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Further Summer & Fall Selections


The publisher’s catalogues continue to trickle in, in a more manageable fashion luckily. Two weeks ago the Canadian Manda Group catalogues arrived and I’m finally ready to list some titles here. Canadian Manda Group represents a long list of publishers in Canada, some whose catalogues I covered in June and won’t repeat here.

Sterling Publishing
* Andean Folk Knits: Great Designs from Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador & Bolivia by Marcia Lewandowski (Paperback, September 2006)
* Knitting Beyond the Edge: Cuffs and Collars, Necklines, Hems, Closures by Nicky Epstein (October 2006)
* Knitting Color: Design Inspiration from Around the World by Brandon Mably (October 2006)
* Museum of the Missing: a history of art theft by Simon Houpt (October 2006)
* Vogue Knitting Stitchionary 3: Color Knitting by the Editors of Vogue Knitting Magazine (October 2006)
* Knits from a Painter’s Palette: Modular Masterpieces in Handpainted Yarns by Maie Landra of Koigu Wool Designs (November 2006)
* Knit.101: the indispensible self-help guide to knitting and crocheting by the Editors of Knit.1 Magazine (November 2006)
* Origin of Everyday Things (November 2006)
* The Curry Companion (November 2006)

* Missing Masterpieces: Lost Works of Art 1450 – 1900 by Gert-Rudolf Flick (already available)
* Reading Women by Stefan Bollmann(already available)
* In Praise of the Needlewoman: Embroiderers, Knitters and Weavers in Art by Gail Carolyn Sirna (September 2006)

Stewart, Tabori & Chang
* Secrets of Slow Cooking: Creating Extraordinary Food with your Slow Cooker by Liana Krissoff (September 2006)
* Knit 2 Together: Patterns & Stories for Serious Knitting Fun by Tracey Ullman & Mel Clark (October 2006)
* Knitting for Peace: Making the World a Better Place One Stitch at a Time by Betty Christiansen (October 2006)
* Eating Cuban: 120 Authentic Recipes from the Streets of Havana to American Shores by Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs (November 2006)

Andrews McMeel Publishing
* The World at Worship: a Celebration by Connie Sullivan (September 2006)

Independent Publishers Group
* Andean Inspired Knits: Designs in Luxurious Alpaca by Helen Hamann (Interweave Press, September 2006)
* Cluny: In Search of God’s Lost Empire by Edwin Mullins (Bluebridge, September 2006)
* Lady of Mercy by Michelle Sagara West (Benbella Books, September 2006)
* Natural Knits for Babies and Moms: Beautiful Designs Using Organic Yarns by Louisa Harding (Interweave Press, September 2006)
* Neal Cassady: the Fast Life of a Beat Hero by David Sandison and Graham Vickers (Chicago Review Press, September 2006)
* The Broken Book by Susan Johnson (Allen & Unwin, September 2006)
* Year’s Best Fantasy 6 edited by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer (Tachyon Publications, September 2006)
* Spin to Knit: the Knitter’s Guide to Making Yarn by Shannon Okey (Interweave Press, October 2006)
* Stagestruck Vampires and Other Phantasms by Suzy McKee Charnas (Tachyon Publications, October 2006)
* The Cat’s Pajamas and Other Stories by James Morrow (Tachyon Publications, Paperback, October 2006)
* The Messiah: the Little Known Story of Handel’s Beloved Oratorio by Tim Slover (Silverleaf Press, October 2006)
* Talking to God: Portrait of a World at Prayer edited by John Gattuso (Stone Creek Publications, October 2006)
* A Journey into Ireland’s Literary Revival by R. Todd Felton (Roaring Forties Press, November 2006)
* The Grit Vegetarian Cookbook: World-Wise, Down-Home Recipes, revised and expanded by Jessica Greene and Ted Hafer (Chicago Review Press, November 2006)
* Victorian Lace Today by Jane Sowerby (XRX Books, November 2006)
* A Journey into Flaubert’s Normandy by Susannah Patton (Roaring Forties Press, February 2007)
* The Horse in the Attic by Barbara Frackowiak (Burman Books, Inc., February 2007)
* Sacred Places Europe: 108 Destinations by Brad Olsen (CCC Publishing, March 2007)
* The Erotic Agony: Bolivar’s Love and Death by Victor Paz Otero (Vellegas Editores, March 2007)

* The Adventuress by Audrey Niffenegger (September 2006)
* The Gothic Reader: a Critical Anthology edited by Martin Myrone (September 2006)
* The New English: a History of the New English Art Club by Kenneth McConkey (November 2006)
* How to Read a Modern Painting: Lessons from the Modern Masters (December 2006)
* Worldchanging: a User’s Guide for the 21st Century edited by Alex Steffen (January 2007)




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6 Comments to

“Further Summer & Fall Selections”

  1. On July 24th, 2006 at 3:59 pm Tricotine Says:

    WOW!!! You sure read a lot! LOL

    So, how is your Lace going?

    Isabelle 4th name above you on the Amazing Lace side bar list! 🙂

  2. On July 24th, 2006 at 4:01 pm Tricotine Says:

    OOPS! I mean the 5th name above you… Tell me about confuzed mind! LOL

    Isabelle 5th name above you on the Amazing Lace side bar list! 🙂

  3. On July 24th, 2006 at 4:07 pm Janelle Martin Says:

    Hi Isabelle,

    Yeah, I do read a lot. Sadly, the lace is not going at all. I should really let the organizers know that I have to drop out.

    Work caused some complications so my team never really got off the ground.

    Thanks for checking in! How is your lace going?

  4. On July 24th, 2006 at 11:29 pm Danielle Says:

    Lucky you to get those catalogs! That is something I really miss about working in a bookstore! I enjoy going through the lists you post here,though!

  5. On July 25th, 2006 at 3:59 am Victoria Says:

    Oh drat. Now I need: the book on Cluny (I assume the monastery?), Years Best Fantasy 6, both the collections of Tachyon (Suzy Mckee Charnas and James Morrow) and the Gothic Reader. And the Audrey Niffeneger. 🙂

  6. On July 25th, 2006 at 9:28 am Janelle Martin Says:

    I used to work in a bookstore and I didn’t realize how much I missed going through the catalogues until I had the chance again last month. It really is a lot of fun to see what gems are out there – and it’s sad to know you might never hear about them.

    Yes, the Cluny book is about the monastery. I’m really looking forward to Audrey Niffeneger – it’s another graphic novel.

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