photos ■ Lyons Press ■ COOKING

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A collection of oral histories that captures the unique voices of women as they humbly share their remarkable stories of homesteading in the Treasure State

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Extraordinary Stories of Montana Ranch Women Donna Gray, with a foreword by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith 978-0-7627-7909-3 ■ May 2012 $18.95 US/$20.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 272 pp 24/CTN ■ TwoDot ■ HISTORY

The inspirational adventure of a man who went back to the land to show us how we can rediscover and reconnect with the wilderness around us

Two Winters in a Tipi My Search for the Soul of the Forest Mark Warren 978-0-7627-7922-2 ■ May 2012 $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 ■ 256 pp 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ NATURE

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. . . she found her prospective subjects reluctant to be interviewed, convinced as they were that the “ordinariness” of their own everyday lives meant they had done nothing worth talking about, that they had nothing to tell. As the stories in this book attest, nothing could have been farther from the truth. Even the most casual reader will soon realize that these are important stories. —from the foreword by Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith

Between 1982 and 1988 oral historian Donna Gray conducted twelve interviews that reveal a rich heritage. These raw accounts bring to life the childhood memories and adulthood experiences of ranch wives who were not afraid to milk a cow or bake in a wooden stove. From raising poultry to raising a family, these women knew the meaning of hard work. Several faced the hardships of family illness, poverty, and early widowhood. Donna Gray moved to a ranch in Montana’s Paradise Valley in the 1970s, where she became interested in the histories of neighboring ranch wives. One stormy August night while he was away, a lightning bolt struck Mark Warren’s tin-roofed farmhouse and burned everything to the ground. Even his metal tools melted. Friends loaned him a tent, but after just a month it began to break down—which Warren vowed not to do. He decided to follow a childhood dream and live in a tipi. And so began a two-year adventure of struggle, contemplation, and achievement that brought him even closer to the land that he called home. More than just the story of one man, Two Winters In a Tipi gives the history and use of the native structure, providing valuable advice, through Warren’s trial and error, about how you can go back to the land—for two days or two years. As Warren beautifully reveals, the wild places of the past still exist in our everyday lives, and living that wilderness is still a possibility. Mark Warren was named Georgia’s Conservation Educator of the Year by the National Wildlife Federation. A national champion in whitewater canoeing and a winner of the World Championship Longbow Tournament, Warren founded and runs the Medicine Bow Wilderness School in the North Georgia mountains, where he lives.

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SAS and Elite Forces Guide Manhunt

Alexander Stillwell has written and edited numerous books on sports, the outdoors, and military skills. He spent five years in the British Army, where he gained invaluable training in survival skills, first-aid, and escape and evasion techniques. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques, published by the Lyons Press, which has sold nearly 50,000 copies in the United States and Canada.

The Art and Science of Tracking High Value Enemy Targets Alexander Stillwell


978-0-7627-8017-4 ■ May 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ US and Canada ■ Paper ■ 5 x 7 320 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ REFERENCE



World War II Secret Operations Handbook lets you in on the skills and tricks used by the U.S. OSS (Office of Strategic Services), British SOE (Special Operations Executive), the French Maquis, and other special forces in combat in Europe, Africa, and Asia between 1939 and 1945. Learn how to rig up a makeshift radio, pass undetected in enemy territory, how to live off the land and make shelter, and to be a sucessful sniper. Learn how operatives blow up bridges, roads, railways and arms depots and how they work with the local resistance. With more than 120 black-and-white drawings and easy-to-follow text, World War II Secret Operations Handbook is an in-depth guide to the techniques and skills used by the men and women of the special forces, techniques that are as relevant today as they were in 1945.


From the world’s best-trained tactical pros, an up-close look at tracking and taking out the world’s highestvalue human targets

Illustrated with 350 maps, photographs and drawings, The SAS and Elite Forces Guide Manhunt: Tracking High Value Enemy Targets is an authoritative examination of tracking from footprints to forensics and a must for anyone interested in the latest military practices and survival skills. From searching for high-value enemy targets like Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein to finding soldiers caught behind enemy lines, from escaped prisoners and serial killers to a missing child, Manhunt explores just how military and police forces track people down. Including many case studies of high-value targets, suspected criminals and fugitives from justice, and with extensive background on the variety of tracking techniques—from traditional Native American trackers’ skills to the latest high-tech methods—Manhunt brings together the history and science of tracking.




Go behind enemy lines with the legendary special forces during World War II as they fought a war on enemy soil

World War II Secret Operations Handbook Stephen Hart 978-0-7627-7986-4 ■ May 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ US and Canada ■ Paper ■ 5 x 7 320 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ REFERENCE

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50 Cars to Drive

Know-How Book for Dads

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How to Live Like a Gentleman

100 Greatest Western Movies of All Time

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Cigar Lover’s Compendium

The New Devil’s Dictionary

Famous Firearms of the Old West

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Force of Blood

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The Pyrates

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All Told

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My Art and Life Among Athletes, Playboys, Bunnies, and Provocateurs LeRoy Neiman


978-0-7627-7837-9 ■ June 2012 $29.95 US/$32.95 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 71/2 x 91/4 ■ 320 pp 12/CTN ■ 50 full-color photos and illustrations throughout Lyons Press ■ BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

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Singles 1971, Oil, 48" x 36", Collection of the artist

LeRoy Neiman—arguably the world’s most recognizable contemporary artist—broke the barrier between fine art and popular art in the 1960s. His prints continue to bring in $10 million a year in sales. But it is the life he’s lived and the people he’s known that make the memoir of this swashbuckling bon vivant with the famous mustache such a marvelous historical canvas. His is the story of a scrappy Depression-era kid who had talent, insatiable curiosity, and a knack for wrangling himself into places he didn’t belong. As a result, he hobnobbed with everyone who’s anyone and created indelible images that helped define a century. Neiman sat ringside with some of the most extraordinary figures of the twentieth century. Instructor and

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confidant to Muhammad Ali throughout his tumultuous career, Neiman also traveled with Sinatra, cavorted with Dali and Warhol, watched afternoon soaps with Dizzy Gillespie, played in Sly Stallone’s Rocky movies, exchanged quips with Nixon, smoked cigars with Castro, and experienced the September 5, 1972, terrorist attacks at the Munich Olympics alongside Peter Jennings, Howard Cosell, and Jim McKay. And then there’s his contribution to the culture-­shifting influence of Playboy. Neiman recalls his half-century relationship with Hugh Hefner—as principle artistic contributor to Playboy since its founding in 1954, setting up studios in London and Paris to cover his Playboy beat, “Man at His Leisure,” and as creator of the Femlin, the iconic Playboy sex doll. With his life’s work, and now in All Told, LeRoy Neiman has captured sports heroes, movie stars, presidents, dishwashers, jet-setters, jockeys, and even high-class hookers—a panoramic record of society like no other.


With 50 photos and color illustrations, a memoir filled with the biggest celebrities in 20th-century sport, art, theater, music, film, and beyond, by LeRoy Neiman— the artist who “defined a century in vibrating color”


LeRoy Neiman married fine art to popular art with his brilliantly colored, energetic depictions of sports, celebrities, America at play, life on safari, and famous locations. Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, he left high school in 1942 to join the U.S. Army, returning four years later to obtain his high school degree. He then studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (where, for a time, he taught), the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois. Early in the 1950s he became a fashion illustrator for the department store of Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co., where he met Playboy founder Hugh Hefner in 1953. He lives in New York City, overlooking Central Park, where he keeps his studio, offices, archives, and penthouse on separate floors.

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Connecticut Farmer & Feast 978-0-7627-6145-6


New York City Farmer & Feast Harvesting Local Bounty Emily Brooks 978-0-7627-7951-2 ■ June 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 71/2 x 91/4 224 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ full-color photos ■ Globe Pequot COOKING

Following in the footsteps of Connecticut Farmer & Feast, this second book in the series is a cordial invitation to meet fifty passionate farmers and producers who generate food from the bustling urban landscapes of New York City. New York City Farmer & Feast is a welcoming exposé into the lives of NYC food producers and the delicacies they produce within the hidden enclaves of this extensive metropolis. Sumptuous full-color photos and elegantly written profiles showcase lives rich in food and history from all five New York City boroughs and Orange, Westchester, and Putnam Counties. This book brings locally produced food directly home to your kitchen with individually created recipes featuring each producer’s specialty food. New York City Farmer & Feast reconnects urban agglomerates, whether they reside within the hallowed network of the NYC mass transit system, to the bounty of locally produced food, and serves as a memento and travel guide of urban agritourism for visitors as well. Emily Brooks is one of the principal authorities of the local food and sustainable agriculture movements. Founder of Edibles Advocate Alliance ( and BRIDGES Healthy Cooking School, Chef Emily nurtures social entrepreneurs who support local agriculture, sustainable farming, food sovereignty, and sustainable food systems. She is the author of Connecticut Farmer & Feast.

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A full-color celebration of coffee and community from the popular New York chain, Joe


Joe It’s All About Coffee Jonathan and Gabrielle Rubinstein with Judith Choate, Photographs by Steve Pool 978-0-7627-7865-2 ■ June 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper with flaps 61/2 x 9 ■ 160 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ full-color throughout Lyons Press ■ COOKING

This fresh new release is a beautiful, hip guide to the world of coffee brought to you by New York City’s popular connoisseur coffee chain, Joe. Written from the point of view of owners (and siblings) Jonathan and Gabrielle Rubinstein, the reader is welcomed into the tight-knit international specialty coffee community of committed growers, buyers, roasters, entrepreneurs, baristas, and drinkers. Their mission: to source, purchase, roast, serve, and drink the world’s finest coffees. Through explanations of how exemplary coffee is produced (along with the actual brewing techniques used to create great coffee at home), this fully illustrated book will provide the reader with all of the tools necessary for exploration into the vast world of coffee. Jonathan and Gabrielle Rubinstein own the small chain of Joe coffee bars that have been named one of the ten best coffee bars in the United States by Food and Wine Magazine and one of the ten outstanding coffee bars in New York City by the New York Times. The Rubensteins’ radio, television, and media appearances include The Martha Stewart Show, Martha Stewart Living Radio, and Emeril’s Table. Judith Choate is a multiple-James Beard award cookbook author who has written or co-authored many prize winning books for some of America’s greatest chefs. She lives in New York and celebrates the history and creativity of the American food scene. Steve Pool is an in-demand food photographer who has worked with some of America’s leading culinary icons.

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An intimate memoir of loss, exploration, and discovery, illustrated with the author’s gorgeous Polaroid photographs

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This I Know Notes on Unraveling the Heart Susannah Conway 978-0-7627-7008-3 ■ June 2012 $21.95 US/$23.95 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 51/2 x 71/2 224 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ full-color throughout ■ skirt! BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

This book is about unraveling the layers of our lives, delving beneath the surface in order to better understand ourselves, our relationships, and our path. Author Susannah Conway uncovered this process following a ­tragedy—the sudden death of her partner. In sharing her journey of self-discovery first through her blog, then her online courses, and now in these pages, she reveals how grief reshaped her life and led her to reconnect with her creativity, make peace with her past, and learn to appreciate herself. This is a guidebook of sorts, a collection of thoughts and theories, each chapter culminating in a small creative exercise for the reader to reflect upon and apply to her own life. The author’s signature dreamy Polaroid images are also included throughout. Conway reminds readers that they are not alone, that living mindfully is a process, and that unraveling is not about coming undone or losing control, but rather letting go in the best possible way. By untangling the knots that hold you back, unearthing the potential that’s always been there and ditching the labels and should-haves you can let yourself be who you were always meant to be. Susannah Conway is a photographer, writer, and the creator of the Unravelling e-courses. A Polaroid addict, she shares her heart with people around the world via her blog at

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A gripping look into the lives of a mother obsessed with curing her child of autism and a daughter who retains full awareness of her situation According to the CDC, autism spectrum disorders are the second most common serious developmental disability, afflicting 1 in 110 American children.

“Understaters utter I’m no one. I’m broken, moldy bread, throwaway trash, great leper. Now I know I’m a voice of never-heard voices. Nothings need to be heard.” —Excerpt from book

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I Am Intlgent A Mother and Daughter’s Journey from Heartbreak to Healing through Autism Peyton Goddard and Dianne Goddard with Carol Cujec 978-0-7627-7925-3 ■ June 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World English Cloth ■ 51/2 x 81/2 ■ 288 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ skirt! BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

A riveting memoir of extreme loss and unimaginable gain, this book recounts the story of a child who, although unable to express herself, lives fully aware of her limiting circumstances. Robbed of speech and bodily control, and despite her loving parents’ best efforts to help her, Peyton Goddard suffered neglect and ongoing sexual abuse by many who dismissed her as autistic and severely mentally retarded. No one could have imagined that she possessed a brilliant mind in her uncooperative body until her first opportunity to communicate electronically at age 22 when she typed “I AM INTLGENT,” a breakthrough reminiscent of The Miracle Worker. After two decades, mother and daughter are finally able to communicate, and Peyton goes on to graduate valedictorian from college. Her story challenges assumptions that any child, regardless of competence, can be less of a human being. Peyton’s inspirational life helps readers transcend stereotypes and join her in the radical notion that, as she says, “All people are vastly valuable. Treasure all because great is each.” Peyton Goddard has become the first person using facilitated communication to graduate valedictorian from a U.S. college. Her story has been featured in publications such as the San Diego Union-Tribune and she recently co-authored the foreword of a book for K–12 educators entitled Collaborating With Students in Instruction and Decision Making (Corwin Press, 2010). Dianne Goddard is a former educator who committed herself to seeking a cure for her daughter’s neurological challenges. Carol Cujec is a freelance writer.

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A classic underdog story about a local band that almost hits the big time


Hitless Wonder A Life in Minor League Rock and Roll Joe Oestreich 978-0-7627-7924-6 ■ June 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper 51/2 x 8 ■ 288 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Everyone knows the price of fame. Hitless Wonder measures the price of obscurity. What happens when you chase a dream into middle age and, in doing so, risk losing the people you love? This book recounts the two-week tour that forces Joe Oestreich—singer, songwriter, and bassist of the band Watershed—to decide if he and his longtime bandmates still have a future together. In the mid-’90s, Watershed’s large Midwest following led to a six-figure deal with Epic Records. But the band never had a hit, and the label dropped them. Seventeen years later, long after their more famous peers have called it quits, Watershed keeps climbing into the Econoline and touring mop bucket bars. But Joe can’t help but wonder: Are he and his bandmates—approaching forty with wives and kids and mortgages—admirable or pathetic? Successes or failures? The tour tests the bonds of Joe’s friendships and the strength of his marriage, as he’s torn between the lure of the road and the call to finally settle down. An accomplished journalist and creative writing instructor, Oestreich tells his story with humor, heart, and unflinching honesty. Readers—from Baby Boomers to Gen X-ers—will be deeply moved by his voice. Joe Oestreich has published essays in Esquire, Sports Illustrated, and elsewhere. His work has been shortlisted for The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2007, The Best American Essays 2008 and 2009, and The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses 2010. He teaches creative writing at Coastal Carolina University.

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In the spirit of This Is Spinal Tap and MTV’s Headbangers Ball, this is the essential guide to becoming a big-haired, mesh-wearing, guitarshredding 80s rock star.


Steel Rainbow The Guide to Becoming an 80s Rock Star Jordan Hart 978-0-7627-8073-0 ■ June 2012 $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 57⁄8 x67⁄8 208 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ b&w illustrations throughout Lyons Press ■ HUMOR

Looking back at 80s Hair Metal, one thing is apparent—every band looked and sounded exactly the same. According to legend, this is because of a secret text written by an anonymous record label in 1984 that promised fame and fortune to anyone who followed it word-for-word. As the music scene started to change in the 90s, this text faded into obscurity, never to be read and followed again . . . until now. Here, in all its glory, is a replica of that original text, painstakingly rewritten word-by-word for today’s retro music hopefuls to follow. The text, which covers everything from how to write music to how to dress, includes the following illustrated tips: ■■ ■■


On How to Look: Showcase your chest 75 percent of the time. On How to Write Music: Usë excëssivë ümlaüts in söng titlës; write a song for all the ladies out there, and declare it in the intro. On How to Play: Multiply the number of amps you need by six.

Jordan Hart is the founder of, an online community for partial nerds everywhere with interests in pop culture, video games, music and movies, comic books, humor, and retro awesomeness. He has been featured on Fox News as the nerd/tech news contributor and has a weekly gig as the “nerd world contributor” on The Kramp & Alder Morning Show on Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s number one alternative/rock music station.

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A vivid look at the water crisis facing the West, grounded in history and compelling for residents of the region as well as readers nationwide

From the introduction: Mention water to a Westerner whose great-grandparents homesteaded a patch of land as dry as a legal brief and listen to the stories flow. Water might not seem like a big deal to someone from a state that sloshes with rain, but people whose ancestors settled this water-shy region know that the West was won not by men on horseback with sixshooters hanging from their holsters, not by sheriffs with stars of tin pinned upon their chests and guns blazing in high noon shootouts. It was won by farmers and ranchers with irrigation shovels in hand—and by politicians and lawyers divvying up water rights in a dry land.


Dam Nation How Water Shaped the West and Will Determine Its Future Stephen Grace 978-0-7627-7065-6 ■ June 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 6 x 9 ■ 304 pp 12/CTN ■ Globe Pequot ■ SOCIAL SCIENCE

In the rush to claim water rights in the West during the fevered days of early emigration and expansion, there was never the consideration that, one day, there might not be enough to go around, and the dam building fever that made an attempt to transform the West in the 19th and 20th centuries created a map of the region that may be unsustainable.Throughout the arid American West, metropolitan areas such as Los Angeles, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Denver need water. These cities are growing, but water supplies are dwindling. Scientists agree that the West is heating up and drying out, leading to future water shortages that will pose a challenge to existing laws. Dam Nation looks first to the past, to the stories of the California gold rush and the earliest attempts by men to shape the landscape and tame it, takes us to the “Great American Desert” and the settlement of the west under the theory that “rain follows the plow,” and then takes on the ongoing legal and moral battles in the West. Author Stephen Grace, is a novelist, a storyteller, and the author of several non-fiction books on Colorado. He weaves the facts into a compelling narrative that informs, entertains, and tells an important story. Stephen Grace’s employment has ranged from deckhand on Mississippi riverboats to neuropsychological research assistant to whitewater rafting guide. He has led snowboarding adventures for at-risk youth and a volunteer project in China for college students. A resident of Colorado, he divides his free time between Denver’s museums and its mountains.

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Jim Reisler is the author of eight baseball books, most notably Babe Ruth: Launching the Legend, praised by the New York Times Sunday Book Review. Reisler has written for Sports Illustrated, the New York Times, New York Daily News, and Newsweek. A frequent guest on sports radio shows, including Bob Costas’s national satellite show and National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, he lives in Irvington, New York.

The son of Irish immigrants who grew up along the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia at the turn of the 20th century, Jack Kelly became a three-time gold medal Olympian, a political maverick, and the millionaire father of a princess. In this classic American tale of grit and perseverance, the clash between old world privilege and new world courage is played out on many fronts—including the watery battlefield of rowing, where Kelly first chose to forge his strength of character. Author Daniel J. Boyne follows the life of Kelly as he parlays his athletic prowess over to France during WWI, and then ventures into the equally treacherous world of Philadelphia politics during the Great Depression. And there’s his daughter, Grace, who seeks an acting career against her father’s will, and his son Jack Kelly Jr., upon whose shoulders is laid the greatest challenge of all—to carry on the Kelly tradition of championship rowing. Kelly is an uplifting true story of a real champion’s profound success in sport and life. Daniel J. Boyne is the author of The Red Rose Crew and Essential Sculling (both from Lyons Press). He has written for The Atlantic Monthly, Harvard Magazine, Double Take, WoodenBoat, and Gray’s Sporting Journal. He lives in Cambridge, and works at Harvard University.

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As nearly 600 U.S. athletes prepare to compete in the 2012 Summer Games, here’s the inspiring story of the first fourteen who created the American Olympic movement

The first U.S. Olympic team—a ragtag group of 14 men, mostly Ivy Leaguers—caused a swell of national pride in 1896 while taking home 11 gold medals and paving the way for generations of U.S. Olympians. Author Jim Reisler chronicles the growing American sports scene in the 19th Century, the men of influence who established a modern Olympics, and how a squad of moderately talented Americans, funded independently, competing without the backing of the Amateur Athletic Union or their universities, went off to Athens, anyway. By triumphing in their events, they won not only gold— but also the hearts and minds of the world.

Igniting the Flame America’s First Olympic Team Jim Reisler


978-0-7627-7848-5 ■ June 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World English ■ Cloth ■ 6 x 9 304 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ 8-page photo insert ■ Lyons Press SPORTS & RECREATION

An original sports story about John B. Kelly, the most famous U.S. oarsman of all time, threetime Olympic medalist, and father of Grace Kelly and champion oarsman Jack Kelly Jr.

Kelly A Father, a Son, an American Quest Daniel J. Boyne 978-0-7627-7929-1 ■ June 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 320 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Cloth edition: 3/2008; 9780939511235; Mystic Seaport (distributed by Ingram) ■ 35 b&w photos throughout ■ Lyons Press ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

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A riveting biography of a little-known Native-American who shaped history—and a story complete with shootouts, romance, intrigue, and a little politics

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Cherokee Frontier Lawman Howard Kazanjian and Chris Enss 978-0-7627-6075-6 ■ June 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 192 pp 24/CTN ■ TwoDot ■ BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Stories of the hard-luck, hardliving men and women who stampeded west in search of Gold

Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers Fifty of the Grittiest Moments in the History of Frontier Prospecting Matthew P. Mayo

When Sam struck a trail after a criminal he followed it until he ran the quarry down, and more than once when a flying desperado heard that Captain Sam was on his trail he took the back track and surrendered. —New York Times, May 15, 1887

Sam Sixkiller was a typical law-enforcement official, minding the peace and gunslinging in the still-wild West. What set Sam Sixkiller apart was his Cherokee heritage. Sixkiller took it upon himself to protect the traditional way of life of the Cherokee, but his temper, actions, and convictions earned him more than a few enemies, and in 1886 he was assassinated in an ambush. This new biography takes a sweeping, cinematic look at the short, tragic life of of Sam Sixkiller and his days policing the streets of the Wild West. Howard Kazanjian has been producing feature films and television programs for more than twenty-five years. Chris Enss has written for television, short subject films, live performances, and for the movies, and is the author of more than twenty books.

Mayo’s Grittiest Moments books read like Loren D. Estleman and Jim Thompson got together to re-write a Stephen Ambrose history book. —Jeremy L.C. Jones,

Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers offers 50 tales of hard-bitten sourdoughs, petty bandits, outright outlaws, guilt-free gunmen, and murderous money-grubbers as they scrabbled to gain the lands, foodstuffs, and fortunes of wideeyed greenhorns, gullible and trusting tenderfoots, and slowon-the-draw gold panners. Matthew P. Mayo is the author of several fiction and nonfiction books, including Cowboys, Mountain Men, and Grizzly Bears (TwoDot, January 2010) and the Western novels Winters’ War, Wrong Town, and Hot Lead, Cold Heart. Raised in Rhode Island and Vermont, he has spent much of his adult life in Maine, writing about the state for Down East and other publications. Visit him at

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I want to address a most unfortunate myth that took hold in some quarters after Elizabeth died—that she was “crazy.” The myth (begun by the speculation of John P. Reynolds, who wrote on her death that Elizabeth succeeded as a spy because she acted “crazy,” making people think her harmless) has both benign and malicious motivations among those taking up this falsehood. One view grows from the feeling that she must have been crazy to expend her fortune and risk her life and reputation on anti-slavery and Unionist causes. No sane Southern lady would defy social custom in this way. These folks simply cannot grasp that one would rationally choose such a path. The other view is a deliberate attempt to undermine and trivialize Elizabeth in order to exonerate the incompetence of a Confederacy incapable of unmasking a serious threat—from a woman, no less. To treat her as a powerful person with extraordinary organizational skills, a rational force to be reckoned with, is to admit that she was smarter than the men she repeatedly outwitted. —From the Author’s Note


A revealing look at a woman who risked her life for her principles—and abandoned the life she was raised to lead—at one of the pivotal moments in American History


Miss Lizzie’s War The Double Life of Southern Belle Spy Elizabeth Van Lew Rosemary Agonito 978-0-7627-8012-9 ■ June 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper 6 x 9 ■ 324 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Globe Pequot BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

As the Civil War ground on, an underground Unionist movement flourished in the heart of the Confederacy, led by an unlikely leader. Elizabeth Van Lew, a wealthy and well-connected member of Richmond’s elite, risked everything to help save the Union, skillfully directing this clandestine group and becoming General Ulysses S. Grant’s spy in Richmond. Surrounded by a cadre of “slaves” secretly freed and working with her at the risk of their lives— and hers—Lizzie becomes a pivotal character in the narrative that reveals the complexity and horror of war and the possibility of ultimate redemption. Based on an incredible true story, Miss Lizzie’s War revolves around a number of elements: the intrigue involved in Elizabeth’s double life, her scheme to plant a former slave as her spy in the Jefferson Davis home, her secret romance with a Union prisoner, the dangerous work and conspiracies entailed in running a spy network for the Federal Government in the Confederate capital, terrifying flights to freedom engineered by Elizabeth for escaped prisoners and slaves, and ongoing Confederate surveillance, investigations and arrests of Unionists. Rosemary Agonito’s first novel, Buffalo Calf Road Woman: The Story of a Warrior of the Little Bighorn, also based on a true story, won the prestigious 2006 Western Heritage Award for the Outstanding Western Novel. She has also authored five non-fiction books, many articles, and lectured widely on women’s history and issues.

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The 2013 Elk Calendar Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation 978-0-7627-8066-2 ■ June 2012 $9.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ World ■ Wall ■ 12 x 9 ■ 30 pp 72/CTN ■ Previous edition: 6/2011; 978-0-7627-7258-2 Lyons Press ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

For anyone living in or visiting elk country, or anyone who wants to feel they’re there, the outstanding color photography in this handsome wall calendar lets them enjoy the view without leaving their chair. Month by month, follow the elk from the valleys to the high country in the West through twenty-five stunning images by the best outdoor and wildlife photographers working today. Published in cooperation with Bugle magazine and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, the calendar is marked with key dates and captions for each month. This magnificent calendar will be treasured by big-game hunters, wildlife observers, conservationists, and all the people of elk country. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, headquartered in Missoula, Montana, is dedicated to ensuring a future for elk, other wildlife, and their habitat across North America.

