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Pop Culture JUNE

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This luxe, high-end compilation features 100 of the most compelling and iconic photographs ever taken of the glamorous star, as well as a high-quality removable print suitable for framing.

A richly illustrated retrospective celebrating Clint Eastwood’s legendary career, with a documentary DVD by the author, renowned film critic Richard Schickel.

An illustrated look at Steven Spielberg’s extraordinarily rich and varied career, including a high quality collectible movie poster and a foreword by the man himself.

A lavishly illustrated celebration of Barbra Streisand, covering every aspect of her career, from nightclubperforming ingénue to Broadway star to Hollywood legend and beyond.

Part field guide, part artistic coaching session, this rockin’ book by a seasoned insider explains the ins and outs of the music industry in plain English.

With a wealth of rarely published photographs, album artwork, and archive memorabilia, this is the ultimate celebration of one of the biggest-selling rock acts of all time.

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2011 Meticulously exploring each album from Michael Jackson’s solo career, Man in the Music offers insight into the creative process behind the King of Pop’s work.

Electrified takes a detailed look in words and photos at many of the world’s most beautifully made hand-crafted guitars, as well as the talented artisans who created them.

A lavish celebration of Marilyn Monroe’s enduring beauty through photographs—many never before published—by legendary Hollywood photographer Bruno Bernard , with a ready-to-frame photographic print.

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This gorgeous, fully illustrated book is the ultimate celebration of one of America’s most beloved singer-songwriters.

OCT

2011

A full-color, eye-catching look at one of the world’s most talented, unique, and visually stunning pop icons: Lady Gaga.

This celebration of album artistry presents more than 350 of the best LP covers in history.

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“The record store. Where true fandom begins. It’s the soul of discovery, and the place where you can always return for that mighty buzz.” —Cameron Crowe

With interviews and quotes from those who were there and a wealth of photographs and graphic memorabilia, Woodstock is the ultimate celebration of a landmark in modern cultural history.

A lavishly illustrated insider’s look at 80 years of music and culture in Laurel Canyon.

The first full-color illustrated history of the classic band that has been called the “American Beatles.”

This richly illustrated New York Times bestseller explores the history, politics, sayings, and music that defined an era.

Featuring over 7,000 of the most intriguing facts about history, sports, science, movies and more, this bestselling annual will amaze, inform, and entertain.

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ROCK ‘N ROLL TREASURES Combining removable memorabilia—such as copies of original concert tickets, tour posters, and handwritten set lists—with full-color photos and interesting facts, the books in this series chart the history of some of the most influential and monumental bands in the world.

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Self-Improvement Paul McKenna Recognized as one of the world’s “most important modern self-help gurus,” Paul McKenna, PhD, has helped millions of people lose weight, quit smoking, overcome insomnia, eliminate stress, and increase self-confidence. His books have sold over six million copies!

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This powerful tale, written in 1938 just after the publication of Think and Grow Rich, has never before been published, considered too controversial by Napoleon Hill’s family and friends.

From the Napoleon Hill Foundation and best-selling coauthors Sharon L. Lechter and Greg S. Reid comes Three Feet from Gold—an inspiring story of perseverance.

David Pollay’s popular manifesto endeavors to change the world one person at a time.

A controversial look at whether a marriage can be saved— or if it’s “time to go.”

An exciting, clear-cut guide to becoming happier and more successful while achieving lifetime goals.

Bestselling self-help author Lucinda Bassett gives readers a process-oriented approach for conquering their stress and anxiety and taking control of their lives. coming soon: Keep Looking Up (Fall 2012) STERLING ADULT PUBLISHING GROUP

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Health & Diet The New Sonoma Diet Series

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Drawing on the latest breakthroughs in nutrition science this updated and revised edition will benefit Sonoma Diet devotees and introduce the plan to a whole new audience.

Celebrate California’s seasonal cuisine with this companion to The New Sonoma Diet, featuring tons of healthy, mouth-watering, easy-to-prepare dishes.

Allen Carr’s EasyWay Method

Allen Carr’s The EasyWay to Stop Smoking has sold more than ten million copies worldwide. 8

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JAN

2012

In Pain Free Living, Pete Egoscue takes his world-renowned program of postural therapy—which treats chronic musculoskeletal pain without drugs, surgery, or manipulation—to a whole new level.

Dr. Bharat B. Aggarwal presents the first book that shows how to use and cook with spices for maximum healing.

In the vein of the best-selling The Checklist Manifesto, The Patient’s Checklist uses ten simple checklists to make sure that essential steps in a patient’s treatment are not forgotten or overlooked.

