Contents • Fall 2011

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books ............................................................. 3 Mariner Books ............................................................................................. 50 American Heritage® Reference............................................................... 100 The Old Farmer’s Almanac ....................................................................... 103 From the HMH Children’s Book Group.................................................... 108 Index of New Titles .................................................................................... 111 Bookstore Sales Representatives ........................................................... 114 Ordering, Subsidiary Rights, and Publicity Information ...................... 115 International Information ......................................................................... 116

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Books into Movies HHH

extreMely loud and incrediBly close
by Jonathan Safran Foer
978-0-547-73502-3 • $14.95

The Warner Brothers film is in theaters December 2011 (NY, LA, and Toronto) with a national release in January 2012.

by James Sallis
978-0-547-79109-8 • $12.95

Director Nicolas Winding Refn won the best director prize at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival; the film stars

Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Christina Hendricks, Bryan Cranston, and more.

Wael Ghonim

revolution 2.0
A Memoir and Call to Action
One of the most dramatic and galvanizing stories of the Arab Spring, told by the Google executive at the center of it all

he revolutions sweeping the Middle east in 2011 were unlike any the world had ever seen. Brutal regimes that had been in power for many decades were suddenly swarmed by unstoppable mobs of freedom-seekers. now, one of the key figures behind the egyptian uprising tells the riveting inside story of what happened and presents lessons for all of us on how to unleash the power of crowds. Wael Ghonim was a little-known 30-year-old Google executive in the fall of 2010 when he anonymously launched a Facebook page to protest the death of one egyptian man at the hands of security forces. The page’s followers expanded quickly and moved from online protests to non-confrontational public gatherings. Then, on January 14, 2011, they made history when they announced a revolution. Over 350,000 friends clamored to join. On January 25, as the revolution began in earnest, Ghonim was captured and held for twelve days of brutal interrogation—and when he emerged and gave a speech on national television, the protests grew even more intense. Four days later, Mubarak was gone. The lessons Ghonim draws will inspire each of us: Forget the past. Don’t plan ahead. Let the crowd make its own decisions. Welcome to Revolution 2.0.
WAeL GhoNiM was born in Cairo and grew up in egypt and Saudi Arabia, earning a degree from Cairo University in 2004 and an MBA from the American University in Cairo in 2007. he joined Google in 2008, rising to become head of marketing for Google Middle east and North Africa. he is currently on sabbatical from Google to launch an NGo supporting education and technology in egypt. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Cairo, egypt


978-0-547-77398-8 • $26.00 cl Revolution 2.0 January • Current Affairs • 272 pages 6 x 9 • CTN 1 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/ P/M: inkWell Management, A/S: hMh

• Major national media • National author tour, including New York, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto • National print and online advertising, including the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, and Al Jazeera English • Social media campaign, including Twitter and Facebook advertising • Buzz-building mobile campaign • Dedicated site on to feature video content and links to news, reviews, and social media

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New York Times best-selling author Jonah Lehrer
Jonah Lehrer

how Creativity Works
An exhilarating look at how we can use the latest science to unleash our imaginations — and make our cities, our companies, and our culture more creative

978-0-547-38607-2 • $26.00 cl Imagine MarcH • Science/Sociology • 304 pages 5 ½ x 8 ¼ • illustrations • CTN 12 • Terr: US, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency also availaBle How We Decide 978-0-547-24799-1 • $14.95 PA Proust Was a Neuroscientist 978-0-547-08590-6 • $14.95 PA • National author tour, including New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, Madison, Minneapolis, Denver, Boulder, Austin, raleigh/Durham, St. Louis, Chicago • National print and online advertising, including The New Yorker, the Atlantic, and the Huffington Post • Promotional book trailer • Author website: • on Twitter: @jonahlehrer, or follow #imagine 4

id you know that the most creative companies have centralized bathrooms? That brainstorming meetings are a terrible idea? That the color blue can help you double your creative output? From the best-selling author of How We Decide comes a sparkling and revelatory look at the new science of creativity. Shattering the myth of muses, higher powers, even creative “types,” Jonah Lehrer demonstrates that creativity is not a single gift possessed by the lucky few. it’s a variety of distinct thought processes that we can all learn to use more effectively. Lehrer reveals the importance of embracing the rut, thinking like a child, and daydreaming productively, then he takes us out of our own heads to show how we can make our neighborhoods more vibrant, our companies more productive, and our schools more effective. We’ll learn about Bob Dylan’s writing habits and the drug addiction of poets. We’ll meet a bartender who thinks like a chemist, and an autistic surfer who invented an entirely new surfing move. We’ll see why elizabethan england experienced a creative explosion, and how Pixar designed its office space to get the most out of its talent. Collapsing the layers separating the neuron from the finished symphony, Imagine reveals the deep inventiveness of the human mind, and its essential role in our increasingly complex world.


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shows how anyone can be more creative.
“Jonah Lehrer’s new book confirms what his fans have known all along – that he knows more about science than a lot of scientists and more about writing than a lot of writers.”
— Malcolm Gladwell



Dan Wieden is co-founder of the advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy. in 1988, he was hard at work on a series of television spots for nike. Wieden knew that the campaign needed a tag line, a slogan that could link the disparate commercials together. Unfortunately, he was drawing a blank. But then he started thinking about a murderer named Gary Gilmore who had been executed in 1977. “He just popped into my mind,” Wieden says. “And so it’s the middle of the night, and i’m sitting at my desk, and i’m thinking about how Gilmore died. This was in Utah, and they dragged Gilmore out in front of the firing squad. Before they put the hood over his head, the chaplain asks Gilmore if he has any last words. And he pauses and he says: ‘Let’s do it.’ And i remember thinking, ‘That is so fucking courageous.’ And then, the next thing i know, i’m thinking about my shoe commercials. So i started playing around with the words, and i realized that i didn’t like the way it was said, actually, so i made it a little different. i wrote ‘Just Do it’ on a piece of paper and as soon as i saw it, i knew. That was my slogan.” The question, of course, is why Wieden started thinking about Gary Gilmore while working on a slogan for cross-trainers. “i swear, i don’t normally think about murderers at midnight,” he says. “So i asked myself: Where did this thought come from? And the only explanation i could come up with is that someone else in the group had mentioned norman Mailer to me earlier in the day, and i knew that he’d written a book about Gary Gilmore. And that was it. Just a little sentence from someone else.”

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JoNAh Lehrer is a contributing editor at Wired and a frequent contributor to The New Yorker. he writes the head Case column for the Wall Street Journal and regularly appears on WNYC’s Radiolab. his writing has also appeared in Nature, the New York Times Magazine, Scientific American, and Outside. The author of two previous books, Proust Was a Neuroscientist and How We Decide, he graduated from Columbia University and attended oxford as a rhodes scholar.


Michael ryan

This Morning
Acclaimed poet and memoirist Michael Ryan treats the great subjects of art and life— love, sex, pain, compassion, mortality—with powerful insight and fresh immediacy.

978-0-547-68459-8 • $20.00 cl This Morning MarcH • Poetry • 96 pages • 6 x 9 • CTN 48 Terr: World • rights: B/T/A: hMh, P/M/S: Gildryan Productions

also availaBle New and Selected Poems 978-0-618-61941-2 • $14.00 PA • National Poetry Month promotion • online poetry promotion • e-book isBn 978-0-547-68460-4

n Michael Ryan’s first collection since his 2004 Kingsley Tufts Award–winning New and Selected Poems, he draws on his gift for story and song to fashion poems that are at times dark, absurd, and funny. in “Half Mile Down,” he displays his consummate skill as a formal poet: “My sick heart and my sick soul/ i’d gladly fasten in a bag/ and drop into an ocean-hole/ to float in darkness as a rag.” in “Airplane Food,” he uses free verse to describe a situation any reader will quickly recognize: “Compressed chicken product, festive succotashed rice,/ dead iceberg lettuce with a pale cherry tomato/ hard as a mothball . . .” Playful, irreverent, poignant, and uncompromising, This Morning exhibits a range of themes and styles that only an original and masterful poet of Ryan’s stature can produce. What may surprise Ryan’s readers the most are the notes of hard-won joy and consolation expressed at the book’s conclusion. This Morning lives up to edward Hirsch’s observation that Ryan’s “gift for going for the jugular” has produced a vision that’s “finely honed, provocative, questing, and humane.”


MiChAeL rYAN is the author of four volumes of poetry, two memoirs, and a collection of essays. he is a professor of english and creative writing at the University of California, irvine, where he lives with his wife and daughter. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe irvine, California


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Jean Zimmerman

Love, Fiercely
A Gilded Age romance
The New York love story of a beautiful heiress and a wealthy young architect, captured in a famed John Singer Sargent painting


or readers who savored The American Heiress, Jean Zimmerman recreates the glittering world of edith Minturn and i. n. Phelps Stokes. Contemporaries of the Astors and vanderbilts, they grew up together along the shores of bucolic Staten island, linked by privilege — her grandparents built the world’s fastest clipper ship, his family owned most of Murray Hill. Theirs was a world filled with mansions, balls, summer homes, and extended european vacations. newton became a passionate preserver of new York history and published the finest collection of Manhattan maps and views in a six-volume series. edith became the face of the age when Daniel Chester French sculpted her for Chicago’s Columbian exposition of 1893 as The Republic, a colossus intended to match the Statue of Liberty’s grandeur. Together they battled on behalf of new York’s poor and powerless, as reformers who could never themselves want for anything. Through it all, they lived what might be the greatest love story never told. From the splendid cottages of the Berkshires to the salons of 1890s Paris, Love, Fiercely is the real story of a world long relegated to fiction.

978-0-15-101447-7 • $26.00 cl Love, Fiercely MarcH • history / Biography • 320 pages 5 x 8 • Two 8-page b/w inserts • CTN 12 Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/P/M/S: Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency, A: hMh • National print and online advertising, including The New Yorker • reading group promotion, including online reader’s guide, promotion with,, Book reporter, and Goodreads • online promotion, including podcasts and author interviews • e-book isBn 978-0-547-76051-3

JeAN ZiMMerMAN is the author of several works of critically acclaimed nonfiction that focus on the changing role of women in America. She earned an MFA from the Columbia University School of the Arts. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Westchester County, New York • @hmhbooks • • HougHton Mifflin Harcourt • March



“Epic times make for epic books.”
carole DeSanti

The unruly Passions of Eugénie r.
A transporting debut set in the backstreets and bordellos of nineteenth-century Paris

978-0-547-55309-2 • $26.00 cl The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R. MarcH • Fiction • 432 pages • 6 x 9 • CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/P/M/S: robin Straus Agency, A: hMh

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ove and war converge in this lush, epic story of a young woman’s struggle with life and love during and after the Second empire (1860–1871), an era that was absinthesoaked, fueled by railway money and prostitution, and transformed by cataclysmic social upheaval. eugénie R., born in France’s foie gras country, follows the man she loves to Paris, but soon finds herself marooned, pregnant, and penniless. She gives birth to a daughter she is forced to abandon and spends the next ten years fighting to get her back. An outcast, eugénie takes to the streets, navigating her way up from ruin and charting the treacherous waters of sexual commerce. Along the way she falls in love with an artist, a woman, and a revolutionary. The capital, the gleaming center of art and civilization in europe, is enjoying its final years of wanton prosperity before galloping headlong into the Franco-Prussian War. For eugénie it is a conflicted landscape—grisly, evocative, and addictive. As the gates of the city close against the advancing army, eugénie must make a decision between past and present—between the people she loves most. The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R. is a testament to the power of love, friendship, and the art of self-creation.



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— Karen Joy Fowler
“DeSanti’s debut novel paints an unflinching portrait of love and loss against a landscape of Parisian decadence.”

—Deborah Harkness,
author of A Discovery of Witches

“The Unruly Passions is both sweeping in scope and painstaking in detail. Eugénie’s story, from naive goose girl to resilient survivor, makes for wonderful, suspenseful reading, but tumultuous Paris is equally compelling, laid out here in all her grisly or gorgeous glory.”

—Karen Joy Fowler,
author of the The Jane Austen Book Club

“Lord! This is a great piece of work. Eugénie is a wonderfully maddening heroine. She lives up in her head even as her boots are in the mud of desperation. How beautifully this is written! How rare that can be to discover on the page.”

—Dorothy Allison,
author of Bastard out of Carolina

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CAroLe DeSANTi is vice president, editor at large at the Penguin Group, where she has held various positions for over twenty years and where she is known for championing independent, original voices in women’s fiction, including Terry McMillan, Tracy Chevalier, Melissa Bank, Marisha Pessl, and Penelope Lively. DeSanti has been profiled in Poets & Writers and published in the Women’s Review of Books. For over a decade she has been clandestinely writing The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R.


Marcel Beyer
Translated from the German by Alan Bance

From a German literary star, a haunting novel about a charismatic scientist and his dark secrets

978-0-15-101397-5 • $26.00 cl Kaltenburg april • Fiction • 352 pages • 6 x 9 • CTN 12 Terr: World english • rights: B/S: hMh, T/A/P/M: Suhrkamp Verlag

also availaBle Spies 978-0-151-00859-9 • hC $24.00 • Appearance and promotion at the PeN World Voices festival • Literature-in-translation promotion • e-book isBn 978-0-547-72788-2

ailed by The New Yorker as one of the best young novelists and recipient of Germany’s most prestigious literary awards, Marcel Beyer returns with an elegantly wrought novel that brings to life both an individual and a whole world: the zoologist Ludwig Kaltenburg (loosely based on nobel Prize winner Konrad Lorenz) and his institute for research into animal behavior. Hermann Funk first meets Kaltenburg when still a child in Posen in the 1930s. Hermann’s father, a botanist, and Kaltenburg are close friends, but a rift occurs. in 1945, fleeing the war, the Funks move to Dresden, and Hermann finds his way to Kaltenburg’s newly established Dresden institute. He becomes his protégé, embracing the institute’s unconventional methods. Yet parts of Kaltenburg’s past life remain unclear. Was he a member of the nazi Party? Does he believe his discoveries about aggression in animals also apply to humans? Why has he erased the years in Posen from his official biography? Hermann struggles to reconcile love and doubt, to make sense of his childhood, even as he meets a woman with family secrets of her own.


MArCeL BeYer is a poet and novelist. he has received the heinrich Boll Prize, the Uwe Johnson Prize, and the Berlin Literature Prize, among many other awards. ALAN BANCe is professor emeritus at the University of Southampton. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Dresden


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Julie Zickefoose

The Bluebird Effect
Uncommon Bonds with Common Birds
Lasting bonds between injured wild birds and a writer/painter


ulie Zickefoose lives for the moment when a wild, freeliving bird that she has raised or rehabilitated comes back to visit her; their eyes meet and they share a spark of understanding. Her reward for the grueling work of rescuing birds—such as feeding baby hummingbirds every twenty minutes all day long—is her empathy with them and the satisfaction of knowing the world is a birdier and more beautiful place. The Bluebird Effect is about the change that’s set in motion by one single act, such as saving an injured bluebird—or a hummingbird or a swift or a phoebe. each of the twenty-five chapters covers a different species, and many depict an individual bird, each with its own personality, habits, and quirks. And each chapter is illustrated with Zickefoose’s stunning watercolor paintings and drawings. not just individual tales about the trials and triumphs of raising birds, The Bluebird Effect mixes humor, natural history, and memoir to give readers an intimate story of a life among wild birds.

978-0-547-00309-2 • $28.00 cl The Bluebird Effect MarcH • Nature • 368 pages • 8 x 8 • 120 watercolors; 194 b/w sketches • CTN 12 Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency also availaBle Letters from Eden • 978-0-618-57308-0 • $26.00 CL • Promotion at birding and nature shows across the country • e-blast and e-newsletter announcement to birding and other nature groups

JULie ZiCKeFooSe began illustrating natural history as a college freshman in 1976. Since then, her writing has been featured in Bird Watcher’s Digest, on NPr’s All Things Considered, and in her book of illustrated essays Letters from Eden. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Whipple, ohio

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A compelling saga of redemption and renewal from
anthony Shadid

house of Stone
A Memoir of home, Family, and a Lost Middle east
The epic memoir of a house in the Middle East, once ruined, that again became a home for the family who left its heart there

978-0-547-13466-6 • $26.00 cl House of Stone MarcH • Memoir • 336 pages • 6 x 9 • CTN 12 • Terr: World • rights: B/T/A/S: hMh, P/M: robert e. Shepard Agency

• First serial in the New York Times Magazine • National author tour, including New York, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, oklahoma City, Tulsa, houston, Wichita, St. Louis, Washington, D.C., Seattle • National print, online, and radio advertising, including The New Yorker and NPr sponsorships • Social media campaign and online promotion • Promotional author video • e-book isBn 978-0-547-52433-7

ast spring, when Anthony Shadid—one of four New York Times reporters captured in Libya as the region erupted—was freed, he went home. not to Boston, Beirut, or Oklahoma where he was raised by his Lebanese-American family, but to an ancient estate built by his great-grandfather, a place filled with memories of a lost era when the Middle east was a world of grace, grandeur, and unexpected departures. For two years previous, Shadid had worked to reconstruct the house and restore his spirit after both had weathered war. now the author of the award-winning Night Draws Near (national Book Critics Circle Award finalist, Los Angeles Times Book Prize) tells the story of the house’s re-creation, revealing its mysteries and recovering the lives that have passed through it. Shadid juxtaposes past and present as he traces the house’s renewal along with his family’s flight from Lebanon and resettlement in America. House of Stone is an unforgettable memoir of the world’s most volatile landscape and the universal yearning for home.



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two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Shadid
“Shadid’s beautifully rendered memoir is a rich account of a man’s gradual immersion into the world of [the] Middle East where the rooms and hallways of his great-grandfather’s house tell stories that will linger with every reader for decades.”
—André Aciman, author of Out of Egypt


Minutes after leaving the town square, I was at the house of my great-grandfather, but it was my grandmother Raeefa, who spent her first twelve years here, who was most on my mind. Hers were the rhymes brought to the bare plains of America from Lebanon and sung to children, including me. Oh Laila, there are no eyes like her eyes and the magic in her eyes. I heard these simple songs on that strange, complicated day as I sat on the step near where, less than a century before, Isber had lifted Raeefa up into the buggy that would take her away, past Mount Hermon and down the Litani Valley. It was before she became someone else, before Beirut, the ship, or the sea. It was before Ellis Island, or Mexico, or crossing the river to America. It was before Oklahoma with its cowboy belt buckles and women with red lipstick under hair-dryer helmets. I wondered whether the ancient olive trees on either side of me were ones she might have glanced at as she parted. And then, my eyes turning to what I had instinctively sensed was awaiting my inspection, I found myself wondering what my grandmother would have made of the half-exploded Israeli rocket that had crashed into the second story of her father’s house, taking out a good chunk of wall before bursting into flame.

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ANThoNY ShADiD, author of Night Draws Near and an unparalleled chronicler of the human stories behind the news, gained attention and awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, for his front-page reports in the Washington Post from iraq. More recently, as Beirut bureau chief for the New York Times, he has covered the revolution in egypt and the events that are reshaping the Middle east. in 2011, he earned his second Pulitzer. he lives in Boston and Beirut and was raised in oklahoma City.


helen Knode

Wildcat Play
A Mystery
A nomad writer working on a California oil rig investigates the murder of a roughneck on her crew.

978-0-15-100429-4 • $24.00 cl Wildcat Play april • Mystery • 320 pages • 6 x 9 • CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Sobel Weber Associates

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s a hipster movie critic, Ann Whitehead pushed a Hollywood murder case to a bloody climax and almost died herself. Changed forever—less stupid and more fun—she has moved on to a place she knows well—the San Joaquin valley, where her grandfather’s closest friend, Joe Balch, owns the oil company that keeps one town alive. Balch gets Ann a job with the Oklahoma company drilling his wildcat well. it’s hard work, but Ann loves both it and her crusty old boss, emmet. Then a guy on her crew is killed by a falling hammer. Sheriffs rule it an accident but Ann’s LAPD squeeze, Detective Doug Lockwood, says it’s murder. Ann can’t resist the challenge of chasing a killer — and then the killer starts chasing her back . . . From a writer whose first novel was praised as “highly literate, exceptionally action-packed and occasionally harrowing” (Chicago Tribune), this is a wild ride — full of bad behavior and laughs, oilfield characters and smalltown atmosphere — starring a heroine who never does anything halfway.


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© Kevin J. MiYAZAKi

heLeN KNoDe put her experience as a staff writer and film critic for L.A. Weekly into her first novel, The Ticket Out. She was born in Calgary, Alberta, the heart of the Canadian oil business, and Knodes have worked in oil since the nineteenth century, a history that inspired Wildcat Play.

