Spring 2019 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Biography & Autobiography
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TitleThe Stowaway
AuthorShapiro, Laurie Gwen
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
Category Full 1HISTORY / Polar Regions
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
ISBN-139781476753874
On Sale01/01/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York’s Lower East Side who stowed away on the most remarkable feat of science and daring of the Jazz Age, The Stowaway is “a thrilling adventure that captures not only the making of a man but of a nation” (David Grann, bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon).
TitleSOG
AuthorPlaster, John L.
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/Vietnam War
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military
ISBN-139781501183461
On Sale01/01/19
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages368
Cover StatusFinal
John Plaster’s riveting account of his covert activities as a member of a special operations team during the Vietnam War is “a true insider’s account, this eye-opening report will leave readers feeling as if they’ve been given a hot scoop on a highly classified project” (Publishers Weekly).
TitleThe Second Kind of Impossible
AuthorSteinhardt, Paul
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Science
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Physics/Crystallography
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
ISBN-139781476729923
On Sale01/08/19
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages400
Cover StatusFinal
One of the most fascinating scientific detective stories of the last fifty years, an exciting quest for a new form of matter. The Second Kind of Impossible reads like James Gleick’s Chaos combined with an Indiana Jones adventure.
TitleCan You Ever Forgive Me?
AuthorIsrael, Lee
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
ISBN-139781982116897
On Sale01/10/19
US Price$15
CDN Price
Pages144
Cover StatusFinal
Now a major motion picture starring Melissa McCarthy—Lee Israel’s hilarious and shocking memoir of the astonishing caper she carried on for almost two years when she forged and sold more than three hundred letters by such literary notables as Dorothy Parker, Edna Ferber, Noel Coward, and many others.
TitleThe Elephant in the Room
AuthorTomlinson, Tommy
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition/Weight Loss
ISBN-139781501111617
On Sale01/15/19
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
In the tradition of Roxane Gay’s Hunger, a searing, honest, and candid exploration of what it’s like to live as a fat man, from acclaimed journalist Tommy Tomlinson, who decided he had to change his life as he neared the age of fifty weighing in at 460 pounds.
TitleOn Being 40(ish)
Author
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Literary Collections
Category Full 1LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Women Authors
Category Full 2LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
ISBN-139781501172120
On Sale02/05/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages256
Cover StatusFinal
In the vein of The Bitch in the House, fifteen powerful women offer captivating, intimate, and candid explorations about what it’s really like turning forty—and life beyond.
TitleI Wrote This Book Because I Love You
AuthorKreider, Tim
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2HUMOR / Form/Essays
ISBN-139781476739014
On Sale02/12/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
*A People Top 10 Book of 2018*

The New York Times essayist and author of We Learn Nothing, Tim Kreider trains his singular power of observation on his (often befuddling) relationships with women.
TitleGetting Off
AuthorGarza, Erica
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
ISBN-139781501163395
On Sale02/12/19
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages224
Cover StatusFinal
“Erica Garza has written a riveting, can’t-look-away memoir of a life lived hardcore…In an era when predatory male sexual behavior has finally become a topic of urgent national discourse…Getting Off makes for a wild, timely read” (Elle).
TitleMother Winter
AuthorShalmiyev, Sophia
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures
ISBN-139781501193088
On Sale02/12/19
US Price$25
CDN Price$34
Pages288
Cover StatusFinal
“Vividly awesome and truly great.” —Eileen Myles

“I love this gorgeous, gutting, unforgettable book.”—Leni Zumas

“A rich tapestry of autobiography and meditations on feminism, motherhood, art, and culture, this book is as intellectually satisfying as it is artistically profound. A sharply intelligent, lyrically provocative memoir.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

An arresting memoir equal parts refugee-coming-of-age story, feminist manifesto, and meditation on motherhood, displacement, gender politics, and art that follows award-winning writer Sophia Shalmiyev’s flight from the Soviet Union, where she was forced to abandon her estranged mother, and her subsequent quest to find her.
TitleMovie Nights with the Reagans
AuthorWeinberg, Mark
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Category Full 2PERFORMING ARTS / Film/History & Criticism
ISBN-139781501134005
On Sale02/19/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages288
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The former special advisor and press secretary to President Ronald Reagan shares a “sentimental but often revealing…enjoyable walk down Memory Lane” (Kirkus Reviews)—told through the movies he watched with the Reagans every week at Camp David.