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summer fun

101 Baseball Places to See Before You Strike Out 978-1-59921-884-7 $18.95 US/$20.95 CAN

The 1986 Masters

The Cycling Bible

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The Art of Mountain Biking

The Art of Stand Up Paddling

The Art of Surfing, 2nd

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The Impossible

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Weird Hikes, 2nd

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An inside look at the gritty, brutal world of Mexican drug trafficking


Mule My Dangerous Life as a Drug Smuggler Turned DEA Informant Chris Heifner with Adam Slutsky 978-0-7627-8028-0 ■ July 2012 $18.95 US/$20.95 CAN ■ US, Canada, and open market Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 272 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press TRUE CRIME

Meet Chris Heifner, overachieving drug runner for a Mexican marijuana cartel. But he wasn’t always. This onetime econ student from Texas—broke, deep in debt, facing eviction, and with a growing family to support— yielded to the temptation that he had resisted countless times before and went to work for his best friend from college, Jake Andes. But it wasn’t exactly a Career Day kind of job. Andes was a big-time dealer, captaining a $25-million-a-year empire. Heifner became a mule, running multi-hundred-pound loads from Juarez around the country. After digging himself out of his financial hole, Heifner contemplated going clean. But the money and the lifestyle had hooked him, so he kept moving loads. He was so good that Andes was grooming him to become his second-in-command. And then Heifner got busted with $300,000 worth of dope in a rental car, and his world came crashing down. After bailing out of jail, Heifner went home for a much-needed shower. He emerged to find Andes and a hit man hired to kill him and his family should he decide to go to the authorities. Heifner realized that he had only one option: to flip and become an informant for the DEA. And that’s when life got really dangerous. Chris Heifner earned his MBA in economics from the University of Texas at El Paso. Feature articles about him have appeared in Bluff, Mob Candy, and the New York Times, among other publications. Now a motivational speaker, he lives in El Paso, Texas.

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Lyrical and gritty, this authentic coming-of-age story about a border-town family in Brownsville, Texas, insightfully illuminates a little-understood corner of America.


The Boy Kings of Texas A Memoir Domingo Martinez 978-0-7627-7919-2 ■ July 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 ■ 496 pp 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Domingo Martinez lays bare his interior and exterior worlds as he struggles to make sense of the violent and the ugly, along with the beautiful and the loving. Partly a reflection on the culture of machismo and partly an exploration of the author’s boyhood spent in his sister’s hand-me-down clothes, this book delves into the enduring and complex bond between Martinez and his deeply flawed but fiercely protective older brother. It features a cast of memorable characters, including his gun-hoarding, former farmhand Gramma and “The Mimi’s,” two of his older sisters who for a short, glorious time, managed to transform themselves from poor Latina adolescents into upper-class white girls. Martinez delves into the complicated relationships between extended family and the inner conflicts that result when the desire to Americanize clashes with the inherent need to defend one’s manhood in an aggressive, archaic patriarchal farming culture. He provides a real glimpse into a society where children are traded like commerce, physical altercations routinely solve problems, and people depend on the family witch doctor for advice. Charming, painful, and enlightening, it examines the traumas and pleasures of growing up in South Texas and the often terrible consequences when two very different cultures collide on the banks of a dying river. Domingo Martinez lives in Seattle, Washington. His work has appeared in Epiphany, and he has worked as a journalist and designer in Texas and at virtually every periodical in Seattle, including The Stranger, Seattle Weekly, the Seattle Times, and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

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The gripping, forgotten story of America’s first military foray into the Middle East


Clash of Eagles America’s Forgotten Expedition to Ottoman Palestine Carol Lea Clark 978-0-7627-7842-3 ■ July 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 ■ 304 pp 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ HISTORY

In the middle of the Mexican-American War, the secretary of the Navy authorized Lt. William Francis Lynch to command an unusual expedition, not south to the war zone, but east to Ottoman Palestine, now Israel and Jordan, to map the Dead Sea. Traversing this backwater of a dying empire, Lynch navigated the treacherous, uncharted rapids of the Jordan and braved near starvation before reaching Jerusalem. But why? Following a long tradition of quasi-scientific expeditions, it attempted to establish that the Dead Sea lay below sea level—but it didn’t generate enough knowledge to justify the expense or the suffering of the fifteen Americans who joined Lynch’s obsessive quest. Was it a publicity stunt? Or the first step in returning Muslim Palestine to its former glory as a Judeo-Christian land of milk and honey? In vivid, absorbing detail, Clash of Eagles masterfully recounts this seemingly foolhardy mission that the Civil War derailed. Another hundred years would pass before America again involved itself in the Middle East. Carol Clark, associate professor of English at the University of Texas at El Paso, has written more than 50 magazine articles and eight textbooks. She held a Fulbright to Jordan in 2008–2009 and discovered William Lynch’s story while at the American Center for Oriental Research in Amman. She lives in El Paso, Texas.

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The first popular biography of Peggy Shippen— Benedict Arnold’s wife, beautiful society girl, and traitor to the American Revolution


Treacherous Beauty Peggy Shippen, the Woman behind Benedict Arnold’s Plot to Betray America Mark Jacob and Stephen H. Case 978-0-7627-7388-6 ■ July 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ US and Canada ■ Cloth ■ 6 x 9 272 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ HISTORY

Histories of the Revolutionary War honor several heroines. There’s Betsy Ross, Abigail Adams, and Molly Pitcher. But there is no popular biography—yet—that focuses on one of the most remarkable women of the war, a beautiful society girl named Peggy Shippen, who befriended a handsome British spy and then married a crippled American revolutionary general twice her age. At a crucial juncture in the Revolutionary War, Peggy brought the two enemy warriors together in a treasonous plot that came perilously close to turning George Washington into a prisoner of war and possibly changing the outcome of the conflict. Peggy Shippen was Mrs. Benedict Arnold. Peggy was to the American Revolution what the fictional Scarlett O’Hara was to the Civil War: a woman whose survival skills trumped all other values. Had she been a man, she might have been arrested, tried, and executed. And she might have become famous. But because of eighteenth-century views of women and her own guileful deflection of blame, Peggy’s role was minimized and she was allowed to recede into the background— with a generous British pension in hand. It took a century and a half for historians to begin to appreciate her true treacherous role during our nation’s birth. Mark Jacob, deputy metro editor at the Chicago Tribune, was part of the team that won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism. Stephen H. Case is managing director and general counsel of Emerald Development Managers LP. He is a member of the board of the American Revolution Center.

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A generational story of fathers and sons and the lives of New England shellfishermen


Harvesting the Bay Fathers, Sons, and the Last of the Wild Shellfishermen Ray Huling 978-0-7627-7042-7 ■ July 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Cloth ■ 6 x 9 256 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ b&w photographs ■ Lyons Press BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

“If we mean to change our ways, how will we do it? How will we make our food and our system of food production healthy, sustainable, and secure? How will we make them, in a word, sane? Who will do this work?” Ray Huling knows the hard realities of shell fishing. His father and grandfathers were shellfishermen on Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay, laborers in an age-old trade. As a third generation quahauger, the industry is his life, and the drive to keep it sustainable is what makes up his family history. In Harvesting the Bay, Huling answers these pressing questions and delivers a moving portrait of the men and women who work the waters of the Atlantic coast in the harsh environment of the shellfishing industry. Huling argues that any successful sustainable food enterprise will likely resemble shellfishing in Rhode Island, an industry that has existed sustainably for over 150 years, with its complex system of governance, its fierce and obsessive workforce, and its conflicts within communities and between generations. This thought-provoking book sets the complexities of sustainable food production against a heartwarming story of one family’s enduring years of work on the seas. Ray Huling is a third-generation quahauger. Drawing on his own history with shellfishing, he has written extensively about marine affairs for the town of East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Huling has a graduate degree from New York University’s School of Journalism. In addition, he was a Fellow in the Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship. He is a contributor to online magazines and has written about new media and entertainment.

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Behold, mortals, a celebratory homage to all things nerdy.

Things don’t always make sense, like poverty, crime, or invisible jets. Hanging with my friends, but, thanks to the Internet, I’m still all alone! Dear Housekeeping: Please vacuum under the bed, too. Trouble with Tribbles. –Excerpt from the book


Nerd Haiku Robb Pearlman 978-0-7627-8043-3 ■ July 2012 $9.95 US/$10.95 CAN ■ US, Canada, and open market Paper ■ 57⁄8 x 67⁄8 ■ 112 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press HUMOR

Nerd Haiku takes a fun, light-hearted, light saber–pointed poke at all the absurdities, stereotypes, and truths of nerd culture. These 200 thoughtful and clever poems speak to the core elements of the nerd universe: science fiction, fantasy, comic books, super heroes, big-budget movies, role-playing games, technology, TV series, animation, cosplay, and video games, as well as its celebrated (and derided) authors, artists, actors, and franchises. From comic book and comedy nerds to computer and design nerds, every kind of nerd will appreciate and cherish these gems of poetic wisdom. Robb Pearlman is a senior editor of pop culture and entertainment books at Rizzoli International Publications and the author of Spoiler Alert: Bruce Willis Is Dead and 399 More Endings from Movies, TV, Books, and Life (Lyons, 2010). Known in comic book stores from Gotham City to a galaxy far, far away, he has been known to fly into a rage when people diss Aquaman. He lives in Garwood, New Jersey.

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Maine’s cultural and culinary heart, Portland is a buzzing and energetic food community. Widely considered to have one of the country’s most vibrant food scenes, Portland in 2009 was named “America’s Foodiest Hometown” by Bon Appetit. The city offers a diverse ­culinary landscape––from classic seafood to Oaxacan to Korean to Milanese––and its devotion to farm-to-table cuisine is undeniable given that the Portland Farmers’ Market, the country’s oldest continually operating market of its kind, has thrived here for over 200 years. With recipes for the home cook from over fifty of the city’s most celebrated restaurants and showcasing around 100 full-color photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs (including James Beard nominees), and lots of local flavor, Portland, Maine Chef’s Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both tourists and Mainers.

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Extraordinary Recipes from the Forest City Margaret Hathaway Photographs by Karl Schatz 978-0-7627-8044-0 ■ July 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 71/2 x 91/4 208 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ COOKING

Margaret Hathaway is the author of ­Living with Goats, The Year of the Goat, and Food Lovers’ Guide to Maine. She lives with her husband, photographer Karl Schatz, and their two children on a ­homestead in southern Maine. Visit them at

Known as the American Riviera because of its breathtaking ­Mediterranean-like views and climate, Santa Barbara enjoys a unique culinary scene, thanks in part to a rich agricultural community. While the most significant culinary boom in recent years is the abundance of winemakers, the area’s food scene is well recognized. Santa Barbara Chef’s Table is the first cookbook to gather the area’s top chefs and restaurants under one cover. Profiling seventy signature “at home” recipes from forty legendary dining establishments, the book is a celebration of the farm-to-table way of life. With full-color photography throughout that highlights the area’s fabulous dishes, famous chefs, and spectacular vistas, it is the perfect gift for the local resident or the passing tourist, an ode to the city’s vibrant culture and atmosphere.

Santa Barbara Chef’s Table Extraordinary Recipes from the American Riviera James O. Fraioli 978-0-7627-7358-9 ■ July 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 71/2 x 91/4 208 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ full-color photos ■ Lyons Press COOKING

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James O. Fraioli is the award-winning author of fifteen cookbooks, including Wild Alaskan Seafood and Seattle Chef’s Table (Lyons Press). Visit him at ­

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Portland, Oregon Chef’s Table celebrates the food and culture of what the New York Times calls the city’s “golden age” of dining and drinking. The city’s food scene—largely a celebration of the farm-totable movement—has grown and evolved tremendously in the last five years, with an abundance of local fisheries, farms, and small beef, lamb, and pork producers providing the city’s fascinating restaurants with a wide array of locally-grown deliciousness. Portland, Oregon Chef’s Table is the first cookbook to gather Portland’s top chefs and restaurants under one cover. With over seventy recipes for the home cook from approximately fifty of the city’s most celebrated restaurants and showcasing around 100 full-color photos from award-winning photographer Bruce Wolf, Portland, Oregon Chef’s Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both the tourist and the Portland local.


Celebrating the best restaurants and eateries with recipes and photographs

Portland, Oregon Chef’s Table Extraordinary Recipes from the City of Roses Laurie Wolf photographs by Bruce Wolf


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Husband and wife team Bruce and Laurie Wolf are no strangers to the publishing world. The food editor at Child Magazine for eighteen years, Laurie is also an accomplished food stylist whose work has been featured in Vogue, New York, Glamour, and more. She is the author of Candy Countdown and The Do It Myself Cookbook, among others. Visit her at Award-winning photographer Bruce has shot commercial photography for numerous clients, including Martha Stewart, Vogue, New York, Architectural Digest, Viking, Jenn Air, G.E., and more.

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Murder, New England A Historical Collection of Killer True-Crime Tales M. William Phelps 978-0-7627-7843-0 ■ August 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 288 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ TRUE CRIME

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Best-selling true-crime author M. William Phelps, star of the new investigative television series Dark Minds, takes readers to his own backyard in these seven bloodcurdling murder cases. Think New England is all bucolic landscapes and Robert Frost poems? Think again. In Murder, New England, Phelps explores different motives, themes, and community reactions to horrific crimes: ■■







Murder by Blood: The Strange Death of Rebecca Cornwell (1673, Narragansset Bay, RI). A 73-yearold widow burned to death in front of her bedroom fireplace . . . William Beadle: Husband, Father, Murderer (1782, Wethersfield, CT). A man murders his wife and kids before taking his own life . . . The Angry Man: Murder in Manchester (1821, Manchester, NH). A poor widow killed in her home by a “ruffian” looking for food and drink . . . Better Off in Heaven: John Kemmler Kills His Three Children (1879, Holyoke, MA). After losing his mill job, a man kills his daughters because he fears they will become prostitutes . . . Birth of the “Big Seven”: Gaspare Messina’s Mafioso (1917, Boston). An ol’ fashioned Mafia murder tale . . . Electronic Kill Machine: “Forensic Files” Murder (2001, Somerville, MA). Teenage slackers, the show “Forensic Files,” and the murder of a grandmother blamed on TV, youth, drugs, sex, money, and rockn-roll . . . Sesame Street Murder: Death on Big Bird’s Estate (2008, Woodstock, CT). A young woman out for a jog murdered by the groundskeeper of an estate owned by the puppeteer who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.

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Seven true tales of murder set in New England from the colonial period to today, from a true crime master and star of Investigation Discovery’s new show, Dark Minds A chilling scene unfolds on the Woodstock, Connecticut, estate of the Sesame Street puppeteer who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch: Near the end of the access road was a picnic area with a large pagoda-like structure topped by an A-framed roof. Two paddle boats were stored under the ceiling of the open-air building. The pagoda had that sacred, spiritual look one would expect of a place to relax and meditate, a haven separated from the main living space where one could disconnect from the world.


What upset the serenity of the scene was the trail of blood. It led from the roadway directly to the pagoda—and yet stopped in the center of the ground under the ceiling. The paddle boats, investigators noticed, had blood spatter and smudge marks on them. But what did it mean that the trail of blood just stopped? As they continued to search, troopers looked above them and spied a set of pull-down stairs. There was a storage area or attic within the pagoda’s A-frame. The blood trail had stopped directly beneath the pull-down stairs.

M. William Phelps is the national best-selling, awardwinning author of sixteen nonfiction books and star of the Investigative Discovery series Dark Minds. Winner of 2008 New England Book Festival Award, Phelps has written for the Providence Journal, Hartford Courant, New London Day, and consulted on the hit Showtime cable television series Dexter. He is also the author of The Devil’s Rooming House and The Devil’s Right Hand (both Lyons Press). He lives in Ellington, Connecticut.

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The spellbinding account of a free-spirited young woman in a world where few dared to speak up

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A Young Woman’s Secret War Against the Nazis Gretel Wachtel and Claudia Strachan 978-0-7627-7071-7 ■ August 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 288 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Cloth edition: 6/2011; 978-0-7627-6413-6 Lyons Press ■ HISTORY

—New York Journal of Books

Living in Hamburg, Germany, Gretel Wachtel witnessed the disappearance of her best friend during Kristallnacht in 1938. An unguarded anti-Nazi comment resulted in Gretel being forced to work in an ammunition factory, but she married a resistance fighter, hid her Jewish doctor in her home, passed secrets to the resistance, and in 1945 was arrested and taken to an internment camp. Gretel Wachtel was an ordinary person thrust into extraordinary circumstances, and her wartime experiences are nothing short of astonishing. Gretel Wachtel was born in Germany in 1915 and was twenty-four years old when the Second World War began. She moved to England in 1945, where she remained until her death in 2005. Claudia Strachan was born in Germany and in 1993 moved to England, where she met Gretel. She spent the next nine years researching Gretel’s story.

A day in the life—and mind— of a psychologist

“It takes a truckload of guts to write a book this honest about one’s profession. To pen one as funny and insightful as Crazy is, simply, amazing. You’ll never view therapy in the same light again.”

“Dr. Rob . . . looks at himself with the same eye for analysis that he uses for his patients.”

—The Philadelphia Lawyer, author of Happy Hour Is for Amateurs

—Tucker Max, author of I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell

Crazy Notes On and Off the Couch Rob Dobrenski, PhD 978-0-7627-7847-8 ■ August 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 ■ 224 pp 24/CTN ■ Cloth edition: 6/2011; 978-0-7627-6483-9 Lyons Press ■ PSYCHOLOGY

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“Well-written and succinct. . . . [Gretel Wachtel’s] defiance of the Gestapo and her willingness to serve time in a concentration camp gives Ms. Wachtel special status, similar to others like Oskar Schindler.”

At turns hilarious and heartbreaking, thoughtful and irreverent, Crazy is the incredibly honest and insightful story of how one mental health professional deals with his own personal problems and those of the people he treats. Part exposé, part memoir, it reveals what therapists really think about their profession, their colleagues, their patients, and their own lives. Rob Dobrenski, PhD, is a licensed psychologist whose work has been published in The Best of Creative Nonfiction, Vol. 2. His training and practice have afforded him the opportunity to work with virtually every psychological condition. He lives and works in New York City. Visit him at

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A story of love more than loss, memory more than sorrow, life more than death

“For some inexplicable reason—at once miraculous and diabolical—the heart keeps beating even when it’s irreparably broken.” —Excerpt from the book

“Emotionally raw from start to finish, the story . . . also celebrates a rare and profound love that transcended death. A brutally candid memoir of the ‘all-consuming and profoundly uncomplicated’ power of grief.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Reader be warned: This is a sad book. But there is a need for sad books. They remind us of real lives, true love, and heartache, but most important, that at the end of the day, grieving people can still smile. Yes, this is yet another book about losing a husband too soon and too young, but AfterImage clearly is not your mother’s widowhood.” —NY Journal of Books

“Carla Malden traces the awful journey of her young husband’s illness and death with such precision and care, expressing the emotion between the exhilaration of hope and the darkness of reality so powerfully, that her eloquence turns grief into poetry and enlightenment.”


AfterImage A Brokenhearted Memoir of a Charmed Life Carla Malden 978-0-7627-8013-6 ■ August 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 ■ 320 pp 24/CTN ■ Cloth edition: 4/2011; 978-0-7627-6382-5 skirt! ■ BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

—Blythe Danner, actress

Carla Malden’s heartbreaking and beautifully written memoir, detailing her husband’s battle with cancer and his untimely death, is as much a story of marriage as one of loss and survival. Malden was starved for a book she could relate to: an in-the-trenches account, rather than frustrating platitudes that leave readers feeling even more alone. This is that book. Carla Malden has been a screenwriter and published author for over twenty years. With her father, Academy Award–winning actor Karl Malden, she coauthored his critically acclaimed memoir, When Do I Start?

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cooking The Lexicon of Real American Food

Connecticut Farmer & Feast

The Farmer’s Market Cookbook

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The Freshwater Fish Cookbook

Diamond Dishes


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The Game Cook

What Chefs Feed Their Kids

The Starter Cook

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Welcome to Claire’s

The Little Saigon Cookbook

Caseus Fromagerie Bistro Cookbook

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Celebrate Vegan

My Vietnam


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In At The Deep End

The Keepsake Cookbook

The North End Italian Cookbook, 5th

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Life in the Present Tense A Field Guide to Now Christina Rosalie 978-0-7627-7856-0 ■ September 2012 $18.95 US/$20.95 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 51/2 x 71/2 ■ 176 pp 24/CTN ■ full-color throughout ■ skirt! ■ SELF-HELP

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What if you could look for the present moment in a field guide, the way you might look up the name of a tree out your window? For as long as you can remember, the tree has just been a tree, but in looking it up, it becomes something more: a Sassafras maybe, or a Tulip Maple, and suddenly you can feel the way your attention toward it shifts. You recognize the way its pollen gathers fine and yellow in the weft of your bedroom screen in May, or the way its shade freckles the dying grass at the end of summer. In the act of naming it, in discovering its traits and marks, the tree becomes something more to you. What if you could do this for the moments that fill your life? That is what this book is about. The illustrated essays and prose explore the fabric of the present tense. With this book, talented blogger and artist Christina Rosalie combines narrative with original illustrations and field notes that spark inspiration. Within these pages she leads readers to rediscover how the small, mundane aspects of daily life can—through a shift in focus—become a springboard for the profound.

An Invitation Survival and thriving: these are the poles between which the moments of our lives are strung. The balance is tenuous and the outcome for each of us is different. Yet we mostly start with the same raw stuff: skin, a mother, food, shelter, breath, and each moment as it unfolds, one after the next, right now. From these moments all the intricacies of our lives are made. And no matter who you are, your day—like mine—is occupied with the small repetitive tasks of living, and these are the moments that shape us, even as we’re dreaming of other things.


Identify the beauty in individual moments that make up each day


This book is an invitation. You’ll see. You’ll find yourself here at the page, and then gone in an instant on your own adventure of identifying the moments that are unfolding in your own ordinary, remarkable life. Give yourself this: leap with arms flung wide toward the heart of today. This is your only day. Jump in.

Christina Rosalie is a writer, mixed media artist, and creative consultant whose award winning work has been featured in print and online. Her blog, My Topography, a Best of Blogs “Best Creative Blog” winner, has a loyal and expanding audience. She lives with her family in Vermont. Visit her at mytopography​ .com.

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Conning Harvard

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The Audacious Forgeries and Astonishing Lies of an Ivy League Imposter Julie M. Zauzmer and Xi Yu


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In a Massachusetts courtroom last year, a 24-year-old man pled guilty to falsifying his application to Harvard, thereby bilking the world’s most prestigious university out of more than $45,000 in prizes and scholarships and cheating an honest applicant out of an Ivy League diploma. Using forged SAT scores, transcripts, and letters of recommendation, Wheeler outsmarted Harvard’s admissions office. Once accepted to Harvard, Wheeler was not content to settle unnoticed into life as an Ivy League undergrad. He wanted much more. He garnered Harvard’s top honor for undergraduate writing using a plagiarized essay. He fabricated a research proposal that earned him an $8,000 grant to study abroad. He kept lying, cheating, and succeeding—until he shot too far. During his senior year at Harvard, Wheeler applied for nomination to the illustrious Rhodes and Fulbright scholarships, a gamble that finally exposed his extensive tangle of lies. Harvard officials and later the police unraveled Wheeler’s violations at Harvard and the falsifications on his application for admission. Alerted that he was under suspicion, Wheeler fled Harvard but did not stop scamming universities. He successfully filed more fraudulent applications

at top-tier schools across the country—until some vigilant admissions officers, Massachusetts police, and even his own parents forced him off his computer and into court. As reporters for The Harvard Crimson, Julie Zauzmer and Xi Yu covered the case from the moment the news of Wheeler’s indictment broke. Their reports included up-tothe-minute coverage of the case and the court transcripts, a psychological analysis of Wheeler, a look at the implication of the crime on college admissions, and a detailed annotation of Wheeler’s phony resumé. In the course of their reporting, they interviewed dozens of friends, roommates, teachers, and advisors who knew Wheeler at many phases of his suspect academic career. Their fascinating account reveals how one serial scammer took on the fast-paced and competitive world of the Ivy League—and almost won.


Julie M. Zauzmer and Xi Yu are Harvard University juniors who began covering the Wheeler story for The Harvard Crimson in 2010. Julie has interned at the Philadelphia Bulletin, and Xi has interned with the St. Petersburg Times.

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The inside story of the serial scammer who forged his way into the world’s most prestigious university

Xi Yu

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The untold story of how two behavioral scientists helped Ronald Reagan win the California governorship, turning the Gipper into the Great Communicator


The Making of the Great Communicator Ronald Reagan’s Transformation from Actor to Governor Kenneth Holden with Ken Gross 978-0-7627-7849-2 ■ September 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 6 x 9 256 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ HISTORY

One week after Ronald Reagan announced his candidacy for governor of California, the San Francisco Chronicle gibed: “It was simply a flagrant example of miscasting.” Reagan was tanking, and his businessmen backers panicked. Then a think-tank friend suggested the expertise of two UCLA social pyschologists. Kenneth Holden and Stanley Plog agreed to take the job only if they could have three full days alone with Reagan. Those three days remade the bumbling neophyte into an articulate, confident politician whose devastating sound bites shredded the opposition. Holden or Plog remained by Reagan’s side for the rest of the campaign, feeding him information about California’s problems, teaching him to handle the press, writing his position papers, and helping develop the programs he offered. Not everyone who voted for Reagan supported his positions, but voters preferred his honesty and forthrightness to the waffling of other politicians. Reagan won by a landslide. Holden and Plog had shaped an actor into a governor, but they were also turning a governor into a president. Here is the untold story of how they did it. Kenneth Holden earned his PhD in clinical psychology from Ohio State University. At UCLA, he met Stanley Plog, and they founded BASICO, a market research and consulting firm. Holden later became a director with the Hawaii Mental Health Division. He lives in Chico, California, where he remains active in various volunteer organizations.

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From the best-selling author of A Man Called Intrepid comes the extraordinary story of his own life and escapades through history.