Kathy hepinstall

Blue asylum
Amid the mayhem of the Civil War, a plantation wife wrongly sent away to an asylum finds love with a war-haunted Confederate soldier.

ut on trial by her slaveholder husband and convicted of madness by a virginia judge, iris Dunleavy is sent to Sanibel Asylum to be restored to a good wife. But iris knows her husband is the true criminal; she is no lunatic, only guilty of violating Southern notions of property. A pompous superintendent heads this asylum populated by wonderful characters, including his self-diagnosing twelve-year-old son, a woman who swallows anything in sight, and Ambrose Weller, a Confederate soldier whose memories terrorize him into wild fits that can only be calmed by the color blue, but whose gentleness and dark eyes beckon to iris. The institution calls itself modern, but iris is skeptical of its methods, particularly the dreaded “water treatment.” in this isolated place, she finds love with Ambrose. But can she take him with her if she escapes? Will there be anything for them to make a life from, back home? Blue Asylum is the rich, absorbing story of a spirited woman, a wounded soldier, their impossible love, and the call of freedom.


978-0-547-71207-9 • $24.00 cl Blue Asylum april • Fiction • 288 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/P/M/S: Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency A: hMh • reading group promotion, including online reader’s guide, promotion with,, Book reporter, and Goodreads • online promotion, including podcasts and author interviews

KAThY hePiNSTALL, author of the best-selling novels The House of Gentle Men and The Absence of Nectar, as well as The Prince of Lost Places, has been praised for her “vibrant”* and “sensuous”** writing.
*Washington Post Book World **New Orleans Times-Picayune

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© MeLinDA KAniPe


“A whole book of Ian Knauer’s recipes — and
Ian Knauer

The Farm
rustic recipes for a Year of incredible Food
Perfectly simple, perfectly seasonal food from a Bon appétit columnist, with a foreword by Ruth Reichl

978-0-547-51691-2 • $30.00 cl The Farm april • Cookbook • 256 pages • 7 15/16 x 10 four-color photographs throughout • CTN 12 Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Doe Coover Agency • Curtain-raiser media event • National media from New York • e-mail blasts to food mailing lists • Promotion at ALA as well as DiY bloggers and online cooking sites • events with festivals and farmers’ markets throughout the mid-Atlantic • e-book isBn 978-0-547-51693-6

uring the week, ian Knauer leads the life of a new York food writer, developing recipes for the Food network and writing articles for magazines like Bon Appétit and Men’s Health. But on weekends, he repairs to the farm in rural Pennsylvania that his family has owned for generations, where he tends a huge garden, raises chickens, keeps bees, forages, hunts, and most importantly, creates deliciously easy meals for friends and family from the fruits of his labor. From Spaghetti with Arugula Carbonara to Chicken with Garlic Scape Pesto, the 150 recipes of The Farm inspire cooks to make the most of their market, garden, or CSA. Knauer is inventive and thrifty, wasting nothing: after spreading radishes with bacon butter for a spring hors d’oeuvre, he puts the tops in Pasta with Blue Cheese and Radish Greens. in other recipes, he teaches the craft of small-batch canning, from Tomato Jam to Peaches in Honey Syrup. Knauer also expertly tweaks the recipes of his Pennsylvania Dutch mother and grandmother in homey but spectacular-tasting desserts like Strawberry Sour Cream ice Cream and Blueberry Belle Crunch. Whether it’s Spinach and Walnut Lasagna or Cowboy Steaks with Guinness Sauce, this is weekday and weekend cooking at its best.



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stories to boot? Pure heaven!” — Ruth Reichl

“You need to own this book.”
— John Willoughby, America’s Test Kitchen

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A former food editor of Gourmet, iAN KNAUer contributes articles and recipes to Bon Appétit, Fine Cooking, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal,, AoL Food, salon. com, and he also develops recipes for the Food Network, including for The Next Food Network Star, and the Cooking Channel. he appears regularly on the Cooking Channel’s Unique Eats. Besides writing extensively for Gourmet, he cohosted two of the magazine’s award-winning television series, Diary of a Foodie and Adventures with Ruth.


Jane Shore

That Said
New and Selected Poems
A collection of poems written over five decades by one of America’s most distinguished and beloved poets


978-0-547-68711-7 • $22.00 cl That Said april • Poetry • 288 pages • 6 x 9 • CTN 12 Terr: World • rights: B/T/A: hMh, P/M/S: Author

hat Said deftly traces Jane Shore’s career from her first two awarding-winning volumes, Eye Level and The Minute Hand, with their fascination for objects, to Music Minus One, Happy Family, and A Yes-or-No-Answer, which, taken together, fashion a memoir in verse about her childhood in Bergen, new Jersey, where she lived above her parents’ dress shop. A group of new poems makes it clear that Shore is American poetry’s most original inheritor of Marianne Moore’s and elizabeth Bishop’s amazing knack for discovering the uncanny in everyday experience. The search for the source of authentic speech, especially as it’s found in the words of family and friends, has been at the heart of Jane Shore’s work from the beginning, and it has helped her to become, as Julia Alvarez writes, “without question, one of our best and most perceptive chroniclers of family life.”

also availaBle A Yes-or-No Answer 978-0-547-00603-1 • $22.00 CL • National Poetry Month promotion • online promotion • e-book isBn 978-0-547-68735-3

JANe Shore is the author of five previous books of poems, including Music Minus One, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. She teaches at George Washington University and lives in the District of Columbia with her husband, howard Norman.

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hart Seely

The Juju rules
or, how to Win Ballgames from Your Couch: A Memoir of a Fan obsessed
From an award-winning humorist, a touching memoir and manifesto that reveals the deep secrets of fan jinxes, hexes, and charms

id you know there is a secret to winning ballgames? it’s not players, managers, money, or luck. it’s the fans’ juju, and no one knows it better than Hart Seely. Seely has spent a lifetime practicing the art of juju from his living room and winning ballgames for the New York Yankees. He paces floors. He yells at defenseless Tvs. He rallies the team like Churchill addressing the collective British soul. All this to harness juju energy to influence the outcome of games. And it works. in this uproarious, unforgettable fan confessional, Seely shares the secrets of juju for the beginner— “Setting the Table,” asking for a called strike instead of a walk-off homer— to advanced juju—“Bringing the neg,” predicting bad events to keep them from actually happening—to the deepest, darkest secrets of this age-old art. nostalgic, heartwarming, and laugh-out-loud funny, The Juju Rules is a memoir of a life well lived in service to one’s team that shows how love can be a powerful passion in the best way.


978-0-547-62237-8 • $25.00 cl The Juju Rules april • Sports/Memoir • 256 pages 5 ½ x 8 ¼ • CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/P/M/S: McCormick & Williams, A: hMh • National media and events from New York • Print and online advertising, including The New Yorker • National sports-radio tour • online outreach to sports bloggers • on Twitter, follow #Juju • e-book isBn 978-0-547-62239-2

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hArT SeeLY is an award-winning reporter for the PostStandard in Syracuse and a popular humorist. his pieces have appeared in The New Yorker, National Lampoon, and Slate. he is the co-editor of O Holy Cow: The Selected Verses of Phil Rizzuto, and he wins Yankees games from his living room.


Bill Thompson III

The young Birder’s Guide to Birds of north america
The perfect starter guide to introduce kids to the world of birding, with 300 easy-to-understand species accounts, color photos, and fun facts

978-0-547-44021-7 • $15.95 pa The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America april • Nature • 368 pages • 4 ½ x 7 ½ 450 color photos, 300 line drawings, 300 maps • CTN 24 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency also availaBle Identifying and Feeding Birds 978-0-618-90444-0 • $14.95 PA Hummingbirds and Butterflies 978-0-618-90445-7 • $14.95 PA • National drive-time radio tour • Special preview edition for the National Science Teacher convention • Promotion at birding and nature shows across the country • e-newsletter to birding and nature lists • e-book isBn 978-0-547-72747-9

ith The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of Eastern Northern America, Bill Thompson helped spawn a new generation of bird watchers and created the ideal field guide for children and beginning birders alike. now, he has expanded the scope of that guide to cover the entirety of north America (north of Mexico). Retaining the same visually appealing design, this expanded guide has 100 additional species that inhabit western north America. now including 300 of the most common birds on the continent, the book is loaded with color photographs, drawings showing typical behaviors, range maps, an easy-to-use checklist, fun facts, and authoritative information about each bird, its vocalizations, and its habitat. While other field guides might overwhelm kids who are new to birding, The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America was created with help from kids. Bill’s own son and daughter and their elementary school classes helped select the content. Kid tested, kid approved!

BiLL ThoMPSoN iii is the editor of Bird Watcher’s Digest, and the author of Identifying and Feeding Birds, Hummingbirds and Butterflies, and Identify Yourself. he lives with his family on eighty acres. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Whipple, ohio


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Jonathan Gottschall

The Storytelling animal
how Stories Make Us human
A provocative young scholar shows how storytelling has made our species successful and how it continues to shape us in startling ways.

umans live in landscapes of make-believe: we spin fantasies, we devour novels, films, and plays, and even our sporting events and criminal trials unfold as narratives. Yet the world of story has long remained an undiscovered and unmapped country. it’s easy to say that humans are “wired” for story, but why? in this delightful and original book, Jonathan Gottschall offers the first unified theory of storytelling. He argues that stories are a way of rehearsing life’s complex social problems. Our penchant for story has evolved, like other behaviors, to enhance our survival, and, crucially, that of our social group. (in fact, studies show that people who read fiction are more empathetic.) Gottschall explores the deep pattern in children’s make-believe, and what that reveals about story’s prehistoric origins. He shows how a story was partly responsible for Hitler’s rise, how schizophrenia is an example of the story mind run amok, and how successful fiction is inherently moral. We are master shapers of story. The Storytelling Animal finally reveals how stories shape us.


978-0-547-39140-3 • $24.00 cl The Storytelling Animal april • Science/Literary Criticism • 272 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ • 65 b/w photos • CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Brockman, inc. • National media from New York and Washington, D.C. • online promotion, including podcasts and author interviews • Academic promotion • e-book isBn 978-0-547-64481-3

JoNAThAN GoTTSChALL teaches english at Washington and Jefferson College and is the author or editor of five books. his work has been featured in the New York Times Magazine, Scientific American, and the Chronicle of Higher Education, among others. Steven Pinker has called him “a brilliant young scholar” whose writing is “unfailingly clear, witty, and exciting.” AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Washington, Pennsylvania
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It happens every spring . . .
harvey araton

Driving Mr. yogi
Yogi Berra, ron Guidry, and Baseball’s Greatest Gift
A moving story of baseball, tradition, and friendship

978-0-547-74672-2 • $26.00 cl Driving Mr. Yogi april • Sports & recreation/Baseball 256 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ • CTN 12 • Terr: World • rights: B/T/A/S: hMh, P/M: Blauner Books Literary Agency • National media and select appearances by Yogi Berra and ron Guidry • Press event at spring training • National sports-radio tour with harvey Araton • National print and online advertising, including the New York Times, USA Today, and • Yankee Stadium parking garage advertising • Driving Mr. Yogi baseball caps • on Twitter, follow #DrivingMrYogi • e-book isBn 978-0-547-74671-5

t happens every spring. Yankees pitching great Ron Guidry arrives at the airport to pick up Hall of Fame catcher and national treasure Yogi Berra. Guidry drives him to the ballpark. They watch young players. They talk shop. They eat dinner together. They tease each other. And as every former ballplayer knows, in that routine there emerges a certain magic. Driving Mr. Yogi is the story of how a unique friendship between a pitcher and catcher is renewed every year. it started in 1999, when Berra was reunited with the Yankees after a long self-exile, the result of being unceremoniously fired by George Steinbrenner 14 years before. A reconciliation meant Berra would attend spring training again, and Guidry befriended “Mr. Yogi” instantly. After all, Berra had been a mentor in the clubhouse back when Guidry was pitching. Guidry knew the young players would benefit greatly from “Mr. Yogi’s” knowledge of the game. So he encouraged him to share his insights. And soon an offhand tip from Yogi turned nick Swisher’s season around. Stories about handling a hitter like Ted Williams or catching Don Larsen’s perfect game captured their imaginations. And for Yogi and Guidry, a deep and lasting friendship was forged. Tender, funny, heartwarming, and teeming with unforgettable baseball yarns, Driving Mr. Yogi is a universal story about the importance of passing wisdom from one generation to the next.



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An Excerpt from


Soon Berra was ushered outside by the airline attendant and his face brightened when he spotted the familiar white truck, Guidry waiting on the sidewalk. He took the bags from the attendant—two moderately sized suitcases, one with the familiar interlocking NY Yankees insignia. “How come you didn’t come in?” Berra asked, before proceeding to recite the itinerary for the remainder of the day—hotel check-in, shopping, supper, etc. Guidry rolled his eyes and complained aloud about what he again had gotten himself into. “Get your ass in the truck,” he barked at Berra, who giggled like a little boy on his way to his first ball game. Guidry reached inside the truck, picked up the dark blue baseball cap with the inscription “Driving Mr. Yogi,” and placed it atop his neatly combed hair. With him at the wheel and Berra in the passenger seat, they pulled into traffic and drove off for another long adventure together, just as they had for the past eleven years.

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hArVeY ArAToN joined the New York Times as a sports reporter and national basketball columnist in 1991. he is the author of many books, including When the Garden Was Eden: Clyde, the Captain, Dollar Bill, and the Glory Days of the Old Knicks. his work has also appeared in the New York Times Magazine, GQ, ESPN, Sport, and Basketball Weekly. Driving Mr. Yogi was inspired by his front page New York Times story about Yogi Berra and ron Guidry at spring training, which elicited an outpouring of response from readers across the country.


David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie

Peterson Field Guide to Moths of northeastern north america
A comprehensive new guide to the more than 1,500 colorful and intricately patterned moths found in northeastern North America

978-0-547-23848-7 • $32.00 pa Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America april • Nature • 640 pages • 4 ½ x 7 ¼ • Four-color throughout • CTN 12 • Terr: World english • rights: B: hMh, T/A/P/M/S: Scovil Galen Ghosh Literary Agency • Promotion at birding, nature, and lepidopterist shows across the country • Poster of the most beautiful moths • images available for online accounts • e-book isBn 978-0-547-72743-1

hile other nature lovers might go bird watching, David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie go mothing, with a sheet and a lamp to attract the bugs. Here, they share their vast knowledge in the most comprehensive guide to moths on the market. There are more than 1,500 species of moths in the northeast of north America, and while it might seem that they are all drab grays and browns, there is actually a startling variety. Many have swirls and swaths of pinks, yellows, and violets. There are moths with colorful leopardlike spots, and ones that look more like B-movie aliens than the moths we try to keep out of our closets. With helpful tips on how to set up a moth trap, range maps, and graphs showing when each species is in flight, as well as photographs that have been silhouetted and arranged onto plates for easy comparison, this guide provides everything an amateur or experienced moth-watcher needs. Let the mothing revolution begin!

DAViD BeADLe has photographed more than 2,000 species of moths in the province of ontario alone. SeABrooK LeCKie is a biologist, naturalist, writer, photographer, and lover of nature. She blogs her discoveries at AUThorS' reSiDeNCeS Beadle: Toronto, ontario Leckie: Perth, ontario 24 aPrIL • HougHton Mifflin Harcourt • • @hmhbooks •

Bill Pennington

On Par
The everyday Golfer’s Survival Guide
From the new york times “On Par” columnist, a delightful, insightful, game-changing guide to life on the tees, greens, and fairways, and, of course, in the rough


ill Pennington, the voice of the everyday golfer, has traveled the globe in search of golf’s essentials – those basic principles, those ultimate truths (and, who are we kidding, any trick or quick fix he can pick up along the way) that will improve anyone’s game. He has consulted elite golf instructors as well as countless caddies, groundskeepers, parking lot attendants, and bartenders. He has played rounds with Tiger Woods, Annika Sorenstam, and Justin Timberlake. He has spoken with psychiatrists, economists, and Zen masters. On a particularly bad outing, he even discoursed on the fickleness of golf with a wise raccoon. in On Par, Pennington distills this wisdom in an insightful guide to the game. From equipment to the language of golf, from camaraderie to the short-game/long-game debate, Pennington informs and entertains readers as he gets to the essence of the game, including that holy grail, the hole in one. Part instruction, part therapy, and shot through with Pennington’s trademark wit and humor, this is a book for everyone who has felt the game’s distinct pull — and slice.

978-0-547-54844-9 • $26.00 cl On Par May • Sports/Golf • 352 pages • 6 x 9 14 line drawings • CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Waxman Literary Agency • National media from New York • Author appearances • National print and online advertising, including the New York Times and • National sports-radio tour • Promotional author video • e-book isBn 978-0-547-54815-9

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© JOYCe PenninGTOn

Award-winning New York Times sportswriter BiLL PeNNiNGToN writes the “on Par” column and stars in the related video series on he has also written for the New York Times Magazine, Sports Illustrated, and the Sporting News. A longtime golfer, Pennington grew up near some of New england’s historic courses, but has not been able to get his handicap below 11.


Paul Theroux

The Lower river
From the realm of Conrad and Graham Greene, a powerful new novel of Western illusions and African reality


978-0-547-74650-0 • $25.00 cl The Lower River May • Fiction • 336 pages • 6 x 9 • CTN 12 Terr: US, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency

See page 88 for The Tao of Travel also availaBle Hotel Honolulu 978-0-618-21915-5 • $14.00 PA A Dead Hand 978-0-547-23449-7 • $14.95 PA • Author appearances • online promotion and advertising, including Goodreads • Social networking campaign • e-book isBn 978-0-547-74691-3

llis Hock never believed that he would return to Africa. He runs an old-fashioned menswear store in a small town in Massachusetts but still dreams of his eden, the four years he spent in Malawi with the Peace Corps, cut short when he had to return to take over the family business. When his wife leaves him, taking the family home, he realizes that there is one place for him to go: back to Malawi on the remote Lower River, where he can be happy again. Arriving at the dusty village, he finds it transformed: the school he built is a ruin, the church and clinic are gone, and poverty and apathy have set in among the people. They remember him — the White Man with no fear of snakes — and welcome him. But is his new life, his journey back, an escape or a trap? interweaving memory and desire, hope and despair, salvation and damnation, this is a hypnotic, compelling, and brilliant return to a terrain no one has ever written better about than Theroux.

PAUL TheroUX’s highly acclaimed novels include Hotel Honolulu and The Mosquito Coast. his travel books include Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Dark Star Safari, Riding the Iron Rooster, The Great Railway Bazaar, and The Happy Isles of Oceania. AUThor’S reSiDeNCeS hawaii and Cape Cod


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Jon young

What the robin Knows
how Birds reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
Go beyond identifying bird calls and listen to their messages: a groundbreaking introduction to avian communication and what it can reveal about the natural world around us


on Young’s ear- and eye-opening research begins with a simple premise: if you sit quietly, for as long as it takes nearby birds to stop worrying about you, you can begin to hear what they say to one another and understand what it means. The techniques in What the Robin Knows will help readers to expand their zone of awareness while shrinking their zone of disturbance. Birds are the sentries for other animals: the animals attend to the birds’ warnings—their language and behaviors, such as the hook, the bird plow, and the ditch—so they can hide and protect themselves. Yet if we learn to interpret these warnings, we can observe animals behaving as they do when they’re not feeling threatened by human presence. Understanding deep bird language is an ancient practice; this groundbreaking book combines the knowledge of native cultures with current scientific research to guide readers to an enhanced understanding of the natural world and a deeper connection with both animals and themselves.

978-0-547-45125-1 • $22.00 cl What the Robin Knows May • Nature • 272 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ 15 b/w drawings • CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M: Solow Literary enterprises, S: hMh • Promotional video • Promotion at birding and nature shows across the country • e-newsletter announcement to birding and other nature groups. • National interviews from New York and San Francisco

JoN YoUNG grew up in New Jersey and was mentored from the age of ten as a naturalist and tracker in a Native American tradition. Now married with six children, his passion for teaching the benefits of truly experiencing the natural world has only grown. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Santa Cruz, California

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A thrilling tale of filial sleuthery
alison Bechdel

are you My Mother?
A Comic Drama
From the best-selling author of fun Home, time magazine’s No. 1 Book of the Year, a brilliantly told graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her mother wanted to be

978-0-618-98250-9 • $22.00 cl Are You My Mother? May • Memoir • 224 pages • 6 x 9 • 220 b/w halftones • CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: Jonathan Cape, T/S: hMh, A/P/M: Susan rabiner Literary Agency also availaBle Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic 978-0-618-87171-1, $13.95 PA Essential Dykes to Watch Out For 978-0-618-96880-0, $25.00 • National author tour, including New York, Boston, western Mass., Vermont, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Miami, Milwaukee, St. Louis, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle • National print and online advertising, including the New York Times Book Review and the Los Angeles Times • ComiCon and social media promotion • Promotional video • on Twitter, follow #rUMyMother • e-book isBn 978-0-547-52436-8 28

lison Bechdel’s Fun Home was a pop culture and literary phenomenon. now, a second thrilling tale of filial sleuthery, this time about her mother: voracious reader, music lover, passionate amateur actor. Also a woman, unhappily married to a closeted gay man, whose artistic aspirations simmered under the surface of Bechdel’s childhood . . . and who stopped touching or kissing her daughter goodnight, forever, when she was seven. Poignantly, hilariously, Bechdel embarks on a quest for answers concerning the mother-daughter gulf. it’s a richly layered search that leads readers from the fascinating life and work of iconic twentiethcentury psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott, to one explosively illuminating Dr. Seuss illustration, to Bechdel’s own (serially monogamous) adult love life. And, finally, back to Mother— to a truce, fragile and real-time, that will move and astonish all adult children of gifted mothers.


