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).
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 Sale01/08/19
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.
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 Sale01/08/19
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.
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 Sale01/08/19
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
“Inspirational…I loved this book. I found myself sneak-reading it from the moment it came in the door. As with a sack of White Castle burgers, I hated to reach the end….[Tomlinson] writes exceedingly well.” —Dwight Garner, The New York Times

The government definition of obesity is a body mass index of 30 or more. My BMI is 60.7. My shirts are size XXXXXXL, which the big-and-tall stores shorten to 6X. I’m 6-foot-1, or 73 inches tall. My waist is 60 inches around. I’m nearly a sphere.

Those are the numbers. This is how it feels…
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
“Inspirational…I loved this book. I found myself sneak-reading it from the moment it came in the door. As with a sack of White Castle burgers, I hated to reach the end….[Tomlinson] writes exceedingly well.” —Dwight Garner, The New York Times

The government definition of obesity is a body mass index of 30 or more. My BMI is 60.7. My shirts are size XXXXXXL, which the big-and-tall stores shorten to 6X. I’m 6-foot-1, or 73 inches tall. My waist is 60 inches around. I’m nearly a sphere.

Those are the numbers. This is how it feels…
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
“Like a pep talk from your big sister, favorite cousin and wise best friend. These 15 smart, funny women expertly capture what it's like to get older... A must read for anyone 40ish or beyond.” —Joanna Goddard, Cup of Jo

Fifteen powerful women and writers you know and love—from the pages of the New Yorker, New York Times, Vogue, Glamour, and The Atlantic—offer captivating, intimate, and candid explorations about what it’s really like turning forty—and that the best is yet to come.