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12 December, 2019

WE SHARE THE SAME SKY, Rachael Cerrotti

Documentarian and educator Rachael Cerrotti tells the story of Cerrotti’s grandmother’s escape as a young girl from the Nazis, a journey which takes her from her native Czechoslovakia to Denmark to Sweden, where she arrives with no money, belongings, friends or contacts, and finally to America; by retracing her grandmother’s steps, Cerrotti recounts her own personal journey of love and loss, finding hope in her grandmother’s lessons for living. (Blackstone Publishing/ World rights/Fall 2021).

8 December, 2019

CELTIC SPIRITUALITY, Philip Freeman

From Pepperdine University Fletcher Jones Chairman of Western Culture, classicist, a collection of the best religious writings from the ancient and medieval Celtic world in all new translations with commentary. (St. Martin’s/World Rights/Spring 2021).

27 November, 2019

INSIDE THE HELMET, Julie M. Stamm, PhD

Associate Lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Julie Stamm PhD’s INSIDE THE HELMET, on the effects of repetitive brain trauma (CTE) on young athletes, providing guidance for parents and coaches on how to minimize trauma and enhance safety in contact sports. ( Rowman & Littlefield/Spring 20201, World English)


22 November, 2019

MEN I’VE NEVER BEEN, Michael Sadowski

Pitched in the tradition of BETTYVILLE and THE TENDER BAR, the coming-of-age journey of a gender non-conforming male trying to navigate the blind alleys of traditional manhood facing the gauntlet of masculinity tests he feels destined to fail: the role models that don’t deliver, the TV tropes and archetypes that never seem to fit, as well as a universal story of finding one’s true identity. Sadowski is Executive Director of the Bard Early College Initiative and education faculty member. ( University of Wisconsin Press in the Living Out series/World Rights/Spring 2021)


12 November, 2019

THE POST-COLLEGE SURVIVAL GUIDE, Nora Bradbury-Haehl

From the co-author of the bestselling FRESHMAN SURVIVAL GUIDE comes a warm, compassionate guide to the next big transition in young people’s lives: your twenties.  (Thomas Nelson/World Rights/Spring 2021)


27 October, 2019

MINDFULNESS FOR LIFE, Willem Kuyken

A leading researcher makes the argument that mindfulness can be invaluable throughout life and help us to meet the challenges at every stage.  (Guilford, World Rights, Fall 2020)


18 September, 2019

HOW TO TELL A STORY, Aristotle, Translated by Philip Freeman

For over two thousand years, Aristotle’s Poetics has been a fundamental but often little-known text on storytelling. In this short but fascinating work Aristotle reveals the timeless secrets of plot, character, timing, and all the other elements needed to make a story work. In this new translation, entitled How to Tell a Story, Philip Freeman makes this ancient text come alive for a modern readers and writers. Freeman is the Fletcher Jones Chairman of Western Culture at Pepperdine University and author of numerous translations of classic works, including HOW TO WIN AN ELECTION, HOW TO GROW OLD and upcoming, HOW TO THINK ABOUT GOD. (Princeton University Press, World rights, Fall 2021)

8 August, 2019

REBEL NUN, Marj Charlier

Former WSJ reporter Marj Charlier‘s REBEL NUN, pitched in the vein of Pope Joan, Hild and The Birth of Venus, historical fiction about the daughter of a king and a slave, who led a rebellion of nuns against the rising misogyny and patriarchy of the Medieval Church (Blackstone Publishing, World Rights, Spring 2021)

29 July, 2019

MAKE YOUR CASE

Star of the Emmy-nominated CBS show HOT BENCH, Judge Tanya Acker  offers ten comprehensive lessons to demystify courtroom proceedings, laying out all the professional insider information one needs to survive in civil court. (Diversion Books, Summer 2020, North American Rights)


6 June, 2019

NIGHT BLOOMERS: 12 Principles for Thriving in Adversity, Michelle Pearce, PhD

Julia Cameron meets Mary Pipher in this profound guide to writing your way through the dark times of life. Drawing on a growing body of research on post-traumatic growth, Pearce–a researcher, educator and clinical psychologist–reveals dealing with the challenges of loss, grief and tragedy can be a catalyst for transformation.  Pearce uses the metaphor of flowers that bloom in the night, such as the Moonflower, the Casablanca Lily and the Night Rose to provide hope and healing.  Pearce is Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and adjunct at Duke University Medical Center (Ixia Press/Dover Publications/World English language/Fall 2020).