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from Alison Bechdel
Fun Home
••• Praise for


—Entertainment Weekly

“Graphic storytelling at its most profound.”
—Los Angeles Times

“Wry, poignant humor on every page.”
—Washington Post
ALiSoN BeChDeL is the author of the best-selling memoir Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, which was named a Best Book of the Year by Time, Entertainment Weekly, the New York Times, People, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the Village Voice, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among others. For twenty-five years she wrote and drew the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For, a visual chronicle of modern life—queer and otherwise—considered “one of the preeminent oeuvres in the comics genre, period” (Ms magazine). Bechdel is guest editor of The Best American Comics 2011, and has drawn comics for Slate, McSweeney’s, Entertainment Weekly, Granta, and the New York Times Book Review. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Vermont • @hmhbooks • • HougHton Mifflin Harcourt • May



The best simple recipes
Gourmet Weekday
Recipes for busy weeknights and easy entertaining

978-0-547-84231-8 • $20.00 poB Gourmet Weekday May • Cookbook • 192 pages • 7 ½ x 9 4/C throughout • CTN 1 • Terr: US, C, o rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Doe Coover Agency

ometimes the easiest way to cook something is also the best. From the hundreds of effortless dishes published in Gourmet over the years, the editors selected the best loved, the most memorably simple, and the riotously tasty— the ones that have entered their personal repertoires. They include vegetarian mains like Black Bean Burgers; seafood dishes that are ready in minutes, such as Seared Scallops with Tarragon-Butter Sauce; quick-cooking favorites like Deviled Chicken Drumsticks; and for dessert, Chocolate Fallen Soufflé Cake. All of the recipes come with cooking times, and menus are included.


also availaBle The Gourmet Cookie Book 978-0-547-32816-4 • $18.00 PoB Gourmet Today 978-0-618-61018-1 • $40.00 CL The Gourmet Cookbook 978-0-618-80692-8 • $40.00 CL • Author tour with Sara Moulton • online promotion on and, featuring Tanya Steele, editor-in-chief • 8-page blad • online promotion to foodies

Shrimp and Pancetta on Polenta

Korean-Style Flank Steak


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from Gourmet magazine
Gourmet Italian
Fresh, uncomplicated classics from the world’s most popular cuisine, with an introduction by Sara Moulton

s a nation, we are in love with italian food. Over the years, Gourmet helped shape our tastes, expanding our repertoire from pizza and spaghetti with red sauce to risotto, osso buco, and panna cotta. For this sterling collection, the editors chose their best from the hundreds of italian recipes published over the years. There are vegetarian classics, including Pasta with Lentil and Kale and a sumptuous rendition of Manicotti. From Calamari Salad to Quick Chicken Ragu to Lasagna Bolognese, most of these recipes are perfect for easy entertaining. Whether it’s Three-Cheese Pizza or luscious Tiramisu, these dishes will prove irresistible to kids. each recipe comes with cooking times and kitchen tips.


978-0-547-84368-1 • $20.00 poB Gourmet Italian May • Cookbook • 192 pages • 7 1/2 x 9 • 4/C throughout • CTN 1 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Doe Coover Agency over the course of almost seventy years, Gourmet’s editors won three coveted National Magazine Awards, sixteen James Beard Awards, and an emmy Award. SArA MoULToN, who introduces the book and is its spokesperson, is the former executive chef of the magazine. A longtime personality on the Food Network, she is the food editor of ABC’s Good Morning America and host of Sara’s Weeknight Meals on PBS. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Moulton: New York City

Breadsticks Wrapped in Prosciutto

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“it’s hard to resist any novel whose heroine hallucinates that
Jennifer Miller

The year of the Gadfly
Praised by Gary Shteyngart as “special topics in calamity physics with portnoy’s complaint for girls,” this debut follows two outcasts on the hunt for a prep school’s vigilante secret society.

978-0-547-54859-3 • $25.00 cl The Year of the Gadfly May • Fiction • 384 pages • 6 x 9 • CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Foundry Literary + Media

• Author tour, including Boston, New York, Washington, D.C. • Social media promotion, including advertising on Goodreads and a Twitter campaign • Promotional video • Advance reading copies • Author website: • on Twitter: @propjen, or follow #Gadfly • e-book isBn 978-0-547-56966-6

toried Mariana Academy was founded with a serious honor code, its reputation unsullied for decades. now Prisom’s Party threatens its placid halls. A budding journalist whose only confidant is the chainsmoking specter of edward R. Murrow, iris Dupont knows that she can break into the ranks of The Devil’s Advocate, the Party’s underground newspaper, and there uncover the real source of its blackmail schemes and vilifying rumors. Some involve her favorite teacher, Mr. Kaplan. Others point to an albino student who left school abruptly, never to return. And everything connects to a rare book called Marvelous Species. But the truth is not without its own dangers, leaving iris torn between her allegiances, her reporter’s instinct, and her own troubled past. The Year of the Gadfly is an exhilarating journey of double-crosses, long-buried secrets, and all the charge of adolescence, following in the footsteps of classic school novels like Prep and The Secret History, and reminding us how these years haunt our lives forever.



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she’s in conversation with edward r. Murrow.”— david ignatius

“Jennifer Miller is a writer of exceptional promise. in The Year of the Gadfly, her literary gifts are on virtuoso display; readers will be drawn deeply into this narrative and never want to leave it!”
—Carol Goodman, author of The Lake of the Dead Languages


The Year of the Gadfly

Hazel rose from the couch and took our mugs to the kettle for more hot water . . . She returned with the tea and my eyes fell on her fingers, curved around the mug. “That’s an interesting ring.” i pointed to the thick silver band she wore on the middle finger of her right hand. Perched atop the band was a silver fly with globular eyes and sharp, flexed wings. “it’s a horsefly,” she said. “The Greeks called it the Gadfly. A good friend gave it to me.” She leaned toward me. “in ancient Greece Socrates was called the Gadfly of Athens. no matter how hard his opponents tried to swat him away, he kept biting them with difficult questions.” “He sounds like a journalist.” Hazel nodded, a sly smile oozing across her lips. “So he was. not unlike yourself, i’d think.” i glowed with the compliment. Only then Hazel grew serious. “Do you know what it took for Socrates’ enemies to make him stop pursuing the truth?” “Hemlock,” i said, eager to show off my knowledge of the classics. But Hazel regarded me with concern, like i was about to drink a cup of the poison myself. “Yes,” she said slowly. “That’s right.”

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© DiAnA Levine

JeNNiFer MiLLer, author of Inheriting the Holy Land: An American’s Search for Hope in the Middle East, holds an undergraduate degree from Brown and graduate degrees in journalism and fiction from Columbia. her work has been published in the New York Times, Marie Claire, Men’s Health, the Christian Science Monitor,, and elsewhere. She is a native of Washington, D.C.


A father/son memoir like no other—
Buzz Bissinger

Father’s Day
A Journey into the Mind and heart of My extraordinary Son
The best-selling author of friday night lights journeys across country and into the psyche of his son and traveling companion, where he finds not only the remarkable skills and debilities known as savantism, but a host of qualities we might all emulate.

978-0-547-81656-2 • $26.00 cl Father’s Day May • Memoir • 288 pages • 6 x 9 • CTN 12 Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/P/M: Janklow & Nesbit Associates, A/S: hMh

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uzz Bissinger’s twin sons were born three minutes— and a world—apart. Gerry, the older one, is a graduate student at Penn, preparing to become a teacher. His brother Zach has spent his life attending special schools. He’ll never drive a car, or kiss a girl, or live by himself. He is a savant, challenged by serious intellectual deficits but also blessed with rare talents: an astonishing memory, a dazzling knack for navigation, and a reflexive honesty which can make him both socially awkward and surprisingly wise. One summer night, Buzz and Zach hit the road to revisit all the places they have lived together during Zach’s 24 years. Zach revels in his memories, and Buzz hopes this journey into their shared past will bring them closer and reveal to him the mysterious workings of his son’s mind and heart. As father and son follow a pinball’s path from Philadelphia to LA, they see the best and worst of America and each other. Ultimately, their trip bestows a new and uplifting wisdom on Buzz, as he comes to realize that Zach’s worldview, as exotic as it is, has a sturdy logic of its own, a logic that deserves the greatest respect. And with the help of Zach’s twin, Gerry, Buzz learns an even more vital lesson about Zach: character transcends intellect. And we come to see Zach as he truly is—patient, fearless, perceptive, kind. He is not a man-child, but a man of excellent character.


May • HougHton Mifflin Harcourt • • @hmhbooks •

poignant, funny, frank, and revelatory

father’s day

We ride the Screamin’ Eagle and the Rush Street Flyer and the Ninja and the Joker and the Tidal Wave and Mr. Freeze and the Log Flume and the River King Mine Train and Tony Hawk’s Big Spin. The day winnows down, the amusement park has emptied out. As we walk to the exit, I spot a ride I hadn’t noticed before that hoists you 153 feet to the top of a crane. Then you pull a ripcord and bungee jump in a horrific freefall. “You want to try it, Zach?” “Yeah.” This is not the answer I hoped for. “It’s dangerous, Zach.” “Yeah.” “We could get killed.” “Yeah.” I’ve been hearing “yeah’s” like these from Zach for years now. They artfully manage to avoid conflict without giving ground. Still, I press on, the unreasonable voice of reason: “I don’t think your mother would like you to go on this.” “Yeah.” “Are you sure you want to try it?” “I’m sure.” Which I knew all along, of course. The line moves far faster than I expected. Soon we’re putting on elaborate outfits, wet suits with Velcro straps and strategically placed hooks. We are joined to each other face-to-face, nose-to-nose. The cord is attached to the hooks, and we are slowly lifted to the top of the crane. There are two workers up there in a little perch, chatting. It’s hard to hear, but I think they’re talking about hair, or nails. They get clearance from below. I count down: “Three . . . two . . . one . . . Go.” I pull the ripcord. . . . We freefall. My arms are wrapped around Zach. His arms are wrapped around me. His eyes are closed. Mine are open. We fall faster than I thought possible. The nauseous churn in my stomach rises like lightning. We miss the roof of the waiting area by what seems like inches. Then we swing high, flinging into the sky. I feel an exhilaration I have never felt before. We swing low, and I can sense Zach holding me more tightly. Then we swing high again. Zach and I merge into one. I gaze at him with his eyes still shuttered. I feel the press and pressure of his body like nothing I have ever felt before with him. He is my lifeline, and I am his.

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BUZZ BiSSiNGer is the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of four books, including the New York Times bestseller Three Nights in August and Friday Night Lights, which has sold two million copies and spawned a film and TV franchise. he is a contributing editor for Vanity Fair and a sports columnist for the Daily Beast. he has written for the New York Times, the New Republic, Time, and many other publications.


Bernd heinrich

Life Everlasting
The Animal Way of Death
The author of the Mind of the raven and Why We run asks, How does the animal world deal with the death-to-life cycle, and what can we humans learn from the process?

978-0-547-75266-2 • $25.00 cl Life Everlasting June • Nature • 256 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ CTN 12 • Terr: US, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M: Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency, S: hMh

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hen a good friend with a severe illness wrote, asking if he might have his “green burial” at Bernd Heinrich’s hunting camp in Maine, it inspired the acclaimed biologist/author to investigate a subject that had long fascinated him. How exactly does the animal world deal with the flip side of the life cycle? And what are the lessons, ecological to spiritual, raised by a close look at how the animal world renews itself? Heinrich focuses his wholly original gaze on the fascinating doings of creatures most of us would otherwise turn away from—field mouse burials conducted by carrion beetles; the communication strategies ravens, “the premier northern undertakers,” use to do their work; and the “inadvertent teamwork” among wolves and large cats, foxes and weasels, bald eagles and nuthatches in cold-weather dispersal of killed prey. Heinrich reveals, too, how and where humans still play our ancient and important role as scavengers, thereby turning—not dust to dust—but life to life.

BerND heiNriCh is an acclaimed scientist and the author of numerous award-winning books, including the best-selling The Mind of the Raven, Why We Run, and Winter World. he is a frequent contributor to national media, and professor emeritus of biology at the University of Vermont. AUThor’S reSiDeNCeS Maine and Vermont


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Emily Jeanne Miller

Brand new human Being
“A whip-smart first novel that gripped me with its wry humor and wonderfully real characters, and kept me captivated through the last page. This is a fast-paced, first-rate book by an immensely talented new writer.” —Curtis Sittenfeld

ogan Pyle, a lapsed grad student and stay-at-home dad, is just barely holding it together: His father has died, his wife Julie is distant, and his four-year-old son has gone back to drinking from a baby bottle. One Sunday morning at a children’s birthday party, he finds Julie kissing another man, and something snaps. Logan packs a bag, buckles his son into his car seat, and heads north with a 1920s Louisville Slugger in the back of his truck, a maxed-out American express card in his wallet, and revenge in his heart. After some bad decisions and worse luck, he lands at his father’s old A-frame cabin, where his father’s young widow, Bennie, now lives. She has every reason to turn Logan away, but when she doesn’t, she opens the door to unexpected redemption—for both of them. A deftly plotted exploration of marriage, family, and the ties that bind, Brand New Human Being is a winning debut that overflows with heart, humanity, humor, and grace.


978-0-547-73436-1 • $25.00 cl Brand New Human Being June • Fiction • 272 pages • 6 x 9 • CTN 12 Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: iCM

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eMiLY JeANNe MiLLer has an MS from the environmental studies program at the University of Montana and an MFA from the University of Florida in Gainesville. She lives, writes, and teaches in Washington, D.C.

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natalie Serber

Shout her Lovely name
“In the tradition of Lorrie Moore and Tobias Wolff, Natalie Serber’s stories uncover the secret hearts of seemingly ordinary people. Funny, heartfelt, and keenly perceptive, this is a book worth shouting about.” —Dan Chaon, author of Await Your Reply “Shout Her Lovely Name joins the ranks of the finest books ever to address relations between daughters and their mothers — equal parts love and sandpaper.” —Robin Black, author of If I Loved You, I Would Tell You

978-0-547-63452-4 • $24.00 cl Shout Her Lovely Name June • Fiction • 240 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/P/M/S: iCM, A: hMh

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others— both reluctant and euphoric — ride the familial tide of joy, pride, regret, guilt, and love in these stories of resilient and flawed women. in a battle between a teenage daughter and her mother, wheat bread and plain yogurt become weapons. An aimless college student, married to her much older professor, sneaks cigarettes while caring for their newborn son. On the eve of her husband’s fiftieth birthday, a pilfered fifth of vodka, an unexpected tattoo, and rogue teenagers leave a woman questioning her place. And in a suite of stories, we follow capricious, ambitious single mother Ruby and her cautious, steadfast daughter nora through their tumultuous life—stray men, stray cats, and psychedelic drugs—in 1970s California. Gimlet-eyed and emotionally generous, achingly real and beautifully written, these unforgettable stories cut to the heart of the connection and conflict in families. Shout Her Lovely Name heralds the arrival of a stunning new writer.


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NATALie SerBer received an MFA from Warren Wilson College. her work has appeared in the Bellingham Review and Gulf Coast, among others, and her awards include the Tobias Wolff Award. She teaches writing at various universities in Portland, oregon, where she lives with her family.

Elizabeth Speller

The Strange Fate of Kitty Easton
Dark family secrets are unearthed—and some are forever buried—in this sequel to Speller’s “marvelous”* mystery the return of captain John emmett.
*Wall Street Journal


hen Great War veteran Laurence Bartram arrives in easton Deadall, he is struck by the beauty of the place: a crumbling manor, a venerable church, and a memorial to the village’s soldiers, almost all of whom died in one bloody battle. now peace prevails, and the rest of england is newly alight with hope, but easton Deadall remains haunted by tragedy—as does the easton family. in 1911, five-year-old Kitty disappeared from her bed and has not been seen in thirteen years; only her fragile mother still believes she is alive. While Laurence is a guest of the manor, a young maid vanishes in a sinister echo of Kitty’s disappearance. And when a body is discovered in the manor’s ancient church, Laurence is drawn into the grounds’ forgotten places, where deadly secrets lie in wait. A gorgeous restoration of the manor-house mystery, The Strange Fate of Kitty Easton is sure to entrance literary, historical, and crime fiction readers.

978-0-547-54752-7 • $25.00 cl The Strange Fate of Kitty Easton June • Mystery • 416 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ CTN 12 • Terr: US, o • rights: B/T/P/M: Capel & Land, A/S: hMh

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The author of The Return of Captain John Emmett, eLiZABeTh SPeLLer has written for various publications and taught at the universities of Cambridge, Birmingham, and Bristol. She divides her life between Gloucestershire and Greece.

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From America’s greatest ultramarathoner
Scott Jurek with Steve Friedman

Eat and run
My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness
An inspiring memoir that reveals Jurek’s secrets to success as an endurance athlete who fuels himself with a plant-based diet

978-0-547-56965-9 • $26.00 cl Eat and Run June • Sports/Lifestyle • 288 pages 6 x 9 • 20 b/w photos • CTN 12 • Terr: World • rights: B/T/A/S: hMh, P/M: Larry Weissman, LLC • National author tour, including Boulder/ Denver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Philadelphia, St. Louis • National print advertising in Runner’s World • Postcard promotion in registration bags at marathons and ultramarathons • Social networking promotion, including tweet-ups to run with Jurek • Promotional author video • Author website: • on Twitter: @scottjurek, or follow #eat&run • e-book isBn 978-0-547-72207-8

or nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force — and darling — in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. in 1999, a complete unknown, he took the lead in the Western States endurance Run, a 100-mile jaunt over the Gold Rush trails of the Sierra nevada. He went on to win that race seven years in a row. Jurek was also one of the elite runners who traveled to Mexico to run with the Tarahumara indians, as profiled in the bestseller Born to Run. Jurek’s accomplishments are nothing short of extraordinary — and all achieved on a plant-based diet. in Eat and Run, Jurek opens up about his life and career — as an elite athlete and a vegan — and inspires runners at every level. From his midwestern childhood of hunting and fishing to his slow transition to ultrarunning and veganism to his epic, record-breaking races, Jurek’s story shows the power of an iron will and the importance of thinking of food as fuel. Full of stories of endurance and competition as well as practical advice and some of his original recipes, Eat and Run will motivate people to go the distance, whether that means getting out for a first run, expanding food horizons, or simply exploring the limits of human potential.


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and the star of Born to Run

An excerpt from

eat& run

Maybe my grandfather was right. That’s what I am thinking while I puke up my guts onto the baking dirt of Death Valley. I’ve just run 70 miles, and with 65 to go I should be chugging along. I’ve consumed 60 ounces of water each hour for the past 13 hours and lost about three pounds every hour. The temperature has dropped to 105 degrees—at night—and even though people have died just walking where I’m trying to race, even though runners get blisters underneath their toenails so bad they tear off their toenails midrace to relieve their agony (one guy did it before the race, just in case), even though I’ve heard that runners’ shoes melt on the pavement, I should be chugging along. It’s what I do. I chug along while others slow down; I keep going while others give up. I should be gliding—or at least plodding—along the terrain where Charles Manson searched for the “Portal to Hell” because that’s who I am—seven-time winner of the Western States Endurance Run, the long-distance legend who never quits, the vegan who can run forever. But I can’t even walk another step.

SCoTT JUreK is a world-renowned ultramarathon champion who trains and races on a plant-based diet. he has appeared in two New York Times bestsellers, Born to Run and The 4-Hour Body. Known and admired for his earth-conscious lifestyle, Scott is also a highly sought-after motivational speaker, physical therapist, coach, and chef. STeVe FrieDMAN has been published in the New York Times, Esquire, and The Best American Sports Writing. he is the author of Lost on Treasure Island and coauthor of the bestseller Loose Balls. AUThorS’ reSiDeNCeS Jurek: Boulder, Colorado Friedman: New York City
© Ben MOOn • @hmhbooks • • HougHton Mifflin Harcourt • JunE


W. K. Stratton

Floyd Patterson
The Fighting Life of Boxing’s invisible Champion
A powerful tribute to an invisible champion and a nuanced portrait of a man who fought his way to the top of a knock-down world, carrying many of the hopes and fears of the battle for civil rights

978-0-15-101430-9 • $25.00 cl Floyd Patterson July • Biography / Boxing / Sports • 288 pages • 6 x 9 • one 8-page b/w insert CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/P/M: McCormick & Williams, A/S: hMh also availaBle Chasing the Rodeo 978-0-15-603121-9 • $14.00 PA • Promotional video • online outreach and promotion, including sports, boxing, history, and civil rights sites • e-book isBn 978-0-547-53755-9

n 1956, Floyd Patterson became at age twenty-one the youngest boxer to win the title of World Heavyweight Champion and then, later, the first ever to lose and regain it. Here, acclaimed author W. K. Stratton chronicles the life of “The Gentle Gladiator”—an athlete overshadowed by Ali’s theatrics and Liston’s fearsome reputation, and a civil rights activist overlooked in the Who’s Who of race politics. From the Gramercy Gym and wildcard manager Cus D’Amato to a final rematch against Ali in 1972, Patterson’s career spanned boxing’s golden age and included an Olympic gold medal, bouts with Marciano and Johansson, and interviews by James Baldwin, Gay Talese, and Budd Schulberg. A complex, misunderstood figure—he once kissed an opponent at the end of a match—he was known for his peekaboo stance and soft-spoken nature. in the words of the renowned sportswriter George Kimball, Floyd Patterson is “a refreshingly honest and even-handed deconstruction of the owner of the uneasiest head to wear a crown this side of Henry iv.”


