Bloomsbury Winter 2018 Adult Books by Raincoast Books

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b loomsbu ry u s a ja n u a ry 2 0 1 8 nowin pa perback insomniac city new york oliver sacks and me bill hayes “a beautifully written once-in-a-lifetime book about love about life soul and the wonderful loving genius oliver sacks and new york and laughter and all of creation.” —anne lamott litera ry collections e s s ays bloomsbury usa 1/16/2018 9781620404942 $16.00 $22.00 can trade paperback 304 pages 8.3 in h 5.5 in w b&w photos throughout other available formats hardcover isbn 9781620404935 also ava ilable how new york breaks your heart 2/2018 9781635570854 hardcover $25.00 $34.00 can bill hayes came to new york city in 2009 with a one-way ticket and only the vaguest idea of how he would get by but at forty-eight years old having spent decades in san francisco he craved change grieving over the death of his partner he quickly discovered the profound consolations of the city’s incessant rhythms the sight of the empire state building against the

b loomsbu ry businessfebrua ry 2 0 1 8 share how organizations can thrive in an age of networked knowledge power and relationships jingfang cai chris yates explores how organizations must change management practices to boost agility within new business models based around the idea of “sharing.” bu siness economics management science bloomsbury business 2/20/2018 9781472942678 $35.00 $47.00 can hardcover 240 pages 9.2 in h 6.1 in w marketing press release/review copies to business media inclusion in seasonal business e-newsletter issuu sampler available on share looks at how new business models are being created based on the disruptive idea of “sharing.” uber airbnb skype alibaba google netflix and wechat china’s answer to whatsapp are all based on the sharing of information assets and human capital and a new and dynamic economy is already emerging traditional consumer and industrial models of western capitalism are having to adapt

b loomsbu ry readerjanua ry 2 0 1 8 the crime at black dudley margery allingham classic crime from the golden age the first in the albert campion series margery allingham is j k rowling s favorite golden age author george abbershaw is set for a social weekend at black dudley manor hosted by wyatt petrie and his elderly uncle colonel combe who enjoys the company of bright young things with meggie oliphant in attendance george looks forward to the chance of getting closer to the girl he’s set his heart on but when murder spoils the party the group soon find out that not only is there a killer in their midst but the house is also under the control of notorious criminals trapped and at their mercy george must find a way to thwart their diabolical plans while getting himself and meggie out alive fiction crime bloomsbury reader 1/2/2018 9781448216666 $16.00 trade paperback 248 pages 7.8 in h 5.1 in walso ava ilable mystery mile 1/2018 9781448216659 trade paperback $16.00 the

b loomsbu ry usafebrua ry 2 0 1 8 built the hidden stories behind our structures roma agrawal the wonders of engineering revealed by the inspirational female engineer behind the shard western europe’s tallest building architecture bu ildings public commercial industrial bloomsbury usa 2/13/2018 9781635570229 $28.00 $37.00 can hardcover 352 pages 9.3 in h 6.1 in w black and white illustrations by the author throughout marketing national print broadcast and online review attention blogger social media outreach social media campaign at publication digital assets excerpts and images on feature placement on bloomsbury website at time of publication

b loomsbu ry u s a march 2018 the kevin show love mania and the olympics mary pilon praise p s yc hology m e n ta lhea lt h bloomsbury usa 3/6/2018 9781632866820 $28.00 $37.00 can hardcover 320 pages 9.3 in h 6.1 in w the monopolists “briskly enlightening [pilon has woven a plush often humorous tapestry of board-game and social history.” —the new york times book review “[a legal corporate and intellectual whodunit.” —the washington post “smart and revealing pilon’s refreshingly direct prose and ample storytelling skills make for a breezy enlightening inquiry into the plight of an underappreciated innovator.” —the rumpus “irresistible consistently enlightening completely absorbing.” —the christian science monitor mary pilon is the author of the monopolists the critically acclaimed history of the board game monopoly and new york times bestseller and notable book of 2015 a regular

b loomsbu ry shirepublic at ions march 2018 land speed records don wales the land speed record is a fascinating story of human endeavor—of man and machine battling time to be the fastest since 1898 many have dreamed of being the fastest on earth first with electric then steam then with gasoline moving forward to the jet car and into the present and future with rocket power the glory years of the record are studded with iconic names such as malcolm and donald campbell cobb eyston and recently with richard noble the next race is on for 1000mph with the latest british attempt by bloundhound ssc this is a brief illustrated history of the 120 years of the land speed record the steam electric jet and rocket vehicles that have broken new barriers and the brave men who drove them transpor tat i o n au to m ot i v e h i s to ry bloomsbury shire publications 3/20/2018 9781784422547 $14.00 $19.00 can trade paperback 64 pages 8.3 in h 5.9 in w don wales is the grandson of sir

