January & February 2010 Mass Market & Int’l Editions

August 20, 2009

in Add-On Titles,Announcements,International Editions,Order Forms,Sales Kits,Sell Sheets

***UPDATED! Now includes January 2010 Kensington Sales Kit & Order Form below!***

The January & February 2010 international sales kit for mass market, and paperback and hardcover titles is now available:

• Three previously announced best selling illustrated books from LIFE, PEOPLE and biographerJ. Randy Taraborrelli on the King of Pop Michael Jackson
James Patterson’s new Detective Michael Bennett novel: WORST CASE (Int’l C)
BLACK HILLS (Int’l C), the new supernatural literary thriller from Dan Simmons
Elizabeth Kostova’s (The Historian) new novel, THE SWAN THEIVES (Int’l C)
• Another hilarious police procedural from Joseph Wambaugh, HOLLYWOOD MOON (Int’l C)
• National Book Award finalist Joshua Ferris’ new book, THE UNNAMED (Int’l C)
THE BOURNE DECEPTION (Int’l MM) The latest addition to Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne series

Plus–
MAX, the new mass market in James Patterson’s bestselling Maximum Ride series
• A sharp and surprising look a a theoretical A WORLD WITHOUT ISLAM (Int’l C)
A GOOD TALK (Int’l C), a sophisticated and witty look at the art of conversation by man of letters Daniel Menaker

Don’t forget our to get the Add-On Packet for Spring-Summer 2009 / Fall 2009-Winter 2010 seasons and visit our Media Tie-In pages for information on the latest on our movie editions, including INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS and JULIE AND JULIA, in theaters now!

January—February 2010 International Sales Kit

January—February 2010 Mass Market Cover Kit

January& February 2010 Sales Kit Download
Complete HBG January & February 2010 Sales Kit (includes all int’l sell sheets, HBG “Bookings”, other hc & pb highlights, and all order forms)
January & February 2010 HBG MM Cover Presentation(pdf)
January & February 2010 Int’l Editions Order Form (excel)
January & February 2010 International Edition Backlist(pdf)
Kensington January 2010 Sales Kit & Order Form (pdf) NEW!!

Read on about all January 2010 & February 2010 export titles…

International Editions & Focus Titles

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LIFE Commemorative: Michael 1958-2009, Editors of LIFE Magazine
Category: PHOTOGRAPHY/BIOGRAPHY
Format: Hardcover
Publish Date: August 18th, 2009  Price: $19.95 ISBN: 9781603201308
Publisher: Time Inc. Home Entertainment
Rights: World

His talent was spectacular, electric. He was a thriller beyond compare. And he left us too soon. LIFE was there to capture the excitement that was Michael Jackson, from his earliest days when the magazine’s John Olson visited the Jackson 5 to the adult years when Jackson invited Harry Benson to tour Neverland for LIFE. This book is an intimate portrait of the artist and the chronicle of an extraordinary American life. There was never a performer quite like Michael Jackson, and in the pages of this special commemorative book a singular superstar is captured in full.

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People Tribute: Remembering Michael 1958-2009, Editors of People Magazine
Category: PHOTOGRAPHY/BIOGRAPHY
Format: Hardcover
Publish Date: August 11th, 2009 Price: $19.95 ISBN: 9781603201315
Publisher: Time Inc. Home Entertainment
Rights: World

Packed with unforgettable photographs and archival reporting, People’s special tribute to the late pop star Michael Jackson looks back at a life like no other. From child stardom to the unprecedented global success of Off the Wall and Thriller, to ground-breaking videos, his marriage to Lisa Marie Presley, and the well-publicized dramas of his later years, THRILLER: REMEMBERING MICHAEL JACKSON, tells the King of Pop’s story as only People, America’s diary of popular culture, can tell it.

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Michael Jackson: The Magic, The Madness, The Whole Story 1958-2009, J. Randy Taraborrelli

Category: BIOGRAPHY
Format: Hardcover
Publish Date: August 5th, 2009 Price: $18.95 ISBN: 9780446564748
Publisher: Grand Central
Rights: Open Market, excluding Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore & Israel

MICHAEL JACKSON: THE MAGIC, THE MADNESS, THE WHOLE STORY, 1958-2009 is the only New York Times bestseller about Jackson. First published in 1991, the book was a runaway success, ultimately selling more than 250,000 copies in six printings. Taraborrelli updated the book for the foreign marketplace four years ago. It has sold more than 500,000 copies around the world and is considered the foremost–and only–credible Michael Jackson biography.
Read more about our Michael Jackson titles here.