W. K. (KiP) STrATToN is the author of Backyard Brawl, Chasing the Rodeo, and Boxing Shadows. he has written for many publications, including GQ, Sports Illustrated, and Outside. A longtime student of boxing, Stratton trains at a gym alongside top professionals and amateurs. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Austin, Texas


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Elly Griffiths

a room Full of Bones
A ruth Galloway Mystery
The fourth in the beloved series featuring Ruth Galloway, one of the most engaging heroines in crime fiction today


n Halloween night, Ruth Galloway arrives to supervise the opening of a coffin containing the bones of a medieval bishop. But upon arriving she finds the museum’s curator lying dead beside the coffin. it is only a matter of time before she and Detective inspector nelson cross paths once more, as he is called in to investigate. Together they discover that before the curator’s death the museum’s owner, Lord Smith, had received threatening letters demanding that he hand over the museum’s collection of Aborigine skulls. When he finds a dead snake in his stable yard, he’s convinced it’s an evil portent. Following another senseless death, Ruth and nelson become further embroiled in the case. But as Ruth’s close friends become involved, where will her loyalties lie? She and nelson must discover how Aborigine skulls and drug smuggling may hold the answer to these deaths and their own survival in the latest installment of this “must-read” series (Associated Press).

978-0-547-27120-0 • $26.00 cl A Room Full of Bones July • Mystery • 304 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ CTN 12 • Terr: US, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M: Quercus, S: hMh

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eLLY GriFFiThS’s ruth Galloway novels have been praised as “gripping” (Louise Penny), “highly atmospheric” (New York Times Book Review), and “entrancing from start to finish” (Kirkus Reviews). She is the winner of the 2010 Mary higgins Clark Award.

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Tabish Khair

The Thing about Thugs
A subversive, macabre novel of a young Indian man’s misadventures in Victorian London as the city is racked by a string of murders

978-0-547-73160-5 • $24.00 cl The Thing about Thugs July • Fiction • 256 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/A/P/ M/S: Sanford J. Greenburger Associates

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n a small Bihari village, Captain William T. Meadows finds just the man to further his phrenological research back home: Amir Ali, confessed member of the infamous Thugee cult. With tales of a murderous youth redeemed, Ali gains passage to england, his villainously shaped skull there to be studied. Only Ali knows just how embroidered his story is, so when a killer begins depriving London’s underclass of their heads, suspicion naturally falls on the “thug.” With help from fellow immigrants led by a shrewd Punjabi woman, Ali journeys deep into a hostile city in an attempt to save himself and end the gruesome murders. Ranging from skull-lined mansions to underground tunnels concealing a ghostly people, The Thing about Thugs is a feat of imagination to rival Wilkie Collins or Michael Chabon. Short-listed for the 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize, this victorian role reversal is a sly take on the post-colonial novel and marks the arrival of a compelling indian novelist to north America.


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TABiSh KhAir is an award-winning poet, journalist, critic, educator, and novelist. A citizen of india, he lives in Denmark and teaches literature at Aarhus University.

Monica Wood

When We Were the Kennedys
A Memoir from Mexico, Maine
A “breathtaking, evocative” (Ken Burns) memoir of the season when a family lost its father and the nation lost its president

963, Mexico, Maine. The Wood family is much like its close, Catholic, immigrant neighbors, all dependent on a father’s wages from the Oxford Paper Company. Until the sudden death of Dad, when Mum and the four closely connected Wood girls are set adrift. Funny and to-the-bone moving, When We Were the Kennedys is the story of how this family saves itself, at first by depending on Father Bob, Mum’s youngest brother, a charismatic Catholic priest who feels his new responsibilities deeply. And then, as the nation is shocked by the loss of its handsome Catholic president, the televised grace of Jackie Kennedy—she too a Catholic widow with young children—galvanizes Mum to set off on an unprecedented family road trip to Washington, D.C., to do some rescuing of her own. An indelible story of how family and nation, each shocked by the unimaginable, exchange one identity for another. “Monica Wood has written a gorgeous, gripping memoir. i don’t know that i’ve ever pulled so hard for a family.” —Michael Paterniti, author of Driving Mr. Albert


978-0-547-63014-4 • $24.00 cl When We Were the Kennedys July • Memoir • 256 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/P/M/S: Brandt & hochman Literary Agents, A: hMh

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MoNiCA WooD is the author of four works of fiction, most recently Any Bitter Thing, which spent twenty-one weeks on the American Booksellers Association extended bestseller list and was named a Book Sense Top Ten pick. her other fiction includes Ernie’s Ark and My Only Story, a finalist for the Kate Chopin Award. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Portland, Maine
© DAn ABBOT • @hmhbooks • • HougHton Mifflin Harcourt • JuLy


Luisita López Torregrosa

Before the rain
A Memoir of Love and revolution
A lyrical, sensuous memoir of passionate love played out against the adventure of an alluring nation’s revolution

978-0-547-66920-5 • $25.00 cl Before the Rain august • Memoir • 240 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • rights: B/T/A/P/ M/S: The robbins office

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n a voice haunting and filled with longing, Before the Rain tells the story of love unexpected, its fragile bonds and subtle perils. As a newspaper editor in the ’80s, Luisita Torregrosa lived her career. enter elizabeth, a striking, reserved—and married—reporter with whom Torregrosa falls deeply in love. Their story—tentative romance becoming intersecting ambitions and delicate union—unfolds as the narrative shifts to the Philippines and the fall of Ferdinand Marcos. There, on a beautiful, troubled island, the couple create a world away from the world. What is effortless abroad becomes less idyllic when they return to the mainland, and their ending becomes as surprising and revealing as their beginning. Torregrosa captures the way love transforms those who experience it for an unforgettable, but often limited, time. This book is distinguished not only by its strong, unique, and conflicted heroines but also by Torregrosa’s lyrical portrait of the Philippines and the even more exotic region of intimacy.


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LUiSiTA LÓPeZ TorreGroSA is the author of The Noise of Infinite Longing and was an editor at the New York Times. her articles have also appeared in Vanity Fair, the New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, and Vogue.

Karin Fossum
Translated from the Norwegian by Kyle Semmel

The caller
An inspector Sejer Mystery
“Fossum crafts remarkably incisive psychological suspense: novels that carry the headlong momentum of thrillers and the acuity and weight of literary fiction.”— Washington post Book World


ne mild summer evening, a young couple are enjoying dinner while their daughter sleeps peacefully in her stroller under a tree. When her mother steps outside she is stunned: The child is covered in blood. inspector Sejer is called to the hospital to meet the family. Mercifully, the child is unharmed, but the parents are deeply shaken, and Sejer spends the evening trying to understand why anyone would carry out such a sinister prank. Then, just before midnight, somebody rings his doorbell. no one is at the door, but the caller has left a small gray envelope on Sejer’s mat. From his living room window, the inspector watches a figure disappear into the darkness. inside the envelope Sejer finds a postcard bearing a short message: Hell begins now. This is classic Fossum—and the critics are saying this is her best book since The Indian Bride.

978-0-547-57752-4 • $25.00 cl The Caller august • Mystery • 256 pages • 6 x 9 • CTN 12 • Terr: US, o • rights: B/T/A/P/M: harvill Secker, S: hMh See page 96 for Bad Intentions also availaBle The Indian Bride 978-0-15-603336-7 • PA $14.00 Broken 978-0-547-52036-0 • PA $13.95 • National print advertising • Promotional video • Promotion at ALA • Advance reading copies • e-book isBn 978-0-547-57762-3

KAriN FoSSUM’s inspector Sejer series has been published in more than thirty countries. She is the recipient of a Gumshoe Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for mystery/thriller. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Sylling, Norway
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rick Bass

The Black rhinos of namibia
Searching for Survivors in the African Desert
From one of our most gifted writers on the natural world comes a stunning exploration of a unique landscape and the improbable and endangered animal that makes its home there.

978-0-547-05521-3 • $25.00 cl The Black Rhinos of Namibia august • Nature • 288 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ CTN 12 • Terr: World • rights: B/T/A: hMh, P/M/S: Phoenix Literary Agency

also availaBle Colter: The True Story of the Best Dog I Ever Had 978-0-618-12736-8 • $12.95 The Wild Marsh: Four Seasons at Home in Montana 978-0-547-05516-9 • $26.00 • online promotion, including photos and slides of rick Bass’s travels • e-book isBn 978-0-547-72582-6

ick Bass first made a name for himself as a writer and seeker of rare, iconic animals, including the grizzlies and wolves of the American West. now he’s off on a new, far-flung adventure in the namib of southwest Africa on the trail of another fascinating, vulnerable species. The black rhino is a 3,000-pound, squinty-eyed giant that sports threefoot-long dagger horns, lives off poisonous plants, and goes for days without water. Human intervention and cutting-edge conservation saved the rhinos—for now—from the brink of extinction, brought on by poaching and war. Against the backdrop of one of the most ancient and harshest terrains on earth, Bass, with his characteristic insight and grace, probes the complex relationship between humans and nature and meditates on our role as both destroyer and savior. in the tradition of Peter Matthiessen’s The Tree Where Man Was Born, Bass captures a haunting slice of Africa, especially of the black rhinos that glow ghostly white in the gleaming sun.
riCK BASS is the author of many acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction. recently, his memoir Why I Came West was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and his novel Nashville Chrome was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Missoula, Montana



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Daniel Klaidman

Kill or capture
The War on Terror and the Soul of the obama Administration
Not since game change has there been such a revealing look at President Obama and his inner circle.

s Barack Obama an idealist or a ruthless pragmatist? He vowed to close Guantánamo, put an end to coercive interrogation and military tribunals, and restore American principles of justice, yet in his first term he has backtracked on each of these promises, ramping up the secret war of drone strikes and covert operations. Behind the scenes, wrenching debates between hawks and doves—those who would kill versus those who would capture—have repeatedly tested the very core of the president’s identity. Top investigative reporter Dan Klaidman has spoken to dozens of sources to piece together a riveting Washington story, packed with revelations. As the president’s inner circle debated secret programs, new legal frontiers, and the disjuncture between principles and down-and-dirty politics, Obama vacillated, sometimes lashed out, and spoke in lofty tones while approving a mounting toll of assassinations and kinetic-war operations. Klaidman’s fly-on-the-wall reporting reveals who has his ear, how key national security decisions are really made, and whether or not President Obama has lived up to the promise of candidate Obama. Readers making up their minds about him during the 2012 election year will turn to Kill or Capture to decide.
DANieL KLAiDMAN worked for Newsweek from 1996 to 2011, serving as Washington bureau chief, managing editor, and, ultimately, as co-editor. he was responsible for breaking a number of stories about the obama administration, the Bush administration, and the war on terror. AUThor’S reSiDeNCe Brooklyn, New York
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Eric Schlosser

Fast Food Nation
“An avalanche of facts and observations . . . A fine piece of muckraking, alarming without being alarmist . . . Schlosser makes it hard to go on eating fast food in blissful ignorance.” —new York Times As disturbing as it is irresistible . . . Exhaustively researched, frighteningly convincing . . . channeling the spirits of Upton Sinclair and Rachel Carson.” —san Francisco chronicle

he New York Times bestseller that blew the lid off the fast food industry—exposing how it has malled our landscape, widened the gap between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled american cultural imperialism abroad—with a new afterword from the masterful muckraker who started it all, Eric Schlosser. Schlosser’s myth-shattering survey stretches from California’s subdivisions, where the business was born, to the industrial corridor along the new Jersey Turnpike, where many of fast food’s flavors are concocted. along the way, he unearths a trove of fascinating, unsettling truths—from the unholy alliance between fast food and Hollywood to the seismic changes the industry has wrought in food production, popular culture, and even real estate. On its publication, Fast Food Nation changed the way america thinks about the way it eats, and it continues to inform and inspire readers concerned about the dramatic impact fast food has on our economy and our health.


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ERiC SChloSSER is a contributing editor for the Atlantic and the author of Reefer Madness and Chew On This (with Charles Wilson).


“A defining profile of compassion, courage and commitment that
Eric Greitens

The heart and the Fist
The Education of a humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAl
A new York Times bestseller “A remarkable story you’re not likely to forget.” —Washington Post “Meet my hero—Eric Greitens. His life and this book reminds us that America remains the land of the brave and generous.” —Tom Brokaw

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ike many young idealists, Eric Greitens wanted to make a difference, so he traveled to the world’s trouble spots to work in refugee camps and serve the sick and the poor. Yet when innocent civilians were threatened with harm, there was nothing he could do but step in afterward and try to ease the suffering. In studying humanitarianism, he realized a fundamental truth: when an army invades, the weak need protection. So he joined the navy SEaLs and became one of the world’s elite warriors. Greitens led his men through the unforgettable soul-testing of SEaL training, culminating in Hell Week, and went on to deployments in kenya, afghanistan, and Iraq, where he faced harrowing encounters and brutal attacks. Yet even in the deadliest combat situations, the lessons of his humanitarian work bore fruit. at the heart of this powerful story lies a paradox: sometimes you have to be strong to do good, but you also have to do good to be strong. The heart and the fist together are more powerful than either one alone.



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gets to the heart of why we wear the uniform.” —Paul Rieckhoff

Q&A with Eric Greitens
You do humanitarian work and you are a Navy SEAL. Are the two contradictory?
I believe that strength and compassion are two parts of the same whole. The whole is what happens when one human being really cares for and loves another. Just as surely as any parent would both hug and protect their child, any real love for others means that we are aware of the practical necessity to confront evil. The strong sometimes need to protect the weak, and for me, the decision to become a SEAL was a way to live my values rather than just talk about what should be done when people needed protection. The heart and the fist are both essential, especially when you are working, as I am, with people who have lived through tragic circumstances and are trying to transform their lives. The combination of the heart and the fist has helped me to build purpose in my life, and I hope the stories in the book will also help others to build purpose in their own lives.

This is a story about the American character as it’s been shaped over the past twenty years, from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the Global War on Terrorism. As we enter the second decade of the twenty-first century, what, in your view, does it mean to be an American?
Americans have always had a sense of purpose, of destiny, a belief that we’re about something, and Americans have also always put a premium on hard work, courage, and taking care of the least among us. While the circumstances and challenges of our world have changed, these ideals continue to define what it means to be quintessentially American.

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ERiC GREiTENS is a senior fellow at the University of Missouri and the founder and director of The Mission Continues, a charity that helps wounded veterans find work back at home. A former Rhodes scholar and White house fellow, Greitens served as a Navy SEAl until he was wounded in iraq.


Margaret Drabble

a Day in the life of a Smiling Woman

complete Short Stories
“Glimmer[s] with irony, lyricism, moral vision and . . . amplitude.” —new York Times book review “Landmark.” —vogue “Woman in her essence: complicated, contradictory and courageous . . . [The stories] bring magic that will stay with us.” —san Francisco chronicle

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argaret Drabble’s novels have illuminated the past fifty years, especially the changing lives of women, like no others. Yet her short fiction has its own unique brilliance. Her penetrating evocations of character and place, her wide-ranging curiosity, her sense of irony—all are on display here, in stories that explore marriage, female friendships, the English tourist abroad, love affairs with houses, peace demonstrations, gin and tonics, cultural TV programs, in stories that are perceptive, sharp, and funny. With an introduction by the Spanish academic José fernández that places the stories in the context of her life and her novels, this collection is a wonderful recapitulation of a masterly career.


MARGARET dRABBlE is the author of the novels The Seven Sisters, The Peppered Moth, and The Needle’s Eye, among other books. For her contributions to contemporary English literature, she was made a dame of the British Empire in 2008.
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Bradford Morrow

The Diviner’s Tale
An otto Penzler Book
“Spooky as hell, beautifully written, tight as a tripwire.” —boingboing “Subtle, distinctive and well-wrought.” —Washington Post “A splendidly written mystery with evanescent snippets of observed nature . . . Grade: A.” —cleveland Plain Dealer

ired by a developer to dowse a lonely forested valley in upstate new York, Cassandra Brooks happens upon a girl hanged from a tree. When she returns with the authorities, the body has vanished, leaving in question Cassandra’s sanity. The next day, a dazed, mute girl emerges from the woods, alive and giving uncanny credence to Cassandra’s terrifying vision. Increasingly bizarre divinations ensue, leading this struggling single mother of twin boys back to a past she’d long thought was behind her. Soon Cassandra is locked in a mortal chess match with a real-life killer who has returned from the past to haunt her once more. The Diviner’s Tale is at once a journey of self-discovery and a murder mystery, a bittersweet family chronicle and tale of the fantastic.


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BRAdFoRd MoRRoW is the author of numerous acclaimed works of fiction and the founder of the literary magazine Conjunctions. he is a professor of literature at Bard College and divides his time between New York City and upstate New York.

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Stephen Baker

Final Jeopardy
The Story of Watson, the Computer That Will Transform our World
“Plenty of observers have weighed in on Watson . . . Few have done it better than Stephen Baker.” —bloomberg news “The place to go if you’re really interested in this version of the quest for creating Artificial Intelligence.” —seattle Times

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, for one, welcome our new computer overlords.” So responded ken Jennings in the final round of one of the most exciting Jeopardy matches in history, in which two of the game’s greatest all-time winners were dominated by a machine called Watson. It was clear to all who were watching that the future had arrived. Stephen Baker’s Final Jeopardy traces the arc of Watson’s “life,” from its birth in the IBM labs to its big night on the podium. We watch as Watson comes to understand language and master everything from history, literature, and science to arts, entertainment, and game strategy. We see how a new generation of Watsons could transform medicine, the law, marketing, even science itself, as machines process huge amounts of data at lightning speed, answer our questions, and possibly come up with new hypotheses. as fast and fun as the game itself, Final Jeopardy shows how smart machines will fit into our world—and how they’ll disrupt it.
STEPhEN BAKER was BusinessWeek’s senior technology writer for a decade. he has also written for the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, and the Wall Street Journal. Roger lowenstein called his first book, The Numerati, “an eyeopening and chilling book.” Baker blogs at AUThoR’S RESidENCE Montclair, New Jersey



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Tim Wakefield with Tony Massarotti

My life with Baseball’s Most Confounding Pitch
“Enjoyable and even enlightening . . . A must-read.” —boston Globe “A terrific book about one of baseball’s most underrated pitchers, not to mention baseball’s most misunderstood pitch.” —Stephen King

im Wakefield is an enigma. at forty-four years old, he is the longest-serving member of one of baseball’s most popular franchises. He has pitched more games than any other player in red Sox history. and he is close to eclipsing the winning records of two of the greatest pitchers ever to have played the game. Yet few realize the full measure of his success. In fact, that his career can be characterized by such words as longevity and consistency defies all odds, because he has achieved all of this with the game’s most mercurial weapon—the knuckleball. Knuckler is the story of how a struggling position player risked his future on a fickle pitch that would eventually define his career, making him one of the most respected players in the game. It is also a lively and entertaining meditation on the dancing pitch, its history, its mechanics, its mystique, and the inevitable ironies it brings to bear.


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TiM WAKEFiEld has played in the major leagues since 1992 and for the Red Sox since 1995. he has won two World Series, and was recently given the Roberto Clemente Award for his service off the field. ToNY MASSARoTTi is a nationally recognized sports columnist and the author of Big Papi (with david ortiz).


Silent Spring 50th Anniversary

rachel carson

Silent Spring
The classic that launched the environmental movement



“The cornerstone of the new environmentalism . . . well crafted, fearless, and succinct.” —Peter Matthiessen

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achel Carson’s Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. Carson’s passionate concern for the future of our planet reverberated powerfully throughout the world, and her eloquent book was instrumental in launching the environmental movement. It is without question one of the landmark books of the twentieth century. In 2012 we invite you to join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of this great work.


