Summer 2017 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Pub Month: July 2017
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TitlePatrick Henry
AuthorKukla, Jon
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781439190814
On Sale07/04/17
US Price$35.00
CDN Price$47.00
Pages560
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.
TitleOn Trails
AuthorMoor, Robert
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Nature
ISBN-139781476739236
On Sale07/04/17
US Price$16.00
CDN Price$22.00
Pages352
“The best outdoors book of the year” (Sierra Club), from a debut talent who’s been compared to Annie Dillard, Edward Abbey, David Quammen, and Jared Diamond. On Trails is a wondrous exploration of how trails help us understand the world—from invisible ant trails to hiking paths that span continents, from interstate highways to the Internet.
TitleAhead of the Curve
AuthorKenny, Brian
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Sports & Recreation
ISBN-139781501106354
On Sale07/04/17
US Price$17.00
CDN Price$23.00
Pages368
“A delight for baseball lovers” (Kirkus Reviews) and “one of the most significant baseball books of the year” (Bob Costas) Ahead of the Curve uses stories from baseball’s present and past to examine why we sometimes choose ignorance over information, and how tradition can trump logic.
TitleThe End of White Christian America
AuthorJones, Robert P
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781501122323
On Sale07/04/17
US Price$17.00
CDN Price$23.00
Pages336
Robert P. Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute, spells out the profound political and cultural consequences of a new reality—that America is no longer a majority white Christian nation. “Quite possibly the most illuminating text for this election year” (The New York Times Book Review).
TitleThe Good Earth
AuthorBuck, Pearl S.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN-139781501132766
On Sale07/04/17
US Price$26.99
CDN Price$35.99
Pages144
Pearl Buck’s 1931 Pulitzer Prize–winning classic about the rise and fall of Chinese villagers before World War I comes to life in this evocative graphic novel by New York Times bestselling author Nick Bertozzi.
TitleHannibal
AuthorHunt, Patrick N
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1History
ISBN-139781439102176
On Sale07/11/17
US Price$28.00
CDN Price$37.00
Pages384
One of the greatest commanders of the ancient world brought vividly to life: Hannibal, the brilliant general who successfully crossed the Alps with his war elephants and brought Rome to its knees.
TitleSwimming with Bridgeport Girls
AuthorTambakis, Anthony
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781451684919
On Sale07/11/17
US Price$26.00
CDN Price$35.00
Pages320
If a Richard Russo protagonist went on a bender in Vegas, the result would be something like Swimming with Bridgeport Girls: an uproarious romp about a lovesick gambler and his against-all-odds quest to win back his ex-wife.
TitleHello, Sunshine
AuthorDave, Laura
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781476789323
On Sale07/11/17
US Price$25.00
CDN Price$34.00
Pages256
From Laura Dave—the author of the “addictive” (Us Weekly), “winning” (Publishers Weekly) and critically acclaimed bestseller Eight Hundred Grapes—comes a new novel about the secrets we keep…even from ourselves.
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.
TitleThe Chickenshit Club
AuthorEisinger, Jesse
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Business & Economics
ISBN-139781501121364
On Sale07/11/17
US Price$28.00
CDN Price$37.00
Pages400
From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Jesse Eisinger, a blistering account of corporate greed and impunity, and the reckless, often anemic response from the Department of Justice.