Category Archives: General

New Global Wiley Press Room Launches!

October 2, 2009 – The new global Wiley Press Room has launched. To continue receiving the latest news from Wiley, please visit: http://www.wiley.com/go/press. Advertisements

Expert Speaks to Revolution in Iran

June 25, 2009 – With constant news surrounding the disputed 6/12 elections in Iran, please consider Stephen Kinzer author of the best selling, All The Shah’s Men for an interview. “All The Shah’s Men” is about the United States overthrow of Mohammad Mossadegh which restored Mohammad Reza Shah to the throne, allowing him to impose […]

Video: Washington Post reporter Christian Davenport discusses his new book, AS YOU WERE

Christian Davenport, a Washington Post reporter and author of AS YOU WERE, follows five courageous National Guard soldiers as they deploy to Iraq, survive combat, and come home to pick up the pieces of their lives.

Lenore Skenazy discusses the Free Range parenting movement with WaPo

Lenore Skenazy speaks with the Washington Post about the Free Range parenting movement.

Wiley Partners with Joseph Beth Booksellers for First Skype Event

Mark D. White, editor of WATCHMEN AND PHILOSOPHY, spoke to the live audience from his home in New Jersey via SKYPE on Thursday, April 16th at 7pm.

NOW OR NEVER: Getting Down to the Business of Saving Our American Dream

April 15, 2009In this follow up to his bestselling It’s Getting Ugly Out There, CNN commentator and veteran journalist Jack Cafferty covers the colossal blunders and hypocrisies the Bush administration has perpetrated on the world.  His new book, NOW OR NEVER, explores what Cafferty sees as the colossal mistakes the new Democratic-controlled Congress is making […]

New Bio on George Steinbrenner Portrays the Real Boss

April 14, 2009 – He berated his players, tortured his managers and employees, but also won ten pennants and six World Series, and made his Yankees into the most revered and reviled franchise in all of sports. This complete biography of former New York Yankees principal owner George M. Steinbrenner takes an in-depth look at […]

Authors Kouzes and Posner Receive Prestigious ASTD Award

April 7, 2009 – Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, co-authors of best-selling titles such as: The Leadership Challenge, The Student Leadership Challenge and The Leadership Practices Inventory have been named recipients of the Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award by ASTD (American Society for Training & Development). This award is presented in recognition […]

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Bed-in for Peace in Montreal with a New Book of Unseen Bed-In for Peace Photos of John Lennon and Yoko Ono from Life Photographer Gerry Deiter

GIVE PEACE A CHANCE: JOHN & YOKO’S BED-IN FOR PEACE (Wiley, $24.95; April 2009), presents more than 80 photographs by renowned Life magazine photographer Gerry Deiter, many of which have never been published before.

The large format book captures candid shots of Tommy Smothers, Timothy Leary and his wife Rosemary, New York writer and jazz critic Nat Hentoff, pioneering New York DJ Murray The K, and the aggressive hostility of right-wing cartoonist Al Capp. Personal recollections include journalist Alison Gordon, rock entrepreneur Donald Tarlton (aka “Donald K. Donald”), record producer André Perry, DJ Chuck Chandler, Crawdaddy! rock writer Paul Williams and Capitol Records’ Richard Glanville-Brown.

The Big Thaw: Veteran Journalists Travels Through the Melting North and Chronicles the Widespread Effects of Global Warming

Climate change’s effects are reshaping the Arctic profoundly. As the ice melts, permafrost thaws, sea levels rise, and polar storms pick up steam. Animal habitats are disappearing and natives are seeing their way of life threatened. Meanwhile, the receding ice is opening up invaluable shipping routes and access to remarkable troves of natural resources — with nations arguing over who owns what.

For over a year, Struzik traveled on eleven trips throughout Alaska, Canada’s Arctic territories, and Greenland to document this rapidly changing world. The veteran journalist gained unprecedented access to scientific expeditions, native communities, as well as security and sovereignty experts. THE BIG THAW details Struzik’s observations of receding glaciers, dwindling herds, and invading species symptomatic of a world in decline.

Norma Vally’s Kitchen Fix-Ups and Norma Vally’s Bathroom Fix-Ups

The Toolbelt Diva Teaches Women to Fix Up Their Homes AND Save Money Can fixing your own toilet can be fun? Empowering? Sexy? Norma Vally says YES!  March 9, 2009 – The DIY vibe is more popular than ever in today’s economy, and women are doing more than just sewing curtains and knitting socks. They’re […]

SOUL OF A PEOPLE: The WPA Writers’ Project Uncovers Depression America

February 25, 2009 – In light of the recent comparisons between our current recession and the Great Depression, Americans are in need of a fresh perspective on solutions to economic crises. Considered the largest cultural experiment of its time, the WPA Writers’ Project set out to employ thousands of out-of-work journalists, novelists, poets, and ordinary […]

Piano Exercises For Dummies®

Wake up those fingers, tune up your technique, and improve your playing – the fun and easy way. January 28, 2009 – Many music education and music theory courses require an introductory piano class. An ideal resource for students just starting out and experienced players alike, Piano Exercises For Dummies® (Wiley Publishing, Inc.; 978-0-470-38765-8; December […]

Watchmen and Philosophy: A Rorschach Test

Just in time for the highly anticipated movie adaption releasing on March 6, 2009 comes Watchmen and Philosophy: A Rorschach Test. The ideal companion book for the most avid fan, it provides all the philosophical insight into the story that will make readers view Watchmen in a completely new light.

$700 BILLION BAILOUT

The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2009 and What It Means to You, Your Money, Your Mortgage and Your Taxes January 7, 2009 – On October 3rd, 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act, a 451 page bill whose original purpose was to pump cash into banks and other troubled financial […]