Spring 2019 Simon & Schuster Catalog
Category: Science
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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.
TitleConfessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator
AuthorJaczko, Gregory B
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Political Science
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Energy Policy
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Physics/Nuclear
ISBN-139781476755762
On Sale01/15/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages208
Cover StatusReady to Feed
A shocking exposé from the most powerful insider in nuclear regulation about how the nuclear energy industry endangers our lives—and why Congress does nothing to stop it.
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.
TitleThe Man Who Caught the Storm
AuthorHargrove, Brantley
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology
Category Full 2NATURE / Natural Disasters
ISBN-139781476796109
On Sale04/02/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The saga of the greatest tornado chaser who ever lived: a tale of obsession and daring and an extraordinary account of humanity’s high-stakes race to understand nature’s fiercest phenomenon from Brantley Hargrove, “one of today’s great science writers” (The Washington Post).
TitleThe Human Instinct
AuthorMiller, Kenneth R
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Science
Category Full 1SCIENCE / Life Sciences/Evolution
Category Full 2SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects
ISBN-139781476790275
On Sale04/23/19
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Cover StatusReady to Feed
From one of America’s best-known biologists, a revolutionary new way of thinking about evolution that shows “why, in light of our origins, humans are still special” (Edward J. Larson, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Evolution).
TitleSpace Odyssey
AuthorBenson, Michael
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatPaperback
Category 1Performing Arts
Category Full 1PERFORMING ARTS / Film/General
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
ISBN-139781501163944
On Sale04/23/19
US Price$20
CDN Price$27
Pages512
Cover StatusReady to Feed
The definitive story of the making of 2001: A Space Odyssey, acclaimed today as one of the greatest films ever made, and of director Stanley Kubrick and writer Arthur C. Clarke—“a tremendous explication of a tremendous film….Breathtaking” (The Washington Post).