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RAChEl CARSoN, 1907–1964, spent a good deal of her professional life as a marine biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. her first three books — Under the Sea-Wind, The Sea Around Us, and The Edge of the Sea — established her reputation as a first-rate writer on the natural world. 58 aVailaBlE • Mariner • • paperback

adam hochschild

To End all Wars
A Story of loyalty and Rebellion, 1914–1918
new York Times bestseller “Hochschild brings fresh drama to the story, and explores it in provocative ways . . . Exemplary in all respects.” —Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post “This is a book to make one feel deeply and painfully, and also to think hard.” —Christopher Hitchens, new York Times book review


orld War I stands as one of history’s most senseless spasms of carnage. In a riveting, suspenseful narrative with haunting echoes for our own time, adam Hochschild brings it to life as never before. He focuses on the long-ignored moral drama of the war’s critics, alongside its generals and heroes. Thrown in jail for their opposition to the war were Britain’s leading investigative journalist, a future winner of the nobel prize for Literature, and an editor who, behind bars, published a newspaper for his fellow inmates on toilet paper. These critics were sometimes intimately connected to their enemy hawks: one of Britain’s most prominent women pacifist campaigners had a brother who was commander in chief on the Western front. Two wellknown sisters split so bitterly over the war that they ended up publishing newspapers that attacked each other. Today, hundreds of military cemeteries spread across the fields of northern france and Belgium contain the bodies of millions of men who died in the “war to end all wars.” Can we ever avoid repeating history?

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AdAM hoChSChild is the author of many works of nonfiction, including the awardwinning King Leopold’s Ghost, and Bury the Chains, a finalist for the National Book Award.


Timothy Beal

The rise and Fall of the Bible
The Unexpected history of an Accidental Book
“[A] succinct, clear and fascinating look at two phenomena: what Beal calls ‘biblical consumerism’. . . and the history of how the book came to be assembled.” —

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imothy Beal takes us back to early Christianity to ask how a box of handwritten scrolls became the Bible, and forward to see how the multibillion-dollar business that has brought us Biblezines and Manga Bibles is selling down the Bible’s sacred capital. among his surprising insights: • Early Christianity thrived for centuries without any Bible—there was no official canon of scriptures, much less a book big enough to hold them all. • There is no “original” Bible behind the thousands of different Bibles on the market today. The farther we go back in the Bible’s history, the more versions we find. • The idea of the Bible as the literal Word of God is only about a century old. Beal offers a chance to rediscover a Bible, and a faith, that is truer to its own history—not a book of answers but a library of questions.
TiMoThY BEAl is Florence harkness Professor of Religion at Case Western Reserve University. he has published twelve books, including Biblical Literacy and Roadside Religion, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, and essays in the New York Times and the Washington Post, among others. AUThoR’S RESidENCE Shaker heights, ohio



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James carroll

Jerusalem, Jerusalem
how the Ancient City ignited our Modern World
“A masterful look at the paradoxical city on a hill . . . A meditation unlike any book published this season, indeed a meditation for all seasons.” —boston Globe “Provocative . . . The book brims with splendid insights.” —los angeles Times


ames Carroll’s masterful Jerusalem, Jerusalem uncovers the ways in which the ancient city became a transcendent fantasy that ignites religious fervor. In Carroll’s provocative reading of the deep past, the Bible came into being as an act of resistance to the violence that threatened Jerusalem from the start. Centuries later, holy wars burned apocalyptic Jerusalem into the Western mind, sparking expressly religious conflict among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Carroll’s brilliant leap is to show how, as Christopher Columbus carried his own Jerusalem-centric worldview to the West, america too was powerfully shaped by the dream of the City on a Hill. Heavenly Jerusalem defines the american imagination—and yet, always, the earthly city smolders. Jerusalem fever, inextricably tied to Christian fervor, is the deadly—unnamed—third party to the Israeli-palestinian wars. understanding Jerusalem fever is the key that unlocks world history and the diagnosis that gives us our best chance to reimagine peace.

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JAMES CARRoll’s critically admired books include Practicing Catholic, the National Book Award–winning An American Requiem, House of War, which won the first PEN/ Galbraith Award, and the New York Times bestseller Constantine’s Sword, now an acclaimed documentary.


Mark hertsgaard

living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth
“[hot] raises the emotional stakes while keeping a clear head.” —new York Times book review “Hertsgaard’s answers . . . are lucid, realistic, and offer reason for hope.” —christian science Monitor “[hot’s] urgent message is one that citizens and governments cannot afford to ignore.” —boston Globe

978-0-547-75041-5 • $15.95 Pa Hot aPril • Environment/Political Science 352 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, Previous iSBN 978-0618-82612-4 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Trident Media Group • Academic promotion, including outreach to environmental studies professors • e-book isbn 978-0-547-50444-5

or twenty years, Mark Hertsgaard has investigated global warming as a journalist, but the full truth did not hit home until he became a father and, soon thereafter, learned that climate change had already arrived, with impacts bound to worsen for decades to come. Hertsgaard’s daughter, now six years old, is part of what he has dubbed “Generation Hot”—the two billion young people worldwide who will spend the rest of their lives coping with climate disruption. Drawing on reporting from around the world, Hot is as much a father’s cry against climate change as a call to action. Hertsgaard injects hope and solutions into a debate characterized by doom and gloom, and he offers a blueprint for how all of us—parents, communities, countries—can navigate an unavoidable new era.

MARK hERTSGAARd, called “one of America’s finest reporters” by Barbara Ehrenreich, covers climate change for Vanity Fair, The Nation, and L’Espresso. he is the author of six books, which have been translated into sixteen languages, including Earth Odyssey. AUThoR’S RESidENCE San Francisco


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ian O’connor

The captain
The Journey of derek Jeter
new York Times bestseller “Jeter now has a biography worthy of his achievements.” —Bloomberg

erek Jeter walks in the footsteps of ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, and Mantle, and became the first Yankee to reach 3,000 hits. Yet he has never been the best player in baseball. In fact, he hasn’t always been the best player on his team. But what he does have is an intangible grace that makes him the face—and the hero—of the modern Yankee dynasty, and of america’s game. In The Captain, Ian O’Connor draws on unique access to Jeter and more than 200 new interviews to reveal how a biracial kid from Michigan became new York’s most beloved sports figure and the face of the steroid-free athlete. O’Connor takes us behind the scenes of a legendary baseball life and career, from Jeter’s early struggles in the minor leagues, when homesickness and errors threatened a stillborn career, to the heady days of Yankee superiority and nightlife, to the battles with former best friend a-rod. all along the way, Jeter has made his Hall of fame destiny look easy. But behind that leadership and hero’s grace there are hidden struggles and complexities that have never been explored, until now.


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iAN o’CoNNoR is a nationally recognized sports columnist who has won numerous Associated Press awards. Currently he writes for and hosts a radio show for ESPN. he is the author of Arnie and Jack, a New York Times bestseller, and The Jump.

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Ward Just

rodin’s Debutante
“A surprising story, never going where you expect it to, and Just’s spare prose packs a solid emotional punch.” —entertainment Weekly “An achievement . . . [that] fuses the romanticism of the early Kerouac and his mentor, Thomas Wolfe, with the wry humor of Richard Yates.” —new York Times book review

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ommy Ogden, an outsize character holding court in his mansion outside robber-baron-era Chicago, declines to give his wife the money to commission a bust of herself from the french master auguste rodin and instead announces his intention to endow a boys’ school. His decision reverberates years later in the life of Lee Goodell, whose coming of age is at the heart of Ward Just’s emotionally potent novel. Lee’s life in the small town of new Jesper, Illinois, is irrevocably changed by the rape of one of his high school classmates. His father, a local judge and a member of “the Committee” of civic leaders that runs the town, votes to suppress the crime in the name of protecting their community. His mother responds by forcing a move to Chicago’s north Shore, where Lee enrolls in the private Ogden Hall School for Boys. Both the crime and the school come to profoundly shape Lee’s knowledge of how the world works. Years later, Lee meets his victimized classmate. Their charged encounter is a confirmation of his understanding that how and what we remember lies at the heart of life.


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WARd JUST’s sixteen previous novels include Exiles in the Garden, Forgetfulness, the National Book Award finalist Echo House, A Dangerous Friend, and An Unfinished Season, a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize.

Joan reardon, editor

as always, Julia
The letters of Julia Child and Avis deVoto
“The spirit of the indomitable Julia Child lives on . . . A saucy soup-to-nuts compilation.” —vanity Fair “An absorbing portrait of an unexpected friendship.” —entertainment Weekly, “The Must List” “A pleasure both culinary and literary . . . A lesson in how to become an American original.” —Whole living

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ith her outsize personality, Julia Child is known around the world by her first name alone. But how much do we really know of the inner Julia? Out in paperback just in time for the 100th anniversary of Julia’s birth, these more than 200 letters exchanged between Julia and avis DeVoto, her friend and unofficial literary agent, open the window on Julia’s deepest thoughts and feelings. This riveting correspondence chronicles the blossoming of a unique and lifelong friendship and the turbulent process of Julia’s creation of one of the most influential cookbooks ever written. frank, bawdy, funny, exuberant, these astonishing letters—hailed on many Must Lists and as a Best food Lit book—show america on the verge of political, social, and gastronomic transformation.

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AUThoR’S RESidENCE Chicago

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JoAN REARdoN is a culinary historian, cookbook author, and biographer. Twice the winner of an iACP Award for culinary writing, she publishes and edits a quarterly newsletter for les dames d’Escoffier Chicago, and serves on the advisory board of Gastronomica.


The highly anticipated sequel to the New York
A Mariner Original
Oliver pötzsch

The Dark Monk
A hangman’s daughter Tale
The hangman returns when a priest turns up dead in suspicious circumstances.

978-0-547-80768-3 • $18.00 Pa The Dark Monk MaY • historical Fiction/Thriller • 528 pages 5 ½ x 8 ¼ • CTN 12 • Terr: World English Rights: B/A/M/S: hMh, T/P: Ullstein Buchverlage • National drive-time radio tour • National print advertising • Reading group and mystery promotions, including reader’s guide, mystery e-newsletters, and more • Promotional video

648, a small village in the alps: In the thick of a blizzard, a town priest discovers he’s been poisoned. as numbness creeps up his body, he summons the last of his strength and scratches a sign in the frost that will lead the town hangman, his daughter, and the town physician in pursuit of a treasure of the knights Templar. But the priest’s murderer is already on their trail, and he’s not the only one after the legendary fortune: a dark monk is not far behind, and a band of thieves is roving the countryside, attacking solitary travelers and spreading panic. The race is on, and the stakes are high. Delivering on the promise of his first book, Oliver pötzsch takes readers on a whirlwind tour through the occult hiding places of Bavaria’s ancient monasteries, bringing to life the compassionate hangman who’s destined to join the ranks of literature’s most beloved characters.


also available The Hangman’s Daughter 978-0-547-74501-5 • $18.00 PA


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Times best-selling The Hangman’s Daughter
Excerpt from

Jakob Kuisl brushed the mortar dust from his threadbare coat
and snorted contemptuously. With the stem of his pipe, he pointed to the pastor’s corpse. “A fat priest who ate himself to death . . . And you called me for that? As a hangman and a skinner, I’m responsible for dead beasts, but dead priests—they don’t concern me.” “I believe he’s been poisoned,” Simon said softly. The hangman whistled through his teeth. “Poisoned? And now you think I can tell you what kind of poison it was?” Simon nodded. The executioner was widely viewed as a master of his craft, not only with the sword but also in the field of healing herbs and poisonous plants. “Couldn’t you take a little closer look at him?” Simon asked, pointing at the stiff frozen body of the priest. “Perhaps we’ll find a clue about the murderer.”


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© GEraLD VOn fOrIS

oliVER PÖTZSCh, born in 1970, was for years a radio personality for Bavarian radio and a screenwriter for Bavarian public television. he is a descendant of the Kuisls, the well-known line of Bavarian executioners that inspired the novel.


Douglas Edwards

i’m Feeling lucky
The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59
“Edwards does an excellent job of telling his story with a fun, outsider-insider voice . . . An endlessly nuanced take on his former company and its employees.” —boston Globe

978-0-547-73739-3 • $15.95 Pa I’m Feeling Lucky aPril • Business/Memoir • 432 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, Previous iSBN 978-0-547-41699-1 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B: Penguin Press, T/S: hMh, A: Audible, P/M: Amy Rennert Agency • Academic promotion, including outreach to business schools • Promotional video • e-book isbn 978-0-547-54903-3

n its infancy, Google embraced extremes—endless days fueled by unlimited free food, nonstop data-based debates, and bloodletting hockey games. The company’s young leaders sought more than old notions of success; they wanted to make all the information in the world available to everyone—instantly. While others have described what Google accomplished, no one has explained how it felt to be a part of it. until now. Douglas Edwards, employee number 59, offers the first inside view of what it was like to be a Googler. Experience the unnerving mix of camaraderie and competition as Larry page and Sergey Brin create a famously nonhierarchical structure, fight against conventional wisdom, and race to implement myriad new features while coolly burying broken ideas. I’m Feeling Lucky captures the self-created culture of the world’s most transformative corporation and offers unique access to the emotions experienced by those who virtually overnight built one of the world’s best-known brands.


doUG EdWARdS was the director of consumer marketing and brand management at Google from 1999 to 2005 and was responsible for setting the tone and direction of the company’s communications with its users. Prior to joining Google, Edwards was the online brand group manager for the San Jose Mercury News. AUThoR’S RESidENCE los Altos, California 68 april • Mariner • • paperback
© JOannE rISkE

carsten Jensen

We, the Drowned
“Towering . . . a monument to the way that history can be made epic through legend.” —Wall street Journal “We, the Drowned sets sail beyond the narrow channels of the seafaring genre and approaches Tolstoy in its evocation of war’s confusion . . . [A] gorgeous, unsparing novel.” —Washington Post “Jensen is without doubt one of the most exciting authors in Nordic literature today.” —Henning Mankell

ailed in Europe as an instant classic, We, the Drowned is the story of the port town of Marstal, Denmark, whose inhabitants sailed the world from the mid-nineteenth century to the end of the Second World War. The novel tells of ships wrecked and blown up in wars, of places of terror and violence that continue to lure each generation; there are cannibals here, shrunken heads, prophetic dreams, forbidden passions, and miraculous survivals. The result is a brilliant seafaring novel in the vein of Conrad and Melville, a gripping saga encompassing industrial growth, the years of expansion and exploration, the crucible of the first half of the twentieth century, and most of all, the sea.


978-0-547-73736-2 • $16.95 Pa We, the Drowned MaY • Fiction • 688 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, 978-0-15101377-7 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B: harvill Secker, T/P/M: leonhardt & hoier literary Agency, A/S: hMh • Reading group promotion • literature-in-translation promotion • Promotional video • e-book isbn 978-0-547-50467-4

CARSTEN JENSEN has worked as a literary critic and a journalist, reporting from China, Cambodia, latin America, the Pacific islands, and Afghanistan. We, the Drowned is a runaway international bestseller; there are now more than 450,000 copies in print. AUThoR’S RESidENCES Copenhagen and Marstal, denmark
© ISak HOffMEYEr

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For April and May, six novels by Philip K. Dick in all-new Mariner trade paperback editions
Including Ubik, one of Time’s 100 best English language novels


Ubik: The Screenplay
n 1974, philip k. Dick was commissioned to write a screenplay based on his novel Ubik. The film was eventually scrapped (though Michel Gondry is currently in the process of adapting it), but the screenplay was saved and later published in 1985. Including scenes that are not in the novel and a surreal playfulness—the film style goes back in time just like the technology in the story’s dream world—this screenplay is the only one Dick ever wrote, and features his signature mix of paranoia, humor, and big-idea philosophy.

counterclock World

len runciter runs a lucrative business—deploying his teams of anti-psychics to corporate clients who want privacy and security from psychic spies. But when his team is ambushed by a rival, he is gravely injured. Soon, the surviving members of the team begin experiencing some strange phenomena, like runciter’s face appearing on coins and the world seeming to move backward in time. as consumables deteriorate and technology gets ever more primitive, the group needs to find out what is causing the shifts and what a mysterious product called ubik has to do with it all.



hat would happen if time started moving backward? In Counter-Clock World, this is the reality. now people greet each other with “goodbye,” blow smoke into cigarettes, and rise from the dead. When one of those rising dead is the famous and powerful prophet anarch peak, a number of groups start a mad scramble to find him first—but their motives are not exactly benevolent. Because anarch peak may just be worth more dead than alive, and these groups will do whatever they must to send him back to the grave.

978-0-547-57229-1 • $13.95 Pa Ubik aPril • Fiction • 224 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Vintage paperback, 1991, Previous iSBN 978-0-679-73664-6 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency • e-book isbn 978-0-547-72824-7

978-0-547-57269-7 • $13.95 Pa Ubik: The Screenplay aPril • Fiction • 160 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Subterranean hardcover, 2008, Previous iSBN 978-1-596-06169-9 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency • e-book isbn 978-0-547-72577-2

978-0-547-57219-2 • $13.95 Pa Counter-Clock World aPril • Fiction • 224 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Vintage paperback, 2002, Previous iSBN 978-0-375-71933-2 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency • e-book isbn 978-0-547-72489-8


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Eye in the Sky

The Man Who Japed The Zap Gun
n a society where displaying a neon sign is grounds for arrest, something as simple as a practical joke can spur a revolution. In The Man Who Japed, the government’s new propaganda minister begins experiencing doubts about the society and his place in it, doubts that are exacerbated when he drunkenly chops the head off a statue of the government’s founder.


hen a tour group is in an accident that sends them into alternate worlds, philip k. Dick gets free reign to espouse his individualistic worldview—and take potshots at everyone else’s. The mix of thrills as the group tries to escape and the upside-down rules of the various worlds serve to couch Dick’s morality lesson, making for a truly wild ride. from a place ruled by strict Old Testament laws—blaspheming can bring on a plague of locusts—to a Communist dystopia full of snarling capitalists, Eye in the Sky leaves no worldview unscathed.


n this biting satire, the eastern and western governments have managed an elaborate ruse, wherein each side comes up with increasingly outlandish doomsday weapons—weapons that don’t work. But when aliens invade, the top designers of each side have to come together to make a real doomsday device, if they don’t kill each other first. With its combination of romance, espionage, and alien invasion, The Zap Gun skewers the military-industrial complex in a way as relevant today as it was at the height of the Cold War.


978-0-547-57254-3 • $13.95 Pa Eye in the Sky MaY • Fiction • 256 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • Vintage paperback, 2003, Previous iSBN 978-1-400-03010-1 • Terr: US, o (-EU) • Rights: B/T/A/P/ M/S: The Wylie Agency • e-book isbn 978-0-547-72746-2

978-0-547-57253-6 • $13.95 Pa The Man Who Japed MaY • Fiction • 176 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • Vintage paperback, 2002, Previous iSBN 978-0-375-71935-6 Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/ M/S: The Wylie Agency • e-book isbn 978-0-547-76043-8

978-0-547-57271-0 • $13.95 Pa The Zap Gun MaY • Fiction • 256 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • Vintage paperback, 2002, Previous iSBN 978-0-375-71936-3 Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/ M/S: The Wylie Agency • e-book isbn 978-0-547-72478-2

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© frank rOnan

PhiliP K. diCK (1928–1982) wrote 121 short stories and 45 novels and is considered one of the most visionary writers of the twentieth century. his work is included in the library of America and has been translated into more than twenty-five languages. Eleven works have been adapted to film, including Blade Runner (based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), Total Recall, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly.


“reading the portuguese writer José Saramago, one quickly
José Saramago
Translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

Small Memories
“[An] impish reminder of what good company Saramago has been over time . . . Rich moments are to be had.” —new York Times “A small but nourishing last gift from a great writer.” —Washington Post

978-0-547-75263-1 • $13.95 Pa Small Memories MaY • Memoir • 192 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2010, Previous iSBN: 978-0-151-01508-5 • Terr: US, C, o (-EU) • Rights: B/T/P/M: literarische Agentur Mertin, A: Audible, S: hMh also available Blindness 978-0-15-600775-7 • $15.00 PA Cain 978-0-547-41989-3 • $25.00 Cl The Elephant’s Journey 978-0-547-57411-0 • $15.95 PA • e-book isbn 978-0-547-54154-9

hifting back and forth between childhood and his teenage years, between azinhaga and Lisbon, this is a mosaic of memories, a simply told, affecting look back into the author’s boyhood: the tragic death of his older brother at the age of four; his mother pawning the family’s blankets every spring and buying them back in time for winter; his beloved grandparents bringing the weaker piglets into their bed on cold nights; and Saramago’s early encounters with literature, from teaching himself to read by deciphering articles in the daily newspaper, to poring over an entertaining dialogue in a portuguese-french conversation guide, not realizing that he was in fact reading a play by Molière. Written with Saramago’s characteristic wit and honesty, Small Memories traces the formation of an artist fascinated by words and stories from an early age and who emerged, against all odds, as one of the world’s most respected writers.


JoSÉ SARAMAGo (1922–2010) was the author of many novels, among them Blindness, All the Names, Baltasar and Blimunda, and The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis. in 1998 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. 72 May • Mariner • • paperback

© pEDrO SOarES

senses the presence of a master.” —Christian Science Monitor
José Saramago
Translated from the Portuguese by Giovanni Pontiero

A Mariner Original

Manual of painting and calligraphy
A novel about intellectual and political struggle that showcases the Nobel Prize winner’s early mastery


anual of Painting and Calligraphy is José Saramago’s first novel. Written eight years before the critically acclaimed Baltasar and Blimunda, it is a story of self-discovery, set against the background of the last years of Salazar’s dictatorship. a struggling young artist, commissioned to paint a portrait of an influential industrialist, learns in the process about himself and the world around him. The brilliant juxtaposition of a passionate love story and the crisis of a nation foreshadows all of Saramago’s major works. a must for any devotee of the great portuguese nobel laureate, available in the united States for the first time.