Past to Present A Reporter’s Story of War, Spies, People and Politics William Stevenson 978-0-7627-7370-1 ■ September 2012 $25.95 US/$28.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Cloth ■ 6 x 9 272 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ b&w photos throughout ■ Lyons Press BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

William Stevenson may be best known for his friendship with and books about William Stephenson, otherwise known as Intrepid, whose spy network and secret diplomacy changed the course of history. Originally published in 1976, A Man Called Intrepid sold over 2 million copies and became a New York Times bestseller. Stevenson now chronicles the major events of his life, beginning with his daring and dangerous time as a naval pilot during WWII learning maneuvers over England, Canada, Scotland, and the Pacific. After the war he returns to Canada to write for the Toronto Daily Star, where he first meets William Stephenson (aka Intrepid) on assignment and develops a lifelong friendship. Stevenson travels the globe, visiting Hong Kong, Delhi, Kashmir, Kenya, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow, and Thailand, where he meets Ian Fleming, Prime Minister Nehru, Ho Chi Minh, Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Tse-tung, Zhou Enlai, Tito, Khrushchev, and the King of Thailand among others. Privy to confidential information, full of international intrigue, Stevenson is a living embodiment of twentieth-century history. Past to Present, with story after amazing story to tell, will leave the reader breathless. William Stevenson was trained in aerial espionage as a British naval fighter pilot during World War II. A distinguished journalist and war correspondent, he is the author of sixteen books, including A Man Called Intrepid, Intrepid’s Last Case (Lyons), and Ninety Minutes at Entebbe. He lives in Toronto, Canada.

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A tantalizing portrait of contemporary China through food


To the People, Food Is Heaven Stories of Food and Life in a Changing China Audra Ang 978-0-7627-7392-3 ■ September 2012 $22.95 US/$24.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Cloth 51/2 x 81/2 ■ 288 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press CURRENT EVENTS

In China, the world’s next superpower, life is comfortable for the fortunate few. For others, it’s a hand-to-mouth struggle for a full stomach, a place to live, wages for work done, and freedom to speak openly. In a place where few things are more important than food, “Have you eaten yet?” is another way of saying hello. After traversing the country and meeting its people, Ang shares her delicious experiences with us. She tells of a clandestine cup of salty yak butter tea with a Tibetan monk during a military crackdown and explains how a fluffy spring onion omelet encapsulates China’s drive for rural development. You’ll have lunch with some of the country’s most enduring activists, savor meals with earthquake survivors, and get to know a house cleaner who makes the best fried chicken in all of Beijing. Ang bites into the gaping divide between rich and poor, urban and rural reform, intolerance for dissent, and the growing dissatisfaction with those in power. By serving these topics to us one at a time, To the People, Food Is Heaven provides a fresh perspective beyond the country’s anonymous identity as an economic powerhouse. Like Peter Hessler with Anthony Bourdain along for the ride, Ang plates a terrific, wideranging feast that is the new China. Have you eaten yet? Audra Ang, a former Beijing correspondent for The Associated Press, has been a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley’s Center for Chinese Studies and a Nieman fellow at Harvard University. She divides her time between Asia and the U.S. and regularly eats unseemly amounts of food at one sitting.

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An extraordinary and inspiring story of how a young man lost his sight and found his calling as an artist


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Shouting in the Dark My Journey Back to the Light John Bramblitt with Lindsey Tate 978-0-7627-8007-5 ■ September 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 51/2 x 81/2 240 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ four-color paintings throughout Lyons Press ■ BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

John Bramblitt makes his living as a visual artist. His works have been sold in over twenty different countries, and he’s received three Presidential Service Awards for the art workshops he teaches. He’s painted portraits of skateboarder Tony Hawk and blues legend Pops Carter. He’s given talks about his art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and there has even been a documentary made about him. And . . . he’s blind. When Bramblitt was declared legally blind ten years ago due to complications with epilepsy, his hopes of becoming a creative writing teacher were shattered and he sunk into a deep depression. But then he discovered painting. He learned to distinguish between different colored paints by feeling their textures with his fingers. He taught himself how to paint using raised lines to help him find his way around the canvas, and through haptic visualization, which enables him to “see” his subjects through touch. He now paints lifelike portraits of people he’s never seen—including his wife and son. Shouting in the Dark is the story of Bramblitt’s life, his journey navigating through this new territory of blindness, and how he ultimately rekindles his joy, passion, and relationships through art. John Bramblitt has appeared on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, ABC, and BBC Radio, and he’s been featured in the New York Times and Psychology Today. He lives in Denton, Texas.

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FULL BACKLIST The Boston Chef’s Table 978-0-7627-4514-2 ■ $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN


The Charleston Chef’s Table 978-0-7627-5010-8 ■ $24.95 US/$31.95 CAN

New Haven Chef’s Table 978-0-7627-5879-1 ■ $22.95 US/$24.95 CAN

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Celebrating Philadelphia’s best restaurants and eateries with recipes and photographs


Philadelphia Chef’s Table Extraordinary Recipes from the City of Brotherly Love April White photographs by Jason Varney 978-0-7627-7762-4 ■ September 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 71/2 x 91/4 208 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ full-color photos ■ Lyons Press COOKING

Not long ago, Philadelphia’s culinary identity could be described in one word: Cheesesteak. But today you’re as likely to hear food lovers discussing Iron Chef Jose Garces, restaurant mogul Stephen Starr, Marc “Is this the Best Italian Restaurant in America?” Vetri, and the gelato genius of Capogiro. You’ll find them crowding into Honey’s Sit ’n’ Eat for a Jewish-Southern brunch, lining up for bespoke cocktails at Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co., and planning a year in advance for dinner at Talula’s Table. And these Philly food devotees are always hungry for more. One thing hasn’t changed since the city’s cheesesteak days, when friendly rivalries between vendors earned the humble sandwich its place atop Philly foodie lore. The personalities—the talented, memorable chefs in the city’s kitchens—are the driving force behind the city’s current restaurant revolution. Philadelphia Chef’s Table captures this vibrant moment in Philadelphia’s dining scene through recipes from and conversations with more than fifty of the city’s most influential and well-known chefs. April White is an award-winning food writer and the author of several books, including Latin Evolution, the debut cookbook of Iron Chef Jose Garces; and Philadelphia magazine’s Ultimate Restaurant Guide. White is the former food editor of Philadelphia magazine, and her writing has appeared in Food & Wine and Every Day with Rachael Ray.

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Dr. Lisa Masterson tells the inspiring story of her childhood and her path to become a renowned physician and cohost of The Doctors.

“Moving debut memoir . . . an inspiring account of challenges faced and overcome, not only as a child but as a physician, mother, TV celebrity and the guiding spirit behind the Maternal Fetal Care International foundation, which she founded.” —Kirkus Reviews


Paper Dollhouse A Memoir Lisa M. Masterson, MD 978-0-7627-6125-8 ■ September 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 272 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Cloth edition: 04/2011; 978-1-59921-998-1 ■ b&w photos throughout skirt! ■ BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Dr. Lisa Masterson traces a journey that begins with an unconventional childhood shaped by her larger-than-life mother, who broke away from an abusive husband in Louisiana to find new opportunities for the two of them in the West. With charm, determination, and a budget that often involves moving every few months to skip out on the rent, the two lead a hidden existence that allows Lisa to attend exclusive private schools and feed a brilliant mind. Their life together is as heartbreakingly flimsy as the dollhouse she makes for a school project, using the only materials she has: notebook paper and tape. But the love and grit and resilience of those early days ground Lisa for harrowing years of medical training and give her the fierce determination, after she loses her mother to cancer, to found clinics for pregnant women and babies in Africa and India. This unexpected story from the accomplished doctor and cohost of the Emmy Award–winning medical talk show The Doctors will captivate, surprise, and inspire readers and her many daytime TV fans. Dr. Lisa M. Masterson is a specialist in obstetrics, gynecology, infertility, adolescent gynecology, and family planning. She practices in Los Angeles at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, St. John’s, and UCLA/Santa Monica. She is also the founder of Maternal Fetal Care International (MFCI). Ten million U.S. viewers each week and a growing international audience know the dynamic mix of expertise, humor, and compassion that she brings to the syndicated daytime TV talk show The Doctors.

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Lessons learned from the cards, and the imcomparable Jane Stern

“[A]n insightful how-to guide that reaches far beyond simple directions for reading tarot cards. . . . [Jane] Stern chronicles the ways in which past readings have served as a launching point for journeys of self-discovery—for both herself and her clients. . . . Weaving anecdotes from her 40 years’ experience tangling with the occult, including particularly memorable readings she’s performed for herself, [she] provides a delightful take on a practice too often derided as scam or mere superstition.” —Kirkus Reviews


Confessions of a Tarot Reader Practical Advice From This Realm and Beyond Jane Stern 978-0-7627-8016-7 ■ September 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 216 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Cloth edition: 06/2011; 978-1-59921-993-6 ■ full-color illustrations skirt! ■ BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Tarot cards have been used to foretell the future for centuries. Once the domain of the esoteric and mystical, tarot today has many practical applications in the modern world. Jane Stern, a fourth generation tarot reader, has given the art of the tarot a very modern spin. Using the twenty-two major arcana cards (the “heart of the tarot”) as chapters, she has gleaned all she has learned over the years and presents Confessions of a Tarot Reader as a witty, readable, and useful self-help book. In her own words, the author likes to think of herself as a “psychic Dear Abby,” and by drawing on the wisdom of the tarot deck, to give practical advice in every life situation and lift the veil between this world and the unseen beyond. Jane Stern is author of the best-selling memoir Ambulance Girl as well as many food and popular culture books coauthored with Michael Stern. Together they run the very popular website ROADFOOD, have won three James Beard awards, and been inducted into the Who’s Who of American food. Visit her at

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An inspirational story of life and death on the Intercoastal Waterway

“Travel often inspires deep reflection on themes like resilience, familiarity, and resolve. All three of those threads are artfully explored in Gib’s Odyssey: A Tale of Faith and Hope on the Intracoastal Waterway.” —Foreword Magazine

“Ordinary men sometimes do extraordinary things . . . we all have to die. Some of us go out with a whimper, others with a roar. Gib Peters chose the roar.” —Jacksonville News


Gib’s Odyssey A Tale of Faith and Hope on the Intracoastal Waterway Walter G. Bradley 978-0-7627-7978-9 ■ September 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper 51/2 x 8 ■ 224 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Cloth edition: 05/2011; 978-0-7627-6416-7 ■ Lyons Press BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Gib’s Odyssey is the true story of an extraordinary man, Gib Peters, and his solo journey along the Intracoastal Waterway from Key West to New York and back while suffering the ravages of Lou Gehrig’s disease. During his six-month voyage aboard his boat, Ka-Ching, Gib encounters numerous obstacles. He meets an incompetent sailor who wraps his tow rope around Ka-Ching’s propellers and accidentally stabs himself as he tries to cut it loose. Navy and Coast Guard Zodiacs rush to stop Gib from entering a naval bombardment zone. He searches for his two kittens, brought along as companions on his trip, when they go AWOL. All the while he is forced to cope with increasing levels of paralysis, steering the boat home with his feet and unable to speak. Authored by the neurologist who treated him, this remarkable book is told in Gib’s own voice through a series of e-mails to family and friends and articles he wrote for the Key West Citizen. Part travelogue, part soulsearching meditation, it is an uplifting and sometimes hilarious story of one man’s conquest of death and his profound insights into life. Walter G. Bradley, DM, FRCP, is the emeritus chairman of the Department of Neurology at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami. He is the author, most recently, of Treating the Brain: What the Best Doctors Know.

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The true account of the largest conservation effort ever undertaken—a wildlife corridor that spans the length of North America


Spine of the Continent The Most Ambitious Wildlife Conservation Project Ever Undertaken Mary Ellen Hannibal 978-0-7627-7214-8 ■ September 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ US and Canada ■ Cloth 6 x 9 ■ 288 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ NATURE

As climate change encroaches, animals and plants around the globe are having their habitats pulled out from under them. At the same time, human development has made islands out of even our largest nature reserves, stranding the biodiversity that lives within them. Spine of the Continent introduces readers to the conservation effort to create linked protected areas extending from the Yukon to Mexico. This movement is the brainchild of Michael Soulé, the founder of conservation biology and the peer of E. O. Wilson and Paul Ehrlich, who endorse his effort as necessary to saving nature on our continent. With blue-ribbon scientific foundations, the Spine is a grassroots, cooperative effort among conservation activists—NGOs large and small—and regular citizens. Spine of the Continent is not only about making physical connections so that nature will persist; but also about making connections between people and the land we call home. In this important book, Mary Ellen Hannibal travels the length of the Spine, sharing stories and anecdotes about the passionate, idiosyncratic people she meets along the way—and the critters they love. Mary Ellen Hannibal’s most recent book is Evidence of Evolution. She has written for many publications, including The San Francisco Chronicle, Esquire, and Elle magazines, and extensively for environmental nonprofits. She is a 2011 Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellow and lives in the California Bay Area.

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Get in touch with your inner cowgirl!

“Cowgirl is an attitude, really. A pioneer spirit, a special American brand of courage. The cowgirl lives life head on, lives by her own lights, and makes no excuses. Cowgirls take stands. They speak up. They defend the things they hold dear. A cowgirl might be a rancher, or a barrel racer, or a bull rider, or an actress. But she’s just as likely to be a checker at the local Winn Dixie, a full-time mother, a banker, an attorney, or an astronaut.” —Dale Evans, Queen of the Cowgirls


You Might Be a Cowgirl If . . . A Guide to Life on the Range Jill Charlotte Stanford photographs by Robin L. Corey 978-0-7627-7809-6 ■ September 2012 $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 81/2 x 8 128 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ TwoDot ■ HUMOR

Jill Charlotte Stanford, author of the Cowgirl’s Cookbook and Wild Women and Tricky Ladies, is a cowgirl. And she wants to be Dale Evans—a smile on her face, a song in her heart, and not a hair out of place as she races around the arena. Her new book, You Might Be a Cowgirl If . . . is a lively celebration of what it means to be a cowgirl and how to achieve the cowgirl lifestyle whether you’re at home on the range or a city girl. It’s not all sequins and silver buckles—but following the way of Dale Evans and Rodeo Queens can help you achieve your own cowgirl style and release your inner cowgirl. With affectionate humor, Stanford identifies those traits that might already identify you as a cowgirl (you ask for a pony for Christmas every year and you’re WAAAY older than twelve). She profiles great cowgirls of the past and present, offers the rules that Rodeo Queens live by, and gives you tips on Riding Herd (managing your money and your relationships), Minding Your Fences, Establishing Your Brand, and Knowing When to Gallop to the Rescue—life lessons that might be called the Cowgirl Way. Jill Charlotte Stanford’s lifelong ambition has been to be a cowgirl—but not just any cowgirl. She aspires to be Dale Evans, not a hair out of place, makeup perfect, and song in her heart. And she aspires to be Fanny Sperry Steele, bronc riding champ of the early 20th century. She lives and writes in Sisters, Oregon.

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Now in paperback, a series of enthralling anecdotes and profiles of New York City’s most influential people of the 1920s— politicians, entertainers, artists, athletes, criminals, and more

“Compelling and appealing. . . . [an] engaging recounting of the era as personified by some of its most colorful characters.” —Sam Roberts, New York Times

“The 1920s’ distinctive cultural creation, the celebrity, is the real star of this gallery of famous New Yorkers. . . . Take Fanny Brice, then a popular comedienne. She was the inspiration for the hit musical and 1968 movie Funny Girl. . . . Others are novelist Anita Loos (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), mobster Lucky Luciano (The Godfather), and a Harlem nightclub (The Cotton Club). . . . Also including figures from journalism, prostitution, politics, music, and dance, Wallace’s tome recalls the fizz and biz of 1920s publicity.”


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A Portrait of New York City in the Roaring Twenties David Wallace 978-0-7627-8015-0 ■ September 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper 51/2 x 8 ■ 288 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Cloth edition: 06/2011; 978-0-7627-7010-6 ■ Lyons Press ■ HISTORY

In the same absorbing style that characterized his bestseller Lost Hollywood, David Wallace presents the Prohibition-era personalities and events that made New York City the cultural and financial capital of the world. Sex, sin, song, work, sports, play—all these aspects of 1920s’ New York and more are told through a rich array of anecdotes and “inside” profiles of the individuals that personified them in a defining decade. ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■


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David Wallace is the author of several books, including the national bestseller Lost Hollywood. He is the former national correspondent for People Weekly and has written for the Los Angeles Times, Denver Post, Ladies Home Journal, and Life. He lives in Palm Springs, California.

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A beautifully illustrated guide to the healing and curative powers found inside every home’s kitchen


Kitchen Medicine Household Remedies for Common Ailments and Domestic Emergencies Julie Bruton-Seal and Matthew Seal 978-0-7627-7985-7 ■ November 2011 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Cloth ■ 71/2 x 91/4 256 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ REFERENCE

Most accidents happen in the kitchen. But the average kitchen also contains the many handy but forgotten or overlooked remedies for treating comon ailments and household emergencies. These simple remedies include herbs and spices, fruit and vegetables, condiments and dressings, oils and vinegars, and other common and familiar ingredients. In Kitchen Medicine the authors describe the wealth of healing and emergency remedies that sit unused and idle in the kitchen. Superb illustrations adorn a lively text. The ingredients are all easily found in most every home kitchen, although they are often exotic in origin—think of tea, coffee, and chocolate. The ailments and illnesses are comprehensively listed, making diagnosis and cure both immediate and easy. Julie Bruton-Seal has a biology degree from Queens University in Charlotte, N.C., trained as a herbalist with Christopher Hobbs, renowned California herbalist, is a Council member of the Association of Master Herbalists, and editor of its quarterly magazine, Nature’s Path. She is co-author of Backyard Medicine. Matthew Seal has worked in the UK and South Africa as an in-house and freelance editor and writer.

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A loving collection of ingredients and recipes for creating tried-and-true aphrodisiacs at home


Aphrodisia Homemade Potions to Make Love More Likely, More Pleasurable, and More Possible Julie Bruton-Seal and Matthew Seal 978-0-7627-7987-1 ■ January 2012 $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN ■ North America ■ POB 51/2 x 61/2 ■ 96 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ REFERENCE

Ever since the invention of sex, doctors, medicine men, witch doctors, shamans, druggists, chemists, and ordinary people have concocted cures, potions, extracts, tinctures, and creative preparations and compounds of every variety to make sex either more likely, more pleasurable, or just more possible. Aphrodisia doesn’t rely on magic or mysticism or an advanced degree—just artful combinations of time-honored natural ingredients that together get the mojo flowing. Julie Bruton-Seal has a biology degree from Queens University in Charlotte, N.C., trained as a herbalist with Christopher Hobbs, renowned California herbalist, is a Council member of the Association of Master Herbalists, and editor of its quarterly magazine, Nature’s Path. She is co-author of Backyard Medicine. Matthew Seal has worked in the UK and South Africa as an in-house and freelance editor and writer.

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The only independent biography of the candidate who would be President


Mitt Romney An Inside Look at the Man and His Politics R. B. Scott 978-0-7627-7927-7 ■ November 2011 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper 51/2 x 8 ■ 264 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

The 2012 race for the White House is racing along at full tilt. Mitt Romney is widely assumed to be the front-runner for the Republican nominee. Question is, can he hold the lead? Ron Scott provides the first independent (unauthorized) biographical profile of the possible Republican nominee. Mitt Romney takes a frank and revealing look at what makes Mitt the man tick, more human than he often appears to be on the stump: his character, convictions, his words and actions, yes his flips and his flops too, and, his triumphs and setbacks. It will also attempt to answer the question everyone is asking: Can a faithful Mormon really win his party’s nomination and then upset the popular if now struggling, incumbent President, Barack Obama? Drawing on extensive research amassed over more than two decades, including interviews with people who know him best—allies and adversaries alike—this book will paint a savvy, textured, and revealing portrait of the candidate, his history, family, religion, political beliefs, and strategy. It will put Mitt in context like no other book to date. Ronald B. Scott wrote for People, Time, Life, Sports Illustrated and Money. His work has appeared in USA Today, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Boston Globe, Salt Lake Tribune and Philadelphia Inquirer. Scott was the first to raise the “flip flopping” issue in 2005 when Romney changed positions on abortion and gay rights.

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The New York Times bestseller, now in paperback! Kris Carr takes on the crazy sexy subject of what and how we eat, drink, and think.

Do you have any idea what it’s like to feel blissfully whole and comfortable in your skin? You will. The Crazy Sexy Diet and lifestyle will give you the tools to navigate through life with clarity, balance, and flow. Health is more than just the absence of disease; it is the presence of vitality. Health is freedom from obstruction; it’s living in a harmonious way that creates both inner and outer peace. . . . The Crazy Sexy Diet is loaded with wisdom, tips, and advice from personal experience. If I feel great living and eating this way then you can feel fantastic! What I present to you is what works for me and countless other wellness warriors. This information just might save your life, or at the very least reduce the pesky cellulite. It’s an awakening without the disease, knowledge without the price. Changing your mind is the biggest obstacle you face. But once you do, you’ll realize that you are the one you’ve been waiting for. . . . —From the Introduction


Crazy Sexy Diet Eat Your Veggies, Ignite Your Spark, and Live Like You Mean It! Kris Carr, Foreword by Dean Ornish, Preface by Rory Freedman 978-0-7627-7793-8 ■ December 2011 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 71/2 x 91/4 240 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Cloth edition: 01/2011; 978-1-59921-801-4 ■ skirt! ■ HEALTH & FITNESS

Infused with Kris Carr’s signature sass, wit, and advice-from-the-trenches style, Crazy Sexy Diet is a beautifully illustrated resource that puts you on the fast track to vibrant health, happiness and a great ass! Along with help from her posse of experts, Carr lays out the fundamentals of her Crazy Sexy Diet: an antiinflammatory, vegetarian program that emphasizes balancing the pH of the body with lush whole and raw foods, nourishing organic green drinks, and scrumptious smoothies. Plus, she shares the steps of her own twenty-oneday cleanse, and simple but delectable sample recipes. Carr empowers readers to move from a state of constant bodily damage control to one of renewal and repair, making this a must-have for anyone who seeks to be a confident and sexy wellness warrior. Kris Carr—author, motivational speaker, and wellness warrior—has written two previous skirt! books: the bestselling Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips and Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor. She leads workshops and gives lectures at wellness centers, universities, and corporations across America. Visit her at her award-winning online magazine,

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A delightful history from heel to thigh about what makes the stocking so classic, so provocative, and so irresistible

“Charming, witty, and saucy . . . for anyone with an interest in fashion.” —Cambridge Style Magazine

Introduction by Victor Arwas


When a woman takes all her clothes off, she can be depicted as a pure, Classical nude. If, however, she keeps her stockings on, she suddenly becomes naked, an erotic creation capable of arousing the viewer’s libido. This curious paradox has been observed and used by artists since the Middle Ages. Stockings range from extremely elaborate confections: multicoloured, embroidered, applied with sequins or precious stones, painted, striped or otherwise made into objects to be coveted, enabling the wearer to be desired. They range from the shapeless utilitarian woollen stocking suddenly transformed by being black or allowed to droop erotically down the leg, to the breathtaking sheen of silk stockings drawn tight over the leg, held in place by an elaborate garter or garter-belt. Silk was eventually replaced by nylon or rayon, enlivened in certain decades by a central seam in the back of the leg (giving rise to the arousing gesture of straightening the seam), a tiny monogram or the variety of colours in the sheer quality of the transparent material, listed in deniers.

The Stocking Book Victor Arwas 978-0-7627-7994-9 ■ November 2011 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Cloth 4.72 x 8.46 ■ 192 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ full-color throughout skirt! ■ DESIGN/FASHION

This book explores the astonishing variety of stockings from the eighteenth century to the present, the way great painters depicted them, the way illustrators and cartoonists made use of them, the way advertisements presented them, and the way they have developed, from practical woollen undergarments to luxurious silk creations, from the miraculous invention of nylon to the simple stocking hung from the mantelpiece waiting for Father Christmas.



A sumptuous feast for the eyes, and rich in historic detail, The Stocking Book is a lively and lovely paean to the world’s most alluring garment. Often overlooked, the stocking has always been as outrageous as it is practical, from the ancient world all the way up to modern era. Arwas navigates the creation of the stocking, from the first knitters to mass manufacturing and the invention of nylon, and explores its many uses, from a practical garment worn by both sexes to the extravagant, luxury items they have become today. Sifting through decades of art, Arwas delves into the explosive cultural sensation of the stocking, from the role they have played on the runway to the phenomenon of the Christmas stocking. Complete with full-color illustrations and photos, as well as cultural commentary, The Stocking Book is bursting at the seams with its delightful and irreverent history. Victor Arwas was the founder of the Editions Graphiques art gallery and the curator for over thirty art exhibitions all over the world. He remains an expert voice in Art Nouveau and Art Deco, and has published more than 30 works on art and its artists.

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The title behind one of this fall’s most talked about TV comedies, ABC’s Suburgatory, which airs directly before the wildly popular Modern Family


Suburgatory Twisted Tales from Darkest Suburbia Linda Erin Keenan 978-0-7627-8019-8 ■ November 2011 $21.95 US/$23.95 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 51/2 x 81/2 240 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ skirt! ■ HUMOR

Suburgatory lampoons the absurdities and contradictions that Linda Keenan has witnessed since leaving New York City, where she was a thoroughly urban CNN news producer for seven years, and settling down as a hapless stay-at-home suburban mother. The original proposal for this book was picked by Warner Brothers in 2010, and you can see their imagining of Suburgatory on the ABC show of the same title this fall. Keenan was forced by the man in her life to leave her beloved New York City for a supposed suburban utopia. Instead she found herself trapped in a place where conformity is king, and where she often felt like she had been taken hostage by an adult Girl Scout troop. So Keenan decided to train her twisted reporter’s eye on the strange inhabitants of this new foreign land. Thought of as a local town newspaper or website, Suburgatory includes “news stories” (Mom Plans School Auction During Dreary Sex) that go after the tiger moms, breastfeeding nazis, frustrated swingers, crypto-racists, barely-there dads, and power-mad principals. Linda Erin Keenan spent seven years as a CNN head-writer for anchors, including Anderson Cooper and Lou Dobbs, before trading it all in for baby and suburbia. She now trains her reporter’s eye on the subversive side of her new, foreign environment. Her essays have appeared in The Boston Globe Magazine and The Huffington Post.

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The ultimate book for classic home cooking that builds a foundation and shows how to take those basics to a higher level


Rosemary Shrager’s Absolutely Foolproof Classic Home Cooking Rosemary Shrager 978-0-7627-7983-3 ■ November 2011 $30.00 US/$33.00 CAN ■ North America ■ Cloth 91/4 x 71/2 ■ 288 pp ■ 16/CTN ■ Lyons Press COOKING

The consummate book for home cooking, for getting the basics right, and understanding how to take those basics to a higher level.With a few perfect recipes, the reader can master any dish and create many more. Rosemary Shrager’s Absolutely Foolproof Classic Home Cooking makes it easy to cook over 200 classic tried-andtested home recipes perfectly every time. With clear instructions for over 20 essential dishes and techniques, all in fantastic photographic detail, with dozens of variations and ideas for more recipes, plus hints, tips and ideas, and plenty of explanation to take the mystery out of cooking, it’s the next best thing to being side-by-side with Rosemary at her famous cooking school. From soups to souffles, risottos to roasts, custards to cakes, Rosemary guides you effortlessly every step of the way, and in no time you’ll have the confidence to create perfect meals for every occasion. Rosemary Shrager is a talented and versatile chef who loves teaching others about food as much as she loves cooking for herself, her family, and her friends. She has appeared on TV’s The Alan Titchmarsh Show, Ladette to Lady and Soapstar Superchef as well as ITV’s popular School for Cooks. In addition Rosemary teaches at Castle Cook School, Swinton Park, one of the UK’s most sought-after cookery courses, and at various venues in the United States.

