Farrar, Straus, and Giroux Fall 2016 by Macmillan

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not pretty enough the unlikely triumph of helen gurley brown gerri hirshey a bold and deeply researched biography of a complicated cultural icon biography autobiography sarah crichton books 7/12/2016 9780374169176 $27.00 $31.50 can hardcover 528 pages 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations notes index carton qty 0 9 in h 6 in w brit trans 1st ser dram sterling lord literistic audio fsg marketing national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign when helen gurley brown published sex and the single girl in 1962 it sold more than two million copies in just three weeks presaging the self-help boom and helping to usher in the unapologetic self-affirmation of second wave feminism brown declared that it was okay even imperative to enjoy sex outside of marriage that equal rights for women should extend to the bedroom that meaningful work outside the home was essential for a woman s security and self-esteem the book catapulted brown into national renown cementing

at the foundling hospital poems robert pinsky since the death of robert lowell in 1977 no single figure has dominated american poetry the way that lowell or before him eliot once did but among the many writers who have come of age in our fin de siècle none have succeeded more completely as poet critic and translator than robert pinsky james longenbach the nation poetry farrar straus and giroux 10/4/2016 9780374158118 $23.00 $32.99 can hardcover 80 pages carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans 1st ser audio fsg dram agent marketing poetry advertising campaign the poems in robert pinsky s at the foundling hospital consider personality and culture as improvised from loss a creative effort so pervasive it is invisible an extreme example is the abandoned newborn at the foundling hospital of eighteenth-century london in a benign and oddly bureaucratic process each new infant was identified by a duly recorded token a minimal charged particle of meaning the token might be

american philosophy a love story john kaag the epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life around in american philosophy john kaag a disillusioned philosopher at sea in his marriage and career stumbles upon a treasure trove of rare books on an old estate in the hinterlands of new hampshire that once belonged to the harvard philosopher william ernest hocking the library includes notes from whitman inscriptions from frost and first editions of hobbes descartes and kant as he begins to catalog and preserve these priceless books kaag rediscovers the very tenets of american philosophy-self-reliance pragmatism the transcendent and sees them in a twentyfirst-century context philosophy farrar straus and giroux 10/11/2016 9780374154486 $26.00 $29.99 can hardcover 272 pages selected bibliography and suggested reading index carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans 1st ser audio fsg dram regal literary inc marketing author appearances national publicity

other minds the octopus the sea and the deep origins of consciousness peter godfrey-smith a philosopher dons a wet suit and journeys into the depths of consciousness science farrar straus and giroux 12/6/2016 9780374227760 $27.00 $31.50 can hardcover 288 pages 8 pages of color illustrations 20 black-and-white illustrations throughout notes index carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.5 in w 3 photos brit trans 1st ser audio dram fsg marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising academic advertising in the chronicle of higher education peter godfrey-smith is a leading philosopher of science he is also an accomplished scuba diver whose underwater videos of warring octopuses have attracted wide notice in this book he brings his parallel careers together to tell a bold new story of how nature became aware of itself mammals and birds are widely seen as the smartest creatures on earth but one other branch of the tree of life has also sprouted higher intelligence the

normal a novel warren ellis a smart tight provocative techno-thriller straight out of the very near future by an iconic visionary writer some people call it abyss gaze gaze into the abyss all day and the abyss will gaze into you there are two types of people who think professionally about the future foresight strategists are civil futurists who think about geoengineering and smart cities and ways to evade our coming doom strategic forecasters are spook futurists who think about geopolitical upheaval and drone warfare and ways to prepare clients for our coming doom the former are paid by nonprofits and charities the latter by global security groups and corporate think tanks fiction fsg originals 11/29/2016 9780374534974 $13.00 $18.00 can trade paperback 176 pages carton qty 0 7.5 in h 5 in w brit trans 1st ser audio fsg dram lydia wills llc marketing national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign library marketing campaign fsg originals preview edition also

