AL History Catalog
TitleThe Moralist
AuthorO'Toole, Patricia
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / Wars & Conflicts/World War I
ISBN-139780743298100
On Sale04/16/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$21
CDN Price$28
Pages656
Cover StatusFinal
Acclaimed author Patricia O’Toole’s “superb” (The New York Times) account of Woodrow Wilson, one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents. A “gripping” (USA TODAY) biography, The Moralist is “an essential contribution to presidential history” (Booklist, starred review).
TitleJoy Goddess
AuthorBundles, A'Lelia
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/African American & Black
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781416544425
On Sale01/01/24
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages288
Cover StatusNo Cover
A vibrant, deeply researched biography of A’Lelia Walker—daughter of Madam C.J. Walker and herself a central figure of the Harlem Renaissance—written by her great-granddaughter.
TitleThe Caliph's Splendor
AuthorBobrick, Benson
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / Europe/Medieval
Category Full 2HISTORY / Europe/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / Middle East/General
ISBN-139781416567639
On Sale02/06/21
Title StatusBO
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
This fascinating, little-known story reveals how Islam influenced Western medicine, science, and philosophy during the “Dark Age” of the West at the time of Harun al-Rashid, the caliph of The Thousand and One Nights.
TitleThe Chosen Wars
AuthorWeisman, Steven R.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / Jewish
Category Full 3RELIGION / Judaism/General
ISBN-139781416573272
On Sale08/20/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
“An important beginning to understanding the truth over myth about Judaism in American history” (New York Journal of Books), Steven R. Weisman tells the dramatic story of the personalities that fought each other and shaped this ancient religion in America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
TitleFrederick Douglass
AuthorBlight, David W.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Category Full 2HISTORY / African American & Black
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/19th Century
ISBN-139781416590323
On Sale01/07/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$22
CDN Price$30
Pages912
Cover StatusFinal
**Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History**

“Extraordinary…a great American biography” (The New Yorker) of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era.
TitleThose Turbulent Sons of Freedom
AuthorWren, Christopher S.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/Revolutionary Period
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/State & Local/New England
Category Full 3HISTORY / Military/United States
ISBN-139781416599562
On Sale05/21/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
The myth and the reality of Ethan Allen and the much-loved Green Mountain Boys of Vermont—a “surprising and interesting new account…useful, informative reexamination of an often-misunderstood aspect of the American Revolution” (Booklist).
TitleEleanor
AuthorMichaelis, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
ISBN-139781439192016
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages720
Cover StatusFinal
New York Times Bestseller

Prizewinning bestselling author David Michaelis presents a “stunning” (The Wall Street Journal) breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America’s longest-serving First Lady, an avatar of democracy whose ever-expanding agency as diplomat, activist, and humanitarian made her one of the world’s most widely admired and influential women.
TitleEleanor
AuthorMichaelis, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
ISBN-139781439192047
On Sale10/19/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages720
Cover StatusFinal
The New York Times bestseller from prizewinning author David Michaelis presents a “stunning” (The Wall Street Journal) breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America’s longest-serving First Lady, an avatar of democracy whose ever-expanding agency as diplomat, activist, and humanitarian made her one of the world’s most widely admired and influential women.
TitleStandoff
AuthorSchneider, Bill
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies/Conservatism & Liberalism
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/General
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781451606232
On Sale03/01/19
Title StatusBO
US Price$20.99
CDN Price$27.99
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
Bill Schneider, former CNN senior political analyst, takes us inside the voting booth in “a detailed examination of recent presidential elections studded with sharp observations…A good choice for political junkies” (Kirkus Reviews).
TitleVicksburg
AuthorMiller, Donald L.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period
Category Full 2HISTORY / Military/United States
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/South
ISBN-139781451641370
On Sale10/29/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages688
Cover StatusFinal
Winner of the Civil War Round Table of New York’s Fletcher Pratt Literary Award
Winner of the Austin Civil War Round Table’s Daniel M. & Marilyn W. Laney Book Prize
Winner of an Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award

“A superb account” (The Wall Street Journal) of the longest and most decisive military campaign of the Civil War in Vicksburg, Mississippi, which opened the Mississippi River, split the Confederacy, freed tens of thousands of slaves, and made Ulysses S. Grant the most important general of the war.