Spring 2019 Simon & Schuster Catalog
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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.
TitleThe New Iberia Blues
AuthorBurke, James Lee
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Fiction
Category Full 1FICTION / Thrillers/Suspense
Category Full 2FICTION / Literary
ISBN-139781501176876
On Sale01/08/19
US Price$27.99
CDN Price$36.99
Pages464
Cover StatusFinal
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The shocking death of a young woman leads Detective Dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia, and the backwoods of Louisiana in this gripping mystery from “modern master” (Publishers Weekly) James Lee Burke.
TitleBe Fearless
AuthorCase, Jean
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Self-Help
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Success
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Motivational
ISBN-139781501196348
On Sale01/08/19
US Price$25
CDN Price$34
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
Philanthropist, investor, and technology pioneer Jean Case brings to life the five Be Fearless principles common to the people and organizations that change the world.
Title55, Underemployed, and Faking Normal
AuthorWhite, Elizabeth
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Self-Help
Category Full 1SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
Category Full 2BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Finance/Retirement Planning
ISBN-139781501196805
On Sale01/08/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
For the millions of people in their fifties and sixties who find themselves out of work, unable to find a job, and financially incapable of retiring, here’s a practical plan for getting past any blame or shame, overcoming denial, and finding a path to a new normal.
TitleTell Your Children
AuthorBerenson, Alex
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatHardcover
Category 1Political Science
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy/Cultural Policy
Category Full 2MEDICAL / Pharmacology
ISBN-139781982103668
On Sale01/08/19
US Price$26
CDN Price$35
Pages272
Cover StatusFinal
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.
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 StatusFinal
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.
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…
TitleHark
AuthorLipsyte, Sam
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Fiction
Category Full 1FICTION / Literary
Category Full 2FICTION / Humorous/General
ISBN-139781501146060
On Sale01/15/19
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
Pages304
Cover StatusFinal
A brilliant send-up of our contemporary culture from Sam Lipsyte, the critically acclaimed author of Home Land, centered around an unwitting mindfulness guru and the phenomenon he initiates.
TitleMerchants of Truth
AuthorAbramson, Jill
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category 1Business & Economics
Category Full 1BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries/Media & Communications
Category Full 2COMPUTERS / Digital Media/General
ISBN-139781501123207
On Sale02/05/19
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages544
Cover StatusFinal
The definitive report on the disruption of the news media over the last decade. With the expert guidance of former Executive Editor of The New York Times Jill Abramson, we follow two legacy (The New York Times and The Washington Post) and two upstart (BuzzFeed and VICE) companies as they plow through a revolution in technology, economics, standards, commitment, and endurance that pits old vs. new media.
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.