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happiness is a choice you make lessons from a year among the oldest old john leland based on the popular new york times series life-changing wisdom from an unexpected source america’s oldest old self-help sarah crichton books 1/23/2018 9780374168186 $26.00 $32.00 can hardcover 256 pages 7 black-and-white illustrations in text notes carton qty 24 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans dram bresnick weil literary agency 1st ser audio fsg marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign in 2015 the award-winning new york times journalist john leland set out to meet some of the city’s oldest inhabitants for a series on america’s fastestgrowing age group those over eighty-five leland was at a crossroads in his own life his marriage had fallen apart and at fifty-five he was alone for the first time he was also caring for his elderly mother whose main desire was to die he understood aging like many of us do as nothing more

wild is the wind poems carl phillips a powerful inventive collection from one of america s most critically admired poets “what has restlessness been for?” poetry farrar straus and giroux 1/23/2018 9780374290269 $20.00 $28.00 can hardcover 80 pages carton qty 56 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans audio fsg 1st ser dram author c/o fsg marketing poetry advertising campaign in wild is the wind carl phillips reflects on love as depicted in the jazz standard for which the book is named—love at once restless reckless and yet desired for its potential to bring stability in the process he pitches estrangement against communion examines the past as history versus the past as memory and reflects on the past’s capacity both to teach and to mislead us—also to make us hesitate in the face of love given the loss and damage that are often enough love’s fallout how “to say no to despair” how to take perhaps that greatest risk the risk of

renaissance woman the life of vittoria colonna ramie targoff a biography of vittoria colonna confidante of michelangelo scion of one of the most powerful families of her era and a pivotal figure in the italian renaissance biography autobiography farrar straus and giroux 2/20/2018 9780374140946 $28.00 hardcover 368 pages 23 black-and-white illustrations in text 8 pages of color illustrations notes and bibliography index carton qty 20 9 in h 6 in w brit trans 1st ser audio fsg dram kneerim williams marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign 15 hardcover ramie targoff’s renaissance woman tells of the most remarkable woman of the italian renaissance vittoria colonna marchesa of pescara vittoria has long been celebrated by scholars of michelangelo as the artist’s best friend—the two of them exchanged beautiful letters poems and works of art that bear witness to their intimacy—but she also had close

what are we doing here essays marilynne robinson new essays on theological political and contemporary themes by the pulitzer prize winner literary collections farrar straus and giroux 2/20/2018 9780374282219 $27.00 hardcover 272 pages carton qty 24 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans 1st ser audio dram trident media group marilynne robinson has plumbed the human spirit in her renowned novels including lila winner of the national book critics circle award and gilead winner of the pulitzer prize and the national book critics circle award in this new essay collection she trains her incisive mind on our modern political climate and the mysteries of faith whether she is investigating how the work of great thinkers about america like emerson and tocqueville inform our political consciousness or discussing the way that beauty informs and disciplines daily life robinson’s peerless prose and boundless humanity are on full display what are we doing here is a call for americans to

blood papa rwanda s new generation jean hatzfeld translated from the french by joshua jordan the continuation of a groundbreaking study of the rwandan genocide and the story of the survivor generation in rwanda from april to june 1994 800,000 tutsis were slaughtered by their hutu neighbors in the largest and swiftest genocide since world war ii in his previous books jean hatzfeld has documented the lives of the killers and victims but after twenty years he has found that the enormity of understanding doesn’t stop with one generation in blood papa hatzfeld returns to the hills and marshes of nyamata to ask what has become of the children—those who never saw the machetes yet have grown up in the shadow of tragedy history farrar straus and giroux 3/20/2018 9780374279783 $26.00 $37.00 can hardcover 256 pages carton qty 24 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans 1st ser audio dram the wylie agency marketing national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign academic

border districts a fiction gerald murnane a bittersweet farewell to the world and the word by the australian master “the mind is a place best viewed from borderlands .” border districts purportedly the australian master gerald murnane’s final work of fiction is a hypnotic precise and self-lacerating “report” on a life led as an avid reader fumbling lover “student of mental imagery,” and devout believer—but a believer not in the commonplaces of religion but rather in the luminescence of memory and its handmaiden literature fiction farrar straus and giroux 4/3/2018 9780374115753 $23.00 $32.99 can hardcover 144 pages carton qty 36 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans dram giramondo publishing company 1st ser audio fsg marketing national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign fsg first look galley program in border districts a man moves from a capital city to a remote town in the border country where he intends to spend

