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TitleThe House at Sugar Beach
AuthorCooper, Helene
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139780743266253
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages384
Title StatusAS
Journalist Helene Cooper examines the violent past of her home country Liberia and the effects of its 1980 military coup in this deeply personal memoir and finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award.
TitleWaiting for Snow in Havana
AuthorEire, Carlos
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139780743246415
US Price$16
CDN Price$18.99
Pages400
Title StatusAS
“Have mercy on me, Lord, I am Cuban.” In 1962, Carlos Eire was one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Havana—exiled from his family, his country, and his own childhood by Fidel Castro’s revolution. Winner of the National Book Award, this stunning memoir is a vibrant and evocative look at Latin America from a child’s unforgettable experience.
TitleWe Heard the Heavens Then
AuthorMinu-Sepehr, Aria
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781451652192
US Price$16
CDN Price$18.99
Pages256
Title StatusAS
A piercing look at revolution through the wide-open eyes of a child, this is the true story of an extraordinary father/son relationship imperiled by Iran’s ominous and drastically changing political climate.
TitleWait Till Next Year
AuthorGoodwin, Doris Kearns
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139780684847955
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages272
Title StatusAS
By the award-winning author of Team of Rivals and The Bully Pulpit, Wait Till Next Year is Doris Kearns Goodwin’s touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and baseball.
Title1 Dead in Attic
AuthorRose, Chris
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781501125379
US Price$17
CDN Price$22
Pages384
Title StatusAS
With a new foreword by the author on the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina—Chris Rose’s New York Times bestselling collection: “A gripping book about life’s challenges in post-Katrina New Orleans…packed with heart, honesty, and wit” (New Republic).
TitleEmpire of the Summer Moon
AuthorGwynne, S. C.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781416591061
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages384
Title StatusAS
Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
This stunning historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West was a major New York Times bestseller.
TitleThe Girls of Atomic City
AuthorKiernan, Denise
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781451617535
US Price$17
CDN Price$20
Pages416
Title StatusAS
The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—an incredible true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the young women brought there unknowingly to help build the atomic bomb.
TitleOnce in a Great City
AuthorMaraniss, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1History
ISBN-139781476748382
US Price$32.5
CDN Price$42.5
Pages464
Title StatusOSI
* Winner - Robert F. Kennedy Book Award (2016) *

“Elegiac and richly detailed...[Maraniss] succeeds with authoritative, adrenaline-laced flair...evocative.” —Michiko Kakutani for The New York Times

As David Maraniss captures it with power and affection, Detroit summed up America’s path to music and prosperity that was already past history.
TitleOur Kids
AuthorPutnam, Robert D.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Political Science
ISBN-139781476769899
US Price$28
CDN Price$34
Pages400
Title StatusOSI
A groundbreaking examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility.
TitleRebel Yell
AuthorGwynne, S. C.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781451673296
US Price$20
CDN Price$26
Pages688
Title StatusAS
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the epic New York Times bestselling account of how Civil War general Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson became a great and tragic national hero.