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2012 Combining the successful strategies of the original Fat to Skinny Fast and Easy! with over 100 new, low-carb, sugar-free recipes, this new edition makes it even easier to melt away the fat while still eating the foods you love.

The second book in the Yoga to the Rescue series focuses on anti-aging and remedies for beauty.

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Weddings

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Wedding Planner & Journal

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At Home Weddings

Colin Cowie Respected around the world as an arbiter of style, Colin Cowie is widely known for throwing the most spectacular celebrations across the globe. He is an author, event planner, interior designer, celebrated television personality, and authority on living with style. SEPT

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Parenting

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Dr. Jenn Berman is an award-winning parenting columnist, a Los Angeles Times bestselling author, Today show regular, and Sirius XM Radio host.

Beth A. Grosshan’s breakthrough book on the subject of disciplining children for whom traditional methods (including “time-out”) simply do not work.

Great Expectations Series

The bestselling Great Expectations series has sold more than 200,000 copies.

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REVISED & UPDATED

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History/Current Affairs

JAN

2012 Internationally acclaimed theologian Matthew Fox offers a provocative look at three decades of corruption in the Catholic Church, focusing on Josef Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI.

In addition to serving as an encyclopedic reference, this book tackles head-on the most current issues and controversies in American worship.

NOV

2011 The Other Irish puts the ScotsIrish proudly on center stage by providing a first-hand look at how their exploits launched so many facets of our culture.

Adolf Hitler's escape from Berlin was meticulously planned. There is considerable testimony to suggest he escaped to South America, where he lived comfortably until 1962. This is the story of how it could have happened.

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Winner of the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Award, Paul Fussell’s classic is now available in a beautifully illustrated edition.


The Real History Series

In a refreshingly fearless, colloquial voice, acclaimed historian Alan Axelrod digs beneath classically taught history to explore little-known facts and alternate realities.

ALSO TO COME: The Real History of the Vietnam War (March 2013)

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2012

David Elliot Cohen International bestselling author/editor David Elliot Cohen has created or co-authored numerous large-format illustrated books that have collectively sold over 5 million copies.

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ALSO TO COME: The Clintons: Their Story in Photographs (Oct 2012)

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Biography THE REAL STORY OF THE MAN W H O P L AY E D W I T H F I R E

JAN-ERI K PETTERSSO N

Jan-Erik Pettersson reveals the real man behind the mega best-selling Millennium Trilogy—a man who bravely fought for the causes in which he believed, and how it led him to create some of the most memorable characters in modern fiction.

Seth Chwast, who was diagnosed with autism as a very young child, lived for years in a world of roller coasters, haunted houses, and classical music. This is the story of a mother and son’s long, difficult path, and a mother’s determination to help her son find his voice.

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One of the youngest survivors of Buchenwald, Israel Meir Lau was eight at the time of liberation. Descended from a 1,000-year unbroken chain of rabbis, he grew up to become Chief Rabbi of Israel. This is his harrowing, suspenseful, miraculous, and inspiring story.

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Drawing on personal experience, acclaimed author Mary Gordon examines various forms of abode—from her childhood house in Far Rockaway, New York to apartments in Palo Alto, Rome, and the Upper West Side—as well as the very concept of “home” and how it has evolved over time.


Science/Math OCT

2011

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Two renowned authors team up with one of the most important historic scientific sites in the world to offer a stunning visual tour of the Universe.

The Mandala Book is a visual symphony for the eyes, filled with 500 stunning images from nature and civilization, all related to the mandalic patterns and shapes that the author explores and explains in the text.

From the internationally bestselling author of Fermat’s Last Theorem comes a landmark publication on the eccentric lives of the foremost mathematicians of all time.

Sterling Milestones Series In these richly illustrated chronologies, leading experts select the 250 most fascinating historical milestones in such varied disciplines as mathematics, astronomy, music, and medicine, presenting brief but intelligent commentaries alongside stunning artwork.

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ALSO TO COME:

The Medical Book (Sept 2012)

The Space Book (March 2013)

The Drug Book (Sept 2013)

The Psychology Book (March 2014)

The Music Book

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Culinary

New York Times bestselling author Cristina Ferrare brings a lifetime of cooking and entertaining to A Big Bowl of Love, a homey collection of more than 150 recipes that make every meal a celebration.

Complete with 1,000 mouthwatering recipes, this revamped vegetarian bible is a must-have in the kitchen.

Lose the sugar with recipes for sweet and savory treats that use only natural sweeteners and focus on seasonal, local products.