978-0-547-64022-8 • $13.95 Pa Manual of Painting and Calligraphy MaY • Fiction • 256 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ CTN 24 • Terr: US, C, o (-EU)• Rights: B/T/ P/M: literarische Agentur Mertin, A/S: hMh

• literature-in-translation promotion • downloadable shelf talker available at • e-book isbn 978-0-547-64024-2

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Suzanne Marrs, editor

What There is to Say We have Said
The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and William Maxwell
“An epistolary feast for literary fans. A–.” —entertainment Weekly “A vivid picture of 20th-century intellectual life . . . Glorious.” —houston chronicle “A map into the very heart of friendship and creativity. Every page is a privilege to read.” —Ann Patchett

978-0-547-75032-3 • $16.95 Pa What There Is to Say We Have Said MaY • Biography • 544 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, Previous iSBN 978-0-547-37649-3 • Terr: World • Rights: B/T/S: hMh, A/P/M: Russell & Volkening also available Eudora Welty: A Biography 978-0-15-603063-2 • $16.00 PA • Academic promotion • e-book isbn 978-0-547-54924-8


or over fifty years, Eudora Welty and William Maxwell, two of our most admired writers, penned letters to each other, sharing worries about work and family, literary opinions and scuttlebutt, moments of despair and hilarity. Living half a continent apart, they nourished and maintained their friendship through their correspondence. What There Is to Say We Have Said bears witness to Welty and Maxwell’s editorial relationship—both in his capacity as New Yorker editor and in their collegial back-and-forth on their work. Here, Suzanne Marrs—Welty’s biographer and friend—offers an unprecedented window into two intertwined lives. Through careful collection of more than 300 letters, she has created a record of a remarkable friendship and a lyrical homage to the forgotten art of letter writing.

AUThoR’S RESidENCE Jackson, Mississippi 74 May • Mariner • • paperback


SUZANNE MARRS is the author of Eudora Welty: A Biography and One Writer’s Imagination: The Fiction of Eudora Welty and is a recipient of the Phoenix Award for distinguished Welty Scholarship. She is a professor of English at Millsaps College.

Steve Earle

i’ll Never Get Out of This World alive
“A deft, big-spirited novel about sin, faith, redemption, and the family of man.” —entertainment Weekly “A doozy from a great American storyteller.” —Tom Franklin “This subtle and dramatic book is the work of a brilliant songwriter who has moved from song to orchestral ballad with astonishing ease.” —Michael Ondaatje


n this “witty, heartfelt story of hope, forgiveness, and redemption,”* celebrated musician, actor, and activist Steve Earle shows that his talents are truly far-ranging and adds a “richly imagined”** novel to his list of achievements. rumored to have given Hank Williams the final morphine dose that killed him, Doc Ebersole lives with the famed singer’s ghost—and not just in the figurative sense. In 1963, ten years after Hank’s death, Doc has fallen to performing abortions and patching up the odd knife wound to feed his own addiction. But when a young Mexican immigrant appears in the neighborhood in search of Doc’s services, miraculous things begin to happen. I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive is a brilliant excavation of an obscure piece of music history, a ballad of regret and redemption, and of the ways in which we remake ourselves through the smallest of miracles.
*Booklist **Kirkus

978-0-547-75443-7 • $13.95 Pa I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive MaY • Fiction • 256 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • hMh hardcover 2011, iSBN 978-0-61882096-2 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B: harvill Secker, T/S: hMh, A: Blackstone Audio, P/M: Carroll, Guido & Groffman also available Doghouse Roses 978-0-618-21924-7 • $14.95 PA • National print and online advertising • Reading group promotion, including online reader’s guide, promo with,, Book Reporter, and Goodreads • Promotional video • e-book isbn 978-0-547-54904-0

AUThoR’S RESidENCE New York City

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© TED BarrOn

STEVE EARlE, Grammy-winning singersongwriter, actor, and activist, is the author of Doghouse Roses. he has released more than a dozen critically acclaimed albums and has appeared on film and television, with celebrated roles in The Wire and Treme.


andrew Westoll

The chimps of Fauna Sanctuary
A True Story of Resilience and Recovery
“Westoll is a born storyteller. The chimps of Fauna sanctuary, written with empathy and skill, tenderness and humour . . . leaves us marvelling at the ways in which chimpanzees are so like us.” —Jane Goodall “This book will make you think deeply.” —Temple Grandin

978-0-547-73738-6 • $14.95 Pa The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary MaY • Nature/Animals • 256 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • 8-page b/w insert • CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, Previous iSBN 978-0-54732780-8 • Terr: US, o • Rights: B/T/P/M/S: Fletcher & Company, A: hMh • online promotion to animal welfare and activist communities • e-book isbn 978-0-547-54920-0

n the Canadian wilderness, the unstoppable, resourceful, endlessly compassionate Gloria Grow has created a rehabilitation center like none other. Thirteen chimpanzees, some from zoos but most from medical testing laboratories, now call fauna Sanctuary home. after decades of cruelty and deprivation at the hands of humans, at fauna these resilient primates are finally free to eat, sleep, play, and roam in peace—all while fighting their personal demons and struggling to form the complex society that defines chimpanzee nature. primatologist and author andrew Westoll lived and worked at fauna for one remarkable summer, and The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary is his poignant testimony to the capacity of these animals to heal—and to learn to be chimps again. This is an absorbing, big-hearted story of communion with the species that is more closely related to us than any other.


AUThoR’S RESidENCE Toronto 76 May • Mariner • • paperback


ANdREW WESToll is an award-winning narrative journalist and the author of a travel memoir set in the jungles of Suriname, where he once lived as a monkey researcher.

Sara Gran

claire DeWitt and the city of the Dead
“Just when I begin to despair that the PI novel has worn out its welcome, a writer with a fresh take reminds me why I fell in love with the genre.”—Laura Lippman “I love this book!”—Sue Grafton

ailed as “delicious and addictive” (Salon), and a book “not to be missed” (Christian Science Monitor), Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead was universally praised as a knockout start to a bracingly original new series. The tattooed, pot-smoking Claire has just arrived in post-katrina new Orleans, the city she’s avoided since her mentor, Constance Darling, was murdered there. Claire is investigating the disappearance of Vic Willing, a prosecutor known for winning convictions in a homicide-plagued city. Has an angry criminal enacted revenge on Vic? Or did he use the hurricane as a means to disappear? In the vein of Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan and Sue Grafton’s kinsey Millhone, Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead introduces a heroine who will surely delight readers for years to come.


978-0-547-74761-3 • $13.95 Pa Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead MaY • Mystery • 288 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, Previous iSBN: 978-0-547-42849-9 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Karpfinger Agency • Reading group and mystery promotion • Social networking outreach, including Goodreads, Twitter, and Facebook • Promotional video • e-book isbn 978-0-547-54885-2

AUThoR’S RESidENCE Sebastopol, California

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SARA GRAN’s previous novels include Come Closer, a psychological thriller hailed as “hypnotic, disturbing . . . genuinely scary” (Bret Easton Ellis), and Dope (“highly recommended,” lee Child). A former bookseller and native of Brooklyn who lived in New orleans during Katrina, she now lives in northern California.


“Matthew Batt proves himself an oddball cousin A Mariner Original
Matthew Batt

Turning the Neighborhood Crack house into our home Sweet home
A charmingly witty and improbable account of how the purchase and restoration of a disaster of a fixer-upper saves a young marriage

978-0-547-63453-1 • $14.95 Pa Sugarhouse June • Memoir • 272 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 12 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/P/M/S: Sterling lord literistic, A: hMh

hen a season of ludicrous loss tests the mettle of their marriage, Matthew Batt and his wife decide not to call it quits and set their sights, instead, on the purchase of a dilapidated house in the Sugarhouse section of Salt Lake. With no homesteading experience and a full-blown quarterlife crisis on their hands, these perpetual grad students/waiters/nonprofiteers decide that salvation can be had through renovation, and do all they can to turn a former crack house into a home. Dizzy with despair, doubt, and the side effects of using the rough equivalent of napalm to detoxify their house, they enter into full-fledged adulthood with power tools in hand. a hilarious, heartfelt, and ultimately joyous account of how one couple conquers adversity and adds a new addition to their family, as well as their home.

• National drive-time radio tour • online advertising and promotion, including and, photo contests, and giveaways • Advance reading copies • Author website: • on Twitter: @MattCBatt or follow #Sugarhouse • e-book isbn 978-0-547-63563-7


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to Thoreau and Tracy Kidder.” — Billy Collins


A house, on the other hand, that’s nothing to be impulsive about. Houses are heavy, for one thing. And worse, they don’t say much. Not at first. Not about who they really are. There’s hardly any getting to know a house until you’re fully committed, blindfolded and swan-diving into what might be a very dry pool.
Praise for SugarhouSe
“A charming and compelling memoir in which a professor of writing decides to renovate a disaster of a house.”
—Billy Collins, poet laureate of the United States, 2001–2003

“Sugarhouse is hilarious. It’s also sad. And uplifting. Ultimately it’s a story about the most quotidian and most important thing any of us will do: make a home. Anyone who has ever argued over floor tile, loved a willful grandparent, or wondered what an orbital sander is, will enjoy this charming book.”
—Anthony Doerr, author of Memory Wall

“Sugarhouse is a whale of a book — an uproariously funny and deeply affecting account of home ownership and its discontents. Matthew Batt has written a mustread manifesto for anyone who’s ever faced off against a fast-talking real estate agent, an impossibly stubborn varnish, or a family on the brink of heartbreak. I’m still not sure how he managed to stuff so much life into one little book, but I’m dazzled at his achievement.”
— Steve Almond, author of Candyfreak

AUThoR’S RESidENCE St. Paul, Minnesota

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MATThEW BATT is a creative writing professor who can now tell you a thing or two about how to install a kitchen counter, among other domestic arts. his work has appeared in Tin House, the Huffington Post, and elsewhere, and he is the recipient of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. he lives with his wife and son in St. Paul, where they are rehabilitating their current house.


Bharati Mukherjee

Miss New india
“A portrait both charming and relevant.” —usa Today “Enchanting! Mukherjee’s pitch-perfect ear for character and mood and her storytelling gifts capture the exhilarating restlessness of a young Indian woman’s pursuit of happiness. Miss new india illuminates as brilliantly as it entertains.” —Amy Tan

978-0-547-75037-8 • $14.95 Pa Miss New India June • Fiction • 336 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • hMh hardcover 2011, Previous iSBN: 978-0-618-64653-1 • Terr: US, o Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Janklow & Nesbit Associates, Canada: harperCollins • Reading group promotion, including online reader’s guide, promo with,, Book Reporter, and Goodreads • Promotional video • e-book isbn 978-0-547-54909-5

njali Bose is “Miss new India.” Born into a traditional lower-middle-class family and living in a backwater town with an arranged marriage on the horizon, anjali’s prospects don’t look great. But her expatriate English teacher, peter Champion, realizes her potential, and champion her he does, to other powerful people who make anjali’s desire to take charge of her own destiny a reality. So she sets off to Bangalore, India’s fastest-growing major metropolis, and quickly falls in with an ambitious crowd of young people, who have learned how to sound american by television in order to work as call-center service agents. In Bangalore, anjali—suddenly free from the traditional confines of class, caste, gender, and more—is able to confront her past and reinvent herself. Of course, the seductive pull of modernity does not come without a dark side . . .


AUThoR’S RESidENCE San Francisco 80 JUNE • Mariner • • paperback


Winner of a National Book Critics Circle Award, BhARATi MUKhERJEE is the author of eight novels, two story collections, and the coauthor of two books of nonfiction. She is a professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.

Elizabeth Speller

The return of captain John Emmett
“Restrained and marvelous . . . full of jolting revelations and quiet insights.” —Wall street Journal “Elegant . . . Speller’s novel is not only about a generation of doomed youth, it’s also an anthem to the women who nursed them.” —Milwaukee Journal-sentinel An Indie Next List Pick

n the wake of the Great War, Laurence Bartram has turned his back on the world. But with a well-timed letter, an old flame draws him back in. John Emmett, Laurence’s friend and fellow veteran, has apparently killed himself while in the care of a remote veterans’ hospital, and his sister Mary needs to know why. Laurence begins asking difficult questions. What connects a group of war poets, a feud within Emmett’s regiment, and a hidden love affair? Was John’s death really a suicide, or one in a puzzling string of murders? To uncover the truth, Laurence must revisit his own searing experiences on the Western front. an exquisite literary mystery, The Return of Captain John Emmett blends psychological depth with lively storytelling from the golden age of British crime fiction.


978-0-547-73740-9 • $14.95 Pa The Return of Captain John Emmett June • Mystery • 448 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, Previous iSBN 978-0-547-51169-6 • Terr: US, o Rights: B/T/P/M: Capel & land, A/S: hMh See page 39 for The Strange Fate of Kitty Easton • online and reading group promotion, including mystery e-newsletters and more • Promotional video • e-book isbn 978-0-547-51176-4

AUThoR’S RESidENCE Gloucestershire, England

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EliZABETh SPEllER studied Classics at Cambridge. She has written for various publications and taught at the universities of Cambridge, Birmingham, and Bristol. She divides her life between Gloucestershire and Greece.


Mickey Spillane and Max allan collins

Kiss her Goodbye
An otto Penzler Book
“Extremely well constructed . . . The key element to the novel’s success is its convincing re-creation of its iconic hero, worn and weary but as capable as ever when it comes to rendering vengeance of biblical proportions.” —los angeles Times

978-0-547-54120-4 • $13.95 Pa Kiss Her Goodbye June • Mystery • 320 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, Previous iSBN 978-0-15-101460-6 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B: Corvus, T/S: hMh, A: Blackstone Audio, P/M: dominick Abel literary Agency also available The Big Bang 978-0-547-52170-1 • $13.95 PA The Goliath Bone 978-0-15-603578-1 • $13.95 PA • online promotion, including mystery e-newsletter • e-book isbn 978-0-547-54907-1

hen Mike Hammer learns that an old friend on the new York police force has committed suicide, he attends the funeral, knowing that Inspector Doolan would never have killed himself. a murder fresh on the funeral’s heels draws Hammer into the hunt for nazi diamonds, and for the mysterious beauty who had been close to Doolan in his final days. But drug racketeers, who had it in for the tough old cop, attract Hammer’s attention as well. Soon he is hobnobbing with coke-snorting celebrities at the notorious disco Club 52 and playing footsie with a sleek lady D.a., a modern female on the make for old-fashioned Hammer. Everything leads to a Mafia social club where Hammer and his .45 come calling, initiating the wildest showdown since Spillane’s classic One Lonely Night.

MiCKEY SPillANE (1918–2006) sold hundreds of millions of books. he introduced iconic detective Mike hammer to readers in 1947 with I, the Jury, and was named a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master in 1995. MAX AllAN ColliNS is the author of many works, including the best-selling graphic novel Road to Perdition and the Shamus-winning Nathan heller novels. AUThoR’S RESidENCE Collins: Muscatine, iowa


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© GaLaTI

Stephen Kelman

pigeon English
“Kelman achieves a balance of humor and suspense that places Pigeon english in a category beyond genre. [A] work of deep sympathy and imagination.” —boston Globe “A buoyant, delightful voice . . . There’s a sweetness here that’s irresistible.” —Ron Charles, Washington Post Short-listed for the Man Booker Prize

n this acclaimed debut, Stephen kelman brings us a “hero for our times,”* a boy with an unforgettable voice and an ebullience that can’t help but fill your heart. recently emigrated from Ghana to one of London’s enormous housing projects, Harrison Opoku is awed by the city, obsessed with gummy candy, and a friend to everyone he meets. His story begins with the random knifing of one of his schoolmates. The police have no leads, so Harri and his best friend launch into action. armed with camouflage binoculars and detective techniques absorbed from TV, they gather evidence and lay traps to find the murderer. In the great tradition of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Pigeon English takes us deeply and fully into one boy’s life.
* Mail on Sunday (uk)


978-0-547-73742-3 • $13.95 Pa Pigeon English June • Fiction • 288 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, iSBN 978-0547-50060-7 • Terr: US, o • Rights: B/T/P/M: Conville & Walsh, A: Audible, S: hMh • Reading group promotion, including online reader’s guide, promotion at and • Promotional video • e-book isbn 978-0-547-50168-0

AUThoR’S RESidENCE St. Albans, England

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STEPhEN KElMAN grew up in the housing estates of luton. he’s worked variously as a careworker, a warehouse operative, and in marketing and local government administration. Pigeon English is his first novel.


Thomas perry

The informant
An otto Penzler Book
“A book-length war of nerves that accentuates the best of Mr. Perry’s gift for using pure logic and gamesmanship to generate breathless nonstop suspense.” —new York Times “Perry’s novels—the best ones—are a master class in thriller writing. The Informant should be the newest addition to that syllabus, read for devouring first, and analysis thereafter.” —los angeles Times

978-0-547-73743-0 • $14.95 Pa The Informant June • Mystery/Thriller • 336 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, Previous iSBN 978-0-547-56933-8 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: lescher & lescher also available Strip 978-0-15-603559-0 • $14.95 PA Runner 978-0-547-24792-2 • $14.95 PA Fidelity 978-0-15-603386-2 • $14.95 PA • National print advertising • online promotion, including mystery e-newsletter • e-book isbn 978-0-547-56964-2

he Butcher’s Boy is back. Thomas perry’s vengeful assassin has returned to play a deadly psychological game with Elizabeth Waring, the only Justice Department official who ever believed he existed. The Butcher’s Boy knows Waring can help him hunt down the Mafia boss who sent a team of hit men to kill him— and in return he offers her key information that will help her crack an unsolved murder. So begins a new assault on organized crime and an uneasy alliance between opposite sides of the law. as the Butcher’s Boy works his way ever closer to his deadly enemy in an effort to kill him first, Waring is in a desperate struggle, either to force her unlikely ally to become a protected informant, or to take him out of commission for good.


ThoMAS PERRY is the author of the Jane Whitefield series as well as the bestselling novels Death Benefits and Pursuit. he won the Edgar Award for The Butcher’s Boy, and Metzger’s Dog was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. AUThoR’S RESidENCE Studio City, California
© JO pErrY


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Thomas h. cook

The Quest for anna Klein
an Otto penzler Book
“Part spy adventure, part love story and part thirst for revenge . . . this book is to be treasured, and is bound to earn [Cook] new readers.” —cleveland Plain Dealer “Cook’s plot is as captivating as his characters . . . a knight errant, a labyrinth of deceit, a sure bestseller.” —Kirkus reviews

homas Danforth has lived a fortunate life. The son of a wealthy importer, he traveled the globe in his youth, and now, in his twenties, he lives in new York City. It is 1939, and the world is on the brink of war, but Danforth’s future is assured. Then, on a snowy evening walk along Gramercy park, a friend makes a dangerous proposition that could change the course of history. Danforth is to provide a place where an agent can receive training in firearms and explosives. Thus begins an international plot carried out by the mysterious anna klein— a plot that will ensnare Danforth in more ways than one. When the plan goes wrong and klein disappears, Danforth’s quest begins: it is a journey of ever-shifting alliances and betrayals that will lead him across a war-torn world in search of answers.


978-0-547-75040-8 • $14.95 Pa The Quest for Anna Klein June • Mystery/Thriller • 352 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, Previous iSBN 978-0-547-36464-3 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B: Corvus, T: hMh, A/P/M/S: Author also available The Last Talk with Lola Faye 978-0-547-52029-2 • $14.95 PA The Fate of Katherine Carr 978-0-547-26334-2 • $13.95 PA Master of the Delta 978-0-15-603320-6 • $13.95 PA • online promotion, including mystery e-newsletter, mystery sites, and blogs • e-book isbn 978-0-547-54922-4

AUThoR’S RESidENCES New York City and Cape Cod

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© rICHarD pErrY

ThoMAS h. CooK was born in Fort Payne, Alabama. he has been nominated for the Edgar seven times in five different categories. he received the Best Novel Edgar, the Barry for Best Novel, and has been nominated for numerous other awards.


paul Theroux

The Tao of Travel
Enlightenments from lives on the Road
“This distillation is high, fine entertainment, but its mission is provocation, a kick in the pants to just go, wherever, go now: it’s rarely too soon, never too late, and the only adventure to rue is the one not taken.” —christian science Monitor

aul Theroux celebrates fifty years of wandering the globe in this collection of the best writing from the books that shaped him as a reader and a traveler. part philosophical guide, part miscellany, part reminiscence, The Tao of Travel contains excerpts from the best of Theroux’s own work interspersed with selections from travelers both familiar and unexpected:
978-0-547-73737-9 • $14.95 Pa The Tao of Travel JulY • Travel • 304 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • hMh flexi binding with elastic bookmark, 2011, Previous iSBN 978-0-54733691-6 • Terr: US, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency


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Vladimir nabokov Samuel Johnson Evelyn Waugh Charles Dickens Henry David Thoreau Mark Twain Bruce Chatwin freya Stark Graham Greene

J.r.r. Tolkien Eudora Welty Isak Dinesen James Baldwin pico Iyer anton Chekhov John Mcphee peter Matthiessen Ernest Hemingway

With a new afterword for the paperback edition, The Tao of Travel is a unique tribute to the pleasures and pains of travel in its golden age.