building and dwelling ethics for the city richard sennett a preeminent thinker redefines the meaning of city life and charts a way forward social science farrar straus and giroux 4/10/2018 9780374200336 $28.00 $39.00 can hardcover 400 pages 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations notes index carton qty 16 9 in h 6 in w brit trans dram audio janklow nesbit associates 1st ser fsg marketing national publicity web marketing campaign academic advertising in the chronicle of higher education 35 hardcover making and dwelling is the definitive statement on cities by the renowned public intellectual richard sennett in this sweeping work he traces the anguished relation between how cities are built and how people live in them from ancient athens to twenty-first-century shanghai he shows how paris barcelona and new york city assumed their modern forms rethinks the reputations of jane jacobs lewis mumford and others and takes us on a tour of emblematic contemporary locations from

acid west essays joshua wheeler a rollicking debut book of essays that takes readers on a trip through the muck of american myths that have settled in the desert of our country’s underbelly early on july 16 1945 joshua wheeler’s great grandfather awoke to a flash and then a long rumble the world’s first atomic blast filled the horizon north of his ranch in alamogordo new mexico out on the range the cattle had been bleached white by the fallout literary collections fsg originals 4/17/2018 9780374535803 $16.00 trade paperback 352 pages carton qty 24 7.5 in h 5 in w brit trans audio fsg 1st ser dram dunow carlson lerner literary agency inc marketing author appearances national advertising web marketing campaign fsg originals preview edition acid west wheeler’s stunning debut collection of essays is full of these mutated cows vestiges of the old west that have been transformed suddenly and irrevocably by innovation traversing the new mexico landscape

the correspondence j d daniels the first collection from a whiting writers’ award winner whose work has become a fixture of the paris review and n+1 can civilization save us from ourselves that is the question j d daniels asks in his first book a series of six letters written during dark nights of the soul working from his own highly varied experience—as a janitor a night watchman an adjunct professor a drunk an exterminator a dutiful son—he considers how far books and learning and psychoanalysis can get us and how much we’re stuck in the mud literary collections farrar straus and giroux 1/9/2018 9780374537425 $15.00 $21.00 can trade paperback 144 pages carton qty 52 7.5 in h 5 in w brit trans dram mccormick literary 1st ser audio fsg marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising web marketing campaign in prose wound as tight as a copper spring daniels takes us from the highways of his native kentucky to the balearic islands

missing man the american spy who vanished in iran barry meier a real-life thriller about a cia contractor who vanished in iran and the international manhunt to find him in late 2013 americans were shocked to learn that a former fbi agent turned private investigator who disappeared in iran in 2007 was there on a mission for the cia the missing man robert levinson appeared in pictures dressed like a guantánamo prisoner and pleaded in a video for help from the united states biography autobiography farrar straus and giroux 2/20/2018 9780374536930 $16.00 $22.99 can trade paperback 304 pages notes index carton qty 28 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans dram the wylie agency audio fsg barry meier an award-winning investigative reporter for the new york times draws on years of interviews and previously undisclosed cia files to weave together a riveting narrative of the ex-agent’s journey to iran and the hunt to rescue him the result is an extraordinary tale about the shadowlands

you say to brick the life of louis kahn wendy lesser the first biography of the iconic american architect that delves fully into his life and work born to a jewish family in estonia in 1901 and brought to america in 1906 the architect louis kahn grew up in poverty in philadelphia by the time of his death in 1974 he was widely recognized as one of the greatest architects of his era yet this enormous reputation was based on only a handful of masterpieces all built during the last fifteen years of his life architecture farrar straus and giroux 3/6/2018 9780374537630 $17.00 $24.00 can trade paperback 416 pages 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations 5 black-and-white illustrations in text notes further reading index carton qty 0 8.3 in h 5.5 in w brit trans 1st ser audio dram fsg marketing author appearances national publicity national advertising perfectly complementing nathaniel kahn’s award-winning documentary my architect wendy lesser’s you say to brick is