selected later poems c k williams a selection from the last twenty years of c k williams s career plus new work proof of his enduring power c k williams s long career has been a catalog of surprises of inventions and reinventions of honors his one constant is a remarkable degree of flexibility a thrilling ability to shape-shift that goes hand in hand with an essential enduring honesty this rare heady mix has ensured that his verses have remained from book to book as fresh and vibrant as they were when he first burst onto the scene poetry farrar straus and giroux 9/6/2016 9780374536565 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 272 pages index of titles and first lines carton qty 0 8.9 in h 7.1 in w brit trans audio dram fsg marketing poetry advertising campaign selected later poems a generous selection of the last two decades of williams s poetry capped by a gathering of new work is a testament to that enduring vibrancy here are the passionate searching clear-eyed explorations of

the death of cancer after fifty years on the front lines of medicine a pioneering oncologist reveals why the war on cancer is winnable and how we can get there vincent t devita jr m.d and elizabeth devita-raeburn the true story of the war on cancer from one of its generals medical sarah crichton books 11/1/2016 9780374536480 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 336 pages 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations notes index carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans dram the reiter agency audio fsg cancer touches everybody s life in one way or another but most of us know very little about how the disease works why we treat it the way we do and the personalities whose dedication got us where we are today for fifty years dr vincent t devita jr has been one of those key players he has held just about every major position in the field and he developed the first successful chemotherapy treatment for hodgkin s lymphoma as one of oncology s leading figures devita knows what cancer

all that man is a novel david szalay a magnificent and ambitiously conceived portrait of contemporary life by a genius of realism nine men each of them at a different stage in life each of them away from home and each of them striving in the suburbs of prague in an overdeveloped alpine village beside a belgian motorway in a dingy cyprus hotel to understand what it means to be alive here and now tracing a dramatic arc from the spring of youth to the winter of old age the ostensibly separate narratives of all that man is aggregate into a picture of a single shared existence a picture that interrogates the state of modern manhood while bringing to life unforgettably the physical and emotional terrain of an increasingly globalized europe and so these nine lives form an ingenious and new kind of novel in which david szalay expertly plots a dark predicament for the twenty-first-century man fiction graywolf press 10/4/2016 9781555977535 $25.00 hardcover 272 pages carton qty 0 9 in h 6

there now poems eamon grennan few poets are as generous as eamon grennan in the sheer volume of delight his poems convey billy collins there goes the sudden shriek of the blackbird all alive inside the inhuman breath-pattern of the wind trawling every last leaf and blade of grass and flinging rain like velvet pebbles onto the skylight nothing but parables in every bristling inch of the out-of-sight unspoken never-to-be-known pure sense-startling untranslatable there of the world as we find it from world word poetry graywolf press 10/4/2016 9781555977542 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 88 pages carton qty 0 9 in h 6 in w brit trans audio dram graywolf press 1st ser author c/o graywolf press marketing author tour national publicity campaign targeted poetry advertising in these short poems full of patient listening looking and responding eamon grennan presents a world of brilliantly excavated moments watching a flight of oystercatchers off a connemara strand or

a walk in eden a colouring book by anders nilsen anders nilsen traverse a lush and abandoned eden escaping the everyday for a world waiting to come to life games drawn and quarterly 11/1/2016 9781770462663 $16.95 trade paperback 96 pages black and white illustrations throughout carton qty 0 10 in h 10 in w 3 photos brit trans 1st ser audio dram d+q marketing national publicity 71 a keen observer of the natural world and the mystical treasures contained within anders nilsen uses lush inky lines to craft an enchanting meditative journey a walk in eden is part colouring book part fantastical view of primeval creation with an exquisite mix of sprawling landscapes and close-up examinations of plants fungi and minerals think giant crystal formations emerging out of pools surrounded by lush vegetation and flowers the size of small trees though this is a world void of humans here and there are small reminders of our presence informed by the designs of ernst haeckel and other early

naming thy name cross talk in shakespeare s sonnets elaine scarry 26 needle s eye the passing through youth fanny howe .61 nichtern ethan the road home a contemporary exploration of the buddhist path 54 nicolas pascal girard 70 nilsen anders a walk in eden a colouring book by anders nilsen .71 normal a novel warren ellis 34 not pretty enough the unlikely triumph of helen gurley brown gerri hirshey 4 nothing to declare poems henri cole 39 other minds the octopus the sea and the deep origins of consciousness peter godfrey-smith 27 other paris the luc sante 46 palfreman jon brain storms the race to unlock the mysteries of parkinson’s disease 36 percy benjamin thrill me