Summer 2017 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Pub Month: August 2017
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TitlePatrick Henry
AuthorKukla, Jon
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781439190814
On Sale08/01/17
US Price$35.00
CDN Price$47.00
Pages544
This authoritative biography of Patrick Henry—the underappreciated founding father best known for saying, “Give me liberty, or give me death!”—restores him and his fellow Virginians to their seminal place in the story of American independence.
TitleThe Hot One
AuthorMurnick, Carolyn
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781451625813
On Sale08/01/17
US Price$26.00
CDN Price$35.00
Pages256
A gripping memoir of friendship with a tragic twist—two childhood best friends diverge as young adults, one woman is brutally murdered and the other is determined to uncover the truth about her wild and seductive friend.
TitleFaithful
AuthorHoffman, Alice
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781476799223
On Sale08/01/17
US Price$16.00
CDN Price$22.00
Pages272
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Marriage of Opposites and The Dovekeepers comes a soul-searching story about a young woman struggling to redefine herself and the power of love, family, and fate.
TitleLoner
AuthorWayne, Teddy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781501107900
On Sale08/01/17
US Price$16.00
CDN Price$22.00
Pages224
The critically acclaimed and highly anticipated novel from award-winning writer Teddy Wayne, an unsettling and impossible-to-put-down work that is, “powerful” (Fresh Air), “engrossing” (People), and “complex and necessary” (Salon).
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.
TitleStanton
AuthorStahr, Walter
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781476739304
On Sale08/08/17
US Price$32.50
CDN Price$44.00
Pages768
Walter Stahr, award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Seward, tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, the man the president entrusted with raising the army that preserved the Union.
TitleHow to Party With an Infant
AuthorHemmings, Kaui Hart
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781501100826
On Sale08/08/17
US Price$16.00
CDN Price$22.00
Pages240
“Mommyhood gets hilariously tricky in this novel from the author of The Descendents” (Cosmopolitan). How to Party With an Infant follows a quirky single mom who finds friendship and love in this “smart, funny send-up of modern motherhood, San Francisco-style” (San Francisco Chronicle).
TitleNot Quite a Genius
AuthorDern, Nate
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Humor
ISBN-139781501122200
On Sale08/08/17
US Price$26.00
CDN Price$35.00
Pages336
From the senior writer at Funny or Die and former artistic director at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, a collection of absurdist, hilarious stories and essays on relationships, technology, and contemporary society.
TitleWild Things
AuthorHandy, Bruce
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Literary Criticism
ISBN-139781451609950
On Sale08/15/17
US Price$26.00
CDN Price$35.00
Pages304
An irresistible, nostalgic, and insightful—and totally original—ramble through classic children’s literature from Vanity Fair contributing editor (and father) Bruce Handy.
TitlePlaying Dead
AuthorGreenwood, Elizabeth
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1True Crime
ISBN-139781476739342
On Sale08/15/17
US Price$16.00
CDN Price$22.00
Pages272
“A delightful read for anyone tantalized by the prospect of disappearing without a trace.” —Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Dead Wake

“Delivers all the lo-fi spy shenanigans and caught-red-handed schadenfreude you’re hoping for.” —NPR

“A lively romp.” —The Boston Globe

“Grim fun.” —The New York Times

“Brilliant topic, absorbing book.” —The Seattle Times

“The most literally escapist summer read you could hope for.” —The Paris Review