Catalog Girl

Book catalogs fill my heart with glee.  Every year when I go to BEA I collect so many that the canvas tote bags I carry them in dig long red gouges into my shoulders.  I’m fascinated by the books publishers are banking on as their big, blockbuster novels for the season and by the most niche-seeming academic titles, like “Small Unmanned Aircraft: Theory and Practice” or “Hypoelliptic Laplacian and Orbital Integrals” (I may or may not have driven certain publicists crazy, by making them explain in layman’s terms what such things were.  Sorry, Andrew DeSio.)  Here are some things that caught my eye for fall:



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