NOV

2011 Eat safe—and delicious—with this unique cookbook offering hundreds of delicious glutenand allergen-free family-friendly recipes.

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This exciting and inviting cookbook fills the biggest gap in the vegan repertoire with more than 200 yummy recipes for the vegan holiday table.


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The first slow cooker book to capitalize on the gluten-free boom, featuring simple, easy, and wholesome recipes.

Crazy About Series

This book by Nava Atlas, one of the most respected names in vegetarian and vegan cooking, features more than 125 completely plant-based recipes.

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2011

Krystina Castella gives dessert lovers and home bakers hundreds of new reasons to be crazy about baked goods. The books in this series offer gorgeous 4-color photography and innovative, easy-to-make recipes to celebrate every birthday, wedding, brunch, graduation, tea party, bake sale, holiday, and special occasion under the sun.

ALSO TO COME:

Crazy About Pie (Nov 2012)

Crazy About Chocolate (Nov 2013)

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Humor/Oddities

Based on the popular website Dontevenreply.com, Emails from an A**hole features material never before available on the website, offering fans a fresh opportunity to revel in people’s gullibility.

An insider’s peek into some of the most hilarious, hair-raising, baffling, and gratifying moments in the life of a supermarket cashier.

Weird Series Over 30 volumes of the Weird series have been published to great success since Weird N.J.’s 2003 debut, selling over one million copies...and counting.

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TV writer Hilary Winston offers up a witty collection of autobiographical tales about her misadventures in dating.


Art & Photography

Lynn Davis and A.T. Mann illustrate the many ways in which people have used and understood their sacred landscapes throughout history and around the world.

Award-winning photographer Joel Meyerowitz and writer Maggie Barrett have created a loving and personal portrait of Tuscany through the seasons.

Mort Künstler, “America’s premier historical artist,” is renowned for his historically authentic and moving Civil War scenes.

coming soon: Provence (oct 2012)

THE ART OF THE MAP

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The largest and most beautiful collection of sacred sites ever photographed.

A ground breaking, comprehensive, illustrated tour of worldwide calligraphy.

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The first book to explore the fascinating artwork and elements from maps made during the height of handdrawn cartography.

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Sterling Ethos

This revolutionary new system for manifestation is drawn from Charles Haanel’s legendary Master Key System.

John Edward Internationally renowned medium and TV personality John Edward helps us tap into our psychic selves with his incredibly popular books, including the New York Times bestseller Infinite Quest.

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The essential guide to one of the most influential works ever written, A Course in Miracles

Building on people’s reallife experiences, Empowerment teaches how to make your dreams come true.


NOV

2011 Based on seasonal rhythms and ancient festivals, the beautifully illustrated Wildwood Tarot draws inspiration from pre-Celtic mythology and shamanic mysteries .

Wiccapedia provides a fresh, innovative, and thoroughly up-to-date look at witchcraft— and gives readers a prescription for happiness.

Live Your Dash captures the message of the poem that became an internet sensation: Make every moment matter.

Fun, friendly, and easy to use, this unique guide uses your birth date to access the secrets of your true nature.

Susie Cox is a modern-day Linda Goodman—and she’s bringing Goodman’s blockbuster Sun Signs into the 21st century.

JAN

2012 Internationally renowned intuitive medium Char Margolis shows how to use your intuition to find, create, and nurture love in your life.

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Sterling Ethos Your Astrology Guide 2012 Rick Levine and Jeff Jawer, America’s most accurate astrology team, reveal how to apply ancient wisdom to today’s world.

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This spiritual fable reminds us that life is too important to be taken so seriously.

Today’s most notable voices in spirituality speak out about how meditation has inspired them to change the world.

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A story of three friends, three miracles, and a ten-year journey of discovery and friendship.


Business

NOV

2011 Respected financial advisor Julie Jason offers insights for solid portfolio management.

CEO Series History’s great leaders have much to teach us, and no one outshines Alan Axelrod in extracting those lessons and applying them to today’s business world.

A humorous, practical “girlfriend’s guide” to personal finance for 20- and 30-somethings.

MAR

2012

ALSO TO COME: Julius Caesar, CEO (Aug 2012)

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This beautiful gift set, created with the American Museum of Natural History, is the perfect gift for butterfly lovers! Inside you’ll find a field guide with information on 10 species of butterflies, plus materials to create butterfly-based paper crafts.

Written by a leading scientist at the American Museum of Natural History, Driven to Extinction provides balanced, well-reasoned insight into the potential impacts of climate change on the diversity of life.

In connection with the world-famous American Museum of Natural History: the impeccably researched, stunningly illustrated, gripping true story of the race to the South Pole.