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An inspired and beautiful tribute to fine meat and to the soul-satisfying recipes we create with it, from the owner of London’s renowned Ginger Pig butcher shops

“From buying to cooking meat, if it’s not in this expert tome, it’s probrably not worth knowing.” —Thomas Cook Travel Magazine


Ginger Pig Ginger Pig Meat Book Tim Wilson and Fran Warde 978-0-7627-7982-6 ■ November 2011 $35.00 US/$39.00 CAN ■ North America ■ POB 93/4 x 71/2 ■ 336 pp ■ 16/CTN ■ Lyons Press COOKING

This much-anticipated book is packed with recipes and a wealth of expert information, providing every cook and food lover with an indispensible guide to getting the very best out of the meat they buy. Tim Wilson, farmer and proprietor of The Ginger Pig chain of butcher shops, teams up with Fran Warde, respected cook and bestselling author, to recommend the best breeds and the right cuts to choose for every style of cooking and dish, and to guide readers on what to ask their butcher to get the best quality meat. In addition to comprehensive guides to beef, pork, bacon, and lamb, all the major game and poultry are also covered, including venison, rabbit, goose, guinea fowl, duck, quail, and turkey. The 100-plus inspirational recipes are arranged according to the seasonal availability of the best ingredients, from sticky citrus-marinated pork chops in April through Moroccan chicken with preserved lemons in July to slow-baked herb-crusted leg of lamb in December. Tim Wilson, owner of The Ginger Pig chain of butcher shops, is one of the most respected meat producers in Britain. The shops stock meat exclusively from his three Yorkshire farms. Fran Warde is a cook and best-selling food writer. She spent 18 months in the kitchens at The Cafe Royal before opening her own restaurant in London and then moving into catering and opening a successful cooking school. Fran co-authored with Joanna Harris the award-winning The French Kitchen, followed by The French Market. Her other books include New Bistro and Food for Friends.

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A beginner cookbook with the flair of a graphic novel and the chops of a top chef, for any hip culinary novice

Club Sandwich


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prEp TIME : 15 minUTES


½ an avocado


or cooked ham



some cream cheese with or without chives*


2–4 salad leaves


*or some hummus, mayo, etc.

cold water

vineg ar

a little worcestershire sauce or Tabasco


2 slices of bacon


a small handful of

salad sprouts (alfalfa, watercress or similar, optional)

frying pan

2 tsp of vinegar


4 slices of bread

2 eggs


serves : 2 people


tsp = teaspoon






PUT the eggs in a pan of water. BRING to a boil and cook for 6 mins on a gentle boil.




2 PEEL the avocado and CUT into slices, SPRINKLE with a little vinegar.


COOK the bacon, if using, in a small frying pan.


SPRINKLE over a little sauce, then PUT the bacon or ham on. PLACE the eggs on top of the bacon or ham.


with a second slice of bread (with more spread, if you like)

&... eat.


con theba

ADD the salad leaves and sprouts (they give some crunch and, depending on the variety, a little heat too).

not so junk

SPREAD some cream cheese (or hummus, mayo, etc.) onto a slice of the bread. LAY the slices of avocado on top, then PRESS lightly with a knife.


PLACE under cold running water and SHELL. CUT the eggs in half.


The Student’s Cookbook An Illustrated Guide to Everyday Essentials Keda Black 978-0-7627-7896-6 ■ September 2011 $16.95 US ■ US only ■ POB ■ 81/2 x 11 ■ 72 pp 20/CTN ■ full-color throughout ■ Lyons Press COOKING

With little time, less money, and limited kitchen equipment, the culinary life of a student is too often a boring story of popcorn and EasyMac. It’s true, there are other things to plan and think about . . . But with this book, you’ll realize it’s not so hard to cook up good food in a tiny space. With minimal equipment (including a toaster oven or a microwave and a wise selection of utensils) and a shopping bag full of well-chosen ingredients, you’ll discover it’s possible to prepare quite a wide variety of meals with a truly homey feel! Here you’ll find recipes to fit any occasion: comfort food, breakfast goodies, sweet indulgences, meaty morsels, fish fixes, not-quite-junk, and even a few ideas to feed a small crowd of friends. Every recipe has a photograph to show you the final result, plus step-by-step explanations. Lots of advice and crystal-clear symbols enable you to find the right recipe for the time and equipment you have at hand. We will tell you everything: how to break an egg, how to build a sandwich, how to cook oatmeal and to bake a cake. Just wait and see. Keda Black learned to cook by eating with her grandmother, listening to her mother, following recipes to the ­letter, and taking courses in breadmaking and pâtisserie. She aims to give readers a repertoire of simple, versatile, and varied dishes: timeless classics enhanced by little ideas picked up here and there.

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Tour New York City in style with a top interior designer as she reveals her favorite stores, boutiques, galleries, markets, and places to eat.

De Vera Originally a San Franciscan shop, now in a classic downtown wrought-iron corner building. Beautiful and sunny, you are met at the door by a brass vessel of growing moss. This is only the start. Sometimes more museum than shop, it houses the curious, the unusual, the handmade, in a well thought-out display space. Take your time and really look; you’ll come across anything from Chinese kingfisher hairpins to bone combs to knot-rings, moonstone eggs, cast hands and everything in between.

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The Stylist’s Guide to NYC Sibella Court 978-0-7627-7961-1 ■ January 2012 $25.00 US ■ US only ■ POB with elastic closure 51/2 x 81/2 ■ 288 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ full-color throughout skirt! ■ REFERENCE

New York, possibly the world’s most vibrant and energizing city, abounds with a wide range of shops, spots, and restaurants—an abundance of riches, but where to start? This fully illustrated guide presents top interior stylist Sibella Court’s personal favorites. Cleverly arranged into loops of interest such as “Jewelry & Hardware,” “Haberdashery & Handmade,” and “Furniture & Interiors,” The Stylist’s Guide to NYC takes the first-time visitor—or long-time resident—on a number of surprising and beguiling journeys, uncovering traditional merchants and hidden sanctuaries as well as some of the coolest spots in town. This well-chosen collection of stores, services, galleries, markets, and places to eat also contains city survival tips, maps, and comprehensive indexes. With an idiosyncratic and impeccable eye, Court celebrates the beautiful, the curious, and the unexpected, making The Stylist’s Guide to NYC an indispensible accessory for anyone visiting, working, or living in New York. It includes a foldout map plus two pockets for souvenir tickets, cards, and more. Sibella Court is the Interiors Editor of Harpers Bazaar and Grazia magazines and she designs paint ranges quarterly with Murobond Paints. Her first book, “Etcetera,” won Best Designed Book and Best Designed General Illustrated Book at the APA Annual Design Awards 2010. She lived in New York City for nine years.

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A riveting account of the biggest counterfeiting operation in history—from inside a Nazi concentration camp

“Arresting from start to finish, this harrowing memoir is full of compassion, pain, and strength that illuminates from the inside a little-known episode in the Nazi effort.” —Publisher’s Weekly, Starred Review


Counterfeiter How a Norwegian Jew Survived the Holocaust Moritz Nachtstern and Ragnar Arntzen 978-0-7627-7988-8 ■ November 2011 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ North America and Caribbean Paper ■ 51/2 x 8 ■ 288 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ Cloth edition: Osprey Publishing, 09/2008; 978-1846032899 Lyons Press ■ HISTORY

This is an enthralling personal account of the secret Nazi project, Operation Bernhard, devised to destabilize the British and, later, American economies by creating and circulating millions of counterfeit pounds and dollars. A team of typographers and printers was hand selected from prisoners on their way to the gas chambers then transferred to the strictly isolated Block 19 in Sachsenhausen concentration camp. There they were presented with the enormous task of producing almost perfect counterfeits to the value of hundreds of millions of British pounds sterling. These notes were to be dropped from bombers over London, with the aim of causing financial chaos. Some of the currency was even used to fund operations in Germany’s secret war. Moritz Nachtstern (1902–1969), was a Norwegian-Jewish typographer deported from Oslo in 1942. The Counterfeiter is his story, as told to his wife and written down by her, then edited by journalist Ragnar Arntzen. It was originally published in Norwegian in 1949.

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The astonishing story of the spy network and the curious collection of spies and counter-spies who fooled the Nazis and safeguarded the D-Day invasion of Europe


Operation Fortitude The Story of the Spies and the Spy Operation That Saved D-Day Joshua Levine 978-0-7627-7992-5 ■ November 2011 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Cloth 6 x 9 ■ 320 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ HISTORY

The success of D-Day was made possible by the efforts of people who were not even present on the Normandy Beaches. General Patton spent D-Day on British shores commanding a phantom army. Spanish double-agent GARBO sent messages relaying supposed intelligence from his fictitious spy network, fooling the Nazis right up until the end of the war. Operation Fortitude tells the thrilling tale of an ingenious deception that changed the course of the Second World War. The story is one of intrigue, drama, and good fortune, practically a Hollywood script. It is the tale of double agents, fake radio transmissions, and dummy invasion craft. Even as the Normandy landings were happening, Hitler remained convinced they were a diversionary tactic to force him to move his troops. So, thanks to Fortitude, D-Day was a triumph; without it the war might well have had a very different outcome. Joshua Levine is a playwright, writer for television, producer, and the author of numerous books including, On A Wing and A Prayer, the story of the pioneering aviation heroes of World War I; Beauty & Atrocity, a history of the Irish Troubles (which was short-listed for the Writers’ Guild 2010 Non-Fiction Book of the Year); as well as three books in the Forgotten Voices series.

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A fully illustrated history of the men and women who bring immediacy and intimacy to the war zone

“An excellent book. . . . Stunning photographs.” —Tribune Magazine


War Correspondent Reporting Under Fire Since 1850 Jean Hood 978-0-7627-7993-2 ■ November 2011 $21.95 US/$23.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper 81/4 x 103/4 ■ 224 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press REFERENCE

Rageh Omaar’s composed reporting of the bombardment of Baghdad; Martha Gellhorn’s evocative portrait of Barcelona under siege; Richard Dimbleby’s horrifying radio broadcast from Belsen; Robert Capa’s blurred images of the chaos on Omaha Beach: for 150 years war correspondents have shaped our understanding of the war zone. Through printed word, photograph, radio and satellite link-up, they have exposed the horrors of war and revealed the endurance of the human spirit under fire. War Correspondent not only brings together details of the most famous dispatches from the front and iconic examples of photojournalism that have passed into our collective consciousness, it is also about the war correspondents themselves—their escapades and ruses to outwit the censor; their ability to rough it in the most extreme conditions; their determination to place themselves in harm’s way in the pursuit of the facts; and their frustrations with military and government restrictions, as well as the editors. Fully illustrated to showcase the best examples of front-line reporting from the Civil War to the War on Terror, War Correspondent offers fascinating insight into the psyche of those that cover the cataclysmic events of our time. Jean Hood is an acclaimed writer and historian. She formerly worked as Information Officer at Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, and has published widely on maritime and naval subjects. She is the author of several books and was a major contributor to the landmark volume Ship: A History in Art & Photography.

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View the world from its greatest heights through the eyes of the people who make great altitudes their life’s work and their passion


“In its approach, broad scope, and impressive execution, there’s never been a climbing book like this before. Highly recommended!”

Mountain Heroes

—Dougald MacDonald, Editor in Chief, Climbing magazine

978-0-7627-7991-8 ■ November 2011 $29.95 US/$32.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper 81/2 x 101/2 ■ 288 pp ■ 16/CTN ■ FalconGuides SPORTS & RECREATION

Portraits of Adventure Huw Lewis-Jones

Come face to face with those who have spent their lives at altitude: explorers and pioneering travelers, intrepid ice climbers and extreme skiers, ecologists, photographers, and film-makers. The weathered faces of black-andwhite portraiture from the world’s great collections are displayed alongside modern photographs by a group of leading adventure photographers, such as Glen Denny, Cory Richards, and Gordon Wiltsie. Among those featured are Sir Edmund Hillary, Tom Hornbein, Conrad Kain, Yvon Chouinard, George Mallory, Alex Lowe, Lynn Hill, Reinhold Messner, Tenzing Norgay, Joe Simpson, Jim Whittaker, Galen Rowell, Edward Whymper, Royal Robbins, Pat Morrow, Fred Beckey, Steph Davis, Marko Prezelj, Kit Deslauriers, Dean Potter, and Steve House. A unique and beautifully designed book, Mountain Heroes also includes special contributions from admired members of the mountaineering community, including Sir Chris Bonington, Stephen Venables, and Doug Scott. Dr. Huw Lewis-Jones is an historian, art director, and editor from the University of Cambridge. He is the author of Polar Portraits and Ocean Portraits in his acclaimed “Face to Face” global photography series. Formerly curator at the National Maritime Museum in London and the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge, Huw writes and lectures widely about exploration and the visual arts. His most recent works as an author are In Search of the South Pole and Arctic. Huw is currently editorial director of the English indie publisher Polarworld.

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Growing Up Grizzly The True Story of Baylee and Her Cubs Concept and photos by Amy Shapira, Text by Douglas H. Chadwick 978-0-7627-7979-6 ■ September 2011 $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 11 x 81/2 48 pp ■ 30/CTN ■ FalconGuides ■ NATURE

Growing Up Grizzly is a factual story of a mother grizzly bear named Baylee, her three cubs, and a two-year-old grizzly who Baylee adopts into their family. Grizzly bears are extremely protective of their young and generally do not tolerate other bears. However, Baylee raised her adopted son, Emmett, along with her three cubs until he was ready to live on his own. Like people, every grizzly bear is a little different from every other one, each with its own personality. The story is told with words and photographs exactly as it happened. The authors pledge to donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book to Vital Ground (­, a non-profit conservation organization that works with private landowners to protect essential habitat in the last ecosystems where grizzlies roam. With its many partners, the group has helped conserve more than a quarter of a million acres in Alaska and the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Amy Shapira returned to the same remote cove in the Alaskan wilderness for six consecutive summers amassing over 7,500 images for this book. Several of her photographs have been featured on a PBS documentary, and many have been published in magazines and newspapers. Douglas H. Chadwick is a biologist who has studied animals around the world. He has written nine books and hundreds of articles about nature for popular magazines such as National Geographic. He and his wife reared two children in a remote cabin on the edge of Glacier Park and had grizzlies for close neighbors.

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Breathtaking images detail one man’s intimate journey to understand and observe humpback whales as never before


Whale Song Journeys into the Secret Lives of the North Atlantic Humpbacks Andrew Stevenson 978-0-7627-7971-0 ■ November 2011 $27.50 US/$29.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Cloth 9 x 101/2 ■ 176 pp ■ 16/CTN ■ Lyons Press NATURE

Four years ago, as Andrew Stevenson and his daughter Elsa watched a humpback launch itself out of the water off a Bermudan beach, she asked the question, “Why does a whale breach?” This was the beginning of an interesting and challenging project to film the whales underwater, fifteen miles off shore, in the middle of their migratory crossings. Stevenson’s unique, close-up photographs, video footage, and audio recordings have provided remarkable new evidence of the whales’ migratory lives in the waters around Bermuda, their breeding grounds in the Caribbean, and their feeding grounds off the coast of Canada. Stevenson’s award-winning documentary film and his book, Whale Song, are the astonishing result of his work with the humpback whales and serve as a valued addition to what we know about these mysterious and majestic animals. Andrew Stevenson has spent over five years and close to 1,000 hours on or in the water observing North ­Atlantic humpback whales off Bermuda. His work has appeared in The Explorers Journal of the New York ­Explorers Club and the Society of Marine Mammology. In 2010, Andrew’s film Where the Whales Sing won the Best ­Emerging Underwater Film-maker Award at the Blue Ocean Film Festival.

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how to start a home-based business Full Backlist How to Open and Operate a Bed & Breakfast, 9th

How to Start a Home-based Jewelry Making Business

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More Than A Half A Million Copies Sold! The popular trend of people starting their own home businesses continues. And Globe Pequot Press’s ever popular How to Start a Home-based Business series continues to thrive. With four original editions the series offers further opportunities for consumers. Each volume includes worksheets, estimating forms, invoices, tax forms, policy forms, and marketing information sheets—and everything you need to know about:


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food lovers’ guides The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings The ultimate guides to the food scene in their respective states or regions, these books provide the inside scoop on the best restaurants and places to find, enjoy, and celebrate local culinary offerings. Engagingly written by local authorities, they are a one-stop for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local specialties, as well as a rich array of other, indispensable food-related information including events, farmers’ markets, wineries, brewpubs, and recipes from local chefs. Series Specs: World ■ Paper ■ 57⁄8 x 67⁄8 ■ 24/CTN ■ two color ■ Globe Pequot ■ COOKING

106 Food Lovers’ Guide to Boston Patricia Harris & David Lyon

Food Lovers’ Guide to Brooklyn, 2nd Sherri Eisenberg

978-0-7627-7941-3 August 2012 $14.95 US/ $16.95 CAN 384 pp

978-0-7627-8074-7 August 2012 $14.95 US/ $16.95 CAN 352 pp

Food Lovers’ Guide to Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill Johanna Kramer

Food Lovers’ Guide to San Antonio Bonnie Walker & John Griffin

978-0-7627-7976-5 May 2012 $14.95 US/ $16.95 CAN 384 pp

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978-0-7627-7946-8 August 2012 $14.95 US/ $16.95 CAN 288 pp

Food Lovers’ Guide to Denver & Boulder Ruth Tobias

Food Lovers’ Guide to New Jersey, 3rd Peter Genovese

Food Lovers’ Guide to Philadelphia Iris McCarthy

978-0-7627-7942-0 July 2012 $14.95 US/ $16.95 CAN 384 pp

978-0-7627-7944-4 July 2012 $14.95 US/ $16.95 CAN 384 pp

978-0-7627-7945-1 September 2012 $14.95 US/ $16.95 CAN 320 pp

Food Lovers’ Guide to Sonoma Jean Saylor Doppenberg

Food Lovers’ Guide to the Twin Cities James Norton

978-0-7627-7947-5 May 2012 $14.95 US/ $16.95 CAN 288 pp

978-0-7627-7948-2 July 2012 $14.95 US/ $16.95 CAN 320 pp

Food Lovers’ Guide to Vermont & New Hampshire Patricia Harris & David Lyon 978-0-7627-7949-9 July 2012 $14.95 US/ $16.95 CAN 352 pp

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The complete regional guide to craft beer


Beer Lover’s New England Norman Miller 978-0-7627-7996-3 ■ July 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ World • Paper ■ 71/2 x 91/4 256 pp ■ 24/CTN ■ full-color ■ Globe Pequot TRAVEL

The Beer Lover’s series features regional breweries, brewpubs and beer bars for those looking to seek out and celebrate the best brews—from bitter seasonal IPAs to rich, dark stouts—their cities have to offer. With quality beer producers popping up all over the nation, you don’t have to travel very far to taste great beer; some of the best stuff is brewing right in your home state. These comprehensive guides cover the entire beer experience for the proud, local enthusiast and the traveling visitor alike, including information on: ■■ ■■ ■■

brewery and beer profiles with tasting notes brewpubs and beer bars events and festivals

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food and brew-your-own beer recipes city trip itineraries with bar crawl maps regional food and beer pairings

Norman Miller grew up in the beer wasteland of Leominster, Mass., where he still resides with his dog, Foxy, and his beer fridge, Beatrice. He writes the popular Beer Nut column that appears weekly in the MetroWest Daily News and the daily Beer Nut blog on He developed his love of craft beer at the defunct Stone Coast Brewery in Laconia, N.H., and thinks New England has developed into one of the great brewing regions in the United States.

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A beautiful, full-color celebration of the great American lighthouses, their keepers, their histories, and their ongoing stories

Lighthouses are filled with meaning and mystery. Among our most historic and romantic structures, they are often located in beautiful places—on spectacular promontories or pristine barrier islands. Many, with their soaring brick walls, intricate steel skeletons, or cozy dwellings covered with Victorian gingerbread, are architectural treasrues. Nearly all are more than a century old and some more than two centuries. Most are associated with drama-tragic shipwrecks, heroic rescues, self-sacrifice, and loves lost or found. —Ray Jones, from the Introduction to the 2002 edition of American Lighthouses


American Lighthouses, 3rd A Comprehensive Guide to Exploring Our National Coastal Treasures Bruce Roberts, Cheryl Shelton-Roberts, and Ray Jones 978-0-7627-7960-4 ■ July 2012 $22.95 US/$24.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 304 pp 24/CTN ■ Previous edition: 09/2002; 978-0-7627-2269-3 Globe Pequot ■ TRAVEL

For more than two centuries, lighthouses have served the practical purpose of helping sailors find their way through treacherous waters, guiding them home or taking them safely through passages on their way to adventure. These historic towers and houses form a sparkling chain of lights along our coasts, a reminder of the past echoing with adventure and mystery, a lure for travelers looking for a glimpse into a romantic past. American Lighthouses offers more than just a tour of the beautiful and historic navigational beacons dotting the coasts and lakes of the United States. This fully illustrated, one-of-a-kind handbook describes more than 450 lighthouses, detailing their history and architecture and providing full information on visiting or just viewing them. Included are many “endangered” lights and “ghost lights,” which are no longer standing. The authors provide an engaging overview of the history of the lighthouse service, each individual light and its keepers, and surprising facts about the construction and maintenance of the buildings and their massive Fresnel lenses. In addition to directions to each lighthouse, details on access, parking, and visitor hours, advice on the best vantage points for vewing and picture taking, and nearby sites of interest are also included. Bruce Roberts is a photographer whose work has appeared in Life, Sports Illustrated, and Time-Life Books. Cheryl Shelton-Roberts is a lighthouse historian who has collected hundreds of stories about lighthouses and their keepers. Ray Jones is the author or coauthor of numerous books on history and travel.

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What makes Vermont, Vermont? Texas, Texas? Through beautiful color photographs and short, evocative essays, learn the stories behind fifty of the best-known and beloved views that reflect the personalities of these special places. Beautifully illustrated, timeless celebrations of the spirit of place Series Specs: $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Cloth ■ 36/CTN ■ two color ■ Globe Pequot ■ HISTORY

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New Hampshire Icons

Texas Icons

Vermont Icons

Fifty Classic Views of the Granite State Jennifer Smith-Mayo and Matthew P. Mayo

50 Classic Views of the Lone Star State Donna Ingham with photographs by Paul Porter

Fifty Classic Views of the Green Mountain State Jennifer Smith-Mayo and Matthew P. Mayo

978-0-7627-7336-7 ■ August 2012 7 x 7 ■ 112 pp

978-0-7627-7145-5 ■ July 2012 6 x 9 ■ 112 pp

978-0-7627-7144-8 ■ July 2012 7 x 7 ■ 112 pp

Full Backlist Boston Icons

Georgia Icons

Philadelphia Icons

978-0-7627-4817-4 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6072-5 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6031-2 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

Charleston Icons

Glacier Icons

Santa Fe Icons

978-0-7627-4799-3 $16.95 US/$21.50 CAN

978-0-7627-7000-7 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-5661-2 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

Colorado Icons

Maine Icons

Washington Icons

978-0-7627-4976-8 $16.95 US/$21.50 CAN

978-0-7627-5998-9 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-4968-3 $16.95 US/$21.50 CAN

Connecticut Icons

New York City Icons

978-0-7627-3548-8 $16.95 US/$21.95 CAN

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it happened in More than 500,000 copies sold! The It Happened In series has delighted history buffs, tourists, and local residents for nearly twenty years with lively, easy-to-read, short glimpses into both little-known and extensively chronicled events that have shaped American history. Series Specs: $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ two color ■ Globe Pequot ■ HISTORY


It Happened in Maryland

It Happened in New Jersey, 2nd

Judy Colbert

Fran Capo

978-0-7627-6970-4 September 2012 160 pp

978-0-7627-6478-5 August 2012 240 pp

Select Backlist It Happened in Atlanta

It Happened in Oklahoma

978-0-7627-6439-6 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-4000-0 ■ $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN

It Happened in Idaho, 2nd

It Happened in South Carolina, 2nd

978-0-7627-6022-0 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6025-1 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

It Happened in Illinois

It Happened in Tennessee

978-0-7627-6128-9 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-1164-2 ■ $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN

It Happened in Kentucky, 2nd

It Happened in the Civil War, 2nd

978-0-7627-6105-0 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-5872-2 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

It Happened In Nevada, 2nd

It Happened in Yosemite National Park

978-0-7627-5871-5 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-5060-3 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

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More than 500,000 copies sold! Books in the Curiosities series illuminate, with humor and affection—and a healthy dose of attitude—the oddest, quirkiest, and most outlandish places, personalities, events, and phenomena found within a state, region, or city and in the chronicles of its history. Fun and accessible reading for travelers and nontravelers alike Part zany guidebooks and part Who’s Who of odd and unsung heroes ■■ Great armchair books with quirky black-and-white photos throughout and maps for each state, region, or city ■■ Combination almanacs, off-the-wall travel guides, and wacky news gazettes, all with a decidedly humorous twist ■■ ■■

Series Specs: $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ two color ■ Globe Pequot ■ HISTORY

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Arizona Curiosities, 3rd

Alaska Curiosities

Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff Sam Lowe

Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff B. B. Mackenzie

978-0-7627-6960-5 March 2012 328 pp ■ Previous edition: 04/2007; 978-0-7627-4114-4

978-0-7627-7009-0 June 2012 320 pp

Select Backlist Chicago Curiosities

New Hampshire Curiosities, 2nd

978-0-7627-5984-2 ■ $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6448-8 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Colorado Curiosities, 2nd

North Carolina Curiosities, 4th

978-0-7627-5415-1 ■ $15.95 US/$19.95 CAN

978-0-7627-5995-8 ■ $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN

Florida Curiosities, 3rd

South Carolina Curiosities

978-0-7627-5989-7 ■ $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN

978-0-7627-5996-5 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Illinois Curiosities

Texas Curiosities, 4th

978-0-7627-5861-6 ■ $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6070-1 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Maine Curiosities, 3rd

