f SHOP TILL YOU DROP
“Wit, murder and sunshine...it must be
Florida. I love this new series by Elaine Viets.”
—Nancy Pickard, author of Ring of Truth.
Signet 288 pp. 0-451-20855-2 $5.99
Also in Signet: Murder Between the Covers 0-451-21081-6.
A Biography of the World’s
Most Famous Equation
“Astonishing...thrilling...the very best kind of
science journalism.”— The Washington Post
Book World. A Library Journal Best Book of the Year.
Berkley 352 pp. 0-425-18164-2 $14.00
Daniel B. Botkin
f STRANGE ENCOUN TERS
Adventures of a Renegade Naturalist
“A skilled essayist as well as an ecologist,
Botkin combines science, wit and a gift for
characterization to craft these consistently
engaging essays.”—Publishers Weekly.
Tarcher 304 pp. 1-58542-263-0 $24.95
f WOMAN’S INHUMANITY TO WOMAN
“Chesler’s powerful claim is no more nor less
than acknowledging women as fully human.”
—Deborah Tannen. “Important and brilliant.”
Plume 560 pp. 0-452-28408-2 $14.00
f A SIDEWAYS LOOK AT TIME
An “amusing and erudite” (The Times Literary
Supplement) exploration of the way we experience time. “An irresistibly provocative and
political analysis of time in our personal
lives....It could cause a revolution.”— The
Times (London), Books of the Year.
Tarcher 416 pp. 1-58542-306-8 $15.95
Available April 2004
Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé
f HOPE’S EDGE
The Next Diet for a Small Planet
“Absolutely one of the most important books as
we move further into the twenty-first century.”
—Jane Goodall. “Describing their journeys
through Brazil, Pakistan, Holland and the U. S.,
the Lappés question the economic status quo
as well as discuss the way different countries
handle food production in times of scarcity
and plenty. What we eat directly, they argue,
connects us to the earth and people around
the globe.”—Publishers Weekly. Nautilus Award
Winner for Social Change.
Tarcher 400 pp. 1-58542-237-1 $14.95
Penny LeCouteur, Ph.D., and Jay Burreson, Ph.D.
f NAPOLEON’S BU TTONS
How 17 Molecules Changed History
“The authors unearth a wealth of anecdotes
from all parts of the world and use them effectively
to illustrate the technological underpinnings
of modern society. Thoughtful, often surprising, smoothly written.”—Kirkus. B/w photos.
Tarcher 384 pp. 1-58542-220-7 $24.95
f THE TURK
The Life and Times of the Famous
Eighteenth-Century Chess-Playing Machine
“I raced through The Turk, even reading bits in
checkout lines. How can one not recommend
such a book?”—New York Times Book Review.
Winner of ALA Booklist Editor’s Choice 2002 in Adult
Berkley 288 pp. 0-425-19039-0 $14.00
The Unique Challenges
of Life in Your Twenties
“Robbins and Wilner talked to dozens of
twentysomethings...the authors relate their
stories rather than trying to offer advice or an
easy solution.”—Booklist. 224 pp.
Tarcher 1-585-42106-5 $14.99
f MENDELEYEV’S DREAM
The Quest for the Elements
“A wonderful historical romp through
mankind’s attempts to understand the constituents of matter.”— The Observer. “Strathern
is a gifted writer with a scholarly but light
touch...an entertaining guide to the emergence
of the most important of all the chemical principles.”—American Scientist.
Berkley 320 pp. 0-425-18467-6 $14.00
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This collection of Asimov’s short stories spans
the body of his fiction from the 1940s to the
mid-80s, all introduced in an essay written
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f BOOK OF ATHYRA
“Imagine James Bond in a world of magic.” —
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two classic novels of Vlad Taltos and his
winged jhereg companions Athya and Orca.
ACE 448 pp. 0-441-01010-5 $14.00
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March 2003), The Book of Jhereg 0-441-00615-9, The
Book of Taltos 0-441-00894-1.
Orson Scott Card, editor
See Short Story Anthologies, page 41
f KNIGHT LIFE
Merlin summons King Arthur to lead a land
in turmoil—the United States of America. But
he must first run for elective office, starting
with the mayorship of New York City.
ACE 352 pp. 0-441-01077-6 $7.99
William C. Dietz
f EARTH RISE
Dietz takes readers into a scenario from
humanity’s worst nightmare—the aftermath
of a victorious alien invasion. “The commentary on human race relations is full of satiric
insight.”—Publishers Weekly. 432 pp.
ACE 0-441-01104-7 $6.99
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Arms 0-441-00735-X, Death Day 0-441-00981-6, The
Final Battle 0-441-00217-X, For More Than Glory 0-
441-01091-1, Legion of the Damned 0-441-48040-3.
f THE KING
The saga of Rodrigo of Caledon continues. “A
gripping duel of magic. Feintuch’s best book
yet.”—Roland Green, Booklist. “One exciting,
intricately described battle after another.”—
ACE 592 pp. 0-441-01037-7 $7.99
Also in ACE: Children of Hope 0-441-00922-0, The King
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