AUThoR’S RESidENCES hawaii and Cape Cod 86 JUly • Mariner • • paperback


PAUl ThERoUX is the author of many highly acclaimed books. his novels include A Dead Hand and The Mosquito Coast, and his renowned travel books include Ghost Train to the Eastern Star and Dark Star Safari.

Dean Bakopoulos

My american Unhappiness
“A winning distraction, a smart entertainment.” —new York Times book review “So funny you may miss this novel’s slyly profound message.” —o, the oprah Magazine “Bakopoulos has invented a man for all rainy seasons—a horny, heartbroken cousin of Richard Ford’s Frank Bascombe.” —Tom Piazza

clairvoyant when it comes to the Starbucks orders of strangers, a renegade when it comes to bureaucracy, zeke asks almost everybody he meets, “Why are you so unhappy?” The answers he receives—a mix of true sadness and absurd complaint—become the core of an obsessive project, “The Inventory of american unhappiness,” a project that becomes all the more personally meaningful as he follows steps outlined in a women’s magazine on finding the perfect mate. Incisively tapping the voice of one of the most charming, and deluded, narrators to come along in years, Bakopoulos captures our zeitgeist with lacerating wit and a big heart—confirming Jonathan Miles’s (author of Dear American Airlines) claim that “there’s no such thing as unhappiness when you’re holding a Dean Bakopoulos novel.”


978-0-547-54910-1 • $13.95 Pa My American Unhappiness JulY • Fiction • 288 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, Previous iSBN 978-0-15-101344-9 • Terr: World English Rights: B/S: hMh, T/A/P/M: McCormick & Williams also available Please Don’t Come Back from the Moon 978-0-15-603167-7 • $14.00 PB • Reading group promotion, including online reader’s guide and promotion at and • “The inventory of American Unhappiness” YouTube channel at zekepappas • e-book isbn 978-0-547-82179-5

The author of the award-winning debut Please Don’t Come Back from the Moon and the recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, dEAN BAKoPoUloS is currently a visiting professor of English at Grinnell College. AUThoR’S RESidENCE Grinnel, iowa

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Flow My Tears, the policeman Said
Nominated for the 1975 Hugo and the 1974 Nebula

For July and August, six novels by Philip K. Dick in all-new Mariner trade paperback editions
Including Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said, winner of the 1975 John W. Campbell Award for best science fiction novel of the year

The cosmic puppets

Gather yourselves Together
ather Yourselves Together is one of philip k. Dick’s earliest novels, written when he was just twenty-four years old. It tells the story of three americans left behind in China by their employer, biding their time as the Communists advance. as they while away the days, both the young and naïve Carl fitter and the older and worldly Verne Tildon vie for the affections of Barbara Mahler, a woman who may not be so toughas-nails as she acts. But Carl’s innocence and Verne’s boorishness could end up driving Barbara away from both.



rappling with many of the themes philip k. Dick is best known for—identity, altered reality, drug use, and dystopias—Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said is both a rollicking chase story and a meditation on reality. Jason Taverner—talk show host and manabout-town—wakes one day to find that no one knows who he is. In a society where lack of identification is a crime, Taverner must evade the secret police while trying to unravel the mystery of why no one remembers him.

ollowing an inexplicable urge, Ted Barton returns to his idyllic Virginia hometown for a vacation, but when he gets there, he is shocked to discover that the town has utterly changed. The stores and houses are all different and he doesn’t recognize anybody. The mystery deepens when he checks the town’s historical records . . . and reads that he died nearly twenty years earlier. as he attempts to uncover the secrets of the town, Barton is drawn deeper into the puzzle, and into a supernatural battle that could decide the fate of the universe.


978-0-547-57225-3 • $13.95 Pa Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said JulY • Fiction • 240 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Vintage paperback, 1993, Previous iSBN 978-0-679-74066-7 • Terr: US, o (-EU) • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency e-book isbn 978-0-547-72490-4

978-0-547-57238-3 • $13.95 Pa The Cosmic Puppets JulY • Fiction • 192 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Vintage paperback, 2003, Previous iSBN 978-1-400-03005-7 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency • e-book isbn 978-0-547-72488-1

978-0-547-57262-8 • $13.95 Pa Gather Yourselves Together JulY • Fiction • 288 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • WCS Books hardcover, 1994, Previous iSBN 978-1-878-91405-7 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency • e-book isbn 978-0-547-72492-8


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Solar lottery
n Solar Lottery anyone can become the ruler of the solar system. There are no elections, no interviews, not even any prerequisites—it all comes down to the random turns of a giant wheel. But when a new Quizmaster takes over, the old one still keeps some rights, namely the right to hire an unending stream of assassins to attempt to kill the new leader. and in the meantime, a religious group is trying to escape from Earth to rendezvous with their possibly dead leader at the edge of the solar system, using the new lottery as a distraction.

We can Build you
n this lyrical and moving novel, philip k. Dick tells a story of toxic love and compassionate robots. When Louis rosen’s electronic organ company builds a pitch-perfect robotic replica of abraham Lincoln, they are pulled into the orbit of a shady businessman, who is looking to use Lincoln for his own profit. Meanwhile, rosen seeks Lincoln’s advice as he woos a woman incapable of understanding human emotions—someone who may be even more robotic than Lincoln’s replica.



The World Jones Made
recognition; a world ruled by relativism; giant alien jellyfish. The World Jones Made is a classic philip k. Dick mash-up of deep philosophical musings set among wild set pieces and characters. floyd Jones has always been able to see exactly one year into his future, a gift and curse that began one year before he was born. as a fortuneteller at a post-apocalyptic carnival, Jones is a powerful force, and may just be able to push society away from its paralyzing relativism. If, that is, he can avoid the unstable government hit man on his tail.
978-0-547-57265-9 • $13.95 Pa The World Jones Made auGusT • Fiction • 208 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Vintage paperback, 1993, Previous iSBN 978-0-679-74219-7 • Terr: US, o (-EU) • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency • e-book isbn 978-0-547-76044-5


978-0-547-57261-1 • $13.95 Pa Solar Lottery auGusT • Fiction • 208 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Vintage paperback, 2003, Previous iSBN 978-1-400-03013-2 • Terr: US, o (-EU) • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency • e-book isbn 978-0-547-76040-7

978-0-547-57268-0 • $13.95 Pa We Can Build You auGusT • Fiction • 256 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Vintage paperback, 1994, Previous iSBN 978-0-679-75296-7 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: The Wylie Agency • e-book isbn 978-0-547-76039-1

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© frank rOnan

PhiliP K. diCK (1928–1982) wrote 121 short stories and 45 novels and is considered one of the most visionary writers of the twentieth century. his work is included in the library of America and has been translated into more than twenty-five languages. Eleven works have been adapted to film, including Blade Runner (based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), Total Recall, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly.


A mAgicAl debut For FAns oF aiMee benDer,

A Mariner Original

lucy Wood

Diving Belles
and other Stories
From a promising young writer comes a transporting story collection that reinvents the stuff of myth

978-0-547-59553-5 • $14.95 Pa Diving Belles auGusT • Fiction • 240 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 CTN 24 • Terr: US, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Curtis Brown Group

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traying husbands lured into the sea by mermaids can be fetched back, for a fee. Trees can make wishes come true. Houses creak and keep a fretful watch on their inhabitants, straightening shower curtains and worrying about frayed carpets. a mother, who seems alone and lonely, may be rubbing sore muscles or holding the hands of her invisible lover as he touches her neck. Wisht hounds roam the moors, and, on a windy beach, a boy and his grandmother beat back despair with an old white door. Diving Belles is a luminous, spellbinding debut that introduces Lucy Wood as a spectacular new voice in fiction. In these stories, the line between the real and the imagined is blurred, as she takes us to Cornwall’s ancient coast, building on its rich storytelling history and recasting its myths in thoroughly contemporary ways. Calling forth the fantastic and fantastical, she mines these legends for that little bit of magic that remains in all our lives— if only we can let ourselves see it.



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Karen russell, And a. s. bYaTT
“Each year, book blurbs tell you that a thousand new writers have fresh, distinctive voices.

But fresh, distinctive voices are actually very rare. Lucy Wood has one. ”
—MichEl FabEr

A note From the Author:
While writing Diving belles, i was interested in the connection between cornwall’s folklore and landscape. Dangerous stretches of sea were said to be haunted by mermaids, who lured men away from their homes and into the water. huge stones scattered across the moor and piled up on cliffs were explained as the work of giants. These wild landscapes were imbued with stories by the people who lived and worked within them — stories that became ways of exploring and understanding what it means to live and belong in a place. Drawing on nineteenth-century collections of cornish folklore, i have reworked common elements and tropes, bringing them into a modern setting and mixing the magical with the everyday. by its very nature, folklore is playful, constantly shifting and evolving, and so lends itself to new interpretations and to pushing the ideas within it further —what if you could reclaim your lost loved ones from mermaids? What if you felt yourself turning into stone? What if your father was a giant? Most importantly, the central issues of folklore, such as loss, memory, love, and regret, are still as relevant today as they were when these stories were first told.

AUThoR’S RESidENCE Exeter, United Kingdom

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lUCY Wood grew up in Cornwall and attended Exeter University, where she completed a BA in English literature and an MA in creative writing. She is twenty-six years old; this is her first book.


Wisława Szymborska
Translated from the Polish by Clare Cavanagh and Stanisław Bara´czak n

“No reader should miss the bright revelations of Nobel laureate Szymborska.” —booklist “There is an easy charm to Szymborska’s small but expansive poems.” —los angeles Times Winner of the 2011 Found in Translation Award

978-0-547-59209-1 • $14.95 Pa Here auGusT • Poetry • 96 pages • 5 x 8 • CTN 48 • hMh hardcover, 2010, iSBN: 978-0-54736461-2 • Terr: World • Rights: B/A/P/M/S: hMh, T: Bukowski i Wspolnicy also available Monologue of a Dog 978-0-15-101220-6 • $22.00 Cl Poems New and Collected 978-0-15-601146-4 • $17.00 PA View with a Grain of Sand 978-0-15-600216-5 • $14.00 PA • online poetry promotion • e-book isbn 978-0-547-50464-3

new book of poems by Wisława Szymborska is a rare and exciting event. These twenty-seven poems, as rendered by prize-winning translators Clare Cavanagh and Stanisław Baranczak, are among her greatest ever. Whether ´ writing about her teenage self, microscopic creatures, or the upsides to living on Earth, she remains a virtuoso of form, line, and thought. from the title poem:
i can’t speak for elsewhere, but here on Earth we’ve got a fair supply of everything. here we manufacture chairs and sorrows, scissors, tenderness, transistors, violins, teacups, dams, and quips . . . like nowhere else, or almost nowhere, you’re given your own torso here, equipped with the accessories required for adding your own children to the rest. Not to mention arms, legs, and astonished head.


AUThoR’S RESidENCE Kraków, Poland 92 aUGUST • Mariner • • paperback

© DanIEL MaLak

WiSŁAWA SZYMBoRSKA has worked as an editor, translator, and columnist, though she is best known as a poet. in 1996 she was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.

Janet reitman

inside Scientology
The Story of America’s Most Secretive Religion
“[A] meticulously researched history and revealing exposé, a frightening portrait of a religion that many find not just controversial, but dangerous.” —boston Globe “An engrossing, groundbreaking work that brings a welcome sense of fair-mindedness to a subject that is, for many journalists and scholars, too hot to touch.” —Lawrence Wright, author of The looming Tower

cientology is known for its celebrity believers and its team of “volunteer ministers” at disaster sites such as the World Trade Center; its notably aggressive response to criticism and its attacks on psychiatry; its requirement that believers pay as much as hundreds of thousands of dollars to reach the highest levels of salvation. But for all its notoriety, Scientology has remained america’s least understood new religion, even as it has been one of its most successful. now Janet reitman tells its riveting full story in the first objective modern history of Scientology, at last revealing the astonishing truth about life within the controversial religion for its members and ex-members. Based on five years of research, confidential documents, and extensive interviews with current and former Scientologists, this is an utterly compelling work of nonfiction and the defining book on an elusive faith.
JANET REiTMAN is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone. her work has appeared in GQ, Men’s Journal, the Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, Marie Claire, and the Washington Post, among other publications. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University and was a finalist for a National Magazine Award in 2007 for the story “inside Scientology.” AUThoR’S RESidENCE Brooklyn, New York


978-0-547-75035-4 • $15.95 Pa Inside Scientology auGusT • Current Affairs/Religion • 464 pages • 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, Previous iSBN 978-0-618-88302-8 Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/P/M: Sterling lord literistic, A: Tantor Media, S: hMh • Print and online advertising in the Los Angeles Times • Promotional video • e-book isbn 978-0-547-54923-1

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Four books from Amos oz, a writer
Black Box
even years after their divorce, Ilana breaks the bitter silence with a letter to alex, a world-renowned authority on fanaticism, begging for help with their rebellious adolescent son, Boaz. One letter leads to another, and so evolves a correspondence between Ilana and alex, alex and Michel (Ilana’s Moroccan husband), alex and his Mephistophelean Jerusalem lawyer— a correspondence between mother and father, stepfather and stepson, father and son, each pleading his or her own case. The grasping, lyrical, manipulative, loving Ilana has stirred things up. now, her former husband and her present husband have become rivals not only for her loyalty but for her son’s as well.
• e-book isbn 978-0-547-75199-3 978-0-547-74759-0 • $15.95 Pa Black Box auGusT • Fiction • 320 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Terr: US, C, o Rights: B/T/A/P/M: deborah owen literary Agency, S: hMh


The Slopes of lebanon
his superb collection of essays offers Oz’s cogent views on Israel’s offensive into Lebanon in 1982; fanaticism of all stripes; the pLO; Israeli terrorism; the new militarism and the growing intolerance toward the arab population in Israel; Jewish attitudes toward the Holocaust, and its misappropriation by the right and left alike; Claude Lanzmann’s film Shoah; the dream of zionism, and its failures; and much more.
• e-book isbn 978-0-547-63694-8


978-0-547-63692-4 • $15.95 Pa The Slopes of Lebanon auGusT • Essays • 240 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Terr: US, C, o Rights: B/T/A/P/M: deborah owen literary Agency, S: hMh 94

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“of revelatory genius.”—Guardian (UK)


hen Soumchi, an eleven-year-old boy growing up in Britishoccupied Jerusalem just after World War II, receives a bicycle as a gift from his uncle zemach, he is overjoyed—even if it is a girl’s bicycle. Ignoring the taunts of other boys in his neighborhood, he dreams of riding far away from them, out of the city and across the desert, toward the heart of africa. But first he wants to show his new prize to his friend aldo. In the tradition of such memorable characters as Huckleberry finn and Holden Caulfield, amos Oz’s Soumchi is fresh, funny, and always engaging.

• e-book isbn 978-0-547-63695-5 978-0-547-63693-1 • $13.95 Pa Soumchi auGusT • Fiction • 80 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • Black-and-white photos • CTN 48 • Terr: US, C, o Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: deborah owen literary Agency

Where the Jackals howl


z’s first book—beautifully repackaged— is a disturbing and moving collection of short stories about kibbutz life. Each of the eight stories in this volume grips the reader from the first line. Each conveys the tension and intensity of feeling during the founding period of Israel, a brand-new state with an age-old history. Some are love stories, more are hate stories, and frequently the two urges intertwine.

• e-book isbn 978-0-547-75198-6

aMos oz MarKeTinG: • online outreach and promotion • literature-in-translation promotion

978-0-547-74718-7 • $15.95 Pa Where the Jackals Howl auGusT • Fiction • 224 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Terr: US, C, o • Rights: B/T/A/P/M: deborah owen limited, S: hMh paperback • • Mariner • aUGUST 95

Karin Fossum

Bad intentions
“Fossum is one of Nordic noir’s most skilled practitioners.” —library Journal “The seventh Inspector Sejer novel from Norway’s leading female crime writer is, like its predecessors, a gem.” —Guardian

978-0-547-73741-6 • $13.95 Pa Bad Intentions auGusT • Mystery • 224 pages • 5 ½ x 8 ¼ CTN 24 • hMh hardcover, 2011, Previous iSBN: 978-0-547-48334-4 • Terr: US, o Rights: B/T/A/P/M: harvill Secker, S: hMh

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arin fossum and her bone-chillingly bleak psychological thrillers have won the admiration of the likes of ruth rendell and Jo nesbo. In Bad Intentions, the newest installment in the Inspector Sejer series since The Water’s Edge, konrad Sejer must face down his memories and fears as he struggles to determine why the corpses of troubled young men keep surfacing in local lakes. The first victim, Jon Moreno, was getting better. His psychiatrist said so, and so did his new friend at the hospital, Molly Gram. He was racked by a mysterious guilt that had driven him to a nervous breakdown one year earlier. But when he drowns in Dead Water Lake, Sejer hesitates to call it a suicide. Then another corpse is found in a lake, a Vietnamese immigrant. and Sejer begins to feel his age weigh on him. Does he still have the strength to pursue the elusive explanations for human evil?

AUThoR’S RESidENCE Sylling, Norway 96 aUGUST • Mariner • • paperback


KARiN FoSSUM is the author of the internationally successful inspector Konrad Sejer crime series. her recent honors include a Gumshoe Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/ Thriller.

helen Smith

alison Wonderland
“Only occasionally does a piece of fiction leap out and demand immediate cult status. alison Wonderland is one . . . Smith is at the very least a minor phenomenon.” —Times (UK)

fter alison Temple discovers that her husband is cheating on her, she does what any jilted woman would do — she spray-paints a nasty message for him on her wedding dress and takes a job with the detective firm that found him out. Being a researcher at the all-female fitzgerald’s Bureau of Investigation in London is certainly a change of pace from her previous life, especially considering the characters alison meets in the line of duty. There is her boss, the estimable Mrs. fitzgerald; Taron, alison’s eccentric best friend, who claims her mother is a witch; Jeff, her lovestruck, poetry-writing neighbor; and last, but not least, her psychic postman. Clever, quirky, and infused with just a hint of magic, Alison Wonderland is a literary novel about a memorable heroine coping with the everyday complexities of modern life.


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deborah Reed

carry yourself Back to Me
“A complex story of love and longing that’s mysterious, intelligent, and full of heart. She had me from page one.” —Cheryl Strayed, author of Torch


978-0-547-84802-0 • $13.95 Pa Carry Yourself Back to Me JanuarY • Fiction • 320 pages 5 5/16 x 8 • CTN 24 • Terr: US, C, o Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: Amazon Content Services

amed alt-country artist annie Walsh has more than enough reason to sing her version of the blues, including a broken heart, a stalled career, and a troubled family. annie seeks refuge at home with her old dog Detour, surrounded by a lush florida tangelo grove. Soon, however, this quiet, small-town existence—far from recording studios, ardent fans, and affairs of the heart—comes crashing down around her. a violent murder connected to her brother Calder threatens to tear her family apart and forces annie to shore up her loyalties and uproot profound disappointments from her distant past. Inflected with melancholy and redeemed by melody, Carry Yourself Back to Me is certain to strike a resonant chord with music fans and lovers of fine fiction everywhere.

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a Small Fortune
“A sexy, mysterious romp with literary overtones. Erica Jong meets Harlan Coben on a sticky summer night.” —Jessica Anya Blau, author of The Summer of Naked Swim Parties


hen Celia Donnelly’s husband, Jonathon, surprises her with a family vacation to Mexico, the harried book editor couldn’t be happier. She is overworked and exhausted, her eighteen-year marriage has no spark, and her teenaged son is rebellious and snide. Escaping the perpetually rainy pacific northwest for the sugary sands of Mexico could be just what the doctor ordered. Yet shortly after their arrival south of the border, a chance encounter with a stranger sparks illicit memories of a former affair. Hours later, Celia is lured from the beach and abducted off the street—side by side with that sexy stranger. at first a seemingly random victim, Celia quickly realizes her captors know exactly who she is. Desperate for news of her family and devastated by the betrayal of someone she trusts, Celia, along with an unlikely ally, is soon running for her life. pursued from the balmy shores of Mexico to the steamy thickets of the jungle, to the crisp, cold mountains of zurich, Celia will stop at nothing to find her way home.

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The american heritage® Student Dictionary
Ages 4–6, Grades K–1
Fully revised, updated, and expanded to include over 32,000 example sentences, this all-new dictionary for students is both comprehensive and visually stunning.