Washington Curiosities, 3rd

978-0-7627-6114-2 ■ $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6119-7 ■ $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN

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more than petticoats More than 250,000 copies sold! More than Petticoats offers compelling biographies of famous and lesser-known women from history who served as teachers, writers, entrepreneurs, and artists, and who changed the world we lived in. Series Specs: $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ two color ■ Globe Pequot ■ HISTORY


More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona Women, 2nd

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable New Mexico Women, 2nd

Wynne Brown

Beverly West

978-0-7627-7832-4 ■ March 2012 176 pp ■ Previous edition: 07/2003; 978-0-7627-2359-1

978-0-7627-7840-9 ■ March 2012 160 pp ■ Previous edition: 09/2001; 978-0-7627-1222-9

Select Backlist More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Colorado Women 978-0-7627-1269-4 ■ $10.95 US/$17.95 CAN

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Florida Women, 2nd 978-0-7627-5865-4 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Kansas Women 978-0-7627-6027-5 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Kentucky Women 978-0-7627-6148-7 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Missouri Women 978-0-7627-6397-9 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable North Carolina Women, 2nd 978-0-7627-6445-7 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Oregon Women, 2nd 978-0-7627-5866-1 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Utah Women 978-0-7627-4901-0 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Washington Women, 2nd 978-0-7627-6074-9 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Montana Women, 2nd 978-0-7627-6073-2 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

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Illuminating the lives of the bad guys who shaped American history The lives of notorious bad guys, perpetrators of mischief, visionary—if misunderstood—thinkers, and other colorful antiheroes, jerks, and evildoers from history all get their due in the short essays featured in these enlightening, yet informative, books. Series Specs: $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ two color ■ Globe Pequot ■ BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

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Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Arizona History

Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in New Mexico History

Sam Lowe

Sam Lowe

978-0-7627-2815-2 ■ March 2012 232 pp

978-0-7627-7352-7 ■ March 2012 232 pp

Full Backlist Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in California History

Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Texas History

978-0-7627-7240-7 ■ $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-2706-3 ■ $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Colorado History

Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Washington, D.C., History

978-0-7627-2705-6 ■ $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Montana History, 2nd

978-0-7627-6033-6 ■ $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-7249-0 ■ $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in New York History 978-0-7627-6032-9 ■ $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

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outlaw tales True stories of notorious robbers, rustlers, and bandits Perfect for all ages and filled with action-packed tales of history’s Bad Boys and Bad Girls, rare photographs, and a map that shows the scenes of the crimes Series Specs: $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ two color ■ TwoDot ■ HISTORY


Outlaw Tales of Arizona, 2nd

Outlaw Tales of New Mexico, 2nd

True Stories of the Grand Canyon State’s Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats Jan Cleere

True Stories of the Land of Enchantment’s Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats Barbara Marriott

978-0-7627-7233-9 March 2012 144 pp ■ Previous edition: 06/2006; 978-0-7627-2814-5

978-0-7627-7261-2 March 2012 160 pp ■ Previous edition: 09/2007; 978-0-7627-4320-9

Full Backlist Outlaw Tales of Alaska

Outlaw Tales of Nevada

978-0-7627-5326-0 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-3983-7 ■ $10.95 US/$14.95 CAN

Outlaw Tales of Arizona

Outlaw Tales of New Mexico

978-0-7627-2814-5 ■ $10.95 US/$14.95 CAN

978-0-7627-4320-9 ■ $10.95 US/$13.95 CAN

Outlaw Tales of California

Outlaw Tales of Oklahoma

978-0-7627-3852-6 ■ $12.95 US/$14.95 CAN

978-0-7627-4341-4 ■ $12.95 US/$14.95 CAN

Outlaw Tales of Colorado

Outlaw Tales of Oregon

978-0-7627-3789-5 ■ $10.95 US/$11.95 CAN

978-0-7627-4128-1 ■ $10.95 US/$13.95 CAN

Outlaw Tales of Idaho

Outlaw Tales of South Dakota

978-0-7627-4374-2 ■ $12.95 US/$14.95 CAN

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Outlaw Tales of Kansas

Outlaw Tales of Texas

978-0-7627-5877-7 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

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Outlaw Tales of Missouri

Outlaw Tales of Utah, 2nd

978-0-7627-4902-7 ■ $14.95 US/$17.95 CAN

978-0-7627-5985-9 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Outlaw Tales of Montana, 2nd

Outlaw Tales of Washington, 2nd

978-0-7627-2686-8 ■ $10.95 US/$11.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6030-5 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Outlaw Tales of Nebraska

Outlaw Tales of Wyoming

978-0-7627-5878-4 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-4506-7 ■ $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN

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Indispensable guidebooks for criminal-history enthusiasts and travelers, the Crime Buff’s series takes on the dark side of history for locals and visitors alike. Each site description includes a brief summary of the spot’s significance, historical context, maps, directions, GPS coordinates, and photos. The books reveal the exploits of famous and less famous outlaws and criminals in an irresistible and informational manner. Series Specs: $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ two color ■ Globe Pequot ■ HISTORY

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The Crime Buff’s Guide to Outlaw Washington, D.C.

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Ron Franscell

978-0-7627-5965-1 ■ $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-7385-5 ■ September 2012 232 pp

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Crime Buff’s Guide to Outlaw Texas Crime Buff’s Guide to the Outlaw Rockies 978-0-7627-7163-9 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

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myths and mysteries The series that answers the question, “What REALLY happened here?” This series charts new ground by seeking fresh answers to lingering questions and new explanations for strange events that shaped a state’s identity. Combining the best of a region’s ghost stories, outlaw tales, haunted places, and unsolved mysteries in a lively storytelling style, these are truly “myth busters” of popular history. Series Specs: $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ two color ■ Globe Pequot ■ HISTORY

Myths and Mysteries of Wisconsin True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained Michael Bie


978-0-7627-6983-4 ■ July 2012 160 pp

Select Backlist Myths and Mysteries of Kansas 978-0-7627-6446-4 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Myths and Mysteries of Michigan 978-0-7627-6447-1 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

spooky More than 200,000 copies sold! Famous and not-so-famous ghosts, mysterious happenings, powers of darkness, and wonders of the invisible world—these stories from the oral tradition, kept alive as regional or local folklore are collected and masterfully retold by S. E. Schlosser and delightfully illustrated by Paul G. Hoffman. Set in big cities, rugged mountains, and small towns, the stories in these entertaining and compelling collections will have readers looking over their shoulders at home and on vacation. SERIES SPECS: $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 81/2 ■ 24/CTN ■ two color ■ Globe Pequot

Spooky Georgia

Spooky Indiana

Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Other Local Lore Retold by S. E. Schlosser, Illustrated by Paul G. Hoffman

Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Other Local Lore Retold by S. E. Schlosser, Illustrated by Paul G. Hoffman

978-0-7627-6420-4 ■ August 2012 208 pp ■ SOCIAL SCIENCE

978-0-7627-6421-1 ■ August 2012 208 pp ■ HISTORY

Select Backlist Spooky Colorado

Spooky South Carolina

978-0-7627-6410-5 ■ $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN

978-0-7627-6422-8 ■ $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN

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Explore the most Chilling Places in America Readers will meet a colorful cast of spirits and specters, visit haunted hotels and houses, and experience the eerie and supernatural in this series of books featuring spooky stories with connections to cities, small towns, parks, and buildings across the United States. Many of the locations featured in the books are accessible to the public, and some are even open for overnight stays—for the truly daring! Series Specs: $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ two color ■ Globe Pequot ■ FICTION

Haunted Greenwich Village

Haunted Old West

Spooky Sidewalks, Ghostly Gatherings, and Eerie Elevators Tom Ogden

Phantom Cowboys, SpiritFilled Saloons, Mystical Mine Camps, and Spectral Indians Matthew P. Mayo

978-0-7627-7038-0 August 2012 288 pp

978-0-7627-7184-4 August 2012 256 pp

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Full Backlist Haunted Baseball

Haunted Lighthouses

978-1-59921-022-3 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-5660-5 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Haunted Cemeteries

Haunted Love

978-0-7627-5658-2 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-5276-8 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

Haunted Christmas

Haunted Pet Stories

978-0-7627-5275-1 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6068-8 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Haunted Golf

Haunted Savannah

978-0-7627-5070-2 ■ $14.95 US/$17.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6438-9 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Haunted Highways

Haunted Texas

978-0-7627-4937-9 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-4495-4 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

Haunted Hollywood

Haunted Theaters

978-0-7627-5078-8 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-4949-2 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

Haunted Hotels

Haunted U.S. Battlefields

978-0-7627-5659-9 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-4936-2 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Haunted Houses, 3rd 978-0-7627-0320-3 ■ $10.95 US/$11.95 CAN

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A richly illustrated guide that reveals technical secrets of the cast, line speed, improving accuracy and distance, loop control, and more— thoroughly revised and updated

“If you’re going to get one casting book, get this one, period, exclamation point.” —Fly Rod & Reel


Joan Wulff’s New Fly-Casting Techniques Joan Wulff 978-0-7627-7834-8 ■ February 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Paper 81/2 x 11 ■ 256 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Previous edition: 01/1994; 978-1558213548 ■ Lyons Press SPORTS & RECREATION

This remarkable book is for everyone who fishes with a fly rod—or wants to learn. Using a fly rod, fishing for trout, salmon, bass, pike, panfish, or saltwater gamefish can become the most exciting kind of sport there is. Joan Wulff’s New Fly Casting Techniques pioneers a set of casting “mechanics” and offers precise descriptive terms for every part of the cast. There are sections on line speed, improving accuracy and distance, loop control, shooting lines, aerial mending, the double haul, correcting common mistakes, and much, much more.This is the most comprehensive book ever written on fly casting—and it’s for everyone from beginning to experienced anglers. Joan Wulff is the first instructor to unravel the mystery of fly casting to the point of pioneering a set of mechanics, first presented in her book, Fly Casting Techniques (1987). She is also the author of Joan Wulff’s Fly Fishing: Expert Advice from a Woman’s Perspective (1991), and Fly Casting Accuracy (1997). Her fly casting column appears in Fly Rod & Reel magazine. Joan has cast a fly an incredible 161 feet! Over a period of sixteen years, she has won an international and 17 national championships. Additionally, she continues to be the recipient of numerous awards relating to her efforts in both the fishing industry and conservation. In 1996 Joan offered the first-ever schools for instructors of fly casting, and became a consultant to the R.L. Winston Rod Company to further the development of tackle for women.

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For anglers who fish competitively or who fish in crowded and overfished waters, Taylor Streit’s Instinctive Fly Fishing shows the way.


Instinctive Fly Fishing, 2nd A Guide’s Guide to Better Fishing. Revised and Expanded Taylor Streit 978-0-7627-7362-6 ■ March 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 256 pp 24/CTN ■ Previous edition: 12/2003; 978-1-59228-190-9 Lyons Press ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of Taylor Streit’s classic addresses the “real reasons people catch trout,” and offers suggestions and tips to help the aspiring angler take advantage of his or her own fly-fishing instincts. Since Instinctive was first published in 2003, the author has kept track of certain essential elements that were missing from the first edition. This thorough revision benefits from more than seven years of his instinctive rumination. Rewritten with an eye toward a new audience, Instinctive aims for those who fish in competitive situations and overfished waters. Additional content includes fishing tailwaters with tiny flies, practical information on insect hatches (tricos, blue winged olives, and green drakes) and illustrations of knots and rigs. Also included are additional chapters on the environment, stream manners, and safety. Taylor Streit was wading the fabled waters of the Catskills before he was 10; then tying flies commercially and guiding in his teens. He moved to northern New Mexico in the late 1960s where he opened a fly shop. He’s guided fly fishermen for 25 years—primarily in New Mexico but also in the Bahamas and Argentina. In 2001 he was unanimously inducted into the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a legendary guide. He authored a popular book on fly fishing New Mexico and writes for various magazines and newspapers. His photos have appeared in Fly Rod and Reel and Gray’s Sporting Journal. He lives in Taos, New Mexico, near his favorite river—the wild Rio Grande.

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In-depth and up-close instructions on making the most productive flies—by one of the top fly makers in the world BOOKS



Vince Wilcox’s Naturally Artificial Signature Flies 120

Learn to Tie the Best-Selling, Most Effective Patterns Vincent Wilcox 978-0-7627-7153-0 ■ April 2012 $29.95 US/$32.95 CAN ■ World ■ Concealed Spiral-bound hardcover ■ 81/2 x 11 ■ 192 pp ■ 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press SPORTS & RECREATION

The essential tips, tricks, and tidbits every angler needs to more effectively and succesfully go after the biggest bass

The Bass Angler’s Almanac, 2nd More Than 650 Tips and Tactics John Weiss 978-0-7627-7873-7 ■ April 2012 $18.95 US/$20.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 71/2 x 91/4 ■ 320 pp 12/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

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Vince Wilcox’s Naturally Artificial Signature Flies will enable tiers of all levels—from absolute beginners to longtime tying experts—to follow along with ease thanks to detailed, color images of every step. Some of the flies will feature over fifty photos in order to clearly illustrate for the beginner how to complete the fly patterns. The expert tier will find a plethora of useful tips and techniques throughout. Featured flies will cover all fishing situations from nymphs, dry flies, and terrestrials, and discuss the thought processes behind creating them, the materials applied, and the inherent properties they possess. Also find a brief section on how and when to fish each pattern, a useful feature not found in most tying books. A fly shop owner and regular contributor to Fly Tyer, Fly Fisherman, American Angler, and The Drake magazines, Vince Wilcox is one of the youngest and most respected names in the fly-tying community, an up-and-comer. Wilcox owns a popular fly shop in Rainbow Lake as well as the on-line store which he has maintained for nearly a decade. The shop and on-line store continually grow as each new article hits the newsstands.

With more than 650 tips, the Almanac is an indispensable reference that will help any bass angler improve his or her fishing success quickly and significantly. An easy-to-read reference and guide, the Almanac is loaded with detailed illustrations and photographs. And it’s packed with tips and tidbits that the author has picked up over a lifetime of bass fishing. Weiss examines all types of bass fishing, including: largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted bass biology; tips on reading maps and using sonar; habits of bass in natural lakes, man-made reservoirs, rivers, streams, and strip-mine pits; how weather affects bass; tips on selecting rods, reels, and lines; how to fish live and artificial baits, jigs, soft plastic lures, weedless spoons and jigging spoons; and trolling tips that work. John Weiss is the author of numerous fishing and hunting books, including The Whitetail Deer Hunter’s Almanac (Lyons, 2002; net sales 15,000). He has published hundreds of bassfishing articles in a series of national magazines.

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Aaron Adams uses his fish research to formulate his fishing strategies, and his fishing to help guide some of his research. Adams has a PhD in environmental biology, holds a Coast Guard Captain’s license, and has lived, worked, and fished in Maryland, North Carolina, California, Virginia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Massachusetts, and Florida, and conducted fish research throughout the Caribbean. He is presently a senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory and director of operations for the non-profit Bonefish & Tarpon Trust.

The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing for Coastal Gamefish Aaron Adams

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978-0-7627-7912-3 ■ May 2012 $17.95 US/$19.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 304 pp 24/CTN ■ Previous edition: 12/2003; 978-0811731058, Stackpole ■ Lyons Press ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

The techniques and the insights every angler needs to catch the predatory and elusive brown trout

The most secretive of the trout family but also the most aggressive, brown trout are a paradox. Among freshwater fish, their predatory nature is rivaled only by the pike family. Among fishermen, they are an object of endless fascination and speculation. After a lifetime of fishing the West, the author has reached a point where he can annually catch more than a half dozen monster browns, each weighing more than five pounds. Most fishermen would give their eye teeth to reproduce his success. With detailed descriptions of his unusual techniques, and with some surprising, often counterintuitive revelations about what works and what doesn’t, this book passes along all the author’s secrets. John Holt is the author of thirteen published works of nonfiction, two short story collections, and a novel. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers including Fly Fisherman, The Denver Post, Sports Afield, Men’s Journal, Gray’s Sporting Journal, American Cowboy, Big Sky Journal, Fly Rod & Reel, Audubon, E, and Travel and Leisure.


For anglers of tropical, sub-tropical and warmwater fish, the comprehensive guide to coastal fishing

Marine researcher Aaron Adams shares his knowledge of sea grass, mangroves, salt marshes, oyster bars, shorelines, beaches, sand flats, and coral reefs from the Caribbean to the Carolinas, the Gulf of Mexico to the Florida coast, to give readers what they need to know to fish for tropical, subtropical, and warm-water species. Behavior, life cycles, and fishing tips for 25 marine gamefish and their prey are included. Species include red drum, spotted seatrout, permit, bonefish, snook, tarpon, barracuda, snapper, ladyfish, weakfish, bluefish, striped bass, cobia, cero mackerel, Spanish mackerel, and jacks. The updated and revised new edition contains new chapters as well as new photography and drawings.

Stalking Trophy Brown Trout John Holt 978-0-7627-7389-3 ■ June 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 71/2 x 91/4 ■ 196 pp 24/CTN ■ Lyons Press ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

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western horseman


For every rodeo fan, here are the stories of the cowboys and cowgirls who reached the status of rodeo legend.


Rodeo Legends 2 Kyle Partain 978-0-7627-7839-3 ■ July 2012 $21.95 US/$23.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 81/2 x 11 ■ 224 pp 12/CTN ■ Western Horseman ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

Here are the inspiring and instructive stories of eighteen cowboys and two cowgirls who reached legendary status in the world of rodeo. Each chapter includes action photos and a sidebar with career milestones. All of these performers are virtual household names in the sport of rodeo. This book follows Rodeo Legends, which was published by Western Horseman in 2001 and has sold more than 16,000 copies. Western Horseman’s Legend Series profiling famous horses has sold a quarter-million copies over eight volumes. Every event in rodeo is represented by the performers in this book. That variety will appeal to all rodeo fans, whether they are bull riders, ropers or barrel racers. Some of the competitors careers ended many years ago, but the majority have retired within the past 10 to 15 years, so they will be recognizable to rodeo fans of all ages. Kyle Partain is a former Western Horseman associate editor whose responsibilities included rodeo coverage. Prior to his tenure with Western Horseman, Partain worked for the National High School Rodeo Association and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association writing for their respective publications. His knowledge and expertise in covering the sport of rodeo will add to this book’s appeal.

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stoecklein publishing

Stoecklein Calendars showcase the finest western photography capturing today’s western spirit, with easy to read dates and plenty of room for notes. 12x12 folded with stapled pages. SERIES SPECS: September 2012 ■ $12.99 US/$14.50 CAN ■ North America Wall ■ 12 x 12 ■ 50/CTN ■ PHOTOGRAPHY

2013 American Quarter Horse Calendar

2013 Lil’ Buckaroos Calendar

978-0-922029-01-3 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-23-6

978-0-922029-06-8 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-26-7

2013 California Cowboy Calendar

2013 Montana Cowboy Calendar

978-0-922029-15-0 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-34-2

978-0-922029-12-9 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-31-1

2013 Cattle Calendar

2013 Paint Horse Calendar

978-0-922029-29-7 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-40-3

978-0-922029-10-5 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-30-4

2013 Cow Dogs Calendar

2013 Performance Horse Calendar

978-0-922029-08-2 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-28-1

978-0-922029-17-4 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-36-6

2013 Cowboy Classic Calendar

2013 Sun Valley Images Calendar

978-0-922029-03-7 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-24-3

978-0-922029-22-8 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-37-3

2013 Cowboy Gear Calendar

2013 Texas Cowboy Calendar

978-0-922029-09-9 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-29-8

978-0-922029-14-3 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-33-5

2013 Cowgirls Calendar

2013 Western Horse Calendar

978-0-922029-04-4 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-25-0

978-0-922029-07-5 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-27-4


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2013 Idaho Cowboy 978-0-922029-13-6 Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-32-8

2013 datebooks These datebooks are a personal day planner, designed in a weekly format that features more than sixty Western photographs from the S ­ toecklein Collection. SERIES SPECS: September 2012 ■ $17.95 US/$19.95 CAN ■ North America 7½ x 9 ■ 40/CTN ■ PHOTOGRAPHY

2013 Cowboy Datebook 978-0-922029-16-7 ■ Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-35-9

2013 Cowgirl Datebook 978-0-922029-28-0 ■ Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-39-7

2013 Western Horse Datebook 978-0-922029-27-3 ■ Previous edition: 10/2011; 978-1-935269-38-0

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The Kid’s Guide to New York City, 2nd Eileen Ogintz 978-0-7627-7995-6 ■ May 2012 $10.95 US/$11.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 71⁄8 128 pp ■ 48/CTN ■ Previous edition: 09/2004; 978-0-7627-3078-0 ■ full-color illustrations GPP Travel ■ TRAVEL

Before you plan your family’s next Big Apple excursion, get some professional help. The Kid’s Guide to New York City is the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide for taking kids into the City. With the guide, you can explore the city, neighborhood by neighborhood, find kid-tested tips on where to go, where to eat, what to see, and where to get the best souvenirs. Along the way, keep them engaged by sharing fun New York facts and cool tips. And awesome games will keep all of you busy as you crisscross the city on foot, by subway or bus, or in a cab. Perfect for city kids and first-timers. Eileen Ogintz is an award-winning author and a leading national family travel expert whose syndicated column Taking the Kids is the most widely distributed column in the country on family travel. She has also created which helps families to make the most of their vacations together. Ogintz is the author of seven family travel books and is often quoted in major publications such as USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times as well as parenting and women’s magazines on family travel. She has appeared on such television programs as The Today Show, Good Morning America, and Oprah, as well as dozens of local radio and television news programs. She has traveled around the world with her three children and others in the family, talking to other traveling families wherever she goes.

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Nothing But Fun! Hundreds of Ideas for Day Trips with the Kids Written by parents, these opinionated, personal, and easy-to-use guides have hundreds of ideas to keep the kids entertained for an hour, a day, or a weekend! Fun with the Family guidebooks lead the way to historical attractions, children’s museums, wildlife habitats, festivals, parks, and much more. Geared toward parents with children between the ages of two and twelve, each guide features interesting facts and sidebars as well as practical tips about traveling with your little ones.


fun with the family

Series Specs: World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ GPP Travel ■ TRAVEL

Select Backlist Fun with the Family Connecticut, 8th 978-0-7627-6463-1 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Fun with the Family Florida, 7th 978-0-7627-5338-3 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN


Fun with the Family Hawaii, 7th 978-0-7627-4859-4 ■ $13.95 US/$15.95 CAN

Fun with the Family Illinois, 7th 978-0-7627-5713-8 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Fun with the Family North Carolina, 7th 978-0-7627-7331-2 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Fun with the Family Northern California, 8th 978-0-7627-5719-0 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Fun with the Family Oregon, 6th 978-0-7627-5721-3 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Fun with the Family Southern California, 8th 978-0-7627-5723-7 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Fun with the Family Texas, 7th 978-0-7627-5340-6 ■ $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

Fun with the Family Virginia, 8th 978-0-7627-5725-1 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Fun with the Family New Jersey Francesca Di Meglio 978-0-7627-5717-6 ■ May 2012 $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN ■ 256 pp

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off the beaten path® The essential guides to extraordinary travel The essential source of information about the sights and sites travelers and locals want to see and experience––if only they knew about them! From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales, these guides take the reader down the road less traveled. Series Specs: World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ GPP Travel ■ TRAVEL


Oregon Off the Beaten Path®, 10th

Pennsylvania Off the Beaten Path®, 11th

Wisconsin Off the Beaten Path®, 10th

A Guide to Unique Places Myrna Oakley

A Guide to Unique Places Christine H. O’Toole

A Guide to Unique Places Martin Hintz with Pam Percy

978-0-7627-7952-9 ■ April 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ 256 pp Previous edition: 04/2009; 978-0-7627-4877-X

978-0-7627-7953-6 ■ June 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ 256 pp Previous edition: 06/2009; 978-0-7627-5052-9

978-0-7627-7959-8 ■ June 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ 256 pp Previous edition: 05/2008; 978-0-7627-4794-3

Select Backlist Arizona Off the Beaten Path®, 7th

Maine Off the Beaten Path®, 9th

978-0-7627-5021-4 $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6479-2 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Southern California Off the Beaten Path®, 8th

Florida Off the Beaten Path , 11th

New Mexico Off the Beaten Path , 9th

978-0-7627-7310-7 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-5049-8 $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN


Indiana Off the Beaten Path , 10th ®

978-0-7627-5026-9 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Louisiana Off the Beaten Path , 9th ®


North Carolina Off the Beaten Path®, 10th 978-0-7627-7326-8 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6484-6 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Texas Off the Beaten Path®, 9th 978-0-7627-7328-2 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Virginia Off the Beaten Path®, 11th 978-0-7627-7330-5 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

978-0-7627-5044-3 $14.95 US/$18.95 CAN

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day trips® No Planning Required! Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler Rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip with this fun and friendly guide. For local travelers seeking new adventures in their own backyards as well as for vacationers looking to experience all the excitement the area has to offer, each Day Trips® guide offers hundreds of activities to do, sights to see, and secrets to discover within a two- to three-hour drive and a route map for each itinerary. Complete with full trip-planning information including where to go, what to see, where to eat, where to shop as well as where to stay options for those who want to extend their Day Trip into a weekend. In Spring 2012 we are proud to be publishing six all new guides—The Carolinas, New Jersey, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Tampa/St. Petersburg, and the Twin Cities—as well as an updated edition of Day Trips from Kansas City. Series Specs: World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ two color ■ GPP Travel ■ TRAVEL


Day Trips® from Kansas City, 16th Diana Lambdin Meyer 978-0-7627-7934-5 July 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN 224 pp Previous edition: 07/2008; 978-0-7627-4774-9

Day Trips® from Philadelphia Renee Pires

Day Trips® from St. Louis Dawne Massey

Day Trips® from Tampa/St. Petersburg Anne W. Anderson

Day Trips® from the Twin Cities Lisa M. McClintick

978-0-7627-7935-2 June 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN 224 pp

978-0-7627-7936-9 July 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN 224 pp

978-0-7627-7937-6 September 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN 224 pp

978-0-7627-7938-3 July 2012 $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN 224 pp

Previously Announced

Select Backlist Day Trips® from Atlanta 978-0-7627-7305-3 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Day Trips® from Charlotte 978-0-7627-7306-0 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Day Trips® New England 978-0-7627-7353-4 ■ $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN

Day Trips New Jersey Stephanie Murphy-Lupo

Day Trips the Carolinas James L. Hoffman

Day Trips South Florida Steve Winston

978-0-7627-7939-0 May 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN 320 pp ■ full-color insert

978-0-7627-7940-6 May 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN 320 pp ■ full-color insert

978-0-7627-7308-4 March 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN 320 pp ■ full-color insert


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Day Trips® from San Antonio, 4th 978-0-7627-7307-7 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

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scenic driving Pack up the car and enjoy gorgeous drives through some of the most spectacular scenery the area has to offer. This series of indispensable highway companions maps out short trips for exploring scenic byways and back roads. Whether you embark on an adventure that winds along mountainsides, cuts through open fields, or shows off the shoreline, the road trips in our Scenic Driving guides will transform your passenger seat into a front row seat to experience natural beauty at its finest. This spring, discover four newly updated guides: Scenic Driving Montana, Scenic Driving New England, Scenic Driving Oregon, and Scenic Driving Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. Inside you’ll find: Full-color photos Itineraries from 20 to more than 200 miles ■■ Route map for each drive ■■ In-depth descriptions of attractions ■■ Optional side trips to museums, parks, and landmarks ■■ Tips on lodging, camping, dining, travel services, and best driving seasons ■■ ■■


Series Specs: $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ World ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 24/CTN ■ full-color ■ GPP Travel ■ TRAVEL

Scenic Driving Montana, 3rd

Scenic Driving New England, 3rd

Scenic Driving Oregon, 3rd

S.A. Snyder

Stewart M. Green

Tom Barr

978-0-7627-7954-3 May 2012 224 pp ■ Previous edition: 03/2005; 978-0-7627-3030-7

978-0-7627-7955-0 June 2012 336 pp ■ Previous edition: 08/2006; 978-0-7627-4060-4

978-0-7627-7956-7 June 2012 336 pp ■ Previous edition: 07/2004; 978-0-7627-3032-3

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Scenic Driving Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks, 3rd Susan Springer Butler 978-0-7627-7957-4 May 2012 288 pp ■ Previous edition: 06/2006; 978-0-7627-3036-6

Scenic Driving Arizona, 3rd

Scenic Driving New Mexico, 3rd

978-0-7627-5054-2 ■ $15.95 US/$19.95 CAN

978-0-7627-6044-2 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Scenic Driving Atlantic Canada

Scenic Driving South Carolina, 2nd

978-0-7627-6481-5 ■ $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN

978-0-7627-4792-4 ■ $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN

Scenic Driving Colorado, 3rd

Scenic Driving Texas, 3rd

978-0-7627-4791-7 ■ $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN

978-0-7627-4889-1 ■ $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN

Scenic Driving Florida, 3rd

Scenic Driving Utah, 3rd

978-0-7627-5055-9 ■ $16.95 US/$21.50 CAN

978-0-7627-6482-2 ■ $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN

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Footprint’s Focus series covers an exciting range of adventurous and off the beaten track destinations with detailed information for travelers, at an affordable price and in a compact paperback format.



