Wednesday, February 23, 2005

More Books To Look Forward To

I was going to save this for tomorrow, but then I figured, why wait? So here are more books to look forward to (or not). For the Cat and Art Lover Kitty City: A Feline Book of Hours, Judy Chicago (Harper Design, April) For Douglas Adams Fans Wish You Were Here: The Official Biography of Douglas Adams, Nick Webb (Ballantine, April) The Hitchhiker film will be out in June. Yeah! For Those Who Still Think Shakespeare Was Someone Else "Shakespeare" by Another Name: The Life of Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford, the Man Who Was Shakespeare, Mark Andersen (Gotham Books, August) with a title like that, who needs to actually read the book? For Those Who Thought the 9/11 Commission Report Deserved the National Book Award and For Those Who Really Like Shameless Exploitation What Is Life Worth, Kenneth Feinberg (Public Affairs, June) From the man who was head of the Compensation Fund For Those Who Want to Ponder Upon Imponderables Camp, Michael Eisner (Warner, June) Little Michael goes to summercamp and explains why it was one of the most formative experiences of his life. For Those Who are Paranoid Kidnapped: How Irresponsible Marketers Are Stealing the Minds of Your Children, Daniel S. Acuff and Robert H. Reiher (Dearborn Trade, July) For Those Who Like to Eat While Having Sex Cookie Sutra, Edward Jaye (Workman, April) Kama Sutra positions as demonstrated by a "freshly baked gingerbread couple." I'll never be able to look at a gingerbread cookie again. For Those Who Like to Have Sex With Punctuation Comma Sutra: Position Yourself for Success with Good Grammar, Laurie Rozakis (Adams Media, May) For Those Who Were Left Behind Left Behind: The Rising, Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins (Tyndale Books, March) I hope the Second Coming hurries up and gets here just so we don't have to see another one of these books published. For Those Who Have The Right Stuff The Right Stuff: Illustrated, Tom Wolfe (Black Dog & Leventhal, May) For Those Who Still Haven't Had Enough of Michael Jackson Michael Jackson: King of Pop - The Big Picture - The Music! The Man! The Legacy! The Interviews! An Anthology!, Jel D. Lewis (Jones) (Amber/Colossus Books, March) The Pain! The Agony! Yikes! For Those Who Have Been Probed Forbidden History: Extraterrestrial Intervention, Prehistoric Technologies, and The Suppressed Origins of Civilzation, edited by Doug Kenyon (Bear & Co, May) For Those Who Wonder if They are Crazy Are You Crazy? 18 Scientific Quizzes to Test Yourself, Andrew N. Williams (Perigee, July) To those wonder things like this: there is a reason. Think about it. For Those Who Always Wanted To Know Does a Lobsterman Wear Pants?: Surprising Facts About Lobsters and Lobstering, Barbara Delinsky (Down East Books, July) For Those Who Want to Write From Where You Dream: The Process of Writing Fiction, Robert Olen Butler (Grove Press, April) For Those Who Don't Have Enough to Read More Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment and Reason, Nancy Pearl (Sasquatch Books, May) For Those Who Just Love a Good Book

  • 120 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature, Nicholas J. Karolides, Margaret Bald and Dawn B. Sova (Checkmark Books, July)
  • Moving Targets: Essays, Reviews, Personal Prose: 1983-2005, Margaret Atwood (Carroll & Graf, April)
  • The Disappointment Artist, Jonathan Lethem (Doubleday, March)
  • Uncensored Views & (Re)Views, Joyce Carol Oates (HarperCollins, March)
  • Afterwords: Letters on the Death of Virginia Woolf, edited by Sybil Oldfield (Rutgers University Press, April)
  • Why I Wake Early: New Poems, Mary Oliver (Beacon, April)