Spring 2019 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: History
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TitleAnatomy of a Genocide
AuthorBartov, Omer
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
Category Full 1HISTORY / Military/World War II
Category Full 2HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
ISBN-139781451684544
On Sale01/01/19
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages416
Cover StatusFinal
“A substantive contribution to the history of ethnic strife and extreme violence” (The Wall Street Journal) and a cautionary examination of how genocide can take root at the local level—turning neighbors, friends, and family against one another—as seen through the eastern European border town of Buczacz during World War II.
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).
TitleSmoketown
AuthorWhitaker, Mark
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
Category Full 1HISTORY / African American
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781501122422
On Sale01/29/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages448
Cover StatusFinal
A brilliant, lively account of the Black Renaissance that burst forth in Pittsburgh from the 1920s through the 1950s—“Smoketown will appeal to anybody interested in black history and anybody who loves a good story…terrific, eminently readable…fascinating” (The Washington Post).
TitleThe Future is Asian
AuthorKhanna, Parag
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Business & Economics
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics/Comparative
Category Full 2SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies/Asian American Studies
ISBN-139781501196263
On Sale02/05/19
US Price$29.95
CDN Price$39.95
Pages448
Cover StatusFinal
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.
TitleMidnight in Chernobyl
AuthorHigginbotham, Adam
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1History
Category Full 1HISTORY / Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Category Full 2HISTORY / Modern/20th Century
ISBN-139781501134616
On Sale02/12/19
US Price$29.95
CDN Price$39.95
Pages560
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Journalist Adam Higginbotham’s definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster—and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century’s greatest disasters.
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.
TitleThe Marshall Plan
AuthorSteil, Benn
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Economic Policy
ISBN-139781501102387
On Sale02/26/19
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages624
Cover StatusFinal
Winner of the 2018 American Academy of Diplomacy Douglas Dillon Award

“[A] brilliant book…by far the best study yet” (Paul Kennedy, The Wall Street Journal) of the gripping history behind the Marshall Plan and its long-lasting influence on our world.
TitleTen Caesars
AuthorStrauss, Barry
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1History
Category Full 1HISTORY / Ancient/Rome
Category Full 2HISTORY / Europe/Western
ISBN-139781451668834
On Sale03/05/19
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages432
Cover StatusReady to Feed
Bestselling classical historian Barry Strauss tells the story of three and a half centuries of the Roman Empire through the lives of ten of the most important emperors, from Augustus to Constantine.
TitleThe Triumph of Christianity
AuthorEhrman, Bart D
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Religion
Category Full 1RELIGION / Christianity/History
Category Full 2HISTORY / Ancient/Rome
ISBN-139781501136719
On Sale03/05/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
The “marvelous” (Reza Aslan, bestselling author of Zealot), New York Times bestselling story of how Christianity became the dominant religion in the West.