The guides draw from the comprehensive information contained in the Handbook series, focusing the spotlight on tighter geographical regions than are usually covered by travel guides. The series gives travelers detailed, yet concise information for their trips at a great price, whilst continuing Footprint’s tradition of providing expert support for travelers, built since the publication of our first guide in 1924. Exciting and original range of destinations geared towards tighter geographical regions Highly competitive prices and a compact format ■■ Written by experts who know their destination inside out ■■ Quality and depth of content drawn from Footprint’s Handbook range ■■ Perfect for inspiration and planning as well as on-the-ground guidance ■■ ■■


SERIES SPECS: North America ■ Paper ■ 4¼ x 7 ■ TRAVEL


Brazilian Amazon

Ben Box

Alex Robinson

978-1-908206-72-5 ■ September 2012 $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN ■ 144 pp

978-1-908206-65-7 ■ September 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 128 pp

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Brazilian Pantanal

Brittany West Coast

Alex Robinson

Wendy Mewes

978-1-908206-64-0 September 2012 $9.95 US/$10.95 CAN ■ 96 pp

978-1-908206-57-2 ■ August 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 128 pp

Cádiz & Costa de la Luz

Cartegena & Caribbean Coast

Andy Symington 978-1-908206-59-6 ■ August 2012 $9.95 US/$10.95 CAN ■ 96 pp

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Anna Maria Espsater 978-1-908206-63-3 ■ September 2012 $9.95 US/$10.95 CAN ■ 96 pp

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Egypt: Cairo & Nile Delta Vanessa Betts

Egypt: Luxor to Aswan Vanessa Betts

Egypt: Red Sea & Sinai Vanessa Betts

978-1-908206-69-5 ■ September 2012 $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN ■ 160 pp

978-1-908206-68-8 ■ September 2012 $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN ■ 144 pp

978-1-908206-67-1 ■ September 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 128 pp


Gulf of Thailand Andrew Spooner

Languedoc: Carcassone to Montpellier Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

Marrakech, High Atlas & Essaouira Julius Honnor

978-1-908206-62-6 ■ September 2012 $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN ■ 144 pp

978-1-908206-58-9 ■ August 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 112 pp

978-1-908206-71-8 ■ September 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 112 pp

Marseille & Western Provence Tristan Rutherford & Kathryn Tomasetti

Nairobi & Rift Valley Lizzie Williams

Northeast Argentina & Uruguay Lucy E Cousins

978-1-908206-70-1 ■ September 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 128 pp

978-1-908206-66-4 ■ September 2012 $12.95 US/$14.50 CAN ■ 144 pp

978-1-908206-56-5 August 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 128 pp ■

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Santander & Picos de Europa Andy Symington

Sardinia: Alghero & the North Eliot Stein

Sardinia: Cagliari & the South Eliot Stein

978-1-908206-61-9 ■ August 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 112 pp

978-1-908206-54-1 ■ July 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 128 pp

978-1-908206-53-4 ■ July 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 128 pp

Seville Andy Symington

Sicily: Catania & the Southeast Mary-Ann Gallagher

Sicily: Palermo & the Northwest Mary-Ann Gallagher

978-1-908206-60-2 ■ August 2012 $8.95 US/$9.95 CAN ■ 88 pp

978-1-908206-50-3 ■ July 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 128 pp

978-1-908206-49-7 ■ July 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 128 pp

Siena & Southern Tuscany Rebecca Ford

Sorrento, Capri & Amalfi Coast Nick Bruno

Verona & Lake Garda Lara Dunston & Terry Carter

978-1-908206-52-7 ■ July 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 112 pp

978-1-908206-51-0 ■ July 2012 $9.95 US/$10.95 CAN ■ 96 pp

978-1-908206-55-8 ■ August 2012 $11.95 US/$12.95 CAN ■ 128 pp


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Written for independent travelers seeking to get off the beaten track and learn about other cultures through sensitive encounters, Footprint Handbooks are packed with up-to-date information and facts—allowing people to make their own informed choices. Durable covers, a compact format, and lightweight paper make these books both portable and sturdy; and the inclusion of color maps, as well as planning and essentials sections, ensures that these guides are perfect travel companions.



SERIES SPECS: North America ■ Paper Over Board ■ 41/2 x 71/4 ■ TRAVEL ■■




Fully revised and updated 7th edition of this critically acclaimed guide will lead travelers through gleaming hill-top towns and onto quiet windswept beaches while sampling some of the tastiest tapas and sweetest sherry on offer Uncovers the real Andalucía with fantastic, in-depth coverage of the ancient cities of Granada, Cordoba and Seville


Written by Spain specialist, Andy Symington, who lives and works in the country Includes key Spanish words and phrases as well as a dedicated menu reader helping travelers get the most out of their trip and enjoy the best of the local cuisine

Andalucía Handbook, 7th Andy Symington 978-1-907263-58-3 ■ August 2012 $22.95 US/$24.95 CAN ■ 496 pp ■ Previous edition: 06/2009; 978-1-906098-51-3 ■ 8 pp color photographs; 8 pp color maps

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footprint Kenya Handbook, 3rd Lizzie Williams 978-1-907263-60-6 ■ September 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ 384 pp ■ Previous edition: 05/2009; 978-1-906098-47-6 ■ 24 pp color photographs; 8 pp color maps ■■




Balloon over the Masai Mara, hike Mount Kenya or lie back and relax on some of Africa’s most beautiful beaches, this guide is ideal for a wide variety of travelers Includes 16-page wildlife guide, essential when on safari Features full-color planning section to inspire travelers and provides a real sense of the destination Packed with Footprint’s thoroughly researched accommodation listings from luxury tented camps to blissful coastal hideaways


Morocco Handbook, 6th Julius Honnor 978-1-907263-31-6 ■ August 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ 480 pp ■ Previous edition: 01/2009; 978-1-906098-25-4 ■ 8 pp color photographs; 8 pp color maps ■■




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From the labyrinthine souks of Marrakech to the snowcapped mountains of the High Atlas, this brand new edition Morocco Handbook will help travelers make sense of this chaotic and beguiling destination Features accommodation listings for every budget from riads and guesthouses to hotels and mountain huts Trekking routes and other adventure sports in and around Morocco’s mountain ranges are all highlighted Over 400 pages of essential travel information in a portable and durable format

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footprint including Lesotho & Swaziland Lizzie Williams 978-1-907263-46-0 ■ July 2012 $26.95 US/$29.95 CAN ■ 824 pp ■ Previous edition: 12/2009; 978-1-906098-70-4 ■ 24 pp color photographs; 16 pp color maps ■■





South Africa Handbook, 11th

Unparalleled coverage of the country’s historic vineyards, extraordinary wildlife and turbulent history The most detailed travel guide available with over 900 pages of thoroughly researched information The ONLY hardback travel guide available perfect for withstanding the rigours of life on the road Includes dedicated full-color guide to the fascinating wildlife with information on habitat and characteristics


Nicaragua Handbook, 4th Richard Arghiris 978-1-907263-57-6 ■ July 2012 $21.95 US/$23.95 CAN ■ 336 pp ■ Previous edition: 09/2008; 978-1-906098-29-2 ■ 8 pp color photographs and maps ■■





Footprint’s 4th edition Nicaragua Handbook has been fully revised and updated to help intrepid travelers uncover one of the best kept secrets of Central America Written by Nicaragua specialist, Richard Arghiris, who lives and works in the country Provides extensive coverage of Nicaragua’s National Parks and how to get the most from them Includes key Spanish words and phrases helping travelers get the most out of their trip with additional advice on the Nicaraguan dialect Food glossary also included to ensure travelers enjoy the best of the local cuisine

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footprint Southeast Asia Handbook, 3rd Andrew Spooner and Paul Dixon 978-1-907263-51-4 ■ June 2012 $26.95 US/$29.95 CAN ■ 1188 pp ■ Previous edition: 11/2009; 978-1-906098-72-8 24 pp color photographs; 12 pp color maps ■■





Loaded with information, this guide enables travelers to escape the tourist trail and delve deeper into these fascinating countries Carefully selected itineraries offering travelers detailed advice on how to spend their time, whether traveling for 2 weeks or 3 months Features additional information on Bangkok, Hong Kong and Singapore, the main entry points for this awe-inspiring destination The most detailed travel guide available with over 1100 pages of thoroughly researched information

Tanzania Handbook, 3rd Lizzie Williams 978-1-907263-59-0 ■ September 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ 416 pp ■ Previous edition: 09/2009; 978-1-906098-48-3 24 pp color photographs; 8 pp color maps ■■




From the vast plains of the Serengeti to the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro, Footprint’s 3rd edition Handbook will ensure travelers make the most of their trip Includes a 32-page dedicated wildlife guide Great coverage of all the adventure activities on offer including hiking, fishing, ballooning, diving and more Accommodation listings for every budget

Travel with Kids, 2nd William Gray 978-1-907263-56-9 ■ June 2012 $29.95 US/$32.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 71/2 x 81/4 ■ 352 pp Previous edition: 01/2008; 978-1-906098-03-2 ■ Full-color photographs throughout ■ TRAVEL ■■




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Packed with information, advice and ideas for taking children on holiday anywhere making this guide an indispensible planning tool Worldwide coverage with lots of ideas for North America, Latin America, Asia as well as Europe and Africa Stunning photography throughout provides a real feel for the destination and the experiences travelers can expect to have Experienced family travel writer, William Gray, was recently voted one of the UK’s top 5 travel journalists, and he has been writing articles and books for over 20 years

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alastair sawday

Alastair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay series has built up a loyal readership with over 1 million books sold since the series began in 1994. We take huge pleasure in finding people and places that do their own thing—places that are unusual and follow no trends. We visit every place in our guides and celebrate those that value their community, the environment and use local or organic food.


special places to stay

All the places in the guides are inspected and described in a typically honest and vivid write-up Each guide has color photographs plus regional maps, precise directions, and helpful hints ■■ Clear symbols and quick reference indices also help readers with their choices ■■ ■■

“Sawday unearths the most beguiling châteaux, auberges and hotels, all offering excellent food and liberal libations of wine.” —The Telegraph

Fourteen years of experience have gone into creating this trusted guide, one of the favourites of the independent traveller. This seductive collection of over 350+ hotels, châteaux and auberges—beautiful, unusual, individual— has been selected and inspected in the best Sawday’s tradition; these special places are here because we like them. Hotels from all over France are included, from catered ski chalets in the Pyrenees to beachside retreats on the Côte d’Azur, chosen for their character and warmth, great hospitality and fine wines and food. Fresh and honest write-ups, good maps, clear symbols and quick reference indices make each guide to Special Places to Stay a pleasure to read and a great gift for a friend.


Special Places to Stay: French Châteaux & Hotels, 7th 978-1-906136-55-0 ■ May 2012 $23.95 US/$26.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 5 x 87⁄10 464 pp ■ Previous edition: 06/2010; 978-1-906136-32-1 700 color photos, 17 maps ■ TRAVEL

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“Alastair Sawday’s has traveled the length and breadth of Italy to bring you a guidebook packed with the very best hospitality that it has to offer.” —Italia!

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978-1-906136-56-7 ■ June 2012 $23.95 US/$26.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 5 x 87⁄10 432 pp ■ Previous edition: 06/2010; 978-1-906136-33-8 700 color photographs, 20 maps ■ TRAVEL

Here are hundreds of irresistible excuses for going to Italy. Be welcomed and utterly seduced by the vitality and sheer authenticity of Italy and its people. This collection of some 400 places provides ready-made friends and contacts, with beautiful and interesting houses to spend time in. Stay in a B&B at the foot of Mount Etna, a 16th-century monastery on the Italian Lakes, a medieval hamlet in Le Marche—there’s even an entire village in Tuscany. Find plenty to do and learn too; there are yoga retreats and art & drama workshops, we have one farm that runs pottery and textile holidays another where you can go truffle hunting or honey collecting. Plus our Ethical Collection, marked on entry pages, highlights owners’ commitment to the environment, the community or to serving local or organic food.

Over 900 special pubs and inns for you to try—all inspected, all special. There are stacks for those who like their pubs with real ale on draft and others for those who like leather sofas, chalkboard menus and a glass of Sauvignon. Whether you’re stopping for a hot beef sandwich after a hard day of hiking or celebrating the arrival of Friday at a slick city boozer there’s sure to be something for you.

Special Places: Pubs and Inns of England and Wales, 9th David Hancock 978-1-906136-57-4 ■ August 2012 $23.95 US/$26.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 5 x 87⁄10 528 pp ■ Previous edition: 08/2011; 978-1-906136-52-9 1500 color photgraphs, 15 maps ■ TRAVEL

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—Jonathan Dorn, Executive Editor, Backpacker

For over 100 years, hikers have relied on AMC’s White Mountain Guide. The most trusted resource for the hiking trails of the magnificent White Mountains of New Hampshire and Maine, this new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised, with accurate descriptions of over 500 trails, topographic maps with trail segment mileage, trip planning and safety information, and a checklist of New England’s FourThousand Footers. With expert advice and trail coverage, this guide is the perfect companion for planning a hike, whether a day trip up Mount Washington, a backpacking adventure in the Pemigewasset Wilderness, or a hut-to-hut traverse.

White Mountain Guide, 29th AMC’s Comprehensive Guide to Hiking Trails in the White Mountain National Forest Stephen D. Smith and Mike Dickerman

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“For hikers in the Northeast, the AMC White Mountain Guide is like the Bible—we read it religiously when scouting trips and trust it completely for useful trail information. This book belongs on every backpacker’s bookshelf.”


978-1-934028-44-5 ■ April 2012 $24.95 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper, slipcased with maps ■ 5 x 7 ■ 656 pp ■ Previous edition: 05/2007; 978-1-929173-34-1 ■ 6 full-color, pull-out, paper trail maps ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

AMC’s Tyvek map kit provides complete coverage of the hiking trails of the White Mountain National Forest, with six fullcolor, GPS-rendered maps. Perfect for use alongside AMC’s White Mountain Guide, 29th edition, these maps have been fully updated, with an easy-to-use scale and trail segment mileage. Waterproof, tear-resistant, and built to last, they’ll withstand the rigors of even the most rugged White Mountain hikes for years to come.

AMC White Mountain National Forest Trail Map Set, 3rd 978-1-934028-56-8 ■ April 2012 $29.95 US/$32.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Folded Previous edition: 05/2007; 978-1-934028-04-9 SPORTS & RECREATION

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white mountains trail maps AMC maps are GPS-rendered, waterproof, and lightweight, and provide comprehensive coverage of the hiking trails in a certain geographical region. SERIES SPECS: April 2012 ■ $9.95 US/$10.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Folded ■ 4 x 9 ■ SPORTS & RECREATION


AMC Map: Carter Range – Evans Notch and North Country – Mahoosuc

AMC Map: Crawford Notch – Sandwich Range and Moosilauke – Kinsman

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AMC Map: Franconia – Pemigewasset

AMC Map: Presidential Range

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The Outdoors with Kids series presents easy-to-use guides that feature 100 destinations for families (with children up to age 12) to get active outside and explore nature (mostly close-to-home, some up to 2 hours drive). The regionally focused books also feature sidebars of suggestions for activities that can be done outside at home or in the neighborhood, as well as a chapter of tips and tricks for having successful outdoors adventures with kids. SERIES SPECS: $18.95 US/$20.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 288 pp ■ 50 b&w images, 50 b&w maps, 1 trip planner chart ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

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Outdoors with Kids Boston

Outdoors with Kids New York City

100 Fun Places to Explore In and Around the City Kim Foley MacKinnon

100 Fun Places to Explore In and Around the City Cheryl and William de Jong-Lambert

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Getting the whole family outside and active is easy if parents know where to go and how to travel there. This new, musthave guide from the Appalachian Mountain Club features 100 outdoor destinations where families can enjoy successful day trips and outings, whether hiking, biking, paddling, playing, swimming, or simply running around. Written by parents and tested by kids, Outdoors with Kids Boston offers information about driving directions, parking information, fees, snacks, and bathrooms, as well as whether a location is stroller friendly or if swimming or camping is allowed. With tips and tricks, safety and planning information, educational activity ideas, and a simple-to-use format, this guide is the ideal resource for busy parents.

Ensuring that children spend time active and outside is more important than ever, and this guide is exactly the resource busy parents need. With 100 outdoor destinations to choose from, Outdoors with Kids New York City offers parents all the information they need to plan and enjoy successful day trips and outings, from knowing whether a location is stroller-friendly or if swimming or camping is allowed, to driving directions, parking information, fees, snacks, bathrooms, and more. Including maps and photographs, and packed with information in an accessible format, this book is a must-have for city dwellers and visitors alike.

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appalachian mountain club Bradford Washburn Mountain Photography 2013 Calendar 978-1-934028-62-9 ■ May 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Wall ■ 10 x 13 Previous edition: 05/2011; 978-1-934028-58-2 ■ PHOTOGRAPHY

Featuring the stunning aerial landscape photography of mountaineer Bradford Washburn (1910–2007), this calendar showcases awe-inspiring views. From Mount McKinley in Alaska to Tuckerman Ravine in the Presidential Range of New Hampshire to the top of the Matterhorn in Switzerland, images of spectacular peaks and stunning glaciers will inspire anyone who appreciates the natural world or fine art photography. Learn for yourself why landscape photographer Ansel Adams called Washburn a “roving genius of mind and mountains.”


Discover the Adirondacks AMC’s guide to the best hiking, biking, and paddling Peter W. Kick 978-1-934028-31-5 ■ April 2012 $18.95 US/$20.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 288 pp 50 b&w images, 50 b&w maps, 1 trip planner chart ■ TRAVEL

Six million acres of mountains and waters, 46 high peaks over 4,000 feet, 3,000 lakes and ponds, and 30,000 miles of rivers and streams—it’s no wonder the Adirondacks welcome 10 million visitors each year. With so many wilderness opportunities to choose from, travelers in the Adirondacks need a concise travel guide, and Discover the Adirondacks is the ideal choice. With 50 multi-sport trips, informative turn-by-turn directions and maps, crisp photographs, and trip planning advice, this guidebook invites first-time visitors or seasoned explorers to experience the best the Adirondacks have to offer.

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—Landon Fake, Hurricane Island Outward Bound School

A trusted resource for more than half a century, AMC’s Maine Mountain Guide has been painstakingly updated and revised for this tenth edition, including 50 new trails in the state’s diverse mountains. With options for every ability level, the guide features updated descriptions of more than 400 trails, expert advice about trip planning and safety, and full-color, GPS-rendered maps with trail segment mileage. Featuring expanded coverage of Baxter State Park and now including Acadia National Park, this book is the definitive trail guide to the mountains of Maine. This fully updated, comprehensive hiking guide is the most trusted resource available for hiking trails in the mountains of Maine. Includes high-quality, GPS-rendered, pull-out maps.

Maine Mountain Guide, 10th AMC’S Comprehensive Guide to Hiking Trails of Maine, Featuring Baxter State Park and Acadia National Park Carey M. Kish

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“The ninth edition of this guide continues a long history of being the standard reference for hikers in Maine. This state is rich with hidden-away corners of special beauty, and the AMC Maine Mountain Guide is the best route to discover them.”


978-1-934028-30-8 ■ April 2012 $23.95 US/$26.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 5 x 7 320 pp ■ Previous edition: 06/2005; 978-1-929173-69-3 7 full-color, pull-out paper trail maps; b&w in-text maps SPORTS & RECREATION

This map is an essential addition to any hiker’s pack. Created using the latest GPS technology, the full-color, fully updated map features Baxter State Park, with insets of Kidney and Daicey ponds, Roaring Brook, and Katahdin. The reverse offers complete coverage of the hiking trails of the 100-Mile Wilderness area, including Gulf Hagas and Little Lyford Ponds. With an easy-to-use scale and trail segment mileage, printed on lightweight and tear-resistant Tyvek, this map is the perfect companion to AMC’s Maine Mountain Guide, 10th edition.

AMC Map: Baxter State Park – Katahdin and 100-Mile Wilderness Maine Mountains Trail Map 978-1-934028-57-5 ■ April 2012 $9.95 US/$10.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Folded ■ 4 x 9 Previous edition: 06/2005; 978-1-929173-78-5 SPORTS & RECREATION

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“The best guidebook for the journey.” —Sunday Telegraph

“An excellent publication. Essential reading.” —Today’s Railways


USA by Rail, 8th Plus Canada’s Main Routes John Pitt 978-1-84162-389-4 ■ May 2012 $24.99 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Cloth ■ 51/4 x 81/2 336 pp ■ Previous edition: 10/2008; 978-1-84162-255-2 16 pp color photos & 36 maps ■ TRAVEL

Trains have had a strong hold on the popular imagination, inspiring countless stories, songs, scandals, films, and legends. Their rugged charm sets them apart from more mundane means of transport and their low environmental impact is of particular current interest. Pampered by helpful attendants, you can travel from coast to coast, explore the Rocky Mountains and ride directly alongside two oceans. Author John Pitt describes more than 37 routes crisscrossing the USA and shows how to make the most of your rail pass. Maps, sightseeing and accommodation tips make this guide essential reading for all rail travelers. Since 1990 John Pitt has traveled extensively in North America, including 80,000 miles by train. He contributes to various magazines and newspapers.

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“Briggs’ love for Africa, and his deep respect for its people, inform and illuminate the whole experience.” —Travel Africa

Little known to the outside world, Somaliland has much to offer the truly intrepid traveler. This pioneering guidebook introduces one of the world’s least chartered travel destinations. It covers everything from the low-key capital Hargeisa and mediaeval port of Berbera to peerless rock art sites such as Las Geel, and the scenery and wildlife of the Daallo Escarpment, towering 2,000m high above the pristine reefs of the Gulf of Aden. Written by Africa specialist, Philip Briggs, it provides unparalleled background information, including the only maps in existence of the capital and other major towns.

Somaliland with Addis Ababa & Eastern Ethiopia Philip Briggs


978-1-84162-371-9 ■ June 2012 $24.99 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 192 pp ■ TRAVEL

“The most thumbed of all my books on Tibet. A mustread.” —Michael Palin (who used this book when making the TV series Himalaya)

“An authoritative guidebook which gives one a genuine feel for the Tibet of today. . . . I strongly recommend this guide.” —Tibet Society

Exploring ethnic Tibet independently is a challenge—the ‘land of snows’ possesses some of the wildest and roughest road routes in high Asia. Motoring, mountain-biking and trekking options are all covered in this new edition. Political and cultural issues make Tibet a sensitive destination for Westerners, so Michael Buckley’s authoritative advice includes guidelines on cultural etiquette, local customs, and traveling with minimum impact on Tibet’s culture and environment. The chapter on language includes a section covering Tibetan script.

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Tibet, 3rd Michael Buckley 978-1-84162-382-5 ■ April 2012 $26.99 US/$29.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 336 pp ■ Previous edition: 11/2006; 978-1-84162-164-7 16 pp color photos & 40 maps ■ TRAVEL

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travel narratives Bradt is well known for publishing guides that are as good to read as they are practical. This new series of travel narratives appeals to those who lap up the wider travel experience, whether or not they want to leave the comfort of their armchair. Full of life, adventure, color and personality, it will include books from first-time writers, re-issues from 25 years ago, and titles by renowned specialists like Brian Jackman, Jonathan Scott, and Bradt founder, Hilary Bradt.

“Absolutely stunning . . . It reeks of Africa. It smells of Africa. The whole thing is just living Africa. It’s a lovely book for the armchair naturalist.” —Living World, BBC Radio Four

The Marsh Lions tells the story of a pride of lions in Kenya’s world-famous Masai Mara game reserve. For five years, Brian Jackman and Jonathan Scott followed the Marsh pride and their progeny, recording the daily drama of life and death on the African plains. In time they came to regard them as old and familiar friends and real individuals. The Marsh Lions were the most successful group to be filmed for Big Cat Diary, the BBC’s hugely successful TV series presented by Jonathan Scott.


Brian Jackman is an award-winning journalist and Britain’s foremost writer on African wildlife safaris.