Spanning centuries of history, this engrossing book— created in conjunction with the American Museum of Natural History—explores major stops in China, Uzbekistan, Iraq, and beyond.

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Richly visual and wonderfully informative, this lavish, expansive guide from the worldfamous George Eastman house showcases 500 groundbreaking cameras from the museum’s collection.

Edward Steichen was one of the world’s greatest black-andwhite photographers, and a pioneer of the auto-chrome process of color photography. This volume pays tribute to his rare color work.

Here, for the first-time ever compiled in one volume, is the story of Theodore Roosevelt’s life in his own words. Frontiersman, politician, soldier, writer, and naturalist—Roosevelt always led from the front, never backed down, and left the world a richer place.

This gorgeous cornerstone volume, created in collaboration with the George Eastman House, celebrates nearly 200 years of the camera.

Asphalt Renaissance is a brilliant account of the rebirth and re-imagining of the art of street painting by top artist Kurt Wenner, who revolutionized the tradition by creating a technique for drawing on pavement in 3-D.

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Sterling Signature I L LU ST R AT E D E D I T I O N S Well-known and age-old texts in science, architecture, history, art, and literature emerge in a new light to be rediscovered and treasured. Notable editors for each volume have authored original essays and selected excerpts and art to accompany and highlight themes in new and revealing ways. These book-as-objects are timeless keepsakes.

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Celebrity designer Jonathan Adler demystifies the rules of interior design, showing how to lay the foundation of good decorating and then punctuate with a dash of levity—the key to Happy Chic style.

This beautifully illustrated, hard-working book divulges the secrets to high-style, feel-good decorating through accessible tips, interactive features, and uproarious witticisms.

Origami has never been more colorful, chic, and charming! This collection of whimsical origami animals is inspired directly by Adler’s iconic menagerie of ceramic creatures.

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2011

From the wry and twisted minds behind someecards.com comes this series of five postcard books. Each title contains 45 irreverent tear-out missives. Every occasion—from wildly popular to utterly pointless—is captured with hilarious greetings, sarcastic wishes, and obnoxious sentiments.

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Who’s Who at Sterling Books Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. | 387 Park Avenue South | New York, NY 10016 Sterling books cover a broad range of subject areas including: current events, diet and health, parenting, popular culture, reference, history, art and artists, music and everything in between, books that will provide information, expert guidance, inform and entertain our readers, and be read and referred to again and again for years to come. Kate Zimmermann, Associate Editor Michael Fragnito, Vice President, Editorial Director 646-688-2508 – 646-688-2541 – mfragnito@sterlingpublishing.com kzimmerman@sterlingpublishing.com Sterling Ethos (see below), Business Pamela Horn, Editorial Director 646-688-2428 – phorn@sterlingpublishing.com Melanie Madden, Assistant Editor Sterling Signature (see below), Self Help, Relationships, 646-688-2579 – mmadden@sterlingpublishing.com Science Popular Science, Math, Psychology, Sports, Sexuality Barbara Berger, Executive Editor 646-688-2544 – bberger@sterlingpublishing.com Sasha Tropp, Assistant Editor History, Light Reference, Pop Culture, Music, Fine Art 646-688-2460 – stropp@sterlingpublishing.com & Photography, Sterling Ethos (see below), Practical Humor Art, Narrative non-fiction/memoir/biography Jennifer Williams, Senior Editor 646-688-2543 – jwilliams@sterlingpublishing.com Parenting, Weddings, Lifestyle, Cooking, Health & Beauty, Fitness, Gardening, AARP Branded Books

Sterling Signature is committed to producing a range of distinctive book-as-objects. These titles are curated, illustrated, and designed to provide an unmatched tactile, visual, and intellectual book experience. The categories span science, architecture, history, travel & exploration, art, literature, decorating, and design. The list includes licensed and branded books with museums, archives, libraries, and institutional partners such as: American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), George Eastman House (GEH), Jonathan Adler, someecards.com, Thomas Edison Foundation, and The Charles Dickens Museum, Avery Library of Architecture at Columbia University, and The Freud Museum. The print objects will be accompanied by new and exciting digital platforms to fully maximize the multi-dimensions of the content.

Sterling Ethos is dedicated to the creation of inspiring, informative, and empowering books in the areas of wellness, personal growth, intuitive knowledge, self-discovery and healing. These books are intended to assist in the improvement of the quality of our lives and our planet by stimulating both our spiritual lives and our creative potential as individuals and as a community. Categories include all aspects of Body, Mind & Spirit, New Age, Wellness, Self Empowerment, and Spirituality.

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