AL Biography Catalog
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.
TitleThe Yearling
AuthorRawlings, Marjorie Kinnan
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1FICTION / Classics
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
ISBN-139781439194799
On Sale05/18/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages416
Cover StatusFinal
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

An instant bestseller when it was released in 1938, The Yearling is an enduring classic.
TitleAlice Adams
AuthorSklenicka, Carol
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3LITERARY CRITICISM / Women Authors
ISBN-139781451621310
On Sale12/03/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages592
Cover StatusFinal
“Nobody writes better about falling in love than Alice Adams,” a New York Times critic said of the prolific short-story writer and bestselling novelist whose dozens of published stories and eleven novels illuminate the American Century.
TitlePresident McKinley
AuthorMerry, Robert W.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/General
ISBN-139781451625455
On Sale11/06/18
Title StatusAS
US Price$22
CDN Price$30
Pages624
Cover StatusFinal
Acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley in a “measured, insightful biography that seeks to set the record straight…a deft character study of a president” (The New York Times Book Review) whose low place in the presidential rankings does not reflect the stamp he put on America’s future role in the world.
TitleStanton
AuthorStahr, Walter
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period
ISBN-139781476739311
On Sale08/28/18
Title StatusAS
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages768
Cover StatusFinal
New York Times bestselling author Walter Stahr tells the story of Edwin Stanton, who served as Secretary of War in Abraham Lincoln’s cabinet. “This exhaustively researched, well-paced book should take its place as the new, standard biography of the ill-tempered man who helped to save the Union. It is fair, judicious, authoritative, and comprehensive” (The Wall Street Journal).
TitleA Mind at Play
AuthorSoni, Jimmy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2TECHNOLOGY / Electronics/Digital
Category Full 3COMPUTERS / Information Theory
ISBN-139781476766690
On Sale07/17/18
Title StatusAS
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages384
Cover StatusFinal
Winner of the Neumann Prize for the History of Mathematics

"We owe Claude Shannon a lot, and Soni & Goodman’s book takes a big first step in paying that debt." —San Francisco Review of Books

"Soni and Goodman are at their best when they invoke the wonder an idea can instill. They summon the right level of awe while stopping short of hyperbole." —Financial Times

"Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman make a convincing case for their subtitle while reminding us that Shannon never made this claim himself." —The Wall Street Journal

“A charming account of one of the twentieth century’s most distinguished scientists…Readers will enjoy this portrait of a modern-day Da Vinci.” —Fortune
TitleThe Many Lives of Michael Bloomberg
AuthorRandolph, Eleanor
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Business
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Category Full 3BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
ISBN-139781476772219
On Sale03/16/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages496
Cover StatusFinal
This authoritative and anecdote-filled biography of Michael Bloomberg—2020 presidential candidate and one of the richest and famously private/public figures in the country—is a “masterful work…[and] an absolutely first-rate study of leadership in business, politics, and philanthropy” (Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize­–winning author) from a veteran New York Times reporter.
TitleGathering Blossoms Under Fire
AuthorWalker, Alice
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/General
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures
Category Full 3LITERARY COLLECTIONS / American/African American & Black
ISBN-139781476773155
On Sale04/12/22
Title StatusAS
US Price$32.5
CDN Price$44
Pages560
Cover StatusFinal
From National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize–winning author Alice Walker and edited by critic and writer Valerie Boyd, comes an unprecedented compilation of Walker’s fifty years of journals drawing an intimate portrait of her development over five decades as an artist, human rights and women’s activist, and intellectual.
TitleAll the Powers of Earth
AuthorBlumenthal, Sidney
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
ISBN-139781476777283
On Sale09/03/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages784
Cover StatusFinal
In All the Powers of Earth, Lincoln's incredible ascent to power in a world of chaos is newly revealed through the great biographer's extraordinary research and literary style.
TitleAuthor in Chief
AuthorFehrman, Craig
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/General
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
ISBN-139781476786391
On Sale02/11/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages448
Cover StatusFinal
“One of the best books on the American presidency to appear in recent years.” —Thomas Mallon, The Wall Street Journal

“Fun and fascinating…It’s witty, charming, and fantastically learned. I loved it.” —Rick Perlstein

Based on a decade of research and reporting, Author in Chief tells the story of America’s presidents as authors—and offers a delightful new window into the public and private lives of our highest leaders.