The Marsh Lions The Story of an African Pride Brian Jackman, Jonathan Scott and Angie Scott 978-1-84162-428-0 ■ May 2012 $16.99 US/$18.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 73/4 320 pp ■ 24 pp color photos & 1 map ■ TRAVEL

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bradt A Nepal Journey Phil Deutschle 978-1-84162-385-6 ■ May 2012 $16.99 US/$18.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 73/4 ■ 320 pp 8 pp color photos & 3 maps ■ TRAVEL


The Two-Year Mountain

Combining adventure story, travel log, and personal confession, this absorbing account describes a wrenching experience that belies the idealistic expectations of many Peace Corps ­volunteers. Following a stint as a volunteer teacher in a Nepalese village, Phil Deutschle sets off alone on an expedition to conquer Pharchamo, 20,580 feet high, which has claimed several lives. This trek forms the framework of the book, and into it Deutschle weaves the story of his experiences in sharply etched, swiftly moving, often humorous anecdotes. A native Californian, Phil Deutschle is currently teaching in ­Salinas California.


Up the Creek An Amazon Adventure John Harrison 978-1-84162-384-9 ■ May 2012 $16.99 US/$18.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 73/4 ■ 288 pp 8 pp color & 2 maps ■ TRAVEL

“The style is the man: randy and rumbustious but never out of control. An admirable book by an admirable man who exposes himself mercilessly.” —The Daily Telegraph

The adventure story of an extremely hazardous canoe trip taken just for the hell of it up one of the more obscure tributaries of the Amazon. Harrison’s tale is compelling, full of suspense, humor and wonderful descriptions of Amazon wildlife, all told in down-to-earth unpretentious language with disarming honesty. His quest is ambitious, exciting and, ultimately, flawed.

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bradt Albania, 4th Gillian Gloyer 978-1-84162-387-0 ■ July 2012 $25.99 US/$28.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 272 pp Previous edition: 07/2008; 978-1-84162-246-0 ■ 16 pp color photos & 28 maps ■ TRAVEL

Albania’s unspoilt mountain scenery, cultural sites and beaches make it increasingly popular. This affectionate guide covers the length and breadth of the country, discovering remote villages and out-of-the-way towns. It features detailed information on wildlife, national parks, hiking routes, beaches, and the main archaeological sites and Byzantine art. 2012 marks the centenary of Albania’s independence from the Ottoman Empire and is likely to be marked by several major events.


The Arctic, 3rd A guide to coastal wildlife Tony Soper with Dan Powell 978-1-84162-380-1 ■ April 2012 $23.99 US/$26.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 160 pp Previous edition: 11/2006; 978-1-84162-160-9 ■ Full color throughout & 1 map ■ TRAVEL

An engaging and beautifully illustrated guide to the birds, animals and marine life of the Arctic Ocean and its polar fringes. Tony Soper’s expert knowledge is richly supplemented with full-color illustrations by award-winning wildlife artist Dan Powell. This edition includes a new section on the distinct flora and fauna of the Bering Sea, an area about to see a significant increase in visitor numbers as a result of changes in the ice cover. Many expedition operators recommend this guide. Tony Soper has presented programmes for the BBC. Dan Powell is an award-winning illustrator.

Ben le Vay’s Eccentric London a Practical Guide to a Curious City Ben Le Vay 978-1-84162-394-8 ■ July 2012 $24.99 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Cloth ■ 4½ x 7¼ ■ 336 pp 16 pp color photos, 50 line drawings, 7 maps ■ TRAVEL

London is becoming the most cosmopolitan city on earth with massive infrastructure improvements in time for the 2012 Olympics without losing its secrets, its soul—what someone recently called its endless reserves of cool. Benedict le Vay reveals London’s most bizarre and macabre secrets with his novel approach, which doubles both as a thematic guide to the hidden attractions of the streets of London and a compelling insight into the citizens and culture of this historic city.

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bradt Sabah · Sarawak · Brunei Tamara Thiessen 978-1-84162-390-0 ■ June 2012 $27.99 US/$29.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 320 pp Previous edition : 03/2009; 978-1-84162-252-1 ■ 24 pp color photos & 36 maps ■ TRAVEL


Borneo, 2nd

Straddling the equator, Borneo is the third largest island in the world. Comprised of Sabah, Sarawak and Brunei, Borneo’s unique biodiversity and cultural kaleidoscope appeals to both adventure travelers and those looking for a special cultural experience. Updated throughout, this revised edition gives full details on where and how to see the island’s colorful flora and fauna, how to trek through one of the region’s national parks, catch a glimpse of an orangutan, spend the night in a longhouse, shop in the bustling markets or take part in island festivities.

Budapest, 3rd CITY GUIDE Adrian Phillips and Jo Scotchmer


978-1-84162-388-7 ■ June 2012 $19.99 US/$21.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 320 pp Previous edition : 06/2009; 978-1-84162-185-2 ■ 16 pp color photos & 13 maps ■ TRAVEL

Budapest has it all: spectacular architecture, award-winning cultural festivals, Michelinstarred restaurants, historic thermal baths, and business-friendly hotels. The authors share their enthusiasm for the city in an engaging and witty style. Thoroughly updated, the third edition is packed with up-to-the-minute information on hotels, cafés, bars and restaurants, as well as new walks. It provides travelers with all they need on where to stay, eat and drink, and what to see and do.

Congo, 2nd Democratic Republic · Republic Sean Rorison 978-1-84162-391-7 ■ October 2012 $27.99 US/$29.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 352 pp Previous edition: 05/2008; 978-1-84162-233-0 ■ 16 pp color photos & 36 maps ■ TRAVEL

Known as the heart of Africa, the Congos are one of the last bastions in Africa for the seriously adventurous traveler. This revised guide tells you how to travel both adventurously and safely with the practical information and unique maps needed to explore this jungle territory. The Congos encompass Africa’s largest area of intact rainforest and much of the book is devoted to the spectacular wildlife, including the mountain gorilla and the critically endangered eastern lowland gorilla. This is the only comprehensive guide to both Congos in English.

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bradt Flanders Northern Belgium: Brussels, Bruges and beyond Emma Thomson 978-1-84162-377-1 ■ August 2012 $23.99 US/$26.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 288 pp 16 pp color photos & 40 maps ■ TRAVEL

The only standalone guide to Flanders on the market, from city sights to rural villages. Once labeled ‘boring,’ the region is now being radically reappraised. Emma Thomson introduces travelers not only to the World Heritage Sites of Brussels’ Grand Place or Bruges’ romantic canals, but also to snug off-the-beaten-track spots, like the bewitched village of Laarne, and Geraardsbergen—the real home of Manneken-Pis. Flanders has something for everyone: the business tourist; the wildlife and outdoor enthusiast; the traveler wanting to eke out villages; and the visitor who fancies a bit of luxury and pampering.


Jordan Carole French 978-1-84162-398-6 ■ September 2012 $25.99 US/$28.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 320 pp 16 pp color photos & 38 maps ■ TRAVEL

With its stunning Red Sea resorts and Blue Flag beaches, world famous heritage sites, deserts and sophisticated capital, Jordan is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination. Bringing this fabulous country to life through words, Carole French discusses Jordan’s history and culture, eco projects, wildlife and marine life, desert treks, markets and malls. With chapters on the main cities and regions of Jordan, from Amman, to Jeresh, Madaba, Aqabab and the Red Sea, this guide will aid anyone planning their first trip to this magnificent country.

Lebanon Paul Doyle 978-1-84162-370-2 ■ March 2012 $24.99 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 272 pp 16 pp color photos & 16 maps ■ TRAVEL

Although smaller than the state of Connecticut, Lebanon offers extraordinary diversity. Here some of the oldest human settlements in the world at the Phoenician ports of Tyre, Sidon, and Byblos sit alongside modern Beirut, popular for its cuisine, eclectic nightlife, and mosaic of peoples. In Lebanon’s second city, Tripoli, busy medieval souks are watched over by a vast Crusader castle. Outside the city, snow-capped mountains and the lush Qadisha Valley with its snaking river and waterfalls provide entertainment for skiers and hikers, while the Mediterranean Sea draws sun and watersports enthusiasts. Bradt’s Lebanon provides detailed cultural and practical information to this increasingly popular destination.

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bradt Tim Skelton 978-1-84162-424-2 ■ July 2012 $22.99 US/$24.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 224 pp Previous edition: 09/2008; 978-1-84162-257-6 ■ 16 pp color photos & 23 maps ■ TRAVEL


Luxembourg, 2nd

This is the only English-language guidebook to focus exclusively on the world’s only Grand Duchy, home to the rolling forests of the Ardennes, hilltop medieval castles, two entries on UNESCO Heritage Listings, and one of Europe’s smallest winegrowing regions. From first-class accommodation and Michelin-starred restaurants, to hiking and youth hostelling, this thoroughly updated edition provides in-depth tips to suit every taste and budget. Expanded coverage includes new accommodation, restaurants, museums, walking and cycling routes, as well as details on the banking industry and day trips to neighboring countries.

Macedonia, 4th Thammy Evans


978-1-84162-395-5 ■ August 2012 $26.99 US/$29.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 368 pp Previous edition: 02/2010; 978-1-84162-297-2 ■ 16 pp color photos & 42 maps ■ TRAVEL

A treasure trove of adventures, Macedonia is emerging as a top new tourist destination. With its unspoilt mountains, lakes and spas, traces of old communism, and plenty of friendly hospitality at boutique hotels it’s not hard to see why. The wines are rich, the history steeped, and the culture varied. This updated guide includes details of new historical sites, walks, accommodation and spas. In 2010 the International Herald Tribune ranked Macedonia 21st in its top 31 destinations to visit and the country also appeared in a CNN tourism special.

Madagascar Highlights Daniel Austin and Hilary Bradt 978-1-84162-425-9 ■ August 2012 $24.99 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 208 pp Full-color photos throughout, 21 maps ■ TRAVEL

This is the only concise guide to Madagascar’s highlights. Madagascar has been a specialist wildlife destination for decades, but mainstream tourism is now on the up with a range of boutique hotels to entice travelers to this naturalist’s Promised Land. This beautifully photographed guide caters for all short-stay visitors bringing you the ‘don’t miss’ highlights of the country. Detailed maps include the six places most favored by tour operators, and a birders’ map identifies key locations to spot birds. A chapter on conservation discusses the island’s projects and outlines how you can help.

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bradt Montenegro, 4th Annalisa Rellie 978-1-84162-381-8 ■ May 2012 $24.99 US/$27.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 288 pp Previous edition: 05/2008; 978-1-84162-225-5 ■ 16 pp color photos & 32 maps ■ TRAVEL

Montenegro lies across the Adriatic Sea from Italy, its stark mountains rising up from the coast. It offers superb year-round eco-adventure and sports facilities. Thoroughly updated with all the practical information the independent traveler needs, this edition includes new hotels and restaurants on the coast and in the mountains. Outdoor enthusiasts will enthuse over the extended coverage on national parks, fishing opportunities and archaeological finds. The New York Times has ranked Montenegro 24th on its list of 31 best places to visit.


Wildlife & Conservation Volunteering, 2nd The Complete Guide Peter Lynch 978-1-84162-383-2 ■ June 2012 $21.99 US/$23.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 256 pp Previous edition: 04/2009; 978-1-84162-275-0 ■ 16 pp color photos & 2 color maps ■ TRAVEL

Peter Lynch investigates volunteer organizations and rates them according to a range of verifiable criteria, including their scientific usefulness. Their credibility is assessed in terms of: accolades and endorsements, organization, financial records, evidence of environmental benefit and scientific outcomes. This updated guide includes longand short-term opportunities from roughing it in tents, through simple permanent accommodation to quasi-luxury. First-hand accounts by volunteers provide insight into the day-to-day life of being a volunteer.

Zambia, 5th Chris McIntyre 978-1-84162-373-3 ■ March 2012 $28.99 US/$31.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 528 pp Previous edition : 04/2008; 978-1-84162-226-2 ■ 16 pp color photos & 51 maps ■ TRAVEL

Zambia is one of the best destinations in Africa for walking and river safaris, hot springs, and waterfalls. This fifth, fully updated edition leads visitors through all the prime attractions—set in their historical and environmental context—from the newly declared Ngonye Falls National Park, through the Sioma Ngwezi National Park to the famous Luangwa Park, host to several unique species and an ideal place for leopard-spotting. It includes advice for the independent traveler: how to bush camp in comfort, survival techniques for canoe encounters with hippos or crocodiles as well as guidance on all-terrain driving. With detailed reviews of lodges, hotels and campsites, plus 51 maps and GPS coordinates, Bradt’s Zambia is the essential travel companion.

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bradt Local, characterful guides to Britain’s special places Kirsty Fergusson 978-1-84162-392-4 ■ July 2012 $23.99 US/$26.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 272 pp 16 pp color photos, 50 line drawings & 12 maps ■ TRAVEL


Slow Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Kirsty Fergusson enriches your stay in Britain’s favorite holiday destination with her local knowledge on where to stay, eat and drink, and what to see and do. Encouraging visitors to discover the unsung delights of one of the most scenic English counties, she takes you on a journey through hidden Cornwall. Tips on where to paddle up creeks to village pubs, discover lost varieties of apples, and ride a bike from standing stones to swimming holes, paint an intimate picture of this popular tourist destination.

Slow Dorset Local, characterful guides to Britain’s special places Alexandra Richards


978-1-84162-393-1 ■ July 2012 $23.99 US/$26.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 272 pp 16 pp color photos, 50 line drawings & 11 maps ■ TRAVEL

Dorset is quintessential rural England: rolling hills, thatched houses, narrow, winding lanes and stunning stately homes and gardens. A large part of the county is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and includes England’s first natural World Heritage Site. Revealing the hidden delights of one of the most unspoiled of English counties, the author introduces some of Dorset’s best kept secrets including little known walks, cycle rides, pubs, and visitor attractions. The Dorset town of Weymouth will host the sailing events during the 2012 Olympics.

Slow Northumberland & Durham Including the Border Country, Newcastle & Hadrian’s Wall Gemma Hall 978-1-84162-433-4 ■ July 2012 $23.99 US/$26.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/4 x 81/2 ■ 272 pp 16 pp color photos, 50 line drawings & 12 maps ■ TRAVEL

Northumberland, in the north east of England, is home to the loneliest stretches of moorland and coast in the country. It has much to offer the nature lover, walking enthusiast, history buff, gastronome and gardener: incredible wildlife, Georgian architecture, the Pennine Way, Alnwick Gardens and Alnwick Castle, featured in the Harry Potter films. Gemma Hall shares her love of Northumberland guiding visitors from historic towns and villages through outdoor swimming opportunities, to high altitude flower meadows and the wooded gorges of the Durham coast.

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day hike books

sports & recreation

Day Hikes In the Santa Monica Mountains From Los Angeles to Point Mugu, including the Entire Backbone Trail Robert Stone 978-1-57342-065-5 ■ March 2012 $21.95 US/$23.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 81/2 ■ 480 pp 174 b&w maps ■ SPORTS & RECREATION

The 50-mile-long Santa Monica Mountains parallel the coastline in Southern California, dividing the Pacific coast from the interior valleys. The majority of the range is located within the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, the world’s largest national park at 150,000 acres, including three major state parks. Included in this new guide are 138 day hikes, with an additional section of 13 hikes that traverses the full length of the 68-mile Backbone Trail in day hike segments. There are a variety of hikes to accommodate every level of hiking, from short strolls along boardwalks to all-day coast-to-peak hikes. Also included are clear trail descriptions, ample maps, and an index.

Day Hikes In the Beartooth Mountains, 5th


Robert Stone 978-1-57342-064-8 ■ March 2012 $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 51/2 x 81/2 ■ 336 pp Previous edition: 04/2006; 978-1-57342-052-5 ■ 127 b&w maps; 5 b&w illustrations SPORTS & RECREATION

The beautiful Beartooth Mountains are home to glaciers, deep canyons, streams, waterfalls, over a thousand lakes, abundant wildlife, protected wilderness areas, national forests, and North America’s largest alpine tundra region. Now in its 5th edition, Day Hikes In the Beartooth Mountains includes an extensive collection of hikes within this mountain range bordering Yellowstone National Park. The 123 hikes range from 10,000-foot plateaus and peaks to treks along the Yellowstone River. The hikes lie within a 120-mile radius of Red Lodge, an active resort and ski town. A range of scenery and hike lengths are included, from relaxing creekside strolls to all-day, top-ofthe-world outings. All hikes can be completed during the day.

ADDITIONAL TITLES IN SERIES: Day Hikes On the California Central Coast ■ 978-1-57342-058-7

Day Hikes Around San Luis Obispo

Day Hikes On the California Southern Coast ■ 978-1-57342-045-7

Day Hikes Around Santa Barbara

Day Hikes Around Sonoma County

Day Hikes Around Ventura County



Day Hikes Around Napa Valley

Day Hikes Around Los Angeles



Day Hikes Around Monterey and Carmel ■ 978-1-57342-036-5

Day Hikes Around Orange County

Day Hikes Around Big Sur

Day Hikes In Yosemite National Park



978-1-57342-051-8 978-1-57342-060-0


Day Hikes In Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks 978-1-57342-030-3

Day Hikes Around Sedona, Arizona 978-1-57342-049-5

Day Hikes In Yellowstone National Park ■ 978-1-57342-048-8 Day Hikes In Grand Teton National Park ■ 978-1-57342-046-4 Day Hikes Around Bozeman, Montana 978-1-57342-063-1

Day Hikes Around Missoula, Montana 978-1-57342-032-7

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These handy pocket-size guides are packed with useful information, tips, and recommendations, accompanied by color photographs, charts, and maps for the first-time traveler who wants to experience the major highlights that the place has to offer. Globetrotter Travel Packs provide visitors with an invaluable introduction by concisely highlighting the region’s “must see” areas in an easy-to-carry and easy-to-read format, encouraging tourists to make the most of their available time. All the essential information they need to get around an unfamiliar city, region, or country is compacted into useful and practical “​ Ata-Glance” sections at the end of each chapter. Globetrotter Travel Packs offer exceptional value for the money by combining the Travel Guide and full-size Travel Map in a convenient and durable plastic wallet. In addition to the main map, which highlights scenic routes, each guide features detailed area maps and town plans.


travel packs

Exceptional value for money Three star grading of tourist attractions ■■ Accessible and practical information ■■ ■■

SERIES SPECS: $14.95 US/$16.95 CAN ■ North America ■ 5 x 7 ■ 128 pp ■ 40/CTN ■ color photos & maps ■ TRAVEL


Bermuda Travel Pack, 3rd

Costa Rica Travel Pack, 5th

Robin and Jenny Mckelvie

Rowland Mead

978-1-78009-080-1 ■ April 2012 Previous edition: 06/2009; 978-1-84773-378-8

978-1-78009-016-0 ■ March 2012 Previous edition: 10/2008; 978-1-84537-876-9

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Cuba Travel Pack, 6th Andy Gravette

Israel Travel Pack, 6th Sue Bryant

Kenya Travel Pack, 7th Dave and Val Richards

Lebanon Travel Pack, 2nd Moira McCrossan and

978-1-78009-018-4 March 2012 Previous edition: 10/2007; 978-1-84537-838-7

978-1-78009-081-8 April 2012 Previous edition: 02/2010; 978-1-84773-627-7

978-1-78009-083-2 April 2012 Previous edition: 06/2009; 978-1-84773-366-5

Madagascar Travel Pack, 3rd Derek Schuurman and Nivo Ravelojaona

Malaysia Travel Pack, 8th Helen Oon

Milan Travel Pack, 3rd Rowland Mead

978-1-78009-019-1 March 2012 Previous edition: 03/2010; 978-1-84773-629-1

978-1-78009-087-0 April 2012 Previous edition: 02/2008; 978-1-84537-848-6

Mumbai and Goa Travel Pack, 5th Robin Gauldie

New York City Travel Pack, 7th Michael Leech

Rome Travel Pack, 5th Fiona Nichols

Sri Lanka Travel Pack, 5th Robin Gauldie

978-1-84773-867-7 March 2012 Previous edition: 02/2009; 978-1-84773-039-8

978-1-78009-021-4 March 2012 Previous edition: 06/2009; 978-1-84773-369-6

978-1-78009-088-7 April 2012 Previous edition: 06/2009; 978-1-84773-023-7

978-1-84773-740-3 April 2012 Previous edition: 11/2008; 978-1-84773-243-9

Hugh Taylor 978-1-78009-085-6 April 2012 Previous edition: 05/2010; 978-1-84773-477-8


978-1-84773-912-4 March 2012 Previous edition: 10/2008; 978-1-84773-045-9

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Mozambique Travel Pack, 5th Mike Slater 978-1-78009-112-9 April 2012 Previous edition: 08/2008; 978-1-84773-047-3

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Globetrotter Travel Maps cater specifically to the needs of tourists and visitors and are packed with all the essential information to introduce each dynamic destination. Key buildings and places of interest are pinpointed, as well as where to stay. ­Distance and climate charts enable travelers to plan their visits, while stunning photographs conjure up each destination’s special atmosphere.


travel maps

Sharp, full-color, easy to follow cartography Nature preserves, parks, and places of interest ■■ Scenic routes highlighted ■■ Town plans of major tourist centers including hotels ■■ Climate and distance charts ■■ Double-sided, illustrated, and full of useful information ■■ The ideal journey planner ■■ ■■

SERIES SPECS: $8.95 US/$9.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Folded ■ 5 x 10 ■ 100/CTN ■ TRAVEL


Australia Travel Map, 9th

Bangkok Travel Map, 8th

978-1-78009-030-6 March 2012 Previous edition: 08/2008; 978-1-84773-214-9

978-1-78009-093-1 ■ March 2012 Previous edition: 01/2008; 978-1-84537-842-4

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Botswana Travel Map, 6th 978-1-84773-846-2 Now Available Previous edition: 12/2008; 978-1-84773-031-2

Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand Travel Map, 5th

Costa Rica Travel Map, 5th

Israel Travel Map, 6th

978-1-78009-094-8 March 2012 Previous edition: 01/2008; 978-1-84537-880-6

978-1-78009-017-7 March 2012 Previous edition: 04/2008; 978-1-84773-000-8

Ko Samui & Southern Thailand Travel Map, 5th

Lebanon Travel Map, 2nd

Malaysia Travel Map, 8th

978-1-78009-086-3 April 2012 Previous edition: 08/2010; 978-1-84773-634-5

978-1-78009-020-7 March 2012 Previous edition: 03/2010; 978-1-84773-630-7

South America Travel Map, 2nd

Southern Africa Travel Map, 4th

Sri Lanka Travel Map, 5th

978-1-78009-091-7 April 2012 Previous edition: 08/2008; 978-1-84773-186-9

978-1-78009-115-0 April 2012 Previous edition: 05/2004; 978-1-84330-656-6 (OP)

978-1-78009-082-5 April 2012 Previous edition: 03/2010; 978-1-84773-628-4


Kenya Travel Map, 7th 978-1-78009-084-9 April 2012 Previous edition: 06/2009; 978-1-84773-367-2

Phuket Travel Map, 5th 978-1-78009-096-2 March 2012 Previous edition: 05/2004; 978-1-84330-320-6 (OP)

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978-1-78009-099-3 March 2012 Previous edition: 01/2008; 978-1-84537-881-3

978-1-78009-090-0 April 2012 Previous edition: 10/2004; 978-1-84330-776-1

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jonglez publishing

Written by local experts, our Secret guides are intended both for the local inhabitants themselves and the curious traveler. The places included in our guides are by definition unusual and unfamiliar, allowing one to step off the beaten track. This awardwinning series creates a complete new kind of travel guide that did not exist before and complements the more traditional travel guides.


secret guides

SERIES SPECS: North America ■ Paper ■ 41⁄8 x 71/2 ■ full-color photos throughout ■ TRAVEL


Secret Amsterdam, 2nd Local Guides by Local People Marjolijn van Eys and Delphine Robiot 978-2-36195-022-4 ■ June 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ 320 pp ■ Previous edition: 04/2010; 978-2-915807-36-3 ■ 12 color maps, 200 color photographs

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Secret London—Unusual Bars and Restaurants Eating and drinking off the beaten track Rachel Howard 978-2-36195-006-4 ■ May 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ 224 pp Previously announced Fall 2011 ■ Full color throughout

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jonglez publishing


Secret Milan

Secret New York—An Unusual Guide

Local guides by local people Massimo Polidoro

Local Guides by Local People T. Rives

978-2-36195-003-3 ■ May 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ 320 pp ■ Previously announced Fall 2011

978-2-36195-024-8 ■ June 2012 $21.95 US/$23.95 CAN ■ 400 pp

Secret Venice, 2nd Thomas Jonglez and Paola Zoffoli 978-2-36195-023-1 ■ June 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ 400 pp Previous edition: 06/2010; 978-2-915807-69-1

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tain viewpoints are: Denali Viewpoint South, Milepost A 134.7; Denali Viewpoint North, Milepost A 162.4; and Denali View North Campground, Milepost A 162.7. There is also a Denali viewpoint on the Talkeetna Spur Road, 12.9 miles from Milepost A 98.7. Emergency medical services: Between

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The Parks Highway was called the Anchorage–Fairbanks Highway after its completion in 1971, then renamed the George Parks Highway in July 1975, in honor of George A. Parks (1883–1984), the territorial governor from 1925 to 1933. Still officially the George Parks Highway, it is more commonly referred to as the “Parks” Highway. Designated Alaska Route 3, the Parks Highway junctions with the Glenn Highway (Alaska Route 1) 35 miles from Anchorage and leads 327 miles north to Fairbanks. Together, these highways connect Alaska’s largest population centers. Designated a National Scenic Byway 388  n The MILEPOST®  n 2011

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A-99.5 His & Hers Lakeview Lounge & Restaurant CDdGLMP

in 2009, the George Parks Highway passes through some of the grandest scenery that Alaska has to offer. Highest summit on the Parks Highway is at Broad Pass (see Milepost A 195), at approximately 2,400 feet. Motorists can see current weather conditions at Broad Pass by checking the FAA videocam at Summit airport at http://akweather list.php. The Parks Highway between Milepost A132 and Fairbanks is an Alaska Scenic Byway. The Parks Highway junctions with the Denali Highway (Alaska Route 8) at Cantwell at Milepost A 210. The entrance to Denali National Park is located at Milepost A 237.4 on the Parks Highway, approximately 27 miles north of Cantwell and 125 miles south of Fairbanks. The Parks Highway is a good 2-lane paved road, with passing lanes on improved sections. Several sections of moderate S-curves and heavy foliage may reduce sight distance: Pass with care. CAUTION: Drive  with  headlights  on  at  all  times.  Watch  for  moose. Watch for local cross traffic. Check highway conditions in winter. The Parks Highway provides the most direct highway access to Denali National Park and Preserve (formerly Mount McKinley National Park) from either Anchorage or Fairbanks. Mount McKinley—also called Denali—(elev. 20,320 feet) is visible from the highway, weather permitting. Some of the best Denali viewpoints along the highway are within Denali State Park. Formal moun-

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The MILEPOST 2012, 64th Edition 9-781892-154293 ■ March 2012 $29.95 US/$34.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper 83⁄8 x 107⁄8 ■ 784 pp ■ Previous edition: 03/2011; 978-1-892154-28-6

The MILEPOST® is the “quintessential” travel guide to Alaska and the highways and byways of the North. Since 1949, this “bible of North Country Travel” has offered details on road conditions, ferry travel, lodging, camping, fishing, sightseeing and services in Alaska, Yukon Territory, British Columbia, Alberta and Northwest Territories. Travelers will find trip planning help and answers to frequently asked questions on such topics as wildlife viewing, crossing the border and traveling with pets. Updated annually, The MILEPOST® gives readers nearly 800 pages of detailed information on everything from the famous Alaska Highway to cruising the Inside Passage.