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Hollywood Moon: A Novel, Joseph Wambaugh
Category: FICTION
Format: International C’Format
Publish Date: November 24th, 2009 Price: $16.00 ISBN: 9780446564731
Publisher: Grand Central
Rights: Open Market

Joseph Wambaugh, ‘master of the modern police novel’ (Michael Connelly) and author of the bestsellers Hollywood Station and Hollywood Crows, is back with another gripping novel about the LAPD. Dana Vaughn and “Hollywood” Nate Weiss are investigating a series of attacks on women, while Flotsam and Jetsam persue who they think are mere petty criminals. No one suspects that they might be involved in something bigger, more high-tech, and much more illegal.
Read more about about HOLLYWOOD MOON here.

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Coming in December 2009: LIFE 2000-2009:
The Decade that Changed the World, Editors of LIFE magazine

Category: PHOTOGRAPHY
Format: Hardcover
Publish Date: December 1st, 2009 Price: $29.95 ISBN: 9781603201285
Publisher: Time Inc Home Entertainment
Rights: World

Not since the 1960’s have the events of a single decade so rocked our world. All of the stunning events are revisited in words and riveting pictures as LIFE’s editors look back at the extraordinary first decade of the new millennium.
Read more about LIFE 2000-2009 HERE.

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Worst Case, James Patterson

Category:FICTION
Format: International C-Format
Publish Date: January 7th, 2010 Price:$16.00 ISBN:9780446558754
Publisher: Grand Central
Rights: Open Market, Excluding Europe

Detective Michael Bennett is after a killer whose message is clear—decadence has a price, a deadly price. From the bestselling author who brought you the Alex Cross novels comes James Patterson’s most action-packed series yet. With the heart‐pounding suspense that only Patterson delivers, WORST CASE will leave you gasping for breath until the very end.

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The Swam Thieves, Elizabeth Kostova
Category: FICTION
Format: International C-Format
Publish Date:January 12th, 2009 Price: $16.00 ISBN: 9780316072380
Publisher: Little, Brown
Rights: Open Market, Excluding Europe, Exclusive Asia

A sweeping novel of historical intrigue spanning centuries and continents, with a beautiful woman, a mysterious painting, and an ancient secret at its heart—from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Historian. Psychiatrist Andrew Marlowe consels a crazed artistic genius in a journey that will lead him toward a tragedy at the heart of French Impressionism. Ranging from American museums to the coast of Normandy, from the late nineteenth century to the late twentieth, from young love to last love, THE SWAN THIEVES is a story of obsession, the losses of history, and the power of art to preserve human hope.

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The Unnamed, Joshua Ferris
Category: FICTION
Format: International C-Format
Publish Date: January 14th, 2010 Price: $16.00 ISBN: 9780316072748
Publisher: Little, Brown
Rights: Open Market

A daring new novel from Joshua Ferris, author of the National Book Award finalist Then We Came to the End: in a world filled with every comfort and convenience, one man discovers that nature, and his own body, will always have the upper hand. At once a heartbreaking story of family and marriage, and a meditation on the unseen forces of nature and desire, THE UNNAMED is a deeply felt, luminous novel about modern life, ancient yearnings, and the power of human connection.

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Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Deception, Eric van Lustbader
Category: FICTION
Format: International C-Format
Publish Date: January 1st, 2010 Price: $7.99 ISBN: 9780446555685
Publisher: Grand Central
Rights: Open Market, Excluding Europe, Exclusive Asia

Now available in international mass market, THE BOURNE DECEPTION picks up where The Bourne Sanction left off: Jason Bourne’s nemesis Arkadin is still hot on his trail and the two continue their struggle, reversing roles of hunter and hunted. When Bourne is ambushed and badly wounded, he fakes his death and goes into hiding. In safety, he takes on a new identity, and begins a mission to find out who tried to assassinate him.