b loomsbu ry publishing april 2018 rise up women the remarkable lives of the suffragettes diane atkinson almost one hundred years ago british women led a hard-fought campaign to gain the right to vote—and this is their story social science women s studies bloomsbury publishing 4/17/2018 9781408844045 $40.00 $54.00 can hardcover 512 pages 9.2 in h 6 in w insert and possible black white throughout britain’s women’s suffrage campaign began in the nineteenth century but the twentieth century ushered in a more militant campaign on june 30 1908 two schoolteachers broke windows at 10 downing street to protest being turned away from parliament and when parliament dissolved without passing the conciliation bill the women’s social and political union w.s.p.u led the black friday riot on november 18th 1910 two years later ellen pitfield set fire to a waste basket at the general post office and was sentenced to six months for arson by 1913 suffragettes were

osprey publishing janua ry 2 0 1 8 sagger anti-tank missile vs m60 main battle tank yom kippur war 1973 chris mcnab this study explores the clashes between israeli m60 main battle tanks and the at-3 sagger anti-tank missiles used by their arab opponents during the yom kippur war of 1973 h i s to ry mili ta ry weapons osprey publishing 1/23/2018 9781472825773 $20.00 $27.00 can trade paperback 80 pages 9.8 in h 7.2 in w marketing online ads targeted at armor enthusiasts and wargamers give-away contests on armor interest facebook groups promoted in osprey eblasts direct mail blogs and social networking sites targeted review campaign to such publications as military history review and feature campaign to military and armor blogs and websites such as armorama and amps review coverage in modeling media such as ipms and scale modeler the 1973 yom kippur war rewrote the textbook on the tactics of modern armored warfare unlike the previous major arab-israeli war of 1967

osprey publishing februa ry 2 0 1 8 operation rolling thunder 1965–68 vietnam s most controversial air campaign richard p hallion a new history of rolling thunder the vietnam war’s first biggest and most intense u.s air campaign by one of the most eminent names in air power studies h i s to ry mili ta ry av i at i o n osprey publishing 2/20/2018 9781472823205 $20.00 $27.00 can trade paperback 96 pages 9.8 in h 7.2 in w marketing facebook promotion to vietnam groups promotion to veteran organizations and vietnam memorials and museums promoted in osprey eblasts direct mail blogs and social networking sites review campaign to such publications as vietnam mhq and military history review campaign to aviation magazines such as aviation history as well as aviation blogs and websites review coverage in modeling media such as ipms and scale modeler magazine also ava ilable malta 1940–42 the axis air battle for mediterranean supremacy 2/2018

osprey publishing march 2018 nowin pa perback finland at war the winter war 1939–40 vesa nenye peter munter toni wirtanen this is a rigorously detailed and utterly compelling guide to finland’s vital—but almost forgotten—role in the desperate struggle against soviet russia in the winter war h i s to ry mili ta ry world war ii osprey publishing 3/20/2018 9781472827180 $25.00 $34.00 can trade paperback 304 pages other available formats hardcover isbn 9781472806314 also ava ilable finland at war the continuation and lapland wars 1941–45 the continuation and lapland wars 1941–45 3/2016 9781472815262 hardcover $40.00 $47.00 can the story of the “winter war” between finland and soviet russia is a dramatic david versus goliath encounter when close to half a million soviet troops poured into finland in 1939 it was expected that finnish defenses would collapse in a matter of weeks but they held firm the finns not only survived the

b loomsbu ry u s a march 2018 the world only spins forward the ascent of angels in america isaac butler dan kois the oral history of angels in america told by its creators and the audiences forever changed by it—a moving account of the aids era vital queer history and an exuberant backstage tale performingarts t h e at e r bloomsbury usa 3/6/2018 9781635571769 $28.00 $37.00 can hardcover 304 pages 9.3 in h 6.1 in w b/w photos throughout marketing early consumer review campaign including netgalley goodreads influencer outreach campaign on twitter instagram w arc pre-publication bookseller buzz campaign academic marketing campaign national print and online review and feature attention radio campaign events in nyc dc sf when tony kushner’s angels in america hit broadway in 1993 it won the pulitzer prize swept the tonys and changed the way gay lives were represented in popular culture mike nichols’s 2003 hbo adaptation with meryl streep and al pacino was