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general interest

people’s press A Predicament of Innocents: Might the Schools Help? George Stranahan 978-1-936905-99-7 ■ August 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 8½ x 11 ■ 350 pp ■ 150 full-page b&w photos EDUCATION

This collection of essays and photographs by a long-time progressive educator and photographer explores the art of teaching, the minds of children, and how the educational infrastructure stifles the growth of both. The portraits of schoolchildren taken over six decades invite pause and reflection—what are they asking for? Innocents examines educational practices, debates, and theory, and advocates learning with children rather than teaching to them. This is a passionate book about the intersection of education and the love of learning.

The Night Sky: Stars, Constellations and Stories Family Field Guide Series, Volume 5 Garrick Pfaffmann


978-1-936905-96-6 ■ Now Available $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 100 pp ■ 32 star maps, 42 color illustrations, 52 color graphics ■ NATURE

Featuring 28 star constellations, each with a Greek myth, constellation map, representative illustration, and star facts. Descriptions and colorful diagrams of the stars provide an introduction to astronomy for young readers and beginning stargazers of all ages.

Mammals of the Northeast Family Field Guide Series Garrick Pfaffman 978-1-936905-97-3 ■ April 2012 $15.95 US/$17.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 104 pp ■ 46 full-color photos, 43 full-color illustrations ■ NATURE

Colorful guide to 32 mammals in the Northeastern states with attention to animal habitats, interactions with humans, predator/prey relationships, and mammal ecology. Easy-to-read content and format designed for educators, young readers, and beginning naturalists.

Digging Snowmastodon Discovering an Ice Age World in the Colorado Rockies Kirk Johnson and Ian Miller, Denver Museum of Nature and Science 978-1-936905-06-5 ■ April 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ Paper ■ 10 x 8 ■ 112 pp ■ 80 color photos, 5 b&w photos, 5 color illustrations, 10 color line drawings, 2 maps ■ Natural History

In 2010 a heavy equipment operator near Snowmass in Colorado uncovered the skeleton of a young mammoth, which initiated the Snowmastodon dig. Told by the dig’s two lead scientists, this is the story of the next 11 months that yielded more than 5,000 bones of more than 40 kinds of animals, changing forever our understanding of alpine life in the Ice Age.

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thomas cook

Compact and practical pocket guides for sun seekers and city breakers This vibrant series covers over 170 destinations worldwide, from cosmopolitan urban delights to sun-kissed beach idylls. Bursting with insightful and easily accessible information, these guides are full of practical information on how to make the most of a city break or longer holiday.


pocket guides

Practical listings to suit varied budgets and tastes Imaginative suggestions reveal each destinations hidden gems ■■ Compact format quickly locates the top must see and do attractions ■■ Organized by recognizable areas, making orientation easy ■■ ■■

SERIES SPECS: $9.95 US/$10.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 41⁄8 x 61/2 ■ 35 color photographs, 6–7 color maps ■ TRAVEL


pocket guides Bruges, 4th

pocket guides Copenhagen, 4th

pocket guides Egypt: Red Sea Resorts, 4th

978-1-84848-536-5 ■ April 2012 160 pp

978-1-84848-514-3 ■ June 2012 160 pp ■ Previous edition: 04/2010; 978-1-84848-285-2

978-1-84848-546-4 ■ June 2012 128 pp

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pocket guides Helsinki, 4th

pocket guides Istanbul, 4th

978-1-84848-538-9 April 2012 160 pp ■ Previous edition: 07/2010; 978-1-84848-291-3

978-1-84848-547-1 June 2012 160 pp ■ Previous edition: 08/2010; 978-1-84848-305-7

pocket guides Paris, 4th

pocket guides Prague, 4th

978-1-84848-548-8 ■ June 2012 160 pp

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978-1-84848-539-6 ■ April 2012 160 pp ■ Previous edition: 11/2010; 978-1-84848-312-5

pocket guides Oslo, 4th 978-1-84848-515-0 ■ June 2012 160 pp

pocket guides Turkey: Mediterranean Coast, 4th 978-1-84848-549-5 ■ June 2012 128 pp ■ Previous edition: 08/2010; 978-1-84848-264-7

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thomas cook

Popular, compact guides for discovering the very best of country, regional and city destinations The traveller guides series are informative and concise, and are aimed at mainstream travelers wanting to discover something a little different on their trip. These indispensable guides offer the perfect blend of culture, history, practical information, mapping, photography and listings.


traveller guides

All the major places of interest are covered—plus some hidden ones too. Feature spreads illuminate additional themes of specific interest. ■■ Walks and tours allow the reader to get off the beaten track and discover the destination from a different perspective. ■■ Full-color mapping for regions and cities helps you make the most of your trip. ■■ ■■

SERIES SPECS: $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 5 x 71/2 ■ 140 color photos, 15 color maps ■ TRAVEL


traveller guides Finland, 4th

traveller guides Greek Islands, 5th

978-1-84848-541-9 ■ May 2012 192 pp ■ Previous edition: 03/2010; 978-1-84848-217-3

978-1-84848-542-6 ■ May 2012 192 pp ■ Previous edition: 03/2010; 978-1-84848-218-0

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traveller guides Ireland, 5th

traveller guides Madeira, 5th

978-1-84848-543-3 May 2012 192 pp ■ Previous edition: 03/2010; 978-1-84848-219-7

978-1-84848-544-0 ■ May 2012 192 pp ■ Previous edition: 03/2010; 978-1-84848-220-3

traveller guides Moscow & St. Petersburg, 5th

traveller guides Syria, 3rd

978-1-84848-545-7 ■ May 2012 192 pp ■ Previous edition: 03/2010; 978-1-84848-221-0

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978-1-84848-512-9 ■ May 2012 176 pp ■ Previous edition: 01/2010; 978-1-84848-201-2

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thomas cook 978-1-84848-553-2 ■ April 2012 $16.95 US/$18.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 5 x 71/4 ■ 656 pp Previous edition: 04/2011; 978-1-84848-361-3 ■ 35 color photos, 95 b&w maps ■ TRAVEL

Exploring Europe by train has never been easier. Designed for independent travellers, this is the definitive guide for holders of Eurail or InterRail passes and for those with regular train tickets. Will appeal to travellers keen to explore Europe in an eco-friendly way. ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■


Europe by Rail, 13th

Now covering 50 of Europe’s finest rail routes in detail New descriptions of 26 hub cities More color photographs than ever before All routes are numbered for easy navigation The low-down on all available rail passes Spot color introduced throughout the text with 95 maps

European Rail Timetable, Summer 2012


978-1-84848-551-8 ■ June 2012 $26.95 US/$29.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 6 x 91/2 ■ 576 pp Previous edition: 01/2012; 978-1-84848-532-7 ■ 20 b&w maps, 34 station location plans TRAVEL

The seasonal edition of the European Rail Timetable is an extended version of the regular monthly edition. It is packed full of schedules and essential information on trains, ferries and hydrofoils throughout Europe. A 72-page special feature “Beyond Europe” will focus on six additional destinations: South East Asia/Australasia, China, Japan, North America, Africa/Middle East and India.

Greek Island Hopping 2012 Frewin Poffley 978-1-84848-552-5 ■ March 2012 $26.95 US/$29.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 5 x 71/4 ■ 720 pp Previous edition: 03/2011; 978-1-84848-354-5 ■ 100 color photos, color and b&w maps TRAVEL

This best-selling annual guide, with its distinctive style, honest commentary and comprehensive coverage, is perfect for island veterans and novice hoppers alike. Fully updated to provide the most complete guide to the Greek Islands including candid boat write-ups, timetable and itinerary maps for each ferry, route maps for ferries to the major islands and ports and detailed town and port maps.

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“The first thing we did was buy the Adventure Motorcycling Handbook.” —Ewan McGregor, The Long Way Round

“Does for adventure riding books what ‘Saving Private Ryan’ does for war movies.” —Motorcycle Consumer News (USA)

Every red-blooded motorcyclist dreams of making the Big Trip—the Adventure Motorcycling Handbook is the comprehensive manual to make that idea a reality. This fully updated and re-designed sixth edition is packed with essential advice and practical know-how.

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Worldwide Motorcycling Route & Planning Guide Chris Scott 978-1-905864-46-1 ■ July 2012 $21.95 US/$23.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 52⁄5 x 83⁄10 312 pp ■ Previous edition: 08/2005; 978-1-873756-80-5 2 color maps, 40 color photos, 120 b&w photos, 30 illus TRAVEL




Trans-continental route outlines—across Africa, Asia and Latin America, plus back-country riding in SouthWest USA, North-West Canada and Australia. Practical information—documentation, preparing your bike, shipping, navigation and survival, off-road riding techniques in deserts, mountains and even rivers! Tales from the Saddle—a dozen first-hand accounts of spoke-bending biking adventures worldwide.

The secret to travelling around Japan on a budget is the Japan Rail Pass. Using this guide and a Japan Rail Pass, you can travel almost anywhere across all four main islands— cheaply and efficiently. This comprehensive guide is designed to be used in conjunction with a rail pass to get the most out of your trip to Japan. ■■



Japan by Rail, 3rd includes rail route guide and 30 city guides Ramsey Zarifeh 978-1-905864-39-3 ■ August 2012 $23.95 US/$26.50 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 43/4 x 71⁄10 480 pp ■ Previous edition: 08/2007; 978-1-873756-97-3 2 color maps, 34 b&w rail maps and 30 town plans, 40 color photos, 10 b&w photos, 10 illus ■ TRAVEL

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Practical information—planning your trip; what to take; getting to Japan from Europe, North America and Australasia City guides and maps—where to stay (all budgets), where to eat, what to see in 30 towns and cities; historical and cultural background Kilometer-by-kilometer route guides—covering train journeys from the coast into the mountains, from temple retreat to sprawling metropolis and from sulphurous volcano to windswept desert; 34 route maps Railway timetables—Bullet trains and all routes in this guidebook Plus—Customs, etiquette, Japanese phrases and 40 color photos

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What makes Trailblazer British Walking Guides different? This 12-title series to Britain’s best-known long-distance paths is regularly updated. These books are unique, with highly detailed hand-drawn trail maps featuring the kind of information not normally found on maps—walking times, gradients, important directions, hotels, restaurants, pubs and points of interest. As one reviewer put it, the maps are “user-friendly, with route-finding tips scribbled onto the map itself. Gradients are indicated by arrows—great if you don’t know your contours from your condors.”


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Planning and practical information—where to stay, where to eat, what to see Itineraries—day hikes or the full 1–2 week route ■■ Trail guide with hiking maps (1:20,000 scale, the most detailed available) ■■ 40 color photos ■■ Now includes downloadable gps waypoints ■■ ■■


Cornwall Coast Path, 4th (SW Coast Path Part 2) British Walking Guide with 130 large-scale walking maps, places to stay, places to eat Edith Schofield 978-1-905864-44-7 ■ August 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ North America Paper ■ 43/4 x71⁄10 ■ 288 pp ■ Previous edition: 08/2009; 978-1-905864-19-5 2 color maps, 130 b&w trail maps and 15 town plans, 40 color photos, 10 b&w photos, 10 illus ■ TRAVEL

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Exmoor & North Devon Coast Path (SW Coast Path Part 1) British Walking Guide with 53 large-scale walking maps, places to stay, places to eat Henry Stedman and Joel Newton 978-1-905864-43-0 ■ June 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ North America Paper ■ 43/4 x71⁄10 ■ 192 pp ■ 2 color maps, 53 b&w trail maps and 5 town plans, 40 color photos, 10 b&w photos, 10 illus TRAVEL

South Downs Way, 4th British Walking Guide with 60 largescale walking maps, places to stay, places to eat Jim Manthorpe 978-1-905864-42-3 ■ May 2012 $19.95 US/$21.95 CAN ■ North America Paper ■ 43/4 x71⁄10 ■ 192 pp ■ Previous edition: 06/2009; 978-1-905864-18-8 2 color maps, 60 b&w trail maps and 5 town plans, 40 color photos, 10 b&w photos, 10 illus ■ TRAVEL

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Attacking Chess: King’s Indian, Volume 2 David Vigorito 978-1-85744-664-7 $27.95 US/$29.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 368 pp


Attacking Chess: The French Simon Williams 978-1-85744-646-3 $27.95 US/$29.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 320 pp

Declining the Queen’s Gambit John Cox 978-1-85744-640-1 $26.95 US/$29.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 208 pp

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Play the Benko Gambit Nicolai V. Pederson 978-1-85744-634-0 $26.95 US/$29.95 CAN ■ North America ■ Paper ■ 6 x 9 ■ 208 pp

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index The 2013 Elk Calendar, 56 2013 American Quarter Horse Calendar, 123 2013 California Cowboy Calendar, 123 2013 Cattle Calendar, 123 2013 Cowboy Classic Calendar, 123 2013 Cowboy Datebook, 123 2013 Cowboy Gear Calendar, 123 2013 Cow Dogs Calendar, 123 2013 Cowgirl Datebook, 123 2013 Cowgirls Calendar, 123 2013 Idaho Cowboy, 123 2013 Lil’ Buckaroos Calendar, 123 2013 Montana Cowboy Calendar, 123 2013 Paint Horse Calendar, 123 2013 Performance Horse Calendar, 123 2013 Sun Valley Images Calendar, 123 2013 Texas Cowboy Calendar, 123 2013 Western Horse Calendar, 123 2013 Western Horse Datebook, 123 A Adventure Motorcycling Handbook, 6th, 168 AfterImage, 69 Alaska Curiosities, 111 Albania, 4th, 148 All Told, 44 AMC Map: Baxter State Park – Katahdin and 100-Mile Wilderness, 143 AMC Map: Carter Range – Evans Notch/ North Country – Mahoosuc, 140 AMC Map: Crawford Notch – Sandwich Range/Moosilauke – Kinsman, 140 AMC Map: Franconia – Pemigewasset, 140 AMC Map: Presidential Range, 140 AMC White Mountain National Forest Trail Map Set, 3rd, 139 American Lighthouses, 3rd, 108 Analyse Your Chess, 170 Andalucía Handbook, 7th, 133 Aphrodisia, 89 The Arctic, 3rd, 148 Arizona Curiosities, 3rd, 111 Around A Greek Table, 21 Attacking Chess: King’s Indian, Volume 2, 170 Attacking Chess: The French, 170 Australia Travel Map, 9th, 157 B Bag of Bones, 32 Bangkok Travel Map, 8th, 157 The Baseball Hall of Shame, 8 The Bass Angler’s Almanac, 2nd, 120 Beer Lover’s New England, 107 Ben le Vay’s Eccentric London, 148 Bermuda Travel Pack, 3rd, 155 Bolivia, 129 Borneo, 2nd, 149 Botswana Travel Map, 6th, 158 The Boy Kings of Texas, 59

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The Boys’ Life Book of Outdoor Skills, 7 Bradford Washburn Mountain Photography 2013 Calendar, 142 Brazilian Amazon, 129 Brazilian Pantanal, 130 Breverton’s Complete Herbal, 6 Brittany West Coast, 130 Budapest, 3rd, 149 C Cádiz & Costa de la Luz, 130 Capital of the World, 87 Cartegena & Caribbean Coast, 130 Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand Travel Map, 5th, 158 Chicago Chef’s Table, 22 Clash of Eagles, 60 Comfort & Spice, 18 The Complete Tracker, 2nd, 28 Confessions of a Tarot Reader, 83 Congo, 2nd, 149 Conning Harvard, 74 The Cornbread Mafia, 25 Cornwall Coast Path, 4th, 169 Costa Rica Travel Map, 5th, 158 Costa Rica Travel Pack, 5th, 155 Counterfeiter, 98 Crazy, 68 Crazy Sexy Diet, 91 The Crime Buff’s Guide to Outlaw Washington, D.C., 115 Cuba Travel Pack, 6th, 156 D Dam Nation, 52 Day Hikes In the Beartooth Mountains, 5th, 154 Day Hikes In the Santa Monica Mountains, 154 Day Trips® from Kansas City, 16th, 127 Day Trips® from Philadelphia, 127 Day Trips® from St. Louis, 127 Day Trips® from Tampa/St. Petersburg, 127 Day Trips® from the Twin Cities, 127 Day Trips® New Jersey, 127 Day Trips® South Florida, 127 Day Trips® the Carolinas, 127 Decade of the Wolf, updated edition, 29 Declining the Queen’s Gambit, 170 Digging Snowmastodon, 162 Discover the Adirondacks, 142 E Egypt: Cairo & Nile Delta, 131 Egypt: Luxor to Aswan, 131 Egypt: Red Sea & Sinai, 131 European Rail Timetable, Summer 2012, 167 Europe by Rail, 13th, 167 Exmoor & North Devon Coast Path, 169

F Finding Happiness in Simplicity, 2 Flanders, 150 Food Lovers’ Guide to Boston, 106 Food Lovers’ Guide to Brooklyn, 2nd, 106 Food Lovers’ Guide to Denver & Boulder, 106 Food Lovers’ Guide to New Jersey, 3rd, 106 Food Lovers’ Guide to Philadelphia, 106 Food Lovers’ Guide to Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill, 106 Food Lovers’ Guide to San Antonio, 106 Food Lovers’ Guide to Sonoma, 106 Food Lovers’ Guide to the Twin Cities, 106 Food Lovers’ Guide to Vermont & New Hampshire, 106 Fun with the Family New Jersey, 125 G Gib’s Odyssey, 84 Ginger Pig, 95 Greek Island Hopping 2012, 167 Gretel’s Story, 68 The Grillin’ Wild Cookbook, 39 Growing Up Grizzly, 102 Gulf of Thailand, 131


H Harvesting the Bay, 62 Haunted Greenwich Village, 117 Haunted Old West, 117 Hide & Seek, 35 Hitless Wonder, 50 How the Hot Dog Found Its Bun, 38 How to Beat the Sicilian Defence, 170 How to Start a Home-based Car Detailing Business, 105 How To Start a Home-based Food Truck Business, 105 How to Start a Home-based Makeup Artist Business, 105 How to Start a Home-based Public Relations Business, 105 I I Am Intlgent, 49 Igniting the Flame, 53 Instinctive Fly Fishing, 2nd, 119 Israel Travel Map, 6th, 158 Israel Travel Pack, 6th, 156 It Happened in Maryland, 110 It Happened in New Jersey, 2nd, 110 J The Jane Austen Guide to Life, 37 Japan by Rail, 3rd, 168 Joan Wulff’s New Fly-Casting Techniques, 118

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index Joe, 47 Jordan, 150 K Kelly, 53 Kenya Handbook, 3rd, 134 Kenya Travel Map, 7th, 158 Kenya Travel Pack, 7th, 156 The Kid’s Guide to New York City, 2nd, 124 Kitchen Medicine, 88 Ko Samui & Southern Thailand Travel Map, 5th, 158


L Languedoc: Carcassone to Montpellier, 131 Lebanon, 150 Lebanon Travel Map, 2nd, 158 Lebanon Travel Pack, 2nd, 156 Lessons with a Grandmaster, 170 Life in the Present Tense, 72 Livwise, 12 Love, Loss, and Laughter, 4 Luxembourg, 2nd, 151 M Macedonia, 4th, 151 Madagascar Highlights, 151 Madagascar Travel Pack, 3rd, 156 Maine Mountain Guide, 10th, 143 The Making of the Great Communicator, 76 Malaysia Travel Map, 8th, 158 Malaysia Travel Pack, 8th, 156 Mammals of the Northeast, 162 Marrakech, High Atlas & Essaouira, 131 Marseille & Western Provence, 131 The Marsh Lions, 146 The Mightier Hudson, 34 Milan Travel Pack, 3rd, 156 The MILEPOST 2012, 64th Edition, 161 Miss Lizzie’s War, 55 Mitt Romney, 90 Montenegro, 4th, 152 More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Arizona Women, 2nd, 112 More Than Petticoats: Remarkable New Mexico Women, 2nd, 112 Morocco Handbook, 6th, 134 Mountain Heroes, 101 Mozambique Travel Pack, 5th, 156 Mule, 58 Mumbai and Goa Travel Pack, 5th, 156 Murder, New England, 66 My Name Is Old Glory, 38 Myths and Mysteries of Wisconsin, 116 N Nairobi & Rift Valley, 131 Nerd Haiku, 63 New Hampshire Icons, 109

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The New Old Indian, 170 New York City Farmer & Feast, 46 New York City Travel Pack, 7th, 156 Nicaragua Handbook, 4th, 135 The Night Sky: Stars, Constellations and Stories, 162 Northeast Argentina & Uruguay, 131 Nothing to Tell, 40 O Operation Fortitude, 99 Oregon Off the Beaten Path®, 10th, 126 The Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing for Coastal Gamefish, 121 Outdoors with Kids Boston, 141 Outdoors with Kids New York City, 141 Outlaw Tales of Arizona, 2nd, 114 Outlaw Tales of New Mexico, 2nd, 114 P Paper Dollhouse, 82 Past to Present, 77 Pennsylvania Off the Beaten Path®, 11th, 126 Philadelphia Chef’s Table, 81 Phuket Travel Map, 5th, 158 Play the Benko Gambit, 170 pocket guides Bruges, 4th, 163 pocket guides Copenhagen, 4th, 163 pocket guides Egypt: Red Sea Resorts, 4th, 163 pocket guides Helsinki, 4th, 164 pocket guides Istanbul, 4th, 164 pocket guides Oslo, 4th, 164 pocket guides Paris, 4th, 164 pocket guides Prague, 4th, 164 pocket guides Turkey: Mediterranean Coast, 4th, 164 Portland, Maine Chef’s Table, 64 Portland, Oregon Chef’s Table, 65 A Predicament of Innocents: Might the Schools Help?, 162 R Rodeo Legends 2, 122 Rome Travel Pack, 5th, 156 Rosemary Shrager’s Absolutely Foolproof Classic Home Cooking, 94 Running of the Bride, 36 The Ruy Lopez: Move by Move, 170 S Sam Sixkiller, 54 Santa Barbara Chef’s Table, 64 Santander & Picos de Europa, 132 Sardinia: Alghero & the North, 132 Sardinia: Cagliari & the South, 132 SAS and Elite Forces Guide Extreme Unarmed Combat, 26

SAS and Elite Forces Guide Manhunt, 41 SAS and Elite Forces Guide Prisoner of War Escape & Evasion, 27 SAS and Elite Forces Guide Ropes and Knots, 27 Scenic Driving Montana, 3rd, 128 Scenic Driving New England, 3rd, 128 Scenic Driving Oregon, 3rd, 128 Scenic Driving Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks, 3rd, 128 Seattle Chef’s Table, 39 Secret Amsterdam, 2nd, 159 Secret London—Unusual Bars and Restaurants, 159 Secret Milan, 160 Secret New York—An Unusual Guide, 160 Secret Venice, 2nd, 160 Seville, 132 Shark, 24 Shouting in the Dark, 79 Sicily: Catania & the Southeast, 132 Sicily: Palermo & the Northwest, 132 Siena & Southern Tuscany, 132 Simple, Honest Food, 14 The Slav: Move by Move, 170 Slow Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, 153 Slow Dorset, 153 Slow Northumberland & Durham, 153 Small Adventures in Cooking, 19 Somaliland, 145 Sorrento, Capri & Amalfi Coast, 132 Sourdoughs, Claim Jumpers & Dry Gulchers, 54 South Africa Handbook, 11th, 135 South America Travel Map, 2nd, 158 South Downs Way, 4th, 169 Southeast Asia Handbook, 3rd, 136 Southern Africa Travel Map, 4th, 158 The Southern Italian Farmer’s Table, 23 Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Arizona History, 113 Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in New Mexico History, 113 Special Places: Pubs and Inns of England and Wales, 9th, 138 Special Places to Stay: French Châteaux & Hotels, 7th, 137 Special Places to Stay: Italy, 7th, 138 Spine of the Continent, 85 Spooky Georgia, 116 Spooky Indiana, 116 Sri Lanka Travel Map, 5th, 158 Sri Lanka Travel Pack, 5th, 156 Stalking Trophy Brown Trout, 121 Steel Rainbow, 51 Stéphane Reynaud’s Barbecue & Grill, 16 The Stocking Book, 92

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index The Student’s Cookbook, 96 The Stylist’s Guide to NYC, 97 Suburgatory, 93 T Tanzania Handbook, 3rd, 136 Texas Icons, 109 This I Know, 48 Tibet, 3rd, 145 To the People, Food Is Heaven, 78 traveller guides Finland, 4th, 165 traveller guides Greek Islands, 5th, 165 traveller guides Ireland, 5th, 166 traveller guides Madeira, 5th, 166 traveller guides Moscow & St. Petersburg, 5th, 166 traveller guides Syria, 3rd, 166

Travel with Kids, 2nd, 136 Treacherous Beauty, 61 Two Winters in a Tipi, 40 The Two-Year Mountain, 147 U The Ultimate Baseball Road-Trip, 2nd, 11 Up the Creek, 147 USA by Rail, 8th, 144 V Vegetarian, 20 Vermont Icons, 109 Verona & Lake Garda, 132 Vince Wilcox’s Naturally Artificial Signature Flies, 120

W War Correspondent, 100 Whale Song, 103 When the Game Changed, 10 White Mountain Guide, 29th, 139 Wildlife & Conservation Volunteering, 2nd, 152 Wisconsin Off the Beaten Path®, 10th, 126 World War II Secret Operations Handbook, 41 Y You Might Be a Cowgirl If . . ., 86 Z Zambia, 5th, 152


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