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A Good Talk, Daniel Menaker
Category: BUSINESS / SELF-HELP
Format: International C-Format
Publish Date: January 4th, 2010 Price: $16.00 ISBN: 9780446559430
Publisher: Grand Central
Rights: Open Market

This is a time when conversation is more important than ever before—for making and keeping friends, for relaxing, for understanding ourselves. But it is also imperiled, by overwork, cell phones, and email. So A GOOD TALK is a welcome and timely celebration of the rewards—both subtle and dramatic—of conversation. Drawing on over forty years of experience in American letters, Menaker pinpoints the factors that drive and enliven every good conversation.

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Beat the Reaper, Josh Bazell
Category: FICTION
Format: International C-Format
Publish Date: January 1th, 2010 Price:$7.99 ISBN:9780316073769
Publisher: Grand Central
Rights: Open Market

A darkly hilarious thriller—a doctor with a past, a secret, and a gun—has 24 hours to save himself and beat the reaper. A blend of Quentin Tarantino’s films, Grey’s Anatomy, and Chuck Palahniuk, this entertaining New York Times bestselling thriller is now in international mass market. Dr. Peter Brown is an intern at Manhattan’s worst hospital. He has a talent for medicine, a shift from hell, and a past he’d prefer to keep hidden. Pietro Brnwa is a hit man for the mob, with a genius for violence, a well‐earned fear of sharks, and an overly close relationship with the Federal Witness Protection Program. Nicholas LoBrutto is Dr. Brown’s new patient, with three months to live and a very strange idea: that Peter Brown and Pietro Brnwa might—just might—be the same person…

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Black Hills, Dan Simmons
Category: FICTION
Format:International C-Format
Publish Date: February 24th, 2010 Price: $16.00 ISBN: 9780316072656
Publisher: Little Brown
Rights: Open Market

When Paha Sapa, a young Sioux warrior, “counts coup” on General George Armstrong Custer as Custer lies dying on the battlefield at the Little Bighorn, the legendary general’s ghost enters him—and his voice will speak to him for the rest of his event‐filled life. Seamlessly weaving together the stories of Paha Sapa, Custer, and the American West, Dan Simmons depicts a tumultuous time in the history of both Native and white Americans

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Selling in Tough Times, Tom Hopkins
Category: BUSINESS
Format: International C-Format
Publish Date: February 15th, 2010 Price: $15.00 ISBN: 9780446559393
Publisher: Business Plus
Rights: World

From the author of the classic, million‐plus seller How to Master the Art of Selling, creative and innovative selling strategies for today’s most competitive markets. World‐renowned sales expert Tom Hopkins knows better than anyone that whether you succeed or fail depends more on your attitude than anything else. With an informed and encouraging tone, Hopkins shows that the trick to true success is maintaining a positive attitude and enthusiasm for what you do and heeding some simple but extremely effective principles.

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A World Without Islam, Graham Fuller
Final Cover to Come
Category: CURRENT EVENTS/POLITICS
Format: International C-Format
Publish Date: February, 22nd, 2010 Price: $16.00 ISBN: 9780316072885
Publisher: Little, Brown
Rights: World

What if Islam never existed? To some, it’s a comforting thought: no clash of civilizations, no holy wars, no terrorists. But what if that weren’t the case at all? In A WORLD WITHOUT ISLAM, Graham E. Fuller guides us along an illuminating journey through history, geopolitics, and religion to investigate whether or not Islam is indeed the cause of some of today’s most emotional and important international crises.

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Drood, Dan Simmons
Category: FICTION
Format: International Mass Market
Publish Date: February 1st, 2010 Price: $9.99 ISBN: 9780316073530
Publisher: Little, Brown
Rights: Open Market

Now in international mass market. On June 9, 1865, while traveling by train to London with his secret mistress, 53‐year‐old Charles Dickens—the most famous and successful novelist in the world and perhaps in the history of the world—hurtled into a disaster that changed his life forever. After the accident, did Dickens begin living a dark double life after the accident?

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MAX: A Maximum Ride Novel
Category: FICTION
Format: Mass Market
Publish Date: February 1st, 2010 Price: $7.99 ISBN: 9780446194068
Publisher: Little, Brown
Rights: Open Market, Excluding Europe
A soaring new adventure takes Maximum Ride and the flock into exhilarating and dangerous new territory. Now in mass market.

Please note that all titles are subject to rights availability and may not be distributed by Hachette Book Group in certain markets. All titles and on-sale dates are subject to change without notice.

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