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18f macm farrar straus and giroux heart a history by sandeep jauhar for centuries the human heart seemed beyond our understanding an inscrutable shuddering mass that was somehow the driver of emotion and the seat of the soul as the cardiologist and bestselling author sandeep jauhar shows in heart a history it was only recently that we demolished age-old taboos and devised the transformative procedures that have changed the way we live farrar straus and giroux on sale sep 18/18 6 x 9 • 288 pages 22 black-and-white illustrations in text supplementary reading index 9780374168650 • $35.00 • cl with dust jacket medical cardiology notes promotion national review attention print features and profiles online features and profiles npr and radio interviews national tv interviews podcast interviews original author essays author op-eds author appearances cross-promotion with scientific american social media promotion email newsletter promotion original piece/interview/feature

18f macm farrar straus and giroux seven types of atheism by john gray when you explore older atheisms you will find that some of your firmest convictions-secular or religious-are highly questionable if this prospect disturbs you what you are looking for may be freedom from thought for a generation now public debate has been corroded by a shrill narrow derision of religion in the name of an often vaguely understood science john gray s stimulating and enjoyable new book seven types of atheism describes the complex dynamic world of older atheisms a tradition that is he writes in many ways intertwined with and as rich as religion itself farrar straus and giroux on sale sep 13/18 5.38 x 8.25 • 176 pages notes index 9780374261092 • n/c • cl religion atheism notes promotion national review attention atheist and humanist media outreach npr and radio interviews social media promotion email newsletter promotion online community outreach campaign netgalley promotion academic

18f macm farrar straus and giroux lead listen to the marriage a novel by john jay osborn gretchen and steve have been married for a long time living in san francisco recently separated with two children and demanding jobs they ve started going to a marriage counselor unfolding over the course of ten months and taking place entirely in the marriage counselor s office john jay osborn s listen to the marriage is the story of a fractured couple in a moment of crisis and of the person who tries to get them to see each other again a searing look at the obstacles we put in our own way as well as the forces that drive us apart and those that bring us together listen to the marriage is a poignant exploration of marriage-heartbreaking and tender praise for john jay osborn a writer of wit and style the new yorker farrar straus and giroux on sale oct 2/18 5 x 7.5 • 208 pages 9780374192020 • $32.50 • cl with dust jacket fiction literary notes promotion national review

18f macm farrar straus and giroux untitled on u.s foreign policy by stephen m walt in 1992 the united states stood at the pinnacle of world power and americans were confident that a new era of peace and prosperity was at hand twenty-five years later those hopes have been dashed relations with russia and china have deteriorated the european union is wobbling and violent extremism is spreading the reason for these recurring failures stephen m walt argues in the hell of good intentions is the combination of america s still-unmatched power and the foreign policy establishment s stubborn consensus around a strategy of liberal hegemony because the united states is so powerful and secure it can pursue ambitious foreign policy goals even when they are unnecessary and doomed to fail walt exposes the inner workings of the foreign policy elite across the bush clinton and obama administrations and shows how they have been able to avoid accountability keep discredited ideas and policies in vogue

18f macm farrar straus and giroux seventeen by hideo yokoyama translated by louise heal kawai 1985 kazumasa yuuki a seasoned reporter at the north kanto times runs a daily gauntlet of the power struggles and office politics that plague its newsroom but when an air disaster of unprecedented scale occurs on the paper s doorstep its staff is united by an unimaginable horror and a once-in-alifetime scoop 2003 seventeen years later yuuki remembers the adrenaline-fueled emotionally charged seven days that changed his and his colleagues lives he does so while making good on a promise he made that fateful week-one that holds the key to its last solved mystery and represents yuuki s final unconquered fear from hideo yokoyama the celebrated author of six four comes seventeen an investigative thriller set amid the aftermath of disaster farrar straus and giroux on sale nov 13/18 6 x 9 • 400 pages 9780374261245 • n/c • cl fiction mystery detective international mystery crime

18f macm farrar straus and giroux muck a novel by dror burstein translated by gabriel levin in a jerusalem both ancient and modern where the first temple squats over the populace like a trump casino where the streets are literally crawling with prophets and heathen helicopters buzz over old testament sovereigns two young poets are about to have their lives turned upside down struggling jeremiah is worried that he might be wasting his time trying to be a writer the great critic broch just beat him over the head with his own computer keyboard mattaniah on the other hand is a real up-and-comer-but he has a secret he wouldn t want anyone in the literary world to know his late father was king of judah farrar straus and giroux on sale nov 13/18 5.38 x 8.25 • 400 pages 9780374215835 • $35.00 • cl with dust jacket fiction literary notes promotion national review attention print features and profiles online features and profiles npr and radio interviews author appearances

