selections—the obvious blockbusters, as well
as the sleepers—will be helpful in planning
for the months ahead.
And please take a look at the full aggrega-
tion on our website ( publishersweekly.com/
announcements) to browse the titles by pub-
lisher, imprint, subject category, publication
date, and format, along with information like
author bios, marketing plans, and full de-
scription for each book.
The editors have gathered, in the pages that follow, over 1,000 adult titles across 18 major categories that we are xpecting will be the stars of
the very busy upcoming season. (Fall Children’s Announcements will appear in the July
21 issue.) Each category has been assigned to
one of our editors, who, using his or her expertise, has selected around 60 titles publishing between Aug. 1, 2014, and Jan. 31, 2015.
From those 60 come the top 10 picks in the
category and an essay introducing them, with
an eye toward trends.
We think everyone in the industry
will find our choices prescient and
provocative, and hope that our
It’s officially summer. The solstice announcing the season in the
Northern Hemisphere was on June 21, and here we are again,
for the fourth consecutive year, announcing the books we’re
especially looking forward to this fall. The Farmer’s Almanac is
predicting an oppressively hot and humid summer for New York City.
We’re predicting an especially hot fall for books.
BY LOUISA ERMELINO
Fall 2014 Announcements