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Fall 2007 Titles – H.B. Fenn & Company


The fall/winter catalogues are arriving, and with them a great deal of anticipation. H.B. Fenn is the Canadian Distributor for many big name publishers including St. Martin’s Press, Little, Brown and Company and Tor/Forge Books. For a complete list of the publishers they distribute, click here. What follows are my picks from H.B. Fenn & Company’s Fall 2007 lineup.

Grand Central Publishing (formerly known as Warner Books)
* Abraham’s Children: Race, Identity, and the DNA of the Chosen People by Jon Entine (Hardcover, October 2007)
* The Complete Book of Aunts by Rupert Christiansen with Beth Brophy (Hardcover, November 2007)
* The Pulpwood Queens’ Tiara-Wearing, Book-Sharing Guide to Life by Kathy L. Patrick (Trade Paperback, January 2008)
* The Crazy School by Cornelia Read (Hardcover, January 2008)
* The Girl Who Stopped Swimming by Joshilyn Jackson (Hardcover, March 2008)

* Bliss: a Novel by O.Z. Livaneli (Trade Paperback, September 2007)
* Room for Love by Andrea Meyer (Trade Paperback, September 2007)
* Midori by Moonlight by Wendy Nelson Tokunaga (Trade Paperback, October 2007)
* Homemade Biography: How to Collect, Record, and Tell the LIfe Story of Someone You Love by Tom Zoellner (Trade Paperback, October 2007)
* How to Read a Novel: a User’s Guide by John Sutherland (Trade Paperback, October 2007)
* The Compassionate Community: Ten Values to Unite America by Jonathan Miller (Trade Paperback, October 2007)
* The Courtyard: a Novel by Marcia Willett (Trade Paperback, October 2007)
* On Strike for Christmas by Sheila Roberts (Trade Paperback, November 2007)
* Indiscretion: a Novel by Jude Morgan (Trade Paperback, November 2007)
* Bones, Rocks, and Stars: the Science of When Things Happened by Chris Turney (Trade Paperback, November 2007)

H.B. Fenn
* Daughters of the Doge by Edward Charles (Hardcover, August 2007)
* The Great North Road by Annabel Dore (Hardcover, September 15, 2007)
* Daughter of the Desert: the remarkable life of Gertrude Bell by Georgina Howell (Trade Paperback, October 21, 2007)
* Cover the Mirrors by Faye Booth (Hardcover, December 15, 2007)
* Bitter Sweets by Roopa Farooki (Trade Paperback, February 2008)

Henry Holt and Company
As always, Henry Holt has strong non-fiction offers; however, this fall is noteworthy as two heavy-hitters release books presenting their take on our post 9/11 world – Naomi Klein (perhaps best known for No Logo) and Susan Faludi (author of the bestseller Backlash). I’m sure both will stir up lots of debate with pundits of all stripes and colours.

* Indian Summer: the Secret History of the End of an Empire by Alex von Tunzelmann (Hardcover, August 2007)
* The Shock Doctrine: the Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein (Hardcover, September 2007)
* The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America by Susan Faludi (Hardcover, November 2007)
* Fight Global Warming Now: the Handbook for Taking Action in Your Community by Bill McKibben and the Step It Up Team (Trade Paperback, November 2007)
* The Spirit of Democracy: the Challenge of Building Free Societies throughout the World by Larry Diamond (Hardcover, December 2007)

Little, Brown and Company
* The Italian Lover: a Novel by Robert Hellenga (Hardcover, September 2007)
* The Electric Church by Jeff Somers (Trade Paperback, September 2007)
* A Field Guide to Demons, Fairies, Fallen Angels, and Other Subversive Spirits by Carol K. Mack and Dinah Mack (Trade Paperback, October 2007)
* Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations by Vincent Virga and the Library of Congress (Hardcover, October 2007)
* Gods Behaving Badly: a Novel by Marie Phillips (Hardcover, December 2007)
* Beginner’s Greek: a Novel by James Collins (Hardcover, January 2008)
* Sway: a Novel by Zachary Lazar (Hardcover, January 2008)
* Slip of the Knife: a Novel by Denise Mina (Hardcover, February 2008)
* The Late Mr. Shakespeare: a Novel by Robert Nye (Trade Paperback, Reissue, February 2008)
* Liberation: a Novel by Joanna Scott (Trade Paperback, February 2008)
* Black Ships by Jo Graham (Trade Paperback, March 2008)

* Eucalyptus: a Novel by Murray Bail (Trade Paperback, September 2007)
* All for Love: a Novel by Dan Jacobson (Trade Paperback, September 2007)
* Cion: a Novel by Zakes Mda (Trade Paperback, September 2007)
* The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power by James Traub (Trade Paperback, November 2007)

St. Martin’s Minotaur
* Heartsick: a Novel by Chelsea Cain (Hardcover, September 2007)
* Unspoken: a Mystery by Mari Jungstedt (Hardcover, September 2007)
* Voices: a Thriller by Arnaldur Indridason (Hardcover, October 2007)
* Not Quite Dead by John MacLachlan Gray (Hardcover, November 2007)
* The Good Thief’s Guide to Amsterdam by Chris Ewan (Hardcover, November 2007)
* Strange Blood: a Crime Novel by Lindsay Jayne Ashford (Hardcover, December 2007)

St. Martin’s Press
* Red Sea: a Novel by Emily Benedek (Hardcover, September 2007)
* The Dead Travel Fast: Stalking Vampires from Nosferatu to Count Chocula by Eric Nuzum (Hardcover, September 2007)
* Smart Girls Like Me: a Novel by Diane Vadino (Hardcover, September 2007)
* Calligraphy of the Witch: a Novel by Alicia Gaspar de Alba (Hardcover, October 2007)
* The Devil of Great Island: Witchcraft & Conflict in Early New England by Emerson W. Baker (Hardcover, October 2007)
* Title Deeds: Growing Up in Macbeth’s Castle by Liza Campbell (Hardcover, October 2007)
* Dandelion: a Memoir by Catherine James (Hardcover, October 2007)
* The Abstinence Teacher: a Novel by Tom Perrotta (Hardcover, October 2007)
* Garcia’s Heart: a Novel by Liam Durcan (Trade Paperback, November 2007)
* Symphony: a Novel by Jude Morgan (Hardcover, November 2007)
* Edward VI: The Lost King of England by Chris Skidmore (Hardcover, November 2007)
* Different Engines: How Science drives Fiction and Fiction drives Science by Professor Mark Brake and Reverend Neil Hook (Hardcover, December 2007)
* Looking for Hamlet by Marvin W. Hunt (Hardcover, December 2007)

Tor Books
* Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge (Trade Paperback, September 2007)
* God’s Demon by Wayne Barlowe (Hardcover, October 2007)
* Ha’Penny by Jo Walton (Hardcover, October 2007)
* Counting Heads by David Marusek (Trade Paperback, October 2007)
* Not Flesh Nor Feathers by Cherie Priest (Trade Paperback, October 2007)
* Pirate Freedom by Gene Wolfe (Hardcover, November 2007)
* Eifelheim by Michael Flynn (Trade Paperback, November 2007)


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One Comment to

“Fall 2007 Titles – H.B. Fenn & Company”

  1. On June 9th, 2007 at 9:07 am Lotus Reads Says:

    *Rubbing hands gleefully*

    I love this time of year, and book catalogs are the next best thing to books themselves, I love flipping through the pages drooling over books I want to read next…thanks very much for including these titles, Janelle!

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