Spring 2019 Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Catalog
Category: Social Science
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TitleStealing the Show
AuthorPress, Joy
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatPaperback
Category 1Performing Arts
ISBN-139781501137723
On Sale03/19/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages320
From a leading cultural journalist, the definitive cultural history of female showrunners—including exclusive interviews with such influential figures as Shonda Rhimes, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Mindy Kaling, Amy Schumer, and many more. “An urgent and entertaining history of the transformative powers of women in TV” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review).
TitleWe Speak for Ourselves
AuthorWatkins, D.
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
FormatHardcover
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781501187827
On Sale04/23/19
US Price$25
CDN Price$34
Pages208
The critically lauded author of The Beast Side and The Cook Up returns with an existential look at life in low-income black communities, while also offering a new framework for how we can improve the conversations occuring about them.
TitleThe Birth of Loud
AuthorPort, Ian S.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Music
ISBN-139781501141652
On Sale01/15/19
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages352
A riveting saga in the history of rock ‘n’ roll: the decades-long rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar’s amplified sound—Leo Fender and Les Paul—and their intense competition to convince rock stars like the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Clapton to play the instruments they built.
TitleSurvival Math
AuthorJackson, Mitchell S.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781501131707
On Sale03/05/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages336
In a thrillingly alive, candid new work, award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson takes us inside the drug-ravaged neighborhood and struggling family of his youth, while examining the cultural forces—large and small—that led him and his family to this place.
TitleNorwich
AuthorCrouse, Karen
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Social Science
ISBN-139781501119903
On Sale01/01/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages288
The extraordinary story of the small Vermont town that has likely produced more Olympians per capita than any other place in the country, Norwich gives “parents of young athletes a great gift—a glimpse at another way to raise accomplished and joyous competitors” (The Washington Post).
TitleThe Future is Asian
AuthorKhanna, Parag
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Business & Economics
ISBN-139781501196263
On Sale02/05/19
US Price$29.95
CDN Price$39.95
Pages448
In the 19th century, the world was Europeanized. In the 20th century, it was Americanized. Now, in the 21st century, the world is being Asianized.
TitleBest. Movie. Year. Ever.
AuthorRaftery, Brian
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Performing Arts
ISBN-139781501175381
On Sale04/16/19
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages416
From a veteran culture writer and modern movie expert, a celebration and analysis of the movies of 1999—arguably the most groundbreaking year in American cinematic history.
TitleThe Trial of Lizzie Borden
AuthorRobertson, Cara
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1True Crime
ISBN-139781501168376
On Sale03/12/19
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages384
The remarkable new account of an essential piece of American mythology—the trial of Lizzie Borden—based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence.
TitleMicrotrends Squared
AuthorPenn, Mark
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Psychology
ISBN-139781501179938
On Sale03/26/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages432
Ten years after his New York Times bestselling book Microtrends, Mark Penn identifies the next wave of trends reshaping the future of business, politics, and culture.
TitleTell Your Children
AuthorBerenson, Alex
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatHardcover
Category 1Political Science
ISBN-139781982103668
On Sale01/08/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
An eye-opening report from an award-winning author and former New York Times reporter reveals the link between teenage marijuana use and mental illness, and a hidden epidemic of violence caused by the drug—facts the media have ignored as the United States rushes to legalize cannabis.