Summer 2017 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Psychology
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TitleThe Boy Who Loved Too Much
AuthorLatson, Jennifer
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781476774046
On Sale06/20/17
US Price$26.00
CDN Price$35.00
Pages304
The poignant story of a boy’s coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of distrust.
TitleFace Value
AuthorWhitefield-Madrano, Autumn
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781476754048
On Sale06/27/17
US Price$16.00
CDN Price$22.00
Pages288
“A fascinating look” (The Boston Globe) at how we think and talk about beauty in the twenty-first century—and the unexpected and often positive way that beauty shapes our lives.
TitleHow to Fall in Love with Anyone
AuthorCatron, Mandy Len
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Family & Relationships
ISBN-139781501137440
On Sale06/27/17
US Price$26.00
CDN Price$35.00
Pages256
An insightful, charming, and absolutely fascinating memoir from the author of the popular New York Times essay, “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This,” (one of the top five most popular New York Times pieces of 2015) explores the romantic myths we create and explains how they limit our ability to achieve and sustain intimacy.
TitleWhy?
AuthorLivio, Mario
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Science
ISBN-139781476792095
On Sale07/11/17
US Price$26.00
CDN Price$35.00
Pages272
Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio investigates perhaps the most human of all our characteristics—curiosity—as he explores our innate desire to know why.
TitleReckless Years
AuthorChaplin, Heather
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781501134999
On Sale07/11/17
US Price$26.00
CDN Price$35.00
Pages304
In this page-turning memoir, a woman tries to reinvent her life after divorce and discovers that sometimes finding yourself is not all it’s cracked up to be.
TitleThe Professional Soldier
AuthorJanowitz, Morris
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781501179327
On Sale07/18/17
US Price$19.99
CDN Price$26.99
Pages528
TitleA Book About Love
AuthorLehrer, Jonah
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Psychology
ISBN-139781476761404
On Sale07/25/17
US Price$16.00
CDN Price$22.00
Pages304
Number one bestselling science writer Jonah Lehrer explores the “only happiness that lasts”—love—in a book that “is interesting on nearly every page” (David Brooks, The New York Times Book Review).
TitleWhy Buddhism is True
AuthorWright, Robert
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Psychology
ISBN-139781439195451
On Sale08/08/17
US Price$27.00
CDN Price$36.00
Pages336
From one of America’s greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.
TitleWho Are You, Really?
AuthorLittle, Brian R
Sub-ImprintTED Conferences LLC
FormatHardcover
Category 1Psychology
ISBN-139781501119965
On Sale08/15/17
US Price$16.99
CDN Price$22.99
Pages128
This fun, smart read for anyone eager to better understand (and improve) themselves argues that personality is driven not by nature nor nurture—but instead by the projects we pursue, which ultimately shape the people we become.