By EW Staff
June 01, 2001 at 04:00 AM EDT

ADVENTURES OF A NO NAME ACTOR Marco Perella (Bloomsbury, $24.95, on sale June 12) The bit player (whose credits include classics such as Walker, Texas Ranger and Varsity Blues) dishes dirt about the entertainment world.

KISSING IN MANHATTAN David Schickler (The Dial Press, $21.95, on sale June 12) The action in this collection of 11 stories (including the previously published O. Henry award winner “The Smoker”) unfolds in the city that never sleeps.

SCHOOLING Heather McGowan (Doubleday, $24.95, on sale June 19) A debut novel about a young American girl sent to an English boarding school, with buzzy cover blurbs from Rick Moody and Jonathan Lethem to boot.