18f macm farrar straus and giroux barking with the big dogs on writing and reading books for children by natalie babbitt in this collection of essays and speeches written over the course of four decades this beloved storyteller explores what it was like to be a little dog in the literary world continually being forced to justify her choice to write books for children -instead of doing something more serious filled with incisive commentary on classic children s books as well as contemporary works barking with the big dogs offers colorful insight into the creative life of a writer who was a true literary giant of her day includes an introduction by newbery medalist katherine applegate photographs and other illustrations tuck everlasting farrar straus and giroux on sale nov 20/18 6 x 9 • 272 pages 9780374310400 • $34.99 • cl with dust jacket literary collections essays • ages 0 years and up notes promotion advance materials mailings to key reviewers media and

18f macm farrar straus and giroux the poems of t s eliot volume i collected and uncollected poems by t s eliot edited by christopher ricks this critical edition of t s eliot s poems establishes a new text of the collected poems 1909-1962 rectifying accidental omissions and errors that have crept in during the century since eliot s astonishing debut the love song of j alfred prufrock as well as the masterpieces the poems of t s eliot volume i contains the poems of his youth which were rediscovered only decades later others that circulated privately during his lifetime and love poems from his final years written for his wife valerie christopher ricks and jim mccue have provided a commentary that illuminates the imaginative life of each poem farrar straus and giroux on sale nov 13/18 6.13 x 9.25 • 1344 pages glossary bibliography indexes 9780374235130 • n/c • pb poetry general notes promotion poetry advertising campaign academic and library marketing calling upon

18f macm farrar straus and giroux the butchering art joseph lister s quest to transform the grisly world of victorian medicine by lindsey fitzharris in the butchering art the historian lindsey fitzharris reveals the shocking world of nineteenth-century surgery and shows how it was transformed by advances made in germ theory and antiseptics between 1860 and 1875 she conjures up early operating theaters-no place for the squeamish-and surgeons who working before anesthesia were lauded for their speed and brute strength these pioneers knew that the aftermath of surgery was often more dangerous than patients afflictions and they were baffled by the persistent infections that kept mortality rates stubbornly high at a time when surgery couldn t have been more hazardous an unlikely figure stepped forward a young melancholy quaker surgeon named joseph lister who would solve the riddle and change the course of history farrar straus and giroux on sale oct 2/18 5.38 x 8.25 • 304 pages 1

18f macm farrar straus and giroux the wine lover s daughter a memoir by anne fadiman in the wine lover s daughter anne fadiman examines-with all her characteristic wit and feeling-her relationship with her father clifton fadiman a renowned literary critic editor and radio host whose greatest love was wine farrar straus and giroux on sale nov 13/18 5.38 x 8.25 • 272 pages 22 black-and-white illustrations notes on sources 9780374537944 • $21.00 • pb cooking beverages wine spirits notes promotion an appreciation of wine-along with a plummy upper-crust accent expensive suits and an encyclopedic knowledge of western literature-was an essential element of clifton fadiman s escape from lower-middle-class brooklyn to swanky manhattan but wine was not just a class-vaulting accessory it was an object of desire the wine lover s daughter traces the arc of a man s infatuation from the glass of cheap graves he drank in paris in 1927 through the château lafite rothschild

18f macm farrar straus and giroux a scattering and anniversary poems by christopher reid an exploration of love and loss by the renowned costa award-winning poet you lived at such speed that the ballpoint script running aslant and fading across the faded blue can scarcely keep up many words are illegible i miss important steps your movements blur i want to follow but can t farrar straus and giroux on sale oct 9/18 5.50 x 8.25 • 96 pages 9780374538088 • $18.50 • pb poetry english irish scottish welsh notes promotion a scattering is a book of lamentation and remembrance its subject being christopher reid s wife the actress lucinda gane who died of cancer at the age of fifty-five first published in the uk in 2009 to wide acclaim winning the costa book of the year this moving and fiercely self-reflective collection is divided into four poetic sequences the first was written during a holiday a few months before gane s death with the knowledge that the end was approaching