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pecially designed for students in grades 6−9, The American Heritage Student Dictionary covers the words that students need to know. With more than 74,000 age-appropriate words, the dictionary brims with vocabulary reflecting recent cultural and scientific developments. Definitions are phrased in a way young people can readily understand. a full-color page design with vivid graphics provides a powerful platform for developing a more sophisticated vocabulary. • Over 2,000 new words and senses make this the most up-to-date dictionary for today’s students. • new entries include such words as exoplanet, golden goal, nanobot, and zipline as well as new meanings such as cloud (computing) and viral (marketing). • Stunning contemporary design showcases 2,000 full-color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams • Brand-new program of 200 quotations from the very best young-adult authors • Over 400 feature notes help students develop a deeper understanding of English by explaining word usage, word history, word building, synonyms, and science terms. Still more features include biographical and geographical entries on people and places that are important in the curriculum. a program of “soundalikes,” such as cache/cash and hoard/horde, alerts students to homophones that are easy to confuse and misuse. up to date, easy to use, and fun to browse, this dictionary is a phenomenal resource for budding readers and writers.



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Ages 4–6, Grades K–1


reated in collaboration with educational consultants, this delightful book introduces beginning readers to the idea of alphabetical order and prepares them for higher-level dictionaries. Its vivid illustrations and simple example sentences help explain the meanings of over 900 of the words children encounter most often in their reading and in daily life.
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Ages 5–8, Grades K–2 his newly updated, award-winning dictionary gives children confidence as they learn to read. More than 2,000 entry words are clearly defined, and 850 full-color photographs and drawings enhance the text for today’s visually sophisticated young readers.
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The american heritage® children’s Dictionary
Ages 8–11, Grades 3–6 his visually stunning dictionary has over 25,000 entries, covering all the vocabulary young readers need today. It was completely revised in 2010, with an all-new art program and thousands of new words and senses added, and it has now been newly updated. Special features include hundreds of notes and an appendix with a geographical dictionary, a guide to phonics and spelling, and more.
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The american heritage® children’s Thesaurus
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ith more than 4,000 entries and 36,000 synonyms, this updated, award-winning thesaurus encourages young writers to think analytically about their word choices. Entries are arranged in a way that distinguishes between words that are close synonyms and words that differ somewhat in meaning or usage. More than 150 full-color photographs illustrate the many example sentences and make this book as attractive as it is useful. as an added bonus, this updated edition includes a selection of fun and educational activities based on the thesaurus entries.
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The american heritage® Student Thesaurus
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The Old Farmer’s almanac
The Old Farmer’s almanac 2013
merica’s best-selling annual publication is also the most beloved. a reference book that reads like a magazine, the Almanac contains “everything under the Sun, including the Moon”—facts, feature articles, and advice that are “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor.” The 2013 edition, which marks the publication’s 221st anniversary, will feature • weather predictions for every day and climatic trends for each season, plus hints of how a low sunspot cycle could influence conditions in the coming years • the most accurate astronomical data in the solar system, with best-viewing recommendations for every month • safe and easy home remedies for each season’s most common—and uncomfortable—aches and ailments • fail-safe gardening tips to ensure a hefty harvest, ideas for using vegetable plants as ornamentals, plus gardening by the Moon • delicious recipes for homebaked cakes, cookies, and pies; plus readers’ best bacon dishes • amusing and enlightening articles on raising children, kisses, and why pets bite (and how to stop them) and much, much more! Added value this year: • 80 full-color pages • full-color national weather maps of winter and summer forecasts • national in-person TV, radio, print, and web publicity campaign, beginning in September 2012


978-1-57198-573-6 • $6.95 Pa The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 sePTeMber • Reference • 288 pages • 5 3/8 x 8 • CTN 40 • Previous iSBN: 978-1-57198-544-6

also available handsome clothbound, hardcover edition of The 2013 Old Farmer’s Almanac: iSBN: 978-1-57198-574-3 $15.95 Previous iSBN: 978-157198-545-3 The 2013 Old Farmer’s Almanac 24-copy counter display: iSBN: 978-1-57198-575-0 $166.80 Previous iSBN (24-copy): 978-1-57198-546-0 The 2013 Old Farmer’s Almanac 48-copy floor display: iSBN: 978-1-57198-576-7 $333.60 Previous iSBN (48-copy): 978-1-57198-547-7 • The olD FarMer’s alManac • SEpTEMBEr • reFerence


The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Gardening Calendar


et growing with this perennial best-seller—now in its 36th year! Gorgeous, full-color illustrations accompany timely gardening advice and entertaining seasonal lore. Special bonus: a “best days” table shows when to plant 36 vegetables and grains, according to the Moon’s phases and regional climate.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Country Calendar
cenic full-color photos, timeless wisdom, delicious recipes, holiday lore, and fun facts capture the charm of country living yesterday and today. also includes the best days for fishing, planting, setting eggs, and more.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Weather Watcher’s Calendar



eather and nature enthusiasts alike will get a charge out of this stunning calendar. Each month features a full-color image of a spectacular weather event, plus weather history, a weather question answered by the “Old farmer,” and a timeless proverb.

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The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Everyday Calendar
ow can you find your perfect mate? Who was the first to eat a corned beef sandwich in space? What is “cheddaring”? The answers to these and hundreds of other questions are found in this cleverly illustrated box calendar filled with curious facts, folklore, tips, quotes, proverbs, and puzzles. Every page, every day is “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor.”


The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Engagement Calendar
erfect for busy schedules, this attractive week-at-aglance desk calendar provides ample space for appointments and notes. plus, it’s loaded with daily advice, fun facts, quotes, weather proverbs, folklore, and much more to make every day a delight. There are also pages to record addresses, birthdays and anniversaries, and plans for the future.
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The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Recipe Calendar
deal for food lovers, this appealing calendar is filled with 12 delicious recipes and delectable photos. plus, there are dashes of cooking tips and trivia, for added flavor.


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The Old Farmer’s almanac GardenFresh cookbook
Fresh-from-the-garden flavor all year long!

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his newest collection from The Old Farmer’s Almanac features more than 350 delicious recipes that celebrate the flavors of garden-fresh ingredients. alongside the bushels of tempting recipes are words of wisdom for growing, harvesting, preparing, and storing vegetables, fruit, and herbs as well as choosing the very best ingredients from the marketplace. Cooks and gardeners alike will appreciate the timeless advice that will make this cookbook a favorite for generations to come. • fourteen comprehensive chapters • Tips on gardening and cooking throughout • four special two-page segments: The kitchen Herb Garden, a Beginner’s Vegetable Garden, The Edible flower Garden, The Berry Garden • Helpful reference section



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The Old Farmer’s almanac for Kids
Volume 4


reated for kids ages 8 and up, this full-color, fact-filled book features fascinating stories and fun projects that will keep kids entertained for hours and learning all the while. Volume 4 will amuse kids with facts, features, and activities such as • Calendar: famous 13ths of the month; Halloween history, snacks, and decoration ideas; Christmas, Chanukah, and kwanzaa “firsts” • astronomy: wild tales of meteorites, wonders of the night sky, the search for aliens • Weather: wacky ways to predict the weather; profiles of the thermometer men, Celsius and fahrenheit; cold facts; weird winds • Gardening: history, folklore, and how-to-grow for peas, tomatoes, “alligator pears” (avocados!), and a cucumber in a bottle • Crafts: twelve easy projects to foster kids’ creativity—and fun! • nature: how leaves change color, advice on poison ivy, all about grasshoppers and birds Praise for The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids “I homeschool during the summer, and the Almanac for Kids makes a great textbook. We also enjoy visiting the website, It’s informative, fun, and family-friendly.” — Jennifer, parent

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“I purchased Volume 3 for my grandchildren. It is full of great info and they love reading it. Thanks!” — Allen, grandparent “I enjoyed this book so much I read it twelve times. I took pieces of notebook paper and marked the pages that are really interesting. (I ended up marking almost every single page.)” — Lexi, student • The olD FarMer’s alManac • aVailaBlE • reFerence 107

ryan inzana

A Graphic Novel
Enter the mythological world of Japanese gods and the struggle between good and evil in this stunning full-color graphic novel.

978-0-547-25269-8 • $19.99 cl Ichiro March • Graphic novel • 288 pages 7 5/8 x 10 ¼ • Full-color illustrations • CTN 12 Terr: World • Rights: B/T/A/P/M/S: hMh

chiro lives in new York City with his Japanese mother. His father, an american soldier, was killed in Iraq. now, Ichi’s mom has decided they should move back to Japan to live with Ichi’s grandfather. Grandfather becomes Ichi’s tour guide, taking him to temples as well as the Hiroshima peace park, where Ichi starts to question the nature of war. after a supernatural encounter with the gods and creatures of Japanese mythology, Ichi must face his fears if he is to get back home. In doing so, he learns about the nature of man, of gods, and of war. He also learns there are no easy answers—for gods or men.


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RYAN iNZANA is an illustrator and comic artist whose work has appeared in numerous magazines, ad campaigns, books, and various other media all over the world. Visit his website at AUThoR’S RESidENCE lambertville, New Jersey 108 March • houGhTon MiFFlin harcourT • • @hmhbooks •

Sy Montgomery

Temple Grandin
how the Girl Who loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World
The only available biography for children about Temple Grandin’s life with autism and her groundbreaking work as a scientist


hen Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. Years later she was diagnosed with autism. While Temple’s doctor recommended a hospital, her mother believed in her. Temple went to school instead. Today, Dr. Temple Grandin is a scientist and professor of animal science at Colorado State university. Her worldchanging career revolutionized the livestock industry. as an advocate for autism, Temple uses her experience as an example of the unique contributions that autistic people can make. This compelling biography complete with Temple’s personal photos takes us inside her extraordinary mind and opens the door to a broader understanding of autism.

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The Sibert medalist SY MoNTGoMERY writes for adults and children about animals all over the world. From tarantulas in French Guiana, to pink dolphins in the Amazon, Sy explores the shared connections between humans and nature. like Temple, Sy counts cows among her favorite animals. Visit her at AUThoR’S RESidENCE hancock, New hampshire • @hmhbooks • • houGhTon MiFFlin harcourT • aPril


carol + lulu

The Fashion coloring Book
A celebration of fashion and personal style—dream, create, and color!

978-0-547-55395-5 • $12.99 Pa The Fashion Coloring Book March • Young adult nonfiction 128 pages • 8 x 11 • Black-and-white illustrations • CTN 48 • Terr: World • Rights: B/T/A/P/M: hMh

ore than fifty iconic designers (Coco Chanel, karl Lagerfeld, Miu Miu, Christopher kane, Marc Jacobs, alexander McQueen) and looks are featured in this one-ofa-kind coloring book that pays homage to fashion. Included are hundreds of outfits and accessories for fashionistas and budding designers to complete and reimagine. It’s not just a coloring book—it’s inspirational; it’s creative; it’s all about fashion; and it’s loads of fun! Includes an introduction by Elizabeth Spiridakis who blogs about style at


CARol has worked at TeenPeople and Lucky and is currently an art director in Boston. her design blog is at lUlU grew up in San Francisco. her writing has garnered the attention of Vice, the Huffington Post, and Pop. Check out her popular fashion blog at AUThoRS’ RESidENCES Boston and San Francisco 110 March • houGhTon MiFFlin harcourT • • @hmhbooks •

Alison Wonderland.............................................................97 American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, The .................. 101 American Heritage Children’s Thesaurus, The ................... 102 American Heritage First Dictionary, The .......................... 101 American Heritage Picture Dictionary, The ....................... 101 American Heritage Student Dictionary, The ...................... 100 American Heritage Student Thesaurus, The....................... 102 araton, Harvey, Driving Mr. Yogi........................................ 22 Are You My Mother?............................................................28 As Always, Julia.................................................................65 Bad Intentions ...................................................................96 Baker, Stephen, Final Jeopardy ........................................... 56 Bakopoulos, Dean, My American Unhappiness .................... 87 Bass, rick, The Black Rhinos of Namibia............................. 48 Batt, Matthew, Sugarhouse .................................................. 78 Beadle, David and Seabrooke Leckie, Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America .................................. 24 Beal, Timothy, The Rise and Fall of the Bible ....................... 60 Bechdel, alison, Are You My Mother? .................................. 28 Before the Rain ..................................................................46 Beyer, Marcel, Kaltenburg .................................................. 10 Bissinger, Buzz, Father’s Day .............................................. 34 Black Box ..........................................................................94 Black Rhinos of Namibia, The.............................................48 Blue Asylum ......................................................................15 Bluebird Effect, The ...........................................................11 Brand New Human Being ..................................................37 Braun, audrey, A Small Fortune .......................................... 99 Caller, The ........................................................................47 Captain, The .....................................................................63 Carol + Lulu, The Fashion Coloring Book .......................... 110 Carroll, James, Jerusalem, Jerusalem .................................. 61 Carry Yourself Back to Me ...................................................98 Carson, rachel, Silent Spring ............................................. 58 Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary, The ........................................76 Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead ................................77 Cook, Thomas H., The Quest for Anna Klein ...................... 85 Cosmic Puppets, The ..........................................................88 Counter-Clock World ..........................................................70 Dark Monk, The ................................................................66 Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman, a ................................54 DeSanti, Carole, The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R................ 8 Dick, philip k., The Cosmic Puppets ................................... 88 Dick, philip k., Counter-Clock World .................................. 70 Dick, philip k., Eye in the Sky ............................................. 71 Dick, philip k., Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said.............. 88 Dick, philip k., Gather Yourselves Together .......................... 88 Dick, philip k., The Man Who Japed .................................. 71 Dick, philip k., Solar Lottery .............................................. 89 Dick, philip k., Ubik .......................................................... 70 Dick, philip k., Ubik: The Screenplay .................................. 70 Dick, philip k., We Can Build You ...................................... 89 Dick, philip k., The World Jones Made................................ 89 Dick, philip k., The Zap Gun ............................................. 71 Diviner’s Tale, The ............................................................55 Diving Belles .....................................................................90 Drabble, Margaret, A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman.... 54 Driving Mr. Yogi................................................................22 Earle, Steve, I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive .............. 75 Eat and Run .....................................................................40 Edwards, Douglas, I’m Feeling Lucky .................................. 68 Eye in the Sky.....................................................................71 Farm, The .........................................................................16 Fashion Coloring Book, The .............................................. 110 Fast Food Nation................................................................51 Father’s Day ......................................................................34 Final Jeopardy ..................................................................56 Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said ......................................88
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Floyd Patterson ..................................................................42 fossum, karin, Bad Intentions ............................................ 96 fossum, karin, The Caller .................................................. 47 Gather Yourselves Together ..................................................88 Ghonim, Wael, Revolution 2.0 .............................................. 3 Gottschall, Jonathan, The Storytelling Animal ..................... 21 Gourmet Italian ................................................................31 Gourmet Weekday ..............................................................30 Gran, Sara, Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead .............. 77 Greitens, Eric, The Heart and the Fist ................................. 52 Griffiths, Elly, A Room Full of Bones..................................... 43 Heart and the Fist, The ......................................................52 Heinrich, Bernd, Life Everlasting ....................................... 36 Hepinstall, kathy, Blue Asylum ........................................... 15 Here .................................................................................92 Hertsgaard, Mark, Hot ....................................................... 62 Hochschild, adam, To End All Wars ................................... 59 Hot ...................................................................................62 House of Stone ...................................................................12 I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive ..................................75 I’m Feeling Lucky ...............................................................68 Ichiro .............................................................................. 108 Imagine ..............................................................................4 Informant, The..................................................................84 Inside Scientology...............................................................93 Inzana, ryan, Ichiro ......................................................... 108 Jensen, Carsten, We, the Drowned ....................................... 69 Jerusalem, Jerusalem .........................................................61 Juju Rules, The .................................................................19 Jurek, Scott with Steve friedman, Eat and Run ................... 40 Just, Ward, Rodin’s Debutante ............................................ 64 Kaltenburg ........................................................................10 kelman, Stephen, Pigeon English ........................................ 83 khair, Tabish, The Thing about Thugs ................................ 44 Kill or Capture ..................................................................49 Kiss Her Goodbye ...............................................................82

klaidman, Daniel, Kill or Capture ....................................... 49 knauer, Ian, The Farm ....................................................... 16 knode, Helen, Wildcat Play ............................................... 14 Knuckler ...........................................................................57 Lehrer, Jonah, Imagine ......................................................... 4 Life Everlasting .................................................................36 Love, Fiercely .......................................................................7 Lower River, The ...............................................................26 Man Who Japed, The .........................................................71 Manual of Painting and Calligraphy ...................................73 Marrs, Suzanne, editor, What There Is to Say We Have Said . 74 Miller, Emily Jeanne, Brand New Human Being .................. 37 Miller, Jennifer, The Year of the Gadfly ................................. 32 Miss New India ..................................................................80 Montgomery, Sy, Temple Grandin ..................................... 109 Morrow, Bradford, The Diviner’s Tale ................................. 55 Mukherjee, Bharati, Miss New India.................................... 80 My American Unhappiness .................................................87 O’Connor, Ian, The Captain............................................... 63 Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013, The ..................................... 103 Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Country Calendar, The .......... 104 Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Engagement Calendar, The .... 105 Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Everyday Calendar, The ........ 105 Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Gardening Calendar, The ...... 104 Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Recipe Calendar, The ............ 105 Old Farmer’s Almanac 2013 Weather Watcher’s Calendar, The .................................................................................. 104 Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, The .................................. 107 Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Fresh Cookbook, The ........... 106 On Par ..............................................................................25 Oz, amos, Black Box .......................................................... 94 Oz, amos, The Slopes of Lebanon........................................ 94 Oz, amos, Soumchi ............................................................ 95 Oz, amos, Where the Jackals Howl ..................................... 95 pennington, Bill, On Par..................................................... 25 perry, Thomas, The Informant ........................................... 84

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Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America 24 Pigeon English ...................................................................83 pötzsch, Oliver, The Dark Monk.......................................... 66 Quest for Anna Klein, The ..................................................85 reardon, Joan, editor, As Always, Julia ............................... 65 reed, Deborah, Carry Yourself Back to Me ........................... 98 reitman, Janet, Inside Scientology ....................................... 93 Return of Captain John Emmett, The..................................81 Revolution 2.0 .....................................................................3 Rise and Fall of the Bible, The .............................................60 Rodin’s Debutante .............................................................64 Room Full of Bones, a .........................................................43 ryan, Michael, This Morning ............................................... 6 Saramago, José, Small Memories ......................................... 72 Saramago, José, Manual of Painting and Calligraphy .......... 73 Schlosser, Eric, Fast Food Nation ........................................ 51 Seely, Hart, The Juju Rules ................................................. 19 Serber, natalie, Shout Her Lovely Name............................... 38 Shadid, anthony, House of Stone ......................................... 12 Shore, Jane, That Said ....................................................... 18 Shout Her Lovely Name ......................................................38 Silent Spring .....................................................................58 Slopes of Lebanon, The .......................................................94 Small Fortune, a ................................................................99 Small Memories .................................................................72 Smith, Helen, Alison Wonderland ....................................... 97 Solar Lottery .....................................................................89 Soumchi ............................................................................95 Speller, Elizabeth, The Return of Captain John Emmett ....... 81 Speller, Elizabeth, The Strange Fate of Kitty Easton ............. 39 Spillane, Mickey and Max allan Collins, Kiss Her Goodbye .. 82 Storytelling Animal, The ....................................................21 Strange Fate of Kitty Easton, The ........................................39 Stratton, W. k., Floyd Patterson .......................................... 42 Sugarhouse ........................................................................78 Szymborska, Wisława, Here ................................................ 92

Tao of Travel, The ..............................................................86 Temple Grandin .............................................................. 109 That Said..........................................................................18 Theroux, paul, The Lower River ......................................... 26 Theroux, paul, The Tao of Travel ........................................ 86 Thing about Thugs, The .....................................................44 This Morning ......................................................................6 Thompson III, Bill, The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America ............................................................................. 20 To End All Wars .................................................................59 Torregrosa, Luisita López, Before the Rain .......................... 46 Ubik .................................................................................70 Ubik: The Screenplay..........................................................70 Unruly Passions of Eugénie R., The .......................................8 Wakefield, Tim with Tony Massarotti, Knuckler .................. 57 We Can Build You ..............................................................89 We, the Drowned ................................................................69 Westoll, andrew, The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary............... 76 What the Robin Knows .......................................................27 What There Is to Say We Have Said.....................................74 When We Were the Kennedys ...............................................45 Where the Jackals Howl ......................................................95 Wildcat Play......................................................................14 Wood, Lucy, Diving Belles .................................................. 90 Wood, Monica, When We Were the Kennedys ........................ 45 World Jones Made, The ......................................................89 Year of the Gadfly, The .......................................................32 Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America, The ............20 Young, Jon, What the Robin Knows ..................................... 27 Zap Gun, The....................................................................71 zickefoose, Julie, The Bluebird Effect................................... 11 zimmerman, Jean, Love, Fiercely ........................................... 7 • @hmhbooks • • houGhTon MiFFlin harcourT Index


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